Apple Sues HTC over infringment of 20 patents

The patent wars are getting ugly again . After suing Nokia in response to the Finnish phone makers claim , the Cupertino, California based company is now suing HTC for alleged infringement of 20 Apple patents related to the iPhone

Looks like this move is directed more at Android than HTC , we’ll have more on that soon.

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Camera Samples : Sony Ericsson Satio 12 Megapixel Madness at Night

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The Sony Ericsson Satio sports a 12.1 Megapixel Camera and Rita brought you some stunning pictures of the phone some time ago. The phone packs a Xenon flash and we decided to put it to test in the Delhi market. Check out the camera samples below !

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Nokia C5 is the first C-series phone from Nokia

The cat is finally out of the bag. The much rumoured Nokia C5 is finally official .  The phone marks the addition of C-series to Nokia’s portfolio. They are calling it a smartphone optimized for social networking and sharing. In our words it means a low cost e-series and Symbian for the masses. At just 135 EUR or Rs.8500 you get the power of a Symbian S60 3rd edition smartphone in your hands. Continue reading “Nokia C5 is the first C-series phone from Nokia”

Nokia to bring S40 phones with Touch, QWERTY and Dual SIM

We already Nokia is planning to introduce Dual SIM phones this year as announced .Now according to a document posted on CellularMania , Nokia has not yet stalled investment in S40 and infact plans to bring major new features such as Touchscreen and QWERTY to lower price points Continue reading “Nokia to bring S40 phones with Touch, QWERTY and Dual SIM”

Download Fring for Nokia E72 and more Symbian S60 devices and start making Video Calls

Fring was the first to announce  mobile internet video calls on Symbian S60 phones . It added support for iPhone/iPod touch devices

The company was also successful in bringing 3G Video calls . Now the good news from the folks at Fring is that they have announced a new version and support for more devices such as  the Nokia E72 and E75

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Nexus One Coming To Verizon In March And Vodafone UK In April

Nexus One, the first smartphone powered by Android 2.1 OS and the first device marketed via Google’s Web Store will be available to Verizon subscribers in this month and to Vodafone UK subscribers in April.

Nexus One, the first smartphone powered by Android 2.1 OS and the first device marketed via Google’s Web Store will be available to Verizon subscribers in this month and to Vodafone UK subscribers in April. This powerful smartphone comes with some amazing features such as a 3.7 inches AMOLED touchscreen display, Android 2.1 operating system, 1 GHz processor, 3G connectivity and so on.

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Motorola Quench aka CLIQ XT

Motorola QUENCH is the latest Android based handset from Moto and it runs on Android  1.5 and comes with the MOTOBLUR feature that gives you quick access to all personal information in one screen.It syncs contacts,photos, emails, messages, Facebook updates ,  Twitter updates and lots more.

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The 3.1 inch display was pretty responsive and the phone comes integrated with SWYPE technology for easy text input.There is also a touch sensitive D-pad which was pretty cool !

The 5 megapixel auto-focus camera comes with a LED Flash.The rich multimedia features such as audio and video playack are also worth a mention.

The Quench does GSM Quad band with additional tri-band 3G support .There’s Bluetooth , WiFi ,aGPS, USB and microSD expansion.It is powered by a 1420 mAh battery .

Here is a hands on video from MWC 2010

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Nokia C Series launching at CeBIT this week

Nokia might have decided to show off it’s latest handsets during CeBIT this week in Germany rather than last week at MWC 2010 in Barcelona. The C Series of handsets has been in the news for quite some time with some pictures of the C5 and Mystique leaked Continue reading “Nokia C Series launching at CeBIT this week”

LG Windows 7 Phone Series prototype shown off


Microsoft’s Aaron Woodman showed off the much rumored LG Windows 7 Series Smartphone during a live tech show to Engadget. The device is a QWERTY slider with a fairy large AMOLED screen. It also incorporates a 5MP camera with led flash. The Camera can reportedly do 720o video recording .The device has dedicated hardware camera, volume, and power buttons in addition to the back, home, and search buttons as specified by Windows Phone 7 Series standards. Specific details regarding the processor powering the device were not available but as dictated by Windows 7 Series standards , we expect to see atleast 1Ghz Snapdragon processor. Continue reading “LG Windows 7 Phone Series prototype shown off”

Samsung Solid Extreme B2100 gets Tortured by Girl in Video

You must have heard about the Samsung Marine the robust outdoor phone from Samsung and it is sold as the Solid Extreme B2100 in the UK.

The folks at 3g.co.uk have posted a funny video in which a Girl does a torture test of this phone by dropping it into water and throwing it on the ground.

Does the phone survive the test ? Watch the video to find out

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Airtel App Central – Airtel’s own App Store

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You must have come across Google ads since few days displaying advertisement of Airtel App central and wondering what is it? App central is Airtel’s own app store offering wide varieties of Apps that claims to convert your basic mobile phone into a smart phone easily. As of now there are over 1250 applications available in the app store.

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After Bangalore, BSNL Launches its 3G Services in Thiruvananthapuram

Earlier this week, BSNL launched its 3G services in Bangalore in the presence of the telecom minister – A. Raja. After the successful rollout in Bangalore, BSNL have now launched its high speed data transfer 3G services in Thiruvananthapuram but this time it was Sashi Tharoor (Minister of state for external affairs) who was being invited to launch the services.

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FoneArena is one of the most influential gadget blogs in the world

FoneArena is one of the most influential independent gadget blogs in the world  !

According to folks at Konector who published a recent report on Top gadget blogs attract over 40 million visitors. FoneArena is one of the top 3 most influential blogs  !

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