Samsung to roll out Ice Cream Sandwich update for Galaxy devices starting Q1 2012


Samsung has officially announced that they plan to provide Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich for Galaxy devices from the first quarter of 2012. Samsung GALAXY S II and GALAXY Note would be the first devices to get this update in the first quarter of 2012 and other devices would follow soon. Continue reading “Samsung to roll out Ice Cream Sandwich update for Galaxy devices starting Q1 2012”

Samsung offers 16 popular games for free for Galaxy smartphones


Samsung now offers 16 popular games for Galaxy smartphones for free on their Samsung Apps app store. They are also running Samsung App Tournament Event on their Facebook page that would let you win prizes. The list of supported devices include Samsung GALAXY Note, GALAXY S II HD, GALAXYS II, GALAXY S Wi-fi, Galaxy Ace and Galaxy Gio. Continue reading “Samsung offers 16 popular games for free for Galaxy smartphones”

Samsung launches White Galaxy Note in South Korea

Samsung has launched White version of the Galaxy Note in South Korea. Samsung announced the Galaxy Note in September and launched it in Korea this November with LTE support. The new White version would also come with LTE support and complete white colored front and back including a white colored S Pen. The features are similar to the black version. They launched the white Galaxy S2 HD earlier this month in Korea. Continue reading “Samsung launches White Galaxy Note in South Korea”

Nokia confirms India least impacted by Lumia battery issue , software fix coming in early 2012

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Nokia has started selling the Lumia 800 and Lumia 710 in India few days back. Although we did not experience any dramatic problem with battery life on the Lumia 800 , looks like some users are facing battery life issues on the devices. Nokia India has issued a statement to FoneArena to clarify the same. Nokia says that a software problem is preventing some units from accessing the full battery capacity and that a software fix is coming in early 2012 which would address this issues and improve battery life for those units. Also let us know how good or bad the battery life on your Lumia is !

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ViewSonic VPAD 10S Android Tablet now available in India for Rs.17999

ViewSonic VPAD 10S Android Tablet is now available for purchase from online retailer Letsbuy in India. It is powered by 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 250 SMP Dual-Core ARM Cortex A9 processor and runs on Android 2.2 (Froyo). It comes has 10-inch LED-backlit capacitive TFT  multi-touch widescreen display, 1.3MP front facing camera and comes with 3G and Wi-Fi support. Continue reading “ViewSonic VPAD 10S Android Tablet now available in India for Rs.17999”

Vodafone to discontinue inactive prepaid mobile connections


Vodafone India has announced that they will discontinue mobile services for prepaid customers on numbers that have no usage such as no Voice Calls (incoming or outgoing), SMS & Data for any continuous period of 60 days. Continue reading “Vodafone to discontinue inactive prepaid mobile connections”

Tata DOCOMO Photon Plus now available for Rs.1199


Tata DOCOMO has reduced the price of their Photon Plus postpaid connection. They have also introduced cash back offers on select plans. New customers will get a discount of Rs 100 on their monthly bill amount for the next 12 months on select plans. The Tata DOCOMO postpaid cash back plans start from Rs.900 and there also also unlimited plans. The Tata DOCOMO Photon Plus offers on the go high speed mobile broadband connectivity up to 3.1 Mbps. Continue reading “Tata DOCOMO Photon Plus now available for Rs.1199”

Swingtel HelloTab 7 inch Android tablet launched in India

Swingtel HelloTab is the new tablet in the Indian market from SWINGTEL Group. This tablet features a 7-inch (800 x 480 pixels) capacitive touch screen. It is powered by 800 MHz Qualcomm processor and runs on Android 2.2. It has 5MP auto focus camera and secondary VGA camera and comes with 3G support. Continue reading “Swingtel HelloTab 7 inch Android tablet launched in India”

Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman up for pre-order in India for Rs.14550


Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman is now available for pre-order in India from online retailer Flipkart. They announced the phone in August. It is powered by a 1 GHz Qualcomm Scorpion processor with Adreno 205 GPU and runs on Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). It has 3.2-inch (320 x 480 pixels) TFT capacitive touch screen display and boasts 5MP Autofocus camera with 720p video recording and a font facing VGA camera for video calling. It is 14.2 mm thick and weighs 115g.

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Paper Zombie now available for iPad, free for a limited time

Paper Zombie by WildBit Studios is now available for iPad. This game was launched on iPhone this September and came to Android earlier this month. Paper Zombie has been downloaded near half a million times on iPhone and Android. It is an arcade-style blaster and shooter mobile fantasy game based on the classic zombie genre with exciting, action-packed strategic play, 3D graphics, fantastic music and amazing Zombie characters imaginatively all made of paper!
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Manually update Nexus S to Android 4.0

As I woke up this morning my Twitter timeline was going haywire and later came to know that Google had just started to update it’s Nexus S device to Android 4.0. Many people all over the world who own a Nexus S must be impatiently waiting for the update to arrive to their device but there are many people who can not wait and this post is for them. If you have a GSM Nexus S, you will be able to update your device to Android 4.0 with this easy procedure given below.

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Samsung Galaxy R price drops to Rs. 20,990


Samsung Galaxy R has seen a price drop in India. Samsung announced Galaxy R, stripped down version of the Samsung Galaxy S2, this July. It was launched in India at a steeper price of Rs. 27439 this October. The price of the phone dropped to 22,900 recently and now it is available less than that. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy R price drops to Rs. 20,990”

LG Optimus Net Dual SIM and LG Optimus Sol price revealed for India

The LG Optimus Net Dual SIM (P698) and the LG Optimus Sol has been priced in India and now available for pre-order from the online retailer Letsbuy. LG announced the LG Optimus Net in July and later said that it would come with Dual SIM support in 30 European countries. The Dual SIM version went on sale in Russia last month as LG Optimus Link. The single SIM LG Optimus Net was launched in India last month. LG announced the Optimus Sol in August. Continue reading “LG Optimus Net Dual SIM and LG Optimus Sol price revealed for India”

LG Optimus Hub now available in India for Rs. 12499


The LG Optimus Hub is now available for purchase from online retailer Letsbuy in India. LG announced it in September followed by the LG Optimus Pro and Optimus Net that are already available in India. The LG Optimus Hub is said to be the successor of LG Optimus One, and it has 3.5 inch capacitive touch screen that is much brighter (550 nit). It runs on Android 2.3.4 (Gingerbread) and features 800 MHz processor, 5MP camera and Wi-F Direct. Continue reading “LG Optimus Hub now available in India for Rs. 12499”

Swype Will Not Be Available on Android Ice Cream Sandwich Initially

We told you about the Adobe Flash Player 11 update which brings support for Android Ice Cream Sandwich. But it seems that Flash is not the only thing missing from Android ICS.

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