Brainwavz Alpha In-Ear Earphones Review

brainwavz-alpha-review-1Self professed audiophiles that we are, we were quite excited to hear that Brainwavz Audio had launched their Alpha earphones in India. Well known and regarded around the world as affordable yet high quality IEMs, we couldn’t wait to get our hands on them. Fast forward a few weeks and here’s our long term impressions of the earphones. Continue reading “Brainwavz Alpha In-Ear Earphones Review”

RIM granted patent for logic based text prediction in Blackberry 10

RIM has worked hard on the Blackberry 10 keyboard and it is not about to let anyone else copy its innovation. The keyboard on Blackberry 10 is now patented technology bringing users logic based text prediction.

In built word prediction keeps an eye out for typos and suggests new words as you type out the sentence while trying to complete commonly used phrases. For obvious reasons, this technology does not work in password fields. It seems that RIM might not have fully implemented this yet as it is a bit different from the keyboard on the Blackberry dev alpha device as we had reported recently. RIM has until early next year to refine the keyboard and deliver a solid product and a great keyboard should go a long way in that.

[Via – Engadget]

Blackberry 10 Developer Alpha impressions

Research in Motion has been showing off teasers of its upcoming Blackberry 10 OS for a while now but admittedly their bigger problem is to get developers onboard their fledgling platform.

To make it easier for devs to test out their apps, RIM has been distributing developer units running a customized version of Playbook OS which should allow them to test run their apps on actual hardware. We’ve been playing with one of these units in our labs these past few days and here are our impressions.  Continue reading “Blackberry 10 Developer Alpha impressions”