Asus has officially announced Zenfone AR at ongoing CES 2017. It is the smartphone in the world that is compatible with both Tango AR platform and Google’s Daydream VR platform. This also makes Zenfone AR the second ever Tango enabled smartphone as the first one is Lenovo Phab 2 Pro. Continue reading “Asus Zenfone AR with 8GB RAM, Tango and Google’s Daydream support announced”
Google had initially sold the Project Tango Tablet Development Kit for US$ 1024 to people who received the invite back in April. But now they have slashed the price in half as it now costs just US$ 512 and is available without an invitation.
When Nokia announced the Lumia 610 back at Barcelona, it was promised that the handset and Windows Phone Tango will usher in a new era of smartphone. Here was a smartphone that was cheap and still performed well, in theory at least. It was a sound idea, but the compromises were just too big. Read on to find out why. Continue reading “Nokia Lumia 610 review”
Nokia has confirmed the release date and network pricing of their new budget Lumia 610 in the UK. At a press event in London Trafalgar Hotel yesterday, the beleaguered Finnish mobile company annonced that the Windows Phone-powered phone will go on sale in the first week of June. It will be available on contracts from £15 a month. No sim-free pricing has been announced yet. Continue reading “Nokia Lumia 610 UK release date announced”
The low-cost Windows Phone from Nokia the Lumia 610 which was announced at MWC 2012 is now in-stock at select retailers in the UK and priced very competitively. The affordable Windows Phone is available from 145.99 GBP excluding VAT ( Rs.12620 approx / 230 USD ) only in Black colour at the moment and the Cyan version is expected to be in stock in a few days. The Lumia 610 packs a 3.7 inch display and 8GB of internal memory. It has only 256MB of RAM and is powered by a 800 MHz Processor Continue reading “Nokia Lumia 610 now in stock at UK retailers”
Microsoft has been trying to put across the point that the Tango update will be fairly minor and aims to bring down the requirement levels to be able to launch lower end hardware without compromising the experience. What it hasn’t told anyone is that due to the reduced hardware requirements , current hardware will be able to perform better. Keeping this in mind , Microsoft has increased the limit for apps allowed to multitask to 8.
The ZTE Orbit is a Windows powered smartphone launched at the Mobile World Congress 2012.
Microsoft today detailed its upcoming Tango release for its Windows Phone platform. The update which is more of a maintenance update basically adds support for a lower end chipset and more languages.
The wapxap.com team have uncovered the placeholder listing for Nokia Maps on Windows Phone devices. The market place listing shows four screenshots for the new mapping solution being developed by Nokia.
The description reads as :
Nokia Maps helps you to be a local anywhere you go. See where you are and discover places nearby in a snap. Get reviews, uncover new destinations and reach them with smart routing for public transport, walking and driving.
Nokia’s mapping service is known to offer best in class offline turn-by-turn navigation for free. This is expected to be one of the key differentiators of Nokia’s Windows Phone devices from those made by other OEMs.
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The Indian wing of Japan’s Sharp Corporation today launched 4 new handsets for India and made it’s way into the hugely competitive Indian Mobile market.Sharps says that it’s phones target the users who want trendy products but are price-conscious. The company aims to make high quality mobiles highly affordable to all and plans to target the youth crowd with it’s range of handsets. The 4 models launched today were Alice, Blink, Tango and Cyborg. Continue reading “Sharp launches Alice, Blink, Tango and Cyborg Phones in India”