Nokia is again relying on its dying legacy of Symbian mobile OS. Recently Nokia has launched its X series of phone with a better and bigger screen. After learning hard lessons with resistive screens, Nokia is now decking its smartphones with AMOLED capacitive screens. As we know that performance wise capacitive screens are better than resistive screens, they can withstand larger temperature variations, they are more responsive than resistive screens. Also Nokia is giving a latest Symbian, code named Anna (Is it in Telgu for big brother ??) . Continue reading "Nokia’s New Armor X7 | Good Enough Against Android Smartphone ?"
It has been a month or so since the release of HTC Thunderbolt LTE, yet there was no teardown report of this awesome smartphone. We normally expect iFixit team to release such teardowns but this time FCC released some images of HTC Thunderbolt teardown. Though the images are not as good as a iFixit release, still these images give us a fair bit of idea how such a thin and "not so big" device manages to pack such power-packed features. The most interesting aspect of this teardown is to see the placement of EVDO and LTE antennas, among other things. In of of the pictures we can clearly see a Qualcomm MDM9600 processor. One can also see iNAND flash memory by Sandisk and Samsung. Continue reading "FCC Approved HTC Thunderbolt Teardown | Reveals Expected"
Samsung has launched , Galaxy Pro, a new QWERTY keypad smart phone. This smart phone is not in the same line as galaxy s phones, which are complete touch screen. Samsung Galaxy Pro will have its front divided in two halves, upper part being a touch screen (not multi touch though ) and lower part will have a full QWERTY keyboard. This is more like a blackberry phone, probably Samsung is aiming at the blackberry segment itself. Specification wise it beats (or at least stands equal) any Blackberry phone, a touch screen gives it an edge over similarly priced Blackberry phone which have only a trackball for navigation. Continue reading "Samsung Galaxy Pro | Specifications | Price in India"
Samsung is all set to launch its Nexus S 4G soon, some say it may be as soon as 18th April. This will be released by Samsung and mobile career is Sprint.Most likely Samsung Nexus S will not be very different from its earlier version, Nexus S. it will be having the same 4-inch Super AMOLED display, a 5 megapixel camera and a front-facing camera), 1 GHz dual core processor , 512 MB of RAM (here Samsung can surprise us by boosting RAM to 1GB), Wi-Fi b/g/n with mobile hotspot, NFC for contactless payments(Google is banking heavily on this new technology), GPS, and runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Continue reading "Wimax version of Samsung Nexus S (4G) is coming on 18th April"
If you can play Angry Birds like a champion, and beat 3000 other contestants, you can win a trip to Hollywood and a cool new Nokia N8 and that is what 19 year old Jonas did. Around 3000 gamers participated in Helsinki, capital of Finland, to win this mobile gaming contest. Nokia, jointly with Rovio, hosted this Angry Birds contest. Continue reading "Rovio and Nokia team up | Winner Of Angry Birds contest gets a N8 and Goes to Hollywood"
If you use your phone camera for serious shooting or if you want to run some Android app that will test mettle of cell phone's processsor , HTC Wildfire is not for you. Okay now lets see what this Android machine has got to offer. This is a smart phone with smart looks. Even though its not a costly phone, its looks are not of a cheap phone, it has got a sleek fresh design similar to HTC desire. Continue reading "HTC Wildfire | Rich in features but not so rich in performance"
Micromax's new Android A60 mobile is not exactly something which can be considered "nothing like anything" . Actually this is a re-branded ZTE Penguin mobile. There is only one more mobile phone from Huawei (Ideos) that competes with this mobile phone in this price range. Ideos has Android 2.2 (Froyo) while Micromax A60 has Android 2.1 (Eclair) . Now lets check how this mobile fairs in some of its features Continue reading "Micromax A60 | Features | Specifications | price in India"
To start with, and to keep it short , Dell XCD28 (pronounced as exceed 28) is a good mid range mobile phone. As there are no truck loads of Android phones options in India and as most of us are on a budget of 8000 - 10000 INR this phone can be a good buy. Continue reading "Dell XCD28 Features | Specifications | Price in India"
The bubble burst to disappoint many people waiting for HTC Thunderbolt when HTC announced its specs. The most awaited was the Qualcomm's dual-core Snapdragon MSM8960 expected to run at lightening speed of 1.2GHz. Well the news is that Qualcomm is not going to finish its work on MSM8960 anytime before the end of 2011,so there is no question of any mobile phone having it in 2011. First mobiles having these processors will roll out only in 2012. Continue reading "HTC Thunderbolt | Misses 1.2 GHz speed | Specifications"
It was expected,but it will happen so soon was not expected.A group of hackers (undisclosed) has reported that they have successfully burnt Android 2.3,aka Gingerbread, on iPhone 3G with the help of already available OpeniBoot. If you have been following alternative OS scene for iPhones , you must already be familiar with the news of hackers using OpeniBoot for running linux and Android 2.2 (Froyo) on iPhones. Some news sources are reporting that it was Nick Pack and few other hackers who ported Gingerbread on iPhone . Here is the video that was released on youtube showing an iPhone running on Gingerbread , Android 2.3.While watching this YouTube posting, it is evident that this Android 2.3 port on iPhone is running pretty slow, also it is not shown if one can make calls or not. This is just the first attempt so we should remain patient for some more time to see all the must have features running with Gingerbread burnt iPhone.