There are not many 7 inch tablets in the market and its viability has always been questioned. The only noticeable slate which is 7 inch in size is Samsung's Galaxy Tab 7. Galaxy Tab 7 touched 1.2 million mark in sales recently. Now HTC is all ready to release its Flyer slate soon in European market. Flyer is a 7 inch tablet running on Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) and is expected to get an upgrade to Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) soon. This is a bit downer for many as most of the latest tablets are shipped with Honeycomb. Continue reading "HTC Flyer Coming Soon To European Market | Release Date & Price"
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"
Reacting rather late to the scene, VMware has announced that the company will start shipping a desktop virtualization client for Android and iOS soon. Vittorio Viarengo, vice president of End User Computing at VMware, reported that these desktop virtualization clients will be out in the market sometime in late second quarter or early third quarter. This is a great news for all Android and iPad fanboys who want to enjoy their tablet's latest OS and also want to enjoy the familiarity of windows. Continue reading "VMware virtualization client for Android and iOS coming soon"
No, it is not a love child of Bell Systems and Hewlett Packard. If you press your memory a bit harder than you may remember that Packard Bell used to make some crappy looking personal computers in yesteryears. Yes, that same company somehow survived this cruel world (company did well in Europe ) and is now offering a range of laptops. If you dont believe me, here is the company website - go and check yourself . Well now Packard and Bell is entering into the dense jungle of tablets. Packard and Bell has named its tablet as " Liberty", here are few pics of this tablet. Continue reading "Packard Bell Resurrecting Again With a “Yet Another Android Tablet”"
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"
Gone are the days when “mine is bigger than yours” used to be a thing of pride, now things have taken a 180 degree turn and “bigger” has been replaced by “thinner”. The “thinner” you have, more popular you become. At least it is working for Samsung’s new Galaxy Tab 10.1. Continue reading "Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 Vs Apple’s iPad 2 | “Thickness” War"
As the web gets flooded with new "hands on" videos and various previews and reviews of Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 , one thing gets murkier ; its USB connectivity. Even though official specifications say that this new galaxy tab will have a USB 2.0 connectivity, people are not able to find a USB connector anywhere in the device. Many of the comments in Engadget review and on other popular technology blogs show the same concern, if there is no USB in Galaxy 10.1 people are not going to buy it. Continue reading "USB connectivity of Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1"
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"