The mystery tablet, claimed to be world’s cheapest tablet PC running on android, is now available for Indians. This tablet was launched by HRD minister Kapil Sibbal and it is branded as “Aakash” for Indian market. The first lot of 7000 of Aakash will be distributed in schools and colleges across India in coming days. Indian government is planning to distribute 1 crore (10 million) such tablets in near future.
HTC Explorer is for you if you are a first time android buyer or if you have a powerful classy looking 4G phone and you often loose your phones while partying hard. HTC Explorer is an entry level android smartphone which has average hardware specs but has loads of features. This is probably the first entry level phone to officially have android 2.3 (Gingerbread). This is surprising too as HTC Explorer has 600 MHz processor, many hardliners will doubt about HTC Explorer’s ability to run Gingerbread smoothly with paltry 600 MHz processor but for most cases this device do run Gingerbread pretty well.
Micromax is becoming as a popular brand which is introducing feature packed low cost Android smartphones. True to its popularity Micromax has launched a new Android smartphone A70. Micromax A70 is a major improvement over earlier Micromax Android phone A60. A70 has more processing speed, more memory, better screen and camera and it is running on not so old Android 2.2 (Froyo) and the best thing about A70 is its price. It delivers superbly on almost every feature for as small price as 8000 rupees.
iOS has some great functionality which we miss badly in Android, like for iOS there are number of apps which can let you take screenshots easily and one need not to jailbreak their devices to install these screenshot apps. Unfortunately this is not the case with Android devices. Upto Android 2.1 there was only one way to take the screenshot without rooting your device . One had to use DDMS through Android SDK to take screenshots. There are applications (like ShootMe ) available for Android devices but all of them require a rooted device.
India has always lagged behind in early release of new electronic gadgets. The latest incidence to confirm this was the very late arrival of iPad in India. Apple started selling it in India just before the release of iPad 2 worldwide. Situation is even grimmer if we consider the latest slew of Android tablets available in US and Europe. Out of some 50 + currently available android tablets in US, only 2 are officially available in India. One is the Galaxy Tab 7 by Samsung and the other is Adam tablet by Notion Ink. There are few other Android tablets available in India but they all can be categorized as Android smartphones with large screens.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.