While Android fragmentation continues with Jelly Bean being announced just 6 months away from the ICS update. Android owners have started to shift to ICs with most companies now offering ICS updates for the devices.
While Gingerbread still remains at the top with 64 % of the Android base. GFroyo follows by 17.3 %, and Google’s recently announced Jelly Bean update was not included in this stat.
Still rocking Froyo or Gingerbread devices that fail to stream in HD? Fret no more, the new app update from YouTube will bring HD res YouTube streams to all those devices. Although Honeycomb and ICS devices have been rocking this for some time now, the new app now allows streaming on all those devices that were left out.
Still not all devices will be able to enjoy this app as the update is dependent on screen size and resolution. Alternatively you can find the .apk online and install it! which may or may not work for you.
Just hours after we unboxed and took a look at the HTC Evo 3D The Optimus 3D arrived at our lab. LG has been daring enough to try pricing a relatively low spec’d phone with the same value as the competitor. So we unbox and take a look at the Optimus 3D iG Style.
Here are the Specs Product Type Smartphone Network Band Quad Band Number of Screens 1 Wi-Fi Yes Effective Camera Resolution 5 Megapixel USB Yes Contract Type SIM-free Built-in Flash Yes Main Screen Resolution 480 x 800 Stereoscopic Glasses Free 3D Main Screen Size 10.9 cm (4.3″) Cellular Data Connectivity Technology GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA, HSUPA GPS Receiver Yes Dual SIM [...]
Bharat Electronics Ltd has developed a tablet PC that would cost $70-75 (around Rs 3,000) apiece for the Ministry of Rural Development’s poverty survey. The company supply six lakh pieces this year,expected to be delivered by end-November.
Normally, BEL generates 80 per cent of its revenue from military supplies such as radars, detection and communication devices; its turnover for the year ended March 2011 was Rs 5,500 crore; the 2011-12 guidance is for Rs 6,200 crore.
The device will boast Android 2.2 Froyo, a Solar powered battery pack, and a plug in keyboard. The device also [...]
Google is updating the marketplace app in their Android OS to include a easy tab for Books and Movies being sold and rented on the Android Marketplace. At movie titles starting at just US$ 1.99 or IN Rs. 84/- it makes it a highly worthwhile option for Android device owners who had to earlier toss around looking to download rich media content to their devices. The Update is said to roll out within the coming weeks but a pre-release build is already doing the rounds and can be found here(download )
Watch the video below to get a quick overview of the design.
[Google Mobile Blog]
The Dell Streak WiFI , just popped up for pre-order on the AMAZON USA website. There is no information on when the device will actually ship , but it looks like atleast the price is up, which seems really attractive at US$ 380 or INR 17,500 approx.
Samsung has just announced another QWERTY handset which boasts android. But, this time its a portrait QWERTY phone and is not too bad of a looker.
The Pro Has4 row QWERTY keyboard 2.8-inch touchscreen 800MHz processor 3 MP camera Froyo out of the box
Its already been announced in the UK by mobile carrier 3 , and should be heading India side soon. We will then have a full review for you guys iGyaan Style.
Full Press Release
Samsung Launches Latest Device in the Galaxy Family
Android powered Galaxy Pro comes packed with entertainment and social media features
LONDON, UK – [...]
Google docs has now upgraded its mobile editing from 40 languages to 45, it already supports all major Indian languages. It works on all Android phones on 2.2 Froyo and all iOS 3.0 and above devices.
Just visit docs.google.com
ViewSonic is stepping up its game in the market this year, and has just announced two knocker products.
First up – the V350 smartphone shown above,Dual-SIM 3.5-inch HVGA capacitive touchpanel Android 2.2 Five megapixel camera microSD card slot WiFi Bluetooth 2.1 A-GPS
Up next, as seen below, is a quite an interesting and innovative tablet.
ViewPad 10Pro10-inch dual-boot functionality Android 2.2 or Windows 7 Professional Oak Trail platform 1024 x 600 LED-backlit capacitive multitouch screen Inbuilt 3G WiFi Bluetooth 6 hours Battery
The ViewPad 10s, with the ViewPad 10s 3G (predictably) gaining integrated 3G functionality.
Whats this we hear, the Dell Streak 7 is launching in the US on Wed 2nd Feb, for a measly 450$ and that too without contract. T-Mobile will also be offering the 7-inch, Android 2.2 tablet for just $200 (on contract ) starting this Wednesday.What does this mean for India? Well Folks, this means that the Streak 7 could be priced around 20-22K INR! That would definitely be a brilliant price for this tablet.
Source T-Mobile, @TMobile (Twitter)
A Whole year after the launch of the iPad companies are talking about Windows 7 Tablets. The first to do this is MSI (HP slate limited to corp clients) the specs of the WindPad 100w10.1-inch d Windows 7 Starter Intel’s Atom Z530 1.6GHz single-core processor 2GB of memory 32GB SSD 6 hour battery life MSI WindTouch, EasyFace, Taskbar Magnifier Tool, Photo EasyViewer Supports Multi-Touch, Screen Rotate, Light Sensor Detect, G-sensor
Priced at 710$
Update : Looks like the WindPad is officially been announced in India at a premium price of 34,990/- (which roughly translates 710$ in INR). Pricing loos okay to us for the first generation of Windows 7 Tablets. Expect [...]