Google just updated Chrome for iPhone and iPad, this new update Chrome 29.0.1547.11 contains some new features which include:Geting back to your Search Results faster Do a search and click a result. Not what you wanted? Now when you hit back, your search results will instantly appear, ready for you to choose the next one. Data cost savings enhancements View your data savings in Bandwidth Management Settings. Please Note: This feature is being rolled out incrementally and will be available to all users over time. Voice search pronoun support Try queries like: “Who is the president of the United States?” followed by “Who is his wife?” Improvements to Single Sign On [...]
LG has launched a Korean website for their next gen quad core phone running on the latest gear. A second-generation quad-core experience, the new flagship device will offer better power management and graphics performance thanks to the Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset. Other specs include a 13MP camera, 2Gb Ram and a MDM 96q5 chipset. The device is supposed on a 5 inch form factor.
Google Indoor maps was launched in the US last year mapping all the insides of malls, hotels, etc. But now Google has started to expand the reach of indoor maps, extending to more than 40 indoor venues in the UK including a mix of museums, stations, malls and airports in the main mostly in London. With building owners being able to upload their own maps, however, this should / could expand quickly. Hit the Google Lat-Lon blog for more info.
If you are rocking one of the new Xperia NXT phones then you might like to know about this new app called “Illumination Bar Notification”. The app is meant only for Xperia S, P and U and allows you to set up notification alerts by making the light in the transparent bar flash.
The illumination bar can blink with different speeds or have a constant light depending on your preference. This app will only work on the latest range of Sony Xperia mobile phones that have the illumination bar (the transparent bar at the bottom of the phone). Currently this is the following [...]
HTC plans to launch the One S in two different variants across the globe. While the US, UK, Japan, Korean, France and Germany enjoy the new Dual core Snapdragon S4 processor, HTC will launch a different model with an older yet higher clocked S3 chipset for Asia-Pacific regions and some (as-yet unspecified) European markets.
So in short if it’s got a dual-core 1.7GHz processor, you’ve got the Snapdragon S3, if it’s 1.5GHz then you have the newer S4. Be very careful if you have been saving up for the HTC One S, India might just get the S3 variant.
Sony is really depending on its new strategy to kick off in China and other Asian Countries including India. The new Xperia Neo L is an unannounced, ICS packing, China bound variant of the Sony lineup. Specs include 1GHz Snapdragon S2 CPU, 512MB of RAM along with a MBE in a 4-inch 854 x 480 resolution.
There is no indication on pricing, but a confirmed, launch in China is happening this month.
The next revision of the DROID RAZR series is due this year, dubbed the “DROID RAZR HD” the phone recently was spotted in a benchmark listing. A NenaMark2 report clearly shows what claims to be the Verizon phone with a Qualcomm Adreno 225 GPU. There is reason to believe that the chipset is actually a 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 .
More details from the benchmark report show a HD screen 1196 x 720 px and Android ICS (4.0.4). Possibilities also include really thin dimensions. We’ll keep you guys updated.
Nokia has now dropped the type from their Touch and type series of Asha Phones, by launching three new full touch phones in the lineup. The Asha 305, 306 and 311 will add to the already existing and popular Asha series.
The phones all have 3-inch screens and run the Asha Touch UI (we all know what that is based on), also to lure the buyer are free Nokia Browser 2.0 and free games from EA
The 305 and 306 have a WQVGA resistive touch screen along with 2MP cameras, the 306 is the one with WiFi out of the two. The 311 has a capacitive glass screen, [...]
If you still have not moved into the smartphone frenzy like me, you will enjoy the fact that now you can tweet using your feature phone. The new Twitter mobile site allows better access to non smart-phone users as it adds better support for feature phones.
The new site is live at mobile.twitter.com and can be accessed using a low bandwidth feature phone, even if it still sports a wap/gprs connection.
Nokia and Microsoft have made the mobile versions of Word, PowerPoint and Excel available to select Symbian Belle handsets. The add-on is given through a free software update to those eligible for the update. If you own a E7, C7, C6-01, X7, Oro, 700, 701 or 603 you can get the apps directly from the Nokia Software Update utility.
If you’re a Word user, you’ll appreciate the fact that with Word mobile, you can save or send documents while preserving tables, SmartArt and charts, or the pinch/zoom functionality to easily view and edit documents.
In PowerPoint mobile, you can edit [...]
Samsung has just launched two brand new Galaxy android phones, but here is the interesting part they are both dual sim. Continuing on the Galaxy Y platform the Galaxy Y Duos and Galaxy Y pro Duos will be available in Q1 2012 worldwide starting January with major dual sim consumer countries like India. Both these devices are expected to be under the Rs. 10,000/ price mark and will give serious competition to brands such as Micromax and Spice, with their recently released dual sim Android devices.
The Galaxy Y Duos has the same 832MHz processor, [...]
A new SMS bug has been found in the Windows Phone 7.5 devices, WP devices that receive a text containing a certain string of characters will reboot and return with a non-functional messaging client which can only be restored via a hard reset. The bug does not affect any particular device, but the OS. The funny bit is that the same bug message could be received via Facebook messenger or MSN messenger.
Android and iOS have had their fair list of SMS bugs, But never one that disables the messaging interface all-together.