Everyone of us are aware, but if in case anyone missed it out, Google just launched its flagship Nexus 5 in the markets globally. The device is coming soon in India and is already given a price tag of 28999 INR for the 16 GB model.
Nexus 5 features the latest Android operating system 4.4 KitKat, its the first device to run this version of the OS. However, after the official launch other phone makers are working hard to give there users a great experience with the latest software update. Here is a list of Smartphones which will soon get the latest Android update soon:Samsung Galaxy S4 will get the latest Android [...]
Samsung has started rolling out the much-awaited Jelly Bean update to Galaxy S3 in the country today. The update is available over-the-air and can also be had via Samsung Kies application on PC. Teh update is about 290 MB in size and brings about a lot of changes to the mix. Most importantly adds Google Now to the Galaxy S3, below is the list of complete changes.Galaxy S3 Jelly Bean update: New live camera and camcorder filters like Warm vintage, cold vintage, black and white, sepia, color highlights (blue, green, red/yellow), and many more. Pause and resume while recording video allows users to string together [...]
G’Five has launched five new dual-SIM Android smartphones under its ‘G-Cloud’ range. These devices are G’Five A79, A86, i88+, G95 and G3D. Another interesting addition is that all these devices come with company’s self-developed G-Cloud technology and will offer users 5.5 GB of free cloud space.
The A86 shows off a 4-inch WVGA display with a 480 × 800p resolution. Adding considerable weight to the specs sheet is the inclusion of an 8MP rear snapper and a 0.3MP front facing sensor. Running on 3G and supporting wireless connectivity too, the device is fueled by a 1GHz processor. The G’Five I88+ also comes across as feature-packed with ICS, [...]
Developers with access to Nokia’s Remote Device Access (RDA) tool have “discovered” a bunch of new Lumia and Belle phones. Interestingly, four of these handsets seem to be Windows Phone devices while the Belle 805 should be running on Symbian Belle.
According to Nokia Power User, the Lumia 920, 950, 1001 and Nokia 510 could be authentic or just misinformation planted by rumormongers. However, the blog believes that the Nokia 510 and Belle 805 are likely “authentic” and that the Nokia 510 could be the “cheapest Windows Phone 7.5 device” aimed [...]
After the launch of Windows Phone 8, Microsoft confirmed that not a single smartphone out right now, not even the Lumia 900, will be able to upgrade to Windows Phone 8. The hardware requirements for WP8 preclude its running on any current WP device. After all, how can single-core devices with WVGA screens take advantage of multi-core and additional resolution support? That part makes sense, but if you’re a recent customer, you might be frustrated.
To keep its existing user happy, [...]
Samsung has released its Q4 results and it shows that the company is headed in the right direction to becoming bigger than ever before. The electronics mammoth company has posted a 5.3 trillion won ($4.7 billion) operating profit in Q4 2011, with a sales revenue of 47.3 trillion won ($42 billion). The major of the chunk of its income is thanks to the impressive smartphone sales by the company , with over 300 million phones sold in 2011.
The earnings also reported that the mobile division stood accountable for 40% in the total earnings, while other major contributors were Samsung Semiconductors and Display divisions [...]
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.
The court of MiddleSex has announced a Divorce b/w Sony and Ericsson and the latter has till the mid of 2012 to clear out their stuff and vamoose. Sony Ericsson will be renamed Sony in mid 2012 as apart of a merger break up decided earlier this year. Sony Vice President Kristian Tear said that the company will have a “‘fierce” advertising campaign to push the brand back into the eyes of the consumer.
[Times of India]
A US $ 20 billion deal between Apple and telecom carrier Sprint, suggests that the 5th variant of the Jesus phone will be locked to a CDMA/EVDO exclusive in the US. The device proposed to be announced in half a day from now is expected to launch alongside two other devices.
A 20 billion dollar deal means over 30 million phones, for a company like sprint getting this exclusive deal could just make their futures perfect. The rumored deal is proposed to last up untill 2014. The remaining carriers will get the iPhone 4s and iPhone 4 8gb versions.
Alternatively a global version of the [...]
Huawei has defeated all odds and entered the first ever Single Core Device prepped at 1.4GHz processor (not really a first if you ask us).
Lets looks at the full spec listAndroid Gingerbread 2.3.5 OS 1900mAh battery 1.4 Ghz processor 4.0 inch 16M 16:9 true color FWVGA capacitive touch screen 8 megapixels auto focus camera supporting HDR, with 2 megapixels front-facing camera 2G Network (operating band) GSM 850/900/1800/1900 3G Network (operating band) WCDMA/HSPA+ 900/AWS/2100 Measures 10.9mm (0.43 inches) at its thinnest point and weighs around 140g (0.3 pounds) Support Class 10 GPRS and EDGE 3G HSPA+ DL 14.4 [...]
MindHelix Technologies LLP, a Kochi based IT company, has launched an app called SENTINEL which is the first app designed with women’s security in mind. The app can send instant alerts in case of any problems. A forced power-off of the phone or an improper exit of the application will trigger an alert to be sent. Prolonged signal loss will also cause a ‘fail safe’ alert SMS and email to be sent from the company’s server.
Co-Founder & CEO Christin Emmanuel George said
[quote]We want to add a direct emailing or texting to nearest police station as soon as [...]
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