Facebook is back to building smartphones, and this time around its no ChaCha. According to the New York Times Bits blog, the company is hiring old Apple iPhone and iPad engineers and employees to develop phones exclusive to Facebook
[quote]Mark is worried that if he doesn’t create a mobile phone in the near future that Facebook will simply become an app on other mobile platforms. – Said one of the Facebook employees[/quote]
With Facebook’s IPO now out, this unique move may actually help the company gain some movement, when they seem to be slowing down.
A quick unboxing and hands on with the recently launched Micromax Superfone Lite A75. The device is a first from Micromax in many ways, including first under 10k with 3.75 inch screen, first with Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) and also the first Dual sim Android. Check out the video below.
We just got hold of a unit of the Micromax A75 SuperFone and we couldn’t wait to get our hands on with the device. Before i get down and dirty unboxing the unit, here are a bunch of sneak peak images for the A75.
The build quality of the device is fairly surprising, its really well built. The overall form factor and shape feels really good in the hand and fits well. First impressions of he unit show that the display is bright and vivid and the screen is very responsive. The device does not show lag or slow down while moving from screen to [...]
Samsung Has quietly Launched the new Samsung Galaxy S Plus. The stocks for the device started to arrive to vendors on saturday and most vendors in the captial, NCR region are selling the device for 22,000/-
Specs include4 inch Super Amoled full touch display No backlighting Android 2.3 Gingerbread 1.4 GHz processor 512 MB of RAM 5 megapixel autofocus camera VGA front camera 1650 mAh battery Talk time of 17 hours on 2G and 7 hours on 3G 3G,Wifi and Bluetooth DLNA certified
Other options include a USB port and TV out port. The phone comes with a regular suite of Android (Google) apps like GMail, Gtalk, Maps, Push Mail [...]
Bogus Angry Birds Apps on the Google Marketplace are being used to distribute Malware. Andrew Brandt, lead threat research analyst at Webroot, had this to say about the code dubbed “Plankton”
[quote]It has the ability to remotely access a command-and-control [C&C] server for instructions, and upload additional payloads. It uses a very stealthy method to push any malware it wants to phone.[/quote]
The code was first found by Xuxian Jiang, who is the Assistant Professor in Computer Science at North Carolina State University. Unlike other malicious code found in the [...]
Spice has taken the Android Market yet again by launching the new Spice Mi270. The device is the first budget Dual-Sim Android Device to be made available from a recognized manufacturer.
Tech Specs Include2 MP camera Android 2.2 Dual Sim – Dual Standby- SIngle talk Wifi – GPS – AGps Bluetooth Expandable memory – 16GB
Price – 5700-6500 INR