The rumoured iPad mini shell that was leaked earlier has gotten a new life thanks to new images prior to the 12th Sept 2012 iPhone 5 launch. The shell appears to be thicker in size and the claimed iPad mini will not have a sim card slot, making a stab at the success of the Kindle Fire and Nexus 7 tablets. The tablet also touts dual speaker arrangement and the new style dock connector that is seen in the leaked mockups of the iPhone 5 as-well.
Google has let out a sly update to their Google+ apps on Android and iOS. The biggest addition is now allowing, Android phones to join Hangouts on Air, a feature we might use as soon as Today.
For iOS the app, it now allows you to open links in Chrome instead of Safari, making the dreams of a default chrome browser more real than ever.
What’s in this Android version:
– Teens can now create and join Hangouts from mobile– Join Hangouts on Air from mobile– Floating timestamp in photos view– Shortcuts for post creation– Ability to report abuse in [...]
While everyone waits the arrival of the next big OS for your iDevice, Apple is working hard to get it ready. The company has pushed out Beta 2 to the developers for testing, there are no special additions the primarily focus is on the bug fixes leading the software closer to a final release. There are still other betas expected before the final release comes out, So, hold on to your horses.
Those who have active developer accounts can download the latest betas from their accounts now.
Google’s long rumored Nexus tablet has been rendered and now has a price, $199 to be precise. Specs of this upcoming tablet are expected to be a 7-inch, quad-core Tegra 3 slate with a front 1.2-megapixel camera, NFC, 8GB to 16GB of storage and a 1280 x 800 IPS-based LCD.
Google’s I/O conference should reveal more information about this elusive device, especially wen it is finally showcased.
A developer working on the Playbook has been able to run iOS apps on the BlackBerry PlayBook. The developer likens his project to WINE, which doesn’t do hardware emulation, but rather relies on a custom set of APIs to make the apps boot and run on the Playbook. The dependency of the said port is only possible properly if the app does not rely on Apple’s UIWebView or CoreData frameworks. businesscat2000 the developer, has yet to make the software publicly available, although he’s expressed a bit of interest. It remains to be seen whether this project will ever see the light of day.
check out the demo videos posted by him below.
Do you own an iOS Device? Are you eagerly waiting for the iOS 6 update?
If the answer is yes, you will be surprised to know that not all features will come to all iOS devices for iOS 6. Apple has gone to the trouble of alerting would-be upgraders just what features they’ll get when they check for the update this fall.
Only if you own an iPhone 4S will you be able to enjoy all the features of the iOS 6 else the most compatible device will be iPAD 3rd Gen. Check out the full list of upgrade features below also see what your device [...]
Android activations are at an all time high, considering companies are hell bent on stuffing the OS into anything possible. At MWC 2012 Andy Rubin had announced that Android activations were at about 850,000 a day, now the number is higher. Much Higher at 900,000, or just short of a million devices a day (woot!)
Just a day before WWDC (Apple’s Developer Event) Andy Rubin has dropped this information to crunch the usual numbers you can expect from Tim Cook’s Keynote event.
Incidentally we will have all the information on iGyaan.in
Micromax was the first Indian Mobile phone manufacturer to make a global mark, a year and some months ago they introduced their first Android Phone the Andro A60, which changed the face of Android phones in India.
Today the company stands at a different crossroad in between their future as a brand, with a new identity, and what they possibly aim to achieve. They have a long way to go to achieve the brand snob value they wish to achieve. The consumer feedback speaks of the lack of unique products from the company and more importantly the lack of after sales support. Micromax is today considered a glorified [...]
Samsung has just announced the new Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 inch at the MWC 2012. This new upgraded version of the tablet features a higher 1280 x 800px resolution, the same 1Ghz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity, front and rear cameras (VGA and 3-megapixels, respectively) as in the first Tab. In case of the 3G version you get 21Mbps HSPA+. The tablet has a 7,000 mAh battery and TouchWiz UI on top of Ice Cream Sandwich. The Tab 2 10.1 retains its 9.7mm thickness and 588g of weight.
The Tab 2 also has 16/32 GB capacities along with an expandability microSD slot of upto 32GB. The tablet will be available in March in the UK and the rest of the world soon [...]
Companies have often been targeted for locked boot-loaders of Android devices. HTC is one such case who then decided to unlock boot loaders in exchange for end of warranties. The modding community of Android which is quite large is now lashing out at ASUS for locking the bootloader of the Wifi Only Transformer Prime tablet. In most such cases companies will give in to demands of the consumer, but we are not sure if ASUS is going to go in that direction.
Read the full flames at xda-developers.
Archos has just announced the new 80 G9 and 101 G9 Android tablets with good specs and a low pricing. Available in 2 modes the 8 inch 80 G9 and the 10.1 inch 101 G9.
Specs includeDual-core OMAP 4 processor (1.5GHz ARM Cortex A9) Flash Android Market USB port HDMI output 1080p playback
Archos claims that browsing speed is much faster than nVidia Tegra 2 based Tablets.
[quote]with the 1.5 GHz OMAP 4 processor the ARCHOS G9 tablet enhance a user’s web browsing experience with page load time reduced by up to 50% over tablets running the Nvidia Tegra 2TM processor at 1 GHz.[/quote]
[quote]The ARCHOS 80 G9 is the portable tablet with perfect size for [...]
According to a reliable source at ASUS, the company is ready to launch its Eee Slate EP121-1A010M 12.1-Inch Tablet PC in India. The launch will happen within the coming weeks and we will have full coverage for your viewing pleasure. Its quite an interesting device, the only of its kind from a reputed manufacturer to run house a Core i5 processor and Windows 7 in a full tablet format. Specs of the Core i5 tablet include:12.1″ WSVGA (1280×800) Capacitive LED Touchscreen Pen or Finger Touch Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit) Operating System Intel Core i5-470UM CPU 4GB of DDR3 1333MHz SDRAM, 1x4GB; 1 slot, 4GB Max Intel HD Graphics 64GB Solid State Drive Wireless [...]