Anyone who grew up in the early 2000’s knows two things about the internet – the dial-up tone and Yahoo Messenger. Long before Snapcha and Facebook Messenger, there was the ultimate social media platform, Yahoo Messenger. The instant messaging app, which is now run by Verizon-owned Oath will shut down on July 17th.
Oath will be redirecting its users (if any) to its new group messaging app, Squirrel. The company is encouraging users to sign up for Squirrel which the company has been beta testing since May. Squirrel is currently invite-only, but the app should be open to the public by the time Yahoo Messenger shuts down.
We know we have many loyal fans who [...]
Just a couple of years back, 3G was all the rage in India. With massive investment in advertising, we were made to believe 3G would deliver lightning fast speed and make our life a lot easier. But even after a considerably long time, 3G is still catching up in this country. The connectivity is still pathetic and rarely do we get the speeds which are advertised. But while 3G is still in the process of finding itself, 4G LTE has come to the country and is fast setting up shop at various places in India. Meanwhile in the US, communication giant Verizon seems ready to phase out its 3G network as the 4G LTE services are fast picking up speeds.
In a few weeks at Abu Dhabi at Nokia World, the company will announce its latest product strategy, the Lumia 2520 Tablet. Notorious Tipster @evleaks is back with some fresh images of the upcoming Lumia 2520 tablet in the expected cyan color.
What is currently unknown is the list of specs of the device, however we did hear that it will carry a Snapdragon 800, an outdoor-ready 1080p screen and LTE, the tablet would last a healthy 10 hours on battery. It would also include both 6-megapixel rear and 2-megapixel front cameras, and Nokia may complement the previously mentioned 32GB of [...]
Motorola and Google have finally made the Moto X rumored device official, it is dubbed the “Moto X” and is designed with the “user in mind”. The Moto X comes with the ability of the User to design their own phone, it is designed and assembled in the US.
Motorola has also redesigned the structure of the Handset, with new processing via Moto’s new X8 Mobile Computing System. A SoC based on a Snapdragon S4 Pro with a 1.7GHz dual-core Krait CPU and a quad-core Adreno 320 GPU, positioned alongside two unique Motorola processors, including one to handle language interpretation and a contextual [...]
US carrier Verizon today launched three new Motorola phones which may truly change the way the world looks at the Google owned mobility company. Motorola and Verizon have launched a trio of phones which focus on all those things that have come to be the envy of smartphone owners,
Starting with the Droid Ultra which is a 5-inch smartphone that the company claims is “all about thin,”. The Droid Ultra sports a glossy, unibody Kevlar shell that makes it thinner (7.18mm) yet stronger than its predecessors.
The Droid Ultra sports a dual-core X8 Mobile Computing System delivers [...]
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.
Apple CEO Tim Cook, along with several executives including Phil Schiller, Today announced the next generation iPad, with a lot of advanced features including new processor, better cameras and resolution retina display.A5x
Apple has updated the processor chipset in the new gen iPad to the A5X processor and quad-core graphics chip. Apple even claims its newest sliver of silicon can deliver four times the performance of a Tegra 3 chipset.Retina Display
Apple has updated the iPad Display to a brand new Retina display, a 9.7-inch screen with 3.1 [...]
Motorola Mobility Droid Xyboard in two sizes: a larger 10-inch design and a smaller 8-inch may be coming out soon. Several images and rumors later the company finally showed their goods to Cnet. Both come with a 1.2GHz CPU, 1GB of RAM and a five-megapixel camera, along with a 1.3 megapixel front-facing cam. They’re also coated in Corning Gorilla Glass.
Cnet said both are “thinner than a AAA battery and lighter than a paperback book.”
The stylus-equipped ten-inch version is reportedly geared toward the enterprise market, whereas its little brother is described as [...]
HTC has launched the Rezound for the Verizon networks in the US. Formerly known as the HTC Vigor, the device features a 4.3-inch 720p display, a dual-core 1.5GHz processor, with 1GB RAM, 16GB of internal storage / 16GB on microSD card, 1,620mAh battery, WiFi and Bluetooth 3.0.
The handset will come Ice Cream Sandwich-ready, but currently has Sense 3.5 skinned on top of Gingerbread 2.3.4. The device also has a 8 megapixel camera with f/2.2 sensor (capable of 1080p video capture). The box will also contain a pair of custom Beats Headphones like the one you see in the images below.
HTC Rezound has come into the lime-light due to a bunch of the device’s cases going up for pre-order. The phone is pretty identical to recent HTC styling and will have similar specsRed Glow Capacitive Keys 4.3-inch screen Dual-core 1.5GHz processor 1GB RAM Beats Audio 8MP rear camera. Among other things like included beats headphones, and a flurry of included sensors on the device. The device was earlier called the HTC Vigor, but it seems that the Rezound may be a US sub brand for Verizon CDMA, and the Vigor name will stick when the device comes Desi-Side (to India)
Before the journey, Here are the major and upcoming smartphones of India in a spec by spec battle.
Sure there are others and we will continue to add them.
Price TBD TBD INR : 28500 TBD Processor Dual-core Apple A5 1.2GHz dual-core 1.2GHz dual-core Samsung Exyno Dual core, Qualcomm 8260, 1500 MHz Display 3.5 inches, 960 x 640IPS LCD 4.65-inch curved glassHD Super AMOLED1280 x 720 4.3 inch , 800 x 480 Super AMOLED Plus 4.3 Inch, 540 x 960 SLCD Primary Camera 8 megapixel AF, f2.4 lens, BSI sensor, LED flash 5 megapixel with zeroshutter lag 8 megapixel AF, LED flash 8 megapixel AF, LED flash Front [...]
Apple Goes on to break its previous record by selling a record 1 Million Devices in the US alone during the first 24 hours of commencement of preorder for the iPhone 4s. Those who didn’t manage to snag an order can try their luck at the already forming lines outside the Apple Stores.
These numbers will continue to rise as Apple plans a rollout in 22 other countries by Oct End including : Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland