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Facebook 1.1.2 beta to offer notifications now

March 30th, 2010 - 08:23 pm by Wajiha H.
An official Facebook app has just been launched for the WebOS users not too long ago but now it seems that we are again getting an update that provides some new enhancements, yes even more!! Many people using Facebook on mobiles have noticed the absence of notifications which essentially make checking of new posts easier and more convenient. Facebook notifications display a banner and dashboard that alert users to the pertinent information directly from their handset without having to open up or move to the application.

Gold Accents and a new camera to grace LG New Chocolate BL40!

March 30th, 2010 - 07:06 pm by Wajiha H.
Remember the beautiful Chocolate BL40? Well it seems that Russia will be treated to a newer special version of the sizzling LG New Chocolate BL40 which will definitely go very well with the amazingly unique looks of the phone. The edition that for the time being might only be available for Russia will be having a gold pattern design along with a new 5-megapixel camera with Schneider Kreuznach lens. Its predecessor was equipped with an 8mega pixel camera but it was a plain one.

Next generation iPhone, pictures leaked?

March 30th, 2010 - 01:42 pm by Wajiha H.
iPhone has been under speculation since last month. First there were some photos that were leaked and now there is a video which is getting very popular on the net with the supposed phone in it. Now we can see more closeups and comparisons in this newly leaked video, so people will be more than happy to have a look at it. Well the phone does seem to be very promising from the looks of it. Of course only future can tell how promising it really is.

Orange UK to be blessed with Black Edition of the HTC Desire!

March 30th, 2010 - 07:21 am by Wajiha H.
HTC Desire is now available in all black! Yes, for all you all black lovers, HTC has just made it official. The other available colours for HTC Desire were urban brown or all silver but those colours do not have half the glamour that black has. Many people wanting to buy HTC Desire were not because of the limited choice in colours. Now most of the people will be more than happy to grab these beauties for themselves.

Novarra bought by Nokia

March 29th, 2010 - 07:10 pm by Wajiha H.
Novarra, a privately held mobile browser company was recently bought by Nokia so that Web surfing on a wide range of its low-end and mid-range phones can be improved. Nokia has plans to use this browser to support the Series 40 platform and offer a new Internet service later this year. Handsets have long been used by people to access the Internet, but it was the advent of iPhone which brought mobile Web browsing to the mainstream.

Google Android still going strong!

March 29th, 2010 - 06:49 pm by Wajiha H.
Despite all the troubles that Apple created for Google, it seems Android is still going strong. For those who do not know much about this all, a while back Apple filed a series of patent-infringement suits against HTC, maker of Google's Nexus One, claiming infringement on 20 patents covering elements of its user interface, internal architecture and hardware. HTC however denied these charges and it also expects that the search giant will support the Taiwanese company in this case.

The existence of Nokia N8 becoming a reality!

March 29th, 2010 - 06:23 pm by Wajiha H.
We were discussing what seemed to be a prospective Nokia set, only yesterday and now it seems that Nokia N8 really is not a myth but a reality that will soon come to light! A 12MP cameraphone, nHD screen and Symbian^3 are all but certain. As far as the screen is concerned, it is being said that it would have 24 bits per pixel which would make it capable of displaying at least 16 million colors. Wow! Seems like a dream, good one at that.

Motorola MILESTONE to get Android 2.1 Over-The-Air

March 29th, 2010 - 02:17 pm by Wajiha H.
Not many have heard that Android’s latest version 2.1 can be obtained Over-The-Air too! If you own a Motorola Milestone, you can get it done right now! And this is only a week after Motorola has gotten the Android 2.1 upgrade. Now you don’t need any computers or wires for the new upgrade! Isn’t this just awesome?! The beauty of this upgrade is that it supports live wallpapers and 9 homescreen panels.

Nokia N8-00 leaked?!

March 28th, 2010 - 04:23 pm by Wajiha H.
Yes!! We have something for the die-hard Nokia fans. People who would love to see any Nokia phone with a “long specs sheet”, hold your breath now as the new ‘supposedly’ Nokia device that we have spotted on the internet is nothing short of being JUST that! The Nokia N8-00 seems to be the future smartphone flagship with itsSymbian^3 technology and a 12 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics! Yes it’s a dream come true for all Nokia lovers!

HTC to come out with a Windows Phone 7 device in 2010

March 28th, 2010 - 04:08 pm by Wajiha H.
We have good news for HTC fans out there as HTC CEO has confirmed himself that the Taiwanese company is going to come out with a Windows Phone 7 device sometime later in 2010. There were some rumours that HTC might drop the new OS until Microsoft permit custom UIs; this confirmation has officially put an end to that! As we all are aware, Microsoft has very strict policies for Windows Phone 7 OS and they are very much against home-brewed user interfaces.

REVIEW: Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10

March 28th, 2010 - 02:22 pm by Wajiha H.
The famous XPERIA X10 is the first Android to come from the Sony Ericsson family! Yes it might be a little hard to believe as the world is now up and about with Android sets but Sony Ericsson wanted its first to be perfect; hence the late arrival. This is the phone which you will remember for life if it chooses you as its owner! Their blue-themed interpretation gives a whole new experience to those people who have had some experience of using an Android phone.

REVIEW: HTC Legend

March 28th, 2010 - 01:57 pm by Wajiha H.
HTC Legend, the new Android phone from the Taiwanese company is all set to lure people with its brilliant ‘shiny’ armour! Although the predecessor of Legend, Hero also was a pioneer of its own but the Legend undoubtedly promises to be more innovative. The HTC Legend has a metal unibody which really makes it feel like a trophy and adds to its universal appeal in many ways. Let’s go over the major features of the HTC Legend and the things that make it special!

App stores' customers satisfaction survey in the US

March 28th, 2010 - 01:31 pm by Wajiha H.
The latest survey that we are about to state here is all about App stores. Some things that it discloses are hardly surprising; like the fact that the Apple App Store is on top whereas the others leave us in doubt about the credibility of the survey like the fact that the carrier app stores are still going strong when device-specific app store are now apparently all the rage. This survey has been conducted by Nielsen and it's based on the findings in the US only.

Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 finally available!

March 27th, 2010 - 07:10 pm by Wajiha H.
Not many sets have been as eagerly awaited as the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 but the launch of this phone has always been kept in dark. Now it seems that the wait is finally over for the world’s first Android handset is now officially available. You can get the smartphone previously known as Rachael for around 770 US dollars. Yes, it’s expensive, but then all good things usually are! It is available with a few online retailers for the time being, but the rest are soon to follow.

Samsung Wave and Galaxy S to have 720p DivX

March 27th, 2010 - 02:30 pm by Wajiha H.
We are proud to announce that the Samsung S8500 Wave has lately become the world's first DivX Certified for HD phone with the Samsung I9000 Galaxy S close behind. Also, the Samsung Wave which was first available in the German online stores as reported by us sometime back is now available in the UK too, but for preorder. So what’s the hype surrounding the Samsung S8500 Wave? Well basically it happens to be the first handset to bring two exciting new products from Samsung, that too together.

-Mobile US to offer HTC HD2, Nokia Nuron, Motorola CLIQ XT!

March 27th, 2010 - 02:17 pm by Wajiha H.
So for all you people who have waited for this grand moment, HTC HD2, the Nokia 5230 Nuron and the Motorola CLIQ XT have finally arrived at the T-Mobile USA shop! This particular event has been in news since long now but now at last we will see this happening for real! Each of these mobiles has a different OS and a different specialty that it is known by. For the Windows Mobile 8.5, the world has not seen a better handset than the HTC HD2; yet.

Samsung I9000 Galaxy S gets unveiled!

March 26th, 2010 - 08:47 pm by Wajiha H.
Samsung has recently unveiled their new Android flagship, the Samsung I9000 Galaxy S which comes with a 4" Super AMOLED display and a 1 GHz CPU inside an ultra thin body, so we can say with utmost surety that the Galaxy S is certainly among topmost Android phones to date. It runs on a customized version of Android 2.1, Samsung I9000 Galaxy S is also equipped with a 5 megapixel autofocus camera, capable of recording 720p video footage at 30fps.

Opera Mini for iPhone waiting for approval!

March 26th, 2010 - 08:29 pm by Wajiha H.
Opera Mini for iPhone was first seen in the MWC early this year. It was even demoed by the company and now it is only waiting for an approval before it is finally launched by the company. Appstore has it now and you will be able to enjoy it absolutely for free once it approves the application as it definitely seems ready.

iPhones to be sold contract-free by AppleStore US!

March 26th, 2010 - 07:56 pm by Wajiha H.
I have been told by many an iPhone enthusiastic that the next generation of iPhones will rock the world! So what Apple actually is about to do is equivalent to a clearance sale. And now it seems that you will be able to grab a contract-free iPhone 3G or 3GS for yourself and that too straight from the Apple Store! But if you’re looking to get lucky or something, you will be disappointed as it’s neither cheap nor unlocked?!

Germany: Samsung S8500 Wave to cost 380 Euros

March 26th, 2010 - 07:30 pm by Wajiha H.
The Samsung S8500 Wave, has the honour of being the first phone which is equipped with the new Bada OS. Also we will see Samsung's Super AMOLED screen in it too. Well for the German fans, we even have a price and even a target availability date. The Samsung S8500 Wave has a Cortex A8 CPU running at 1GHz and is available with the Samsung’s latest OS, Bada. Also it has a 5MP camera that can capture 720p videos at 30 fps.

HTC Desire obtainable at T-Mobile UK!

March 25th, 2010 - 08:18 pm by Wajiha H.
For all those people who have anxiously been awaiting the launch of the lovely HTC Desire, T-Mobile UK now has it in its stock! Even if T-Mobile is not a carrier that you usually opt for, this latest Android offering is something that should be able to change your mind. They are already accepting orders for this high-end HTC phone through their website. You can get one for yourself at a two-year 35 GBP/month contract for free right now!

Nokia E72 released for the ladies!

March 25th, 2010 - 07:58 pm by Wajiha H.
E72 is one of the successful mobiles in the ever popular Eseries of Nokia. But there are many women who are more lady-like than carrying the colours that are being currently offered by Nokia for the E72. To tackle that problem, Nokia now officially presents a purple Nokia E72 custom made for all the business oriented yet style conscious women out there. The E72 is nothing drastically different from the E71, just adds that sleek and smart look, along with a faster processor and an optical trackpad.

Android to have a good year, according to a smartphone market study

March 25th, 2010 - 07:09 pm by Wajiha H.
Now it is being predicted that the smartphone market will have a lot to look forward to this year as an increase of around 38% is expected for smartphones shipments as compared to last year. RIM still rules, even the estimates, as the company is expected to lead the market with an estimated 43% market share for 2010. Their loss that is around 6.2% market is negligible as the total number of shipments will increase.

Updates on SE X10, X10 mini and X10 mini pro

March 25th, 2010 - 06:45 pm by Wajiha H.
As far as the prices and other availaibility issues are concerned, it seems that we still have a few months to go before we can finally get one of these for ourselves. It is being expected that the smallest of the trio, the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 mini, will be available sometime in late May for 289 euro (Netherlands) and 300 euro (Belgium). Expansys will have it for 300GBP and according to their estimate, it's due on May 24th.

Toshiba TG01 gets the WinMo 6.5 upgrade!

March 23rd, 2010 - 10:25 pm by Wajiha H.
These days everybody has started talking about the famous WinMo 7 and finally Toshiba TG01 has got the long awaited upgrade to Windows Mobile 6.5. Better something than nothing as they say. The current TG01 users can download it straight away and enjoy the joys it brings. The news of this upgrade has been around though for a while. Just visit Toshiba's support website where you will find the free WinMo 6.5 update waiting for you.