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Mobile Phone technology has rapidly evolved in the last decade. Since the introduction of pagers and simple fax smile, a lot of changes have been recorded. Mobile Phones do not only help us connect but make lives easy for us.
Cell Phones That Amaze – A Human Touch
Have a look at some of the most brilliant and fantastic mobile phones of the year 2011 and the Mobile World Conference held in Barcelona, Spain. The conference is one of its kinds and features the latest advancements of the cellular technology on the planet.
1. Sony Xperia – Gaming For Life
The Sony Xperia Play may just seem like the PlayStation Portable at first sight. It is an extremely compact yet classy tool to play games just about anywhere and anytime. This device will be available in the summers of 2011 and is an Android phone as well which supports excellent gaming features.
2. Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 – Cosmic Havoc
The Samsung Galaxy Tab is a giant of its kind. This extremely sophisticated device is powered by Google’s Android Operation System 3.0 and is available in 16GB and 32 GB version. The device features two webcams and a Dual Core processor which makes processing extremely fast and easy. This device will surely faze you.
3. Bring the Salsa – HTC
HTC Salsa is one of the latest developments of this emerging brand. The World Mobile Conference featured the HTC Salsa. It is a touch screen Android Cell Phone with a dedicated Facebook key. The Cell Phone has received positive reviews and is recording a growth in its sales.
4. The Optimus Prime – LG Gone 3D
The LG Optimus 3D is one Cell Phone that has literally shocked the world with its bizarre and excellent features. The Cell Phone will run on the Android Operating System 2.2. It is capable of capturing videos in a 3D format and they can be directly uploading onto YouTube and other services. This touch screen monster is amazing.
5. HTC ChaCha – Facebook Crazy!
The twin brother of HTC Salsa is this amazing device. The HTC ChaCha is a brilliant Cell Phone which also comes with a dedicated Facebook button. This Cell Phone is brilliant for working and online chatting. The keyboard like keypad ensures quick typing.
6. Samsung Galaxy S II – The Monster
The Samsung Galaxy S II is a marvelous piece of technology. This Cell Phone is brilliantly designed keeping in mind the fast paced life style. Read More
Samsung has just added a new tablet to its lineup for Galaxy Tab Series. Its new edition is called Galaxy Tab 10.1. In my humble opinion, it is a total failure. A disaster for the company and disappointment to fans all over the world.
The design is good, sleek and stylish. But in an attempt to compete with iPad, It made loads of compromises on functionality and usability. It is not a phone and its not a computer as well, so what is it good for? Browsing the internet! Yeah, you can do that on it.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 has Flash enabled browser. That’s great. But the good news stops here… For everything else, you need an adapter. I hate lists but here is my list of things I hate and love about new tablet.
Things I Love about Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1
- Its Andriod 3.0 HoneyComb
- It has WiFi Built-in
- It has Flash Support so web browsing is great
- It is light-weight
- It is slim
- It is cheap
- It multi-touch
Things I hate about Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1
- It has short battery Life
- Back Camera is 3.0 Mega Pixel and front is 2.0
- No GPS
- No Mobile Network
- No 3G Network , No Edge Connectivity
- No USB Port
- No SD Card Slot
- No HDMI Output
- Non Standard Charger Cable 30pin
- No Stylus
- No TV out Cable
So verdict is out, I have 11 reasons to hate and only 7 to love the new Galaxy Tab 10.1. I will not have it even if someone pass it as a gift to me.
Blackberry has launched new BlackPad tablet along with their new operating system. But there is a minor fault that we don’t know the real name of this product we call it so because RIM have announced it. As they have announced it they called it professional tablets this means that it has established for the users that are already using the BlackBerry smart phones. This combination means the transfer of data on the bigger screen. This can be done using Bluetooth connection. Through all this we can’t say that playbook is only for the users of Blackberry. By its specifications we can know that it contains a 7 inch screen, 1GHz core CPU etc. Here are some more specifications of this product of Blackberry:
- BlackBerry Tablet OS with support for symmetric multiprocessing
- 7” LCD, 1024 x 600, WSVGA, capacitive touch screen with full multitouch and gesture support
- 1 GB RAM o 1 GHz dual-core processor
- Dual HD cameras (3 MP front facing, 5 MP rear facing), supports 1080p HD video recording
- Wi-Fi – 802.11 a/b/g/n
- Audio playback: MP3, AAC, WMA
- Video playback: 1080p HD Video, H.264, MPEG, DivX, WMV
- HDMI video output
- Connectors: microHDMI, microUSB, charging contacts
- Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
- Measures 5.1”x7.6”x0.4” (130mm x 193mm x 10mm)
- Weighs less than a pound (approximately 0.9 lb or 400g)
- Open, flexible application platform with support for WebKit/HTML-5, Adobe Flash Player 10.1, Adobe Mobile AIR, Adobe Reader, POSIX, OpenGL, Java.
We can’t say that it is only a business tablet but it is in the competition with iPad on the basis of its specifications. But not on the battery life which is not explained by RIM’s. But it should be nearer to iPad’s battery life that is 10 hours. Read More
There is good news for all the Android fans, “Android 3.0 has been released in the market” and it is the most beautiful device ever. This incredible operating system has been released for the Motorola Xoom tablet. This is a marvelous system that has given life to the Android smart phones first and now it is going to make larger touch screens like Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 lavish.
Android 3.0 is expected to be a big hit for tablet PCs of different manufacturers like Acer, HTC, Dell, LG, MSI, Asus and Toshiba. The much enhanced operating system of Google has boasted the number of upgrades.
Android 3.0 Release Date
The release date for the marvelous system named Android 3.0 is not finalized yet and is a bit unclear. The manufacturers of Motorola Xoom have already released it in the United States of America but others are waiting for Google to ensure that they can put their devices for sale in the market.
According to some of the most authentic sources the release of Android 3.0 is expected in just few weeks. People are looking forward to the huge supply of Android 3.0 tablets in the PC market at the time of its release. It is assured that the final launch is going to happen in next few weeks.
Tseng is a senior marketing manager at Google. It is reported that in the year 2008, he didn’t mentioned tablet PCs, but he did revealed a bit about an operating system that is expected to work on different computing devices. He also declared that he was a proud owner of Android prototype phone.
Android 3.0 is an Open Source
Android 3.0 is considered as a project by Google that is open source. It is observed that Google has not managed to make an extraordinary income so far from the operating system and they have planned to generate revenue through their traditional way of ads that show up while you are searching something.
The developers of this operating system have got full access to the base code. They have also gained an access to the search-able documentation.
Flexible Base Code
The only drawback of Android in the past was that its code was really flexible that made easier for it to run on various different kinds of devices. However, the interface of Android is specially designed for smart phones. The Android 3.0 is very incredible in looks as it has been observed that it has made a much better use of the tablets’ screen size.
You can understand it better with the example of Gmail. It runs best on the smart phones in the vertical orientation as it is easy that way to scan through the emails. You can run a preview pane on the right side of your tablet and your messages on the left with the help of Android 3.0 if you are an email client.
The screen size of the tablet is often accommodated with the Android 3.0, but sometimes there are some apps that still run in the smart phone mode. Android 3.0 is supposed to be much sleeker for the tablet PCs in comparison with the iOS 4.3 that is currently running on the iPad 2. The preview of the open apps is shown by the pop-ups that resemble with the thumbnail views. On the other hand the settings are also more advanced along with the status overlays.
It’s nonetheless, era of Android handsets, and whenever there is talk about Android handsets one can’t just forget The Nexus S and Desire HD. They belong to Samsung and HTC family respectively. Galaxy S of the Samsung has already made its mark, whereas HTC Nexus One (HTC) has made its name by becoming Google’s successor. Let’s see which Android outruns the other.
There was always a slight problem running TweetDeck or Angry Birds on handsets but not these handsets. They are elegant, smart and quite enjoyable handsets. Moreover, it’s nonetheless, great surprise to see more than one lack and 20 thousand games and applications restless to be used. In short, the market is full of healthy surprises. The only slight problem with Android 2.3 is that developers haven’t updated the code yet and due to which some applications don’t run.
Tasker, an application which is used for handy control of phone settings has reduced its functionality on NEXUS S, which is quite irritating sometimes. The most difficult part is to compare the two handsets in case of downloads. Both are the equal matches in downloading. With the advent of time apps are increasing day by day, this may damage the attractiveness of Desire HD.
Quality Calling and Battery Timing
The only thing the Desire HD lags is battery timing. It has a huge 4.3-inch LCD screen and only 1230 mAh battery, which only make the thing worse. For those, who are regular mobile users extra battery acts not as a choice but a necessity. Moreover, the battery HTC has used is woefully inadequate for the task at hand. For applications, games and videos the battery just doesn’t fulfill user requirements.
On the contrary, the Nexus S has a battery capacity of 1500 mAh cell. As the screen (AMOLED) is also not too heavy as compared to LCD so battery of NEXUS S appears quite handy. It has quite improved increased stamina and is feasible for running apps, games and videos. Those who prefer long battery timings NEXUS S is the right choice. By being a bit of care the battery can last a couple of days without charge.
Nowadays, the storage is the top priority of users. NEXUS S comes with the pre-storage of 16 GB, which is more than enough for most of the users (quite enough for songs, apps and downloads). However, the problem is that when this storage runs out, there is no external memory microSD card slot.
Samsung galaxy Tab is proving to be one of the fastest selling tablets on the market now a day, and there’s a lot of catching up to do, as its main competitor iPad has a head start of more than six months. It’s understandable why Samsung’s new product is so successful, it has a weight which is lighter than the iPad, it’s handier due to the new 7 inch screen format and is powered by Google Android, which is one of the best mobile OS available. It is quite clear that Samsung will give Apple a run for its 90% market share. Due to the wide spread attention from customers, accessories and case manufacturers will start manufacturing products especially made to suit the Galaxy TAB, so users will be having even more options to personalize their latest gadget.
Presented here are the best Samsung Galaxy TAB cases, covers, stands and accessories that are available in the market right now. The main focus is on the popular models, but that doesn’t mean you won’t be able to find something more unique, which suits your taste. So let’s start:
1. Tuff-Luv Traditional Leather Case Cover & Stand
As we are already quite familiar with Tuff-Luv, which only makes items of high quality. This Traditional Leather case cover and stand for Galaxy TAB is made from hand, using real black leather, and it uses an Over the Top cover style. The neat thing is that the Tuff-Luv case does not only cover your tablet, but also act as a stand, so that you can watch video clips with ease while involved with something else. As you can see, all the buttons and ports on the Samsung Galaxy TAB remain accessible while it’s placed inside the protective case. While it compared to the iPad cases the price is also reasonable.
2. PDair Leather Case
Although a bit more expensive, however, leather is the best material for making protective cases for tablets such as the Samsung galaxy tab. You’ll know you got a nice product when you will feel it in your hand. If maintained properly, it will stand the test of time. The same thing goes for the PDair Leather case for the Samsung Galaxy TAB. It is a unique product made from dark leather while stitched with a lighter contrasting color.PDair Leather case is what you would call an agenda style protective case, which basically means a classic design, with magnetic studs for opening and closing the case securely. And to top it off its all handmade which means that it is of the highest quality.
3. Dura-gadget Black Leather Protective Case with Stand
If you’re looking for a case that gives your Samsung Galaxy TAB more of a vintage look this is it. Dura-gadget Leather protective case with stand function is more of a vintage case that resembles the first PDA cases which came from HP. This might look a bit weathered but make no mistake it is made from real leather. To add to the value besides the material it’s made off, the Duda-gadget case features a desk stand with at least a dozen viewing angles for your convenience. As with every other case this one also keeps all your ports and buttons uncovered. And what’s more is that there is even a place on the back for business cards, credit cards and cash to fit. This case has the lowest price of all the Samsung galaxy tab cases, which provides a leather case.
4. Arkon Portable Fold-Up Stand
This is an accessory which will never be a burden to you as it is a fold able and adjustable stand which cannot only be used for Samsung galaxy tab but for the iPad and any other slim tablet. It is light in weight as it is made of plastic. It won’t even slip from glossy surfaces due to the non-stick coating of the stand. Along with many other viewing angles, it works perfectly in either landscape or portrait view.
5. Dura-gadget Car Charger
Now we are getting to something which travelers will love: car chargers.
Tech-heads are drooling over the prospect of a second-generation iPad, widely expected to be unveiled in the next month or so. The aforesaid news is old. The breaking news is that finally we have a competitor of iPad in the face of Tablet PC. Tablet PC is all set to confront the iPad. The announcement of “Tablet PC Production” has been made in the past month. After such announcement, tech-lovers are comparing the Tablet PC with iPad. Both appliances are equipped with the state-of-the-art features. The most common comparison between the two is; Tablet PC is meant for business than any other and iPad is heaven for gadget-freaks. Anyhow, the liker of Tablet PC will feel privileged – just because the Tablet PC is available in many versions. Every Tablet PC brand has its own unique features unlike the iPad. The all prestigious brands of computers are in the feet to produce Tablet PCs. It means the consumer will have more variety of Tablet PCs at his or her disposal. One can get the Tablet PC according to his or her own requirement. There is variety of Tablet PCs available in the nearby store. Here we listed below the best 7 Inch Tablet PCs. Enjoy the list!
Samsung Galaxy TAB (7 Inch Tablet)
Much has been written on 7 Inch Samsung Galaxy Tab’s performance. Many analysts have compared the features of Samsung Galaxy Tab with Apple’s iPad. Without being biased, it is very hard to compare the two revolutionary products. This is so because Samsung Galaxy Tab is mainly produce keeping in mind the daily routine of an employee of corporate sector. Samsung Galaxy Tab is the need of businessman. The Samsung Galaxy Tab was first revealed before tech-savers in Berlin last year. Much media hype had created by Samsung then. This Samsung Galaxy Tab is definitely giving the hard time to iPad. Samsung Galaxy Tab is delicate in using outdoor and indeed the stylish one too. The features of Samsung Galaxy Tab are unmatched. Put Samsung Galaxy Tab in your pouch or man purse or ladies purse, whatever! It will fit due to its slim body. Samsung Galaxy Tab will also work as your part-time cell phone, because it has all phone functions. From video calls to voice chat, 7 Inch Samsung Galaxy Tab is all fit in your desires to have a PC in your pocket. This Samsung Tablet PC has not yet overtakes the iPad market. Samsung Galaxy Tab may take some time to kill the iPad. However, it is clearly seen that Tablet PCs will be leaders of next generation technology. The data operating speed in Samsung Galaxy Tab is much faster than any other Tablet PC. The 7 Inch Samsung Galaxy Tab supports the Android software. This is an iconic feature in Samsung Tablet PC. Samsung has introduced the adjustable automatic screen display in this 7 Inch Tablet PC.
Features of Samsung Galaxy TAB
The heavenly features of this magnificent Tablet PC are:
3G, GPS, HD recording, video chat, WiFi, Bluetooth, accelerometer, geo-magnetic sensor. One can get a lot of accessories for the 7 Inch Samsung Galaxy TAB, including a stylus, TV Out cables for video playback on a bigger screen, QWERTY keyboard, car dock, cases and covers and so on.
RIM seems to have put together a very tasty Tablet PC. It might be a strange name in the shelf of Tablet PCs. BlackBerry PlayBook is the fastest Tablet PC ever with true multi tasking & face-to-face conversations. The PlayBook, however, has the same price as the iPad – maybe more, maybe less, as it is still making its place in the market. But the PlayBook has already showed the signs of capturing the iPad market. It bodes well for any iPad competition by appearing to be of the same value and worth as the iPad. However, the Blackberry PlayBook do not equipped with 3G technology. It certainly means that a Blackberry cell phone will be needed to connect to the Internet in case of no WiFi Hotspots. This difference would surely not keep the consumers away from buying the Blackberry Playbook, as there is enough stands out options in this Tablet PC. Access to the Android applications is a huge plus for owners of the Playbook.
The main features of Blackberry Playbook are as follows:
- Support Android Applications
- Own store of applications like the Apple’s store
- It is equipped with a Flash. Even the iPad does not have the Flash.
- QNX Operating System
- 7” LCD, 1024 x 600, HD Display, Sharp and True Colors
- 1 GHz dual-core processor
- 1 GB RAM
- Dual HD cameras and HD video recording
- Weighs less than a pound
We can call it a multimedia Tablet PC. It supports almost all multimedia formats. Archos 70 is available in two different ranges; one is equipped with SSD 8GB Drive and the other with a hard drive (250 GB).
Samsung, One of the best mobile manufacturers, has announced another wonderful android SmartPhone named, Samsung Galaxy Fit S5670, which comes in a stylish design with unique high-mobility multimedia features and applications. It is one of the Samsung’s 2011 budget phones.
Samsung Galaxy Fit GT-S5670 Android SmartPhone is an entry level Android SmartPhone. It offers you following features:-
- Android v 2.2 Froyo OS
- 600MHz Processor with 3D Accelerator support
- 5-megapixel autofocus camera
- 3.31-inch QVGA Touch-screen display
- 150MB internal memory
- External memory slot (MicroSD Card supporting up to 32 G)
- RSS Reader and Web kit Browser
- Swype Keyboard, document viewer
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It is well known that the economic collapse has put an intense load on the wallets. However, it doesn’t mean that people stop dreaming and purchasing. Tablets are an immense strike in 2010, regardless of the adverse economic condition, but that doesn’t represent everyone can manage to pay for one. One can now get best Android tablets online for under $200. That’s true, there are some tablets those price less than 200$, several even getting near to the $100 mark. No doubt it can’t compete with iPad; however that doesn’t indicate a serious problem.
Features of low cost Android tablets
Everyone should know that low-priced Android tablets have some major drawbacks. These have usually low speed and come with older versions of Android. Moreover, various apps are not compatible with this version. However, these are surely useful for many applications like web browsing, eBooks reading, watch videos and listen music. These all features can easily be accessible on very reasonable cost. It is considered that $200 is not much money if the product is crappy. However, it will be a serious issue if someone spends more than $500 for a crappy product. It is right that most of these cheap tablets are usually coming from china.
7 Touch Tablet Internet Media Player – 159.99$
This is really a good looking tablet. It has a pretty and clean design. It includes in some available low cost tablets in market. It has very strange specs. However, some specs of this tablet are still not known. There is no serious complaint reported about this cheap tablet. One can purchase this low cost tablet from market. It can be used for usual internet application similar to a costly tablet. No doubt, it fulfills all the needs of an average user. 7 Touch Tablet can be utilized like all other modern and costly tablets.
It contains 800 x 600 pixels screen with fraction rate of 16:9. It can play 720p videos. It is usually operated with 128MB RAM. Some 32GB TF cards can also be used to increase the internal storage. It has only 13 ounce weight. WiFi can also be accessed using this tablet. CPU of this tablet is manufactured by Rock chip.
Zenithink ePad 10 inch tablet – 249$
It is a pretty and powerful tablet. The design of this tablet is obviously similar to an iPad. Some interesting specs like ZenithInk 1GHz Processor ZT180 make it a powerful tablet for users. It is no more used by Samsung in its products. However, it is still considering an important and powerful part of any tablet. It also gives an outstanding potential to Android 2.1 operating system.
Similar to some other available expensive tablets, the Zenithink ePad 10 inch tablet has pixels resolution of 1024 x 600 and an accelerometer sensor for screen display rotation. There are 3 USB ports available in this tablet for various plug and play devices. A classic Ethernet jack adapter is also included in its design specs. It is reported by some users that the Zenithink ePad 10 latest software updates make it compatible for the Google Android Marketplace. Addition to this, it has 16:9 inch aspect screen. Most of Full HD videos can be played due to this screen advantage. It is really an interesting solid cheap tablet. It provides features similar to an iPad. One can find a 256 MB RAM and 2 GB of nandflash on board. Moreover, it has WiFi and more than 3 hours estimated battery time. It covers most of user’s requirements similar to a costly tablet. This low cost tablet is readily available in market. Most of web applications are compatible with this tablet.
Augen GenTouch 78 – 161.99$
A war among the cheap tablets was actually started soon after the coming of this low cost tablet. It is really a good looking Touch Tablet. It provides many other interesting features to its users. It is available on very low cost in market. One can use this tablet like other powerful and costly tablets. Most of recently introduced software is compatible with this tablet. There is no need of any extra extension in its specs for its proper functioning. Thus, it is all in all a reliable and easily affordable tablet.
It consists of attractive specs like any other costly tablet. It contains 800 MHz CPU, 2GB internal memory, Android 2.1 operating system, 256 MB RAM and 800 x 600 pixels resolution display with 7 inch screen size. This tablet mostly fulfilled the requirements for accessing recent web applications.
Eken M001 – 145$
It is another low cost tablet available in market. It may not have features like a costly tablet, but covers all requirements of an average user. It really increases the efficiency of its various functions. It is still coming with 1.6 version of Android operating system. It is considered that this version will upgrade in near future. WiFi is available for web browsing. So, there is no need of 3G for this purpose. This low cost tablet is available in market. One can use this tablet’s function similar to any costly tablet.
It is a 7 inch Android tablet. It has also reasonable specs. It contains 600 MHz ARM CPU and an accelerometer for automatic screen display rotation. It facilitates with 2 GB of internal storage that can be extended up to 32 GB through a SDHC cards. iPad main button is replaced with a navigation dial.
Wooohh!!! The war is on people!!! Apple finally met its rival! The latest Samsung Galaxy Tab, has everything that could leave Apple’s iPad shocked and furious! Rumors even have it that Samsung’s Galaxy Tab is deemed to be better than Apple’s iPad and that surely is something that Apple Inc can never digest…
So, let’s take a look at what this sexy Galaxy have to offer us.
Features That Makes It Better Than Ipad
It’s smaller, lighter, easy to carry but does not back off on storage space, which makes it all the more a favorite.
It has the same processor like the Apple Ipad, only with double the RAM, that means faster and better.
Expandable storage of 32GB is allowed, unlike Apple’s restricted storage.
Has two cameras; front 1.3 megapixel and 3.2 rear camera. On the contrary, Apple has NO cameras, which is why this new dude is getting the looks.
It has ANDROID as it’s OS which means downloading of ANY application and users can make use of ADOBE FLASH which Apple happened to restrict. This is also another MAJOR advantage over the Apple.
Fantastic video playback of 7 hours…….What else does one want! ?
COMPARISON CHART – IPAD VS GALAXY
|SCREEN||7 inch LCD||9.7 inch LED|
|RESOLUTION||1024 X 600||1024 X 768|
|OPERATING SYS||ANDROID 2.2||iOS 3.2|
|PROCESSOR||1GHZ CORTEX||1GHZ APPLE|
|INTERNAL STORAGE||16 or 32GB||16, 32 , 64 GB|
|BATTERY LIFE||7 HOURS||10 HOURS|
|APPS||ANY MARKET||ONLY APPLE|
|WEIGHT||0.84 POUNDS||1.5 POUNDS|
Though the price of the Galaxy is not yet announced and it is not yet launched, it’s operability strength can only be assumed through its features both physical and internal. If you are on the verge of purchasing a tablet, I would suggest, you hang on in there and wait for the release of the Samsung Galaxy, or you might just end up regretting having not buying it instead!