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Nokia launches Booklet 3G and enters into PC business

Posted on 02 September 2009 by Sadhan

Nokia launches Booklet 3G and enters into PC business 

nokiaFrom mobile handsets to PC manufacturing, Nokia seems to be striving for a market leader position on all latest gadgets and devices. It’s the mini laptop Booklet 3G that is the key phrase with Nokia besides its smartphones. That’s the tech news buzzing around you about Nokia and netbooks. 

PC should not be such that it ties you down into one place. The growing demand is that people need PC with lot of mobility. The punch line of Nokia is Connecting People so with Nokia Booklet 3G, the company is evolving in anew dimension to connect people with comfort and convenience. 

Apple’s iPhone has slowly crawled and grabbed lot of Nokia market share in the field of smartphones. So, with the news of Tablet Notebook from Apple, there is no wasting time by Nokia to give the right punch with Nokia Booklet 3G. 

The full details of the Nokia Booklet 3G is yet to be disclosed by Nokia, but a sneak peek into this latest mobile PC reveals: 

  • Nokia Booklet 3G will have 10 inch display monitor screens (same as Apple Tablets ah!)
  • It will be powered by Intel’s Atom microprocessor for an impressive performance.
  • This notebook will not weigh more than 1.25kgs, just because it is available with aluminum chassis.
  • The connectivity options include 3G/HSDPA and Wi Fi.
  • You will also enjoy the rich Ovi Suites applications from Nokia in Booklet 3G.
  • It is coming with full keyboard unlike Apple Tablets.  

More can be known at the Nokia World Conference on September 2 and I shall keep you posted on that. 

Advantages:  

The greatest benefit that is making news is the battery life of this gadget. 12 hours of battery life is simply amazing. 

What you get is a netbook that is offering you the experience of full mobile computing without the additional weight of a laptop. 

Personal computer thus is geared towards being more personal, social and helpful gadget. Pricing is one issue that needs to be checked, but reports say that it’s going to be affordable and not so expensive as smartphones or Apple Tablets. 

For more information keep checking : http://events.nokia.com/nokiaworld/home.htm 

 and keep commenting :)


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Android & Android mobile platform

Posted on 08 July 2009 by Ritz

Android, a product of Open Handset Alliance (OHA) is a complete package of software for mobile devices. It is comprised of an operating system, middleware and mobile applications. The android operating system runs on open Linux kernel. It contains a set of APIs (Application Programming Interface) and libraries that gives users enormous facility to innovate new applications, for example: a developer can combine information from the web with data on an individual’s mobile phone — such as the user’s contacts, calendar, or geographic location. A developer can build an application that enables users to view the location of their friends and be alerted when they are in the vicinity giving them a chance to connect.

Android provides a software development kit (SDK) which is constituted of debugger, libraries, a handset emulator (based on QEMU), documentation, sample code, and tutorials.

Key features of an Android operating system:

  • Handset Layout>: The platform is adaptable to VGA, 2D graphics library, 3D graphics library based on OpenGL ES 1.0 specifications, and traditional Smartphone layouts.
  • Storage: The Database Software SQLite is used for data storage purposes
  • Connectivity: Android supports connectivity technologies including GSM/EDGE, CDMA, EV-DO, UMTS, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. 
  • Messaging: SMS and MMS are available forms of messaging including threaded text messaging.
  • Web browser: The web browser available in Android is based on the open-source WebKit application framework.
  • Media support: Android supports the following audio/video/still media formats: MPEG-4, H.264, MP3, AAC, MIDI, OGG, AMR, JPEG, PNG, GIF.
  • Additional hardware support: Android can utilize video/still cameras, touch screens, GPS, accelerometers, magnetometers, accelerated 2D (with hardware orientation, scaling, and pixel format conversion) and accelerated 3D graphics.
  • Development environment: Includes a device emulator, tools for debugging, memory and performance profiling, a plug-in for the Eclipse IDE.
  • Market: The Android Market is a store house of applications that can be downloaded and installed .Originally only freeware applications were supported. Paid-for applications have been available on the Android Market in the United States since 19 February 2009.
  • Multi-touch: Android has native support for multi-touch but the feature is disabled at the kernel level. An unofficial mod has been developed that enables multi-touch, but requires superuser access to the device to flash an unsigned kernel.

google-androidEvolution of Android:

Way back, on November 5, 2007 a consortium of companies(whose count is 47 now) comprising of  Broadcom Corporation, Google, HTC, Intel, LG, Marvell Technology Group, Motorola, Nvidia, Qualcomm, Samsung Electronics, Sprint Nextel, T-Mobile, and Texas Instruments came into existence, coinciding with the release of their first product ‘Android’ with ARM Holdings Plc, Atheros Communications, Asustek Computer Inc, Garmin Ltd, buy cialis in canada Softbank, Sony Ericsson, Toshiba Corp, and Vodafone Group joining later. The latest entry in OHA is Acer.

Android is available as an entirely open source since October 21, 2008. Despite of the fact that it is an open source product, there are few developments happening in the product in a private development branch named ‘Cupcake’ (Its a read-only mirror branch for public view). This development activity will result in changes in download manager, the framework, Bluetooth, the system software, radio and telephony, developer tools, the build system and several applications, as well as a number of bug fixes.

On 30th April, 2009 another milestone was achieved with the release of 1.5 update for Android which led to following enhancements:

  Ability to record and watch videos with the camcorder mode

  Uploading videos to YouTube and pictures to Picasa directly from the phone

  A new soft keyboard with an “Autocomplete” feature

  Ability to automatically connect to a Bluetooth headset within a certain distance

  New widgets and folders that can populate the desktop

  Animations between screens

  Expanded ability of Copy and paste to include web pages. 

Lets have some insight on devices already running

on Android and those which would be running on it soon. HTC dream, HTC Magic, Chinese company QIGI I6, Geeks phone ONE (first Spanish android phone) are the ones which are already using android. The mobiles which are coming soon with android are Samsung I7500, HTC Hero, HKC Imobile. Acer is expected to release Android for the Acer One netbook in Q3 2009. Chinese ODM Yuhua’s first

Android phone, the dual-SIM DSTL1 will be released in June.

Latest Buzz in the territory of android based device is the announcement of Android Native development kit version 1.0 which allows software or applications to run natively on the Linux layer below and the possibility of fennec (Firefox’s mobile version) to be a part of Android mobile OS.

With Android around we can customize our phones to our interests and has the capacity to incorporate almost all the technologies coming in future.

Already Report says Google Android to grow 900% in 2009. Keep watching … 


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Nokia N86

Posted on 25 June 2009 by Sadhan

 Nokia launches N86 with 8 MP Carl Zeiss 

nokia_n86Did you check on the latest Nokia N86 slider phone endowed with 8MP camera posing competition to the digital cameras? It is not just an addition to the behemoth N series or another 3G handset. It calls for greater show so check out this smart phone from the Finnish mobile maker Nokia.

 Most importantly this phone is equipped with 8 megapixel camera with wide angle Carl Zeiss Tessar lens, autofocus and LED flash light. With Carl Zeiss technology you can be rest assured of crystal clear picture and you will not be surprised to find that this handset has won for best Mobile Imaging Device, the Technical Image Press Association 2009 award.

Watch the pictures and videos on 2.6 inch OLED screen. The handset is also equipped with 3.5mm audio jack and FM radio. Nokia maps are also additional feature in Nokia N86. What about the storage capacity? It’s a winner here too as it has 8GB memory space and memory can be enhanced up to 16GB with extended memory card slot.

This 3G touchscreen phone reflects a stylish look and supports WiFi and GPS.  

Keep posting your comments if you like Nokia N97  better but I feel Nokia N86 reflects similarity in appearance and function with Nokia N95.


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