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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Sony’s Stereo Bluetooth Headset SBH20 finally sale

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The Sony Stereo Bluetooth Headset SBH20 was formally announced in January and we’ve been waiting for it to appear ever since. The headset has been on sale in some Asian regions such as Hong Kong and Taiwan, but not elsewhere. Well, the SBH20 headset is now sale in Europe via the official Sony Mobile website.
In the UK, the headset will set you back £35.90. The SBH20 is available in five colours (orange, black, white, pink and turqiouse), but the black is currently sold out. In Europe, the headset will set you back €49. The SBH20 is a clip-on headset with a 110mAh battery capable of six hours of talk time and weighs just 12.3 grams.

Xperia P Available Root workaround Jelly Bean firmware

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The Sony Xperia P (LT22i) received the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update last week in the form of firmware version 6.2.A.0.400. Unfortunately there isn’t an easy rooting solution for this firmware yet, but fear not, you can get root as long as you’re willing to invest in a bit of effort. The workaround involves downloading a zip file, flashing an Ice Cream Sandwich kernel, then flashing the zip file before flashing the Jelly Bean kernel.
This method requires that your bootloader is unlocked, however another method is also available for locked bootloaders, although not everyone is reporting success with this one. The good news is that there is a fall back and that involves downloading and flashing a pre-rooted Jelly Bean ROM. Hopefully, an easier one-click solution is on horizon, but until then these methods should work.

HTC One Available in North America

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It was an amazing day Friday as the new HTC One began selling in the United States and Canada. We spent the day with our our carrier partners in both countries as customers claimed their all-metal superphone. New owners immediately started sharing their experiences on Twitter and they’re definitely impressed

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specially here in Seattle, we joined our partners to greet customers with snacks and show off all the features of our newest superphone. Of course, we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to create our HTC Share of launch day.  Good times and great cookies were had by all.  Check out the fun in our photo gallery, then share your stories about how your using your new HTC One.

Nokia Lumia 920 adds 12x zoom camera

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If that 8MP PureView clinical test camera on the Lumia 920 simply does not cut it for you, then it means that you have got false expectations towards smartphones. withal, there's currently a singular accent that may enable you to realize one thing way more extraordinary than what the Lumia 920's camera was meant to be.

Fellow shutterbugs, enable North American nation to gift to you this... case, that is far quite a straightforward case, as a result of it conjointly options a 12x zoom lens and even alittle stand to exterminate those unpleasant shakes. so as to use this intriguing accent, you just ought to insert the phone into the case, and you are able to go! World Health Organization same you cannot use optical zoom together with your 920? Those 808 PureView fanboys laughed at you once you same you would like a true smartphone, however who'll be riant now?!

All humorous aside, if you truly happen to be such a unashamed enthusiast, it would be helpful for you to grasp that the accent is fairly low-cost at $31.99. So, who's shopping for it?
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Top 10 free Android chat apps better than SMS

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Check out the list of 10 free Android chat apps and why they are better than traditional SMS text messaging
Free chat apps are rising in popularity and not without a reason. Available for free these chat apps encompass the best elements of both texting and social networking making sharing of photos, videos, music, free voice calls and more seamless and hassle 'free'.  If you still find yourself SMS text messaging, dig through the below mentioned top 10 free Android apps which make for a way cooler substitute for the traditional text messaging.
  • 1. Fring 2014
This  multi-award winning mobile application brings you the highest quality of calls and group calls (voice and video) on mobile using the DVQ technology. The app provides support for  multiple connection options (3G, WiFi, GPRS, Edge) and offers group calling with 4 friends at the same time, free calls, messaging and video calls to other fring users worldwide, free calls to mobiles and landlines with fringOut. The best part is that to register you can simply use your phone number for registration instead of a username and password.
Download Fring from Google Play
  • 2. WhatsApp Messenger 2014
The popular messaging app needs no introduction. According to Neilsen India Consumer Rankings, What'sapp became the most engaging app in 2012. Available for Android and other smartphones, the app uses 3G or WiFi to send and receive messages, pictures, audio notes, and video messages. The free service (for the first year) even allows group conversations with your contacts and allows you to send WhatsApp messages internationally for no additional price.
Download WhatsApp Messenger from Google Play
  • 3. Tango 2014
Winner of the Best Communication App and Best Texting App award in 2013, Tango is a all-in-one social networking app that brings highest quality video and phone calls, texts, photo and video sharing, games and more for free. It's easy to use and does not require login & password, you can personalize your calls and messages with fun animations to express yourself, send cards to your loved ones, edit your photos with filters, text and more before you send them to friends and much more. Using Tango all your video and audio calls are free and don’t use your minutes and calls and messages send internationally are also free.
Download Tango from Google Play
  • 4. GroupMe 2014
As the name suggest, this app comes quite handy to chat with a group of friends. Whether you're talking to a group of friends, or texting with one person, GroupMe makes it easy to reach anyone, anytime, anywhere. Now get together with family or coordinate with co-workers, or just gossip - A definite addition to your smartphone.
Download GroupMe from Google Play
  • 5. Viber 2014
Another interesting mobile app for sending chats, text and videos for free to over 175 million users is viber. The ad free app is simple to use and brings free calls with HD sound quality, text and photo messaging
and more.

Download Viber from Google Play
  • 6. KakaoTalk 2014
Now make group calls in high-quality sound and schedule appointments in your chat room using this popular app. Apart from enjoying fREE messages and enjoy unlimited HD calls, you can also create your own group chat, schedule appointments, lunches, gatherings (w/ reminders), get creative using animated emoticons and custom themes and share multimedia content with ease.
Download KakaoTalk from Google Play
  • 7. Line 2014
Another app with unlimited call and message Line allows you to make voice calls and send  messages for free whenever and wherever you are. Boasting of 150 million users worldwide line can also be used to send email using its message function with colorful icons, photos and even location information. It is also available for PCs and smart-tablets.
Download Line from Google Play
  • 8. Nimbuzz Messenger 2014
Chat with your buddies on Facebook, Gtalk, Yahoo Messenger 24x7 for free via Nimbuzz. Combining the power of internet and smart phone messenger into one, and lets you make cheap international voice calls, send unlimited chat messages, share files on any mobile device across popular messengers. Nimbuzz Messenger is available on Android, iOS, Blackberry, Symbian, Java, Windows and Mac.
Download Nimbuzz Messenger from Google Play
  • 9. Facebook Messenger 2014
For the Facebook aficionados, this is a perfect app. Now instantly reach friends on their smart phones, feature phones or desktop computers using the Facebook Messenger app. To use the app simply click on the icon and then tap a chat head to reply, drag them around or flick them down to close. You can also get your SMS and Facebook messages together.
Download Facebook Messenger from Google Play
  • 10. Imo messenger 2014
A great app for those looking for multi-protocol IM. Imo messenger comes handy specially if you have friends using variety of different IM services and you don't want to switch between different individual apps.
The app again brings free high-quality voice calls, group messaging and photo sharing, Voice IMs that turn your Android into a walkie-talkie along with support for Facebook Chat, Google Talk, Skype, MSN, ICQ, AIM, Yahoo Messenger, Jabber, Hyves, VKontakte and Steam

Download Imo messenger from Google Play

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Apple iPhone land Boost Mobile in Q3 of 2013 ?

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The Apple iPhone can arrive to the Sprint hopped-up pre-paid carrier Boost Mobile within the third quarter of the year, per @evleaks.

If this rumor
seems to be true, Boost Mobile can become the nation’s fourth pre-paid carriers to induce the iPhone. Apple’s device is already on the market on the four major carriers - Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile.

Sprint
is additionally running another pre-paid operator, Virgin Mobile, and it already carries the iPhone, thus it might undoubtedly be to visualize the enduring smartphone on Boost furthermore.

Cricket and Straight
speak area unit another 2 carriers to supply the device, and also the regional C steeple Wireless has the iPhone furthermore.

Original iPhone becomes on June 11

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Look out for the herb Hill set rocking a 2G iPhone when Gregorian calendar month eleven, because the initial Apple telephone set is ready to be classified "vintage" as of that date.

At least,
that is the case within the U.S.A. consistent with this leaked internal Apple document - within the remainder of the planet, the 2G phone merely becomes obsolete.

What
which means is that Apple Stores can stop acknowledging the telephone set therefore if there area unit any problems along with your ageing iPhone, you must get them sorted out sooner than the Gregorian calendar month eleven cut-off.
One more
factor...

Also reaching
degeneration on Gregorian calendar month eleven area unit the 2005 waterproof mini, 2007 iMacs, the aerodrome categorical Base Station and a few of MacBooks.

Apple
can stop giving repairs or elements for these merchandise therefore associate degreey post-June eleven problems can need to be restricted by an unofficial repair outlet.

If
you are still exploitation an explicit 2G iPhone, we tend to salute you. Tell us, however is that going?

Mesothelioma Symptoms 2014

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Mesothelioma is difficult to diagnose because the early signs and symptoms of the disease can be subtle or mistaken. Symptoms are all too frequently ignored or dismissed by people who are inclined to attribute them to common every day ailments. Sometimes patients live with symptoms for up to 6 months before being diagnosed but usually the symptoms are present for two to three months prior to a mesothelioma diagnosis.
About 60% of patients diagnosed with pleural mesothelioma experience lower back pain or side chest pain and there are frequent reports of shortness of breath. Lower numbers of people may experience difficulty swallowing, or have a persistent cough, fever, weight loss or fatigue. Additional symptoms that some patients experience are muscle weakness, loss of sensory capability, coughing up blood, facial and arm swelling and hoarseness.
Peritoneal mesothelioma originates in the abdomen and as a result, symptoms oft en include abdominal pain, weight loss, nausea, and vomiting. In the event that there is a hernia present, fluid buildup may occur in the abdomen as well.
Asbestos exposure is considered the primary risk factor for the development of the cancer. Anyone previously exposed to asbestos displaying any of these symptoms should seek medical attention from a doctor who specializes in the treatment and diagnosis of mesothelioma and thoracic oncology.

How long does it take for mesothelioma symptoms to appear?

One of the most unique facts about mesothelioma is that the disease is characterized by a long latency period that is very often associated with the disease. The latency period is the amount of time that elapses from the first point of asbestos exposure to the point where symptoms begin to appear so that a diagnosis can be made. In some mesothelioma cases the latency period is reported to be 10 years but the average latency for the majority of cases is between 35 and 40 years. As a result, the cancer often progresses to later stages before a diagnosis is made. When diagnosed in the later stages, mesothelioma treatment options become more limited and are less effective.

Symptoms of Mesothelioma

Provided below is a list of symptoms that mesothelioma patients may experience. Please click on a symptom to learn more about it.

Anemia

Mesothelioma patients diagnosed with anemia have a lower than normal red blood cell count or hemoglobin in the blood which can cause fatigue and if left untreated, result in a loss of bone marrow.

Blood Clotting Disorder

A symptom experienced by many mesothelioma patients that can lead to anemia and other serious complications if not given appropriate medical attention.

Bowel Obstruction

A very painful symptom that can sometimes develop in peritoneal mesothelioma patients due to fluid buildup in the abdomen.

Chest Pain

Often experienced in pleural mesothelioma and pericardial mesothelioma patients, chest pain can develop as the tumor grows and places strain on the lungs and heart.

Dysphagia

Pleural mesothelioma patients often develop difficulty swallowing (esophageal dyphagia) as the mesothelium continues to grow on the lungs.

Fluid Effusion

An effusion can occur in mesothelioma patients when there is fluid buildup affecting either the pleura or pericardium.

Hemoptysis

Hemoptysis, or the symptom of coughing up blood, can have its origins in the lungs, bronchi or trachea of mesothelioma patients.

Nausea

Nausea is experienced in a number of cancer patients as it is often a side effect of chemotherapy treatment. Those diagnosed with peritoneal mesothelioma may also experience nausea as a result of increasing abdominal pressure.

Peritoneal Effusion

Peritoneal mesothelioma patients may experience a buildup of fluid in the peritoneum as the tumor continues to grow. This can result in an effusion which can inhibit the function of abdominal organs.

Pleural Effusion

In pleural mesothelioma patients, pleural effusion may develop when there is a large amount of fluid present in the pleura, the lining between the lungs and chest cavity.

Weight Loss

Weight loss can occur in mesothelioma patients as a side effect from cancer treatment or as the result of other symptoms that may also be present such as difficulty swallowing or nausea.

Monday, April 29, 2013

Samsung ATIV Smart PC 2014

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There is no doubt that more and more manufacturers are delivering tablets with Windows 8 OS. Samsung decided to cover almost every aspect of this market and we are able to see new devices from this company while one of the newly added is the Samsung ATIV Smart PC.
Design
If you are coming from most Android tablets or even aluminum iPads, the ATIV Smart PC will feel a tad heavy at 26oz (750g), given its all-plastic construction. However, considering that Samsung’s tablet has a larger 11.6” screen, and runs full Win 8 that has backwards compatibility with all programs ever written for Windows – something that typically requires a cooling fan – the weight is actually quite decent. Tell that to your wrist, though, as prolonged holding of the polycarbonate ATIV Smart PC2014 chassis brings fatigue much faster than with a typical ARM-based 10” slate, for instance, despite that there’s plenty of side bezel for your thumbs to grip it tight without touching the display.
The 9.9mm thin polycarbonate housing resembles the material used in the making of the blue Galaxy S III, with brushed metal looks, but hollow plasticky sound when you knock on the back. The back is a looker with the faux brushed metal housing, the elevated Samsung logo and the metal rim around the 8MP camera with LED flash by its side, and its tapered sides help in holding the tablet more comfortably.
The power/lock, volume rocker and screen orientation keys are situated discreetly on the sides in the top left quadrant – flush enough to blend with the chassis, but still easy to feel, and with good tactile feedback. Moreover, we have a full suite of ports and slots – microSD, USB 2.0, SIM card, and even a microHDMI for TV-out, covered with fitting protective flaps that are easy to pry open.
The Windows key underneath the display is slightly recessed, preventing accidental presses, and with a clicky tactile feel as well. Below it at the bottom are the dock connector and the keyboard attachment mechanism openings, which make it very easy to snap the tablet in and out of the dock with the push of a button.
Keyboard dock
Samsung throws in two extra input methods with the ATIV Smart PC – the S Pen stylus we all know and love from its Note family of phones and tablets, tucked neatly in the silo at the lower right corner, as well as a keyboard dock with a hinge mechanism, that transforms the Windows 8 tablet into a full-fledged notebook.
The metal hinge mechanism seems sturdy and the tablet snaps into place with one quick motion. Pulling it out is a bit harder, though, as you have to push the release button with a significant force before the latch springs are released, but we wouldn’t want that mechanism iffy anyway.
The sturdy metal hinge wraps around the back, making the assembly easier to carry around, but adds to the overall weight, which with the dock is north of three pounds (1.45kg), so as much as a typical 11” ultrabook, which, however, come with much better specs and storage.
The keyboard buttons are of the island type, pretty easy to type on, yet with a somewhat shallow travel, which is a common drawback on such dock attachments. The touchpad, for that matter, is sensitive, and with a decent click feedback.
Camera
There is an 8MP camera with LED flash on the back of the ATIV Smart PC, and a front-facing shooter for video chat. The interface is pretty basic in the Camera app, only letting you adjust the resolution, brightness, contrast and exposure, but you can always scoop an app from the Windows Store for color effects, HDR and the like.
The camera takes some time to focus, and the photos appear somewhat soft and undersaturated, with less detail than we would expect from the camera’s resolution.
The tablet shoots Full HD 1080 video, and the footage is mediocre, with wandering focus, pale colors, and can be quite noisy in low-light scenarios.
Multimedia
The biggest gripe about the default Win 8 media apps is not the music player or picture application, but rather the default video player, which doesn’t support such popular containers like MKV. Thus you’d have to resort to 3rd party apps or the good old desktop mode again to install any video player your heart desires, which gives you one less reason to stay and use the Modern UI elements. Samsung even throws in CyberLink Power DVD for free, though we prefer lighter solutions.
For a tablet the ATIV Smart PC sports pretty decent stereo speakers, which don’t sound too flat, or distort too much at the highest volume.
Conclusion
Jack of all trades or a master of none? The Samsung ATIV Smart PC25014, as other Intel Atom-based tablets with Windows 8 sound great on paper – thin and light, they are capable to run legacy Windows programs, and have battery life comparable with iOS or Android slates. The compromises for achieving such a combo, however, are not to be taken lightly. While the ATIV Smart PC is airy for an 11.6” tablet and well built, its weight is not comfy to hold for a prolonged period and with the keyboard dock is as much as an 11” ultrabook.
Thus the main advantage of the ATIV Smart PC is that it gives you double the battery life your typical notebook would offer, as well as all the input flexibility that comes with the S Pen and a detachable screen-keyboard dock combo, so if for some reason you need full Win 8 for all-day computing on the go, Samsung’s Atom-based slate would do the trick, but only in light usage scenarios.
For heavier usage you’d have to resort to something like the Microsoft Surface Pro, which is more expensive, or altogether get a notebook like the $500 Asus VivoBook, for instance, with the same size touchscreen as the Smart PC, same weight, and much better specs and storage, while spending the money you’d spare for an affordable tablet to use on the go.
The actual direct competitors of the ATIV Smart PC2014 here, however, are other such Atom Win 8 slates, like the Acer Iconia W510, which has a tad smaller screen for the same price, but its keyboard dock sports an additional battery, so you can muster twice the endurance of the Smart PC, while it doesn’t have the added S Pen functionality tucked in.
Or, alternatively, you can get an iPad 4 with hundreds of thousands of tablet-oriented apps, or a Nexus 10 with high-res display, yet if you need Windows 8 with this battery life on a tablet, there aren’t many such slates to choose from at the moment.
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Asus VivoTab Smart 2014

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Not so long ago on a tablet market you could choose between Android devices and iOS powered iPad. It is good to see that new devices, this time with Windows 8 and Windows RT are coming to the market. One of the latest that was delivered is the Asus VivoTab Smart2014.
Design:
It is not surprising, but the overall design and appearance of the Asus VivoTab Smart is reminiscent of the VivoTab RT that we looked at a couple months ago. It remains relatively compact for a tablet (10.4”3 x 6.73” x 0.38”) and is easy to carry around at only 20.46 oz (560g).
This time around, the VivoTab Smart has a white backing instead of the brushed metal on the VivoTab RT, but the front is still uncluttered by the display, 2MP front facing camera, and capacitive Windows home key. Along on the left edge is the microUSB port, and the hidden microSD memory card slot and covered microHDMI video port. Up on top is the raised power button, while on the right edge is the large volume rocker and 3.5mm headset jack. Around on the back is the 8MP auto-focus camera with LED flash, which can also record 1080p video, as well as a small external speaker hidden behind a group of small microdots.
Keyboard dock:
One of the must-have accessories for the Asus VivoTab Smart is the TranSleeve Keyboard. The sleeve is magnetic and can “grab” onto the bottom edge of the tablet, while the larger area of the sleeve grabs the keyboard. This allows for almost a laptop-type experience. But if you want to have the tablet stand on its own, you then have to take the keyboard off the sleeve and fold the sleeve behind the tablet to prop it up. Then you can just rest the keyboard on your desk or lap.
The Bluetooth keyboard is 10.25” wide, which should provide enough room for even large hands. We had no issue typing on it, and we like that it uses real physical keys that have a nice response to them, and even provide a traditional “click” sound when pressed. The trackpad at the bottom also works well, showing an on-screen mouse pointer, and there is also a left and right mouse-type buttons on the bottom. Since the keyboard is separate from the tablet and is connected via Bluetooth, youalso have to charge the keyboard via the microUSB port on its side.
Just keep in mind that the TranSleeve Keyboard is an optional accessory that you have to purchase, and does add 445g to the weight.
Interface and Functionality:
Unlike the Asus VivoTab RT that is limited by Windows RT, the VivoTab Smart comes running the full Windows 8 32-bit operating system. This means that instead of only being able to run Modern UI programs that are designed for ARM processors, the Intel Atom-based Asus VivoTab Smart2014 can run standard Windows programs, including ones for Windows 7.
We won’t go into great detail about the Windows 8 platform, since we’ve covered it most recently on the Microsoft Surface Pro. When it comes to personalization, Windows 8 isn’t as deep as Android, but it’s far better than what the iPad delivers. Windows 8 also incorporates social networking services such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter, but the People Hub, which aggregates all social networking content, doesn’t execute well with its layout. Making matters worse, third party offerings don’t do the platform justice just yet; however, it’s something we’re certain that developers will improve over time.
Gestures for closing apps, swiping between them and viewing the Charms Bar on the right are quite basic and easy to learn once you get the hang of it. But if you don’t want to bother with the Live Tiles, you can always go into the desktop view, which has a traditional Windows 7-style desktop. Though missing is the popular “Start” button on the lower left, which is replaced by the full Start Screen in the Modern UI.
Camera:
The Asus VivoTab Smart comes with two camera programs. The first is the standard one that is part of Windows 8, which is pretty much no frills and gets the job done. But our favorite is the Asus Camera program, as it is easier to use when changing between the camera, video recorder, and panorama modes, as well as selecting options, effects, and settings.
Images that we took outside were by no means jaw-dropping, but still quite good for a tablet with an 8MP autofocus shooter, as colors were natural and there was plenty of detail. Inside images were also good if there was plenty of light, though they did start to appear grainy with lower-light levels. We found the LED flash to be plenty bright to illuminate a dark scene, but the camera likes to focus first (which it can’t do well in the dark) and then turn the flash on to snap the image. It would be better if the flash came earlier to help the camera focus, like we’ve seen on some smartphones.
Recording video at 1080p is common these days, and VivoTab Smart does an OK job, though some detail is lacking. However, we did like that it maintains autofocus during the recording process, and playback is smooth and stutter-free at 30 frames per second.
Multimedia:
Just like with Windows RT, the Photos Hub with Windows 8 doesn’t offer anything out of the ordinary with its feature set, but rather, it’s a basic picture viewer that offers us the ability to crop and rotate images. As for sharing, there isn’t a native option, and instead accessing the “Charms” section of the Windows 8 interface will present us some of the apps that can handle the sharing process.
The new Music Hub for Windows 8 is deliciously sweet looking, as it incorporates the Modern UI style of the platform into the music player – and also offers synchronization with your XBOX Music account. All in all, it’s one of the better looking music player interfaces out there. With the speaker discretely hidden behind the microdots on the tablet’s rear, it doesn’t produce anything spectacular with its output. Instead, its weak and mute tones make it notoriously difficult to hear in noisy environments. Thankfully, you can overcome this by plugging in a pair of wired headphones to the 3.5mm headset jack, or by using wireless Bluetooth headphones or speakers.
The Asus VivoTab Smart supports various video codecs out of the box (DivX, H.264, MPEG-4, and Xvid), though MKV is not supported and will require you to install a 3rd party player. Video playback is smooth and looks well on the 10.1” display, through we can’t help thinking how much better it would be if the display was full HD resolution.
programs.
With the Asus VivoTab Smart currently priced at $499, it’s a compelling option for those looking for a moderately-sized tablet running the full Windows 8 platform without breaking the bank. But when adding on the $150 TranSleeve Keyboard option, you’re now in the price of some Windows 8 notebook PCs.
Overall we like the VivoTab Smart as a Windows 8 tablet, since it has a lot of features for the price, and can run pretty much any Windows program, though the Intel Atom processor does seem to hold back performance.
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Sunday, April 28, 2013

Apple counts down to 50 billion App Store downloads

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Apple has started counting down to the magic number of 50 billion apps downloaded from the Apple App Store. Currently at 49.2 billion, another 800 million apps downloaded until the magic number is reached. The person who downloads the 50 billionth app will receive a $10,000 Apple App Store gift card. And the Cupertino based company will even reward those who come close as those who download the next 50 apps following the big number will receive a $50 App Store gift card.

In March of 2012, Apple rewarded the person who downloaded the 25 billionth app from the App Store, also with a $10,000 gift card. The winner of that countdown contest was Chunli Fu of Qingdao, China. Fu, who had proclaimed at the time that she was not a fan of Apple products, had her iPhone for just one month before her fateful download of Disney's Where's My Water? made her the big winner.

Apple iPhone 5 And iOS 6.1.4 New update for speaker phone

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Owners of the Apple iPhone 5 should be receiving an update to iOS 6.1.4 on Thursday afternoon. There is not much of a changelog here as the 11.5MB download brings updated speakerphone audio to the device. The
update is for the Apple iPhone 5 only, and could contain a minor security enhancement as well as some bug fixes. The build number is 10B350.

The days of iOS are numbered with a revamped iOS 7 due to be introduced at WWDC next month. It's Jony Ive's baby now and early indications are that the leather clad icons and the skeumorphic look are out, replaced by what is being described as a flatter look. The actual launch of iOS 7 is rumored to take place in September.

Sony Release MHL to HDMI Adapter IM750

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Sony will shortly be releasing its own branded MHL to HDMI adaptor. The Sony IM750 adapter allows you to connect your handset directly to a HDMI-enabled television, it also has a micro USB port used to power the device. Once connected, the TV launcher application should start. If you have a CEC-enabled television, you will be able to control the phone using your TV remote. You should then be able to enjoy any content from your phone whether it means sharing photos, videos or playing games. We’re not sure on pricing and availability but will keep you posted.

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Stock Jelly Bean firmware ported to Xperia U

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The whizz children over at xda-developers ar at it once more. they need managed to port the stock mechanical man four.1.2 candy code to the Xperia U (ST25). XDA member munjeni managed to make a customized kernel for the telephone set, while lee480 has place the read-only storage along. It solely works for Xperia U handsets with unlatched bootloaders. The read-only storage will be put in by recovery beside the kernel.

However, the read-only storage isn't meant for daily use at this stage with variety of bugs together with a non-working camera and semiconductor diode bar, movement issues, buggy electrical phenomenon buttons and severe battery drain. However, it’s period nevertheless and as Sony has not earmarked the Xperia U to receive a politician candy update, let’s hope it’s not too long before we tend to see a stable JB port.

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Motorola X T1055 leaks and world screams X Phone

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A French telephone going by the model range XT1055 has popped informed a benchmarking app, leading individuals to believe it may relate to the new Motorola flagship smartphone.

Spotted on the Antutu
golem app by Japanese website Rbmen, the XT1055 apparently runs golem four.2.2 candy whereas packing a juicy one.7GHz quad-core processor.

The Motorola name is not really hooked up to the benchmark results, however the crosstalk extension has been utilized by the currently Google-owned manufacturer on previous handsets - the XT9825 is healthier called the Razr HD, whereas the XT890 is that the Intel-powered Razr i as an example.
Born
within the USA

According to the benchmark app the
French telephone is question was tested within the States, though you ought to take all this with a pinch of salt as results is faked.

There's been
lots of speak encompassing Motorola's next huge French telephone, particularly currently it's closely-held by Google and utter a "X Phone" appears to recommend we'll see one thing later within the year.

The annual Google IO conference takes place
in an exceedingly few weeks wherever there's an opportunity we'll see complete new} flagship smartphone bearing the search giant's brand there, however we're about to ought to wait and see.


LG Optimus F5 in France on Monday

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Korean manufacturer LG is launching the LG Optimus F5 on Mon. the road exists in order that LG can give a lower priced 4G LTE model and France are going to be the primary country to unharness the device. when France, the phone are going to be launched in South and Central America, Asia and also the Commonwealth of freelance States (CIS). With a 2150mAh battery, LG has given the user of the LG Optimus F5 enough battery power to last most of the day. underneath the hood may be a dual-com one.2GHz Qualcomm flower processor and a four.3 in. show with a qHD resolution brings a element density of 256ppi to the device. 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage is enclosed within the phone. the rear and front facing cameras weigh in at 5MP and one.3MP severally and humanoid four.1.2 is meant to be pre-installed, out of the box.

The LG Optimus F5 offers
a number of the proprietary LG options seen on higher priced models just like the LG Optimus G professional. Chief among them is QSlide, that allows you to use 2 apps directly by creating one clear and also the alternative one solid. exploitation the bar slide, you'll amendment that app is showing solid and that one is 'see-through'. you'll use Live Zooming to zoom into any specific a part of a video. With VideoWiz you'll be the director of video infatuated the handset's camera by adding sound and music straight from the phone, in conjunction with alternative enhancements. And QTranslator allows you to snap an image of text in a very foreign language and have the words, sentences and phrases translated. The feature accepts forty four completely different languages and interprets them into one amongst sixty four languages

Smartphone revolution complete Sales top feature phones

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In our tech-focused minds its
generally straightforward to forget that not everyone seems to be packing a innovative, prime of the vary smartphone in their jeans pocket.

So
once IDC declared on Friday that sales of smartphones had overtaken feature phones for the primary time ever, our initial reaction was: 'Wait is that simply happening now?'

Apparently
thus. in step with the analysis company fifty one.6 per cent of the 418.6 million handsets shipped throughout the primary 3 months of 2013 were smartphones.

The figures state that smartphone shipments went up a
banging forty two % compared with an equivalent amount of 2012, transfer the figure to over 216 million in total.
Samsung
manner on prime
"Phone users
wish computers in their pockets. the times wherever phones square measure used primarily to create phone calls and send text messages square measure quickly dwindling away," wrote aforesaid Kevin Restivo, senior analysis analyst with IDC.

Naturally, it's Samsung
that has driven the lion's share of the rise, with an out of this world thirty two.7 per cent of all smartphone shipments throughout the quarter.

That's nearly double Apple's tally of
seventeen.3 per cent throughout an equivalent amount, whereas LG was manner back in third place, in step with IDC's figures.

So
currently smartphones have finally taken the lead over their call-and-text happy low-spec rivals we will finally stop talking regarding the smartphone revolution. that brings North American country to consecutive question.... what is next?

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