Of the many new phones with support for Google's Android operating system that has been Sony Ericssson launched this year, there was a more recent handset concept that reportedly will soon be launched to the market in 2011 called Sony Ericsson Ape.
Google and Samsung could be teaming up once again and this time for the first Android 4.0 handset. According to sources close to Boy Genius Report, this latest collaboration bears the code name of Prime and could ultimately arrive as the Nexus Prime when it debuts late in the year. The handset should significantly improve upon its predecessor Nexus devices on multiple fronts, including processor speed and display resolution.
Lenovo some more time will enliven the Android Honeycomb tablet market soon. Although not yet officially announced, but from some of the emerging information that the Lenovo IdeaPad K1 tablet would soon be marketed. The Lenovo IdeaPad K1 will use the Android Honeycomb OS (unclear whether version 3.1 or 3.0) and reportedly will be launched later this June at 28 June or early July 2011. The Lenovo IdeaPad K1 Tablet will have a 10-inch screen, resolution 1280x800px supported by NVIDIA Tegra 2 processors.
More than half a year ago when it was announced that new Google Chrome OS will launch, Google has announced the postponement of a pilot program for first adopters and testers who've felt the 'beta' is better known as CR-48 notebook.
After Skype launched its application for the iPhone in 2009, Skype is now planning to pair the skype app on the iPad.
As reported by PCMag, Saturday (06/25/2011), "There is no release date for the app yet, but in a conversation with TUAW, Skype vice president of consumer and product design Rick Osterloh said the company expects Apple to approve the app soon.”
Google's Nexus S smartphone comes with the Google Wallet platform. The question is whether Apple will put the same platform on the iPhone 5?
As quoted by TechRadar, “the Apple iPhone 5 may adopt Google Wallet. Provided, Executive Chairman of Google Inc. Eric Schmidt permit Googleto immerse the software on products made in other manufacturing companies.”
Sony Ericsson has introduced several new smartphones at the CommunicAsia 2011 conference in Singapore some time ago, one of which is the Sony Ericsson Xperia Active smartphone based on Android operating system.
Motorola confirmed that it began launching Xoom tablet with Android operating system that has been updated, the Honeycomb 3.1.
"Honeycomb 3.1Update for Motorola Xoom begun outside the U.S. While the Motorola Xoom users in Europe can enjoy this update in the next few weeks after the update process is completed done in other regions," as quoted from the official Motorola posts via page Facebook.
Sony Ericsson launches the Xperia Ray smartphone that uses the Android 2.3 operating system in Singapore. The Xperia Ray using a Single core, 1 GHz processor.
The Xperia Ray brings touch-screen technology. The screen size of 3.3 inches. Compared to the iPhone 4, Ray thicker 0.1 mm. Just as the Xperia Arc and Neo, Ray uses the Sony Bravia Mobile Engine to make the picture clear and comfortable view.
HP plans to launch its new mobile phone called the HP Pre 3 Smartphone. This phone is the new generation of Pre-variants that were previously owned by the Palm and has now been taken over by HP, but the ranks of the Pre-generation appears to be still trying to still existing and visited his loyal consumers everywhere.
If you are a connoisseur of high-class technology, so this time there will be a new technology launched by Toshiba, the Toshiba DX1215 all in one desktop pc which is a touch screen desktop.
As reported by Engadget, Thursday (06/23/2011), said that the Toshiba DX1215 will be the largest touch screen ever that is 21.5 inches which is made of glossy black material. It has 2-port USB 3.0 which confirms USB Sleep and charge 5 and 4-port USB 2.0.
Nokia finally unveils the Nokia N9 the first Nokia N-series smartphone based on MeeGo. The Nokia N9 smartphone is designed to efficiently utilize the touch of a finger and swipe (slide) so there is no physical button to return function to the home or back normally found on other touch screen phones like the Android phones in general.
Info Tech - Intel recently decided to launch a new generation of processors Ivy Bridge in March 2012, which was previously planned for the end of 2011.
This is according to the source of a notebook manufacturer, is done by Intel to provide a good transition between the old and new platforms. As quoted by Digitimes.com said, “delay the circulation of the Ivy Bridge processor will give vendors more time to sell a product that is packed with Sandy Bridge processors.”
Due to a design flaw in Series 6 Sandy Bridge chipsets in January, Intel pulled the product and replace it on April 2011. This makes the notebook vendors lost two months to market the Sandy Bridge notebook. Notebook market is also affected by the development of Tablet PC, be another reason for Intel to delay launch of the Ivy Bridge.
The Intel Ivy Bridge processors that using 22 nm processor technology initially will be mass produced in November 2011 and announced in January 2012, but this delay resulted in the shifting time of release until March 2012.
Mobile phone manufacturers from China Huawei has announced its new tablet called MediaPad. The Huawei MediaPad is shown at CommunicAsia 2011 in Singapore.
According to Huawei, the MediaPad is the thinnest tablet they've ever production, which has a thickness of only 10.5mm (0.4in) and weighing just 390g (13.76oz). Although still not as thin as Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 or Apple iPad 2. The MediaPad powered by a dual-core 1.2GHz Qualcomm processor, with the ability of full HD 1080p video playback, front- and rear-facing cameras (front-facing camera has a 1.3 megapixel sensor, while the rear 5-megapixel camera can record HD video).
Rumors concerning the launch of the Apple New Mac Pro and Mac Mini with a Sandy Bridge and Thunderbolt will be launched late July or early August. It was submitted by a Cnet reporter, Brian Tong via his official Twitter account.
“My sources tell me all new Next-Gen Mac Pros and Mac Minis will launch either end of July first week of August.” Tong Said on his Twitter, Sunday (06/19/2011).
“August more likely, Sandy Bridge and Thunderbolt on both. NO details for specs or configurations given. Do not buy! Wait for the new Macs!”, Tong added.
The Mac Pro was last updated in late July 2010. Wwith changes in the processor, increased to 12 cores with Intel Xeon processors, making the Mac Pro is up to 50 percent faster than its predecessor.
LG finally launched the LG Optimus 3D Android Smartphone, the first smartphone with tri-dual architecture in the world. The LG Optimus 3D uses dual-core processor, dual-channel memory and dual memory, which makes the phone features dual triple. Dual-core part has become common now but the LG Optimus 3D is the fist to use dual channel, and therefore said to have dual memory feature. Dual channel memory is better and will certainly result in real improvement in performance couple of specific applications.
Sony Ericsson was rumored to have new smartphones that sneak on the internet ie: the SE Walkman WT19a and WT19i Android. SE Walkman WT19 phones make their presence known through the existence of User Agent Profiles stored on the SE site.
Having announced in January 2011, the Starbucks applications for Android devices finally managed to reach out to the market. The Starbucks for Android app provides a fast and convenient payment services to its customers, and other features for managing the Starbucks card when traveling.
Nearly three months since the launch of the Firefox 4, and now Mozilla has announced the official launch date of the Firefox 5 browser, on June 21.
As quoted from Neowin, Saturday (06/18/2011), the release schedules of the browsers installed on the Mozilla site fairly quickly, because the Firefox 6 itself will also be launched on July 5, or two weeks after Firefox 5 launched.
The Galaxy Tab 10.1 is one of the new Samsung Tablet. This tablet comes with new features and its design is similar to Apple's iPad. Its thin size and lightweight make the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 feels good in the hand.
Panasonic reportedly will launch the Android-based tablet called Toughbook tablet later this year. However, this 10.1-inch tablet seems more targeted at enterprise users than general consumers as well as the Apple iPad that emphasizes entertainment features.
Sony has been keeping the release date of the excited Android tablets since last April, finally got a point of light on the release date of the Sony tablet.
As reported by Electricpig on Friday (06/17/2011), “a personal note from Sony marketing team has leaked when the both new tablet PCs called Sony S1 and Sony S2 will be released, and the UK became the place to release of the Sony tablets.”
The iPad 2 users really lucky because Apple offers high performance, particularly in terms of processor and graphics capabilities on the iPad 2. To enhance more optimal performance, you can use the top 10 best Apple iPad 2 apps below.
Research in Motion (RIM) launched BlackBerry PlayBook in the UK on Thursday (06/16/2011). Tablet that has a 7-inch screen is available in two choices of memory capacity, ie 16GB and 64GB.
The PlayBook with a capacity of 16GB and built-in Wi-Fi connectivity is priced at £399 and available at all Phones 4u stores and online. While a capacity of 64GB and built-in Wi-Fi will be available online only with prices starting at £549.
Apple on Thursday launched its annual back-to-school promotions, but different from the past year in which Apple offers a free iPod Touch with the purchase of a Mac. This year, Apple made some changes, when buy a new qualifying Mac with Apple education pricing, Apple offers a $ 100 gift cards that can be used on the Mac App Store, iTunes Store, iOS App Store, or iBookstore.
Sony Music Unlimited Cloud-based Service for Android will complement the Android phone, by providing unlimited streaming subscription and access to your own music library.
The Sony Music Unlimited is powered by Qriocity, which is a free application that can be downloaded from the Android Market. In addition, it also offers more than 7 million songs for Android devices that can be obtained via wifi and 3G connections.
Rumors about the next Google Nexus 4G leaked on the internet. As reported by BGR, Wednesday (06/15/2011), “the next Google Nexus smartphone called Nexus 4G is going to be an absolute beast.”
The next Google Nexus 4g will use a dual-core 1.2GHz or 1.5GHz CPUs, an OMAP 4460 or a low-power 28nm Krait-based Qualcomm's Snapdragon chips. This is contrary to earlier reports saying that the new Nexus will be equipped with an NVIDIA Kal-El processor, said BGR.
On the last post about "Google Chromebook release date" was mentioned that Google Chromebook will be released on June 15. And now Google Chromebook from Acer and Samsung has been available at Amazon.com and Best Buy for U.S. territory.
Info Tech - After Google, Amazon, and Apple to bring their cloud-based music service, now Hewlett-Packard (HP) also plans to make the cloud-based music service.
As reported by Softpedia, Wednesday (06/15/2011), "HP is negotiating with several major music labels for the cloud service. Although it is too early to know what exactly those services, HP reportedly will present a cloud-based services for music, movies and television shows."
Several media indicated HP will provide a service that allows users to store their music files and movies on the internet. Additionally, allows users to enjoy streaming music, tv streaming and watch online movie without having to download the file. Another rumor also mentions that HP will provide an online music store.
However, this discourse seems to still take a long time to be realized. Because HP itself is still not sure what kind of services they want to provide.
Regardless of when the cloud-based services will be launched, HP obviously have to compete with Google, Amazon and Apple in particular. Unlike Google and Amazon are still having difficulties reaching a deal with record label, Apple managed to hold several big labels like Universal, Sony, EMI and Warner as a partner to their iCloud service.
Nokia announced that it has signed a patent license agreement with Apple. This agreement will result in settlement of all patent litigation between the companies, including Nokia and Apple's lawsuit withdrawal from the U.S. International Trade Commission.
AMD officially announced its new processor that is the A-series. This chip is a combination of CPU and GPU an APU (Accelerated Processing Unit). The new A-series available in 3 model ie: the A4, A6, and A8 and intended for mid to high-level laptop.
Toshiba Thrive Tablet is now available for pre-order, and you can get it through Toshiba, Amazon and Office Depot. The Toshiba Thrive Tablet has a 10.1-inch screen, 1280 x 800 pixel screen, 1 GHz dual-core Tegra 2 CPU, dual-camera (5 megapixels behind, and 2 megapixel camera on the front).
Apple’s New MacBook Air is rumored to be coming in July with using OS X Lion. This was conveyed by an analyst Chris Whitmore of Deutsche Bank.
Whitmore said that "Our checks suggest a forthcoming MacBook Air refresh in July where we believe units could ramp to as high as 1.5M units per [quarter] or 50 percent of the MacBook business," as reported by Cnet on Monday (06/13/2011).
iPhone will be the first smartphone that will be sent into space. The Apple iPhone will be taken into space in the last mission the space shuttle Atlantis is scheduled on July 8, 2011. iPhone is already equipped with an application for IOS Spacelab specially designed by Odyssey Space Research, aerospace research firm in Houston, Texas, USA, to do some research.
Info Tech - Rumors of the Unlocked iPhone 4 coming to U.S. Apple Store sticking on the internet. Reportedly that the Unlocked iPhone 4 will be available at Apple's U.S. stores this week. This rumor appeared on twitter via @chronicwire.
According to Chronicwire, there are 4 specific models of the Unlocked iPhones headed to Apple Stores for Wednesday include MC603 (16GB, Black) MC604 (16GB, White) MC605 (32GB, Black) MC606 (32GB, White).
Rumors are still not certain whether true or not. But so far the idea of Unlocked iPhone 4 sold in Apple stores had never happened before. Therefore we wait in this week whether the rumors are indeed true.
After Apple launched the iCloud recently which is a cloud-based service to store music, photos, applications, calendar, documents, and many more, now Apple is rumored sued by iCloud Communication a company from Arizona for use of "iCloud" name.
The news about the Samsung Galaxy S2 release date leaked again. As written by Talk Android on its website saying that “An old friend-now Sprint Store Manager informed TalkAndroid that there are whispers about a July 24th release date for the Samsung Galaxy S2 going around in the Sprint world”.
Dell Inc. decided to release a new 10-inch tablet Android, Dell Streak 10 Pro, in China this year. Dell Streak 10 Pro is expected to lure "prosumer" Chinese, or consumers who really understand technology. At least, according to the President of Dell for China and South Asia region, Amit Midha, as quoted by Reuters on Friday (06/10/2011).
The presence of HP TouchPad on the market is getting closer. Reportedly the HP TouchPad Tablet will be released on July 1 next. The HP TouchPad will be the Wi-Fi version of new device. HP will also sell a 3G model through AT&T "later this summer," HP said in a statement on Thursday, as reported by the Los Angeles Times in a posting on its web site.
Google has launched the newest chrome browser called chrome 12 which is equipped with new security, 3d css and other new features. Google chrome 12 release with more focus on improving security.
On the new Chrome 12, Google has been updating the safe browsing feature that can warn users when they attempt to download potentially malicious files. However, the current safe-browsing feature is only able to track and kicked the .exe file extension.
Nintendo unveils Wii U at Electronic Entertainment Expo event in Los Angeles. The device is the successor of the Wii game console is the first Nintendo game consoles that support high-definition graphics.
Nintendo Wii U is equipped with new specs such as touch-screen technology with a size of 6.2 inches. The screen will work as a second display that displays the same image as seen on television screens.
Apple finally introduced the latest updates of iOS 5. Presented directly by Apple CEO Steve Jobs, there are some changes that brought it into the iOS 5. The new features will be a new weapon for IOS 5 to compete in the market. Some of the features offered by iOS 5 are:
New Google Chromebook is a new laptop from Samsung and Acer that run on google chrome os. The Acer Chromebook and the Samsung Chromebook (called the Samsung Series 5) will Realeses on June 15 and avalaible at Amazon.com and Best Buy.
The new version of Microsoft Office called Microsoft Office 365 reportedly will soon release this month, exactly on the June 28th. Microsoft Office 365 will use cloud-based services. Microsoft Office 365 lets you work from virtually anywhere and on almost any device whether you are a professional or a small business.
Toshiba had previously presented their first tablet called Folio 100, but unfortunately, the presence of the Folio 100 is less successful in the market. However, Toshiba to feel confident and optimistic for the return adventure in the world of tablet, by presenting its new tablet called Toshiba Thrive Tablet, which provided a fairly sophisticated technology.
Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs said that one of its products, Snapdragon, ready to become a partner for devices based on Microsoft's new operating system, called Windows 8. Snapdragon's first processor family that will support Windows 8 is most likely MSM8960, who will attend this month, followed by Snapdragon APQ8064 quad-core, which is anticipated to conduct trials in early 2012.