Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

iPhone 6 vs Android: Samsung Galaxy S5, HTC M8 and Xiaomi MI3

I was watching the iPhone 6 launch last night and was wonder what the fuss is all about? Well it’s from Apple and people may be drooling. Lets find out how the iPhone 6 compares with the Leading Android phones. I am only comparing the specifications and features and not the actually quality which is very subjective. Here […]

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Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Ubuntu phone and tablet images now available

                  Since the Ubuntu phone has been announced, many people are getting eager to give it a try. The Ubuntu Touch Developer Preview, which allows you to get a peak into Ubuntu phone and tablet is available for download. Images are available for the following: Phones: Google […]

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Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

iPhone 4s, is it cool?

Apple has released the iPhone 4S, here is whats cool. Supports both GSM and CDMA can be used across the world. Bluetooth 4 8 Megapixel camera Front camera HD Video recording. Faster A5 Processor, Better late then never, Android phones are already Dual Core. HSDPA support for downloads upto 14.4 Mpbs Whats not so cool. […]

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Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

New patch to improve graphic performance by upto 60 percent

There is new patch for the X, which can improve the FPS (Frames Per Second) by upto 60 percent This will benefit applications that use indirect rendering only which means it only affects applications which don’t directly write to the frame buffer. Which most of the high end games do, to get optimal performance. It […]

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Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

Motorola defy launched in India

Motorola has finally launched the Defy in India. This is 3 months after it was launched in US by T-Mobile. Motorola is improving, some of their other phones, took 4-5 months to be launched in India. Lets hope they launch the Atrix sooner in India. Here is whats cool: Waterproof, scratchproof, dust proof. Should I […]

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Monday, January 17th, 2011

Google Nexus S

A cool looking phone from Google. Bbuilt by Samsung, hence the similarity to Samsung Galsxy S. Here is what I like: Android 2.3 (first and currently the only phone to have this) 16GB Internal Memory 4″ Display 1 GHZ Processor Here is what I don’t like: No expandable memory slot, Whith 16 GB built in, […]

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Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

Nokia N8 looks like a desperate attempt

What do you get when you marry a Tata Nano Engine with a Merc ? You get a Nokia N8  Nokia has been struggling to maintain market share, and this looks like a desperate attempt. As always Nokia has added so many hardware features which others can’t matchup, read till the end before you decide. […]

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Saturday, October 30th, 2010

Motorola Android phone to Defy water

Motorola has announced Motorola Defy which is Water Resistant, Dust Resistant and Scratch Resistant. Which is excellent if you had kids around who like to throw phones into the water! Here are some interesting features: 3.7″ touchscreen  display 480X864 resolution screen 5 Megapixel Camera with Video recording LED Flash 2 GB Internal Memory MicroSD Card […]

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Sunday, October 24th, 2010

Sub $200 Android phones hit the Indian market

Nokia has serious competition with Videocon, Mcromax, Acer and Motorola launching sub $200 (Rs. 10,000) phones in India. India already has the 2nd largest number of people accessing the internet from their cellphones. Android should fuel this market as: Its fast. Its excellent at multi tasking. Its easy to use. It has over 50,000 applications in the […]

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Friday, October 15th, 2010

The Android Invasion

From a Newsweek article: What began as a trickle now has turned into a tidal wave. In August Google announced it was activating 200,000 Android phones each day. On at least one day since then, that number surged to more than 250,000, Rubin says. Android now has leapt past Apple to become the biggest smart-phone […]

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Monday, September 27th, 2010

Android to have 500 Million Users by 2015

“In terms of sales, smartphones powered by Android are expected to surpass these of Symbian as early as 2012,” he said, reports the Telegraph. Its time Nokia considers offering Android based phone. “If Nokia joins the Android party, the support of this eco-system by all key players could help the mobile smartphone industry to potentially […]

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Friday, August 20th, 2010

HTC Desire HD coming

After  the HTC Desire, HTC has announced the HTC Desire HD. Here are the specs: 4.3 inch LCD screen: Thats big! 8 Megapixel Camera 1 GHz Processor (same as HTC Desire) 720p High Definition Video Capture HD Video Playback DivX playback Surround sound. 4 GB Internal Memory: Nice but more the better. Android 2.2.: Will […]

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Monday, July 26th, 2010

HTC Android phones: Wildfire, Legend and Desire

What happens when a Taiwan ODM (Original Device Manufacturer) starts making their own phone? Result is you get good value for money, it start selling well and as a result they also get sued! For those who came in late, ODMs are the actual manufactures of the device sold by the likes of Apple. ODMs […]

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Thursday, July 15th, 2010

Android crosses iPhone OS Market share

Android has overtaken Apple OS (iPhone,itouch,iPad) to be number 2. Blackberry RIM is still Number one,  however they are quickly loosing marketshare to Android. RIM’s BlackBerry OS at 36 percent; Android at 28 percent; Apple iPhone OS at 21 percent. Read more.

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Monday, July 5th, 2010

Best Buy is not best anymore

Best Buy is firing its employee who made this funny video comparing iPhone 4 with HTC Evo. Perhaps Apple didn’t find the video funny and is pressurising Best Buy to take action. Here is the scoop. The video has already had 2.3 Million views and growing rapidly. Its funny

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Friday, May 14th, 2010

Open Source is winning in mobile phones

Not sure, how many people already know or realise that most of the cellphones sold today are based on Open Source. Android is the fastest growing Operating System for phones is based on Linux. Nokia’s N900 platform runs Linux too. Palm’s (now acquired by HP) WebOS is based on Linux too. Symbian the most popular […]

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Thursday, April 15th, 2010

India is No. 2 in mobile Internet usage

As per a recently published article, India in Number two globally right after US for using Internet via mobile phone. Number 1 mobile device globally for accessing internet is the iPhone followed by the iTouch, Number 3 is the android based Motorola Droid, Number 4 is HTC Dream (also runs Android). In India people are […]

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Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

Linus Torvalds ditches iPhone for Android based Google Nexus

Linus Torvalds has purchased a Google Android based Nexus One cellphone. But I have to admit, the Nexus One is a winner. I wasn’t enthusiastic about buying a phone on the internet sight unseen, but the day it was reported that it finally had the pinch-to-zoom thing enabled, I decided to take the plunge. I’ve […]

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Friday, February 5th, 2010

Symbian goes Open Source

After Google Android, now Symbian has decided to go Open Source. Since Android is Linux based and this had a good chance of Linux becoming the de facto operating system in Cellphone too. So Symbian reacted and released all its source code too, in the hope that their customers don’t switch to Linux and they […]

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Friday, October 30th, 2009

Jawbone, noise cancellation bluetooth Headset

I have been using the Jawbone, noise cancellation headset for a while. Its sold at a premium over other brands. It worked very well for a few days and did an excellent job in noise cancellation. However after a few days it started giving way, due to the poor build quality. The ear hook was […]

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