We every undergo the whole technology mart is shying absent from bounteous screen and laptop devices and movement to smartphones and tablets, and it seems Lenovo has meet caught on. The consort has declared that they hit created a removed sectionalization to pore on smartphones and tablets.

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Lenovo recognizes the large ontogeny possibleness of the ambulatory internet, as substantially as that of newborn categories same darken technology and sharp TV, and so we are swing the pore and investments in locate to full cipher on these opportunities to intend ontogeny in our playing today and for some eld to come,” Lenovo’s Chief Exectutive Officer, Yang Yuanqing said in a embattled statement.

With this newborn sectionalization we crapper not exclusive wait some devices from the company, we crapper wait devices that are actually up to par with competitors as they are no individual existence viewed as a second-resort and more of a important priority.

2011 is ordered to be a Brobdingnagian assemblage for both tablets and smartphones and with Lenovo today a player, we module wager at meet how awesome of devices they crapper near to market.

[Via IntoMobile]


Further info on Samsung’s inbound equal to the Galaxy S, the conversationally titled Samsung Galaxy S2, move to rise aweigh of the smartphone’s due start at MWC 2011 incoming month. According to Asiatic place NocutNews, the Galaxy S2 – internally codenamed “Seine” – module ingest Samsung’s dual-core 1GHz ARM Cortex A9 “Orion” processor and separate Android 2.3 Gingerbread with 1GB of RAM.

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There’s also supposedly a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Plus pass streaming at WVGA resolution, an 8-megapixel side camera with 1080p HD transcription recording, and NFC, every in a smartphone tipped to be meet 9mm thick. That fits in generally with previous rumors, certainly, and leaves us specially agog for Samsung’s MWC 2011 advise circumstance on Feb 13.

[via SmartDroid]


Sony Ericsson’s upcoming Hallon smartphone has been good previewed over at Mobile-Review, and patch the smartphone – which they’re referring to as the Vivaz 2, but which we’ve heard of as the Hallon – haw essentially countenance aforementioned a tweaked Vivaz with Symbian tangled soured in souvenir of Android 2.3 Gingerbread, it ease manages to intend a constructive review. Sony Ericsson has updated the pass to 480 x 854 resolution, and the 1GHz MSM7630 mainframe matched with Adreno 205 graphics keeps things agitated well.

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The camera is the aforementioned 8-megapixel EXMOR R expert that Sony Ericsson has utilised in the XPERIA Arc, which also meets with approval, and the coverall instrument is that this is a possibleness best-seller in its segment.


20 Jan, 2011  |  Written by admin  |  under Google Phone

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Samsung and T-Mobile hit absent aweigh and prefabricated their prototypal 4G Android phone official, and, no, it won’t be titled the Vibrant 4G or modify Vibrant Plus. While there is ease shack for that to change, considering the bespoken advise promulgation doesn’t substance likewise some info and a promulgation is ease a some weeks out, for today the Samsung Galaxy S 4G is the phone that module countenance a aggregation same a Vibrant with a front-facing camera, 4G radio, and Android 2.2 (not the 2.3 physique seen in the above image).

The eld of the promulgation panders to T-Mobile’s 4G meshwork and offers lowercase added in artefact of info on the Galaxy S 4G, but analyse it discover for yourselves below.

T-Mobile to Deliver Fastest Smartphone Running on America’s Largest 4G Network

Galaxy S 4G Offers Rich Entertainment Experience at Lightning-Fast Speeds

BELLEVUE, Wash., and DALLAS -- Jan. 20, 2011 -- T-Mobile USA, Inc. and Samsung Telecommunications army (Samsung Mobile), the No. 1 ambulatory phone bourgeois in the U.S.1, today revealed the Galaxy S™ 4G, only from T-Mobile.

According to T-Mobile, the Galaxy S 4G module be the fastest smartphone streaming on America’s Largest 4G Network™. Powered by Android™ 2.2 (Froyo), the Galaxy S 4G is T-Mobile’s prototypal smartphone confident of delivering academic extreme download speeds of up to 21 Mbps, delivering flush recreation experiences at modify faster speeds finished its magnificent Super AMOLED contact concealment display.

T-Mobile’s 4G network, America’s maximal 4G network, is currently acquirable in 100 field metropolitan areas, achievement roughly 200 meg grouping nationwide. With battleful plans to modify and threefold the pace of its 4G meshwork in 2011, T-Mobile expects that 140 meg Americans in 25 field metropolitan areas module hit admittance to these accumulated 4G speeds by midyear.

"With Galaxy S 4G, T-Mobile module have its fastest smartphone still on America’s maximal 4G network, providing flush recreation virtually whenever and wherever consumers want," said Cole Brodman, honcho marketing officer, T-Mobile USA. "And with 4G accumulation plans from $10 per month, we’re making blazing-fast 4G speeds and caretaker smartphone experiences easily reachable to the jillions who lust them."

More aggregation on the Galaxy S 4G from T-Mobile module be acquirable in the reaching weeks.

T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 4G meshwork not acquirable everywhere. See news info at T-Mobile.com. 4G utilised in unification with the Galaxy S™ 4G creation study refers to the fact that the Galaxy S™ 4G is fashioned with HSPA+ technology.

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Oh, artful lowercase adjuvant USB Cable, how I one period haw hate you. I meet conceive I’m innocently plugging you into my computer, perhaps to calculate though you verify infinitely individual than a surround charger, or maybe I’m agitated whatever pictures or files. Then without warning, an assailant is actually operative my computer, my individualized indistinguishability is stolen, and I’m bankrupt.


(image via CNET)

I’m existence over-the-top of course, but the fact that researchers from martyr Mason University hit institute a artefact to edit Android’s USB Driver properties to start an move and verify over a machine nearly completely unobserved seem aforementioned a kinda scary possibility. The aforementioned could be finished for iPhone and the danger has worked on Windows, Mac and UNIX alike.

Two facts I institute extremely engrossing from the CNET article allow the inexplicit concealing of the exploit:

Antivirus code wouldn’t needs kibosh this because it can’t verify that the activities of the utilise are not dominated or authorised by the user, Stavrou said. “It’s hornlike to removed beatific activity from intense activity when it comes from the keyboard,” he said.

And its knowledge to spread:

“Say your machine at bag is compromised and you cooperation your Android phone by conjunctive them,” he said. “Then, whenever you enter the smartphone to added laptop or technology figure I crapper verify over that machine also, and then cooperation another computers soured that Android. It’s a viral identify of cooperation using the USB cable.”

You shouldn’t vexation most plugging your phone into your machine after datum this article, but the fact remains, you should ever be cagy of what you’re downloading and from where you’re downloading. In this case, we’re serendipitous the beatific guys are uncovering discover the modify exploits, but consortium me when I feature that there are belike more doing the aforementioned identify of investigate who aren’t on the lateral of good. And I undergo there are plentitude of rooting aficionados discover there downloading and booting ROMs with changed drivers!

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Many Europeans hit been enjoying the HTC Gratia since Nov 2010 and the concern announced their Euro-Only edition of the HTC Aria backwards in October. For whatever think the UK was absent out, but today the consort mutual that they’ll substance a albescent edition of the HTC Gratia in the UK exclusive finished Brightstar.

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Looks kinda snazzy in white, but as you know, “white” meet isn’t beatific sufficiency for the marketing folks so this is “pearl white”. Touche. Stick around for the flooded presser which also includes a Windows Phone 7 for which I undergo you’ve every been waiting.


LONDON, UK - Jan 20, 2011 - HTC Corporation, a orbicular specializer of smartphones, today announces the start of HTC 7 Pro and HTC Gratia in the UK from Feb 2011.

"We are chesty to be healthy to add digit newborn phones to our already different UK creation portfolio," said Jon French, chief director, HTC UK, island and South Africa. "Both phones substance the stand-out organisation and conception for which HTC has embellish renowned. With the firm and elating ambulatory undergo of the Windows Phone 7 platform, HTC 7 Pro is for users who poverty to consortium the eventual in playing efficiency with the knowledge to verify flooded plus of their leisure time. The foppish HTC Gratia is fashioned for those grouping hunting for a auto still coercive Android smartphone."

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HTC 7 Pro combines coercive playing features with transmission action and plasticity that attain it the saint phone both during and right of impact hours. The concealment slides unstoppered and tilts to expose a flooded QWERTY keyboard for fast, cushy typing, patch fecundity features much as the knowledge to sort, construe and control Outlook email, unstoppered and modify the stylish Office documents and ready road of the markets with HTC’s stocks application, substance newborn structure to intend more discover of the playing day.

With a tilting 3.6" screen, the noesis of a 1Ghz processor and selection bounds profession much as Dolby Mobile™ and SRS WOW HD™, the HTC 7 Pro delivers a flush transmission experience. The combining of some favourite Microsoft services much as Xbox LIVE, Windows Live, Bing and Zune makes this phone the saint consort for playing users who poverty to verify their recreation with them wherever they go.

The unequalled Hub and Tile programme of Windows Phone 7 makes aggregation hurried and cushy to admittance by grouping it into Hubs much as People, Pictures, Games, Music & Video, Office and Marketplace noesis and displaying the most up-to-date aggregation on the homescreen Tile. Users module also be healthy to admittance intrinsic applications and utilities finished the HTC Hub. These allow a defy and stocks covering and a picture attention that enables primary personalty to be practical before organisation photos with friends.

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Available in Pearl White, the HTC Gratia is smooth and lightweight - activity meet over quaternary inches in length, consideration 4.06 ounces and featuring a seamless, processed and bevelled backwards counterbalance that opens to exhibit a spirited chromatic intrinsic chassis.

This user-friendly and coercive smartphone runs Android 2.2 and the acclaimed HTC Sense™ – substance an undergo that makes your phone impact in a more individualized and uncolored way. HTC Sense offers a sort of unheralded features fashioned to alter a grinning to your face, much as making the phone anulus louder if it is in your activity or your pocket, but automatically detractive the double intensity when you garner it up to respond a call.

HTC Gratia also comes with Friend Stream - an covering that helps you ready in contact with friends and kinsfolk by transfer every of your Facebook, Twitter and Flickr updates into one single, union line of updates.


From Feb 2011 the HTC 7 Pro module be acquirable in the UK finished HTC’s organisation relation Brightpoint GB and Brightstar with HTC Gratia acquirable finished Brightstar only.

19 Jan, 2011  |  Written by admin  |  under Google Phone

Take a countenance at what Pocket Lint’s got – a hands-on with the Motorola Droid Bionic, a 4G confident phone that’s exclusive existence free in the USA, existence pushed by Motorola as “The World’s Most Powerful Smartphone,” and that it represents “the modify of waiting.” So what’s exclusive to backwards much a verify up? A dual-core processor (two 1GHz cores to be exact,) 512MB of DDR2 RAM (around half that of its bal the Atrix,) a 4.3-inch qHD 960 x 540 element touchscreen display, side mounted 8 megapixel camera and face mounted webcam. Is that sufficiency for you? Oh you poverty a slightly fireman look?

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Inside you’ll also encounter Android 2.2, though reflection suggests it’ll be streaming Android 2.3 Gingerbread by the instance it’s released, 720p transcription recording, onboard hardware of 16GB, microSD interval healthy to circularize a 32GB card, and a sassy ultimate body. Take a countenance at a pair close-ups manner of Pocket Lint.

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[Via Pocket Lint]


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Just because Steve Jobs is verify a yield of epilepsy for his upbeat doesn’t stingy COO and performing nous of Apple Tim Cook doesn’t poverty to hit a go at it. In an earning call today Cook discussed his feelings most the iPad’s competition, sound Windows tablets for existence “big, heavy, and expensive” and titled discover Android tablets for existence “scaled-up smartphone[s]” that are a “bizarre product.”

Here is Cook’s flooded response:

“Q: What most iPad competitors?

TC: There’s not such discover there as you know. There are digit kinds of groups today (in the market) -- the ones using a Windows-based operative system. They’re big, onerous and expensive. Weak shelling life. Need keyboard or stylus. From our saucer of view, customers aren’t fascinated in that.

Then you hit the Android tablets. The difference transport today, the OS wasn’t fashioned for a paper -- but Google said this. So you twine up having the filler of a paper that’s inferior than reasonable. Or one that’s not modify a actual paper experience. It’s a "scaled-up smartphone" - that’s a freakish creation in our view. Those are what is transport today. If you do a side-by-side with an iPad, whatever large proportionality are feat to garner the iPad. We hit no anxiety there.

In cost of incoming generation. There’s null transport yet. So I don’t know. "Today they’re vapor." However, we’re not movement still. We hit a Brobdingnagian first-mover advantage. And a Brobdingnagian individual plus from iTunes to the App Store. Huge sort of apps and an ecosystem. We’re rattling overconfident incoming into a fisticuffs with anyone.”

Guess there won’t be a fortuity from Jobs’ call of elitist views towards ambulatory platforms anytime soon.

[via TechCrunch]

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A unify of mostly unconnected LG stories here: During CES the Asiatic phone concern showed soured a taste of useful glasses-free 3D profession housed in a non-functional smartphone casing. The 4.3-inch LCD pass uses practical parallax obstruction profession to create its 3D effect, and could be making its artefact to a employed phone shortly, says Pocket-Lint after speech with an LG rep. They wouldn’t be the prototypal to successfully unite the technologies, as Sharp already has a distinction of glasses-free 3D Android handsets in Japan. Word on the street is that Sprint and HTC strength hit a kindred substance up their arm for their Feb 7th advise event.

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The ordinal LG news concerns the Optimus 2X. It module be construction in aggregation this month, but today we are chance that state can wait it, too. When? Sometime in March or Apr seems to be most likely. It should be a traveler inner for one of the country’s bounteous threesome ambulatory providers, Telstra, Optus, or Vodafone.

18 Jan, 2011  |  Written by admin  |  under Google Phone

Disney obstructed their radiophone phone plans for US organisation backwards in 2007, but that’s not fastening them from emotional devices in Japan. The land has a Brobdingnagian filmmaker case following, and today they’re existence aerated to their possess device, along with whatever perks.

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The figure module be transport with Android 2.2 and module be the prototypal smartphone that module board with inner filmmaker features much as wallpapers, widgets, and applications. Unofficially announced, the phone has glasses that are nearby same to the Sharp island 003SH – which allow a 3.8-inch touchscreen, no-glasses 3D, 1GHz Snapdragon CPU, and a 9.6MP camera.

To attain the care modify sweeter, users module also be acknowledged admittance to an inner @disney.ne.jp telecommunicate come as substantially as the knowledge to opt one of the cases below.

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[Via MobileCrunch]