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Android™ Market should scan for malware

Tweet Android Market apps need to be scanned for malicious content in order to protect Android users from downloading apps that look fine but are in fact malicious and harmful. A few days back, Google had removed almost two dozen apps that were infected by malicious software capable of stealing data and rooting devices. Most of these were disguised as legitimate apps and they were removed after they... Read More »

The best gadgets from CES 2011

Tweet The best gadgets from Consumer Electronics Show 2011 (CES), include tablets and smart phones. Here is what they are as per a description I have tried to give. Sony Ericsson’s Xperia arc phone has a 4.2-inch display and has a 1GHz processor. It has an 8-mega pixel camera over on the back of the phone, and a video camera on the front. Its thickness is 0.34 inch. BlackBerry PlayBook  runs... Read More »

Sprint® unveils Kyocera Echo with dual touch screen

Tweet Sprint has launched the Kyocera Echo, the first smartphone with a dual touch-screen, at an event held in New York. The appearance of Kyocera Echo is excellent. Kyocera Echo will be available in the market at a price of approximately 200 dollars along with a two year warranty period. The Kyocera Echo has WVGA touch screens measuring 3.5 inches and it has a pivot hinge which permits one to fix... Read More »

Tablet PCs at MWC

Tweet Starting CES 2011, the year of 2011 was already announced as the year of smartphones and tablets. Soon after the CES, Dell and HP launched tablet computers. The tablet craze actually reached a feverish pitch. Motorola XOOM, HTC Flyer, LG Optimus Pad, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Acer Iconia Tab, HP TouchPad, RIM PlayBook, Sony Xperia Play, Apple iPad, ASUS EePad, ViewSonic ViewPad, and many more were... Read More »

Acer® Announces Iconia smart phones and tablet PCs

Tweet Acer like many other manufacturers is adopting the Android Honeycomb operating system in a big way. AT the MWC 2011 the Honeycomb based Iconia A100 and A500 were announced. Apart from these two tablets, a large display based smartphone, the Iconia Smart, was also announced. The third tablet, the W500 was released in Europe, however running the AMD Fusion and the Windows Phone 7 OS, also comes... Read More »

Windows® Phone 7 update

Tweet It is true that nowadays most of the people who are going for purchasing phones whether it is Nokia or Samsung, they always want the phone to have the most updated hardware and along with that the OS would be updated too. In several cases it was seen that most of the phones manufactured by Nokia were actually being run by the Symbian OS. This was a major problem with the phones because then most... Read More »

2GB of free data transfer for AT&T® customers

Tweet Before Verizon Wireless started accepting the preorders for iPhone 4, AT&T declared an openhanded change to its data plans for tethering smartphone customers. AT&T added an extra memory space of 2 GB for its smartphone users on February 13. These users are already giving $20 per month as the tethering fee. Therefore if you are using any AT&T smartphone and paying $25 for a minimum... Read More »

HTC® Wildfire S review

Tweet It takes lot to make a first impression. And HTC has made it with HTC Wildfire S. It has all the features that make it stand apart and look like a mini computer. The fast processor in it makes it so. Basically the HTC Wildfire S is a phone which is mainly meant for web browsing because of its fast browser and the operating system in it. It is basically an Android-based cell phone with all the... Read More »

Windows® Phone 7 or Google Android®?

Tweet If one is referring Gingerbread, it is believed that it is in fact Android 2.3 and not the 3.0 as rumoured previously. It is not actually known whether the specific date on which the Gingerbread operating system may be released, however, it is heard that it is going to be before the year end, and it will be in early part of the year 2011. So far as Droid X is concerned whether it will be updated,... Read More »

Windows® Phone 7-based ASUS® E600 smartphone

Tweet Microsoft Windows Phone 7 is likely to become the fastest-growing platform for operating systems in 2011. Windows Phone 7 has a unique and very simple user interface.  According to market analysts, Microsoft is finally managing to harness the evident design and user experience of its Xbox, Zune and Windows Live teams to create a proposition that is more than the sum of its parts. We can expect... Read More »

Sprint® to levy $10 data plan surcharge for smartphones

Tweet Sprint recently announced that data plan charges for smartphones will be increased by $10. It is extending the premium data surcharge that it currently charges for data services for 4G enabled smartphones. Thus the price of its plan comprising of unlimited data download and unlimited texting has been increased to 39.99 dollars. According to a press release by Sprint, this would help them to offer... Read More »
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Google™: Nexus One Gingerbread update is coming soon

Tweet Android, Google Nexus One Smartphone and Android developer phone are terms which are inter-related with each other. Originally, Android Inc. developed an interesting mobile operating system called the Android. Google bought this company in the year 2005. In 2007, the mobile industry leaders and a multinational alliance of technology leaders like Google Inc., T-Mobile, HTC, Motorola and others... Read More »

AT&T® to Release Motorola® Atrix 4G

Tweet Motorola, Lenovo, Dell, HTC, and quite a few others are changing the dynamics of the smartphone and tablet market stoday. Technology and form factor are changing so rapidly that one wonders what products will be launched in years to come. With Intel, AMD, Tilera, NVIDIA, and others bringing in drastic changes in processor and chip technologies, innovations are being made in application technology... Read More »

Mobile Malware Are on the Rise

Tweet Mobile phones are a boom in the 21st century and with their increasing use, threats from malware are on the rise. Nowadays, more and more people are using highly advanced smartphones. According to the latest reports from industry analysis more than 250 smart phones are going to be sold in the year 2011. The year 2010 has shown a drastic increase in malware on mobile devices, around 46% up from... Read More »

Windows® Phone Marketplace Hits 9000 Apps

Tweet Modern developments in smartphone have created a benchmark in the industry of technology. People are opting smartphones than normal cell phones these days due to numerous features and firmware updates. The change in technology is helping the consumer to get more out of the simple cell phone. Firstly, the software market was limited for computers and now the market has diversified itself and now... Read More »

Samsung® unveils Android™ based Galaxy Pro feature phone

Tweet The Samsung Galaxy Pro is a 2.8” display, touch screen feature phone with a QWERTY keyboard, along with a proximity sensor and light sensor. The Android 2.2 Froyo feature phone, has a 800 MHz processor, introduced in a candy bar form factor. The Samsung Galaxy Pro works on GSM and UMTS as also HSDPA @ 7.2 Mbps data connectivity on Edge. The 103 gm weighing phone has a full QWERTY keyboard and... Read More »

HTC® Incredible S

Tweet HTC incredible S has several advanced features such as an 8 mega pixel camera and a 1 GHZ ultra fast processor. It provides a really great experience while browsing the web. With it, you will get a smooth web browsing experience. HTC incredible is a complete package of fun and work at the same time. The moment you look at it, it feels like magic. The eye catching design is 10/10. It has given... Read More »

HTC® invests $40 million in OnLive

Tweet There is a big buzz that HTC is planning to add more multimedia features in its upcoming phones. HTC is a big name in the touch sensitive cell phone manufacturing industry. It is a path breaking and a trend setter name in the field of telecommunication. There are many path breaking features like motion sensors that detect the distance between you and the phone. There are thermal sensors that... Read More »

Norton® Mobile Security for Android™ 1.5 beta

Tweet It has been announced that the Android 1.5 operating system will have Norton Mobile Security. This is also said to add several new features to the device. The senior director Dave Cole recently said that this system is almost ready to be launched. One of the features found in this antivirus software is recovering a stolen phone which is the anti theft feature. If a phone is lost or stolen then... Read More »

Mozilla® Firefox 4 for Android™

Tweet Mozilla Foundation will release the final tested code for its browser named Firefox 4 for Android enabled phones; meanwhile another beta version is expected to be released soon. The latest in this series of browser is expected to pack quite a punch. According to Jay Sullivan, vice president of products for Mozilla, during an interview at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona said that it is... Read More »

Verizon to shut off social services for remaining Microsoft® Kin users

Tweet Verizon is a hugely successful telecommunication company. It has managed to gain a lot of respect from users by providing an excellent service for several years. The factor of customer satisfaction is considered as the top most priority by the company. However, there is recent news which has triggered confusion. The company of Verizon has announced that it would shut off social services for remaining... Read More »

Ways to Protect Your Android™ Phone from Malware

Tweet Mobile phones have changed a lot with technical innovations emerging every day. Phones are no longer devices to make and receive calls. Phones of the modern age are easily a very good example of the concept of multitasking. There are several applications that are tagged with the phones to make the entire concept of life simpler and easier for the users. However, with the increase in the level... Read More »

New Windows® 7 update

Tweet The latest release of Microsoft Windows is that of Windows 7, which can be used on a number of devices like personal computers, laptops, netbooks, PCs in the media center as well as business and home desktops. Windows 7 succeeds the Windows Vista operating system. Windows Server 2008 R2 was also released during this time. Unlike its predecessor, Windows Vista, which introduced several new features,... Read More »
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MasterCard launches ATM finder for the Android™ smartphone

Tweet The CES 2011 and the tablet explosion are definitely headed towards technological innovations to the common man with applications, beyond imagination erstwhile. As early as March / April 2009, MasterCard launched their application called, ATM Hunter for the iPhone, with capability to lead you and your iPhone to any of more than a million ATMs, worldwide. The application automatically senses your... Read More »

T-Mobile® Finally Ends Sidekick Service

Tweet T-Mobile has announced the end of Sidekick service from May 31 onwards. T-Mobile has terminated the service originally known as the Danger Hiptop, this May 31 and the result of it is that the Sidekick devices will lose most of their features. The operator T-Mobile has announced its intention to terminate the services of the company for cloud Danger Hiptop (which was acquired by Microsoft) by... Read More »
 
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