July 24, 2010

People in 9 More Countries Wait in Line for Apple iPad Launch

Apple launched iPad in 9 more countries this Friday and like in US people waited in lines to get their hands on the new device. iPad was launched in Austria, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand and Singapore. Reports are that lines started forming well before the stores were opened and iPads were sold out within minutes after opening.
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July 23, 2010

Indian Government Unveils $35 Tablet Prototype

Indian Union Minister for human resource development today unveiled a low cost computing-cum-access device. The price of the device exhibited today is expected to be around $35 per unit and the government plans to gradually bring down the price to $20 and ultimately to $10 a piece. The Indian union minister says that since this effort of continuous reduction in price and enhancement in capabilities would require a constant endeavor for R&D, IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) Rajasthan and some other IITs and technical institutions are setting up research teams to cover a wide range of issues in achieving the ultimate goal in terms of price and quality. Minimum functionalities expected for the tablet are:
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Apple Starts Free iPhone 4 Case Program

If you purchase an iPhone 4 before September 30, 2010, you are eligible to receive an iPhone 4 Bumper or a select third-party case from Apple at no charge. To get an iPhone 4 Bumper or case at no charge follow these steps:
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July 22, 2010

Apple iOS 4 vs. Android 2.2: Which is Better for Business and Professional Users?

Apple has the crown of best smartphone operating system for past few years, but Android has been gaining strength. And the latest Android 2.2 release is fast becoming a default iPhone alternative. To find out which one was better for business and professional users InfoWorld Test Center compared capabilities of both the mobile OSes related to professional users.
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RIM Previews New Multimedia Features of BlackBerry OS 6

RIM has posted a preview of new multimedia features that will come in BlackBerry OS 6 later this year. RIM says “the multimedia team focused on delivering an intuitive multimedia experience right out of the box – so whether you are a power user or new to mobile multimedia on BlackBerry smartphones, you can easily find and use the enhanced multimedia features.”
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July 21, 2010

Rumor: iPhone Coming to T-Mobile this Fall

Cult of Mac is reporting that T-mobile USA is very close to getting iPhone this fall before Verizon. The website wrote:
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Review Roundup: Apple MacBook (2010)

Apple updated the white MacBook with 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, 2GB DDR3 RAM, 250GB hard drive, NVIDIA GeForce 320M graphics and new battery offering 10 hours battery life. The polycarbonate unibody MacBook now offers the same hardware specification as the costlier 13-inch MacBook Pro cousin, but for $200 less at $999.
Below we have added six best Apple MacBook reviews available online:
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Panasonic Adds LX5, FZ100, FZ40, FX700 and TS10 to Their Camera Lineup

Panasonic has added five new cameras to their compact digital camera lineup. The first camera DMC-LX5 is a successor to the very popular LX3, both DMC-FZ100 and FZ40 are superzoom cameras, DMC-FX700 is an ultra compact camera with touchscreen, and DMC-TS10 is a rugged compact camera. Let start with Lumix DMC-LX5.
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July 20, 2010

Microsoft Confirms Xbox 360 4GB and $149 Kinect Price Tag

Microsoft today announced all-new Xbox 360 4GB console, the Kinect Sensor and “Kinect Adventures” packed together for $299. For existing Xbox 360 owners Kinect sensor and Kinect Adventures pack will be available for $149.99. The new Xbox 360 4GB console, which begins shipping on Aug. 3 in the U.S., will be available for $199.99.
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Review Roundup: Apple Mac mini (2010)

Apple introduced the redesigned Mac mini featuring NVIDIA GeForce 320M graphics card, HDMI port and SD card slot, all in a 1.4-inch thin aluminum enclosure. Apple claims that the new Mac mini is world’s most energy efficient desktop and offers the fastest integrated graphics processor on the market today. It comes with 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, 2GB DDR3 RAM, SuperDrive, 320GB hard drive, shared 256MB NVIDIA GeForce 320M graphics, WiFi and Bluetooth priced $699.
Below we have added eight best Apple Mac mini reviews available online:
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July 19, 2010

Windows Phone 7 Preview Roundup

Microsoft provided few websites with Windows Phone 7 preview devices and those websites have posted detailed preview of the upcoming mobile OS. The Samsung devices that Microsoft sent were the same reference hardware, which the company will provide to the developers starting today. Most websites called Windows Phone 7 a step in right direction, but incomplete. Below we have added conclusions of some of the Windows Phone 7 previews posted online:
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Various Smartphone Makers Respond to Apple’s Antenna Issue Claims

Apple not only showed signal attenuation problem on smartphones from RIM, HTC, and Samsung at their iPhone 4 press conference, but also posted a webpage showing videos and photos of this happening on various smartphones. Well this is not making any of the smartphone makers happy. So they have released statements saying that the signal loss problem is mostly affecting Apple iPhone 4. Response from various smartphone makers is as follows:
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