December 5, 2008

Next Generation Nokia Touchscreen Phone Revealed

Nokia is showing advertisement for their upcoming touchscreen phone at Capital Markets Day in Brooklyn. The photo of the new handset shows a phone with touchscreen covering the entire front with no hard buttons. In the promotional material Nokia claims “best in class touch solution enables large volume and growth,” and “Direct UI simplifies interaction with standard strokes and gestures”. Read More

Telstra Launches World's First 21Mbps 3G Network in Australia

Telstra one of the biggest wireless carrier in Australia today launched world’s first HSPA+ network. The company had announced in October that they would start implementing HSPA+ also known as HSPA Evolution network by end of 2008. The new network is three times faster than present 3G network and will boost speeds up to 21Mbps. Telstra is the first carrier in the world to use the updated HSPA+ technology. Read More

December 4, 2008

Walmart to Sell 4GB iPhone 3G for $99?

It has been known that Walmart will start selling iPhone by end of December and the latest rumors for BGR says that Walmart will have a special 4GB iPhone 3G for $99. BGR mentions that the source of the information is not the most trusted tipster, but there is likelihood that the rumor might come true. The Walmart iPhone will be identical to present iPhone models and will require two-year contract with AT&T. Read More

December 2, 2008

Nokia Reveals N97 Touchscreen Smartphone

Nokia today revealed their flagship touchscreen smartphone the N97 in Barcelona. The new S60 5th Edition based N97 features a slide out QWERTY keyboard along with 3.5-inch haptic feedback touchscreen. Specification-wise the N97 is impressive and it features quad-band GSM (800/900/1800/1900MHz), tri-band UMTS (900/1900/2100MHz), 640x360 resolution screen, 5-megapixel camera, WiFi, Bluetooth, impressive 32GB of onboard memory and microSD card slot. Read More

Apple’s Mac OS X and Safari Reaches New All Time High Market Share

Net Applications’ latest data shows that Apple’s Mac OS X operating system and Safari web browser reached a new all time high market shares. According to Net Applications, Safari was placed third with 7.13 percent market share behind Internet Explorer with 69.77 percent and Firefox with 20.78 percent. This was the first time that IE went below 70 percent market share and Firefox went above 20 percent market share. Read More

December 1, 2008

Nikon Officially Announces D3X Digital SLR

After numerous rumors, Nikon has officially announced the flagship D3X digital SLR with 24.5-megapixel CMOS FX format sensor. The new camera is Nikon’s highest resolution camera and will compete directly with Canon’s EOS-1Ds Mark III. In continuous shooting mode the camera can shoot 5 fps at full resolution and 7 fps at 10-megapixel resolution. The D3X features 3-inch LCD screen with Live View, 51-point autofocus, dual-UDMA CF slot, 16bits EXPEED image processor and sealed body. Read More