Regional carrier Cricket surprised at CTIA by showing off a couple of new units that are not out yet. They are in the pipeline for the second quarter, which the company points out Very Soon. First in Huawei Ascend 2, the company launched last year. The display is still HVGA; WVGA obviously would have been nice, but Cricket is promising to launch in at same sub $150price point as the first model and it got 5MP camera.
Opera has released the latest versions of two different mobile browsers. Opera Mini 6 and Mobile 11, both of them are new versions and available for most mobile platforms excluding Apple iOS versions. The Mini 6 is meant for feature phones while the Mobile 11 for all the smart phones and the tablets in the market. To download Opera Mini6 or Opera Mobile 11 visit hhtp://m.opera.com through your mobile browser.
HTC has launched its latest smart phone Incredible S in India for Rs. 28,900 more than the pre order price. The Incredible S runs on Android 2.2 Froyo, and it can be upgraded to Android 2.3 Gingerbread, once it is made available by HTC. HTC put its own layer of the refined sense of UI, which improves the overall experience. The device is powered with Qualcomm SnapDragon SoC Processor, with 1GHz Scorpion CPU and Adreno 205 GPU, 768 MB of RAM and 1.1 GB of ROM. The device is with 4 inch 480800 super LCD display and an 8MP camera with the auto-focus, dual LED flash and 720p video recording. The device supports playback of Divx/Xvid formats. It contains GPS support, connectivity through HSPDA (3G), DNLA, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth.
As per F-Secure, a new Android Trojan named ADRD has been found in the wild. This Trojan has been concealed inside repackaged wallpaper-related applications hosted by a Chinese provider.
LG has its own variant of fast selling LG Optimus One smart phone, and you can now even count Cricket Wireless among the group. It released the LG Optimus C, which offers yet another slightly different design along with all the same specifications we have seen before, a capacitive 3.2 inch HVGA display, 3.2 MP camera, a 600 MHz processor and Android 2.2 with some LG customizations. We had found other versions of phone to be surprisingly snappy and solid for a smart phone. The budget pricing of course continues on Cricket, which offering the phone for just $130, after a $20 web discount and $50 mail-in rebated and it is with out a long term contract, although you have to sign up for crickets $55 a month unlimited Android plan to start with.
Creatives ZiiO tablet users there is good news for you. Coming Friday, the 7-inch tablet gets the first Froyo update, where its 10-inch tablet will expect to follow the suit by April this year. So, the users will get the greater language support, new passcode options, the ability to install apps on the external storage, a text-to-speech engine. Once the update is available you can download it from either the Creatives Website or tablet ZiiOs Space portal. By all the means, feel free to butter up the folks over at xda-developers to slap some Honeycomb onto these ZiiOs instead.
Yesterday, Sprint has started taking orders of HTC Arrive Smart Phone. Its first Windows Phone 7 Handset. The HTC 7 pro has been renamed now as HTC Arrive on the Now Network, can now be bought for $200. Amazon doing its usual undercutting deals own pricing by offering it for 150 less dollars, so it costs $50 on Amazon, and we suspect other online retailers will follow the suit.
Samsung was known to keeps its top spot in the PC monitors by constantly innovating and launching new and enhanced products at a very fast pace, and now, they are back with a beautiful, LED back-lit, 27 inch, full HD, SyncMaster C27A750 monitor with UWB (Ultra-Wide Band) technology. This monitor will allows you to connect it to a notebook or a desktop through wireless.
Motorola has finally updated Motorola Milestone to Android 2.2 aka Android Froyo. The much awaited Android update for the phone has also come with its own problem. Motorola has cautioned the users that the update is not completely evaluated for optimized performance and advices people to restrain from opening too many programs at a time.
After nine months of release of Google's OS Android Froyo, you know that the OS is distributed quite well than any other versions. It got now 61.3 percent of all active Android devices. Handsets and Tablets with the access to the market is eligible, Worldwide are now running version Android 2.2, making it the most prevalent iteration of the software at the moment. When taken with Android 2.1, the device got ,more than 90 percent of active devices. However the latest version of Google Gingerbread 2.3 got only the 1 percent of the devices. While the Android Honeycomb3.0 scraps a couple of tenths of percent together.
As per we told yesterday, HTC Thunderbolt is released today. Verizon released its first fastest 4G LTE handset . Verizon is now taking online orders for HTC's 4.3 inch ThunderBolt , pricing the LTE lubber at $250 on a two year contract. As before we told it comes with Android 2.2, Froyo and OS underlying the HTC Sense 2.0 UI, an 8MP camera, HD video recording, 768 MB of RAM, and a 1GHz Qualcomm Processor MSM8655, chip have to do its best to keep up with these 4G speeds. If Verizon's pricing feels a rich to you means, we found that Thnderbolt is as low as $180 at Amazon, as they got the online retailer got the back order.
What you users think in a sudden, you may have assumed any gaming apps or some fan clubs apps like that. However they are the Defense Contractors, trying to turn the US Army into a lethal Apple/Android force with this Soldier-Centric Apps. Harris Corp. has a tablet apps in that it allows the soldiers to control IP cameras on UAVs for more pertinent intel on the ground while the soldier can simultaneously send that information to the command centers anywhere in the World. Meanwhile, the Intelligent Software Solutions aims to bring mapping mash ups to the battlefield. With an apps that combines smartphones' geolocations with historical data to show troops what's being going down in the area from IED explosions to insurgent arrests. Best of all is that these apps lower training costs since most warriors are already fluent in Android or iOS and their hand held will be cheap to replace the more robust $10,000 units in the field today. Should protective measures fail, the devices relatively low replacement costs makes them almost disposable.