Cobra's iRadar system is used since last years by iPhone users, seems to be Android users will be getting it soon. The Cobra used the gdgt live event at SXSW and announced that iRadar will be available for Android phones by this April. It consists of a standard dash-mounted radar detector and an app it takes advantage of your phone's built in GPS capabilities to provide you the warnings of photo enforcement zones and other potential impediments to your inability drive 55. You can also share the radar alerts with the iRadar users.
The LG's revolution is the only phone capable of streaming Netflix at the moment, but a enterprise hacker extracted a full system from the LG Revolution this week, make it happen into Android SPIN and subsequently pulled out Netflix juicy innards. The Apps APK is now freely available in the web now. Though it is not good enough, you can browse and add items to your queue. But if you try to play a video the app will informs that Could not reach the Netflix Service. So, the question is Netflix is just simply flip switch to it is waiting for DRM authentication from a Qualcomm MSM8655 Processor?
Samsung India Electronics now illuminates through the country with trio of smart phones Galaxy Ace, Fit and Pop. It is just sporting catchy titles, these Android 2.2 powered mobiles offers a boast of incorporating a superior multimedia features such as Active Sync, Social Hub, TouchWiz 3.0 and Quicktype by SWYPE.
Yet another new milestone fron Samsung, testing the limits of convergence, Samsung has just released a Wi-Fi connected robotic vaccum cleaner. It includes an integrated TangoView home monitoring system onto the unsuspecting families and pets of Korea. Like LG's Hom-Bot, first seen at January.Samsung latest Tango Cleaner (Model : VC-RL87W) features an integrated video camera that lets PC, Smart phone, Tablet users treat the vaccum cleaner as a remote controlled surveillance camera. When not sweeping the floors. The relatively quiet vaccum cleaner operators at 48dB and features a microphone and external lightning.
The official announcement from T-Mobile shows that New Sidekick 4G with lightning speed and stylish communication Hub, delivers evolved messaging and entertainment. The relaunching of Sidekick in Android, they are also making the device very official today with the unveiling of Samsung-sourced sidekick 4G. Though it lacks a swiveling display, T-Mobile is quick to note that the phone is got a 'pop-tilt' mechanism that was pretty unique in the market. This is the first Sidekick with a touchscreen 3.5 inch WVGA, android 2.2, 1 GHz humming bird processor, 3MP camera, pretty good looking UI, comes with more Samsung staples Samsung Media Hub, Qik Video calling, DriveSmart texting while driving walk out functionality, Sidekick group text and cloud text forms some Cross-Platform Messaging tool. Pricing, availability and the release will be announced 'later this spring'.
Many of us are making frantic calls to friends and families in Japan over the past few days witout regard to costs. Now, AT&T Ma. Bell is offering the customers wired and wireless billing relif for calls made on AT&T between March 11th and March 31st. Under this plan AT&T wireless postpaid users will not be charged for international long distance call or text messages to Japan from the US and Puerto Rico. Like this the residential wireline customers can get their credits for upto 60 minutes of direct calling to Japan.
Rovio today introduced the most anticipated Angry Birds Rio game will be introduced for Android platform exclusively in Amazon Appstore. It seems they will achieve the universal distribution through the market., but in the mean time the Amazon has scored a pretty big scoop in its efforts to attract the users to its own repository. They also promised that the Appstore is launching 'Very Soon' and Amazon has just inaugurated an Twitter account amazonappstore to keep us on when will it happen.
UK is ready for the day to see the Xperia Play in the market. The news today is Sony releasing their Xperia Play in UK by March 31. Readers in UK are waiting to see the Sony's new launch in the market. The shocking commercials showed that the release will be this month end. On this month end the device will be available for them on all the retailers, mobile operators and mobile shops.
Angry Birds has been portted to many platforms and now it is available for Facebook. The Facebook version will differ from the other versions by offering a more "collaborative" gameplay according to the developers.
Samsung has unveiled it next smartphone in the Galaxy S line-up, a brand new Galaxy Pro smartphone for the masses with physical QWERTY keyboard. This device will run on Android 2.2 aka Android Froyo. It was reported that the Galaxy S Pro will be Google experience device and will not have the Samsung's proprietary TouchWiz UI. This will be the firstcandy-bar QWERTY phone From Samsung in the Galaxy S line-up.
If you are among the many Samsung Windows Phone 7 users who has gotten Windows Phone 7 update and faced problems, resulting in a bricked device,
Microsoft has revealed that the first update for Windows Phone 7 has been put on hold for Samsung handsets after repeated reports from users that the update has failed to install correctly and in some cases even bricked their phones.Microsoft figures that around 10 percent of users attempting to update has encountered the error and there may be three different causes for this failure, out which two of them can be fixed easily. The company says that nearly half of the failure has been caused by a lack of proper Internet connection or enough disk space to take backup of phone's content.