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20 Most-Wanted Features Of iPhone 5

June 10, 2011 Leave a comment
New rumors indicate that the next generation iPhone
could come with a new aluminum design for AT&t and Version,
ditching the ultra-fragile glass back coming with the iPhone 4 and also
features such as aluminum back, the A5 SoC, and confirmation of a June
or July 2011 release date. The iPhone 5 would look more like the iPad
2.

The iPhone 5 rumors continue to fly fast and furious nd it’s looking more and more like a fall launch for the next iPhone.
All is unknown. But that hasn’t stopped me from updating this list of
most-wanted features with information gleaned from the arrival of iOS 5,
as well as other new products and services. As a reminder, the 20 items
in the list are ordered from least important to most in a reverse
countdown.

20 most-wanted features:

  1. iOS 5:
    What new features will iOS 5 bring? Who knows, but we look forward to its arrival in June.
  2. 4G network compatible:
    The one big thing missing from the iPhone 4 is the lack of next-gen 4G
    data network support, which is probably why Apple called it the 4
    instead of the 4G.AT&T will reportedly have a 4G network up and
    running in 2011, whereas Sprint has already rolled out its next-gen
    network. Verizon has also just deployed its 4G network, but the Verizon
    iPhone 4 will not support 4G data.
  3. Dual-core processor:
    With Apple’s acquisition of PA Semiconductor, it’s started designing and
    churning out its own CPUs. The iPhone 4 has an A4 that runs at 1GHz.
    However, now that LG, Motorola, and others have unveiled dual-core
    Android phones, the processor ante has been raised.Rumor has it that
    Apple will move to a dual-core processor featuring a pair of 1GHz ARM
    Cortex A9 cores in both the next-generation iPhone and iPad 2. But
    that’s just speculation.
  4. Better camera:
    We certainly appreciate that Apple improved the camera in the iPhone 4
    (5 megapixels; LED flash), but we’ve seen rumors that Sony is developing
    an even better 8-megapixel camera for the fifth-gen iPhone.
  5. Improved 3D graphics:
    The A4 CPU has a Imagination PowerVR graphics chip integrated into it.
    Like the iPhone 3GS, the iPhone 4 uses a PowerVR SGX535 chip. But the
    iPhone 5 will hopefully get the PowerVR SGX545, which was announced last
    year.
  6. Better cloud-computing support:
    Setting up an Android phone is dead simple: input your Gmail username
    and password, and the phone will immediately start pulling your
    Google-based contacts, calendar, and other info. The iPhone, by
    contrast, is still a slave to iTunes for activation and media syncing.
    Whether it’s a free version of Mobile Me, or an online version of iTunes powered by Apple’s Lala acquisition, cloud-based iPhone syncing can’t come soon enough.
  7. Fewer failed and dropped calls:
    AT&T has always had problems with its iPhone service in big cities
    like San Francisco and New York, where AT&T complaints seem to run
    highest.Some have questioned whether it’s the phone or the carrier, but
    either way, it will be interesting to see how Verizon’s network handles
    the influx of iPhone users.
    It’s also possible that the migration of some AT&T iPhone customers
    to Verizon will bring relief to AT&T’s network and perhaps its
    service will improve. Let’s hope so.
  8. More carriers:
    Now that the CDMA version of the iPhone
    has finally come to Verizon, it wouldn’t be too hard to make a Sprint
    version. Or how about a T-Mobile iPhone? Alas, we don’t know whether
    Verizon’s worked in any sort of exclusivity agreement into its deal with Apple, but let the rumors begin
  9. Video chat (FaceTime) over 4G network:
    Currently, on the iPhone 4, FaceTime only works over Wi-Fi and only with
    other iPhone 4s. We’d like to see an option to use it over a cellular data network,
    and hope it’s supported when AT&T’s faster 4G network ramps up in
    2011. We’d also like to see the ability to make video calls with PCs.
  10. Improved home screen:
    We’re still waiting for a more customizable home screen, with a real “dashboard.” So far it has yet to appear in iOS 4.
  11. Better battery life:
    Every time Apple puts out a new iPhone, the battery life gets better, so
    we expect no less from the fifth-generation iPhone. Apple says the
    iPhone 4 has 40 percent more talk time than the iPhone 3GS. So, if the
    past is any indicator, we might see similar gains in next year’s model.
  12. Flash support:
    It’ll be a cold day in hell when Apple allows for Flash support on the iPhone. But that doesn’t mean we can’t ask for it.
  13. Expandable memory:
    Not happening, but just thought we’d ask.
  14. More memory:
    A lot of people were disappointed that the iPhone 4 didn’t come in a
    64GB version (only 16GB and 32GB). Maybe next year we’ll get 64GB.
  15. Removable battery:
    This well-known rendering of a future iPhone dreams of a model with a removable battery. That appears to run counter to Apple’s current design principles.
  16. Enhanced voice control:
    We expect that in the the next generation of the iOS, Apple will
    continue to flesh out the voice controls for the iPhone, but there’s
    always room for more enhancements. It would be cool to be able to
    compose e-mails or text message by just using your voice, no?
  17. RFID:
    Rumor has it that Apple is looking into integrating radio frequency
    identification, or RFID, into the iPhone. RFID is sort of a bar code
    replacement and could allow your iPhone–among other things–to act as a
    payment device or even a car key. In the image to the left, you see a
    scenario where the iPhone acts as a combination lock (to open what, we
    don’t know).
  18. Biometric security:
    It’s hardly a must-have upgrade, but it would be cool to swipe your
    finger–instead of enter a password–to unlock your phone. (Image note:
    Allegedly, Apple has filed some patents related to this feature.)
  19. HD output:
    Right now, you can’t output 720p or 1080i HD video from an iPhone (any
    iPhone). We hope Apple allows for HD output in the future, particularly
    when you consider that Sprint’s Android-powered Evo has full HD output
    via HDMI.
  20. Built-in IR:
    We like the idea of using the iPhone as a universal remote, but we’re
    not so keen on attaching an IR dongle to the phone every time we want to
    use it as a remote.

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Philips Xenium X518 Dual SIM Phone

May 31, 2011 Leave a comment
Philips has introduced new mobile phone called the Philips Xenium X518. The new Philips Xenium X518 dual SIM mobile phone supports for two mobile operators at a real time with GSM/GPRS 900/1800/1900 MHz frequencies.
Features

* Provides dual SIM card slots
* Supports for two mobile operators at same time
* Works on GSM/GPRS 900/1800/1900 MHz frequencies
* 2.8-inch touchscreen TFT display
* Display resolution of 320 x 240 pixels (QVGA)
* 2 megapixel camera with LED flash and video recording capability
* 1MB of internal memory
* MicroSD card slot (up to 16GB)
* Bluetooth 2.0, media player, and FM radio with RDS
* Powered by a 1530 mAh battery that’s enabling up to 40 days of standby
* Dimensions: 104 x 57 x 14.3 mm and weight 108 grams
Unfortunately, there is no information on price of the new Philips Xenium X518 dual SIM phone at moment.
Categories: Mobiles, Technology

Apple Adopt Curved Cover Glass For iPhone 5

May 26, 2011 Leave a comment
iPhone 5 may feature curved glass screen, continue iPod nano legacy and
this move has apparently been in an effort to accelerate production,
with glass makers reportedly showing a reluctance to buy the machinery
themselves due to its prohibitive cost. Apple is reported to have
purchased 200-300 glass cutting machines that will be used by glass
makers and the cover glass makers weren’t too keen on purchasing the
equipment because it cost too much.
Apple’s iPhone 5 will feature a curved-glass touch-screen display, according to a new DigiTimes report. “Cover
glass makers are reluctant to commit investment to the purchase of
glass cutting equipment due to the high capital involved,”
according to the May 23 report, citing unnamed sources. “Apple reportedly has purchased 200-300 glass cutting machines to be used by glass cutters.” Those machines are supposedly stored at various assembly plants in anticipation of covered-glass production ramping to acceptable levels. DigiTimes also hints that Apple
is partnering with its suppliers over manufacturing processes such as
glass-cutting and lamination. One of the iPhone’s recent rivals, the
Google Nexus S, debuted in December 2010 with a screen curved
ever-so-slightly inwards. At the time, Google claimed the display “fits comfortably in the palm of your hand and along the side of your face.” The Dell Venue Pro, a smartphone running Windows Phone 7, also features a curved display—albeit slightly outwards, perhaps in a bid to broaden its range of visibility.
Other rumors have suggested Apple is prepping an edge-to-edge screen for the next iPhone. Those reports stem from an “iPhone 5G” case offered on Chinese manufacturer Kulcase’s Alibaba.com Website, which was noticed by Electronista and subsequently picked up by Apple-centric blogs such as Apple Insider. Still more scuttlebutt suggests that, no, the next iPhone will feature only incremental upgrades, even as it appears on a broader set of carriers. AT&T and Verizon remain the only two U.S. carriers of the iPhone at the moment. Despite AT&T’s plans to acquire T-Mobile for $39 billion in cash and stock, the smaller carrier has denied it will carry the iPhone
in the short term. As always, Apple’s tight in-house secrecy creates a
vacuum in which even the most fanciful rumors can flourish to full live.
That being said, the latest surrounding the iPhone 5 should probably be taken with a dump-truck-sized grain of salt until the company makes an official announcement.
Categories: Mobiles, Technology

The HTC Sensation™ 4G at T-Mobile

May 26, 2011 Leave a comment
Instant sensory overload, courtesy of the HTC Sensation™ 4G.

Instant Watchification.
With HTC Watch™, you’ve got instant access to an entire arsenal of
entertainment. New sounds. New games.  New releases. Now on-demand.

Total Waitlessness.
With a 1.2Ghz dual core processor primed for the nation’s largest 4G
network, you can multitask apps, games and gadgets, and download massive
movie files without catching a single glimpse of the dreaded buffering
bar.

Every Last Detail.
With a streamlined unibody aluminum design, infinite ways to make it
yours and an 8-megapixel camera on board, it’s got every detail covered
and every detail captured.

Absolute Sense.
With HTC Sense™ improving upon the improvements of Android 2.3, you’ve
got deep social network integration across a ton of different apps,
custom HTC widgets, animated displays, automated updates, and infinite
ways to customize.

Unpixelated Bliss.
With a massive 4.3″ qHD touchscreen, everything you watch – every color,
motion, movie, game and Android app – literally jumps off the screen in
pixels.

Categories: Mobiles, Technology

Samsung Infuse 4G Android Phone Arrived In AT&T

May 24, 2011 Leave a comment
Samsung Infuse 4G Android Phone has just arrived In AT&T. Redefining
the premium multimedia experience via the thinnest, biggest, and
brightest smartphone yet from Samsung, the Infuse 4G connects to
AT&T’s ultra-fast 4G mobile broadband network and features a
brilliant 4.5-inch screen with next-generation Super AMOLED Plus
technology. Powered by a 1.2 GHz processor and the Android 2.2 platform.
This is an Amazon’s product review. Checkout more detail bellow.

Hardware

  • 1.2 GHz processor speeds up everything–from playing games to watching shows to opening files from work.
  • 4.5-inch Super AMOLED Plus display reproduces sharper and brighter colors with improved visibility in bright light (480 x 800 pixels).
  • HDMI output via adapter connected to USB port
  • MicroUSB port
  • Removable battery

Camera

  • 8-megapixel rear camera with auto-focus LED flash, digital zoom, smile detection technology, multi-shot capabilities, and more
  • 1.3-megapixel front camera for easy video chats
  • HD video capture (1280 x 720 pixels for native HD 720p resolution at 30 fps)

Multimedia

  • Music player compatible with MP3, WMA, and AAC/AAC+
  • Video player compatible with MPEG4, H.264, H.263
  • 3.5mm headphone jack

Memory

  • 16 GB internal memory
  • Memory expansion via microSD card slot with support for optional cards up to 32 GB.
  • 2 GB included microSD card

More Features

  • Organizer tools including calculator, world clock, stopwatch, countdown timer, and memo
  • Speakerphone for hands-free communication.
  • Hearing Aid Compatibility: M3

Connectivity

  • Ultra-fast 4G connectivity via AT&T’s HSPA+ network (with enhanced backhaul). See more about AT&T’s 4G service below
  • Wireless-N Wi-Fi networking (802.11b/g/n) for accessing home and corporate networks as well as hotspots while on the go.
  • AT&T Mobile Hotspot capable enabling you to connect multiple devices–from tablets to gaming devices–to the phone’s 3G/4G cellular connection via Wi-Fi.
  • Bluetooth connectivity (version 2.1) includes profiles for communication headset, hands-free car kits, and the A2DP audio streaming Bluetooth profiles.
  • Onboard GPS for navigation and location services

Google Integration

  • Android 2.2 OS (Froyo)
  • Android Market for browsing and downloading thousands of free and paid apps
  • Preloaded Android apps: Browser, Calculator,
    Calendar (Google or Corporate), Camera, Clock, Contacts, Email,
    Gallery, Messaging, Music, News & Weather, Phone, Settings, Video
    Player, Voice Dialer, Voice Search, YouTube
  • Google applications: Gmail, Google Search, Google Voice Search, Google Latitude, Google Maps, Google Places, Google Talk
  • Google Maps Navigation with spoken turn-by-turn directions showing real-time traffic and 360° views of the destination
Categories: Mobiles, Technology

MiLi Pico Projector 2 For iPhone 4s

May 24, 2011 Leave a comment
MiLi has shaved off a few precious millimeters, putting the
straightforwardly named Pico Projector 2 at somewhere around the
thickness of two iPhone 4s and it’s a ico-projector and also an iPhone
charger and docking station. The light engine is the same as in the
original, but the new projector is slimmer by almost 50% has a bigger
battery and it’s much more quiet.
MiLi slims down and shuts up with Pico Projector 2 and the straightforwardly named Pico Projector 2 at somewhere around the thickness of two iPhone 4s. The original best selling device has slimmed down by nearly 50%, and is now perfectly silent giving you the MiLi Power Projector 2. 100% compatible and fully licensed by Apple to work with iPad 1/2, iPhone 2/3/4 and iPod Touch, the MiLi
is now the perfect device for personal, business and social use.This
device is great for viewing, videos, photos, Youtube, presentations and
anything else that can be played through the devices that can be
connected. Battery life of this device has been extended to give nearly
2.5 hours of battery life whilst still being able to fit snugly in any
jacket pocket. This can Connect directly to PC/MAC and any AV device.

Product Specifications:

  • Battery : 3.7V/2800mAh
  • Input: DC5V/2A
  • Charging time: 4 hours
  • Projection screen size: 5-70inches
  • Resolution: 640X480 pixels(VGA)
  • Brightness: 10 Lumens
  • Projection Source: iPhone,iPod,iPad, MP4,DVD,STB,Laptop
  • Audio output:1W built-in speaker,Audio jack output
  • Lifetime of LED:20000 hours
  • Battery for Projector time:Up to 2.5hours
  • Dimension: 136X67X37.8(L)X(D)X(T)mm
Categories: Mobiles, Technology

Next iPhone Will Coming To Verizon And AT&T

May 21, 2011 Leave a comment
Verizon will continue to compete with AT&T on the iPhone and Big Red
will sell the next-generation iPhone , referred to by some as the
iPhone 5 or iPhone 4S alongside AT&T. The next Verizon iPhone will
operate in as many countries as AT&T’s global iPhone and guess that
Verizon is preparing for a big announcement on this front when the
next-generation iPhone hits global shelves. 
Verizon is limiting usage of data services to avoid
putting a strain on its network or increasing network costs out of
proportion to monthly fees. Operators are dependent on data services for
revenue growth, and they are still figuring out how to cap usage in a
way that makes data services affordable enough for consumers to use
devices other than phones.
In February Verizon ramped up its competitive efforts against AT&T by launching a version of the Apple Inc (AAPL.O) iPhone, which had been exclusive to AT&T. While Verizon has sold fewer iPhones than some analysts expected, Shammo said he was happy with sales of a “six-month-old phone” that only works in some countries. Verizon‘s device was a version of the iPhone 4, which AT&T had launched the previous summer. 
When the next iPhone model launches, Verizon will be able to offer it at the same time as AT&T, according to Shammo, who had said in April that Verizon’s next iPhone would have global coverage, like AT&T‘s iPhone.
Some customers held off on buying the first Verizon iPhone because they were waiting for a model that supports Verizon‘s high-speed wireless service, which runs on a new technology called Long Term Evolution (LTE). Shammo said that even if the next iPhone does not support LTE, Verizon will have enough high-speed alternatives to sell. 
“I think it’s a bigger issue for Apple than it is for us,” he said. “Depending on where Apple plays, that’s where we’ll sell.”Apple is widely expected to utilize a CDMA-GSM Qualcomm chip in the next iPhone and recent reports indicate that a satisfactory LTE chip will not be ready in time for this year.
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