Comments: 0Thursday, July 25th 2013 - 12:22 CEST
Sprint and Microsoft outlined plans to launch the first two Windows 8 smartphones to offer Truly Unlimited Sprint 4G LTE this summer - HTC 8XT and Samsung ATIV S Neo. Customers will appreciate access to the advanced features and capabilities of these devices with the benefit of unlimited 4G LTE (available in select markets) data, text and calling to any mobile with no metering, no throttling, and no overages, all while on the Sprint network. These Windows 8 smartphones also make it easy for customers to stay productive with Office Mobile for Windows Phone. With Office Mobile, people can access, view and edit Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents from anywhere.
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Comments: 0Thursday, July 25th 2013 - 12:20 CEST
ZTE USA announced the availability of the ZTE Overture at Aio Wireless. The ZTE Overture is a full featured, Android-based smartphone that supports 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution) service. The ZTE Overture smartphone runs on Android Jelly Bean 4.1, the latest Android operating system, and features a speedy dual core 1.2GHz processor. Ideal for today’s value conscious consumer who wants it all, ZTE Overture’s use of Aio Wireless’ 4G LTE service, along the smartphone’s vivid 4.0” display and dual camera support, make it the perfect smartphone for consumers who want to be connected at all times.
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Comments: 0Thursday, July 18th 2013 - 16:00 CEST
HTC One SV smartphone test - The HTC One SV is a stylish smartphone from the mid-range segment and runs on Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich. As the name indicates, the HTC One SV is found between the One S and the One V in terms of specifications. Next to its sleek design, the HTC One SV has a clear, 4.3-inch Super LCD 2 display with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. The Android smartphone has a 1.2 GHz Dual-core processor and a 5-megapixel camera with autofocus. We took the HTC One SV with us to Istanbul, Turkey, for an extensive practical test including test photos and videos.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, July 17th 2013 - 09:47 CEST
Samsung debuted three new tablets as part of the Galaxy Tab 3 family, allowing consumers to choose which tablet suits them best. The 7 inch, 8 inch and 10.1 inch Galaxy tablets offer a range of screen sizes and a suite of experiences built for a broader set of individual and family preferences, making this lineup of tablets ideal for both home and on-the-go uses. The WiFi enabled Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 portfolio will be available in three form factors: Galaxy Tab 3 7.0, Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 and Galaxy Tab 3 10.1., and will be available in the US beginning July 7, with pre-orders starting tomorrow.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, July 17th 2013 - 09:45 CEST
Polaroid announces that Polamatic, the popular photography app that combines digital photo effects and showcases them in the frame of the Polaroid Classic Border Logo, is now available for Android devices through Google Play. With the Polamatic app, users can shoot a new picture or use an existing one from their photo library, add one of 36 frames in the Polaroid Classic Border Logo format, apply a choice of 20 filters, write a caption on the white border, and share their unique, retro photo across multiple platforms. Polamatic combines the camera technology available in today's mobile devices with the classic look of an instant Polaroid picture.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, July 17th 2013 - 09:44 CEST
Rokform will release a number of new products over the next few months as mobile device producers Samsung and Apple expand their product lines. Samsung has announced a variety of renditions to their Galaxy S4 line, including a rugged, water resistant version, a version for the serious photographer, and of course the much anticipated S4 mini. Other announcements included a camera and several tablets, with the Ativ Tab 3 introduced as the world’s thinnest Windows 8 tablet. Expect to see Rokform smartphone cases and accessories for the following Samsung products over the next several months: Galaxy S4, Galaxy S4 Mini, Galaxy S4 Active, Galaxy Mega, and the Ativ Tab 3.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, July 17th 2013 - 09:42 CEST
Garmin announced Monterra, Garmin’s first WiFi enabled outdoor handheld GPS that combines Garmin’s powerful location and mapping capabilities and the versatility of the Android operating system. It has a vivid, sunlight-readable touchscreen, and users can easily access the Google Play Store and download apps through an available WiFi connection right on the device. Developers are also free to create new apps that are ideally suited for the rugged, waterproof, and sensor-loaded handheld device. With the Android operating system, users are able to access all their favorite outdoor-related Android apps, such as Peak Finder, and even those that aren’t, through the Google Play Store right on the device.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, July 17th 2013 - 09:40 CEST
Mozilla announced that the regional launches of Firefox OS smartphones will begin soon. Deutsche Telekom and Telefonica will release the first Firefox OS devices, the Alcatel One Touch Fire and the ZTE Open, soon. Individual partners will announce specifics about launches in each market soon. Firefox OS smartphones are the first devices powered completely by Web technologies and offer everything you expect from a smartphone while also delivering new features to give you a personal experience that is unmatched by any other phone.
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Comments: 0Friday, July 12th 2013 - 20:05 CEST
Brighten up your shooting with the Sony HVL-F43M flash gun for latest cameras and interchangeable-lens camcorders equipped with Sony’s Multi Interface Shoe. The powerful, fully-featured Sony flash builds on the success of the acclaimed HVL-F43AM that’s a mainstay of many photographers’ gadget bags. Like its predecessor, it offers the popular ‘Quick Shift Bounce’ system that allows instant rotation of the flash head when switching between landscape and portrait compositions. This maintains the same bounce angle in either shooting position for consistently-lit photos.
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Comments: 0Friday, July 12th 2013 - 20:02 CEST
The new Sony Cybershot RX100 II puts even more shooting power in your pocket. Sleekly styled in strong, light aluminium, it’s a perfect travel partner for quality-conscious photographers who want DSLR-style images from a pocket camera with generous control options. The new Sony Cybershot RX100 II camera now delivers even better results if you’re shooting indoors or at dusk without a flash. The newly developed back-illuminated Exmor R 1.0-type CMOS sensor increases sensitivity while reducing picture noise in tricky low-light scenes. Combined with the exceptional f1.8 Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T lens, you’ll see the difference with exceptionally crisp, natural stills and Full HD video in any shooting situation.
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