The latest mobile phones have changed the way of living completely. These stylish gadgets belong to Nokia, Samsung, Motorola, LG, Sony Ericsson, BlackBerry, HTC and Apple. Nokia has recently launched N8, Samsung is coming up with Samsung Galaxy 3, Apple has made the announcement about the Apple iPhone 5 and Sony Ericsson with Yendo. Every company is trying really hard to win the confidence of consumers by providing them most incredible features. Stylish look, infinite features and cheap price are no longer a guarantee of success. Users have become more smart and intelligent, they think several times before making any investment. In other words, it is a very difficult time for companies to survive in market. As a result, consumers not only get the advance gadget and best tariff plan but also obtain the numerous schemes and free gifts with mobile deals.
Latest mobile phones contain some incredible specifications like high resolution camera (up to 12MP), 3D video games, touch screen, QWERTY keypad (for fast typing), MP3 player, internet access (for browsing of social media and other important websites), office tools (word, excel, PowerPoint, paint, PDF etc.), video calling, video conferencing and many more. Few years back, no one even thought about such technology and features in cell phones and today, people are using them without any surprise. These superb widgets help us to catch any person within few seconds and location does not matter. In current world, there are many modes of communication available in the device like calling, text, instant messenger, email, push to talk, social media and many more.
The biggest advantage of latest mobile phones is that you can access them without paying much cost. Availability of various network providers and their mobile phone deals help people to enjoy the communication with proper ease. UK citizens can avail these handsets through online mobile phone shops. Here, you get the gadget and complete information about the tariff plans and deals. Even companies always update the latest news on the web portals first.
Patents are very important — they help the small guys with really great ideas protect themselves. They give those people and companies a real chance in a world that’s dominated by large organizations that build their business on stealing great ideas. That said, holding a patent isn’t a sure-fire way to protect yourself, but it certainly helps.
When large companies use their portfolio of patents to squeeze out competition, however, it really should be considered anti-competitive. A good example of how patents shouldn’t be used is how Apple is trying flex their muscles to HTC, which is infringing their generic “multi-touch” patent. Thankfully for HTC, Google is on their side, and won’t let Apple have their way.
Most people would agree that the patent system is broken, and something has to be done about it. Most companies play nice, and don’t threaten legal action — in fact, patents are used as the proverbial “First!” in a lot of cases — bragging rights. Apple, for instance, has lots of patents that are really cool — like the one that makes tactile user input possible on a touch screen.
Perhaps Apple is afraid that they will not be able to innovate past multi-touch, and protecting their patent is the only way to ensure their future success.
In an unexpected move, Nokia have announced that the new version of Ovi Maps will feature free walk and drive navigation, a change from their previous subscription based model for this service. Ovi Maps was always free of course, but if you wanted it to tell you where to go – in the nicest possible way – then you had to cross their palm with silver.
The maps cover 70 countries worldwide and in addition to the walk and drive navigation, provide Lonely Planet and Michelin guides, plus localized event details. You can add favorites and share you location via Facebook, and just like previous versions, all future updates will be free too.
The new platform is available now from the Nokia Maps website, and is compatible with a variety of Nokia smart phones including the new X6, the N97 Mini, the E52 and E55 and the other ‘navigation’ editions of the 5800, 5230, 6730 and the 6710.
Nokia’s decision to make the full Ovi Maps service free has obviously been influenced by the latest version of Google Maps, which includes free turn-by-turn navigation too. Just how this will affect the makers of standalone GPS units remains to be seen, but there are likely to be some concerned faces in boardrooms across the country this morning.
The Sony Ericsson Jalou is an stylish and fashionable phone that is targeted to female users and this is the best they can get among the lot. The company has made it a point that its users can get everything against the money they are spending on it.
As it is only 73mm long, it believes to be one of the tiniest gadgets and amazingly it is shorter than standard lipstick. The phone is available in Deep Amethyst, Aquamarine Blue and Onyx Black color combination. The dimensions are 73 x 45 x 18.2 mm & it weighs 84 grams only. The Sony Ericsson Jalou has got an outer secondary display as well as a flip open main display and they look not just fashionable but are utility tools as well. External display is a 1.3 inches mono screen of 128 x 36 pixels while the internal TFT display is of 2 inches supporting 262K colors at a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels. The main display can be changed into a functional mirror by pressing a dedicated key.
The Sony Ericsson Jalou includes a 3.2 mega pixel camera for snapping pictures and shooting videos. The video player helps you to enjoy video files like MPEG4 and WMV through the phone. The music player comes with TrackID, PlayNow, MegaBass etc. music related features provided for entertainment on the go. Users can utilize hands-free headphones since the device has Bluetooth support with A2DP technology.
3G HSDPA, HSCSD, Bluetooth v2 with A2DP, USB, EDGE and GPRS are the connectivity and data sharing technologies enjoyable on this ultra fashionable gadget. The Sony Ericsson Jalou sports WAP 2.0, HTML, Access NetFront and Web Feeds Internet facilities that help you to check your email, watch YouTube clips, enjoying Google search as well as upload your videos and photos to your favorite social networking sites.
This amazing looking 3G phone comes with several abilities like Auto Rotate, Mirror Screen, Walk Mate, Step Counter, BMI Calculator etc. which make it an even more appealing gadget altogether. Although GPS facility is absent on the Sony Ericsson Jalou but the inherent Google Maps application will let you keep a good track of your daily routes and paths.
Acer beTouch E100 is an outstanding 3G device offered by Acer. It is also called as Acer E100. Like other Acer phones this one also comes with Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.5 Professional and runs on Qualcomm MSM 7225 528 MHz processor. It is kitted up with all essential high end features of a Smartphone.
Let’s have a look what n all does it carry besides smart appearance:
The phone has been designed with TFT resistive touch screen which is of 3.2 inches and capable to provide 65K colors at 240 x 400 pixels resolution. With physical dimensions of 113 x 56 x 12.8 mm it weighs 118 grams. Moreover, the phone bears Acer UI 3.0 and Scroll Wheel. Embedded with 256MB RAM, 512MB ROM memory, the operable phone also encompasses memory expansion card slot which enables the users to increase the memory as per their storage requirements.
As far as the connectivity is concerned, Acer E100 has been loaded with 3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps as well as GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 – 48 kbps, EDGE Class 10, 236.8 kbps, Bluetooth v2.0 with A2DP and mini USB. Apart from these, the music player and video player of the widget give easy access to playback WAV, WMA, eAAC+ audio file formats and WMV, H.264, H.263 video files. Besides, you will get embedded games, Downloadable polyphonic, MP3 & WAV ringtones.
Business users will please to know that Acer E100 owns Pocket Office feature which is quite useful for going through office documents. The gadget is GPS enabled and it comes supported by A-GPS function. The 2 megapixel camera allows clicking the users every moment of their life in form of still images as well as moving video footages. You can make use of SMS (threaded view), MMS, Instant Messaging and Email services of this Smartphone to be in touch with your friends, colleagues or other people too.
Furthermore, you can stay in touch with all of your online friends and surf the Internet by using this Smartphone as it carries HTML browser.
As you can see in these pictures, this phone is almost similar to apple iphone in design. but it’s a new Motorola phone called Motorola BACKFLIP. They announced about this phone in this January and it will be available soon. the special thing of this phone is it has a full QWERTY key pad. Motorola BACKFLIP has a 3.1 inch display which is little bit smaller than iphone’s screen.
This phone has a new interface called MOTOBLUR UI. and it runs with Google Android OS. also Motorola BACKFLIP supports up to 32GB memory cards and comes with a 2GB memory card. in connectivity side it supports 7.2MBP/s HSDPA and has Bluetooth and Wi-Fi.
the main camera of this phone is 5Mp and it supports 24fps HVGA video recording. Motorola BACKFLIP has a GPS receiver with A-GPS support. Its microphone is special because it has noise cancellation feature.
At the moment, the rumored features include OLED display and video-chat functionality, as well as faster performance and more power flexibility. These have long been much need improvements for the iPhone, fans would definitely find having such upgrades reasonably.
The Apple Insiders have suggested that the iPhone 4G will have both a dual-core processor and an improved graphics chip. It’s been speculated that a new ARM Cortex A9 CPU might be responsible for this increase in performance.
Will a detachable battery be finally available? This appears to be a function that Apple has been reluctant to put in place for many of its products. If Apple does decide to equip the next iPhone with a removable battery then it could potentially put the likes of Morphie who creates external battery packiPhone cases at risk. But for iPhone users, this would be excellent news. Having video chat means the inclusion of a front-facing camera for video calling, and a higher-performance main camera, this together with a possible dual-core processor all supports the need for such greater versatility in terms of battery power.
[Via Apple Insider, Gadget Venue]