Category Archives: Gadget News

Samsung’s Windows Phone 7 Galaxy S2?

New OS on the world’s most popular Android phone might be closer than you think.

The Galaxy S2 is currently king of the Android smartphone hill, what with it’s awesome SAMOLED display, HD video recording and ultra-fast dual-core processor. Now, rumors have it that Samsung is Read the rest of this entry


Toshiba Brings World’s First Glasses-Free 3D Laptop

Comes at a significant premium.

Toshiba’s new Qosmio F750 is said to be the world’s first laptop with glasses-free 3D. The Qosmio is the premium range for Tosh, so all

the newest technologies naturally debut here. Aimed squarely towards the entertainment and gaming niches, this latest version in the range brings a 120Hz refresh rate, 15.6 inch ‘lenticular’ HD screen, which can display 3D and 2D simultaneously. There is also an eye tracking HD webcam, so you always have the best three dimensional views in the house even at the strangest of angles.

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Windows Phone Marketplace Hits 25k Apps

Windows Marketplace now features more than 25k applications, trackers are claiming. According to Windows Phone App List, an applications tracker the Marketplace now has 25,015 apps. Another tracker quotes a figure slightly below the 25k mark.

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HTC Eternity: Spec’d

Latest leaks indicate this baby will run a whopping 4.7-inch SLCD display.

The upcoming HTC Eternity will be running the Windows Phone 7.1 ‘Mango’ build, and it looks set to pep up the previously dull lineup of smartphones running WP7. The new device will be powered by a turbocharged 1.5 GHz single-core Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon SoC. Apparently, HTC hopes the added clock speed will help offset the disadvantage of having a single core, because most of the newest smartphones on the market are now sporting dual-core processors. Here’s hoping that it does.

The display, by far the biggest wow-factor going for this phone, is Read the rest of this entry

Skype update 2.0 brings Video Calling!

But only four phones get it for now.

Skype released a major update today for its Android application which brings two-way video calling to the masses.

Although currently only four phones are supported, Google Nexus S, HTC Desire S, and the Xperia Neo and Pro, but we suspect that updates for the rest of the Android world will follow soon.

The new update also brings a  fresh user interface and SMS messaging, Read the rest of this entry

Angry Birds finally hits Windows Phone 7 Platform

One of the most anticipated apps to hit the OS finally lands today.

The taunts can now end. A long-awaited moment for owners of Windows Phone 7 has arrived, today Microsoft finally launched Rovio’s bestselling Angry Birds title on the Windows Phone platform.

The game has had a combined total of over 250 million downloads across all platforms and was undoubtedly one of the great runaway hits of 2010, and one of the largest mobile app success Read the rest of this entry

Sony Vaio Z Incoming!

The new top-of-the-line Vaio Z comes out next month. It will eat lower netbooks alive.

The new Vaio Z with the Power Media Dock.

Strikingly designed, the new netbook has everything going for it, in all departments. On the design front, the Vaio Z is razor-thin, and the flat black surfaces are akin to those of a stealth fighter.

Move on to the specifications, and this laptop, er, netbook packs a surprisingly powerful punch. A 13.1-inch screen with a 1600×900 resolution stares resolutely back at you, aware that the 2.7 GHz Core i7 processor underneath will be able to handle all the computation you could possibly throw its way Read the rest of this entry