Thursday, February 28, 2013

HTC One, The One and Only HTC Android Phone in 2013

Last year we had found quite a lot of HTC Android smartphone. Some of them are already on the market, namely, HTC One X, HTC One X+ and HTC Droid. But not this year

But do not expect that HTC will do the same as last year for the year 2013 for the Android smartphone market, as you will be disappointed.

"We will only issue a single flagship Android smartphone in 2013 and it is HTC One," the official said on HTC's Phil Roberson, quoted from Phone Arena, Thursday (28/02/2013).

The reason is quite simple, HTC does not want to make the fans feel afraid to buy a phone but fear that it will become obsolete more quickly than usual.

HTC One announced on Tuesday, February 19th and in New York and London. Overall, the smartphone brings 4.7-inch Super LCD display that supports 1080p at a density of 468ppi.

Meanwhile, to support performance is also equipped with a quad-core 1.7 GHz Snapdragon S600 and 2GB RAM. By installing the Android 4.1.2 operating system and UI is also typical of the new HTC, the HTC Sense 5.

Some of the features that are offered them, which makes the display Blinkfeed HTC home screen to move and display information similar to Live Tiles in Windows Phone 8.

To support the 4 megapixel camera aperture 28mm F2.0 lens at the belakng and 2.1 megapixel camera on the front. Any new technology has to offer, what HTC calls UltraPixel. Although it only has 4 megapixel camera, but the result of the camera is not lost with 12 megapixel camera

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Google+ "Connect"

Google makes social networking platform, Google+, become more social. Significant steps were taken by Google to compete with Facebook and Twitter.

Now you can sign in to an application or a wesite using your Google+ Account. It's much like Facebook Connect and Sign in with Twitter. Predictably, this move will create a Google account increasingly closely with the internet.

"This is one of the most significant launch that emerged from the Google+ platform," said David Glazer, Engineering Director at Google+ as reported by Cnet, Wednesday (02/27/2013).

Since its emergence, Google is often touted to rival Facebook. Not without reason, Google as the owner had previously mastered the internet universe. It is easy for Google to integrate all social networking services with them.

Although the number of users is still not compete with Facebook, but quite rapid growth could surpass Google is believed to belong to Mark Zuckerberg the site. In 2012, Google targets to rake in up to 400 million users.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Never Settle: Reloaded by AMD

Successed with their last promo "Never Settle", AMD (manufacture of graphics card) ready to continue their success again in this year with "Never Settle: Reloaded". For you who maybe miss the last promo, "Never Settle" is a promo in which the manufacturer of AMD graphics cards this PC bundle leading computer games with high-end products using Radeon GPU chip.

In the beginning of 2013, AMD again held a similar campaign called "Never Settle: Reloaded". This time there are four pieces of the latest PC games on offer, Bioshock Infinite, Crysis 3, DMC Devil May Cry, and Tomb Raider.

Sadly, the AMD Radeon graphics card buyers will get a bundle of two games in accordance with a series of products purchased. I hope they can give us all the 4 game. Graphics Card Radeon HD 7900 series comes with Crysis 3 and Bioshock Infinite, while the Radeon HD 7800 series provides a bonus game DMC Devil May Cry and Bioshock Infinite.

Game bundle is provided in the form of gaming coupons that can be exchanged through this link. Download code will then be sent to the buyer to make downloading games.

Promo "Never Settle" before co-credited with raising sales of AMD in January 2013. Series Radeon HD 7900 graphics card which is used as one of the promo material reportedly will survive as a flagship (top series) AMD until the end of 2013, before the emergence of the Radeon HD 8000 series.

The Cheapest Windows Phone 8, Nokia Lumia 520

Nokia has just released the Lumia 520 at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain, 2013, Monday (25/2/2013). Lumia 520 is the successor of Lumia 510. The difference, Lumia have been using 520 Windows Phone operating system version 8.

Lumia 520 wrapped in a choice of yellow, blue, red, white and black. The screen is a 4-inch type LCD WVGA display, 512MB of RAM, and 8GB of internal memory. Media storage can be expanded with a MicroSD external memory card.

With 5MP rear camera but no front camera for video call. It also does not support NFC and can not be used for battery charging wirelessly, like Lumia 920.

Lumia 520 becomes the cheapest Windows Phone 8 phones today, with the price of around 183 U.S. dollars. This phone seems to be focused on emerging markets.

Monday, February 25, 2013

Galaxy S IV will be Released on March 14th

Once exposed to so many rumors, finally the official launch date Samsung Galaxy S IV are known. Galaxy S Series "flagship" fourth generation will be introduced at an event on March 14, 2013, in New York, USA.

This was revealed directly by representatives of Samsung, Chenny Kim, told Reuters on Monday (25/02/2013).

This will be the launch of the Galaxy S series of smartphones first in the U.S., after three years before, the device is a lot more done in parts of Europe.

Samsung itself has sent a number of invitations to the media that beruliskan 'Samsung Unpacked', similar to that used to send invitations for the launch of Galaxy S III almost a year ago.

For the record, for the first time introduced the Samsung Galaxy S at the CTIA event in the U.S. (2010), followed by the Galaxy S II at the Mobile World Congress, Spain (2011), and the Galaxy S III in London (2012).

"We introduced the Galaxy S III in London last year, and this time we changed the launchpad (to New York). Decision was taken after we received so many requests from the U.S. mobile operator to introduce the Galaxy S IV in the country," said JK Shin , head of Samsung's mobile division.

Galaxy S IV were already starting to gadgets that are often discussed, especially in terms of specifications that he has put on 8 core processor, 2 GB RAM, 13 MP camera, and a 5 inch screen resolution of 1920x1080 pixels. This phone is also already using the latest version of Android 4.2.2.

Galaxy S IV is known by the code name GT-I9500. The device is rumored to be equipped with screens measuring 5 inch Super AMOLED type full-HD. The screen is touted to save the power consumption up to 25 percent.

Sensor 13 MP camera and equipped with 2600 mAh battery capacity. Unfortunately, Samsung has not yet implemented the unibody design of the Galaxy S IV.

Rumor also said the Galaxy S IV will have the ability to charge the battery without the intermediary cable, wireless charging alias. This wireless charging technology uses induction method, which in this case rear panel of the phone to be designed specifically.

Slate 7, HP's First Android Tablet

Companies from the United States, Hewlett Packard (HP), decided to re-present in the tablet device market. On this occasion, the company from the land of Uncle Sam was already preparing a tablet called the Slate 7 that uses the operating system of Android.

Wrapped in stainless steel and plastic material 7-inch, 7 Slate weighs 368 grams and 10.7 mm thick. Touch screen type LCD supports a resolution of 1024 x 800 pixels. It runs the Android operating system version 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean).

Performance is supported by a dual-core processor ARM Cortex-A9 speed of 1.6 GHz and 1 GB RAM. The internal memory of 8GB is only offered, but can be expanded with additional microSD external memory card.

There are two cameras in Slate 7, a 3MP rear and front bersensor bersensor VGA. HP gives the sensation of stereo loudspeakers BeatsAudio claimed voting details and a more pronounced bass boom

Facing a lot of competition in front of the tablet such as the Kindle Fire HD and Nexus 7, the company hopes to compete by presenting the most competitive price. With the price of USD169, 99 for the U.S. market, Slate 7 trying to bring a premium experience for its users.

Quoted from Mashable, Monday (25/02/2013), this tablet features the Beats Audio speakers for added comfort from the sound side, micro-USB port, soft-touch gently on the back, up to two 3 MP resolution camera on the back and VGA on the front. Although the specifications of the Slate 7 is felt not too special, this tablet still includes competitive rival views of the selling price of the device.

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Samsung Showed Off Galaxy Note 8.0

Samsung shows tablet Galaxy Note 8 at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain, 2013, Saturday (23/2/2013). The presence of Galaxy Note 8 will be a direct competitor the Apple iPad Mini, given relatively the same size. 

However, Samsung has officially announced the availability and the price of these devices for the global market.

Galaxy Note 8.0 true presence could be felt around the arena MWC is touted as a venue for a party of mobile phones in the world and takes place in Barcelona, Spain.

Where there is a spot which became the marketing campaign this 8-inch screen device. Even a number of existing media directly sampled Galaxy Note 8.0.

Design Galaxy Note 8 has a thickness of 7.95 mm and weighs 338 grams. If the screen size of 7.9-inch iPad Mini, the Galaxy Note 8 armed with the right-sized 8-inch 1280 x 800 pixel resolution 189 pixels per inch ketajam. Like the Galaxy Note in general, the new tablet is also equipped with S-Pen stylus.

In terms of performance, the Galaxy Note 8 reinforced with quad-core Exynos processor speed of 1.6 GHz and 2GB RAM. The operating system Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) have embedded in them.

There are two internal memory options offered, ie 16GB and 32GB. Media storage can be expanded with a MicroSD card. Sensor 5MP rear camera mounted on Galaxy Note 8, and a 1.2 MP front camera.

Available GSM SIM card slot to connect to 3G internet network. In addition, the Galaxy Note 8 also supports WiFi wireless networking, Bluetooth, GPS, and can be used as WiFi Hotspot.

Samsung itself has not been willing to further the story about the sale price. Including when it will be officially sold in the market. Leak is in the second quarter of 2013, so the possibility in April to June.  

Saturday, February 23, 2013

The Google Glass Ascertained Will Be Published This Year

Recent news about Google Glass back out. This time the site TheVerge get release time for the smart glasses.

In an interview, Google's Product Director Glass, Steve Lee said that it plans to bring it to consumers at the end of 2013 even though it's not mention the exact date.

Previously, precisely in June of last year, Google has presented a pre-order for the developer in the event Google I / O with a price of USD 1,500.

And as quoted from TheVerge, Saturday (02/23/2013), Google will sell for less than the price after the potential buyers of their products are widely marketed.

Although previously there were signs that Google will release a glasses augmented realitynya it in 2013, but only this time they provide more specific information.

CNET reported that, Glass will be able to connect to Android phones and iPhone via Bluetooth. As reported previously, these glasses can receive voice commands from the user to perform a number of tasks and displays the information on the Heads Up Display (HUD).

Friday, February 22, 2013

iPhone Become the World's Best Selling

The global smart phone market is like horse racing arena for Apple and Samsung. The two companies that now dominate the market through the iPhone 4 and Galaxy S III. But in the 4th quarter of 2012, the iPhone was named best selling phones again.

Strategy Analytics Research Institute at 3 quarter of 2012, had released the data noted that sales of Samsung Galaxy S III has beaten iPhone 4S. At that time, Samsung is sending 18 million units of Galaxy S III to the world.

While Apple sends 16.2 million units of iPhone 4S. This Data is quite surprising, because after so long ruled the market, the iPhone 4S must submit his throne to the Galaxy S III.

In the 4th quarter of 2012, the iPhone regain his old title as the best-selling smart phone in the world. iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S are in positions one and two best-selling smart phone. While the Galaxy S III is in the top three.

In the 4th quarter of 2012, Apple is sending 27.4 million units of the iPhone 5. While the iPhone 4S at Apple shipped 17.4 million units. The number is still larger than the Galaxy S III shipping 15.4 million units.

In the global smart phone market the 4th quarter of last year, the iPhone 5 reached a market share of 12.6 percent, 8 percent iPhone 4S and Galaxy S III at 7.1 percent.

Data from Strategy Analytics, sales of Galaxy S III has experienced a decline. Samsung's product line will refresh the flagship phone Galaxy S IV who reportedly will be released around March or April 2013.
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