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WikiPad, A Gaming Console Plus Tablet

With brand new tablets coming out almost every single day the common man must have definitely lost track of all the technological advances that take place nowadays. Well here is some good news for all those gamers out there. The Android based gaming tablet, WikiPad, is to be released on 31st October,2012. WikiPad is a private company named after its first 'to be released' product,the WikiPad tablet.
WikiPad is an extremely high-end tablet. With a 1280x800 display,the gaming tablet has a 10.1 inch scratch resistant Gorilla glass screen. Neat! Built on a 1.4 GHz quad-core processor this tablet has an internal memory of 16GB (expandable upto 32GB) and consists of a 1GB RAM. Since this tablet is new to the market,it is only right that it should be built on the latest Android software,the Android 4.1 Jelly-Bean.


Xtra Experience In Xperia S

After the extreme ascendancy of Sony's Tablet P and Tablet S last year,the Japanese tech-giant decides to take it to the next level this time by releasing its latest addition to the tablet world, the Sony Xperia Tablet S. Built on the conventional Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich,the 9.4-inch tablet has still retained the magazine-like fold fashionable to the original Tablet S and P. Almost all the ports and hardware keys of this tablet are 'invisible',either buried underneath folds or hidden beneath a piece of plastic. That makes the tablet,when viewed from a side angle,look like a plain black rectangular slate levitating and suspended only by a folded-over wedge.


A 'Holy' Book? Nook

Ever heard of Barnes & Noble? If you haven't means you definitely stay outside the U.S.A because Barnes & Noble is the largest U.S bookstare chain with over 1300 stores in all 50 U.S states. The bookstore company has also launched its very own tablet,the Nook,in November 2010 and this year released an expansion to its tablet,the 7-inch Nook HD and 9-inch Nook HD+. 

One of the most special features of these tablets is that they're literally featherweight! The smaller of the two tablets,having a 1400x900 display,weighs 314grams while its larger brother weighs 515grams and has a 1920x1280 display. Another special feature is the processor of this e-book reader. The 7-inch tab uses a 1.3 GHz OMAP 4770 while the 9-inch has a 1.5 GHz version of the same chip. Both the tablets are built on the conventional Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.  

Points To ‘Note’ 2

Samsung’s new phablet (phone + Tablet) is here Galaxy Note II N7100. Samsung’s Galaxy note has got bigger and better with its 5.5 inches HD Super AMOLED Display with 1280 x 720 resolution, the screen comes with gorilla glass 2 for protection. The giant phone has got a giant battery of 3100mAh. It comes with a 1.6 GHz Quad-core Cortex A9 processor and a 2 GB RAM. In terms of storage it has got internal storage of 16 GB and There is also SD memory Card slot expandable up to 64 GB. There is a 8 megapixel camera in rear which is capable of recording 1080p Videos and a front camera of 1.9 Megapixels. The device comes with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.


Dive In the Ocean With Google Maps

Google has introduced the sea view to google maps today. This stunning feature allows you to catch all the beauty of the sea just by hitting google maps. In this wonderful initiative, The Catlin Seaview Survey have helped Google to make this wonder happen. Google and Catlin Seaview survey have used special underwater camera SVII. This camera takes Rapid-fire 360 degree images in every 3 sec at the speed of approximately 4Km/h. Because of this project we can get accessibility to oceans through ‘Virtual Driving’ just we get at it on land with Google’s Street View.


New "i" Catching Motorola RAZR

The phones from Razr series of Motorola have always impressed us with their great design and stunning features. Keeping up with this tradition Motorola have announced new member of Razr family, Razr i XT890. Razr i comes with Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and Motrolla announced that it would be upgraded to 4.1 (Jelly Bean) soon. It comes with a 4.3 inches Super AMOLED Display. It is protected by Gorilla glass screen and weighs only 126g.

This phone comes with a 2 GHz Intel Atom processor and 1 GB RAM. Intel chipset manages to click 10 photos in one second with its 8 MP camera. Camera is capable to shoot 1080p video and it is accompanied by an LED flash. Also there is a VGA camera in front for video calling. 

Report The Bugs To Apple

 The iPhone 5 has recieved over a 5 million takers already, but more than cheer for the iOS 6 there was boohoo over the Apple Maps, its accuracy. Rather than getting infuriated over the inefficeny of the Maps interface, topography marking lapse, incorrect place markers you can report to Apple and make the Apple Maps better! It would take a few seconds and as Apple itself said that "as Maps is a cloud-based solution, the more people use it, the better it will get."

Users who search for a specific city or landmark and find an error can at least alert Apple to the glitch. To do so, tap on the right arrow or information icon next to the pinned area to bring up the Location page. At the bottom of the page, tap on the Report a Problem link. 


Switch Back To Google Maps In iOS 6

The most awaited update to iOS was released yesterday. The development team of iOS promised 200 added features in the update which also included the advent of a self-developed maps, Apple Maps. But sadly, it received a cold response from people all over. People are cursing Apple for doing away with the Google Maps as the new maps lack in the state of the art navigation, have awkward satellite images, missing street view function, unavailability of street and structure names. In short, Apple Maps are unable to match the standards and accuracy of Google Maps. Additionally, there is no way or setting to switch back to your favourite Google Maps. But there is a method to sneak out.

Faster Internet With Google Fiber

Google Fiber is the new fiber-optic gigabit + cable connection service provided by tech giant Google. This new cable + internet service by Google comes with seemingly fast internet as well as high-definition cable for your television. Starting at $25 a month for basic internet connection at 5mbps download and 1mbps upload it also has options like Gigabit internet with a speed of 1gbps download and upload for $70 a month this service also offers other things like simultaneous recording of upto 8 programmes, a terabyte of cloud storage of 1TB with Google Drive as well as easy search options all at one place.


HTC 8X and 8S

Apple iPhone 5 has got two more competitors from HTC. HTC announced HTC 8X and HTC 8S as their flagship smartphones-an answer the new iPhone. Both models would be functioning on Windows 8 and come with great design and equally efficient specifications.

HTC has disclosed that the design of the 8X is inspired by Windows Live Tile. The 8X has got a 4.3 inches, 720p super LCD Display , a 1.5 Ghz single core processor,  1 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage. This NFC-enabled smartphone comes with 8 megapixel camera in rear with 1080p video recording and 2.1 megapixel camera in front.


Attention "Console" Freaks: The Size Zero PS3 is here..

This is to inform all “analogue-console” thumbs around town to start saving their pennies. Sony is all set to launch an all new, mind-blowing version of the PlayStation 3 console. If rumours may serve belief, this new console shall be half the weight and size of its predecessor. 
It’s going to be available in 2 versions. One shall have acquired a breathtaking 500 GB hard drive, and the other, a more conservative sibling, a 12 GB flash drive. But don’t just regret not saving that extra buck for the 500 GB drive already. The 12 GB flash drive shall avail an external hard drive attachment system. Plus, you can even save photos, videos and digital games in both Blue-rays drive availing setups.

The Next 'Note'worthy Galaxy

Apple may have sued Samsung to block sales of the company’s highly anticipated Galaxy S III smartphone in the United States,however that did not stop the South Korean company from giving birth to the newest member of the android tablet family,the Samsung Galaxy Note 800.

Globally called as the Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000,the 600gram 'featherweight' tablet brings with it some funky new specifications and a few nifty features.This new device may have even surpassed the latest installment of Apple to the tablet world. 
Being lighter,thinner and with a larger display screen than the iPad 3,the Galaxy Note 800 is unerringly a white beauty. Unlike other tablets available in the market,which have speakers on the rear or frame of the device, the new Note has a refreshing new design with speakers impregnated on either side of the screen. 


Nintendo Wii For "U"

Nintendo introduced its new portable Wii U gaming console in E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) 2011. It is available in two variants. White basic set with internal memory of 8 GB and black deluxe variant with internal storage of 32 GB. Wii U has a great design with X, Y, A, B buttons on left and arrow keys on right. 
Also there are two joysticks on the console. And camera is present in middle of console.

The Wii U gamepad connects your games with your television. It incorporates a 6.2 inch 16:9 aspect ratio LCD touch screen as well as traditional button controls and two analog sticks. It also includes motion control, a front facing camera, stereo speakers, stylus and support for NFC.


Connecting Technology - Google Nexus 7

The new 7-inch tablet from the Californian tech giant Google is just a package of fun and work combined with an excellent processor and battery. Apart from being thin & light the Nexus 7 has a stunning display of 1280 x 800 resolution with scratch-resistant corning glass and is powered by Nvdia Tegra 3 graphics. It is powered by a 1.3 GHz Quad Core processor and 1GB RAM.

With over 9 hours of HD video playback this tablet also offers much more with Google Play, which has the worlds largest ebook collection and over 600000 apps & games.Keeping in mind the music lovers google has also introduced cloud storage through which you can upload your current music library upto 20,000 songs for free and also allows users to stream from the uploaded library.


iPod Nano, Re-Nanoed

The new iPod Nano is the 7th generation of this successful iPod Nano series claiming to be the ‘thinnest ipod ever’. For the first time Apple has gone with a larger screen in this successful iPod series which has already sold over 350 million pieces and always been there for music lovers with its durable battery life,easy use & quick transfer.

Apple has enriched this device with better features in every generation & with a different design.This generation of the iPod is shaped like its predecessors couple of generations ago with a sleek and long body appealing to most users. 

Top 7 stuff to bother about in the iPhone 5

The release of the iPhone 5 has become the hot topic for this week. Apple claims that their 6th iPhone is the best and tallest iPhone yet as the official website of Apple reads "The biggest thing to happen to iPhone since iPhone". 

The iPhone 5 has a better processor, larger display, an updated iOS, 4G LTE connectivity, a neater dock connector, newly designed headphones, a completely design oriented upgrade via a complete make through glass and aluminium.

1. Dual Core A6 chip
Up to twice as fast compared with the A5 chip. So apps launch, web pages load, and email attachments appear almost instantly. You can power intensive apps and games with improved graphics performance , enjoy higher frame rates for smoother, more realistic game-play. Also, get an improved battery life.


Fire At The Amazon In HD

The new ebook reader by Amazon boasts of a 40% faster performance, better battery life and double the storage capacity as compared to its predecessor. Equipped with a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, the basic model of the Kindle Fire comes with a 7 inch LCD multi-color display with 16million colors, an 8 GB of memory and WiFi connectivity.Facebook and Twitter integration has been provided along with email integration. You can also get unlimited cloud storage at Amazon. The kindle also allows users to borrow books from the 180,000 books available with no due dates.

The Kindle is also available in In HD models having 16 & 32GB storage. The American manufacturer hopes that it will be a breakthrough for the people who love reading, playing games and accessing applications but cannot afford expensive devices as the iPad. 

Walt Mossberg of the Wall Street Journal said “the 7-inch Kindle Fire HD is not as polished, fluid or versatile as the iPad. After prolonged use, some apps and content took longer to launch and web pages loaded more slowly through the new Wi-Fi technology, compared to the iPad”, he added.


iPhone 5 Launches On September 12

We all knew about it, but its officially out. the Californian-tech giant, Apple has just sent out press invites for its September 12 event. With the design and the appearance on the invite, it is pretty much clear that Apple would be unveiling its new smartphone, the successor to the iPhone 4S. Deducing and inferring from the invitation, it looks that Apple would be calling its 6th iPhone, the iPhone 5.

As expected, Apple would be hosting its event, where it has always unboxed it previous revolutionary devices at Yerba Buena Center, California. The event is scheduled for a 10AM PT start time. The iPhone is to be made available after 9 days after the announcement i.e on 21st September.


Charge Your Lumia Wirelessly!

This is the technology was wanted by all but provided by none. But now Nokia has given its users freedom from struggling through their power chords and dragging it to the wall socket for charging. You can now charge your Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 wirelessly. You can do this by adding on a Wireless Charging Shell. Though the smartphones can be charged by any third-part developed wireless charging plate as the Lumia 920 has a built-in Qi-tech, the make need not be by Nokia. But the Finnish phonemaker briefly teased the Fatboy pillow and JBL's wireless charging speakers for the same. Do learn how the wireless charging works in a section below..

Nokia Wireless Charging Plate
Your Lumia can rest on a plate while it is being charged, wirelessly

Nokia Lumia 920 & Lumia 820

 Yesterday, Nokia along with Microsoft announced the next heir to the Lumia series with the Lumia 920 and Lumia 820. These next-gen smartphones are powered by the most awaited and 'tilled' operating system, Windows 8.0. The connecting hands of Nokia and Microsoft have given goosebumps to South-Korea based manufacturer Samsung and Apple.

There are no large differences between the Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 if you ignore the camera megapixels, in which Lumia 920 boasts of the PureView technology with 8.7 megapixel Carl-Zeiss lens while the Lumia 820 has a Carl-Zeiss, 8.0 megapixel lens. The screen of the Lumia 920 is a 0.5inch lager than the Lumia 820. Also, the Lumia 920 has a 32GB onboard memory while the Lumia 820 has an 8GB inbuilt memory chip. But here, the Lumia 820 is a winner as you can slide an external 32GB card into it.


Windows Phone 8, A Time To Switch?

The Nokia's Lumia series smartphones are the next-generation Windows powered handheld devices. The previous Lumia smartphones, Lumia 610 and the Lumia 800 gave trial to the Samsung's Galaxy series with their Windows 7 and Windows 7.5 (Mango) operating systems. The launch of a next Nokia smartphone charged by the 'tilled' Windows Phone 8 operating system was announced which created a stir and strengthened the colonnade of the rumour which whispered the news of muger between Nokia and Microsoft. This certainly gave goosebumps to Californian-tech giant, Apple.

On September 5, The Finnish based cellular manufacturer, Nokia called for a launch of its new product, which was undoubted to be the next Lumia. Along with the most awaited mobile operating system Windows Phone 8. With, Internet Explorer 10, multi-core support, space for MicroSD cards, NFC compatible, deeper Skydrive integration and updated with turn-by-turn directions, Nokia Maps, the Windows 8.0 is sure-shot buy for the consumers.