Android, a mobile operating system which was purchased by Google in 2005 has scaled great heights in mobile technology. These have remarkable features compared to regular mobile phones, much room for customization, fast and efficient. The recent version of the Andriod operating system, Android 2.2 also known as Froyo (yes it is Frozen Yogurt) was released in May 2010. Listed are the features of a few phones running this latest version of Android 2.2 [Read more…]
According to a report by Reuters, Google is setting up a music store to compete with apple on the digital music business. The store seems to compete directly with iTunes.
Google Inc is in talks with music labels on plans for a download store and a digital song locker that would allow its mobile users to play songs wherever they are as it steps up its rivalry with Apple Inc, according to people familiar with the matter.
Google’s Andy Rubin, the brains behind Google’s Android mobile operating system, has been leading conversations with the labels about what a new Google music service would look like, according to these sources. [Read more…]
Nokia has announced the launch of its X2 mobile in India. The planned price seems to be around Rs. 5000. It has a 5MP full focus camera with 4x zoom. It supports micro SD card (upto 16 GB storage). It also features FM RDS stereo radio with bult in antenna. Access to facebook is provided via the home screen . The Opera mini browser is also included. One interesting feature would be the conversational view for SMS and MMS. Data connectivity is via GPRS and EGPRS. With 13.5 Hrs talktime and the host of features already mentioned above including the 5 MP camera, the X2 could be a defenite winner in the Indian market for a middle class user. The phone is said to be avaialble in the market by the end of this month. For more specs look here.
Phonelocator is designed for Nokia S60 v3 FP1, S60 v3 FP2 and S60 v5 phones
With more than 56000 users Phonelocator is a free service which helps you to keep a watch on the mobile phone location. Remote triggering of the phone locator service requires a message to be send to the number. Also a mobile number can be preconfigured to receive an sms after the SIM card is changed. This message would contain the number of the new SIM.
The location of the phone and the trail can be viewed from the website offering the service. The phone locator application can run in the background and acan start when the phone is started. It also provides a feature of turning off the GPS while the phone is stationary.
To know more about this free service and install this mobile application http://periodic.phonelocator.mobi/
Bharti Airtel to Bring iPhone 3GS to India on March 26. iPhone 3GS is the fastest, most powerful iPhone yet, packed with incredible new features including improved speed and performance – up to twice as fast as iPhone 3G – with longer battery life, a high-quality 3 megapixel autofocus camera, easy to use video recording and hands free voice control. The groundbreaking App Store provides access to more than 150,000 applications from games to social networking to financial planning and health management, generating more than 3 billion downloads to date. iPhone is now available in over 80 countries around the world.
“We are delighted with the opportunity to bring the eagerly-awaited iPhone 3GS to India. Combining the strength of the Airtel brand and network with the great user interface of iPhone 3GS, we are happy to bring to our customers an experience that will take mobile communications to a whole new level,” said Atul Bindal, President-Mobile Services, Bharti Airtel.
iPhone 3GS will be available from Rs. 35,500* for the 16GB model and Rs 41,500* for the 32GB model. Airtel iPhone 3GS customers will enjoy 500 MB of free data every month for a year from the date of their iPhone 3GS activation. To take advantage of this offer, customers should call 121. Additionally, iPhone 3G continues to be available in the 8GB version for Rs 29,500.
Bharti Airtel iPhone 3GS Pricing:
|Details||iPhone 3GS Plan|
|Free Data per month (MB)||500 **|
|iPhone 3G 8GB (Rs)||29,500*|
|iPhone 3GS 16GB (Rs)||35,500*|
|iPhone 3GS 32GB (Rs)||41,500*|
*The prices may vary in some States due to differential VAT.
** For a year from activation of iPhone 3GS connection.