Beat Apple and Nokia, Samsung is World's Phone Leader

Monday, April 30, 2012

For the first time, sales of Samsung beat Nokia. South Korean vendors even managed to beat the dominance of Apple with its iPhone in smartphone market. As quoted by BBC, research firm Strategy Analytics reported global mobile phone sales until the end of first quarter of 2012. In the report, sales of mobile phones from Samsung managed to beat the sales of Nokia and Apple mobile phones.

This report was little surprising because Nokia phone sales were unbeaten since 1998. At the report, Samsung  mobile phone sales reached 93.5 million units. Samsung had 25.4 percent of market share.

At the same time, Nokia only sold 82.7 million units, or had only 22.5 percent market share. While Apple sold 35.1 million units with 9.5 percent market share.

Chinese Hackers in China is Richer than Drugs Dealers

Chinese hackers were able to obtain more than 10 million yuan (1.6 million U.S. dollars) per year of developing the virus. That value was mentioned more than drug dealers transactions. As reported Micgadget, now there are more than 210,000 infected smartphone of new phones in China. Local technician explains, the virus usually hidden in game application.

As commercial purpose, the creator will attach virus  into game or application in Android mobile phone. Secretly, that malicious program will charge an additional fee when the mobile users playing the games.

The virus creator is said to rent a dedicated server that does this trick in order to suck the pulse of the user when playing the game.

Apple founder Praise Windows Phone

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak made a statement that makes Microsoft proud. Steve Wozniak has been trying Nokia Lumia 900 that already use OS Windows Phone, and the result is not too disappointing. In an interview, Wozniak talked about how Microsoft has made an intuitive platform that is easy to use and have beautiful interface. He also called Windows Phone can not be compared with Android Tablet.

"I think Windows Phone has superior and interesting visual appearance," Wozniak said, as quoted from The Next Web, Sunday (29/04/2012).

Wozniak fascination to Windows Phone also added with his statement saying the beauty of this platform engineered by Apple people that are paid for by Microsoft.

Apple doesn't want to Combine Laptop and Tablet

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Some computer vendors welcomed the idea of product combination between laptop and tablet. Asus already started with Transformer Prime product, as was Intel with Cove Point. However, Apple rejected that idea. Apple CEO Tim Cook said, if iPad and MacBook Air is combined, then it would kill both of them.

"Anything can be forced to combine. You can combine a toaster with a refrigerator, but that will not convenient for users," Cook said as quoted by BBC.

Of course Tim Cook refuse the idea, because sales of iPad is very good. Apple managed to sell 11.8 million iPad units, up 150 percent over the same period last year.

Apple is Preparing iPhone Nano?

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Apple reportedly is preparing a small-sized low-priced iPhone. mini iPhone that will be launched simultaneously with iPhone 5 later this year. The news was said by Apple products supply company in Taiwan. That smartphone will be named iPhone Nano.

As the name implies, this low-cost version of the iPhone will carry different physical dimensions of  standard iPhone.

iPhone nano Photos has even been spread on the Internet. iPhone Nano predicted will as big as iPhone nano and it can be used as wristwatch.

Nokia announced Availability of Nokia Browser 2.0 for Nokia S40 phones

Latest version of Nokia Browser is capable to reduce consumption by 90 percent because it use cloud technology that can speed up the process of browsing. From main screen browser, users can surf the content of the web with just one click from home page. Nokia also refine its download manager features so the users can easily manage external content and can store songs or pictures in memory card while continuing to surf on the internet.

"With this latest version, we create a new browsing experience, faster and better," said Dieter May, Senior Vice President of Mobile Phones Services, Nokia, in press release, Tuesday (24/4 / 2012).

ZTE Want to Sell 100 Million Smartphone Unit

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

As ZTE become more success in big country like United States (U.S.), China-based company plans to increase its sales. Reported by Reuters on Tuesday (4/24/2012), the company is currently worth $ 9.3 billion, has sold 15 million smartphones last year. With the acquisition, ZTE currently ranks fourth largest handset manufacturer in the world.

Not surprisingly, ZTE is confident the company estimate could sell 50 million smartphones by the end of this year, and target sales figure could touch 100 million units in 2015.

To enrich the variety of its products, ZTE also plans to release two tiny tablet that is a combination of tablet and smartphone like Galaxy tablets at the end of this year.

New iPad 24 Carat Gold Plated Priced USD 50 Million

Some people may think that new iPad is luxury item. But its none if compared to this version of third generation iPad. This iPad comes with gold plated casing. The price is priced at $ 5,500.

This is special iPad that available in London, Hong Kong and Dubai. New gold-plated iPad itself first appeared at an event in United Arab Emirates. After the show, there were several orders coming from jewelry store named Damas Jewelers store in one mall in Dubai.

This 24K gold-plated New iPad has highest specification. Its support 4G + WiFi with hard drive capacity of 64 GB. The difference with usual new iPad only the casing. There is no differ in specification at all.

Microsoft New patent, Creating Two Screen Smartphone

Microsoft has registered new patent that is truly groundbreaking. The patent is system that supports two sides screen technology for smartphone and tablets. United States Patent and Trademark Office has been issued that patents. technology site describe how two screen system worked.

The technology is different from flip smartphone with two screens that existed before, such as  Communicator series from Nokia.

Two sides screen that is developed is the screen actually being on the front and back of the phone. Thus, rear panel which is usually used to cover the battery, replaced by the screen. This makes the smartphone having two faces.

Nokia show off the quality of 808 PureView Camera through Video Ads

Photos and videos quality become benchmark to measure the quality of camera inside a phone. Nokia that have 808 PureView, showed the quality of that camera by making all video advertisement all by phone.

Nokia 808 Pureview is 41 MP camera phones that use Carl Zeiss lens. Nokia seems want to build an image of 808 PureView as a camera that able to take pictures with detail, sharp, colorful and can record full high definition video. Nokia also demonstrated the ability PureView 808 in social networking activity on Facebook, Twitter and Flickr.

Microsoft releases Skype for Windows Phone

Monday, April 23, 2012

Microsoft has launched Skype for Windows Phone. Skype version 1.0 is already available in Windows Phone Marketplace. Application that has size 6.0 Mb is free and able to run on the operating system Windows Phone 7.5 or higher.

Skype 1.0 for Windows Phone can run on Wi-Fi or 3G networks. The presence of the Skype application was formally introduced to replace the beta version at the end of February 2012. Skype 1.0 has the ability to find and add new contacts directly connected to the contact list on the phone.

Users can make Skype calls directly from your contacts list on phones when Skype is active. Microsoft is expected to integrate Skype with upcoming Windows Phone, namely Windows Phone 8.

Lava Introduces Xolo X900, First Intel Based Smartphone in the World

Saturday, April 21, 2012

After was reported before, smartphone that based Intel Atom "Medfield" was finally launched on the market. Lava International, a mobile handset company from India has introduced the first smartphone based on Intel Atom Meldfield, Xolo X900.

Lava working with Intel launching a smartphone-based Intel Atom and will be available in Indian market on 23 April at price of $ 422.

"Through Xolo X900 smartphone, we are pleased to bring India phone to to meet their needs who want to have phone with fast performance. Xolo X900 initial review was very positive."said Vishal Sehgal, founder and director of Lava International.

As previously reported, Lava decided to produce smartphones based on the design that referenced by Intel. Finally Xolo X900 smartphone was born.

iOS and Android Have Instagram, BlackBerry Has Instigram!

Friday, April 20, 2012

If iOS and Android operating system have Instagram, BlackBerry users may be a little relieved by the presence of application called Instigram.

Yes, you did not misread. His name is very similar to Instagram, Instigram. The software is quite different with Instagram, but at least you can also share photos via Twitter and Facebook.

Maybe for you who previously ever use ShareIt that created by JaredCo, will familiar with this application. Because the success of Instagram, ShareIt change its name become Instigram.

How Instigram works is very simple. Just capture an image, then enter your Twitter account or Facebook to share the photos.

Nokia Lumia 610 : Cheapest Nokia's Windows phones Will Be Released End of April

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Nokia Lumia 610 has been prepared to become Most Affordable Nokia's Windows Phone. But although the price is not expensive, Nokia also has guaranteed the quality of the phone. Lumia 610 smartphone is already produced and this phone will soon arrive in Asia.

In the Philippines, Lumia 610 will go on sale in last week of April. While other Asian markets such as China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and Vietnam will get it soon in the following weeks.

This handset runs on Windows Phone 7.5 Tango. You will also be able to use Office mobile everywhere, along with Nokia Maps, Nokia Drive, Transport and Nokia Music.

Android & iPhone, Security Challenges in Era of Cloud

Currently, there are a lot of company adopted Cloud Computing technology. Because of that, security threat is also rising. One of them related to popularity of mobile devices like iPhone and Android.

"Companies lose control relating to the use of personal devices. Although they knew the risks, 78% of companies we surveyed allow employees to use their personal devices for work activities," said Eva Chen, CEO of Trend Micro at  Sheraton Hotel, Taipei, Thursday (19/4/2011)

Currently, there are many employees start using Android or iPhone device. In fact it also rise higher security threat.

"We saw a 400% surge in infections in Android platform last 3 months. iPhone is also increasingly threatened. Our customer began to realize to protect the data on the device and verify that it is clean before being allowed to connect to corporate network," he added.

Logitech Introduces Ultra Thin Keyboard for iPad

Logitech is known for its computer accessories including mouse and keyboard. Now, Logitech has introduced new accessories for new generation of Apple's tablet, iPad. Logitech introduces an ultra thin keyboard that can also serve as a cover or screen protector for iPad 2 or new iPad (iPad 3).

Many people love the concept of using keyboard for iPad, but most bluetooth keyboard for iPad usually large. With the presence of ultra-thin keyboard from Logitech is expected to be the solution. As quoted from Legitreviews, super slim keyboard from Logitech is compatible with all generation of iPad, from iPad, iPad 2 and new iPad with prices $ 99.

Keyboard from Logitech is carrying ultra slim design and instant On / Off feature that automatically turn on when you open iPad cover and when cover is closed, then iPad will enter standby mode.

Galaxy Pocket : Cheapest Samsung Android Phone

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Beside tablet computer at affordable price, Samsung is preparing the cheapest Android phones they ever release.

Samsung known is preparing one of their flagship, Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 inch that is very tempting. In addition to improve specification, this tablet computer is also not too expensive. Its price is only about $400.

In addition to Galaxy Tab 2, Samsung is also preparing cheapest Android phone called the Galaxy Pocket.

Watch out! Android Virus offers you Porn Movies

Monday, April 16, 2012

There are many ways was did by cyber bandits to attack their victims. One of them by creating a virus that infiltrated the porn movie player application. This malicious program was discovered by McAfee and exposed directly via his official blog, quoted Tuesday (04/17/2012).

Applications that contain virus has several names, there are that form as watch anime application and some of them are watch adult movies application.

"We just found that Android offers a trojan download videos from the internet and this rogue application designed for Android users in Japan," wrote Carlos Castillo, Malware Researcher McAfee Labs.

Red Release Dragon Sensor 6K for Epic & Scarlet

Good news for cinematographer. Cinema camera manufacturer, Red has just announced an upgrade of their products Epic and Scarlet. With this upgrade, the user may be possible to do video recording with a resolution of 6K (6,000x4,000). Dragon is a sensor that makes it super-quality recording.

Dragon feature native-stop dynamic range 15 + and 120 fps recording capability in 5K. Of course this is a significant improvement for Red's camera, especially for Scarlet who has so far only able to shoot in 4K. According to Red founder Jim Jannard, the recording will be performed at least 6K at 85 fps. He also explains that the Dragon sensor is greater than Mysterium-X sensor.

Can Samsung Galaxy S III repeat predecessors success

Samsung is almost certain to introduce Galaxy S III on May 3, 2012. Samsung Galaxy S III have a heavy duty continuing the successful Galaxy S II, which reportedly has sold 20 million units.

Not only that, the technology had to be really advance considering competitors like HTC One X atau LG Optimus 4X HD has a high specification. And this product must have enough differentiation with Samsung other products, Galaxy Nexus and Galaxy Note.

"If Galaxy S III just like Galaxy S II, but with slightly better specs, I think Samsung is difficult to sell the product," said Carolina Milanesi, analyst at Gartner who quoted from Computerworld, Tuesday (04/17/2012) .

He compared the Samsung to the Apple. iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S is not only different in specification, but it has excellent features such as voice commands.

Samsung Galaxy S III will be released on May 3

New variants of Samsung Galaxy will be released on May 3 in London. Although the Samsung did not inform the kinds and types of smartphones they will show off, but it is expected the event will feature the popular smartphone successor Samsung Galaxy II , Samsung Galaxy S III.

Certainty, the launch of Samsung Galaxy III is revealed through the invitation to various media to go to event called "Come and see the next Galaxy". British capital was chosen as the venue as well as to welcome Summer Olympics.

The Telegraph said that Samsung will issue a gadget with a screen size greater than S II. It is enlarged from 4.3 "to 4.6". The camera has higher resolution that support 16 MP pictures. This smartphone may also use wireless charging and will use latest Android operating system Ice Cream Sandwich. Samsung Galaxy S III is attached by quad core processor.

Last February the Samsung informed that they will introduce their mobile product variants in Mobile World Congress 2012. Samsung itself is still keeping physical form of Galaxy S III from the public.

Blackberry TK Victory : Concept of Blackberry OS 10 Smartphone

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

BlackBerry OS 10, the New Research In Motion Operating system still in development. While waiting for the official detail, some peoples were trying to create concept design of the device that is claimed to be super BlackBerry.

One of them is like what is written in Digital Home Boy website. They design Blackberry concept named TK Victory that be said will use BlackBerry OS 10.

Judging from the designs offered, TK Victory does look pretty good. Qwerty keyboard but The indentation and materials used to cover the exterior show fresh impression.

Aire Mask : iPhone Battery can be charged with Breath

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Gadget battery that is charged using solar thermal power may have often seen. But what about alternative energy that relies on human breath? If you are interested to play a role in minimizing global warming, Aire can help you realize that.

Aire mask is a concept that comes from Joao Paulo Lammogli. He convert the power of breath and then convert it into electricity through a small wind turbine. All you need to do is just make sure that the Aire mask still connected to iPhone and then breathe normally, and you will get sufficient power to charge your iPhone battery.

It could be interesting if Aire really can be made. We can use countless of breath throughout the night to charge the iPhone. But is it possible?

Marvel released 80 Graphic Novel in iBookStore

Iron Man, Captain America, X-Man, and Thor are several of famous fictional Marvel superheroes. Now these figures will be available on iPad. But not in the form of games, but in the form of a graphic novel.

Last month, Marvel has announced the release of 80 graphic novels that will be provided in iBookstore. Previously, Marvel has provided their own products on Marvel Comics App for the iPad. But this time they took iBookstore to sell their graphic novel.

Instagram now available for Android

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Good news for Android users around the world. After long time, Instagram can only be enjoyed by IOS users, since yesterday (Tuesday, 04/03/2012) this editing and sharing photos software finally available for Android gadgets.

Instagram for Android users can only be used by owner who has Android Froyo version and above as the operating system. Instagram now can be freely downloaded at Google Play. With the launch of this application, Android fans will join with other 30 million users of iPhone, iPod, and iPad. Instagram claimed that this android application will be much better than that installed in the IOS.

Intel Unveils Android Tablet Storybook

The popularity of tablet recently sparked manufacturers competing to bring their own tablet to the market. Intel, number-one x86 processor manufacturer in the world's seems interested to enliven the tablet market with their own tablet product, Storybook. Previously, Intel and Lenovo has launched its Classmate PC earlier this year for the education sector. Classmate PCs powered by Intel Atom N2600 with storage capacities up to 320GB.

Intel adopted the same sales pattern like their previous product Classmate PC products that target the lower middle-class market. Tablet PC is expected to be made ​​by Intel platform powered by Intel's Medfield that has been in optimizing for smartphones and tablets.

Angry Birds will be made in Cartoon

Good news for fans of Angry Birds games . Rovio is rumored to make Angry Birds movie cartoons, and they use Disney as the concept. For the first stage, there are as many as 52 episodes will be produced and its manufacture began earlier this fall. Each episode will lasted about two and a half to three minutes.

Nick Dora the Rovio chief of animation division stated that the release of the film Angry Birds is  company's efforts to explore more deeply and introduce about the story of Angry Birds. The film will tell a story why the bird is alwayas angry all the time.

Dora also said that their company will use Disney as the role model. There is no special reason for this, but it is because Disney is one of the most successful companies have been proved to create quality animation movie.

Samsung Galaxy Note sold 5 million unit

A Samsung sales performance has been skyrocket through its products, Galaxy Note which has sold 5 million units since the product was released October last year. Nowadays, smartphone and tablet is the most popular gadgets today. Various manufacturers launched a lot of smartphones and tablet products.

High market demand make the smartphone and tablet manufacturers do not want to miss the opportunity to enliven the market, Samsung is no exception.

Samsung product, Galaxy Note or well known as "Phablet" (smartphone tablet) is reported have already sold 5 million units, although this figure can not assume as large if we compared it to Galaxy S2 or iPhone 4S.

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