Πέμπτη, 5 Ιουλίου 2012

Forza Horizon


Take a look and find out what to expect from your favorite racing game, coming at 26 October for Xbox 360.


iPhone Caught Fire In His Pocket!


See how the iPhone 4S caught fire in his pocket due to over-heating.

This is not the first time someone publishes pictures of an exploding smartphone. In this case though it was caught on a security tape of a near by store, a 4S bursting in flames in this poor man's pocket.


Τετάρτη, 4 Ιουλίου 2012

VLC on Google Play



The waiting period is over! VideoLan has released the beta version of the famous media player VLC. The programm needs an ARMv7 (Galaxy Nexus, HTC One X, Samsung Galaxy SIII, Motorola Defy, HTC Desire, Nexus One etc) in order to function the way it was meant to be..!

Google Voice Android Jelly Bean


The Google Voice answers 47 questions

If you are wondering whether Google Voice will be able to compete with S Voice and Siri this video  will help you decide.

Jean-Louis Nguyen posted a video on which he asks Voice Search of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, 47 different questions.


iPad Mini


There is a rumour going on of a new mini iPad from Apple. They speak of a 7.85' screen, 8 GB that will arrive near October for 300$. To quote Pacific Crest: "Apple will sell 10 million mini iPads in the first quarter and 35.2 in the next one." That seems quite reasonable since the numbers we saw of the previous iPad at price of 500$..

Τρίτη, 3 Ιουλίου 2012

The most popular browser



Net Applications and StatCounter give to publicity numbers regarding the use of different browsers.
According to Net Applications, Microsoft Internet Explorer is the most popular desktop browser with 54%, Firefox comes second with 20% and Chrome third with 19%. Safari and Opera are follow with 5% and 2%.

On the other hand StatCounter has Chrome first with 33%, IE second with 32% and Firefox with 25%.

As for mobile browsers, according to Net Applications, Safari is first with 66%, second Google Android with 19% and Opera Mini with 10%.

Galaxy S3 S Health measures your blood pressure



S Health is a new app for the Galaxy S3 that can measure the patient's blood pressure and blood sugar.

For every function of the S Health you can use one of the 5 devices that go with the app. They are connected via Bluetooth or USB.

Note: Samsung did not make this app for people with health issues like diabetes, but for people who just want to monitor their health. * IT DOES NOT REPLACE MEDICAL TREATMENT *


New Google Glass Project Video



A new video showing the capabilities of the revolutionary Project Glass was published from Google to maintain their fans interest at a high level.

Unfortunately, the Glasses won't be available until 2014 so Google till then has to keep reminding us the Project.

In this video we see Laetitia Gayno, wife of an engineer at Google, wearing the Glasses and taking pictures of the baby, while using Google+ Hangout with her parents from France.


Unboxing Nintendo 3DS XL


The first Nintendo 3DS XL came to the hands of the few lucky byers and the first unboxing videos have arrived. We don't know the price on the market yet but Nortec Multimedia has it on their shelves for 230 euro.


Test your vehicle's performance using 'Torque' for your Android smartphone


The Android App Torque does not need any extra hardware to function. All you need is an Android smartphone and 'Torque'.

Torque collects data from GPS, compass, barometer and accelometer of the phone and computes your vehicle's acceleration and performance.

If you need more accurate data you can also connect your phone to OBD-II of the car to collect data from the brain.


Huawei Device @Mobile Asia Expo 2012


Huawei is one of the top providers ICT world wide. Recently at the Mobile Asia Expo 2012 Huawei presented high end products: Smartphones like Ascend D quad, Ascend D1 dual-core, quad core HD tablet MediaPad 10 FHD, dual core smartphone Ascend P1 and the devices Mobile WiFi E5331 and E5151.


The WiFi modem of Huawei works also as a WiFi hotspot, allowing up to 5 connections and has a USB port.



Crucket Keyboard @Smartphones


Microsoft seems to be trying new things for the future of Windows Phone devices and one of them is the crucket keyboard. To quote WMPowerUser, Microsoft is testing a crucket QWERTY keyboard, which will facilitate those who use only one hand to type at their smartphone while it will support XT9.

The website also states that the crucket keyboard will be part of Windows 8. We just have to wait and see.

iCade Mobile


The iCade Mobile iPhone/iPad controller, is already out in the market.
For example we know that Think Geek offers iCade for 70$ reminding us that it offers a D-Pad, 4 action buttons and you can use it in portrait and landscape.


Δευτέρα, 2 Ιουλίου 2012

Smartphones, not for calling and messaging



Most smartphone users spend their time serfing the web and playing games rather than actually calling.

This is according to a research performed by O2.

The results are kind of what we would have expected:



Two New HTC Smartphones


Two new HTC smartphones are expected this winter running Windows Phone. One is HTC Accord with a 4.8 inch screen with 720p, 8MP camera, 1 GB RAM, NFC, dual core processor and HSPA+ connection for download up to 42Mbps.
And the other HTC Rio with a 4 inch screen, 800x480 resolution, 5MP camera, 512MB RAM.

This is all we have for now.



Camera Test: Nokia N8, Samsung Galaxy S3, Nokia 808 Pure View


Three of the best smartphones are tested for their cameras to show the difference between the new Nokia 808 Pure View with 41MP camera! See for yourselves:


Pocket TV


A new gadget with the name Pocket TV is going to turn your regular TV into a gigantic Android tablet.

This device is a microcomputer attached at your HDMI port. Pocket TV runs Android 4.0 and allows you to do with your TV whatever you do with your smartphone. For example you can play games, serf the web or start a video chat with your friends.

Pocket TV has also a USB port to connect a mouse or keyboard and an SD card port for more space.

It is manufactured from Infinitec that posted the project on kickstarter.com in order to find funds to mass produce it.
The production will start on July and its cost 160$.



Google Nexus 10


Recently Google presented the Nexus 7 tablet at the low price of 199$. Now there is a new rumour going on that its big brother Nexus 10 will be presented and sold at the price of 299$.

Nexus 10 was supposed to be presented during the Google I/O 2012 like the Nexus 7 but it didn't due to some technical difficulties.

According to DigiTimes, the touch panel is manufactured by Wintek, the company that already produced half a million touchpanels for Nexus 7.