Samsung has surprised everyone at MWC 2013 in Barcelona by unveiling an eight-inch version of its stylus-equipped Galaxy Note tablet- Galaxy Note 8, an eight-inch Android tablet with a stylus to rival Apple’s iPad Mini. These unique Samsung features and functions such as the S Pen, multi-window view, and other TouchWiz enhancements to be worthwhile that really set it apart from other tablets. Introduced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this weekend, the Galaxy Note 8.0 is an Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean-based tablet with an 8-inch 1280 x 800 display, delivering a pixel density of 189ppi — slightly higher than the iPad mini’s 7.9-inch 163ppi display 支架游泳池. Under the hood, it will launch with Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean onboard and proudly packs Samsung’s 1.6GHz quad-core Exynos 4 processor, 2GB of RAM, and comes with 32GB or 64GB of storage. While LTE variants are in the works, the Galaxy Note 8.0 will initially offer cellular connectivity via HSPA+ — supplemented, of course, by Wi-Fi. Multiscreen support: The Note 8 also improved on the Note 10.1’s Multiscreen support, where two apps sit side-by-side, so you can watch a YouTube video while taking notes. S Pen: The S pen can be Samsung’ main spotlight, which provides a natural mode of interaction for users who prefer to write. The Galaxy Note 8.0 Samsung has enhanced the pen software experience. The Air View feature lets you hover the pen over specific Samsung apps so you can see previews of videos, emails or photos without actually launching the apps. The pen also now allows you to control the menu and back buttons on the device. The Note 8.0 will be out in the second quarter of 2013. Samsung is not detailing the exact pricing and regional release dates. But what we do know for certain is that there’ll be two storage configurations 16GB and 32GB for the global unit’s official launch. Since Galaxy Note 8.0 will make its slow crawl to market, we will keep you informed later.France
February 27, 2013
February 26, 2013
Sony Company globally introduced the long-anticipated Xperia Tablet Z at MWC 2013 yesterday, just a couple of weeks after it was exclusively launched on the Japanese market. Frankly speaking, Sony’s Xperia Tablet Z is a waterproof device you can take into the bath – but that’s not the only thing making it one of the loveliest Android tablets on the market, certainly it has what it takes to go toe to toe with any Android tablet on the market today.
The new device joins Sony’s flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z, in offering consumers premium specifications with the best of Sony technology, entertainment, design and connectivity.
The Xperia Tablet Z rocks a 10.1 with a resolution of 1920 x 1200, bringing you a very beautiful display that also takes advantage of Sony’s Bravia tech found in its TV sets. You’ll also get a 1.5 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 CPU, 2GB of RAM, 16GB/32GB of internal storage that’s expandable via a micro SD card slot, NFC, IR sensor, and 6,000 mAh battery. Like the new Xperia Z smartphone, the Tablet is is also dust and water resistant, which will extend the durability of the device.
What makes the Xperia Tablet Z standout even more is just how thin and light it is. Thinner than even the Xperia Z handset, the Tablet Z is only 6.9mm thin, and weighs only 495 grams.
Surprisingly enough for a tablet, Sony Xperia Tablet Z has a primary camera with an 8 megapixel Exmor R sensor and full HD video recording capabilities, while the front-facing 2 megapixel camera has HD video recording support, ideal for video calls.
Starting at $499 for the 16GB version and $599 for the 32 GB variant, the Xperia Tablet Z will be a great addition to your living room, or just about anywhere else you’d want used leak detection equipment for sale to put it. With a price tag to match Apple’s iPad 4, will the Xperia Tablet Z be able to bite a big chunk of Apple’s tablet market share? Let us see!
February 22, 2013
Sony unveiled its next-generation gaming system, the PlayStation 4, and promised social and remote capabilities. Wednesday’s announcement gives the struggling Japanese electronics company a head start over Microsoft and an Xbox 360 successor. The Japanese electronics giant talked about its upcoming game console for the first time and said it will go on sale this holiday season.
The PS4 features a PC-like body architecture, x86 CPU, enhanced PS GPU, 8 gigabytes of unified memory and local storage hard drive. The PS4 will come with an updated DualShock 4 controller with a touchpad, light-friendly censor, stereo camera and button for sharing. Play session will be saved in RAM and updates will now happen in the background.
Here’s the official listing of the PS4 specification, released after the event.
Single-chip custom processor
CPU: x86-64 AMD ‘Jaguar’ 8 cores
GPU: 1.84 TFLOPS, AMD next-generation Radeon™ based graphics engine
Hard Disk Drive:
Optical Drive (read only):
I/O and communication:
Super-Speed USB (USB 3.0)
Ethernet (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T)
IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth® 2.1 (EDR)
Digital Output (optical)
Sony said the console is coming “holiday 2013.” There is currently no confirmation on the price nor are there photos of the device.
February 20, 2013
HTC One Smartphone Comes with All-metal Body, a Snazzy Camera, Improved Audio and Other Powerful Features
HTC Corp. on Tuesday unveiled its latest smart phone – the HTC One, an Android device that comes with all-metal body, snazzy camera, improved audio, impressive UI and other powerful features. Frankly speaking, this year will be a critical one for HTC, which needs to prove that it can still compete in the increasingly duopolistic market and compete with the best smartphone offerings from Apple, lG, Nokia and Samsung. HTC hopes to change that reality with the new flagship HTC One which will be available soon.
All-metal Body Design: HTC’s design and software teams did their jobs in creating an attractive, unique, and premium-feeling phone, taking Apple’s love for metal construction and taking it to the next logical progression.
Impressive Display: It features a dazzling 4.7-inch 1080p HD Gorilla Glass display. The result is a pixel-dense LCD panel that looks gorgeous and outclasses Apple’s Retina Display by a mile
Snazzy Camera: The HTC One camera is called the HTC UltraPixel Camera, it has an F2.0 aperture and 28mm lens, and can capture full 1080p video, We were told that the camera is capable of capturing 300% more light so that it works better in low-light conditions.
Improved Audio: The HTC One comes built with two front-facing stereo speakers, along with a dedicated amplifier and Beats Audio, from what I could tell, the phone could indeed have a better volume level than the typically terrible sound that most smartphones have.
High-performing Processor: The phone will ship with a quad-core 1.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, producing smooth and speedy running experience.
Snappy UI: Special emphasis was put on the new home screen interface, called HTC BlinkFeed, the BlinkFeed home page does look rather impressive: three large rectangular windows showed various graphic presentations of news, video, etc.
Operating System: The HTC One is not running the latest build of Android (4.2), but a version released earlier in 2012 (4.1). However it is good enough for common usage.
Long Battery: It is powered by a 2300 mAh Li-Poly battery, which should be enough to get full-day use out of the phone.
Price and Availability: HTC expects to start selling the phone worldwide in March at more than 85 mobile operators. In the U.S., the list includes AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile, but notably not Verizon Wireless, which recently launched HTC’s Droid DNA phone. Reportedly, prices will be $199.99 for the 32GB model and $299.99 for the 64GB model; however, that hasn’t been confirmed.
With its One X, HTC made one of the finest smartphones of 2012. Unfortunately, the device’s limited availability and lackluster marketing kept it from achieving mainstream success — particularly next to near-ubiquitous competitors like Samsung’s Galaxy S III. Now is HTC on the right path to success with the forthcoming HTC One? We will pay a great attention when the phone actually goes on the market.
January 29, 2013
Whilst Samsung are not expected to announce their new Galaxy S4 smartphone at next month’s Mobile World Congress, they are expected to unveil a smaller, 8-inch-screen tablet – the new Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 at the Barcelona Mobile World Congress, according to a report. Now more images of Samsung’s upcoming tablet—the Galaxy Note 8.0—have popped up, Last week we saw some photos of the new Galaxy Note 8.0, and also heard some specifications about the device, and now it would appear that this new Android tablet has appeared at the FCC.
Display: The Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 will feature 8 inch Super Clear LCD display with a 1280 x 800 pixel resolution.
Design: It looks like a large Galaxy S III and features thicker side bezels than Apple’s (AAPL) recently released iPad mini.
Button: The tablet also features buttons like other devices in the Galaxy Note line-up, which include a Home button in the centre, with Back and Menu capacitive buttons on either side, much like other devices in the Note line-up.
Dimension: The dimensions of the tablet will be 211.3X136.3X7.95 mm and it will weigh around 330g.
Processor: On the processor front, it is expected that Samsung may employ the Exynos 5 Octa processor, which it announced during CES, earlier this month. The eight-core processor is based on the ARM big.LITTLE/Cortex A-15 architecture and is designed to be a low-powered, high performance mobile processor.
OS: The Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 will come with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, the most advanced operating system.
Camera: The Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 includes dual cameras, on the back of the device we have a 5 megapixel camera, and on the front of the Galaxy Note 8.0 we have a 1.3 megapixel camera.
S-Pen: Now we have a new photo of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0, this time with Samsung’s S-Pen accessory, Samsung’s version of a high-quality pressure-sensitive stylus.
Other features: The Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 will also feature a choice of either 16GB or 32GB of built in storage, plus a microSD card slot that will take up to 32GB cards, plus A-GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, 4600mAh battery, USB 2.0 and WiFi, it will also come with mobile data connectivity in the form of HSPA+.
Pricing and Availability: The device is also rumored to be priced under $300. The Note 8.0 is apparently confirmed to make a debut at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) to be held in Barcelona next month.
Galaxy Tab 3 Plus: It further states that Samsung is also making efforts to bring the Android-based Galaxy Tab 3 Plus or P8200 to the market. This is the high-end tablet we reported earlier that is expected to come in 16 and 32GB variants. Additionally, a second generation Galaxy Note 10.1 codenamed Vienna may also be in the works.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 is set to compete with the iPad mini, Nexus 7 and the 7-inch Amazon Kindle Fire HD. We should have more details about the new Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 when it is officially announced at next month Mobile World Congress.
January 28, 2013
Valentines Day is right around the corner and if you are looking for a fun new gift for some special people in your life, for DIY bloggers and people who actually get enthusiastic about crafting any themed decorations, this post just might be perfect. With the variety of DIY gift here, you are sure to find something that fits everyone this romantic day!
DIY Peppermint Valentine Hearts
You know that bag of red and white peppermint hard candies that is sitting in your desk drawer getting stale? Now’s the time to turn it into something cute, you are able to melt peppermint candies in heart-shaped molds. They will look like something expensive and romantic, except they are only candies. Peppermint heart candies are the perfect easy Valentines Day treat. They are also perfect as an edible gift or a wedding favor.
Chocolate is an amazing food. It contains a high amount of antioxidants that have been linked to a variety of health benefits, and eating chocolate gives you endorphins, “the happy hormone”. Among all of the DIY chocolates, berry chocolate tart can be a very good one: a shortbread crust is topped with a chocolate layer, and then a berry layer, a winning combination. The results will be even better than we expected!
Valentine’s Day Love Note Wreaths
Wreaths are one of the favorite Valentine’s Day crafts to make. They are perfect for adding a seasonal touch to your home decor. Now it is Valentine’s Day, Everyone is starting to get in the Valentine’s Day mood, and I thought it might be fun to make an interactive Love Note Wreath. It would be fun to have a little wreath where everyone in our family can leave little notes to each other to show how much they appreciate each other.
Free Valentines Day E-cards Making
E-cards are so popular today and you can find lots of free Cards in 123greetings.com. Within this websites you will get many Valentines Day E-cards and which are allowed to be customized and then sent to your loved ones. In addition, you are able to upload an image/photo/picture to it and DIY Valentines Day E-card. If you have the need to extract an image or take photo from a video, a video converter will smartly do you a favor to save video as image in PNG, BMP, JPEG formats.
DIY Love Confession Video Shot
You might also want to send a sweet video shot by your own to your loved ones or show your professions of love to the one who you have been carrying the torch for a long time, you might as well use a video converter to convert video to the target video formats that are compatible with the corresponding video sharing websites or other popular video players. I am sure he or she will be deeply affected your self-made love confession.
Are you feeling the love yet? It’s time to get ready for some heavy Valentine’s Day love!
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