Monthly Archives: August 2011

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Eco-friendly Nokia 700 visits our office, makes a bid for world’s smallest smartphone title

We’ve seen spy shots of the Nokia 700 in red and white but today we got a friendly visit by the real deal. The 700 is part of the incoming Symbian Belle trio and Nokia touts it as its most eco-friendly and smallest smartphone to date. Actually, they say it’s the world’s smallest smartphone.

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Samsung Galaxy S II US launch pushed back by a day, Hurricane Irene is the one to blame

At first Samsung took its own sweet time bringing the Galaxy S II to the US and now nature decided to play spoilsport. The launch of the Galaxy S II which was meant to happen in New York on August 29, has now been postponed by a day.

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Samsung launches bada 2.0, releases the SDK to the public

Although Samsung had announced bada 2.0 back in February during MWC 2011, it took them quite a long time to release it. But it seems Samsung has not forgotten about its little pet project as today we got news of Samsung making bada 2.0 live and also releasing the SDK to anyone willing to visit […]

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Nikon announces six new cameras, the COOLPIX AW100, P7100, S100, S6200, S8200 and S1200pj

After Canon announced it’s new range of cameras a few days back Nikon too has updated its range of point and shoot cameras. This includes four basic point-and-shoot cameras for beginners, one prosumer camera and their first every rugged, water-proof camera. Next is the P7100, which is an update to last years’s P7000. The P7100 […]

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Samsung puts its new naming convention to good use, let’s check out the new models and see if it works

Samsung has worked up a new naming scheme for its Androids and today we’re seeing the first phones to abide by the new rules. Of course, old models fit the new naming scheme too, but what Samsung has done is codified the tiers (low, mid, high, premium, and “Super Smart”). First, here’s how the new […]

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We update to Symbian Anna: here’s what’s changed [REVIEW]

Symbian Anna debuted a while ago with the Nokia X7 and the E6 but the original quartet of new generation Nokia phones that initially launched with Symbian^3 now gets to join in on the fun as well. Yet another way is to use the SW update app, which can be set to check for new […]

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Nokia makes a video introduction to Symbian Anna and a thorough guide on how to update

Nokia released its Symbian Anna update last week for the N8, E7, C7 and C6-01 handsets and has released an introductory video of the Anna UI to familiarize users with it and, naturally, brag a little about it. Not only that but they’ve put up a dedicated page on how to upgrade to Symbian Anna […]

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Canon announces new point-and-shoot cameras, the PowerShot SX150 IS, ELPH 510 HS and ELPH 310 HS

Canon has updated its PowerShot range of point-and-shoot cameras with three new models. The first of them, the PowerShot SX150 IS has a 14.1 megapixel sensor with 12x optical zoom and 28mm wide-angle lens. It also features 720p video recording, 3-inch LCD, Intelligent IS and Smart AUTO. The PowerShot ELPH 510 HS comes with a […]

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Angry Birds Rio Airfield Chase episode launches today, brings 15 new levels

Good news for all Angry Birds fans, a new Rio episode, called Airfield Chase, has gone live and it brings the first half of the 30 new levels.

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Razer announces Tiamat, world’s first true 7.1 channel gaming headset

Razer has a reputation for making exciting accessories for the gamers but it seems this time they have something for the audiophiles as well. Although a surround sound headset won’t be high on the list of must-have items of an audiophile, mostly due to the emulation used to create the surround effect, the Tiamat steers […]