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Sony Ericsson Brings Out Cedar

by on Jun.19, 2010, under Gadgets, Mobile, Technology

Social Networking websites have become a part and parcel of most of people’s necessity, people seemed to be hooked to such sites. Sony Ericsson’s upcoming 3G HSDPA handset Cedar has been designed to cater to this ever increasing need. The phone is claimed to be Eco-Friendly with part of the Cedar being constructed using recycled plastic.

Sony Ericsson Cedar

The phone has been fitted with a 2.2” TFT screen that displays images in 262K colors. The phone has got a basic 2 MP camera and allows VGA video recording at 30fps. It has got 3.5mm audio jack. Its network capabilities spread over GSM GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900, UMTS HSDPA 850/1900/2100, UMTS HSDPA 2100 and EDGE 850/900/1800/1900.

The phone weighs about 84gms with dimensions 111mm x 49mm x 15.5mm. It is available in two color combinations, namely, black and silver or black and red. It offers a talk time of about 12 hours 30 min and standby time of around 420 hours on a GSM network. It provides for approximately 4 hours 56 min of talk time and about 475 hours of standby time on a UMTS network.

It has pre-installed Widget Manager 2.0 app with which users can access social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and MySpace on the stand-by screen of their devices. EAS Push e-mail facility and modem connectivity have also been provided with the phone. 3G users can avail of faster internet speeds and access web browser Netfront 3.5.

The pricing is still under cover and it is expected to hit select markets within the third quarter of this year. Stay Tuned!

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Nintendo 3DS unveiled at E3

by on Jun.17, 2010, under Gadgets, Gaming, Technology

Nintendo 3DS

We’ve been hearing about Nintendo’s 3DS from quite a while, and now Nintendo is showing it off at its E3 press conference. Mario built company is presenting its superior its glasses-free technology which is better than others. It takes 3D gaming along with you wherever you go.

The upper screen is only 3.5-inches. There is a slider on the side that lets you tweak the 3D effect, enabling you to adjust its depth based on your distance from the screen, or turn it off entirely. As with the current DS, the bottom is a touchscreen, and is not 3D.

The analog stick like thing is being called as “Slide Pad” by nintendo. There is a gyro, motion sensor, which is compatible with DSi games, and has two cameras enabling 3D photos. Nintendo is showing off two colors, red and blue.

There is still no release date or price as of now. Stay tuned for further updates.

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RIM Announces BlackBerry Pearl 3G Series in India

by on Jun.10, 2010, under Gadgets, Mobile, Technology

Research In Motion (RIM) has launched the new BlackBerry Pearl 3G, the smallest of the Blackberry smartphone line-up. The two new models introduced are the Pearl 9100 and Pearl 9105. Both the models are compact and elegant 50mm wide and weighing only 93g.

The BlackBerry Pearl 9100, featuring a 20-key condensed QWERTY keyboard, and the BlackBerry Pearl 9105, with a 14-key traditional phone keyboard. Both smartphone models include SureType software that can complete words as the user types.

Blackberry Pearl

It features a optical trackpad unlike its predecessor having a trackball, a 3.2 MP camera with flash, support for up to 32GB of additional memory via micro SD cards and dedicated keys for volume adding to convenience. The most important of all 3G (HSDPA) makes its way into these, and its just in time with the ending of the spectrum auctions in India.

The Pearl 3G also features -

  • 360 x 400 sharp-resolution display (238 ppi)
  • 3G, EDGE/GPRS, Wi-Fi (supports 'n')
  • Built-in GPS for location-based applications
  • Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP, USB 2.0 (micro)
  • 624 Mhz processor with 256 MB Flash memory
  • 3.2 MP camera with zoom, autofocus, flash and video recording
  • MicroSD card support
  • 3.5mm handsfree socket

The pricing and availability of the handsets is still not declared but according to us they must be in range of Rs. 20,000 to Rs. 25,000. We expect to hear about the exact details in few days. So stay tuned for our word on the phone when it comes on shelves.

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