Nokia managed to implement Windows 8 Mobile into a sleek, modern handset that’s comfortable to hold and use. The use of tiles makes one handed use of the phone easy and efficient.
Nokia is making a big gamble by choosing Microsoft Windows 8 Mobile as the OS for their line of smart phones. The fate of this once dominant player in the mobile space is tied closely to the success or failure of the Windows OS. By most accounts, adoption of Windows 8 has been less than stellar but Microsoft and Nokia marches on. Whether you like it or not, Windows 8 is here to stay and Windows 8 Mobile is a serious contender. It’s not the juggernaut that is iOS or Android but there may be a niche for a third mobile OS.
Sprint Guardian is a suite of services and Android apps to help parents monitor and control up to four Sprint phones.
One possible solution is to add a mobile hotspot to connect a range of devices under a single wireless plan. T-Mobile’s Sonic 4G Mobile Hotspot can connect up to 5 devices concurrently all sharing a single 4G HSPA+ 42 high speed connection, if available in your area.
T-Mobile Sonic 4G Mobile Hotspot
2012 was a boom year for mobile devices with many vendors introducing new tablets, e-readers, Wi-Fi enabled cameras, and various other Wi-Fi enabled devices. Users face the challenge of connecting all these devices while on the go without going broke activating individual wireless plans for each device. Some carriers offer discounts for adding additional devices but that solution may not work for some devices which are Wi-Fi only.
While some high-end smartphones are capable of functioning as a mobile hotspot, carriers often disable the function unless you pay an additional charge. Even when enabled, some plans limit how many devices you can connect concurrently. One possible solution is to add a mobile hotspot to connect a range of devices under a single wireless plan. T-Mobile’s Sonic 4G Mobile Hotspot can connect up to 5 devices concurrently all sharing a single 4G HSPA+ 42 high-speed connection, if available in your area.
In short, the Galaxy Camera is a compact digital camera with a very fast f/2.8 lens that runs Android but does not make phone calls.
In Twilight New Moon, Swedish songwriter/singer Lykke Li performs a song called Possibilities. What does that have to do with a camera from the largest smart phone manufacturer in the world? Well it’s be best way I can describe the Galaxy Camera in one word.
When it comes to cameras running Android, it’s not really news. It’s likely you already have one if you have an Android smartphone. If you own an Apple iPhone, you know you can already take fairly high quality pictures under ideal lighting conditions. As a camera that can upload images to social media, that too is old news as the latest update to the Facebook app allows automatic photo sync. Besides, that feature has been available for a long time from Google Picasa and services like Apple iCloud. Continue reading “Samsung blazes new trail with the world’s second Android based camera”
At 5.5” diagonal, .2 inches larger than the Galaxy Note, this quad-core 1.6 Ghz driven phablet will take the reign as the world’s largest smart phone.
After months of speculation and rumors, Samsung finally announced the Galaxy Note II at IFA in Berlin. At 5.5” diagonal, .2 inches larger than the Galaxy Note, this quad-core 1.6 Ghz driven phablet will take the reign as the world’s largest smart phone. The design of the phone has changed to a design closer to the Galaxy SIII with rounded corners. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Note II finally announced at IFA”