Archive | September, 2008

Moto Q11 caught in the wild

25 Sep

Remember the Moto Q11 we unveiled globally earlier this month? Well, the folks at Mobility Todayhave caught it in the wild! The Q11 is rumoured to have Wi-Fi, built-in GPS and a 3 MP camera. Considering that it is likely to succeed the Q9h, we can expect HSDPA connectivity as well.

Android 1.0 SDK released

24 Sep

With the announcement of the T-Mobile G1, the Android Developers Blog has announced the availability of the Android 1.0 SDK release 1. The new Software Development Kit adds some more features and fixes bugs from the earlier release.


Developers can download the SDK from here.

RCom to launch CDMA version of HTC Touch Diamond

24 Sep

If this confidential document that we have received is to be believed, then RCom is planning to launch the HTC Victor or the CDMA version of the Touch Diamond in India. According to the presentation, RCom will pitch it against the iPhone 3G that is available on Bharti Airtel and Vodafone networks. While there is no news about the pricing or availability, a tipster told us about a pre-Diwali launch (before October 28) and with a price tag of around Rs 26,000.

Samsung launches Omnia i900 in India

24 Sep

Samsung today launched the Omnia i900 in India. The Windows Mobile 6.1 driven touchscreen phone will come in two variants — 8GB and 16GB. Both the variants will come bundled with a 16GB microSD card from SanDisk. The 8GB variant is priced at Rs 35,000 while the 16GB will carry a tag of Rs 37,000 (both market operative prices). Click here to check the specs and other features.

Don't pay for international roaming incoming calls while watching Singapore F1

24 Sep

Airtel has announced free incoming calls on SingTel’s network while you enjoy the first-ever night F1 race in the streets of Singapore. The offer is valid for both prepaid and postpaid suscribers from September 25 to September 29. Users will have to manually select SingTel’s network to avail the offer. 

Sony Ericsson launches Play Now Plus in Sweden

24 Sep


Sony Ericsson today announced the launch of Play Now Plus — an online music service that will go live in Sweden. The service will take on Nokia’s Comes With Music strategy and Amazon’s Music Store aboard the T-Mobile G1. Sony Ericsson’s service, however will be carrier driven and will allow subscribrs to download and play unlimited numer of tracks on their Sony Ericsson handhelds for a monthly subscription. On the Telenor network in Sweden, Sony Ericsson phones will come pre-loaded with 1,000 tracks along with the option to download more directly from the handset over the air. What’s more, users can keep their most played tracks after the end of the subscription.

Mobile act of a watch – It is Sony Ericsson yet again!

24 Sep

Nothing bugs us more than something distracting our make-up session. Well at that point, don’t we all just wish that the phone should fly and reach our hand immediately?  But now, we have got a simple solution to our problem. We can see who is calling by just simply glancing at the dial of our watch and act accordingly either accept or reject by pressing a button on our watch.

Being a chick, I know what it feels like whenever I get a new watch. But these days nothing can woo your lady love more than a sexy Bluetooth watch. Sony Ericsson and Fossil have collaborated yet again, but this time for the fairer sex. The Sony Ericsson MBW200 pairs with your Sony Ericsson phone via Bluetooth so that you can see who is calling you up by simply looking at your watch. Also, you will get SMS alerts on your watch.
 
This Fossil MBW watch also works as music player remote. So whenever you feel lazy to reach your phone which is hidden somewhere in deepest corner of your hand bag, you can change the track by simply pressing one button.
 
The watch comes in three exquisite designs – 
The Sparkling Allure Edition adds up to your dazzle with its unique Crystal décor stones on the display.

The Contemporary Elegance Edition is somewhat suitable for professionals with its sophisticated design and elegance, of course!

The Evening Classic Edition comes with stylish leather strap and discreet black dial which can be worn in any environment thus making it suitable for wearing the watch casually anytime and anywhere.