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Windows Phone 8 features details.

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Windows Phone 8 features details.

Microsoft officially unveiled its Windows Phone 8 platform yesterday, a device operating system that is set to power new smartphones from Nokia, HTC and Samsung. While the platform was previewed in June 2012, the company used an event yesterday to showcase several new features that have not previously been revealed.
It also provided an update on its app ecosystem, stating that it is approaching the point where 46 out of the top 50 titles available for other platforms have been ported to Windows Phone – which Joe Belfiore, corporate VP for the company, described as “huge progress for us”.
New features showcased by Belfiore included “Kid’s Corner”, which it describes as a “worry-free way to share your phone with your kids” by limiting the features available to prevent accidental misuse; and Rooms, which enables users to create private groups with which to share information – with some features a…

China: ZTE $160 quad-core smartphone U950, announced.

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China: ZTE $160 quad-core smartphone U950, announced.

Packing a 1.3GHz quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 processor inside, the new handset was announced for China at only 999 yuan (around $160 / €123), with Google’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich platform loaded on it. 
The smartphone also comes with a 4.3-inch touchscreen display, 1GB of RAM inside, 4GB of internal memory, a 5-megapixel photo snapper on the back, and a front camera for making video calls while on the go. 
The phone is 9mm thick, sports a 2,000 mAh battery inside, and is expected to arrive on shelves on November 11. 
No details on its international availability have been provided  at this time.

BlackBerry 10 now being tested by 50+ carriers worldwide.Pentagon will keep carrying BB devices.

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BlackBerry 10 now being tested by 50+ carriers worldwide. Pentagon will keep carrying BB devices.

RIM CEO Thorsten Heins announced in a statement on Wednesday that handsets running the new OS were now being tested by more than 50 carriers worldwide.

BlackBerry 10 passes critical milestone - enters carrier lab testing.
Thorsten Heins, President and CEO, Research In Motion, said:
I’m very pleased to confirm that we have passed a critical milestone in the development of our brand new mobile computing platform, BlackBerry 10. In the last week, BlackBerry 10 achieved Lab Entry with more than 50 carriers – a key step in our preparedness for the launch of BlackBerry 10 in the first quarter of 2013. We made this commitment during our recent results conference call and we have delivered. This process will continue in the coming months as more carriers around the world formally evaluate the devices and our brand new software.
I have spent the …

LTE: UK: EE launches first 4G networks in 11 cities.

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LTE: UK: EE launches  first 4G networks in 11 cities.As expected, UK market leader EE has launched its 4G LTE network, making it the first UK operator to offer the next generation mobile broadband technology. The network initially covers 11 cities and will be rolled out at a rate of 2,000 square miles per month.

Movistar presents the Computer Workstation with Windows 8 Professional for SMBs.

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Movistar presents the Computer Workstation with Windows 8 Professional for SMBs.


 Movistar, Microsoft, Intel and HP have teamed up to launch a Computer Workstation to facilitate the work of SMBs. A simple and complete choice that offers the latest in computer equipment at the best price.
- This new technology solution provides the ability to choose the equipment that best suits the needs of each company, a full maintenance with 24-hour service and ease of payment by installments.
Movistar in collaboration with Microsoft, Intel and HP has launched a new range of Computer Workstation for SMBs in order to facilitate their access to the latest in technological innovation without having to worry about maintenance and to enable them to develop their business with greater efficiency and productivity. Includes payment formulas that allow companies to have art computer equipment without investment and will be commercially available from November 15…

Movistar presenta el Puesto de Trabajo Informático con Windows 8 Professional para PYMES.

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Movistar presenta el Puesto de Trabajo Informático con Windows 8 Professional para PYMES.


- Movistar, Microsoft, Intel y HP se han unido para lanzar un Puesto de Trabajo Informático que facilite la labor de las pymes. Una opción sencilla y completa que ofrece lo último en equipamiento informático al mejor precio.
- Esta nueva solución tecnológica ofrece la posibilidad de escoger el equipamiento que mejor se adapte a las necesidades de cada empresa, un mantenimiento integral con atención 24 horas y la facilidad de pago por cuotas.

Movistar en colaboración con Microsoft, Intel y HP ha lanzado una nueva oferta de Puesto de Trabajo Informático para pymes con el objetivo de facilitarles el acceso a lo último en innovación tecnológica sin que tengan que preocuparse por su mantenimiento y  para que puedan  desarrollar su negocio con mayor  eficacia y productividad. Incluye fórmulas de pago que permitirán a las empresas contar con e…

Google Search App for iOS and Android, enhanced. Video.

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Google Search App for iOS and Android, enhanced. Video.
The application looks accurate and responsive. 
In the latest version of the Google Search App for iOS and Android, not only can you say your question out loud, but your search app can speak your answer right back to you. And, using Google's Knowledge Graph, your search app gives you smarter answers loud and clear.

Learn more:http://www.google.com/insidesearch/features/voicesearch/

Disney buys Lucasfilm for $4B. Star Wars "Episode 7" for 2015.

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Disney buys Lucasfilm for $4B. Star Wars "Episode 7" for 2015.
Disney, CEO Robert Iger, left, and George Lucas of Lucasfilm sign the deal Tuesday letting Disney acquire the "Star Wars" studio for about $4 billion.
Disney is buying Lucasfilm Ltd., the production company behind "Star Wars," from its chairman and founder, George Lucas (shown here). It's also making a seventh movie in the "Star Wars" series, called "Episode 7," set for release in 2015.


Lucas, who receives 40 million Disney shares from the deal, will be the second-largest non-institutional shareholder of Disney, Bloomberg News says, behind the trust of deceased Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.The 68-year-old Lucas will serve as a creative consultant but plans to retire."For the past 35 years, one of my greatest pleasures has been to see Star Wars passed from one generation to the next," said Lucas, chairman and CEO of Lucasfilm, in a statement. "It's now tim…

Windows Phone 8 Video takes on the iPhone and Androids.

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Windows Phone 8 Video takes on the iPhone and Androids.
On this video the presenter is emphasizing the difference between a windows phone with live tiles and a static start screen of the iphones and the androids. He also let you know how to set up your live tiles.


See how personal Windows Phone 8 is with it's new Start screen, Live Apps, and more. 
From the customizable Start screen that includes Live Apps that give you real-time information at a glance to the Windows Phone Store that now includes 120,000 Microsoft-certified apps — Joe Belfiore, Corporate VP of Windows Phone, shows there's a lot to love about Windows Phone 8.
Meet yours http://newwp.it/aP85hI

Verizon 4G LTE will bring the Nokia Lumia 822. Video Promo.

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Verizon 4G LTE will bring the Nokia Lumia 822. Video Promo.



Today, Verizon Wireless and Nokia announced the upcoming availability of the Nokia Lumia 822 - a powerful Windows Phone 8 smartphone exclusive to Verizon Wireless. With a unique design, enhanced camera, world class maps with turn-by-turn navigation and free unlimited music streaming, the Nokia Lumia 822 provides Verizon Wireless customers with high-end smartphone features on America's largest 4G LTE network. (It is priced at $99.99 on contract.previous leaks suggest it'll be available on November 12th )"Bringing the Nokia Lumia 822 to Verizon Wireless allows us to expand our award winning Lumia brand to even more customers here in the United States," said Olivier Puech, President of Nokia Americas. "With the Nokia Lumia 822, first-time smartphone buyers - and those ready to switch - will get high-quality performance on both their device and Verizon Wireles…

NYC Frankenstorm pictures. fakes, fun and real.

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NYC Frankenstorm pictures. Fakes, fun and real.

A photoshop made up picture.
A nice made up picture: How windy is in NYC? Real storm pictures:






Nokia Lumia 920 and Nokia Lumia 820 now shipping worldwide.

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Nokia Lumia 920 and Nokia Lumia 820 now shipping worldwide.
Focused ramp-up of first Windows Phone 8 smartphones over coming weeksEspoo, Finland - Nokia today announced that the Nokia Lumia 920 and the Nokia Lumia 820 will reach the first operators and retail outlets in select countries this week. Both phones will appear in stores in France and the UK this week, then Russia, Germany and further select markets throughout the rest of November*.
In the US, AT&T will introduce the Nokia Lumia 920 and the Nokia Lumia 820, Verizon Wireless will sell the newly announced Nokia Lumia 822, and T-Mobile will offer the Nokia Lumia 810.  All three will have phones in stores in November.
"After seeing the enthusiastic response to the incredible innovation in the Nokia Lumia 920 and Nokia Lumia 820, we're eager for people to start experiencing the phones for themselves," said Jo Harlow, executive vice president, Nokia Smart…

Google launched 3 Nexus in 3 sizes. Video: Ask me anything.

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Google launched 3 Nexus in 3 sizes. Video: Ask Me anything.





People increasingly have more than one device, and they switch between them many times a day. Nexus—Google’s hardware line for Android devices—gets rid of the hassle. Just sign in with your Google Account and everything is there ready to go, whatever device you’re using: photos, emails, contacts, bookmarks, even your entertainment on Google Play.
Today, we’re excited to announce three great new Nexus devices … in small, medium and large. And they all run Android 4.2, a new flavor of Jelly Bean—which includes the latest version of Google Now and other great new features.


Nexus 4 with Google Now and Photo Sphere  Nexus 4 is our latest smartphone, developed together with LG. It has a quad-core processor which means it's super fast, a crisp 4.7" (320 ppi) display that's perfect for looking at photos and watching YouTube, and with wireless charging you just set the phone down on a charging surface to power it up, no wir…

Video: SONY Xperia™ T - The Bond phone has arrived. Behind the scenes.

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Video: SONY Xperia™ T - The Bond phone has arrived. Behind the scenes.


Go behind the scenes to see how the TV and cinema ad for the new Xperia T smartphone from Sony was made. Packed with all the action including a speedboat near miss, Aston Martin car chase and rooftop free running.
Experience the world of SKYFALL with the Xperia™ T, the Bond phone - packed with exclusive Bond content.
More information on:SONY Xperia TL James Bond SKYFALL smartphone now on AT&T for $100 in Nov 2.

Meet Steve Ballmer. See his Windows Phone. Video Promo.

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Meet Steve Ballmer. See his Windows Phone. Video Promo.



What makes Windows Phone, Steve's phone? Find out from Steve Ballmer and check out the Live Apps he uses most on his Start screen.

Windows Phone 8 Reinvented Around You. Video Promo

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Windows Phone 8 Reinvented Around You.. Video Promo

The new Windows Phone is the only phone with Live Tiles, designed to keep you closer to what matters most. Pin your favorite people, apps and more. Arrange your Start screen just how you want it and see everything that's going on, as it happens. Only Windows Phone has Live Apps— a delightful innovation that makes apps easy to use and more amazing than ever. They bring the information you want right to your Start screen. Windows Phone is the smart phone built not for all of us, but for each of us. It's the smartphone reinvented around you, says Microsoft.

USA: iPad Mini LTE arriving to customers on Nov 23.

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USA: iPad Mini LTE arriving to customers on Nov 23.

According to 9to5mac customers who ordered in the USA the iPad mini LTE , will receive  the tablet on Nov 23 (Black Friday).

iPad mini Model A1454 boasts GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz); UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz) and LTE bands 4 and 17.
iPad mini  Model A1455 features CDMA EV-DO Rev. A and Rev. B (800, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz); UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz); and LTE bands 1, 3, 5, 13, and 25.
Source: Softpedia

Video: World's first all rubber speaker.

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Video: World's first all rubber speaker.
World's first all rubber speaker made from artificial muscles is thin, soft and bassy.
Tokai Rubber Industries has developed the world's first all-rubber speaker. This speaker utilizes Smart Rubber, which conducts electricity and can freely expand or contract, to generate sound.

Previously, the company developed flexible, all-rubber touch sensors using Smart Rubber. This all-rubber speaker arose from the company's new line of development: materials for artificial muscles.   Q. "Until now, thin speakers have been piezoelectric and film types, as used in smartphones and tablets. But those don't produce low-frequency sounds. By contrast, the rubber speaker we've developed does produce low frequencies. It's the first speaker of this kind in the world."This speaker consists of a piece of non-conductive rubber sandwiched between two rubber electrodes. When a voltage i…

Video: Japanese scientist gets leg-up on wheelchair mobility.

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Video: Japanese scientist gets leg-up on wheelchair mobility.



Wheelchair users may soon have greater freedom of movement than ever before with the development of a new chair equipped not just with wheels but legs as well. Invented by scientists at Japan's Chiba Institute of Technology, the chair is being prepared for commercial sale by the end of next year.

Q3 2012: Samsung dominates smartphone market. Nokia on free fall.

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Q3 2012: Samsung dominates smartphone market. Nokia on free fall.

The latest smartphone market share rankings from analyst firms make grim reading for one-time giant Nokia; a statement from Strategy Analytics today notes that Nokia has slipped outside the top three global smartphone rankings for the first time in history, while IDC goes a step further and claims the firm has exited the top five.
Data from Strategy Analytics states Samsung shipped 56.9 million smartphones worldwide in the third quarter of 2012, the largest number of units ever shipped by a smartphone vendor in a single quarter. Apple grew a healthy 57 percent annually and shipped 26.9 million smartphones worldwide for 17 percent market share, up from 14 percent recorded a year earlier. 
Samsung and Apple combined now account for over half of all smartphones shipped worldwide, up from around one-third a year ago.
Strategy Analytics says Nokia shipped 6.3 million…

Q3 2012: Android Captures Record 41 % Share of Global Tablet Shipments. Closed the gap on iPad.

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Q3 2012: Android Captures Record 41 % Share of Global Tablet Shipments. Closed the gap on iPad.

Exhibit 1: Global Tablet Operating System Shipments and Market Share in Q3 2012 [1]
Global Tablet OS Shipments (Millions of Units) Q3 '11 Q3 '12 Apple iOS 11.1 14.0 Android 5.0 10.2 Microsoft 0.4 0.4 Others 0.7 0.1 Total 17.2 24.7 Global Tablet OS Market Share % Q3 '11 Q3 '12 Apple iOS