Monthly Archives: February 2011

Japan becomes second country to get Motorola Xoom

Motorola Xoom is now approaching the land of the rising sun! Japan has become the second country after the US to witness the Xoom launch.  Xoom will be available in the second half of April. KDDI has introduced Android 3.0 powered Motorola XOOM tablet in the country. However, unlike its American counterpart, the Japanese Xoom will only have the WiFi ...

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HTC Evo 4G lands in Japan as Evo WiMax

Japan seems to be picking up the Android pace. Along with the Motorola Xoom, KDDI has also launched HTC Evo WiMax in the country. The first WiMAX compatible Android smartphone to enter Japan, it will be available to consumers in April. The device was previously launched in US as HTC Evo 4G on the Sprint Network. The Japanese version carries ...

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ZTE Light Tab hitting Japan this Friday

Japan Android lovers can catch hold of ZTE Light Tab starting Friday. The nice 7” (800×480) Android 2.2 tablet will be available on b-mobile for 39,800 Yen. Other features include: –                192x110x12.6mm and 388g –                600MHz Qualcomm MSM7227 CPU –                512MB of RAM –                Supports 3G, WiFi and GPS –                3Mpix Camera –                SD Slot accepting SDHC up to 32GB ...

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Micromax launches Andro A60 in UAE

After the release in India, UAE has become the second country to get Micromax Andro A60. A rebranded ZTE Penguin, Andro comes with decent specifications in a great price. Micromax Andro A60 comes with Android 2.1 on-board, 2.8 inch resistive touch screen, 600 Mhz processor, 3.2 MP camera, 150 MB internal memory and the usual Bluetooth, WiFi and other stuff. ...

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Samsung Galaxy SL now available in India

The slight stripped down version of original Galaxy S – Samsung Galaxy SL I9003 is now available in Indian market. Priced at an attractive INR 19450, Samsung Galaxy SL is the best Android 2.2 powered smartphone below 20K. Samsung Galaxy SL features include a 1GHz Cortex A8 CPU with PowerVR SGX530 GPU along with TI OMAP 3630 chipset, 4 inch ...

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Telekom launches Motorola Xoom in Germany

Motorola Xoom is moving fast! After entering US and Japan, the Android 3.0 Honeycomb powered tablet is now approaching Germany. The device will be available from April end for € 699.95 on Deutsche Telekom. “The Motorola Xoom fits perfectly with our strategy for the best mobile Internet experience,” said Niek Jan van Damme, member of the Board of Management of ...

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France’s TazTag to launch NFC enabled Android tablet at CeBIT

France-based contactless technologies provider TazTaga has geared up to reveal a NFC Android tablet TazPad at CeBIT 2011. The NFC Android Tablet will be available to its service providers and users by Q2 2011. The device essentially links the back end system with the vendor and their customers. Company said that the tablet can be used displays or store window ...

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Gameloft to include Unreal Engine 3 in Android games

Gameloft today announced a licensing agreement with Epic Games, which enables company   to incorporate Unreal Engine 3 in four new games, two to be released in 2011 and two in 2012. “Gameloft is very pleased to partner with Epic, especially with their ability to stay ahead of the curve and continually place the best game engine technology in developers’ hands ...

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Mobile phones to get costlier from April 1 in India

OK, Indian mobile phone lovers –Budget 2011 has bad news for you.  Starting April 1, the central excise duty on mobile phones will be increased from the current four per cent to five per cent. In common parlance, mobile phones are turning expensive. Worse, the Budget mentioned no significant steps on the spectrum related issues. We presume that the only ...

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