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Thursday, 28 March 2013

Sony Xperia SP and L get price tags, for the European market

Sony just announced the newest members in the Xperia lineup, the Xperia SP and L. But we did not get to hear the pricing of these devices at the time of uncovering. But that did not last long. And now we have price tags hanging on the products (at least for the European market).

Sony Xperia SP is definitely a mid ranger, and the pricing is €419 ($545). The entry level Xperia L is apriced €299 ($387) for the German market.

 In Netherlands, the Sony Xperia SP is expected to hit the market for €399 ($516) & the Xperia L smartphone is expected to be priced at €279 ($362).

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Monday, 18 March 2013

Tutorial: How to use BlinkFeed on your HTC One

Many of you would be thinking about getting the HTC One as soon as it hits the market. The 4.7inches FHD touchscreen provides a pixel density of 468 pixels per inch & the quad core 1.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 central processing unit is around 40 percent mightier in comparison with the Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro. You will certainly be looking forward to BlinkFeed. If Flipboard, Google Currents & Windows Phone LiveTiles join their hands, BlinkFeed would be the result.

With feeds arriving in from the social networking sites, third party applications, and the newest news, BlinkFeed keeps users up to date right away. Opposite to Google Currents or Flipboard, BlinkFeed cannot be removed from the smartphone even though users can only disregard it by not setting it up & not utilizing the thumb to take all the way to the left of the touchscreen where BlinkFeed resides.

Although let us state users desire to utilize BlinkFeed. The notion of all of the feeds arriving in with the news & tweets & status updates energizes them. Whenever users initially glance at BlinkFeed, it offers users a few proposals on laying it out. Click on one of the blue boxes & users are prepared to select their feeds. Presently, users require going with the pre selected options, though news junkies must feel covered with selections counting AP, Huffington Post & Reuters. Stories open from inside BlinkFeed itself & users can share them with the typical ways. Stories can be opened in the web browser.
In terms of social networking sites, BlinkFeed is developed to connect users to them swiftly. For instance, if users like something from they can tap on the display & the application will come out. Or, if users are the lazy kind, they can place a status update directly from the BlinkFeed home page. The social networking sites that are integrated with the attribute are Facebook, Flickr, LinkedIn & Twitter.

Setting up BlinkFeed is not a difficult process. Open it, choose the feeds you desire, & that is essentially it.

Monday, 11 March 2013

Apple in trouble again; loses to right to use iPhone name in Brazil

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There is merely one i in iPhone, & it does not belong to the Cupertino based mobile phone maker in Brazil anymore, as per a reported verdict by the nation trademark regulators.

The Institute of Industrial Property (INPI) in Brazil stated that it has given the name selected rights to Gradient Eletronica, ironically an Android handset manufacturer.

Gradient Eletronica had used the iPhone name in the 2000, ahead of Apple first edition of the smart phone in 2007.

iphone 5 white deals has already started to appeal against the verdict, the INPI reported to the BBC, alleging that Gradiente had not utilized the name until December 2012.

Gradient Eletronica now owns the right to take legal action against the Cupertino based mobile phone maker for utilizing the iPhone trademark on phones in the Brazilian marketplace.

Worse, the Brazilian firm released an iPhone smartphone in December 2012, & it is running on Android.

It comes with a single core 700MHz central processing unit, a 5 MP snapper, & the outdated Android Gingerbread operating system.

Its low resolution 3.7inch touchscreen at 320 x 480 pixels is far from a Retina display, & the smartphone comes with a poor 2 GB of memory space in the handset.

It is not much of a consolation prize, but the Cupertino based manufacturer can still utilize iPhone on widgets apart from handsets. But the Brazilian company is open to a dialogue for anything, anytime. It could get an impressive amount by negotiating with Apple. In China as well, Proview secured $60 million to settle the iPad row with Apple.