Archive for September, 2010

Nokia’s N8 smartphone finally Shipments Begin

Thursday, September 30, 2010 13:05 No Comments

It’s been more than five months since Nokia announced the N8, the first in a new breed of Symbian OS-based phones that Nokia hopes will give cutting-edge handsets like the iPhone and the Motorola Droid X a run for their money. Five months: That’s an eternity in today’s fast-moving tech world, where a span of even just five weeks between a phone’s announcement and release seems like a lengthy wait. To be fair, though, Nokia has always maintained that it would release the N8 in the third quarter of the year, and the Finnish phone giant says it’s finally started shipping the phone — just under the wire. Many Nokia fans have wondered will there be further delays for the N8,

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Facebook and Skype will bring together contacts, communication

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 11:50 1 Comment

Facebook and Skype have reportedly decided to team up together to integrate contact lists, voice and video chat, and other messaging services. The integration could allow users to actually make phone calls to their friends on Facebook, using the voice-over IP service powered by Skype. It would also link the two services together, creating a universal friend/contact list between them. According to a report from Allthingsd.com, which claims to have the exclusive scoop on this story, the partnership would also bring text messaging services and Facebook connectivity shared among the two online giants. This totally fits in line with Facebook’s goal of having a presence across every

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Glasses-free 3D for iPhone and Android phones, Coming Now

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 0:20 No Comments

Spatial View is developing an app and hardware solution allowing users to watch glasses-free 3D stereoscopic movies and images on their iPhones and Android mobiles. The 3DeeCentral app for the iPhone will appear first. It is a portal to an online movie store where users will be able to download content designed to work in conjunction with Spatial View’s 3DeeSlide. The iPhone app has been submitted to Apple for approval, with an Android app in development too. The 3DeeSlide is a clip on lenticular lens attachment, which works in portrait and landscape modes and also supports touch-through. According to Business Insider, the experience, while not as compelling as watching 3D on

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Firefox for Android Is Growing Up very Fast

Monday, September 27, 2010 4:21 No Comments

The newest nightly builds of Firefox Mobile for Android phones are fast, stable, and — unlike the previously released alpha we told you about last month — actually usable. Development on Firefox for Android is progressing rapidly, and there are a lot of small tweaks and changes to be found in the new nightly builds. But the big news is that everything actually works now. The browser’s performance is much improved, especially in responsiveness, scrolling and zooming. You can download it here. But be sure to read the release notes, which cover the system requirements (Android 2.0 and up) and the known issues. This little browser called Fennec (as the mobile version of Firefox is

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is now Richer than Apple CEO Steve Jobs

Friday, September 24, 2010 9:20 1 Comment

Forbes recently updated their 400 Richest Americans list and well, let’s just say that a certain 26 year old iPhone-hating Facebook CEO is now worth more than you can ever be. Now worth a whopping $69,000,000,000 ($6.9B), Mark Zuckerberg is also the youngest billionaire in the world. His wealth has, of course, accumulated from the world’s most popular social networking website Facebook. Like most other billionaires, Zuckerberg is a drop-out (from the prestigious Harvard University). He came up with Facebook in his days at Philips Exeter Academy when the academy annual published a book which featured headshot photos of students, faculty and staff. This book itself was known as the “Fac

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