Archive for June, 2012

Sony Xperia tipo and Xperia tipodual Entry-level Android Smartphone

Thursday, June 14, 2012 0:19 No Comments

Sony Mobile expands its Xperia line again with two new entry-level handsets, the Xperia tipo and the dual-SIM variant Xperia tipodual. The tipo is designed to be easy to use and is targeted at consumers who may be getting their first smartphone. They is powered by a Qualcomm SnapDragon MSM7225A 800MHz processor and 512MB RAM, and runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS pre-loaded with a custom UI, a dedicated set-up guide for first time user, and a data usage monitor app. Though both phones are a mere tentative step from a back-to-basics feature phone, they do come preloaded with the latest Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, despite the dinky form factor – a mere 103 x 57 x 13mm

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Google is going to introduce 3D maps before Apple WWDC at June 6th event

Saturday, June 2, 2012 13:19 No Comments

Google on Friday sent out press invites for a Maps event in San Francisco next week. The event will be hosted by Brian McClendon, vice president oGoogle is to unveil the “next dimension” of Google Maps on Wednesday 6 June just days ahead of Apple’s WWDC conference where it is widely expected the company will announce it is dropping Google Maps from the iPhone and iPad. Google Maps and Google Earth, who will give a “behind-the-scenes” look at the “next dimension” of the company’s Map service, hinting at a new 3D mapping feature. Apple is reportedly planning to drop Google Maps from its devices and as BGR exclusively reported earlier this week, is expected to debu

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Sony Xperia acro S Waterproof Smartphone

Friday, June 1, 2012 20:36 No Comments

Along with the Xperia go, Sony also brings the Xperia acro S that meets the IP55 and IP57 Ratings for dust and water resistance. The acro S is in fact the international version of the company’s Xperia acro HD SO-03D, which has been the best selling smartphone in Japan since its launch in March. The phone sports a 4.3-inch 1280×720 HD touchscreen powered by Mobile BRAVIA Engine for sharp images and protected by scratch-resistant ineral glass, a 12 Megapixel camera with Exmor R for mobile sensor and LED flash and a 720p HD front-facing camera for video chat. It is capable of Full HD 1080p video recording.     Compare to the Xperia go, the acro S is more powerful, getting a 1.5

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