The New Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 – First Image

From the exclusively leaked information, Samsung is planning to release new tablet called Galaxy Tab 7.7 at IFA next week. Here is the first image of the new Galaxy Tab 7.7, a smaller sized Tablet that looks very much similar to the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1.

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The device is redesigned by Samsung but though it has the same navigation keys that appear on the old version and also uses a 30-pin connector to charge just like the Galaxy Tab 10.1.

How it differ from the old version? The most important difference is that, the Samsung Galaxy 7.7 is having the charging port on the side/smaller panel while the 10.1 carries at the bottom. Along with this the screen size is also smaller than earlier version.

As per the latest updates it has been predicted that Samsung is making the 7inch Super AMOLED Plus, that will add new look and style to the new tablet.

The secret is soon going to be revealed next week with the release of the new Tablet in the market.

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VIA droidlife

Sony Android Tablet S1 and S2 – Sony Tablet S and Tablet P

Sony has come up with new updated tablets in the market. Do you remember that smart looking clamshell tablet which Sony was calling the S2? Now, it’s expected to be launched as the Sony Tablet P next month with few more modifications.

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Sony’s first tablet codename S1 is featured with a 9.4 inch screen having conventional looks & style that will be named as Sony Tablet S. Looking on the other hand, Tablet P will carry dual 5.5 inch clamshell design which will help developers come up with innovative applications. Its light weight of 370 grams with 512 Mb RAM and 4 GB of storage capacity while Tablet S weighs in 600 grams with 1 GB of RAM.

Tablet P will be integrated with 2GB SD card and 4G/WiFi connectivity while on the other hand Tablet S will be available in two versions16GB or 32GB, but both are going to share the same Processor NVIDIA Tegra 2.

It’s expected that Sony will launched both the tablets in the next month around the world.

Samsung is busy building next Nexus phone

It is now confirmed that Samsung is building the next Nexus phone which will be using the latest Android version Android Ice Cream Sandwich. Samsung confirmed this thing in a letter from its legal team.

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Geek.com obtained a letter, which is written to prevent anybody from leaking firmware of the phone. Though as rumored, in the letter, it is not written anywhere the device name as “Nexus Prime”.

Nexus Prime is likely to be launched in October. Nexus Prime will be the first ever Android phone to run Android Ice Cream Sandwich. Android Ice Cream Sandwich is the new android version which is being designed by Google to work on both Smart Phones and Tablets. The latest rumor about the phone is, it will be come out on the Verizon network.

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To be big in America too – Samsung Galaxy S2 I9100

Samsung has released a teaser video for all the desperately waiting Galaxy S2 fans in US. There is no other view that Samsung galaxy s2 i9100 is the best selling android smart phone across Europe and Asia. Though there were talks of SGS2 not being released in US. But finally following video will excite you if you are fan of this phone and waiting eagerly sitting in US.

 

Samsung Galaxy S2 I9100 is one of the best smart phone ever with the features like 1.2 GHz dual core processor, 4.3” super AMOLED plus screen, 8.0 mp camera with flash, 1.2 mp front camera and many more. This is probably the lightest and thinnest android phone available right now.

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As we mentioned in our previous post about the release of Samsung galaxy s2 i9100 in US, Samsung is all set to release this phone on 29th August 2011 in New York City.

Xiaomi Phone 1.5GHz Dual Core Android Phone

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Android platform is currently famous all over the world. Latest news from the market, one Chinese company Xiaomi Corp announced to release smart phone to compete with the world’s largest cell phone market iPhone. Asia will be the first to get this benefit. The cost is fixed around $316(US) without any contract and also can be useful on GSM carries in North America as its lock free phone.

The phone is a complete package of Xiaomi’s own applications and its being powered by Google Inc’s Android based operating system. According to the updates till now, it is the fastest Smartphone in the current market compared with Apple’s 1 GHz iPhone 4. The Xiaomi Phone carries stunning features which includes the dual core 1.5 GHz processor, 1 GB RAM, 4 GB of ROM and Andreno 220 graphics processor.

The screen display is a Sharp-made 4 inch LCD of 480 x 854 pixels and has an 8MP main camera with an F2.4 lens. The OS is based on Android 2.3.5 and covered deeply with MIUI. Currently Xiaomi’s online forum has more than 500,000 members and about 40 percent of them are overseas. However, analysts are not very optimistic about the Xiaomi Phone.

The online reservations will be starting from August 29th and is expected to be shipped in October. It sounds really interesting and unbelievable but it’s true! Get ready for it!

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Updated Google Reader For Android Now Supports Honeycomb

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Hey, there is good news for Android owners as from the latest updates Google Reader of Android will now brings support to Honeycomb. Google Reader app from Android has a great user interface and useful to end users who goes online.

Google decided to release a native Android app for Google Reader that can support multiple accounts, helps you synchronizing your subscriptions and works flexibly. Google Reader has updated with some advanced features and improved layouts & techniques of marking items as read, which require a simple click on particular post.

Honeycomb is among one of the familiar layouts as it displays similar to desktop. It’s a new and polished update having small screen UI. The app is distinct compare to other RSS readers in the current market, as Honeycomb interface was in demand since a long time back.

All in all, very innovative app having real time user interface and saves tons of time while reading over numerous sites.

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Android 2.2 and up now Supports Google Videos app

Android device is now supporting Google videos App. Form now users who have Android 2.2 or higher version will enjoy watching movies instantly without connecting to wires.

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Google videos app now also allows users to rent movies including recent movies, which is for the first time in the Android market. It also support when users are not connected and allow specifying the default setting for downloading the movie.

The app allows fast access to personal videos that are taken from your Android device. Currently available for free, users can download it from Android market and feel the difference.

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or use this QR code

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Now play games on your Android device With PS3 Sixaxis and Dualshock 3 controller

Are you getting bored by playing games with the onscreen controls? If you agree with this fact then here is a solution to your problem. Only Xperia Play owners were rewarded with the facility of avoiding onscreen controllers but now Android device holders can also enjoy the privilege.

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Sixaxis controller app is launched in android market which allows you to connect your PS3 Sixaxis or DualShock3 controller to your android device and helps you playing games like they were meant to be played. The app Sixaxis Controller allows you synchronize your PS3 controllers to your Android device through Bluetooth. This app can only be used where devices are supported as it also requires a rooted phone to work.

To check whether your device is supported with the app there is an instant compatibility checker available in the market called Sixaxis Compatibility Checker. You can download it from Android market for free and a complete package will cost you for just $1.65.

At a glance 4 controllers are supported by this application so you can also enjoy multi player games. Also mapping of keys are completely configurable, as well as analog sticks, which are currently emulated as digital key presses.

If you have an Android device simply download this app from Android market and start playing the game to get the ultimate portable gaming experience.

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University of Southern Mississippi to get 1,000 Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

Samsung galaxy tab 10.1 is one of the best android tablet device offered by Samsung. Apart from this, Samsung has updated it in a way that it is now being used in some international flights of American airlines as the key entertainment device.

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One more feather to Samsung’s cap, a joint announcement with the University of Southern Mississippi has been done for the students who are participating in an honors college pilot program will be getting Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1s. Further they emphasis that, this tablets are designed specially for the students considering their educational needs. This device will come preloaded with Blackboard Mobile Learn, which will give students access to their e-textbooks, grades, schedules, courses, syllabi, content, emergency notifications and much more.

“Tablets are like the Swiss Army Knife to academic excellence. By leveraging this new technology, we are committed to transforming the way students interact, engage and learn in the classrooms,” said Homer Coffman, Chief Information officer for The University of Southern Mississippi. “The iTech department at Southern Miss is continually challenging itself to support emerging technology and find new ways to put information into the students’ hands.”

Most of the colleges are introducing Apple’s iPad in their courses but Android tablet is going to be used for the first time with respect to education.

“Today’s announcement illustrates a growing demand from higher education institutions seeking to implement Samsung Mobile technology and content solutions in the classroom,” said Dale Sohn, President of Samsung Mobile. “The Galaxy Tab portfolio is an attractive option for schools looking for devices armed with strong feature sets and access to a comprehensive selection of applications built to enhance the learning process.”

One of the lightest and thinnest Android tablet that is available right now is Samsung Galaxy Tab10.1. Tim Wagner the Vice president of Samsung Enterprise sales further pointed that: “Samsung Mobile is focused on enhancing enterprise solutions for the Samsung Galaxy portfolio in order to make Samsung the first choice for a variety of enterprise verticals including education, healthcare and others”.

VIA: thedroidguy

WIMM introduces world’s smallest android

WIMM has come up with new innovative idea. They have introduced one of the smallest Android device that you can carry along where you want too. Either you can wear it in your arms as a wrist watch or else you may prefer to use as a key ring.

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You might find it very small to check the things, but you can have a bluetooth companion to just go through emails,text messages, video etc. One interesting thing about this device is that it has all the similar features like normal android device along with 667mhz processor and  1" capacitive touch screen display.

Mini applications are also supported by this device such as viewing the phone calls,text messages ,emails,etc. Right now this platform is not available in the market but soon it will be launched. You might have heard of Fossil,they have released similar type platform for the developers as well.

 

Source: liliputing