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Interesting Things in Mobile World Congress 2012

Saturday, March 10th, 2012

Mobile news presents… Before and after the “Mobile World Congress 2012” a lot of news came out. There were many rumours on what companies would have the most compelling mobile news. Here are some companies that did interesting things at the congress.

This year is the crucial year for efforts of Microsoft in mobile industry. Most interesting mobile news on Microsoft did happen in MWC 2012. Windows 8 and the Nokia Windows Phone deal is expected to mature more in the coming months. Windows Phone has been left behind by iOS and Android and has struggled to gain momentum in both smartphone and tablet markets. But things are expected to change for Microsoft.
Reception to the Windows 8 Consumer Preview has been getting positive feedbacks. Measured and praised for its bold and appealing look, the Windows 8 Consumer Preview suggests that Microsoft is catching up in computing industry. The company is surely has a long way to go but the Windows 8 is a good indication for better future.

The most interesting mobile news on HTC is that it shows sign to focus on quality rather than quantity. Their business strategy is working well so far. Its new “One” flagship line is doing well. The appealing device One X features 4.7- inch HD display with Beats Audio.

Android was all over the place at MWC. It is everywhere both on tablets and smartphones on different company. But the most interesting mobile news on Google was its own mobile version of its Chrome browser. While Google is known for its Android OS, it has also a lot to say outside Android realm.

The biggest winner at the event was Nokia. It won the “Best New Mobile Handset, Device or tablet at Mobile World Congress 2012” award from the GSMA. Nokia boasted its 808 PureView and embedded 41 megapixel Carl Zeiss camera.
The device’s features surprised many people. Nokia just offered something that no other device was able to match. Many question on the company’s decision to put the camera to a Symbian device but the company intends to bring the same functionality to Windows Phone devices in the future.

e Mobile News .net (c) 2012

Mobile News: Android Ice Cream Sandwich will be Available By March On HTC Sensation Phones

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Owners of HTC’s Sensation smartphones have something to look for next month. The company just recently announced that Sensation line of smartphones will be getting an upgrade to Google’s Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system and other HTC’s smartphones will also be upgraded later this year. The Sensation’s upgrade will be rolled out by the end of March, according to the statement by the company in its Facebook page.

The upgrade will come a little late than expected since the company announced in November that all updates would take place in early 2012.

Upgraded HTC’s devices will get the company’s new user interface “Sense.” The company, however, has no announcement yet as to when its tablets such as the Evo View and Flyer will get an upgrade.

e Mobile News .net (c) 2012

HTC Titan II |Phone Review

Sunday, January 29th, 2012

Mobile news presents… HTC introduces Titan II that runs Windows phone 7.5 Mango with a 16 mega-pixel camera in CES 2012. Nokia released its first LTE 4G smartphone that runs Windows Phone Lumia 900, while HTC also made a smartphone that will also run Windows Phone with a 16 mega-pixelm Titan II.

Though the phone doesn’t have dual core processor, it is still equipped with preloaded applications for satisfying customer. The HTC Titan II will play with Nokia’s Lumia 900 in the market that both run Windows Phone with LTE 4G for faster data sharing.

The Titan II looks similar to its ancestor Titan. The new device has more lines and curves that makes the phone stylish and resembles to HTC Sensation – HTC’s smartphone that runs Google’s Android OS that marked the market last second quarter of 2011.
The device has a screen size of 4.7-inch – just the same size of Galaxy Nexus – and has a thicker dimension.
The device is also hard to use as it has a thicker dimension and bigger screen, you need to use your other hand to reach every corner of the phone – the same issue with Galaxy Note – if not, there is a high possibility of dropping the phone.
The device supports LTE 4G from AT&T and no Verizon yet as of now.
Regarding to its camera, there were many smartphone that has 12 mega-pixel camera built-in in CES but the Titan II’s 16 mega-pixel camera took the plot.
It has wide-angle lens, panorama mode and auto fix features. You can also press the Camera button even the phone is lock to initiate photo capturing.

Overall the phone was good, faster data sharing through LTE 4G, 16 mega-pixel camera for wider and detailed photos. Though the HTC Titan II is too big compared to a standard size smartphone, the phone is equipped with numerous features for customer’s satisfactory.

Microsoft did a good job on Windows Phone and maybe this is the start for Microsoft to sustain the competitive clash in smartphone industry.

Expect AT&T to release its own version of HTC’s Titan II that will offer an introduction price from $200 to $300 these coming months of this year. (c) 2012

About HTC Rezound |Mobile News

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

HTC introduces its all new Rezound which is bigger and faster with a 4.3 super LCD display with 1280 by 720 resolution. Its size is designed for watching videos and playing video games with a weight of 6oz which makes it more solid – though it’s heavy.

Rezound will have a simple design with a 2 mega-pixel front facing camera and 8 mega-pixels with two LED flash at the back. As usual, the handset has the four standard Android navigation buttons which are Home, Back, Search and Menu. The back case is made of rubber which is smooth enough to make your hand feel nicely and not to forget, it has a power button and a volume rocker.

The device has a 1.5GHz Dual-core Snapdragon Processor for faster and greater graphics experience in terms of video gaming like Gran Theft Auto 3 and Dead Space. But unfortunately, the device is not good enough to handle long time with surfing and playing games. It has a short battery life span, in just 3 hours of playing games, surfing the net and downloading apps, 70 percent of a full battery are wasted. You can also choose preset settings regarding the battery consumption but if you are smartphone gamer or internet user then it is essential for you to buy the extended battery pack.

About the display, it’s not really faster. After exiting an app, lag occurs but not all the time like a nuisance of your daily use.

In terms of internet connection, Rezound is equipped with Verizon’s blazing fast LTE network which allows downloading and uploading faster from a fast connection source. It was all good, even calling to a friend; it gives a high quality audio without noise and hiss even you are in public places.

As Google releases its Ice Cream Sandwich firmware, Rezound will only have the Android 2.3 which is Gingerbread but equipped with preloaded software like Blockbuster Mobile, Slacker Radio, Polaris Office, and the Amazon Kindle app, even the full version of Need For Speed Hot Pursuit, the demo version of Let’s Golf 2 and other entertaining apps are also installed in the device.
The device will have exclusive features from HTC sense running the Gingerbread like opening a new app even the phone is lock and running programs are listed at the notification bar for simple multitasking.

The device will have the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich soon.

Just like iPhone and other smartphone, Rezound is also equipped with Beats Audio for better listening experiences. You need to use headphones that are Beats Audio compatible for better music listening experiences. Beats Audio does play good, especially when the software is enabled. The music is detailed and musky at all. Don’t worry about the headphone; HTC Rezound is packed with a Beats Audio compatible headphone and much better than other headphones now a day.

The HTC Rezound buffs faster for watching movies online using its LTE. Its size is enough to be contented in watching movies. With regards to the camera, the 8 mega-pixels give average image quality when outdoor, but little bit poor when in dimly lit environments. It also gives poor images when in a bright areas, it’s like the colors were washed out and sometimes it contains with reddish tint. About the 2 mega-pixel front-facing camera, it does well but not for vain images.

About Rezound video recording capability, it can manage to record video in a highest resolution 1080p and also good in recording audios. It is not really much good than video recorders, you will see a jelly effect while capturing a video, it’s like the device is buffering while capturing. But what makes the device astonishing is that it features panorama effect.

In generalization, HTC Rezound is one of the best, smarter and faster smartphones. If you are looking for a phone for your gaming interests or for internet purposes then Rezound is the ideal smartphone that you are looking for. But every best smartphones has its own kryptonite; like Rezound consumes a lot of battery’s power.

Samsung has just released its Galaxy Nexus and HTC now has its Rezound. Choosing the best smartphones must depend upon your interest for your convenience. Though Galaxy Nexus is supported with Ice Cream Sandwich, you can still wait if you are patient enough for Ice Cream Sandwich to hit Rezound. (c) 2012

HTC to Display two Quad-core smartphones in MWC 2012

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

HTC has announced of displaying two Quad-core smartphone in MWS (Mobile World Congress) 2012. The MWS is said to be happened in Barcelona. The Taiwanese manufacturer will unleash its newest smartphone that will be equipped with Quad-core processor.

Other manufacturers are also expected to display Quad-core smartphones in MWC 2012. JP Morgan was pleased to HTC’s new vision of a new stock weight classification of “overweight”.

However, Samsung, Motorola and LG will produce quad-core smartphone this year but HTC would probably unleash its superphone earlier. (c) 2012

T-Mobile Introduces HTC Radar

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

Mobile news presents… Everyone has been waiting for the HTC radar’s release. Now, T-mobile introduces HTC Radar supported with Windows Mobile 5.0.

The all new HTC Radar is an instinctive smartphone that keeps you on the go. A premium design crafted from a single piece of metal. Be stayed connected with your friends through People Hub which emerges your contacts and social networks.

The HTC Radar has a 5megapixel camera containing F2.2 lens and BSI sensor for brighter, clearer and high definition captions beyond your expectation.

Unlike other smartphones, HTC Radar is the answer for your boredom. With games, applications and other entertainments that where built inside the operating system give you a relief from an exhausted, tiring and stressed day.

With the all new non-android HTC Radar by T-Mobile, anything happens in just a tip of your finger. (c) 2011