Breaking News:Nexus Prime Launch Delayed

Just a day after Samsung launched a video for CTIA, today Google and Samsung announced in a joint statement that they have delayed the launch of a new product. The statement which was shared with VentureBeat is as below

Samsung and Google have decided to postpone the Samsung Mobile Unpacked event during the CTIA in San Diego, previously scheduled for Oct. 11. Under the current circumstances, both parties have agreed that this is not the appropriate time for the announcement of a new product. We would ask for the understanding of our clients and media for any inconvenience caused. We will announce a new date and venue in due course.

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Samsung Plans Something Big Next Week – Launches Teaser Video

Samsung unveiled a new video stating that “something BIG is coming” and the release is going to be during CTIA. There are no points for guessing what it is – if still unsure – read this post and this one also.

However, the images show something curve is coming – now we know Apple didn’t unveil the iPhone5 in its event – so will Samsung (and Google) also hold back Nexus Prime launch and launch something entirely new? But, they have to take care of the market sentiment where the fans are expecting something much better than iPhone 4S from these giants.
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Nexus Prime – Leaked Pics

On the day that most of the tech guys are calling “Apple Day”, (Samsung and maybe Google) are trying to spoil party for Tim Cook and Apple. If you ask how – Well GSMArena has supposedly got hold of pics of which they claim as the Nexus Prime – The next handset to be launched by Samsung and Google with IceCream Sandwich – the next version of Android which claims to be the best so far.

The pic is as below

The pic confirms that the next release of Android phones won’t (may be) require soft buttons as all the buttons would be capacitive  i.e. On the screen itself.

By looking at the info on the screen the specs are becoming more clearer – 720p resolution – so HD display is there, Screen would be 4.6″ (obviously diagonal) and a much better pixel density.

The release date of partial leaked photo and of Apple iPhone event is same – is this co-incidence or clever marketing? Whatever it is – it is good news for Android lovers.

And it definitely confirms the rumors of launch of Nexus Prime and IceCream Sandwich on the Samsung Event. I am waiting eagerly for the event – are you?

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More Party for Android – Is BBM Coming to Android?

I wouldn’t have guessed that minutes after I post Chrome may be coming to Android – I will see another important update to Android.

Since Sept 2010, news in market was that BB playbook will be able to run Android Apps using an external system maybe or something inherit. Then RIM confirmed that they will use an external system (app launcher) to launch Android Apps. It looked like that it was a great deal for BB as the Playbook had goodness of both the platforms.

So how was it good for Android? Well till now, the only advantage

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IceCream Sandwich Leaked (With Video)

When you order phone from online sites like eBay, Amazon, etc – you get great discounts and freebies – but for a gentleman – when he ordered his Samsung Nexus S -he got something which no one could have imagined – he got his Nexus S loaded with the next to be released Android OS – Ice Cream Sandwich. I mentioned in my earlier post on how Samsung is promoting its event next week to (maybe) launch Nexus Prime and IceCream Sandwich.

Brad Molen from Engadget, describes the new changes he can see from Gingerbread.
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Android – Who is making Smart money out of it?

When we talk about the next big Mobile OS – Everyone knows it is Android (Yes, even Apple followers may know that at back of their head), but when it comes to who is making money out of it – people will have the following things in their mind

  • Are they the developers? Nopes – Firstly, they are not making that much money and surely no Smart money
  • Are they the Handset Manufacturers? No – as they are making money for the handset which they are making
  • Is it Google? Guys – Google is giving Android  for free – indirectly they might be making, but thats another topic to discuss.

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Android Ice Cream Sandwich and Nexus Prime Releasing this Oct?

The funny thing about Google is that they are going in all possible direction – maybe trying to become the ultimate brand which comes to your mind in any space – whether its search, Solar Power, Social Media or the latest Launching the next Google Branded Phone aka Nexus Prime.

Yes – you read it right. Yesterday, Apple announced that they will be launching a new iPhone on Oct 4th (maybe iPhone 4S and not iPhone 5 – we will have to wait and watch – Refer Here); So today it had to be Google to make the announcement – but not directly.

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Samsung Galaxy 3 – Quad Core

After making huge success with Galaxy S and S2, Samsung has hinted of getting the next series S3 pretty soon – Sometime early next year and whats the buzz about it – Well it will be featuring Quad Core.

Due to the huge success of S and S2 – Samsung has managed to come to #2 Mobile Selling and is planning reach the #1 spot very quickly.

Well, the biggest thing to achieve that would be the launch of S3 – a perfect device – which would be the combination of Beauty and Beast. The speculation in market is that this will have:

  • Lightning Quick with Quad Core Processor
  • Super bright Super AMOLED 3D Screen
  • InBuilt 4G
  • Slimmmmmmmmmmmmmmerrrrrrrrrrrrr than S2 or maybe the Slimmest Ever
  • Lowest radiations (Lowest SAR)
  • Android 4.0 – Ice Cream Sandwich
  • 4.5″ Screen Size
  • Camera – 12 MP or More
Keep watching this space for more updates on S3.

Buying a Tablet: Part 2: What to Look for in a Tablet?

Continuing from my earlier post on Buying a Tablet: Part 1: Do You Really Need One?, i will now brief you about which are the features in a tablet and how you can choose the best for yourself

Screen Sizes

Once you are definite on 2 things – Whether you need a Tablet or not an Which OS you want – there are only a few parameters you can play around with. One of them is Screen Size.

Somehow, the size of the screen plays a very important part in picking the right tablet as it decides a lot of things like

  • Primary Use of the Tablet
  • How heavy the tablet will be
  • Budget of the Tablet
  • Additional things you can do with it

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Buying a Tablet: Part 1: Do You Really Need One?

Continuing from my earlier post on Google Android or Apple iOS – Which is better for you? here is my 2nd post on buying a tablet. I will cover this post in 2 parts – Whether you really need one and if Yes, then which one?

Before moving forward – I will just list down the tablets currently present in market

  1. Tablets based on Android OS from various manufacturers
  2. Apple iPad series
  3. Windows Tabs
  4. Other including Blackberry Playbook and the Dead HP Touchpad running WebOS
  5. Ebook readers like Kindle, Nook, etc

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