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We have already had a good look at some of the new functions as well as the new apps in Microsoft’s Windows 8, and now it would appear that there will be another new feature in Windows 8 when it launches.

The guys over at I Started Something spotted something interesting in Windows 8, as you can see in the photo below there is something called ‘Missed Calls’, which would indicate that Windows 8 tablets could have the ability to make and receive calls.


It isn’t clear as yet exactly how the call feature will be build into Windows 8, whether you will be able to make calls over a mobile network, or if it will use some sort of Skype integration, considering Microsoft’s recent purchase of Skype.

Source This is My Next, ... Read more »

Category: Microsoft News | Views: 258 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-09-19 | Comments (0)

Gears of War 3 is set to be launched tomorrow, however new videos have been leaked a little early showing the games new weapons and characters.Whetting your appetite a little more before the big day.


Gears of War 3 is set to be launched tomorrow, however new videos have been leaked a little early showing the games new weapons and characters.Whetting your appetite a little more before the big day.

The videos after the jump reveals how the weapon skins will look in game together with a three minute gameplay preview of Gears of War 3 Blood Drive (bottom). Enjoy!

Gears of War 3 is a third-person shooter video game developed by Epic Games and published by Microsoft Studios exclusively for the&nbs ... Read more »

Category: Gaming News | Views: 236 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-09-19 | Comments (0)

We heard earlier that Google is expected to roll out its new Google Wallet service some time today, this has yet to be confirmed by Google, but more evidence has appeared which points to the imminent launch of Google Wallet.

The photo below was taken by Ian Kennedy from GigaOm at a Peet’s Coffee shop in San Francisco, and you can clearly see that one of the payment options is Google Wallet.


We can probably expect some sort of official announcement from Google later today as we heard earlier.

Source GigaOM

Image Credit Ian Kennedy / GigaOM

Category: Google techno | Views: 217 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-09-19 | Comments (0)

Microsoft has announced that its Windows 8 Metro applications will only be available from their own Windows Store, the official name given to Microsoft’s apps store.

Following in Apple’s footsteps and taking full control over what will an won’t be sold in their store. Microsoft director Ted Dworkin explained that the Windows Store will be used to restrict Metro app distribution to ensure the software applications are secure and appropriate.


Microsoft also explained to developers that  "We will examine every application that will be submitted to us [and] we will run a virus check and a malware check on every application,”.

Which will hopefully stop the Windows Store being plagued by malicious applications laced with code and viruses which has happened in the Google Market leading to applica ... Read more »

Category: Microsoft News | Views: 247 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-09-19 | Comments (0)

The Samsung Galaxy S II just went on sale in the US with a range of mobile carriers, and now some reported specifications on the next generation Galaxy S smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S III have appeared online.

An anonymous member of 4Chan has reportedly received some information from a Samsung rep on the new Samsung Galaxy S II and if these specifications turn out to be correct it is going to be a very interesting Android smartphone.


According to the report, the Samsung Galaxy S III will come with Android Ice Cream Sandwich and will be powered by a quad core 2GHz processor, plsu 1.5GB RAM and 32GB of built in storage.

The Samsung Galaxy S II is also rumored to feature a 4.65 inch Super AMOLED III display with a resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels and a pixel density of 352-PPI, plus a 10 megapixel camera which will be able to record Full HD video in 1080p at 60 f ... Read more »

Category: Future Mobile | Views: 307 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-09-19 | Comments (0)

Samsung officially announced its latest Bada OS smartphone the other week, the Samsung Wave 3, and now it looks like the Samsung Wave 3 will be available from October.

The Samsung Wave 3 comes with Samsung’s Bada OS 2.0 and it features a 4 inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels, plus a 1.4GHz processor.


Other specifications on the Samsung Wave 3 include a 5 megapixel rear facing camera with an LED flash and auto-focus plus a front facing VGA camera, there is also 3GB of built in storage plus a microSD card slot, Bluetooth 3.0, A-GPS and WiFi.

Source GSM Arena

Category: Future Mobile | Views: 235 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-09-19 | Comments (0)

If you have ever wondered what our planet looks like at night, this awesome time lapse video shows

exactly what it looks like from space, the video below was taken from the front of the International

Space Station as it orbited Earth at night, it starts out over the Pacific Ocean and it then travels over

North and South America and finishes in Antarctica.


If you have ever wondered what our planet looks like at night, this awesome time lapse video shows

exactly what it looks like from space, the video below was taken from the front of the International

Space Station as it orbited Earth at night, it starts out over the Pacific Ocean and it then travels over

... Read more »

Category: Techno News | Views: 297 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-09-19 | Comments (0)


If you have been wondering what the graphical difference will be between the PC version and Xbox 360 version of Battlefield 3. You can now compare the images as Battlefield 3 developers and EA have now released the first official gameplay trailers of Battlefield 3 on the Xbox 360 in all their glory.

Battlefield 3 is edging ever closer to its official launch date of October 25, 2011 on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 and the new Xbox 360 gameplay trailer showcases one of the many single player missions found in Battlefield 3 as Blackburn enters the city of Tehran in Operation Guillotine.

The video also reveals that if you pre-order the limited edition pack you will also get the "Back to Karkand” extension pack at no extra charge toge ... Read more »

Category: Gaming News | Views: 224 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-09-19 | Comments (0)

LG has added another Android smartphone to its Optimus range in the form of the LG Optimus Q2, which

is a QWERTY slider device with a four inch IPS based multi-touch touchscreen LCD display and it also

features a slide out QWERTY keyboard.


The LG Optimus Q2 will come with Android 2.3 Gingerbread and processing is provided by a dual core

1.2GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor.

Other specifications on the LG Optimus Q2 include a five megapixel camera on the back and a front

facing VGA camera for video chat, there is also Wi-Fi Direct.

The LG Optimus Q2 is expected to go on sale in Europe shortly, ther ... Read more »

Category: Future Mobile | Views: 349 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-09-19 | Comments (0)

Google has this week rolled out their new Google Chrome 14 browser to the stable channel which brings a number of new features including a new Native Client, Web Audio API enabling rich audio processing in Web applications and enhancements for Apple’s New OS X Lion.

The new Natice Client (NaCl) framework support will now allow developers to to securely run C and C++ code inside the web browser. NaCl has been present in earlier version of Chrome but has been behind a flag.


The new version now enables it by default, but currently only works with content loaded from the Chrome Web Store. But Google have stated that this will be lifted in the future to allow content from other sources.

New OS X Lion features include brings compatibility with Lion’s full screen feature togethe ... Read more »

Category: Google techno | Views: 348 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-09-19 | Comments (0)

Google announced their new Google Wallet service back in May, and now it would appear that Google is getting ready to launch Google Wallet and the payment service could possibly launch today, the 19th of September.

Google has apparently been sending out documents, which state that the Google Wallet will launch on the Sprint Nexus S from the 19th of September, you can see this in the 2nd photo below.


It looks like the service will be limited at launch to the Google Nexus S on Sprint, but is expected to be rolled out to other networks shortly, which would include those which carry the new Google Nexus Prime smartphone which is expected to launch next month.


Source Geek

Category: Google techno | Views: 221 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-09-19 | Comments (0)

Last week we saw a couple of different videos which gave us a good look at Microsoft’s latest version of Windows, Windows 8, and now Microsoft has released another video which give us a look at apps running on Windows 8 with their Metro UI.

The video below gives us a look at apps like photos, mail, calendar, messaging and lots more, as well as some of the built in social networking features like Facebook integration.


The apps look pretty cool from the videos, and the more we see of Windows 8 the more impressive it is, we are looking forward to seeing the final version of Windows 8, specifically on tablets as we suspect it is going to be very interesting.

Source ... Read more »

Category: Microsoft News | Views: 245 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-09-19 | Comments (0)

We have heard previously that the Samsung Illusion is headed to Verizon Wireless, and now Samsung has posted a photo of the Verizon Samsung Illusion on Flickr, which you can see below.

We don’t have any official specifications on the Samsung Illusion as yet, although it is rumored to come with either an 800MHz or 1GHz processor, a HVGA display and either a five or three megapixel camera.


The Samsung Illusion is expected to be a budget Android device which will probably retail for around $100 when it lands on Verizon, and we suspect it will be officially announced within the next few weeks.

Source Samsung / Android Guys

Category: Future Mobile | Views: 217 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-09-19 | Comments (0)

We have been hearing more and more about the Samsung produced Google Nexus Prime over the last few weeks, and now it would appear that the Google Nexus Prime may become available from Verizon Wireless on the 3rd of November.

The Google Nexus Prime will be the first smartphone to come with Android Ice Cream Sandwich, and it is expected to feature a dual core TI OMAP 4460 processor plus an 8 megapixel camera on the back and a front facing 2 megapixel camera.


Google’s Eric Schmidt mentioned recently that Android Ice Cream Sandwich would launch some time in October or November, so the 3rd of November launch date for the Nexus Prime on Verizon sounds about right.

Source Droid Life

Category: Future Mobile | Views: 312 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-09-19 | Comments (0)

Modder and German IT student Qian Qin decided that he wanted to add some inductive charging to his Galaxy S smartphone, so he got hold of a Touchstone charging dock for the Palm Pre and also the back cover of the Pre.

He then took the inductive charging unit out of the Palm Pre case, and soldered it inside his Samsung Galaxy S smartphone, the video below shows the device in action with inductive charging.


The mod cost around $40 and you can fin out more information on how it was done along with full instructions should you want to do it yourself over at Qian’s website.


Source ... Read more »

Views: 219 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-09-19 | Comments (0)

The LG Optimus 3D was one of the first 3D smartphones to become available, and it comes with a range of impressive specifications, we have been testing the Optimus 3D out over the last week.

The first thing you will notice about the LG Optimus 3D is the size of the device, it isn’t exactly the smallest, lightest or thinnest Android device on the market today, and it features a large 4.3 inch 3D display, and it comes with Android 2.2 Froyo.


Hardware Specifications

The LG Optimus 3D features a 4.3 inch glasses free 3D display that has a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels, and it is capable of displaying both 2D and 3D content, including games, photos and movies.

Processing is provided by a dual core TI OMAP 1GHz processor, there is also 512MB of RAM and 8GB of built in storage, it also comes with a microSD card slot that can take up to 32GB microSD car ... Read more »

Category: Future Mobile | Views: 489 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-09-19 | Comments (0)