The Huawei Ascend P2 was first announced back in February at Mobile World
Congress, and UK mobile carrier Three has announced that they will be
offering the device on their network in the UK from next month.
The Huawei Ascend P2 comes with a quad core 1.5GHz processor and
feature LTE Cat 4 which will offer download speeds of up to 150Mbps, and
it comes with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
Other specifications on the Huawei Ascend P2 include a 13 megapixel rear camera and a 1.3 megapixel front facing camera , it also comes with NFC, and a 2,420 mAh battery.
The Nokia Lumia 521 recently launched with mobile carrier T-Mobile, although the device was only available through HSN initially, the handset will be available direct from T-Mobile on the 22nd of May.
The T-Mobile Nokia Lumia
521 is a Windows Phone 8 smartphone that was first announced back in
February, the handset comes with a 4 inch display that features a
resolution of 800 x 480 pixels.
Other specifications in the Nokia Lumia 521 include 8GB of built in
storage, plus a microSD card slot for extra storage, the device also
features a 5 megapixel camera which is capable of recording high definition video in 720p.
The Nokia Lumia 521 is available for $29 up front with equal monthly
payments for the balance made over the next 24 mon
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A custom Batman Tumbler has been constructed replicating the Batman
Tumbler from the Chris Nolan Batman trilogy, and has been burned through
a budget of $1.6 million in the process.
Now the same awesome custom Batman Tumbler vehicle is being entered
in the famous Gumball 3000 rally. Watch the video after the jump to see
it in action.
The custom Batman Tumbler was commissioned by a team from Saudi
Arabia and is equipped with a 400hp engine that can propel the huge
vehicle up to 100 mph.
"The Gumball 3000 is an annual British 3,000-mile (4,800 km)
international road rally which takes place on public roads, with a
different route around the world each year. Founded in 1999 by
Maximillion Cooper, it sees an
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The Huawei W1 was announced today, and it is the company’s first
Windows Phone 8 smartphone. It goes on sale online in the U.S. this
month. Huawei says that the W1 is easier to use, gives quicker access to
vital information and it is more personal.
The Huawei W1 sports a 4-inch Gorilla Glass IPS LCD touchscreen display, a 1.2GHz dualcore processor, a 5 megapixel auto-focus camera on the back with 4X digital zoom and LED flash and a VGA front camera with single LED flash.
Other features include a 1,950 mAh battery. Internal storage is
1.7GB, though there’s the option of increasing storage by using microSD
cards up to 32GB. We don’t have any pricing or availability details yet
Apple’s iTunes is available for the desktop version of Windows 8, but Microsoft wants Apple to create a Metro version of the app for Windows 8, and Microsoft have being trying to convince Apple to make one.
Apple is apparently reluctant to make a Windows 8 iTine App, and it
looks like we may have to wait some time to see one as Microsoft has yet
to talk Apple into making the app.
According to Microsoft, iTunes is one of the most searched for apps
on the Windows 8 store, and whilst Microsoft has been able to secure big
name apps like Twitter and Netflix for Windows 8 they have yet to
convince Apple to release an iTunes app for the platform.
As well as announcing the Olympus PEN E-P5 the company also added another new Micro Four Thirds camera to their range with the launch of the OLYMPUS PEN Lite E-PL6.
The Olympus PEN Lite E-PL6 features a 17.2 megapixel Live Mos sensor,
plus a 3 inch tiltable LCD display with a 16:9 aspect ratio and 460,000
dpi, plus it comes with support for SDHC, SDXC, UHS-I support, Eye-Fi cards.
Touch AF Shutter – a new style of shooting that combines FAST AF with touchscreen operation.
Superb image quality continued from the flagship of the Olympus mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera, the OLYMPUS OM-D E-M5.
To bolster their developer community Mozilla is now offering free FireFox OS powered smartphones to developers in the how they will create awesome applications for the new operating system.
To be eligible for a free FireFox OS smartphone, you’ll need to
submit a proposal to Mozilla outlining the application you are
considering building or porting to its new mobile platform.
If accepted Mozilla will then supply you with a free Geeksphone Keon,
normally priced at $119 and equipped with a 3.5-inch screen. Powered by
a Qualcomm 1GHz processor and a 3 megapixel camera, and 512MB of RAM,
4GB of ROM, MicroSD card slot,which has been designed by Mozilla for the
budget conscious and lower end markets.
According to a recent report by reserved firm Canalys, there we over
300 million smart devices shipped in the first quarter of 2013, which is
apparently up 37.4 percent for the same quarter in 2012.
Canalys also revealed some details on the percentage share of those
300 million devices by operating system, and according to the report
59.5 percent of those 300 million devices used Google’s Android OS.
‘Despite its slowing growth, Apple still shipped over 37 million iPhones,’
said Pete Cunningham, Canalys Principal Analyst. ‘But HTC and Samsung
have raised the bar with their latest handsets and Apple needs to
respond with its next iPhone. The iPhone user interface is now six years
old and badly in need of a refresh. Hardware-wise, the biggest dilemma
that Apple fa
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NEC has this week added a wealth of new additions to their range of business laptops, in the form of the newly launched NEC VersaPro VX and a range of 12 different types across 28 models of NEC VersaPro.
The new NEC VersaPro range of devices is launching in Japan, and the
NEC VersaPro UltraLite Type VG laptop is a super light model weighing
just 875g, and measuring just 14.9mm thick.
The new NEC VersaPro range includes :
VersaPro UltraLiteType VG (Ultrabook) ¥261,000〜 VersaPro UltraLiteType VB (Mobile laptop) ¥193,000〜 VersaPro Type VH (Mobile laptop) ¥223,000〜 VersaPro Type VD (Laptop) ¥165,500〜... Read more »