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Wednesday, 15 January 2014 13:26

CES 2014 - LG G Flex


LG presented a new smartphone called LG G Flex on CES fair.

The smartphone features a very large 6-inch display and a resolution of 1280x720. In addition the display is very bright and the device is comfortable to use. The weight is only 177 grams. The smartphone is running under Android 4.2.2. It has a quad-core processor Qualcomm, clocked at 2.26 GHz and 2 GB of RAM, so the device should run very quickly.

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 13:49

New iPhone 5

The successor to the iPhone 5 will be a new smartphone iPhone 5S. Although the name of the device is similar to the former iPhone, it will have several new features. The quality of workmanship and performance are at a higher level, the camera placed on the smartphone is much better, and also has a much sturdier smartphone battery.

Wednesday, 08 January 2014 14:29

New 12,2-inch Galaxy Tab Pro

Samsung, one of the biggest manufacturers of smartphones and tablets unveiled at CES fair a new tablets.
Samsung presented new 12,2-inch tablets Galaxy Tab Pro and Galaxy Note Pro. The main difference between the devices is attachment of the stylus and the relevant application for Galaxy Note Pro.  Used displays have a resolution of 2560 x 1600. This made it possible to implement a feature that enables applications to work in multiple windows.
In addition, Samsung has added a keyboard called Virtual Keyboard and Magazine UX making easier use of the internet on the big screen.
Tablets are running the operating system Android 4.4 KitKat. A big plus of the new devices is the 8Mpix camera.
In addition, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Tab with 8-inch and 10-inch screen. Each of the new tablets will be available this year.

Friday, 09 August 2013 13:51

Convertible notebook

The success of netbooks was widely predicted several years ago. But they were soon supplanted by tablets. Most manufacturers of netbooks resigned from their production and went on to produce tablets that are more convenient to use. Meanwhile, a new devices appeared on the market - convertible netbook or laptop. Previously, you could find this type of construction, but they were marginal products that could not exploit well the potential of the touch screen.

Tuesday, 31 December 2013 11:00

Dell Venue

The American company Dell, known until today mainly as a producer of relatively cheap but high quality laptops and netbooks unveiled its first tablet - the Dell Venue. The tablet is available with a 7-inch and 8-inch screen.

Tuesday, 23 July 2013 16:42

Nokia Lumia 625 presented

On a today's press conference, Nokia has presented their newest smartphone - Nokia Lumia 625. It was said that Nokia was preparing "something bigger", but up to day it wasn't sure whether a new device was going to be a smartphone, a tablet, or a phablet. Now everything is official. This new device is in fact a smartphone, and it is among budget line of products.

Among the top unique characteristics, it features a large, 4,7'' screen, although nothing really impressive - the resolution is 800x480px, which gives 201PPI density. Nonetheless, the IPS screen is using Gorilla Glass 2, and can be used even with the gloves. Under the hood, the Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 MSM8960, dual core 1.2GHz CPU is used, and the amount of RAM is 512MB. Built-in memory is not impressive either with 8GB, but it can be easily extened by up to additional 64GB with a micro-SD card. The main camera used in this device is a 5Mpx one. Connectivity is good, as Lumia 625 has LTE support, WiFi, and Bluetooth 4.0.

This device uses a battery of 2000mAh, allowing for almost one day of 2G-talk time, and 15 hours for 3G-talk time. The physiscal dimensions are 133,25 / 72,25 / 9,15 mm. Lumia 625 is going to be produced in five different colours. The estimated price is said to be around 200 EUR.

More information can be found on Nokia's website.


As the analysts start to publish their reports on the second quarter of 2013, the image of Android’s increasing foothold in the market becomes more noticeable manly due to slowdown in Apple’s camp. Tablets are the forefront of the battle between the OSs and forecasts show that it is not going to stop.
34% of personal computing devices shipped in Q2 2013 are tablets. It’s a 43% increase over the last 12 months. The division of the spoils, however, is a sour grape for Apple as its competitors are quickly gaining on the leader. That’s mainly thanks to smaller, less than 9”, tablets which are cheaper and therefore available to a wider audience.

Wednesday, 31 July 2013 14:22

Moto X officially launched

The Moto X has been launched officially, with touchless Google Now and 10MP camera. Under year-long Google's new management, Moto X is Android-based midrange mobile device with few quite promising features, sometimes trading raw processing power for usability.

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Samsung will launch three new Galaxy tablets on 7th of July. New tablets will have screens of 7'', 8'' and 10.1'', and will user different hardware components. The 7'' version will have 1,2GHz dual-core processor, 8GB of internal storage with microSD slot for further expansion, 1024x600 screen and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean system.

The next Galaxy, 8'' will have 1,5GHz dual-core processor, 1,5GB RAM, 16GB of internal storage, 1280x800 screen and Android 4.2 Jelly Bean system. Moreover, it will feature 5Mpx camera

The last Galaxy will use 10.1'' 1280x800 screen with 1GB RAM and 1,6GHz dual-core processor.

The exact specifications will be known on the release day. Samsung will also provide additional benefits, like 50GB Dropbox account for 2 years.

Since Apple released iOS7 beta, developers are reporting new features hidden inside new mobile system.

This week new gizmo seems to allow users to perform similar level of control like the one found in Samsung Galaxy S4, where you could scroll pages using only your eyes. In iOS things will work differently, combination of left and right head movements could make phone launch Siri, notification centre, app switcher or home button.

The new iOS is expected to be available in early September for customers globally.

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