Monthly Archives: October 2016

Two-class society: Windows phone 7 Apollo and Tango

Windows phone 7 operating system has been uniformly organized, i.e., all updates from Microsoft for all devices alike. This may soon change, and at least partly the result, what experts as “ fragmentation ” call. As with Windows phone 7 Tango should appear an updates of the operating system for a new series of cheap smartphones with restricted market access (only selected applications) and limited functionality. The “ full-price ” smartphones are but as usual with a fully functional and the update with the name of “ Apollo ” supplies. In this respect, the call of the toad with the Word are “ fragmentation ” hardly justified – we find that a parallel WP7 is better than a completely proprietary system platform with limited shaft.

 

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Acer Cloudmobile Android 4.0 Smartphone announced

Acer so far on the Smartphone market not particularly noticed. There were some models, such as for example the Acer liquid, it achieved more moderate success in the German market. Acer therefore still not necessarily stands for smartphones. This could change with the Acer Cloudmobile, which will be presented to the MWC this year. The Smartphone has received an IF design award before his release and will boast Android 4.0 and a new Acer cloud concept customers.

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HTC velocity 4 G: Android Superphone with LTE

 

Vodafone is currently the driving force behind the establishment of the new wireless standard LTE. So it is not surprising that there is a genuine LTE Smartphone now exclusively at Vodafone. Although the colleagues of the 7 mobile blog rightly wonder why you need an LTE Smartphone 2012 at all, but who needs not only a fast Smartphone, but also very fast Internet will pass barely on the HTC velocity. LTE is of course not yet available in all regions of Germany, but if LTE is present, the data Turbo is acutely felt with up to 50mbit/second / s.

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Cheap sports Smartphone: Samsung Galaxy XCover

 

Sport Smartphones have to endure something, E.g. they must withstand wind and weather while jogging and depending on the carrying position the body’s sweat. Also not too heavy and clunky should have a Smartphone for sporting use of his, a strong battery and A-GPS for tracking apps. The Samsung Galaxy XCover is an outdoor or sports Smartphone with Android that can meet these requirements and that even for a very reasonable price of just over 200,-€

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HTC desire Android 4.0 (ice cream sandwich)

Unfortunately the HTC desire will be probably not the Smartphones with Android, the also an update on Android 4.0 (ice cream sandwich) get. Only the newer devices with Android get the update to the latest version of Android. But: Who owns even a HTC desire, must not the latest Android version without. Resourceful hobbyists have now managed to port a Custom ROM, full hardware acceleration is enabled in the porting Android 4.0 for the HTC desire. It is evident: for a fluid user experience, it must be not always a high-end Smartphone! Currently the version is still in Beta status with some bugs. In the future do expect but certainly a perfectly running version. For more information, see the thread at the XDA-developers.

 

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HTC endeavor: first quad-core-LTE Smartphone?

Cook the rumors in the Internet to the endeavor of HTC (previously known as HTC edge) outright, but as always are to enjoy such speculations to smartphones with caution prior to publication. In any case, the hardware specifications even when compared to the current competition are outstanding: the HTC endeavor is supposedly a 4.7 ″ have large HD display with a resolution of 1280 × 720 pixels, a quad-core 1.5 GHz per core and the fast Internet standard LTE. Also 1 gb memory to plug into the Smartphone as well as HSPA +, Wireless-N, Bluetooth. The power pack software page is rounded out by Android 4.0 (“ ice cream sandwich ”). Learn more about the HTC endeavor we World Congress likely to mobile.

 

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Nokia is gearing up: Lumia 710 and Lumia 900

, The Nokia Lumia 710 is at the ready. The cheap version of the Nokia Lumia 800 come already on January 5 on the market. The Lumia 710 is the slimmed-down version of its predecessor and features a 5 megapixel camera. This comes in the same processor 1.4 GHz clock rate to use. The battery life, however, will be scaled down and with his seven hours of talk time less than the model offers around 6 hours. The 3.7-inch touch display solves with 800 x 480 pixels. As the operating system, Windows phone 7 version comes again mango 7.5 to use. The Nokia device is designed in particular to the use of social networks and offers up to 14.4 Mbit/s download speed. The internal memory of 8 GB can be not extended. Priced the Lumia 710 will settle well in the mid-range segment.

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Thinner, lighter, faster: Asus Eee pad transformer Prime

Is again the Platzirsch on the Tablet market? If you now inevitably to the iPad 2 Apple think no problem – read more calmly. Still, you are right, Apple still dominates the market with its tablet. Although there are now some tablets on Android based, none prevailed so far really against the iOS tablet. Change this could be Prime itself with the Asus Eee pad transformer. Augenscheinlichstes feature in contradistinction to the iPad is certainly the plug-in keyboard. But even apart from this, the tablet with Android has something to offer.

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Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S: insider tip with Android and style

Builds no good smartphones Sony Ericsson … moment – there was something yet? By the way, wrong! For the Sony Ericsson Xperia arc was a very successful smartphone. Thanks to the sleek, curved design and very liquid, the Xperia arc could retract some good test results. Also the successor to Xperia arc S has the virtues of its predecessor on board: quality workmanship, high-spirited design and a high-performance camera. We show in this report, what has the Sony Xperia arc S, the competition from Apple, Samsung and co. has not and the new smartphone from Sony Ericsson to introduce in detail.

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SMS successor RCS-e – a desperate attempt?

The old SMS is slowly but surely data services (Whatsapp, ping, Facebook …) substituted. Data flat rates are always cheaper, and so one must barely on the characters very restricted version. As a result, the revenue from the SMS break away the mobile operators. Not necessarily, because less SMS be sent (in the long term this is also foreseeable), but because short messages always continue to decline in value, and so are packed in inclusive packages or offered very cheap. The successor to RCS-e (enhanced rich communication suite) is the attempt by the Telecom, Vodafone and O2, to establish a new standard that uses flexible depending on the amount of bandwidth the best transmission path for a message. So, for example low bandwidth video messages are excluded. Who needs something like that and how the whole thing works later, is probably still in the stars – that the SMS will be replaced by RCS-e, is probably more than questionable.

 

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