Saturday, January 31, 2015

Web version of Whatsapp launched

WhatsApp has finally launched their first web client which allows desktop and mobile users to use the messaging service directly from their Internet browser. A post on the company’s website read:

Google, Facebook Battle to Woo 15-Year-Old App Whizzkid

Google and Facebook are in a competition to woo a 15-year-old computer whizzkid who developed an app that has been downloaded over 500,000 times. His name is Ben Pasternak and he developed a simple game called ‘Impossible Rush’ which has climbed the Apple App Store charts since its launch in October.
It has overtaken Vine, Google and Twitter thanks to its seemingly addictive gameplay. Facebook’s internship department recently invited him for a tour of the company's headquarters in California and one of Google's vice presidents also invited him to its campus.

Windows 10 Technical Preview New Build With Cortana and Xbox Feature Released

Microsoft last week released the January update for the Technical Preview of its Windows 10 OS which can now be downloaded from downloaded from http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/preview-download with an ISO file download option.
The new build comes with many new features, the most notable being Cortana (Microsoft’s personal assistant, kind of like Apple’s Siri) and the new Xbox app. The Xbox app doesn’t yet support streaming games from an Xbox One to a PC but allows you view friends’ activities, post to timeline, and view game DVR videos. Microsoft’s personal assistant is currently available in US English only and it can sync to Windows’ Phones.

Tecno L6 Specs and Price

Tecno L6 is a recently released phone from Tecno Mobile. It has 1 GB RAM and 8 GB internal memory with 32 GB capacity microSD slot. Its rear camera is 8.0 MP with LED flash and its front camera is 2 MP. It is Dual SIM enabled with Dual Standby and has 3G, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi hotspot and Bluetooth capabilities.

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Specs and Price in Nigeria

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime was released in October 2014 and has gained a lot of popularity ever since. It is a 4G version of Samsung’s Galaxy Grand series and is dual SIM (Micro-SIM) enabled. It sports a 5 inch, 540x960 pixels TFT capacitive touchscreen and runs on Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) on a Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 chipset and a Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 processor.

Xiaomi Mi Note Specs and Price

Xiaomi has become a big name in the mobile phone industry thanks to the Chinese market. It has released a new device called Xiaomi Mi Note. It is has a 5.7 inches, 1440 x 2560 pixels IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 back panel.
The phone is dual SIM enabled (Micro-SIM/Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) and runs on Android OS v4.4.4 (KitKat) on a Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810 chipset and a Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53/Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A57 processor. It is has 3 GB RAM, 64 GB internal memory and no memory card slot.

HTC One (M9) Plus Specifications and Price

L-R; Rumoured HTC One M9 and HTC One M9 Plus
The new HTC flagship phone ‘HTC One M9 Plus’ is in the works and is expected to be released very soon. Some websites claim to have a sneak peek of the phone and shared some unofficial preliminary specifications, here they are:
A 5.5 inch, 1440 x 2560 pixels Super LCD3 capacitive touchscreen protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 and uses HTC’s Sense UI 7.0  The phone is rumoured to have a Nano-SIM card slot and a fingerprint sensor.
It is said to run on Android OS, v5.0.1 (Lollipop) on a Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810 chipset and a Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 /Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A57 processor. It is expected to come with 3 GB RAM, 32 GB internal memory and 128 GB capacity microSD slot.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (2015) Specs and Price

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1, 2015 edition has been announced and is expected to be released this first quarter of 2015.  As usual, it has a 10.1 inch, 1280x800 pixels TFT capacitive touchscreen.  It runs on Android OS KitKat v4.4.4 on a Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 chipset and a Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 processor.

HTC Desire 626 Specs and Price

The HTC Desire 626 is about to be released and here are some preliminary unofficial specifications. It is rumoured to have a 5 inch, 720x1280 pixel capacitive touchscreen and will run Android KitKat v4.4.4. It is expected to use either a Mediatek MT6752 or a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chipset and an Octa-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53/Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 processor.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

LG G Flex 2 Specs and Price

LG G Flex2 is the successor to LG’s first curved phone ‘LG G Flex’. The phone has a 5.5 inch, 1080 x 1920 pixels Curved P-OLED capacitive touchscreen with self-healing back panel coating. The screen is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and the phone runs on Android OS, v5.0.1 (Lollipop) on a Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810 chipset and a Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53/Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A57 processor. It comes in 2GB/3GB RAM variants with 16/32 GB internal memory options and 128 GB capacity microSD slot.