Archive for March 16th, 2011

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HTC Flyer expected mid April


Clove have dropped us a line today to let us know that they are expecting the HTC Flyer to be in stock mid April. The Android tablet is currently priced up at £600 including VAT but this has yet to be confirmed. More details when we have them.

You can pre order from Clove here.

HTC Flyer specification:

  • Processor: 1.5GHz 
  • Platform: Android  with HTC Sense 
  • Memory  Internal storage: 32 GB  RAM: 1 GB  Micro SD memory card extension (SD 2.0 compatible)  Dimensions (LxWxT)  195.4 x 122 x 13.2 mm
  • Weight: Around 415 grams with battery  
  • Display:  7 inch touch-sensitive TFT screen with 1024 X 600 resolution
  • Network: HSPA/WCDMA: 900/AWS/2100 MHz  Upload speed of up to 5.76 Mbps and download speed of up to 14.4 Mbps 
  • Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • GPS: Internal GPS antenna Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor 
  • G-Sensor 
  • Digital compass
  • Bluetooth: 3.0 with A2DP for wireless stereo headsets 
  • Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11 b/g/n  3.5 mm stereo audio jack  Micro-USB (12-pin micro-USB 2.0)
  • Camera:  5 megapixel colour camera with auto focus, 1.3 megapixel front camera"
  • Audio supported formats: Playback: .aac, .amr, .ogg, .m4a, .mid, .mp3, .wav,  .wma (Windows Media Audio 9)  Recording: .amr, .aac 
  • Video supported formats  Playback: .3gp, .3g2, .mp4, .wmv (Windows Media Video 9), .avi (MP4 ASP and MP3), .xvid (MP4 ASP and MP3)
  • Rechargeable battery  Capacity: 4000 mAh 
  • Standby time: Up to 820 ~1470 hours  
  • Video Playback: Up to 4 hours
  • AC adapter: Voltage range/frequency: 100 ~ 240V AC, 50/60 Hz  DC output: 9V and 1.67A 



Posted by: James

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RIM Announces BBM Social Platform


Research In Motion (RIM) today announced the BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) Social Platform, giving developers the tools to build applications that take advantage of the  social aspects of the popular BBM service.

“The BlackBerry developer community has been eagerly awaiting the opportunity to integrate BlackBerry Messenger with their apps. BBM is a very popular service with over 28 million users and opening its real-time social connectivity to third party applications presents incredible opportunities,” said Alan Brenner, Senior Vice President, BlackBerry Platform at Research In Motion. “Access to BBM services from within apps will revolutionize gaming, enhance multimedia experiences, and add a new dimension to location based applications.”

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Palm Pre 2 Review

Pre2 cards leftLets face it, the original Palm Pre was a huge fail. WebOS was and still is a great OS but paired with awful hardware, a bad camera and poor marketing  the Pre sold about as well as a pile of dog poop for £1000. Okay, I may be exaggerating a little but the original Pre just wasn’t a success.

So, has HP’s take over of Palm, webOS 2.0 and slightly new hardware done anything to make the Pre 2 more attractive? Should you get the Pre 2 even though the Pre 3 is just around the corner or will the sequel go the way of the original?

Read on to find out!


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