Archive for 2012

By January 5, 2012 Read More →

Android 4.0 (ICS) on the Google Nexus S – Video

Nexus S

Since I put Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, on my Nexus S the other week I thought it may be worth showing you too, what with the device costing only £199.99 now sim free.

The alternative to the Nexus S is the Galaxy Nexus and although bigger and with better specs it is more than twice the price.

Android 4.0 has been given some slight tweaks to compensate for the Nexus S having capacitive buttons under the screen and I am sure this will be much the same on all older models that will support Ice Cream Sandwich.

You can see the action below:

 

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By January 4, 2012 Read More →

Samsung announce the Galaxy Ace Plus

Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus

Here we have a new edition to Samsung’s Galaxy range. Samsung Electronics have today announced the introduction of the Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus to its Android-powered family of devices, an enhanced version of the popular Galaxy Ace which was successfully launched last year.

Building on the style heritage of the Galaxy Ace, the Galaxy Ace Plus is a stylishly designed smartphone contained in a modern and minimalist casing with rounded edges, featuring a 3.65” sized HVGA display. The phone has been designed to be simple yet elegant.

Backed by an impressive 1GHz processor, HSDPA 7.2 Mbps connectivity and WiFi 802.11 functionality, owners of the Galaxy Ace Plus will benefit from lightning-fast speeds for browsing the web, downloading content and streaming video. Application startups are faster with virtually no lag time, even while multitasking. Complete with Samsung’s Social Hub, Music Hub and ChatON services, the Galaxy Ace Plus also boasts an impressive 2GB of shared storage capacity for multimedia content and up to 1GB of direct storage for applications-more than any smartphone in its category.

You can see more info, full specs and images below:

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By January 4, 2012 Read More →

Mobile Tech Addicts Podcast 150: The Wonder-filled Samsung Galaxy

Web bannerIt’s just James and Gareth this week due to Matt’s untimely arrest (again.) This week the Samsung Galaxy Wonder is inspected and there are some superb bargains to be had all over the show.

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By January 4, 2012 Read More →

Blaq for BlackBerry PlayBook updated to Version 1.6

Blaq

If you are a BlackBerry PlayBook owner you will be pleased to know that Blaq has been updated overnight. If you are a PlayBook owner but don’t use Blaq then I strongly suggest you do, as it is by far the best Twitter option for the PlayBook.

Full changes for the update can be seen below:

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By January 3, 2012 Read More →

Nokia Lumia 710 coming soon to Orange

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If you are in the market for a new Windows Mango Phone but don’t want the expense of the Lumia 800 then it’s good news as I have just seen the 710 on the Orange ‘coming soon’ page.

I used the Lumia 710 back at Nokia World and while it doesn’t have the same amazing build quality of the 800 it is still a real beauty with interchangeable back covers that the youngsters will love.

Specs wise it is pretty decent too, with a 3.7 inch display, 5 megapixel camera, HD video recording and not forgetting Nokia Drive so free satellite navigation.

You can see full specs below:

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By January 3, 2012 Read More →

BlackBerry PlayBook price drop

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If you are in the market for a 7 inch tablet the BlackBerry PlayBook may well be worth considering. At most UK retailers you can pick up the 16GB model for only £169.

Worth baring in mind though is that at the moment you can only take full advantage of all its features if you have a BlackBerry Smartphone, but luckily here in the UK millions of you have.

The price drop is down from £399 so quite a saving. With version 2.0 of the QNX powered tablet software on the horizon we also mustn’t forget that Android applications will be supported soon.

If you are a regular reader of our site, or listen to our podcast, you will know I still love my PlayBook and it is my tablet of choice.

Why not pop into Carphone Warehouse, Currys, Dixons etc and see if you can get a test drive. I think you may be quite pleasantly surprised.

You can read our full BlackBerry PlayBook review here.

 

Posted by: James

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By January 2, 2012 Read More →

The Mobile Tech Addicts Podcast on Facebook

ScreenClipFor years you have been asking when it was going to happen. We have had telegrams, tweets, calls, emails, carrier pigeons and even a cannonball with a sticker requesting a Facebook fan page for your favourite UK phone Podcast. So here it here it is.

Unwrapped on New Years Eve and already the subject of abuse from James and his creative silliness The Mobile Tech Addicts Podcast page is here for you to play with, submit stuff and interact with the panel.

Hope you enjoy it and we manage to get some fun chitter chatter going.

Posted by: Gareth

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By January 1, 2012 Read More →

BlackBerry Bold Night Bikes

I just came across this new commercial from Research in Motion and thought it was pretty cool. So here it is for you all to see.

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Posted by: James

Posted in: Videos/Unboxings
By January 1, 2012 Read More →

Happy New Year from the tracyandmatt team

What better way than to welcome in the new year with the the fantastic fireworks display in London.

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Posted by: James

Posted in: Videos/Unboxings