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LG Optimus Vu Gets Official: 5-inch, LTE, 1.5 GHz Dual Core CPU

Written on February 19, 2012 by Kristoff Jones

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LG reveals a Galaxy Note rival, the 5-inch, 1.5 GHz dual core Optimus Vu.

LG has officially announced a rival to Samsung’s Galaxy Note, the 5-inch, LTE capable Optimus Vu. The device, which is said to ‘blurs the line between phone and tablet’, boasts a 5-inch (1024 X 768) IPS LCD display with 4:3 aspect ratio.

The pen-friendly smartphone is powered by 1.5GHz dual-core CPU, 32GB memory, 2080mAh batter and an 8 MP camera. It has full LTE capability and will initially run on Android 2.3 Gingerbread while an upgrade to Ice Cream Sandwich is in the works.

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Nissan Announces ‘Self-Healing’ iPhone Case

Written on January 18, 2012 by Kristoff Jones

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Nissan announces Scratch Shield, a first of its kind 'self-healing' iPhone case.

Nissan announces the Scratch Shield, a ‘self-healing’ iPhone case that promises to keep your valuable iOS smartphones blemish free.

Nissan Scratch Shield is a first of its kind iPhone case that uses the same innovation used on its self-healing automotive paint. It features a polyrotaxene based finish which has a chemical structure that reacts to change by restoring itself to its original form.

Nissan has already licensed the material to Japanese mobile carrier NTT DoCoMo and is planning to launch it commercially later this year.

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E-reader Users Surpasses Tablet Fans

Written on June 28, 2011 by Lulu

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Pew Internet Project's survey reveals that users of e-readers in America doubled to 12% starting November 2010 to May 2011.

Number of E-reader users are increasing in last six months, surpassing the tablet growth that has enjoyed a ramp-up after iPad was launched last year.

Based on a study conducted by the Pew Internet Project: The number of people in the U.S. who uses Kindle, Nook or other e-reader devices were doubled to 12% between the month of November last year to May this year. Meanwhile, tablet users increased to three percent in the same period of time from 5 percent to 8 percent.

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Zombie Virus Affects China

Written on November 12, 2010 by Charles Bass

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A virus on mobile phones is spreading over China right now, It is disguised as a anti-virus software. This virus attacks user accounts and spam inbox with malicious messages.

Viruses keeps on attacking the web and cellphones these few days. Unfortunately, these viruses are thriving more on the computers. This time, China was largely attacked by a type of computer virus. According to Shanghai Daily, zombie virus disguised as an anti-virus app was spotted on cellphones in China today. It has affected more than a million cellphone users in China. This virus make cellphones more vulnerable to hackers. Just when corrupting files isn’t enough, this virus generate bogus links which entice users to give money. This adds up to $300,000 text messages charges a day.

Since viruses are rampant on mobile phones, better be careful when downloading unknown links and apps.


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The World’s Most Expensive iPhone

Written on October 16, 2010 by Charles Bass

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iPhone 4 is already a pricey piece of gadget but what if 100 karat diamond pieces are adhered on its surface? Then, it becomes the world's most precious mobile device. A man named Stuart Hughes made this possible and he is now the proud creator of iPhone worth $8 million.

Warning: This is worth a fortune. Usually, if you have money that is more than want you need, you just want to enjoy the lavish things. And this time, we are talking about your mobile phone. Upon iPhone 4’s arrival we know, you started calling your associates so you would be the first one to have it. After getting your hands on this newest Apple product, you want to customize it to fit your extravagant lifestyle. Our fiece recommendation? Try Stuart Hughes. He customizes your handy electronics with gold and diamonds. See here his latest latest creation, the iPhone 4 plated with diamonds. It is now known as the “world’s most expensive phone.” Hughes made two models for his Australian client. Each iPhone 4 is equipped with 500 diamonds which totals to 100 karats with a special granite box. Total cost is nearly $8 million. Just a word of advice: never leave this thing unattended.

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White iPhone 4 — Coming this July!

Written on July 19, 2010 by Charles Bass

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Jobs also noted that the stock of the white iPhone 4 is limited in quantity, with production slowly ramping up as time goes on.

Apple has declared that the delay of the white iPhone 4 will finally start to run into our hands by the end of July.

When the iPhone 4 was revealed at WWDC, it was shown in both black and white, whereas when the much awaited launch was formed in June 24, there was no white iPhone 4 in sight. Apple stated that the lack of availability of the said unit was due to the manufacturing problems, providing little else in the detail area and until today Cupertino said little things about the issue.

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BlackBerry 6 – Teases You Again…

Written on July 13, 2010 by Charles Bass

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There had been the biggest rumors about BlackBerry 6 devices to be released earlier last June, but that remained a rumor. Whereas we can still enjoy the higher production value video giving us the visual imagination of its newest features.

There had been the biggest rumors about BlackBerry 6 devices to be released earlier last June, but that remained a rumor. Whereas we can still enjoy the higher production value video giving us the visual imagination of its newest features. RIM has again published another YouTube spot on BlackBerry 6 now boasting its goodies likes aggregated social network integration, universal search, and one of the best – the all new WebKit it-based browser coming out of last year’s purchase of Torch Mobile. Interestingly, the latest video continuances RIM’s trend of showing 6 running only on full touchscreen phones;

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Virta 2 Smartphone – Not your ordinary Phone!

Written on July 13, 2010 by Charles Bass

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There is a MeeGo on the screen, not the Droid we'd been wishing for, but the reason behind is that the kit can actually switch between operating systems by just swapping your MicroSD card.

Upon meeting the Finnish startup of Aava Mobile, we recognized the same paradigm phone. Surprisingly it dropped a brand new device alongside to show us how their Moorestown-based goals have grown. This is the Virta 2 design that will be given to the developers very very soon, same hardware with different twists. There is a MeeGo on the screen, not the Droid we’d been wishing for, but the reason behind is that the kit can actually switch between operating systems by just swapping your MicroSD card.

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