Mobile Broadband

Posted November 23rd, 2009 by Hashim
Filed Under: Networking

broadband internet

Broadband internet, whenever this name comes we think of faster browsing, more download speed etc. Without this broadband internet many of us cannot survive a single day! A person like me for whom checking emails is the first activity after waking up cannot think life without internet. There are many broadband service providers like Comcast, AT&T, Verizon and so on and almost every one of them are doing fine in their business. Few names are popular though in this business but it all depends on you which provider you prefer more due to service availability and internet usage.

Technology that brings broadband internet to our homes and offices are DSL, ADSL etc which uses cables. This means you cannot have this service if you need broadband internet on the move! Fortunately mobile broadband technology which is wireless have advanced so much and they provide high speed even when you are in remote places of earth. You may like to check out mobile broadband plans offered by various service providers. I found a site http://www.broadbandexpert.com/ very useful, it has bits of information you need to sign up for an internet plan. You can compare various plans there to see which fits your budget and requirements better and choose that plan. This is much better than hopping around different providers sites and getting confused.

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Samsung AMOLED 12MP Camera Phone

Posted November 15th, 2009 by Hashim
Filed Under: Cellphones


Samsung Electronics announced the launch of the ‘Samsung AMOLED 12M’, the world’s first 12-megapixel camera phone with a 3-times optical zoom lens. Did I said optical zoom? oh yes it has optical zoom as well. The Samsung AMOLED 12M combines the latest camera technology with the world’s most advanced WVGA (800 x 480) AMOLED full touch screen, providing an exceptional picture-taking experience.

The AMOLED 12M’s 3x optical zoom, featured for the first time on a 12-megapixel camera phone, allows users to bring in the action from far away, producing close-up shots without distortion. The device also features a 2x digital zoom, giving users the full capabilities of a 6x zoom. It comes packed with a host of functions enabling consumers to easily capture, browse and share their images on the move, fully utilizing the brilliant 3.3-inch AMOLED screen. Look and feel of a premium digital compact camera and a dedicated camera power key, users can snap high-definition photos quickly and naturally. The Samsung AMOLED 12M’s rapid image saving allows users to move to the next shot within just 2 seconds, while the phone also provides high-quality video recording (1280 x 720) at 30 frames per second.

The Samsung AMOLED 12M introduces powerful and innovative camera functions. Its Touch Auto-Focus feature permits users to select a focus point with the touch of a finger, after which the lens will automatically track the object, keeping it in focus even as it moves across the screen. The Smart Auto feature lets users capture perfectly balanced images as the camera automatically changes its shooting mode based on the object, background, and lighting. Other features include a Xenon flash, shake reduction, face recognition, and 4GB of built-in memory.

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Xtune Portable Speakers

Posted November 2nd, 2009 by Hashim
Filed Under: Mobile Accessories, Peripherals, Portable Music


Xtune introduced a new concept of portable speaker ‘XTS-02tok’ in Korea market, which can be attached to any notebook pc, phone, or music players. Offering up to 6-7 hours of playing time with one charge through USB port, the XTS-02tok supports 3W of output power. Sound is quite loud but don’t expect glass breaking high volume capability from these speakers, those huge wooden boxed woofers still rule here!

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IC with embedded touch screen control functionality

Posted October 15th, 2009 by Hashim
Filed Under: Misc. Gadgets, Uncategorized

touch display ic

Samsung Electronics showcased a single chip that integrates a capacitive touch screen control function in a mobile display driver IC (DDI). This single chip Touch Embedded DDI solution supports industry demand for simplified system designs, which will enable the use of slimmer form factors in mobile application designs. Initial targeted applications for the Touch Embedded DDI include mobile phones, portable multimedia players (PMP) and MP3 players.

Compared to resistive touch screen control technology, capacitive touch screen control technology allows more advanced features such as soft-touch and multi-touch functions and provides significant improvement in important performance parameters such as optical transmittance and durability.

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Thinkware navigation device

Posted September 25th, 2009 by Hashim
Filed Under: Auto Accessories


Thinkware announced the launch of its new 7-inch DMB navigation device ‘iNAVI LE’ in Korea market.

Using a generous a 7-inch WVGA(800*480) LCD screen, the iNAVI LE is equipped with 500Mh CPU, Ublox5 GPS, 128MB RAM and 64MB ROM. Other features DMB, audio/video playback, game, car dairy and more. It comes in Ruby Red and Sapphire Blue.

Suggested price is 249,000 KRW for 2GB, 289,000 KRW for 4GB and 329,000 KRW for 8GB.

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