Amazon Fire: Great Phone, Reasonable Price

Amazon’s mystery device unveiling finally took place on Wednesday, June 18 and as what a lot of people predicted it was about a phone, the Amazon Fire Phone! Some of the speculations regarding the specs almost hit the nail on the head.

Amazon Fire: Great Phone

However, it looks like the Amazon Fire Phone was designed to bring Amazon’s services nearer to customers. It puts together Amazon’s digital ecosystem that owners can have access to over 33 million songs, movies, magazines and more in just one touch of a button! Access to Amazon’s exclusive services is made easier too through the Mayday feature.

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Samsung Unveils Flagship Tablet Galaxy Tab S

Last week Samsung introduced its thinnest and lightest tablet ever! The new Samsung Galaxy Tab S is a tablet to watch out for indeed because of its modern design and superb features. In fact, Samsung touts it as its flagship tablet!

Samsung Galaxy Tab S

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S will come in 8.4-inch and 10.5-inch models. Both models will have Super AMOLED display with 2,560 x 1,600-pixel resolution. This kind of display was only previously used on Samsung phones. Samsung assures enhanced color and better contrast due to the use of this technology.

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Amazon to Unveil Mystery Device on June 18

Renowned retailer Amazon is on the verge of expanding its offerings. Apparently, the company will soon enter the competitive world of smartphones. Amazon will reportedly unveil its own handset at the end of this month.

Amazon to Unveil Mystery Device

The company itself seemed to confirm the news with the tweet it made yesterday. Amazon said it will have a device unveiling event on June 18 in Seattle, which will be hosted by CEO Jeff Bezos. Together with the tweet was a photo of a black and thin object with Amazon’s label inscribed on it.

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Asus Transformer Book V: Laptop, Tablet, Phone in One!

Asus has lots of cool devices in its lineup but nothing is cooler than the new Transformer Book V! This tag is significant because this new creation doesn’t just offer a single functionality. As Asus termed it Transformer Book V is a five-mode, three-in-one converged laptop!

Asus Transformer Book V

Are you having a hard time imagining it? Well, there are three important parts composing the Transformer Book V: a keyboard dock, 12.5-inch tablet, and a 5-inch smartphone. Attaching the 12.5-inch screen to the keyboard dock gives you a fully-operational laptop. The 5-inch smartphone docks into the tablet.

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Sony Xperia T3 Super Stylish and Slim

Does the thinness of a smartphone still matter these days? It seems it still does to Sony. The company is touting its new Xperia T3 smartphone as the world’s slimmest in its category. Even if they are leaning on this quality to attract consumers, the Xperia T3 has some very attractive specs.

First of all, it has a huge 5.3-inch Triluminous display with Mobile Bravia Engine 2 that should be more than adequate for messaging, viewing clips and browsing the web.

Sony Xperia T3

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Lenovo ThinkPad 10 Powerful Windows Tablet

Lenovo’s newest tablet is the ThinkPad 10. As its name implies, it comes with a 10-inch HD screen with 1920 x 1200-pixel resolution. This tablet is powered by Intel’s quad-core Atom Z3795 processor and will have the 64-bit version of Windows 8.1 and Windows 81. Pro. Because of these specs, it seems Lenovo is aiming this new tablet for business customers.

Lenovo ThinkPad 10

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Motorola Aims to End Feature Phones with Moto E

Cheap phone? Motorola has one. For just $129 the Moto E can be yours! But it’s important to take note that this is not a smartphone. With its cheap price comes the not-so-impressive specs. I guess this is perfect for those who only need the very basic texting and calling functionality.

Motorola's Moto E

Motorola’s Moto E handset operates on Android 4.4 KitKat and has a 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor with 1GB RAM and Adreno 302 400MHz single-core graphics chip.

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LG announces Three New G Pad Tablets!

LG seems to be following Samsung’s lead when it comes to covering all sizes that customers might need or want in a tablet. LG has, not just one but three, new tablets under its G Pad series: G Pad 7.0, G Pad 8.0 and G Pad 10.1!

LG G pad Tablets

Aside from the different sizes, these new G Pad tablets have different strengths. The smallest, which is the G Pad 7.0, is designed as a portable and powerful on-the-go entertainment hub. As a mid-sized tablet with its 8-inch screen, the G Pad 8.0 delivers seamless multitasking and immersive multimedia experience while the biggest model, the G Pad 10.1 is designed to keep users entertained for hours! And it can do that since it has a huge battery.

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Massive Storage in 185 Terabytes Sony Cassette Tape!

Just when we thought cassette tapes were a thing of the past, Sony has come up with one that offers 185 terabytes of storage! Yes that’s terabytes folks! Sony developed such tape with assistance from IBM.

Sony 185 Terra Cassette Tape

Indeed this is a new feat for Sony because the previous tape of this kind is only capable of 35 terabytes. It was created by Fujifilm and IBM in 2010. As you can see, there’s a world of difference between 35 terabytes and 185 terabytes.

For you know how massive 185 terabytes is, try to imagine 3700 Blu-ray discs or around 11,840 units of 16GB iPhone 5s.

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LG G Watch May Be on Shelves in June

LG G watch

LG might just be ahead of Motorola in launching one of its Android Wear devices. The company has put up a teaser site displaying the goodness of its upcoming G Watch! Though it doesn't say much, the site’s presentation makes the smartwatch look absolutely tempting!

G Watch promises great capabilities as what Google’s Android Wear OS brings. Among them is giving you “useful information when you need it most” and simply saying “OK Google” in order to get things done like send a text or search the web.

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Main Differences when building an Arabic or European Website

The advancements in technology such as internet and satellite have also immensely contributed to the world becoming the proverbial global village. Many countries and organizations have come to appreciate and embrace the significant role that the internet plays in their day to day lives and as a result they have adopted its use. This is evident through the number of companies that have opted to either create a website, blog or online platform. However, building of such websites differs from one website to another. These differences go beyond the type of platform and programming language used or even functionality of the website. This is more evident in the building of Arabic sites.

Building websites

As a result of cultural and religious factors, designing of Arabic websites greatly differs from designing European Websites.

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Motorola Unveils Android Wear Moto 360 Smartwatch!

Forget your fantasies about Rolex! That watch is too expensive anyway. Only the uber rich can afford that luxury. Why not set your eyes no Motorola’s new smartwatch, the Moto 360! This device is just one of the few wearable gadgets that run Google’s latest mobile operating system spin-off Android Wear.

moto 360

Moto 360 is a watch so it shouldn’t be confused for the game console Xbox 360. At first glance, the Moto 360 looks like a typical watch but a stylish one. It is has a round face design and is made of premium materials according to Motorola.

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Sony’s Project Morpheus for Virtual Reality

Virtual reality? Sony is trying its hand in this department through its Project Morpheus. The company revealed this latest undertaking at the Game Developer Conference in San Francisco.

Sony’s Project Morpheus

Project Morpheus is a virtual reality headset for the PlayStation 4. It has a head-mounted display that functions together with the PlayStation Camera. The display specifically holds a 1080p resolution and 90-degree view. In order to work like a team with the console’s camera, the headset has built-in accelerometer and gyroscope. According to Sony this feature will track head orientation and movement so that the virtual world also moves in real time.

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LG G Pro 2 Now Selling in Asian Markets

If LG is the smartphone brand that you prefer, better be aware that the new LG G Pro 2 is now available!

Well, in Asian markets anyway like Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, Philippines and others. But I think it will also ship to the United States and Europe soon. As it should since the G Pro 2 looks like a superb device.

The LG G pro 2 is designed with a huge 5.9-inch full-HD IPS display with 1080 x 1920-pixel resolution.

LG G Pro 2

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Apple’s iPhone 5c Now Available in 8GB Version

Apple is now offering a cheaper option of their iPhone 5c handset! An 8GB version of the said device is now up for sale at Apple’s UK website as well as the O2 website.

Apple’s iPhone 5c

Apple has the 8GB iPhone 5c listed on its UK website with a £429 price tag which is £120 less than the 32GB version and £40 less than the 16GB version.

UK’s O2 also offers the new 8GB iPhone 5c for an upfront cost of £409.99. Of course it comes with a two-year contract. Those who opt to pay £409.99 for the device will have the cheapest plan of just £13 per month consisting of 500MB of data and 500 call minutes.

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