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Facebook® smartphone may come by 2013

Facebook is being reported to launch its own smartphone by next year. The newly public social networking giant looks to boost its revenue in the mobile Internet market by releasing a smartphone of its own.

How Facebook is going to launch smartphone

Facebook has hired more than half a dozen software and hardware engineers who have the experience of working on Apple’s bestselling iPhone, and one engineer who has iPad experience, reported New York Times, citing employees and other unnamed sources. The company has also expanded a group working on a partnership with Taiwan’s HTC to create a smartphone code-named “Buffy” – a project first unveiled last year by technology blog All Things Digital.

What Facebook has to say on launch of smartphone

The social networking giant refused to comment on this. Facebook neither confirmed nor denied the report. “Our mobile strategy is simple: We think every mobile device is better if it is deeply social,” it said in a statement e-mailed to AFP.

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News source: New York Times

Verizon Wireless® to improve voice quality with 4G

So long as the phone is utilized for the purpose of talking over it, the major requirement of the handset becomes a quality voice service. According to a renowned news channel, Verizon Wireless is about to launch 4G voice services and will offer high definition audio fidelity over the latest 4G LTE network. The company has already launched its network of 4G LTE and will make smartphones available in the market that will be designed to use the LTE network so that quality of voice services improve over other voice service providers to a great extent.

According to one of the spokesperson of the company, Verizon Wireless will be launching the smartphone shortly. The initial phones that will be made available in the market will be using its earlier CDMA network for the purpose of voice calls, but will have the new 4G LTE network for providing fast data services. However, it also needs mention that the 4G LTE network will be available for voice services as well within a very short time. According to the report of the news channel, the voice quality of phone calls are going to improve greatly once the smartphones become available with new 4G LTE network for voice calls. In the initial versions the data services will be really fast and thus the customers will be highly benefited in this front as well.

Among other features of the new smartphones that will be launched by  Verizon Wireless with the 4G LTE network, the most striking part is that the voice services as well as data services will both be available at the same time. This simultaneous availability of the LTE network in voice services as well data services was not present in the earlier CDMA sets of Verizon Wireless. In the recent past, the launch of the new network by the company has given it an edge over most of its rivals as no other service providers have been able to provide both data and voice services of very high quality at the same time through a single network. What follows is that the new smartphones are bound to capture a major part of the market. The 3G services provided by AT&T had so far been the most popular service provider and they even point out in their advertisements that the their service is better than that of Verizon Wireless in the sense that the CDMA network did not have the facility to offer both services at the same time.

Another very significant feature of the smartphones that will use the 4G LTE network and which will be launched shortly is the facility of video chatting. Although the option of video chatting is available on other networks as well, yet the new 4G LTE network’s video chat is bound to be better than the others.

Sprint® unveils Kyocera Echo with dual touch screen

Sprint has launched the Kyocera Echo, the first smartphone with a dual touch-screen, at an event held in New York. The appearance of Kyocera Echo is excellent. Kyocera Echo will be available in the market at a price of approximately 200 dollars along with a two year warranty period. The Kyocera Echo has WVGA touch screens measuring 3.5 inches and it has a pivot hinge which permits one to fix the two displays forming a greater 4.7” display side by side. The Kyocera was developed in about two years and its hardware took more time to complete.

Actually, there are four modes on which one can utilize the Android 2.2 operating system. In general mode, one may utilize the touch-screen smartphone traditionally. The pivot hinge permits one to put the second display below the first, so that one may operate and navigate the handset very much like many current devices of today. In the meanwhile, tablet mode permits one to interact and view apps in both the screens.

The simultaneous task and optimized modes are a little bit advanced. The former helps the single app and allows one to view the main content in one screen, and complementary features of the app and its functionality on second screen. For instance, if one views e-mail, he/she will obtain a view of the inbox in full in one side of screen, and second one will enable display of the full text for a selected message. Another instance is photo gallery. One can obtain a full view of photo on top of screen and thumbnail photo gallery at the bottom. However, the simultaneous task mode is the place where the true attraction of Echo lies. Using this mode, one will be able to perform multifarious tasks as one gets the opportunity for using two apps simultaneously with each being displayed in one of dual touch screens. There will be only seven major apps that are helping simultaneous task modes such as contacts, browser, messaging, e-mail, phone, gallery, and YouTube app which allows one to watch video on top of the screen and lists relevant clips at the bottom. Each will be denoted with a small box of blue-gray type for indicating simultaneous task support. After selecting one of these apps, one may tap both the screens for selecting the second app for displaying in the other screen.

4 Tips to Connect Your Phone With Your PC

If you synchronize your phone with you PC then it is going to be the best way to transfer information, settings, and files. You can have all of them up to date and can access it at home and at work to.

Maintain Your Appointments

It sometime happens that you have made an appointment in your PC but have not synced it with your hone and so you missed it. You are sometime outside your home and have entered an appointment in your phone but as you have not synced it with your PC you miss the appointment again.

But not anymore, the latest version of windows phone makes it easier to keep a track over the appointments. The new Today screen appears when you turn on your phone which shows your appointments and any missed calls, unread messages and all your programs. The new Lockscreen also displays new messages and appointments without asking for your PIN when the phone is locked with all providing access to mute, hold, speaker and other functions during the phone call

Take Your Work, Projects or Homework with You

Now you can do your homework while riding the bus or simply sitting in a coffee shop. You just have to install Microsoft Office Mobile 2010 on your Windows Phone and as you are already well aware of the Microsoft Office look and so there is no learning curve.

If a touch screen is in your hands you get few additional features with you such as word count and spell check. You can also create charts in Microsoft Excel Mobile and with that can also create documents in Microsoft Word mobile with also highlighting the selected sections. Not only this you can use OneNote mobile to take quick notes or to save web links and then sync your notes with your PC.

Microsoft Office Mobile is too compatible with the Office 2010 and previous Microsoft releases which enables you to work with all the existing Office documents. You can create even richer charts in Excel Mobile, by using SmartArt and Themes in PowerPoint Mobile and can view the contents of zipped folders. Even the improved clipboard on your Windows Phone can make copying and pasting to and from any applications on your phone in a simple and intuitive manner. If in case OfficeMobile is not pre installed on your phone then you can get it download free of cost from Windows Marketplace for Mobile.

Save Pictures

You have taken pictures of your special moments from your phone. May be you want to send these pictures right away but you may probably want to save them as many in your PC. There is only one thing you need to do and that is to synchronize your phone with your PC.

Protect Your stuff against Loss and Theft

You can easily misplace or even lose your phone or your PC and this happens you everyone and just not to one. Replacing the email, contact information, pictures, music, documents that are stored in your phone can prove to be an impossible task if you haven’t synchronized your phone with your PC on a regular basis.

Try out the Microsoft My Phone Service which is available free of cost. My Phone creates a back up of the contents of your Windows Phone.

You can sync and save: time, energy, money and your important information.

How to Download Android Apps For Your Google Phone

Android is a mobile operating system which is based upon a modified version of the Linux kernel.Android’s extremely tight integration with existing Google products, smart syncing with existing tools, interesting Android-only experiments coming every day from Google with wide choice of devices and carriers, make it an amazing product you can have! Besides, Android is completely open-source, that means you can download various Android applications absolutely free to customize your mobile phone! Some of these applications are Open Home, Google Voice, NESoid,Google Finance, Google Listen and Gmail and Google Calendar.  With Open Home you can change the functionality and appearance of the OS. Although this can be a concern for the safety of your mobile phone, you can customize your phone according to your taste and need by loading customs skins, icon packs, and fonts.

Google Voice lets you keep your existing mobile number, while forwarding your missed calls to a generated Google number that you can check on the web, in your e-mail. With this service you get the gist of caller message instead of getting a voicemail on your phone in the form of e-mail (or text message) with the transcription. NESoid is a Nintendo ROM emulator for Android that will help you track down the games. The lite version of NESoid is free, but you cannot load the “saved-state” of a game. To get the full version to unlock this feature you have to cough up $3.49. With Google Finance you can get your stock portfolio 24/7, with customized, real-time quotes.  Android is currently the only mobile platform where you can get official Google Finance app. Google Listen functions like a search engine and subscription tool for podcasts across the web. You can download the latest episode of your favorite show from the source while on the go by simply firing up Google Listen to search for it. And, now the utility of the fully integrated Gmail and Calendar apps that come built-in to the Android OS. The intrinsic link between your Android phone and your Google account makes it possible for you to view your e-mail which you have drafted on your phone on the web. You can update an appointment on the web Calendar, and it will be reflected on your phone seconds later.

You can also enjoy the built-in functionality of shared calendars, threaded conversations, Gmail labels, and “Send As” accounts if it is configured in your settings. With all these wonderful applications to make your mobile phoning quite an experience, all you need is to download them from Android Marketplace!  Do not worry. This is not a daunting task! I will tell you how to download android applications for your mobile phone. For downloading, you will need 3G/Wifi Connection. Just follow the simple steps given below.

Step1:

First, select the icon on your phone which contains a little white shopping bag with a green robot on the front. This represents the Android Marketplace.

Step2:

A screen that has several options for you to select will appear. If you are sure what app you want, choose “search”, if not you can choose either “applications” or “games”. Once you find the application you would like to download, select its icon and then select the option to install.

How to Customize your Android phone

As the popularity of Android phones is growing each day, every one wants to own an Android phone. If you are a new user of Android phone and you have activated the phone but messed up about where to start; then you need more information as to hoe to tackle issues on your Android phone. You surely heard about the limitless possibilities of Android phone, so here we give you some applications and tricks to make the Google android phone look more sleek and stylish. There are more than 70000 applications available on the Android which can be integrated to android phone and work with it. You can play with all the applications and leave your friend surprised. In this article we will discuss some tricks and applications to customize the Android phones.

Just follow the steps given below to make the phone more stylish and attractive.

Step1:

Start with the home screen; you can get a Cool new Home window. Now you need to decide some points like: Do you like your current Home theme? Do you want more than 3 home screens? Do want a cool new way to organize your apps right on your home screen? If you want to do these changes then GDE is best for you at a cost of $4 approx. the main features of this application are very impressive. You can have more than 7 home screens, it has e very cool 3D cube and you can switch between them easily, it has a very cool widget application dock, using this application you can drag and scroll any folder without opening it entirely.

Step2:

You can also get a customized clock or weather widget in android phones. This widget kit is the coolest clock and weather widget you have ever seen in any operating system. This Beautiful and attractive Widgets Cost just $1. This widget is very attractive due to its cool features like it has Very slick look, it is transparent on top of your Background/Wallpaper. This widget also includes other widgets like Bluetooth on/off or wi fi. Just tap on the time and you can set alarm also.

Step3:

Now customize the screen wallpaper, just download some wallpaper application that will look super sweet on the screen. You can download them at no cost some of them are Zedge which has high resolution wallpapers and also you can visit Mobilo wallpaper or Android wallpaper.

You can also customize ring tones for Android mobile phones. Just go to the android market place and touch and save the ringtone on the phone. You can also download from other websites, they are available free. We recommend you to use one application to make ringtones, use Ringdroid to split the songs in parts and make them ringtones. Using this application you can also send the ringtone to your friends.

Step4:

Now the most important thing to keep in mind is to keep the screen clean and clutter free. Save stuffs in the phone according to the specific themes. When you are using multiple screens then place media files at one page, images on other page and so on.

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