LG introduced new product, 5 inch flexible OLED. LG launches new flexible screen with a size of 5 inches that emits light through diode. This flexible screen will be an important technology. This screen will be able to be used in extreme environments.
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LG 5 inch OLED feature
It was designed for LG’s mobile devices. LG brought more innovations, five-inch OLED plastic screen has more flex that allow the screen to be more rugged and survive damage from drops, hits, and accidents.
LG did not describe about OLED resolution and planned to deliver it end of 2013. LG also brought another generation of flexible smart phones display, 1 mm bezel, and 7 inch flexible OLED that enables “superior” touch functionality.
BlackBerry R10 is still mysterious. BB R10 operating system was rumored running on 10.1 versions. According information leak, R10 has white color. Another R10 feature is QWERTY keyboard with touch screen that will replace keypad navigation.
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BlackBerry R10 Specs
BlackBerry R10 uses 3.1 inch screen size, 5 megapixel rear camera, support to shoot up to 2560×1920 resolutions, 2GB of RAM. R10 supports 8GB internal storage, and 1,800 mAh non-removable battery. R10 price has suggested around $300-400.
Samsung will release two smartphones with Tizen OS. Two smartphones are GR-I8800 and GT-I8805 with 4G LTE. Samsung will make Tizen smartphone before this year.
Tizen OS on Samsung
Tizen is open source, standards-based software platform supported by mobile operators, device manufacturers, and silicon suppliers for multiple device categories such as smartphones, tablets, netbooks, in-vehicle infotainment devices, and smart TVs. Tizen offers an innovative operating system, applications, and a user experience that consumers can take from device to device. That supported mobile operating system. Tizen bases on Linux Operating System and resides within Linux Foundation. It would be an alternative Android Operating System.
Tizen smartphone technologies include a flexible and powerful user interface, 3D window effects, advanced multimedia, location based service frameworks, sensor frameworks, and multi-tasking and multi-touch capabilities. In addition, support for scalable screen resolution means that the platform can deliver a consistent user experience across a broad range of handset types and form factors. It will be more color when Samsung release Tizen. Samsung is one of the biggest Android smartphones.
Google moves faster than other. Google always come with new innovation in next version of mobile OS. Google is developing new Android OS, Key Lime Pie. It is likely will be Android 5.0 but yet there is no news from Google.
Android 5.0 Features
Android 5.0 features will be Google Now widget. Google Now is search engine answer, monitoring daily activities and then serving up information. This will be one of the new features for Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie.
Google Babble is cross-platform service and app for various chat services such as Talk, Hangout, Voice, Messenger, Chat for Google Drive and Chat on Google+. Google Babble will be supported by Android 2.3 and above. In order to make Google Babble behave the same on all platforms, the search engine giant will integrate the same window in all their chat services, with the same functionality across all platforms.
Android 5.0 might bring brighter interface, moving from the Holo Dark theme that came with Android 4.0. Google Now appears with clearer look fonts.
How to control Google Glass revealed. Google Glass can be controlled by eye gestures, wink to take picture in line of code “EYE_GESTURES_WINK_TAKE_PHOTO”. Code “BROWSER_TWO_FINGER_ZOOM” allows user to zoom browser. It seems control feature can be enabled or disabled. Google Glass will use censor to command detection and gesture.
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Google Glass apps, MyGlass can be downloaded in Google Play. MyGlass allows user to configure and manage user’s device. It runs on Android 4.0.3 or higher. The app will show user position user Global Positioning System (GPS) and deliver Short Message Service (SMS).
Google Glass Features
Google Glass is still prototype product. Google will find way to navigate Google Glass that can help user to explore it. Google Glass feature is high resolution display, 12GB memory, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth, camera 5 megapixel, and 720p videos.
Facebook Home has downloaded 500 thousand times in five days Google Play, has 2.2 rates from 12.227 user reviews. Users can post statuses and view newsfeeds from home screen. The app pushes contents from facebook to phone home screen. Facebook home available for Samsung Galaxy S III, Galaxy Note II, HTC One X, HTC One X+ and HTC First.
Facebook Home Feature
Mark Zuckerberg introduces Facebook Home as home screen application special for Android. Furthermore, there is Cover Feed feature contain all information that happen on Facebook.
Many users complaint about Facebook Home drowns too much battery life. Facebook Home needs to be pulling data to get all status updates. It has simple user interface and smooth. There is no function to like status updates and photos just through first picture.
Mobile Insurance, one of the UK mobile phone insurance companies shows top 10 gadget with vulnerable to damage. This is according user experiences recorded. Samsung Galaxy SIII is on the top of the list.
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Jason Brockman, Mobile Insurance Director said gadget surveys based on user complaints, but it depend on user experience. Damage and error in gadgets can not be avoided. According Mobile Insurance, list of vulnerable gadget to damage as follows:
Vulnerable gadgets to damage:
- Samsung Galaxy S III
- HTC Desire S
- Nokia Lumia 610
- iPhone 4
- BlackBerry Bold 9900
- iPhone 4S
- Sony Xperia S
- BlackBerry Curve 9220
- Samsung Tocco Lite 2
- LG Nexus 4
Meanwhile, gadget that less problematic is iPhone 3GS, followed by Torch 9800.