Thursday, June 28, 2012

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean revealed at Google I/O 2012

Google I/O kicked off with a huge announcement - Google's new mobile operating system Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

Android 4.1, Jelly Bean, is the fastest and smoothest version of Android yet. Jelly Bean improves on the simplicity and beauty of Android 4.0(ICS), and introduces a new Google search experience on Android.

Google also introduced Project Butter - a major effort to make the Jelly Bean experience "buttery smooth".

Expandable actionable Notificationsusers can now return phone calls from within the notifications bar, as well as view multiple emails without having to jump into a separate app.

Intelligent widgetsWith Jelly Bean it’s now even easier to personalize your home screen. As you place widgets on the screen, everything else automatically moves to make room.

Google Now - A new form of search that ties your browsing and navigation histories together to anticipate your needs. In the demo,  Google’s Hugo Barra showcased how the new system could help to calculate a user's commute, replete with alternate route suggestions and even scheduling info, recommend nearby restaurants as they're passed and keep users abreast of impending appointments with departure time recommendations.

Saturday, June 09, 2012

Xolo ... First Intel Smartphone

Lava XOLO X900 is the first smartphone powered by an Intel processor. It is Lava's flagship product featuring Intel Atom Processor running Android 2.3 Gingerbread (upgradable to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich).

Intel’s cutting-edge technology and XOLO’s design innovation have come together to make the new XOLO X900 a compulsive choice. Whether it is speed of browsing and processing in a multi-tasking environment, or it is speed of the graphics clock to provide responsive and immersive video and gaming experience, XOLO X900 sets the “gold standard” in the fast-paced premium smartphone space. Everything you have always wanted, and more, now comes to you, in the blink-of-an-eye.

Processor:  Intel Atom Processor Z2460 (1.6Ghz with Hyper-Threading)
Grphics Core:  400Mhz
Display:  4.03" LCD capacitive touch (Corning Gorilla Glass)
Operating System:  Android 2.3 (upgradable to Android 4.0)
Camera:  8MP Rear Camera (1080p video recording), 1.3MP Front Camera (480p video chat)
Memory:  16GB Internal memory, 1GB RAM
Connectivity:  USB 2.0, Bluetooth v2.1, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n

For more detailed specifications, click here

It is currently launched only in India and is available through Tata Croma retail stores and Nimbuzz online stores. It is priced at INR 22,000.

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