Spotted: iPad knock-off running Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread (video)

Look what we’ve found here: a 9.7 inch tablet that looks pretty similar to Apple’s iPad BUT runs Google’s Android operating system (2.3.3 Gingerbread). The knock-off is called Aocos N19 and, of course, like all other knock-offs, this device too originates from China. The device comes loaded with an impressive 1.2GHz ARM Cortex A8 processor (which basically … Continue reading “Spotted: iPad knock-off running Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread (video)”

iPad 2 with iOS 5 vs Windows 8 slate (video)

Microsoft recently unveiled a few Windows 8 slates at BUILD, a developers conference, showcasing the power of the new Windows operating system, Windows 8. While it is still quite some time away from a final release and launch, it hopes to take on Apple’s iOS 5 and iPad 2, a device that is already established … Continue reading “iPad 2 with iOS 5 vs Windows 8 slate (video)”

Windows Phone ‘Mango’ coming as early as this Thursday (September 15)?

We’ve all been waiting for Microsoft to launch their next-gen OS, Windows Phone 7.1/7.5 Mango ever since we first heard about it back in May. Since then, the operating system has been progressing really well, being released to manufacturing (RTM) some time back. And now, some reports are suggesting that Mango could be within our … Continue reading “Windows Phone ‘Mango’ coming as early as this Thursday (September 15)?”

Is THIS the next iPhone?

A new iPhone-like smartphone has leaked its image into the web and is doing the rounds all over. The purported device, which was uploaded by a reader at MacRumors Forums who claims that the device IS the iPhone 5, was photographed yesterday in the office of a French wireless carrier. What do you think of the … Continue reading “Is THIS the next iPhone?”

Presenting the iPhone 5 (fake, of course)

There”s a saying here in my country which goes like this: “It happens only in India!” It”s not just a statement but a famous phrase used in many places. And for fake gadgets and products, well, we have to aptly say “It happens only in China!” The city of Shenzhen in Guangdong, China is known … Continue reading “Presenting the iPhone 5 (fake, of course)”

Apple releases iOS 4.3.4, fixes loophole so you can’t Jailbreak your Device

Apple has released iOS 4.3.4 (build 8K2) which mainly adheres to fixing a PDF exploit which made it possible for users to wireless-ly jailbreak their iOS devices through the JailbreakMe.com web tool. The update is available for iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad 1, iPad 2 and third- and fourth-generation iPod Touch devices through iTunes and can … Continue reading “Apple releases iOS 4.3.4, fixes loophole so you can’t Jailbreak your Device”

iPad, Kinect come together for three-dimensional Augmented Reality (video)

Microsoft’s Kinect was one of the most wonderful things to have come out of the world of technology. Many wonderful things have been done in the past with the Redmond company’s magical gadget, with one of my own favorites being controlling a PC with hand gestures and, of course, turning Google’s Gmail Motion April Fool prank … Continue reading “iPad, Kinect come together for three-dimensional Augmented Reality (video)”

Sneak-Peek: BlackBerry Torch 2

Its a lazy Saturday today and, while you already have the WWDC 2011 to look forward to and Wayne Rooney’s hair transplant to discuss with your dear ones, peeking at a new BlackBerry device will surely spruce up your weekend. The folks at Engadget were lucky enough to get their hands on a yet-to-be-announced Torch … Continue reading “Sneak-Peek: BlackBerry Torch 2”

Facing poor battery life after upgrading to iOS 4.3? We’ve got solutions!

Many people have flooded the Apple Support Forums, complaining of poor battery performance after upgrading to iOS 4.3. Majority of the users claim the battery life is now “drastically” worse after they upgraded their iPhone 4 / iPad 2 to iOS 4.3. So how to tackle this situation now? Solution iOS 4.3 brought many new … Continue reading “Facing poor battery life after upgrading to iOS 4.3? We’ve got solutions!”

Motorola Xoom – $800 – pre-orders begin

Motorola’s latest iPad competing tablet, Xoom has just been put up for in-store pre-order at Best Buy, with full availability coming on Thursday, February 24th for $800. At present the WiFi only device is not seen, but we did spot the 3G only device accompanied by various accessories (a $40 portfolio case, a $50 basic … Continue reading “Motorola Xoom – $800 – pre-orders begin”

Buy Apps without a device!

Amazon’s upcoming App Store for Android will allow users to purchase apps from the store, even though they are yet to purchase a device to use those apps. It is basically to let users be prepared with their app arsenal and just pull the trigger the moment their device arrives. This one’s for the planners. … Continue reading “Buy Apps without a device!”