Monthly Archive: December 2013
is finally releasing its Android 2.1 update for the XPERIA X10, XPERIA X10 mini and X10 mini pro. As of Sunday evening, the first updates notifications will begin to roll out in the Nordic countries, with availability spreading throughout November. While the handsets themselves will alert users to the availability of the new software, it will need to be installed via the PC Companion software. Full change-list for the three XPERIA phones below. Xperia X10: • HD video recording with continuous auto-focus for high quality videos • Upgrade of the Android platform to Android 2.1 • New back up and restore application, with extended content back up • 5 homescreens for apps, widgets, shortcuts and folders • Social phonebook which automatically syncs contact pictures from Facebook and shows when your friends are online Xperia X10 mini and X10 mini pro: • Improved Bluetooth functionality with support for sending and receiving pictures, contacts and more • New backup and restore application with extended content back up • Automatic synchronization of your contact pictures between Facebook and your phone book • Improved ways of handling pictures, audio, text and numbers in your messages • Upgrade of the Android platform to Android platform 2.1
Carphone Warehouse has announced its pricing for the Samsung Galaxy Tab, which makes its sales debut on Monday, November 1. The Tab will be priced at £499.99 when bought with a £10 per month rolling contract with Talkmobile, which includes one month free, or £529.99 without a contract. Those figures are in line with what online retailers like Amazon are offering, but they're still on the expensive side. Five Carphone Warehouse stores will be opening at 8am on November 1 for eager buyers:
- 272 – 274 Oxford St, London
- Centrepoint, Oxford Street, London
- Cornmarket, Oxford
- Commerical Road, Portsmouth
- Princesshay, Exeter
Monsoon Multimedia has announced a new app for the Android platform that allows streaming and mobile video recording using the Vulkano Deluxe and Vulkano Deluxe Pro set top boxes.
crossing through the FCC, in the shape of the Galaxy Tab GT-P1010. The second version of the Froyo slate lacks the integrated 3G modem of the regular GT-P1000, making do with just WiFi b/g/n and Bluetooth 3.0. Samsung told us at IFA 2010 last month that a WiFi-only Tab was on the cards, and more recently it appeared in a printed Best Buy flier. Pricing is yet to be confirmed, however, though there's talk of a $499.99 sticker. [via IntoMobile]
new app for Android users that supports calls on 3G, WiFi, and EDGE networks across the US.