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new iphone 2011

This year Apple is all set to launch the most awaited device iPhone 5 and iPhone 4GS. Already, this latest upcoming gadget has become the hottest topic with its increasing popularity day by day in the technology world.
The release date of both - iPhone 5 and iPhone 4GS is somewhere expected near September or October of 2011. This next generation release of iPhone by Apple is definitely going to affect the iPhone Application Development market.
New iPhone 5 will be equipped with 1.2 GHz dual core processor, 8 Megapixel dual-LED Camera and much improved battery life. It will also feature video chatting on 3G and 4G not limiting to only Wi-Fi, face recognition and great downloading of applications.



It is expected that it will be loaded with all new attractive features. Some of the most assumed features to be introduced in iPhone 5G, looking at the features of already launched iOS 5 are:
  • Improved Voice Control: It is expected that Apple Company will come up with the voice controls for its latest gadget iPhone 5 with certain improvements. If this goes well then certainly we will be able to compose e-mail and message by just using voice.
  • Removable Battery: In previous models there was a lack of this feature which is expected to be available in iPhone 5 for more simplified design.
  • Supporting Flash: It is expected that it will support flash which will definitely help to increase the value of the iPhone.
  • Better Camera: It is almost assured that iPhone 5 will be inbuilt with 8MP Sony Camera for excellent results of photography. If this is true then there will be no need to carry cyber-shot camera separately with your new iPhone.
  • Gigantic Memory: It will be carrying 64GB of memory by which users will be able to store more elements.
  • Near Field Communication Enabled Device: It is expected that this device will be enabled with NFC Technology on which Apple is working. This technology is a substitute of bar code reading technology which would allow iPhone users to make payments through their iPhone.
Along with these promising features, iPhone will look more stylish with its sleek body, better display of 4 inch screen and shiny look.
Many other features like biometric security, improved 3D graphics, 4G network support and others are believed to be present in the new upcoming version of iPhone. Apple is claiming that this all new iPhone with extra ordinary features will be priced reasonably.
People all over the world are eagerly waiting for its release of this iPhone version to know more about its latest features and other important aspects. It is also expected that iPhone app developers market will expand considerably. Release of iPhone 5 will certainly dominate the mobile application development market which will raise the demand of iPhone app development.
You can get your iPhone application developed by experienced iPhone app development experts. To hire or to get more information, contact us at info@softwebsolutions.com.
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new iphone software

iPhone software downloads are sure to be in great demand in the coming months. Apple's iPod has been a supreme success story over the last decade or so. Now, the latest generation of Apple technology lets you combine your cell phone with your entertainment. In this article you'll find out the story behind software downloads for your Iphone, and how to get them for free.
Apple have introduced a policy towards third party companies of only letting them produce peripheral devices, and not software directly for the iPhone. The software inherent in the iPhone has already been hacked, and pirate firms on the web are selling programs which allow the user to override the integrated software, and connect to networks other than the ones which Apple has programmed the machine to work with. Apple, of course, desperately don't want this to happen, and they have stated quite explicitly that if any of the hacked software is used, the guarantee will no longer be valid.



It is quite possible that Apple will soon bring out an updated version of their software, to try and invalidate the software that the hackers have developed. It isn't certain at this stage whether or not the software is fatally affected by this, but you can be sure it one of the priorities, given Apple's openly aggressive stance, and the potentially massive profits that will be made from this in the coming months. One of the other reasons given for the new update is that it will allow the iTunes music store to be reached via Wi-Fi. You can get this feature as part of the iPhone software downloads.
If you are on the look out for genuine Apple software that can be used within the guidelines laid down by Apple, then it will be heartening to learn that Apple has promised to continually improve the standard of the iPhone software, and also that all future updates will be free. The hackers will no doubt be watching, and ready to counter with their own new solution. It will doubtless turn into a kind of chess game between the hackers, and Apple's own software developers, with each desperately trying to counter the moves of the other as quickly as possible. Time will tell us how clever the software developers at Apple will become. Keep your eye on the latest iPhone software downloads.
Check out the links below to see the top Iphone software download sites


Chronus


CM nightlies start the year with a new widget - 'Chronus'

Chronus
If you're running CyanogenMod nightlies on your Android device, you'll notice a little something new in this evening's builds. Aptly named Chronus, it's a widget that's a conglomeration of the clock, weather. and calendar, and it's fully customizable. The idea of more information in one widget isn't anything new, but this one looks like it is very well done. Hopefully the clock typography is one of the custom settings.
It will sit happily on either your home screen or lock screen, and display differently based on the size. On your phone, the lock screen widget is like the standard Android clock widget, meaning that you'll need to swipe down to see it all, but on the home screen you can set the size as you would expect. Tablets display the full size lock screen as they do with the standard Android clock.
This is why open-source wins. Google releases a bare-bones version with all the necessary information for folks to take it and create something great from it. For now, you'll need to run a CM nightly to have this one, but we expect someone to pull it out and publish on Google Play for all devices if possible. Be sure to grab tonight's build for your device and check it out.
link: http://www.androidcentral.com/cm-nightlies-start-year-new-widget-chronus

HTC One VX


HTC One VX unboxing and video walkthrough

HTC One VX
Behold, the HTC One VX on AT&T. More than a One V, less than a One X, and dancing right around the noble One S without giving it as much as a mention in its already convoluted name. We've gone hands-on with the One VX a couple times since it was announced in early October, and it's now available for purchase, having missed its original launch date by a few weeks.

More: Full HTC One VX specs

So what, exactly, is the One VX? In a single sentence, it borrows bits and pieces from the entire HTC One line for a mid-range smartphone that as of now is exclusive to AT&T.
Physically speaking, it's a tad smaller than the One X, but less of a curvy box and more of a sleek and sexy One S. The back is done in the same white polycarbonate shell as AT&T's original One X. (Remember that the One X+ moved to a soft-touch coating.) And the One S is more svelte than the One VX, about 2 mm slimmer, with different curves, and it's a tad shorter and narrower, too. The One VX its between the One S and One X in screen size, too, at 4.5 inches. And while it only has a 540x960 qHD resolution, the move to Super LCD 2 from AMOLED makes a noticeable difference.
Read full here... http://www.androidcentral.com/htc-one-vx-unboxing-and-video-walkthrough

Droid DNA


First images surface of Verizon employee exclusive Droid DNA

Android Central
It's kind of teasing posting up photos of a device most people can't buy, but when it looks like this it's definitely worth a mention. What we see here is the first shots of the Verizon employee exclusive Droid DNA, obtained by the guys over at Droid-Life. It's a regular old DNA at heart, but instead of the black back on the regular one, Verizon staff get theirs in a pretty impressive shade of red. And, since Verizon devices aren't short on logos, this DNA is absolutely no exception. In addition to the usual stuff, it also comes stamped as a “Verizon Employee Limited Edition.” It's not likely to hit everyone's tastes, but it sure stands out in a crowd. 
Source: Droid-Life
link: http://www.androidcentral.com/first-images-surface-verizon-employee-exclusive-droid-dna

ClockWorkMod recovery


Nexus 4 and Nexus 10 get an official ClockWorkMod recovery

CWM
Koush has released the official builds of ClockWorkMod recovery for the LG Nexus 4 and the Samsung Nexus 10 this afternoon, giving us all a quick and easy way to back everything up and flash bleeding-edge stuff and try to break out new Nexus devices.
You'll find them in the usual places -- the ClockWorkMod site and ROM Manager, but for now Koush is suggesting everyone skip the ROM Manager route and flash by hand. 
Because I can't seem to listen to instruction or reason, I had to try the ROM Manager method, and sure enough it doesn't work. If you are as thick-headed as I am and try, you just need to flash the stock recovery back into place and boot into it once to fix your non-booting Nexus 4. Flashing or booting from fastboot works a treat though. 
Now we have root and recovery for the N4, let's see how bad we can break stuff!
Source: +Koushik Dutta.

My Little Pony for Android


My Little Pony for Android: Basically 'My First RPG'

My Little Pony

I'm the only one here at Android Central who has young daughters, so it came as a bit of a shock that I had to fight off the other guys for first dibs at the My Little Pony game for Android. (Take that, Hildenbrand!)

HTC Droid DNA


Another Droid DNA pic leaks

Droid DNA
The fellows at @evleaks have shown off yet another leaked image render of the HTC Droid DNA, the 5-inch beast from HTC we're pretty sure is headed to Verizon. We certainly don't know all the details of this one, but the rumors of a quad-core Snapdragon Pro, 2GB of RAM, and a 5-inch 1080p has got plenty of folks on Verizon interested. 
While I still think the J Butterfly is a better name, I can see a lot of people being pretty happy should this one go up for sale around Thanksgiving, like the leaked Verizon MAP document we first showed you suggests. 
Source: @evleaks

Jelly Bean update for Galaxy S3


Samsung once again pushing out Jelly Bean update for Galaxy S3


Android Central
Samsung has once again started rolling out the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for its flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S3. The update first landed in Poland a few weeks back, before being sent out to Korean S3 owners last week. However, the new firmware version has yet to see a widespread roll-out.
Today it seems the company’s ready to move ahead with Jelly Bean on the international Galaxy S3, as a new Jelly Bean-based firmware, version XXDLIH, has started pushing out to S3 owners in Sweden.
As we reported a couple of months back, the Galaxy S3 Jelly Bean update includes many new features, aside from the standard Android 4.1 features like Google Now and “Project Butter.” Anyone pulling down the new Jelly Bean-based ROM will also get new TouchWiz features, including Blocking Mode for managing notifications, an alternate home screen setup called Easy Mode, and certain Galaxy Note 2features, such as Smart Rotation.
If you’ve got Jelly Bean up and running on your Galaxy S3, hit the comments and let us know how you’re getting on.
Source: SamMobile

Samsung's Galaxy Note 2


Samsung's Galaxy Note 2 makes its first stateside public appearance

Galaxy Note 2.
Another sign that the US release of the Galaxy Note 2 is now on the radar: the phablet itself, in the flesh for the first time on American soil here tonight in New York. We stopped by Pepcom where Sprint was onhand with its holiday lineup, including its just-announced iteration of the Note 2, which the carrier says will be on shelves no later than "this Fall." It's nothing you haven't seen in our in-depth hands-on of the international version; in fact, Sprint's demo model was identical, lacking any carrier branding whatsover. Regardless, we'll take it as the obligatory first sign that the Galaxy Note 2 is nearly ready to make its American debut. Hit the break for some hands on shots.

Kindle Fire HD 7


Kindle Fire HD 7 unboxing and initial impressions

Kindle Fire HD 7
UPS just dropped off our Amazon Kindle Fire HD, and we wanted to share a look at the first new Kindle to be released. It's a 7-inch tablet that sort of runs Android -- Amazon has forked off the stock Ice Cream Sandwich build and made it their own, never once mentioning the word Android on the device or packaging. The Fire HD 7 (my new name for it) comes with 16 or 32GB of storage (we grabbed the 16) and features a TI OMAP 4460 under a 7-inch 1280x800 screen.
Of course we're going to review the unit at length, but first impressions come back positive. The Fire HD 7 is well built, and feels like it was constructed out of quality materials. It's light enough to use with one hand, and balanced well -- it should serve purposes just fine for reading or lounging and watching a video or two.
All your Amazon content is instantly available from the moment you register the device with your Amazon account, which was painless. The screen itself seems to be of good quality, is nice and bright, and easy to see. We'll have to put it to further testing, but I'm not afraid to call it "good" at first glance. The tablet's performance seems fine as well, but of course we need to see how it handles some gaming or streaming long video.
We'll have more about the Kindle Fire HD 7 coming, including the inevitable comparison to the Nexus 7over the next few days, and stay tuned for the full review. For now, hit the break for an unboxing and quick 10 minute look .

Amazon Kindle Fire HD forums


Google Play


Google Play kicks off end of summer sale

Android Central
Gameloft isn't the only one putting their Android wares on discount for the long weekend; Google Play has an official end of summer sale that has quietly started, with many apps already discounted. Check out this search to see what's currently discounted, and expect that list to grow as the weekend wears on. We've received a few tips about the impending sale, but we're still waiting for a big promotional banner on the front page of Google Play, or some equally obvious place to find all of the discounted apps in one spot. (Update: Ahh, here we go.)
Have you found any particularly great apps with recent discounts? 

T-Mobile Galaxy Tab 7 plus


Ice Cream Sandwich coming to T-Mobile Galaxy Tab 7 plus, but only via Kies

Galaxy Tab 7 plus
T-Mobile support has let everyone know that an optional Android 4.0.5 update for the Galaxy Tab 7-plusshould be ready and waiting in Samsung Kies tomorrow. Before we go any further, we know it says 4.0.5 -- that could be a typo or it could be a specially-built version from Samsung for the Tab 7-plus. I've reached out, and will let everyone know when I hear back.
What we do know is that it's Ice Cream Sandwich, which T-Mobile and Samsung feel is a drastic enough change in the user experience to make it an optional install versus pushing it out to everyone. We hate Kies as much as you all do, but we like choice so we won't ding them too much this time.
Anyhoo, you'll be updating to Android version 4.0.5 / Software version T869UVLG7, which will be required to access Music Hub after August 27, 2012. You'll need to have the latest version of Kies, and at least a 50-percent charge, See the full details at the source link.
Source: T-Mobile

new iphone software

iPhone software downloads are sure to be in great demand in the coming months. Apple's iPod has been a supreme success story over the last decade or so. Now, the latest generation of Apple technology lets you combine your cell phone with your entertainment. In this article you'll find out the story behind software downloads for your Iphone, and how to get them for free.
Apple have introduced a policy towards third party companies of only letting them produce peripheral devices, and not software directly for the iPhone. The software inherent in the iPhone has already been hacked, and pirate firms on the web are selling programs which allow the user to override the integrated software, and connect to networks other than the ones which Apple has programmed the machine to work with. Apple, of course, desperately don't want this to happen, and they have stated quite explicitly that if any of the hacked software is used, the guarantee will no longer be valid.



It is quite possible that Apple will soon bring out an updated version of their software, to try and invalidate the software that the hackers have developed. It isn't certain at this stage whether or not the software is fatally affected by this, but you can be sure it one of the priorities, given Apple's openly aggressive stance, and the potentially massive profits that will be made from this in the coming months. One of the other reasons given for the new update is that it will allow the iTunes music store to be reached via Wi-Fi. You can get this feature as part of the iPhone software downloads.
If you are on the look out for genuine Apple software that can be used within the guidelines laid down by Apple, then it will be heartening to learn that Apple has promised to continually improve the standard of the iPhone software, and also that all future updates will be free. The hackers will no doubt be watching, and ready to counter with their own new solution. It will doubtless turn into a kind of chess game between the hackers, and Apple's own software developers, with each desperately trying to counter the moves of the other as quickly as possible. Time will tell us how clever the software developers at Apple will become. Keep your eye on the latest iPhone software downloads.
Check out the links below to see the top Iphone software download sites


google android


Android is a software stack created for and used by mobile devices. The software stack includes the operating system, key applications and middle-ware. In 2005 it was purchased by Google Inc., which consulted on and aided in its development and release. It maintains its status as one of the world's best-selling Smartphone platforms, as a major alternative to the iPhone. The Android SDK is the component that provides the libraries and tools that are necessary for development of applications that run on devices powered by Android



There are Google Android APIs and add-ons to extend the capabilities of Android SDK that will give the applications within your smart phone access to Google libraries. They allow you to use existing libraries such as Maps and other applications. Maps external library gives you the additional powerful mapping capabilities to your existing Android system.
Google has a whole line of applications that are now available for phones running the Android application. Some of the best and most convenient applications are now available and convenient for use. Quick search box is an application that allows you to search Google and your phone's apps and contacts. It can be activated either through voice prompts or through manual typing. The Gmail Google application allows the user to get their email instantaneously by using the push capability. You can also do a quick search at anytime for any email that you have saved on your account.
Other useful applications available for the Android through Google is Latitude which allows you to see the location of your friends on the map feature. Goggles is a cool application that allows the user to use pictures to search the web. Being an overall operating system, the Android also has the useful applications of Google maps, which allows the user to search for local businesses, drive with directions and get navigational directions so that you are never lost. Everyone's favorite You Tube is also available to keep you entertained with videos to upload to DVD's. Google Voice allows you to listen to your voicemail, call internationally for substantially lower rates than other venues and send free SMS to your contacts. One feature that is only available through the Android system is Buzz, which allows you to see what's going on around you and tags the posts according to your location.
Applications that are common to other smart phones are also available through Google Android. One is Google talk, which allows you to instantly message friends and family. Google Calendar is a calendar which gives you the capability to synch directly with your computer. Google Contacts is another and also synchronizes with your computer. Google finance gives you real-time quotes and news. Google Earth will allow you to explore the world from the convenience of your smart phone. Google Blogger allows you to publish and upload blog posts all from your phone and Google translate which allows you to translate text in more than 50 languages and speech in 15 languages.
Google Android is making your smart phone so much more than just a phone. This system is allowing you to do things on your phone that were once only possible on a computer. It is making the phone indispensable and giving some really amazing capabilities.
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CyanogenMod 9 stable


CyanogenMod 9 stable released, dev focus now on CM10

Android Central
Following yesterday's premature release on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, the stable version ofCyanogenMod 9 is now officially official. That means you can go download the Android 4.0-based custom ROM for supporting devices, without having to worry about stability issues with nightlies, beta builds or release candidates -- this is the fully final, fully-supported version of CM9.
In a post on the official CyanogenMod 9, the team said that excluding major bug fixes, the CM9 stable release marks the end of their ICS development efforts. From now on they'll focus on the Jelly Bean-based CyanogenMod 10, in addition to maintaining CM7 for older devices. In addition, the focus of nightly builds will now switch to CM10.
The team says today's stable release should be available for most supported devices, with "stragglers" catching up over the next few days. At the time of writing, builds are still in the process of baking, and so only a dozen or so are available right now.
To check if CM9 stable is available for your phone, check the get.cm link below. Now, bring on CM10 andJelly Bean!
Source: CyanogenMod; Download: get.cm

NoiseHush NX26 Stereo headset


NoiseHush NX26 Stereo headset review

NoiseHush NX26 Stereo Headset

Sometimes you want to relax and pump up the tunes and still be able to take a phone call on your Galaxy S3 or other Android phone.

NoiseHush makes all kinds of headsets, car kits, Bluetooth accessories and more. The NX26 is a full size over-the-ear stereo headphone that also fields your phone calls and lets you control your music like many smaller headsets.
Right off the bat I will say that the NoiseHush NX26 HD is a contradiction; it is a full sized stereo headphone (think Beats, Grado or Sennheiser) that is made to work with your phone –Samsung Galaxy S III (S3,) HTC One XiPhone – whatever – which plays compressed, non-high fidelity music.
Back in the old days, full sized headphones were affectionately called “cans” and the good ones came from premium audio manufacturers. You plugged in the full sized headphone jack to your receiver (which had tubes and came from companies like Marrantz) and you listened to your vinyl records.  The audio quality was amazing and your headphones literally enveloped you in sound.
Today, most of use earbuds or in-ear earphones/headsets that provide a very different listening experience. Sometimes we can get high quality streaming music – but mostly we listen to compressed audio that loses some of that true high fidelity. 
All that being said, I was very excited to try a full sized headphone with a microphone to use with myGalaxy S3.
NoiseHush NX26

What’s in the box

The NoiseHush NX26 comes in a nice box with just the headphones and a brief instructional manual.

Design

The NoiseHush NX26 are an over-the-ear set of headphones. They have an adjustable top headband to get a good fit on your head. They also are designed with soft ear cushions that sit on your ears and swivel in the brackets to give the perfect fit.
The sound comes from Neodymium magnetic drivers which, obviously, are much more substantial than the little drivers found in most earphones.
Attached to the left ear-cup is the cord – a non tangling but think wire with an acoustically tuned, noise cancelling microphone with a Function button to take calls, initiate voice dialing and control music.
function button

Functionality

The NoiseHush NX26  is both  headset for taking and receiving calls and a stereo headphone for listening to music.
The microphone in located on the left hand cable – just a bit under the mouth of most users. In the center of the housing that contains the Function button:
  • Push the button once to pause the music
  • Push once more to play the music
  • Push twice to advance to the next song in the Playlist or Album
  • Push and hold to activate voice dialing on the phone
  • Push to take a call and again to end the call.

Comfort 

As I mentioned, the NoiseHush NX26 are a full sized over-the-ear pair of headphones.  If you have never worn full sized headphones before, it takes some getting used to.
style and confort of NX26
There is definitely some pressure on the outer ear with these headphones.  The adjustable headband was good to try to get a comfortable fit, ,but these are a pretty “tight” fitting headphone with more pressure on my outer ear than others I have tried.
The ear cups themselves are very soft and comfortable and the headband has a good amount of padding as well.

Call quality

The microphone for the NoiseHush NX26 is right next to the Function button – hanging down from the cord.  Call quality was fine on my end – it was actually quite loud coming through these headphones.  Callers on the other end said they could hear my voice clearly, but it sounded a bit muddied as opposed to when I spoke straight into the phone.

Music quality

 I have had some nice full sized headphones over the years. My Sennheiser’s, Audio Technica’s, Grado’s and Klipsch headphones all have a very different sound signature and all have excellent sound quality. I was hoping that, while not quite as expensive, these NoiseHush NX26’s could be put in the same category – but they can’t.
With most full sized headphones, the bass is crisp and punchy and the mids and highs really make you feel like you are enveloped in music. Unfortunately, that was not the experience with the NoiseHush NX26’s.
That is not to say that the sound was bad, it just wasn’t great. The bass is strong, but not as strong as I would expect from a headphone with large drivers like this. Where the sound really fell apart was in the high end. Cymbals were just not crisp, high notes on the guitar or piano were not as clear as they should have been and vocals in the upper register just did not pop the way they should.
I tried all sorts of music from Springsteen to Santana to George Winston to Aerosmith and Branford Marsalis. No matter which genre of music I tried I was left feeling a bit “empty” not getting the enveloping experience that good headphones give you – the illusion that the sound is inside your head and all around.
On the Galaxy S3, I played with the various EQ settings, adjusted the bass boost and the 3D sound settings, but it really didn’t help the overall sound quality.

The wrap up

The NoiseHush NX26 is a relatively low cost full size headphone with the ability to also use it as a headset. If you don’t like putting ear buds into your ear canals or you have the type of ears that make it hard to get anything to stay, the NX26 offers a good alternative.
They are certainly comfortable and can be worn for long periods of time.  Call quality was fine on both ends.  Where these fall short is in the area that, for me, is most important in a full sized headphone – musical sound quality.  Most comparably prices in-ear headphones offer better sound quality than these full sized on-the-ear headphones.

The good

  • Comfortable for extended listening
  • Easily adjustable
  • Controlling music from full sized headphones is convenient

The bad

  • Music quality is just not what a full sized headphone should deliver
  • Build quality of the headband is a little suspect

The verdict

The NoiseHush NX26 is not for everyone. Most users will be better off with an equally priced or even less expensive set of in-ear ear buds. If you can’t stand to have things in your ears and like a bigger, full sized headphone and want to be able to field phone calls – these might work for you.

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