Aussie Google phone will launch after redesign

Written on Saturday, February 28, 2009 by @nadiarizqi

After the first Google Android phone in Australia originally planned to launch on December 15 last year, then pushed back to January 29, Kogan Technologies then delayed the launch indefinitely, citing ?potential future interoperability issues?.

And now, Kogan is back, according to the Android Community:

…founder Ruslan Kogan claiming that their new model will be more like the Apple iPhone in design, with a large 3.8-inch touchscreen for Android to roam freely across. Midnight Update?s Seamus has interviewed Kogan (you can see the video below), who insists that the device will hit the market and, after that, gets to play with an Agora prototype to confirm that it actually exists in more than just renders.

The Kogan Agora, when available, it will be another smartphone powered by Google’s Android OS. Kogan showed off a working prototype of the device at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas recently.

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Windows Vista SP2 RC can be Downloaded

Written on Friday, February 27, 2009 by @nadiarizqi

Windows Vista Service Pack 2 is close to the version of the Release to Manufacturing (RTM). Now, the version of Release Candidate (RC) is the operating system can be downloaded.

"Weekends, we announced Service Pack 2 for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 has achieved important stepping stone in the development, the Release Candidate version," a Brandon LeBlanc, Windows Communication Manager, as quoted from Softpedia, Friday (27/2/2009) .
Unfortunately, pengunduhan is still limited to the customers Microsoft Development Network (MSDN) and TechNet. The first time they have the right version of RC menjajal Vista.

Previously, the service pack version has been tested both in the Microsoft developer community and professional information technology. While the end-user (end user) must be patient to wait longer for public release Vista SP2 RC.

"We will soon release a version for the RC can be downloaded and tried all the people," added Brandon.

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Apple Launches Their Newest Browser

Written on Wednesday, February 25, 2009 by @nadiarizqi

What browser are you using? Firefox? or IE which already available in your windows? For you, lovers of safari browser, Apple has recently launched the newest version of Safari 4. In fact, he said the browser is faster than Google Chrome or Firefox.

Here are the new features available in the Safari 4:
* Top Sites - these sites display the most frequently visited pages in a preview of the captivating so users can visit their favorite sites with just 1 click (similar to that offered such as Opera and Chrome, but more beautiful)
* Full history search - allows users to search for the title, URL, or text on the page you visited some time ago
* Cover flow - create a web of history or bookmarks as the album in iTunes music
* Tabs on Top - tab management tool with a better and more intuitive button to open a new tab
* Smart address field - automatically complete the URL with the web showing the recommendation of the Top Sites, web history and bookmarks in the view easy to read
* Smart search field - users can create a keyword search through the more accurate the recommendations Google Suggest or searches been done
* Full page zoom - to enjoy the site pages without reducing the quality of regulation and the text page
* Already resemble debugging and optimization tools for website developers

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MWC2009: Smallest Windows Mobile Smartphone to Date?

Written on Thursday, February 19, 2009 by @nadiarizqi

Imagine holding a windows mobile smartphone with just a credit card size, how easy you can type on its QWERTY keyboard?

Modaco has spotted an i-mate working prototype, ‘Project Centurion’, running Windows Mobile Standard OS and comes with a 2 megapixel camera, d-pad navigation keys and QWERTY keyboard. The tiny phone will support HSDPA data connection and available by the end of this year.

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MWC2009: Skype and Nokia partner to integrate Skype into Nokia devices

Written on Tuesday, February 17, 2009 by @nadiarizqi

Skype and Nokia today announced a partnership that will bring the world’s leading Internet communications experience to the Nokia range of mobile computers. Under the terms of the cooperation, Skype will be integrated into Nokia devices, starting with the Nokia Nseries. The Nokia N97 flagship device will be the first to incorporate the Skype experience in the 3rd quarter of 2009.

The Skype experience will be part of the address book of the Nokia N97, enabling presence - seeing when Skype contacts are online - as well as instant messaging. Nokia N97 owners around the world will also be able to use 3G and WLAN to easily make and receive free Skype-to-Skype voice calls, in addition to low-cost Skype calls to landlines and mobile devices.

“Making Skype available everywhere through mobile devices is essential to fulfilling our vision of ‘enabling the world’s conversations’,” said Scott Durchslag, Skype’s Chief Operating Officer. “Collaborating closely with Nokia to preload and integrate our software onto their devices will benefit the many Nokia customers who already use Skype, as it makes Skype easily accessible and simple to use on the go. It will also bring Skype new users who love Nokia’s Symbian S60 experience.”

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MWC2009: LG GM730 is LG Eigen Windows Phone

Written on Monday, February 16, 2009 by @nadiarizqi

With the official announcment in Korea yesterday, a little more info of the LG GM730 is now available on a Microsoft event. According to theunwired, the new Windows Phone has a name called LG Eigen, has a 528 MHz Qualcomm cpu, 128 MB RAM, 256 MB ROM, 5 megapixel camera, built in GPS, FM Receiver�and WQVGA screen (240�x 400 pixels).


According to yesterday announcement, the LG Eigen will pre-installed with the company new S-Class UI, which is ported from the 3D S-Class UI from LG Arena KM900. LG is expected to make an official announcement in few hours time today.

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MetroPCS Launches Service in New York City and Greater Boston Area

Written on Thursday, February 05, 2009 by @nadiarizqi

MetroPCS�announces the launch of its flat-rate unlimited wireless services, with no signed contract, in the five boroughs of New York City, Newark, Jersey City and Paterson, N.J., the Greater Boston Area, Worcester, Mass., Providence, R.I. and Manchester, N.H. Service plans start as low as $30 per month, and unlimited long distance service to the 48 continental United States and Puerto Rico is available with service plans as low as $35 per month. The first month of service is included with the purchase of a phone and there is no activation fee or hidden charges.

“These launches truly are a significant milestone for MetroPCS because it is a continuation of our expansion into the Northeast,” said Roger D. Linquist, chairman, president and chief executive officer of MetroPCS. “Our flat-rate, unlimited, low cost, service plans make MetroPCS an affordable, worry-free and planned expense for all value-oriented consumers looking to reduce extra spending and streamline their budgets in today’s economy. With our unlimited service, customers can save significant money each month by eliminating their home phone and having only one phone - their MetroPCS phone.”

Consumers can visit any of MetroPCS’ current Northeast authorized dealer locations and company-owned retail locations or visit MetroPCS’ web site at to sign up for service plans, choose from a lineup of wireless phones from the top handset manufacturers, and receive a complete list of locations where expanded coverage is offered.

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