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Google phone: Revolution or misdirection?

Google smartphones are either a daring foray into the telecom world or a misunderstood test of the next-generation of the Internet giant’s Android mobile operating system.

Analysts interviewed Friday were divided over what to make of the “Nexus One” smartphones that Google is having workers test internally.

“We are having a big discussion whether this is going to kill Android or make it,” said analyst Rob Enderle of Enderle Group in Silicon Valley.

“It looks like Google is moving to see if they can do the Apple thing.”

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HTC unveils first Windows Phone with HTC Sense, the HTC HD2

HTC Corporation (TAIEX: 2498; “HTC”) today launched the HTC HD2™, the first Windows phone with HTC Sense, in India. With its industry leading, high-resolution 4.3-inch ‘capacitive touch’ display, the ultra-thin HTC HD2 delivers more visible content in a sharper, brighter and richer way.

The HD2 uses the first ‘capacitive touch’ display on a Windows phone to make viewing, zooming and resizing websites, Microsoft® Office files, PDF documents and pictures easier, with just a pinch of the user’s finger. The large display also enables faster, more efficient and accurate typing using the onscreen keyboard. Utilizing Qualcomm’s new 1 Ghz Snapdragon mobile processor, the HTC HD2 offers enhanced performance that improves the speed of applications, videos, games and more.

As part of its initiative to encourage Internet access through mobile devices, TATA DOCOMO has announced an exclusive offer with this launch. TATA DOCOMO customers who purchase an HTC HD2 phone will get an exclusive offer to browse the Internet and download 500MB of data per month free for a period of 6 months.

“HTC HD2 is the first Windows phone to embody the HTC Sense user interface, which makes the phone much more intuitive, engaging and a pleasure to use. Powered by Windows Mobile 6.5, the HD2 blends cutting-edge technology and stylish looks to deliver a smooth and superior experience to the customers”, said Mr Ajay Sharma, Country Head, HTC India.

Pricing and Availability

The HTC HD2 will be available at a market operating price of Rs 39,990 in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh, and Rs 36,990 in the other parts of the country at all leading authorised HTC resellers across the country.

To avail the TATA DOCOMO offer, customers can SMS ‘WINDOWS’ to 54321 from their HTC HD2 Handset.

–HTC Blog

Find Cool christmas Gifts Galore at the Microsoft Store

With the holiday season under way, time is limited and money is tight. Looking for a cool gift to dazzle that special person on your list? Microsoft has lots of ideas to help you out.

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N900: Facebook & Twitter status updates made easy

Taiwan unveils super-tiny microchip

Taiwan has developed tiny microchips that could lead to lighter and cheaper laptops or mobile phones, researchers and observers said on Wednesday.

State-backed National Nano Device Laboratories in northern Hsinchu city said it had succeeded in packing more transistors into smaller chip space than anyone else so far.

“Electronic gadgets like cell-phones and laptops could become smaller, lighter and cheaper with this technology,” Yang Fu-liang, the lab’s chief, told AFP.

–livemint.com

Sony Ericsson comes with Elm and Hazel-Greenheart Phones

Sony Ericsson Elm Greeheart Features:

  1. 2.2″ QVGA Display
  2. 5 Megapixel Camera with Autofocus,LED Flash, Video Light, Geo-Tagging and Face Detection
  3. Wi-Fi, GPS
  4. 14mm thickness, 90 grams
  5. Accelerometer with Auto-Screen Rotation
  6. SenseMe, TrackID, MegaBass
  7. Splash Resistant

Sony Ericsson Hazel Greenheart Features:

  1. 2.6″ QVGA Display
  2. 5 Megapixel Camera with Autofocus,LED Flash, Video Light, Geo-Tagging and Face Detection
  3. 16mm thickness, 120 grams
  4. Wi-Fi, GPS
  5. Accelerometer with Auto-Screen Rotation
  6. SenseMe, TrackID, MegaBass
  7. Splash Resistant

Nokia Messaging for Social Messaging Beta, also for twitter

First launched in September 2009, Nokia Messaging team has released  the second beta of Nokia Messaging for Social Networks and guess what? It now supports Twitter as well, making tweeting way more convenient from the homescreen if you are using an N97 or the recently launched N97 Mini.

Apart from Twitter Integration, many other things such as uploading pictures and video, viewing upcoming events on Facebook, importing birthdays to the device’s calendar, searching friends and Click-to-call / click-to-SMS / click-to-FB Email etc has been added.