Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Vs Google Nexus 7 Vs Amazon Kindle Fire HD: A Premium Phablet or an Economical Tablet?


Samsung’s Galaxy Note 2 has won hearts all over the world, notwithstanding its price-tag. But today, we’re comparing the Galaxy Note 2 with some of the more affordable best-selling tablets to see if they’d make for a suitable alternative instead. So, do the Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire HD stand a chance against this bestselling phablet? Form factor: Now, the main differentiator between the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and the Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire HD is that the former can be used as a smartphone. So, you can make calls, send and receive SMS’s, in addition to doing everything else that a tablet does. But, it does have a smaller screen than the tablets. While the Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire HD have 7-inch displays, the Galaxy Note 2 is smaller, with a 5.55-inch display. All these devices have full HD displays, but the Galaxy Note 2 pips the [+more]

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If Samsung Galaxy S4 Can Come With S-pen, Then Why Not Apple’s iPhone Stylus?


  So, it was Steve Jobs who said while introducing iPhone to the world that who needs a stylus when you have the best pointing device, your finger. But it seems since Tim Cook has taken the reigns of Apple, the company is singing some other tunes. It is being rumored that  Cupertino based tech giant has received a patent for “Active Stylus” to compete with Samsung’s S-pen. Unlike the passive current stylus of Samsung Apple stylus would have an ability to create its own electronic field which would enhance the speed and accuracy of the device. Though S-pen has received immense popularity there had been complains about the lag which the Samsung users face. In spite of complains Samsung is planning to launch its next flagship phone Samsung S4 with a stylus. The stylus has become likable amongst the users as it is more like a crayon or a [+more]

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus In Dire Straits, Apple Again Asks For Ban

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      Even after U.S. Court gave a decision not to put ban on products Samsung Electronics Co, Apple argued that the Court should re-think its decision to knock over the pretrial sales ban on Samsung breach.                       A lower court in California ordered a ban on sales of Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus smart phone but the .S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit annulled the ban. Apple argued that this was inappropriate and asked for an “en banc review,” which means more judged would come forward to look at the decision. The patent over which the companies are fighting is the one which allows the smartphone to search multiple data storage locations at once. For example, the smartphone could search the device’s memory as well as the Internet with a single query. Apple argued that the sales ban [+more]

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Samsung Vs Nokia Vs Apple: Samsung Is A Conquering Hero In The Mobile Market

    It seems Nokia has some catching up to do in the fast emerging mobile market. As per the data revealed by a research firm, the Korean technology giant Samsung has outdone Nokia and has emerged as a top mobile brand of 2012. In the history of 14 years it is for tht first time that any mobile brand has dethroned Nokia as the top selling mobile brand, according to HIS iSuppli. Samsung has a 29% share in the cellphone shipments in 2012. From last year’s 24 percent the share has plummeted by 5% where Nokia share has dropped to 24 % from 30 %, HIS reported. Even Apple is lagging behind in the race of smatphone sales worldwide, Samsung has taken up 28 percent of the market, up from 20 percent in 2011, while Apple’s share will rise in 2012 to to 20 percent from 19 percent. “The [+more]

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Apple iPad Mini vs. Samsung Galaxy Note II: Deciding to Choose Between them


They’re among the hottest devices out in the market this time of the year, and needless to say, they’re both really impressive. They may primarily be different, one being a formidable competition in the tightly contested tablet arena, and the other a phablet – having created a category of its own. But, given that the iPad Mini and the Galaxy Note II are among the best creations of the two major, tech rivals, you can see why we decided to pit one against the other. So let’s dive in to see their similarities and differences. The looks: This is the first thing that catches your eye about any gadget, so we decided to start from the outside and work our way in. The iPad Mini does have a larger screen of 7.9 inches against the Galaxy Note II’s 5.55 inch display. But that’s understandable – given that the iPad Mini [+more]

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LG Optimus Vu P895: New Phablet on the Block

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    This seems to be the era of phablets, with consumers definitely wanting larger screens on their mobile devices. The term was coined thanks to Samsung’s Galaxy Note, a 5.3-inch screen sized device placed somewhere between a phone and a tablet. And now LG has brought out its version of a phablet with the Optimus Vu, a device with a 5-inch display. Powered by a 1.5 GHz quad-core processor and 1GB RAM, and running on Android 4.0, what sets it apart from other phablets in the market is its unique shape. The Optimus Vu has an aspect ratio of 4:3, which essentially gives it a wider screen but in a shorter package. Its design, however, can be limiting when used as a phone, since it becomes hard to grasp it with just one hand. It comes with 32GB of internal storage space, and while there is no microSD card [+more]

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Is The Complicated Design Of iPhone 5 Reason For Its Delay?

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    What everyone is wondering is why there is shortage of iPhone 5 in the stores across various countries. Well according to a Foxconn official  iPhone 5 is a pretty complicated device and manufacturing it is not a task of one day. An official of Foxconn, has stated that the iPhone 5 is facing delays because the process of making the handset light and thin is complicated. As per a report by Wall Street Journal , “Apple has said its new iphone 5 sold faster initially than any other iPhone but sales have fallen short of some analysts’ expectations due in part to supply shortages. So what’s causing the supply shortage?  Here is Hon Hai Precision Industry Co.’s take. The company, based in Taiwan with factories across China, uses the trade name Foxconn Technology Group , and assembles many Apple products including the new iPhone. “The iPhone 5 is the most difficult device [+more]

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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 vs. Nokia Lumia 920 vs. HTC One X+: Take Your Pick?

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The present day consumer has a plethora of options before him, and naturally would be bound to get confused. If you’re window shopping for a brand new smartphone and are unsure of which one to get for yourself, here’s where you’ll find all the information you need to make the right decision. We take a look today at the flagship models of Samsung, Nokia and HTC on offer and break down the pros and cons of each of their features to make your life a little simpler. The Software: All these phones are on top of their game, running the latest versions of their respective OS. While the Lumia 920 will run on the latest Windows Phone 8, the Galaxy Note 2 and One X+ run on the latest version of Android – the Jelly Bean. The Hardware: Now this is where it gets really exciting to compare these 3 [+more]

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