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Comparison – Apple iPhone 4G Vs HTC EVO 4G!

This is a guest article by Kavita Arora, Who works for GO-Globe.com, a Guangzhou Website Development and web design shanghai company that provides web design solutions in Shenzhen, Beijing, etc.

HTC is very well-known for its innovative & feature rich mobile phones. Today HTC is launching series of smartphones and become the fastest growing company in the field of mobile phones & Smartphones. Within a month HTC has launched more than 5 smartphones each having unique features.

HTC has joined hand with reliance communication to provide CDMA devices in India. HTC is creating a niche for them to provide variety of handsets in Indian market with variety of functions and features.

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Apple being a strong contender to the entire mobile, laptop manufacturer’s stand in a recognized different environment and above all, due to its quality product. Apple has made its powerful and strong reputation in the market. Apple provide variety of electronic devices from mobile phones to iPod all are considered as rank 1 in the industry for its function and their supporting features.

Here I am gonna compare 2 best phones from these two brands

Operating System & Processor

iPhone 4 will change your experience that you have never seen before with a 1 GHz A4 processor. It is also known as iPhone HD, and powered with latest iOS 4.x operating system which supports multitasking features, inbox that support multiple services, game center and enterprise user.

HTC EVO 4G is powered by Qualcomm QSD8650 chipset which contains 1GHz  snapdragon A8 microprocessor, Aderno 200 GPU. EVO runs Android 2.1 Eclair operating system. EVO has same touch sensitive button like all other android powered phones has like Button for Menu option, Home, Back, Search and a multifunction sleep/wake button is also their to control phone calls .

Display & Camera

iPhone 4 has a 3.5- inch TFT Capacitive Touch screen display with a Resolution of640 x 960 pixels resolution, which is much higher than the previous 3GS model. It has a typical retina display that a human can easily see from a distance of 10 to 12 inches. It supports 5 megapixels camera which has 2592 x 1944 pixels and autofocus, LED flash with 2 megapixels front camera for video calling.

HTC EVO has 4.3- inches display having 65k colors with 480 x 800 pixels with 8 megapixel Auto focus camera and resolution of 3264 x 2448 pixels that support facetime video calling which has 1.3 megapixel front facing camera.

Memory and connectivity

iPhone 4 is having internal memory of 16/32 GB and 512 MB RAM. iPhone has connectivity of 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n , Bluetooth 2.1 +EDR wireless technology, USB 2.0.  It has an option which by default support Microsoft Bing as a by default search engine.

HTC EVO 4g has internal memory consist of 1GB of ROM and 512MB of RAM and has a card slot for micro SD card upto 32GB. The device comes pre installed with 8 GB class 2 micro SDHC card which is  extendable upto 32 GB and a connectivity of  Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n , Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP,WiMAX 802.16.

Other Features

iPhone 4 have standard Li- ion battery and a stand by time of 600 hrs, accelerometer sensor, Google Maps, proximity sensor, social networking integration with live updates, scratch resistant surface and  is available in Black and white colors.

HTC EVO has CDMA 800/1900 technology, battery capacity of 1500mAh with stand by time of 146H, HDMI Port, Google Search, You Tube, Flicker , Twitter apps ,GPS Support  and is available in black and white color.Ease to access internet wherever you are.

Which phone would you choose as a winner from these two? Do share your opinion with us.

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15+ Best Features Of Android 3.0, Honeycomb

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Google has started 2011 on high note by updating all its products. Recently we saw Google Chrome 9 beta got updated and its almost ready for final release. And Chrome OS is trying to get some market share from Microsoft Windows.

Well this is done, Google new venture into smartphones war also proving one more successful product in the market against iPhone, Symbian and others. Google recently released Nexus S and Android 2.3, Gingerbread. And they still not done with buzzing new news to its loyal customers!

On Consumer Electronic Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Google previewed next version of Android i.e Android 3.0, Honeycomb. Honeycomb is the next version of the Android platform, designed from the ground up for devices with larger screen sizes, particularly tablets.

Whenever the version number increases, even list of features get increases. Google has said to have spent a lot of time refining the user experience in Honeycomb, and developed a brand new, truly virtual and holographic user interface.

Following are the exciting features added in Honeycomb,

#1. User Interface(GUI)

The new interface is much more user friendly as compared to its predecessors. Home screen customization with a new 3D experience. The home screen space is brilliantly distributed with the four corners decorated with well thought in  functions. Below is the video based on UI demo,

#2. Enhanced Keyboard

It’s amazing to see how much Android’s user interface has changed ever since Matias Duarte was hired by Google to improve Android.

According to Google, “the Android soft keyboard is redesigned and optimized for faster text input and editing. The keys themselves are reshaped and repositioned for improved targeting, making them easier to see and press accurately, even at high speeds.”

Android 3.0 Honeycomb qwerty:

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Android 2.3 Gingerbread qwerty:

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#3. Gmail

Gmail is very intelligently customized, all features are kept in reach and looks pretty neat.

#4. Google Talk

Google Talk, now allows you to video and voice chat with any other Google Talk enabled device (PC, tablet, etc). One could use the front or the rear cam, mute themselves, mix the video all together.

#5. Google Maps 5

Google Maps 5 now with 3D interactions.

#6. Newly Redesigned YouTube

#7. Updated Web Browser

#8. Tabbed Browsing

As you can see the above video, the newly updated web browser now supports tabbed browsing as well.

#9. Incognito Mode

The newly updated web browser also supports incognito mode for private browsing.

#10. Google Chrome Bookmarks

Syncing with your Google Chrome bookmarks is now possible with new web browser.

#11. Form auto-fill

Well form auto-fill finally reaches tablet browser as well.

#12. Google eBooks

Now this has been totally revamped, tablet exclusivity can be seen over here, unlike simple tiles of books we could flick through each book this time, also the two-page format feels great. Now user can access to over 3 million Google eBooks.

#13. Widgets

Redesigned widgets that are richer and more interactive.

#14. Apps

Nonetheless, now users can access to over 100,000 apps on Android Market.

#15. Offline Reliability

Google Maps for Android version 5.0 features an improved caching mechanism over previous versions. If your phone’s battery level is near-full and you’re connected to a WiFi network, Google Maps will passively prefetch map and road data near to your current location.

If you lose access to a mobile data connection, you can still get directions and view locations if the area in question has been cached on your phone.

There are few more small updates available in Android 3.0,

#16. elegant notifications

#17. refined multi-tasking

Well these are some of the new features found in Android 3.0, Honeycomb till now. As far now, Tablet exclusive Android 3.0, Honeycomb lived upto its expectation and by far is the best version of Android we have seen so far, but it would be interesting to see how it fits on mobile devices.

Will these features add an advantage to Android based tablets to fight against iOS based iPad’s? Please share your thoughts and update us if you know some more features icon smile 15+ Best Features Of Android 3.0, Honeycomb

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Gmail Web App For iPhone And Android Now In HTML5 And 44 Languages

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No one can ever beat Google in releasing number of updates per day. How many of you counted Google’s daily update for Chrome, search engine, android, Chrome OS, Gmail and others? It’s tough to keep track as we get minute to minute updates!

Google had made major revision to Gmail for mobile that should take advantage of the browser technology available on iPhone and Android devices. The major updates were made on UI part.

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Today Google update Gmail web app for iPhone and Android to latest HTML5. This makes it smooth and gets better UI with new HTML5 tags.

Availing Gmail web application for iPhone and Android is not so tough. Just visit gmail.com from your device and you can find a application download link.

Features such as search, stars, labels and threaded conversations all work in the mobile webapp just as they do in the desktop Gmail experience. But all these were available for only English version of Gmail web application.

But today Google has rolled out Gmail web application for 44 more languages. Below is the list of languages,

Arabic, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (Traditional and Simplified), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English (UK and American), Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Malay, Norwegian (Bokmal), Polish, Portuguese (for both Portugal and Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish (for both Spain and South America), Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukranian, Urdu and Vietnamese.

This latest update from Google will work automatically when you visit Gmail from your iPhone or Android device which has default language in one of those listed above.

This latest Gmail web application comes with bunch of new goodies including offline support, smart links (titles will appear in links for Google Maps, YouTube and Google Docs), the ability to add and remove labels, layout improvements(HTML5 updates) and more, in addition to the existing features like starring, better threaded conversations and search.

This new version works fine for iPhones running iOS 2.2.1 and above, and all versions of Android.

Hope many iPhone and Android users experienced these Gmail updates. Please share your thoughts icon smile Gmail Web App For iPhone And Android Now In HTML5 And 44 Languages

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20+ New Features/Updates Of Apple iOS 4.2

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As every one are updating or upgrading their products, even Apple is updating their products smoothly. They are not so hurry like few other players out there in market. Apple is having so many products and their strategy of updating them frequently is really awesome.

As you all know iOS 4 is new Operating System by Apple for its products iPhone, iPod, iPad etc. Initially Apple released iOS 4 with iPhone 4 adding 100’s of awesome feature.

Well here comes one more iOS 4 update. Apple is releasing iOS 4.2 tomorrow and fixes some initial glitches. 2 months back on Sept 15th first beta of iOS 4.2 had released. And as usual Apple has brought a plethora of new features to iOS.

Here are the list of updates coming through iOS 4.2,

Common For iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad

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1. AirPlay (replacement of AirTunes, AirPlay will offer stream video, music, and photos over Wi-Fi)

2. AirPrint Wireless Printing with Print Center

3. Import .ics calendar files directly for events

4. Birthdays icon has been changed in calendar

5. Updated Carrier Settings (US is AT&T 9.0)

6. Text search on web pages

7. 2 new fonts for Notes in Settings (Helvetica and Chalkboard)

8. Added support for Chinese URL over Safari

9. Added an indicator in the App Store which shows if an App supports Game Center

10. Support for CoreMIDI

11. YouTube voting

12. Minor improvements in UI graphics

13. New Parental Controls for deleting Apps, changing mail accounts and location services

14. New wallpapers in Settings

iPad exclusive features

Finally iPad is finally going to many features which iPhone 4 got. Features such as: multitasking, a unified email inbox, Game Center and folders are going reach iPad.apple ios 4 2 ipad image1 20+ New Features/Updates Of Apple iOS 4.2

1. iOS 4 features for iPad (Multitasking, Folders, etc.)

2. Updated Carrier Signal Strength Display (3G iPad only)

  • Increase in the length of the smaller signal bars
  • The method in which signal strength is calculated has been enhanced

3. Additions to the multitasking tray

  • Brightness
  • Volume control
  • AirPlay Controls

4. iPad screen rotation lock switch is converted into a sound/silent switch in iOS 4.2 (Just like on the iPhones)

5. More than 30 new keyboards and dictionaries, including Arabic, Greek, and Hebrew

6. New Multitasking animation

7. New bookmarks design

iPhone and iPod Touch Exclusive Features

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1. Bug Fixes

  • Fixes glitch that can let a user get into the phone app while the phone is locked via “Emergency Call” by dialing a random number and quickly pressing the lock button after dialing that call
  • Fixes the alarm bug caused by daylight saving time changing, affected on a part of iPhone and iPod Touch owners located in Australia, New Zealand, and some European countries.
  • Improved iPhone 3G performance

2. Additions to multitasking tray

  • Volume controls
  • AirPlay controls

3. New Voice Memos icon

4. FaceTime shortcut from Messages app (iPhone 4 only)

5. New Text Tone Alerts (New & Original tone lists) (iPhone 4 only)

6. Ringer & Alerts on/off switch (Settings > Sounds) for volume buttons (iPhone only)

7. Assign different text tone alerts to each contact (iPhone only)

8. Restores full Field Test Mode

Well these are some cool new features coming to iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. And soon iPad owners will get to enjoy its 100+ new features and innovations.

Tech Link: Apple on iOS 4.2

You think these features are good enough to fight against Android? Raise your voice and listen to what others say icon smile 20+ New Features/Updates Of Apple iOS 4.2