Gone were the days when people used to communicate a lot through traditional telephone calls. Back then when you like to call someone, you need to lift the handset and dial the number. It’s still in used today but communication, per se, had upgraded a lot, thanks to the internet. Now, people utilize social sites like Facebook and twitter or VOIP services like Skype to chat with friends across the globe.
The folks at UP Digital Bureau and Unteleported had managed to hack traditional (rotary) phone and use it as a medium to send your tweets!
Known as the world’s first analogue twitter client, the Tweephone can neatly tweet a 140-character messages. What you need to do is lift the handset like your grandma used to and ‘dial’ the letters into the phone’s rotating dialer. So if you want to say to hello, just dial the number 4 twice (for “H”), 3 twice (for “E”), and so on until the word is completed.
Tweeting from the Tweephone may not be as convenient as your phone’s QWERTY keyboard but you will definitely find it unique and simple. Come to think of it, who would ever think that an old telephone can actually be able to perform such a modern function? The only downside would be that your fingers could get tired from all the dialing. Watch the video below and see how it works.
Unfortunately, the Tweephone can’t be purchased in the market. And it seems like it will continue to remain as a geeky project.
Micromax X40 is the Micromax 1st projector cellphone. X40 is a bar sort cellphone with Alphanumeric keypad supporting GSM + GSM SIM cards. The show display is two.4 inches with max pixel resolution of 240 by 320. There is a main camera of two megapixel resolutions which can be used to record videos. The projector lens is adjustable which assists you to change projection sizes on the viewing screen. It also functions a multiple-format document reader that opens up Word, Excel, PDF and PowerPoint files for you. Micromax X40 also capabilities Bluetooth, GPRS, WAP, connectivity and powered by 1000 mAh battery, which provides up to 2.5 hours of speak-time and up to 200 hours of standby time. Micromax X40 comes pre-loaded with Opera mini browser, eBook, Snaptu, Facebook, Mandu Radio, and Mobile Tracker. You can watch AVI, 3GP videos and listen to various music files that are supported. The X40 box pack consists of the handset, battery and charger, hands free kit, warranty card, service manual and user guide. You also get a free tripod stand with this telephone. This handset weighs just 148 grams with dimension 51 x 117 x 17mm.
Micromax X40 Specification and Capabilities:
Dual SIm (GSM+GSM)
Created-in projector, Use it anywhere to watch videos/movies and Images
Document Editor (Doc, Excel, PPT) and PDF Reader
two Megapixel Camera
Dual Quad Band 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
two.4” inch (240×320 pixels) TFT LCD Display Screen
HTC is in the groove as the business announced in the course of its Roundhouse occasion in London that it will be releasing the Sensation XL. The phone is the second HTC unit to have Dr. Dre’s Beats Audio on it which implies that 1 can assume superb audio quality and functionality.
The Sensation XL has a four.7-inch Gorilla Glass screen capable of 480x800p display resolution. Operating the show is a 1.5GHz Qualcomm MSM 8255 single-core processor partnered with 768MB of RAM. As for its OS, Android two.3.5 is embedded on it people and not Windows. There is a reliable eight-megapixel rear-facing camera (with F/2.2 lens and dual LED flash) and the ever useful 1.three-megapixel front-facing one particular. The cellphone can take care of video capture of about 720p and there is HTC Sense 3.5 on it. Constructed-in memory is at 16GB nevertheless 12GB can only be used by owner.
Having Beats brand implies that there are Beats audio profiles intended to suit user’s taste music will be played. The audio wouldn’t be full with no the YourBeats in-ears or iBeats earphones (comes with the XL) but do note that a special edition Sensation XL will come out exactly where the handset comes with a Beats Solo Headphones (above-ears).
Starting November, Europe and Asia will knowledge the HTC Sensation XL. In the UK, it will be carried by Vodafone, three and O2. No word on value yet.
An additional leak has been revealed about a Nokia Windows Mobile phone which might attribute a 4.3-inch ClearBlack (CBD) display. Dubbed as Nokia Ace, the handset will be the third Nokia Windows gadget soon after SeaRay and Sabre.
The rumors have pointed to the following feasible specs: an HSPA + connectivity, 8 megapixel autofocus camera and a 1,800 mAh battery. Under the hood is a 1.4Ghz processor accompanied by 16Gb of internal storage. The Ace will be officially sighted during the Nokia Globe 2011 event set in October 26. Nokia’s expectations for the newest phone are high even as it struggles to trim it operations and minimize the current workforce by 3,500.
Nokia Ace will be under the AT&T wing for the 4G function and either HSPA+ or LTE networks. While listed as a possible spec, HSPA+ may be overshadowed by the lately introduced LTE coverage of AT&T. Each Nokia SeaRay and Nokia Sabre are also anticipated to be featured during the event showcasing their Mango platform and those specs and features which are also believed to be inside Nokia Ace. SeaRay and Sabre are not large-end phones getting no dual core inside and Ace will most likely dominate the scene with its larger screen environment. Nokia Ace will have Carl Zeiss and an 8mp AF (comparable to SeaRay).
Nielsen has just disclosed their survey of mobile consumers in the U.S, reporting that smartphones carry on to develop in popularity. As per the latest survey in the U.S. for the three month period ending in May possibly, 38% now own smartphones and 55% of these who purchased a new handset in the past 3 months, but willing to get a smartphone instead of a attribute mobile phone, up from 34% just a year ago.
Android continues as the most popular smartphone operating system, with 38% of smartphone buyers owning Android devices. Google’s Android also leads amid these who just lately bought a new smartphone, although the iPhone has shown the most development in current months. According to mobile customers survey in the U.S., Android gained 2% to a 38% market share while Apple’s iOS gained 1% to a 27% market place share, but RIM dropped two% to 21%. Hunting at the prior 3 month period, Android had no acquire going from 27% to 27%, even though iOS went from 10% to 17%. You really should checkout the under chart for a detail info.