Wednesday, October 19, 2011

10 New Features in Android Ice Cream Sandwich

Google officially introduced the latest generation of Android named Ice Cream Sandwich and at least there are 10 new features that distinguish this operating system with an earlier version.

Here are some new features in Android Ice Cream quoted from TechCrunch, Wednesday (10/19/2011).

1. Android Ice Cream uses a new typeface named Roboto. With this paper are expected to look sharper and clearer.

2. All widgets in the Android Ice Cream can be adjusted in size. This is certainly very meaningful for users who often displays a lot of widgets in a single home screen.

3. In this operating system, all applications can be categorized in a folder. Just as in IOS.

4. Favorites Tray, users are now able to store all of the most frequently used applications, links, and folders into a special tray.

5. Screenshots, now users can access these functions simply by pressing and hold the power button simultaneously with the volume keys to capture images.

6. One satuh a fairly sophisticated features is Face Unlock. This function could serve to open the 'lock' safety just by looking at the phone.

7. The function of the browser on the Android version is also enhanced. Now users can not only be open 16 pages at a time, but also store it for later access them offline.

8. There are so many camera functions are enhanced, namely image stabilization, autofocus, panoramic, and some photo editing features.

9. Use of Internet data now also be monitored in the Android Ice Cream Sandwich. Users can now find out what applications are voracious consumption data.

10. System integration of the contact list is said to have improved. Users now can not only synchronize with a list in Google, Facebook, Twitter and others, but also specify the list of favorite contacts and place them in an easily accessible folder.

Samsung Galaxy Nexus Spesification Revealed

Samsung Galaxy Nexus finally officially introduced. The Phones that already uses Android's Ice Cream not only has the latest operating system, but also the most current specifications. This phone is quite thin, with a thickness of only 8.94 mm.

As Quoted from GSMArena, Wednesday (10/19/2011), Samsung Galaxy Nexus uses a Cortex A9 processor 1.2 GHz dual-core with a TI OMAP 4460 chipset, 1 GB RAM, and storage capacity reaching 32 GB.

But the most special in this phone is the screen. Samsung Galaxy Nexus is already using a curved screen HD Super AMOLED 4.65 inches with a resolution of 1280 X 720 pixels. Level densities are also high at 315 pixels per inch, close to the iPhone 4 of 329.65 inches.

But unfortunately, for a camera phone is still carrying a 5 MP with 1080p resolution video recording capabilities, with additional image processing features. Galaxy Nexus also has a feature NFC (Near Field Comnunication). While sector-powered 2250 mAh battery.

As for connecting to the internet, Samsung Galaxy Nexus also supports internet connections through LTE (Long Term Evolution) or HSDPA +. The plan, this handset will be available on the market in November in the United States, Europe and Asia. The price has not been announced.

'Rumours of Apple iPhone 5 Make Shares Slump'

Apple disappointed with the results of Wall Street stock trading reports. For the first time in several years, this report does not match expectations. Rumors iPhone 5 is widely heard in recent months, Apple has been blamed as the cause.

Shares of Apple fell by seven percent in extended trading stocks on Tuesday, eroded about USD 27 billion from the value of the largest technology companies in the world. This is Apple's first quarterly profit under the leadership of Chief Executive Tim Cook, who was appointed to replace Steve Jobs last August.

"The investors began to speculate, this change occurred after the death of Jobs and will be many challenges ahead," said Channing Smith, Co-Manager of Capital Advisors Growth Fund, one of the shareholders at Apple.

Reported by Reuters and quoted by on Wednesday (10.19.2011), Apple sold 17.07 million units of iPhones in the fourth quarter of this fiscal year which ends September 24. Though many praised, but this rate is quite far from analysts previously estimated as many as 20 million. Analysts have predicted that so high considering the iPhone is Apple's flagship product which contributes about 40 percent of Apple's annual sales.

Apple's revenue rose 39 percent to $ 28.27 billion, however, take this a little lower than the average estimate of analysts who pegged in the range of USD 29.69 billion. Many have mentioned, this is the first time Apple does not meet the revenue estimates since the fourth quarter of fiscal 2008.

4S iPhone announcement was reported earlier Apple fail to please investors. This mengkibatkan shares down. Some time after the release of the iPhone 4S, stocks could falter, down about 20 points. This is because it turns out Apple did not announce the existence of an actual iPhone 5 most anticipated. But despite Apple's stock reportedly fell, his position is still fairly safe.