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YES the fastest 4G mobile Internet with voice service provider has come out with their first 4G smartphone, Eclipse. The internet on the go as fast as 20Mbps.

This phone were built from scratch to fully and work perfectly on a fully converged 4G platform.


The Eclipse allows dual networks simultaneously where you can have your GSM and 4G run at the same time. That mean you can have 2 numbers in 1 smartphone, it has the option to select which number to use when you wan to make calls or send SMS.

Eclipse features a 4.1-inch WVGA TFT Screen, 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 512MB of RAM, 2GB Internal memory with microSD slot. Connectivities it has 4G WiMAX chipset built-in, WiFi and Bluetooth. This device has total 5 antenna vs 3 antenna (conventional smartphone) thus it able to run 4G, 3G, Bluetooth and WiFi at the same time with no problem.


On the back it has a decent 5MP camera with autofocus with LED flash and a VGA front facing camera for video conferencing.

Here's the interesting part, Eclipse is the first phone in the world that capable to make 4-way video call and 6-way audio call seamlessly thanks to it 4G high speed internet network.

Not that all, Eclipse can become a mobile hotspot for up to 4 devices.


Eclipse is running on Android 2.2 (Froyo). The OS may look old compare to others Android devices in the market; According to YES, Froyo was used in back 17 months ago to built Eclipse that works seamlessly on their network. They even polished the OS such as customised keyboard with SWYPE supported, integrated dialler/address book/SMS, power management module, 4G communications stack and much more.


There are thousands of application are available for Eclipse by accessing to the Google Play Store.

The YES Eclipse 4G smartphone is available through YES and you can have it for free when you sign up for a 2 years Eclipse 238 plan.

For more info, please visit http://www.yes.my/v3/personal/whats-hot/eclipse.do

Check out YES Eclipse TVC below



Do visit the nearest YES Store to have a hands-on of the device.


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DiGi has started taking pre-orders for the new Samsung Galaxy S III. The RRP of this phone is at RM2,199 and will be available from DiGi for as low as RM999 with 24 months contract.

There are two Smart Plan offered by DiGi

DG Smart Plan 68 with 24 months contract - RM1,149
DG Smart Plan 88 with 24 months contract - RM999

24 months is the minimum contract available from DiGi. This phone will be available by end of this month. There will be DiGi Roadshows launching the Samsung Galaxy SII as per following dates and location;

Low Yat Plaza, Kuala Lumpur - 31st May - 3rd June
One Utama, Petaling Jaya - 31st May - 6th June
KSL City Mall, Johor Bahru - 31st May - 3rd June
Queensbay Mall, Penang - 31st May - 3rd June

Will be expecting Maxis & Celcom to announce the ROI/pre-orders in these few days.

A recap of the Samsung Galaxy SIII's specification;

Quad-core 1.4GHz Cortex-A9
1GB RAM
4.8-inch Super AMOLED with Corning Gorilla Glass (720 x 1280 pixels with 306ppi)
Android v4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich
16GB storage
8MP rear camera with 1080p video recording
1.9MP front camera with 720p @ 30fps
2,100 mAh battery

For more info http://www.digi.com.my/


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The long waited untethered jailbreak for iOS 5.1.1 is now available with Absinthe.

Greenpois0n has the easiest jailbreak tool compare with SnowBreeze and Redsnow which required iDevice in DFU mod.

How easy is that?
  • Backup your data with iTunes
  • Update your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch to iOS 5.1.1 via iTunes
  • Download Absinthe 2.0 from greenpois0n by your OS preference
  • Connect you iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch with iOS 5.1.1 to your computer
  • Execute the Absinthe 2.0 file you have download
  • Hit jailbreak and let it do the rest
  • Viola! It's jailbroken with Cydia installed

The installation only required about 2-3 minutes to complete.


Absinthe 2.0 download links

Absinthe v2.0.2 MacOSX (10.5, 10.6, 10.7)

Absinthe v2.0.2 Windows (XP/Vista/Win7)

Absinthe v2.0.2 Linux (x86/x86_64)

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Facebook has just released a brand new Facebook Camera app that makes using Facebook photos faster and easier to share. This has improved the image feeds on your Facebook account, just like a dedicated Facebook app that preview images feeds.


The new Facebook Camera app allows you to post multiple photos at one time and you can even edit, tag friends, geotag, add caption as well as a filter before posting. All the photo uploaded will posted to a whole new photo album instead saved into mobile uploads.


Facebook Camera is available for iPhone and it's absolutely FREE. Head to Apple iTunes or App Store to download.

More info: https://www.facebook.com/mobile/camera


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Facebook application for Windows Phone device has just rolled out new updates to v2.5 and polished up some missing and new features.

Changelog as below;
  • Threaded messaging - Now you can have full threaded messaging including group messaging all in a beautiful Metro style design.
  • Tagging are now enabled - You can tag your friends and locations in your posts in the "with" and "at" format.
  • Delete posts and comments - Use the tap and hold context menu to delete posts and comments from your wall.
  • Active links in post - Tap on links in posts to go directly to the content.
  • You can have "like" on comments now!!

Update your Facebook app via MarketPlace today.


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Garmin, the global leader in satellite navigation has launched the Garmin StreePilot Onboard app for iPhone in Malaysia & Singapore.


iPhone users can now have the best in class navigation experience without tapping into expensive data plan. The app features are developed exclusive for iPhone by Garmin and leverages the intuitive interface of a Garmin nĂ¼vi.

Garmin StreetPilot Onboard navigation offers rich mapping and many advanced features, but is still simple and intuitive to use. It includes several preloaded POI, PhotoReal™ Junction View, 3D buildings and more.

Features
  • Preloaded Navteq and Malsing map.
  • FREE lifetime map update¹.
  • Industry-leading Garmin user interface.
  • Voice-prompted, turn-by-turn directions including spoken street names, Text-to-speech (TTS.)
  • Millions of preloaded points of interest including gas stations, restaurants and other businesses.
  • 3D buildings and landmarks.
  • Lane assist with PhotoReal™ Junction View provides a photo-realistic illustration of the correct lane for different maneuvers.
  • Speed limits for most major roads.
  • Where Am I? Emergency locator shows your exact latitude and longitude, the nearest address and intersection, and the closest hospitals, police stations and gas stations.
  • Exit services allow you to quickly see services such as restaurants, gas stations and accommodation available at exits along your route.
  • Trip planner allows you to create a route with multiple stops in advance with automatic or manual ordering of destinations.
  • Weather feature shows current conditions and a 5-day forecast.
  • Location sharing via Facebook or SMS.
Below are some screenshot of the application.




This premium is available for $29.99 in Apple App Store and there are a special promotion of only $19.99 till 10th of Jun 2012.

Press release of Garmin Launches StreetPilot Onboard Navigation App for iPhone in Singapore and Malaysia.


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Great news to all Nokia N9 owners! The popular cross platform social network app Whatsapp is now available for MeeGo in form of beta. This app is called Wazapp developed by tgalal from Maemo.org community.

There are still a lot limitation due to beta stage, media sending currently is not supported and limitation in group conversation.


Check out Wazapp in action;



You can DOWNLOAD Wazapp for MeeGo now: http://wazapp.im/

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If you have an iPhone 4S, try to ask SIRI "What's the best cellphone ever"

You will get the result that the Nokia Lumia 900 is the best mobile phones. EPIC?


Well done SIRI for being honest!

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The famous social magazine for iPad, Flipboard is making it way to Android and was introduced during the Samsung Galaxy S III announcement few weeks back. Flipboard was supposed to be exclusive to the Samsung Galaxy S III for the next months has been leaked on xda-developers. It was extracted by a developer who have the opportunity to try out the Galaxy S III.

It works fine on older Android smartphone and as well as Tablet, which I'm testing it now on my Toshiba AT200 running on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS.

This app still lacks with widget view that found on iOS version.

You can download the .apk to have a spin test on your Android devices from the xda-developrs forum HERE or scan the QR code below


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After the announcement of Viber for Windows Phone, TalkBox announced the availability for Windows Phone soon.

TalkBox bringing the signature pust to talk feature to Windows Phone.

Now Talkbox is in the midst of approval in AppHub. It will be available very soon. Sign up to get the first news on the availability HERE


Check out the feature highlight


Follow me on twitter for the latest update & news @tallboyz


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Viber is not only available for iOS and Android devices, Viber has just released application for BlackBerry and Windows Phone devices.

Viber offers FREE voice call and messaging service through 3G and WiFi on any OS platforms.


The current version of Viber for BlackBerry and Windows Phone only offers messaging service without voice call probably due to beta version. Voice call will be expected soon on the next update.

BlackBerry users can download from AppWorld where Windows Phone users can download it from MarketPlace.

You also can download from viber.com


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Twitpic well know for it microblog photo sharing service has launched an app for iPhone. This app allows you to add enhance, edit and as well adding effect which quite similar to Instagram.


Beside that, timeline are introduced that allow you to share your photos to your friends and family as well leaving comment with this app.


Twitpic app is now available to downloads for FREE from AppStore.


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The most affordable Nokia Windows Phone, Nokia Lumia 610 has arrived in few Nokia Stores silently. It's selling for RM699 and comes in 4 striking colours, white, cyan, magenta and black.

Wish you get on hand with this Windows Phone? Head to the nearest Nokia Store to try out yourself.



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Nokia has just shared another impressive video recorded with the Nokia 808 PureView which captured multiples images in an interval-time in order to creates time-lapse film. Beside that in the video also shown how details a photo could be even after several zoom-in. All the photos taken are unedited.

Impressive?

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Today, Nokia announces that the Nokia 808 PureView will start shipping in May. The first countries to launch this monster camera phone will be Russia and India and more countries to be announced soon.

Before it actually start selling, the Nokia 808 PureView receiving the Best Mobile Device at Mobile World Congress 2012 and als picked by the Best Imaging Innovation for 2012 from the Technical Image Press Association (TIPA)

A quick recap of what Nokia 808 PureView has;
  • Top-notch Carl Zeiss camera sensor of 41MP sensor
  • 1.3GHz single-core processor
  • 512MB of RAM
  • Symbian Belle OS platform
  • 16GB Internal Storage with expandable memory slot (microSD)
  • 4-inch CB AMOLED Gorilla Glass Corning display
  • Dolby Headphone technology
How impressive is the 41MP sensor camera?

Nokia has setup a Flickr page with some sample of the Nokia 808 PureView. You can see the full resolution of the sample photos.

Are you excited to own one? I do!

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