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Amiigo Fitness Bracelet (1)

There are so many fitness bracelets in the market such as the Nike FuelBand, MotoACTV, and Jawbone UP. It certainly won't hurt if another one is added to the mix, especially if it works more intelligently than the rest. The Amiigo fitness bracelet also comes with a compatible fitness app. The lightweight plastic bracelet comes with a detachable shoe-clip and can identify what kind of exercise you are doing. In fact, the Amiigo bracelet is so intelligent it can even tell you if you are doing the exercise right with the help of its bevvy of sensors that analyzes how your body is responding to your every move. And those exercises you are doing gets identified through Amiigo's gesture-based software algorithms, which improve over time as the software learns more about how you move. Although you do not have to wear both the bracelet and the shoe-clip, it certainly helps in distinguishing between a run and a bicep curl. It also generates real-time fitness data by sensor-tracking different variables such as your heart rate, skin temperature, and even blood oxygen levels. Meanwhile, the Amiigo app is available for both iOS and Android devices. The software allows you to view the data, set fitness goals, customize challenges, share workouts in real time, and accumulate fitness points for a chance to redeem them for discounts on fitness gear. The Amiigo is not yet available in stores, as it kicks off its fund raising on Indiegogo on October 29th with an aim of raising $90,000 and hopes to be ready to ship in April next year. Backers would be able to snag the bracelet for $89, while the rest of us can get it for $119. Source: TechCrunch Read More

BlackBerry 10 to Integrate Social Networking into Contacts (0)

One of the several features expected to appear in the BlackBerry 10 platform is the ability to display social networking and other data about your contacts and put them all together in a single location. This means that not only it will show your friend's phone number and email address, but also his latest tweets, Facebook status updates, and other nitty-gritty details about his online life. The upcoming mobile OS will also have enterprise-specific features, such as displaying future meetings scheduled with a particular contact. If these features seem familiar to you, it is because these have already been utilized on the Motorola Droid, and Android 2.0-powered smartphone debuted back in 2009. You have heard it right: expect the BB10 to integrate some of Android's goodness into their upcoming platform. It is very clear that RIM is setting its sights on the competition for some inspiration. With some of the Android-esque capabilities expected to appear on the BlackBerry 10, we wonder whether the platform will also borrow functions from iOS and Windows Phone. The new BlackBerry 10 platform, along with its flagship handsets, are set to debut in early 2013. Source: Reuters, via Information Week Read More

Acer Iconia Tab A501 Comes to AT&T (1)

When Acer introduced its Iconia Tab A501 last January, many tech reporters thought it would go straight to Verizon. After all, it featured an LTE modem and a bunch of Verizon apps. However, AT&T has announced that it will be distributing the Acer tablet computer by the second quarter of 2011. This means the Acer Iconia Tab A501 would also support GSM standard and 4G connectivity. The device will feature a 10.1-inch screen, Android 3.0 Honeycomb OS, and dual-core 1GHz Tegra 250 processor with integrated graphics. Other specs will include a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera, a high-definition front-facing camera for video chat, and an HDMI port for HD viewing. The Iconia Tab would be AT&T's answer to Sprint's HTC EVO View 4G, T-Mobile's LG G-Slate, and Verizon's Motorola Xoom. Source: Engadget Read More

Grace Digital Eco Extreme Waterproof Speaker Case (2)

With smartphones and other pocket sized media players becoming highly valued devices, its owners may want to provide a higher level of protection against damage for them. But most of such devices may not always be adequately protected from the various elements. That is why cases like the Eco Extreme from Grace Digital may actually become quite handy. The Grace Digital Eco Extreme is a unique waterproof case that can protect most mp3 players as well as mobile phones like the iPhone, the iPod, Motorola Droid and Blackberry phones. This casing is built with a rugged and rubberized protective outer layer that not only protects a device inside it from dust but also from water. It also comes with a built-in 3" full range speaker that will allow users to listen using the device protected by the casing. The casing can also be sued to protect credit cards as well as cash along with other devices from the sun, sand and water. The Eco Extreme Waterproof Speaker Case is available at Grace Digital for US$50. Image Source: Grace Digital Read More

GoBiz i-Microphone Review (2)

CrunchGear put up a comprehensive review on the GoBiz i-Microphone, which works as a microphone attachment to improve audio recording quality of smartphones. With podcasters and audiobook authors choosing smartphones over other types of recording device because of its convenience and portability, there is a need for a low-cost microphone attachment that would provide a clearer, more audible recorded sound. The GoBiz i-Microphone costs only US$25 and can instantly turn most smartphones into a professional recording device. CrunchGear tested the device on iPhone 3G and Motorola Droid and based on its trials, the GoBiz i-Microphone shows a marked improvement in volume, although the overall sound quality may suffer because of its omnidirectional orientation. The review recommends tweaking the recorded files with audio software like Audacity, but do not dare record with this device while in a crowded area because even the best software could not produce a better result. Source: CrunchGear Read More

HTC Incredible Specs Leaked (0)

Although we only have to wait until April 29 before the formal launch of the HTC Incredible on Verizon Wireless, some people apparently do not have the patience as a full spec sheet was thrown out in the open fields of the Internet. The incredible features include Android 2.1 with HTC Sense UI, a Snapdragon processor, 8-megapixel camera with autofocus and flash, 8GB internal storage, 802.11b/g/n compatible WiFi, and a 3.7-inch WVGA AMOLED screen with 800 x 480 resolution. Users can also expect the best that Android can offer like support for Flash Lite 4.0, Google Maps with navigation, and other Google services like Voice Commands, YouTube, Gmail, and Calendar. No final price reveal, though, but it's only takes a few days of waiting to know about it. Source: MobileCrunch Related articles HTC Legend And HTC Desire To Hit Vodafone UK ( HTC Sense UI On Motorola Droid ( Verizon Nexus One to rock HTC's Sense UI? ( Read More

Verizon Wireless Offers Unlimited Calls via Skype (0)

Verizon Wireless and voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) service provider Skype have forged a deal to bring Internet-based phone calling to several of Verizon’s 3G BlackBerry and Android phones beginning next month. The Skype mobile will be available on RIM’s BlackBerry Storm 9530 , Storm2 9550, Curve 8330, 8830 World Edition, and Tour 9630 , as well as on Motorola’s Droid , Eris , and Devour .  Customers are required to have a data plan to use this application. For those who are not yet in the know, Skype is a leading VoIP company that provides unlimited calls to other Skype members using Internet connection.  Verizon subscribers can also call international phone numbers and send instant messages, but it comes with a fee. Source:  CNET Read More

Google Introduces Nexus One to Public (1)

After weeks of anticipation from techies the world over, Google has unveiled to members of the press the Nexus One, its first consumer electronics device previously known as the Google Phone.  Set to compete with Apple's iPhone and Research in Motion's BlackBerry, the HTC-made Nexus One runs an updated tweak of the Google Android OS.Apart from what are expected from smartphones developed post-iPhone-touchscreen display, 5-megapixel camera, and stereo Bluetooth for headphones-the Nexus One pulls off features that impress us.  The phone includes a Global Positioning System, two microphones (one for noise cancellation), and a speech dictation technology, which transcribes what you speak on the Nexus One as you compose e-mails, tweets, and Facebook status updates.Reactions, however, were not as mind-blowing as Google might have expected.  "The Nexus One has attractive features, but many of them were already available on other phones that use Google's Android operating system," wrote Jessica Guynn of Los Angeles Times.Michael Gartenberg, an analyst from Interpret research firm, says that the new phone provides a perception that not all Android phones are created equal.  "If I was a (Motorola Droid) customer who just bought the phone a month ago, I might not feel so good."The Nexus One is now available on Google's online store for US$529 if you want it unlocked or $179 with a two-year contract from T-Mobile.  Similar offers will be available from Verizon Wireless and United Kingdom's Vodafone within this year.  It is also expected to be shipped in Singapore and Hong Kong.Image source:  Google Read More

Samsung Galaxy Spica i5700 (1)

Samsung officially enters the Android phone market-after Motorola, T-Mobile, and Sony Ericsson-as they introduce the Samsung Galaxy Spica i5700.  Running on Google's Android operating system, this new touchscreen mobile phone also comes with a number of Google services like Search, Maps, YouTube, and Google Talk.Like any other Android phone, the Galaxy Spica will support the Android Market service for your application needs, but what sets this apart among its contemporaries is that it will be the first to support DivX videos without having to convert them.  Other features include 800MHz processor, a built-in 3-megapixel camera, microSD storage, Bluetooth 2.1, a USB port, WiFi connectivity, and 1500 mAh batteryThe Samsung Galaxy Spica i5700 is available in Europe and Commonwealth of Independent States (countries that were part of USSR), and is slated to be available in Africa and the Middle East.  It is unsure whether this phone will be available in the United States.Image source:  Samsung Read More

Google Maps Navigation (1)

Google has unveiled its Maps Navigation, an upgrade of its current Maps program.  What used to display street maps and landmarks, as well as the ability to search by name of business and display suggestions of its closest matches, now comes with turn-by-turn navigation.  It is pretty much like what your expensive Garmin or TomTom does while you drive, except that Google Maps Navigation is free and said to be a default app in all Android 2.0 devices.Integrating the Google Map's satellite and street views, the Maps Navigation will also search for gas stations, fast food joints, or any other businesses nearby while you drive, all of which can be activated by voice.  Simply say where you want to navigate and let the software show you the way.  Do not worry in case of clouds or any disturbance blocking your GPS because all visual feeds will be cached.The Google Maps Navigation also comes with an optional car dock, which is intended to use at an arm's length away.  This GPS app will be available on Motorola DROID, which you can get from Verizon Wireless.Image source:  Google Read More

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