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Samsung and Google to launch new Android device on Oct 19

Samsung and Google

Yes ! It’s finally on the countdown !…Samsung and Google have finally announced the launch of a new device at the upcoming event on October 19. The launch of the new device had been delayed as a tribute to Steve Jobs. Google’s Android has been one of the biggest competitors to Apple’s iOS. With the iPhone4s expecting to hit records, this new Android device will also have a tough time and will give a tough time to Apple.

Is it the launch of Ice Cream Sandwich, the latest Android OS and the most awaited Nexus Prime ??? Let’s wait for a few more days and find out.

iPhone 4S finally goes on sale

Apple iPhone 4s

After a long wait filled with curiosity and anxiousness, iphone 4S is finally hitting stores in the US and six other countries. Another unique feature that iphone 4s really owes to, for increasing the sales is that the phone is available in not one, but three wireless operators namely AT&T, Verizon and Sprint. With the preorders hitting records, I really can’t wait to see how well the iPhone does in sales.

Many people consider buying this phone as a tribute to Steve Jobs, whose innovative and visionary mind drove Apple to where it stands today. So now not only are the people feature and style driven, but emotionally driven as well towards the latest iOS device.

Apple brings in the iPhone 4S

The whole world was eagerly looking forward to the “Let’s talk iphone” event by Apple which was held on the 4th of October. Apple fans were all around the world were crazy and biting their nails in excitement of the possible launch of the iPhone5. But instead they, along with developers were introduced to the iPhone 4S, a modified version of the iPhone 4.

Apple iPhone 4S

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Adobe announces Flash Player 11 and AIR 3

Adobe Flash Player 11

Adobe has officially announced flash player 11 and AIR 3 to provide the next generation experience on various devices including Android, Apple iOS, Blackberry Tablet OS, Mac OS and other platforms.

Flash Player 11 and AIR 3 will allow game publishers to instantly deliver high quality 2D and 3D games over the Internet to nearly all PCs and many other devices.

Dozens of new features in Flash Player 11 and AIR 3 allow developers to showcase a new class of gaming and premium video experiences, as well as data-driven applications with back-end systems integration across devices, including the iPhone and iPad via AIR. AIR native extensions add support for unique device features and native code libraries, empowering developers to freely choose between the combo of Flash, HTML5 and native code to provide powerful user experiences across PCs and devices.

adobe flash 11 air 3

Summary of features :

  • Accelerated 2D/3D Graphics
  • AIR Native Extensions
  • Captive Runtime (Automatically package AIR 3 with your application)
  • HD Video Quality Across Platforms
  • Compatibility

Flash Player 11 and AIR 3 will be publicly available in early October. 

Haah ! Just when i thought that flash was losing all the spotlight, voila !! This move from adobe will definitely bring back flash to the spotlight. Way to go adobe !! 🙂

Textbooks of Tommorow

We all have witnessed the transformation of books from printed to pdf’s to finally epub’s which can be read on dedicated readers and other tablets like the iPad. People around the world are now moving into the scenario where they prefer to carry around their tablet devices wherever they go rather than a bag containing books. Now with the advent of ebooks, hundreds of ebooks can now be compressed to a device weighing almost equivalent to a magazine like Digit !

Here below is a survey conducted by onlineeducation.net that shows the future of digital books :

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