We are invited to a number of launch events and we have almost attended all of them, and being in Pakistan we have always been part of launch events for devices that are about to be launched in Pakistan.
Thanks to Nokia Pakistan, for the first time ever, a new Nokia phone announcement was made from Pakistan at a global launch event held at Marriott Hotel, Karachi last week.
Windows 8 Consumer Preview has just been launched by Microsoft and is now available for download. You can grab the 32-bit and 64-bit download from the Windows 8 website.
When you download Windows 8, Microsoft is also giving out Windows 8 product/activation keys that you can use with the Consumer Preview release.
Nokia N9 is one of the most beautiful devices Nokia has ever made. The shape, its body – every aspect of the phone speaks out how much Nokia has put into the phone. The new (not so new now) Nokia N9 is an elegant device that runs on Meego, a Linux-based Operating System, which Nokia has now killed down.
I have been playing with the device for a while now, and in a few words, I ‘d like to sum it up that if you want a phone to impress people, then this is the one to get you should get.
Google Galaxy Nexus, the hottest Android phone, just launched at Verizon yesterday is now available to buy in the US for $300 (on contract). Well, we got our hands on the device and took some photos and made a quick hands-on video of the Galaxy Nexus.
Galaxy Nexus is one of the most powerful phones at this time with the latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich on it. It sports a beautiful 4.7-inch Contour display, HD Super AMOLED screen, 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 5 megapixels camera etc.
PlayStation 3 controllers (Sixaxis and DualShock 3) can now be used on Android phone to play games or just navigate through the phone!
Sixaxis Controller is a paid Android app for rooted phones that allows you to use your PS3 controller with your phone. The best part is, this app is also compatible with PlayStation emulators available in the Android Market.
Facebook Messenger for iPhone and Android was released a couple of days back which is a standalone app for messaging to your Facebook friends and mobile contacts.
The app was released for iPhone and Android first, but according to the Help pages on Facebook, Facebook Messenger will soon be making its way to BlackBerry devices as well.
The latest dev release of Chrome 15 just brought a brand new “New Tab” for Google Chrome. You can see it in the screenshot above.
Google has made multiple interfaces for Most visited, Apps and Bookmarks screens. You can access them all from the bottom of the page, along with a drop-down list of “Recently closed” pages.
Facebook has just launched their Facebook Messenger for Mobile, a standalone messaging app for smartphones. According to Mashable, Facebook will be rolling out several new features to its Facebook Chat feature.
Now you can send messages directly to your friends on their mobile phones, so you stay in touch no matter where you go. Message friends using Facebook Messenger for Mobile or anyone in your mobile contacts. This looks more of an approach like WhatsApp, BlackBerry Messenger etc.
A Guide to Taming Privacy Concerns Around Google+ – ZoneAlarm Blog has put together an interesting 6-step guide for new people joining Google+ and how they can protect their privacy on a social network that claims to have way more privacy controls than Facebook, yet you can’t have private profiles.
Google+ now has 20 million users worldwide in just 2-3 weeks after it’s launch in their invite-only field test. And as it grows, the concern for privacy and keeping yourself protected from cyber-criminals also increase.