Earlier this month, SPB Software launched its popular application, SPB TV for Android and Bada OS. And now, the company announced the launch of this amazing app for Maemo smartphones. SPB TV for Maemo allows you to watch Live TV channels on the go. You can easily download this application from Ovi Store. Check out the complete features of SPB TV below.
- Full Screen TV player with picture-in-picture mode
- Unique TV browser with fast channel launching and switching
- A wide selection of public live TV channels
- Integrated TV Guide with a list of current and upcoming TV shows
- On-screen control panel
- Video quality switcher
- Advanced Video Codec support
We aim to bring SPB TV to every mobile device and provide users with the opportunity to watch mobile TV for free no matter what kind of phone they have. The release of SPB TV for Maemo and Nokia N900 devices helps us to cover one more platform and make SPB TV available for more than 99% of mobile devices on the market, says Vassili Philippov, COO of SPB Software.
SPB TV for Maemo is the first mobile TV solution for Maemo devices available on the Ovi store. Currently, Maemo users can watch live TV channels from more than 17 countries. Currently, this app is available on Android, iPhone/iPad, Symbian, Windows Mobile, BlackBerry, Bada and WebOS smartphones as well as on feature phones. SPB TV is available for Maemo smartphone users for free. This app currently supports Nokia N900 smartphone. To download SPB TV, head over to this page.
MTS, the mobile telephony services brand of Sistema Shyam Teleservices Limited (SSTL), expanded its mobile services across UP East and UP West circles. MTS currently has 8 million voice and over 400,000 mobile broadband customers. Recently, the Russian Government picked up approximately 17% stake in SSTL for US $600 million.
The launch of telephony services by MTS in UP East and UP West has further expanded our national footprint. MTS would now be able to address the telecom needs of over 80% of India’s population and about 92% of the data market potential in the country. This truly represents a very exciting opportunity for MTS,said Sergey Savchenko, Chief Financial Officer, Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited (SSTL).
MTS is ranked amongst the top 100 most valuable brands in the world. MTS will also address the telecom needs of over 80% of India’s population and about 92% of the data market potential in the country. The company will soon launch MBlaze, its high-speed mobile broadband service in UP East and UP West. Currently, MBlaze is available across 96 cities including all five metros.
The leaked pics of Motorola’s upcoming Android device, Cliq 2 have been spotted in the wild. This handset is powered by the Android 2.2 (FroYo) operating system and it will be exclusively available on the airwaves of T-Mobile in the US. The complete features and specification of this handset is still unknown, but the Android powered Cliq 2 is expected to come with a 5 megapixel camera, slide-out QWERTY keyboard, Bluetooth 2.1, Wi-Fi calling, MicroSD card slot, FM Radio, 3.5mm audio jack and more.
This handset is expected to be announced at CES and it will be available from January 19th. The guys at TmoNews recently shared a few pics of this device. Check out the leaked pics of Motorola Cliq 2 below.
Samsung Wave is the first Bada OS powered smartphone. This handset is already a huge hit worldwide. Samsung managed to sell 2 million units of this powerful smartphone. Now we have a good news or all the original Wave users. Samsung recently tweeted from their Bada’s official twitter account that, the Bada 1.2 update will be available for all the Wave users by early next year.
Samsung Wave features a 3.3 inch Super AMOLED display, 1GHz processor, BADA operating system, 5 megapixel camera with HD (720p) video recording, 3G Connectivity, Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi, microSD memory card slot, 32GB expandable memory, 3.5mm audio jack, Built-in GPS receiver and much more.
Samsung Wave is quite popular in Europe and it is one of the best selling phones in France, Germany and Austria. The Bada 1.2 update will be first available to Europen Wave users in early 2011 and Wave users in rest of the world will receive it in Q1 of 2011. The Bada 1.2 update comes with bug fixes, improved security, T9 Trace keyboard and so on.
The Android powered Dell Venue smartphone, which was recently launched in Hong Kong, is currently displayed at the Dell India’s homepage. It comes with a 4.1 inch touchscreen display, 1GHz processor, 8 megapixel camera and so on. This handset runs on the Android 2.2 (FroYo) Operating System and it allows you to access around 200,000 apps from the Android Market.
Dell Venue features a 4.1 inch AMOLED display with 800 x 480 pixels resolution, 1GHz processor, Android 2.2 Operating System, 8 megapixel camera with autofocus and 4x Digital Zoom, Video and Audio Record, Dedicated Camera Key, Virtual KeyboardUSB Mass Storage, Wi-Fi, AGPS, Bluetooth 2.1 with EDR, Micro-USB, 3.5 mm headset jack, 1 GB internal memory, 32 GB expandable memory and a 1400 mAh battery.
The price, release date and availablity of this handset is still unknown, but the powerful smartphone is expected to launch in early January in India. The price of the phone is expected to be around Rs.23,000.
We have a good news for Blackberry smartphone users in India. Tata Docomo today announced their exciting new Blackberry Unlimited plan for both pre-paid and postpaid customers. Tata Docomo is currently offering unlimited Blackberry service for just Rs.399 per month. It includes –
- Unlimited push Email
- Unlimited usage on Instant Messenger
- Unlimited usage on BlackBerry App World
- Unlimited usage on Social Networking
- Unlimited usage on Internet Browsing, including audio and video content
- As many as 10 personal e-mail accounts
The unlimited Blackberry plan allows you to stay connected with your friends and family on the go. Tata Docomo users in Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh-Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, UP (West), Punjab, Haryana and Maharashtra circle will also get an additional 300 MB to experience the super-express speeds on Tata Docomo 3G. If you have any queries, you can call customer care at 1800-419-0121 or you can even ask us in the comments below.
LG recently launched a new entry level QWERTY phone – the LG C310. This handset comes with basic features such as 2.4 inch QVGA display, 2MP camera, MicroSD card slot and so on. LG C310 looks much similar to the C300 handset, but C310 has Dual SIM (GSM+GSM) capabilities.
LG C310 features a 2.4 inch QVGA display with 240 x 320 pixels resolution, QWERTY keypad, 2 megapixel camera, GPRS/EDGE, Wi-Fi Connectivity, 3.5mm headset jack, stereo Bluetooth, MicroUSB 2.0, Music Plyer, FM Radio, 200 MB internal memory, MicroSD card slot, up to 6 hours talk-time, up to 408 hours stand-by time and more.
LG C310 candybar phone comes with a price tag of $200. This handset is currently available only in New Zealand and it is expected to be available in other countries soon.
HTC and Airtel today unveiled India’s first Microsoft Windows Phone 7 smartphone – the HTC HD7. It comes with a large 4.3 inch LCD display, 5 megapixel camera, 16 GB internal memory and so on. This handset is already available at Flipkart from last week, but today, HTC officially launched it in India.
Windows Phone 7 is an entirely fresh mobile experience, on which HTC is excited to be going big. We see tremendous customer opportunities with the integration of Microsoft’s most popular services,said Ajay Sharma, Country Head, HTC India. The value Microsoft is bringing to mobile customers around the world sets a new benchmark for the industry and HTC is proud to be the first in bringing in the brand new Windows Phone 7 experience to India in partnership with Bharti airtel.
On the launch Mr. Shireesh Joshi, CMO-Mobile Services, Bharti airtel said, We are delighted with the opportunity to bring the eagerly-awaited HTC HD7 Smartphone in India. Combining the strength of the airtel brand and network with the innovation and design of HTC and the great user-interface of Windows Phone 7, we are happy to bring another first for our customers that will take mobile communications to a whole new level.
This handset features a 4.3 inch LCD display with 800 x 480 pixels resolution, 1 GHz Snapdragon processor, Windows Phone 7 OS, 16GB of internal memory, 576 MB RAM, 512 MB ROM, 5 megapixel camera with auto-focus and dual-LED flash, HD (720p) video recording, HTC Hub, 1230 mAh battery and so on.
HTC HD7 comes with a price tag of Rs.29,990. You can purchase this handset from any authorized HTC resellers across the country. Alternately, you can purchase this handset from Flipkart for just Rs.28,999. Airtel customers will get an exclusive data pack to download 2GB data per month for 6 months at a special price of just Rs 300.
Last month, Samsung launched its first tablet device, the Samsung Galaxy Tab in India. We have a good news for those who are planning to buy this device. Galaxy Tab was originally priced at Rs.38,000 and but most of us were waiting for the price to come down, since it is available for just $600 (approx. Rs.27000) in the US. The price of this device has been finally dropped and now Galaxy Tab is available in India for just Rs.31,000.
Samsung Galaxy Tab features a 7 inch TFT-LCD touchscreen display with 1024Ã—600 pixels resolution, Android 2.2 operating system, 1GHz Cortex A8 application processor, TouchWIZ 3.0 UI, 512MB RAM, 16GB of internal memory, 32GB expandable memory, 4000mAH battery and more.
Flipkart, a popular online retailer is currently selling this device for just Rs.31,199. It comes with a free preloaded 2GB memory card with 3 idiots movie and Map My India Navigation. Now most of us will be able to afford this device. Are you planning to buy this device or you are waiting for the iPad 2 annoucement? Let us know in the comments below.
Do you still remember the Android 2.1 powered LG Ally, which was launched back in May on the airwaves of Verizon Wireless? We have a good news for the LG Ally users. After the long wait, Android 2.2 (FroYo) update is finally coming to this mid-range smartphone in February.
LG Ally features a 3.2 inch touchscreen display with 800 x 480 pixels resolution, 600 MHz processor, Android 2.1 OS, Slide-Out QWERTY Keyboard, 3.2 megapixel camera with Autofocus and Flash, 512MB ROM, 256MB RAM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, A-GPS, Visual Voice Mail, Android Market, 3.5mm Headset jack, Up to 450 mins talk-time, up to 500 hrs stand-by time and more.
LG Ally recently received a software update, but the owners were disappointed since it was just a minor software update and not the Android 2.2 (FroYo) update. A moderator at the LG Forum recently said that LG Ally owner will finally get the much awaited Android 2.2 update in February 2011. It is still unknown whether the Froyo upgrade will allow them to run Adobe Flash Player 10.1, since the specs of this handset is lower than the Adobe’s hardware requirements.