Google SIM card tested in Spain

Google SIM card
Google SIM card

Google company may soon offer its own telecommunications network services, as can be seen that they were testing a Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) Google version.

As quoted from Stuff, Monday (September 26, 2011) Google's version of the SIM card being tested in Spain. Rumors can be seen from the photo, which implies that the biggest internet search engine may be trying his luck in the world of telecommunications.

According to some observers, it seems Google wants to become a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO), which stores data on other networks, but provides the brand with its own name.

If the attempt is successful then there will be many Android devices that can use Google SIM card, although they had negotiation with many telecommunications service providers.

Analysts say if the results of Google's effort is a voice call rates are cheap and the loss of data roaming charges, then Google's effort to succeed.

Xperia Play Review and Specifications

Xperia Play
Xperia Play

Since launched in February, PlayStation phone Xperia Play became one of the most anticipated gadgets of the gamers and Android lovers.

But, could Xperia Play meet high expectations? as quoted from, Xperia Play phone Android 2.3 Gingerbread, here are Xperia Play Review and Specifications, so you can get some important notes from the Xperia Play mobile game.

Xperia Play specifications:
Dimensions: 119 x 62 x 16 mm
Weight: 175 g
Screen: 4-inch capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 480 x 854 pixel image storage capacity: 400MB (internal) and can be expanded up to 32GB via microSD
CPU: Processor 1GHz Scorpion, Adreno 205 GPU, MSM8255 Qualcomm's Snapdragon
OS: Android 2.3 Gingerbread
Camera: 5 megapixel
Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspots, Bluetooth

Xperia Play phone
Xperia Play phone

Design Xperia Play
Xperia Play smartphone could be the most serious and bold ever produced by Sony Ericsson. Featuring a 4 inch screen with a resolution of 480 x 854 pixels, Xperia Play has a thickness of 16 millimeters and weighs 175 grams, making it quite inconvenient to carry.

But that does not mean the physical form is not fun to watch. Like other family Xperia members, Xperia Play has a simple and elegant design.

To operate its gaming features, users simply remove the control that presents a slide-out buttons like the PlayStation consoles, including the shoulder button next to the phone body so close to the volume control buttons.

Users will get interfaces Xperia Play similar to other Xperia family members. The phone has five home screen can be selected as desired, including a widget that displays Timescape update Facebook and Twitter as well as incoming messages. To select one of five existing home screen, users only need to swipe to the left and right.

Users can set game phone to automatically activate the feature by simply shifting the Xperia Play console slide. But if you do not want this application is activated, you just set it back on the phone settings.

Xperia Play has 5 games pre-installed with Crash Bandicoot as the only game on PlayStation Pocket that offers a special PS One games, while games such as FIFA 10, The Sims 3, Star Battalion and Bruce Lee can be accessed at the Xperia Play a game displays of Android Market.

Before you can play one of the 5 games that are available, you must download the game files in question is quite large in size. Make sure you have good data package or connected with wi-fi access is tight so the download process does not last too long or fail in the middle of the road.

Xperia Play console slides feels stable enough to be grasped. In addition, the game buttons on this phone is also convenient to be operated so that the user will have the optimal gaming experience.

Xperia Play include a camera with high resolution, ie 5 megapixels. Indeed, the Arc has not matched that achieved the Xperia camera 8 megapixels, but the resulting image is quite satisfying nonetheless.

The color and sharpness of images from the photo outside the room was very qualified, as it always offered by Sony Ericsson phones other. However, users must perform a number of settings to get the color and sharpness of the same image when it is inside the room. It is obviously quite a hassle for users.

This phone is equipped with multiple connectivity options like a smartphone on the market: Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n, Bluetooth and 3G/HSDPA. In addition Xperia Play can also be used as a portable hotspot like Froyo and Gingerbread Android phone in general.

What distinguishes the Xperia Play of cousins Media Server is an application that allows users to access content in mobile phones in the local network, so you can stream video in a larger PC screen simply by doing some of the settings.

Overall, the Xperia Play is actually quite satisfying as a smartphone. But the design is too thick and a few games that feature complex arrangements make the Legal for immediate re-think buying this phone. Legal fairly disappointed that the Xperia Play unable to meet the initial expectations are so high. Especially with the price of Rp 4 million, it would be more satisfying if you increase your budget to buy two sets of smartphones and handheld consoles are different.

Android Application Developers Competition by Acer

Today Android users in Asia, include Singapore and Indonesia have developed rapidly in recent years. Based on data from GfK in July 2011, the total market share for smart Android handled and tablets at around 179 000 units per month or a quarter of the total smartphone and feature phone. Android Market trends also increased from 8 percent in the first quarter to 16 percent in the second quarter of 2011.

These positive developments open up opportunities for Indonesia to application developers can create. For that, the Acer organized Acer HackDay, an event to the application developers to create a prototype that is able to work well and Honeycomb-based Android operating system.

"Acer is committed to developing the creative community in Asia country and cultivate innovation in this sector," said Country Manager, President Director of PT Acer Indonesia, Jason Lim, in Jakarta, Friday, September 23, 2011.

Andoid Honeycomb is a version of Android-based platform that is optimized for devices with larger screens, especially tablets. Android introduces the most recent appearance, with design virtual 'holographic' that is also elegant and focus on the interaction content. Meanwhile, Acer Iconia is the first PC operating system to adopt it.

Although local competition, the work of the participants will be placed on the Android Market. "The work they put in there, so it's up there, it could be used abroad," said Head of Marketing Communications Acer Indonesia, Helmy Anam competition between Acer Honeycomb.

Helmy added, the purpose of this competition to find new talent in the development of Android applications Honeycomb. Then, if the follow-up later?

He stressed, the focus is currently used to grow the potential, to the next, it has not thought that far ahead. "We want to see it once was, we do not limit," he added.

Competition segment is a segment of entertainment. Acer targets of this competition is to eliminate barriers in the use of computers or PCs, even more so when the momentum of the explosion of social media.

The competition was attended by 20 participants who previously qualified more than 100 potential participants. Participants were given 24 hours to create the best applications. This program is part of Acer's corporate responsibility to facilitate the online community. Previously, Acer had done for the technological competition among teachers.

Symantec presenting Norton Anti Virus 2012 and Norton Security 2012

To protect platforms, devices and digital experiences, Now, Symantec presenting Norton Internet Security and Norton Anti Virus 2012. The product is claimed to support mobile devices and tablets, both the Android platform and the IOS.

"The last few years, the number of devices, platforms and applications explode, the need to be protected from cyber crime too great," said Janice Chaffin, Group President of Symantec's Consumer Business Unit, in Jakarta, 22 September 2012.

Norton Anti Virus and Norton Internet Security 2012, Chaffin claims, offers the security that goes beyond the traditional Internet security, namely the ability to find your laptop or your Android device is lost or stolen.

"Norton Security 2012 is also equipped with security locks, including Norton Identy Safe in The Cloud that protects personal and financial information," said Chaffin. "It was also able to maintain the security of the web fake, can store passwords in clouds, and can be accessed from any PC that has been installed Norton Security 2012," he said.

Security when users download from the internet is provided by feature Download the Insight that checks each file to be downloaded. With Sonar, users can monitor the applications that run rapidly to detect suspicious behavior and disable it.

This anti virus product supports Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7 and are available at retailers and Norton online stores.

Photo iPhone 5 with Chip A5

iPhone 5
iPhone 5

Recently, appears photo of the possibility inside iPhone 4S or iPhone 5. Figure it shows similarities with the form iPhone 4 for CDMA than iPhone 4 for GSM, including a space to put the chip A5.

Quoted from MacRumors page, a new photo in a Chinese microblogging site, Weibo, showing the inside (logic board) with all the chips in place, and partly it is mounted on the board.

The photo shows the new iPhone may have a front panel / LCD screen the same as the iPhone 4 in white type. Similarly, a battery and a number of parts in the device.

Not only that, the photo also clearly shows the chip A5, which of course is expected to be a component for the iPhone 5.

From this then comes the debate, whether Apple will introduce new iPhone like iPhone 4 products such as iPhone 4S, whether Apple will redesign the iPhone 5, or do both.

If Apple does release the iPhone 4S and Apple iPhone 5 at the same time, the chip A5 was an indication that Apple is offering a different, which is better than the iPhone that have been there before.

The battery appears in the picture also raises the conversation, because of different specifications. Recent photos showed the battery WHr 3.7 and 5.3 V, 1430 mAh charging capacity. For comparison, the iPhone 4 battery with 3.7 V and 5:25 WHr, with 1430 mAh.

Recent photos show 1430 mAh writings are printed directly on it, though it seems written with a voltage 4.2 V. This picture does not explain completely why the battery has a different voltage.

LG Optimus Q2 will Launch in South Korea

LG Optimus Q2
LG Optimus Q2

LG, biggest electronic company from Korean, has launched its latest smartphone based on Android, LG Optimus Q2. With the Android operating system 2.3 (Gingerbread), the smartphone LG Optimus Q2 is equipped with a slide-out Qwerty keyboard.

As quoted by Mashable page, the LG Optimus Q2 phone has an LCD screen measuring 4 inch IPS. This phone also features a 5 megapixel camera on the back, and a VGA camera on front for video chat.

The advantages of this LG Optimus Q2 smartphone is in its content, namely with Tegra 2 processor 1.2 GHz CPU. This makes LG Q2 Optimus one of the best Android phones on the market.

LG also mentions Optimus Q2 will be a phone with a QWERTY slide-smallest on the market. This will be one of the attractions for buyers.

While the Engadget page called Optimus Q2 as the development of type LU 2300, which also uses the Android operating system.

The plan, next week LG will launch this phone in South Korea. It is not yet known what price will be priced. Also not yet known when LG Optimus Q2 will be circulated in the international market.
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