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New iPAD Mini likely in Oct/Nov 2012 ?

September 17, 2012


After the launch of the iphone 5, the next big gadget on most smartphone/tablet users mind is the potential iPad Mini , rumoured to be a smaller size iPad at a 7 to 8” display. Some have even said is going to be 7.8 inch display. Infact all these are rumours and there is nothing […]

3 more days to Galaxy Note 2 launch

August 27, 2012


As of June 2012, the current Galaxy Note has sold 7 million units. Samsung is targeting a 10 million sale units  by year end. These sales figures are impressive consideringthis is a bigger than normal size phone. With a display size of 5.3 inch, it is still the biggest smartphone in the market. However skepticism of its […]

Brief Comparison of HTC One X against the Samsung Galaxy Note

April 4, 2012


Another layman comparison review. As before I will use simple benchmarks to assess each individual feature. A 10 point score being the best and a 1 point score for the worst. I would like to emphasized this is my personal assessment and you are free to disagree. This comparison will not tell you which is […]

Team Rocket ICS v1.3 beta rom versus Chinese Leak i9220zclp1 on the Galaxy Note

February 22, 2012


This is a brief comparison between the Chinese ICS leak rom i9220zclp1 which I have posted earlier in my blog and the TeamRocket version 1.3 beta. Overall the Chinese leak rom is a more complete rom with most of  the Samsung apps and Samsung S Pen features. The TeamRocket rom do not have the S Pen […]

Impressions of Ice Cream Sandwich on the Galaxy Note

February 17, 2012


The Ice Cream Sandwich firmware  for the Galaxy Note was first released about 2 days ago on a Chinese website which required Odin on PC to flash it. Doing so will result in an increase in the flash counter and yellow triangle during bootup. Kernel developer Chainfire has on the next day, repackaged the whole firmware […]

Portable external battery chargers for smartphones and tablets

January 30, 2012


The above are the 2 most commonly used by me to charge my smartphones : Energizer XP4001 and Yoobao YB602 Here are the details of these 2 battery chargers : ENERGIZER XP4001 : 4000 mAh  Purchased at Singapore IT Fair for S$ 89 ( about RM 213 ): An expensive charger that is not really […]

Brief Comparison : Galaxy Note versus Galaxy Nexus

January 28, 2012


This is just a layman’s comparison between these 2 latest Android smartphones : Samsung Galaxy Note and Google’s Galaxy Nexus ( made by Samsung ). The G Note is still on Gingerbread 2.3.6 while the G Nexus has Google’s latest firmware Ice Cream Sandwich build 4.0.3. It is rumored the Galaxy Note will have its […]