New from Gear4 is the
‘VideoBuddy’, a clever dongle for watching videos filmed on the new iPod nano on the big screen. Simply connect the dongle to your iPod nano dock and then link it up to the TV with the included RCA/phono cable for instant results.
Incorporating a new authentication chip from Apple that allows video (both recorded and downloaded), photos and movies to be played directly from the more recent iPod models. Older video connectivity solutions are not compatible with the newer iPod models for this reason.
No surprises that the iPhone was voted coolest and most desirable brand in Britain, according to the CoolBrands annual survey announced yesterday. But what is surprising is just how far tech has come in terms of being seen as desirable.
Of the top 10 brands named in the list, all but one are from the world of tech including Blackberry, YouTube, Bang and Olufsen, Playstation, Nintendo as well as obviously Apple, the iPod and the iPhone. Aston Martin, last year’s number 1, slipped one place to number 2, while the next highest non-tech entries are, bizarrely, Tate Modern (12), Dom Perignon (13), Virgin Atlantic (14) and Ferrari (15).
Bad news for Facebook which dropped out the top 20 and Twitter which failed to make the top 20 but is listed in the top. Good news for the BBC iPlayer which is a new entry at Number 20.
Cool Brands 2009/2010
The Telegraph also says it will spark a price war and may offer the handset at a cheaper price than its rival networks.
The screen has a total viewing area of 11,393 square-feet and is display is equal to 3,268 52-inch televisions, and has 10,584,064 LED lights.
There was a time when the only phone to sport a full QWERTY keyboard was a BlackBerry. Not any more for low-end handsets aimed at text-crazed, Facebook- frenzied teenagers are becoming the norm.
The designer's name is Rolands Landsbergs and he has worked with several big consumer electronics brands including Sony and Samsung. Each system is handmade and is designed to be a mixture of functionality, advanced technologies and the contemporary aesthetics of minimalism.
Its press release also stated that Apple has sold over 50 million iPhones and iPod touches and that there are now over 85,000 apps for iPhone owners to choose from.
The report suggests that Twitter users are twice as likely to review or rate products, visit online visit company profiles and click on advertisements or sponsors than Facebook or MySpace users are.
Well now Expansys has the phone listed on its site, so we also know that it has a five mega pixel camera, runs Android 2,.0 Donut, a 3.5inch WVGA screen, GPS, a 3.5mm jack, Bluetotoh, HSPA and standby battery time of up to 400 hours.
Apple obviously wants to end its exclusive deal with AT&Tin the US. So it is using the UK as a test bed to see how non-exclusivity deals works in mature smartphone markets.