AAS Insight #219: More 808 PureView and Situations

In All About Symbian Insight number 219, Rafe and Steve continue our Nokia 808 PureView coverage. Steve recaps his continuing review and talks about the device’s multimedia capabilities. Rafe and Steve talk web and conclude that, for any Symbian users, there’s a lot to recommend the 808 besides the much heralded camera module. Rafe talks about the evolution of Situations, a spin-off from Nokia Beta Labs, and there’s also a brief mention for our new user stories series.

This podcast was recorded on Monday 16th July 2012.

In this podcast we cover:

Nokia 808 PureView (review part 1, part 2a, part 2b, part 2c, part 2d, part 3)
Matt Miller on the 808
User stories from Symbian to the Lumia 710 and Windows Phone
Nokia 808 pricing at Amazon UK
Situations from Pastille Labs
Nokia Store 3.3

You can listen to earlier episodes of the AAS Insight Podcast in our media section.

Source: All about symbian  

Samsung Galaxy S III – Audio demonstration and opinion

Thanks to Samsung, I am able to bring you a taste of the new Samsung Galaxy s III.

Specifications are at the end of this post.

GT-I9300

Specifications

Network/Bearer and Wireless Connectivity

  • EDGE / GPRS (850 / 900 / 1,800 / 1,900MHZ)
  • HSPA+ 21 (850 / 900 / 1,900 / 2,100)
  • 802.11a/b/g/n
  • WiFi Direct
  • GAP, SSP, HSP, HFP1.5, A2DP, SPP, OPP, PBAP, MAP, AVRCP 1.3, HID NFC available
  • DLNA, MHL 1.0, HDMI 2 support
  • KIES, KIES Air support

Display

  • HD sAMOLED
  • 16M
  • 4.8″
  • 720 x 1280 (HD)

Memory

  • 16 / 32 / 64GB

Colour

  • Marble White

Services and Applications

  • Samsung Apps available
  • Game hub
  • ChatON available
  • ActiveSync available
  • B-to-B Compability : Sybase / Webex / Device encryption / Cisco etc.

OS

  • Android 4.0 (ICS)

Battery

  • 2,100 mAh
  • Upto 1,300 min (2G) / upto 650 min (3G)
  • Upto 900 hrs (2G) / upto 750 hrs (3G)

Chipset

  • Quad Core Application Processor
  • 1.4GHz CPU Speed

Connectors

  • USB2.0
  • 3.5pi, Stereo
  • MicroSD (upto 64GB)
  • MicroSIM
  • Micro USB available
  • MHL available

Audio and Video

  • MPEG4, H.264, H.263, VC-1. DivX, VP8, WMV7 / 8, Sorenson Spark, DivX 3.11
  • Full HD (1080p) Video Recording & Playback
  • Recording up to 30fps
  • MP3, AMR-NB / WB, AAC / AAC+ / eAAC+, WMA, OGG (Vorbis), FLAC, AC-3, apt-X

Physical Specification

  • 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6mm
  • 133g

Camera

  • 8 Megapixels Camera Resolution (Rear)
  • CMOS , 1.9MP
  • LED (1EA)

Sensors

  • Accelerometer, Geo-magnetic, Gyro, RGB Light, Barometer sensor

Location

  • Assisted GPS / GLONASS available

Please note: Features & Specifications may vary per country and are subject to change without prior notice

Zello, free Walky Talky application for Android, Blackberry, iOS and the PC.

Zello is a free program that will allow you to talk to people from all over the world, with your voice. It works on Android phones, Blackberry devices, Apple’s iOS devices and computers.

In this podcast, I demonstrate very briefly, what Zello sounds like on the computer and on my Android device.

Visit Zello on the net at www.Zello.com to download Zello for the pc.

If you are using Android, Blackberry or an iOS device, visit the respective market places to download Zello. Remember that it is free.

AAS Insight #218: Nokia 808 PureView and Davi

In All About Symbian Insight number 218, we continue our Nokia 808 PureView coverage. Steve summarises the first four parts of his review coverage, with a focus on camera performance. Rafe and Steve talk about the relative merits of the 808 when compared to the Nokia N8. In the latter part of the podcast David reports on WebDAV client Davi, the related Otixo service and the arrival of Office Mobile for the Nokia E6.

In this podcast we cover:

Nokia 808 PureView (review part 1, part 2a, part 2b, part 2c)
Davi and Otixo
Discussion of device design

You can listen to earlier episodes of the AAS Insight Podcast in our media section.

Source: All about symbian