Best Wi-Fi Call and Text Apps For Android

The second decade of the 21st century will be remembered as the one with the smart phones and tablets. The PCs defined the 90s and the laptops defined the 00s. Now the computing industry has graduated to the next phase, where the tablets now dominate the market as the need for mobile computing becomes greater and greater.

Most of the functionality on the tablets is available via apps that used to come canned in the traditional PCs in form of executable programs. Hence in order to use a particular functionality, the users need to be well versed with apps. Take example of texting and calling apps for Android.

Viber - free call for Android
Viber – free call for Android

Most of the functionality for calling and texting on Wi-Fi enabled Internet connected devices is provided by the Voice over IP (VoIP) core engine, where the voice/data packets are sent across the Internet as datagrams rather than on a dedicated line. This reduces the cost, although such calls are susceptible to frequent losses and unreliable service expected through the call duration. (more…)

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Sony Tablet S – Let us See what They Got

Recently HP put his Tablet on Fire sale and now Sony launched their – Sony Tablet S. This recent Tablet from Son has got 9.4″ screen and powered by Nvidia’s Tegra 2 Processor. It will be running Android Honeycomb 3.1 OS. and you can upgrade it to 3.2 anytime. Sony has announced it in IFA2011 and will be released to public in September for Wi-Fi Version. A Wi-Fi/3G version will be release in Late November/ December 2011. And it’s weight only about 600 grams.

Sony Tablet S1
Sony Tablet S1

Sony is well known for Their sleep Laptops and this look impressive as well. It’s not as good as iPad, but it’s cheaper than iPad and the brand name of Sony can make it popular and it will definitely get some sales percentage out of Apple’s Pocket. Best thing they have made it intractable with their Play station and Bravia LCD TV. So you can watch TV and Play using it as well.


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HP Touchpad – A Short Consumer review

People are getting mad about touchpad or better we call it tablet PC with touch interface. With the success of Apple iPad every company want to get some market share of these touch Pad. In the Contest HP Touchpad was launched recently with 9.7″ screen size. It cost 399.99$ for 16Gb model and 499.99 for 32Gb. But does it stand aside with competitors like Apple iPad and Galaxy Tab from Samsung ?

HP Touchpad Front View
HP Touchpad Front View

If we talk about look and feel it’s weight is about 750 Grams, which is heavier than iPad 2 and Galaxy Tab, even slightly heavier than not so good competitor Motorola Xoom. It’s back is made of plastic, black and with piano like finish. It is concave in shape which feel very comfortable while holding it in hands. It is equipped with Wi-Fi & Bluetooth for communication. It does not have SIM Support at the moment.

It’s 9.7″ Display is equipped with LED Backlight and comes with Multi Touch capacitive system. If we talk about speed it has 1.2Ghz Snapdragon Dual core APQ8060 processor but while using it does not feel like so fast. It also have a front facing 1.3 MP camera and microphone for Video calling support.


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