June 2011


One of the most visually appealing feature in Windows 8 is that Microsoft has extended the support for ribbon based interface from its Office products and other built-in Windows applications such as Paint to Windows Explorer. In my experience, user experience with ribbon based interface is really a love or hate affair for most users. But if you like the ribbon interface in Office 2007, 2010 etc. then I am sure you will like this in Windows Explorer as well. Only problem is that we are helpless if we want to have access to it right now on Windows 7 Read More >


According to a iPhoneItalia, a very reliable source is reporting that iPhone 5 will be released to the US on September 5 and an international availability in October. This news comes from a senior executive at Swisscom. Swisscom is a telecom operator in Switzerland, and they have sold the iPhones in the past. According to the news from iPhoneItalia manager from Swisscom is pretty sure about the release dates as he claims that Apple has already contacted the company to decide on how to distribute the iPhone 5. This news does seem creditable simply because according to it release date Read More >


As noted in some earlier articles, after feeling the heat from Google, massively popular online social networking website Facebook has started to take major as well as incremental steps to improve the website and add new features. One feature that has been covered extensively in the recent weeks is the inclusion of the new video chat system courtesy of the Skype service. Facebook developers also made visual changes to the interface and added annoying sidebar that lists all the contacts of the users no matter if they are offline, online or idle and presents a somewhat confusing intermingled view of Read More >


CyanogenMod 7 is one of the most popular custom ROMs available on Android devices. It is based on the latest build of Android 2.3 Gingerbread. According to official site, it supports a variety of new features including improved appearance, revamped and customizable lock screen, a restyled music app, “phone goggles” (which we assume means Google googles), gesture support everywhere and so on. Earlier, we reported that Android 2.3.4 Based CyanogenMod 7 Nightlies Rolling Out For Samsung Galaxy S i9000. We also reported thatan XDA member has started development on a port of the CyanogenMod 7 for the Samsung Galaxy S2 Read More >


Fruit Ninja is a very popular fun game originally released for the Apple iOS platform sometime ago, where it became extremely popular, and quickly climbed the popularity charts in the iTunes App store. Later it was ported to the Android platform and gained the same popularity there. The worldwide smash hit Fruit Ninja is now on Android for FREE! Fruit Ninja is a juicy action game with squishy, splatty and satisfying fruit carnage! Become the ultimate bringer of sweet, tasty destruction with every slash. Swipe up across the screen to deliciously slash fruit like a true ninja warrior. With three Read More >


Xcode as you might know is the application that is required to develop applications for the Mac or the Apple iOS platform, or more specifically an integrated development environment (IDE) for all Apple platforms related development. Up till now this application was not available for free except for the members of the iOS and Mac Developer Programs that could login to download it for free. Now Apple has released the Xcode 4.1, and one of the big features is the compatibility for the newly released Mac OS X Lion. An other great news for many users that might be interested Read More >

Sea Ray

A leaked video coming straight from China shows some early views of the Sea Ray – Windows Phone 7.5 Mango based Nokia’s smartphone. Presumably it supports a 4inch screen covered by the Gorilla glass, micro USB port and three touch buttons on the front side. Sea Ray is also expected to support Carl Zeiss lens and  LED flash. The video embedded below also shows a quick tour of the Windows Phone Mango running on the device in addition to quick look at the device itself. [via]


MIUI is a customized version of the Android, developed originally by some Chinese developers aimed at the Chinese market. Originally it was only available for a handful of devices including the HTC Desire, but since then has been ported to many more with the English translated versions. It has been available both in Froyo (Android 2.2) and Gingerbread (Android 2.3) flavors. From the last few months interest in this heavily customized build of Android has grown considerably. Now there are ports available for many popular device including HTC Desire, HTC Desire HD, Motorola Droid, HTC HD2, HTC DesireZ, Samsung Galaxy Read More >


HoneyComp is a new recently released custom ROM for Samsung Galaxy S2 (SII) in a long list of ROMs that are already available for all the power users that like to tinker with their powerful SG2 device, and experience the new unique features and tweaks that are not yet available in the stock ROM. Honeycomp joins a longs list of ROMs which we have already covered here including on how to install the first ever custom ROM for your shiny new SGS2 in the form of VillainROM (v1.0)! Which was a pre-rooted ROM optimized for performance and with much greater Read More >


Facebook recently introduced a brand new video chat feature to their service which uses the Skype infrastructure to do so. In relation to this big feature they also introduced a number of visual changes to the interface. One of the most notable is the introduction of the vertical sidebar on the right side in the main interface. It houses the list of all the contacts of the users that are currently available for chat, and can be very convenient fro the users that plan to use this feature extensively. However for the most other users this vertical sidebar may be Read More >

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