HTC HD2 running Windows Phone 7

Earlier HTC announced that its smartphone HTC HD2 cannot support running Windows 7 Series due to lack of graphics and front buttons. But a user eaglite has made it possible by running WP7 on HTC HD2. Though the response time is little bit slow, the main features like WiFi, GPS and Bluetooth works well. If the lag can be reduced, its certainly a good news for HTC HD2 owners who are running windows 6.5. Check out the below video of Windows Phone 7 on HTC HD2.


Wordpress for Blackberry phones Updated v1.1

Wordpress announced its updated version 1.1 to Blackberry Phones. The update includes the following new features:
  • Comment Notifications.
  • Geotag your posts.
  • Improved UI interface on Touch devices.
  • New touch gestures.
  • Improvements in photo resizing.
  • File browser with thumbnails support.
  • Increase in speed and stability of the app.
  • French, Finnish, German, Portuguese and Indonesian support.
Download Wordpress 1.1 for Blackberry

blackberry app wordpress

Search Homes for Sale from Android Phones

Now you can search and check the Homes available for Sale along with photos of the property in more than 4000 cities of US with the new ZipRealty App for Android.

Some of the features of ZipRealty Android app are:
  • Seach for Sale homes along with photos, Google street view maps and home details.
  • Using GPS, find a home near your location.
  • View price esitmates for the selected home.
  • Check what homes have sold recently in your neighborhood.
  • The App is completely free.

zip realty app droid

Search n Swipe in Google Maps 4.1 for Android Phones

The new Google Maps for mobile 4.1 was released today adding new features like Search n Swipe, Latitude widget etc. You can quickly see map info or sort through the search results.

Some of the new features of Google maps on Android are:
  • Updated search results page with details and review.
  • Swipe the finger to get more results.
  • Latitude widget to find the nearest friend.
  • Set Maps Live wallpaper.
  • Switch between Google accounts on maps.
To get all these new features all you have to do is just search for Google maps 4.1 on your phone Android market and install it. Alternatively you can also visit in your phone's browser.
Google maps 4.1 for androidVia GoogleMobile Blog

Download Microsoft Silverlight for Symbian

Microsoft released Silverlight, a cross-browser and a cross-platform application for building rich interactive applications for Nokia Symbian S60 5th Edition devices like Nokia 5800 XpressMusic, Nokia N97 and Nokia N97 Mini. The app also works on Samsung i8910 and Sony Ericsson satio phones. Silverlight includes a runtime that is optimized to display content on memory-constrained devices.

Silverlight support for Nokia S60v5 devices includes:
  • The ability to view Silverlight applications in the mobile browser.
  • Tools to build Silverlight applications that target devices.
Download Silverlight for Symbian. Check out the screenshots of Bing and Sesmic apps running on silverlight.

twitter app on silverlight
bing app on silverlight

Download Tranz, a file sharing application

Tranz is a file sharing and networking mobile application among your phonebook contacts. With Tranz, you can share pictures, videos and documents with your friends.Tranz is a social tool for the your strongest social network. All you need to use this app is an internet connectivity.
tranz appSome of the cool features of this app are
  • Share recent pictures, videos and documents.
  • Check the friend's collection and request any file you like.
  • Shout to your friends about whats happening with you.
  • With Live Feed, keep track on whats new in your friends phone.
All the Java enabled phones supports Tranz application. Download Tranz application here.

Augmented Reality Applications to rule Mobile Market

Imagine if you can point to something using your mobile and the mobile would give you the information about it. Augmented reality refers to such a technology (mobile devices, in-windshield displays, etc.) that has the capacity to get the information from the Web regarding a real object .

The term "outer Web" , one of the most interesting ideas of Mobile application developers is the extension of the information outside the normal confines of broadband networks and into the real world. This is not a new concept altogether. They have been made available for some time now,the best example being Layar which runs of iPhone and the Google andriod. And there are lot of other apps like Wikitude, TwittAround, TAT, Worksnug, AR Compass etc which are pretty popular as augmented reality apps.AR is going to be pretty much useful for the investigating agencies. But still have to see how far can this AR be implemented in real life taking into consideration various hinderances .

AR apps

Download BlipPlus, Location tracking application

Do you want to trace where your friends were last day? BlipPlus is the new development in social networking that finds out the location history of you and everyone in your network. All you need to do is to have an email id and a free BlipPlus account on your mobile . It also facilitates you to turn on security / privacy options whether to allow others to track you or not.

BlipPlus is compatible with BlackLines flagship product,GPS Snitch and tracking produts . This can prove highly effective in vehicle tracking.You can also publish and share geo-tagged photos with others.The company claims BlipPlus to have been already used by tens of thousands of Blackberry users. This application is gaining tremendous interest from Blackberry users and might also attract the Apple users .

Download BlipPlus for Blackberry Phones and iPhone

blipplus gps application

Opera Mini 5 Beta Browser for Android Phones

Can you imagine how many andriod phones google ships per day . It is unimaginable 60000 per day. So its quite probably that you have an andriod phone around you. It comes with an andriod browser but Opera has something new for web browsers on andriod phones.It is the Beta version of the Opera Mini 5 browser.The experience is almost like working on a normal PC. Its compatible with any smartphone and other handheld devices that run on andriod platform.

opera mini 5 for android
Faster operation, 90 % Data Compression , Tabbed browsing are some of the special features this supports. You can have your custom managers for passwords and downloads to pause and resume your downloads.

Download Opera Mini 5 by visiting with your Android browser.

Download MEaster Egg App for Windows mobile

Have you ever thought of decorating an Egg with full color, add-ons and freehand drawing? Then MEaster Egg app is for you. With this app you can decorate a normal egg into new virtual designed egg. It depends on your limits of creativity.

Some of the features of this app are:
  • You can select freehand color and thickness.
  • Select freehand drawing or drawing with menu items.
  • Many graphic items like skins, nose,masks, wings, ears etc are available to make your design easy.
  • Combine freehand drawing with graphic items.
  • You can reset everything or reset only freehand drawing when you feel that the design for the egg is not good.
This app is best for killing the time besides testing your creativity and having fun.

Download MEaster Egg app for windows mobile.

Here are some of the screenshots of easter eggs
easter egg windows app
egg windows app screenshot

98.9% Downloads on Android Market are Free

Though Android increasing its market share in the mobile OS, the app store of Android is loosing. The bad news for Android developers is that 98.9% app downloads made from Android market are free of cost. The abundance of free apps helped Android market to surpass 250 million downloads but according to FADE report 8 million users downloaded 289 million apps of which 98.9% apps are free.
android market screenshot.JPGAccording to the report, an average Android user is spending just 6.1 cents on Android games and 50 cents on all other applications, where as an average iPhone user spends $1 on games and $5 on other apps.

As per the report, the low revenue from the Android Market is due to
  • Payment UI
  • Less number of paid countries.
  • Android 1.5 is use on 30% of phones.
  • Not supporting downloading apps to SD card.
If Android Market can improve in the above mentioned factors , then for sure Android will become a tough competitor to its rival iPhone.


Download DivX Mobile Media

DivX Mobile Media allows you to play DivX videos on your mobile phone. Many low end phones doesn't support playing DivX Videos on the mobile. Only some of the DivX certified mobile phones supports it. But with DivX Mobile Player, you can play the divx videos on your phone as well.
divx mobile media screenshot
Also with DivX Mobile Media you can upload your own videos in Music, Comedy, Sports and Entertainment. DivX Mobile Media is a free service, but carieer may charge you for connecting to internet.

Download DivX Mobile Player. Most of the Java enabled phones are compatible with this app.

Download Windows 7 SDK Free

windows 7 series mobile sdk
Microsoft released Windows 7 SDK available free to download from developer site . Windows 7 phone will be hitting the markets in the Q4 of this year and much before the official release of the phone Microsoft wants the developers to create some great apps and games for the new platform. With this SDK, developers can create high quality applications and games using Silverlight, XNA frameworks.

Download windows 7 SDK and start developing apps for revolutionary platform windows 7.

Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 Mini Pro impresses!!

The new sony ericsson XPERIA X10 Mini Pro which is due for release in second quarter of this year is really impressive with stylish looks, wide variety of functionalities and compact size.

xperia x10 mini pro.JPG
Some of the features of XPERIA X10 Mini Pro are:
  • 120 gm device with 90 mm x 52 mm x 17 mm measurements
  • 2.5 inch TFT touch screen with 16 Million colour
  • Qualcomm MSM7227 600 MHz processor.
  • Android 1.6 OS.
  • 5MP Camera with LED flash.
  • GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA, WI-FI Connectivity
  • micro-USB, Bluetooth
  • 128 MB Internal memory and upto 16GB SD card slot.
  • GPS and A-GPS
  • QWERTY Keyboard
  • FM Radio, MP4 player
  • Google search, maps, youtube and Google talk apps included.
  • Document viewer, voice memo, calender apps
  • Scratch resistance surface.
Its a small phone which can do BIG. The phone's compact size and wide variety of functionalites will definitely make this phone popular in the market.


iPhone 4G Concept Phone

Antonio De Rosa created an excellent design for iPhone, named it as iPhone Pro. I think even Apple can't come up with a better design than this. The concept phone looks amazing with two sliding parts for rich gaming experience, front camera and OLED Screen.
iphone 4G concept phone.JPG

Check out the design of the iPhone 4G concept phone below:


Video: Windows 95 on HTC HD2

Developers from had given demonstration of qemu on the htc hd2 with Win95. Check out the below video.

Download TwitCal, Calender App for iPhone

TwitCal is a calendar app for the iPhone/iPod touch. With TwitCal you can Create, Edit, Share, Tweet and Follow events with just few clicks. Some of the features of TwitCal are:
  • Automatically tweet your Birthdays, Anniversary, Events etc from your calender.
  • Import tweeted events into your calender.
  • Follow your family or friend's calender.
  • Easily manage multiple calendars through twitter.
  • Share event information with friends.
  • Sync with Google Calender.
  • Multiple views depending on day, list, week, month etc.
  • Supports 6 international languages.
But this app don't come for free, you can download TwitCal from itunes for $2.99. If you are a regular event goer and twitter user, this app is definitely worth to buy.
calender app iphone screenshot
twitcal iphone app

Download xScope, Multi Touch Browser for Android

Last few days there were some new browsers like Dolphin for Droid with Multi touch features, now another similar kind of browser xScope has joined the party. Some of the features of this app are
  • Multi Touch Browsing Experience.
  • Tabbed Browsing.
  • Viewing Local files.
  • Task Killer.
  • Different types of zooming like Pinch zoom, Pin zoom and double tap.
  • Get good browsing experience with your Droid and Nexus One.
There is a free version of the browser available to download, however if you want some advanced features you need to purchase it for $2.99.

Check out the Video Demo of the browser

Download Best Alarm Pro for Blackberry Phones

Alarm Pro is the best alarm client for the Blackberry Phones currently available in the market. The powerful features of this app is sure to replace the regular alarm app for your Blackberry phone.

Features of Alarm Pro:
  • Simple, Quick and Easy to use.
  • Visually stunning appeareance.
  • Create multiple Alarms.
  • Choose from 4 built-in sounds or select your own song as alarm tone.
  • Set snooze times for 1, 2, 5 minutes all the way up to an hour
  • Set quick alarms for quick power nap etc.
  • Your own alarm templates.
blackberry alarm clock screeenshot
blackberry alarm pro
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Bold (9000), Storm (9500, 9530), 8900 (Curve), 9630 (Tour).

Try Alarm Pro Free for Blackberry and if you like it you can purchase this app after expiration of trail period

Microsoft Tag launched for Android Mobile

Microsoft launched its barcode reader app, Microsoft Tag for Google Android which uses the camera to read barcodes and decodes it to display the rich content like video, application or a link to the website on the screen. Though Microsoft is a direct competitor to Google in smartphone OS, the former company decided to expand its app to most of the mobile users and hence revealed this app, Microsoft Tag for Android OS yesterday.
microsoft tagIn official Microsoft Tag blog post, Microsoft said "It’s important to give more people access to Tag because there’s huge demand for reliable mobile barcoding—businesses and consumers are eager to find creative ways to use their phone and hyperlink the real world"

Windows mobile, BlackBerry, iPhone, Symbian, are already compatible with Microsoft Tag. Now Google Android adds to the party.


Nokia C5 Specs

The first phone in the Nokia C-Series, C5 launched today. The primary purpose of this phone is to provide the user better messaging and social networking options.

Features of Nokia C5 are:
  • Symbian s60 3rd edition.
  • 2.2 inch screen.
  • 3.2 MP camera.
  • Free walk and drive navigation using OVI Maps 3.0.
  • Check friend status updates from facebook directly in the phonebook.
  • You can choose 3 friends as favourites on homescreen for easy calling and messaging.
  • MicroSD upto 16GB, with 2GB card included.
  • Stereo IHF Speaker.
  • 3.5 MM Jack.

nokia C5 Phone
via Nokia Press Release

iPhone: Download Assassin’s Creed II Multiplayer Game free for 2 days

Ubisoft today officially released Assassin’s Creed II Multiplayer Game for the iPhone. As a launch offer, you can download the game for free in the first 48 hours. If you miss to download in the first 2 days, dont worry its not that costly either. It will come for just 2.99$.
iphone game assassin creed
You can play the multiplayer game via Wi-Fi connection. Some of the features of this game are
  • Real Time Multiplayer game
  • Online Leaderboards.
  • Six different power-ups.
  • 3 different environments.
  • Friend system to challenge your buddy.
  • Collect Achievements and post on Facebook.
  • Multiplayer experience at its best.

Unfortunately the game doesn't support playing over 3G as of now.

Google Nexus One Review

Google's new phone Nexus One hardware is made by HTC but it is directly sold by google. Some of the features of the phone are
  • 1 GHz Snapdragon CPU
  • OS: Android 2.1
  • 5 MP Camera.
  • 512 Mb RAM and 512 Mb Flash storage.
  • SDHC card slot, 4 Gb card included.
  • GPS.
  • Unlocked GSM World Phone.
  • T-MObile 3G in US.
  • Supports EDGE, 3G HSPDA on most of the World bands.
  • 800x480 display
The phone's large screen, thickness,looks are even better than iPhone. The phone looks impressive at first look running on latest Android OS with fastest processor and huge RAM. I hope this phone does better than Nokia's N900. Thanks to who gave an excellent review about Google Nexus One.

Unboxing and Comparing with Other Phones:

Google Nexus One Hands On Review:

Quake 2 and 3 on Motorola Droid

Androidandme guys recently gave a demo on Quake 2 and 3 on Motorola Droid. Check out the video to know how you can play the multiplayer Quake game on your Android Phone, Droid.

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