What’s New in the Mobile Phone Industry?

Mobile telecommunications has become a massive industry, and it’s really no surprise. It seems that everywhere you look, someone or the other is spending time on their phone or tablet, either taking a call, sending a text or simply passing the time checking the headlines or playing a game with a friend.

Also Read: The Benefits of Texting

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In the last five years, we have seen the mobile phone mutate from a simple communication tool into a futuristic, all-in-one device that can access any information anywhere, at any time. We are truly living in the age that writers and film-makers were promising twenty or thirty years ago. Minus the flying cars, of course.

The more feature-intensive they become, the more invaluable they are to people. We are watching a generation of phones on the market today that perform all the tasks that would have needed an expensive computer ten years ago, and even more than that, they are performing these tasks while we are on the move.

The mobile phone has become such an integral part of life that it is difficult to imagine what it would be like without them. It is difficult to imagine not being able to find out what is happening in the world right now just by looking at your apple iphone, or taking a picture of that once in a lifetime moment using your Galaxy SIII.

It has become such a part of how we live our lives that people would consider themselves helpless without their Lumia 900. A great example is the function that you can find on any Lumia phone nowadays. If you hear a song that you love, you can hold your phone up to the speakers on your radio or TV and simply press the “listen” button under the search menu. The Lumia will compare the song against its database and find the song for you, even giving you a link to purchase that song online, should you desire.

And of course, there are apps like Shazam for iPhone which do the same on your Apple device.Things like this that were completely unheard of ten or twenty years ago, are now a well-established part of our lives, and it has changed the way we live.

Also Read: Samsung Galaxy S3 vs HTC One X vs iPhone 4S

Tablet computers have become especially popular in the last few years, thanks to the release of the iPad. Touted as being the middle child of the Apple family, in between the iPhone and the Macbook, it performs some of the functions of both, trading off some of one for a bit of the other.

The portability of it makes it a great accessory for any trip, and the sheer power means that you can create presentations, write documents or almost anything that you might need.

There is a much smaller, much more compact option that loses some of the functionality of the iPad. But because it’s that much smaller, it’s even easier to carry around and it can be just as useful, provided you aren’t looking for the full suite of office software.

The iPhone is first and foremost a phone, of course. But under the shell, there’s a whole host of other applications and gadgets that lend themselves to any kind of work. Dictation and sending of emails and text messages is quick and simple now thanks to Siri, and it’s even easier to keep up with all your friends since the iPhone 4s is fully integrated with twitter.

This is a guest post by Kristina. If you are also interested in writing for Technolism, please contact us.

Nokia 808 PureView to be Released in US, Priced at $699

We’ve all heard about the famous Nokia 808 PureView, which is expected to make a revolution in the world of mobile phones and cameras with its 41MP sensor. Nokia’s new cameraphone was announced a couple of months ago, and soon it’ll start arriving in different markets. The US, for example, is going to get it very soon via Amazon Wireless, and the price for its unlocked version is already set at $699.

Nokia 808 PureView

Actually, the Nokia 808 PureView wasn’t planned to be brought to the US at all, but then Nokia and some American carriers changed their minds – thanks to the “popular demand” of the phone, even though it runs an almost dead platform – Symbian.

Also Read: Samsung Galaxy S3 vs HTC One X vs iPhone 4S

The 808 PureVew is one of the best Nokia phones at the moment, even cooler than the Lumia 900 in some sense, and thought it can’t beat the giants like the Samsung Galaxy S3, iPhone 4S or the LG Optimus LTE2, it can easily stand against some cameras… Surprised? Just have a look at these pics taken with the PureView and Canon EOS 5D Mark III, Olympus E-PL2 and the Apple iPhone 4S.

Well, as you can see from the pics above, the photos by the iPhone 4S are rather weak and blurry and can’t really be compared with the others. The Olimpus camera did a bit better than Apple’s smartphone, but still its photos can’t be compared with those taken with the other two.

As for the 808 PureView and the Canon EOS 5D Mark III, there was a tie, which is fantastic, since the Mark III is a professional camera that costs around $3,499, and Nokia’s cameraphone for only $699 can shoot similar photos… Not bad, right?

The Benefits of Texting [Infographic]

Over time, text messaging has only earned bad reputation with analysts and experts who have always been raising concers that it ruins social interaction, writing skills and expression – not to mention it contributes to dangerous behaviour, like texting while driving.

On one hand, when it has some drawbacks, however, it has more benefits – it is a very convenient and cheap way to keep in touch with your loved ones. There are a lot of doctors and organizations that are finding new ways to improve people’s lives, with every passing day, a huge credit goes to the simple text message.

Also Read: How Digital Books are Changing the Classroom?

It lists in detail how text messaging has been beneficial to people’s lives in various campaigns like Social Therapy, Sunscreen adherence, Curbing alcohol intake and Encouraging prenatal care. Also, text messaging is relatively inexpensive using which large number of people can be reached utilising fewer resources.

Here’s a look at the benefits of texting in the form of an infographic which brings forward some of the interesting facts around text messaging.

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If you like the infographic, do share it with your friends on Facebook and Twitter. You might also like to move to our Infographics section for more interesting pieces of this sort.

RIM Introduces BlackBerry Curve 9320

On Wednesday 9 May 2012, Research In Motion (RIM) announced a stylish new trendy smartphone for socially linked customers. The new BlackBerry Curve 9320 smartphone features all the basic BlackBerry messaging and social-centric features which keep people attached to their love ones. And it introduces the global 3G connectivity and What RIM announces a long-lasting battery life.

Research In Motion, EVP Smartphone, Carlo Chiarello said “The new BlackBerry Curve 9320 is designed to make it incredibly easy for users to stay socially connected.”

The new BlackBerry Curve 9320 has been launched with many upgraded features and services that its predecessor does not have. It is the best option for the first time buyer of Smartphone.

BlackBerry Curve 9320 General Features

The BlackBerry Curve 9320 has everything a customer desires to keep in contact with the people and things that really matter to them. It features a dedicated BlackBerry Messenger key (BBM), which presents the powers of RIM’s famous mobile social network up in one go. Also, it is designed with the latest keypad which is very easy to use, stylish and quick. Basically BlackBerry Curve 9320 is designed for those who use social networking websites such as Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. It operates on BlackBerry OS (7.1).

Design and Display

BlackBerry Curve 9320

Basically, Curve 9320 is a Smart Phone. Its screen size is 2.44 inches (non-touch). The dimensions of BlackBerry Curve 9320 are 109 x 60 x 12.7 mm which weighs 103 g.  The display resolution of phone is 320 x 240 pixels.

Phone Specs and Features

It runs on BlackBerry OS (7.1) which provides the high-end performance and speed. It features GSM, UMTS, GPRS, EDGE and GPS with A-GPS. It also offers the navigation. It is installed with single core processor with the system memory of 512 MB RAM. The external memory can be expandable up to 32 GB.

With the connectivity of Bluetooth (2.1) and Wi-Fi 802.11 with Wi-Fi hotspot makes it awesome and good choice for those who are looking for smartphone.

BlackBerry curve 9320 features a 3.2 megapixels camera with LED flash with which you can click the great photos quickly.

Battery Backup

RIM is also offers ‘Supercharged’ battery life from the Curve 9320 with a 1450 mAh battery. It claims the talk time of 7 hours and stand by time of 18 days.

Social Oriented Features

The latest Blackberry Curve 9320 comes with the pre-installed core messaging and social networking features and apps, including Facebook and twitter.

Also pre-loaded with new Social Feeds 2.0 apps, it allows users to post updates to many social networks instant at the same time.

In addition, the smartphone comes with new Parental Controls on-device feature through which parents and guardians can restrict the access to specific functions, features and apps of the phone.

So, what is your take on this new smartphone from Blackberry? If you are still not able to finalize which smartphone to go with, below are some posts which might help you.

Do check these out and do let us know which smartphone you decided to buy and why?

Samsung Galaxy S3 – Pick It or Kick It?

One of the most renowned brands in the world, Samsung has created its own market of cell phones and smart phones. Speed and power are the things which come under the smart phones category. Many other brands are also out there trying to create the best smart phones for people’s satisfaction which never ends because everybody has their own requirements. To stay ahead in this race, Samsung just announced its new creation Samsung Galaxy S3. To make your stay on this page worth it, I have explored the features and made it easy for you to either pick it or kick it.

Samsung Galaxy S3 - Features and Specs

Design and Display

Samsung Galaxy S3 - Design and Display

Talking about the looks of new Galaxy S3, it has some of the features from the other models of Galaxy line. I don’t know about others but I don’t like the ceramic body of Samsung Galaxy III. The looks actually are not up to the mark what the users expect from the company like Samsung. Maybe, the reason behind this could be that Galaxy S3 is the first smart phone designed by lawyers? Keeping the looks aside, let’s discuss about the features of the Smartphone.

Galaxy S3 can see, respond and listen to the user and work accordingly which is why it is said to be inspired by nature. It comes with 4.8 inch super AMOLED HD display with resolution of 1280×720 pixels, not the best available in the market of smart phones but its incredible. The phone is 133g in weight which is very light.

Platform and Interface

Samsung Galaxy S3 - Platform and Interface

It comes with Android’s new version 4.0 called the “Ice Cream Sandwich”, improved speed and functioning. A 1.4Ghz quad core processor is what powers to this smart phone. The inbuilt memory or RAM is 1GB which is very good and will work just fine but if you need to expand the memory then it can be expanded up to maximum of 64GB with a micro SD card.

Features of Samsung Galaxy S III

Camera: It comes with two cameras, an 8 MP of rear camera and 1.9 MP of front camera. Both cameras are great and take HD photos without delay in capturing. A ‘burst shot” function allows you to capture 20 photos instantly and an option called “best photo”chooses the best photos from all automatically. The 8 MP camera of Galaxy S3 gives 1080p resolution and 1.9 MP camera provides 720p which is very good for a front facing camera. Video recording is done in HD without any lag.

Also Read: Comparison – Samsung Galaxy S3 vs HTC One X vs iPhone 4S

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Pop up play: This feature will catch your eye for sure, allowing you to play a video anywhere on the screen. This lets you do multitasking while watching a video, so that you don’t have to start it again while surfing internet or any other task in between.

Smart Stay feature:  This feature is built in very smartly. With the help of the front camera, S3 can track your eyes when looking at the screen or not and turns the display off and on.

Voice recognition: We can’t say this is a new feature but Samsung says that it is very improved and smart. For example, you can even shut the alarm by just saying “snooze” and many more commands like this are added.

Wireless charging: For those who can’t leave their phones for a second, now you can charge your Galaxy S3 on wireless mode making you somewhat independent but you have to buy the wireless dock for charging your phone wirelessly.

Samsung Galaxy 3 Price in India

The all new Samsung Galaxy III will go on sale with 296 carriers in 145 countries and Samsung Galaxy S3 will be available from the next month in India and will cost around Rs. 38,000. It is quite highly priced than the other phone from the same series Samsung Galaxy S2. Samsung Galaxy S3 also surpassed HTC One X in terms of price which is considered better in terms of features and specs. iPhone 4S is however the most expensive Smartphone among the latest ones as it is available at Rs. 44,450.

Overall the features in Galaxy S3 are fantastic and it will be worth buying if everything works as Samsung has promised. The display, camera, interface and functioning are worth trying if you already do not own a Samsung Galaxy S II, but it might not be a great decision to upgrade from S2 to an S3. As far as I am concerned, Samsung Galaxy S III is more of a pick gadget rather than kick.

What is your take on the latest smartphone from Samsung?

Samsung Galaxy S3 vs HTC One X vs iPhone 4S – Which One is The Best For You?

2012 is an year in which three titans of the mobile industry are destined to clash. Apple has been redefining smartphones since it launched the original iPhone in 2007, but 2011’s iPhone 4S was seen as an indication that its products could be stagnating. Meanwhile, Samsung and HTC have been fighting it out with high end Android smartphones, trying to top one another when it comes to hardware and software.

The iPhone 4S, Samsung Galaxy S3 and HTC One X are the three champion devices which want to take the crown, but which is worthy of your money and which two should be left on the shelf, here is our take on that.

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Comparison: Samsung Galaxy S3, iPhone 4S & HTC One X

Hardware

Both of the Android handsets have a distinct advantage over the iPhone 4S when it comes to processing power. This is because the dual core chip doing the number crunching inside Apple’s device is bound to be outpaced by the quad core CPUs that Samsung and HTC have packed into their latest models.

The One X has the Tegra 3 processor from Nvidia, while the Galaxy S3 will use Samsung`s own Exynos processor, which is clocked at 1.4GHz rather than the 1.5GHz provided on HTC`s phone.

The Android models are also at an advantage when it comes to display technology. While the iPhone 4S’s Retina Display when it first appeared in 2010 was king, it has since been superseded in terms of size and resolution.

The One X features a 4.7 inch display with a 1280×720 resolution and while the Galaxy S3 comes with 4.8 inch super AMOLED HD display with resolution of 1280×720 pixels.

Software

Both the Galaxy S3 and the One X feature version 4.0 – Ice Cream Sandwich – of the Android operating system, although each will operate in its own distinct way thanks to interface adjustments made by their respective manufacturers.

HTC’s Sense 4.0 UI is widely praised as being one of the most customisable, slick and user friendly Android augmentations on the market. Meanwhile Samsung has been catching up quickly with each subsequent launch of its own TouchWiz UI, so the Galaxy S3 is sure not to disappoint.

The iPhone 4S runs iOS 5 and on the surface remains at least aesthetically similar to its predecessors. However, with killer features including Siri, the voice controlled personal assistant service, it easily keeps up with Android 4.0. In addition the wealth of apps available to download to the iPhone is still unrivalled in terms of both quality and quantity.

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Design

It is tough to tell an iPhone 4S and its predecessor, the iPhone 4, apart at a glance, which could be used as a criticism. However, the stunning glass and metal design of this phone remains a strong point. The HTC One X has also received praise for its slender, expansive chassis and top notch build quality. Supposed to be available from 29 May, Galaxy S3’s has a minimal and organic design which has some of the features from the other models of Galaxy line, and is sure not to disappoint.

So which of these models will be part of the best mobile phone deals for you? In reality it is down to personal preference, budget and gut instinct. None of these high end mobiles will be a disappointment if you decide one of these today.

Budget Android 4.0 Device Sony Xperia ST21i ‘Tapioca’ Leaked

The pictures of all-new budget Android 4.0 device Sony Xperia ST21i has arrived on the internet. This new add-on in the Sony Experia line up is yet in an unannounced status though. Sony will soon bring this budget level addition of Andoid 4.0 devices in market.

Sony Xperia ST21i Android 4

As per the pictures leaked on internet Sony Xperia ST21i Tapioca is quite similar to the typical Xperia models from Sony but a significant difference noticed is the display of the phone which is quite different from rest of the chassis.

This budget Android device brings a 3.2-inch, 480×320 display and is said to be power-driven by a single-core Qualcomm 800MHz processor. Sony Xperia Tapioca will come with an inbuilt 512MB RAM. The new phone from Xperia series will bring a 3MP camera with a capacity of capturing 640×480 video. The camera has no LED flash though.

Speculations all over the market say that the new Sony Xperia ST2i will have a floating touch interface. This interface would be featured on Sola. The Sony Xperia Tapioca along with being a budget Android phone is the latest version of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the OS from Google. The speculated reports also state that the Sony Xperia ST2i will boast all the advantages of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

Sony has not yet released any further details of this device but there are many speculations in the market regarding its launch and specs. The phone is expected to arrive in the European market in the month of July and the Xperia ST21i Tapiocs is expected to be priced at $199 (€150).

Sony has also lined up a few more of Xperia devices named Xperia P and Xperia U. These Xperia devices will be launching with Android 2.3 Gingerbread. These phones are scheduled to be released by later this year.

What do you think about the Xperia ST21i and the floating touch technology it comes with?

Specifications for the Nokia Lumia 900

On the 9th of January 2012, Nokia released the Nokia Lumia 900. This is a flagship of the Finnish handset maker Nokia. Last week, we wrote about this smartphone from Nokia which is an improvement over Nokia Lumia 800 and is bigger, faster and smarter.

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Nokia Lumia 900 Specifications

Nokia Lumia 900 has been widely viewed as a move that will set to revive the Nokia smartphones as a brand particularly in the United States where its popularity has been dwindling over time. Once you get this phone, there are quite a number of specifications that you will get enjoy. Below are the detailed specifications of the Nokia Lumia 900:

Network support for the Nokia Lumia 900

In the first place, you will get to enjoy 2G, 3G as well as 4G network coverage. As for the 4G, it allows for the LTE 700 and LTE 400 support, which means that you can get up to 50Mbps download speeds and 25 Mbps for uploads. This is a plus point to have for any mobile phone and by giving this feature in Lumia 900, Nokia wants to makes sure that you completely fall for this smart phone. 😉

Size

One look at the Nokia Lumia 900 and you will realize that it is as stunning as its predecessor, the Lumia 800. Its dimensions are however bigger at 127.8 x 68.5 x 11.5 mm. The volume is 90 cubic centimeters and its weight is 160 grams. This clearly shows that it is thinner though heavier which can be explained by its size.

The Lumia 900’s Display

I have to say, it’s display is impressive. It is AMOLED and the touchscreen is capacitive. It supports up to 16M colors with 480 x 800 pixels. The size of the display at 4.3 inches is one of the most outstanding features. This roughly translates to a pixel density of 217 ppi. The display allows multi-touch. To make sure that the display is strong enough, it has been made with the Corning Gorilla glass as well as Nokia Clear Black display for that crisp image.

Connectivity for the handset

You never have to worry about staying connected when you have the Nokia Lumia 900. First of all, it supports both EDGE and GPRS class 33. It also has HSPDA, HSUPA and well as LTE capabilities. It can access Wi-Fi networks and well as Bluetooth. For the more traditional user, it has got USB connectivity.

The phone’s Camera

When it comes to the camera, it is quite similar to the earlier version, Lumia 800. It has got the standard 8 MP camera with 3264 x 2448 pixels. It utilizes Carl Zeiss optics with an auto-focus feature and sports two LED flashes to make sure you get the best of the photography experience in low light as well. The camera allows for Geo-tagging. With the ability to take 30 frames per second at 720p and Nokia’s video stabilization feature, the videos are quite amazing. There is also a 1.3 MP secondary camera for video call and supports VGA videos at 30 frames per second.

Nokia Lumia 900’s Processor

In the heart of the Nokia Lumia 900 lies a single 1.4 GHz Scorpion CPU. The chipset is Qualcomm APQ8055 Snapdragon. As for the operation system, it uses the Microsoft Windows mobile 7.5 Mango and this is why it can support LTE. The GPU is Adreno 205.

Other features include the accelerometer, gyro, proximity, threaded SMS, MMS, email, push Email, Asissted GPS, Stereo FM radio and a compass. The battery is non-removable and 1830 mAH. It however doesn’t support JAVA.

This is a Guest post by Rajkumar Jonnala.

Nokia Lumia 900 – Bigger, Faster, Smarter

As we all know, the technology was at its best in the year 2011 and there were some really awesome releases of great tablets and smart phones. All the mobile manufacturers like Samsung, Nokia, Apple, HTC launched the new gadgets and gave a tough competition to each other. Nokia tasted huge success last year with the launch of new smartphones. Nokia started the year 2011 with new gadget release and ended the year with the launch of its brand new smart phone Nokia Lumia 800.

The company’s target is to achieve 50 percent more than what it achieved in 2011. To enjoy the taste of success in the new year and to put a step towards its target, Nokia announced about their upcoming gadget Nokia Lumia 900. This gadget is not yet announced and has already started getting hits from across the world.

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All the websites, blogs are publishing about the Lumia 900. All this shows the popularity on Nokia Gadgets, especially Nokia Lumia 900. After looking on the huge interest of the customers from all over the world, Nokia is hoping to sell at least 30 million pieces of Nokia Lumia 900. According to the technology experts, Nokia will achieve that target easily.

Firstly, the up-coming Nokia Lumia 900 was believed to come up with 12MP camera. Rumors were there, all over the web about it. Some people even published wrong information about the specifications of the gadget as well. They claimed that 12MP camera quality is officially announced from the Nokia itself. But now Nokia has refused all those wrong statements and rumors and said they did not plan for the 12MP camera in the Lumia 900. Nokia’s announcement further added that the Nokia Lumia 900 will have 8 MP camera. Along with good camera quality, Nokia Lumia 900 is coming with unbelievable features. Actually, Nokia Lumia 900 is bigger, faster and smarter. Lets have a look at the features of this upcoming Nokia’s launch.

Key Features:

As already said, Lumia 900 is bigger, faster and smarter. You do not need to believe anyone else; look at the features below for yourself and you will come to know why we are addressing Lumia 900 with great respective words.

Nokia Lumia 900 is Bigger

Dimensions: 127.8 x 68.5 x 11.5 mm. This is a smartphone with big size and but thinner in width. The dimensions of this gadget make it stand out of the crowd, as most of the smart phones are bulky in size and are difficult to carry around. But it’s not in case of Lumia 900. The weight of the smart phone is 160 gm, which will allow you to carry it with you easily while on the go.

Display: The device has 4.3 inches capacitive touchscreen with the support of 16M colors. For the protection of screen Gorilla Glass protection is there. The touchscreen is quick in its response. If you are internet addict like me, then you must be familiar with the fact that, bigger the size of the smart phone, better the internet experience is. From the size and display point of view, it is a very recommended gadget for every internet addict.

Nokia Lumia 900 is Faster

Processor: It will have  1.4 GHz Scorpion processor. Qualcomm APQ8055 Snapdragon will be used as chipset. Because of good processor and chipset, you will get an outstanding speed, which makes it stand in the list of those few smartphones which have features with speed.

Memory: The internal memory support of Lumia 900 is 16 GB. But according to rumors, there will be SD card slot in the Lumia 900. As it is not confirmed yet, so anything can happen in the near future. The internal memory support of 16GB is also good storage capacity itself. The Random Access Memory in this device will also be good, which is believed to be 512MB.

Nokia Lumia 900 is Smarter

Network:  Along with the support of 2G and 3G networks, it will support 4G as well. The 4G network capability of the smart phone is LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100. With its 4G support feature Nokia is targeting the US audience.

Operating System: Nokia Lumia 900 is Windows-based device. Microsoft Windows Phone 7.5 Mango operating system will be there in the Lumia 900. With this operating system Nokia is all set to give competition to search Giant Google’s Android.

Sound: The sound quality will be HD. Nokia has been working hard on the sound quality for quite some time now and with the HD sound quality of Lumia 900, Nokia is trying to give competition to Apple’s iTunes.

  • Alert Types: Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtone
  • Will include loudspeaker and 3.5 audio jack support.

Internet Facilities: It has got the rich internet facilities which make it a really smart and extra ordinary gadget. All the features are useless if a smart phone does not have good internet facilities, because nowadays it is taken seriously by customers before he/she spends hard-earned money on buying such gadgets. It will support GPRS and EDGE of class 33. Because of 4G network support, the amazing internet speed is assured. Also with 4.3 inches quick responding touch screen, it will give you desktop like internet surfing experience.

Camera: Nokia Lumia 900 will be dual camera device. The primary camera will be of 8MP, which was firstly expected 12MP. The camera quality will be awesome of this smart phone, as it is always there Nokia’s gadgets. The camera will also support HD video recording and other features like Geo-Tagging. The resolution of the primary camera will be  3264×2448. The secondary camera will be of 1.3 MP which is  of decent quality.

Other Feature That Make  It Smarter:

In-built Email, SMS, Push Email and IM services will be there. It will also have live video streaming and YouTube support as well. To attract more and more young audience, who is always busy in social networking sites, the Nokia Lumia 900 will have in-built application for direct social networking sites access.

Battery: Not only the features, but the battery also is another part of the smart phone, which makes it even smarter. The battery stats are:

  • Stand-By: Up to 300 h
  • Talk Time: Up to 7 h
  • Music Play: Up to 60 h

Price: 620$ (approx.)

So, after looking on the features which this smart phone will have, the tag of Nokia Lumia 900 – Bigger, Faster, Smarter seems perfect from my point of view. What do you think about it?

Drop your comments below and let the world know, about your views and expectations from upcoming Nokia Lumia 900.

We are officially very excited for its launch. Are you also with us?

This is a guest post by Rajkumar Jonnala.

Blackberry Insurance – Advantages vs Disadvantages

When you hear the word “BlackBerry” today, what comes to mind?  What was not too many years ago associated with a children’s berry hunt, today brings to mind one of the first smart phones of our times.  BlackBerrys carry a certain air and style.  With the models that come out each year, they stay up with the times and bring us some of the best functions and features found today.

Blackberry Phone Insurance - Pros and Cons

So, let’s say you just bought your first, or upgraded to your second, third or more BlackBerry.  Are you set and ready to go? Just about! After the investment you have made in purchasing your new Smartphone, another thing you will want to take a bit of time to consider is getting it insured.  But what are the advantages and disadvantages you might say? We’re here to discuss a few about the blackberry insurance.  As in anything in life, there are pros and cons to each.  Some points are general and apply to all, and then there are other things I’m sure you’ll think of and be able to add.

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Advantages

One of the first advantages to be sure, is that if something happens to your phone, it will be replaced and you will get a new one, having had to pay only a fraction of the cost instead of the full cost of the item. Whether your phone is lost, stolen or damaged, you can rest assured and breathe easily knowing that it can and will be replaced.

Another advantage should your BlackBerry get stolen, not only will the phone be replaced but should the one who took it try to make calls and run up your bill, you won’t have to pay for it.

In most cases, taking out insurance will cost you much less than what it would cost you to replace the phone yourself, especially if you have a pretty high priced mobile phone.

Disadvantages

One of the first cons, is that you may never have to use the insurance, in which case you may look at it as a waste of money.  If you are a very careful person who never breaks things, never loses or leaves them where they can be stolen, insurance may not seem like a profitable idea for you.

In some situations, some insurance companies may not pay in certain situations and try to pin the blame on you and thus get out of having to replace your phone.

With all that said and done, a key in choosing a good insurance policy is to do your homework, look for the best agencies and see what they have to offer and compare it with other insurance providers. In this way you’ll feel confident of getting the best deal possible.

This is a guest post written by Paul Estcott.