Berlin: Sony Corp released an upgraded version of its Android tablet on Wednesday, branding its rival to Apple Inc's iPad and Samsung Electronics' Galaxy as "Xperia" in a bid to unify its mobile devices under one name.
Sony has identified its mobile devices unit, which also makes Xperia smartphones, as one of its key units as it tries to overcome losses from televisions that contributed to an overall record net loss of 455 billion yen ($5.8 billion) in the year ended March 31.
Featuring a 9.4 inch screen and loaded with the Android 4.0 operating system, the Xperia is the second tablet from Sony, which released its first models in April last year.
At the time, Sony said it wanted to claim second spot in the increasingly competitive tablet market ahead of Samsung, but failed to ignite enough consumer interest in the devices....more
12:52 AM, Aug 30, 2012
New Delhi: Samsung Electronics launched the world's first smartphone using Microsoft's latest mobile software Windows Phone 8 at an event at IFA Berlin, only days after losing a crucial patent battle with Apple. The surprise announcement came a week before Nokia, which has a close partnership with Microsoft, is due to unveil its new Lumia smartphones in New York. Samsung ATIV S has a 1.5GHz dual-core processor and HSPA+42 connectivity....
12:46 AM, Aug 30, 2012
New Delhi: Fresh off a legal battle with Apple, Samsung has announced a new version of its Galaxy Note smartphone-cum-tablet combo, an offbeat, oversized smartphone that's become a surprise hit. Samsung, the world's largest maker of phones, has unveiled the Galaxy Note II at IFA Berlin. The 5.5-inch screen is narrower but longer than on the first version. The processor is faster, and the software has been further adapted for...
12:21 AM, Aug 30, 2012
Samsung Electronics unveils the second generation of its popular Galaxy Note phone-cum-tablet at IFA Berlin, Europe's biggest electronics show. ...
10:31 PM, Aug 29, 2012
Internet search giant Google unveiled a new technology that slowly interprets conversations between two people who do not speak the same language. The software was demonstrated during a presentation by Eric Schmidt, chief executive of US-based Google, at the IFA consumer-electronics trade show in Berlin. Speaking in a country where privacy crusaders have attacked his company, Schmidt stressed the democratic benefits for a world where three to four billion...
12:27 PM, Sep 08, 2010
: Google will launch its new service to bring the Web to TV screens in the United States this autumn and worldwide next year, its chief executive said, as it extends its reach from the desktop to the living room. Eric Schmidt said the service, which would allow full Internet browsing via the television, would be free and that Google would work with a variety of programme makers and electronics...
06:51 PM, Sep 07, 2010