Why Symbian is a big fail?

Symbian - A Big Fail

In the evening of January 24, Nokia announced a regrettable message: Discontinued Symbian smartphones, the 808 PureView released last year to become the swan song of this 15-year-old operating system.Symbian system was born in 1998, has just been born when the three giants of the phone industry, Ericsson, Motorola and Nokia for their support, Samsung, LG, Sony Ericsson and other manufacturers are starting to join. In 2000, the world’s first Symbian phone Ericsson R380 listed. In 2006, the world has more than 100 million Symbian phones.

However, it’s good luck ends here. In 2007, the Apple iPhone has revolutionized the mobile phone industry. Android incoming, so many vendors fled Symbian, Nokia has almost become only a production of the major vendors of Symbian phones. 2011, Nokia also barely announced comprehensive shift Windows Phone, and gradually give up the Symbian brand. Yesterday, Nokia announced the shutdown of Symbian phones, three years ahead of 2016 than previously announced discontinued.

What are the factors leading to the mobile phone industry, the Roman Empire, in a short span of seven years meltdown? Symbian’s defeat, defeat where is that?

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One year, how many opponents did beaten up by Apple iPhone?

The Apple iPhone was released in 2007, we all know its leather a lot of people’s life. The Asymco Horace Dediu said Apple to grab 73 percent of industry profits with Samsung to divide up the smartphone market 99 percent of operating profit – which means the addition of dozens of smart phone manufacturers only to see Apple Samsung meat, own soup .

The VisionMobile According to 2012 developers ecological survey report (love the range of children for the report, Chinese partners) to draw a chart, comparing the first quarter of 2012 and the first quarter of 2011, Apple and competitors’ sales, income and the power of profit changes, with “dry turn” to describe the iPhone is not an exaggeration.

Three information map is incremental sales, revenue, profits, Apple is how to dry down competitors. It should be noted that VisionMobile, only statistics within a year of change (2011-2012); Imagine, if comparing 2012 and 2007, the contents of the information on the map will be even more shocking.

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Amazon get crazy, $0.01 selling Nokia Lumia 900

Across the Pacific, the largest online mall Amazon 2 days limit price of 0.01 dollars to sell Nokia Lumia 900 4G mobile phone, behind the scenes, the operator should still be the operators of AT&T. This is again subjected to clean-up following the T-Mobile Germany to introduce the Nokia Lumia series phone Nokia’s products.

However, the contract price of 0.01 dollars is limited to the United States AT & T users, specific contract prices have to contact your local operator, said she has to pay the insurance money, a year before they get back. We have identified Lumia 900, Nokia can not be upgraded to the latest Windows Phone operating system, at most, can only run in Windows Phone 7.8, a move that could adversely affect sales of Lumia series the Lumia phone began to fall.

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New version of Firefox for Android released! Bring improved performance and functionality.

App Spec

  • Software: Firefox for Android
  • Version: 14.0
  • File size: 17MB
  • Date added: June 27, 2012
  • Price: Free
  • Operating system: Android 2.2 and up


FireFox is a very popular web browser on a PC, but it is not that famous on Android platform. The first launch of an Android version of FireFox does not support Flash, so players will soon be ignored, the subsequent release of the FireFox Beta is highly functional, such as supporting flash, HTML5, even can sync the bookmarks with Firefox on PC, but the user interface (UI) lack of smooth, and sometimes there maybe some error occur, plus its only a Beta version of the software only, users experience does not goes well, the evaluation by the users is just keep in a normal level. So, what do they have change in this big release update for Firefox? Will it changes people user experience on it and make it more popular? Let’s analyze.

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Google I/O: What do you expect?

This June, there is many new tech showed up.

Apple WWDC conference has just finished, people are still pondering the “retina” screen of the new MacBook Pro, followed by Microsoft released the Surface of this new form of tablet PCs, and then release of Windows Phone 8, next week will be the annual Google I/O, believe that Google has a lot of wonderful products are going to release.

First, begin by recalling the previous Google I/O’s main theme

  • In 2008, Android, the App Engine, Google Maps API, the Google Web Toolkit, OpenSocial;
  • In 2009, Android, the App Engine, Chrome the Google Web Toolkit, the Google AJAX APIs, the Google Wave;
  • In 2010, Android, the App Engine, Chrome the Enterprise, Geo, Google APIs for the Google TV, Google Web Toolkit and the Socail the Web, the Google Wave;
  • In 2011, Android, Chrome, the Chrome OS, Google Music, Chromebooks, Chrome Web Store support in-app payment.

Beginning in 2009, Android, Chrome becomes the protagonist of each of the Google I/O conference, their importance is evident. As the saying goes reviewing the old, learning the new, this year’s Google I/O, the two main characters certainly will not be absent. In the past, we can see that on the Google I/O, Google likes to release new stuff at the conference, such as last year they have released Google TV, Chrome Web Store, Chromebooks, ADK, Android@Home, etc..

This year what new things we will look forward to in the Google I/O Conference?
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Firefox said there will be “something big happens” on Android next week, do you get the point?

Firefox Beta for Android has been launched for a while, it seems that Firefox already think the time is right, announced on Twitter that “something big happens next week will be on Android, together with the map – Fast, Smart, Safe- believe that goes without saying that should have guessed that Firefox may be out of the Beta version of the cell phone thing (at least it is off, right?) and Android phones. However, the Google I / O 2012 will also be held next week, it was rumored there will be the official version of Chrome for Android to follow the Jelly bean (the Android 4.1 or 5.0?) Appears, so Firefox to take the time to grab the first incense.

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HTC planned to release three WP8 machines: using high-end quad-core Qualcomm processor?

Microsoft officially released the latest next-generation smartphone operating system, Windows Phone 8, and in the conference, Microsoft has officially announced that the four will be the first wave of launch the WP8 models of the manufacturers, HTC is one of them.

With the strong backing of the WP8 support, HTC will bring out what kind of beef? U.S. tech site The Verge Post article alleged that the HTC will have three WP8 machine code of their R & D Rio, Accord, and Zenith, Rio and Accord is expected to be launched around October, while Zenith is currently schedule set in the fourth quarter or so.

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Microsoft officially released Windows Phone 8, New Home Screen, New Resolution, Support for NFC, Preloaded Maps and More!

Microsoft officially released Windows Phone 8 is not the same as with the rumors, it does not using Apollo’s code. With Windows 8, the first focus is the “core”, meaning that two of its writing language in common with a large degree, the same Windows 8 and RT-based C / C + + also supports Direct X elements and SQLite, the former belongs only to things of the computer; in other words, the MS has mobile phones, flat panel, desktop and laptop unified platform, developers can more easily develop programs that walk among a variety of devices, they guarantee that we will see “game that never seen on any devices”, probably means that the same game can supports multi-platform, although 720p resolution screen not meeting the computer standard but the developer’s will have their own method to balance the performance in all the platform.

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[Detailed!] Samsung Galaxy S3 Review

Samsung Galaxy S3 has been launched on 3/5. It is the newest phone from Samsung. It is the successor to the previous version Galaxy S2. After its competitors have launched the high-end smartphone, such as HTC One X, Sony Xperia S, LG Optimism 4X. Its competitors have already using a Quad-Core Processor like HTC One X, which is using NVIDIA Tegra 3, perform extremely well in heavy loading tasks. We can ensure that a Quad-Core Processor will provide more than sufficient processing power to the smartphone, and to let it run extremely smooth. For android system, in micck’s opinion, it is better to have at least dual-core processor to power the device, it is the minimum requirement to have a good user experiences on Android OS (at least not lagging all of the time). Back to our main topic, the Samsung Galaxy S3, it has several improvement when comparing to its previous version.

Specification:

  • 1.4GHz quad-core processor
  • 16 / 32GB Internal storage memory
  • SD Card slot to expand memory to 64 GB
  • 4.8″ Super AMOLED display
  • 8 megapixel camera
  • 1080p video recording at 60fps
  • 2100 mAh battery
  • NFC Chip
  • Ice Cream Sandwich OS – 4.0.4 version

This review included the following parts:

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Yet another Samsung Galaxy S3 leak breaks cover

samsung galaxy s3 leak photos

Here’s a not-final dummy-unit of the Samsung Galaxy S3 that may or may not look something like what we’re going to see from Samsung on May 3.

Actually, the unit in question is quite clearly not what we’ll see hitting our shelves post-May 3, given that its plastered in notes and is generally agreed to be a dummy house for the much-anticipated smartphone.

What’s inside is probably more likely to be accurate – although fat lot of good it does us, unless any of you happen to have x-ray eyes and can hop a plane to China, infiltrate the manufacturing plant it came from and have a shufty at the handset for yourself. If so, call us.

Back to reality

The software shown is Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0), with Samsung’s TouchWiz overlay, complete with Twonky Server app (Samsung’s Airplay solution?).

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