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Top Selling Android Smartphone List – iPhone VS Android Army!

Finally, iPhone is getting right competition. Android Army is on the rise and here is a list of the best of the best Android Devices for iPhone alternative lookers! Will soon get a Windows Phone 7 Army. Steve Jobs is out there thinking very hard. Lets see what iPhone 5 brings!

HTC Incredible


CPU – Qualcomm 1GHz, 3.7 inch Capacitive Screen, 8MP Camera and all other features like GPS, WiFi, FM etc.

HTC Evo 4G (Sprint)



CPU – Qualcomm 1GHz, 4.3 inch Capacitive Screen, 8MP Camera and all other features like GPS, WiFi, FM etc.

Samsung Galaxy S


CPU – ARM Cortex 1GHz, 4.0 inch AMOLED Capacitive Screen, 5MP Camera and all other features like GPS, WiFi, FM etc.

Motorola Milestone XT720



CPU – ARM Cortex 550MHz, 3.7 inch Capacitive Screen, 8MP Camera and all other features like GPS, WiFi, FM etc.

Five Windows Phone 7 Device Lineup Designed to Get Everything You Love

Microsoft has been releasing new videos and information on Windows Phone 7 devices that will definitely make anyone expect them to be equal to the iPhone or the Droid II. The latest new suggest that devices that are lined up for Windows Mobile & has some of the features that were never seen before. They have shown their creativity from QWERT keyboard to creative surround sound speakers that are designed to get everything you love.


Here are the list of five Windows Phone 7 Device Lineup with their features:

1. Dell Venue Pro

A new phone with vertical QWERT keyboard.

2, HTC HD7

With scratch and shatter resistance screen, giant 4.3” screen and a hands free kickstand.

3. HTC Surround

With an Yamaha speaker that you can slide out and get a surround sound effect.

4. LG Quantum

Comes with horizontal QWERT keyboard and voice to text option too.

5. Samsung Focus

With 4” super AMOLED touch screen though its thin and light at 110g. It also has a 5 MP camera with enhanced photo features. 

Now, what do you think. Would you not expect them to be equal to the iPhone or the Droid II? or may be more..

Intelligent Home Robot – Open Source Robot, QBo!

Open Source Code based Intelligent Home Robot? Sounds cool isn’t it? Here is Q.Bo, The Home Robo! Q.Bo has an impressive set of features.image

  • Stereoscopic Vision
  • Speech Recognition
  • WiFi, Bluetooth Support
  • Speech Synthesis
  • Ultrasound sensors to avoid obstacles and crashes!
  • API and Web Control Panel
  • Intel Atom processor and NVIDIA Ion graphics
  • Running flavour of Linux

Q.Bo has a pair of HiDef camera for seeing things, so that means, what ever it sees can be streamed on YouTube/Web, He can watch your valuables, kids and what not :)

15+ iPad Alternatives – But How Good Are they?

Apple iPad is creating another technology wave, many players are chasing them with their breed of touch-screen enabled tablet devices. Here we have featured some of them, most of which are just prototypes under active development (some of them aren’t). We may to have wait for few months before they matured. We are all finger crossed and waiting if they can clash with the mighty Apple’s iPad :) (We really like to see some competition for iPad)

HP Slate

Upcoming Windows 7 based tablet PC from HP. HP Slate has Intel Atom 1.6GHz CPU, 3MP Camera on the back panel and a VGA Web Cam on the front, 8.9’’ Capacitive Multi touch Screen, 1GB RAM. It will have great multimedia capabilities. More is here. (Update – Canceled)


ExoPC Slate

ExoPC Slate is a powerful Windows 7 netbook with a multi-touch interface to browse the web, play flash games, watch TV and movies, listen music and news, read books, organize your photos, download apps and more.


OpenTablet 7

The OpenTablet 7 beautifully combines the highest quality VoIP telephony with an advanced multi-media communications and information center, converging voice, video, and data into an attractive and portable device.

The 7” touch screen display provides an engaging, interactive experience with an intuitive navigation menu for easy access to family organization, information, and entertainment applications including photos, videos, music, calendar, contacts, and many other popular applications. Check out more here.



Android based WePad is German designed. It is based on Intel Atom 1.66GHz based CPU. It has larger 11.6’’ touch screen with Android Market place built in. Official site.


Lenovo Skylight


Skylight is a sleek, stylish 10" mobile HD device with a web-optimized interface that lets you enjoy the web and rich media everywhere you go. Skylight is equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon ARM processor, 20GB storage on device with 2GB online, it lets you enjoy web experience on the go.


Brilliant 12.1’’ multitouch capacitive screen, accelerometer, camera and other goodies on this tablet. More info here.


Dell Streak

Apparently leaked pictures of tablets from Dell. Engadget has reported that Dell Streak are in 2 variants, 7’’ and 10’’ tablets. We will need to wait and watch out for more.














Archos Home tablet

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The ARCHOS 7 and the ARCHOS 8 home tablet are two new Android™-based multimedia tablets specifically designed for home use to enhance one’s digital lifestyle. The ARCHOS home tablet range bridges the gap between the Smartphone and the desktop PC to provide always-on access to the web and multimedia content in a large-screen format. Their screen sizes are 7” and 8” respectively. More is here.

Notion Ink – Adam

An Indian startup with its upcoming Tablet – Adam. It has Pixel Qi transflective display, NVIDIA Tegra T20 chipset, 180 degree Swivel Camera, 1080p Full HD video playback, integrated WiFi, Bluetooth and UMTS/HSDPA



Engadget featured Tablet. More is here.


ICD Vega


Vega is Android Eclair based 15.6’’ touchscreen tablet. It has 3G, FM radio, 32GB SD and much more. check it out.

enTourage eDGe dualbook

The enTourage eDGe™ is the world’s first dualbook, combining the functions of an e-reader, netbook, notepad, and audio/video recorder and player in one. Read here for more.


Alex eBook Reader

Alex is Dual Screen Reader – The fundamental difference between Alex and other eReaders is that it intuitively and elegantly integrates its two displays, com- bining the efficiency and reading comfort of the EPD display with the responsiveness, multimedia, and browsing capabilities of the LCD display. More is here.


Lenovo Ideapad Hybrid


Upcoming Lenovo U1 Hybrid notebook features an unique PC style, it is like a notebook but with 11.6’’ LED Multitouch screen that is removable. It can be used as a 3G/WiFi enabled tablet as well. More is here.

Compal Tablet


Compal Tablet is Android powered and is from Nvidia. A 7’’ tocuhscreen tablet with WiFi, brilliant screen is just a concept for now. Soon, will be available. Engadget has more.

Asus Eee Tablet


This Asus 7’’ capacitive touchscreen tablet has lots of features, A-GPS, WiFi, Camera and more. It is rumored to either have Windows 7 or Android as OS. More is here.

Quanta Tablet


Quanta is an early prototype running Android on Tegra 2 chipset. It has WiFi, 3G and other essential tablet features to give you great internet experience. More is here.

Via [TechCrunch][Mashable]

30+ Coolest GPS Gadgets – GPS Trackers, GPS Homing Devices and Much more.

Portable GPS devices have come a long way. Just a few years ago, having a GPS was kinda cool. Now, these GPS gadgets have become so tiny and affordable, they can even be part of our shoes as well :) In this post, we cover some of the not so obvious GPS gadgets for your reference, GPS Trackers, GPS Homing devices, GPS Pet Tracker, GPS Photo and much more. Tell us your favorite if anything we missed.

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ACR ResQFix 406

Are you worried that you might get lost? Are you a trekker where no one usually goes in the deep jungles and mountains? Then this GPS Gadget is meant for you. ACR ResQFix is capable of transmitting your exact GPS coordinates to the others. Send SOS with your GPS coordinates! Cool isn’t it? Yes, It is a life saver! More info here


Buddi – GPS Tracker

At any time of day or night (365 days per year) you will be able to find and locate someone wearing a buddi. buddi uses assisted GPS (global positioning system) technology to calculate its location, and uses the mobile phone network to send that location to you. Assisted GPS provides very accurate outside locations as well as normally allowing your buddi to work indoors. In order for your buddi to work at its optimum, it requires good GSM (mobile phone) coverage. More info here.



A Revolutionary Waterproof GPS Cell Phone for your Pet. Combining industry leading GPS technology with the ability of 2-way communication, the PetsCELL delivers consistency and quality of locates across a spectrum of encompassing conditions that existing pet tracking devices simply will not match. With remote programmable geo-fence capability and an ambient temperature sensor accompanied by a variety of other attachable devices, the PetsCELL is quite simply the standard against which all other pet tracking devices will be measured. More info here.


QSTARZ Super 99

Bluetooth Solar GPS Travel Recorder. Supports GeoTagging functions for digital photos and generate KMZ file easily. More info here.


AnyTrack GPS-100


AnyTrack GPS-100 is a low-cost personal tracking device. This GPS tracker transmits its location to your computer, letting you track and find your family, pets, packages and vehicles. Small enough to clip on a belt, throw in a glove compartment, or even carry in your pocket. The tracking device doesn’t need a line-of-sight with an open sky, and can work indoors using a combination of GPS technology and cellular signals. Worried about having your assets lost or stolen? Attach the AnyTrack GPS-100 to your valuables and watch your worries go away. You can log in to their secure software to find out where the tracking device is located at any time. More info here.

Meade mySky

Meade mySky introduces a revolutionary way to explore our universe. The new Meade mySKY PLUS is an easy-to-use multi-media tool that will guide you through the night sky better than if you had your own private astronomer standing next to you. Meade’s patented technology ensures the mySKY PLUS outperforms every other hand held night sky exploration device on the market.


Zoombak lets you stay connected to the location of your car, and your teenager driving it, without interrupting his privacy. Or, having him answer a mobile phone while driving. Zoombak Advanced GPS Car & Family Locator makes it easy. Other trackers like Dog Tracker etc are available. more info here.



Advanced GPS tracking system. Australia’s Largest Provider of GPS Vehicle Tracking Systems, GPS Fleet Management Systems, GPS Personal Tracking Systems, GPS Stolen Vehicle Tracking Systems and GPS Plant & Equipment Tracking Systems etc. More info here.

Garmin Astro 220

Astro helps  you know where is your dog is and what your dog is doing. Mainly for hunters but suitable for other pet tracking purposes as well. More info here.


Canmore GT-730F

The Canmore GT-730F USB GPS Stick Dongle is an USB GPS Dongle that is easy to use, compact and provides excellent GPS performance. Compatible with all Operating Systems. More info here.


GPS Mail Tracker

Is this real? A 700$ worth compact GPS device capable of tracking your mail with precise location details! Must be something really important stuff in the mail :) More here.


Retrieva GPS Dog Collar

A protection for your Dog, never lets your dog get lost. Track the Dog location via the tracker on your PC/Laptop etc. More info here.


GPS Teddy Bear

This is not an ordinary Teddy! It can track you location! It can talk and provide you navigation help! More info here.


Robotic GPS Medical Spyplane

These robotic planes are unmanned and are tiny. They are medical delivery planes and can carry up to 500gms of medical supplies with the help of onboard GPS. For more, visit here.



Seek is a portable search engine or you can say it’s a guiding device by Jukka Roitto. This portable search engine is a helpful guide for people stuck in an unknown city. The device is meant to help novice and experienced looking for local theaters, restaurants, clubs etc. More info here.


Kervue (GPS Tracker)

This device from Keruve, which is apparently intended specifically for Alzheimer’s patients.


More info here.

GiSTEQ Photo Tracker

Photo Geotagging is the process of adding geographical identification metadata to photographs. These data usually consist of latitude and longitude coordinates, as well as altitude, and place names. Photo Geocoding refers to the process of adding non-coordinate based geographical identifiers, such as a street address, to the photographs. GiSTEQ devices do it so nicely. A sample vacation album is here.


Inbi-Out, a GPS Coin.

No :) This  one isn’t really existing gadget! But a Soon to be a Gadget? It is supposed to make decision and record everything that you see! Lets hope it comes out someday! More pics here.


GPS Homing device

GPS PDAs, Phones may be little complex for elderly people or not so tech savvy people. For everyone else, there is GPS Homing device. Just record the current location and then go shopping. Later, Homing device will just show the arrow mark on where to go next to come back to your original location :) cool isn’t it?


Jobo Photo GPS

Geo Imaging solutions. For more, visit here.

Snooper Pet Tracker

Snooper’s Pet Tracker will let you locate the exact position of your pet any time, day or night with no monthly subscriptions! More here.


Trac-King GPS

Yet another GPS tracking device! More here.



GolfLogix introduced Handheld Golf GPS to the golf market in 1999. Now, iPhone, Blackberry, Android Apps are very popular. More here.


Sat Nav Shoes

A crazy idea. Shoes with GPS! They make a beep noise when you are headed in the wrong direction :) Check it out here.


ECCO GPS Keychain

Can’t remember where you parked your car? Having trouble finding your hotel? Searching for your tent in a downpour? It’s not your day, is it? But don’t despair because the ECCO GPS Keychain is here to show you the way. More info here.


Chinavasion – Travel Honey

GPS Receiver + Location Finder + Data Logger + Photo Tagger gives you four powerful GPS functions in one small device! If you have ever had trouble finding your car after a big football game, you will love this gadget! Using the GPS location finder to find your way back is easy. Before you leave your car, just press the button for two seconds to save the location’s coordinates. You can now enjoy the game without worrying about remembering where you parked your car. When you need to find your car again, just follow the red LED pointing toward the saved position. When you come within 50 meters of the saved location, the arrow will begin flashing, and when you are within 15 meters the arrow will turn blue. This smart function is great for anyone who needs help finding his way back to his car, hotel, or wife. More here.


GPS QFinder

For those who love going camping will find devices like the Qfinder GF-Q900 from QSTARZ to be very helpful, as it allows you to backtrack your way to base camp should you feel adventurous enough to head out on your own. More info here. Just like a homing device!


Amber Alert GPS

Child tracking system with which parents can set up safe area. The moment kids go beyond the safe zone, parent will be alerted. The world’s smallest, most powerful GPS tracking device.  Tracking your child is as easy as placing a call or sending a text.  Simply place this device in a pocket, purse, backpack or car, or attach to a wrist, ankle, or belt.  Call or text the AAGPS device, and within seconds you’ll receive a detailed map and address of their exact location right on your web-enabled phone.  You can also track one or more devices from your computer. More is here.


Eye Fi Geo


Eye-Fi Offers Users an Effortless Geotagging and Photo Sharing Experience When Using iPhoto, an iPhone or MobileMe. WiFi-enabled Secure Digital card, and this one promises to disclose your every move to anyone who’ll bother to follow your image feed. More is here.

Insignia little buddy


Yet another Child Tracking device. A Best Buy product, Check out more here.




FedEx unveils Senseaware, a drop-in sensor for packages that monitors everything from nasty falls to boxes being opened. More is here.

TamTam Flash


A Mini projector with GPS. As you can see on the picture, it marks your next turn! so cool!

Via [Coolest Gadgets]

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