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Higher Secondary School student and Blogger. Blog: http://www.pcperts.com

Samsung MV800 Finally Available In Indian Market

Samsung MV800 is finally launched in India at is available at several e-selling websites including Letsbuy and down in Indian market. MV800 is a multiview digital camera with a 3.0″ Flip-Out Display that lets you take and view pictures from different angles. It let you adjust the LCD to any angle up to 180 degrees and makes its easier for you to capture the best shots.

The MV800 features 16 MP, 5x optical zoom lens with 26mm wide-angle setting, CCD Image Sensor Type, 720p movies, Schneider Lens, 4.7~23.5mm Focal Length, storyboard Maker and HD videos on the big screen with the built-in HDMI port.

Samsung MV800

Samsung MV800 is priced Rs. 15,990 and has launched with several other digital cameras with price range starting from Rs. 5,490.

Features

Samsung MV800

It’s 3D Photo transform feature let you transform any image into stunning 3D. You just need to connect camera to 3D HDTV to display both still images and panoramic photos. It also let you touch pics on the spot with Photo Editor and remove all blemishes and other imperfections using Beauty Shot. The Smart Filter 3.0. allows you to transform any shot for fun or to express a mood. Let you give it a motion or multiple points of light. It also let you make images look like cartoons, paintings, etc.

It’s Picture in Picture function allows you to insert any image into another one, at any size or placement. To give your subject a perfect pose it offers a Pose Gide functions which displays a gallery of posed models right on to display. The ZNR (Zoom Noise Reduction) automatically discards the mechanical noise and adjust the sound perfectly when you are recording videos in HD to give you proper crystal-clear sound.

Specifications

Samsung MV800

  • Design: Black colored
  • Pixels: 16 Mega Pixels
  • Image Sensor: CCD Image Sensor Type
  • Lens Type: Schneider Lens
  • Zoom: 5x optical zoom
  • Focus Range: Normal : 80cm ~ infinity(Wide), 150cm ~ infinity(Tele)
  • Dual Image Stabilization: Yes
  • Memory
  • Internal: 10 MB
  • External: microSD
  • Format: DCF/ EXIF 2.21 / DPOF 1.1 /
  • Power: 4.2V DC
  • Image Editing: Editing Resize,Rotate,Trimming, Photo Editor 2.0 – Rotate, Trimming, Effect, Storyboard Maker
  • Microphone Type: Stereo
  • Speaker Type: Mono
  • Connections: HDMI & USB 2.0
  • Battery: 740 mAh
Pretty amazing if you ask me? What are your opinions on this camera? Would you buy one?

Popular Android and Java J2ME Mobile Apps

In my last article I discussed with you some of the Popular Symbian And Blackberry Mobile Apps. In this article I am going to tell you about some of the popular Android and J2ME Mobile apps.

Apps For Android

popular android apps

  1. Swype: It offers touchscreen keyboard to android users. What’s bit different about Swype is instead of pressing letters, you have to swipe your finger in a continuous motion over the letter you want to type. As per the app developers, this new method of typing allows you to type text 30 percent faster than the normal way. Interestingly, this apps was developed by Cliff Kushler the co-inventor of  T9 and Randy Marsden the developer of the onscreen keyboard included in Windows.
  2. Pulse: A very easy to use newsreader app. It offers you to select up to 60 sources to pull in news feed from different websites. Simply tap on the article to have clean and elegant view of news story. It offers many features like saving stories for later reading or sync them with Instapaper. You can also share stories on Facebook, Twitter or via Email in few easy taps.
  3. Vplayer: Like on PC everyone knows VLC player for playing most of all video formats same way on android its Vplayer. It plays almost all video formats that android don’t support by default. It supports DivX/Xvid, Flv, Rmvb, Avi, Mkv, Wmv, Mp4 and many more formats. It is a free app and requires minimum space of 5Mb and Android 2.0 or higher.
  4. Google Voice: With this app you are provided with a Google number, which you can use to make cheap international calls, receive incoming calls & voice mails and send text messages showing your Google number, helps in keeping your real number a secret. It also allows users to read transcripts. It is a free app which requires minimum free space of 1.5Mb and android 1.6 or higher.
  5. imo.im: You can chat with all your friends from this one single app. Like all other apps you don’t need to create any imo account. You can simply login to your IM accounts. It supports chat for Facebook, Skype, Google Talk, MSN, ICQ/AIM, Yahoo, Jabber and Myspace. It also allows you to send voice IMs, send multimedia attachments and save chat history to imo.im.

Apps For J2ME

popular java apps

  1. Snaptu: This tiny app let you access Facebook, Picasa, Live score, Pub reviews, Movie  reviews, RSS reader, Journey planner and lot more services. You can add more functionality by adding applets.
  2. eBuddy: This app let you have chat with all your buddies from Facebook, MSN, Yahoo!, Orkut, Google Talk, AIM, ICQ and myspace. The best of feature of this app is it supports multiple protocols.
  3. Wattpad: Wattapad is the most popular ebook community. This app let you read ebooks, connect with other readers and contributors. You can access more than 17.000 ebooks from Project Guternberg. You can also request stories that are not available from community to upload it.
  4. Litefeeds: It is a fully featured RSS feed reader. It allows you to scan feeds, view full images and clip items. You can also email interesting stuff to your friends with this app. To reduce the data usage the feeds are compressed and offers most of the options only when you need it.

With this apps you can make most out of your Android and J2me phone.

Popular Symbian And Blackberry Mobile Apps

With so many smart phones launching in India and people migrating to powerful smart phones with super fast internet, connectivity and advanced devices the online Apps market have really boomed and have brought great change in the App world. I have written this article to discuss with you some of the all time popular mobile Apps.

Apps For Symbian

  1. Symtorrent: It is the first fully featured BitTorrent client for the mobile platform. It is a free and open source App developed by researchers of Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BUTE). It also allows you to download multiple number of torrents together, upload and download torrents and save the status of unfinished downloads.
  2. Socially: It is among the one of the must have App for your Symbian phone. With this App you can access Facebook, Twitter, LikedIn and Foursquare, all from one place. One of the best feature this App has is it lets you syncs friend’s profile information, photos with phone contacts, add Facebook birthdays to phone calendar, receive social updates as push notifications and it also offers some extra features like blocking phone calls from particular friends without ringing your phone which is useful to block telemarketing calls.
  3. Xplore: It is a really good file manager App with some really amazing features. Like other file managers it does exploring, copying, transferring files, folders, drives and extracts zip, jar, rar archives. But the best feature of Xplore is that it will let you transfer an entire drive over Bluetooth or infrared.
  4. Fring: It offers VoIP and video chat service. It lets you make voice calls, video calls and chat with friends. For Voice and chat it also offer Skype and Google Talk integration. It helps you stay connected with your Fring, Google Talk, Windows Live Messenger, Yahoo!, AIM, ICQ and Twitter buddies enabling chat option. It also supports DTMF dialing for Symbian devices.

Apps For Blackberry

  1. UberTwitter: Now know as UberSocial, after Twitter blocked it for using term “Twitter” in its name, which is against Twitter’s policy is the most popular Twitter App in the world for Blackberry phones. It offers very good reach functionality and makes it really easy for you to keep up with latest happening with UberChannels. Its UberView feature lets you have live preview of linked content like web pages, videos, photos and blog posts.
  2. BB Notepad: BB Notepad is a text editor and is much powerful than the default MemoPad App that comes pre-installed on Blackberry devices. It offers you two system for taking down notes, SureType and Multitap input systems. It let you open ANSI, UNICODE, UNICODE-BE and UTF-8 text file formats. It also lets you save your notes with ‘.txt’ extension so that it can be read on PC.
  3. Dictionary and Thesaurus: It is the only free dictionary App for Blackberry phones by Dictionary.com. It contains more than 500,000 words, definitions and synonyms. Comes with email integration and most amazing feature about this App is it lets you have phonetic and audio pronunciations, spelling suggestions and popular word of the day from Dictionary.com

Some of this are free and open source apps while some are premium ones. But these apps are really among the best apps in their category.