Outstanding Tech News: April 2011

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Gmail Motion, Windows 8, iPhone 5 and Nokia T7-00 may be the latest products and devices that are expected by users, especially tech fans. Now, let's find out some detailed information about them through outstanding news of the month.

 

Google released April Fool's Gmail Motion

This year, Google took part in the April Fool’s pranks on Friday by releasing a new product called “Gmail Motion” that allows users to send and receive emails using only gestures. Besides, Gmail Motion can interpret physical movement and turn it into actionable commands if using your computer's camera and a special tracking algorithm.

 

 

Microsoft’s Windows 8

It is the era of cellphones, tablets, the cloud and even the gaming that inspire Microsoft to think about Windows 8. This operating system is mixing the best of Microsoft’s products including Windows 7, Windows Phone 7, Microsoft Office and Xbox 360 with some Kinect-like navigation features.


Microsoft aims for Windows 8 support to begins on July 1, 2011 while support for Windows Server 2012 starts on July 2, 2012

Microsoft aims for Windows 8 support to begin on July 1, 2011 while support for Windows Server 2012 starts on July 2, 2012

 

Apple releases iPhone 5 at the end of June?

According to Korean site ETNews.co.kr, iPhone 5, the next model of iPhone 4, will be released by Apple during the fourth week of June. Korean providers SK Telecom and KT are among the first carriers offering the newly expected device. Apple plans to host a special media event featuring Steve Jobs himself to introduce the iPhone 5, instead of a WWDC launch.


An image of the complete iPhone 5 rumor roundup

An image of the complete iPhone 5 rumor roundup

 

Disappointing sales of Motorola XOOM and ATRIX 4G

Though Motorola’s top-of-the-line Android tablet, XOOM, and smartphone, Atrix 4G, have been on market for a few weeks, sales for the two devices are evaluated to be disappointing by Pacific Crest analyst James Faucette due to their high prices and the competition of other products from Apple and HTC, etc.


The Motorola Atrix 4G, a 4-inch Android smartphone featuring a 5-megapixel camera, is purchased at $199 (with a two-year contract)

The Motorola Atrix 4G, a 4-inch Android smartphone featuring a 5-megapixel camera, is purchased at $199 (with a two-year contract)


The Motorola Xoom that made its debut in the show of CES, Las Vegas, is designed to help users carry everywhere easily

The Motorola Xoom, which made its debut in the show of CES, Las Vegas, is designed to help users carry everywhere easily

 

Nokia T7-00

Nokia T7-00, whose images were leaked a few days ago, closely resembles to the Nokia N8. The device features a 8-mega-pixel camera with dual LED flash and sports screen resolutions of 360 X 640 pixels. It is also equipped with Bluetooth connectivity and Open GL 2.0 to provide users an advanced 3D gaming experience.


Nokia T7-00 is powered by a 700 MHz ARM 11 processor and comes with a front facing VGA camera to facilitate video calling and photography

Nokia T7-00 is powered by a 700 MHz ARM 11 processor and comes with a front facing VGA camera to facilitate video calling and photography

 

 

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This article was published on 2011/04/12