I really struggled to think of a suitable title for this post. There are so many things about this innovative tent concept that you just can't describe it with a few words.
Friday, July 17, 2009
Wednesday, July 08, 2009
Google has just announced Google Chrome OS on its official blog. It promises to be simple, fast and secure like all the other Google products like search, mail and Gtalk.
Friday, July 03, 2009
@angsuman just tweeted this. I followed the link and googled about it, what I found was VERY VERY IMPRESSIVE.
Ok so this phone is called S1 and is a result of collaboration between Land Rover and Sonim. During testing they ran over it with a Land Rover, submerged it in mud and had an elephant stand on it to test its durability. S1 also survived being roasted in an oven at 150 degrees centigrade, soaked in a pint of lager and tossed from the second floor of a building. No wonder they call it the ‘indestructible’ mobile device, which may sound very appealing to builders, workmen, adventure/outdoors enthusiasts and other people working in tough conditions.
Some of the features of S1 are:
1. 1,500 hours of battery life.
2. 2.0 megapixel camera.
3. An extra loud ringtone to be heard overy sound of heavy machinery.
4. IP-67 International Protection certificate
5. GPS, Bluetooth, WAP, Opera Mini Browser
7. Extra-wide buttons, can be used wearing gloves.
Telegraph reports that - Tesco, who launch the phone today at a retail price of £249.99, are so confident it can't be broken that it comes with an unconditional 3 years guarantee. The S1 is available for £25 a month on a contract with Orange and is being sold exclusively by Tesco.
If you are a mobile developer like me, then you can take heart from the fact that Sonim has a Developer Portal as well, which enables you to register with them and download Java SDK complete with emulations tool to develop J2ME applications for their ruggedized phones.
Included below is a video featuring Land Rover S1 from TimesOnline.