Monday, October 24, 2011

Gadgets of the year !

Hey everyone,
Recently T3 Gadget awards 2011 was held and the jury, number of votes were the main factors in deciding which gadget has to be selected the Gadgets of the year in there respective category. I'll be listing few gadgets which were awarded in the T3 Gadget award function with the description why they were awarded !

Gadget of the Year: Microsoft XBOX Kinect
Gadget of the Year Microsoft XBOX Kinect

Why ?
MS XBOX kinect is the fastest selling consumer durable product of all time. It allows gamers to interact with the gadget without even touching game controller, and it is because of motion sensing device which is embedded in MS XBOX kinect.

Computer of Year: Apple MacBook air 11 inch

Why ?
Attractive to eyes and efficient. It has SSD (solid state drive), where random read and write are faster compare to our normal hdd, in place of normal hdd and 4GB RAM. Apple MacBook beat Sony & Samsung in the competition .

Commuter Gadget of the Year: Amazon kindle
Commuter Gadget of the Year Amazon kindle

Why ?
The best Ereader, which can hole around 3,500 ebooks with crisp font, which makes user more comfortable while reading in bright light. Amazon kindle had stiff competition from Apple ipad and iphone in this category !

Tablet of the Year: Apple iPad 2
Tablet of the Year Apple iPad 2

As expected by many, that iPad 2 is the best tablet PC ever created. Apple iPad 2 had stiff competition from Android based tablet and Samsung galaxy ! It has ARM A5 dual core processor which makes it more efficient than it's competitors.

Phone of the Year: Samsung Galaxy S II
Phone of the Year Samsung Galaxy S II

Why ?
Samsung Galaxy S II, which has 1.5GHz dual core processor with 4G download speed & wave and pay technology, was crowned Phone of the Year after it beat Apple iPhone 4.

TeleVision of the Year: Samsung UE55D8000
TeleVision of the Year Samsung UE55D8000

Why ?
It allows users to access facebook, twitter and many more TV apps. Samsung UE55D8000 has 3D support with HDMI inputs and ultra slim structure.

Work Gadget of the Year: RIM Blackberry Bold 9780
Work Gadget of the Year RIM Blackberry Bold 9780

Why ?
RIM Blackberry Bold 9780 won the race for Work Gadget of the Year: after defeating Apple iPhone, HTC and Samsung in the competition.

T3 Design Award: Apple MacBook Air 11-inch
T3 Design Award Apple MacBook Air 11-inch

Why ?
Apple MacBook Air 11-inch beat Samsung series 9 in this category.

Digital Camera of the Year: Canon PowerShot G12
Digital Camera of the Year Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12 has 10 megapixel sensor and capability to record 720p HD video. The competitors to Canon PowerShot G12 were Beating Fuji Finepix X100, the Olympus E-PL2 & the Nikon D3100 !

Innovation of the Year: Razer Switchblade
Innovation of the Year Razer Switchblade

Why ?
Razer Switchblade comprises of infinitely customizable keyboard, which metamorphoses to suit the game being played, with touchscreen technology and Intel’s Atom processor to create full-spectrum PC gaming on the move ! Which takes gaming to next level !!

Gadget Accessory of the Year: Eye-Fi Pro X2 card
Gadget Accessory of the Year Eye-Fi Pro X2 card

Why ?
It has ability to connect to wifi network and can hold upto 4000 HD quality photo or 3 hrs of HD video content.

Music Gadget of the Year: Monster Beats by Dr. Dre Pro Studio
Music Gadget of the Year Monster Beats by Dr. Dre Pro Studio

Why ?
Light weight and strong aluminum frame with great sound clarity.

Gaming Gadget of the Year: Microsoft Xbox Kinect
Gaming Gadget of the Year Microsoft Xbox Kinect

Why ?
Already specified in Gadget of the Year :)

Home Gadget of the Year: Philips Airfryer
Home Gadget of the Year Philips Airfryer

Why ?
Uses Rapid Air Technology to cook meals, which uses superheated air instead of fat to make chips.

Digital Media Service of the Year: Twitter
Digital Media Service of the Year Twitter

Why ?
Twitter was declared winner after beating facebook and youtube. The reason for twitter winning is said to be the apps which are available for iPhone, iPad & Android based devices for twitter.

App of the Year: Flipboard
App of the Year Flipboard

Why ?
A free application which creates personalize magazines for its user from various feeds.

Gadget Personality of the Year: Mark Zuckerberg
Gadget Personality of the Year Mark Zuckerberg

Why ?
Facebook owner ! Facebook is a social networking site with more than 500 million users glued to it.

Online Retailer of the Year: Amazon UK
Online Retailer of the Year Amazon UK

Why ?
Sold highest number of items on time !

Tech Brand of the Year: Google
Tech Brand of the Year Google

Why ?
Do I need to specify it? :D

So, which one of those gadgets do you own ?
Share it with us.

I hope next year World's Cheapest Tablet PC: Aakash will be in the list of Top and most wanted gadgets.

Hope you liked the Gadgets of the year 2011, which includes cool and engaging gadgets, apps, etc., article. We will come back with more interesting stuffs like this ASAP.

Till then keep surfing Everything Under The Sun and have fun ;)

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

World's Cheapest Tablet, Aakash launched !

Do you remember that we gave a hint about World's cheapest Tablet PC in our article, Is iPhaad, India's answer to the iPad, for real? , earlier ?
No? Then check the link :)

Finally, it has become a reality. India has finally launched the cheapest tablet computer, which cost only around $60, that is INR 2999 ! Though it is higher than $35, which was promised before it's production, still cheaper than any other tablet pc in the world.

More information about Aakash, World's cheapest tablet, in concise format:
Created By: Datawind
Launch Name: Aakash
Launch Date: 5th October, 2011 (today)
Price: $60, around Rs. 2999
Weight: 350 gm
Operating System: Android 2.2 (Froyo)
Touch screen size: 7 inch
RAM: 256 MB
Internal Memory: 2GB
Battery Life: Upto 3 hrs.
Commercially available from: November, 2011

Does it have ?
Wifi Connectivity: Yes
Stereo earphones and microphone: Yes
Multimedia: Yes
MicroSD card slot: Yes
USB port: Yes, 2 in number
Replacement warranty: Yes, for 1 year.
Other andoid applications be download and installed: Yes

The price will gradually reduce to $35 from $60 and then ultimately will come down to $20 or $10. Atleast that is what Kapil sibal has promised or expecting it.

What are/ were the other cheap tablet pc ?
HP TouchPad @ $99, launched by HP
Pepper @ $99, launched by Devraj group
Wespro ePad @ $149, launched by Wespro Digital
Kindle Fire @ $199, launched by Amazon

We will come back with more information on Aakash as we get to know about this new cheapest tablet pc in the world. Till then take care and keep surfing Everything Under the Sun !