Meizu copies iPhone and gets shut down

The M8 is being demonstrated at CeBIT no more.

Engadget had a chance to get their hands on it before the German authorities shut the booth down on the grounds of something undisclosed but guessed iPhone. Damn right. The Meizu’s M8 mini one OS strongly represents the iPhone.

“The venue is closed until further notice” is all you will see there for now.

So here are the final specs and features now expected at launch:

  • quad-band GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
  • Bluetooth 2.0+EDR
  • 802.11b/g WiFi
  • 3.4-inch 720 x 480 capacitive touch LTPS TFT-LCD
  • 3 megapixel autofocus camera
  • 667MHz ARM11 processor
  • WinCE 6.0 based Meizu OS
  • H/W encoder/decoder
  • 107 x 59 x 11.9-mm
  • 8GB of 16GB of flash NAND
  • TV-out
  • phone, music, video, camera, internet browser
  • automatic backlight and display orientation adjustment

Some videos after the break:

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New Android UI. New Android SDK

Android blog has been updated!

Anroid SDK has been updated!

Yay! A round up of the new features are:

  • New user interface – As I mentioned when we introduced the m3 version of the Android SDK, we’re continuing to refine the UI that’s available for Android. m5-rc14 replaces the previous placeholder with a new UI, but as before, work on it is still in-progress.
  • Layout animations – Developers can now create layout animations for their applications using the capabilities introduced in the android.view.animation package. Check out the LayoutAnimation*.java files in the APIDemos sample code for examples of how this works.
  • Geo-codingandroid.location.Geocoder enables developers to forward and reverse geo-code (i.e. translate an address into a coordinate and vice-versa), and also search for businesses.
  • New media codecs – The MediaPlayer class has added support for the OGG Vorbis, MIDI, XMF, iMelody, RTTL/RTX, and OTA audio file formats.
  • Updated Eclipse plug-in – A new version of ADT is available and provides improvements to the Android developer experience. In particular, check out the new Android Manifest editor.

Hello android has some good screenshots up.

Nokia+Microsoft? Whats next?!?!?!?

Engadget Reports:

According to Microsoft’s mobile communications business international marketing director (phew) John Starkweather, Redmond is in talks with the folks from Finland about getting Windows Mobile onto Nokia handsets. “They obviously have significant investments in Symbian but there are a lot of places where we have significant synergies and we would love to see the day where those synergies would extend completely with Windows Mobile,” said Starkweather, though he couldn’t say when or if any agreement will be met. “We work closely with Nokia and we would love to have them go all the way,” Starkweather said. “It’s something we talk about all the time.”

Mobile Games + Top 5

Did I mention I got a new phone? This post brings you a review of Top 5 and mobile games on my phone!

Oh well I should update the My Stuff page.

Well I got the Nokia 6300 – Slim yet powerful and its already won a place in my heart. It does everything i wanted my old phone to do(Bluetooth, Songs, Memory Card, Good themes and Software compatibility).

6300 has bluetooth, Songs, Memory Card (128 included 2GB costs 15,000RS here[Approx 150$]), Awesome themes, Millions of games and software to download. The only bummer is the battery life and no boxed data cable(which costs 4000Rs [Approx 40$]).  Well that I can handle.

Now for the games

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