An application to synchronize Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8

Microsoft offers an application called Windows Phone  to Windows 8 users to synchronize data with  Windows Phone 8.

It will improve and replace the Zune software that allowed to manage their data with Windows Phone 7 (extract audio CD, synchronize playlists on a Windows Phone 7...).

The Windows Phone application can exchange music, pictures and videos from the computer to the phone and share content from the phone with Windows 8 applications.
It will also be possible to automatically save photos and videos taken with the phone on your PC and instantly see the space that is used for each type of content.
The application will also find information on their phone or locate in case of loss.

Microsoft has already posted this application  that runs on Windows 8 and Windows RT. It should however not run on Windows Phone 7.

SmartWatch: a case for your smartphone to your wrist

A new accessory for our phones has arrived, and it is called SmartWatch! Nothing to do with a watch but rather a case for your smartphone always at hand firmly attached to your wrist as shown in this image:

Previously you could run, bike, motorcycle or hiking with his phone in a pocket or a cuff on the upper arm ... not very practical to change music, use GPS application or visit their application running. The SmartWatch is the first case for smartphones designed to be worn on the wrist. It allows you to always have an eye on their smartphone and access all features without necessarily having to stop. With two adjustable straps, the SmartWatch can be worn over bare arm that jacket. The facade can control your smartphone without having to leave the case, you can put your smartphone to a size of 5.3 "(goodbye the Galaxy Note ).

Amazon compares its Kindle Fire iPad HD Mini

On its website, Amazon has decided to tackle the latest from Apple, the iPad Mini, comparing to its tablet, the Kindle Fire HD.

Without a doubt, this year 2012 is that of the tablets, or rather a true "war" tablets. Far as total domination of Apple's iPad, launched in 2010, taking short competition which will take a long time to be on the market despite testing well known brands (HP, BlackBerry, Motorola or the French Archos). The real change will come with Google's finally an aggressive pricing policy and an operating system matures to finally open the market to competition in the absence of directly opposing the iPad.

Indeed, the various iPad killer were all eventually face the supremacy of the Cupertino company in the area and it is finally choosing a different angle than the competition ended drill: size. Democratizing 7 inch format, it is a new market that brands have developed, especially a snook at Apple refused to release a tablet in this format before changing his mind with the iPad Mini . It is the latter which is in the viewfinder that Amazon announced on its website U.S.  a comparison between the iPad Mini and Kindle Fire HD running obviously to the advantage of the latter.

The e-commerce giant uses a short slogan but has the merit of being clear "  Much more for much less  "before insisting on a few things to the advantage of the tablet as the definition of the screen (30% more than the iPad Mini), the density of pixels per inch (216 pixels per inch Kindle Fire HD against 163 for the Apple tablet) but also HD video playback and two stereo speakers (one for iPad Mini) and a faster WiFi (MIMO).

Amazon does not hesitate to take a direct competitor before insisting on the strengths of its tablet, the $ 199 against $ 329 for the Apple tablet. Practice not really surprising since Apple, via Phil Schiller, had also chosen to compare its new tablet than a direct competitor namely Google Nexus 7.

Nexus 10 with 300 dpi resolution, Android 4.2 and CPU Cortex-A15 architecture

As well go straight to the point with this new tablet Nexus. 10 shows the Nexus 2560 by 1600 pixels on a 10 inch screen, which gives it a pixel density of 300 ppi substantial, never before seen on a tablet of this size . For comparison, the last two versions of iPad 9.7 inch feature a pixel density of 264 ppi. Add to that the glass on the screen is Gorilla Glass 2 type. On such a screen, so you can watch movies in their true 1080p quality (even with up-conversion for this higher resolution than full HD).

Associated with Google Samsung offers the opportunity to specifications again very complete and attractive. Judge for yourself. The tablet weighs only 603 grams and is 8.9 mm thick only.

On the hardware side, the benchmark tests might panic with a dual-core processor architecture Cortex-A15 (the next generation ARM architecture) and a GPU Mali T604. Of course you think the Samsung Exynos Dual 5 even if it is not specified in the specifications of the tablet. Raw power that is supported by 2 GB RAM and is powered by a lithium polymer battery 9000 mAh to.

The tablet runs on the all new version of Android 4.2 Jelly Bean with , has a 5 megapixel main camera, another 1.9 megapixel front, microUSB port, HDMI and a magnetic charger. Connectivity side, it supports Bluetooth, WiFi 802.11 b / g / n MIMO (ie with two antennas) and NFC.

In this description, the best has been saved for last. Nexus 10 The 16GB version is priced at € 399 while the 32GB version € 499 displays . They will be available on Google Play Store in the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, France, Germany, Spain, Canada and Japan, as of November 13, 2012 .

Nexus 7: 32 GB versions and 3G € 249 to € 299 official

This year, he will actually have to make room at the foot of the Christmas tree. Google has decided to play Santa Claus and reveals the contents of his sack. The least one can say is that Santa Claus Mountain View is far from trash.

Blessed are those who have not yet purchased a tablet Nexus 7 as the Mountain View company lowers the price of the 16GB version for $ 200 while the 8GB model simply disappears from Google Play Store. It is a version with 32 GB of internal memory priced at € 249 which complements the range of WiFi Nexus 7. "WiFi" because now you will have to specify the type of Nexus 7 you are talking about in terms of its connectivity.

Google has just announced a 32GB version with 3G connectivity. It will be sold unlocked and costs € 299 from November 13, 2012 on Google Play Store in the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, France, Germany, Spain and Canada.

It is compatible with GSM 4 bands (850, 900, 1800 and 1900 MHz), 3G on 5 bands (850, 900, 1700, 1900 and 2100 MHz) and HSPA + (providing a theoretical maximum throughput of 21 Mb / s).

Versions 16 GB and 32 GB, respectively proposed € 199 and € 249, are now available on Google Play United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, France, Germany, Spain, Canada and Japan.

Whatever these new versions, the Nexus 7 retains the same versions and comes with Android 4.1, aka Jelly Bean. The update to Android 4.2 will come later.

LG Android 4.2 Nexus 4 official from $ 299

LG unveiled the Optimus G in partnership with Qualcomm that his team SoC Snapdragon S4 Pro processor with 4 cores. One will find a second life in the Nexus range.

Nexus 4 comes actually to be officially announced. Is not expected today due to storm that will descend on the North East coast of the United States, while Google had scheduled a press conference just in the Big Apple. The Mountain View company had announced to have waived held today.

But, here's the new Nexus introduced by the same the new version of Android. Android 4.2 includes some new features in the application's native camera with Photo Sphere (photo mode to 360 degrees), quick settings menu accessible from the notifications panel ...

Nexus 4 displays 1280 by 768 pixels on its screen True HD IPS More than 4.7 inches providing a pixel density of 320 ppi (pixels per inch). It has Zerogap Touch technology, which improves the touch. The sides of the screen are slightly inclined to "promote the drag fingers" while the glass is signed Corning Gorilla Glass type.

It embeds a SoC Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 family and Pro 2GB of RAM (like the LG Optimus G). It comes in versions with 8 GB and 16 GB internal memory (no microSD slot) and has a main camera with 8 megapixel sensor and a front camera of 1.3 megapixel. It is compatible with 3G and 3G + (HSPA +) but not with 4G LTE. It also supports Bluetooth, WiFi a / b / g / n, NFC and can be recharged wirelessly like the Nokia Lumia 820 and 920. The terminal is 9.1 mm thick and weighs 139 grams.

Both versions will be sold on Google Play from November 13 in the United States, Canada, Germany, United Kingdom, France , Spain and Australia, the rates of € 299 for the 8GB and € 349 for 16GB . Nexus After 7 and its aggressive pricing, Google makes a new tour de force in terms of value for money that manufacturers will find it difficult to follow (including LG Optimus with G in early 2013!).

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