Home / Alexander Udalov

Alexander Udalov

Augmented Reality: Vuforia by Qualcomm

P1080558-580x435

At this past CES, rare demos of Augmented Reality (AR) implementations failed to attract much attention. There are many reasons for the fading interest in AR on mobile devices. Reviewers quote numerous technical problems with "live view" class encoding; 3D scene generation is the major obstacle on par with the inclusion of AR functionality being a daunting task even for the most powerful quad-core SoCs (think Tegra 3).

Read More »

Top Selling Phones of 2011: iPhone 4S Leads The Way

iphone4s-iphone4-galaxy-s2

The undisputed leader of all sales from all carriers that offers the iPhone is the iPhone 4S for last two months of 2011. Who would have thought otherwise? More interesting and telling is the struggle for second place. The Samsung Galaxy S II looks like the leader for the second spot, except for Verizon where Samsung's Galaxy Nexus took the position in December 2011, while in November 2011 it was Motorola's Droid RAZR as Verizon's second big selling phone.

Read More »

Polaroid Reveals First 16MP Android Smartphone Camera

polaroid-sc1630-1

We are well aware that high end smartphones are now capable of producing very good snapshots and decent videos. This time, Polaroid's SC1630 camera is blurring the line. It runs Google Android phone OS . Hence, it's a camera that can make phone calls. In this respect, Polaroid prefers to call this device a "phone camera" (stress on "camera"), and not your regular "camera phone".

Read More »

Samsung Series 9 Ultrabook Closest To MacBook Air Killer

Samsung-Series-9-notebook

This time, Series 9 notebook from Samsung has an amazing Duralumin (aircraft grade aluminum) unibody with a total thickness of just half an inch. That might just fit inside a brown paper envelope.  Samsung is setting the bar for the new ultrabook class, although Samsung doesn't like the "ultrabook" moniker, we'll just let it be the Samsung Series 9 notebook to make them happy.

Read More »

More On The Verizon, Samsung And LG Alliance

20474

Verizon is widely known for its Verizon Wireless operations. But cell phone carrier services are not all that the big V can offer to its customers. A growing Verizon FiOS network that was first deployed 6 years ago offered ultra fast Internet access, it has since evolved into a multi-functional service that includes FiOS Internet, FiOS TV, and FiOS Digital Voice.

Read More »

Verizon ZTE Jetpack 4G/LTE Mobile Hotspot

Verizon-ZTE-Jetpack

Developed by ZTE, the Jetpack is a 4G /LTE Mobile Hotspot allowing 4G/ LTE - customers to get download speeds of 5 to 12 megabits per second (Mbps) and upload speeds of 2 to 5 Mbps in 4G/LTE Mobile Broadband coverage areas. The global ready device will work in 205 different countries, and 125 more with 3G too.

Read More »

10 Video FAQs about ASUS Eee Pad Transformer

Asus-Eee-Pad-Transformer-TF101-brilliant-Tablet-With-Mobile-Docking-Station

ASUSTeK Computer goes to extraordinary measures to appeal to widest possible audience of their potential customers. Original ASUS Eee Pad Transformer was and still is one of the most popular 10-inch Android slates, even if the Transformer Prime clearly takes the role of ASUS flagship tablet.

Read More »