Sky Link began selling 3G/Wi-Fi router Skylink VW310

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

The mobile operator Sky Link began selling mobile wireless router 3G/Wi-Fi production Vertex Wireless, designed to organize multi-user Internet access (hot-spot) of all types of devices that support Wi-Fi. With built-in batteries for autonomous operation in active mode session data within 2 hours.
3G/Wi-Fi router Skylink VW310 supports Wi-Fi connectivity and can be used as a hot-spot for wireless Internet access of several users simultaneously (compatible with computers, laptops, PDAs, phones, tablets). The device is designed in a modern design, requires no additional drivers and settings on your computer, is a compact and easy to use. Size - 115x65x15 mm, weight - 150 grams.

Improved firewall protection provide multiple / concurrent sessions, parental control (filtering content based on the MAC address and / or URL), and also allow scheduling of filtration (activated filters on certain days or for a specified number of hours or minutes). Built-in battery ensures operation in the mode of operation within 2 hours of standby time - 3 hours.

3G/Wi-Fi router Skylink VW310 has already entered the sales office SkyLink and dealers in Moscow. In the near future will begin sales in other regions where Sky Link. You can also buy a router through an online store SkyLink.

fringOut became available on the iPhone

Developers of mobile VoIP-client fring announced the launch of services to fringOut version running on the iPhone. Now fringstery-owners of devices from Apple, too, can call around the world (from 1 cent per minute) with friends and family, for whatever reason, do not use fring.

In addition there is good news for travelers, many of whom are stuck in European airports (eg Paris, London, Berlin, Frankfurt), due to difficulties with the weather. Fring team gives credit for $ 5, so that they can call and warn about possible problems. To redeem this offer, you must:

  • Download and install fring on your mobile device (iPhone, Nokia or something running Android)
  • Activate fringOut in the program settings
  • inform the twitter your fring user ID, be sure to include "@ fring", attaching a photo of your current ticket and entering "# freefringairport". For example, the line of the message might look like this: "# freefringairport my @ fring userID: Jimmy1709,"
  • Fring team will issue a credit of $ 5, which will last for more than 12 hours to communicate with the house

Smartphone with Windows Phone 7 sold more than 1.5 million

Microsoft has released the first official information about statistics, sales of smartphones running Windows Phone 7. As expected, the figures are not too great, but "encouraging". It is described the results of the vice president Ekim Berg (Achim Berg). On sale in Europe and Southeast Asia vehicles arrived on October 21 and in the U.S. and Canada later - on November 8. Total managed for the past 2 months to realize more than 1.5 million vehicles. On average, this amounts to about 25 000 smartphone on the day, which indirectly confirms the claimed 40,000 vehicles in the first day of sales.

In general, Microsoft's optimistic and believe that the result should be evaluated positively. The popularity of smartphones has provided a radically new (for Microsoft) advertising campaign and intense increase in the number of applications for this operating system. Currently, the store applications have more than 4000 items, and only corporation cooperates with 18,000 developers. Noting the existence of significant competition in the market of high-tech smartphones Ekim Berg pointed out that in order to attract customers, the emphasis shifted not only to provide applications to users, but also on account of their recommendations. This, according to a management corporation, must distinguish their product from competitors.

New photos of HTC Mecha

We have already reported that HTC is preparing to release a smartphone in the U.S. market known as the HTC Mecha. Today, resource Slash Gear has published two detailed pictures, which, sources say, are precisely the above-mentioned apparatus. Another scenario is that a device which can be seen in the photo, can enter the market as the HTC Incredible HD. The images show the angle of the device and block camera with dual LED flash.

Reliable information about what this machine is not available. There is no information about any operating system you use (it may be 7 or Windows Phone Google Android), nor about the standard of communication which is designed apparatus (it is possible that the model is designed for networks 4G LTE). Similarly, you can tell that the smartphone design has little in common with all represented in the past year devices NTS nor extends the range of Nexus One, or that go out later and Desire Desire HD.

Presumably, this model will be shown at the exhibition SES 2011 or conference MWC in Barcelona.

Smartphone HTC EVO Shift 4G networks, CDMA and WiMAX: new images

We already know that HTC is preparing to release a smart phone HTC EVO Shift 4G (HTC Knight), which will be sold in the U.S. operator Sprint. The network previously appeared his photo, but it seems to have been captured only idle layout. On the new photos published on the Internet, the device looks more like a present: added a few shots in the open and running form. Recall, HTC EVO Shift 4G supports communication in the CDMA and WiMAX, which operates and operator Sprint.

The smartphone is made in the slider form factor with sliding QWERTY-keyboard. The source said that the model is based on a processor with 800 MHz. Other features of the device is known about the 3.7-inch touchscreen and an operating system Android, probably version 2.3 Gingerbread. With regard to registration of the sale, he may be held on January 9. At least at this number in the database indicated Sprint started selling HTC A7373, perhaps this is the HTC EVO Shift 4G.

MTS has successfully tested the roaming networks LTE

Operator MTS has announced that MTS Group organized an international roaming on LTE technology between the MTS-Uzbekistan "and" VivaCell-MTS (Armenia). Of MTS Uzbekistan "and" VivaCell-MTS (Armenia), members of the MTS Group, conducted a successful test of roaming services in their networks, LTE and signed a memorandum of understanding setting out the aims and functions of operators in the framework of the organization of mutual LTE-roaming.

According to the protocol of intentions, "MTS-Uzbekistan" and "VivaCell-MTS cooperate on business and technical level to organize the processes necessary to support the international LTE-roaming and provide support for LTE-roaming facilities operators.

In the framework of its subsidiaries into Armenia and Uzbekistan are used standards, specifications and templates for the LTE-roaming, developed by the International partnerships Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP), is an association in 2008 adopted LTE as the next after the UMTS standard broadband mobile communication. LTE-roaming work in networks of LTE «MTS-Uzbekistan" and "VivaCell-MTS in the frequency range of 2.6 GHz. When testing services are used by modems Samsung GT B3710 and Huawei E398.

Palm is preparing a rival iPad

Palm Company intends to show his vision of the Tablet PC similar iPad at CES 2011. The model is called Topaz, and running the operating system webOS 2.5.1. News Agency of Fox News reports that the company will show just three models that have minor differences among themselves. All three will be named PalmPad, but one of them is oriented to the house and has a connector miniHDMI, as well as built-in WiMAX.

Also, the plans include a fourth model, which is designed for students. It will feature a "built-in learning software, as well as the possibility of modifying the characteristics to wholesalers. Supposedly it can also vary at a diagonal screen. In the sale of "student" plate will go no earlier than autumn 2011.

The plates have a design similar to the HP Slate, but also a significant difference - they do not use the platform Intel Atom, which should have a positive impact on their energy consumption. Screen model will be 9.7 inches diagonal, and the weight will be no more than 570 grams. Moreover, as noted, that the thickness is less than that iPad. Available ports USB 3.0, 1.3-megapixel front and main 3-megapixel camera and a system of multi-switch, similar to that used in Palm Pre. Operating System webOS 2.5.1 is the version of OS webOS 2.0 adapted to run on Tablet devices.

SkyLink began providing GSM services

The mobile operator Sky Link announced the launch of services GSM. Operators of GSM services in the regions where the company is "Sky 1800, MCC and Delta Telecom (100% subsidiary of ZAO Sky Link).

Suppliers of network equipment in the GSM 900/1800 MHz band for licensed territory of Sky Link in 45 regions of Russia are of Alcatel-Lucent and Huawei, the process of launching services are provided using the infrastructure of communication structures operator MTS.

Based on the competitive situation in the market for voice services, the business model in the first stage is based solely on the work in the segment of B2B. The future is not ruled out for mainstream users. The company also sees prospects for synergy of voice services with CDMA-GSM business and the further transition to the technology LTE. Currently, Sky Link has a license to provide CDMA and GSM in the 450, 900, 1800 and 2100MGts in the territory, where 96% of the population of Russia.

RoverPad 3WT70: cheap tablet based on Android

The company Rover Computers has released for sale on the Russian market tablet RoverPad 3WT70. He is a 7-inch model with metal housing, working on Android 2.1. In this case, the RoverPad 3WT70 have access to the application directory Android Market, which is realized not all the plates. The device is aimed at Web surfing, working with documents and multimedia - audio and video (supports a wide range of formats). RoverPad 3WT70 already on sale at a price of 8,990 rubles.

Features RoverPad 3WT70:

  • Operating System: Android 2.1
  • Display: 7-inch touchscreen with a resolution of 800x480 pixels
  • Processor: Telechips (720 MHz)
  • Internal memory: 4 GB
  • microSD-slot
  • Web-camera
  • Wireless communication: Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g
  • Accelerometer
  • 2-port miniUSB, a headphone jack
  • Audio formats: MP3, WMA, WAV, ADPCM
  • Video formats: MPEG-4, H.264, WMV/VC-1, MPEG-2, MP4
  • Image Formats: JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP
  • Text: fb2, epub, oeb, txt, html, pdf
  • Battery: 2500 mAh
  • Dimensions: 195h120h14 mm
  • Weight: 384 grams