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BlackBerry Bold 9790 and BlackBerry Curve 9380 announced

Today RIM announced two new additions to its lineup of smartphones. The QWERTY-packing Bold 9790 and the full-touch Curve 9380 both run on BlackBerry OS 7 and feature HVGA+ (480 x 360 pixels) screens.The BlackBerry Bold 9790 comes with a 2.45" touchscreen display, a 1GHz Marvel Tavor MG1 processor, 768MB RAM, 8GB internal storage, 5 megapixel camera with VGA video capturing and a microSD card slot. The Bold 9790 is well geared connectivity-wise too - Wi-Fi, 3G with HSPA, GPS and even NFC.
BlackBerry Bold 9790 The compact new Bold comes with a full four-row portrait QWERTY keyboard and an optical trackpad. The phone runs on the RIM's latest BlackBerry OS 7 and will hit the stores in the following few weeks. The BlackBerry Curve 9380 is the first Curve ever to come with a touchscreen. It measures 3.2" in diagonal and, as we said, comes with HVGA+ resolution. The rest of the specs are not quite impressive though - the new Curve runs on a 806MHz processor and has 512MB RAM and …

HTC Zeta image leak, has a 2.5GHz processor and runs ICS

Possible design and specs of an upcoming handset codenamed HTC 'Zeta' have been leaked courtesy of Engadget. This phone is supposed to have a 2.5GHz quad-core APQ8064 CPU and 1GB of RAM. Other interesting items on the spec sheet are a 4.5-inch 1280 x 720 display and Ice Cream Sandwich pre-installed along with Sense UI.

The handset supposedly measures 109.8 x 60.9 x 9.8mm and weighs 146g. Inside you'll find 32GB of storage space, 8 megapixel rear camera with dual-LED flash and 1080p video recording, 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera, Bluetooth 4.0, Beats Audio and an 1,830mAh battery. On the outside the device has an interesting pincushion design that is narrow in the middle and widens towards the top and bottom. We can see the earpiece grille right at the top edge along with the camera sensor. What is curious though is the presence of the keys below the display. Since this phone will come with Ice Cream Sandwich pre-installed, ideally it should not have any keys. Unless, HTC…

Nokia Lumia 800

Also known as Nokia Sea Ray
General2G NetworkGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 3G NetworkHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 Announced2011, OctoberStatusAvailable. Released 2011, NovemberSizeDimensions116.5 x 61.2 x 12.1 mm, 76.1 cc Weight142 gDisplayTypeAMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colorsSize480 x 800 pixels, 3.7 inches (~252 ppi pixel density)- Gorilla Glass display
- Nokia ClearBlack display
- Multi-touch input method
- Proximity sensor for auto turn-off
- Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate
- Touch-sensitive controlsSoundAlert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtonesLoudspeaker Yes3.5mm jack YesMemoryPhonebookPractically unlimited entries and fields, PhotocallCall recordsYesInternal16 GB storage, 512 MB RAMCard slotNoDataGPRSClass 33EDGEClass 333GHSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 MbpsWLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/nBluetoothYes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDRInfrared portNoUSBYes, microUSB v2.0CameraPrimary8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, Carl Zeiss optics, autofocus, dual-LED flashFeaturesGeo-taggingVideoYes, 720p@30fpsSeco…

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan delivers a baby girl

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan  have become proud parents of a baby girl. The actress gave birth to a girl this morning at the Seven Hills hospital in Andheri, a western Mumbai suburb on Monday night.

An ecstatic Amitabh Bachchantweeted, "I AM DADA to the cutest baby girl !!"
While first-time dad Abhishek tweeted, "IT'S A GIRL!!!!!! :)))))"

Ash was accompanied to the hospital by her parents Vrinda and Krishnaraj Rai, brother Aditya, husband Abhishek and in-laws Amitabh, Jaya and Shweta Nanda.
The news of Ash's pregnancy was broken by Amitabh Bachchan through Twitter in June this year. As Bollywood's first family  and their well-wishers celebrated the Big B received over 2000 congratulatory tweets the same day and people thronged the Bachchan residence in Juhu to celebrate.
Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan are also grandparents to daughter Shweta Nanda's two kids -- daughter Navya Naveli and son Agastya.

Motorola unveils its Facebook-friendly phone, the Motokey Social

Motorola has released pictures and details of its Facebook-friendly handset, the Motokey Social, on its website.
The feature phone, which sports both capacitive touchscreen and a full QWERTY keypad, has a dedicated Facebook key that allows easier access to the social networking website.
Weighing just 87 grams, the phone measures 105.5 (h) x 60 (w) x 9.98 (d) mm and has a 2.4 inches QVGA (320 x 240 pixel) TFT LCD display.
It will ship with a 910 mAh battery which will allow continuous usage time of up to approximately 480 minutes and standby time of up to around 672 hours.
The Motokey Social will have 'Smoke Gray with Licorice accents' for colours.
The website is yet to release details about the phone's price or release date.

EF Cinema Lenses Wide-Angle and Telephoto Cinema Zoom Lenses for EF and PL Mounts

Canon Casts EF Cinema Lenses In Starring Role For New Cinema EOS System
New Lens Series Debuts with Seven Models and more in the wings
HOLLYWOOD, California, November 3, 2011/TOKYO, November 4, 2011 – Canon Inc. and Canon U.S.A., Inc. today announced the introduction of seven new 4K EF Cinema Lenses, an all-new series of video cinematography lenses that, in addition to the company’s current lineup of interchangeable EF lenses for EOS single-lens reflex (SLR) cameras, form the core of Canon’s new Cinema EOS System. The launch of the Cinema EOS System marks Canon’s full-fledged entry into the digital high-resolution production industry. The new professional digital cinematography system spans the lens, digital cinema camera and digital SLR camera product categories.
Canon’s new EF Cinema Lens lineup includes four top-end zoom lenses covering a zoom range from 14.5 mm to 300 mm-two models each for EF and PL lens mounts-and three single-focal-length lenses for EF mounts. All seven new len…

Canon EOS C300

A Star Is Born: Canon Launches New Digital Cinema Camera For High-Resolution Motion Picture Production
HOLLYWOOD, California, November 3, 2011/TOKYO, November 4, 2011 – Canon Inc. and Canon U.S.A., Inc. today raised the curtain on an all-new interchangeable-lens digital cinema camera that combines exceptional imaging performance with outstanding mobility and expandability to meet the demanding production needs of today’s motion picture industry. The camera, which features a newly developed Super 35 mm-equivalent approximately 8.29-megapixel CMOS sensor, will be available in two models: the EOS C300 Digital Cinema Camera*, equipped with an EF lens mount for compatibility with Canon’s current diverse lineup of interchangeable EF lenses for EOS single-lens reflex (SLR) cameras and new EF Cinema Lens lineup; and the EOS C300 PL Digital Cinema Camera*, with a PL lens mount for use with industry-standard PL lenses.
The introduction of the EOS C300/C300 PL coincides with the launch of the Ci…