YES, with lots of rumors of Apple's iPhone 5 being one of the top norch smartphones coming out soon, there has been a new feature added in called AIRDROP.
AirDrop is the new added feature in iphone that lets you send files wirelessly to anyone around you without any required set-up or special settings. With AirDrop, your iOS device automatically discovers other people nearby who are also using this feature.
You can simply share a file and drag it to someone else’s name in your address book, and presto, once accepted, the file transfers directly to the person’s downloads folder.
With AirDrop you do not require to be on the same Wi-Fi network with whom your sharing content/files with; you just have to be nearby and your iOS device must have a recent or modern Wi-Fi hardware.
Apple gadget lovers have detected easy share of content between iPhones, iPads, and Mac computers easily.
If the rumor turns out to be true, the AirDrop feature on the new iPhone 5 will truly be a cool, nifty, and very helpful addition on iPhone 5.
Today, 29th/May/2012 Samsung Electronics announced the arrival of the much anticipated new Music Hub -- the first completely integrated, all-in-one mobile music service initially available on the Samsung Galaxy S III.
The new music Hub service is based on the technology servies of mSpot, a leading mobile content service provider recently acquired by Samsung.
According to TJ Kang, Senior Vice President of Samsung Electronics' Media Solution Center, The new Music Hub is to bring joy back to music allowing you the user to LISTEN, COLLECT and SHARE your music whenever do wish.
Music Hub features include:
-- Scan & Match Cloud Locker: Upload your music to the cloud so you can play it anywhere. Music Hub utilizes scan & match technology to decrease upload time and ensure high-quality playback. Any unmatched songs are directly uploaded from your library so you can access rare or personal recordings (100 GB of storage for all unmatched songs). When you edit playlists or purchase music, your collection stays automatically updated across all authorized devices.
-- Catalog of millions of songs: Enjoy full access to our entire catalog to stream or purchase, with unlimited plays and no advertisements. Search for new music, create playlists, share songs with friends, and view lyrics and album information.
-- Radio: Relax and listen to the music you like with personal radio and programmed stations. Create personal stations based on songs and artists you love, or browse genre stations recommended and tailor-crafted by the Music Hub team. Hear a song you like? Tag it so you can find it later and play it again whenever you want.
-- Recommendations: Discover great new music all the time with customized recommendations for songs, artists, albums and radio stations. The more you listen, the better recommendations you'll get.
-- Optimized for Mobile: Music Hub is optimized specifically for your Samsung device. Advanced streaming and downloading options let you save storage space, play music when offline, and cut down on cellular data usage. Audio settings are designed to prolong battery life and ensure smooth streaming even under spotty network coverage.
-- Web Player: In addition to the mobile app, users can access their music library and the Music Hub catalog/store online at www.musichub.com their music easily on any PC.
The new Music Hub service will be offered for free and also in a Premium version:
Offering a vast, 19 million song catalog provided by 7digital, Music Hub Store enables you to buy songs and albums, as well as listen to 30-second previews of all songs.
Purchased music is stored in the cloud and automatically appears on all of your devices, while music can also be stored locally on devices for offline listening.
For EUR /GBP 9.99per month, you can upload and access your entire music collection anywhere, enjoy unlimited streaming from the millions of songs in the Music Hub catalog and discover new songs with radio stations based on the artists you like.
As innovation of smart phones continue to come with big companies competing to deliver quality and uniqueness to consumers, LG's DOUBLEPLAY Smartphone was spotted on pocketnow.com of recent.
According to pocketnow.com, Doubleplay offers a unique secondary display to supplement the main 320x480 HVGA screen, splitting the keyboard a like the legacy Nokia E70 Symbian handset.
Based on the branding of the phone, it appears to be headed T-Mobile’s way, although that’s not surprising, especially since it has long been rumored that the device could be arriving on T-Mobile ever since it was first spotted several months back.
Unfortunately while the photo and its name has surfaced, details surrounding the handset are still a little foggy at the moment. All that is known is that it will sport a slideout QWERTY keyboard, which will feature a 320×480 HVGA display in the middle, similar to the Nokia E70 Symbian handset back in the day. The LG Doubleplay is expected to launch 2nd November and will cost $150 on contract.
The iPhone 5 could go on sale on Friday, October 7, with preorders to start on September 30, according to the latest rumors in the ongoing saga of the hotly anticipated next edition of Apple's smartphone.
Citing intel from its own sources, 9To5Mac said yesterday that Apple had been eyeing either October 7 or October 14 as potential iPhone 5 launch dates. But with preproduction apparently running smoothly, the site says, Apple has opted for the earlier date.
Apple will reportedly offer the phone for preorder a week before it hits store shelves, looking at either September 29 or 30, though 9To5Mac's sources pin the 30th as the most likely date. Assuming the preorder date is accurate, at least for now, that also means Apple would have to hold its iPhone 5 unveiling sometime in September.
Apple typically shows off new iPhones and iPads at high-visibility media gatherings some days or weeks ahead of the devices going on sale.
The October 7 date has also been floated by TiPb. However, the tech news site suggests taking the reports with a grain of salt since even if the date is on the money at this point, Apple's plans are fluid. Even 9To5Mac admits that "the date could and likely will change again."
After Apple has been successful with their preliminary injunction to stop Samsung from selling their Galaxy 10.1 tablet in Europe, it seems as though the company has now turned their sights on Motorola and their Xoom tablet.
Just as the Galaxy 10.1 tablet, Apple claims that “the Xoom tablet infringes on its registered EU Community Design for the iPad,” Ars Technica wrote, but it’s still not clear if this is the same reason Apple is going after the Xoom.
“According to the complaint filed against Samsung with the Landgericht Düsseldorf, Apple has also filed complaints in the same court against both Motorola and a German company called JAY-tech over the iPad design.
The complaint against Motorola targets the company’s Xoom Android tablet, which launched in late February,” Ars Technica wrote.
This isn’t the first time that Apple and Motorola are at logger-heads. Apple is in the process of legal action against Motorola concerning more than 40 smartphone-related patents, four federal lawsuits and two on-going ITC investigations.