Monday, December 31, 2012

Happy New Year from Cyber Crave!

For the past three years, we've been following hundreds and even thousands of gadgets from all over the world. And now that 2012 is leaving, we would like to give our compliments in a very short message, "Happy New Year Everyone!" May the blessings of our Lord God will give you a much brighter year to come.

While other people are celebrating the goodness of 2012 this New Year's Eve, we are just hanging around watching the lively road of fortune. We wish you all of another prosperous 12-months to come in 2013. Join us in Cyber Crave as we continue our mission to share.

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Get a Free NFC TecTiles and Flip Cover from Samsung

If you want to lift the design of your Samsung Galaxy S III or Note II, visit the official Facebook page of the company for a free accessories. According to report, users who are able to register in Facebook Owner's Hub can get a free customized care package. As part of their holiday season promo, Samsung recently announced the availability of these freebies.

Users can choose from variety of colors of Flip Cover and NFC TecTiles. However, you need to register your device as a complimentary response. The package is good for those who are willing to join their club in Facebook.

Samsung Flip Cover Protective Gear

These two different options for Galaxy S and Note handset can bring a much cooler design compared to its original cover. The free Flip Cover can give an extra protection and it is available in different colors.

Samsung TecTiles Accessory

TecTiles stickers is another accessory that can immediately turn your modes with a simple gesture. Tapping the upper side will direct you to a different option to choose without opening the user profiles.

Furthermore, these protective cover will cost you an about $40.00 each but in Facebook Owner's Hub, you can get it for free. Sad to say, it is only available in United States area and we are still looking forward for its availability in other countries.

S21H Android Mini PC for Only $70

At first, you might think of S21H as a regular flash drive because of its compact design. And probably, because of its USB-like body. But it is a powerful machine with ARM Cortex-A9 dual-core CPU with 2GB of RAM. It is currently available at AliExpress for only $70.00 and you can get a more cheapest deal using a coupon code which are now hovering on the line.

Furthermore, S21H portable PC is packed with 8GB of built-in storage. Supported connectivity includes a typical Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. It is also packed with regular-sized USB 2.0 port for additional peripherals like keyboard as well mouse. A Micro-SD slot is also available for additional storage and will probably support a maximum of 32GB size.

S21H Android Mini PC

S21H Mini PC has a specialized connector that works in HDMI port of any television. And it is a plug-and-play device with Google's Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS.

Other pricing details of S21H are also available in some online stores that offer this ultra-portable gadget.

Friday, December 28, 2012

Xbox Live Users Are Experiencing a Cloud Storage Outage

Today, December 28, 2012, Xbox Live cloud storage is currently experiencing an outage due to unknown technical problem. According to reports, Microsoft is now working to fixed the possible cause of the said glitch. For now, inaccessibility of their server will not take for long as noted by our source. If you are one of those folks who are now craving for their files and saved games, just extend your patience!

Other services of Xbox Live are currently available except for their cloud storage. Microsoft recently announced this problem and you can find it straight in some of their online portals. However, today's outage is not common for all users who learned how to rely on their platform. We are waiting for other important details coming from their side for updates.

Xbox Live Cloud Storage Logo

Furthermore, try to retrieve your files soon and check the status update of your account. You cannot lose your games and be guided by their additional instruction. And as we can remember, there is no limit to access an Xbox Live account for a premium users.

BlackBerry Z10 Leaked Specs and Photos

Just a couple of days ago, we heard that RIM is planning to announce a new line of BlackBerry handset. Recently, a reliable source leaked a mostly complete details about that stuff coupled with photos taken from assembly line of the company. According to previous reports, they are about to revealed this phone on Consumers Electronic Show (CES) in Las Vegas this January.

Furthermore, this new report coming from BBin shows a much clearer view of the entire phone. According to them, this handset will be called BlackBerry Z10, a name probably given to its original installment in the market.

BlackBerry Z10 Leaked Photo

For more, here's the specs noted by BBin for BlackBerry Z10:
  • CPU: TI OMAP 4470 1.5GHz (dual-core)
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Storage: Available in either 16GB and 32GB
  • Screen Size: 4.2-inch with 1280 x 768-pixel resolution
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.0, typical Wi-Fi
  • Ports: Micro-HDMI output, and Micro-USB
  • Operating System: Unknown
  • Others: The handset is probably designed to work on LTE quad-band
Let's try to find out the other important details as BlackBerry Z10 hit the road of CES 2013. See the following for leaked photos taken by our sources:

Predecessors of this BlackBerry phone are currently bumping not only in economic struggle of smartphone industry but also to its tough competing products from Apple and Samsung.

Thursday, December 27, 2012

ZTE Revealed Their Upcoming 5-Inch Grand S Tablet

Like of other electronic manufacturers, ZTE is looking for the right time and place to introduce their upcoming 5-inch tablet, the Grand S. According to our source, the company recently revealed the Nubia Z5 and followed another thin model which is expected to reached the market by the first quarter of 2013. Compared to Z5, Grand S is much lighter but it has a similar processing speed. In terms of specs, everything that lies within the two different device are all the same except from batteries.

Furthermore, Grand S and Nubia Z5 are powered by 1.5GHz Snapdragon (probably, a dual-core version) with 2GB of RAM. Both measures with 5-inch screen to support a full high-definition (HD) 1920 x 1080-pixels resolution. Packed with 13-megapixel rear-facing camera and unknown capacity on front. And these machines are also expected to showed out in the upcoming Consumers Electronic Show (CES) on January.

ZTE Grand S Tablet

ZTE Grand S Photo

In addition to this report, this might be the cheapest and lightest tablets to hit the market on next year. But of course, we are still waiting for other models to surface on the line before we can totally put judgement. Android Community also noted that these handheld machines will probably come for about $400.00 to $500.00 per piece.

ZTE Nobia Z5 Photo

And before we can forget, Grand S as well Nubia Z5 will added to the list of Android-powered slates. We heard nothing about a 3G or 4G-enabled features but you can join us as we continue to follow the other important details related to this article after of this break.

Huawei Ascend D2 is Coming to CES 2013

The upcoming spectacular event in Las Vegas, Nevada is a couple of weeks to go. And guess what, manufacturers and product producers are looking forward for the success of their gadgets in 2013. It is through a gathering that may boost their profit, a portal to show the world that they have the best stuff that will change the life of consumers around the world.

And this Chinese electronic company is one of those smartphone manufacturers who are willing to showcase their very own Ascend D2. This model is much bigger compared to its predecessors in the market and pretty similar to Ascend Mate. It is packed with the newest version of Android, a customized platform to fit on its uniquely-sized screen.

Specs and other important details of Ascend D2 is now available in the official website of Huawei. You can grab a chance to catch their handful of photos to know more on what's inside the box. According to our source, the new breed of Ascend is really different to deliver a better performance. Aside from a dual-core processing technology, the premium overall design is just one of its teasing features.

Huawei Ascend D2

A 5-inch wide IPS display is already reasonable for Android users who would like to shift their favor on Ascend from other smartphone. Pricing details is not yet available but it is much cheaper compared to HTC and some Samsung phones.

iPhone 5 Best Accessories and Protective Gears

If you love your iPhone, the following can probably help you to protect and prolong the lifespan of your gadget. And of course, be the first to know the best stuff that can make your smartphone more reliable by giving a spectacular theme base on your own taste. These accessories can give a much better performance or probably, can tweak some of its original function.

Let us start with a "Lighting Dock" for about $35.00 only. This original accessory will work on the 5th generation of iPod Touch and iPhone 5 as well on iPad Mini. The newest version got a slimmer design and will only work on the new wave of Apple products. It is now available in aluminum-like and hardwood look models. A Lightning Connector is also optional with another corresponding price.

Next, a waterproof case from Amphibx Go noted by our source. This protective gear will only cost you an about $50.00 for keeping your iPhone 5 dry in any weather condition. And what is good about it is that, you can directly use your handset without leaving the case. It has a specialized design where you can use its rear and front cameras too.

Furthermore, to keep your iPhone going without a power outlets at your side, Mojo Hi5 Powerbank is another accessory that can multiply the lifespan of your battery pack. It is like a docking station for your smartphone in aluminum-like cover. And it is mounted at the back portion and it has a capability to recharge along with main device.

A 30-pin adapter from Lightning Connector is also available for old iPhone and iPad models. You can now use your new original charger for about $40.00. And of course, it works in some other accessories which only require this adapter.

ShockDrop is another protective gear that can protect your iPhone from a possible damage. It is a ragged case with a silicon absorbers located on each edge. That includes a screen protector, aside from a 10-millimeter thick cover. This can give your handset a shockproof capability without really changing its original outside appearance.

These accessories and protective gears are few of those original stuff that can enhance your iPhone. As we try to look around recently, other brands are also available and you have the option to choose from variety of products in Amazon as well in other online stores.

From a car mount to stylus pen, markdown in prices is on as stores started to offer their year end promo.

Old Samsung Galaxy Note Models is Up for Jelly Bean Update

Samsung recently announced that old Galaxy Note models can now experience the coolest features of Android 4 (Jelly Bean) mobile operating system. Update is coming for the pioneering breeds of the handheld machine. According to our source, they are about to send a confirmation message to worldwide users and it's up for them to download the necessary part of the entire system.

Furthermore, we also heard that AT&T is now giving their consumers to experience the multi-screen capability of Android which is not actually available before. While other network providers allows their subscriber to choose the newest version of Android, the company are now joining the other Galaxy Note users to have a multi-window support.

Starting this Thursday, December 27, 2012, Galaxy Note II users binded with AT&T services can download the latest patch for their handsets and tablets. And this might be the right time for us to embrace the power and challenging features of Jelly Bean from any old models of Galaxy Note machines.

Reviews as well important details for handheld machines powered by Jelly Bean tells us a few spectacular leaps but of course, they are giving us a chance to decide either to catch this opportunity or not. And before we can forget, updates will come to any sizes of Galaxy Note smartphones or tablets. Just prepare your stylus pen to explore the impact of this changes.

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Windows RT Introduces NVidia TegraZone

Few months ago, we heard that Microsoft is working for a powerful machine, a touch-screen enabled device that will change the perception of gamers all over the world. However, that rumor become one of the most exciting story we are trying to figure out. And yes, Tegra 3 technology is just a few taps away from the upcoming Windows RT tablet of the company. NVidia TegraZone gaming portal is also designed to work on Windows platform!

According to report, TegraZone has been optimized for Windows RT as well for Android devices and that is for game developers to make a new changes on their upcoming version of applications. Microsoft's very own Surface slate was spotted by technology enthusiasts hovering in TV shows ads placements. But far from what we know, the underlying pieces of this device can totally amaze anyone in the world of gaming.

NVidia TegraZone

Furthermore, NVidia introduces the new breed of GPU along of free new collection of video games. And all of these has been optimized to work with TegraZone. This can offer a spectacular rendering capabilities which are not available from other gaming consoles. Enhancements are all visible as noted by our source, the dynamic effects and its teasing new lightning features.

These handful of video games are now available for download in Windows Store. And to experience the overall capabilities of TegraZone, learn how to make a few more choices by changing your old GPU or catch a piece of Windows RT in the future.

Kupa X15 Convertible Machines with Windows 8 OS

Microsoft is joining computer manufacturers to bump their products by making a big twists not only for its typical function but also to gain the impact of touch-screen technology. Last January of 2012, we heard that Kupa convertible machines is coming and now, it is currently available for pre-order starting from a base price of about $1,100.00 for X15 Elite model.

That is already good for an Intel Core i5 powered hybrid computer with 64GB SSD storage. And guess what, it is also packed with 8GB of DDR3 RAM with 10.1-inch IPS display. A multi-touch enabled device packed with digitizer, a unique feature from the series of Kupa X15 machines. However, it is the cheapest model because probably of some shortcomings on its storage size.

Kupa X15 Tablet

Kupa X15 was followed by X15 Pro for about $1,250.00 with 128GB of SSD storage. Other models are now packed with the same storage size and 8GB DDR3 RAM. Next is X15 ($1,350.00) Lux, a 3G-enabled version with the same specs with X15 Ultra ($1,600.00) except for its processor, a new generation of Intel Core i7 to run a true quad-core technology.

Kupa X15 Pricing Details

Compared to other convertible tablets, Kupa is also packed with Microsoft's Windows 8 operating systems. Sad to say, to place an order, consumers are encourage to directly sent their request on its manufacturer. Prices will vary base on user's selected configuration as noted by our source.

Samsung Galaxy Note II Dual-Screen Feature from AT&T

AT&T recently announced that they are giving their customer a change to experience a new set of features for their Samsung Galaxy Note II tablet. And that is a dual-screen or multi-window capability to optimize user's multitasking gestures. According to our source, update will become live starting this December 27, 2012 for download.

However, this feature is already available in other Galaxy Note machines in United States stores. But AT&T doesn't allow their consumers to experience a two apps running in one screen. And now, they are ready to offer and join the other slate with the same features. Download will probably start as early of 12:00 midnight of that day and that will run for good.

Samsung Galaxy Note II Dual-Screen Screenshot

For more, here's a statement coming from AT&T:
AT&T plans to begin rolling out a software update for Samsung Galaxy Note II customers that includes the Multi-Window feature, which allows the user to divide the screen into two active "windows" creating a split screen that enables fluid multitasking between applications. The update will be available for download over the air beginning this 27th of December.
Other important updates and reports related to this article are also available in AT&T's official web portal for their costumers all across the U.S.

Acer to Offer $99 Android Tablet?

If other brands continue to bump their handheld machines to Apple's blockbuster tablet, Acer is working on the other side. We heard that they are planning to sell a $99.00 machine, an Android-powered slate and a 7-inch model just like of iPad Mini. According to Wall Street Journal Report, they are planning to introduce this unknown gadget by the first quarter of 2013. This might be the upcoming cheapest tablet in the planet compared to other slates which are now struggling to compete in the market. Sad to say, our source noted that this tablet could not probably reach the American soil.

Acer Iconia B1 Android Tablet

Furthermore, Wall Street Journal report noted that this machine will be called Acer Iconia B1, an iPad-like tablet with 1.2GHz (dual-core) processor. Other specs are not yet available but the upcoming World Mobile Congress and Consumers Electronic Show this January can give us a much clearer clue. Budget-friendly machines coming from China are cheaper than iPad or Samsung's Galaxy Pad and Note. However, to have a $99.00 slate is really a different story, right?

For more, you can take a look for other important details and join us as we continue to follow the upcoming Acer Iconia B1 machine after of this break.

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Blackberry 10 is Coming in Spring of 2013

Few months ago, we heard that Research in Motion (RIM), the manufacturer of Blackberry phone is planning to release the 10th generation of their handset. However, the Christmas Day gave us a few reason to say something about their possible plan. According to our source, the device might come ahead of other upcoming new version of smartphones and will probably fall on the first quarter of 2013.

Blackberry 10 might be the fastest among its predecessors which are continue to struggle just to survive in the toughest and vulnerable market share. The favor of consumers around the globe counts and probably, this upcoming model was primarily designed to bump against the blockbuster iPhone and Samsung smartphones soon.

Furthermore, Blackberry 10 got a Qwerty-type keyboard, a touchscreen device with faster web browser. Compared to some mobile phones in the market, RIM continue to enhance the capabilities of their handset to get the right formula to succeed. Their sales continue to drop as other competiting products started to showed out in stores.

Blackberry 10 Smartphone

Nokia and Microsoft are working on the other side to promote the newest Windows phone in the planet. But of course, reviews of Blackberry handset shows a great deal for consumers.

Netflix Subscribers Continue to Suffer Wide Outage

Spokeperson of Amazon recently answer the problem which are currently faced by their Canadian and American subscribers. Since the Christmas Eve, Netflix users started to experience an outage of service from the company due to unknown technical reason. The company continue to investigate the main source of glitch to cater the holiday season movie and television show viewers all across the neighboring countries. Affected devices are PlayStation 3 and Nintendoo Wii as well the Blueray users. According to report, their subscribers need to expect the restoration by Tuesday, December 26, 2012.

Netflix are apologizing for this problem and they are willing to answer the calls of anyone who would like to reach their presence on the middle of the outage. Furthermore, the problem was caused by their cloud computing server somewhere in Virginia and they are currently investigating the other possible glitch that may happen in the future.

Netflix Logo for Amazon Web Services

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