Gadgets• A gadget is a machine or device which does something useful.• With the advancement technology gadgets have become a part and parcel of today’s techno-savvy world .• They are no longer a luxury but have become a necessity.
Uses Of GadgetsGadgets play a major role in present life of people. They have many uses. They are being used in every field.• Domestic uses: Home Appliances• Education : Research Help To Children• Medical :Biological Research• Entertainment : Gaming , Music , Movies• Business : Accounting , E-commerce , etc.• Communication : Connect People Sitting Far Away Places .
Mobile phone•A mobile phone is an electronic device which is used for communication .•A mobile phone which is fast and has a capacity to perform like a computer iscalled a Smartphone.•Smart phones are available pre-loaded with different Operating Systems .•The different Operating Systems are :1. iOS2. Android3. Windows4. Blackberry5. Symbian
Android is a Linux-based operating system designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smart phones initially developed by Android, Inc. Android is open source and Google releases the code under the ApacheLicense. This open source code and permissive licensing allows the software to befreely modified and distributed by device manufacturers, wireless carriers andenthusiast developers. Android has a growing selection of third party applications, which can beacquired by users either through an app store such as Google Play. The different versions of android are :1. 1.5CupcakeApril 30, 20092. 1.6DonutSeptember 15, 20093. 2.0–2.1EclairOctober 26, 20094. 2.2FroyoMay 20, 20105. 2.3–2.3.2GingerbreadDecember 6, 20106. 2.3.3–2.3.7GingerbreadFebruary 9, 20117. 3.1HoneycombMay 10, 20118. 3.2HoneycombJuly 15, 20119. 4.0.2-4.0.4Ice Cream Sandwich December 16, 201110. 4.1.xJelly Bean July 9, 201211. 4.2Jelly Bean November 13, 2012
•Windows Phone is a family of proprietary mobileoperating systems developed by Microsoft, and isthe successor to its Windows Mobile platform.•It was first launched in October 2010, with arelease in Asia following in early 2011.•The latest release of Windows Phone is WindowsPhone 8, which has been available to consumerssince October 29, 2012.•Partnership with nokia :•On February 11, 2011, at a press event in London,Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and Nokia CEOStephen Elop announced a partnership betweentheir companies in which Windows Phone wouldbecome the primary Smartphone operating systemfor Nokia.
iOS is a mobile operating system developed and distributed byApple Inc. Originally released in 2007 for the iPhone and iPodTouch, it has been extended to support other Apple devicessuch as the iPad and Apple TV. Apple does not license iOS forinstallation on non-Apple hardware. As of September 12, 2012,Apples App Store contained more than 700,000 iOSapplications, which have collectively been downloaded morethan 30 billion times. It had a 14.9% share of the smartphonemobile operating system units shipped in the third quarter of2012, behind only Googles Android.In June 2012, it accountedfor 65% of mobile web data consumption (including use onboth the iPod Touch and the iPad).At the half of 2012, therewere 410 million devices activated.According to the specialmedia event held by Apple on September 12, 2012, 400 milliondevices have been sold through June 2012.
BlackBerry OS is a proprietary mobile operating system developed byResearch In Motion (RIM) for its BlackBerry line of smartphonehandheld devices. The operating system provides multitasking andsupports specialized input devices that have been adopted by RIM foruse in its handhelds, particularly the trackwheel, trackball, and mostrecently, the trackpad and touchscreen.It is even most famous for the blackberry messenger. BlackBerryMessenger (BBM) is a proprietary Internet-based instant messengerapplication included on BlackBerry devices that allows messagingbetween BlackBerry users. It was developed by the manufacturer ofthe BlackBerry, Research In Motion (RIM). Messages sent viaBlackBerry Messenger are sent over the Internet and use theBlackBerry PIN system, so communication is only possible betweenBlackBerry devices.
Symbian is a mobile operating system(OS) and computing platform designedfor smartphone and currentlymaintained by Accenture. Symbian wasoriginally developed by Symbian Ltd., asdescendant of Psions EPOC and runsexclusively on ARM processors, althoughan unreleased x86 port existed. Thecurrent form of Symbian is an open-source platform developed by SymbianFoundation in 2009, as the successor ofthe original Symbian OS. Symbian was themost popular smartphone OS until the
Apps• Apps stands for application software .• They are designed for a specific purpose both for mobile devices and computers.• Apps are available on many different operating systems and can be tailor- made.• They are nowadays being designed for Smart phones (phones having windows , ios and android as their OS).
Google Play, formerly known as the AndroidMarket, is a digital application distributionplatform for Android developed and maintainedby Google. The service allows users to browseand download music, magazines, books,movies, television programs, and applicationsthat were published through Google.
Windows Marketplace, a Microsoft platform forthe delivery of software electronically thatworked with Windows Marketplace and wassecured by use of Windows Live ID. More than80,000 apps have now been published in theWindows Phone Marketplace and new content iscurrently being added at the rate of 340 appsper day.
The Apple App Storeis a digital applicationdistribution platformfor iOS developed andmaintained by AppleInc. The serviceallows users tobrowse and downloadapplications from theiTunes Store thatwere developed withthe iOS SDK publishedthrough Apple Inc.
Most selling smart phonesAndroid : Samsung Galaxy Note II , Samsunggalaxy S III , HTC Desire C , HTC Desire VC,Google Nexus .Windows : Nokia Lumia 920, HTC 8C .iOS: Iphone 5, Iphone 4SBlackberry : Blackberry Bold 9900 , PorscheDesignSymbian: Nokia 808, Nokia 603 , Nokia 700
SMART WATCHES •The Sony Smart Watch is a wearable device that connects to an Android phone and can display Twitter feeds, SMS, among other things. It is compatible with most Android phones. •The other smart watch is I’M Watch which has an iOS . •The smart watches
Gaming Consoles• A gaming console is an interactiveentertainment computer or customizedcomputer system that produces a videodisplay signal which can be used with adisplay device (a television, monitor, etc.)to display a video game. The term "videogame console" is used to distinguisha machine designed for people to buy anduse primarily for playing video games on aTV. There are many gaming consolesselling in the market . X-Box 360, PlayStation 3 , Play Station 2 , Play StationPortable, Play Station Vitta , Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii , Nintendo Wiiu are some ofthe most selling Gaming Consoles.
accessoriesNo phone is complete without an accessory. The main accessoriesneeded for the phones start from earphones to docking stations.You can listen to music or charge your phone on the way tooffice using these accessories. Some of top accessories for theyear 2012 are:1. OtterBox Cases2. Sennheiser IE8i Professional Earphones3. Proporta Touch Screen Gloves4. Beats By Dr. Dre In Ear Headset5.Proporta Aluminium Lined Leather Pouch6. Aquapac Waterproof Case7. Clingo Universal Vent Mount8. iDAPT i49. Proporta USB TurboCharger 500010. Micro SIM Card Cutter.Accessories also include smart watches(as metioned above),docking systems etc.