‘Panasonic gave its new smartphone for Europe a name on Monday. “The Eluga,” which will be the first Panasonic phone to debut outside of Japan since 2005, is set to go on sale this March.
‘The Japanese manufacturer had announced its intentions to re-enter the smartphone market in Europe this Spring, and it unveiled a nameless prototype of a smartphone in December. Panasonic announced the prototype’s name, Eluga, at the Panasonic Convention 2012 on Monday.
‘The 4.3-inch phone, according to The Verge, has a 960 X 540 resolution and is NFC-enabled.
‘The full set of specs, including which OS the phone will run, haven’t been revealed, but the company’s Twitter account did tweet that Eluga is “waterproof, dustproof and very light.”…’
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‘A few months back I got a call one evening which was clearly a virus call centre scam; you know, the ones that call you out of the blue, tell you your PC is infected with all sorts of nasties and offer to fix it for you? Or maybe you don’t know, which of course is why these scams have been going on for quite some time and are still very active today.
‘Fortunately I did know about such things so rather than summarily dismissing them with a level of disdain I normally reserve only for telemarketers, I recorded the audio of the call right up until the point where they were ready to take control of my PC. I published the whole episode in my post titled Anatomy of a virus call centre scam…’
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