The Lumia 720 bears the distinction of being Nokia‘s most svelte Windows Phone 8 device to date – clocking in at just 9mm in thickness and weighing 128 grams (4.5 ounces) thanks in large part to its is matte polycarbonate body. Featuring a 6.7 megapixel camera with f/1.9 lens, a research-intensive flash has been employed by Carl Zeiss labs which is softer than most – ensuring that photographs keep their original color. It also packs a dual-core 1GHz Snapdragon CPU (the same as the Lumia 520), 512MB RAM, 800 x 480 ClearBlack display, 2,000mAh battery, NFC, and an option for wireless charging. At present, the Lumia 720’s only set to launch in Asia (specifically China) and parts of Europe in five colors (cyan, black, yellow, red and glossy white) for €249 EUR (approximately $330 USD).
America’s off-road specialist Jeep has unveiled the first photos of the 2014 Cherokee – resurrecting one of its most famous model names with plenty of new bells and whistles to meet modern demand. Sporting a more streamlined and futuristic look than its boxier predecessor, the Cherokee is built on the same platform as the Dodge Dart compact. Automotive News has previously reported that the Cherokee would be powered by a 3.2-liter V6 engine based on Chrysler’s 3.6-liter Pentastar engine, as well as an all-new nine-speed front-wheel-drive automatic transmission designed by ZF Friedrichshafen. The automaker released few other details but consumers can expect the Cherokee arriving in dealerships in the third quarter.
On Wednesday, Chris Brown and Rihanna’s relationship will be on screen, but not in the way most might think. NBC’s crime drama Law & Order: SVU will depict the pop stars’ rocky romance and try to solve the murder of the character based on Brown, writes Shadow and Act.
Next Wednesday’s episode of NBC’s Law & Order: SVU will be based on the turbulent relationship between Chris Brown and Rihanna. Maybe the surprising thing is why it took them so long to do it.
The episode, called “Funny Valentine,” is based…what’s the point? Look at the promo and see for yourself. Oh yes, Wendy Williams makes a cameo appearance on the show as well. But then, of course she would.
But do you think this is tasteless, or it doesn’t really matter? Besides NBC has to do something. In case you haven’t heard, it’s currently fifth in overall ratings, coming in behind Telemundo, among all the commercial networks.
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