News: Mobile Phones

Friday, 1 Aug 2014

Xiaomi responds to allegations that its phones are sending personal data to Chinese servers secretly

Xiaomi responds to allegations that its phones are sending personal data to Chinese servers secretly

In a nutshell, Xiaomi says that's no true. More details after the jump.

Feeling stressed without your phone? You may be suffering from nomophobia

Feeling stressed without your phone? You may be suffering from nomophobia

If you feel desperate, panicky or stressed without your smartphone, you may be suffering from nomophobia. It is a clinical name for smartphone addiction.

Apple cutting more than a quarter of Beats team

Apple cutting more than a quarter of Beats team

As part of its pending acquisition of Beats Electronics, Apple has begun transitioning Beats employees to the Apple brand, however roughly 200 of Beats' 700 positions will only be temporary at Apple and will be phased out over the next few months.

Apple said to unveil iPhone 6 on September 16, hit retail shelves on October 14?

Apple said to unveil iPhone 6 on September 16, hit retail shelves on October 14?

MacRumors reports that Apple is planning a launch event for the iPhone 6 on September 16 with retail availability slated for October 14.

Samsung to launch two new high-end smartphones soon to reverse falling sales

Samsung to launch two new high-end smartphones soon to reverse falling sales

Kim Hyun-Joon, a senior vice president at Samsung's mobile-communications business revealed to investors during an earnings call that the company plans to launch two new high-end smartphones in the next six months to stem falling sales and maintain its lead in the smartphone market.

Samsung to announce the Galaxy Note 4 on September 3?

Samsung to announce the Galaxy Note 4 on September 3?

The Korea Times published a report claiming that Samsung will unveil the Galaxy Note 4 on September 3. The upcoming phablet is said to sport better specs than the Galaxy S5.

Thursday, 31 Jul 2014

HTC's new J Butterfly is waterproof One (M8) in disguise, available only in Japan

HTC's new J Butterfly is waterproof One (M8) in disguise, available only in Japan

KDDI,a Japanese telco unveiled a new HTC model, the J Butterfly which is actually a waterproof One (M8) in disguise.

Microsoft announces Windows Phone 8.1 Update; developers to get preview next week

Microsoft announces Windows Phone 8.1 Update; developers to get preview next week

Microsoft has announced the very first update to Windows Phone 8.1. Is Cortana finally coming to Singapore? Sadly, not yet. But there are other features to look forward to, like folder support on the Start screen.

HTC schedules press event on August 19, possible launch of One (M8) for Windows

HTC schedules press event on August 19, possible launch of One (M8) for Windows

GSMArena reports that HTC has sent out press invites for a launch event in New York City on August 19. It is likely to launch the One (M8) with Windows Phone 8.1.

Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014

Samsung Galaxy Ace 4 LTE available in Singapore from August 2 for S$268

Samsung Galaxy Ace 4 LTE available in Singapore from August 2 for S$268

Samsung Singapore today announced that the Galaxy Ace 4 LTE will be available for purchase from August 2 at a retail price of S$268 (without line contract and inclusive of GST). Hit the link to find out more about its specs.

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