News: Mobile Phones
Monday, 21 Apr 2014
If you have been holding out for the Motorola Moto X, you will be glad to know that the smartphone will be available for purchase in Singapore soon. It is now available for purchase in Malaysia.
Samsung has disclosed plans to roll out smartphones equipped with the Linux-based platform. The first Tizen-based smartphone will be a high-end device, with a second mid-market one to follow.
Google's next Nexus smartphone may be more affordable as it is rumored to be considering a lower-cost model equipped with a MediaTek processor.
Thursday, 17 Apr 2014
The latest version of the Google Camera can be found on the Play Store and one of its new features is the ability to add lens blur to your pictures. Hit the link to find out more.
Google has unveiled an ambitious modular smartphone concept at its Project Ara Developer Conference that would let customers swap out major components, including the camera, speakers and GPS module. The device would retail for just US$50 for the basic smartphone, and could be available as early as January 2015.
Guess what? It turns out that Windows Phone 8.1's digital personal assistant is a friend of the old Office assistant.
According to reports, Yahoo is working hard on projects to optimize its mobile search so as to convince Apple to make Yahoo its default iOS search engine.
Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014
The fingerprint scanner security feature of the newly launched Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone can be bypassed with a spoofing hack. The hack was demonstrated by researchers from Germany-based Security Research Labs.
StarHub will charge 4G customers an additional $2.14 per month for the 4G Speed Boost from 1st June 2014.
According to market research firms IHS, the new Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone costs about US$256 to make, making it more costly to make than the iPhone 5S.