News: Mobile Phones
Tuesday, 21 May 2013
Google has announced that Google Checkout will be shut down, and completely replaced by Google Wallet.
Monday, 20 May 2013
Sony introduces a new high-capacity portable charger, the CP-F10L. This charger packs an impressive 10,000mAh charge in a slim and lightweight aluminum body. Read on for more details.
Samsung officially introduces two new smartphones, the Galaxy Mega 6.3 and 5.8 devices.
Samsung officials confirm that the company will be unveiling the Galaxy Note III at IFA 2013 in Germany.
Friday, 17 May 2013
It's not the first time we've seen a white Nexus 4 in the wild, but Android and Me says that they managed to snag one at the Google I/O conference and that it will reportedly be available on the Google Play Store on June 10th.
Thursday, 16 May 2013
Update - We can now confirm that the BlackBerry Q10, the QWERTY counterpart to the full touchscreen Z10, will be available in Singapore on 31st May 2013 at an SRP of $898 from all authorized partners including Courts Connect, M1, Singtel and StarHub.
Google has announced a version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 that runs stock Android. Priced at US$649, it will be available on the Google Play store on June 26. It's unknown at the moment if this device will be sold in other markets.
Wednesday, 15 May 2013
Irish mobile insurance website MobileCover has just launched in Singapore, and will now be offering insurance coverage on mobile devices (phones and tablets). Insured devices that have been lost, stolen, accidentally damaged or in need of replacement will be replaced or repaired and sent to the customer's doorstep.
Tuesday, 14 May 2013
Nokia has announced their brand new flagship Windows Phone smartphone. The Lumia 925 has an aluminium frame, is slimmer and lighter than the Lumia 920, has the same 8.7MP PureView camera and comes with a new Nokia Smart Camera mode.
Sundar Pichai has given Wired his first interview ever after taking over Andy Rubin as head of Android. In the interview, Pichai talks briefly about the future of Android and Chrome OS, Facebook Home, Kindle Fire, Samsung and Firefox OS.