News: Mobile Phones
Friday, 27 Sep 2013
Now it's possible to transform your paper Post-It notes into digital notes. 3M has teamed up with Evernote to allow users to upload their Post-It notes to their Evernote accounts with Evernote's Post-It Note camera. Hit the link for more details.
Thursday, 26 Sep 2013
Nokia's 41MP PureView-equipped Lumia 1020 Windows Phone 8 smartphone will be available in Singapore on Saturday, 5th October for $999 in white, black and yellow from all three telcos. The phone will include a free 1020 black camera grip while stocks last.
Google announced today, that Google Play Books for Android, iOS and web, is now available in Singapore. Famous Singaporean books like Riot Green and Conversations with Lee Kuan Yew can now be bought and downloaded from the Google Play Store.
Following the popularity of Apple's gold iPhone 5S, Samsung seems keen to jump in on the 'gold rush', with two gold edition Galaxy S4s appearing on Samsung Middle East's official Facebook page.
Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013
Samsung has announced the Galaxy Ace 3 With LTE that packs a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS, and NFC connectivity. It also includes a 5-megapixel camera that's geared with features like Sound & Shot, Best Photo, and Buddy Photo Share.
According to a teardown report by IHS, Apple spends about US$191 on components to build a 16GB iPhone 5S and US$8 on manufacturing the device for a total of US$199 (S$250). This makes it roughly the same as last year's iPhone 5, which IHS estimates cost Apple about US$205.
Monday, 23 Sep 2013
Apple just announced that it has sold 9 million new iPhones in just three days after its launch on 20 September.
M1 just announced the price plans for the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. Hit the link to find out more.
The biometrics hacking team at Chaos Computer Club has successfully bypassed the biometric security of Apple's iPhone 5S' fingerprint scanner using a high-res photo of a fingerprint of the phone user taken from a glass surface and a latex mix.
Sunday, 22 Sep 2013
It's official: BBM is coming to Android and iOS this weekend. (Update: Global rollout paused for both versions.)