News: Mobile Phones

Thursday, 15 May 2014

Rumors: iPad to Get Split-screen Multitasking, New iPhone to Have 1704x960 Display

Rumors: iPad to Get Split-screen Multitasking, New iPhone to Have 1704x960 Display

With WWDC just around the corner, the latest rumors suggest that split-screen multitasking could finally be coming to the iPad while the upcoming iPhone could have a display resolution that is just short of Full-HD.

Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Motorola Announces Moto E Budget Handset; Moto G Gets Upgraded with LTE and microSD Support

Motorola Announces Moto E Budget Handset; Moto G Gets Upgraded with LTE and microSD Support

Targeted at emerging markets and the price-conscious shoppers, the Moto E has a 4.3-inch display and runs on a dual-core 1.2GHz Snapdragon processor.

Monday, 12 May 2014

Microsoft Announces Windows Phone 8.1 Lifecycle Start Date; Still Keeps Official Release Date a Secret

Microsoft Announces Windows Phone 8.1 Lifecycle Start Date; Still Keeps Official Release Date a Secret

According to Microsoft, official support for Windows Phone 8.1 will start on June 24, 2014. Judging from past releases, the OS' official release is likely to be slightly earlier.

Nokia PureView Engineer Joins Apple

Nokia PureView Engineer Joins Apple

The camera on the iPhone 5S is no slouch, but it seems Apple is set on making further improvements with its recent hire, Ari Partinen, who was part of the team that worked on the acclaimed Nokia PureView line of smartphones.

Samsung SM-G906S Pops Up in Hong Kong, Comes with 2K Display and Android 4.4.3

Samsung SM-G906S Pops Up in Hong Kong, Comes with 2K Display and Android 4.4.3

A pricing database in Hong Kong reveals a Samsung smartphone with a 5.1-inch QHD (2,560 x 1,440 pixels) display, Android 4.4.3 KitKat, 3GB RAM and Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 quad-core processor. Could this device be the alleged Galaxy S5 Prime?

Saturday, 10 May 2014

LG G2 Mini LTE Available in Singapore From 10 May

LG G2 Mini LTE Available in Singapore From 10 May

LG Singapore today announced that the G2 Mini LTE will be available in stores from 10 May. It will come in two colors: black and white.

Friday, 9 May 2014

Intel Moorefield Quad-core Atom Processor Debuts in ASUS MeMO Pad 8

Intel Moorefield Quad-core Atom Processor Debuts in ASUS MeMO Pad 8

Today, KDDI and ASUS unveiled the ASUS MeMO Pad 8, which features the new Intel Atom Processor Z3580. Codenamed Moorefield, the 64-bit-ready processor is based on Intel's 22nm Silvermont architecture, and features four Intel architecture cores for up to 2.3GHz of compute performance.

Apple Reportedly Nearing US$3.2 Billion Acquisition of Beats Electronics

Apple Reportedly Nearing US$3.2 Billion Acquisition of Beats Electronics

Apple is rumored to be in talks with Beats Electronics co-founders Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre to buy the audio accessories company for US$3.2 billion.

Photos and Specs of LG G3 Leaked, Reveals Very Thin Bezels and Cleaner UI

Photos and Specs of LG G3 Leaked, Reveals Very Thin Bezels and Cleaner UI

Based on leaks and spy shots, LG's upcoming G3 is shaping up to be one of the most powerful Android flagship smartphones this year. Aside from the super slim bezels and cleaner interface, the G3 is reported to come with a host of new imaging features such as a laser beam for better night shots.

Thursday, 8 May 2014

Samsung Replaces Head of Mobile Design, Poor Response of Galaxy S5 to Be Blamed?

Samsung Replaces Head of Mobile Design, Poor Response of Galaxy S5 to Be Blamed?

Reuters reported that Samsung Electronics has replaced the head of its mobile design team. Chang Dong-hoon is said to have offered his resignation last week. He will be replaced by Lee Min-hyouk, who is the Vice President for mobile design.

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