- Mobile Phones
Thursday, 28 Feb 2013
Gemalto is launching its LinqUs Mobile Wallet, the complete suite of secure software solutions that enables a range of NFC services, mobile banking, mobile payment, and loyalty programs - all integrated in a single wallet.
The Google Chrome team has released an update to the Android version of Chrome. Changes include the ability to have music from a web app continue playing while Chrome is running in the background. Hit the link for more information.
Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013
At MWC, ASUS also announces its open cloud strategy, dubbed ASUS Open Cloud Computing (AOCC), which comprises of four distinct services: AOCloud, AOLink, AOStream and AOHelp.
With the recent influx of 5-inch devices, ZTE has gone ahead and announced an Android smartphone with a 5.7-inch, 720 x 1280 display at MWC 2013. Comparatively, Samsung's Galaxy Note II comes with a 5.5-inch screen and Huawei's Ascend Mate comes with a bigger 6.1-inch screen.
With plush toys and a licensed series of board games under its belt, the Angry Birds franchise is now set to launch its own animated web series.
Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013
Ubuntu for Tablets Announced, Developer Preview Available for Nexus Devices on 21st (Updated with Video)
Following its announcement for Ubuntu smartphones last month, Canonical has also announced a new version of its Ubuntu Linux operating system for tablet devices.
Firefox Phones to Hit Market Later This Year, First Commercial Build of OS Debuts at MWC 2013 (Updated with Video!)
Four hardware makers - Alcatel, LG, ZTE, and Huawei - are set to build Firefox phones, which will start retailing from 17 carriers worldwide, later this year. Mozilla has also announced that it is also demonstrating its first commercial build of its Firefox OS at the MWC 2013.
Nokia hasn't forgotten its affordable range of smartphone devices, and has unveiled two of such devices alongside its new Windows Phone 8 powered Lumia phones. The Nokia 105 and 301 are primarily targeted at emerging markers and are both priced at very compelling prices.
The service will enable quicker and more convenient flight boarding for more than 37 million passengers who fly with JAL (Japan Airlines) each year.
Nokia adds two new Windows Phone 8 device to their current Lumia portfolio. Joining the flagship Lumia 920 are the Nokia Lumia 720 and 520.