News: Mobile Phones

Thursday, 5 Jul 2012

Firefox OS Powered Handsets Slated for Early 2013

Firefox OS Powered Handsets Slated for Early 2013

Firefox OS powered devices are slated for a commercial launch in Brazil in early 2013. The Firefox OS is based on Mozilla's "Boot to Gecko" project (BCG) that was first showcased at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2012. Read on to find out more about Mozilla’s plans to launch its new mobile ecosystem.

Samsung's Android 4.0 Galaxy Chat to Have Full QWERTY Keyboard

Samsung's Android 4.0 Galaxy Chat to Have Full QWERTY Keyboard

A leak yesterday has forced Samsung to officially introduce the Galaxy Chat, the company's first phone to come with both Android 4.0 and a physical QWERTY keyboard.

Ratio of PCs to Macs Sold is Falling Drastically

Ratio of PCs to Macs Sold is Falling Drastically

According to data from Asymco, the ratio of PCs to Macs sold is dropping dramatically, revealing that Windows is no longer the hegemony it once was.

10,000 Downloads of DBS Rewards Mobile App Within A Month

10,000 Downloads of DBS Rewards Mobile App Within A Month

DBS Rewards mobile app has been downloaded about 10,000 times within a month since its launch on 7 June.

Wednesday, 4 Jul 2012

Apple Faced with Temporary Closure in Italy

Apple Faced with Temporary Closure in Italy

Apple was previously fined in December last year by Italian authorities for misleading consumers. And that same issue is back again to haunt the Cupertino company with the impending threat of another fine and a 30-day closure of its Italian businesses.

Charging your iPad Costs US$1.36 Per Year

Charging your iPad Costs US$1.36 Per Year

A study done by Electric Power Research Institute reveals that charging your iPad will cost you an average of US$1.36 per year. The study also includes several other devices including the iPhone.

Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012

Samsung Launches Suite of Edu-tainment Apps; More Than 40 to be Available Soon

Samsung Launches Suite of Edu-tainment Apps; More Than 40 to be Available Soon

Samsung today unveiled its latest suite of edutainment applications, with more than 40 new apps coming to Samsung Apps for Samsung mobile devices such as Galaxy Note, Galaxy S III and Galaxy Tab 2 series.

Samsung Launches Galaxy Beam and Galaxy Ace 2 in Singapore (Update)

Samsung Launches Galaxy Beam and Galaxy Ace 2 in Singapore (Update)

Samsung announces the launch of two Android 2.3 devices, the Samsung Galaxy Beam which features a built-in projector as well as the 3.8-inch Galaxy Ace 2, in Singapore today.

Kodak Sueing Both HTC and Apple (Update)

Kodak Sueing Both HTC and Apple (Update)

Kodak is now suing both HTC and Apple for infringing upon some of their digital imaging patents, according to FOSS Patents.

Newest RIM BlackBerry Roadmap Leaked, BB10 Devices Delayed

Newest RIM BlackBerry Roadmap Leaked, BB10 Devices Delayed

The newest leaked BlackBerry 10 roadmap reaffirms the early 2013 appearance of both BlackBerry 10 London and Nevada smartphones as well as shed light on the upcoming BlackBerry 10 tablets.

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