- Mobile Phones
Thursday, 3 Oct 2013
The all-touch 5-inch BlackBerry Z30 will hit local stores on 10th October. It runs on the BlackBerry 10 OS version 10.2, and includes features and refinements like BlackBerry Priority Hub, BBM, and a longer battery life, just to name a few.
AnandTech tested some Android devices and reports that Samsung is not the only phone maker to cheat in benchmarks. Apparently, ASUS, HTC and LG are also involved in tweaking the hardware for better performance when running benchmark apps.
Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013
Tech blog Ars Technica reports that Samsung artificially tuned the processor in the Galaxy Note 3 to "high-power CPU mode" when running popular benchmarking apps.
SingTel just announced that it will be accepting pre-orders of the Sony Xperia Z1 on its website. The telco also revealed the price plans for the handset. Hit the link to find out more.
A leaked NTT DoCoMo document reveals that Sony may be planning to introduce a 4.3-inch variant of the Xperia Z1.
Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013
Log files of the upcoming Nexus 5 shed light on the specs of the device. In addition, the website of the Ukrainian wireless provider Life states that the Nexus 5 will use a nano-SIM card.
Friday, 27 Sep 2013
Priced at S$688, the HTC One Mini in Glacial Silver will be available at all three telcos starting tomorrow, 28 September. The Stealth Black variant will hit stores at a later date.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is officially launched in Singapore today, and the three telcos have organized their own launch events to herald its arrival. Find out what went on this morning!
It has been revealed recently that Microsoft is working on unifying its Windows Phone Store and Windows Store into a single store that caters to all devices. The updated store is also said to debut when Windows Phone 8.1 and a special Windows 8.1 update are ready for launch in the second quarter of 2014.
In addition to their iPad buyback program, Microsoft will now also offer customers US$200 for their iPhone 4S or iPhone 5 at select retail stores in the U.S. and Canada.