News: Mobile Phones
Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012
At Microsoft's TechEd Europe 2012, Microsoft briefly shared with us of the Company Hub concept, a one-stop location where an enterprise can host, manage and push relevant information, docs, apps and more that are relevant to each individual.
With the Shared Windows Core that is prevalent in Windows 8, Windows RT and Windows Phone 8, it's a lot easier to share code from one platform to another, thus accelerating app availability across devices. Microsoft's senior product managers further confirm this at TechEd Europe 2012.
Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012
Google has announced that live video streams of its two keynotes will be made available via developers.google.com/io, with the first one commencing on June 27th at 9:30 a.m, PDT (June 28th, 00:30 am, Singapore) and the second one on June 28th at 10:00 a.m, PDT (June 29th, 1:00 am, Singapore).
Hot on the heels of Microsoft's surprise announcement of the Windows RT and Windows 8 tablets, comes the rumors of a Microsoft branded Windows Phone 8 -- whose sole purpose might be to lead manufacturers in the right direction.
RIM's woes continues as amidst struggling sales and declining market share, it is rumored that they may split the company into two and sell off its handset business.
The latest leaked information reveals Research in Motion's upcoming plans to launch the full-touch L-series and the QWERTY N-series which run on BlackBerry 10 operating system.
Monday, 25 Jun 2012
Android users can now monitor and manage their runs with the Nike+ Running app, which has just been released on Google Play.
Foxconn chief Terry Gou advised consumers to wait for the release of Apple's upcoming iPhone model as it will "put Samsung Galaxy S III to shame".
Friday, 22 Jun 2012
Google has released a companion app for Android users on Google Play for its upcoming I/O 2012 event, allowing users to sync events/sessions with their calendar, and better follow and participate in #io2012 discussions on Google+.
An industry analyst for CCS Insight claimed in his tweets that Huawei will be launching its first Windows Phone, Huawei Ascend W1, in Q4 2012. The device will be available globally in Q1 2013.