News: Mobile Phones
Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012
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.
It's (almost) official that the next iteration of the Android mobile operating system is named Jelly Bean. The Samsung Galaxy Nexus will be the first device to be powered by Jelly Bean.
Thursday, 21 Jun 2012
Google is offering a one-day flash sale on some of its apps in mark of the summer solstice in the U.S. And while it's always summer here in Singapore, we still get to enjoy these deals as well - the flash sale ends 21 June (U.S. time), so grab them quick!
According to an Engadget report, new Windows Phone 8 devices will use the dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus processor.