News: Mobile Phones
Tuesday, 15 May 2012
The new Linux-based open source mobile OS can run Android applications via a program called Application Compatibility Layer (ACL), reports the Handheld Blog.
The iOS and Android Facebook mobile apps are getting a minor facelift with larger posts on the news feed wall.
Monday, 14 May 2012
Apple will allegedly be dropping Google Maps in iOS 6 and will rely on its in-house Maps application, 9to5Mac reports.
Friday, 11 May 2012
Singtel has admitted that its mobile internet speeds in Singapore are slow and will be taking measures to improve the situation, Reuters reports.
Thursday, 10 May 2012
It appears that Samsung is quietly rolling out the Android 4.0 update to the Galaxy Note as some users in Europe reported receiving the software update notification.
If you find yourself anxious to get your Android device working like the Samsung Galaxy S III, an option is to download and install the Stick It! app.
Wednesday, 9 May 2012
Flipboard for Android has unofficially arrived! Hit the source link to download the .apk. As this is an unofficial version, do download and install at your own risk as there might be bugs and unintentional consequences.
The Android version of the popular iOS camera app, Instagram, has finally been updated with a new tilt-shift effect.
The 2012 Tizen Developer Conference in San Francisco saw several companies carrying out demos of the open source mobile platform on reference devices. The specs of the device include a dual-core 1.2GHz processor, 1GB RAM, 4.65-inch Super AMOLED display and 16GB storage capacity.
Friday, 4 May 2012
At long last, the Opera Mini mobile web browser is finally made available for users of Samsung's smart devices. Those running on the Bada and Android OS can now download the app for accelerated web browsing, while keeping costs low.