News: Mobile Phones
Wednesday, 4 Apr 2012
With Google entering a relatively new low-cost tablet segment, tech pundits are expecting the Nexus tablet to apply significant pressure on other major Android vendors, Digitimes reports.
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Tuesday, 3 Apr 2012
Nokia has kick-started its advertising campaign for the Lumia 900 in the US, part of which comprises of a site called "Smartphone Beta Test" that contains videos poking fun at Apple's iPhone. WPCentral reports.
Nearly six months after Google Android 4.0 was announced and made available on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, the Ice Cream Sandwich update is still prominently absent, populating only 2.9% of Android devices. However, the situation might change in the months to come.
Following up with Sony Ericsson's commitment to bringing Android 4.0 to its existing Xperia lineup, a posting on its Italian Facebook page states that it will be available sometime in March 2012.
Monday, 2 Apr 2012
A leaked screenshot of Google Drive reveals that users could have up to 5GB of free storage space. The cloud storage service is said to be launching in the third week of April according to TalkAndroid.
The blog site Nokianesia has provided us with a glimpse of Nokia's upcoming Symbian^3 codenamed 'Carla' with a series of screenshots showcasing the OS' new features and enhancements.
The Galaxy S and the Galaxy W will not receive an official ICS update from Samsung, but instead a Gingerbread release with some features of the new Android OS. The respective updates for the two phones have started rolling out.
Friday, 30 Mar 2012
At its HTC One World press event, HTC announced the pricing and availability of the HTC One series. Starting from April 2nd, customers can purchase the HTC One X for S$898 and the HTC One V for S$398. The HTC One S will be available at a later date, with no pricing available as of now.
Thursday, 29 Mar 2012
Qualcomm today announced its plans to establish an integrated circuit (IC) design and engineering R&D Center in Singapore. In addition, it is working with a local school and Microsoft on the WE Learn mobile education project, which uses 3G smartphones to build a 21st century classroom experience.