News: Mobile Phones
Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012
Samsung US has announced the availability of TecTiles, small square stickers that allow you to perform tasks such as launching apps, making phone calls, opening web pages and more by simply tapping it with an NFC-enabled smartphone.
A closer look has revealed how much some of the more exciting features on iOS 6 will be left out - case in point, the new 3D Flyover feature and turn-by-turn voice navigation within Apple's new Maps app - on older devices such as the iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4.
Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012
Tipped as the successors to the HTC Desire, the Taiwanese company today announced two new members, the Desire V and Desire C. Both Android smartphones will be available at authorized mobile operators and retailers from 16 June.
The HTC One S, part of the One series, will finally arrive in Singapore on 16th June with a RRP of S$948, bundled together with the Beats Solo Headset.
The HTC One S launched in Taiwan reportedly comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 dual-core 1.7GHz processor instead of the newer S4 processor.
Monday, 11 Jun 2012
Apple is said to be releasing a new app tracking tool for developers to monitor who uses their software. This is part of Apple's strategy to better protect user privacy.
More updates are said to come to iOS 6, including OS X Mountain Lion - Notification Center ‘Do Not Disturb’ toggle, Safari iCloud Tabs, and Mail VIPs - and extended iCloud features.
iOS 6, rumored to be announced during the upcoming WWDC 2012, will allegedly not support the original iPad or third-generation iPod touch, the Verge reports.
Sunday, 10 Jun 2012
To support the growing Windows 8 ecosystem, Freescale has developed a new 12-axis sensor platform that's designed exclusively to work with the new OS. Offering better control, power savings and cost effectiveness in a highly integrated package, we check it out at Computex 2012.
Friday, 8 Jun 2012
Good news for Tegra 3 based tablet and smartphone owners as five new titles are designed to take advantage of Tegra 3's unique 4-PLUS-1 quad-core architecture to deliver exceptional graphics and smooth game play.