News: Mobile Phones
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.
Flipboard, an app that collects content from social media and other websites and collates them all into a magazine format, has always been an iOS-exclusive app. However, it seems the app is no longer exclusive to Apple's ecosystem as it was spotted on Samsung's new flagship mobile phone, the Galaxy S III.
The Samsung Galaxy S III will be available in Singapore from Q2 2012. It will come into two colors: pebble blue and marble white.
Thursday, 3 May 2012
Lacking a video chat function, the iPhone Facebook Messenger app may soon be updated to include that function. And a dedicated iPad version of the Facebook Messenger app is also rumored to be in the works.
Wednesday, 2 May 2012
Nokia confirmed today that the 808 PureView will be rolling out to select markets in May. The first markets to receive the Nokia 808 PureView include Russia and India.
The LG Optimus L3 is the first of the L-style design series to debut in Singapore from 5 May. It will be available at a recommended retail price of S$268 and consumers can select one of two packages of four different colored jelly cases from a range of seven colors.
A screen guard by manufacturer Colorant reveals that the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S III will come with a 4.8-inch display. In addition, comparisons with the HTC One X and Samsung Galaxy S II hint of a chassis that is slightly longer and has a dedicated menu button.