News: Mobile Phones
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.
Evernote releases updates for its Android app and Android widget app, which includes speech to text transcription and widget customization.
Nexus S, Xoom Wi-Fi and Galaxy Nexus users will be the first to receive Android 4.0.4, with more devices getting it in the coming weeks. The update includes better camera performance, smoother screen rotation and stability improvements.
Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012
We know the Samsung Galaxy Note is huge. And apparently, it's a nice fit for an elephant, as seen in this viral video. Peter the Elephant even managed to draw a simple picture and take a self-portrait with the Galaxy Note.
Sharp will sell a 9.9% stake (about 121.65 million new shares) to the Hon Hai Group for 66.9 billion yen (US$807 million). This will make Hon Hai Sharp's largest shareholder.
Opera Mini 7 web browser app for Android is now available for download at Google Play or m.opera.com. Besides providing a faster web browsing experience, users can add as many Speed Dial buttons as they want.
Testers of our ongoing HTC Sensation XE User Trials have reported that the Android 4.0 update is now available for download on the HTC Sensation XE, proof that HTC has fulfilled its promise last month.
HTC users take note - if you've been using HTCSense.com to synchronize your contacts and call history to the cloud, the service will be shutting down in lieu of a revamp. Your data is still available to download till 30th April, following which it will be wiped from HTC's servers.
Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012
Several sources have spotted the HTC T328w or the Wind somewhere in China. Reports suggest that the HTC One S look-a-like is a dual SIM Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone.