News: Mobile Phones
Friday, 13 Apr 2012
A report by the OLED Association indicates that Samsung is planning to release the Galaxy S III in May. More interestingly, the report claims that the Galaxy S III will sport a 4.6-inch Super AMOLED HD Plus display with a pixel density of 319ppi.
Thursday, 12 Apr 2012
The Samsung Galaxy Note now comes dressed in a shade of pink and will be available at $948 from 14th April in Singapore.
Trend Micro has named BlackBerry 7 OS as the most secure mobile operating system in a new report titled “Enterprise Readiness of Consumer Mobile Platforms”, The Inquirer reports.
Several HTC One S users are claiming that their ceramic coated devices are susceptible to chipping and cracking under normal usage conditions. HTC responded by saying it will be providing an immediate fix to all customers facing these problems.
Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012
While smartphones' screens have increased in size, the iPhone's has stayed at 3.5 inches. The challenge with increasing the iPhone's screen size is how to keep the resolution roughly the same and to keep the pixel density the same so as to retain the Retina branding - and it seems somebody has figured it out.
NXP and HID Global have collaborated to announce a global, generic Mobile Access solution for NFC-enabled mobile phones.
Amazon has announced a new In-App Purchasing (IAP) service, which sought to make it simple for "developers to offer digital content and subscriptions for purchase within apps" in the Amazon Appstore.
Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012
Reports from Korea say that LG is preparing the D1L, which is set to be their next flagship Android smartphone and potential rival to the yet-to-be-announced Samsung Galaxy S III.
Those looking for an Instagram alternative might want to consider Pinweel, a free application on iTunes complete with old-school photo filters and private sharing options.
Apple's next iPhone is reported to be released in October. In addition, the company is said to be testing a prototype that runs on the A5X dual-core processor and 1GB RAM.