- Mobile Phones
Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014
The fingerprint scanner security feature of the newly launched Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone can be bypassed with a spoofing hack. The hack was demonstrated by researchers from Germany-based Security Research Labs.
StarHub will charge 4G customers an additional $2.14 per month for the 4G Speed Boost from 1st June 2014.
According to market research firms IHS, the new Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone costs about US$256 to make, making it more costly to make than the iPhone 5S.
Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014
We just learnt from Jonney Shih, Chairman of ASUS, that the company will be unveiling a flagship Android smartphone in the second half of 2014. It is likely to be the successor to the ASUS PadFone Infinity.
HTC just announced that a software update (version 1.54.707.7) is available for One (M8) users. Among the new features and improvements are the Extreme Power Saving Mode and SIM card optimizations.
ASUS today announced the availability of the ZenFone series in South East Asia, which are preloaded with the new ZenUI interface and PixelMaster camera technology for better image quality. The ZenFone 4, 5 and 6 are slated for a launch in Singapore next month.
Friday, 11 Apr 2014
Samsung today launched the Galaxy S5 in Singapore with pre-registered customers from the three telcos and Samsung Experience Stroes being among the first to have the phone.
The SingTel Group and Samsung today announced a landmark partnership to promote mobile data growth in emerging markets. The initiatives is expected to benefit over 500 million mobile customers across the region.
Thursday, 10 Apr 2014
KGI Securities analyst Ming Chi-Kuo shared his predictions on Apple's upcoming iPhones. He expects the new iPhones to have higher resolution displays with slimmer bezels, A8 processor and NFC. The power button is said to be shifted to the side for better one-handed operation.
Spotted at Microsoft's Think Next conference in Tel Aviv, this prototype battery charger from Israeli startup StoreDot, uses nanotechnology to charge your smartphone from 0 - 100 percent in just 30 seconds.