News: Mobile Phones
Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012
Google is rolling out a new cloud-based platform, Google Play to replace the Android Market. It will serve as a single platform for books, music, movies and apps. Android devices will receive the update over the coming days.
Monday, 5 Mar 2012
Apple's App Store has breached over 25 billion downloads, and to celebrate Apple is picking one lucky winner to get a US$10,000 App Store gift card - enough to satisfy his or her app supply for a lifetime. In the meantime, Apple has revealed the top 25 all-time paid and free apps for both iPhone and iPad.
Sunday, 4 Mar 2012
For all the kids (and adults) who love first person shooter games, you'll definitely be interested in the AppTag Laser Blaster. The toy gun uses a combination of augmented reality with a focused infrared beam and high frequency sounds, connecting your iOS or Android devices for a laser tag game.
Friday, 2 Mar 2012
Available exclusively at SingTel, M1, and Newstead from 3 Mar 2012, the Motorola Atrix 2 comes with free game titles like Need for Speed Hot Pursuit, Dead Space, EA Sports FIFA 10, The Game of Life, and The Sims 3.
Loopholes in both iOS and Android allow apps to secretly upload your photographs to remote servers without your permission.
One of iOS's most popular photo-sharing app, Instagram, gets an update for its in-app camera. Support is also added for two of Asia's biggest social networks, China's Sina Weibo and Japan's Mixi.
Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012
LG showcased the world's first voice-to-video conversion over a LTE network at the MWC 2012. Based on LG's proprietary technology, the demonstration allowed users to switch back and forth between high quality voice and high resolution video call modes during a current conversation.
Intel is aiming to play a more significant role in the smartphone landscape with its new Atom platforms. In line with this goal, Intel has established partnerships with different device manufacturers and service providers worldwide.
Tuesday, 28 Feb 2012
The Panasonic Eluga Android smartphone took a dive in the water at Mobile World Congress 2012 but escaped unscathed. Read on to find out more.
With more quad-core smartphones and tablets coming right up in 2012, NVIDIA just made an announcement on the gaming front. Expect more games such as Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II and many more optimized for the NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor under Tegra Zone.