News: Mobile Phones
Monday, 26 Mar 2012
According to NPD In-Stat, Apple is set to surpass Intel this year as the top seller of mobile processors used in laptops, smartphones, and tablets.
If you've been itching to try out Instagram on Android, now here's your chance to sign up for a pre-launch copy before the popular photo-sharing app hits Google Play (formerly known as Android Market).
Friday, 23 Mar 2012
Research in Motion recently put up a job posting, now removed, for a Senior iOS Mobile Developer, fueling speculations about the possibility of BBM on iOS. BGR Reports.
Thursday, 22 Mar 2012
SCCP Payment Services has launched Swiff, a mobile payment platform that accepts credit/debit card payments from customers on-the-go, today in Singapore. The platform works through the use of a multi-authenticated plug-in device and app, of which currently runs on iPhone, Android and BlackBerry devices.
A larger 4.6-inch display and launching in Q2 2012. These are the latest rumors for Apple's upcoming iPhone, as shared by an unnamed source to the Maeli Business Newspaper.
Huawei will start production of its first quad-core smartphone, the Ascend D Quad in June and will ship the device in July. The Huawei Ascend D Quad is also shaping up to be one of the most powerful Android phones after showcasing its prowess in some benchmarks.
Samsung Electronics has announced on its website a list of Galaxy devices that are getting the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update. The Samsung Galaxy Note and Galaxy S II are first in line to receive the update in Q1 2012, followed by the rest of the Galaxy devices.
Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012
World of Warcraft's senior producer John Lagrave has made mention about getting World of Warcraft running on an iOS device... some day. Eurogamer reports.
As promised during Mobile World Congress 2012, Nokia has pushed a series of updates for its Nokia Maps, Drive and Transport apps to its Lumia range of Windows Phone.
Mark this one up as the most innovative use of an Android phone to date. Dutch mechanical engineer, Jarno Smeets uses an HTC Wildfire S phone, a pair of Nintendo Wii remotes, and a set of gigantic glider-like wings to take to the heavens, soaring majestically like only a man with 30 feet wings can.