- Mobile Phones
Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012
Android users can now simply key in their name and phone numbers to use Facebook's updated messenger app. They're no longer required to log in with a Facebook account, which means users without Facebook accounts are also able sign up for the free messaging service.
The Google I/O 2013 event is scheduled to take place from May 15th to May 17th in San Francisco, with registration set to open early next year.
Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012
LG officials confirmed to the Korean Times that the company will be announcing its own in-house designed mobile processors at the Consumer Electronics Show 2013.
A fresh round of rumors surfaced on upcoming Samsung mobile devices which include the Galaxy S IV, an entry-level Galaxy Note II and a 13.3-inch transforming tablet with a keyboard dock.
A Googler drew up a cartoon on the evolution of the Android mascot which suggests that the next Android operating system is likely to be called Key Lime Pie.
Monday, 3 Dec 2012
A video of the Windows Phone 7.8 OS working on the Nokia Lumia 900 has been leaked; aptly of course, given that Microsoft just recently announced that the update will come in early 2013.
For Windows Phone 8 users using the Rooms feature, you can still invite people on other platforms. However, since they can't see the shared calendar, photos, and notes in one centralized location, a few other apps are needed.
Friday, 30 Nov 2012
Formerly known as BlackBerry App World, the storefront will henceforth be called BlackBerry World. Name change aside, the more exciting addition is the ability for users to purchase movies, music and other digital content.
RIM has announced the availability of the Dev Alpha C device, one that comes with a physical QWERTY keyboard, for developers. To further complement a robust developer environment, the final BlackBerry 10 Gold SDK will be available for download on 11 December, ahead of its official launch.
The recently announced BBM 7.0 has been available in beta for a little after two weeks and RIM's Vice President of Product Strategy, T.A. McCann sheds more light about its Voice Chat feature during BlackBerry Jam Asia.