News: Mobile Phones

Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014

Nokia to Be Renamed Microsoft Mobile Oy

Nokia to Be Renamed Microsoft Mobile Oy

When Microsoft completes its acquisition of Nokia's Devices and Services Unit in the coming weeks, Nokia will be renamed Microsoft Mobile Oy.

Monday, 21 Apr 2014

Motorola Launches Moto X in Singapore

Motorola Launches Moto X in Singapore

If you have been holding out for the Motorola Moto X, you will be glad to know that the smartphone will be available for purchase in Singapore soon. It is now available for purchase in Malaysia.

Samsung's First Tizen Smartphones to Hit Several Markets By June

Samsung's First Tizen Smartphones to Hit Several Markets By June

Samsung has disclosed plans to roll out smartphones equipped with the Linux-based platform. The first Tizen-based smartphone will be a high-end device, with a second mid-market one to follow.

Google Alleged to Introduce US$100 Nexus Phone with MediaTek Chip

Google Alleged to Introduce US$100 Nexus Phone with MediaTek Chip

Google's next Nexus smartphone may be more affordable as it is rumored to be considering a lower-cost model equipped with a MediaTek processor.

Thursday, 17 Apr 2014

Google's New Camera App Lets You Add Lens Blur to Your Pictures

Google's New Camera App Lets You Add Lens Blur to Your Pictures

The latest version of the Google Camera can be found on the Play Store and one of its new features is the ability to add lens blur to your pictures. Hit the link to find out more.

Google's Modular Smartphone May be the Last Phone you Ever Need

Google's Modular Smartphone May be the Last Phone you Ever Need

Google has unveiled an ambitious modular smartphone concept at its Project Ara Developer Conference that would let customers swap out major components, including the camera, speakers and GPS module. The device would retail for just US$50 for the basic smartphone, and could be available as early as January 2015.

Cortana is a Good Friend of Clippy

Cortana is a Good Friend of Clippy

Guess what? It turns out that Windows Phone 8.1's digital personal assistant is a friend of the old Office assistant.

Yahoo Wants to Replace Google as iOS' Default Search Engine

Yahoo Wants to Replace Google as iOS' Default Search Engine

According to reports, Yahoo is working hard on projects to optimize its mobile search so as to convince Apple to make Yahoo its default iOS search engine.

Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 Fingerprint Scanner Susceptible to Spoofing Hack

Samsung Galaxy S5 Fingerprint Scanner Susceptible to Spoofing Hack

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 to Charge for 4G Speed Boost from 1st June 2014 (Updated)

StarHub to Charge for 4G Speed Boost from 1st June 2014 (Updated)

StarHub will charge 4G customers an additional $2.14 per month for the 4G Speed Boost from 1st June 2014.

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