News: Mobile Phones
Tuesday, 14 Feb 2012
U.S. and Europeans regulators have finally approved Google Inc's massive US$12.5 billion buyout of Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc, Reuters reports.
CrackBerry obtained some images of the upcoming BlackBerry 10 operating system (OS). The new user interface adopts several elements from Google Android and Windows Phone 7 such as the homescreen widgets.
Nokia is rumored to showcase up to six new phones at Mobile World Congress 2012, three of which are Windows Phone devices while the others are S40 feature phones as part of the Asha portfolio.
Monday, 13 Feb 2012
Upcoming Acer CloudMobile smartphone to be unveiled at MWC, reports Pocket-Lint.
Friday, 10 Feb 2012
The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office has published a patent application from Apple, prompting speculations that future iOS and iMac devices might come with a 3D eye-tracking-based interface, reports PatentlyApple.
Press invites are usually a hint at what will be announced at the press conference. NVIDIA definitely took that route with the words "quad-core" and a smartphone put together within the press invite, hinting at the unveiling of a quad-core smartphone during MWC 2012.
HTC unveiled on its Facebook Page the first wave of HTC models that are receiving the Android Ice Cream Sandwich update in early 2012.
Thursday, 9 Feb 2012
The highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy Nexus and Galaxy Tab 7.7 will be available in Singapore from 11 February at S$948 and S$898 respectively. Samsung also adds a new color, coral pink to its current flagship model, the Galaxy S II.
Details are still sketchy for the moment, but an industry source has revealed to Forbes that Nokia will be announcing at least one high-end smartphone, alongside an unusual software feature normally found only on high-end smartphones.
Samsung has confirmed that it will not be hosting a press conference at the upcoming Mobile World Congress, reports PCMag.