News: Mobile Phones

Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011

Sony Ericsson Brand Phasing Out by Mid-2012

Sony Ericsson Brand Phasing Out by Mid-2012

According to The Times of India, a senior executive from Sony has mentioned that the Sony Ericsson brand will be phased out by mid next year, focusing even more on its Android smartphones under the Sony name.

Man Hacks Siri To Voice Control His House

Man Hacks Siri To Voice Control His House

Marcus Schappi, an Australian software developer, has revealed how he used a few relatively inexpensive components to hack the iPhone 4S voice recognition app Siri, enabling him to use voice commands to turn his house lights on and off and open web pages on his computer.

Intel Releasing Android-Powered Smartphones and Tablets in First Half of 2012

Intel Releasing Android-Powered Smartphones and Tablets in First Half of 2012

Intel will be releasing smartphones and tablets running on Android 4.0 in the first half of 2012. The devices will be powered by Intel's upcoming Atom Medfield chips.

Monday, 5 Dec 2011

Google Releases Galaxy Nexus Stock Firmware

Google Releases Galaxy Nexus Stock Firmware

A stock Android 4.0 firmware of the upcoming Galaxy Nexus has just been released by Google. This gives Android users an opportunity to revert the Galaxy Nexus to its original state should the rooting process go wrong.

Google Employees Receiving Android 4.0 OTAs on Nexus S

Google Employees Receiving Android 4.0 OTAs on Nexus S

Google is said to be sending out over-the-air updates of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to its employees who own the Nexus S devices as part of an internal testing.

Friday, 2 Dec 2011

Official Photo of Sony Ericsson Nozomi Leaked? [Update]

Official Photo of Sony Ericsson Nozomi Leaked? [Update]

An alleged official photo/rendered image of the upcoming dual-core Sony Ericsson Nozomi has emerged on the Internet.

iPhone 4S Users Like Siri, Dislike Short Battery Life

iPhone 4S Users Like Siri, Dislike Short Battery Life

A survey carried out by ChangeWave Research revealed that the Apple iPhone 4S received the highest level of satisfaction ever for an iPhone model. Users also ranked Siri as their most liked feature but were unhappy about its short battery life.

Sharp to Release 12MP CMOS Camera for Smartphones

Sharp to Release 12MP CMOS Camera for Smartphones

In response to the smaller and slimmer smartphone demands by consumers, Sharp Corporation has come up with a 12.1MP, 1/3.2-inch CMOS camera module with optical image stabilization and the ability to shoot 1080p full HD video.

Thursday, 1 Dec 2011

Experience Windows Phone 7 on iOS or Android

Experience Windows Phone 7 on iOS or Android

Thinking of trying out Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 on your iOS or Android phone? A guided demo running on your device's browser gives you a brief experience of the Microsoft mobile OS.

Lenovo Releasing Windows Phone Device in Second Half of 2012

Lenovo Releasing Windows Phone Device in Second Half of 2012

Lenovo's LePhone Product Manager, Yue Chen, confirmed that the company will be releasing a Windows Phone device in the second half of 2012.

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