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Saturday, 29 Sep 2012

Telcos Reveal Price Plans for Samsung Galaxy S III LTE

Telcos Reveal Price Plans for Samsung Galaxy S III LTE

All three telcos have revealed their price plans for the Galaxy S III LTE. The handset will be retailing from today onwards at all three telcos and Samsung retailer shops.

Friday, 28 Sep 2012

Instagram's Number of Daily Active Users Surpasses Twitter

Instagram's Number of Daily Active Users Surpasses Twitter

Instagram has surpassed Twitter in the number of daily mobile users. Instagram now boasts of 7.3 million daily mobile users, while Twitter has about 6.9 million. On top of that, the average amount of time a typical user spends on Instagram is about 257 minutes, compared to 169.9 minutes for Twitter.

Samsung Galaxy Note II Launch in US Set for October 24th

Samsung Galaxy Note II Launch in US Set for October 24th

Samsung has started sending out press invites for an exclusive launch in New York on the 24th of October. The press invite showcases a picture of a stylus, which gives us a lot of reason to suspect that "The Next Big Thing" is indeed the Galaxy Note II.

Thursday, 27 Sep 2012

Google Play Hits 25 Billion Downloads, Offers 25-Cents Apps for Next 5 Days

Google Play Hits 25 Billion Downloads, Offers 25-Cents Apps for Next 5 Days

Google announced yesterday that its app store, Google Play hit 25 billion downloads. As part of its celebrations, Google is offering selected apps for just 25 cents for the next five days.

Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012

Hidden Web Code

Hidden Web Code "Wipes Out" Data on Samsung's Galaxy S3 Smartphones (Update)

A malicious code hidden in web pages, could trigger a factory reset of Samsung’s Galaxy S3 smartphone; deleting contacts, photographs, music, apps and other valuable data, as discovered by security researchers.

Galaxy S III Receiving Jelly Bean Update in Oct, LTE Variant Available from End Sep (Update)

Galaxy S III Receiving Jelly Bean Update in Oct, LTE Variant Available from End Sep (Update)

Samsung has just announced that the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean will be coming to the Galaxy S III in October. In addition, the LTE variant of the Galaxy S III will be available from 29th September onwards at a recommended retail price of S$998.

Tuesday, 25 Sep 2012

LG Optimus Vu II Announced for Korea; Comes with NFC and Built-in IR Blaster (Update)

LG Optimus Vu II Announced for Korea; Comes with NFC and Built-in IR Blaster (Update)

LG has announced the LG Optimus Vu II, with availability slated for September in Korea. Little hardware specs have been revealed so far but the device is said to come equipped with NFC capabilities and a built-in IR blaster. More leaked specs point to an Android 4.0 build and 2GB of RAM.

Nexus Phone Rumors: HTC to Build Google Nexus 5?

Nexus Phone Rumors: HTC to Build Google Nexus 5?

Besides LG, Samsung and Sony, HTC is also rumored to be building the next Nexus device. Hit the link to find out what HTC has in mind for the Android flagship device.

Monday, 24 Sep 2012

Samsung Galaxy S III Available in Korea in Martian Pink This Week

Samsung Galaxy S III Available in Korea in Martian Pink This Week

This time, the Samsung Galaxy S III will be donning a pink shade and will be hitting Korean markets this week, bringing the total number of shades available to seven.

Apple iPhone 5 Plagued With Chipping Issues

Apple iPhone 5 Plagued With Chipping Issues

According to the interweb, many new and "happy" owners, particularly of the Black & Slate variant, are reporting "dents and scratches along the chamfered edges of their new iPhone right out of the box".

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