News: Mobile Phones
Thursday, 29 Dec 2011
The Windows Phone Marketplace has reached the 50,000-app milestone for submissions of applications, just 40 days after reaching the 40,000-app mark.
Contrary to rumors, Acer has stated that it won't be exiting the smartphone and tablet race, though the company has plans to take a more conservative approach and launch fewer models over the next few months.
An alleged roadmap showing the progression of Microsoft's Windows Phone mobile OS indicates a Q2 and Q4 2012 availability for its Tango and Apollo update.
Pocketnow stumbled upon a photo that was taken by an unknown Samsung device with the model number GT-I9500. Could GT-19500 be the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S III?
Tuesday, 27 Dec 2011
Following recent announcements by Samsung and Sony Ericsson, LG also unveiled the Android 4.0 upgrade schedule for several of its phones which include the LG Optimus 2X, Prada phone by LG 3.0, LG Optimus 3D, LG Optimus Sol, the LG Optimus Black.
Friday, 23 Dec 2011
Research in Motion denied allegations that its co-CEO Mike Lazaridis lied about the reason for the delay of BlackBerry 10 devices. A high-level employee told BGR that the actual reason was buying time as the company did not have a working product at the moment.
Thursday, 22 Dec 2011
Flickr has just updated its app for the iPhone but its absence from the iPad is still conspicuous. New changes include minor user interface tweaks and easier batch uploading of shots.
Samsung celebrates the festive season by offering some games for free through its app store. The offered titles will vary according to devices and region.
If you cannot wait for the official Android 4.0 update from HTC in early 2012, you can try the Android 4.0 ROM that was leaked on XDA.
Wednesday, 21 Dec 2011
Rumors of Microsoft and Nokia considering a joint bid for Research in Motion might not be too far-fetched, with the Canadian company conducting layoffs in light of its nett income taking a hit over the last few months.