News: Mobile Phones
Tuesday, 5 Oct 2010
Skype announces the global availability of Skype for Android using either a WiFi or mobile data connection (GPRS, EDGE, 3G). The application is available for download from the Skype mobile browser or via the Android Market.
Fujitsu just demonstrated their new dual-touchscreen concept phone, which showcased an interesting user interface and form factor.
We've heard about a Lumix phone that'll be unveiled on Oct 5th, and true to that, the Panasonic website has just revealed its Lumix Phone, proving that camera phones aren't gone just yet.
Samsung expands its social media reach with the introduction of a Twitter page alongside YouTube and Facebook on Samsung Apps. Samsung Apps' Facebook page, since its inception in May, has reached more than 13,000 fans within the first four months.
Monday, 4 Oct 2010
Microsoft has announced a lawsuit against Motorola, alleging that several of the mobile company's Android devices infringe on nine of its patents.
Friday, 1 Oct 2010
Today Google announced that Android Market will increase consumer access and developer support for paid applications in several new countries.
A study conducted by researchers from Duke University, Penn State University, and Intel Labs has discovered that some Android apps are secretly sending private data to advertisers without their users' knowledge.
Seems like the Windows Phone 7 rumors are building up, and what came into the wild today are leaked images of HTC's Windows Phone 7 device, known as the HTC Spark.
Tuesday, 28 Sep 2010
Huawei unveiles the IDEOS smartphone for the first time in Singapore. The new smartphone, which is the world's first mass market smartphone to be powered by Android 2.2, redefines the "Android for all" concept by combining full feature performance with high-quality hardware and software at a very competitive price.
It would seem that Google has finally brought paid apps to Singapore and 12 other countries though it seems access hasn't yet been enabled.