- Mobile Phones
Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013
Most of us may own a smartphone or two, but feature phones are still very much alive, and are still popular in emerging markets. Because of that Google recently updated Gmail for feature phone browsers, making it faster and even easier to use than before.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is the first smartphone to receive Qualcomm's latest technology, the Envelope Tracker chip, which is designed to increase power-efficiency related to LTE use, reducing heat, decreasing power consumption and improving transmit signals for faster uploads.
SingTel's website for customers to register their interest for the Apple iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C is now live!
Apple's new iPhone 5S and 5C are stated to support the 1800MHz and 2600MHz LTE frequency bands used in Singapore. This means that users can enjoy LTE speeds islandwide.
Monday, 9 Sep 2013
A promotional document for Apple's upcoming iPhone 5S has leaked on the Internet, which reveals the new features of the device.
Windows Phone Central obtained an alleged image of Nokia's upcoming 6-inch Lumia 1520. Hit the link to find out more. (Update: More images of the device leaked, including comparison shots with the 5-inch Sony Xperia Z.)
Friday, 6 Sep 2013
Acer Showcases Mobile Devices at IFA 2013, Including the 4K Video-Capable Liquid S2 (Update: Hand-on Photos)
At IFA 2013, Acer unveils the new 10.1-inch Iconia A3 Android-based tablet with an enhanced cinematic experience; the new Liquid S2 smartphone, Acer's first smartphone with 4K recording; and the refreshed Ezel hinged Aspire R7 notebook with new touch apps and the new Acer Active Pen for more precise touch control.
A listing of the Galaxy S4 LTE-Advanced model (GT-19506) on the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) website indicates that Samsung may be planning to launch it in Singapore soon.
After suffering US$15 billion in losses over the last two financial years, Panasonic has announced that it will pull out of the consumer smartphone market. This comes just a year after attempting to expand its smartphone business to Europe in March 2012.
The Tegra 4-PLUS-1 CPU architecture offers proven battery life savings by progressively powering on each of its four main CPU cores as they’re needed for increasingly more demanding tasks, and relying on its fifth battery-saver CPU core for less demanding tasks and active standby mode.