News: Mobile Phones
Thursday, 15 Sep 2011
Google boosted its patent portfolio with the purchase of an additional 1,023 patents from IBM.
A survey done by ChangeWaveResearch indicated that Steve Jobs' resignation had little impact on consumer demand for Apple products.
Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011
Whatsapp, the popular cross-platform instant messaging service for smartphones, will most likely make its way onto Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 when the Mango update goes live.
Martin Fichter, the acting president of HTC America conducted a scientific focus group at his daughter's college and remarked that iPhones are not that cool anymore.
Intel and Google announced they will work together to enable and optimize future versions of Android for Intel's family of low power Atom processors.
Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011
NVIDIA's upcoming Tegra roadmap is quite clearly a nod towards superheroes, and two new SoC chips, named Wayne and Grey, will make a likely appearance in 2012 or 2013 on smartphones and tablets.
HTC's chairwoman, Cher Wang, said that the company is considering buying a mobile operating system.
Monday, 12 Sep 2011
Windows Phone 7 users, start checking your updates via the phone or through Zune. The Mango update could be dropping in anytime next week, or slightly later.
Google is said to be naming the successor to Ice Cream Sandwich as Android Jelly Bean.
Friday, 9 Sep 2011
A support page for the Samsung GT-I9250, which is allegedly the model number for the upcoming Nexus Prime, has been spotted, further reinforcing earlier rumors of Samsung producing the first Android Ice Cream Sandwich device for Google.