News: Mobile Phones
Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011
DisplaySearch's Richard Shim gives his take on Google's $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola and its impact on the tablet market.
Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011
Parking wardens, which are uniquely known as summon aunties here in Singapore, have become an icon to be feared. But a developer has just released an app known as Summon Auntie that alerts fellow drivers near their vehicles if a potential parking fine is heading their way.
Featuring a swift 1GHz processor, the Galaxy S WiFi 4.0 runs on the Android 2.2.2 platform and offers an unrivaled entertainment experience on the 4-inch screen.
Monday, 15 Aug 2011
Google just announced that it is acquiring Motorola Mobility at approximately $12.5 billion (or $40 per share). This puts the search company in a better position to propagate its mobile OS to the masses.
Chris Weber, head of North American sales group for Nokia, shared the company's strategy to dominate the smartphone market.
Friday, 12 Aug 2011
Screenshots of the upcoming Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system were apparently captured on a Nexus S phone.
Thursday, 11 Aug 2011
3D technology is fast crossing paths with mobile smartphones. Today, LG officially launched its first 3D smartphone, the LG Optimus 3D, an Android 2.2 device that comes with a dual 5-megapixel camera for 3D imaging and a dual-core 1GHz processor.
These days, it's no longer a surprise to hear of phones that are dust and water resistant. The Samsung Galaxy family gets one such member, dubbed as the Samsung Galaxy XCover, which is also shock resistant.
We have seen a few interesting phone videos, but the latest one featuring Sony Ericsson's Xperia Arc takes the cake (for its creativity and "eco-friendly" message).
HTC has called for a teleconference on Thursday morning, 8.30 a.m Pacific Time, to make a major news announcement.