- Mobile Phones
Friday, 12 Jul 2013
In an internal memo, Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer, explains his plans for a "One Microsoft" by massively altering the company's organization and creating a number of new divisions. The biggest change is the creation of a new operating systems engineering group that will span across console, mobile device, and PC.
Twitter releases another update to the Android version of Vine, bringing it closer in terms of functionality to the iOS version. Hit the jump for more details on the update.
Thursday, 11 Jul 2013
Apple is rumored to be making a switch to using IGZO displays for the iPad and MacBook. This is according to Patently Apple who said the move by the company was to reduce power consumption of these devices.
Google is said to have allowed Motorola Mobility to spend US$500 million or more to market the upcoming Moto X smartphone globally. In 2012, Samsung and Apple spent S$400 million and US$333 million respectively on marketing mobile devices in the US.
Mobile security firm Bluebox just released an app which scans your Android device for the vulnerability reported a week ago.
Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013
Samsung today announced the Galaxy S4 Active, a dust and water resistant variant of its flagship model. Hit the link to find out more about its specs. (Update: The Samsung Galaxy S4 Active appears on IDA Equipment Search List.)
Yahoo has just announced built in Dropbox integration on its Yahoo Mail Android app. The integration allows Yahoo Mail users to easily send and receive large attachments like documents, photos and video using Dropbox.
LG's upcoming flagship model, the Optimus G2 is alleged to sport a 5.2-inch Full-HD display, a 13-megapixel rear camera and buttons at the rear. (Update: Images and a hands-on video have surfaced online. Hit the link to find out more.)
Monday, 8 Jul 2013
HTC has announced the HTC Butterfly S and HTC Desire 600 dual sim. Both mobile devices come packed with the new HTC Sense 5 UI, as well as proprietary HTC technologies BlinkFeed and BoomSound, with the Butterfly S additionally featuring HTC Zoe.
Apple has just patented a design that explores the creation of a flexible battery, which suggests that the company could be developing products that would require batteries to take on an unusual shape.