News: Mobile Phones

Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011

Google’s Acquisition of Motorola and its Impact on the Tablet Market

Google’s Acquisition of Motorola and its Impact on the Tablet Market

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

Summon Auntie App Alerts Drivers of Potential Parking Fines

Summon Auntie App Alerts Drivers of Potential Parking Fines

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.

Samsung Presents the Galaxy S WiFi 4.0

Samsung Presents the Galaxy S WiFi 4.0

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 Acquires Motorola Mobility

Google Acquires Motorola Mobility

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.

Nokia and Microsoft Plan to Conquer North America Market

Nokia and Microsoft Plan to Conquer North America Market

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 Android Ice Cream Sandwich Leaked

Screenshots of Android Ice Cream Sandwich Leaked

Screenshots of the upcoming Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system were apparently captured on a Nexus S phone.

Thursday, 11 Aug 2011

LG Optimus 3D Available in Singapore from End-August 2011

LG Optimus 3D Available in Singapore from End-August 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.

Dust and Water Resistant Samsung Galaxy XCover Announced

Dust and Water Resistant Samsung Galaxy XCover Announced

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.

Selling the Power of Sony Ericsson Arc's Screen

Selling the Power of Sony Ericsson Arc's Screen

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 to Make A Major News Announcement

HTC to Make A Major News Announcement

HTC has called for a teleconference on Thursday morning, 8.30 a.m Pacific Time, to make a major news announcement.

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