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Thursday, 1 Aug 2013

Samsung Denies Benchmark-Rigging Allegations

Samsung Denies Benchmark-Rigging Allegations

One day after AnandTech reported that the hardware of the Galaxy S4 is tweaked to perform faster in several benchmarks, Samsung issued an official statement to clarify on the matter.

Office Mobile App for Android Hits the U.S. Google Play Store

Office Mobile App for Android Hits the U.S. Google Play Store

Microsoft has released the Office Mobile for Office 365 app for Android phones. At the moment, it's only available from the U.S. Google Play store, but international rollout is expected in the next few weeks.

Google to Drop Support for Microsoft's Exchange ActiveSync (Update 2: Extended Till Dec 31, 2013 for Windows Phone)

Google to Drop Support for Microsoft's Exchange ActiveSync (Update 2: Extended Till Dec 31, 2013 for Windows Phone)

Come January 30th 2013, Google will be dropping consumer support for Microsoft's Exchange ActiveSync protocol for new devices. Chalk up another casualty of the mobile wars. (Update: EAS support is extended to December 31, 2013 for Windows Phone.)

Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013

Facebook to Aid Mobile Games Discovery with New Publishing Program

Facebook to Aid Mobile Games Discovery with New Publishing Program

Facebook has just announced Facebook Mobile Publishing, a pilot program aimed at helping small to medium game developers take their products global. Facebook will responsible for utilizing its sizable reach and resources to help promote and market these games, in exchange for a cut of the profits.

Specs of Samsung Galaxy Note III Revealed in Benchmarks

Specs of Samsung Galaxy Note III Revealed in Benchmarks

Two variants of Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Note III have been spotted on GFXBench's website, where benchmark results reveal some of its specs.

Monday, 29 Jul 2013

Moto X to Come with Dual LTE MIMO Antennas for Faster Data Speeds?

Moto X to Come with Dual LTE MIMO Antennas for Faster Data Speeds?

The Motorola Moto X is alleged to come with dual LTE MIMO smart antennas, which should deliver the best 4G LTE experience.

Friday, 26 Jul 2013

Downsizing Again, Blackberry Lays Off 250 Employees from its R&D Department

Downsizing Again, Blackberry Lays Off 250 Employees from its R&D Department

As part of its "complex transition", Blackberry has confirmed that it has laid off 250 employees from its R&D and new product testing facility.

Sony Lists Xperia Devices That Will Be Getting Android 4.3; Other Manufacturers Still Deciding

Sony Lists Xperia Devices That Will Be Getting Android 4.3; Other Manufacturers Still Deciding

Sony has listed the Xperia devices that will be receiving the Android 4.3 update. Find out if your device is one of them.

Thursday, 25 Jul 2013

BlackBerry Q5 Available in Singapore on 2nd August for $528

BlackBerry Q5 Available in Singapore on 2nd August for $528

Following the launch of its high-end BlackBerry Q10 in May this year, BlackBerry is now rolling out its mid-range BlackBerry 10 device, the BlackBerry Q5. It will be available from the 2nd August from all three telcos in white and black for $528.

World's First Portable Flash Controllable by a Smartphone or Tablet Coming Soon (Updated)

World's First Portable Flash Controllable by a Smartphone or Tablet Coming Soon (Updated)

Updated with Kickstarter link. Startup company iblazr has revealed a new portable flash designed specifically for smartphones and tablets that uses four hi-end CREE LEDs to provide lighting for smartphone photographers.

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