News: Mobile Phones

Wednesday, 23 Mar 2011

Sony Ericsson Injects Less Creepiness and More Humor to Xperia Play Ads

Sony Ericsson Injects Less Creepiness and More Humor to Xperia Play Ads

Sony Ericsson isn't shy about putting the PlayStation-certified Xperia Play in the limelight. While some of its ads might pass off as creepy and disturbing, it does get the point across. And in another series of the Xperia Play ads, the humor level just went up, showing how one can go nuts over the gaming-centric Android phone.

Monday, 21 Mar 2011

Automakers and Phone Suppliers Eye Car-To-Phone Standard

Automakers and Phone Suppliers Eye Car-To-Phone Standard

In order to ensure a a standard platform, eleven companies from the consumer electronics and automotive industries have come together to decide on protocols for vehicle and smartphone connectivity based on the Terminal Mode standards unveiled by Nokia last year.

Facebook Expands Non-Smartphone Reach with Snaptu Acquisition

Facebook Expands Non-Smartphone Reach with Snaptu Acquisition

Facebook stretches its social network dominance further with the acquisition of Snaptu, bringing its services to users of feature phones that are commonly found in developing countries.

Friday, 18 Mar 2011

Samsung Nexus S Available in Singapore for S$828

Samsung Nexus S Available in Singapore for S$828

The Samsung Nexus S offers the latest version of the Android platform, Gingerbread, 4" Super CLEAR LCD touch screen with curved design, front and rear-facing cameras and 1GHz application processor.

Tuesday, 15 Mar 2011

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play Ad Explains the Thumb Story

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play Ad Explains the Thumb Story

For those who saw the earlier Sony Ericsson Xperia Play ad with the Android mascot getting a thumb transplant, another ad has appeared, revealing the donor of the new thumbs for the green robot.

Monday, 14 Mar 2011

PlayStation Games Slated for Tegra 2 Devices

PlayStation Games Slated for Tegra 2 Devices

Sony Ericsson's Xperia Play won't be the only device enjoying Sony's PlayStation Suite and its library of games. In an earlier announcement, Sony Computer Entertainment has revealed that the PlayStation Suite will be extended to devices running on NVIDIA's Tegra 2.

White iPhone to be Available Spring, Little Too Late?

White iPhone to be Available Spring, Little Too Late?

It seems the mythical white iPhone 4 will finally be available in Spring, but perhaps it's a little too late by then as it's highly probable the iPhone 5 will be released by then.

Friday, 11 Mar 2011

Copy and Paste Update for Windows Phone 7 Slated for Latter Half of March

Copy and Paste Update for Windows Phone 7 Slated for Latter Half of March

Microsoft did promise copy and paste functionality for its Windows Phone 7 device in early 2011 with no fixed date given. It seems a time frame has been set, with an update heading our way in the latter half of March.

Thursday, 10 Mar 2011

MRT Tunnels to Get 3G Internet Speeds by end July 2011

MRT Tunnels to Get 3G Internet Speeds by end July 2011

After years of slow mobile internet speeds in the MRT tunnels, commuters can finally look forward to high speed 3G internet access by end July 2011.

Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011

Microsoft to pay Nokia over $1 Billion for WP7 Deal

Microsoft to pay Nokia over $1 Billion for WP7 Deal

Bloomberg reports that the Nokia Microsoft deal will see Microsoft paying Nokia over US$1 billion. That's quite a huge chunk of change.

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