News: Mobile Phones
Wednesday, 23 Mar 2011
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
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 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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
Bloomberg reports that the Nokia Microsoft deal will see Microsoft paying Nokia over US$1 billion. That's quite a huge chunk of change.