- Mobile Phones
Monday, 19 Nov 2012
Analysts have attributed Android's phenomenal smartphone market share to low prices and faster innovation.
Friday, 16 Nov 2012
Market research firm IDC released a report estimating global mobile transactions will reach US$1 trillion by 2017. The prediction is largely based on the escalating popularity of mobile payment technology, as well as data from mobile websites.
Facebook recently updated its iOS and Android apps with a couple of new features, including a Share button, in-line friend tagging, and emoji options for messages.
Thursday, 15 Nov 2012
According to a tweet by market analyst Horace Dediu, the smartphone market is currently "largely dominated by Apple and Samsung with HTC being a distant third", where smartphone profits are concerned.
ASUS has announced that their flagship Android device, the PadFone 2, will be officially available in Singapore from 22 November onwards, with pre-orders commencing tomorrow.
In a recent post, the CyanogenMod team has revealed that they are having domain name troubles. The old cyanogenmod.com site has been "stolen" according to the Android firmware developers and they have migrated their content over to cyanogenmod.org.
Despite the late arrival of BlackBerry 10, Research in Motion (RIM) CEO Thorsten Heins firmly believes that the mobile operating system will be a success.
According to PRX Labs, a bug in Apple's iOS 6.0′s Audio Playback framework is causing audio streams and podcasts to be downloaded multiple times, leading to data overages for users streaming audio over cellular connections.
Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012
Within minutes of its introduction on the web, the Google Nexus 4 has been sold out in Australia and followed by Europe. Now, the official website has indicated that the unit has been sold out in both 8GB and 16GB variants on the US Google Play store.
Monday, 12 Nov 2012
Apple and HTC have settled all their outstanding patent litigation with a 10-year cross-licensing deal that covers current and future patents by both companies.