News: Mobile Phones
Thursday, 17 Oct 2013
South Korean news site Digital Daily reports that Samsung's next generation Galaxy S flagship model will be running on a 64-bit Exynos processor.
A number of Samsung Galaxy S4 users in Germany are reporting serious draining issues and bloated batteries. We did a check on HardwareZone forums and uncovered several users in Singapore facing similar issues.
Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013
The new mid-range smartphone introduces LTE speeds and innovative features from the flagship One family, such as HTC Zoe with Video Highlights and HTC BoomSound. The 5-megapixel camera captures HTC Zoes, bringing images to life in three-second videos.
Apple has hired Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts as its new SVP of Retail and Online Stores. Ahrendts became Burberry's CEO in July 2006, and has held various senior positions in the fashion industry, and will transition to her new role in spring of 2014.
Google may be unveiling the LG Nexus 5 and Android 4.4 KitKat on 18 October.
The Chinese mobile phone manufacturer, Xiaomi, maintains its local popularity as it sees its latest smartphone sell out online in under two minutes.
Monday, 14 Oct 2013
Microsoft has officially detailed what's new in the upcoming Windows Phone 8 GDR3 update. The third and last update of 2013 will bring support for larger and higher-res screens, quad-core processors, as well as a handful of features such as Driving mode, improved Internet Sharing, and screen rotation lock. Hit the jump for more juicy details.
HTC just unveiled its first phablet device, the 5.9-inch One Max. It also runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, the latest version of Sense 5.5 and has a fingerprint sensor on its back. Hit the link to find out more.
With all rectification works completed, SingTel has made a notice of compensation to its affected customers.
LG has announced the global availability of the SDK for developers to create new functions on LG's upgraded QuickRemote platform, a UX feature which allows the use of certain LG smartphones as a universal remote control.