News: Mobile Phones
Monday, 16 Jul 2012
AT&T customers will be getting an exclusive red-colored Galaxy S III with pre-orders starting from July 15th and in-store purchases beginning from July 29th. This will be on top of the globally available shades, Pebble Blue and Marble White.
While earlier reports have mentioned that the iPhone 5 will be entering production soon, another conflicting report has claimed that it has already gone into production, priming itself for a September/early-October release.
Japanese blog Macotakara claims that the upcoming iPhone will sport two glass panels on the top and bottom section of its large aluminum back panel. In addition, Apple is said to start production of the iPhone soon.
Friday, 13 Jul 2012
More photos of the next-gen iPhone has been leaked and this time, we get to have a clearer view of its front glass panel, KitGuru and Pocket-lint reports. Adding on to that, the device is slated for an August 7th official release.
According to Symantec, a new Android.Dropdialer Trojan was found masquerading as two popular game titles on the Google Play store. Since their appearances on Google Play on June 24, they’ve raked in 50,000 to 100,000 downloads.
Thursday, 12 Jul 2012
An insider source told GSMArena that the successor of the Samsung Galaxy Note will be equipped with a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED display. Despite the increase in screen size, the width of the device is said to be reduced. Its launch date is also rumored to be brought forward.
Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012
SugarSync, a free cloud storage service provider, expands its partnership with Samsung and will now ship on all Samsung devices that are equipped with the AllShare Play service, starting from the Galaxy S III.
Research in Motion gets into more legal trouble as Nokia files another three patent lawsuits against the BlackBerry maker in Germany.
Amazon is now said to be developing a smartphone that "would vie with Apple's iPhone and handheld devices that run Google’s Android operating system", Bloomberg reports.
Android 4.1 will be available as an over-the-air update in the coming days for users of HSPA+ Samsung Galaxy Nexus. Nexus S and Motorola Xoom users will be getting the updates later this month.