News: Mobile Phones
Friday, 18 Jul 2014
Besides laying off 18,000 workers, Microsoft also announced that it will abandon the Nokia X line of phones in favor of lower-cost Lumia devices.
Microsoft has just announced that it will be laying off 18,000 employees, with most of them coming from the company's newly acquired Nokia Devices and Services unit.
Thursday, 17 Jul 2014
Xiaomi's event on July 22 may see the introduction of two upgraded models - the Redmi and Redmi Note - with 4G LTE connectivity. Hit the link to find out more.
Microsoft has started to rollout the Lumia Cyan update (which includes Windows Phone 8.1) to Nokia devices worldwide. In Singapore, the first phones to get it are the Lumia 625 and 925.
ImmerVision's panomorph lens is a 3.8mm panoramic lens that has been designed to be integrated into mobile phones and wearable devices, and it's already been taken up for production.
LG Electronics just announced the G3 Beat, a mid-tier variant of its flagship smartphone G3. It will launch in South Korea on July 18 and be rolled out to global markets in the following weeks.
Xiaomi's upcoming Mi 4 flagship smartphone is listed on an online retailer with a price tag and a full list of specs. As with any unofficial leaks and rumors, do take this with a pinch of salt as the information provided is unverified.
Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014
The Motorola Moto G with 4G LTE is available for purchase in Singapore from today at a retail price of S$348 without line contract and inclusive of GST.
Apple and IBM have both announced a global partnership that will bring enterprise apps and services to iOS devices.
HTC updated its Dot View app on the Google Play Store. The update includes wallpaper customization, flexible settings and the ability to see more notifications by swiping left or right.