Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012
LG showcased the world's first voice-to-video conversion over a LTE network at the MWC 2012. Based on LG's proprietary technology, the demonstration allowed users to switch back and forth between high quality voice and high resolution video call modes during a current conversation.
Boot to Gecko marks Mozilla's first foray into the smartphone realm. We spotted Mozilla's new operating system at Mobile World Congress 2012 and did a quick hands-on. Read on to find out more.
Last year, Michael Woodford, the first non-Japanese to become the CEO of Olympus, confronted Japanese Olympus executives and board members over questionable deals and was then promptly dismissed by the board. He then went to the press, and the ensuring firestorm has seen arrests of Olympus' previous CEO (among others) and a US$10 million lost blamed on the accounting scandal.
Be careful what you share on Facebook! Nick Bergus found a giant 55 gallon of lubricant for sale on Amazon, and posted it on Facebook together with a funny line. A week later, his post returned as an ad from Amazon on his friends' news feeds.
Viewqwest announces it will be offering non-contract fiber broadband plans to users. However, this option will only be available to those who sign up for fiber broadband plans that are 200Mbps and above.
Intel is aiming to play a more significant role in the smartphone landscape with its new Atom platforms. In line with this goal, Intel has established partnerships with different device manufacturers and service providers worldwide.
Apple's official invite for an event on the 7th of March can only mean one thing - the unveiling of the third Apple tablet. Just one more week, and we'll see how the iPad 3 will shake things up in the tablet scene.
Tuesday, 28 Feb 2012
The Panasonic Eluga Android smartphone took a dive in the water at Mobile World Congress 2012 but escaped unscathed. Read on to find out more.
Samsung and Sony plan to level the playing field against online retailers and mega-stores with their new unilateral pricing policies. This move would ensure that independent or smaller dealers have a chance of making the sale in light of the aggressive price competition.
With more quad-core smartphones and tablets coming right up in 2012, NVIDIA just made an announcement on the gaming front. Expect more games such as Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II and many more optimized for the NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor under Tegra Zone.