Corning's Gorilla Glass 4 is twice as tough as competitive glasses

Corning's Gorilla Glass 4 is twice as tough as competitive glasses

NEWS  /  21 Nov 2014  /  4 weeks ago

Corning has unveiled its 4th-gen smartphone display glass, Gorilla Glass 4. The company says the new glass is at least two times as durable as other aluminosilicate glasses.

Alcatel Onetouch to debut smartphones at Sitex 2014

Alcatel Onetouch to debut smartphones at Sitex 2014

NEWS  /  20 Nov 2014  /  4 weeks ago

Alcatel Onetouch, one of Europe's leading mobile phone manufacturers is coming to Singapore, and will be launching two of its most popular budget-friendly smartphone ranges at Sitex 2014 next week: the 4G LTE-compatible Pop S range and the super affordable Pop D.

Apple changes App Store buttons from "Free" to "Get"

Apple changes App Store buttons from "Free" to "Get"

NEWS  /  20 Nov 2014  /  4 weeks ago

Apple has just revised its App Store's download buttons, free apps now says "Get" instead of "Free".

SingTel and Huawei to launch 5G Joint Innovation Program

SingTel and Huawei to launch 5G Joint Innovation Program

NEWS  /  20 Nov 2014  /  4 weeks ago

At the 2014 Global Mobile Broadband Forum held in Shanghai today, SingTel and Huawei have announced plans to launch the Fifth Generation (5G) Joint Innovation Program, which will serve as a research hub for the advancement of 5G mobile broadband technologies.

Samsung to cut smartphone models by 30% next year, takes jabs at Xiaomi

Samsung to cut smartphone models by 30% next year, takes jabs at Xiaomi

NEWS  /  19 Nov 2014  /  4 weeks ago

During the recent Samsung Investor Forum, the company revealed that it will trim its smartphone offerings by around 30% to lower overall productions costs. It also took the chance to throw some jabs at Xiaomi.

Apple updates OS X Yosemite and iOS 8

Apple updates OS X Yosemite and iOS 8

NEWS  /  18 Nov 2014  /  5 weeks ago

Apple has just released updates for both OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 that fixes bugs, minor issues with certain apps and improves performances of older devices like the iPad 2 and iPhone 4S.

Huawei opens new concept store in Plaza Singapura; 6-inch Ascend Mate 7 flagship phablet to go on sale tomorrow

Huawei opens new concept store in Plaza Singapura; 6-inch Ascend Mate 7 flagship phablet to go on sale tomorrow

NEWS  /  14 Nov 2014  /  5 weeks ago

Another phablet is in town, and this time, it’s Huawei’s 6-inch Ascend Mate 7. Here's a recap of its key features and the confirmed retail availability details. Where's the best place to check out this device? We suggest the new Huawei flagship store that's opening tomorrow.

Telcos unveil price plans for the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge 4G+

Telcos unveil price plans for the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge 4G+

NEWS  /  12 Nov 2014  /  5 weeks ago

Hot off the press, Samsung just unveiled the pre-order and island-wide availability of the Galaxy Note Edge 4G+, the one-sided curved display brother of the much publicized Galaxy Note 4. More details and prices from various telcos compiled inside!

Nokia no more: This is the Microsoft Lumia 535

Nokia no more: This is the Microsoft Lumia 535

NEWS  /  11 Nov 2014  /  5 weeks ago

The first Lumia smartphone without the Nokia branding, the Microsoft Lumia 535 is given the important task of attracting more people to the Windows Phone ecosystem. A wallet-friendly price tag aside, what else does it have? We tell you.

Xiaomi announces Redmi Note 4G; will retail online from 18 November

Xiaomi announces Redmi Note 4G; will retail online from 18 November

NEWS  /  10 Nov 2014  /  6 weeks ago

Xiaomi announces the launch of Redmi Note 4G for this region, as well as pricing and availability details. More details inside!

Xiaomi overtakes Samsung to top Chinese smartphone market

Xiaomi overtakes Samsung to top Chinese smartphone market

NEWS  /  10 Nov 2014  /  6 weeks ago

According to a market research firm, Xiaomi has overtaken Samsung to be the number one smartphone brand in China with a market share of 14%.

What will Xiaomi announce this coming Monday?

What will Xiaomi announce this coming Monday?

NEWS  /  07 Nov 2014  /  6 weeks ago

Xiaomi has just released a short video teasing fans about an upcoming announcement that will take place next Monday on November 10. What do you think it will be?

WireLurker is iOS's first major security threat

WireLurker is iOS's first major security threat

NEWS  /  06 Nov 2014  /  6 weeks ago

Researchers from Palo Alto Networks have uncovered a new way in which iPhones and iPads could potentially be affected by a new malware threat called WireLurker.

Sony keeps its promise, Z2 series gets PS4 Remote Play

Sony keeps its promise, Z2 series gets PS4 Remote Play

NEWS  /  05 Nov 2014  /  6 weeks ago

Following the release of PS4 Remote Play on the Z3 series, Sony has released the app for the Z2 line, and included a host of new improvements and updates. Wondering what they are? Peek inside for a heads-up.

HTC's new charger fills up your HTC One M8 40 percent faster

HTC's new charger fills up your HTC One M8 40 percent faster

NEWS  /  05 Nov 2014  /  6 weeks ago

HTC has just unveiled the Rapid Charger 2.0, a 15 watt USB charger that utilizes Qualcomm's Quick Charge 2.0 technology to recharge your compatible device up to 40 percent faster.

Apple dominates smartphone industry with 86% share of the profits

Apple dominates smartphone industry with 86% share of the profits

NEWS  /  05 Nov 2014  /  6 weeks ago

Apple has the largest share of the handset pie with an analyst estimating that it enjoys a massive 86% share of the handset industry's operating profits in Q3.

Singapore is first in the world for smartphone adoption

Singapore is first in the world for smartphone adoption

NEWS  /  05 Nov 2014  /  6 weeks ago

In a Google released research called 'the Consumer Barometer', Asia leads the world in smartphone usage with Singapore leading the pack with the highest smartphone penetration in the world.

Samsung confirms Galaxy Note Edge launch in US; available from 14 November

Samsung confirms Galaxy Note Edge launch in US; available from 14 November

NEWS  /  04 Nov 2014  /  7 weeks ago

Originally slated to be available sometime in the fourth quarter of the year, Samsung has just announced the US launch date of the one-sided curved display Galaxy Note Edge that's set to be in retail from 14 November.

Samsung's smartphone earnings fell a whopping 71% in Q3

Samsung's smartphone earnings fell a whopping 71% in Q3

NEWS  /  03 Nov 2014  /  7 weeks ago

Samsung Electronics has just reported its Q3 financial results and the numbers are not good. Profits have dipped substantially and its mobile division was hit the hardest.

Google is holding a Project Ara Developer Conference in Singapore

Google is holding a Project Ara Developer Conference in Singapore

NEWS  /  30 Oct 2014  /  7 weeks ago

Google has announced that it will be hosting its second Project Ara Developer Conference for the modular smartphone platform in January next year. Two events will be held, the first will be on 14th January 2015 at Google's global HQ at Mountain View in California, with the agenda repeated on 21st January in Singapore.

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Unlike anything out in the market, the Panasonic Lumix CM1 is designed to be the slimmest camera possible that also functions as a smartphone. Quite the opposite of most other competing devices. What's even more impressive is that it manages to cram a 1-inch sensor with a wide-angle Leica lens. We managed to sneak a quick walkthrough of the smart camera phone before it hits retail!

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