Sony is the biggest image sensor supplier, earns $20 on every Apple iPhone 6 sold

Sony is the biggest image sensor supplier, earns $20 on every Apple iPhone 6 sold

NEWS  /  07 May 2015  /  2 weeks ago

Marketing research firm Techno Systems Research published a study which states that Sony is the biggest supplier of camera sensors in the world, especially the ones made for smartphones. Its analysts also claim that Sony makes $20 for every Apple iPhone 6 sold.

Sony unveils 'selfie smartphone' Xperia C4

Sony unveils 'selfie smartphone' Xperia C4

NEWS  /  06 May 2015  /  2 weeks ago

Sony announced a new 'selfie smartphone' today, the Xperia C4, which features a 5-megapixel, 25mm wide angle lens front camera and a Full HD 5.5-inch display. The smartphone also has a 13MP rear camera and is armed with Sony's SteadyShot image stabilization technology.

Mophie announces launch of Juice Pack line for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Mophie announces launch of Juice Pack line for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

NEWS  /  06 May 2015  /  2 weeks ago

The popular mobile battery case maker has just announced a line-up of protective cases for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, with a special launch promotion in Singapore for the month of May. Details within.

Microsoft launches S$119 dual SIM Lumia 430 in Singapore

Microsoft launches S$119 dual SIM Lumia 430 in Singapore

NEWS  /  06 May 2015  /  2 weeks ago

Microsoft launched the ultra affordable dual SIM Lumia 430 smartphone today. The S$119 4-inch smartphone runs on Windows Phone 8.1 and will be upgradeable to Windows 10 in future.

NVIDIA winds down Icera modem business, open to selling it

NVIDIA winds down Icera modem business, open to selling it

NEWS  /  06 May 2015  /  2 weeks ago

NVIDIA has just announced that it will be giving up on its own modem efforts and that they are also open to selling its Icera modem unit.

The Korea Times: Samsung Galaxy S6 "Iron Man" version available next month

The Korea Times: Samsung Galaxy S6 "Iron Man" version available next month

NEWS  /  06 May 2015  /  2 weeks ago

The Korea Times published a report earlier today that Samsung is launching an "Iron Man" version of its Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge next month.

Xiaomi Mi 4i Singapore price and availability announced

Xiaomi Mi 4i Singapore price and availability announced

NEWS  /  05 May 2015  /  3 weeks ago

Xiaomi has unveiled the pricing and Singapore availability for its latest flagship smartphone, the Mi 4i. Full details inside.

Apple reportedly buying up all Sony camera sensors

Apple reportedly buying up all Sony camera sensors

NEWS  /  05 May 2015  /  3 weeks ago

Apple is planning something big. So big, in fact, that the company had reportedly been hogging up the orders of Sony's proprietary camera sensors, much to the chagrin of other smartphone manufacturers.

A feature on LG G4

Hands-on: LG G4 delivers promising first impressions

FEATURE  /  05 May 2015

LG unveiled its latest flagship smartphone, the G4 last Wednesday to much fanfare. The G4 has two key selling points – the display and imaging hardware. We spent the weekend with a preproduction unit and here are our initial impressions.

Huawei P8 review

Huawei P8 smartphone: A thin and light flagship with novel features

REVIEW  /  04 May 2015

The Huawei P8 looks really impressive on paper: 6.4mm thin full aluminum design; octa-core 64-bit Kirin 930 processor; 5.2-inch Full HD display with ultra thin bezels and 78.3 percent body-to-screen ratio; and a 13-megapixel camera with OIS and the world's first RGBW sensor and DSLR-level independent image processor. But can it live up to its specs? We find out.

Sony expects to lose S$432 million on mobile devices alone this year

Sony expects to lose S$432 million on mobile devices alone this year

NEWS  /  04 May 2015  /  3 weeks ago

Sony has published its financial report for FY2014 and while overall the company isn't looking too bad, with an operating profit of ¥68.5 billion (~S$759 million), things don't look too good for Sony Mobile, who recorded an operating loss of ¥220 billion (~S$2.4 billion) last year.

Microsoft to unveil two high-end Lumia phones with QHD displays later this year?

Microsoft to unveil two high-end Lumia phones with QHD displays later this year?

NEWS  /  04 May 2015  /  3 weeks ago

Microsoft is rumored to be releasing two high-end Lumia smartphones later this year. Both devices will come with Quad-HD displays, 3GB RAM and 20-megapixel rear cameras. Read on to find out more.

Xiaomi to unveil 5.2-inch Mi 5 and 6-inch Mi 5 Plus in July?

Xiaomi to unveil 5.2-inch Mi 5 and 6-inch Mi 5 Plus in July?

NEWS  /  02 May 2015  /  3 weeks ago

Fresh from its recent Mi 4i launch, rumors are pointing that Xiaomi would be launching two new flagship smartphones, the Mi 5 and Mi 5 Plus, sometime in July.

Microsoft is wooing Android and iOS developers with great tools, but would they reciprocate?

Microsoft is wooing Android and iOS developers with great tools, but would they reciprocate?

BLOG  /  01 May 2015

At the Microsoft Build developer conference, Microsoft announces something called Universal Windows Platform Bridges, toolkits that enable even Android and iOS developers to bring their apps to the Windows Store without tweaking them too much. I wonder how many would do it.

MyRepublic to offer 1,000 free SIM and unlimited data in mobility trial (Updated)

MyRepublic to offer 1,000 free SIM and unlimited data in mobility trial (Updated)

NEWS  /  01 May 2015  /  3 weeks ago

MyRepublic has announced plans to offer 1,000 free SIM cards and unlimited 4G data coverage in a mobility trial in the Jurong Lake District this August. This is part of its efforts to be awarded a license as Singapore's fourth telco. Registration for the trial opens later this week.

Sony to rebrand Xperia Z4 as Xperia Z3+ for the global market?

Sony to rebrand Xperia Z4 as Xperia Z3+ for the global market?

NEWS  /  30 Apr 2015  /  3 weeks ago

Sony might be rebranding the Xperia Z4, which is exclusive to the Japanese market, as the Xperia Z3+ for the global market. It is expected to launch the Xperia Z3+ in select countries next month.

Continuum will turn your Windows 10 phone into a desktop PC

Continuum will turn your Windows 10 phone into a desktop PC

NEWS  /  30 Apr 2015  /  3 weeks ago

Simply put, Continuum for phones in Windows 10 lets you turn your phone into a desktop PC once you hook it up to a monitor and a keyboard and mouse.

Fun and customizable LG AKA smartphones now available in Singapore

Fun and customizable LG AKA smartphones now available in Singapore

NEWS  /  29 Apr 2015  /  3 weeks ago

LG Singapore recntly announced the availability of its fun and customizable AKA smartphones, the Yo-Yo and Eggy. These phones have garnered great response and positive feedback from customers in South Korea. Find out why after the jump.

Thuraya launches the world’s most advanced satellite phone

Thuraya launches the world’s most advanced satellite phone

NEWS  /  29 Apr 2015  /  3 weeks ago

Dubai-based telecommunications company, Thuraya, launched the XT-PRO today, a satellite phone it says is the most advanced in the world.

LG unveils the LG G4 as well as Singapore pricing and availability

LG unveils the LG G4 as well as Singapore pricing and availability

NEWS  /  29 Apr 2015  /  3 weeks ago

LG unveiled its latest flagship smartphone, the LG G4 today. Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor, the 5.5-inch QHD display phablet will be available with a luxurious full-grain leather rear. It's also one of the few remaining flagships with a removable battery and expandable storage. Full pricing and availability details inside.

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