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Friday, 1 Aug 2014

Samsung to launch two new high-end smartphones soon to reverse falling sales

Samsung to launch two new high-end smartphones soon to reverse falling sales

Kim Hyun-Joon, a senior vice president at Samsung's mobile-communications business revealed to investors during an earnings call that the company plans to launch two new high-end smartphones in the next six months to stem falling sales and maintain its lead in the smartphone market.

Samsung to announce the Galaxy Note 4 on September 3?

Samsung to announce the Galaxy Note 4 on September 3?

The Korea Times published a report claiming that Samsung will unveil the Galaxy Note 4 on September 3. The upcoming phablet is said to sport better specs than the Galaxy S5.

Thursday, 31 Jul 2014

HTC's new J Butterfly is waterproof One (M8) in disguise, available only in Japan

HTC's new J Butterfly is waterproof One (M8) in disguise, available only in Japan

KDDI,a Japanese telco unveiled a new HTC model, the J Butterfly which is actually a waterproof One (M8) in disguise.

Microsoft announces Windows Phone 8.1 Update; developers to get preview next week

Microsoft announces Windows Phone 8.1 Update; developers to get preview next week

Microsoft has announced the very first update to Windows Phone 8.1. Is Cortana finally coming to Singapore? Sadly, not yet. But there are other features to look forward to, like folder support on the Start screen.

Convert your Retina MacBook Pro into a pen tablet

Convert your Retina MacBook Pro into a pen tablet

Known for combining Apple notebooks with Wacom digitizers to produce pen tablets, Modbook's latest project is the Modbook Pro X, which converts your Retina MacBook Pro into a pen tablet.

HTC schedules press event on August 19, possible launch of One (M8) for Windows

HTC schedules press event on August 19, possible launch of One (M8) for Windows

GSMArena reports that HTC has sent out press invites for a launch event in New York City on August 19. It is likely to launch the One (M8) with Windows Phone 8.1.

Best Buy CEO says sales of tablets are

Best Buy CEO says sales of tablets are "crashing"

CEO of Best Buy, Hubert Joly, recently said in an interview that sales of tablets have "crashed" in the past several months and that volume "has really gone down".

Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014

Xiaomi's first batch of Mi 4 phones sold out in China under 40 seconds

Xiaomi's first batch of Mi 4 phones sold out in China under 40 seconds

Xiaomi announced yesterday that its first batch of Mi 4 smartphones sold out in China under 40 seconds although it did not reveal how many units were available.

Cortana and Siri battle it out in Microsoft's latest ad

Cortana and Siri battle it out in Microsoft's latest ad

Microsoft and Apple have a long history of taking shots at each other (remember I'm a Mac?), and Microsoft's latest TV spot continues that proud tradition.

Drivers in the UK must surrender their mobile phones after an accident

Drivers in the UK must surrender their mobile phones after an accident

Officers in the UK will now ask drivers who were involved in an accident to surrender their mobile phones as part of a crackdown aimed at cutting down accidents caused by calling and texting while driving.

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