News: Reads from WWW
Monday, 28 Jan 2013
In a statement made by Jyrki Rosenberg, VP Entertainment at Nokia, the company announced the introduction of a new music subscription service titled Nokia Music +. Targeted at music lovers, the service will expand the range of content available.
The U.S. Library of Congress has just passed a new law that makes it illegal for anyone to unlock a smartphone, with first time offenders subject to fines of up to US$500,000, imprisonment for five years, or both.
Saturday, 26 Jan 2013
If you want to be among the first in Singapore to get the LG Optimus G, you can register your interest at M1 and StarHub.
Friday, 25 Jan 2013
Users of the Samsung Galaxy S III (non-LTE) have reported several issues such as longer charging times and sluggish performance after they have updated their devices to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
Details of AMD's upcoming 'Richland' APUs have been leaked. According to Xbit Labs, the initial lineup of the next-generation APUs comprises four quad-core SKUs and two dual-core chips.
Lenovo has commented that it is currently "assessing potential acquisition targets and strategic alliances", including one with RIM as part of a strategy to boost its mobile device business.
Nokia CEO, Stephen Elop, has officially shot down rumors about the company's interest in developing Android smartphones, while taking a shot at the open-sourced operating system.
Microsoft has announced that the SkyDrive app from the Windows Store will start showing notifications on the live tile as you add new files to your SkyDrive. Hopefully, more features like offline sync for Windows RT will come soon.
Intel has just released the Yolo, a low-cost Android handset based on the Lexington mobile platform, and is heading for Kenya. The budget smartphone is a result of a collaboration between Intel and Kenyan service provider, Safaricom, and is the first Intel smartphone for Africa.
Star Trek director J.J. Abrams has been confirmed as the director of Disney's upcoming Star Wars Episode VII.