Tuesday, 28 Feb 2012
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.
Sony announces eight new slim and lightweight Cyber-shot cameras which deliver superior optical performance. They will be available in APAC starting March 2012.
At Mobile World Congress 2012, Microsoft chose to keep things simple by announcing the release of the Skype App for Windows Phone, alongside new hardware requirements for devices targeted at entry level markets.
Symantec announced breakthroughs in core areas of its enterprise mobility strategy across Android, iOS and Windows Phone 7 platforms.
Facebook made its mark by re-tooling the Internet to deliver unparalleled connectivity. And they do not seem to be letting up as they gear to capitalize on the mobile web.
It's not only the PadFone. ASUS has also launched the Transformer Pad 300 at MWC. Designed in collaboration with a university, the tablet is powered by NVIDIA's Tegra 3 platform.
Months after its short appearance at Computex Taipei last year, the ASUS PadFone becomes official at its launch in MWC 2012. ASUS offers the PadFone with the optional PadFone Station and Station Dock.
Monday, 27 Feb 2012
New products aside, Nokia also announced new apps such as Nokia Reader and Nokia Transport for its Lumia smartphones. Its existing Nokia Drive app will get an update that adds speed limit alert.
Available in an 13-inch or 14-inch form factor, the Samsung Notebook Series 5 Ultra is capable of booting up in a mere 20 seconds and offers speedy web browsing.