News tagged ‘smartphone’

Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 Fingerprint Scanner Susceptible to Spoofing Hack

Samsung Galaxy S5 Fingerprint Scanner Susceptible to Spoofing Hack

The fingerprint scanner security feature of the newly launched Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone can be bypassed with a spoofing hack. The hack was demonstrated by researchers from Germany-based Security Research Labs.

Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014

ASUS Chairman: Flagship Smartphone To Launch in Second Half of 2014

ASUS Chairman: Flagship Smartphone To Launch in Second Half of 2014

We just learnt from Jonney Shih, Chairman of ASUS, that the company will be unveiling a flagship Android smartphone in the second half of 2014. It is likely to be the successor to the ASUS PadFone Infinity.

HTC Issues Software Update for One (M8), Brings Extreme Power Saving Mode

HTC Issues Software Update for One (M8), Brings Extreme Power Saving Mode

HTC just announced that a software update (version 1.54.707.7) is available for One (M8) users. Among the new features and improvements are the Extreme Power Saving Mode and SIM card optimizations.

ASUS Launches ZenFone Series in South East Asia, Coming to Singapore in May

ASUS Launches ZenFone Series in South East Asia, Coming to Singapore in May

ASUS today announced the availability of the ZenFone series in South East Asia, which are preloaded with the new ZenUI interface and PixelMaster camera technology for better image quality. The ZenFone 4, 5 and 6 are slated for a launch in Singapore next month.

Friday, 11 Apr 2014

Samsung Launches Galaxy S5 in Singapore, Available for Walk-In Customers Tomorrow

Samsung Launches Galaxy S5 in Singapore, Available for Walk-In Customers Tomorrow

Samsung today launched the Galaxy S5 in Singapore with pre-registered customers from the three telcos and Samsung Experience Stroes being among the first to have the phone.

SingTel Group and Samsung to Promote Mobile Data Growth in Emerging Markets

SingTel Group and Samsung to Promote Mobile Data Growth in Emerging Markets

The SingTel Group and Samsung today announced a landmark partnership to promote mobile data growth in emerging markets. The initiatives is expected to benefit over 500 million mobile customers across the region.

Thursday, 10 Apr 2014

New iPhones to Come with Higher Resolution Displays, NFC and Side Power Button?

New iPhones to Come with Higher Resolution Displays, NFC and Side Power Button?

KGI Securities analyst Ming Chi-Kuo shared his predictions on Apple's upcoming iPhones. He expects the new iPhones to have higher resolution displays with slimmer bezels, A8 processor and NFC. The power button is said to be shifted to the side for better one-handed operation.

Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014

Xiaomi Sold 1.3 Million Phones in 12 Hours with Total Revenue of S$300 Million

Xiaomi Sold 1.3 Million Phones in 12 Hours with Total Revenue of S$300 Million

Xiaomi sold a total of 1.3 million smartphones in 12 hours during its annual Mi Fan Festival yesterday. Over 130,000 phones were sold in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore. Read on to see the other sales statistics.

Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014

Sony Investigating Reported Gaps Between Front Panel and Frame of the Xperia Z2

Sony Investigating Reported Gaps Between Front Panel and Frame of the Xperia Z2

Some Sony Xperia Z2 users have reported that they see gaps between the front glass panel and the aluminum frame, raising concerns that dust and water can seep into the internals of the device. Sony is aware of the issue and looking into it.

Monday, 7 Apr 2014

Guess Which Xiaomi Phones Are In the List of Top 10 Global Best Selling Smartphones?

Guess Which Xiaomi Phones Are In the List of Top 10 Global Best Selling Smartphones?

Chinese phone maker Xiaomi may be a new player in the international market, but two of its smartphones are ranked among the top 10 global best selling smartphones in February 2014.

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