News tagged ‘smartphone’
Thursday, 17 Apr 2014
Google has unveiled an ambitious modular smartphone concept at its Project Ara Developer Conference that would let customers swap out major components, including the camera, speakers and GPS module. The device would retail for just US$50 for the basic smartphone, and could be available as early as January 2015.
Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014
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
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 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 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 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.
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
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 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
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.