- News tagged "smartphone"
Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012
A fresh round of rumors surfaced on upcoming Samsung mobile devices which include the Galaxy S IV, an entry-level Galaxy Note II and a 13.3-inch transforming tablet with a keyboard dock.
A Googler drew up a cartoon on the evolution of the Android mascot which suggests that the next Android operating system is likely to be called Key Lime Pie.
Monday, 3 Dec 2012
A video of the Windows Phone 7.8 OS working on the Nokia Lumia 900 has been leaked; aptly of course, given that Microsoft just recently announced that the update will come in early 2013.
For Windows Phone 8 users using the Rooms feature, you can still invite people on other platforms. However, since they can't see the shared calendar, photos, and notes in one centralized location, a few other apps are needed.
Friday, 30 Nov 2012
Formerly known as BlackBerry App World, the storefront will henceforth be called BlackBerry World. Name change aside, the more exciting addition is the ability for users to purchase movies, music and other digital content.
RIM has announced the availability of the Dev Alpha C device, one that comes with a physical QWERTY keyboard, for developers. To further complement a robust developer environment, the final BlackBerry 10 Gold SDK will be available for download on 11 December, ahead of its official launch.
The recently announced BBM 7.0 has been available in beta for a little after two weeks and RIM's Vice President of Product Strategy, T.A. McCann sheds more light about its Voice Chat feature during BlackBerry Jam Asia.
Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012
Early adopters of Windows Phone 8 are reporting random reboots and battery issues on their devices. Both Nokia and HTC are aware of the problems and are working to resolve these issues.
Microsoft's Surface phone is rumored to ship in mid 2013, and Foxconn is said to be the sole manufacturer of the device.
Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012
According to TechCrunch, the popular social networking group has now "plastered posters across its headquarters", egging on employees to "switch from [iOS to Android] today".