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Thursday, 15 Dec 2011

Google Acquires Clever Sense, Plans to Deliver More Personalized Information

Google Acquires Clever Sense, Plans to Deliver More Personalized Information

Search giant Google has acquired Clever Sense, a Silicon Valley-based startup that develops the mobile app "Alfred". This acquisition seems to hint of Google's intentions to counter Apple's Siri on its Android platform.

Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011

Is This the First Xperia Phone from Sony?

Is This the First Xperia Phone from Sony?

Two images of a Xperia phone with the Sony brand have surfaced on the Internet, signaling a new wave of devices that will appear when Sony Ericsson is folded back under Sony.

Thursday, 8 Dec 2011

Nokia to Sell Vertu Subsidiary?

Nokia to Sell Vertu Subsidiary?

According to a Financial Times report, Nokia is planning to sell its luxury subsidiary, Vertu. The Finnish handset maker has also appointed Goldman Sachs to oversee the sale process.

Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011

10 Android Apps at 10 cents for 10 Days to Celebrate 10 Billion Downloads

10 Android Apps at 10 cents for 10 Days to Celebrate 10 Billion Downloads

To celebrate Android Market's latest milestone of 10 billion total app downloads, 10 premium apps on the Android Market are now priced at 10 cents, for the next 10 days.

Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011

Intel Releasing Android-Powered Smartphones and Tablets in First Half of 2012

Intel Releasing Android-Powered Smartphones and Tablets in First Half of 2012

Intel will be releasing smartphones and tablets running on Android 4.0 in the first half of 2012. The devices will be powered by Intel's upcoming Atom Medfield chips.

Monday, 5 Dec 2011

Google Employees Receiving Android 4.0 OTAs on Nexus S

Google Employees Receiving Android 4.0 OTAs on Nexus S

Google is said to be sending out over-the-air updates of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to its employees who own the Nexus S devices as part of an internal testing.

Friday, 2 Dec 2011

iPhone 4S Users Like Siri, Dislike Short Battery Life

iPhone 4S Users Like Siri, Dislike Short Battery Life

A survey carried out by ChangeWave Research revealed that the Apple iPhone 4S received the highest level of satisfaction ever for an iPhone model. Users also ranked Siri as their most liked feature but were unhappy about its short battery life.

Sharp to Release 12MP CMOS Camera for Smartphones

Sharp to Release 12MP CMOS Camera for Smartphones

In response to the smaller and slimmer smartphone demands by consumers, Sharp Corporation has come up with a 12.1MP, 1/3.2-inch CMOS camera module with optical image stabilization and the ability to shoot 1080p full HD video.

Thursday, 1 Dec 2011

Lenovo Releasing Windows Phone Device in Second Half of 2012

Lenovo Releasing Windows Phone Device in Second Half of 2012

Lenovo's LePhone Product Manager, Yue Chen, confirmed that the company will be releasing a Windows Phone device in the second half of 2012.

Tuesday, 29 Nov 2011

HTC to

HTC to "Focus on the Product" in 2012

HTC's Chief Financial Officer, Winston Yung, brushed aside concerns that the company is another Nokia after its share went down more than 30 percent in nine days.

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