News tagged ‘smartphones’

Friday, 18 Jul 2014

Microsoft kills Nokia's X phones, focuses on lower-cost Lumia devices

Microsoft kills Nokia's X phones, focuses on lower-cost Lumia devices

Besides laying off 18,000 workers, Microsoft also announced that it will abandon the Nokia X line of phones in favor of lower-cost Lumia devices.

Thursday, 17 Jul 2014

Xiaomi to unveil new Redmi and Redmi Note devices with 4G LTE on July 22?

Xiaomi to unveil new Redmi and Redmi Note devices with 4G LTE on July 22?

Xiaomi's event on July 22 may see the introduction of two upgraded models - the Redmi and Redmi Note - with 4G LTE connectivity. Hit the link to find out more.

LG unveils G3 Beat with 5-inch 720p display, Snapdragon 400 and 8MP rear camera

LG unveils G3 Beat with 5-inch 720p display, Snapdragon 400 and 8MP rear camera

LG Electronics just announced the G3 Beat, a mid-tier variant of its flagship smartphone G3. It will launch in South Korea on July 18 and be rolled out to global markets in the following weeks.

Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014

HTC updates Dot View app with 18 default themes and wallpaper customizations

HTC updates Dot View app with 18 default themes and wallpaper customizations

HTC updated its Dot View app on the Google Play Store. The update includes wallpaper customization, flexible settings and the ability to see more notifications by swiping left or right.

Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014

Apple's new 5.5-inch iPhone 6 said to be delayed until next year

Apple's new 5.5-inch iPhone 6 said to be delayed until next year

Following news that production of the iWatch has been delayed, the latest rumors suggest that the rumored 5.5-inch iPhone 6 could be delayed as well until next year.

Monday, 14 Jul 2014

Availability and dimensions of Apple iPhone 6 leaked on Amazon Japan's website

Availability and dimensions of Apple iPhone 6 leaked on Amazon Japan's website

The availability and dimensions of Apple's upcoming iPhone model have been leaked on Amazon Japan's website.

Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014

New T.S.A. Rules Will Disallow Passengers from Carrying Aboard Uncharged Devices

New T.S.A. Rules Will Disallow Passengers from Carrying Aboard Uncharged Devices

The Transportation Security Administration of the United States have passed new rules that disallows passengers from carrying aboard uncharged electronic devices.

Friday, 4 Jul 2014

TripAdvisor App Now Offers Offline Functionality

TripAdvisor App Now Offers Offline Functionality

TripAdvisor has just announced that its smartphone app for iOS and Android devices will now offer offline functionality such as reviews, photos and city maps.

Thursday, 12 Jun 2014

Thousands of Taxi Drivers Protest Against Uber in Europe

Thousands of Taxi Drivers Protest Against Uber in Europe

Thousands of taxi drivers are protesting against the Uber app across Europe, saying that the app skirts regulations and demanded that stricter regulations be placed on the app and its users.

Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014

Teardown Reveals Samsung S5 Costs About US$256 to Build

Teardown Reveals Samsung S5 Costs About US$256 to Build

According to market research firms IHS, the new Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone costs about US$256 to make, making it more costly to make than the iPhone 5S.

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