- News tagged "mobile"
Friday, 17 Jan 2014
Google recently announced a few new features baked into the latest verison of Chrome for Mobile. The most significant one is the data compression feature that will help users reduce data usage by up to 50% while browsing the web on their phones.
Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014
In his first press conference as Acer's new CEO, Jason did not provide specifics as to the future of the company and instead dwelt on reasons why the company failed.
Thursday, 21 Nov 2013
One of the biggest mobile app hackathons in the world will be happening in Singapore this weekend, on 23 November and 24 November. The 36-hour hackathon will see developers, designers and entrepreneurs try to build an app that will win them entry into the AngelHack Global Hackcelerator Program.
Friday, 1 Nov 2013
Intel has begun shipping its LTE-capable XMM 7160 chip to manufacturers. Demonstrated in June this year at Computex 2013, the XMM 7160 slim modem platform supports 15 global LTE bands, as well as 2G, 3G and voice-over-LTE services.
Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013
Motorola recently unveiled Project Ara, a free and open hardware platform for creating highly modular phones. Early designs of these phones show that each and every part can be swapped around, letting users choose what their devices can do, and how much they cost.
Monday, 28 Oct 2013
Google recently launched Google WiFi Passport in Jakarta, Indonesia, that provides free and affordable wireless online access through designated Wi-Fi hotspots. This service is only available to Android users, whose devices are running Android 2.2 (Froyo) and above.
Thursday, 26 Sep 2013
Google announced today, that Google Play Books for Android, iOS and web, is now available in Singapore. Famous Singaporean books like Riot Green and Conversations with Lee Kuan Yew can now be bought and downloaded from the Google Play Store.
Thursday, 12 Sep 2013
At Techcrunch Disrupt, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is optimistic for the company, revealing that monthly active users are up 20% and that the company is on the right track.
Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013
Most of us may own a smartphone or two, but feature phones are still very much alive, and are still popular in emerging markets. Because of that Google recently updated Gmail for feature phone browsers, making it faster and even easier to use than before.
Thursday, 29 Aug 2013
Hugo Barra, one of Google's top Android executives, will be leaving Google to join up-and-coming Chinese handset manufacturer, Xiaomi. It is currently one of China's fastest growing tech companies, and is said to be worth approximately US$10 billion.