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Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013

Gmail on Feature Phones Now Faster and Easier to Use

Gmail on Feature Phones Now Faster and Easier to Use

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

Android VP Hugo Barra Leaves for Chinese Handset Maker Xiaomi

Android VP Hugo Barra Leaves for Chinese Handset Maker Xiaomi

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.

Thursday, 22 Aug 2013

Evernote Partners with StarHub to Offer Free 1-year Evernote Premium Subscription to Eligible Customers

Evernote Partners with StarHub to Offer Free 1-year Evernote Premium Subscription to Eligible Customers

To expand its presence in the Southeast Asia, Evernote is partnering with StarHub to look for new areas of growth. For a start, Evernote and StarHub will offer a complimentary one-year Evernote Premium subscription to all re-contracting and new StarHub Mobile post-paid customers.

Monday, 12 Aug 2013

Acer to Offer More Chromebooks and Android Products

Acer to Offer More Chromebooks and Android Products

Acer President, Jim Wang stated that the company will be offering less Microsoft products, while producing more Android products, as well as Chromebooks. This comes as the company posted a significant second quarter loss due to lower sales and rising expenses.

Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013

WhatsApp Introducing Voice Messaging Feature

WhatsApp Introducing Voice Messaging Feature

WhatsApp, a popular cross-platform mobile messaging app, has announced that a new voice messaging feature will be made available to all users on all platforms by the end of the week. Users can now push a button to record voice messages, while releasing the button sends the message automatically.

Monday, 5 Aug 2013

Android Device Manager Helps Find Your Lost Phone

Android Device Manager Helps Find Your Lost Phone

Google will be rolling out a new feature called Android Device Manager which will be able to help pinpoint the location of lost devices, as well as get it to ring at maximum volume. Users can expect to start using the new service by the end of August.

Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013

Facebook to Aid Mobile Games Discovery with New Publishing Program

Facebook to Aid Mobile Games Discovery with New Publishing Program

Facebook has just announced Facebook Mobile Publishing, a pilot program aimed at helping small to medium game developers take their products global. Facebook will responsible for utilizing its sizable reach and resources to help promote and market these games, in exchange for a cut of the profits.

Thursday, 25 Jul 2013

Android 4.3 Unveiled and Coming to Nexus Devices Soon

Android 4.3 Unveiled and Coming to Nexus Devices Soon

Along with the brand new Google Nexus 7 tablet, Google also took the opportunity to unveil Android 4.3 -- an upgrade to Jelly Bean that brings with it a few new features like Bluetooth Smart support (Bluetooth Low-Energy) and restricted profiles.

Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013

NVIDIA's Logan Tegra Mobile Kepler GPU 1.5X More Powerful Than Sony Playstation 3

NVIDIA's Logan Tegra Mobile Kepler GPU 1.5X More Powerful Than Sony Playstation 3

NVIDIA has revealed some of the capabilities of its powerful new Mobile Kepler GPU, which will be part of its next-gen Logan Tegra processor, due in mobile devices in the first half of 2014.

Thursday, 11 Jul 2013

Moto X Smartphone has Rumored US$500 Million Marketing Budget

Moto X Smartphone has Rumored US$500 Million Marketing Budget

Google is said to have allowed Motorola Mobility to spend US$500 million or more to market the upcoming Moto X smartphone globally. In 2012, Samsung and Apple spent S$400 million and US$333 million respectively on marketing mobile devices in the US.

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