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Monday, 21 Jan 2013

More Than One Million LG Optimus G Sold Within Four Months

More Than One Million LG Optimus G Sold Within Four Months

LG Electronics announced that it has sold more than one million units of its Optimus G worldwide since its launch in August 2012.

Samsung to Unveil 5.8-Inch 'Galaxy Fonblet' Smartphone?

Samsung to Unveil 5.8-Inch 'Galaxy Fonblet' Smartphone?

Samsung is alleged to add a new screen size to its smartphone portfolio. Dubbed the Galaxy Fonblet, this 5.8-inch smartphone is actually a cellular variant of the Galaxy Player 5.8.

Kim Dotcom's New Mega Service Hits 1 Million User Mark

Kim Dotcom's New Mega Service Hits 1 Million User Mark

Kim Dotcom, founder of the now defunct service Megaupload, has launched his new venture simple titled Mega. Within a day of its launch, the new website has already reached the 1 million user mark.

Friday, 18 Jan 2013

WiGig (802.11ad) Approved by IEEE, Leads the Way for 7Gbps Wireless Speeds

WiGig (802.11ad) Approved by IEEE, Leads the Way for 7Gbps Wireless Speeds

IEEE has recently adopted WiGig as a new wireless standard. Also known as 802.11ad, this standard was first announced in May 2009. This newly adopted standard supports 7Gbps speeds over 60GHz frequencies and is slated to appear in consumer electronics as soon as next year.

ASUS May Consider Building Windows Phones

ASUS May Consider Building Windows Phones

ASUS is having talks with Microsoft to manufacture Windows Phone devices, and is considering using its PadFone concept for Windows 8.

Thursday, 17 Jan 2013

Canon and Olympus Hold Largest Camera Market Share in Japan Last Year

Canon and Olympus Hold Largest Camera Market Share in Japan Last Year

Despite losing market share over the past year, Canon and Olympus still have the largest market share in the Japanese domestic camera market. Canon sees an increased DSLR market share while Olympus remains the top mirrorless system camera manufacturer.

LG Aims to Sell 75 Million Phones for 2013, Jumps on WP8 Bandwagon

LG Aims to Sell 75 Million Phones for 2013, Jumps on WP8 Bandwagon

LG Electronics hopes to sell about 75 million phones this year, of which 45 million will be smartphones and the other 30 million will be feature phones. The company is also developing smartphones that are running on Windows Phone 8.

Facebook Rolls Out Free VoIP Calling in U.S. iPhone Messenger App

Facebook Rolls Out Free VoIP Calling in U.S. iPhone Messenger App

Facebook has just launched a free VoIP call service via their Messenger app for iPhones. This feature is limited to U.S. iPhones for now, with no further information on when this feature will appear for users beyond U.S.

Wednesday, 16 Jan 2013

iPhone 5S to Launch in June or July?

iPhone 5S to Launch in June or July?

Jeffries analyst Peter Misek recently released a report indicating that Apple will be launching the iPhone 5S in June or July, with production slated to begin in March. He also shared his insights on the more affordable iPhone as well as the recent reports of "weaker-than-expected demand" for the iPhone 5.

Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013

Dell Reportedly in Talks to Go Private

Dell Reportedly in Talks to Go Private

Dell is said to be in "serious" talks with two private-equity firms to take the company private, according to sources.

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