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Friday, 14 Dec 2012

HTC to Bump Up Shipments of Butterfly to Meet Strong Demand

HTC to Bump Up Shipments of Butterfly to Meet Strong Demand

HTC is seeing strong demand for the J Butterfly in Japan. The company is planning to boost shipments to the country and other markets.

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Viddy, "Instagram for Videos" App, Comes to Android

Somewhat likened to "the Instagram for video capturing", Viddy, now available on Android, allows users to apply 10 different filters as well as add songs to their 15-sec recorded clips before sharing them with other Viddy users and on different social networks.

ZTE to Unveil 5-inch Grand S with Full HD Display at CES 2013

ZTE to Unveil 5-inch Grand S with Full HD Display at CES 2013

As listed on CES 2013 official website, ZTE will be showcasing its 5-inch full HD display flagship option, the ZTE Grand S, on January 8th at the major consumer electronics trade show.

Dell Exits Smartphone Business

Dell Exits Smartphone Business

Dell has announced that it will quit the smartphone business and that it will focus its mobile efforts instead on tablets running the Windows 8 and Windows RT platforms.

5-inch Full HD Phones from Huawei, LG, Samsung and Sony to Launch in 1H 2013

5-inch Full HD Phones from Huawei, LG, Samsung and Sony to Launch in 1H 2013

Other phone vendors including Samsung and Sony are expected to release smartphones with 5-inch Full HD displays in the first half of 2013.

Samsung Galaxy Note III to Sport 6.3-inch Screen, Rumored for 2013 Launch?

Samsung Galaxy Note III to Sport 6.3-inch Screen, Rumored for 2013 Launch?

The Korea Times has reported that Samsung is planning to launch a Samsung Galaxy Note III with a 6.3-inch OLED display in 2013.

Thursday, 13 Dec 2012

Google Not Developing Apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 (For Now)

Google Not Developing Apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 (For Now)

Google is shelving plans for dedicated apps like Gmail and Drive for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 because of the limited scale of users on Microsoft's platforms. The search giant, however, might change its mind if the situation improves.

Google Maps App for iOS Arrives

Google Maps App for iOS Arrives

Google Maps finally makes a return on iOS devices today. For now, the new app is optimized for iPhone 5, but not yet for the iPad.

Redesigned Flickr For iOS Includes 16 New Filters and Revamped UI

Redesigned Flickr For iOS Includes 16 New Filters and Revamped UI

Instagram, Twitter and Snapseed aside, Flickr for iOS has revved up the competition with some updates of its own, including the addition of 16 new filters and a revamped UI.

Wednesday, 12 Dec 2012

Revamped Yahoo Mail Focuses on Speed and Mobile

Revamped Yahoo Mail Focuses on Speed and Mobile

Yahoo has released a completely redesigned Yahoo Mail, which places heavy emphasis on speed and efficiency. Yahoo updated the existing web client and Android app with the new design, while introducing new apps for the iPhone and Windows 8 platform.

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