News tagged ‘mobile phone’

Friday, 30 Nov 2012

BlackBerry Releases 10 Dev Alpha C QWERTY Device for Developers

BlackBerry Releases 10 Dev Alpha C QWERTY Device for Developers

RIM has announced the availability of the Dev Alpha C device, one that comes with a physical QWERTY keyboard, for developers. To further complement a robust developer environment, the final BlackBerry 10 Gold SDK will be available for download ahead of its official launch on 11 December.

Wi-Fi-only BBM Voice Chat May Incorporate Group Chat and Cellular Support in the Future

Wi-Fi-only BBM Voice Chat May Incorporate Group Chat and Cellular Support in the Future

The recently announced BBM 7.0 has been available in beta for a little after two weeks and RIM's VP of Product Strategy, T.A. McCann sheds more light about its Voice Chat feature during BlackBerry Jam Asia.

Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012

Windows Phone 8 Users Reports Random Boots and Battery Issues (Update)

Windows Phone 8 Users Reports Random Boots and Battery Issues (Update)

Early adopters of Windows Phone 8 are reporting random reboots and battery issues on their devices. Both Nokia and HTC are aware of these issues and are working to resolve these issues.

Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012

Facebook Encouraging Employees to Switch from iOS to Android

Facebook Encouraging Employees to Switch from iOS to Android

The popular social networking group has now "plastered posters across its headquarters", egging on employees to "switch from [iOS to Android] today", according to TechCrunch.

Wednesday, 21 Nov 2012

Android 4.1.2 Test ROM for Galaxy Note II Leaked

Android 4.1.2 Test ROM for Galaxy Note II Leaked

As it was with the leaked Jelly Bean ROM for the Samsung Galaxy S III a few months back, an Android 4.1.2 test ROM for the Galaxy Note II has also surfaced.

Tuesday, 20 Nov 2012

Sony Introduces Xperia Lounge App with Sony-Approved Content

Sony Introduces Xperia Lounge App with Sony-Approved Content

Sony has announced its Xperia Lounge app which will deliver Sony-approved content to both Xperia and non-Xperia Android devices.

Monday, 19 Nov 2012

Lenovo to Launch Android Smartphone with 5.0-inch 1080p Display?

Lenovo to Launch Android Smartphone with 5.0-inch 1080p Display?

Spotted on Sina Weibo earlier this week are three screenshots that showed off the company's own Android UI in 1080p, pointing to allegations that Lenovo will be releasing a smartphone device with a 5.0-inch screen.

Samsung to Showcase 4.99-inch 1080p, 441PPI Super AMOLED Display at CES

Samsung to Showcase 4.99-inch 1080p, 441PPI Super AMOLED Display at CES

The Korean company is alleged to be unveiling a 4.99-inch Super AMOLED display with 1080p resolution and 441ppi pixel density at CES 2013.

Friday, 16 Nov 2012

Facebook for iOS and Android Updated with New Features

Facebook for iOS and Android Updated with New Features

Facebook recently updated its iOS and Android apps with some new features, including a Share button, in-line friend tagging, and emoji options for messages.

Thursday, 15 Nov 2012

Only Three Smartphone Manufacturers Profited in Q3 2012

Only Three Smartphone Manufacturers Profited in Q3 2012

According to a tweet by market analyst, Horace Dediu, the smartphone market is currently "largely dominated by Apple and Samsung with HTC being a distant third", where profits are concerned.

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