News tagged ‘mobile phones’

Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011

Google-Motorola Deal Said to Have US$2.5 Billion Reverse Breakup Fee

Google-Motorola Deal Said to Have US$2.5 Billion Reverse Breakup Fee

You already know that Google is buying Motorola for US$12.5 billion; but do you know that the search giant will have to pay Motorola US$2.5 billion if the deal doesn't go through?

Monday, 15 Aug 2011

Google Acquires Motorola Mobility

Google Acquires Motorola Mobility

Google just announced that it is acquiring Motorola Mobility at approximately $12.5 billion (or $40 per share). This puts the search company in a better position to propagate its mobile OS to the masses.

Nokia and Microsoft Plan to Conquer North America Market

Nokia and Microsoft Plan to Conquer North America Market

Chris Weber, head of North American sales group for Nokia, shared the company's strategy to dominate the smartphone market.

Friday, 12 Aug 2011

Screenshots of Android Ice Cream Sandwich Leaked

Screenshots of Android Ice Cream Sandwich Leaked

Screenshots of the upcoming Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system were apparently captured on a Nexus S phone.

Thursday, 11 Aug 2011

Dust and Water Resistant Samsung Galaxy XCover Announced

Dust and Water Resistant Samsung Galaxy XCover Announced

These days, it's no longer a surprise to hear of phones that are dust and water resistant. The Samsung Galaxy family gets one such member, dubbed as the Samsung Galaxy XCover, which is also shock resistant.

Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011

First BlackBerry QNX Phone Expected in Q1 2012

First BlackBerry QNX Phone Expected in Q1 2012

The first QNX-powered BlackBerry smartphone is expected to be released in Q1 2012. However, it seems that it will only run on a single-core processor.

Monday, 8 Aug 2011

Android OS Design Flaw Discovered

Android OS Design Flaw Discovered

We know that the Android OS is far from perfect, and now researchers have revealed a design flaw in the popular OS that allows hackers to hijack your phone or tablet on the sly.

Friday, 5 Aug 2011

Samsung is Now World's Second Largest Phone Manufacturer After Apple

Samsung is Now World's Second Largest Phone Manufacturer After Apple

Android might be top when you bundle all its smartphone manufacturers together, but Apple still tops the chart when you break down the statistics.

Thursday, 4 Aug 2011

Android Ice Cream Sandwich Likely to Use TI Processor

Android Ice Cream Sandwich Likely to Use TI Processor

A promotional image used by Texas Instruments apparently revealed that Google may has chosen it to power the next Android OS, Ice Cream Sandwich.

Wednesday, 3 Aug 2011

Android Maintains Lead as World's No.1 Smartphone OS

Android Maintains Lead as World's No.1 Smartphone OS

Google Android maintains its lead as the top smartphone platform with a global market share of 48%. It has held the position since Q4 2010.

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