News tagged ‘smartphones’

Friday, 28 Dec 2012

Toshiba to Build Lytro-like Cameras for Smartphones

Toshiba to Build Lytro-like Cameras for Smartphones

Toshiba is developing a light-field camera for use in smartphones and tablets. Like the light-field image sensor found in the Lytro camera, Toshiba's camera will allow photographers to change the focal point in an image after it has been shot.

Thursday, 27 Dec 2012

Samsung Hopes to Ship More than 500 Million Phones in 2013

Samsung Hopes to Ship More than 500 Million Phones in 2013

Samsung is aiming to ship more than 500 million phones in 2013, a target which is a 20% increase from the estimated 420 million devices shipped this year.

Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012

Samsung Dethrones Nokia as the Biggest Name in Mobile Phones

Samsung Dethrones Nokia as the Biggest Name in Mobile Phones

Samsung is now the biggest name in mobile phones, overtaking Nokia for the first time in 14 years, according to iSuppli.

Monday, 17 Dec 2012

iPhone 5 Sales in China Exceed Two Million

iPhone 5 Sales in China Exceed Two Million

Launched over the weekend in China, the iPhone 5 sales were in excess of two million units in a mere three days.

Friday, 14 Dec 2012

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.

Thursday, 1 Nov 2012

Intel Working on 48-Core Processor for Smartphones and Tablets

Intel Working on 48-Core Processor for Smartphones and Tablets

Intel is working on a 48-core processor for smartphones and tablets. The company's focus on this project is to find new ways to manage and use multiple cores in mobile devices. According to the project researchers, this massive multi-core CPU may be ready in five to ten years.

Thursday, 27 Sep 2012

Google Play Reaches 25 Billion Downloads, Offers 25-Cents Apps for Next 5 Days

Google Play Reaches 25 Billion Downloads, Offers 25-Cents Apps for Next 5 Days

Google announced yesterday that Google Play has hit 25 billion downloads. As part of its celebrations, Google is offering selected apps for just 25 cents for the next five days.

Wednesday, 2 May 2012

RIM Developers Guaranteed $10,000 for Their

RIM Developers Guaranteed $10,000 for Their "Certified" Blackberry 10 Apps in the First Year

Blackberry is guaranteeing developers that they will make at least $10,000 in the first year for their "Certified" Blackberry 10 apps.

Wednesday, 4 Apr 2012

Motorola's WebTop 3.0 Software Launches Android 4.0 RAZR in Tablet Mode

Motorola's WebTop 3.0 Software Launches Android 4.0 RAZR in Tablet Mode

The new Motorola WebTop 3.0 software update will display an ICS tablet mode when a Lapdock is connected to one of their Android 4.0 devices, Droid-Life reports.

Tuesday, 3 Apr 2012

Nokia Pokes Fun at Apple's iPhone With Its New Viral Campaign

Nokia Pokes Fun at Apple's iPhone With Its New Viral Campaign

Nokia has kick-started its advertising campaign for the Lumia 900 in the US, part of which comprises of a site called "Smartphone Beta Test" that contains videos poking fun at Apple's iPhone. WPCentral reports.

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