Posts Tagged ‘Smartphone’
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 27, 2014 under Mobile
It turns out that Amazon's new smartphone isn't selling so well, according to a new report the handset is off to a very slow start, having sold fewer than 35,000 units so far. The Firephone was ann... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 15, 2014 under Mobile, Security
It turns out that an Android Smartphone's gyroscope can be transformed into a microphone capable of listening in on you without your express permission. The discovery was made by security researchers ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on July 31, 2014 under Mobile, Smartphone
It is not a secret that Microsoft Corp.’s Windows Phone platform is far from being truly popular. Even though formally it is supported by a dozen of vendors, many have not released anything based on... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on July 22, 2014 under Mobile, Smartphone
Sales of Lumia branded smartphones on the second quarter of calendar 2014 were up sequentially and year-over-year, but remained generally low. Despite of efforts by Nokia Corp. and Microsoft Corp., sa... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on July 17, 2014 under Android, Mobile, Operating Systems, Smartphone
As part of its major restructuring plan announced on Thursday, Microsoft Corp. will phase out its Google Android-based smartphones and will offer more affordabl... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 8, 2014 under Science
In just three days time, NASA is set to send a handful of Android smartphones into orbit, with plans to dock with the International Space Station (ISS) and deliver supplies. However those smartphones ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on July 7, 2014 under Smartphone
Although Microsoft Corp. has rights to use the Nokia name for several years, it cannot use it forever. According to a leaked image, Microsoft will start to prepare its smartphones for transition to it... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 7, 2014 under Channel
Don't go to the airport thinking you can just charge your phone when you get on your long haul flight, as thanks to a change in policy by the US run Transportation Security Administration (TSA) those ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 26, 2014 under Android, Mobile, Smartphone
Microsoft Mobile on Thursday introduced Nokia X2, its new smartphone based on a modified version of Google Android operating system aimed at customers in budget. The new handset weds Windows Phone-lik... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 5, 2014 under Android, Mobile
Amazon might finally reveal its long awaited smartphone later this month at an event in Seattle on the 18th of June. The company launched a short teaser video showing customers eyeing up an unannounce... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 5, 2014 under General Tech, Science
One of my favourite features of smartphones in recent years, has been their interaction with far bigger displays. With a quick swipe or tap of a button I can send Youtube and other videos straight to ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 2, 2014 under Android, Mobile, Smartphone
Samsung Electronics on Monday introduced the world’s first smartphone based on the Tizen operating system. The new Samsung Z smartphone will help the company to lower its dependence on Google Androi... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on May 27, 2014 under Android, Smartphone
It is not a secret that Microsoft Mobile is working on the second-generation Nokia X smartphone that was originally expected to be based on the heavily modified Google Android operating system and was... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on May 22, 2014 under Smartphone
Microsoft Corp. does not have plans to discontinue Nokia X-branded smartphones that are based on the heavily-modified Google Android operating system. Furthermore, a media report claims that a team at... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 13, 2014 under Blackberry
Blackberry is one of those company names that seems destined to limp off into the sunset before long, having fallen from smartphone darling of the business world to vaguely remembered third wheel in t... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 7, 2014 under General Tech
Researchers have uncovered new Android based malware that holds smartphones for ransom, claiming that you must pay $300 or face completely false criminal charges for viewing illegal porn. In order to ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 7, 2014 under Laptop / Mobile
Upon the success of Tesco's budget Android tablet option, the Hudl, the supermarket has revealed that it is now focussing on bringing out its own Hudl branded smart... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on April 30, 2014 under Android, Mobile, Smartphone
Nokia Corp. this week announced financial results for the first quarter of 2014. While the company did not provide a lot of information regarding performance of its handset businesses, it clearly stat... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on April 28, 2014 under Mobile, Smartphone
As it appears, the Nokia brand-name will disappear from smartphones and mobile phones produced by the former devices and services division of Nokia Corp. that now belongs to Microsoft rather sooner th... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 25, 2014 under Laptop / Mobile
Rumours are suggesting that Samsung is currently working on a 7" smartphone, not a tablet or even a phablet but an actual smartphone, taking our screen sizes to the extreme. Samsung has been experimen... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on April 17, 2014 under Tablet PC
Nokia Corp. on Thursday halted sales of its Lumia 2520 media tablet and asked current owners to stop using the charger supplied with the device. The company said that at least some of the AC-300 charg... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on April 12, 2014 under Android, Smartphone
The world’s largest e-tailer Amazon is on the finish line with its long-awaited smartphone, a media report citing people familiar with the matter claims. The company reportedly intends to unleash th... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on April 10, 2014 under Blackberry, Mobile, Smartphone
BlackBerry would consider exiting smartphone hardware business if it remains unprofitable, its chief executive officer said. The head of the company is very interested in keeping the company afloat, s... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on April 9, 2014 under Smartphone
Nokia Corp. has announced that the Chinese anti-trust authorities have approved the sale of its devices and services division to Microsoft Corp. Essentially, this means that the transaction between th... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 8, 2014 under General Tech
Battery technology hasn't scaled well with smartphones, leaving consumers wishing for bigger and better batteries and while energy efficiency has improved a bit, many users find their phones dying bef... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on March 21, 2014 under Android, Mobile, Smartphone
Both analysts as well as developers of application processors for mobile devices are predicting the emergence of smartphones with ultra-high-definition displays in the foreseeable future. Even so, non... more.
0 CommentsPosted by faith on March 13, 2014 under Android, Event, Media Phone, Mobile
Unless you are a disciple of Samsung or Apple, buying a new smartphone is a tricky business. You want all of the features but, ideally, not so much of the price tag. The chaps at Mediacom believe they... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 28, 2014 under Mobile, Software & Gaming
Nintendo has previously stated that it won't resort to mobile game production in the wake of continued poor Wii U sales, but it looks like its already done an about turn on that plan. In an (admittedl... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 15, 2014 under Android, Mobile
The Moto X smartphone had a lot of hype surrounding it leading up to its US launch late last year, it was the first Motorola device to be released under Google's ownership and it certainly shows. The ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 17, 2013 under Android, Mobile
Our smartphone screens seem to be getting bigger every year, from the 4" Iphone to the nearly 6" HTC One Max. A bigger screen calls for a higher resolution and most smartphones have started adopting 1... more.
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