Smartphones

  • HTCSense.com upgrading requires users to backup their cloud data

    HTCSense.com was launched in 2010 which offer users the features including locating their lost phones remotely, backup their data, and synchronize their contacts and call history to the cloud. And it seems that the company has decided to introduce some new services, but in order to make room for upgrade, it is asking users to download and backup their data they

  • Verizon selling LG Lucid 4G on 29 March at US$130

    Verizon Wireless has announced that the LG Lucid 4G dual-core smartphone will be retailing in US from tomorrow at US$130; or US$80 with two-year contract (after a US$50 mail-in rebate).

  • Marriage Central launches “Our Love Journal” app for couples to archive their love experience

    For the blissfully wedded couples, here's a must-have app for your iPhone – "Our Love Journal". The app is free to download and lets couples archive and recall their shared experiences on their phones, as well as prompt on ideal date suggestions, special anniversaries, and marriage enrichment programmes organised by Marriage Central.

  • ZTE Android phone with Intel mobile processor to launch 2H 2012 at US$160?

    ZTE is one of the industry partners that Intel has announced at Mobile World Congress last month to enhance smartphone portfolio. And the Chinese telecommunications equipment and systems company has unveiled that their phone will be available in the second half of this year.

  • Nokia’s Lumia 800 to get WiFi tethering by the end of the week

    It has become apparent via a meeting between carrier H3G and Nokia in Milan, Italy that the Finnish handset maker is planning to provide internet tethering support on its Lumia 800 series devices by means of a software update before the month is out.

  • HTC T328w dual-SIM phone to retail at US$317 in China

    The new HTC One series smartphones are going to be launched soon, and apparently, the pricing for the dual-SIM HTC T328W (or HTC One V) has been revealed. The Android phone is reported to be priced at 1999 yuan (or US$317) in China.

  • LG Optimus LTE P936 shows up on FCC

    Korean company LG has been busy with the introduction of three new phones at the recent Mobile World Congress. And it seems that a new Optimus LTE P936 smartphone has appeared on Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

  • Apple patents universal iPhone TV remote idea

    Apple has patented an idea for a universal TV remote that will turn your iPhone into a copy of any existing TV remote, potentially replacing standard remote controls altogether.

  • Panasonic Eluga waterproof smartphone to retail in Japan on 29 March

    Besides faster processor, bigger screens and slim, stylish body, many phone makers are focusing on the durability of the device – how resistant it can go against water, dust, shock etc. The new Panasonic Eluga, which claims to be waterproof, is going to be launched in Japan next week, on 29 march.

  • Pictures of Samsung’s GT-i9300 leak, could be the Galaxy S III

    Some not too blurry pictures of what appears to be an upcoming Android 4.0 handset from Samsung has made an appearance online and one of the pictures gives us the model name, GT-i9300. This may or may not be the much anticipated Galaxy S III, but at this point in time it's anyone's guess.

  • Apple’s new iPhone to launch in Q2 with bigger display

    Apple's next iPhone is expected to release in the second quarter of this year, with a bigger and better “retina” display.

  • Zynga acquires OMGPOP, developer of Draw Something, for US$200 million

    Are you playing Draw Something on your mobile device? Well, for those who do not know, or have yet to be asked by their friends if they are playing, Draw Something is a social drawing and guessing game application which is growing in popularity. Developed by OMGPOP, the app has been downloaded more than 35 million times, and

  • Samsung Premium Suite software upgrade available to GALAXY Note

    Samsung has announced Premium Suite software upgrade for the GALAXY Note, which will offer additional features including new S Pen applications that are optimized for use with the device, as well as the new Google Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS.

  • Nokia Lumia smartphones get Maps and Drive updates

    Nokia has just rolled out updates for two of the most popular Windows Phone apps on its Lumia smartphones, Maps and Drive. Nokia Drive 2.0 provides the ability to do offline route planning and navigation as well as taking notice of speed limits.

  • Samsung GALAXY S III appears in Visa commercial?

    There have been many rumors about the Samsung GALAXY S III circulating on the web, especially with its launch coming closer each day. And it seems that the Android smartphone may have made an appearance in a Visa commercial recently.

  • Sony Singapore offers integrated entertainment across devices and screen sizes

    Today, Sony Electronics Singapore showcased their new products including BRAVIA TVs and Xperia Android smartphones, which bring about integrated entertainment and communication to users, and letting them have the convenience of sharing the content on different platforms.

  • iPad 3 and other tablets causing injury

    The growing number of tablet computers, including Apple's new iPad launched last week, are causing  increasing reports of neck and shoulder injuries, according to a leading doctor in the field.

  • Samsung GALAXY S III to launch in May?

    The Samsung GALAXY S III is going to be launched soon, and there have been many leaked photos of the Android smartphone online. But the latest one seems to be the real deal, from a Powerpoint slide with the name of PR agency (WeberShandwick) at the bottom.

  • Motorola unveils white version of MotoLuxe Android phone

    The Motorola Motoluxe (also known as XT615) is a mid-ranged Android smartphone that was announced in January this year. It was initially launched in black finish, but recently, the company has come up with a white version of the Motoluxe.

  • EA launches beta of free-to-play Command & Conquer MMO strategy game

    Electronic Arts has announced the open beta of its upcoming Command & Conquer Tiberium Alliances free-to-play massively multiplayer online (MMO) strategy game.