On Tuesday, ViewSonic launched two new smartphones, although the company prefers to call one of them a tablet for some reason. Apparently ViewSonic has an arbitrary limit that devices with screens 4-inches and below are smartphones, whereas devices with screens 4.1-inches and above are tablets. As such we have the ViewPad 4, 4.1-inch "tablet" and
Nufront has been touting an overclocked, ARM Coretx A9-based SoC that runs at the blazing speed of 2GHz for quite some time already, but it is only now that the company has started to show off the aforementioned SoC's capabilities when used to power a tablet. So what does Nufront's overpowered SoC has to offer
LG has announced the collaboration with Wikitude to offer the world's first 3-D augmented reality browser on its highly anticipated Optimus 3D smartphone. The browser lets users discover details about their surroundings and access related information.
The upcoming Windows Phone 7 update promises new features including Bing Audio, Bing Vision, faster Internet Explorer 9 web browser. Codenamed "Mango", Microsoft said that the update will come in the later half of this year.
The Xperia arc may have had its time in the headlines for a while already, but it seems that the Japanese will soon be getting a new smartphone that is said to be an 'enhanced version' of the arc. This smartphone will be known as the Xperia acro, and it will feature a few Japanese-centric
Like it or not, most owners of mobile phones are now slaves to their devices, and it shows. Now that workiing schedules have become tighter and workers are expected to be able to answer work-related phone calls regardless of time, location and occasion, it would make sense that the need to be always connected has reached
If you think smartphones with 4-inch displays are quite huge for the hand, wait till you see the new Samsung Infuse 4G. The Infuse 4G sports a giant 4.5-inch screen and AT&T will be retailing this smartphone in US soon.
Rumours about an Xperia X10 mini pro2 have been circulating for a while and today Sony Ericsson announced no less than two new mini handsets, the Xperia mini and the Xperia mini pro, of which the latter ended up being rumoured handset in question. However, the rumours turned out to be not quite spot on
With almost every single smartphone out on the market today being designed in such a way that would appeal more to the ladies than the tough, macho-looking guys, talking about a smartphone catered exclusively for the fairer sex may be one of odder developments to take place in the smartphone market And yet, here we
Microsoft may have been in the spotlight for the wrong reasons recently with regards to the rate software updates were being delivered for its Windows Phone 7 platform, but it would appear that the Redmond giant is doing its best to put all of that behind it as soon as possible. And what better way
The idea of 'if it ain't broke, don't fix/change it' may sound great for users who do not take very kindly to the idea of junking away working electronic devices just because they are obsolete by today's standards, especially when one takes into consideration the amount of electronic waste produced today. And with smartphones being
Don't be surprised if your newly purchased BlackBerry devices are loaded with Microsoft Bing as the default search engine. Well, that is only because Research in Motion and Microsoft have recently announced the collaboration to bring the search engine to the BlackBerry platform.
We have danced around the issue for quite some time, but nothing beats having the official word (or endorsement) to confirm (or deny) what we have already suspected. As it turns out, Google has unintentionally confirmed that the next Android release will go by the name of Ice Cream Sandwich after sending off an email
Everyone knows that the size of its online app repository is one of the biggest factors that decides whether an operating system designed for use on a highly mobile, networked device such as a smartphone or slate PC will be able to hold its own against the likes of the competition currently available on the
Most die-hard traditionalists who swear by their notebook and desktop PCs will disagree wholeheartedly, but the truth is the rapid advancement of processor technology has resulted in what was formerly nothing more than a simple, low-powered telecommunications device evolving into the mobile computing tool of choice for many. And with smartphones now sporting hardware specifications
Apple has said that the iPad 2 will be available in Singapore in April. And till now, the product is yet to be on sale. Today, the company has issued a release that indicates that the iPad 2 will be retailing this Friday. Better yet, the white version of the iPhone 4 will be selling
The Transducer concept phone was recently unveiled which boasts to be the ideal translator between you and the caller. One noteable feature is that it can translate incoming calls to your preferred language and vice versa. If the Transducer become available for purchase in stores, would you consider getting one?
The HTC Incredible S was on the shelves in Singapore since early March, and today, the company has come up with a red edition of the popular Android smartphone.
Sony Ericsson has announced the new W8 Walkman phone designed to offer entertainment and ease of use to consumers. It runs Android 2.1 and will be available in Asia Pacific in Q2.
Earlier today we attended the LG Optimus Black and Optimus ME launch event in Taipei, Taiwan and we know for certain that the Optimus Black will arrive in Singapore shortly, supposedly before the end of this month. Neither handset is a high-end model, although the Optimus Black is definitely an upper tier handset whereas the