Smartphones

  • Samsung and Google unveils GALAXY Nexus, first Android Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone

    The wait for the Google Android Ice Cream Sandwich platform is finally over. Today, Samsung and Google have jointly announced the GALAXY Nexus, which claims to be the first smartphone running the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich mobile operating system.

  • Nokia introduces NFC services for businesses and consumers in Singapore

    Today, Nokia Singapore showcased their new smartphones, Nokia 700, Nokia 701 and Nokia 603, based on the Symbian Belle platform. In addition, the company also introduced Near Field Communication (NFC) services for businesses and consumers.

  • Research In Motion Unveils BlackBerry BBX

    At the BlackBerry DevCon Americas 2011, Research in Motion announced the next generation mobile platform, the BBX. On top of that, the company also announced a series of developer tool updates, including WebWorks for BlackBerry smartphones and tablets.

  • The Samsung Galaxy Nexus leaks ahead of launch

    By now, Samsung and Google can't be too happy with Japanese NTT DoCoMo, as the company has leaked the very soon to launch Galaxy Nexus flagship phone that will be the first Ice Cream Sandwich/Android 4.0 handset. The specs should be correct this time around, although we'll wait for the announcement at around 10-ish today

  • Motorola launches the RAZR (again)

    The smartphone market is definitely starting to heat up in the run up to the holiday season and Motorola has just re-launched its RAZR, although this time we're looking at quite a difference device than we did the first time around. The only commonalty between the two devices is the slim profile and it's actually

  • Research in Motion offers premium apps for free following service disruptions

    Research in Motion has announced that it is offering premium apps worth more than US$100 for free, for BlackBerry owners, following the recent service disruptions. The BlacKBerry apps will be made available to customers over the coming weeks on BlackBerry App World, until 31 December 2011.

  • Nokia N9, now available in Singapore

    The MeeGo platform was jointly announced by Nokia and Intel last year, but the first MeeGo device only came to market recently. The Nokia N9 sports a sleek design, ease of use and unique swipe technology that lets you navigate between apps conveniently.

  • Colourful and affordable Nokia 603 to be available in Singapore in Q4

    The new Nokia 603 is equipped with the latest Symbian Belle operating system and with the Nokia Luna Bluetooth headset, both aim to bring Near Field Communication (NFC) to mass market. The Nokia 603 smartphone and Luna Bluetooth headset are scheduled to be available in Q4 this year.  

  • BlackBerry maker faces third day of technical woes

    Extensive delays and disruptions for BlackBerry users entered into the third consecutive day as reports filtered in of fresh problems surfacing in Asian markets.  According to a Wall Street Journal report, affected countries include Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore and India.

  • Research in Motion unveils BlackBerry Tag

    Blackberry maker, Research in Motion, has unveiled the BlackBerry Tag that lets you exchange multimedia content and contact info with your friends by simply tapping their BlackBerry devices together, via near field communication (NFC) technology.

  • Sony Ericsson announces Xperia arc S and Xperia neo V in Singapore

    Sony Ericsson has announced the availability of the Xperia arc S and Xperia neo V in Singapore. The Xperia arc S is the improved version of its popular Xperia arc sibling, features an upgraded 1.4Ghz processor and boasts 25% faster camera start up and 20% faster web page rendering. The Xperia neo V sports a 3.7-inch

  • Play your 2D game in 3D on Optimus 3D with LG’s 3D game converter

    At IFA 2011 trade fair in Berlin, LG unveiled their proprietary 3D Game Converter that allows smartphone users to transform OpenGL-based 2D games into 3D and vice versa. Well, the company has announced that the 3D Game Converter feature is now available for download.

  • Is this the Samsung Nexus Prime specs?

    Google and Samsung are together expected to announce what is currently codenamed the Nexus Prime on the 12th of October and now detailed specification of what is purportedly the new handset. The new handset will feature a curved screen and Samsung has already released a teaser video that shows little else but the curve.

  • HTC launches Sensation XE with Beats Audio, Rhyme and Radar

    HTC had a regional event this afternoon to launch their HTC Sensation XE with Beats Audio, HTC Rhyme and HTC Radar, which was showcased at last week's Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango) event. On top of that, the company also showcased the HTC Explorer, though the phone would only be available in selected countries in Asia.

  • Apple co-founder Steve Jobs passed away, aged 56

    The technology world woke up to sad news that Apple co-founder, ex-CEO, Steve Jobs has passed away. He was aged 56. Jobs has had a long battle with pancreatic cancer, and stepped down as CEO in August this year. And it was only yesterday, the company launched their new iPhone 4S.

  • Apple launches the iPhone 4S

      The iPhone 4S has finally landed and it seems like most of the changes has taken place on the inside and as expected, Apple updated it with the same Apple A5 processor as the iPad 2. Apple claims up to twice the performance and up to seven times faster graphics compared to the iPhone

  • LG launches Optimus LTE, first 4G HD smartphone in Korea

    LG Korea has announced the launch of their new Optimus LTE smartphone, which claims to be the first mobile device in the country to lead Long Term Evolution (LTE) with high definition IPS display technology. Unfortunately, no word as to when this phone will be available outside Korea though.

  • Nokia Ace and Sabre specs leak

    Details of Nokia's upcoming Windows Phone 7 handsets are starting to appear if we're to believe the rumours. As with every other Windows Phone handset maker, Nokia seems to be limited to the same Qualcomm SoC and in this case it's the MSM8x55 depending on CDMA/UMTS support, even though the rumours are only mentioning a

  • Norton Mobile Security Lite offers Android users from protection physical and online crime

    Android users can now secure their mobile devices from physical and online crime with the free Norton's Mobile Security Lite. The new security application offers selected anti-theft features with powerful anti-malware to keep your data safe even if you lose your phone.

  • Sony Ericsson announces Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light first to Android on Xperia PLAY

    Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY owners who are also fans of Lara Croft games would be pleased to know that Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light will be available on Android, and first on the Xperia PLAY smartphone. Read on for the details.