It was just last week that Samsung mentioned that it would open-source its Bada platform for other manufacturers and developers. And it seems like Taiwanese manufacturer HTC is planning to develop a mobile operating system of their own too.
This year is The Body Shop's 35th anniversary and the cosmetic company will be launching their iButterfly Asia iPhone application in Singapore tomorrow. The iButterfly Asia iPhone app is designed to engage and reach out to potential customers with electronic discount coupons, product giveaways and useful content.
With Google acquiring Motorola, it looks like Korean company Samsung plans to open source its Bada platform next year. The move is to get more manufacturers and developers to help grow the Bada ecosystem, and also to be less reliant on the Android mobile operating system.
Developing an iPhone app that criticized how Apple does business, it is no wonder such app would get the ban. Phone Story, is the latest victim to be on Apple's ban list as it criticizes the company in the form of four games with regards to human rights violation, gadget consumerism and creating e-waste.
Epson has released the new version of their iPrint app which allows Android smartphone and tablet users to conveniently print their documents, web pages and images to selected Epson inkjet printers with just a few touch. Free to download, the new application supports online cloud services like Box.net, Dropbox and Evernote.
According to news reports, chip manufacturing giant Intel may be shifting its focus from MeeGo platform to smartphone and tablet development, and it was said that Korean company Samsung may be intending to take over the platform.
Remember Samsung's Bada platform for mobile phones? Turns out that the Korean electronics giant is not about to let the Bada platform fade away into obscurity, even as big-name players such as Apple's iOS, Google's Android and Research In Motion's BlackBerry OS have cemented their places as the platforms to look out for in the
Social networks like foursquare allows you to check-in to places and read about the reviews users have posted. Drumo claims to be the first local Question and Answer platform that is recently launched in Australia and Asia Pacific and allows the community to ask and answer questions about what is happening right now in their local area.
Need to look for a job in a hurry? Well, don't worry, there is an app for that, and it comes in the form of Monster.com's new Android app which reportedly allows both employers and jobseekers to search got candidates and jobs respectively while on the move. According to Monster.com, the aim is to provide
So the Android operating system is a hit and even Google wants to get in to the game by releasing the occasional 'Google phone' that boasts premium hardware and access to the latest firmware version of Android. But for a smartphone OEM to churn out a “Yahoo Phone”? Don't be surprised, but that is exactly
If a certain smartphone is going to be marketed and sold as a portable gaming device in its own right, it would make sense that such a phone will need to boast a strong selection of popular game titles to ensure that interest in its product remains high, no? That is exactly what Sony Ericsson
Research in Motion has announced the new BlackBerry App World 3.0 which claims to offer improved BlackBerry app experience for the users. The App World 3.0 is now available in the BlackBerry Beta Zone for all BlackBerry smartphone users.
If you enjoy cooking and owns an Apple iPad, you must get this app for your tablet. Telco operator StarHub has recently introduced FooD.I.Y, iPad application with an easily accessible library of recipes from international chefs featured on StarHub's food channels and well-known local culinary school.
Research in Motion has announced the updated Facebook 2.0 for BlackBerry smartphones and PlayBook, as well as BlackBerry Messenger 6 (BBM 6). Simply go on BlackBerry AppWorld to download the apps to your devices.
If you have an iPhone and uses the Hilton and Doubletree application, you can now go on a virtual tour of the Hilton Hotels & Resorts properties around the world with the highly-interactive "Stay Hilton, Go Anywhere" iAd, including Egypt, Venice and Puerto Rico. On top of that, Twitter and e-mail integration and downloadable wallpaper.
Considering how a large app repository is vital to any mobile phone platform's survival today, what is an established mobile phone company like Nokia to do now that it needs to find a way to encourage developers to produce applications for its software platform? Simple: organize a competition and put some fascinating prices up for
Facebook lovers, hang on to the edge of your seats next week. This is because the world's most popular online social networking service has announced its plans to launch something big and "awesome" during that period, and that it will most possibly be centered around the "mobile or tablet arena". And no, we are not
Apple has recently announced their iCloud service for users to store data such as music files while Google has their Music Beta, and Amazon, the Cloud Player. And now, Best Buy has launched their new Music Cloud, which allow users to store their songs and playlists online.
What if you could run Android on Windows in real time, side-by-side and without any lag whatsoever? BlueStacks promises all this – we go hands-on after the break.
With cloud adoption on the rise, yesterday, HP Singapore invited the local media to its HP Labs and showcased some of their cloud innovation technology demos on display. VR-Zone was one of the media to have a look into the HP Labs that was opened in February last year.