There have been multiple rumours surrounding the Samsung Galaxy Note III. The latest to join ranks is the release date of the phablet.
Samsung’s third iteration of the Note phablet will be launched in September and September 4th to be exact. While the date had already leaked out before, the news seems to now be confirmed as a Korean site confirmed the previous leaked launch date. According to a report by Korea Herald, the Korean phone-maker will launch the Samsung Galaxy Note III to directly compete with Apple’s iPhone. The iPhone which generally is launched in the second or third quarter each year is also rumoured to be slated for a September release. Read more
Galaxy Star is a very important smartphone. In many ways, it is more important than the likes of Galaxy S4, iPhone 5 and HTC One that are usually in limelight.
With a market price of less than Rs 5,000, this is the cheapest Android phone from a big company like Samsung. Unlike many other affordable smartphones that run two or three years old versions of the OS, Galaxy Star is powered by Jelly Bean (Android 4.1). Read more
Spy apps that track Android phone are becoming very popular nowadays. This is because it comes with many benefits such as a locator, call and SMS forwarding, stored photo and video viewing, environmental listening and more. This makes it very useful for parents, employers, partners and for people who constantly misplace their devices.
However, this is one of the much abused apps also. When someone puts track Android phone app in your device your privacy is very much compromised. In addition, some apps like these eat up the memory of your device which drives your processor to run more than the usual. Thus, it can be an issue for the frequent overheating of your device too.
In addition, these apps tend to connect in the Internet on their own or whenever triggered by the one who installed it, so you are definitely screwed if you are not on a data plan with your carrier.Read more
German supermarket chain Aldi will again sell a 3G, quad-core Android tablet for $249, and will also stock a 4in Android smartphone with dual-SIM capabilities. Both devices are set to go on sale in Australia from Saturday, 13 July.
The Aldi Android tablet is identical to the one that was advertised and sold as a limited run special back in May. The Bauhn-branded WL-101GQC tablet is the fourth Android tablet the supermarket has sold in Australia.
It has a 10.1in IPS display with a resolution of 1280×800, comes with 4GB of internal memory and has a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera.
The device is also powered by 1GB of RAM, comes with a microSD card slot that allows users to expand the memory, and includes a built-in GPS chip. It has a non-removable 6000mAh lithium polymer battery.Read more
Indian smartphone mobile segment is finally catching up with global peers. During January-April, 9.4 million smartphones were shipped into the country, a growth of 167.3 per cent on an annual basis, according to a survey. During the period, smartphones accounted for 12.8 per cent of the cell phone market in India.
The country saw 73.5 million mobile handset shipments for the January-April period, representing a growth of 11 per cent year-on-year, said CyberMedia Research’s India Monthly Mobile Handsets Market Review, April 2013.
While South Korea-based Samsung Electronics retained its top position in the smartphone segment, Indian players Micromax and Karbonn emerged as the number two and three players, displacing other international rivals like Nokia and Sony Corp.Read more
LG is using a new video to promote an Aug. 7 event in New York City, evidently to unveil its new G2 smartphone running a faster Snapdragon 800 processor.
The G2 would be the successor to the Optimus G, first launched last September with a 4.7-in.,1280-x-768-pixel touchscreen, a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 1.5GHz quad-core processor.
The YouTube video comes from LG Mobile with a tagline of “Great 2 Have You!” and mentions an earlier-announced press event set for New York on Aug. 7. “To me, you are perfect, From G” is the message flashed repeatedly throughout the video, along with images from the point of view of a person holding a camera or smartphone. In the invite sent to reporters, “Great 2 Have You!” uses a very large G and 2.Read more
Sony Mobile has teamed up with Columbia University’s Earth Institute and Millennium Villages Project (MVP) to provide Xperia smartphones to health workers across sub-Saharan Africa. Launched in 2006, MVP is a joint initiative driven by the Earth Institute (EI) at Columbia University and Millennium Promise. The project combines the latest technologies with local expertise to provide communities with a basis for healthy living, economic growth and long term sustainability. MVP follows a community-led development system across 15 sites in 10 countries throughout sub-Saharan Africa.Read more
Many have tried to match the Galaxy S 4, but at least so far, the handset can’t be beaten by any other Android smartphone.
The Android ecosystem is dominating the mobile landscape. From Google on the software side to Samsung, LG, HTC and Motorola on the hardware side, the companies competing in the Android space are doing an extremely good job at beating up on BlackBerry and giving Apple a real run for its money. Android, in other words, is the tops in the marketplace for a number of reasons.
But within each marketplace, there’s always one company that stands above the rest. And as of this writing—and likely for the foreseeable future—that company is Samsung.Read more
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Since the painful demise of its once world-conquering Symbian OS, Nokia has made a slow but steady recovery with its widely acclaimed Windows Phone-powered Lumia range of smartphones.
While it may not be quite out of the woods yet, the Finnish phone-maker has proven itself a worthy contender in the smartphone landscape by producing some of the best-designed handsets in recent memory.
The culmination of this mobile renaissance is Nokia’s latest flagship smartphone – the Lumia 925, which replaces the sturdy but still plastic polycarbonate shell of its predecessor for meticulously crafted, and inarguably more stylish, unibody aluminium construction that not just looks premium, it feels it too.Read more
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Seams like the Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia has something cooking. The company has been seen teasing of a forthcoming smartphone. Nokia posted a new photo on its Facebook page, which hints that a new device might be unveiled at an event, which might take place in Stockholm on September 19. The post doesn’t say anything apart from “What have you planned for this Sunday? Schedule some time for being awesome.”
According Nokiapoweruser, the company might be launching a new Windows Phone 8 Phablet. If this is the case then it will be Nokia’s first ever device with screen size over 5 inchs. Previously, there were speculations that handset maker is working on a Quad-Core device. The company for some reason has not yet released a Quad-Core handset, so could it be that the new device being teased is a Quadcore powered phablet? Could this be Nokia’s new flagship device? Read more
Courtesy : www.gizbot.com