Samsung Making A Bid For Nokia? [Rumor]

Nokia is a child which needs some support from others to survive, in other words an orphan. And with that, there have been a few rumors surfacing around the web which refer to an acquisition by Microsoft. This particular rumor has been heard for quite some time now, but now newer rumors reported by the Wall Street Journal suggests that Samsung, yes Samsung could be acquiring the Finnish giant Nokia. The South Korean biggie apparently is preparing a bid for Nokia, though the company calls it a … [Read more...]

WWDC 2011: Recap of Announcements

Apple held the WWDC event at San Francisco a couple of days ago which we all know by now. But what do these announcements mean to us? Well, firstly the announcement of Mac OS X Lion. Though it’s not as major as the announcement of iOS 5, it is something that nobody can disregard. Macbooks and iMacs are widely used all over the globe, so this basically means good news for them. With Mac OS X (10.7), Apple has tweaked the trackpad and gesture controls a bit. New features like two finger … [Read more...]

Survey Indicates That Android Is Still On Top In Terms Of Market Share

Ever since Android stepped into the scene, other platforms (BlackBerry especially) have been having a hard time. But what could be the reason for that? Well, in my opinion it’s the open sourced nature of Android that has brought it where it is today. On the other hand there is Apple, which has a different set of customers with slightly different mindsets. The iPhone was launched in 2007 with much grandeur by Apple. Back then the iPhone was one of a kind, now with the emergence of Android, we get … [Read more...]

What Do We Need From iOS 5?

There isn't much time left till Apple left till Apple announces the iOS 5 mobile platform along with other much awaited announcements. The Cupertino giant will be making the announcements this coming Monday (June 6) at the WWDC 2011. But with this, talks have begun, in fact ever since rumors of iOS 5 surfaced, there have been talks about what the OS could or should bring to the table. Inclusion of third party apps (arguably) is considered as a much needed feature to the OS. Well, here's a list … [Read more...]

Verizon HTC Trophy Teardown Reveals A microSD card

The Verizon HTC Trophy is not a newly launched phone, it has been around since quite some time. If you are a user of the handset or are planning to get one, you would be interested to know that this device only has 16 GB of built in storage and one cannot add his/her own microSD card to the device. But now some humble folks have given the full teardown treatment to the HTC Trophy and something surprising has been revealed. When the device is teared down, one is able to spot a 16 GB microSD card … [Read more...]

Windows Phone 7 Will Soon Overtake BlackBerry OS: Experts

With Android and iOS almost going neck to neck, in terms of popularity at least, where do OS' like BlackBerry and WP7 stand? Some of us would have picked the BB over the WP7 while some would have gone the other way. But according to the participants of AppNation, the Windows Phone 7 platform will soon be the number three platform after Android and iOS instead of BlackBerry OS. AppNation is a panel on mobile platforms mostly consisting of developers, app marketers, chip makers, notable industry … [Read more...]

Froyo still on top, running on 63.9 Android devices

Latest stats for the versions of Android are out. And we must say, nothing has changed since last month. Froyo is still leading the pack with about 63.9 devices running on Android 2.2, seeing a slight increase from last month’s 61.3 percent. Android 2.3 and 2.3.3 make up about 0.8 and 1.7 percent of the Android devices respectively. It is still early days for Gingerbread, with only Nexus One and Nexus S officially sporting Gingerbread, many other devices will follow this year. Android 3.0 … [Read more...]

Motorola working on a new web based OS? [Rumor]

Many of Motorola’s devices out there run on Android. But do they have some problems with Google’s renowned OS? It is very unlikely because they’ve been developing Android handsets since quite some time. But some rumors have surfaced which make us want to think about ii even more. Apparently Motorola is planning on developing their own OS, which could mean that they’ll backtrack Android for a while or they could also work with both operating systems simultaneously. But let’s not get ahead of … [Read more...]

Google Instant Previews for Android and iOS

Google's Instant Preview feature has been officially launched for Android and iOS devices. If you're unaware of how it works, Instant Preview is a feature which makes search results more accurate by giving you visual results of the webpage, through which you can scroll your way and finally find the website you searched for. Now, a Google search on you Android or iOS device will give you the same thing - when the results appear, click on the magnifying glass icon next to the title. This will … [Read more...]

New range of Walkman phones by Sony Ericsson coming up?

The Sony Ericsson Walkman Phones at one time had created quite a stir in the market. But with the introduction of numerous other phones, it pretty much lost its way. And last year, Sony wanted to bring about a revival in the Walkman range, by announcing Yendo, which was said to feature a 2.6-inch display, a 5 MP camera and run on Android 1.6 Donut, but nothing was heard about the device after that. But it seems like Sony Ericsson has new plans for the year. A teaser advertisement by Sony … [Read more...]