Jolla, a Finnish company founded by former Nokia employees, has announced that they are prepared to issue a full commercial version of their operating system Sailfish which will be numbered 1.0.
In a study conducted by the company OpenSignal in sixteen countries, it was found that the fastest mobile network in the territory of the United States (4G LTE network) is slower than the competition from neighboring Mexico, Brazil and Russia.
Taiwanese company Acer has introduced two new models of smart phones that will come at affordable prices. Acer Liquid E3 has a 4.7 inch 720p IPS screen, quad-core processor clocked at 1.2 GHz, 1 GB of RAM and 4 GB of internal memory for data storage. The rear camera is a 13 megapixel with Acer's super-fast focus and f/1.8 aperture. The operating system is an older version of Android, 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. Upgrade to Android 4.4 KitKat for this device should appear by the end of this year.
Smartphone and digital device theft is a pretty big deal according to many statistics out there. It is a pretty easy crime when you think about it: grab someone’s phone and run. Even if they wipe all their personal data you can always sell the phone to someone that can reactivate it. There have been many suggestions for how to combat this type of crime, some more effective than others. However, the one that now seems to be rearing its ugly head more frequently is the concept of a kill-switch embedded into all smartphones that would allow a device to be permanently disabled by remote command and all personal data wiped.
After he announced that Google will shut down Nexus brand, Eldar Murtazin is now claiming to possess the most accurate specifications of Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone that has yet to be unveiled at Mobile World Congress.
Not even two months after it was revealed that Apple has taken the company GT Advanced Technologies specialized in producing sapphire glass, arrives the patent application in which the ways in which the company would apply the new material are clarified.
Last year, Panasonic has announced that they will stop the produciton of smartphones due to the permanent losses it generated, but after only a few months once again information about a possible return of Panasonic smartphones are circulating.
Mobile Internet access in Korea becomes even faster. The local mobile operator SK Telecom has announced up to 300 Mbps via 3band LTE-Advanced. For comparison, conventional LTE offers a theoretical approach speed of 75 megabits, while LTE Advanced offers 150 megabits per second.
HP has announced plans to re-enter the market of mobile phones and tablets. As things stand now, there are two models, both designed for the Indian market.