All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘phones’

iPhone 5 Ads Prove Effective Compared To Celebrity Siri Ads

According to research from Ace Metrix, Apple’s new ads for the iPhone 5 account for two of the top three ads among mobile phones of the year to date. The top ad, based on the firm’s “Ace Score” metric, was Samsung’s The Best Of A Phone And Tablet, but numbers two and three were “Pictures Made Bigger” and “Shaped to …

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iPhone 5 Comes With New A6 Chip, Ups CPU Power By 2X

Apple finally unveiled the iPhone 5 today. You can get the full rundown here. In addition to a better camera, better battery life, better Wi-Fi and LTE connectivity, the device comes with a new A6 processor, which Apple says increases the CPU power by 2X. The graphics are also twice as fast, Apple says (compared to the A5). “With the …

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Galaxy S Relay 4G To Ship In Coming Weeks

T-Mobile unveiled the Galaxy S Relay 4G from Samsung on Thursday, the latest in the Samsung Galaxy line, which will be offered exclusively by the carrier. It’s powered by Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, and leverages T-Mobile’s 4G (HSPA+ 42) network. T-Mobile is really touting the business features of the phone. “The Galaxy S Relay 4G is also a SAFE …

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Galaxy S III Beats iPhone 4S In U.S. Sales, May Soon Get Jelly Bean

Samsung revealed that its Galaxy S III smartphone has hit 20 million sales in over three months. The phone launched in Europe in May, and the following month in the U.S. According to reports, the device outsold even Apple’s iPhone 4S to become the top selling smartphone in the U.S. in August. Apple Insider shares this data from the U.S. …

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Touchscreen Home Phone From Philips Taps Into Your Smartphone

If you want your home phone to look more like your mobile smartphone (assuming you still use a home phone), Philips has you covered. Philips has unveiled some new cordless phones, one of which, the S10, comes with a touch screen, effectively making it look more iPhone/Android-esque. The phones actually link to your smartphone via Bluetooth and Philips’ MobileLink. “Whilst …

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Nokia Music: Nokia Launches Free Music Streaming Service In U.S.

Nokia announced the launch of a new ad-free, non-subscription-based, free music streaming service today, simply called, Nokia Music. Users can stream music from its set of over 150 playlists, which are curated and “kept up to date by an expert team of US based musicologists,” Nokia says, adding that they span a “wide spectrum of musical genres from underground Detroit …

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iPhone Prices Drop Ahead Of iPhone 5 Release Date

The new iPhone, which may or may not be called the iPhone 5 (probably not) is expected to be unveiled on September 12. That leaves retailers about a month to start selling more of the older models before people drop to their knees in excitement over Apple’s newest product. Rumors of the next iPhone have already put a dent in …

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iPhone 5 Rumor: The Housing Will Look Like This [Video]

The iPhone 5 (which may not actually be called the iPhone 5), is expected to be unveiled in September. The unveiling event is rumored to be scheduled for September 12 (when the iPad mini could be revealed as well), and there’s talk that the device would be actually released to the public a week after that. As is the case …

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iPhone 5 Could Be Bigger Hit Than Predecessors In China

As previously reported, Apple’s Q3 earnings reveal that the company is doing pretty well in the Chinese market. Half of the company’s revenue comes from international markets, and China is no doubt high on the list. CEO Tim Cook says revenue from the country was $5.7 billion in Q3, accounting for a whopping 48% increase year-over-year. Things may soon get …

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If You Spend a Lot of Time Online, You Probably Have a Mental Disorder

Never mind ruining your eyesight, alienating your friends, or developing a serious Vitamin D deficiency — apparently spending too much time in front of a computer screen could lead to serious mental health disorders. According to a recent study perpetrated by a group of researchers at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden, devoting a large section of your life to …

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New Windows Handsets To Accompany Apollo

Later this year, when Microsoft announces the availability of the Windows Apollo operating system, HTC is planning to be there with new Windows Phone devices as well. “You will see a new range of Windows Phones from us when Microsoft releases their new Apollo operating system,” tells HTC’s chief product officer, Kouji Kodera. Since the beginning, HTC has been a …

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Mobile Internet Doubling In Usage

Mobile web is such a great convenience, what with being able to easily and quickly access information, often faster than that of high-speed or broadband on most PC’s or laptops. According to StatCounter.com, mobile internet usage has sky-rocketed up to 8 1/2 percent this year; way up from only 4.3 percent last year comparatively. The graph below shows what it …

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