Samsung have announced that it has hit 10 million channel sales of its latest Galaxy S4 handsets. Since the phone has not been out for a month yet, this makes it the fastest selling Android phone. Continue reading
The Pentagon has cleared BlackBerry 10 connected via BES 10 and Samsung Android devices connected via Samsung’s Android Knox, for use within the Department of Defense (DoD).
With a very large percentage of BlackBerry devices already being used within the Pentagon (470,000 out of 600,000), the role of BlackBerry including devices and BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 continues to be important and relevant for security conscious organisations.
The approval allows all DoD customers to use the BlackBerry Z10 and BlackBerry Q10 smartphones, and BlackBerry PlayBook tablets on DoD networks.
Samsung have annouced that it has now shipped over 30 million of its flagship handset, the Galaxy S III in a period of only 5 months. In comparison, the previous model, the Galaxy S II took 14 months to hit the same benchmark. Continue reading
Samsung has announced that its Galaxy S III Mini smartphone will be available from the 8th November in UK. Previously, it was claimed that it was coming on the 2nd November, but has now changed its delivery date for pre-ordered phones. Continue reading
Windows Phone 8 introduces new features such as “Rooms” where updates can be shared with a select group of contacts and the innovative “Kid’s Corner” option which gives children access to certain games and apps without exposing the rest of the handset. Continue reading
Samsung Electronics has become the first smartphone maker to release a device featuring Microsoft’s latest mobile software, beating Nokia to the crunch by a matter of days. The brief announcement on Wednesday at a Berlin electronics show comes amid expectations that smartphone makers may turn increasingly to Windows devices after a US jury decided many of Samsung’s Google Android-based phones infringed Apple patents. Continue reading
Bluetooth has become a must-have feature of any modern smartphone and became available in 5 billion devices back in 2010. Since then the wireless technology has continued to grow and the launch of Bluetooth 4.0 with Bluetooth Smart looks set to accelerate it’s growth further. Continue reading
The International Data Corporation’s (IDC) today released its Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker report for Q2 of 2012. The report shows the breakdown of smartphone operating systems (OS) in all handset worldwide shipments over the months April, May and June, covering Android, iOS, BlackBerry OS, Symbian, Windows 7/Windows mobile and Linux. Continue reading
Total worldwide tablet shipments for the second quarter reached an estimated 25 million units, up 66 percent from a year earlier. Continue reading