Category Archives: Mobile

CEO vows to turn RIM into

  Research In Motion Ltd’s (RIM.TO)(RIMM.O) new CEO vowed on Tuesday to turn around the embattled company with a successful launch of its next-generation BlackBerrys next year, telling shareholders he would transform RIM into a “lean, mean, hunting machine.” Thorsten Heins — who was presiding over his first annual meeting since being named chief executive […]

Android 4.0 source code now available: Google

  Google has rolled out the source code of  Android4.1 (Jelly Bean) for developers, who can receive it from Android Open Source Project. With this release, the manufacturers who use Android in their smartphones and tablets can begin working on the latest  edition  of Google’s open source mobile operating system for existing and upcoming devices. […]

Firefox OS will be cheaper than Android

  The first device with Firefox OSwill cost less than $100 (Rs 5,500). This was revealed by Matthew Key, the chief operating officer of Telefonica, a telecom operator which will be using Mozilla’s upcoming mobile operating system that was announced recently. He also revealed that Brazil will be the first country to receive the device, […]

New iPad Arrives in China on Friday, July 20

  Apple has only just begun to address the consumer electronics market in China, but it is seen by many industry watchers as being integral to Apple’s continued growth. On Tuesday, Apple announced that it will finally launch its current-generation iPad tablet in China on July 20th, and pricing will align with U.S. pricing. Apple’s […]

The 20 Best iOS And Android Apps Of 2012

  Halfway into 2012, there are now more than 1.2 million mobile applications available to download to iOS and Android devices. With so many options literally at our fingertips — including dozens of worthy titles introduced to us each day — the task of compiling a mid-year “best of” list of new apps is more […]

Where Google Is Going Next: 5 Things You Need to Know

On the last day of the Google I/O developers conference, we sat down with engineering director Peter Magnusson to digest the introduction ofCompute Engine, which adds Google-scale processing power to the company’s list of cloud offerings designed to take on Amazon Web Services. Here are the announcement’s five key implications: 1. Forget Web vs. Native. […]

Firefox OS coming to smartphones in 2013

‘Firefox OS‘ coming to smartphones in 2013   A new operating system for mobile phones akin to the Mozilla Firefox internet browser has got the backing of several major telecom companies, turning up the heat onGoogle and Apple in the smartphone market. Mozilla said on Monday that mobile network operators Deutsche Telekom, Sprint, Smart,Telecom Italia […]