LG has no plans on bringing out any new Windows smartphones. What you can expect from LG is new phones sporting the Android OS. Regardless of having no plans on releasing Windows smartphones at the moment, LG has not give up any hope on the Windows OS. (more…)
There are a ton of Android running devices on the market. When it comes to the smartphone, I tend to see more Android running devices lately compared to Apple’s iPhone. However, everyone seems to be eagerly awaiting for the latest OS known as Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, a OS which has been more of the choice version to roll with. We have some of the latest Samsung Android running devices over several carriers that will be given the update to Android 4.0. (more…)
Instagram, a popular (and free) photo sharing app that is available on Android and iOS, will be coming under new management soon. A post by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg today revealed that the new, growing, service is to be purchased for a combination of cash and shares of Facebook totaling to $1 billion. Instagram is to continue to be built and developed independently and users will still be able to share their photos across other social platforms. The 13-man team that developed Instagram will continue to do just that, they will just have access to more resources and a new boss. (more…)
Google surprised many an analyst by announcing they would buy phone company Motorola for a whopping $12.5 billion. Many speculated it was due to Motorola’s vast trove of intellectual property patents, something that has now been confirmed.
Steve Jobs hatred for Google’s Android platform was well-documented with the former Apple CEO stating he’d spend Apple’s cash to destroy the operating system. Google’s CEO, however, believes the public hatred was only for show.
The “Evo” prefix given to Sprint’s HTC devices is one of the most recognizable and powerful marketing tactics in Android history. The original Evo 4G opened up Android devices to the 4G world, and became one of the biggest success stories for Sprint and HTC. Now the duo looks to continue the Evo line by introducing the latest member of the Evo family: the Evo 4G LTE. (more…)
HTC is a proud parent today. It’s One series of phones, that is, the One X, and One S, (no One V yet) have gone on sale in Germany. Spotted at Mediamarkt, the phones are making their way onto the internet in the form of various unboxing videos.
Sony Mobile is making good on its promises to update the whole of the 2011 Xperia lineup to Ice Cream Sandwich. Today the company launched the beta kernel of Ice Cream Sandwich to the Xperia Play. They’re collaborating with the community around the phone to find out what works and what doesn’t for the unique device. The company will be aiding game developers to make sure their games still run properly when the final version of the update comes out. Because this isn’t an official release, the update lacks Google centric features like Google Mobile Services. So, essentially, the update is for developers who want to optimize their games and apps for the eventual update. Which does not have a launch date outside of the nebulous Q2 2012.