Anyone who thought defeat in the US patent case against Apple would put a dent in Samsung’s popularity was obviously wrong. Only 100 days after release Samsung has revealed that sales of the Samsung Galaxy S3 have reached 20 million.
At Motorola’s On Display event in New York today, CEO Dennis Woodside announced that the company was committed to Android and would roll out upgrades to the latest version of the platform, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, “very soon”.
Motorola just announced the Motorola Droid Razr M at an event in New York with Verizon. This compact member of the Razr family features a 4.3 inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 960 x 540 pixels, a dual-core 1.5GHz processor, and 1GB of RAM. There’s also support for Verizon’s 4G LTE network, NFC, and a microSD card slot.
The European Commission has approved a joint venture including Everything Everywhere, Telefonica, and Vodafone to bring “mobile marketing and wallet services” to the UK.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 16GB version is now listed at online retailer, Clove, for £455 plus VAT. The “phablet” is available for pre-order in Grey or White and is expected to be in stock “mid-October”.
According to Chinese Labor Watch the working conditions at eight Samsung factories, six owned and operated by Samsung, and two suppliers, are inhumane and even illegal in some instances.
New and upgrading UK customers on Orange who opt for the Samsung Galaxy S3 can now enjoy NFC contactless payments thanks to a partnership with Barclaycard.
Do you need a good solution for hiding your sensitive photos and videos on your Android phone? We round up some Android apps here that can hide your files from prying eyes. We also take a look at how to hide folders, contacts, text messages, and even how to keep calls from specific contacts from appearing in your call logs.
New flexible lithium-ion battery technology from LG could open new possibilities for smartphone design. The cable-type batteries are fully flexible and capable of holding a comparable charge to normal smartphone batteries.
Been craving some Zelda-style third-person adventure gaming on Android? You may want to check out Horn by Phosphor Games, a new premium title on Android.