Ever since Sony has introduced the Xperia Z in Las Vegas during CES, we’ve been all eyes and ears to make sure we’re bringing you all the availability updates issued around the world.
It’s never nice to see a phone’s launch being delayed, especially when the device itself doesn’t look awfully attractive to start with, but at least Samsung will be making good on its (second) promise regarding the Galaxy Premier release.
HTC plans to boost the smartphone market in Myanmar through a localized Android, noting that this can be an advantage in the market given language barriers.
We are in the golden era of mobile technology, and the industry isn’t resting on its laurels. While Apple may have started this industry on a new path, its reign at the top may soon be over.
We’ve certainly seen a heap of 1080p smartphones getting teased, leaked or unveiled in recent history, but as far as devices you can actually buy the HTC J Butterfly (aka Droid DNA) is still the single officially released device.
Why does Godzilla usually attack Tokyo instead of any other city in the world? We don’t really know. But what we’re sure of is that there’s a something else reaching the shores of the land of the rising sun, and that’s Amazon’s AppStore. Amazon is doing its seventh AppStore launch, and the sixth outside of the U.S., following Germany, France, Italy, Spain and the UK.
Motorola Mobility hasn’t been doing very well as of late, even before Google bought them. Now, it seems Google is finally trying to improve Motorola. Unfortunately, that means making some changes like shutting down Motorola’s websites in several countries.
Third-party app stores for Android aren’t doing so well in the U.S. and Europe. Manufacturers and carriers are closing their own app stores, and those that remain open are increasingly coming under fire for being safe houses for malware. Finnish startup Blaast is hoping that it will find better luck in Asia.
Things are about to change for those of you who live in Taiwan and crave for a Nexus 7 slate, although the rest of Asia might again be left out of the mix. All three major Taiwanese wireless carriers, as well as a bunch of electronics retail stores, have started taking pre-orders for the 7-incher and will ship the tab in a matter of weeks.
Just 24 hours after picking up on a couple of leaks regarding a future Samsung entry-level phone, Sammy has already gone up and made the handheld official. The GT-B5330, as we knew it yesterday, will be marketed as the Samsung Galaxy Chat and will hit Europe by the end of the month. The Galaxy Chat is a low-end device in the true sense of the word and will not draw much attention with its power or looks, but the phone does have two pleasant surprises for tech enthusiasts on a budget. Set to run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich out…