On today's Weekly News Roundup - india, we take a look at two new smartphones from Micromax, a revamped quad-core Samsung Galaxy Grand, the official arrival of the Nexus 4 and Vertu Ti, a teaser of the Notion Ink Adam 2, and a new discounted international roaming plan by Vodafone.
Will there be a wave of 6 inch smartphones this year?
Currently, the best way to stream YouTube videos to your TV is using applications on hardware like Xbox 360 and Google TV boxes. The latest generation of TVs to be announced in 2013 will be able to do it on their own.
Panasonic launches Toughpad FZ-A1 in Australia; Korea, Canada and UK are up next
It seems like every phone manufacturer out there is just itching to get in on the 1080p smartphone action. While the HTC Droid DNA is the only official 1080p phone available in the United States right now, many new 1080p handsets are preparing for launch around the globe. Now it seems that Panasonic might be planning a 1080p smartphone of their own.
Android 4.0 ICS is now available for Panasonic Eluga via Google Play app
Though Panasonic’s second European retreat is just about confirmed, the company hasn’t forgotten about the handful of existing Eluga owners there. Android 4.0 ICS is finally being rolled out to the 4.3-incher, and, while it was long overdue, it should still be met with some excitement.
Rumor: Panasonic to withdraw (again) from European mobile market
Panasonic certainly started out its new mobile European adventure with some bold goals, but things didn’t go down as the Japanese hoped. With just two pretty average high-end phones, which had trouble being released when they were still moderately attractive, it couldn’t have been any other way, but instead of trying to be better, Panasonic seems to have abandoned the fight altogether.
Apple & Samsung dominate: Japan’s electronics market becoming harder to survive in
Innovation is a tough thing. In the electronics market, it's pretty unforgiving if you can't do it. Just ask Sony, Panasonic, and Sharp, once kings of the U.S and Japanese markets. But today, things are different as Apple and Samsung continue to undercut each other in the court and the showroom.