Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

Google Announces Android 4.1 Jelly Bean – Smoother, Faster, And With A Great Notification System

Boom! Google just announced the next version of Android – v4.1, named Jelly Bean. Although it seems like a minor update, it’s quite a good one. I’ll make note of all those little additions below, but one thing – cannot wait for it! I’ve never been this excited about Android before, and it now seems […]

Meizu MX 4-core

Meizu Renames MX Quad-core To MX 4-Core, In Stores Starting June 30 – Prices Starting $400

Remember Meizu and their flagship MX? Well, here’s some good news, if you’ve been waiting for the device to hit stores – beginning June 30, it’ll be available in stores. Meizu’s stores, that is. Meizu also renamed the device to MX 4-core, from MX Quad-core. Which, really, is not of much importance, other than confusing us […]

SwiftKey 3

SwiftKey 3 Now Out Of Beta, SwiftKey Healthcare Launched For Medical Professionals

TouchType Limited, the makers of my favorite keyboard for Android, SwiftKey, have just announced that SwiftKey 3 is now out of Beta. And as usual, it’s on sale for a while, in celebration of it coming out of Beta. It’s available on Google Play store for $1.99, for a limited period. Here’s the change-log: Smart […]

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Nokia, Samsung, Huawei And HTC Will Make The First Windows Phone 8 Devices

Microsoft revealed in its Windows Phone Summit held yesterday that 4 OEMs will be the first to come out with phones running its latest version of Windows Phone, v8 aka Apollo. The four OEMs are Nokia, Samsung, Huawei and HTC. No major surprises there, except for Huawei, who are going to come out with some […]


Microsoft unveils WP7.8; says existing WP devices will not be upgraded to WP8… may get official port!

Along with the major announcement of WP8, Microsoft also announced Windows Phone 7.8. It may also be the last update for existing Windows Phone 7 devices. The big reason for update incompatibility is hardware support. While WP7 was designed to run smoothly on single core devices, Microsoft changed a lot of core things in WP8 including support for new […]

Wiktionary for Android

Wiktionary Launches Android App – Free Dictionary In Over 150 Languages

Wiktionary needs no introduction, and I won’t be giving one (gearing up for the Windows Phone Summit, grabbing a cappuccino and making myself a pizza, so, no time!). They just launched an Android app, and like all things Wikipedia (Wiktionary is a sister project of Wikipedia), it’s free. Available in over 150 languages, you can save articles […]

Microsoft Windows RT Tablet

Rumors: Microsoft To Launch Its ‘Own’ Windows 8/RT Tablet On June 18, Could Be Nokia-made

Microsoft has sent out an invite to some of the top US blogs, informing them about an event that’s going to be held in Los Angeles, on Monday. It’s scheduled late in the day, at about 1530 hours. However, they haven’t revealed anything about anything, yet. Microsoft’s PR agency, Waggener Edstrom, has sent out the invitation, […]

Nokia Store

Nokia Offloads Major Stake In Vertu, Buys Most Of Scalado And Is All Set To Cut 10,000 Jobs Worldwide By 2013

Some major news from Finland, this morning. Nokia’s announced the sale of a major stake in its luxury brand, Vertu, to EQT VI, retaining only 10%. And next, it announced that it will be acquiring Scalado’s assets – developers, technologies and intellectual property from the Sweden-based company. If you don’t know what Scalado is – […]