Qualcomm has announced that LG is currently in the process of producing a smartphone powered by its powerful quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro processor.
The company has confirmed that production has started on the still unnamed device which will hit the South Korean market sometime next month.
After its South Korean debut, the LG Snapdragon S4 Pro smartphone will make its way to international markets.
In a statement, Qualcomm said:
“Qualcomm will supply the latest Snapdragon™ S4 Pro platform to …
Xolo X900: India Gets First Intel-Powered Smartphone on April 23 / image via Daily Sun
Intel, the world’s largest microchip maker, announced today that the first smartphone to be powered by one of its latest processors will be released in India by April 23.
The BBC report said the XOLO X900 made by an Indian mobile phone manufacturer will be released to the market on Monday, April 23. The Intel-powered XOLO is priced at around $425 or 22,000 rupees.
Made by Indian manufacturer Lava, the …
As consumers snap up iPhones and Android-powered smartphones left and right, new information suggests Microsoft could have made the first smartphone in 1991 if only it set its mind to it.
A new profile on former Chief Technology Officer Nathan Myhrvold done by Men’s Journal suggests that the former Microsoft genius actually predicted that smartphones would dominate in the future mobile arena.
The revelation comes as Microsoft is still playing catch up in market traction to Apple and Google in …
Database of stolen smartphones being created to discourage thefts (Image via Techie Ask)
Stolen smartphones will soon be nothing more than an empty wallet for thieves in the United States.
Major U.S. mobile operators, in cooperation with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) have agreed to create a single database with identifiers of stolen mobile and smart phones, reports The Wall Street Journal.
If the owner of a cellular telephone informs the operator about its theft or loss, the …
US Authorities Planning Database to Combat Smartphone Theft / image via cio.com
Led by the US Federal Communications Commission (F.C.C.), government authorities and the wireless phone industry are fast on the heels of a national database that could track down hijacked smartphones and render them useless once reported stolen.
The New York Times reported Tuesday that officials of the communications commission are set to meet today in Washington with police authorities from New York, …
Google Glasses to Take Away the Risk Of Texting While Walking / image via Flickr
Diehard texters, which mean practically everybody with a smartphone or a tablet, may be resting easy very soon and not worry about falling into a hole while texting and walking or getting hit by a car while punching in that urgent message without looking where they’re going.
An Associated Press report on Monday, said Google might soon release glasses connected to the Internet, apparently for the sole purpose of …
Americans are most likely to use their smartphone or tablet while they are also watching television, new data from Nielsen reveals.
According to the research firm, 88 percent of tablet owners and 86 percent of smartphone owners in the U.S. said that they used their gadget while glued to the TV once in a period of 30 days.
Furthermore, 45 percent of Americans who own a tablet use their device once a day while they are watching TV and 26 percent said that simultaneous tablet and TV use occurred …
Google with its Android mobile operating system and Apple with its iOS-powered iPhone lineup have gained over rivals during December to February, new data says.
The data comes from comScore which says that Android now has a 50.1 percent market share in the U.S. smartphone arena followed by iOS which has a 30.2 percent market share.
This means that Google has gained 3.2 percentage points in the U.S. smartphone market share race while Apple has gained 1.5 percentage points.
This marks a milestone …
For the first time, Apple has ousted Ontario-based RIM from the top spot for smartphone shipments in Canada, reports Bloomberg.
In 2011, RIM shipped 2.08 million BlackBerrys in its home market. Apple’s figures for the same period were 2.85 million units, as per data compiled by IDC and Bloomberg.
In 2010, the difference between BlackBerry and iPhone shipments was half a million, in favor of BlackBerry.
iPhone’s increasing popularity in Canada is a clear indication that people in Canada are …
Sony Says Next Smartphones May Soon Have Fingerprint-checking Feature
Your smartphone in the near future could make an identity check to see the user – who may access your mobile phone, that is – using an advanced fingerprint-scanning feature built on your device’s screen.
The Unwired View website today said Sony has filed a patent for the fingerprint-checking innovation with the US Patent and Trademark office.
The company however did not indicate when the feature would usher in, saying …