Microsoft has announced a new Beta program for Windows Phone that will let users try out the new Beta app of Facebook for Windows Phone and it brings a new design and features to the app on Windows Phone.
It looks like Sony may have a new flagship smartphone in the works, the device is called the Sony Honami, and if the rumors are correct this will be Sony’s new flagship Android handset and it will have some impressive specifications.
The Sony Honami is rumored to come with a 5 inch full HD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, the device will apparently be powered by Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 800 processor with a clock speed of 2.3GHz and the device will also come with 2GB of RAM.
The Sony Xperia SP recently went on sale in the UK with a range of mobile carriers, the SIM free version of the Sony Xperia SP was expected to launch in the UK yesterday, now according to the guys over at Clove, it has been delayed until the 11th of May.
The Sony Xperia SP features a 4.6 inch HD Reality Display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, plus a dual core 1.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, and an 8 megapixel Exmor RS camera sensor plus a front facing VGA camera for video chat.
If you are in the market for a 7 inch smartphone the new H7000 phablet might be worth a more investigation as its now available to purchase for just $190 and comes with Google’s Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system installed.
The H7000 also comes with Dual SIM support and is fitted with a 7 inch screen sporting a resolution of 1280 x 800, and 0.3 megapixel front facing camera for video calling, together with a 8 megapixel rear facing for video and photographs.
It looks like the Sony Xperia Z is getting ready to launch with US mobile carrier T-Mobile, as the handset has just passed through the FCC in the US, T-Mobile has yet to confirm when the device will be available.
The Sony Xperia Z features a5 inch full HD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and it is powered by a quad core 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and features an Adreno 320 GPU.
Samsung recently released a video explaining the design behind their new Samsung Galaxy S4 and now HTC has released one for their HTC One smartphone, which shows how the device was developed.
The HTC One comes with Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2 and features a a 4.7 inch full HD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and 468 pixels per inch, processing is in the form of a quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor with a clock speed of 1.7GHz.
There are scientific durability tests and there are un-scientific ones, which are far more fun. The Tech Assassin’s videos are always the latter. This guy loves his guns, especially the Barrett M82A1 rifle which introduced a few .50 bullets into a Galaxy S4 for a neat breakability test. I think you can guess the results.
According to CyangenMod’s Steve Kondik, the AT&T version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 comes with a locked bootloader, which means that the AT&T version will not be the best version to get if you are intending to install custom ROM’s on the device.
Samsung recently launched their Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone in the US, the handset is available with a number of carriers, one of those is Sprint, and now the company has released their first over the air update for the handset.
The OTA update for the Sprint Samsung Galaxy S4 is around 24MB in size, and it takes the handsets software to build L720VPUAMDL, there are no details as yet on exactly what is included in the update.
Samsung has announced that they have started producing 4GB LPDDR3 mobile DRAM for smartphones and tablets, and we can expect to see this in our next generation devices.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 has now launched in the US, and we get to find out some more details about the handset, according to the guys over at TMO News, if you go for the 16GB Samsung Galaxy S4 then you may want to get yourself a microSD card at the same time.
The 16GB Samsung Galaxy S4 on T-Mobile came with 8.82GB of free storage, the rest of the 16GB of storage was used for pre-loaded applications and the handsets OS.
UK 4G LTE provider EE has announced that it is rolling out its 4G service to 12 more towns in the UK, making a total of 68 towns and cities around the UK where their 4G LTE service is now available.
EE’s 4G LTE is now available in Aylesbury, Berkhamsted, Billericay, Blackpool, Brentwood, Dewsbury, Huddersfield, Lytham St Annes, Marlow, Pontefract, Thame and Windsor.