Category: Mobile News

Motorola Droid SmartphoneMotorola Mobility today updated its line of Droid smartphones, announcing three new models, including the flagship device Droid Ultra, which is still to be sold only in the United States and will be available through the Verizon Wireless operator only.

As described by Motorola, Droid Ultra has a 5-inch screen and a thickness of only 7.18 mm, which makes it the thinnest smartphone in the world of large format with support for 4G LTE.

Also at the launch in New York, the company unveiled the Droid Maxx, which also has a 5-inch screen and a battery that supports autonomous operation for 48 hours. In the previous model Motorola Razr Maxx, supported the work for 32 hours, in addition, Droid Maxx almost 9% thinner than its predecessor. Continue reading

Nokia Lumia 625 smartphoneFinnish mobile phone manufacturer Nokia today presented the new member in the line of Lumia smartphones.

The new device Lumia 625 is based on a large screen, but has a relatively low price. Analysts say that Nokia product strategy approaches to Samsung, which is trying to fill the market as soon as possible a large variety of smartphones.

The new device Lumia 625 has 4.7 inches and costs 220 euros. For comparison, the previously submitted Lumia 620 has a 3.8-inch screen. Recall that just last week, the company revealed a new flagship Lumia smartphone-1020, equipped with a 41 megapixel camera. Continue reading

Ubuntu EdgeYesterday, Canonical introduced a project to develop the Ubuntu Edge smartphone. The company unveiled its plan on Indiegogo, and it’s a rather expensive one at that.

To realize the project a reality in 30 days to raise $ 32 million. Upon successful completion of the campaign, the first batch of 40,000 units, will come to users in May 2014. It should be noted that there is still the record for the fund as a result of the project is crowdfunding Pebble smartwatch, who was able to collect about $ 10 million on Kickstarter. Canonical hopes to break the record three times and attract 40,000 participants. To pre-order the device offered to pay 810 dollars, tomorrow acts reduced price – $ 600. Addendum: for the first 4 hours after the announcement has already collected nearly a million dollars. Continue reading

smartphone based on Firefox OSOwners of the first non-commercial smart phones based on Firefox OS got the first update that contains many improvements.

Despite this, the smartphone manufacturer claims that there is still a lot of work to do.

Owners of the first two smartphones running the operating system Firefox OS – Keon and Peak – the first update was available – Firefox OS 1.1. This was reported on the official forum of the startup Geeksphone, who released them.

In Firefox OS 1.1 performed the work on the interface of applications and functions.

For example, an application for e-mail received many improvements, fixes many bugs. And improved the calendar application.

When headphones are connected, users can set a lower volume, in addition, users can answer calls with headphones that do not have a microphone – to communicate using a microphone built directly into the smartphone. Continue reading

Sony Xperia Z UltraSony on Tuesday presented the additions to the lineup of Android-smartphone Xperia Z. The company has shown a top-end model of the device in the Xperia Z line.

The new giant  smart phone Sony Xperia Z Ultra has a 6.4-inch screen and runs on the latest stable version of Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. The company said that the new smartphone gives users a real resolution of Full HD, which lets you without any compromise to watch high quality video on the large screen smartphone.

Moreover, in Sony said that the company has used in the smartphone its own proprietary technology, Sony Triluminos, which improves the on-screen colors, making of more vivid. Continue reading

2x Battery - Battery SaverApp 2x Battery can solve one of the biggest problems of smartphones with Android, caused by too rapid discharge of the battery.

The application itself can disable data when you turn off the screen and automatically controls the communication 3G/4G/Wi-Fi in the background.

Thus, if  you need to perform data synchronization, the application may include access to the Internet at regular intervals in the background, and then disable it.

In addition, the application itself turns the screen off when the user puts the smartphone in your pocket. Because of this the battery life is extended. Continue reading

PhoneSheriff PhoneSheriff – Mobile Parental Control with GPS-tracking in real-time. PhoneSheriff 2.0 – a full surveillance for Your mobile phone or tablet

The program is designed for parental control and filter all content that is opened on a smartphone teenagers. PhoneSheriff allows you to control the contents of the child’s mobile device in real time.

In addition, the application can be used in large companies, where to keep track of what employees are doing is simply impossible. Thanks to a new application employers will be able to monitor how employees use corporate mobile phones. Thus, they can increase employee productivity and find out they are using a mobile phone for work purposes, or in most cases – for entertainment. Continue reading

AndroidAt the conference Google I / O 2013 developer of the popular Android mobile platform provided a number of interesting new features.

Interestingly, the new version of Android has not been announced, but it is already possible to judge some of the changes people are waiting till the end of this year.

While on the next version of Android known very little: even the official number has not been announced. But we know that this release will use a set of APIs Android API 18. Release of Release Jelly Bean MR2 (Management Release 2), since Android 4.2 is officially released MR1. Continue reading

Jolla Sailfish PhoneThe company Jolla, founded by former employees of Nokia to develop new smartphone, built on Linux-based platform MeeGo, announced the first phone based on the platform Sailfish.

The phone will be available in late 2013 and will be priced at 399 euros ($ 513). Pre-orders for the phone will be taken in the coming days.

Of the features of the device there is a 4.5-inch screen (720p), a dual-core processor, support for 4G/LTE, 16GB Flash, 8-megapikcelnaya autofocus camera, microSD, MicroUSB. Continue reading

TIZENTizen project is being developed under the auspices of the Linux Foundation, with the participation of LiMo Foundation, Intel and Samsung.

Is the stable release of the mobile platform Tizen 2.1, which continues to develop systems MeeGo and LiMO, but differs in providing the possibility of using Web API and web-based technologies (HTML5/JavaScript/CSS) to create mobile applications. The platform is universal and suitable for use on different types of mobile devices, including smartphones, tablets, netbooks, TVs and in-vehicle infotainment systems. Continue reading

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