Tag Archive: smartphones

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

New Linux-platform Tizen 2.0Tizen 2.0 – a new Linux-platform for mobile devices

The developers of the operating system based on Linux Tizen for smartphones, tablets, automotive systems and other equipment with control via touch screen, has officially released the source code of the system and development tools for third-party software and hardware.

Release Tizen 2.0, created with active participation from Intel and Samsung, offers third-party vendors standardized environment where applications can be created using familiar web technologies: HTML5, JavaScript and CSS.

Of the other new platform Tizen 2.0 offers a number of new APIs API to access the Bluetooth and NFC on devices equipped with such units. In addition, significantly improved developer tools. At the moment there is no serial devices running Tizen, but there is a lot of speculation about the likely release of such devices at the facilities of Samsung. Continue reading

Dell Streak 5Dell company will no longer produce smartphones. This was at a conference Dell World, which took place in Texas from 11 to 13 December, the vice-president Jeff Clarke, writes Computerworld UK.

Instead focus on the Dell smartphone release tablets and touch screen computer running Windows 8. The operating system is already using tablets and laptops Latitude XPS, which are manufactured by the company.

Dell will be present in the smartphone market not as a producer of “hardware”, but as a provider of software solutions for corporate use, said Clark.

The company in the past has released several devices on the platform Android: smartphone Aero (2010), Streak 5 (2010), and the Venue (2011), the tablet Streak 7 (2011), as well as the Office for Windows Phone 7 – Venue Pro (2010). In the first half of the 2000s, Dell Axim PDA offered based on Windows Mobile.

Dell Streak devices have become one of the first “smartfonoplanshetov” – devices with larger screens and phone modules. They appeared a year earlier Galaxy Note, which is now the most popular device in this category. Continue reading

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