News: Reads from WWW
Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014
NOVO7Tech is bringing to the country another octa-core smartphone from ThL. The new device is the ThL 5000 which highlights a faster MediaTek MT6592 chip, 13-megapixel camera with Sony sensor, and a 5000mAh battery module.
Spotted on Lazada's online shopping portal, the OnePlus One A0001 sells for PhP 14,299. This smartphone has the specifications of current flagship offerings from the likes of Samsung and LG, such as Qualcomm's Snapdragon 801 CPU, 4G LTE support, and Android KitKat OS.
Come August, the Qube Colonia will officially hit retails stores. The Colonia is an addition to today's local selection of octa-core smartphones, arriving with a 5.5-inch display, 13-megapixel main camera, and Android KitKat OS.
Friday, 18 Jul 2014
Lenovo and Zopo smartphones are now on offer at more affordable price points in line with The Great Northern Sale happening in SM City North EDSA this weekend.
Cherry Mobile announced on its Facebook fan page that it will make a big reveal on July 30, 2014. Cherry Mobile also announced Android 4.4 (KitKat) updates for the Emerald and the Flare S2.
Microsoft is making a big move by killing off the Nokia X smartphone lineup to focus on lower-cost Lumia devices. This change is also causing a massive layoff of about 18,000 workers.
Thursday, 17 Jul 2014
MediaTek announced its next-generation octa-core chip, namely the MT6795. It uses a 64-bit computing architecture and readily supports 4G LTE and 2K displays. Smartphones and tablets using the MT6795 are expected to arrive by the end of 2014.
Google revealed the creation of Project Zero, which is a team of researchers focused on uncovering zero-day vulnerabilities, flaws, and other security issues that could pose a threat to Internet users.
Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014
According to South Korean site ETNews.com, Samsung will be introducing the metal-clad Galaxy Alpha on August 13, which is a device intended to go head-to-head with the upcoming Apple iPhone(s). Let's see if the Galaxy Alpha is the same device as the rumored-to-death Galaxy F.
A trusted Apple resource said that due to many challenges, the mass production of the Apple iWatch could be pushed back to as late as November thus delaying further the coming of the highly anticipated smart watch.