Blackberry Boss promises big orders of Q10

Blackberry Boss promises big orders of Q10
The chief executive at Blackberry has been less than modest in announcing that demand for the new Blackberry Z10 mobile phone will be massive.Thorsten Heins has told Bloomberg that he expects the new handset to sell "tens of millions".If the boss' estimations are to be fulfilled it would make the the keyboard-integrated Blackberry Q10 outsell the touchscreen-only Z10 several times over.The Z10 has sold over…

Smartphones finally conquer mobile phones

Smartphones finally conquer mobile phones
It has taken six years since the first iPhone and 14 since the first Blackberry email pager but smartphones have eventually become more popular than mobile phones.Smartphones have sold 216.2 million devices in the first quarter of this year compared to 202.4 million of other mobile handsets according to the IDC report.This meant smartphones now account for 51.6 per cent of the mobile phone market.…

Acer reveals details on Liquid E2

Acer reveals details on Liquid E2
Android is continuing to unveil its devices and the latest mobile phone could start hitting some countries in May.Although the Liquid E2 has similar specifications to its predecessor, the E1, there are a few notable differences. The latest model has an improved camera, new quad-core processor and has an optional dual-sim.It sports a 4.5-inch display with dual-front speakers and a rear eight mega-pixel camera and…

Nokia releases budget Asha 210

Nokia releases budget Asha 210
Nokia has decided to release a "social" mobile phone aimed at a budget-end audience.The new device takes on trends around the world with a dedicated Facebook button which in the Middle-east and Asia will link with Whatsapp. The Whatsapp button offers users the opportunity to use the service for free the entire time they own the phone.It also sports a two mega-pixel camera, dual-sim slots and various…

Blackberry may be planning another sliding handset

Blackberry may be planning another sliding handset
Blackberry has filed a new patent for its mobile phones which indicates it may be planning to release a sliding handset complete with BB10.The patent, which was unveiled this week, appears to combine an all-touchscreen design like the Blackberry Z10 and the sliding Torch model, which featured a touchscreen and a QWERTY keyboard.Although the Canadian company applied for the USPTO patent back at the end…

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to have flexible screen?

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to have flexible screen?
The new handset from mobile phone company Samsung is expected to arrive at the IFA 2013, which is held in September, and rumours are circulating that this will be the firm's moment to unveil the flexible plastic screen.Samsung plans to get rid of the glass screens and switch to plastic in order for it to bring customers "unbreakable" OLED displays.Customers can expect the Galaxy Note…

Apple sends back iPhones

Apple sends back iPhones
Mobile phone company Apple has sent back eight million iPhones to manufacturer Foxconn because the quality didn't meet its standards, according to reports by China Business.With a cost to manufacturer of $200 (AU$195) a piece, the total loss to Foxconn could be colossal, with anything up to $1.6 billion being suggested by some reports.No more information has been released so its unclear what about the…

Nokia tease QWERTY device

Nokia tease QWERTY device
A few months ago Nokia boss Stephen Elop promised that the firm has "beautiful handsets" ahead of them, but now the company has hinted that a QWERTY keyboard could be a part of its next mobile phone range.The Finnish firm has teased an image of a new device that will be revealed on Wednesday (April 24th).A post on Nokia's blog said that on Wednesday morning…