LG Mobile stimulates rumours with Facebook and YouTube teasers

LG Mobile stimulates rumours with Facebook and YouTube teasers
LG Mobile has stimulated a host of rumours surrounding its plans for the Mobile World Congress (MWC) event after posting teasers on its Facebook and YouTube pages.The show is set to take place between February 25th and 28th in Barcelona, and many manufacturers have indicated that they have exciting debuts planned.An image posted on the social networking website says that "a new series will be…

Mid-range Samsung Galaxy Fame and Young unveiled

Mid-range Samsung Galaxy Fame and Young unveiled
Samsung is set to extend its presence in the mid-range mobile phone market, after unveiling new Galaxy Fame and Galaxy Young devices.Both will be run by Google's Android Jelly Bean operating system, meaning users should benefit from fast and smooth performance.The handsets share some other specifications, including a 1 GHz processor, 4 GB of internal memory and 1,300 mAH battery.Buyers will also be able to…

Samsung Galaxy Q smartphone could feature two screens

Samsung Galaxy Q smartphone could feature two screens
Speculation suggests that Samsung is planning to unveil a Galaxy Q mobile phone featuring two 5.3-inch screens.In order to ensure users can comfortably carry the device around in their pocket, the handset will fold in half, Slashgear reports.Advanced technology may mean that the displays blend seamlessly at the hinge to provide one uniform image, meaning a break does not compromise multimedia enjoyment.An alleged GLBenchmark report…

Peter Chou confirms HTC M7 rumours at company party

Peter Chou confirms HTC M7 rumours at company party
Existence of a new flagship HTC M7 mobile phone has been confirmed, after the Taiwanese manufacturer's chief executive showcased the handset at a company party.Seemingly very excited about the new device, Peter Chou encouraged the crowd to chant and took snaps of the audience using the gadget.Speculation indicates that the camera has a 13-megapixel specification, meaning the pictures captured should be high quality.Video footage, which…

Facebook mobile usage outstrips web activity for first time

Facebook mobile usage outstrips web activity for first time
For the first time, the number of Facebook members accessing the social network through their mobile phone outstripped those logging on through their computer.In the fourth quarter, there were 680 million monthly active users on handsets - 57 per cent more than 12 months earlier.Chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said: "In 2012, we connected over a billion people and became a mobile company."As consumers continue to…

BlackBerry 10 operating system launched

BlackBerry 10 operating system launched
The eagerly anticipated BlackBerry 10 (BB10) operating system was finally launched at press events across the globe on January 30th, offering a host of innovative features.The Canadian manufacturer is famous for its physical keypad, but those with a touch-screen mobile phone like the Z10 will be able to benefit from superior typing ability too.Intelligent software works to tailor the on-board dictionary to each individual user,…

BlackBerry Q10 QWERTY BB10 handset introduced

BlackBerry Q10 QWERTY BB10 handset introduced
The BlackBerry Q10 is the first mobile phone to feature a physical QWERTY keyboard alongside the new BlackBerry 10 (BB10) operating system (OS).Long-time fans of the Canadian manufacturer will appreciate inclusion of the traditional and iconic typing pad, which many find easier to control than a touch-screen equivalent.It also sports the largest touchscreen ever for a QWERTY device - at 3.1 inches, users can easily…

Full touchscreen BlackBerry Z10 unveiled

Full touchscreen BlackBerry Z10 unveiled
After weeks of speculation and alleged leaks, the full touchscreen BlackBerry Z10 mobile phone has been officially unveiled.The manufacturer, which has now shunned the Research in Motion (RIM) name in favour of adopting the BlackBerry brand, showcased the device at worldwide press events on January 30th.Available in black and white variants, the smartphone has a 4.2-inch high-resolution screen, 1.5 GHz dual-core processor and 2GB of…