Lenovo K900 fronts new mobile phone portfolio

Lenovo K900 fronts new mobile phone portfolio
Lenovo has launched a new portfolio of mobile phones at the Consumer Electronics Show 2013, including the flagship K900 handset.The Chinese manufacturer's premium device utilises a next generation Intel Atom processor, and provides owners with top camera technology.An F1.8 focal length lens allows users to take 13-megapixel snaps, which photographers can appreciate on the crisp 5.5-inch, FHD IPS screen.On the other hand, Lenovo's A800 targets…

Huawei Ascend Mate with 6.1-inch display launched

Huawei Ascend Mate with 6.1-inch display launched
Huawei has unveiled its new smartphone-come-tablet device, the Ascend Mate, which features a 6.1-inch screen.The HD display also has Magic Touch technology, which means that users can control and navigate the device while wearing gloves.Android Jelly Bean powers the smartphone, so owners will be able to download tools and games like Facebook and Angry Birds from Google Play.The Chinese manufacturer has also incorporated some of…

High-end Huawei Ascend D2 unveiled

High-end Huawei Ascend D2 unveiled
Following weeks of speculation, Huawei has unveiled its new flagship mobile phone, the Ascend D2, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2013.Available in pure white or crystal blue, the curved handset has an aluminium body which is just 9.9 mm thin, meaning it is comfortable and easy to use.This handset has a five-inch Super Retina LCD display which is protected by Corning Gorilla glass, and…

Sony showcases Xperia Z and ZL at CES 2013

Sony showcases Xperia Z and ZL at CES 2013
Sony is one of the first manufacturers to launch a new mobile phone at CES 2013, after showcasing its Xperia Z and ZL gadgets.It will replace the current Xperia T Bond Phone, which featured in the blockbuster movie Skyfall, as the flagship handset.Both the Z and ZL have a five-inch HD screen, which utilises Reality Display to offer users crisp and detailed images and videos.Inclusion…

More Android mobile phone owners adopt Jelly Bean

More Android mobile phone owners adopt Jelly Bean
Over one-in-ten Android mobile phone owners are now using the Jelly Bean platform, perhaps as more consumers buy handsets like the LG Nexus 4.Adoption of the latest operating system has been gradually increasing - a November release shows 1.2 per cent usage, and this increased to 6.7 per cent in December.Those with newer devices like the Samsung Galaxy S3 and HTC One X have been…

Apple App Store downloads top 40bn

Apple App Store downloads top 40bn
The number of downloads made through the Apple App Store has now topped 40 million, as iPhone users continue to take advantage of the games and tools on offer.Installations tend to peak around Christmas and New Year when lucky gift recipients build up a library of applications on their new gadget, and this trend helped the American manufacturer have a record-breaking December.More than two million…

Apple wins best mobile phone application storefront

Apple wins best mobile phone application storefront
Apple has been given the accolade of best mobile phone application storefront, partially due to the huge catalogue of games and tools available to customers.Those with iPhone handsets can browse through over 700,000 possible installations on the App Store, including Twitter and Temple Run.Once developers submit their tool to iTunes, it undergoes a strict approval process which protects users from inappropriate or harmful content.However, ABI…

Record number of Apple iPhone and Android handsets activated on Christmas D

Record number of Apple iPhone and Android handsets activated on Christmas D
A record-breaking 17.4 million iOS and Android devices were activated on December 25th 2012, indicating that thousands of lucky Aussies unwrapped a new mobile phone on Christmas morning.Among the most popular may have been Long Term Evolution (LTE) handsets like the Apple iPhone 5, Samsung Galaxy S3 and Nokia Lumia 920.The recipients did not waste time in taking advantage of App Store, Google Play and…