Qualcomm is on a tear. Its Snapdragon S4 processors, in both dual- and quad-core versions, are proliferating through the mobile phone industry like wildfire.
But it’s mainly the high-end MSM8960 and APQ8064 variants we’ve seen, which sport LTE compatibility and fast-as-heck 1.5Ghz speeds. Today, Qualcomm is introducing a new line of lower-speed quad-core chips dubbed the MSM8225Q and MSM8625Q.
They’re part of the S4 “Play” line, which is considered entry-level in the scheme of things. While still significantly faster than various legacy S2 and S3 [...]
Google has now added India to the list of countries from where developers are allowed to sell paid apps on the Google Play Store. This move will allow individual app developers and development companies from India to sell their apps on Android devices and also enable in-app purchases.
Until now, developers were figuring out ways to circumvent the restriction. In some cases, this meant having to travel to the U.S. to create a local bank account there in the name of relatives and friends or even floating a company there for this purpose.
On its [...]
The Nokia N9 stole the show today but the company came out with another release, the Nokia Play 360. The 360 is a wireless bluetooth speaker that comes equipped with NFC. What this means is that you can pair your NFC capable device with the speaker just by tapping it. It has a cylindrical design and directs its audio upwards for a better spread. The speaker can also pair with another speaker to create a separate left and right channel. It has a touted battery life of 20 hours and a small sleek design. It is scheduled for release in the third quarter of this year and will cost $213.
Looks like Sony Ericsson wants its loyal users to stick around, they are pushing updates sooner than promised. The new 2.3.3 Update for Sony Ericsson with Facebook integration was talked about , sometime last week. But the version mentioned was 2.3.4 , SE has however included this in ver. 2.3.3 .
Currently the update is available for the ARC and the Play, but all Xperia devices are set to get the Update.
The major focus of the update is “Facebook Inside Xperia,” which allows you to sync your social media with other aspects of your [...]
Recombu is reporting that the Xperia Arc and Play will get updated to the new version of Android OS 2.3.4. The report also states that both phones will be getting the Sony Ericsson’s so-called “Facebook inside Xperia” update which will integrate your calendar, contacts, and music with facebook accounts. The company confirms that Facebook integration will come to all upcoming and existing Xperia Phones.