LG releases Optimus G Pro

POSTED BY on Feb 20 under Mobile & Web News

LG has released its latest Optimus G Pro that will be on sale from this week in Korea. LG’s first full ND device has a 5.5” display, 1.7 GHz quad core processor Snapdragon 600, 2GB of DDR RAM, 13 MP camera and 32 GB expandable storage memory. The smartphone will also include a massive 3.140 [...]

Tablets to overtake PC shipments by the end of the year

POSTED BY on Feb 19 under Mobile & Web News

Tablet shipments are below PC sales but a report is forecasting that they will surpass PCs by the end of the year. Tablet shipments are about 60 million range, while PC sales are in the 80 million per quarter. According to the analysts, the tablet marketplace is very similar to the smartphone market – iOS [...]

The United Kingdom surpasses Japan in mobile usage

POSTED BY on Dec 17 under Mobile & Web News

The UK is now the country with the highest mobile usage in the market, with its users consuming more data on their mobile devices. The UK is consuming 425 MB of data monthly which is 60% increase compared to 2011. Second is Japan with 390 MB monthly and third is the US with 320 MB. [...]

Tablet owners are more likely to use their devices for m-commerce during holiday shopping season

POSTED BY on Oct 24 under Mobile & Web News

Depending on their mobile devices, customers are behaving differently, according to a report. The report is discussing the role of m-commerce in 2012 holiday shopping season, even though that the sales increase is expected to reach 4% over the same period in 2011, it is believed that tablets and handsets will be larger part of [...]

ZTE announced the first Jelly Bean smartphone

POSTED BY on Jul 23 under Mobile & Web News

ZTE announced the first smartphone that runs on Android Jelly Bean, the ZTE N00OE. The device is to launch exclusively in China, it will come with 4 inch 480×800 touchscreen, 1GHz Qualcomm processor and it will run on Google’s latest Android OS. The smartphone also features 3.2MP rear-facing camera, WiFi and Bluetooth connection, 4GB internal [...]

Mobile application allows users to provide proof of age

POSTED BY on Jun 22 under Mobile & Web News

In the UK smartphones are used not only for shopping and communicating, but some mobile applications are allowing the users to provide proof of age to some venues. The technology involves a sticker attached to the handset and contains the data connected with the user’s fingerprint. To access the information, the sticker must be held [...]

Smartphone usage in Q1 2012

POSTED BY on May 8 under Mobile & Web News

Today, the Nielsen Company posted the results of its research that shows that up to March 2012 the smartphone consumers in the US were 50,4% . Android OS is still on the top with 48,5% of all smartphones, Apple is second and not very close with 32% but still remains the biggest smartphone brand. Since [...]