In a Wednesday announcement, US wireless carrier Sprint said that it has plans underway to roll out Android 4.4.2 'KitKat' updates to more Samsung Galaxy smartphones. The announcement comes close on the heels of Sprint's move to issue the Android 4.4.2 update for Samsung Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note 3.
With the annual Mobile World Congress (MWC) event unfolding the opportunity for smartphone manufacturers to showcase their new handsets, the recently-concluded 2014 MWC - held from February 24-27 at Barcelona, Spain - witnessed the almost simultaneous launch of some ground-breaking new smartphones.
Boeing set to debut self-destructing ‘Black’ smartphone for government agencies and defense contractors
Boeing Co's recent filings with the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) show that the company has efforts underway to launch its 'Black' Android-powered smartphone for 'defense and security customers.' The handset can self-destruct if someone tampers with it.
In a recent announcement, Fleksy has revealed that its Fleksy alternative keyboard app is now available to all iOS app developers as a public Software Development Kit (SDK). The announcement implies that the Fleksy app has now been updated to allow iOS app developers to easily implement its streamlined features for free.
A Google team has recently unveiled the company's latest Android-based smartphone prototype dubbed 'Project Tango.' The device is the creation of previously-Google-subsidiary Motorola's Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) group. Though Google has recently sold its Motorola unit to Lenovo, it has retained Motorola's patents as well as the ATAP group.
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned the broadcast of a TV ad for 'Nude Scanner 3D' mobile app. About the reason behind banning the ad, the ASA said that the ad was "offensive" and "demeaning towards women." In addition, the ad was also found to be "unsuitable for a child audience."
Bigwig South Korean device maker Samsung has released its Galaxy Note 3 Neo phablet in India. The device, launched on Tuesday, is an upgraded and more affordable version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. The cost of the Galaxy Note 3 Neo phablet in India is Rs 40,900.
According to a CNET report, bigwig US wireless carrier Verizon has quietly updated its 'Edge' early upgrade program, allowing the customers to go in for a new handset after 30 days. The original program enabled customers to trade-ins for devices which were half paid off and nearly six months old.
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