Breaking, Companies, Microsoft, Mobile, News, Smartphones, Tablets, VR World, Windows Phone

Windows 10 Mobile Upgrade coming to Windows Phone 8.1

Unlike its predecessors, Windows 10 Mobile shares a lot with the Windows 10 PC systems, potentially giving the mobile users a perfect solution for their mobile demands. Microsoft’s Windows 10 Mobile is the latest attempt to take on smartphone OS leaders Apple (iOS) and Google (Android). After months of announcements and discussion going, Microsoft finally released the OS upgrade for select Windows Phone 8.1 devices. “Consistent with our approach to the Windows 10 PC upgrade, we are focused on delivering a high quality experience for our customers,” said Michael Fortin (Corporate VP, Core Quality, Windows and Devices Group). “The Windows 10 Upgrade Advisor app can be downloaded from the Windows Store

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Analysis, Breaking, Business, News, Samsung, Smartphones, Virtual Reality (VR)

Samsung’s New Strategy: VR First

Over the past decade, we’ve heard ‘Mobile First’ mentioned by all major CEOs, with companies shifting their focus to ‘Mobile First’, a strategy where development of solutions for mobile devices takes precedence over everything else. Mobile First saw the rise of ‘client lite’ computing, but not in a way IBM and Oracle have hoped, with the major benefactor being Intel – its x86 servers powered almost every cat video you saw on your favorite social network. The dawn of mixed reality will require completely different focus. While delivering content on a small surface screen was nothing more than shifting the desktop and communication from the workplace, the advent

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Entertainment, Gaming, Mobile, Mobile Computing, Mobile World Congress, News, , VR World

Smartphone Gaming in 2016

In the first few months of any new year, consumers excitedly begin to anticipate the year’s incoming smartphones which are, not coincidentally – usually given their first introduction, during the February/March festival and trade show season (Lunar New Year and Mobile World Congress). This year is no different as smartphone manufacturers begin to leak whispers of what we can expect with their latest releases. In many ways, everything we look for in a smartphone; screen, processor, memory, battery life, can all be summed up by what smartphone gamers look for too. Gamers are reliant on every aspect of a smartphone’s features and, while some fans

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Mobile, News, VR World

Samsung Electronics to Announce Galaxy S7 in January 2016

According to the Korean publication ET News, Samsung plans to change the product introduction cadence for their Galaxy S flagship lineup. According to sources in the supply chain, ET News claims the announcement of Samsung Galaxy S7 will come in January 2016, probably during the CES trade show in Las Vegas. The product announcement should follow with a complete turnaround in the company’s smartphone sector, by splitting Samsung’s models into Premium and Sub Premium, followed by Mainstream and Entry Level. If that sounds like a bad idea, you’re not the only one. The idea behind Samsung’s plan is a simple one. They want to attract more customers and diversify their lineup, but is

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Analysis, Android, Asia Pacific (APAC), Business, China, Global Politics, Hardware, Mobile Computing, Operating Systems, Software Programs

Will Xiaomi’s Disruptive Force Move Around The World?

Xiaomi has taken the market by storm and forced the hand of major phone manufacturers. But it won’t become a global force anytime soon.

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Android, Mobile Computing, Operating Systems, Reviews, Software Programs

Gionee Elife E7 Mini: Well-Built Midrange Smartphone

The Gionee Elife E7 Mini’s swivelling camera makes for interesting smartphone photography, but with Jelly Bean still powering the mid-range device, an Android update is quite overdue.

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Business, VR World

MediaTek Gains Bigger Share for High-End Smartphone Chips: Brokerage

MediaTek is expecting more profits from high-end smartphone chip market.

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Android, Asia Pacific (APAC), Global Politics, Mobile Computing, Operating Systems, Software Programs, Taiwan, VR World

HTC and Samsung Introduce Mid-Tier Smartphones to Taiwan

HTC and Samsung both introduced their new low-cost mid-tier smartphones to Taiwan on the same day.

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Asia Pacific (APAC), Business, China, Global Politics, Mobile Computing, Taiwan, VR World

Inventec Ready for Mass Production in India

Inventec gears up for mass production in its new plant in India.

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VR World

Motorola Returns to China with New Devices

Motorola returns to China and introduces new products to the market.

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VR World

HTC to Sponsor Three Professional Online Gaming Teams

HTC will sponsor three professional online gaming teams in 2015.

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VR World

HTC Plans to Launch More Branches in Taiwan

HTC is planning to launch more branch stores in Taiwan in 2015

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Exclusive, VR World

Chinese Smartphones Occupy Bigger Marketshare

More and more Chinese brand name smartphones occupy the global market

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VR World

Barclays Upgrades HTC’s Stock Rating

Barclays upgraded its stock rating for HTC, now that the smartphone maker has new strategy

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VR World

Xiaomi to Introduce Mi Note to Taiwan in Q2

Xiaomi is planning to introduce Mi Note to Taiwan during Q2

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VR World

Xiaomi Founder Vows to Become Top of the Smartphone Market Within 10 years

Xiaomi founder Lei Jun encouraged young people to dream big, and thinks that Xiaomi can best its rivals in less than a decade.

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VR World

MediaTek Reaches Its Sales Target for Q4 2014

Mediatek reached its goal for Q4 2014

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VR World

Global Tablet Market Growth Will Continue to Slow Down in 2015: Gartner

Tech research firm predicted that global tablet market will continue to slow in 2015

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Asia Pacific (APAC), Global Politics, Japan

Smartphones Beat Tablets in Japan?

A small survey may reveal that tablets may not be used as often in Japan as perceived to be.

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VR World

Most Taiwanese People Possess Mobile Devices: Research

Institute for Information Industry’s latest research discovered that most Taiwanese people are mobile device users

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