Chinese telecoms giant Huawei launched a Windows smartphone tailored for and exclusively available in Africa. The device, a customized version of the Huawei Ascend W1, was created in partnership with Microsoft as part of its new 4Afrika initiative. Prices have not yet been announced, but Gustavo Fuchs, director of the Microsoft Windows Phone division in...
AFTER successfully launching its electric vehicle (Kiira EV) last year, Makerere University has again embarked on another ground-breaking research to develop a mobile phone, the first to be made locally, according to The New Vision. The smartphone, to be known as the Pearl, is one of over a dozen technological innovations currently...
Just as Instagram users were still digesting the news that their photos on Instagram could be sold to advertisers, the $1billion company - a division of Facebook - has responded through their blog, with an assurance that they will not be selling photos of users as quoted in the...
Today, buying a smartphone is just like going out for shopping with your wife. She’ll go through loads of varieties, colors, brands of clothes and end up buying something which either she’ll like or regret buying as her friend got a better dress than she did. It’s more of...
South Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung Electronics Co is taking aim at its Japanese rivals with an Android-powered digital camera that allows users to swiftly and wirelessly upload pictures to social networking sites. The Galaxy camera lets users connect to a mobile network or Wi-Fi to share photographs and video without having to hook up...
The film about the life of Steve Jobs will have an unusual 'real time' structure, screenwriter Aaron Sorkin has revealed. Sorkin, who won an Oscar for Facebook film The Social Network, said that he wanted the film to consist of three 30-minute scenes, each of which would show in real-time...
After announcing its Surface tablets nearly four months ago, Microsoft has now joined the Tablet industry,with the unveiling of the pricing for both of its ARM-based Surface RT tablets at its Microsoft online stores The 10.6-inch Surface, powered by Windows RT, will go on sale on October 26th and will be priced...
Chinese PC maker Lenovo accounted for 15.7pc of PC shipments in the third quarter, according to research firm Gartner, compared with 15.5pc for HP. The Californian company has led the rankings for the last six years. Gartner said Lenovo shipped 13.8 million units in the third quarter, compared with HP's 13.55 million. It said Lenovo's "aggressive" price cuts had helped it gain substantial market share.
Samsung's mobile division head JK Shin has confirmed to Korean media that Samsung is going to announce a 4-inch version of Galaxy S III in Germany on Thursday. He did not reveal any details about the smartphone, but that should become clear in about 24 hours from now. The 4-inch...
Nairobi, Kenya: Huawei has  today launched a new android phone Ascend P1 on the Kenyan market. The 4.3-inch Super AMOLED screen, with Auto rotate feature powered by G-sensor has been equipped with outstanding features to suit the diverse tastes of the discerning smartphone users. It features a dual core 1.5GHz CPU together...