Android and iOS, the number one and number two ranked smartphone operating systems (OS) worldwide, combined for 92.3 percent of all smartphone shipments during the first quarter of 2013 (1Q13) as Windows Phone crept past BlackBerry for third place.
According to research firm IDC, Android smartphone vendors and Apple
HTC Philippines has started doing pre-orders for the 32GB HTC One which is slated to be released in the Philippines on May 24.
The company is selling the HTC One with 32GB internal storage for Php32,990.
The HTC One has suffered delays in its global release due to shortage in parts supply (specifically, the ultrapixel camera module). Original launch date for the Philippines was back in March but was pushed back to this month.
ZTE has introduced its latest Android Jellybean smartphone that is powered by an Intel Atom processor, the Grand X2.
The ZTE Grand X2 sports a 4.5-inch HD (1280 x 720) display with a pixel density of 326ppi, an 8 megapixel rear camera that is capable of shooting at 24fps with no shutter lag, a 1 megapixel front-facing, and 8GB of internal storage with microSD support. Powering the device is
The Philippines, through the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), is getting its first-ever supercomputer via a donation made by tech giant IBM.
The acquisition, announced during the IBM 2013 Technology Conference and Expo at the Edsa Shangri-La Hotel in Mandaluyong City, is expected to equip the country with high performance computing capabilities needed to develop practical solutions to pressing local problems.
Corning has announced the commercial launch of their latest glass technology for high-performance displays, the Lotus XT.
The Lotus XT is not to be confused as a successor to the Gorilla Glass which is well-known for its damage-resistance characteristics. The Lotus XT Glass is a different technology altogether which is designed to improve manufacturing process.
To achieve energy-efficient, immersive display devices with high resolution, fast response times, and bright picture quality, panel makers need to process
On our 2nd day of the BlackBerry Live Conference, we sat down with several key executives to ask questions about the device, partnerships, apps and the move to expand BBM service to Android and iOS. Here’s what we got from the session.
Q. Why expand BBM to other platforms now?
A. It’s all about the timing. BlackBerry believes now is the right time to expand the BBM service. They’re confident that the BB 10.1 OS, the line-up of devices and the 120,000 apps in BB World is already a strong foundation that gives them a good foot-hold of their user base and hopefully expand this to Android and iOS