Category: Mobile OS

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Windows Phone 7.5 Tango for Samsung Focus 2

Windows Phone Tango brings numerous small fixes to the OS via AT&T. The update includes multiple images in MMS, send ringtones (MMS), more reliable push notifications, new wallpapers and other neat optimizations. However, after the OS is updated users will be prompted to also install a new Samsung firmware update, to coincide with the OS upgrade. Usually firmware upgrades fix...

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BlackBerry 10 at carriers soon after RIM’s launch event

Good news about the RIM BlackBerry 10! The company, as we know, was scheduling its new “berry” launch event for late January, but it didn’t really provide any information about when the hardware would actually become available. The good news is that according to some comments made for Reuters by the company’s COO, Kristian Tear, the BB10 phones will be...

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Apple Store update for iOS

Apple is updating its Apple Store app for iOS, doing its best to “gently” make you spend the maximum amount possible this holiday season. As reported by 9to5Mac, Apple Store adds Siri support, where it’s nice to be able to quickly look up the price of a new MacBook Pro. The implementation has however shown a few hiccups. You can’t...

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Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore walks us through Windows Phone 8

Windows Phone 8 has finally been launched today, and there is no one better than Joe Belfiore, the Manager of the whole Windows Phone program at Microsoft, to walk us through all the neat little features the new platform offers. Which he does in the video here. While most of the innovation in WP8 comes under the hood with the...

Android 4.2 Jelly Bean to be announced in November 0

Android 4.2 Jelly Bean

Android 4.2 Jelly Bean will be presented in November Android has evolved a lot since its early days. From a raw platform making its debut in October 2008 on the T-Mobile G1, it has since then developed rapidly to the world’s most popular platform. What’s more important, it no longer feels as if Android is catching up – rather it...

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Windows Phone Modern UI

When you take a look at a Windows Phone device you instantly notice – this thing is really different. And it’s different mostly because of the Modern UI (or what Microsoft used to call Metro interface). What is the Modern UI? Two things, mostly: Live Tiles and big typography. The Windows Phone so far has generated little “wow”-effect, despite the...

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Jelly Bean update for the US Galaxy S III

Sprint is releasing the Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean update to its Galaxy S III. The update is carried out to consumers over the air, and each device that receives it will be able to download it automatically. The update bring to the users Project Butter (for a buttery-smooth UI), Google Now, expandable and actionable notifications in the Notification Area, improved...

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RIM’s BlackBerry 10 coming in spring next year

Following its recent ‘boom’ now RIM is pretty much in free fall. The savior has long been the BlackBerry 10 platform, but this one has obviously taken longer to develop than expected. Information on the web speaks of it being introduced only in March 2013. “We had hoped for a January launch but now see a March launch as more...

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Windows Phone 8 event on October 29th

Microsoft is to hold a media event on October 29th in San Francisco, dedicated to their Windows 8 and Surface tablet. Finally, the world shall learn all details about the “mysterious” Windows Phone 8, so carefully kept in secret so far. Microsoft has also been very secretive of the latest iteration of its mobile OS, so it’s going to be...