Monday 4 March 2013

In Other News; 04/03/2013.

  • Samsung's shared reportedly shot up this morning after the fine which Samsung is requested to pay to Apple for 'patent infringement' has been nearly sliced in half! Shares are not up about 1.1% and they jumped up 0.7% almost as soon as trading began!
    Via Reuters.
  • Apple are rumoured to be making an iWatch again. There's supposedly lots of details, but check out the full details on The Verge here!
  • In an interview with TrustedReviews, Huawei have mentioned that they think it is high time we saw some optical zooming on our smartphones. Huawei said, “This technology is very close, I think it is maybe one year away.” Are you ready for the iPhone 6 and the Samsung Galaxy S5 to feature camera zooms? We have to say that that would be fantastic!
    Via TrustedReviews.
  • Google have hired formed Apple employee, Guy Kawasaki, in a bid to change the fortunes of Motorola. Kawaski will adopt an advisory role and he has created a new discussion community on Google+ as the first stage of this!
    Google+ Via IntoMobile.
  • Sprint have started quietly rolling out Android 4.1.2 for the LG Optimus G. The update is a whopping 474MB and you can get it here on XDA or if not then the update should land on your device soon enough!
    Via IntoMobile.
  • ClockworkMod's SuperUser app is now available from the Play Store! If you're a rooted user of Android this will prove invaluable and you can get it here!
    Via AndroidCentral.
  • A relatively recent build of Chrome for Android has popped up with a little help for people who are struggling with their mobile internet connections. There's new code which would allow Google's proxy servers to help reduce the amount of data transferred to your phone for faster browsing, in much the same way Amazon Silk and Opera Turbo do. There's no details if or when this would be flicked on, but the fact that it is there means that it is in the pipeline!
    Via Engadget.
  • Asus has announced, via their Facebook page, that their budget Transformer Pad TF300 will be the first non-nexus device to get a taste of Android 4.2 and it's Android 4.2.2 at that! Those lucky owners in the US have access to the OTA update today and people overseas will see the update arriving over the course of the next month! Asus added, 'The ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity, ASUS MeMO Pad Smart 10", and ASUS MeMO Pad will receive Android 4.2 in Q2.'
    Via Engadget.
  • Samsung and Chillingo's '100% Indie' app portal in is now live! Check it out here!
    Via Twitter.

   And finally, have you ever wondered how HTC make the new HTC One? Well look no further, this is how they do it!
Via Clove.


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