Tuesday 21 May 2013

In Other News: 21/05/2013.

  • The image above is of an upcoming phone for Sprint. It's the LG Optimus F3 a smartphone with a 4.0-inch 480 x 800p WVGA display, a dual-core processor and Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean all of which is powered by a 2,460mAh battery.
    Via PhoneArena.
  • Finland are about to get the coolest postage stamps ever! The country has announced that they are planning on offering Angry Birds stamps! Check it out in the image to the right.
    Itella Via Stefan Constantine.
  • Samsung have launched a new wallet app in Korea and the US! The app is basically a merger of Google's Wallet solution and Apple's Passbook!
    Via Engadget.
  • According to the guys over SamMobile Samsung are planning to add fingerprint software into their upcoming smartphones if a torn down APK gives anything away!
  • Anonymous have supposedly taken action over hunger strikes at Guantanamo Bay by prisoners who have had indefinite imprisonment without trial. As a result Anonymous threatened to take Guantanamo's computer systems down, this had led Guantanamo to shut down its wireless Internet network.
    Via Slashgear.
  • According to Digitimes 10% of the notebooks shipped during Q1 had touchscreens on them!
    Via Slashgear.
  • Huawei are supposedly planning to create a 6.5" smartphone, which would dwarf their 6.1" Ascend Mate.
    Digitimes Via AndroidBeat.
  • Twitter have been granted a pull to refresh patent, but the company has promised that they will only use it defensively! There's much more commentary on this at the source link below!
    Via TheVerge.
  • Archos' 50 Platinum smartphone is now up for pre-order from their site here!
    Via Facebook.
And finally, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active which popped up yesterday appears to have landed on YouTube too courtesy of the guys at MobileTechReview. Check out the video below for full details!
Via PhoneArena


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