Category Archives: Mobile News

Motorola Moto X Launched

MotoXA few weeks after the successful launch of Moto G, now Motorola launched Moto X Android Smartphone, the much-awaited in India. Motorola has once again chosen to partner with online retailer.

Flipkart, who will be selling the Moto X solely in India. Moto X comes with 16GB capacity and is priced at INR 23,999 ($393). The wooden back versions planned for future in teak and walnut pattern will be priced at INR 25,999 ($425) for the same 16GB capacity.

The woven white and black options are currently available in market, Flipkart would be selling the Moto X in 3 more different colours in India, with including red, royal blue and turquoise, which will be arriving later but providing an option for pre-order. Continue reading

Nokia Normandy Android Phone To Launch In 2014 – What Will It Mean For Windows Phone?

nokia-normandy-imageA source close to Nokia has said that the Nokia Normandy, the company’s first Android phone, will launch in 2014. What will this mean for the future of Windows Phone phones?

Nokia have long been stalwarts of the Windows Phone operating system, opting to launch the Lumia range of handsets using just this operating system. The move may well have helped arrest the company’s slump into decline, Continue reading

78% Of Top iOS And Android Apps Have Been Compromised

ARXANResearch conducted by Arxan Technologies shows that 100% of the top 100 paid Android apps, and 56% of the top 100 Apple iOS apps have had their security compromised.

The proliferation of mobile devices, and an increase in the amount of time people spend using apps, means that app security has become more important Continue reading

Nokia Lumia 1520 Now Available To Pre-Order At Carphone Warehouse

Nokia-Lumia-1520The Nokia Lumia 1520 phablet is available to pre-order at the Carphone Warehouse. The device will be available for free on a 24 month £38 Vodafone contract, more on a 4G contract.

The Nokia Lumia 1520 was unveiled last month at the Nokia World conference, and we’ve yet to really hear too much about its release here in the UK. However, that has changed, as the Carphone Warehouse has released details of the price for those consumers that are willing to go with Vodafone and take on a 24 month contract. There’s still no news on when the handset will be released, either from Carphone Warehouse or Nokia. The former say that they will be shipping the device some time in December, so it may just be available in time for Christmas. Continue reading

Google Releases Wireless Qi Charger For Nexus Devices

nexus-wireless-charger-1Google has launched a Qi wireless charger on Play Store, costing the equivalent of just over £30. It is not yet available in the UK, but is designed to be compatible with the Nexus 4, 5, and 7.

Wireless charging is something that the real geeks of the world can get particularly excited about. The current technology still requires that you have wires running from the plug to the charging plate, but as the technology improves and you can charge over a greater distance, even this could soon diminish. Wireless technology would genuinely be upon us. For now, we have to make with do with the convenience of being able to charge without plugging your phone or tablet in. Continue reading

Google Motorola Will Launch Phonebloks Inspired Modular Smartphones

phonebloks-2-CopyGoogle owned Motorola has announced that it will launch Project Ara, which enables users to essentially build their own smartphones using the components they want included.

Modular phone design is something that has yet to really grab the imagination. The principle is certainly sound. You can add keyboards, choose the design of the case, and even opt for the most appropriate size of screen. Essentially, you can create the phone that would have built if you had the seemingly unlimited funds of somebody like Google. However, there are some inherent problems with the idea. A phone can only offer so much modular design before it becomes a laptop, and parts that click in and out run the risk of becoming damaged.

Recently, Phonebloks was announced. It looks a bit like Lego but it enables you to make calls, play games, use apps, and text, just like a smartphone does. It turns out that Dutch designer Continue reading