IDC: Samsung & ZTE Shipped More Phones, Apple at 5th Place

IDC’s latest report on global mobile phone shipments reports the current state of the mobile market. As of Q3 2011, Chinese company ZTE is now at the No. 4 spot in global mobile phone shipments, overtaking Apple in the process. Meanwhile, Nokia, Samsung and LG continue to hold on to their No. 1, 2 and 3 spots respectively. Compared to ...

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YTL Comms might get the RM1.5bil 1Bestarinet project to wire up Schools

YTL Communications Sdn Bhd (YTL Comms) might get the RM1.5bil 1Bestarinet project from the Malaysia Education Ministry. According to a recent media report, YTL Comms is the frontrunner for the project which involves in wiring up schools in the country. Sources said on Tuesday at about 1pm the YTL Comms’ name appeared as the winner of the contract on the ...

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Apple Store Malaysia offers iPhone 4 8GB @ RM1799

Apple Malaysia via its online Store has started offering the recently announced iPhone 4 8GB. It is priced at RM1799. The 8GB iPhone 4 comes with the new iOS 5 and available in Black & White colour. Apple Malaysia said that the price includes free shipping.

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Porsche Design P’9981 Smartphone from BlackBerry, cost USD 2,000

Porsche Design in collaboration with RIM have announced the elite new Porsche Design P’9981 smartphone from BlackBerry. Designed by Porsche Design, the new Porsche Design P’9981 is the luxury brand’s first smartphone. The new luxury phone is essentially a Bold 9900, but gets a special treatment from Porsche Design. The Porsche Design P’9981 smartphone from BlackBerry is made of forged ...

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RIM faces lawsuits over BlackBerry outage

Research in Motion(RIM) is facing lawsuits in the US and Canada over the recent global outage which left millions without email, instant messaging and net access. The Canadian and US lawsuit was brought on behalf of all Blackberry owners in the country, and accuses RIM of breach of contract. The lawsuit claims that RIM “is responsible for Blackberry users’ loss ...

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Maxis & KiddyTrack launch child locator solution

Maxis Berhad and KiddyTrack Sdn Bhd today announced its partnership to launch KiddyTrack’s first-of-its kind child locator solution. KiddyTrack was created to meet the needs of working parents who want to watch over their children but are unable to do so due to busy schedules. [(L to R) Simon Lim, Co-Founder of KiddyTrack;Dr. Sim Yee Wai, Managing Director of KiddyTrack ...

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Sony to take over Sony Ericsson for EUR 1.05 billion

Sony and Ericsson have announced today that Sony will acquire Ericsson’s 50 percent stake in Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB, making the mobile handset business a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony. The transaction, which has been approved by appropriate decision-making bodies of both companies, is expected to close in January 2012, subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approvals. As part ...

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Nokia Lumia 800- Specifications & Pictures

The Lumia 800 was announced at Nokia World 2011 today. Nokia Lumia 800 is a flagship device and Nokia’s first smartphone within the Lumia range running the Windows Phone operating system. Available in Cyan, Magenta or Black, the Nokia Lumia 800 has a polycarbonate body with a 3.7-inch AMOLED display. Inside, there’s a 1.4GHz processor and a dedicated graphics processor, ...

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Nokia Lumia 710

Nokia Lumia 710 has been announced at Nokia World 2011 today. The new smartphone runs Windows Phone 7 Mango and can be personalized with exchangeable back covers. It comes in black and white varieties, with the choice of black, white, cyan, fuchsia and yellow back covers. The 3.7-inch screen offers an 800 x 480-pixel resolution with a ClearBlack TFT. At ...

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Nokia Asha- Four New S40 Phones

Nokia has announced four new Series 40(S40) phones today at Nokia World 2011- Asha 200, Asha 201, Asha 300, Asha 303.

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