Facebook press event rumours turned out to be mostly true, but the social network won’t be delivering a single smartphone or a single operating system, instead, they have redesigned the Android OS to have better interaction between Facebook and the user.
Author Jon Devo
Google has been working on a second-generation Nexus 7, which will come under the same name, for release this July. The Nexus 7 will have a host of new upgrades, including a faster processor and larger screen resolution.
Following the release of the Samsung Galaxy S4 two weeks ago, the South Korean electronics giant may already be prepared to release the smaller and cheaper version of the device.
For those that fear the spark has left Apple since Steve Jobs passing will be relieved to hear Jobs had a clinical contribution to the next two iPhones coming in the product line, which we assume are the iPhone 5S and iPhone 6.
A report from Phone Arena indicates Motorola will not be focusing all its energy on the new X Phone, being developed in direct cooperation with Google. The report states Motorola will be developing three more phones following the X Phone, which have nothing to do with the Nexus or X Phone line.
The new patent application for the iPhone shows a completely new form factor for the smartphone, with a wraparound display. The phone patent shows a curved device with no-bezel, it looks a lot like the packaging you would normally get if you bought a pair of earphones.
Facebook phone rumours have been swimming on the web now for a while now, with many denouncing the phone as a preposterous idea before Facebook or the manufacturer revealed there was any truth. In fact, Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, has repetitively denied the Facebook phone as not fitting with the company goals.
According to DigiTimes, the not so reliable source who has continuously reported about the Kindle smartphone, Amazon has just added a larger form factor to the smartphone, due to “phablet fever”.
According to a rumour by Korean website Asiae the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will be coming with the flexible display the South Korean electronics giant was showing off at CES 2013. The company has yet to add this to any device, and the large Galaxy Note is said to be the first.
According to a new rumour, the Nexus 5 may skip the full HD smartphone experience and work on camera innovation instead. The Nexus 5 will come with a 4.5-inch screen and may have a lacklustre display, compared to the HTC One and Galaxy S4.