Best Smartphones - Tech News - WhatsUp Markets
10 views | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by forestborj
Scoop.it!

OnePlus One – smartphone that will not let others settle

OnePlus One – smartphone that will not let others settle | Best Smartphones - Tech News - WhatsUp Markets | Scoop.it
In an impressive debut, tech startup OnePlus launches Android smartphone the One.This week, On...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by forestborj
Scoop.it!

HTC One M8 – the real one finally arrives

HTC One M8 – the real one finally arrives | Best Smartphones - Tech News - WhatsUp Markets | Scoop.it
Taiwan manufacturer has another winner in hand in HTC One M8 - establishes a new benchmark in smartp...
forestborj's insight:

After many speculations and leaks HTC officially launched its flagship smartphone HTC One M8. Previous version of One Max earned the reputation of best smartphone. In addition to smartphones from rival companies the new M8 is likely to set new standards.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by forestborj
Scoop.it!

MWC 2014 wrap up – five top players this year

MWC 2014 wrap up – five top players this year | Best Smartphones - Tech News - WhatsUp Markets | Scoop.it
Only a few top players made the best use of MWC 2014 to showcase their flagship products MWC (Mobil...
forestborj's insight:

MWC (Mobile World Conference), the biggest mobile event of the year just got over. The event was full of several flagship launches and exciting announcements but only a few from top players. Overall there was not much path breaking stuff and mostly it proceeded on expected lines. Take a look at the top players who made the best use of this opportunity MWC 2014.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by forestborj
Scoop.it!

Xperia Z2 Tablet – another good step forward from Sony

Xperia Z2 Tablet – another good step forward from Sony | Best Smartphones - Tech News - WhatsUp Markets | Scoop.it
With improved offering, Xperia Z2 Tablet will consolidate its position further as the leader in 10.1...
forestborj's insight:

As we earlier reported Sony made a good use of the MWC this year. Sony launched its new mid-range smartphone, the Xperia M2, flagship Xperia Z2 smartphone and the Xperia Z2 Tablet at the event.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by forestborj
Scoop.it!

Gionee Elife S5.5 – not just the slimmest smartphone

Gionee Elife S5.5 – not just the slimmest smartphone | Best Smartphones - Tech News - WhatsUp Markets | Scoop.it
Elife S5.5 is a well engineered smartphone having high end specs and mid range price !Gionee s...
forestborj's insight:

Gionee surprised many at MWC this year by showcasing an engineering marvel in form of its latest smartphone offering Elife S5.5.
Do you really care if your smartphone is the thinnest in the world? Most probably not. But a smartphone that claims to be thinnest does catch the attention. This is an indication of the tough competition that exists in smartphone market today. And to be fair Gionee is successful in grabbing your attention with its latest release Elife S5.5.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by forestborj
Scoop.it!

Next HTC One – the successor “M8” shows up early

Next HTC One – the successor “M8” shows up early | Best Smartphones - Tech News - WhatsUp Markets | Scoop.it
Codenamed as “M8” the next avatar of HTC One is already seen and discussed much before official laun...
forestborj's insight:

HTC plans to hold an event in London and New York on 25th March 2014 where it may officially announce its next flagship smartphone HTC One (M8). But it seems that the rest of the world does not want to wait.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by forestborj
Scoop.it!

Windows XPiration – abandon, upgrade or perish

Windows XPiration – abandon, upgrade or perish | Best Smartphones - Tech News - WhatsUp Markets | Scoop.it
Last chance for individuals and organizations to act and save their Windows XP installations from un...
forestborj's insight:

As per the latest reports from netmarketshare.com around 30% desktops still use Windows XP (isn’t that amazing!!). Things haven’t changed much since we highlighted the issue back in Nov 2013. Unless Microsoft springs a surprise after April 8th Windows XP will go out of support. Hence another reminder and warning is in order.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by forestborj
Scoop.it!

Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 – big tablet is beautiful but not completely

Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 – big tablet is beautiful but not completely | Best Smartphones - Tech News - WhatsUp Markets | Scoop.it
Despite packing a punch in Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 Samsung may not see the sales counters buzzing...
forestborj's insight:

Samsung as a company gets a lot of respect for not shying away from experimenting. Not everything they try becomes a success but they hit a bullseye at regular intervals. Unfortunately they do not succeed in designing Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 maxi tablet.

Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 is a good tablet with a big heart but it falters at some places.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by forestborj
Scoop.it!

Dropbox App v2.4 – Convenient Cloud storage for Android smartphones

Dropbox App v2.4 – Convenient Cloud storage for Android smartphones | Best Smartphones - Tech News - WhatsUp Markets | Scoop.it
Latest version of Dropbox App brings an interesting way of linking new computers using their smartph...
forestborj's insight:

Latest version Dropbox app v2.4  for connecting your web world together

More than 200m smartphone users worldwide make use of Dropbox app services to store their files, photos, and videos. The feature rich app comes free and is available for wide range of devices and operating systems. The app supports Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android platforms and works seamlessly with iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, Kindle fire, and all Android phones. The company provides a free account with 2GB of cloud storage space. Depending on schemes and incentives, it can go as high as 16 GB.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by forestborj
Scoop.it!

Acer Iconia A1 830 – value for money tablet for budget users

Acer Iconia A1 830 – value for money tablet for budget users | Best Smartphones - Tech News - WhatsUp Markets | Scoop.it

iconiaWell built Android tablet, Acer Iconia A1 830, has simple specs and works well under light load cond...

forestborj's insight:

Recently, Acer announced a more powerful and improved version of its budget tablet – Acer Iconia A1 830. With inclusion of this new tablet, Acer offers a wide variety of tablets. While laptop sales are receding, it is important for Acer to find a foothold in tablet segment. Initially they remained confined to Windows based devices, but soon made the wise move. Ever since Acer stepped out of Windows zone, their Android offering is continuously improving.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by forestborj
Scoop.it!

BlackBerry vs Typo – round 1 goes to BlackBerry

BlackBerry vs Typo – round 1 goes to BlackBerry | Best Smartphones - Tech News - WhatsUp Markets | Scoop.it
Will winning court order against Typo keyboards help BlackBerry in staging a comeback? ...
forestborj's insight:
Canadian phone makers, BlackBerry succeeds in securing a preliminary injunction against Typo. Last week, US District Judge William Orrick in San Francisco ruled that BlackBerry has been able to establish a “likelihood” of their patent infringement. With this court order Typo will not be able to sell its $99 keyboard for iPhone.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by forestborj
Scoop.it!

HTC One M8 mini – leaked news spills smartphone’ specifications and availability

HTC One M8 mini – leaked news spills smartphone’ specifications and availability | Best Smartphones - Tech News - WhatsUp Markets | Scoop.it
HTC follows the trend of launching a M8 mini version soon after its flagship smartphone HTC One M8. ...
forestborj's insight:
HTC follows the trend of launching a M8 mini version soon after its flagship smartphone HTC One M8.

 

Within weeks of launch of HTC One M8, the news about its Mini version has started rolling. However, not from official sources, the news has come from popular and reliable Twitter-based leaker @evleaks. @evleaks has earned the reputation of breaking tomorrow’s news, yesterday and some of its earlier leaks regarding smartphones were spot-on. On Monday @evleaks posted, “ HTC One M8 mini going to Verizon ”.

That is what HTC has done in the past; it is no surprise that there is a Mini version to HTC One M8. The only difference being, this time the Mini version seems to be coming lot earlier.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by forestborj
Scoop.it!

Nokia X Series – three Android phones for emerging markets

Nokia X Series – three Android phones for emerging markets | Best Smartphones - Tech News - WhatsUp Markets | Scoop.it
Nokia makes a calibrated entry into Android segment with Nokia X seriesIt’s official now. Noki...
forestborj's insight:

It’s official now. Nokia is going the Android way. Making a big splash at Mobile World Conference Nokia announced three new Android phones. These new phones are named as Nokia X, X+ and XL. I wish Nokia had been more creative in finding names for new offering which sounds more like shirt sizes.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by forestborj
Scoop.it!

Galaxy S5 – retaining the legacy of high-end smartphones

Galaxy S5 – retaining the legacy of high-end smartphones | Best Smartphones - Tech News - WhatsUp Markets | Scoop.it
Samsung brings a worth upgrade in Galaxy S5 but sameness lingers due to lack of design innovation ...
forestborj's insight:

As we earlier reported Sony made a good use of the MWC this year. Sony launched its new mid-range smartphone, the Xperia M2, flagship Xperia Z2 smartphone and the Xperia Z2 Tablet at the event.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by forestborj
Scoop.it!

Huawei Ascend G6 4G – well built, affordable and 4G

Huawei Ascend G6 4G – well built, affordable and 4G | Best Smartphones - Tech News - WhatsUp Markets | Scoop.it
Ascend G6 is balanced and well packaged but few shortcomings remain!Ascend G6 smartphone was o...
forestborj's insight:

Ascend G6 smartphone was one of three devices that Chinese manufacturer Huawei launched at MWC this year. G6 has the same design philosophy but is a more affordable version of P6.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by forestborj
Scoop.it!

Apple iOS 7.1 – mixed bag of performance and UI improvements

Apple iOS 7.1 – mixed bag of performance and UI improvements | Best Smartphones - Tech News - WhatsUp Markets | Scoop.it
iOS 7.1 fixes bugs, improves performance, doles out new features but will not please everyone &...
forestborj's insight:

Apple’s iOS 7 was announced at the company’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) on June 10, 2013, and was released on September 18, 2013. Even today it supports iPhone 4 which was released four years back. iOS 7, ever since its release has been receiving bouquets and brickbats in equal proportions. And for equal amount of time users and adversaries have been waiting for the next release.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by forestborj
Scoop.it!

Apple iPhone 6 – anticipating another benchmark in smartphones

Apple iPhone 6 – anticipating another benchmark in smartphones | Best Smartphones - Tech News - WhatsUp Markets | Scoop.it
iPhone 6 is fuelling speculations and aspirations even with no release date in sightThe latest...
forestborj's insight:

The latest iOS 7.1 upgrade already rolled out and now it is time to get back to iPhone 6. Yes, it hasn’t been released yet but that hardly makes a difference when it comes to spreading rumors. Since it’s a crime not to talk about what is being talked about iPhone 6, here comes our bit. Here presenting a compilation of sorts and few new ones from us!

Recent releases from Samsung, HTC and Sony have only increased the bar for iPhone 6. Apple and its products always enjoy the premium and to maintain the brand image iPhone 6 has to do something out of the box.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by forestborj
Scoop.it!

Oppo Find 7 – first smartphone with Quad HD display

Oppo Find 7 – first smartphone with Quad HD display | Best Smartphones - Tech News - WhatsUp Markets | Scoop.it
Oppo surprises everyone with another high end smartphone in form of Find 7Oppo on 19th March a...
forestborj's insight:

Oppo on 19th March announced the launch of its flagship phone in the Find series – the Oppo Find 7.

In last one year Chinese manufacturer has been in news for coming up with attention catching products. Oppo N1, one such product made a splash with its innovative design. Oppo may not have a strong brand and a questionable quality track record. But they must get the credit for thinking out of the box and trying. The current focus is on the latest smartphone from Oppo and its first of its kind features.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by forestborj
Scoop.it!

Sony Xperia Z2 – An Entertainment Machine You Can Call With

Sony Xperia Z2 – An Entertainment Machine You Can Call With | Best Smartphones - Tech News - WhatsUp Markets | Scoop.it
Sony plays on its traditional strengths to arrive at new flagship smartphone Xperia Z2.Earlier...
forestborj's insight:

Sony Xperia Z2 – An Entertainment Machine You Can Call With

Earlier in February this year, Japanese smartphone manufacturer, Sony, unveiled its flagship product Xperia Z2 in MWC, Barcelona. Since then a third-party manufacturing glitch delayed the arrival of unlocked version of Z2, but gradually things are getting back on track. Z2 is now available in select European markets and will soon appear in Asia and Americas.

Xperia Z2 has the familiar look and feel of its predecessor Z1. The display has now grown to 5.2 inches but the overall size does not grow that much. Thanks to thin bezel, the phone dimensions remain handy at 5.78 x 2.89 x 0.32 in. You can still hold the smartphone, weighing 163 g, comfortably.

Sony, on Xperia Z2 website summarizes it well, “The world’s best camera and camcorder in a waterproof smartphone.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by forestborj
Scoop.it!

iPhone 6 – Apple’s best smartphone to arrive in two screen sizes

Reports claim that Apple is planning production of top smartphone iPhone 6 in two distinct screen si...
forestborj's insight:

The hype over features and release dates of the next iPhone 6, flagship smartphone from Apple, scales new heights every week. Absence of any kind of official confirmation from Apple on iPhone 6 is not deterring many from counting the chickens. Last week yet another report claimed to have insight into the screen size of next iPhone 6.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by forestborj
Scoop.it!

Office for iPad – paid editing on the go

Office for iPad – paid editing on the go | Best Smartphones - Tech News - WhatsUp Markets | Scoop.it
Office for iPad makes a robust start but subscription is required for full exploitation ...
forestborj's insight:
On the past Thursday Microsoft announced the release of Office for iPad. Microsoft has always regarded its Windows operating system as its prize possession. Things started to change with emergence of new gadgets (smartphones, tablets) and their operating systems (iOS, Android). At some point in time Microsoft was expected to release its flagship software package, the Office productivity suite, for the Apple tablet. This marks a change in how Microsoft offers its services. Announcement of Office for iPad is a clear sign that Microsoft is finally embracing new ideas and liberating itself from long-held dogma.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by forestborj
Scoop.it!

Nokia Lumia 930 – best Windows 8.1 phone so far

Nokia Lumia 930 – best Windows 8.1 phone so far | Best Smartphones - Tech News - WhatsUp Markets | Scoop.it
Nokia gets the right balance of power and aesthetics in Lumia 930. Competition for top phone gets to...
forestborj's insight:
In line with the continuing legacy of Lumia phones, Nokia unveiled its flagship Smartphone on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. Stephen Elop, executive vice president of Nokia’s Devices & Services described the release as “the best of Lumia and the best of Microsoft” . Nokia Lumia 930 is a stunning Smartphone that fits in the hand nicely. Its metal and vibrant polycarbonate body has dimensions 137 x 71 x 9.8 mm and weighs 167 g.
more...
No comment yet.