Samsung Introduces The GALAXY S III, The Smartphone Designed For Humans And Inspired By Nature
This sleek and innovative smartphone has the enhanced intelligence to make everyday life easier. With Samsung GALAXY S III, you can view the content like never before on the device's 4.8 inch HD Super AMOLED display. An 8MP camera and a 1.9MP front camera offer users a variety of intelligent camera features and face recognition related options that ensure all moments are captured easily and instantly. Samsung GALAXY S III is powered by Android™ 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, with greatly enhanced usability and practicality to make life easier.
Motorola MOTOLUXE Coming To Bell And Virgin “In May”
On Monday Bell announced that the Motorola MOTOLUXE will be available sometime “in Q2.” For those wanting this Android 2.3 device it wasn’t much of a hint, but we’ve been informed, via an internal doc, that this will be available to Canadians “in May.” We’re hearing, but not confirmed, that the launch date will be Tuesday, May 22nd.
Apple Owns 8.8% Of Cell Phone Market, 73% Of Cell Phone Profits
After posting the most profitable quarter in technology company history to close 2011 — and the second most profitable quarter among all companies, ever — Apple came back again in the first calendar quarter of 2012 and managed another monster quarter. The Cupertino, California-based technology giant earned $11.6 billion on $39.2 billion in sales during the second fiscal quarter of 2012, and its iPhone was responsible for an estimated 80% of all smartphone profits during the quarter.
MasterCard Gives PayPass Blessings To HTC One X, 16 Other NFC Phones
MasterCard is widening the universe of phones that officially support PayPass in a big way, with a new MasterCard PayPass Ready program certifying that devices with NFC will play nicely with its mobile payment system. A total of 17 phones are part of the first wave getting the official A-OK. Some of these are known quantities already using PayPass, like the LG Viper 4G LTE and the Samsung Galaxy Nexus HSPA+, but others are new to the PayPass ways. Among the picks are the HTC One X, Intel's smartphone reference device and the Nokia Lumia 610 NFC.