In pursuing more customer satisfaction in the form of upgrading to quad-core chips, Chinese mobile phone manufacturers are trading off bigger margins by offering their phones at lower prices in today’s largest smartphone market. Most of the current smartphones are running on single and dual-core chips, but Chinese phone makers are planning huge by equipping their phones with quad-core chips as more and more customers are demanding for more features like faster screen swipes, quicker download speeds, uploading photos through WeChat...

Ten people had been arrested by international authorities for suspicion of running a massive botnet that infected personal computers and stole millions of personal information from victims. Facebook, according to the Justice Department, helped in some capacity in apprehending the suspects. The Federal Bureau of Investigation and some international law enforcement agencies carried out the arrests. Some Facebook users were targeted victims by the malware for several years already. The international agencies arrested suspects from Britain,...

Apple’s move to allow Google Maps app to be available in its App Store on Thursday is a good indication that the company wants its customers not be lost again. However, it’s also a constant reminder now that a lot of work needs to be done in improving its own maps service to be able to compete with its rival. The recent move put to rest the many conspiracy theories that abound following the Cupertino-giant’s decision to stop using Google’s mapping service on its iOS mobile products.  The intention of Apple to own...

Ever since Apple decided to ditch Google Maps in favor of its own Maps app, it hasn’t won over a lot of fans. Not only was Apple’s offering inaccurate, but it was also believed to be life threatening in some cases. Apple has previously asked users to opt for third party Maps applications found in the iTunes Play Store instead of relying on the native app. And right about then, we began hearing murmurs about the launching of Google Maps as a third party application in the Play Store. It has been somewhat of a mystery really, but it...

This year has seen many iconic events take place, most of which have been recorded by Google in its large database. And Google has now decided to share some of the finest moments of 2012 with a new app published by the company in the Google Play Store. The Zeitgeist 2012 Year In Review app shares some of the best memories of the year and has a video which is heart warming to say the least. The app basically is a one stop access to all the popular trends of the year, in almost every category. The app gives top 10 lists in categories like...

Yahoo is revamping its languishing products and one of the main focus of investments is the photo-sharing service Flickr. CEO Marissa Mayer is reportedly making Flickr as the main priority for investment to hopefully make Yahoo relevant again in the Internet world. Flickr service has been revived in iPhones last Tuesday with additional offering of retro-style filters to uploaded pictures and a feature to allow them to be shared on Facebook and Twitter. The move is the first major upgrade to the service running on mobiles for the last two...

The long overdue upgrades for Yahoo webmail service has finally arrived. Yahoo Mail upgrades for Apple iOS, Windows 8, Android, and the Web were rolled out last Tuesday, suggesting that the Internet pioneer company has still a fight left for its products. The update is the very first product upgrade since CEO Marissa Mayer took the helm of the company. She promised to turn the fortunes of Yahoo around by revamping the company’s languishing collection of apps and Web sites. Yahoo, a firm that once dominated email and search when the...

Millions of Gmail users around the world should have experienced not being able to log into their accounts on Monday. While there were many speculations and reports suggesting Gmail servers were under attack, Google said the problem was actually on the server side denying allegations it was suffering from a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. While the outage...