Two former department heads at HTC UK are setting up their own mobile phone company.
Michael Coombes, who’d been head of HTC’s UK sales, and James Atkins, the former head of UK marketing for HTC, are behind a company called Kazam. It’s expected to launch a range of smartphones later this year.
Samsung Electronics has announced what it’s calling the world’s first 4G interchangeable lens Connected Compact System Camera.
The Galaxy NX has a 20.3 megapixel sensor and a 1/6000 sec shutter speed yet runs Android 4.2 and offers 4G LTE connectivity.
A report published by research firm Analysys Mason this week shows that younger mobile users (aged 18 to 34) favour data services much more than older consumers.
It notes that more than 40% of these young smartphone owners use IP-based messaging, compared to 20% of users aged 65 and over. In the UK, 53% of 18-24 year olds are using IP-based messaging services.
Mobile-based photo sharing service Instagram has launched an option to share video clips as well.
The service, which was acquired by Facebook last year, now lets users with its Apple or Android apps share up to fifteen seconds of video.
Samsung Electronics has announced a tablet with the ability to run both Windows 8 and Android 4.2.2.
The ATIV Q can be used as a conventional tablet with the display folded over the keyboard or as a notebook with the display upright.