Curitel Preps Quadband Multimedia Phones
Jan 28, 2003, 11:04 AM by (staff)
Wavecom today announced a contract with Korean handset vendor Curitel to provide its quadband WISMO modules to Curitel for integration into the company's new range of GSM/GPRS multi-media mobile phones, which are to be launched in the Chinese and U.S. markets in the third quarter of 2003. Curitel currently offers CDMA handsets in the U.S. under the Audiovox brand.
Hands-On with the LeEco S3
LeEco's S3 smartphone is one of two handsets the Chinese company hopes will entice US buyers to take a chance on the brand. The S3 combines a metal chassis and mid-range specs with lots of video software to make for an affordable content-consumption machine.
Gboard for Android Now Supports Chinese and Korean
Google is adding 22 new languages to Gboard for Android, including Chinese (traditional and simplified) and Korean. Google says these were the top two language requests for Gboard, which now supports more than 300 languages, or 74% of the world's population.
HTC to Drop Entry-Level Phones, Focus On Profits
HTC plans to exit the entry-level phone market moving forward and will instead focus its handset portfolio on high-margin devices. The company made the comments during a conference call with media to discuss its fourth quarter financial results.
China Investigating Memory Chipmakers
The Chinese government has launched an investigation into several U.S. and Korean chipmakers, according to the Wall Street Journal.