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February 27, 2013

Samsung Galaxy S3, Nokia Asha 305 And Nexus 7 Win Global Mobile Awards Of 2013

(GSM Insider) - Samsung Galaxy S3, Nokia Asha 305 And Nexus 7 Win Global Mobile Awards Of 2013.

At the Mobile World Congress 2013, GSM Association (GSMA) officially announces the winners of its Global Mobile Awards 2013. Top awards from GSMA include "Best Smartphone Award", "Best Features Phone Award" and "Best Tablet Award".


Samsung Galaxy S3 successfully took the Best Smartphone Award while Nokia Asha 305 took the Best Features Phone award. Google Nexus 7 that was built by Asus took the Best Mobile Tablet Award. It is a second consecutive year that Samsung and Nokia took the award. At the Mobile World Congress 2012, Samsung Galaxy S2 took the Best Smartphone Award and the Nokia C3-00 took the Best Features Phone Award.

Samsung does win another two awards: Best Mobile Enabled Consumer Electronics Device Device Award for its Samsung Galaxy Camera as well as the Manufacturer of the Year Award. On the other hand, Facebook won the Best Mobile App for Consumers Award. 

List of winners from the Global Mobile Awards 2013:


Best Mobile Health Product or ServiceMIPsoft for BlindSquare

Best Mobile Education or Learning Product or ServiceMobilink for SMS Based Literacy program

Best Mobile Product or Service for AutomotiveBMW i, MINI, Sixt and Vodafone Group for DriveNow Premium Car Sharing

Best NFC /Mobile Money Product or ServiceEtisalat for Flous - The Etisalat Commerce Programme

Best Mobile Publishing Product or ServiceVer Se Innovation for NewsHunt

Best Mobile Innovation for 'Smart Cities'Streetline for Parker

Best Mobile Enabled Consumer Electronics DeviceSamsung Electronics for Samsung GALAXY Camera

Best Enterprise Mobile ServiceMobilelron for Version 5 Complete Enterprise Persona

Best Consumer Mobile ServiceComviva for Mahindra Comviva's mobiquity™ MFS platform powering mTicketing service for Bangladesh Railways

Best Advertising or Marketing on MobileMcCann Worldgroup (Hong Kong) for Chok! Chok! Chok!

Best Network Product or Solution for Serving CustomersNTT DOCOMO for Hanashite Hon'yaku, world's first automatic voice translation service

Best Product, Initiative or Service in Emerging MarketsEricsson for Amazon Connection– a digital inclusion program in the Amazon

GSMA mWomen Best Mobile Product or Service for Women in Emerging MarketsAsiacell for Almas Line

Best Use of Mobile in Emergency or Humanitarian SituationsVodafone Foundation for Vodafone Instant Network

The Green Mobile AwardIndus Towers for Green Sites Project

Best Mobile App for ConsumersFacebook

Best Mobile App for EnterpriseEvernote

Judges Choice – Best Overall Mobile AppWaze

Most Innovative Mobile AppMcCann Worldgroup (Hong Kong) for Chok! Chok! Chok!

Smartphone Application ChallengeAT&T for Application Resource Optimizer (ARO)

Best Application using Network APIsBharti Airtel Limited for my airtel app

Best SmartphoneSamsung Galaxy S3

Best Feature phone or entry level phone Nokia Asha 305

Device Manufacturer of the YearSamsung

Best Mobile TabletGoogle and Asus for Nexus 7

Best Mobile InfrastructureSamsung Electronics for Smart LTE Networks

Best Mobile Technology BreakthroughAccuris Networks for AccuROAM Wi-Fi: Making Wi-Fi a carrier driven extension of GSM for Offload and Roaming

Best Cloud Based Technology for MobileJasper Wireless cloud-based connected devices platform for machine-to-machine (M2M) and consumer electronics

Best Mobile Safeguard & Security Products and ServicesAdaptiveMobile and Syniverse for Messaging Trust

Outstanding LTE ContributionSK Telecom for 4G LTE with PETA Solution

Outstanding Overall Mobile Technology – The CTO's choiceSamsung Electronics for Smart LTE Networks

Spectrum for Mobile Broadband AwardGovernment of New Zealand

Mobile for Development AwardU.S. Agency for International Development

m-Government AwardGovernment of Moldova

Full list of winners at here: http://www.globalmobileawards.com/winners-2013


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February 25, 2013

Asus Fonepad vs Asus Nexus 7 - Size Comparison Of Asus Built Tablets

(GSM Insider) - Asus Fonepad vs Asus Nexus 7 - Size Comparison Of Asus Built Tablets.

The Asus Fonepad is the latest tablet from Asus while the Nexus 7 is the tablet that Asus built for Google. Basically, both devices are from the same family - Asus. So, the Asus Fonepad being placed side-to-side with the Nexus 7 to see the size of both devices. 


Asus Fonepad vs Asus Nexus 7 - Size Comparison Of Asus Built Tablets


Asus Fonepad vs Asus Nexus 7 - Size Comparison Of Asus Built Tablets

From the sizes of both devices, Asus Fonepad and the Nexus 7 have the same size. Of course there might be a slight difference in measure as well as the weight of the device. 

The Asus Fonepad has a metal finished body while the body of Nexus 7 is made from plastic materials. You can clearly see the Asus Fonepad has an Intel Inside logo at the back while the Nexus 7 is powered by the Tegra 3 quad-core processor. 

The Asus Fonepad provides a better hands-on feeling due to its metal finished body while the Nexus 7 is slightly lighter in feeling. 

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February 13, 2013

Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Rolling Out To Nexus Devices

(GMS Insider) - Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Rolling Out To Nexus Devices.

Previously, GSM Insider reported that Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean will roll out within this month. But seems like the latest Jelly Bean arrives a little bit faster than expected.


According to users, the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean is already pushing out to Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 7 tablet and Nexus 10. But no news yet on the Nexus 4 yet. 

The Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean comes with the build number of JDQ39. The latest Android version should come with bug fixes and improvement for the system. 

Anyone getting the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean? 

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February 9, 2013

Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Suffers From WiFi Connectivity Issues On Nexus Devices?

(GSM Insider) - Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Suffers From WiFi Connectivity Issues On Nexus Devices?

At the moment, only Nexus 4, Nexus 7, Nexus 10 and Samsung Galaxy Nexus are running on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. Is it the latest update is always the best? No. Definitely not. 

According to users, their device suffers from poor WiFi connectivity while running on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. The devices that involved in the WiFi issues include the Nexus 4, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 as well. Seems like the newer Nexus devices all having the same "sickness".

Users reported that the WiFi disconnected in the middle of web browsing or poor connectivity. Some users successfully solved the problem by disabled the NFC connectivity. If you need to disable the NFC to get the WiFi, then both features should not on the same device since both are not working at the same time. 

Are you having this issue as well? 

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February 8, 2013

Next Nexus 7 Tablet To Feature Snapdragon S4 Pro Instead Of Tegra 4, Says Analyst

(GSM Insider) - Next Nexus 7 Tablet To Feature Snapdragon S4 Pro Instead Of Tegra 4, Says Analyst.

The rumors of the next Nexus 7 tablet was surfaced a few weeks ago. It was said that the upcoming Nexus 7 tablet will feature the NVIDIA's Tegra 4 processor. But this isn't the case for analyst with the name of Michael McConnell


According to Michael McConnell, an analyst of Pacific Crest stated his views that the next Nexus 7 is to power by the Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 instead of NVIDIA's Tegra 4. The Tegra 4 is definitely a newer chip when compared to the Snapdragon S4 Pro that was launched at last year. 

He mentioned that Google wants something modern for the its new Nexus 7 tablet. This shows that probably the new Nexus 7 tablet is supported that LTE. Mainly because the Snapdragon S4 Pro able to handle the LTE network.

If he is correct, the new Nexus 7 tablet will also feature a 1080p Full HD display but the price remains at $199 and $249. 

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January 29, 2013

Rumor: Asus To Build Second-Gen Google Nexus 7 With 1080p Display

(GSM Insider) - Rumor: Asus To Build Second-Gen Google Nexus 7 With 1080p Display.

Nexus 7 is the first tablet from Google and it was built by Asus. The sales performance of Nexus 7 is impressive and Google has the intention for Asus to build the second-generation Nexus 7.

According to Digitimes, Google and Asus will continue the partnership for second-generation Nexus 7. The second-generation Nexus 7 will be the upgraded version of the current Nexus 7.

The Taiwanese based website also stated that second-generation Nexus 7 will feature 1080p Full HD display, new processor as well as thinner body design. 

These are just rumors from Taiwanese based as website as Google and Asus still yet to announce their plans on second-generation Nexus 7. 

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January 8, 2013

Asus Announced Nexus 7 Dock Station At CES 2013

(GSM Insider) - Asus Announced Nexus 7 Dock Station At CES 2013.

This dock station for the Nexus 7 tablet is one of the accessories that unveiled by Asus at the CES in Las Vegas. 


This dock station brings another enhancement for the Nexus 7 tablet. With this dock station, Nexus 7 users able to lay their tablets at landscape mode. This is perfect if you are watching movie or drama.

At the back of the dock station, there are two ports one is 3.5mm audio jack and another one is the micro-USB port. The 3.5mm audio jack definitely for external speaker or headphone. 

This Nexus 7 accessory is heading to UK in coming weeks with the price of £79.

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December 11, 2012

Nexus 7C 3G Version Announced In Malaysia, 32GB Version Priced At MYR $1099


(GSM Insider) - Nexus 7 3G Version Announced In Malaysia, Priced At MYR $1099

The 7-inch Nexus brand tablet just announced by Asus Malaysia. It is the second Nexus 7 to arrive after the Nexus 7 WiFi-only. The Nexus 7 tablet with 3G connectivity also known as the Nexus 7C. It was built by Asus for Google. 

Nexus 7C 3G powered by Tegra 3 quad-core processor. The RAM memory is 1GB large. It does not support microSD expansion as it has 32GB of internal memory. The size of the display is 7-inch with 1280 x 800 resolution. With the 3G connectivity, you can now inserted a SIM card in it. It runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and upgradable to 4.2 Jelly Bean.


This Nexus 7C 3G tablet available in Malaysia for the price of MYR $1099. The Nexus 7 WiFi-only version available for MYR $899. It is now available for purchase across the mobile stores in Malaysia. 

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December 6, 2012

Asus Confirmed Nexus 7 3G Coming To Australia And New Zealand On December, Priced At AUS$369


(GSM Insider) -Asus Confirmed Nexus 7 3G Coming To Australia And New Zealand On December

Folks at Oceania, we have a good news to you. Asus just confirmed that the Nexus 7 3G heading to both Australia and New Zealand in December. Since now already December, this means that the Nexus 7 3G coming to you in couple days.

Stores that selling the Nexus 7 3G included Harvey Norman, JB HiFi, Dick Smith Electronics, The Good Guys, Bing Lee, Radio Rentals, Office Works, EB Games, BSR, and various Asus channel resellers as well.



Asus stated that the Nexus 7 3G will available at the price of AUS$369 which is the 32GB version. Anyone getting this Nexus 7 tablet? 

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Asus Announced Nexus 7 3G and VivoTab RT Heading To Hong Kong During Christmas, Pricing Unveiled


(GSM Insider) - Asus Announced Nexus 7 3G and VivoTab RT Heading To Hong Kong During Christmas, Pricing Unveiled

Three new Asus brand tablets coming to Hong Kong - Asus Nexus 7 WiFi, Nexus 7 3G and Asus VivoTab RT. 

Nexus 7 3G arriving at the Hong Kong with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean pre-loaded. It priced at HK$2980 which is HK$600 more expensive than the Nexus 7 WiFi.

The Asus VivoTab RT also heading to Hong Kong at the Christmas season. Priced at HK$6298. Asus VivoTab RT is runs on Windows RT operating system.


With a few weeks to go before the Christmas season. Have you made up your mind on which tablet to purchase?  Nexus 7 or VivoTab RT?

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November 15, 2012

Nexus 7 32GB HSPA+ Sold Out As Well

(GSM Insider) - Seems like all the new Nexus devices already sold out at Play Store. This is a bad news for all Android fans. The first sold out device was LG Nexus 4, followed by Nexus 10 and the latest is Nexus 7 3G version.


One word to describe Google - Damn! The Nexus 7 3G is officially sold out at the Google Play. Seems like the 7 inch slate followed the steps of another two Nexus devices.

With the price of $299, you are able to get a 7 inch tablet with 3G and quad-core. This is definitely super cheap than others in the market. The affordable price and super cheap pricing caused all the Nexus devices in the shortage mode.

Since all stock depleted, you should wait a few more weeks as Google stated that more stock coming soon. But we are not sure how many weeks to wait for. We will update you once its available. 

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November 13, 2012

LG Nexus 4, Nexus 10 And Nexus 7 32GB HSPA+ On Sales In Germany, France, Spain and UK

(GSM Insider) - After the United States, LG Nexus 4, Nexus 10 and Nexus 7 32GB HSPA+ also on sales in European countries. All these three devices now on sales at the Google Play Store at Germany, France, Spain and United Kingdom.


No doubt that these Nexus devices are the hit at Android market. The specs are good and the prices are affordable. Each of these devices able to give you satisfaction with the price you paid for it. 

Since these devices are up at the Google Play Store across those European countries, you might need to move faster as they might sold up in short time.

In Australia, LG Nexus 4 16GB sold out in just 22 minutes on sales at the Google Play. Seems like the Aussies have full of passion on the LG Nexus 4. 

LG Nexus 4, Nexus 10 And Nexus 7 32GB HSPA+ prices in Europe

LG Nexus 4 8GB - EUR $299
LG Nexus 4 16GB - EUR $349
Nexus 10 16GB - EUR $399
Nexus 10 32GB - EUR $499

LG Nexus 4, Nexus 10 And Nexus 7 32GB HSPA+ prices in UK

LG Nexus 4 8GB - GBP $239
LG Nexus 4 16GB - GBP $279
Nexus 10 16GB - GBP $319
Nexus 10 32GB - GBP $389

So you might moved your ass faster to ensure you get the device! 

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November 10, 2012

Google Nexus 7 Tablet Explodes, Caught On Fire And Melted [Ugly Photos Attached]

(GSM Insider) - Warning: Dont view the photos at below if you are having meal, it might cause you to throw up everything. This is the real incident that happened to the Google Nexus 7 tablet.











According to the China forum user, the Nexus 7 tablet charging as usual with the original charging adapter, and it suddenly caught on fire and the whole tablet melted.

From the photos attached, you can imagine the incident as the whole Nexus 7 tablet turned into a burnt toast. Just like you put on extra temperature for extra time when you having the toast in the early morning. 

You can also see that the back casing of the Nexus 7 melted. This was probably caused by the battery explosion under the cover. No doubt about this. The Nexus logo also gone as well. 

After Asus found out this matter, new replacement tablet sent to the owner and they apologized for this incident. Since it is an electronic device, there are certain degrees that it might explodes and caught on fire. Just depends on luck and use your device safety. We hope that there will be such incident on the LG Nexus 4 or Nexus 10 from Samsung. 

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November 5, 2012

Apple Continues To Dominate The Tablet Market Despite Huge Dropped of Market Share

(GSM Insider) - It has been long enough for Apple to dominate the worldwide tablet with the iPad. There are four iPads up to date. These fourth different iPads are the key tool for Apple to dominate the worldwide tablet market. 


According to the latest report releases by IDC, Apple still dominate the tablet market. But the market share dropped significantly. The market share dropped from 65.5 to 50.4%. With the 50.4%, Apple iPads still account for  half the amount of 27.8 million units of tablet shipments. 

After Apple, Samsung shipped 5 million units of tablets, followed by Amazon and the partnership of Google and Asus. Amazon's Kindle shipped 2.5 million units as the same goes to the Nexus 7 as well. 

Seems like Apple on the declining in the tablet market. It is important for Tim Cook to sort out perfect strategy for the upcoming tablet from Apple. It seriously needs innovation and creativity to bring iPad competitive again. 

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October 31, 2012

Asus CFO Confirms Nexus 7 Sales Hit Nearly One Million Per Month

(GSM Insider) - Nexus 7 is the first Nexus brand tablet that built by Google and Asus. The pricing of Nexus 7 is relatively low so that it will able to bring competition to Apple iPad. Few days earlier, Google introduced the Nexus 7 with 32GB storage and with 3G HSPA+ connectivity. This brings Nexus 7 to another level. So how about sales?


Seems like the sales of Nexus 7 increasing from month to month. Perhaps this is the main reason for Google to release Nexus 7 3G HSPA+ version. According to Asus CFO David Chang, the tablet shipment increases drastically by 200 percent which is far more than predicted. 

He also stated that the sales increasing month by month after it was firstly launched month ago. In this latest month, the sales of Nexus 7 almost hits one million units. The was very impressive for an Android tablet. With 3G HSPA+ version added to Nexus 7 line, we shall see the sales performance soon. And dont forget the Nexus 10 from Samsung as well. 

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October 29, 2012

Google Shows Off Its Nexus Brand Devices - Nexus 4, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 In A Video

(GSM Insider) - Google just announced three new devices for its Nexus brand - Nexus 4, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10. Nexus 4 is the smartphone while Nexus 7 is a 7 inches tablet and Nexus 10 is a 10 inches tablet. These three devices are manufactured by different manufacturers.


Nexus 4 is built by LG and Google, Nexus 7 is built by Asus and Google while the Nexus 10 is built by Samsung and Google. With different manufacturers, Google able to main its fairness among Android device manufacturers. 

Here are the video that Google shows off its Nexus brand:



Are you impressed with the Nexus devices? 

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via: Google Blog