The LG Optimus F5 smartphone - which was unveiled by LG at the 2013 Mobile World Congress - has been launched in Europe, initially in France. The handset will be released in South and Central America, Asia and the Common-wealth of Independent States (CIS), including India, apparently on the cards in the coming weeks.
With the LG Optimus F Series unleashing a new budget-friendly line of Android handsets boasting LTE connectivity, the Optimus F5 smartphone features a 4.3-inch IPS display; and is powered by a 1.2 GHz Qualcomm dual-core processor.
During the course of his keynote address at the `Big Tent D. C.' event in Washington on Friday, Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt said that the so-called "mobile revolution" is - in the next 5-10 years - apparently set to become "the defining story" for the 57 percent of the world's population that resides in autocratic countries.
In an evident effort to facilitate the Google Drive users in collaboratively using Google's cloud-based storage service for working together on documents and files, Google has recently revealed that it has added profile pictures and 1-click group chat to Google Drive.
With the latest additions to Google Drive notably enhancing the collaborative features of the service, Google's software engineer Eric Zhang said in a blog post that when users open a file in Drive, they will be able to see the profile pictures of other viewers alongside their names.
In what marked the final step in the approval of the merger deal between T-Mobile and MetroPCS, it was announced on Wednesday that the MetroPCS shareholders have given their go-ahead to the combined T-Mobile/MetroPCS company.
The T-Mobile/MetroPCS merger deal - which is likely to close by May 1 - has already been approved by the boards of MetroPCS and T-Mobile's parent Deutsche Telekom. In addition, the deal has also got the legal nod from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) as well as the US Department of Justice (DoJ).
Opponents could not succeed in an attempt to overturn the new rules regarding NHS competition regulations.
The aim of the Labour move was to throw out Section 75, and if this happens then NHS services to market competition will be opened up but this was defeated in the House of Lords.
A petition against David Cameron's `new privatization plot' was signed by about 300,000 people, who are worried about the entire thing.
The Unofficial Apple Weblog has revealed in a recent report that the Apple iPhone 4 users affected by the device's `antennagate' issue have started receiving their $15 settlement checks through mail.
The $15 settlement checks are being sent to the iPhone 4 owners who had filed a class-action lawsuit against Apple over their handset's `antennagate' problem, which underscored some signal issues in the handset. The iPhone
4 users who are getting the settlement checks can get them cashed till July 16.
According to a new study, the country's obesity crisis are being exacerbated by Nigella Lawson and other celebrity chefs as they encourage people to consume dishes packed with fat.
The government's healthy eating recommendations were outrightly avoided by 87 per cent of recipes belonging to 26 famous cooks who were renowned. For this, experts tested 900 recipes.
Ingredients that led to a healthy diet were recommended by just 13 per cent of cooks and followed guidelines devised by the Government's Food Standards Agency.
Reports are making rounds that LG's forthcoming press event, scheduled to be held in New York on May 1, will likely witness the company introducing its Optimus G Pro smartphone, the first LG handset to breach the
The most controversial issue of the NHS reforms is competition. More so, during the passage of the Health and Social Care Act.
The government has favoured clinical commissioning groups of CCGs using competition as a tool where it fits the bill and is of some help to patient care.
The members of the Anonymous hacktivist group have given a call for an `Internet Blackout Day' on Monday, April 22; a move which comes in protest of the recent passage of the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) by the US House of Representatives.
CISPA was passed last Thursday, after the House of Representatives voted 288-127 in favor of the act which, according to the fact sheet released to the public, is chiefly aimed at protecting networks from cyber threats and at serving as a means of protecting national security.
The 2013 Shanghai Auto Show on Friday marked the debut of the newest version of the Buick Riviera concept vehicle --- a `wireless plug-in' hybrid electric vehicle which retains most of the original exterior lines of the 2007 Buick Riviera concept, while also boasting some highly noteworthy enhancements over the original version.
Reporting its 2013 first-quarter results on Thursday, Verizon Communications said that its quarterly earnings increased 16 percent; with the company's margins witnessing a notably improvement due to the addition of pre-paid wireless subscribers.
According to the figures reported by Verizon, there was a 15.8 percent increase, to $1.95 billion, in the company net income during the first quarter, in which the bigwig telecom company not only added more wireless subscribers, but also saw a steady growth in its FiOS pay-TV and broadband business.
In the past five years, there has been a 300 per cent rise in the number of organs donated by people after dying at Nottingham's hospitals.
In 2012 and 2013, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS trust has recorded a total of 17 deceased donors. This number has been the highest in the East Midlands. This has led to UK witnessing 40 people being benefitted from organ donation. In the year 2007 and 2008, this number was just four.
Addressing the audience at AllThingsD's Dive into Mobile event in New York City on Tuesday, Snapchat's co-founder and CEO Evan Spiegel said that the photo service is growing at an extremely fast pace; and, as of now, most of the users are clicking pictures with iOS devices. However, he also added alongside that Snapchat's growth on Android is also in the offing.
The Los Angeles Times said in a recent report that a safety citation received by the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim on Saturday led to the temporary closure of three popular rides - Space Mountain, the Matterhorn and Soarin' Over California.
According to the report, the shutting down of the three rides was part of a voluntary closure by the Disneyland Resort officials, after the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) issued seven citations to the park on Friday.
Following outbreaks of the Norovirus, four wards in Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton has visiting restrictions.
In order to keep the bug under control, public's help is being asked for by the hospital.
Musgrove's medical director, Colin Close said, "Norovirus is a nasty infection, causing acute diarrhoea and vomiting. On top of that, it's highly contagious. For example, you can fit around 10,000 Norovirus particles on a pin head but you only need to ingest about 10 particles to become infected."
According to a new study released by Piper Jaffray, the usage of Facebook has come down among the teenagers, even though the social network still continue to be an important communications platform for them.
With the findings of the study pointing out that teenagers are drifting from Facebook - as also from Google's popular video-sharing site YouTube -, the statistics released by the study showed that there has been a 9 percent fall in Facebook usage among teenagers since last year.
A new Wired report has revealed, on the basis of an agreement obtained by it, that Apple has apparently worked out a settlement in a 2010-filed class action lawsuit which accused the company of failing to honor its warranties on the iPhone and the iPod Touch.
According to Wired, Apple will settle the lawsuit - which involved Apple vs. user warranty disputes - by paying an amount of $53 million. The settlement, which is not yet final though it is assumed to be the real deal, is expected to be filed in a San Francisco federal court in the coming weeks.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Auburn Hills-based automaker Chrysler is recalling nearly 9,300 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup trucks of model year 2013, because the defective parking brakes of the trucks can pose a potential risk of a rollaway of the vehicles.
About the fault in the parking brakes of the Dodge Ram 1500 trucks being recalled, Chrysler said in a Tuesday statement that the parking brake equalizer in the affected trucks has apparently not been adjusted correctly.
In a move which marks a notable turnaround of decision by General Motors (GM), which yanked its $10 million advertising campaign from Facebook last year, a recent Ad Age report has revealed that the automaker is apparently re-igniting its ad campaign on the social network.
The magnetars in nature are more diverse than they are estimated. The same has been confirmed by NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and other similar satellites.
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