A lot has happened in the world of mobile, I’m going to round up a few of the big stories so that you can get caught up on they day’s activities with out having to scroll through your feeds.
The Padfone 2 is on the way, there are two launch events taking place globally one in Milan and in Taipei, we’re going to be at the Taipei unveiling so that we can shoot a comparison video with the original Padfone and get it to you a few hours before the guys in Europe. Look out for this news on October 16th.
The iPhone 5 has already been taken out of the box in both black and white! It’s officially hitting the streets tomorrow morning at 8am, so you don’t have long to wait until it’s in the hands of everyone.
HTC has just announced at HTC 8X & 8S both phones have Super LCD 2 displays, making colors extremely vivid. At first sight, we actually thought the screen was painted on. The 8X has a larger 4.3-inch screen, while the 8S has a 4-inch screen. Under Under the hood we’ve got the Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus which is dual core running at 1.5 GHz.
Here is a design video from HTC to give you a better idea of what is going on with the phones.
You’ve heard that iOS 6 has hit the streets and one of the things that Apple has been taking heat on, is their Maps. Nokia isn’t sitting quietly in the sidelines over Apple’s mis-step. In a post on the Nokia Conversations blog, Nokia’s Pino Bonetti compared the company’s Location Platform to the competition with a series of benchmarks, taking a few shots at Apple in the process.
AND just for fun here is a tumblr blog that has lovingly pulled together the most precious iOS6 Maps photos! Enjoy!