Wed, Jul 31, 2013 2:18 PM EDT 1:00
Samsung plans to release new versions of its Galaxy S4 and S4 mini smartphones that can automatically switch between 4G networks across the world that use different LTE standards. Samsung is giving consumers one more reason to pick up a point-and-shoot instead of always using their smartphone's camera. U.S. users of Samsung's Wi-Fi-enabled WB250F Smart Camera will be able to add Evernote photo syncing to the camera's list of wireless capabilities. The once leading mobile phone maker in Japan, said that it would stop making smartphones. NEC has become the latest Japanese smartphone maker to fall by the wayside, underlining the failure of the country?s once-proud electronics industry to keep pace with the likes of Apple and Samsung.