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Late News: iPhone 4S Announced, LG Optimus LTE Launched, QNX May Get Rebranded by RIM

So, it is finally done. Apple has announced the iPhone 4S and it will be launched on the 14th of October and will be available in white initially. The Phone will be launched in US Canada, Australia, UK, France, Germany and Japan.

Korean electronics giant LG has unveiled the Optimus LTE which comes with True HD IPS display and coveted 4G connectivity. Much to the disappointment of LG fans in the UK, the device is currently being launched in South Korea only.

Nokia is finally launching its Windows-based smart phones during the last quarter of this year. Arguing that despite Apple and Google producing some of the best and most popular smart phones and devices available, there is space for alternative smart phones, Chief Executive of Nokia Stephen Elop stated in a technology fair in Helsinki that “Our belief is that there is a clear opportunity for an alternative ecosystem."

Research In Motion may be planning to re-brand the QNX operating system as BlackBerry X, or simply BBX. According to reports, the company could execute the speculated move at the forthcoming DevCon conference.

The latest concern for HTC is the massive security vulnerability which has been identified in its Android smartphones. Even though the Taiwanese mobile maker said that such security loopholes have not resulted into any data leaks, they are taking the matter seriously and working to fix it as soon as possible.

Ravi Mandalia

Ravi Mandalla was ITProPortal's Sub Editor (and a contributing writer) for two years from 2011. Based in Ahmedabad, India, Ravi is now the owner and founder of Parity Media Pvt. Ltd., a news and media company, which specializes in online publishing, technology news and analysis, reviews, web site traffic growth, web site UI. Ravi lists his specialist subjects as: Enterprise, IT, Technology, Gadgets, Business, High Net Worth Individuals, Online Publishing, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, News, Reviews, Audio, Video, and Multi-Media. He has also previously worked as Dy. Manager - IT Security at (n)Code Solutions.