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Samsung Galaxy S III is T-Mobile's best-selling device of all time

Samsung Galaxy S III is T-Mobile's best-selling device of all time

08 October, 2012 | comments (53)

Samsung Galaxy S III T999 for T-Mobile US has become the carrier's best-selling device of all time. The fourth largest US carrier announced the impressive achievement on its official Twitter feed. The Korean flagship accomplished the feat...


HTC releases Q3 results, profits continue to slide down

HTC releases Q3 results, profits continue to slide down

08 October, 2012 | comments (94)

HTC released its unaudited Q3 financial results and the numbers show a net profit of $133.2 million and $2.4 billion in revenues. Although a positive quarter it shows a serious decline from this year's Q2 when HTC achieved $3 billion in...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Sony Xperia TX goes on sale in Hong Kong in three colors

Sony Xperia TX goes on sale in Hong Kong in three colors

08 October, 2012 | comments (39)

The Sony Xperia TX has been released in Hong Kong today with a recommended price tag of HK$4,698 or around $606 (or 375, 465). The device comes in three color variants - pink, white and black. Also the Xperia J has been priced in Hong Kong...


Sony Xperia C650X Odin leaks, said to be next flagship

Sony Xperia C650X Odin leaks, said to be next flagship

08 October, 2012 | comments (73)

Sony released a good number of smartphones this year but it seems they are already looking forward to next year. Leaked user agent profiles detail three new phones for 2013, one of which is supposed to be the company's next flagship. It is known...


Intel Lava XOLO X900 gets Ice Cream Sandwich update

Intel Lava XOLO X900 gets Ice Cream Sandwich update

08 October, 2012 | comments (155)

The first Intel Medfield based smartphone, the Lava XOLO X900, has finally received the Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich update that was it was promised. The update is now available for download over-the-air or you can also download it from...


Galaxy Note II firmware update brings split-screen multitasking

Galaxy Note II firmware update brings split-screen multitasking

06 October, 2012 | comments (327)

Samsung has released a firmware update for the Galaxy Note II, which enables the much anticipated split-screen multitasking feature. Multi-View enhances the multitasking capabilities of the Galaxy Note II, allowing you to run two apps on the...


Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX price drops to $50 on contract

Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX price drops to $50 on contract

05 October, 2012 | comments (20)

Amazon Wireless has a killer deal for droid lovers who want huge battery life and don't mind slightly aged hardware and software - they are offering the Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX for just $50 (with a 2-year Verizon contract, of course). Both...


Xperia Tablet S sales suspended due to manufacturing issues

Xperia Tablet S sales suspended due to manufacturing issues

05 October, 2012 | comments (70)

Sony made a tough decision to suspend the Xperia Tablet S sales because of a manufacturing issue resulting in gaps between the screen and the panel. This causes problems with the splash resistance and the Tablet S will get soaked...


Report of LG-made Nexus phone point to an Optimus G-based droid

Report of LG-made Nexus phone point to an Optimus G-based droid

05 October, 2012 | comments (80)

So, the rumor mill has been abuzz that the LG Optimus G (the Snapdragon S4 Pro powerhouse) will be used as base for the next Google Nexus Phone. A tipster has contacted AndroidAndMe to give it a first hand account of what the LG-made Nexus is...


AT&T is the first US carrier to offer the Samsung Galaxy Camera

AT&T is the first US carrier to offer the Samsung Galaxy Camera

04 October, 2012 | comments (64)

AT&T Wireless announced the upcoming availability of the Samsung Galaxy Camera today. As you probably know by now, the device is a marriage of a point and shoot camera and an Android smartphone. Samsung Galaxy Camera for AT&T official...


HTC One X+ goes on pre-order in the UK, to arrive in late October

HTC One X+ goes on pre-order in the UK, to arrive in late October

04 October, 2012 | comments (24)

The HTC One X+ went official a couple of days ago and the first pricing and launch info for the UK is in - Clove announced it is taking pre-orders for the flagship smartphone and that they expect to have it in stock near the end of October. Their...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


T-Mobile branded LG Optimus L9 press shot emerges

T-Mobile branded LG Optimus L9 press shot emerges

03 October, 2012 | comments (14)

With its more powerful relative's availability confirmed in the United States, LG's mid-range Optimus L9 has emerged in a press image, sporting T-Mobile US livery. Both LG and T-Mobile are yet to officially announce availability of the handset....


AT&T and Sprint add LG Optimus G to their smartphone lineup

AT&T and Sprint add LG Optimus G to their smartphone lineup

03 October, 2012 | comments (16)

AT&T and Sprint Wireless will offer the LG Optimus G in the United States. AT&T will be selling the 8MP version of the smartphone, while Sprint will entice you with a 13MP snapper on the back of the Android powerhouse. Of course, both versions of...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


AT&T will offer HTC One X+ and One VX in the near future

AT&T will offer HTC One X+ and One VX in the near future

02 October, 2012 | comments (13)

Shortly after the international HTC One X+ broke cover, AT&T Wireless announced that it will offer the Taiwanese powerhouse in the United States in the "coming months." The LTE flavored top dog will be joined by the HTC One VX mid-ranger. The HTC...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC One X and One S to get Jelly Bean this month

HTC One X and One S to get Jelly Bean this month

02 October, 2012 | comments (71)

After announcing the Jelly Bean-running One X+, HTC confirmed that the One X and the One S will be getting their due Jelly Bean serving in the following weeks. The updates will start rolling out before October ends. In addition to the...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Samsung Galaxy S III Mini coming on October 11?

Samsung Galaxy S III Mini coming on October 11?

02 October, 2012 | comments (163)

Invites are being sent for a Samsung Mobile press event in Germany where a smaller-sized Samsung phone will reportedly be released. The invites sent out today contain the line "So big can be small. And so small can be big." You might also...


HTC One X+ with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is now official

HTC One X+ with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is now official

02 October, 2012 | comments (95)

The rumor mill has finally come to a stop for this one, folks. HTC One X+ just got announced. The new Taiwanese flagship brings a number of hardware improvements to the original, as well as a new color scheme and updated version of HTC Sense....

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


 Android in Sep 2012: Poor growth for Jelly Bean and ICS

Android in Sep 2012: Poor growth for Jelly Bean and ICS

02 October, 2012 | comments (86)

The latest Android distribution figures are in and things don't look a lot better for Jelly Bean and Ice Cream Sandwich over last month. Jelly Bean, which made its debut couple of months ago, has doubled its user base in that time but still...


Samsung adds iPhone 5 to its patents infringement case

Samsung adds iPhone 5 to its patents infringement case

02 October, 2012 | comments (162)

Samsung had already made it clear that they intend to add the iPhone 5 to their patent infringement case against Apple as soon as the product launches. Sticking to that claim, Samsung has done exactly as promised, and the new iPhone 5 now joins the...


Garnet Red Galaxy S III lands in UK, costs 429

Garnet Red Galaxy S III lands in UK, costs 429

01 October, 2012 | comments (35)

If you're a UK resident and want to get a flashier Galaxy S III but can't be bothered with tedious long-lasting contracts you could get the Garnet Red version in UK now for 429.99. The Samsung Galaxy S III Garnet Red international...