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Samsung prepares affordable Galaxy Pocket Neo for mid-May

Samsung prepares affordable Galaxy Pocket Neo for mid-May

06 March, 2013 | comments (37)

Samsung is preparing yet another affordable smartphone to join its team of entry-level droids. Dubbed the Galaxy Pocket Neo, the upcoming droid is going to sit next to the Galaxy Young and Galaxy Fame. The information comes from a report by...


Screenshots confirm Smart scroll and Smart pause for Galaxy S IV

Screenshots confirm Smart scroll and Smart pause for Galaxy S IV

06 March, 2013 | comments (262)

Earlier this year Samsung trademarked Eye Scroll and Eye Pause and a couple of days ago the eye scrolling rumor reappeared. Today we can add several screenshots to the evidence that the Samsung Galaxy S IV will have both of these...


Android in Feb 2013: Jelly Bean grows, Gingerbread dominates

Android in Feb 2013: Jelly Bean grows, Gingerbread dominates

06 March, 2013 | comments (43)

The platform distribution numbers for Android in February are out and they bring little surprises. The trends from the previous few months continue, with Jelly Bean gaining ground on ICS and the now long outdated Gingerbread. The Gingerbread...


HTC One to hit Russia in April, to carry RUB 29,990 price tag

HTC One to hit Russia in April, to carry RUB 29,990 price tag

05 March, 2013 | comments (68)

Info on HTC One pricing keeps rolling in – the flagship is expected to hit Russia on the first Sunday of April for RUB 29,990 ($977). This is according to info shared by Russian retailer Euroset, but other retailers should get the One around the...

Tags: HTC, Android


Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 goes on sale, priced at €329

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 goes on sale, priced at €329

05 March, 2013 | comments (11)

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2, a recent addition to the extensive collection of smartphones from the company is up for grabs. The device has been listed on gigantti.fi, a Finnish retailer, with a price tag of €329 (about $428). Samsung Galaxy...


Purported official image of Samsung Galaxy S IV shows up

Purported official image of Samsung Galaxy S IV shows up

05 March, 2013 | comments (224)

Samsung Galaxy S IV rumors pop up by the day and the last one comes from the relentless leak mill evleaks. What looks to be a Galaxy S IV presentation slide, containing an image of the smartphone popped on the famous Twitter account...


Cell phone unlocking to be legalized in the United States

Cell phone unlocking to be legalized in the United States

05 March, 2013 | comments (30)

Back in October of last year, the Librarian of Congress decided to remove cell phone unlocking from the exceptions to the DMCA list, effectively rendering it illegal. The decision came into effect on January 26 of this year, forcing users to stay...


Samsung Galaxy S IV will reportedly feature eye scrolling

Samsung Galaxy S IV will reportedly feature eye scrolling

04 March, 2013 | comments (238)

It looks like the headline-grabbing Smart Stay feature of the Samsung Galaxy S III will be taken even further in its successor. According to a New York Times report, the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S IV will have eye scrolling on the list of its...


Sony Xperia ZL to hit US soon, get a new color option

Sony Xperia ZL to hit US soon, get a new color option

04 March, 2013 | comments (53)

Sony Xperia ZL will soon be available in the United States as the smartphone has been officially listed on the company's local online store. The C6506 version of the Xperia ZL is said to support LTE in Band I, Band II, Band IV, Band V and Band...


Galaxy S IV specs all but official thanks to an AnTuTu scorecard

Galaxy S IV specs all but official thanks to an AnTuTu scorecard

04 March, 2013 | comments (316)

The Samsung Galaxy S IV specifications are now all but officially confirmed thanks to a leaked AnTuTu benchmark test that the phone has undergone. Samsung's upcoming flagship will sport an Exynos 5 Octa 5410 chipset with a CPU running at...


The first teaser ad for the Samsung Galaxy S IV is out

The first teaser ad for the Samsung Galaxy S IV is out

04 March, 2013 | comments (111)

Samsung is shifting its PR machine in full gear to build up hype over the Samsung Unpacked event planned for March 14. It’s no big secret that the company will introduce its Galaxy S IV new flagship there. Even the tag line of the teasers is not ...


Sony aiming to become 3rd overall smartphone manufacturer

Sony aiming to become 3rd overall smartphone manufacturer

04 March, 2013 | comments (72)

The current top spots amongst smartphone manufacturers are taken up by Samsung and Apple, who combine for the lion's share of the market, making other manufacturers seem like they're arguing over scraps. Nevertheless, Sony hopes to take over...


Sony Xperia C670X to pack a 4.8in 1080p screen, Snapdragon 600?

Sony Xperia C670X to pack a 4.8in 1080p screen, Snapdragon 600?

01 March, 2013 | comments (102)

Sony showed off the Xperia ZL and the Xperia Tablet Z at the MWC, but no unannounced models. But unannounced models are starting to pile up in the rumor mill, the latest is the Sony Xperia C670X. As a comparison, the Xperia ZL model name is the...


AT&T Sony Xperia TL getting Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update

AT&T Sony Xperia TL getting Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update

01 March, 2013 | comments (36)

The wait is finally over for the AT&T owners of the Sony Xperia TL smartphone as the Jelly Bean update for your droids is now available. The Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean is said to have a much smoother UI and also has an extended battery mode...


Google admits current Motorola devices not up to their standards

Google admits current Motorola devices not up to their standards

01 March, 2013 | comments (87)

About nine months ago when Google acquired Motorola, the company also inherited about 18 months worth of product pipeline. This included models such as the RAZR HD and the RAZR M. It seems, however, that none of these products are up to Google's...


The latest devices from the MWC get priced in Germany

The latest devices from the MWC get priced in Germany

28 February, 2013 | comments (32)

A few online retailers have already posted prices on several of the devices revealed at this years' MWC. Keep in mind that most of these are pre-orders, which means that you likely won't be getting your device right away. Nokia's new...


Galaxy S IV to premiere at Times Square on March 14

Galaxy S IV to premiere at Times Square on March 14

28 February, 2013 | comments (159)

Samsung has already sent out invitations for a press event on March 14, where it will unveil the Galaxy S IV smartphone. It seems though its plans for the announcement are much bigger. Today Samsung invites all of its social network followers to...

Tags: Samsung, Android


HTC Sense 5 coming to One X, One X+, One S and Butterfly

HTC Sense 5 coming to One X, One X+, One S and Butterfly

28 February, 2013 | comments (88)

Wondering if your HTC One X, One X+, One S or the Butterfly will be getting the new Sense 5 from the HTC One? Well, you don't have to anymore, as HTC has revealed that it does plan to do so. Replaying to query on Facebook, HTC clarified that...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Samsung Galaxy S IV said to come with different CPUs

Samsung Galaxy S IV said to come with different CPUs

27 February, 2013 | comments (104)

In a manner similar to last year's dual arrangement, Samsung might offer its upcoming Galaxy S IV flagship with different CPU types. They reportedly include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 in the US or Exynos 5 Octa for areas where LTE networks are not...


Samsung GT-I9500 captures the Browsermark 2.0 top spot

Samsung GT-I9500 captures the Browsermark 2.0 top spot

27 February, 2013 | comments (103)

Samsung GT-I9500 made an appearance in Rightware's Browsermark 2.0 database by recording the most impressive score to date. The device is likely the soon to be unveiled Samsung Galaxy S IV. The result you see above is the best we've...