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LG Nitro HD for AT&T will get Android 4.0 on July 31

LG Nitro HD for AT&T will get Android 4.0 on July 31

27 July, 2012 | comments (17)

LG Nitro HD owners have a good reason to smile these days, as the handset's Android Ice Cream Sandwich update is finally coming their way. Starting this coming Tuesday, July 31st, AT&T will begin seeding the long awaited release of the Google...

Tags: LG, Android


Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III local search is back

Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III local search is back

27 July, 2012 | comments (27)

A few days ago Samsung removed the local search functionality from the smartphone's search widget with an update. An Apple patent violation was supposedly the reason behind the downgrade. Yesterday though Samsung said the local search removal in...


2011 Xperias won't get Jelly Bean, no ICS for Optimus 2X and Black

2011 Xperias won't get Jelly Bean, no ICS for Optimus 2X and Black

27 July, 2012 | comments (273)

Every time Google announces a new version of its Android mobile OS, every droid user out there starts asking - will my smartphone get it? Well, we have some bad news for Sony Ericsson phones regarding Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and worse still - LG...

Tags: Sony, LG, Android


Samsung to restore local search on the international Galaxy S III

Samsung to restore local search on the international Galaxy S III

26 July, 2012 | comments (41)

Yesterday, Samsung released a firmware update for the Galaxy S III that removed the ability to use the universal search tool for looking into local data (contacts, media files, apps, etc.). The patch came after Samsung removed the same...


Sony LT30p Mint previewed ahead of announcement

Sony LT30p Mint previewed ahead of announcement

26 July, 2012 | comments (97)

The upcoming Sony LT30p Mint from Sony did a few rounds a couple of weeks ago, when some camera samples leaked alongside a specs sheet that had flagship written all over it. Today, it seems that Mobile-Review has not only gotten their hands on...


HTC One X+ with 1.7GHz Tegra 3 might be headed to T-Mobile USA

HTC One X+ with 1.7GHz Tegra 3 might be headed to T-Mobile USA

26 July, 2012 | comments (43)

So far, AT&T has been enjoying exclusivity of the HTC One X in the US (theirs is a renamed Krait-powered One XL), but now a rumor based on a leaked shot of T-Mobile's inventory shows that the carrier will be getting the "HTC One X+". So,...


Sony to hold a pre-IFA event on August 29 in Berlin

Sony to hold a pre-IFA event on August 29 in Berlin

25 July, 2012 | comments (32)

Sony just sent out invitations for a pre-IFA press conference. Anyone with an IFA press accreditation is invited to take a look at the latest Sony Xperia smartphones, which are expected to be announced there. There will also be an exclusive...


Toshiba announces REGZA T-02D Android smartphone for Japan

Toshiba announces REGZA T-02D Android smartphone for Japan

24 July, 2012 | comments (67)

The T-02D is the latest in Toshiba's range of REGZA smartphones for Japan. This one comes with a 13.1 megapixel Sony EXMOR R BSI sensor and claims to go as high as ISO 25,600 equivalent ISO, although what kind of images you'll get at that...


Samsung 'Gogh' SPH-L300 images leak

Samsung 'Gogh' SPH-L300 images leak

24 July, 2012 | comments (23)

It seems Samsung is planning a new smartphone for Sprint's equally new 4G LTE network and we have got some pictures of it as well. The Samsung SPH-L300 or '‘Gogh’ as it is known for now, comes across as a mid-range smartphone but with some pretty...


ZTE N880E is the company's first Android 4.1 Jelly Bean device

ZTE N880E is the company's first Android 4.1 Jelly Bean device

23 July, 2012 | comments (34)

In case you were expecting Samsung, HTC, LG, or Huawei to be the first to launch an Android 4.1 Jelly Bean smartphone, which is not part of the Google Nexus family, we have a surprise for you. The ZTE N880E is the first non-Nexus device to enter the...

Tags: ZTE, Android


Xiaomi MI-2 leaks, might be the cheapest quad-core out there

Xiaomi MI-2 leaks, might be the cheapest quad-core out there

23 July, 2012 | comments (22)

Xiaomi is the Chinese manufacturer, which brought us the MI-1 - an affordable and capable dual-core smartphone with a deeply customized Android experience, thanks to its MIUI launcher. Now, almost a year later we got a glimpse of what's next to...


Sprint-bound Galaxy Reverb leaks, ICS on board

Sprint-bound Galaxy Reverb leaks, ICS on board

23 July, 2012 | comments (8)

An image, which leaked on Twitter reveals a low-end Samsung Galaxy Reverb (SPH-M950), that's bound for a Sprint release. The image was leaked by the same source that brought us the Galaxy Jasper - a similar device bound for Verizon's LTE network....


Jelly Bean updates for Galaxy S III, S II already in the works?

Jelly Bean updates for Galaxy S III, S II already in the works?

23 July, 2012 | comments (83)

Unlike HTC, Samsung is yet to announce the list of devices that will get Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Insiders have talked to SamMobile, however, and said that Samsung is already testing Jelly Bean on the Samsung Galaxy S III. The new flagship is...


Samsung Galaxy S III sales have hit the 10 million mark

Samsung Galaxy S III sales have hit the 10 million mark

23 July, 2012 | comments (145)

Samsung Galaxy S III has reached the 10 million units sold mark. Shin Jong-kyun, Samsung's president of information technology and mobile communication division broke the news about the impressive milestone, which is hardly a surprise, given the 9...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Android 4.0 ICS is officially a no go for HTC Desire HD

Android 4.0 ICS is officially a no go for HTC Desire HD

22 July, 2012 | comments (154)

It looks like the saga surrounding the official Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update of the much beloved HTC Desire HD is finally over, folks. HTC have officially removed the 2010 Android monster from the official list of devices scheduled to get...

Tags: HTC, Android


Images leak the international Sony Xperia LT29i 'Hayabusa'

Images leak the international Sony Xperia LT29i 'Hayabusa'

22 July, 2012 | comments (81)

We came across some leaked images that show the international version of the Sony LT29i, codenamed Xperia Hayabusa. The images confirm a very close resemblance to the Japan-bound, LTE-capable Xperia GX, save for the lack of the FeliCa (Sony's...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumor


Samsung will announce a new Galaxy device on August 15

Samsung will announce a new Galaxy device on August 15

21 July, 2012 | comments (138)

Samsung Electronics America sent out "Save the date" notes to the press that they will be announcing a new Galaxy device on August 15. They kept the note all mysterious and offered no info on the device, but the words "major announcement and...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Jasper gets leaked again, this time with pictures

Samsung Jasper gets leaked again, this time with pictures

21 July, 2012 | comments (23)

The Samsung SCH-I200, better known as Jasper, has been leaked again, and this time we get to see what the device looks like. The upcoming device was leaked via Twitter, and will feature Android ICS out of box, alongside a dual-core Snapdragon...


HTC officially confirms Jelly Bean coming to One X, XL and S

HTC officially confirms Jelly Bean coming to One X, XL and S

20 July, 2012 | comments (146)

Yesterday, Telstra let the cat out of the bag - HTC is working on a Jelly Bean update. Today, HTC officially confirmed it and offered the full list of devices that are planned to get the update. There are no big surprises here - the HTC One X...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Android 4.1.1 update for the Nexus S starts rolling out

Android 4.1.1 update for the Nexus S starts rolling out

20 July, 2012 | comments (118)

After some false hopes stirred by Vodafone Australia yesterday, it seems the international Nexus S is now finally getting its Android 4.1 Jelly Bean fix. An Android Police reader has reported receiving the 4.1.1 update on his GSM Nexus S (I9023)....