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Samsung to keep the physical home button on the Galaxy S IV

Samsung to keep the physical home button on the Galaxy S IV

13 February, 2013 | comments (195)

According to recent reports in South Korean newspaper Korean daily, Samsung has decided to keep the physical Home button for its Galaxy S IV upcoming flagship. If the reports are true, this means that Samsung will indeed keep the two capacitive...


Alleged Galaxy S IV benchmark scores surface online

Alleged Galaxy S IV benchmark scores surface online

13 February, 2013 | comments (84)

Benchmark results of what is alleged to be the upcoming Galaxy S IV have appeared online. The results have been uploaded on popular benchmarking tool GLBenchmark's website, which also lets us compare it with some of the other devices...


LG Optimus G Pro with 5.5

LG Optimus G Pro with 5.5" 1080p display goes official

12 February, 2013 | comments (84)

Hot on the heels of the budget L-Series trio announcement, LG took the wraps off the 5.5" 1080p display toting Optimus G Pro. The Android beast, while carrying the same name as the already official Japan-only device, is an altogether different...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Huawei Ascend P2 to be  water and dust protected

Huawei Ascend P2 to be water and dust protected

12 February, 2013 | comments (26)

Huawei is either not that good in keeping secrets or not trying too hard to do so. Even before the CES press conference we already knew almost everything about the Ascend D2 and Mate. It seems the case will be similar to the upcoming MWC event,...


LG Optimus L-Series II goes official with three new models

LG Optimus L-Series II goes official with three new models

11 February, 2013 | comments (20)

LG took the wraps off the freshly leaked, second generation Optimus L-Series trio of smartphones. The new devices will feature enhanced design philosophy and LG's latest software trickery. The first one of the pack to hit the shelves will be the...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


HTC One official photo breaks cover

HTC One official photo breaks cover

11 February, 2013 | comments (174)

An official press photo of the HTC One has leaked showcasing the phone's front panel. The source is evleaks and judging from its history of leaks, then we have every reason to believe this is the real deal. Rather surprisingly, the HTC One get...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


LG Optimus L3 II shows its face ahead of announcement

LG Optimus L3 II shows its face ahead of announcement

11 February, 2013 | comments (16)

Just two days ago we informed you about the upcoming upgrade of the LG Optimus L lineup. As the latest rumors have it the Optimus L3, L5 and L7 will get new editions with various hardware and software upgrades. Today, we can show you a real life...


Micromax A116 Canvas HD sales will start on February 14

Micromax A116 Canvas HD sales will start on February 14

08 February, 2013 | comments (146)

Micromax A116 Canvas HD, the successor of the popular Micromax A110 will be hitting shelves on February 14, according to the company. The Micromax A116 Canvas HD will be up for grabs from its official website. Micromax A116 Canvas HD carries...


HTC One will reportedly be M7's name when it goes official

HTC One will reportedly be M7's name when it goes official

08 February, 2013 | comments (22)

It appears that the M7 name which HTC's chairman Peter Chou shouted last week might only be an internal moniker. A fresh report has emerged from Twitter's highly accurate tipster @evleaks, pointing that the upcoming Taiwanese flagship will simply...


One million Nexus 4 units already shipped according to estimates

One million Nexus 4 units already shipped according to estimates

08 February, 2013 | comments (56)

The sales of the LG-built Google Nexus 4 have reached a million units, according to the owners of the smartphones. The members on the XDA Developer forum have worked a way out to make an educated guess on the smartphone shipments on the basis of its...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Samsung rolls out Jelly Bean update for Galaxy S II I9100G

Samsung rolls out Jelly Bean update for Galaxy S II I9100G

08 February, 2013 | comments (146)

Samsung has released the latest Jelly Bean update for the Galaxy S II I9100G, which is based off the TI-OMAP 4430 chipset rather than the Exynos that the standard Galaxy S II runs on. The new update to Jelly Bean brings with it all of the recent...


Android on 37% of all phones shipped in Q4, iOS on 11%

Android on 37% of all phones shipped in Q4, iOS on 11%

08 February, 2013 | comments (40)

Analysts at Canalys are done crunching the numbers and released a report on the state of mobile phones in the final quarter last year. Phone shipments (438.1 million units in total) were flat year on year, but that’s at the expense of feature...


LG to hold its MWC press event on February 25 in Barcelona

LG to hold its MWC press event on February 25 in Barcelona

08 February, 2013 | comments (9)

LG will hold a press conference on the first day of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. It is scheduled for February 25 at 8:00AM local time (that's GMT+1). LG already teased its upcoming announcements, hinting at a new range of "tier one...

Tags: LG, Android, MWC 2013


Alleged Galaxy S IV camera samples surface on Google+

Alleged Galaxy S IV camera samples surface on Google+

07 February, 2013 | comments (89)

The Samsung Galaxy S IV remain as elusive as ever, but this time we get a glimpse of some camera samples, which were accidentally uploaded on Google+. One of the photos shows a Samsung branded desk calendar, so chances are, these are coming...

Tags: Samsung, Android


LG Optimus 4X HD, L7, and L9 to get Jelly Bean within months

LG Optimus 4X HD, L7, and L9 to get Jelly Bean within months

07 February, 2013 | comments (68)

We recently heard that the LG Optimus 4X HD is getting the Jelly Bean update in Q1 2013, but now the same source from Android.caotic.it has spotted LG Hong Kong publicly announcing that Jelly Bean for the 4X HD, L7, and L9 is coming in the first...

Tags: LG, Android


LG Optimus G Pro image and specs revealed

LG Optimus G Pro image and specs revealed

07 February, 2013 | comments (98)

LG Optimus G is still one of the most powerful smartphones on the market, but the rumors of its successor are already at full swing. The image and the specifications of the international version of the LG Optimus G Pro have been leaked and the...

Tags: LG, Touch UI, Android


comScore shows Apple and Samsung even stronger in US

comScore shows Apple and Samsung even stronger in US

07 February, 2013 | comments (18)

The latest comScore mobile market share report for the US shows the trends from the previous trimester continue into the three month period ending in December 2012. Some 125.9 million Americans own smartphones in the US, with Apple and Samsung...


Photos of midrange HTC 603e surface in China

Photos of midrange HTC 603e surface in China

07 February, 2013 | comments (17)

The leaked HTC 603е images come from the Chinese telecommunication equipment certification authority so these are quite real. What's not clear however is whether the smartphone is a completely new, unannounced model, or just a version of the...


HTC M7 to hit shelves in France on March 8, priced at €650

HTC M7 to hit shelves in France on March 8, priced at €650

07 February, 2013 | comments (63)

At the rate these HTC M7 leaks and teasers go, we are afraid HTC will have little to announce at its February 19 event. Today we got to learn the pricing and release date of the smartphone (or at least in France), courtesy of a listing from a local...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Pink Galaxy Note II spotted on Samsung's website

Pink Galaxy Note II spotted on Samsung's website

07 February, 2013 | comments (23)

We have seen pink colored versions of Samsung's smartphones before. There was the pink Galaxy S III and then the pink Galaxy Note before that. Now it's the turn of the new Galaxy Note II to go pink. The entire front and back of the phone gets...