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Rumor: HTC One XXL to be like One XL, but with quad-core Krait

Rumor: HTC One XXL to be like One XL, but with quad-core Krait

22 June, 2012 | comments (108)

Android users have become power-hungry - dual-core processors no longer cut it. If you're among that crowd, this next rumor should give you a twitch of excitement - an HTC One XXL with two extra cores than the XL, better graphics and more RAM. A...


Android 4.0 update for RAZR and RAZR MAXX becomes official

Android 4.0 update for RAZR and RAZR MAXX becomes official

22 June, 2012 | comments (37)

We're sure this will bring a smile to all you DROID RAZR and DROID RAZR MAXX users out there who have been waiting patiently because Motorola and Verizon has made the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for these phones official. The new...


Android 4.1 Jelly Bean confirmed in the Google Play Store

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean confirmed in the Google Play Store

22 June, 2012 | comments (89)

Rather unintentionally, Google has just let the name of the next Android release slip. As expected, it's going to be called Jelly Bean and will carry the 4.1 version number. The leaked information can currently be seen on the US Play Store...

Tags: Android, Touch UI


HTC Windows Phone 8 roadmap leaks out, 3 models in tow

HTC Windows Phone 8 roadmap leaks out, 3 models in tow

21 June, 2012 | comments (100)

HTC's Windows Phone 8 roadmap has leaked out, revealing three models with the freshly announced Microsoft OS in the pipeline. In a fashion, similar to the Android running HTC One series, the Taiwanese company will release an entry-level, upper...


Samsung Galaxy S III explodes, causes still unknown

Samsung Galaxy S III explodes, causes still unknown

21 June, 2012 | comments (423)

There was a time when the exploding iPhones got huge media coverage. Today the case is quite similar – the hottest phone on the market – the Galaxy S III – became even hotter to the point of catching fire. The unpleasant incident occurred in...


Sony Xperia S owners rejoice as Android 4.0 ICS arrives

Sony Xperia S owners rejoice as Android 4.0 ICS arrives

21 June, 2012 | comments (138)

Sony has just released the long awaited Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for its Xperia S flagship smartphone. The handset was announced back in January and hit the shelves in the end of February. But it’s finally here folks - Sony is...


Samsung Galaxy Note II launch supposedly set for this fall

Samsung Galaxy Note II launch supposedly set for this fall

20 June, 2012 | comments (80)

The original Samsung Galaxy Note was a big hit for Samsung, selling some 7 million units since coming on the market late last year. Rumors abound that its next iteration will come this October, in anticipation of a fall release date for rival tech...


HTC One S Deluxe Edition comes with Beats Solo in Singapore

HTC One S Deluxe Edition comes with Beats Solo in Singapore

20 June, 2012 | comments (46)

HTC stopped bundling Beats headsets with its high-end smartphones, but on rare occasions there are exceptions. We already saw the One X get bundled with a Beats Solo headset in Taiwan and now it's the HTC One S getting the Deluxe Edition treatment...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Supply shortages plague Sprint and T-Mobile Galaxy S III launch

Supply shortages plague Sprint and T-Mobile Galaxy S III launch

20 June, 2012 | comments (28)

As you know, tomorrow is the big day when Samsung's latest and greatest smartphone, the Galaxy S III, will officially land in US stores. It appears though, not all carriers will be having a perfectly smooth time with the launch. T-Mobile says it...


Huawei unveils Ascend P1 TD- SCDMA and 2600mAh XL droids

Huawei unveils Ascend P1 TD- SCDMA and 2600mAh XL droids

20 June, 2012 | comments (5)

Huawei used the start of the Mobile Asia Expo to announce the two latest additions to its lineup of Android smartphones. The Huawei Ascend P1 TD-SCDMA and Ascend P1 2600mAh are modified versions of the international P1 heading for China with a...


LG introduces Quick Voice to compete with Siri and S-Voice

LG introduces Quick Voice to compete with Siri and S-Voice

20 June, 2012 | comments (34)

Not wanting to be left behind in the voice control game, LG is now also introducing its own brand of voice recognition system, called Quick Voice. Voice controlled features in mobile phones are nothing new and we've had them for quite a while...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


The Nexus Tablet has reportedly started shipping, lacks 3G or LTE

The Nexus Tablet has reportedly started shipping, lacks 3G or LTE

19 June, 2012 | comments (68)

Google I/O 2012 is fast approaching and reports are starting to emerge on what the company might be announcing. The latest report comes from DigiTimes and cites sources from upstream component makers. According to them, the Nexus tablet will...


ZTE unveils Qualcomm S4-powered Grand X LTE

ZTE unveils Qualcomm S4-powered Grand X LTE

19 June, 2012 | comments (15)

The ZTE Grand X LTE (T82) is slated to run on a 28 nm chipset, namely Qualcomm's MSM8960, which enables it to save on power usage as there will be less individual chips inside sapping your battery life. The 1900 mAh battery will keep the...

Tags: ZTE, Android, Rumors


HTC admits Wi-Fi hardware issue on the international One X

HTC admits Wi-Fi hardware issue on the international One X

19 June, 2012 | comments (97)

Quite a few owners of thе HTC One X have reportedly noted connectivity issues with Wi-Fi and strangely, it's something that can be temporarily solved just by squeezing the handset in the right place. Clearly then this is a hardware...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Samsung launches SAFE Galaxy S III,  warms corporate hearts

Samsung launches SAFE Galaxy S III, warms corporate hearts

18 June, 2012 | comments (38)

Now that Samsung has wowed Android fans with the Galaxy S III, it going to try and attract some enterprise users with its new SAFE brand of devices. Standing for Samsung Approved for Enterprise, SAFE is Samsung's go at making Android devices...


Photo of  Samsung T699 QWERTY ICS droid leaks

Photo of Samsung T699 QWERTY ICS droid leaks

18 June, 2012 | comments (17)

The rumored SGH-T699 full-QWERTY smartphone from Samsung has just been spotted in the wild. Little is known about the device save for the fact that it has a 5 MP shooter on the back, a front-facing camera, and a LED notification light....

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


LG Optimus L5 is now globally available, to cost €189

LG Optimus L5 is now globally available, to cost €189

18 June, 2012 | comments (52)

LG has announced its entry-level Optimus L5 smartphone will be making its international debut this month. Powered by a Qualcomm MSM7225A chipset with a single-core 800MHz Cortex A5 processor, the LG Optimus L5 runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Android 4.0 update for Xperia active starts rolling out

Android 4.0 update for Xperia active starts rolling out

18 June, 2012 | comments (93)

Good news if you are an owner of the Sony Xperia active. Sony has announced on its blog that the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update is now rolling out for the phone. As is usual for these things, the update is being rolled out in batches...


Canadian Galaxy S III will get 50GB of Dropbox storage

Canadian Galaxy S III will get 50GB of Dropbox storage

17 June, 2012 | comments (22)

Back when the international version of the Samsung Galaxy S III was announced, we reported that it will be getting 50GB of Dropbox storage for free. That's 48GB in addition to the usual 2GB you get after creating an account. However, when the...


A Sprint bound, Motorola QWERTY slider leaks out

A Sprint bound, Motorola QWERTY slider leaks out

16 June, 2012 | comments (35)

It looks like Sprint Wireless will be the QWERTY slider kingdom capital this Fall, folks. A yet to be announced Motorola device, sporting the aforementioned hardware has leaked out in a blurry image, thus joining the company of the LG handset which...