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Galaxy S III shows itself in spy shots, hides under a fake skin

Galaxy S III shows itself in spy shots, hides under a fake skin

19 April, 2012 | comments (118)

Gizmodo Brazil has just stumbled upon what its source adamantly claims is the soon-to-be-revealed Samsung Galaxy S III. And what the images show is a mild redesign and cosmetic changes, as it was suggested earlier. Gizmodo's source claims the...


Intel Medfield based Lava Xolo X900 launched in India

Intel Medfield based Lava Xolo X900 launched in India

19 April, 2012 | comments (244)

Yesterday, we talked about the Intel Medfield based phones going on sale today and as expected the Lava Xolo X900 has gone on sale in India. This is the first phone in the world to be on sale running on the Intel Medfield platform. The Xolo...


HTC One X for AT&T pricing and availability now official

HTC One X for AT&T pricing and availability now official

18 April, 2012 | comments (11)

AT&T officially announced the pricing and availability of the LTE rocking, HTC One X. The smartphone's pre-orders will kick off this Sunday, April 22, with retail availability scheduled for May 6. The HTC One X for AT&T will be priced at...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Huawei Ascend P1 global availability announced

Huawei Ascend P1 global availability announced

18 April, 2012 | comments (35)

Huawei announced their slender droid - the Huawei Ascend P1 in early January with a vague Q2 release date. They've finally committed to slightly more concrete launch time frame. The Ascend P1 (in case you don’t remember our CES coverage) is an...


Samsung Galaxy Beam is now available for pre-order in Europe

Samsung Galaxy Beam is now available for pre-order in Europe

18 April, 2012 | comments (27)

One of the most interesting smartphones to come in recent times is now available for pre-order in Europe. The Samsung Galaxy Beam units can be booked for £430 (€525) a piece without a contract. Currently, there are no details on when the...


AT&T HTC One X not part of HTC's bootloader unlocking program

AT&T HTC One X not part of HTC's bootloader unlocking program

05 May, 2012 | comments (33)

The AT&T version of the very impressive HTC One X will be landing in US tomorrow on May 6. Unfortunately, even before customers can get their hands on the phone, there is a disappointing bit of news waiting for them. When The Verge reached...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


JCB Toughphone Pro-smart and Sitemaster2 on sale in the UK

JCB Toughphone Pro-smart and Sitemaster2 on sale in the UK

18 April, 2012 | comments (22)

Excavators or tractors might be your first thought when you hear JCB, but they are eager to accessorize their machines with some tough phones. Their latest is the Toughphone Pro-smart, which just went on sale in the UK, along with the Toughphone...


Intel Atom based smartphones to go on sale starting tomorrow

Intel Atom based smartphones to go on sale starting tomorrow

18 April, 2012 | comments (34)

Intel CEO Paul Otellini announced during a financial earnings call that the company's first Atom based smartphone will go on sale "later this week". This is not really a surprise because the Indian company Lava, with whom Intel partnered to make...


Apple and Samsung CEOs to meet in SF court for settlement talks

Apple and Samsung CEOs to meet in SF court for settlement talks

18 April, 2012 | comments (47)

The legal battle between Apple and Samsung has gone on for too long and it's not just us but even the US court feels the same. Which is why judge Lucy Koh has asked CEOs of both companies to sit down and settle the matter once and for all....


Samsung Galaxy S III may not be a major update over the S II

Samsung Galaxy S III may not be a major update over the S II

17 April, 2012 | comments (159)

The successor of the Samsung Galaxy S II - let's call it the Galaxy S III though that might not be its final name - has been a hot topic of conversation for months now. Now a new rumor suggests that all the imaginative rumors are wrong and the S III...


Samsung holding an event for the next Galaxy phone on May 3

Samsung holding an event for the next Galaxy phone on May 3

16 April, 2012 | comments (273)

Samsung has finally started sending out the official invites for the event in London on May 3 for the next Galaxy handset. The invite doesn't say much but it's highly likely that it will be about the Galaxy S III (or whatever Samsung decides...


Meizu MX quad-core is now official

Meizu MX quad-core is now official

16 April, 2012 | comments (47)

Meizu just announced a quad-core version of its MX smartphone, running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The handset will carry the name Meizu MX quad-core, and will bring several improvements to go with the new silicon. The CPU of in the...


DROID RAZR HD name leaks through EXIF data

DROID RAZR HD name leaks through EXIF data

16 April, 2012 | comments (4)

An image belonging to a certain Motorola DROID RAZR HD has been found floating around Picasa. It belongs to Vic Yu, who is an engineer and program manager at Motorola Mobility. The name was found within the EXIF data for this picture, along...


This little hack will let you get the most out of your One X battery

This little hack will let you get the most out of your One X battery

15 April, 2012 | comments (71)

The popular HTC One X has received praise from reviewers and users alike. But if there is one thing that a lot of people are having a problem with on the phone is with its battery life. Luckily, there now seems to be a fix to this problem. A...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Sony LT29i Hayabusa camera shots leaked

Sony LT29i Hayabusa camera shots leaked

14 April, 2012 | comments (72)

We're already aware that Sony aren't holding back in the wake of their rebirth as Sony Mobile Communications and with four devices already toting either an 'available' or 'coming soon' status, we know that they're keeping themselves...


HTC announces three new Desire phones for the Chinese market

HTC announces three new Desire phones for the Chinese market

14 April, 2012 | comments (18)

HTC has announced a trifecta of Android phones for the Chinese market - the VT T328t, VC T328d, and V T328w. Each of these phones will be sold under the Desire brand name and will be on different carriers. All these phones phones have similar...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Panasonic Eluga on sale in Germany, coming to the UK soon

Panasonic Eluga on sale in Germany, coming to the UK soon

14 April, 2012 | comments (38)

The Panasonic Eluga - a tough, IP57-certified droid with a slender waistline - has landed in Europe. The Eluga packs a 4.3" qHD AMOLED screen with very little bezel around it - the front of the phone measures 123 x 62 mm, 68% of which is covered in...


HTC One V goes on pre-order in the UK

HTC One V goes on pre-order in the UK

13 April, 2012 | comments (21)

We originally encountered a trifecta of devices which turned out to be the new One series at MWC this year. But for those of you who think the X's quad-core is shere overkill and the S's dual-core still demands too high a price tag, the affordable V...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC Golf leaks out in a press image

HTC Golf leaks out in a press image

13 April, 2012 | comments (30)

An entry level device from HTC is coming our way, carrying the code name "Golf". The smartphone is bound to combine Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and HTC's latest Sense 4.0 UI with a low price tag when launched. The HTC Golf will positioned...


Sony began seeding ICS update to the 2011 Xperia lineup

Sony began seeding ICS update to the 2011 Xperia lineup

13 April, 2012 | comments (255)

Sony has began seeding the Android 4.0 ICS update to its 2011 lineup of Xperia smartphones - right in line with the previous report. The first handsets to get the treatment are the Xperia arc S, Xperia neo V and Xperia ray in the hands of users in...