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Nokia Lumia 610 and Asha 305 get Indonesian certification

Nokia Lumia 610 and Asha 305 get Indonesian certification

17 February, 2012 | comments (54)

Indonesia's FCC counterpart, Postel, is proving to be an interesting source of info on new phones. Their database contains two Nokias that aren’t official yet - the rumored Nokia Lumia 610 and a Nokia 305, which was unheard of until now. Now, the...


Samsung cancels 32GB GSM Galaxy Nexus

Samsung cancels 32GB GSM Galaxy Nexus

17 February, 2012 | comments (44)

Samsung has discontinued its 32 gig GSM variant of the Galaxy Nexus. This information is based on online retailer Expansys's web page and a tip from "Corey" in the XDA developers blog. Expansys's product page of the Galaxy Nexus 32 GB HSDPA+...


Samsung Galaxy S Advance sample videos surface

Samsung Galaxy S Advance sample videos surface

17 February, 2012 | comments (20)

One of our reader shared a couple of video clips recorded from the recently launched Samsung Galaxy S Advance. As you may know, the phone has a 5 megapixel camera and can record 720p videos. Usually the quality of the video recording in mid-range...


Lucky Europeans get early access to HTC Sense on Android ICS

Lucky Europeans get early access to HTC Sense on Android ICS

16 February, 2012 | comments (25)

We've tasted how Android Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 will feel on an HTC, complete with their own UI overlay Sense, thanks to those with the know-how to produce the screenshots and ROMs we always crave. HTC are now giving customers a chance to get their...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Android 5.0 Jelly Bean to arrive in Q2 with Chrome OS dual-boot

Android 5.0 Jelly Bean to arrive in Q2 with Chrome OS dual-boot

16 February, 2012 | comments (151)

Ice Cream Sandwich only has a single percent of market share, but Google seems to be on the verge of releasing its successor. Latest rumors have it that Android's next release - 5.0 Jelly Bean - will be unveiled in the second quarter of this...

Tags: Android, Touch UI


Motorola releases Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade schedule

Motorola releases Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade schedule

16 February, 2012 | comments (56)

A couple of months ago Motorola had put up a post on their site talking about the difficulties in getting Ice Cream Sandwich to your phone. Today, they have released a schedule that shows when each of their Android smartphones will receive the...


HTC Endeavor gets a funky new name, meet the One X

HTC Endeavor gets a funky new name, meet the One X

15 February, 2012 | comments (32)

We're surprised to be back here so soon, but in less than a week HTC have apparently changed their minds yet again on the final name for their much talked about, quad-core smartphone, the device we originally called the HTC Edge. Based on...


Tegra 3-powered LG X3 impressive benchmark scores leak

Tegra 3-powered LG X3 impressive benchmark scores leak

15 February, 2012 | comments (75)

After the Optimus 3D 2 the other day we now got some extra info on the other hot droid, which LG will unveil at the MWC. We stumbled upon the benchmark results of the LG X3 - the quad-core beast with an impressive 4.7" HD screen we first saw in...


Galaxy Note 10.1 to be Samsung's star device at MWC?

Galaxy Note 10.1 to be Samsung's star device at MWC?

15 February, 2012 | comments (38)

While Samsung announced that it won't be having a press conference at the MWC, the company said it will still have exciting new gadgets to show us at the industry's largest event. And now we might have learned the name of their star device for the...


Gartner releases phone market share report for 2011

Gartner releases phone market share report for 2011

15 February, 2012 | comments (92)

The analysts over at Gartner released its annual report on the mobile industry. To no one's surprise, 2011 has been the year of the smartphone, where almost every third mobile device sold is a smartphone. Gartner predicts this statistic should rise...

Tags: Android, iOS


Gigabyte GSmart G1355 is a dual-SIM droid with a 4.3 screen

Gigabyte GSmart G1355 is a dual-SIM droid with a 4.3 screen

15 February, 2012 | comments (11)

Gigabyte has a new affordable droid on the way - the Gigabyte GSmart G1355 - and it has two tricks up its sleeve. The G1355 is a dual-SIM droid with a 4.3" WVGA screen making it a rare beast - most dual-SIM droids have small screens. Now, the...


Sony Ericsson range grabs 4 iF design awards

Sony Ericsson range grabs 4 iF design awards

15 February, 2012 | comments (45)

Sony Ericsson walked out triumphant from the iF design awards ceremony after scoring 4 trophies in the telecommunications category. The company's handset range didn't even need the help of the Xperia S, which is yet to hit the shelves, to do so...


Verizon to sell Limited Edition DROID RAZR to its employees

Verizon to sell Limited Edition DROID RAZR to its employees

15 February, 2012 | comments (21)

Android and Me has received an email from a Verizon employee that claims that Verizon is going to sell Limited Edition versions of the DROID RAZR and the DROID RAZR MAXX exclusively to its employees. These special models will be priced at...


Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos surfaces, costs €260

Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos surfaces, costs €260

14 February, 2012 | comments (29)

Samsung keeps extending its Duos lineup and today we learned the popular Galaxy Ace is the next smartphone to grow an extra radio. The Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos went official for the Indian market. You should keep in mind that the Duos part here...


Huawei to bring Ascend D1 Q to MWC, a quad-core smartphone?

Huawei to bring Ascend D1 Q to MWC, a quad-core smartphone?

14 February, 2012 | comments (20)

Huawei made quite a splash at CES with their stunningly thin Ascend P1 S Android phone and their Chief Marketing Officer, Yu Chengdong, reportedly let it slip that Huawei will be showing off the Ascend D1 Q and the MediaPad 10 at the MWC. That...


Motorola might show an Intel-powered droid at the MWC

Motorola might show an Intel-powered droid at the MWC

14 February, 2012 | comments (21)

We've already seen the first phone powered by Intel's Medfield mobile x86 chipset and now rendered images of Motorola droid phone bring their promise of their own Medfield phone closer to reality. Motorola announced they will be making an...


Samsung Galaxy Pop Plus S5570i shows up in an Indian online store

Samsung Galaxy Pop Plus S5570i shows up in an Indian online store

13 February, 2012 | comments (45)

Here is another example of a device going on sale in the stealthiest fashion, sans any official announcements. This time, we stumbled upon the Samsung Galaxy Pop Plus S5570i (its predecessor is better known globally as Galaxy Mini) in an Indian...


Apple attempt to ban the Samsung Galaxy Nexus

Apple attempt to ban the Samsung Galaxy Nexus

13 February, 2012 | comments (226)

You might be familiar with the numerous spats that have broken out between big mobile players Samsung and Apple over the past few months. Cropping up again and again, amidst tech headlines dating way back into 2011, Apple now look to be up to their...


Samsung unveils Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0), brings ICS on the cheap

Samsung unveils Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0), brings ICS on the cheap

13 February, 2012 | comments (57)

Samsung extended its portfolio of Android tablets with the introduction of Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0). The 7" slate should be the most affordable offering by the Korean company, which offers Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich out of the box. Samsung Galaxy...


LG Optimus 3D 2 photo surfaces, some specs in tow

LG Optimus 3D 2 photo surfaces, some specs in tow

13 February, 2012 | comments (28)

The LG Optimus 3D was the star on the LG booth on last year's MWC and it appears its successor will be the key announcement this year. We just got the first photo of the LG Optimus 3D 2 and it's even garnished with some specs. The LG Optimus 3D 2...