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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 (147)

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)....


Jelly Bean update in the works for HTC One XL, One S says Telstra

Jelly Bean update in the works for HTC One XL, One S says Telstra

19 July, 2012 | comments (29)

Australian carrier Telstra let it slip that HTC is working on an Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for at least two of the One series smartphones - the One XL and the One S (those are the two Snapdragon S4-based One droids). Owners of the Tegra...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Vodafone Australia begins updating Nexus S with Android 4.1

Vodafone Australia begins updating Nexus S with Android 4.1

19 July, 2012 | comments (28)

Vodafone Australia has just confirmed on their blog that they will be rolling out the Android 4.1 update for the Google Nexus S starting today, July 19. The update has been approved by Vodafone and will begin rolling out on 1:00 p.m. AEST....


Dual-SIM Acer Liquid Gallant Duo leaks

Dual-SIM Acer Liquid Gallant Duo leaks

18 July, 2012 | comments (44)

An upcoming dual SIM device from Acer was briefly posted on an online retailer 's website, before being taken down quickly as it turned out the device was not slated for official announcement yet. Not soon enough, however, for its key specs to be...


Samsung says 64GB Galaxy S III is a go, but only for some regions

Samsung says 64GB Galaxy S III is a go, but only for some regions

18 July, 2012 | comments (44)

After UK retailer Expansys started cancelling orders for the 64GB variety of the Galaxy S III, we feared that Samsung may have given up on the device. Apparently, that's not the case, as today a company's spokesperson has stepped in to clarify the...


Motorola Android import ban starts today, few will care

Motorola Android import ban starts today, few will care

18 July, 2012 | comments (46)

A few months ago Microsoft won its case against Motorola and scored an import ban. The ITC had then decided that the Google-owned company has violated a Microsoft-owned ActiveSync patent and ruled that starting today Motorola will no longer be...


Meizu MX 4-core global release not official yet, apparently

Meizu MX 4-core global release not official yet, apparently

17 July, 2012 | comments (23)

Yesterday we reported that the quad-core Meizu 4-core is now available in various stores around the globe, but it turns out that the smartphone hasn't officially gone global just yet. Meizu reached out to us and clarified that it hasn't yet released...


Samsung cancels the 64GB I9300 Galaxy S III?

Samsung cancels the 64GB I9300 Galaxy S III?

17 July, 2012 | comments (66)

When the Galaxy S III was announced a couple of months ago, it was said to come in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB varieties. The latter model, however, seems to be axed by Samsung as UK retailer Expansys has cancelled its pre-orders. A reader of ours...


T-Mobile officially announce Samsung Galaxy Note

T-Mobile officially announce Samsung Galaxy Note

17 July, 2012 | comments (31)

After numerous leaks, the T-Mobile-bound Samsung Galaxy Note is finally official, as last night the carrier unveiled their own version of the phoneblet. Despite lacking LTE support, the T-Mobile Galaxy Note still comes with a Qualcomm S3 chipset,...


A Verizon branded LG Optimus Vu gets caught in spy shots

A Verizon branded LG Optimus Vu gets caught in spy shots

16 July, 2012 | comments (6)

It looks like the US version of the Samsung Galaxy Note is about to get some competition in the phoneblet realm in the immediate future. LG's answer to the Note - the Opitmus Vu has been caught in a series of spy shots, sporting Verizon Wireless...


Unlocked Xperia S, P and U arrive to the Sony US store

Unlocked Xperia S, P and U arrive to the Sony US store

16 July, 2012 | comments (51)

Sony's NXT line is now available in the United States via the company's stores and its website. The Xperia S comes in black and white and will set you back $559.99, the Xperia P comes in black, red and silver and costs $479.99, while the Xperia U...


Meizu MX 4-core is now available globally, pricing still steep

Meizu MX 4-core is now available globally, pricing still steep

16 July, 2012 | comments (32)

The original (dual-core) Meizu MX is one of the most popular smartphones in China. Shortly after the launch there, it was quietly made available around the world from various retailers. Later, after the huge success of the MX, Meizu announced a...