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Black Galaxy S III goes up for pre-order in the UK

Black Galaxy S III goes up for pre-order in the UK

13 August, 2012 | comments (72)

When a black Galaxy S III appeared on Samsung's 2012 Olympics Facebook page, many people, us included, were having doubts about its existence and eventual availability. UK retailer MobileFun, however, has put everyone's doubt to rest with its...


ICS update for LG Optimus 2X is coming after all

ICS update for LG Optimus 2X is coming after all

13 August, 2012 | comments (84)

LG Optimus 2X users must be getting sea sick of all the back and forth - LG committed to upgrading its former flagship to Android 4.0 ICS nearly a year ago, then there was a delay and then LG Canada tweeted that the update just won't...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Black Samsung Galaxy S III pops up in Carphone's inventory

Black Samsung Galaxy S III pops up in Carphone's inventory

11 August, 2012 | comments (84)

It looks like those pictures of Samsung Galaxy S III in black color scheme which we showed you a couple of days ago are indeed the real deal, folks. A black Samsung Galaxy S III has also appeared in Carphone Warehouse's inventory database, thus...


HTC One X gets Android 4.0.4 with Sense 4.1 OTA update

HTC One X gets Android 4.0.4 with Sense 4.1 OTA update

10 August, 2012 | comments (543)

The international version of the HTC One X is getting an over-the-air update bringing it to Android 4.0.4 and updating its Sense UI to 4.1. In addition, the update also optimizes the performance of the stock web browser and enhanced the image...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Sony Xperia LT25i 'Tsubasa' uncovered in benchmark results

Sony Xperia LT25i 'Tsubasa' uncovered in benchmark results

10 August, 2012 | comments (49)

A small Xperia army seems to be assembling in secrecy - clues of yet another droid appeared in NenaMark and AnTuTu benchmark results. It's called the Sony Xperia LT25i 'Tsubasa'. It's an Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich device, powered by a...


Motorola RAZR XT910 Android 4.0 roll-out begins today

Motorola RAZR XT910 Android 4.0 roll-out begins today

10 August, 2012 | comments (243)

It's been a long wait but the Android 4.0 update is finally ready to hit the European Motorola RAZR XT910. We have information that the roll-out for the update will begin today and if you have this handset you should stop reading and check if the...


Samsung Galaxy S Blaze Q press photo leaks out

Samsung Galaxy S Blaze Q press photo leaks out

09 August, 2012 | comments (41)

It looks like the US version of the Samsung Galaxy S III is about to get a QWERTY sibling as early as next week. A leaked press image of the Samsung Galaxy S Blaze Q has leaked out, suggesting August 15 as the likely release date of the...


Sony Xperia Tablet photos emerge, show likely release date

Sony Xperia Tablet photos emerge, show likely release date

09 August, 2012 | comments (77)

New photos which further reveal the look of the leaked Sony Xperia Tablet have hit the web. As expected, the slate does carry the unique "wedge" design of the Sony Tablet S, but does so in a thinner body. The Xperia Tablet is going to rock a...


Sony Xperia GX (Japan) and Xperia ion (India) make it to stores

Sony Xperia GX (Japan) and Xperia ion (India) make it to stores

09 August, 2012 | comments (53)

The Xperia GX, which we first heard about back in May, has been sent to store shelves in Japan. It features a 4.6 inch display of 720p resolution, dual-core 1.5 GHz Snapdragon S4 processor, 13 MP camera and 1 GB of RAM, all running on Android...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy Nexus 4G LTE gets AOSP Jelly Bean ROM

Samsung Galaxy Nexus 4G LTE gets AOSP Jelly Bean ROM

08 August, 2012 | comments (19)

If you're tired of waiting for Verizon to get their act together and release the latest Android build for their Galaxy Nexus, you can now pick up an AOSP build from xda-developers. Build JRO03L hit the AOSP servers yesterday, and there is no...


IDC: Android and iOS control 85 percent of the smartphone market

IDC: Android and iOS control 85 percent of the smartphone market

08 August, 2012 | comments (88)

We've already seen IDC's numbers on tablet market share for Q2 2012, but now it's time to see how they judge the performance of smartphone OSes. It comes shortly after the Canalys' take on the situation and there are no surprises, just a better look...


Samsung Galaxy Note 2 to sport an ultra-thin, flexible AMOLED?

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 to sport an ultra-thin, flexible AMOLED?

08 August, 2012 | comments (177)

Thus far, Samsung has successfully managed to keep the Galaxy Note 2 in the shadows and the only thing close to certain is its 5.5-inch AMOLED display. KoreaTimes just came to back this claim and even went on to suggest the Samsung Galaxy Note 2...


New Xperia T hands-on photos emerge, show it from all angles

New Xperia T hands-on photos emerge, show it from all angles

08 August, 2012 | comments (43)

The Sony LT30i Mint, or the Xperia T, as its DLNA certification suggests, has once again escaped the Sony R&D center and posed in front of a camera. The 35 new photos, courtesy of nixanbal.com, show the Xperia T from all angles and even...


Samsung officially announces the Galaxy Note 10.1

Samsung officially announces the Galaxy Note 10.1

06 August, 2012 | comments (89)

After sending out a pretty obvious invite about its special event on August 15, Samsung has just officially announced the Galaxy Note 10.1. This is the second appearance of the Galaxy Note 10.1 after it was returned to the R&D center for a...


Samsung hints at Galaxy Note 10.1 launch with latest invite

Samsung hints at Galaxy Note 10.1 launch with latest invite

06 August, 2012 | comments (21)

While Samsung's August 15 media event has generally been assumed to be regarding the Galaxy Note 10.1, the latest media invite proves this beyond doubt. The latest invite shows the outline of a tablet with a stylus slot on the side and the...


BLU announces the VIVO 4.3 dual-core, dual-SIM smartphone

BLU announces the VIVO 4.3 dual-core, dual-SIM smartphone

04 August, 2012 | comments (76)

Following the (large) footsteps of the Studio 5.3 Android smartphone BLU Products announced the VIVO 4.3. The Android Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone offers dual-core, dual-SIM functionality, to go with good looks and low price tag. The BLU...

Tags: BLU, Android, Touch UI


Sony LT30i 'Mint' to be called Xperia T, certification reveals

Sony LT30i 'Mint' to be called Xperia T, certification reveals

03 August, 2012 | comments (50)

The Sony Xperia LT30i Mint is yet to become official, but it has been a frequent visitor to our news section, it even got a lengthy preview. While it wore its unofficial guise in those appearances, it went in for DLNA certification under its...


LG Optimus L3 Dual now available for 120

LG Optimus L3 Dual now available for 120

03 August, 2012 | comments (29)

Indian online retailer flipkart.com has put up for sale the LG Optimus L3 E405 for 8299 INR, or 120. The L3 features a 3MP camera, 800 MHz processor, 384MB of RAM, and 1 GB of internal memory all running on a 1500 mAh battery. The OS will be...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


US Galaxy Note 10.1 shipping to retailers ahead of announcement?

US Galaxy Note 10.1 shipping to retailers ahead of announcement?

03 August, 2012 | comments (48)

The US Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 is expected to be announced at the Samsung US event on August 15 but US retailers are already receiving units. The model number of the recent stock is the same as the European variety so perhaps what we're witnessing...


AT&T HTC One X gets updated to Android 4.0.4

AT&T HTC One X gets updated to Android 4.0.4

03 August, 2012 | comments (32)

The AT&T version of the HTC One X is getting a new software update today that changes the software number to 2.20.502.7 and the Android version number to 4.0.4. As of now, only one notable change is known that is brought about by this update and...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI