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Galaxy S III wins best smartphone by GSMA, Nexus 7 - best tablet

Galaxy S III wins best smartphone by GSMA, Nexus 7 - best tablet

26 February, 2013 | comments (340)

This year's annual awards for the tops in the mobile industry were unveiled at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today. The awards are given to the best devices, apps, and technologies as selected by the GSM Association. While the full list...


Here are the first camera samples from the ASUS Padfone Infinity

Here are the first camera samples from the ASUS Padfone Infinity

26 February, 2013 | comments (15)

Asus launched its next generation Padfone yesterday, which steps up the specs of the previous edition. The latest Asus Padfone Infinity is equipped with a 13-megapixel F/2.0 rear camera along with a 2-megapixel F/2.0 front facer. The Asus Padfone...

Tags: ASUS, Android


Sony has Firefox OS device in the works

Sony has Firefox OS device in the works

25 February, 2013 | comments (111)

Sony has revealed plans to launch a Firefox-powered device in 2014. Bob Ishida - the company's deputy CEO confirmed that Sony engineers are currently working with Firefox OS Mobile and HTML 5 evolving technologies, which show great potential....


ZTE unveils the Grand Memo phablet and the ZTE Open

ZTE unveils the Grand Memo phablet and the ZTE Open

25 February, 2013 | comments (35)

ZTE brought two interesting phones to the MWC that are as different as can be. The ZTE Grand Memo is a 5.7 Android super-phone and is the first to use the Snapdragon 800 chipset. The ZTE Open, on the other hand is an entry-level Firefox OS...


Asus Padfone Infinity and Fonepad announced

Asus Padfone Infinity and Fonepad announced

25 February, 2013 | comments (39)

Remember the Asus Padfone 2? Forget it, its old news the Asus Padfone Infinity was just announced and it steps up the specs. Asus also switched things around and announced the Fonepad a 7 tablet with full phone functionality. Asus Padfone...


Intel announces dual-core 'Clovertrail+' Atom processors

Intel announces dual-core 'Clovertrail+' Atom processors

25 February, 2013 | comments (29)

Intel has announced a new generation of their Atom processors for smartphones and tablets. Better known by the Clovertrail+ codename, the new range of SoCs promise a notable improvement over the previous generation Medfield and Clovertrail...


LG unveil Optimus G Pro, F5 and F7, second-gen L-series

LG unveil Optimus G Pro, F5 and F7, second-gen L-series

25 February, 2013 | comments (41)

LG had plenty to show, though there was little suspense about what the whole thing was going to be about. All of the six devices were already well familiar: the LG Optimus G Pro, the fresh LTE-enabled midrangers Optimus F5 and F7, and the second...

Tags: LG, Android, MWC 2013


Samsung to announce Galaxy S IV on March 14

Samsung to announce Galaxy S IV on March 14

25 February, 2013 | comments (214)

Samsung has announced that they will be unveiling the next generation Galaxy S smartphone, colloquially called the Galaxy S IV, on March 14 at their Unpacked event, confirming some of the rumors we have been hearing right. The Unpacked event...


Asus MWC event is over, Padfone Infinity and Fonepad announced

Asus MWC event is over, Padfone Infinity and Fonepad announced

25 February, 2013 | comments (11)

It's a busy Monday, but we're continuing to follow the events at the MWC as they happen. We just left the Asus press conference, where we saw the announcement of the Asus Padfone Infinity and the Asus Fonepad. The event was available here...


LG's MWC 2013 event is under way, we're on site

LG's MWC 2013 event is under way, we're on site

25 February, 2013 | comments (6)

We're hard at work at the LG event at the MWC with several new phones getting announced. Stay tuned for our coverage. Unfortunately, there doesn't seem to be a live stream from the event so check back soon. We have plenty of hands-on's with...


Android once again on top of iOS in the US

Android once again on top of iOS in the US

25 February, 2013 | comments (24)

According to Kantar Worldpanel, for the three-month period ending in January of this year, Google's OS has climbed back to the top of smartphone sales in the United States with a 49.4% market share. Apple had the No 1 spot until recently thanks to...

Tags: iOS, Android, Touch UI


Alcatel unveils One Touch Idol X, 5-inch, 1080p, Jelly Bean

Alcatel unveils One Touch Idol X, 5-inch, 1080p, Jelly Bean

24 February, 2013 | comments (34)

Alcatel has been trailing behind Android A-listers as of late but today ventured boldly into the high-end with the One Touch Idol X. It's rocking a 5" 1080p screen with minimalist bezel - not unlike many of the current top-shelf Android...


LG working on 8-core chip called Odin, Optimus G II bound

LG working on 8-core chip called Odin, Optimus G II bound

24 February, 2013 | comments (33)

The LG Optimus G II is still some time ahead with an expected launch next fall, but the rumor mill is already in motion regarding its chipset, as the KoreaTimes reports. LG is probably heading down the route of a home-brewed chipset much like...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Huawei Ascend P2 finally announced

Huawei Ascend P2 finally announced

24 February, 2013 | comments (32)

The Huawei Ascend P2 uses a 1.5GHz quad-core processor similar to that of the already announced Ascend D2. It has 1GB RAM and 16GB of storage, which unfortunately is non-expandable for the lack of a microSD card slot. The 8.4mm thin Ascend P2...


Huawei MWC press event is about to start, follow it online

Huawei MWC press event is about to start, follow it online

24 February, 2013 | comments (4)

Huawei's pre-MWC event opened doors at 2PM CET but the real press conference won't start until 3PM. Fortunately, they didn't just leave us hanging up there, they showed everybody the Ascend P2 a bit early. The real announcements should be...


Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 goes official with S Pen on board

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 goes official with S Pen on board

23 February, 2013 | comments (130)

After making an appearance earlier today, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 got officially announced. The compact Android Jelly Bean slate will be available worldwide in Q2 this year in Wi-Fi only, 3G and 4G LTE versions. Telephony support will also be...


HTC One vs. iPhone 5 camera shootout surfaces, we compare

HTC One vs. iPhone 5 camera shootout surfaces, we compare

23 February, 2013 | comments (189)

Introduction HTC made a big splash the other day with the announcement of its next flagship, HTC One. Besides the general upgrades in almost all departments, it also presented us with a new type of camera. First of all, it's part of an elite club...


EXCLUSIVE: We take a peek at the MWC LG Optimus line-up

EXCLUSIVE: We take a peek at the MWC LG Optimus line-up

23 February, 2013 | comments (29)

Things are in constant motion and the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona is literally buzzing with the latest mobile tech, even though it hasnt officially set off yet. Its so chock-full of the latest mobile tech here that we literally ran into a...


Samsung Galaxy S IV said to pack SoLux screen and Qualcomm CPU

Samsung Galaxy S IV said to pack SoLux screen and Qualcomm CPU

23 February, 2013 | comments (215)

According to a fresh report, Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S IV flagship is about to do away with two of the previous generation's staples - the AMOLED display and the Exynos CPU. The upcoming Korean flagship will reportedly feature a 4.99" 1080p SoLux...


New details on Sony Xperia SP surface

New details on Sony Xperia SP surface

22 February, 2013 | comments (38)

Sony Xperia SP already made a few appearances online, enough to get out attention. The first time we saw it pose in front of a camera back in the end of January. A few days later we learned that this mysterious phone will be called Xperia SP and it...