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Nokia granted injunction against HTC One in Netherlands

Nokia granted injunction against HTC One in Netherlands

23 April, 2013 | comments (130)

HTC is facing further issues in trying to ship its newest flagship smartphone, the HTC One, to customers. After some supply issues, the company is now locked in a legal battle with Nokia over the use of Nokia's proprietary microphone...

Tags: HTC


Huawei A199 goes official in China, has dual-SIM GSM/CDMA

Huawei A199 goes official in China, has dual-SIM GSM/CDMA

22 April, 2013 | comments (26)

Huawei has just announced its new A199 model with 5.0-inch 720p IPS display and powered by Huawei's own K3V2 chipset featuring a quad-core 1.5GHz processor. Huawei A199 is a China Telecom exclusive and comes with dual-SIM support and is capable...


Analysts: Apple profits to fall this quarter, iPhone 5S to be delayed

Analysts: Apple profits to fall this quarter, iPhone 5S to be delayed

22 April, 2013 | comments (168)

Apple has been exceeding analysts’ expectations since 2003, but now the same analysts think the company’s profit will fall for the first time in a decade. Even worse, one Citibank analyst believes the iPhone 5S will be delayed, resulting in even...

Tags: Apple, iPhone, Rumors


Nokia to announce a new QWERTY phone this Wednesday

Nokia to announce a new QWERTY phone this Wednesday

22 April, 2013 | comments (181)

Nokia has kept the QWERTY phone format alive in its Asha range and even though recent models have gone with the full touchscreen trend, the company will be announcing a new QWERTY-packing phone this Wednesday. A teaser post on Nokia...

Tags: Nokia, S40, Rumors


Oppo Find 5 will be available in Russia from April 25

Oppo Find 5 will be available in Russia from April 25

22 April, 2013 | comments (20)

Oppo Find 5, one of the best looking 1080p flagship smartphones will be launched globally on April 24. According to a report from Hi-Tech Mail.Ru, Oppo Find 5 will be available in Russia starting from April 25, a day after its global...


Samsung Galaxy S4 to launch in India on April 26

Samsung Galaxy S4 to launch in India on April 26

22 April, 2013 | comments (106)

Samsung had announced that the Galaxy S4 smartphone will start shipping worldwide by the end of this month. The Korean giant is sticking to its word and today we have news coming in from India that the flagship smartphone will be launching on...


HTC One 32GB unlocked model priced at $575 in the US

HTC One 32GB unlocked model priced at $575 in the US

22 April, 2013 | comments (53)

We have already talked about the developer edition of the HTC One being sold in the US. The phone is similar to the one sold through carriers but is network unlocked and has an unlocked bootloader as well, facilitating things such as installing...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Google rumored to launch an updated Nexus 4 with LTE radio 

Google rumored to launch an updated Nexus 4 with LTE radio 

21 April, 2013 | comments (61)

Google in collaboration with LG launched its fourth generation Nexus smartphone and the powerful specifications and features of the device, created a buzz among the tech enthusiasts. However, the Google Nexus 4 was criticized, as it lacked an LTE...

Tags: Google, Android


AT&T to start shipping Samsung Galaxy S4 from April 23

AT&T to start shipping Samsung Galaxy S4 from April 23

20 April, 2013 | comments (50)

The much anticipated Samsung Galaxy S4 will be available from 14 retailers across the US and the smartphone is already available for pre-ordering from AT&T. The AT&T version of the fourth generation Galaxy S smartphone is said to be launched on...


Sony reveals Xperia Jelly Bean update now in very final stage

Sony reveals Xperia Jelly Bean update now in very final stage

20 April, 2013 | comments (170)

Sony had promised earlier that they will be releasing the Jelly Bean update for all the Xperia devices that were released in 2012. Now, in a tweet from the official account, Sony has confirmed that the update is in very final stages and that more...


Help us make a change, sign our smartphone petition now

Help us make a change, sign our smartphone petition now

19 April, 2013 | comments (380)

This week we took on a somewhat unusual endeavor. We asked for your help to make a difference in the high-end smartphone market. The currents trends mean you cannot get a top-of-the-line smartphone with a pocketable size. The trend suits OEMs just...

Tags: Android, Misc


Lumia 521 launching April 24 on T-Mo in place of Lumia 810

Lumia 521 launching April 24 on T-Mo in place of Lumia 810

19 April, 2013 | comments (32)

The Nokia Lumia 521 is the T-Mobile USA-bound version of the Lumia 520 and is set to premiere on the carrier's retail shelves (and website) on April 24. The information comes from a leaked document allegedly belonging to T-Mobile USA. Image...


Sprint expands its LTE network over 21 new markets

Sprint expands its LTE network over 21 new markets

19 April, 2013 | comments (15)

Sprint continues the expansion of its 4G LTE networks with 21 new markets in Florida, North Carolina, Texas, and more. Charlotte, Los Angeles and Memphis are part of the 4G expansion, too. Here is the full list of new markets that already got...

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Mid-range HTC Desire L goes official in Taiwan

Mid-range HTC Desire L goes official in Taiwan

19 April, 2013 | comments (32)

HTC has officially announced the Desire L in Taiwan. The mid-ranger runs an undisclosed version of Android Jelly Bean (we suspect 4.1.2) with Sense UI coating and features Beats Audio enhancements. It's powered by a 1GHz dual-core CPU paired...

Tags: HTC, Android


Google Q1 revenue and profits up, Motorola still posts a loss

Google Q1 revenue and profits up, Motorola still posts a loss

19 April, 2013 | comments (21)

Google is starting a new fiscal year and CEO Larry Page is pleased, "We had a very strong start to 2013, with $14.0 billion in revenue, up 31% year-on-year." He also had things to share about Android, mobile search and Motorola. Let’s look at the...

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Galaxy S4 expected to ship 10 million units in first month

Galaxy S4 expected to ship 10 million units in first month

19 April, 2013 | comments (74)

The Samsung Galaxy S4 is close to hitting retail and we are already seeing some big predictions regarding the demand for Samsung's newest flagship smartphone. According to DigiTimes, supply chain is predicting shipments of around 10 million units...


Verizon to start offering the Samsung Galaxy S4 in May

Verizon to start offering the Samsung Galaxy S4 in May

19 April, 2013 | comments (18)

Verizon has announced that it's going to be offering the Samsung Galaxy S4 to its customers in May. Sadly, a specific date when the device will be available wasn't disclosed. Out of the short tweet that the carrier posted came the official...


BlackBerry OS 10.1 update to bring HDR stills and more

BlackBerry OS 10.1 update to bring HDR stills and more

18 April, 2013 | comments (26)

BlackBerry has made the OS 10.1 update available to developers. It's an early alpha build, bun nonetheless it reveals various upcoming features of the platform. The most notable additions brought by BB 10.1 update are HDR photos, APNs editing...

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Lumia 928 could be annonuced April 25, retail later this quarter

Lumia 928 could be annonuced April 25, retail later this quarter

18 April, 2013 | comments (49)

The Nokia Lumia 928, slated as a thinner and lighter substitute for the flagship Lumia 920, could come to light as early as April 25. According to the tipster the Lumia 928 will be Verizon exclusive, and it will hitting the shelves either May 2 or...


Verizon: 4M iPhones activated in Q1, half of those were iPhone 5

Verizon: 4M iPhones activated in Q1, half of those were iPhone 5

18 April, 2013 | comments (31)

Verizon just finished its quarterly earnings conference call and part of the company’s report was how many smartphones it activated in total - 7.2 million smartphones during the quarter. The iPhones made up over half of them, 4 million. The...

Tags: Verizon, iOS, Android