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T-Mobile US Q1 results: 500K iPhone 5 sales, user base grows

T-Mobile US Q1 results: 500K iPhone 5 sales, user base grows

08 May, 2013 | comments (5)

T-Mobile USA has been undergoing a lot of changes recently – the company launched its new UNcarrier model, started unrolling a 4G LTE network and merged with MetroPCS – and it just released its Q1 results. There's some good news and some bad...


Timeline for Samsung smartphones, tablets leaks

Timeline for Samsung smartphones, tablets leaks

08 May, 2013 | comments (39)

A leaked list of launch dates details when the Galaxy Mega duo will hit Europe but also includes information for a number of unannounced devices. The list was compiled by the usually reliable SamMobile. First will be the big Samsung Galaxy Mega...


Jelly Bean firmwares for Xperia S, acro S and SL get certified

Jelly Bean firmwares for Xperia S, acro S and SL get certified

08 May, 2013 | comments (91)

It's been a really long wait for the Xperia S, acro S and SL users, but it’s finally coming to an end. The official firmwares for Sony Xperia S, Sony Xperia acro S and Sony Xperia SL have been certified. This means all three of them are completed...

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Nokia to announce new Asha phones tomorrow in New Delhi

Nokia to announce new Asha phones tomorrow in New Delhi

08 May, 2013 | comments (42)

Nokia has confirmed the hour for tomorrow's press conference in New Delhi. It will start at 12:00PM local time or 7:30AM London time. Nokia promises to provide live stream of the event plus a webcast at Nokia Conversations blog. The event...

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Nokia Lumia 625 with 4.7

Nokia Lumia 625 with 4.7" WVGA screen in the works?

08 May, 2013 | comments (31)

Nokia seems to have a couple of "hero devices" in the pipeline – the Lumia 928 and Lumia 925. Now the rumor mill has uncovered yet another Lumia and it's a mid-ranger with the biggest display in the Lumia line. The Nokia Lumia 625 packs a 4.7" WVGA...


Sony to revive the cameraphones with Xperia i1 Honami

Sony to revive the cameraphones with Xperia i1 Honami

08 May, 2013 | comments (164)

Sony Cybershot lineup might be gone for good, but a new imaging-centered smartphone might be in the works. As the latest rumor has it Sony is preparing a monstrous cameraphone - the Xperia i1 Honami. The Honami is rumored to be powered by the...

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Sony Xperia SP goes up for pre-order in the United States

Sony Xperia SP goes up for pre-order in the United States

07 May, 2013 | comments (23)

Sony quietly opened the pre-order books for the Xperia SP in the United States. The capable mid-ranger is available in Sony's online store with a price tag of $489.99 for an unlocked, unbranded device. Along with the already familiar set of...

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Nokia might also announce Lumia 925 on May 14

Nokia might also announce Lumia 925 on May 14

07 May, 2013 | comments (67)

Nokia is all but certain to launch the Lumia 928 at its press event scheduled for May 14, but according to the latest reports it might be joined by another high-end smartphone on stage. Nokia Lumia 925, a full metal-body smartphone, which...

Tags: Nokia, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 and 5.8 to hit the stores in June

Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 and 5.8 to hit the stores in June

07 May, 2013 | comments (71)

The recently announced Samsung Galaxy Mega phablet duo will soon be available in the Philippines. Both the Mega 6.3 and the Mega 5.8 are expected to be launched on June 15, although the pricing is yet to be confirmed. The Samsung Galaxy Mega...

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BlackBerry OS 10.1 update seeding now

BlackBerry OS 10.1 update seeding now

07 May, 2013 | comments (50)

BlackBerry Z10 users have a reason to celebrate today, as the Canadian company started seeding the first major update for their smartphones. BlackBerry has just started the rollout of the BlackBerry OS version 10.1, which requires a download of...

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New photos of 'thinnest ever' Huawei P6-U06 smartphone leak

New photos of 'thinnest ever' Huawei P6-U06 smartphone leak

07 May, 2013 | comments (40)

There’s a long list of smartphones claiming to be the "world's thinnest" and the Huawei Ascend P6-U06 is the latest in line with a thickness of just 6.18mm. The Android-running phone is yet to be officially announced, but we’ve already seen a second...


Micromax A120 Canvas HD Pro to come with 5.5-inch Full HD display

Micromax A120 Canvas HD Pro to come with 5.5-inch Full HD display

07 May, 2013 | comments (367)

Micromax A120 Canvas HD Pro, the successor of the popular A116 Canvas HD is all set to make its way to the big stage. The smartphone will compete against the likes of Samsung Galaxy Note II and the LG Optimus G Pro. The upcoming A120 Canvas...


Names of first two Tizen phones leak: Redwood and Melius

Names of first two Tizen phones leak: Redwood and Melius

07 May, 2013 | comments (65)

Samsung retired Bada in favor of Tizen earlier this year but we’re yet to see a Tizen phone officially announced (not counting developer prototypes). Unofficially, however, there’s the Samsung I8805 Redwood and I8800 Melius, which showed up in some...

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New 5

New 5" Sony quad-core droid heading to China

07 May, 2013 | comments (23)

A new Sony smartphone could be headed for the Chinese market, complete with dual-SIM capabilities and a 5-inch display. The smartphone, codenamed C3, will be part of Sony's Xperia lineup, and is slated to run on a quad-core MediaTek SoC. It...

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Nokia puts up an official teaser page for the Lumia 928

Nokia puts up an official teaser page for the Lumia 928

07 May, 2013 | comments (68)

The Lumia event Nokia has planned for May 14 is drawing near and the indications that the Nokia Lumia 928 will be the star of the show are growing stronger. We saw rogue billboard, print magazine ads and now a teaser page on Nokia’s own site. The...


AT&T will begin selling 32GB Samsung Galaxy S4 on May 10

AT&T will begin selling 32GB Samsung Galaxy S4 on May 10

06 May, 2013 | comments (47)

AT&T announced pricing and availability of the Samsung Galaxy S4 with 32GB of built-in memory. The smartphone will be available on May 10 for $249.99 with a two-year commitment to the carrier. Given the relatively modest price increase over...

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Boosted by the One launch HTC revenues rise 23% in April

Boosted by the One launch HTC revenues rise 23% in April

06 May, 2013 | comments (106)

HTC hasn't had the best of times in the market over the past year and a half, losing huge chunks of its market share and seeing revenues contract rapidly. However, the April numbers show that the company may finally be starting to see the light at...

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Sony Xperia Z goes on sale in the Sony US store

Sony Xperia Z goes on sale in the Sony US store

06 May, 2013 | comments (42)

The Sony Xperia Z is now officially available through the Sony online store in the US. You can get the HSPA+ model unlocked for $629.99 in all three colors: black, white and purple. Meanwhile, the Sony Xperia ZL got a price cut. The phone is...


Samsung announces dual-SIM Galaxy Core

Samsung announces dual-SIM Galaxy Core

06 May, 2013 | comments (56)

Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy Core smartphone. The Galaxy Core is a mid-range device and comes with optional dual-SIM support. Other features include 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 4.3-inch WVGA (800 x 480) resolution...


Sony C190X model number leaks, hints at a mid-range droid

Sony C190X model number leaks, hints at a mid-range droid

05 May, 2013 | comments (45)

Sony is preparing the announcement of a new mid-range smartphone with a model number C190X. A photo taken with said phone has been posted to PicasaWeb, but, sadly, it doesn't reveal much about the upcoming phone. All the EXIF info of the...

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