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Samsung expects to record best ever profits in Q4 of 2012

Samsung expects to record best ever profits in Q4 of 2012

07 January, 2013 | comments (21)

Samsung's accountants are still crunching the numbers for the final quarter of 2012, but the company does have a prediction - it will break its previous record in profits. The device that fueled that growth as it turns out is the Galaxy Note II and...

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Watch the Sony CES 2013 press conference live right here

Watch the Sony CES 2013 press conference live right here

07 January, 2013 | comments (16)

The long-awaited Sony press event at this year's CES is about the begin and happily, you can watch the whole thing unfold live here. The company is expected to announce the latest additions to the Xperia lineup, called the Z and ZL. Sony...

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Samsung ATIV Odyssey headed to Verizon, LTE on a budget

Samsung ATIV Odyssey headed to Verizon, LTE on a budget

07 January, 2013 | comments (7)

Samsung has unveiled the Windows Phone 8-powered ATIV Odyssey, it will be running exclusively on Verizon's LTE network and is expected to arrive in stores in the "coming weeks". There's no word on price yet. The ATIV Odyssey was first mentioned...


Samsung CES 2013 press conference is live, watch it here

Samsung CES 2013 press conference is live, watch it here

07 January, 2013 | comments (16)

Samsung has always been one of the most exciting press events here at CES, and while it oftentimes saves its biggest releases for separate events, there's sometimes a surprise or two in store at its press conference. You can be part of all the...

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Samsung I9500X name shows up on official site, what is it?

Samsung I9500X name shows up on official site, what is it?

07 January, 2013 | comments (35)

Around this time last year we started seeing clues of the existence of a mysterious Samsung I9500 device. Now an entry on Samsung's Global Download Center might rekindle the old rumors. The entry is for a phone called Samsung GT-I9500X and there...


Samsung starts Jelly Bean rollout for the Galaxy S Advance

Samsung starts Jelly Bean rollout for the Galaxy S Advance

07 January, 2013 | comments (303)

Samsung is releasing the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for its I9070 Galaxy S Advance smartphone. The update is available over the air and through the KIES software, but has only hit Russian units so far. The update is also available for direct...


Check out Intel's CES 2013 press conference live from here

Check out Intel's CES 2013 press conference live from here

07 January, 2013 | comments (6)

Intel is holding a press conference of its own, where besides the latest ultrabooks powered by the new 3rd generation Core processors, we expect to see what sort of Atom-powered tablets and smartphones await us in 2013. Intel has been mum on...

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Vizio shows 5

Vizio shows 5" 1080p Android phablet and 4.7" 720p phone

07 January, 2013 | comments (13)

Vizio made a splash with the first Tegra 4 tablet, but the company also brought two stock Android mobiles to CES - a 5" 1080p phablet and a 4.7" 720p phone. The smaller device is also a dual-SIM phone. This is quite rare unless we're talking about a...


Pantech Discover for AT&T announced, costs just $50

Pantech Discover for AT&T announced, costs just $50

07 January, 2013 | comments (6)

Pantech Discover is the latest addition to AT&T's portfolio. It boasts a solid mid-range specs sheet and costs just $49.99 on a contract. The Pantech Discover features a 4.8" 720p display and runs on a dual-core 1.5GHz Krait processor with Adreno...


Watch AT&T's Developer Summit keynote speech live here

Watch AT&T's Developer Summit keynote speech live here

07 January, 2013 | comments (6)

A whole bunch of AT&T bigwigs are getting ready to take the stage at CES for the AT&T Developer Summit. The various execs will be talking about everything from innovative new developer tools to new devices and service offerings. You can watch the...

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Alcatel announces new One Touch lineup of smartphones

Alcatel announces new One Touch lineup of smartphones

07 January, 2013 | comments (17)

To kick off CES this year, Alcatel has unveiled a bunch of new One Touch smartphones. The new lineup is headlined by the impressively-spec'd Scribe X and Scribe HD-LTE smartphones. The Scribe X is set to feature a 5" 1080p display, a...


Watch the LG CES 2013 press conference live here

Watch the LG CES 2013 press conference live here

07 January, 2013 | comments (19)

CES is picking up speed and LG's press conference is about to start. We're live at the event, but LG was also kind enough to provide live streaming to those of you who want to follow it from the comfort of their homes. We've embedded the video...

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We are in Las Vegas, as CES 2013 gets ready to kick-off

We are in Las Vegas, as CES 2013 gets ready to kick-off

07 January, 2013 | comments (34)

The first big electronics show of the year is about to kick off and as usual many of the big names in the mobile business will be holding a press conference a day early. Our team is on site and we're ready to bring you detailed coverage of all the...

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HTC Q4 results show poor revenues, plummeting profits

HTC Q4 results show poor revenues, plummeting profits

07 January, 2013 | comments (52)

HTC released its unaudited Q4 results, which met the company's dim prediction but missed on what analysts expected. Operating income was NT$600 million (around $21 million) while net income before taxes was NT$1 billion (around $35...

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Samsung Galaxy S III mini to get Red, Black and Grey color options

Samsung Galaxy S III mini to get Red, Black and Grey color options

07 January, 2013 | comments (11)

The Samsung Galaxy S III mini tries to follow in the footsteps of its big brother and now its in the "getting new color versions" phase that the S III went through a while back. The Galaxy S III mini launched with the standard White and Blue...


HTC Butterfly now on sale in Australia, Europe still waiting

HTC Butterfly now on sale in Australia, Europe still waiting

07 January, 2013 | comments (48)

The international, unlocked variant of the HTC J Butterfly (or DROID DNA as our US friends know it), known as HTC X920e Butterfly, is now available for purchase in Australia. Currently, the unlocked, SIM-free device is offered exclusively by...

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Sony Xperia Z shot at CES floor ahead of announcement

Sony Xperia Z shot at CES floor ahead of announcement

07 January, 2013 | comments (76)

The Sony Xperia Z has been spotted at the company's CES 2013 booth giving us even more solid evidence of its imminent announcement. With its early preview, official press image leaked and even purported pricing floating in the wild, the only...


NVIDIA announces quad-core Tegra 4 processor

NVIDIA announces quad-core Tegra 4 processor

07 January, 2013 | comments (66)

NVIDIA has announced the next generation of their mobile processor, the NVIDIA Tegra 4. Previously known by it's codename 'Wayne', the Tegra 4 is claimed to be the world's fastest mobile processor. The Tegra 4 uses four ARM Cortex-A15 cores,...

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Samsung Galaxy S II JB update detailed, coming very soon

Samsung Galaxy S II JB update detailed, coming very soon

06 January, 2013 | comments (135)

Samsung has kept its promise from last year and has now revealed details regarding the Galaxy S II Jelly Bean update. In addition to the enhanced performance that Project Butter in Android 4.1 Jelly Bean will provide, the update will also bring...


The upcoming BlackBerry Z10 gets its internals revealed

The upcoming BlackBerry Z10 gets its internals revealed

04 January, 2013 | comments (83)

RIM's upcoming BlackBerry Z10 flagship smartphone has leaked yet again. This time, though, it's not just posing for the camera, but also having its internals exposed, revealing some interesting details. For starters, BusinessInsiders has...