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Samsung Q2 2010 financial report is out, growth slows down a bit

Samsung Q2 2010 financial report is out, growth slows down a bit

30 July, 2010 | comments (13)

After the impressive start of the year Samsung's growth slowed down a tad during the second quarter of the year. Nevertheless, the financial report shows that the company is still doing quite fine and situation is expected to get even better in the...

Tags: Samsung, Misc


Motorola ends fiscal Q2 with healthy profit

Motorola ends fiscal Q2 with healthy profit

29 July, 2010 | comments (58)

Motorola is obviously just about at the end of the tunnel as their financial results are starting to get better and better. This time around the company reported 162 million US dollars of profit, which compares very favorably to the 26 millions...

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Ovi Browser beta for S40 impersonates Opera Mini

Ovi Browser beta for S40 impersonates Opera Mini

29 July, 2010 | comments (30)

Nokia S40 devices have been coming preloaded with Opera Mini for a long while, but this might be coming to an end. Nokia Beta Labs have introduced the Ovi Browser for S40, which takes the same approach to browsing as Opera Mini does. The browser...

Tags: Nokia, S40, Misc


LG Q2 financial results are in, better than the previous quarter

LG Q2 financial results are in, better than the previous quarter

28 July, 2010 | comments (13)

LG released their quarterly results for the three months ending in June and they're doing well overall - except the mobile department. R&D investments and expanding into emerging markets costs ate into the profit from the mobile phones, which were...

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Nokia Q2 results are out, profits fall as smartphones get cheaper

Nokia Q2 results are out, profits fall as smartphones get cheaper

22 July, 2010 | comments (200)

And the results are in - Nokia just announced their Q2 financial results. To summarize - sales are up, profits are down, shifting currency exchange rates didn't help and smartphones have sold more units and have gotten cheaper, compared to previous...

Tags: Nokia, Misc


Apple has record breaking quarter, iPhone and Mac sales up

Apple has record breaking quarter, iPhone and Mac sales up

21 July, 2010 | comments (87)

The iPhone 4's controversial antenna may experience drops in signal, but there's no dropping when it comes to Apple's financial results. They exceeded even Apple's own expectations leading them to break all sorts of records. In the third fiscal...

Tags: Apple, Misc


Sony Ericsson Q2 results are out, sales increase by 25 percent

Sony Ericsson Q2 results are out, sales increase by 25 percent

16 July, 2010 | comments (66)

Sony Ericsson has just posted its financial quarter summary and once again things are looking pretty decent for the Japanese-Swedish joint venture. The painful and expensive restructuring is obviously starting to pay off and the company has...


Opera Mobile 10.1 beta for Symbian S60 released

Opera Mobile 10.1 beta for Symbian S60 released

15 July, 2010 | comments (33)

The Opera team has just released yet another beta version of their Opera Mobile web browser for Symbian S60-running devices. 10.1 beta comes several months after its predecessor and brings only a few novelties to the S60 users but those are...


BELLPERRE lets you design your own luxury  handset

BELLPERRE lets you design your own luxury handset

15 July, 2010 | comments (20)

The Dutch manufacturer of extremely expensive mobile phones BELLPERRE announced its latest phone today. Giving unprecedented customization options the BELLPERRE phone (the company obviously found it too hard to come up with a proper name for...

Tags: Misc


Modu phone is now selling in UK, costs 130 pounds

Modu phone is now selling in UK, costs 130 pounds

14 July, 2010 | comments (26)

Do you remember the modular phone announced back at the MWC 2009? It's been selling in some markets for a couple of months now, but now it lands officially in UK with several of its jackets. Modu phone is one of the smallest handsets out there...

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Behind the scenes: Damian Dinning talks Nokia N8 camera

Behind the scenes: Damian Dinning talks Nokia N8 camera

08 July, 2010 | comments (126)

Mobile camera guru Damian Dinning shares some behind the scenes information on the fine tuning on the 12 megapixel camera on the Nokia N8. He also shares one stunning camera sample along with a few crops, that illustrate the approach they've taken...


Opera Mini 5.1 out now, recommended for all S40 devices

Opera Mini 5.1 out now, recommended for all S40 devices

08 July, 2010 | comments (63)

Today Opera released an update for their Opera Mini mobile web browser. Opera Mini 5.1 brings better memory management, new optimized skin with support for multiple pages and overall performance improvement. Opera Mini 5.1 is recommended for all...

Tags: S40, Misc


YouTube Mobile website finally gets an HTML5 treatment

YouTube Mobile website finally gets an HTML5 treatment

08 July, 2010 | comments (45)

The mobile version of the popular YouTube website just got faster and touch-friendlier. It also got the HTML5 treatment all iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users have been waiting for so long. What this means is YouTube videos will be of highest-quality...


Bluetooth SIG adopts Bluetooth 4.0 low energy technology specs

Bluetooth SIG adopts Bluetooth 4.0 low energy technology specs

07 July, 2010 | comments (28)

The Bluetooth SIG has just announced that it has officially adopted the Bluetooth Core Specification Version 4.0. Low energy consumption is just one of the major improvements of v4.0 over the v3.0. Having made that step, the Bluetooth SIG (short...

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200,000 Samsung Glaxy S phones sold in South Korea in 10 days

200,000 Samsung Glaxy S phones sold in South Korea in 10 days

05 July, 2010 | comments (75)

The Samsung Galaxy S is selling very well - in South Korea. Samsung says it's because the Galaxy S is better tailored to the South Korean market than some of its competitors, like, say, the Apple iPhone 3GS. The iPhone 3GS has sold 800,000 units...


European Union welcomes new even lower roaming charges

European Union welcomes new even lower roaming charges

02 July, 2010 | comments (17)

As promised, as of yesterday the citizens of the 27 EU countries are paying less for calls and data while travelling across the European Union.This is the second step in the EU Parliament program for cutting the roaming charges, which started last...

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Update gives Nokia 6700 classic free voice-guided navigation

Update gives Nokia 6700 classic free voice-guided navigation

30 June, 2010 | comments (27)

Nokia released free voice guided navigation for their Symbian phones to lure in customers, but GPS-enabled S40 phones were left out. A new update for the Nokia 6700 classic fixes this oversight and brings a few other improvements as well. The...

Tags: Nokia, S40, Misc


Apple sells 1.7 million iPhone 4s in just three days

Apple sells 1.7 million iPhone 4s in just three days

28 June, 2010 | comments (405)

Mind blown! If you had to guess how many iPhone 4s would Apple manage to push in three days, you wouldn't guess 1.7 million would you? And you'd be wrong, because that's exactly how many they sold. We wrote about iPhone 4 shortages, but when...


Samsung S8500 Wave users getting NFS: Shift game for free

Samsung S8500 Wave users getting NFS: Shift game for free

27 June, 2010 | comments (118)

Samsung are offering a free Need for Speed: Shift game to Samsung S8500 Wave owners - to promote both Wave with its Bada OS and the Samsung Apps store. It is a limited time offer, so you Wave owners better hurry. The iPhone 4 with its gyroscopes...


Blending the iPhone 4? Yep, that's something we could do!

Blending the iPhone 4? Yep, that's something we could do!

27 June, 2010 | comments (37)

On this episode of 'Will it Blend?', host Tom Dickson asks his guest, the iPhone 4, just that. Also, a surprise appearance by someone who looks a lot like Steve Jobs and the Apple Task Force - you know, the guys that patrol bars for forgotten Apple...

Tags: Apple, iPhone, Misc