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Nokia Lumia 720 available in Russia, costs more than expected

Nokia Lumia 720 available in Russia, costs more than expected

12 April, 2013 | comments (37)

The Nokia Lumia 720 is now available for eager buyers to purchase in Russia. However, the price won't be everyone's cup of tea at $485. That's a hefty $150 more than what Nokia said the device would cost in Europe (€249). That's to be...


Alleged Huawei Ascend W2 specs appear, on sale for $289

Alleged Huawei Ascend W2 specs appear, on sale for $289

12 April, 2013 | comments (28)

Following the launch of its first Windows Phone 8 handset on the market in January, the Ascend W1 , Huawei is looking to expand its portfolio with the Ascend W2. The phone's specs have leaked at an online retailer, confirming its specs and...


Samsung looking to sell  over 1 million Galaxy Mega 5.8 units

Samsung looking to sell over 1 million Galaxy Mega 5.8 units

12 April, 2013 | comments (75)

Samsung announced the big-boned Galaxy Mega duo and according to industry sources plans to manufacture at least a million of the smaller Mega 5.8. Reportedly Samsung contacted several Taiwan-based display manufacturers to order one million 5.8"...


Windows Phone 8 GDR3 update to give you more Live tiles

Windows Phone 8 GDR3 update to give you more Live tiles

12 April, 2013 | comments (128)

The upcoming Windows Phone 8 update, codenamed GDR3, is going to come with support for an additional column of tiles, rounding them to 4. To see how it might look like, have e peek at the mockup below done by Windows Phone Daily. According to...


BlackBerry 10.1 update to hit later this month, bring HDR support

BlackBerry 10.1 update to hit later this month, bring HDR support

11 April, 2013 | comments (49)

The recent launch of the BlackBerry 10 platform, alongside its flagship Z10 smartphone is yet to make a significant impact, but the Canada-based company is busy preparing the new OS for the Z10's QWERTY-based sibling, the BlackBerry Q10. We just...


Software updates for Lumia 920, 820, and 620 on the way

Software updates for Lumia 920, 820, and 620 on the way

11 April, 2013 | comments (78)

Three of the fairly recent Nokia devices running Windows Phone, which include the flagship Lumia 920, as well as the Lumia 820 and Lumia 620, are set to receive software updates within the coming weeks. The Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumia 820...


Samsung announces Galaxy Mega 6.3 and 5.8 phablets

Samsung announces Galaxy Mega 6.3 and 5.8 phablets

11 April, 2013 | comments (203)

Samsung lifted the covers of the Galaxy Mega dup – the 6.3" and 5.8" Android phablets. The smartphones borrow some of the features from the Galaxy S4 flagships but offer much larger screens and aim for the mid-range segment as a more affordable...

Tags: Samsung, Android


LG Optimus G Pro value pack update unveiled, shown on video

LG Optimus G Pro value pack update unveiled, shown on video

11 April, 2013 | comments (68)

LG will be issuing an update to its flagship Optimus G Pro, which will bring some new features along with improvements to old ones. The update will be arriving to Korean users on April 12. LG released a video showing off the new features on the...

Tags: LG, Android


Oppo working on a quad-core smartphone with 6.1mm profile

Oppo working on a quad-core smartphone with 6.1mm profile

10 April, 2013 | comments (36)

The Chinese manufacturer Oppo had created a buzz among the tech enthusiast with its Find 5 smartphone, which was the slimmest FullHD flagship when it was announced. As we found later it was also able to stand its ground quite successfully against...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


HTC One is available in the US on Amazon, costs an arm and a leg

HTC One is available in the US on Amazon, costs an arm and a leg

10 April, 2013 | comments (67)

The HTC One launch was delayed in most countries, but several units have made their way to the US, it’s currently available for purchase on Amazon at prices starting from $850 (though prices as low as $800 have been seen). The seller offering the...

Tags: Samsung, Android, AT&T


Google to be sued by Fairsearch coalition in Europe

Google to be sued by Fairsearch coalition in Europe

10 April, 2013 | comments (157)

The Fairsearch.org coalition, a group of 17 companies, which includes the likes of Microsoft, Nokia, and Oracle, have united under the common banner of fair competition in online and mobile search, or, by extension, against the undisputed search...

Tags: Samsung, Android, AT&T


ZTE Geek announced, 2GHz Intel Clover Trail+ inside

ZTE Geek announced, 2GHz Intel Clover Trail+ inside

10 April, 2013 | comments (30)

ZTE has just announced the ZTE Geek smartphone at IDF in Beijing. It features a 5-inch 720p display and is powered by the Intel Clover Trail+ platform (the same as on the Lenovo K900). The Clover Trail+ inside the Geek packs a 2GHz dual-core...

Tags: ZTE, Android


Jelly Bean now available on AT&T Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket

Jelly Bean now available on AT&T Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket

10 April, 2013 | comments (32)

Galaxy S II Skyrocket users rejoice, the long-awaited Jelly Bean update for your smartphone has arrived. As it turns out Samsung has not forgotten its loyal S II users on AT&T's network, and has just released the Android 4.1.2 update. The phone...

Tags: Samsung, Android, AT&T


More Apple iPhone 5S concepts surface, suggest 2 screen sizes

More Apple iPhone 5S concepts surface, suggest 2 screen sizes

10 April, 2013 | comments (153)

We came across a couple of iPhone designs which we haven't seen before. The first appears to be made out of plastic and closely resembles the popular iPod Touch. It will allegedly be the rumored cheaper new iPhone. It also appears to have a slightly...

Tags: Apple, iPhone, Rumors


T-Mobile US launches iPhone 5 on April 12; 4/4S trade-in avalable

T-Mobile US launches iPhone 5 on April 12; 4/4S trade-in avalable

10 April, 2013 | comments (30)

T-Mobile USA announced today the pricing and availability of the iPhone 5 for their network. The carrier has kept its uncharacteristic promise to give Apple's latest and greatest with $0 upfront to its loyal iPhone users. The trade-in offer...

Tags: Apple, iOS, T-Mobile


Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 will hit US stores on April 11 for $400

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 will hit US stores on April 11 for $400

09 April, 2013 | comments (87)

Following last weeks debut in the UK, Samsung has announced the Galaxy Note 8.0 will hit US stores on April 11 for a suggested price of $400. It will be available directly from Samsung, as well as Amazon, Best Buy, Newegg, Staples and...


EE speeds up its 4G network promises 80Mbps top speed

EE speeds up its 4G network promises 80Mbps top speed

09 April, 2013 | comments (48)

Everything Everywhere, which is popularly known as EE, will be increasing the data speeds across its 4G network. The company claims the maximum speeds will reach 80Mbps, while the average speeds will be increased to 20Mbps. EE will be...

Tags: EE, 4G


Asus Fonepad to hit UK on April 26, cost £179.99

Asus Fonepad to hit UK on April 26, cost £179.99

09 April, 2013 | comments (21)

Asus revealed its Fonepad at this year's Mobile World Congress and the company has now announced the availability and the pricing of its 7-inch tablet in UK. The potential consumers can pre-order the Fonepad, starting from April 12 from Carphone...

Tags: ASUS, Android


Sony Xperia Z could be headed for T-Mobile US

Sony Xperia Z could be headed for T-Mobile US

09 April, 2013 | comments (29)

Testing of the latest Sony flagship, the Xperia Z, by T-Mobile for use on its US network have reportedly started according to several sources. While this doesn't mean that we'll definitely be seeing the device on the Magenta network with any degree...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Xiaomi MI-2S with new chipset announced, faster than the S4?

Xiaomi MI-2S with new chipset announced, faster than the S4?

09 April, 2013 | comments (94)

Oh, Xiaomi – you keep teasing us with low-priced superphones that are a challenge to buy outside of China. The latest offering is an S version of the recent Xiaomi MI-2 and it packs a Snapdragon 600 chipset (over the S4 Pro of the MI-2). The...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android