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AT&T sets new record, sells 10 million smartphones in Q4

AT&T sets new record, sells 10 million smartphones in Q4

08 January, 2013 | comments (17)

AT&T is still not ready to reveal all the details regarding its financial Q4, but it can already confirm that the last quarter of 2012 has been its most successful yet. The carrier managed to beat its own record, shipping more than 10 million...


Microsoft sold 5 times more phones this Christmas season

Microsoft sold 5 times more phones this Christmas season

08 January, 2013 | comments (249)

With Microsoft being a major Qualcomm partner, last night Steve Ballmer dropped by Qualcomm's press conference and shared on stage that Windows Phones are enjoying increasing popularity. Of course, he didn't mention any specific numbers, but what...


Huawei quietly showcases WP8-running Ascend W1 at CES

Huawei quietly showcases WP8-running Ascend W1 at CES

08 January, 2013 | comments (17)

Yesterday Huawei held a press event at CES and announced the Android flagship Ascend D2 and the phablet Ascend Mate. The earlier rumors suggested a WP8-running Ascend W1 joining them on stage, but for some reason that didn’t happen. As it turns...


The Sony Xperia Z hits the UK in March, sells for £528

The Sony Xperia Z hits the UK in March, sells for £528

08 January, 2013 | comments (94)

Shortly after Sony Xperia Z's official unveiling at CES, UK retailer Phones4U has announced that it'll start offering the 5" phablet starting this March. Retailer Clove has also announced it'll be offering the device. Traditionally, the Z will...


Snapdragon 800 and 600 series processors announced

Snapdragon 800 and 600 series processors announced

08 January, 2013 | comments (78)

Qualcomm has just announced their next generation of mobile processors, the Snapdragon 800 and 600 series. Starting with the Snapdragon 600, it includes two of Qualcomm's newest Krait 300 cores, clocked at 1.9GHz. The GPU is the Adreno 320...


Sony unveils Xperia Z and Xperia ZL 5

Sony unveils Xperia Z and Xperia ZL 5" 1080p flagships

08 January, 2013 | comments (198)

Just as expected, Sony's press conference at CES 2013 was indeed mostly about Xperia Z and Xperia ZL. Both leaked numerous times before and we already knew pretty much everything there was to know about them. Sony Xperia Z The Sony Xperia Z...


Huawei unveils 6.1-inch Ascend Mate and 5-inch Ascend D2

Huawei unveils 6.1-inch Ascend Mate and 5-inch Ascend D2

07 January, 2013 | comments (47)

Huawei's press conference at CES is over and, just as we expected it brought two new Android devices to officialdom Ascend Mate and Ascend D2. Huawei Ascend D2 The Ascend D2 packs a 5-inch 1080p display (that's 443ppi) with very thin...


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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