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QWERTY-packing Nokia Asha 210 goes official

QWERTY-packing Nokia Asha 210 goes official

24 April, 2013 | comments (222)

Today Nokia unveiled the latest addition to its Asha lineup. The QWERTY-packing Nokia Asha 210 featurephone comes in both single SIM and dual-SIM flavors and brings entry level functionality at an extremely attractive price point. Nokia Asha 210...

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Apple announces Q1 2013 results, revenue rises, but profits fall

Apple announces Q1 2013 results, revenue rises, but profits fall

23 April, 2013 | comments (74)

Apple has just announced its Q1 2013 results. Technically, these are its Q2 results as the US financial year does not coincide with the calendar year. But no matter how you call the quarter, it's still interesting to see how Apple has been doing...

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Sony releases AOSP Android 4.2 Jelly Bean for the Xperia Z

Sony releases AOSP Android 4.2 Jelly Bean for the Xperia Z

23 April, 2013 | comments (58)

Just it did for the Xperia S a while ago, Sony has now officially released AOSP version of Android 4.2 for its Xperia Z flagship. Currently, the majority of the features on the Xperia Z are working in the pure Android environment. There's SD...

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Samsung sells almost a third of all smartphones in Q1

Samsung sells almost a third of all smartphones in Q1

23 April, 2013 | comments (199)

According to DRAMeXchange, a division of the TrendForce market analysis group, first quarter smartphone shipments in Q1 were up to 216.4 million units globally, with almost 30% of those being made by Samsung. Things aren't as bright over in...

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Dual-core Intel-powered Lenovo K900 launches on May 6

Dual-core Intel-powered Lenovo K900 launches on May 6

23 April, 2013 | comments (40)

Lenovo announced its K900 flagship back in January at CES in Las Vegas. Powered by the Intel Clover Trail platform, the Android-running beast impresses with a 5.5" IPS 1080p screen and a 6.9mm stainless steel and polycarbonate body. Well, the...

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Firefox OS-running GeeksPhone Keon and Peak now on sale

Firefox OS-running GeeksPhone Keon and Peak now on sale

23 April, 2013 | comments (35)

The first two Firefox OS phones are already on sale – they are the Keon and Peak from GeeksPhone. The two are aimed at developers and run a Developer Preview of Firefox OS, so while they might not build up a user base they should help devs have apps...


Samsung Galaxy S4 arriving in AT&T stores on April 27

Samsung Galaxy S4 arriving in AT&T stores on April 27

23 April, 2013 | comments (29)

We have already reported on AT&T's plan on shipping the Samsung Galaxy S4 to customers on April 23 if ordered from their website. If, however, you prefer walking down to your local AT&T and picking it up yourself, then you'll be glad to know that...


Nokia granted injunction against HTC One in Netherlands

Nokia granted injunction against HTC One in Netherlands

23 April, 2013 | comments (130)

HTC is facing further issues in trying to ship its newest flagship smartphone, the HTC One, to customers. After some supply issues, the company is now locked in a legal battle with Nokia over the use of Nokia's proprietary microphone...

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Huawei A199 goes official in China, has dual-SIM GSM/CDMA

Huawei A199 goes official in China, has dual-SIM GSM/CDMA

22 April, 2013 | comments (26)

Huawei has just announced its new A199 model with 5.0-inch 720p IPS display and powered by Huawei's own K3V2 chipset featuring a quad-core 1.5GHz processor. Huawei A199 is a China Telecom exclusive and comes with dual-SIM support and is capable...


Analysts: Apple profits to fall this quarter, iPhone 5S to be delayed

Analysts: Apple profits to fall this quarter, iPhone 5S to be delayed

22 April, 2013 | comments (168)

Apple has been exceeding analysts’ expectations since 2003, but now the same analysts think the company’s profit will fall for the first time in a decade. Even worse, one Citibank analyst believes the iPhone 5S will be delayed, resulting in even...

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Nokia to announce a new QWERTY phone this Wednesday

Nokia to announce a new QWERTY phone this Wednesday

22 April, 2013 | comments (181)

Nokia has kept the QWERTY phone format alive in its Asha range and even though recent models have gone with the full touchscreen trend, the company will be announcing a new QWERTY-packing phone this Wednesday. A teaser post on Nokia...

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Oppo Find 5 will be available in Russia from April 25

Oppo Find 5 will be available in Russia from April 25

22 April, 2013 | comments (20)

Oppo Find 5, one of the best looking 1080p flagship smartphones will be launched globally on April 24. According to a report from Hi-Tech Mail.Ru, Oppo Find 5 will be available in Russia starting from April 25, a day after its global...


Samsung Galaxy S4 to launch in India on April 26

Samsung Galaxy S4 to launch in India on April 26

22 April, 2013 | comments (106)

Samsung had announced that the Galaxy S4 smartphone will start shipping worldwide by the end of this month. The Korean giant is sticking to its word and today we have news coming in from India that the flagship smartphone will be launching on...


HTC One 32GB unlocked model priced at $575 in the US

HTC One 32GB unlocked model priced at $575 in the US

22 April, 2013 | comments (53)

We have already talked about the developer edition of the HTC One being sold in the US. The phone is similar to the one sold through carriers but is network unlocked and has an unlocked bootloader as well, facilitating things such as installing...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Google rumored to launch an updated Nexus 4 with LTE radio 

Google rumored to launch an updated Nexus 4 with LTE radio 

21 April, 2013 | comments (61)

Google in collaboration with LG launched its fourth generation Nexus smartphone and the powerful specifications and features of the device, created a buzz among the tech enthusiasts. However, the Google Nexus 4 was criticized, as it lacked an LTE...

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AT&T to start shipping Samsung Galaxy S4 from April 23

AT&T to start shipping Samsung Galaxy S4 from April 23

20 April, 2013 | comments (50)

The much anticipated Samsung Galaxy S4 will be available from 14 retailers across the US and the smartphone is already available for pre-ordering from AT&T. The AT&T version of the fourth generation Galaxy S smartphone is said to be launched on...


Sony reveals Xperia Jelly Bean update now in very final stage

Sony reveals Xperia Jelly Bean update now in very final stage

20 April, 2013 | comments (170)

Sony had promised earlier that they will be releasing the Jelly Bean update for all the Xperia devices that were released in 2012. Now, in a tweet from the official account, Sony has confirmed that the update is in very final stages and that more...


Help us make a change, sign our smartphone petition now

Help us make a change, sign our smartphone petition now

19 April, 2013 | comments (380)

This week we took on a somewhat unusual endeavor. We asked for your help to make a difference in the high-end smartphone market. The currents trends mean you cannot get a top-of-the-line smartphone with a pocketable size. The trend suits OEMs just...

Tags: Android, Misc


Lumia 521 launching April 24 on T-Mo in place of Lumia 810

Lumia 521 launching April 24 on T-Mo in place of Lumia 810

19 April, 2013 | comments (32)

The Nokia Lumia 521 is the T-Mobile USA-bound version of the Lumia 520 and is set to premiere on the carrier's retail shelves (and website) on April 24. The information comes from a leaked document allegedly belonging to T-Mobile USA. Image...


Sprint expands its LTE network over 21 new markets

Sprint expands its LTE network over 21 new markets

19 April, 2013 | comments (15)

Sprint continues the expansion of its 4G LTE networks with 21 new markets in Florida, North Carolina, Texas, and more. Charlotte, Los Angeles and Memphis are part of the 4G expansion, too. Here is the full list of new markets that already got...

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