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LG teasing the announcement of a new mobile series

LG teasing the announcement of a new mobile series

06 February, 2013 | comments (23)

The LG Mobile poster doesn't actually mention smartphones, but we doubt it's about tablets. Around this time last year LG announced its L-series smartphones - it was at the MWC 2012. With MWC 2013 fast approaching, it's almost a given that the new...

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HTC to offer new sound and camera experience in 2013

HTC to offer new sound and camera experience in 2013

05 February, 2013 | comments (90)

In a nice little infographic it created earlier today, HTC is promising to bring "a new sound and camera experience in 2013". All eyes are naturally turning to the upcoming M7 1080p flagship. This aligns nicely with yesterday's rumors of the M7...

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Nokia to bring out a Lumia device with 41-megapixel sensor

Nokia to bring out a Lumia device with 41-megapixel sensor

05 February, 2013 | comments (195)

Nokia's 41-megapixel sensor, which was showcased for the first time at MWC 2012, bought a whole new dimension to the cameraphone game. After its recent success with the 808 PureView, Nokia will be bringing its class-leading 41-megapixel sensor to...

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Samsung Galaxy S II Plus now available, starts at €315

Samsung Galaxy S II Plus now available, starts at €315

05 February, 2013 | comments (29)

The Samsung Galaxy S II is soon to be replaced by the recently announced Galaxy S II Plus model. The new mid-range smartphone is based on a different (and as we found out way more efficient) chipset and has a new finish, but offers similar...


BlackBerry OS 10 devs can get a special edition red Z10

BlackBerry OS 10 devs can get a special edition red Z10

05 February, 2013 | comments (32)

BlackBerry knows how important a rich app store is and it has been hard at work courting developers to bring their apps to BlackBerry World. The latest treat it offers is a special, limited edition of the BlackBerry Z10 – with a cool red paint...


Samsung announces Galaxy Young and Galaxy Fame

Samsung announces Galaxy Young and Galaxy Fame

05 February, 2013 | comments (70)

Samsung has announced two new Android smartphones aimed at the lower end of the smartphone market. Called the Galaxy Young and the Galaxy Fame, neither of these phones are going to set benchmark tests on fire but then again, they aren't meant...


Huawei and Microsoft announce Huawei 4Afrika

Huawei and Microsoft announce Huawei 4Afrika

05 February, 2013 | comments (63)

Huawei and Microsoft have announced a new Windows Phone for the African continent, called Huawei 4Afrika. This phone is essentially a slightly modified version of the Huawei Ascend W1 that we saw back at CES. On the hardware side the Huawei...


Sony Xperia V Jelly Bean update seeding to users now

Sony Xperia V Jelly Bean update seeding to users now

04 February, 2013 | comments (83)

The water-resistant Sony Xperia V (LT25i) is getting Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean as we speak, according to numerous reports from Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Germany, Estonia and Switzerland. Users in even more countries are expected to get the update soon...


evasi0n, the first ever iOS 6 untethered jailbreak, goes live

evasi0n, the first ever iOS 6 untethered jailbreak, goes live

04 February, 2013 | comments (111)

The hacking community has been hard at work to crack Apple's defenses in iOS 6 and the A6 chip inside the iPhone 5 ever since their debut last year. And while the waiting was long, it's now finally over and the jailbreak is publicly...


BlackBerry Z10 sales in UK off to a strong start

BlackBerry Z10 sales in UK off to a strong start

04 February, 2013 | comments (71)

The recently launched BlackBerry Z10, which is powered by the latest BB 10 OS, is surely one of the most awaited smartphones for BlackBerry fans. The good news for the troubled maker is the sales of its new flagship have got off to a strong start in...


Huawei set to launch a mini version of P2 at MWC 2013

Huawei set to launch a mini version of P2 at MWC 2013

04 February, 2013 | comments (10)

Huawei, the Chinese manufacturers are all set to launch its Ascend P2 at the upcoming Mobile World Congress. Surprisingly, Huawei might also launch the mini version of the P2 at the same event, according to a report from MyDrivers. The Ascend...


Samsung Galaxy S III mini headed for T-Mobile as Exhibit

Samsung Galaxy S III mini headed for T-Mobile as Exhibit

04 February, 2013 | comments (8)

The Samsung Galaxy S III mini is making its way to a Stateside carrier yet again, this time as the Galaxy Exhibit. That's not to be confused with the Samsung Galaxy Exhibit 4G, or the Samsung Exhibit 4G. If you manage to navigate through...


Rumor: HTC M7 to use stacked sensor with ultrapixels

Rumor: HTC M7 to use stacked sensor with ultrapixels

04 February, 2013 | comments (31)

HTC needs a best-selling phone and the HTC M7 just might be it. Rumor has it it won't use a 13MP camera like the current cream of the crop, but a new design with so-called ultrapixels. It sounds very similar to the Foveon X3 sensors by...

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GSMA announces nominations for its Global Mobile Awards

GSMA announces nominations for its Global Mobile Awards

04 February, 2013 | comments (140)

GSMA has announced more than 158 nominees in what seems to be a record breaking year in terms of entries. The winners of the awards will be announced at the upcoming Mobile World Congress on February 26 in Barcelona. The award ceremony is...

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BLU announces three new Tegra 3 quad-core smartphones

BLU announces three new Tegra 3 quad-core smartphones

04 February, 2013 | comments (19)

BLU Products has entered into the quad-core smartphone game, with several new offerings of the Tegra 3 variety. The Quattro family will feature smartphones with 4.5" and 5.7" screens, quad-core 1.5 GHz Tegra 3 SoC's, and Android 4.0. The entry...

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HTC predicts flat or lower revenue and margins in Q1 this year

HTC predicts flat or lower revenue and margins in Q1 this year

04 February, 2013 | comments (43)

After being one of the hottest phone makers for a while, HTC’s fortunes started declining last year and 2013 is not starting so well for it either. The revenue for the first quarter of this year is expected to be between $1.7 billion and $2 billion,...

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Sony Xperia T gets the Android Jelly Bean update

Sony Xperia T gets the Android Jelly Bean update

04 February, 2013 | comments (105)

Sony has started rolling out the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for the Xperia T smartphone. The update is being made available just a day after it appeared on the PTCRB website and was certified and a week after an alpha version was...


ASUS Padfone Jelly Bean update seeding next week

ASUS Padfone Jelly Bean update seeding next week

03 February, 2013 | comments (20)

If you’re one of the original adopters of the ASUS Padfone phone-in-tablet, good news awaits as we’ve just heard that the Jelly Bean update for the device is coming next week. Some highlights of the new update include improved Instant...


Samsung Galaxy S II and Galaxy Note to get 4.1.2 in March

Samsung Galaxy S II and Galaxy Note to get 4.1.2 in March

02 February, 2013 | comments (184)

Samsung Ukraine has announced that it will start rolling out the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update to some of its devices from March. The first ones to get this update is the Galaxy S II as well as the Galaxy Note. The Galaxy S II, as you may know,...


HTC M7 expected to arrive on all US carriers other than Verizon

HTC M7 expected to arrive on all US carriers other than Verizon

02 February, 2013 | comments (42)

We are slowly inching towards the release of the HTC M7, which we have been hearing about for quite some time now. The phone is expected to be revealed in the special media event held by HTC on February 19, before MWC. Now, we are hearing...