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Nokia N8 Producers winners announced, win zero-gravity ride

Nokia N8 Producers winners announced, win zero-gravity ride

05 March, 2011 | comments (81)

December last year, Nokia started the Nokia N8 Producers contest - where up-and-coming filmmakers can take a crack at shooting a short with the N8 and win a zero-gravity trip on a specially modified plane. Of all who submitted their videos to the...


Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play partners with Havok, MLG

Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play partners with Havok, MLG

02 March, 2011 | comments (40)

Sony Ericsson has announced two key partnerships to push the XPERIA Play to the top of mobile gaming. Havok has ported all their software to Gingerbread and optimized it for the XPERIA Play, which is also the official Major League Gaming...


GSMArena.com is hiring New York and London based writers

GSMArena.com is hiring New York and London based writers

FEATURED, 201 | comments (87)

We're inviting you to hop on board as part of our team. If you are based around New York city or London and you think you have the right balance of skill and knowledge, we'd be more than happy to see you job application in our mailbox. We're...

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Watch the Nokia N8 and iPhone 4 get test tortured to death

Watch the Nokia N8 and iPhone 4 get test tortured to death

18 February, 2011 | comments (260)

When we buy a new phone we are always concerned if its body is scratch-resistant or will it get dirty quickly. That's what we call build quality and no matter your reasons (just enjoying the gadget unspoiled looks or looking for a maximum resale...


Samsung offers desktop dock for Google Nexus S, asks $40 for it

Samsung offers desktop dock for Google Nexus S, asks $40 for it

18 February, 2011 | comments (27)

Samsung just announced a desktop dock for the Google Nexus S. We were wondering how advanced it may be so we jumped straight to its specs page. It turns out, it's a fairly standard phone dock, being just a notch better than a simple desk stand for...

Tags: Samsung, Android, Misc


MWC 2011 is over, find the highlights inside

MWC 2011 is over, find the highlights inside

17 February, 2011 | comments (32)

Well that was it fellas – the MWC 2011 ended. Thank you, Barcelona, for the warm welcome and the exciting week. But before we pack our suitcases and fly home we are going to give you a quick overview of the past few days to make sure you didn’t miss...


Leaked Dell 2011 roadmaps reveal tablet and smartphone lineups

Leaked Dell 2011 roadmaps reveal tablet and smartphone lineups

17 February, 2011 | comments (12)

Two Dell roadmaps – one for smartphones, and one for tablets - leaked today, showing all the company has planned to launch in 2011. The leak is quite substantial covering all of Dell’s Android and Windows devices planned for up until Q1 of...


MWC 2011 awards: iPhone 4 is best device, HTC - best maker

MWC 2011 awards: iPhone 4 is best device, HTC - best maker

16 February, 2011 | comments (244)

The Global Mobile Awards just announced the winners for 2011. A couple of phone makers and several software developers were honored this year. Some of the winners were expected, while others came as a surprise. We'll take a quick look at the two...


We land in Barcelona as MWC 2011 gets ready to kick off

We land in Barcelona as MWC 2011 gets ready to kick off

12 February, 2011 | comments (75)

Hola from Barcelona! We've made it to the capital of Catalonia and we are getting ready to bring you the best and most detailed coverage possible. The MWC starts on Monday, but Nokia, Samsung and Sony Ericsson should start with the announcements...


EU starts sampling the one charger to rule them all

EU starts sampling the one charger to rule them all

11 February, 2011 | comments (38)

The unified charger for all mobiles was proposed back in June 2009 and the European Commission finalized talks with the 14 major manufacturers about the unified charger. The charger has now begun sampling. Manufacturers are now ready with the...

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Samsung announces 12MP and 8MP backlit cameraphone sensors

Samsung announces 12MP and 8MP backlit cameraphone sensors

10 February, 2011 | comments (37)

Samsung announced two new camera modules - one 12MP and one 8MP - both of which are capable of capturing 1080p video. The new sensors won't be out for a while, but they will eventually find place in smartphones and high-end feature phones. The...

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CEO Stephen Elop admits Nokia's poor track record, has a plan

CEO Stephen Elop admits Nokia's poor track record, has a plan

09 February, 2011 | comments (453)

blockquote p { font: italic normal 13px/17px Arial; color: #474747; } blockquote { border-left: 3px solid #ddd; padding: 0 0 0 15px; margin: 10px 0px 10px 9px; } We just got wind of an internal Nokia memo created...

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IDC report says smartphones outsell computers for the first time

IDC report says smartphones outsell computers for the first time

09 February, 2011 | comments (13)

2010 was defined by a series of explosive growths in the smartphone market. For the first time ever, smartphones have outsold traditional computers, says IDC. Leading manufacturers posted staggering quarterly and yearly growths with more to come in...


Two days of free phones from T-Mobile, smartphones galore

Two days of free phones from T-Mobile, smartphones galore

08 February, 2011 | comments (8)

T-Mobile USA has picked Khloe Kardashian to play cupid - and set you up with a nice new phone for free. For two days, you can go and get a phone from one of their stores, and choose from any one of 30 models. It's not totally free of course, you...

Tags: T-Mobile, Misc


ZTE becomes world's 4th largest manufacturer, Android is top OS

ZTE becomes world's 4th largest manufacturer, Android is top OS

31 January, 2011 | comments (91)

Last week we did a quick overview of the big players on the mobile market, but it turns out we missed a pretty big one. ZTE are hardly considered a major player in Europe in North America, but the IDC report shows that in 2010 they've shipped more...

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Samsung reports Q4 2010 results, confirms dual-core Galaxy S2

Samsung reports Q4 2010 results, confirms dual-core Galaxy S2

28 January, 2011 | comments (36)

Samsung just published its financial report for the last quarter of 2010 and the full fiscal year and things are looking pretty good for the second largest cell-phone manufacturer. The telecom division has generated some $10.9 billion of revenue and...

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This holiday season was not that happy for Nokia, nor was the year

This holiday season was not that happy for Nokia, nor was the year

27 January, 2011 | comments (238)

Nokia has had a tough 2010, which proved worse than even the recession-bound 2009. The phones volumes and their prices have fallen but Nokia estimates it has taken the lead in the QWERTY phone market. In Q4 2010 Nokia shipped a total of 123.7...

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Motorola sums Q4 and 2010, things are starting to look good

Motorola sums Q4 and 2010, things are starting to look good

27 January, 2011 | comments (27)

Motorola has just published its Q4 and full 2010 results and they suggest the worst might already be behind the company. he company has sold mobile phones worth $2.4 billion and generated $72 million of net profit. Those numbers compare very...

Tags: Motorola, Misc


HTC closing a successful fourth quarter 2010

HTC closing a successful fourth quarter 2010

24 January, 2011 | comments (24)

HTC report on the last quarter of 2010 is fresh out of the oven and it's looking good for the Taiwanese company. In fact, the financial results have surpassed HTC’s own forecasts. During Q4 of 2010 HTC shipped a total of 9.1 million units, which,...

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Get Facebook for Feature Phones for your IQ challenged phone

Get Facebook for Feature Phones for your IQ challenged phone

21 January, 2011 | comments (28)

Facebook launched an official Java app that's universally compatible with a wide range of feature phones. Facebook also made arrangements with 14 carriers for free online access through the app. Today almost every smart gadget has access to...

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