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Apple sells 1.7 million iPhone 4s in just three days

Apple sells 1.7 million iPhone 4s in just three days

28 June, 2010 | comments (405)

Mind blown! If you had to guess how many iPhone 4s would Apple manage to push in three days, you wouldn't guess 1.7 million would you? And you'd be wrong, because that's exactly how many they sold. We wrote about iPhone 4 shortages, but when...


Samsung S8500 Wave users getting NFS: Shift game for free

Samsung S8500 Wave users getting NFS: Shift game for free

27 June, 2010 | comments (118)

Samsung are offering a free Need for Speed: Shift game to Samsung S8500 Wave owners - to promote both Wave with its Bada OS and the Samsung Apps store. It is a limited time offer, so you Wave owners better hurry. The iPhone 4 with its gyroscopes...


Blending the iPhone 4? Yep, that's something we could do!

Blending the iPhone 4? Yep, that's something we could do!

27 June, 2010 | comments (37)

On this episode of 'Will it Blend?', host Tom Dickson asks his guest, the iPhone 4, just that. Also, a surprise appearance by someone who looks a lot like Steve Jobs and the Apple Task Force - you know, the guys that patrol bars for forgotten Apple...

Tags: Apple, iPhone, Misc


Google releases Froyo update for Nexus Ones, open-sources code

Google releases Froyo update for Nexus Ones, open-sources code

24 June, 2010 | comments (66)

Google is also celebrating today - Android 2.2 Froyo has reached two important milestones. Google open sourced the latest version and they are pushing out the final Froyo update to Nexus One users. And we're sure the timing has nothing to do with...


GSMArena.com turns 10 today, happy birthday!

GSMArena.com turns 10 today, happy birthday!

15 June, 2010 | comments (1150)

Every once in a while, we get to sing the Happy birthday song to our beloved website. But it's not every year that it gets an anniversary like this - ten years may not sound like a lot, but it feels like ages. Update, 16 June: Wow, we never...

Tags: Misc


Google Maps Navigation is now available in 11 more countries

Google Maps Navigation is now available in 11 more countries

9 June, 2010 | comments (42)

Going on a trip around Europe? Don't forget to update your Google Maps Navigation and Google Mobile App, which now offer Navigation in 10 new European countries and Canada and it accepts voice searching in four new languages. Google Maps...


Qualcomm starts shipping 1.2GHz dual-core Snapdragons

Qualcomm starts shipping 1.2GHz dual-core Snapdragons

1 June, 2010 | comments (102)

Qualcomm's has just started shipping its latest generation chipsets to manufacturers. Offering two application processor cores running at 1.2 GHz, integrated graphics core and 1080p video encoding those should become available on high-end...

Tags: Misc


Android 2.2 Froyo update has started rolling out for Nexus One

Android 2.2 Froyo update has started rolling out for Nexus One

23 May, 2010 | comments (57)

If Google surprised you with the playable Pac-Man logo, youd better sit down - the Android 2.2 Froyo updates for the Nexus One have begun rolling out. Better yet, the update is available for manual download if you cant wait for the OTA update to...


Versace Unique is where touch and fashion meet

Versace Unique is where touch and fashion meet

20 May, 2010 | comments (23)

Yet another fashion brand joined the luxury mobile phones bandwagon today. Versace announced their Unique touch-driven phone, which was developed in cooperation with ModeLabs Group and LG. The face of the hand-crafted (did you really expect...

Tags: Misc


0.facebook.com launched, cuts on data charges and loads faster

0.facebook.com launched, cuts on data charges and loads faster

19 May, 2010 | comments (95)

Facebook, together with over 50 mobile operators in 45 countries around the globe, have just launched the new website 0.facebook.com. It brings all the key features of Facebook to people's mobile phones, loads fast and comes for free. Yeap, zero...

Tags: Misc


Samsung S5620 Monte gets free navigation in the Czech Republic

Samsung S5620 Monte gets free navigation in the Czech Republic

14 May, 2010 | comments (28)

The Samsung S5620 Monte has a map and it's not afraid to use it for free voice-guided navigation. The NaviExpert app for the Monte transforms it into a SatNav unit with the same maps that Nokia uses for their Ovi Maps application. The NaviExpert...


HTC files a complaint against Apple, wants iPhone out of USA

HTC files a complaint against Apple, wants iPhone out of USA

13 May, 2010 | comments (265)

Today HTC filed a complaint against Apple with the United States International Trade Commission. According to HTC, Apple has infringed five HTC patents and its law department insists on halting the importation and sales of the iPhone, iPod and iPad...

Tags: HTC, Apple, iPhone, Misc


Bing now does voice-guided SatNav on WinMo phones for free

Bing now does voice-guided SatNav on WinMo phones for free

12 May, 2010 | comments (19)

Bing Maps is getting into the navigation business in a bid to further deprive dedicated SatNav unit manufacturers. It now supports voice-guided navigation on Windows Mobile 6.x phones on a number of devices. Following in the footsteps of its...


Nokia sue Apple for patent infringements yet again

Nokia sue Apple for patent infringements yet again

09 May, 2010 | comments (440)

This is getting completely out of hand now. Nokia have just filled yet another complaint against Apple, this time with the Federal District Court in the Western District of Wisconsin. The Finnish company accuses Apple of infringing 5 of their...

Tags: Nokia, Apple, Misc


Apple, HTC and Motorola increase smartphone market share

Apple, HTC and Motorola increase smartphone market share

09 May, 2010 | comments (111)

The high-tech industry analyzers from Canalys have published their report on the smart smartphone market in the first quarter of 2010. Shipments rose nearly 67 percent to reach more than 55 million units globally, with HTC, Motorola and Apple...

Tags: Misc


Gresso presents the new Grand Monaco Sport luxury phones

Gresso presents the new Grand Monaco Sport luxury phones

06 May, 2010 | comments (20)

After the Grand Monaco Red for the ladies Gresso launches a new luxury line the Grand Monaco Sport. It targets all the sport cars fans offering various customizations to match their style. The new Grand Monaco Sport phones follow the Gresso...

Tags: Misc


Good Q1 for Samsung, more touch phones and smartphones to come

Good Q1 for Samsung, more touch phones and smartphones to come

03 May, 2010 | comments (27)

We've seen how the other companies did during the first quarter of the year and now we'll have the chance to see how things are going for Samsung. As expected, their Q1 financial report looks pretty well. After the impressive Q4 here comes the...

Tags: Samsung, Misc


RIM enters Top 5, replaces Motorola as the market recovers

RIM enters Top 5, replaces Motorola as the market recovers

02 May, 2010 | comments (169)

Smartphones, smartphones, smartphones - its what the people around the world want. Cant argue with numbers - smartphone shipments are on a rise and the market in general is bouncing back from the 2009 low caused by the poor economy. In the...


Motorola looking better in Q1 2010 but loses top spot in the US

Motorola looking better in Q1 2010 but loses top spot in the US

30 April, 2010 | comments (23)

Motorola's financial results are out - the mobile phone division is still in the red zone but there's a noticeable improvement over last year's. And they still have time to improve further before the planned split in two during the first quarter...


LG with surprising Q1 results, will focus on smartphones in Q2

LG with surprising Q1 results, will focus on smartphones in Q2

29 April, 2010 | comments (27)

LG announced the financial results for Q1 of 2010. Their global sales and profit are lower than expected as they have concentrated on developing products and sales channels in emerging markets. They expect a turn for change as they refocus back on...

Tags: LG, Misc