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Lumia 720 and 520 are Nokia's latest smartphones

Lumia 720 and 520 are Nokia's latest smartphones

25 February, 2013 | comments (186)

Nokia's event at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona is now over and the highlight is the announcement of the Lumia 720 and 520. Both devices pack a dual-core 1 GHz Snapdragon processor (Krait to be precise), run on Windows Phone 8 and share...


Samsung to announce Galaxy S IV on March 14

Samsung to announce Galaxy S IV on March 14

25 February, 2013 | comments (214)

Samsung has announced that they will be unveiling the next generation Galaxy S smartphone, colloquially called the Galaxy S IV, on March 14 at their Unpacked event, confirming some of the rumors we have been hearing right. The Unpacked event...


Nokia announces 105 and 301 feature phones at MWC

Nokia announces 105 and 301 feature phones at MWC

25 February, 2013 | comments (57)

Nokia has announced two new feature phones at the MWC, the Nokia 105 and the Nokia 301. Nokia 105 The Nokia 105 is the company's most affordable phone to date and is priced at just Ä15. The phone has basic features such as a color display, FM...


Asus MWC event is over, Padfone Infinity and Fonepad announced

Asus MWC event is over, Padfone Infinity and Fonepad announced

25 February, 2013 | comments (11)

It's a busy Monday, but we're continuing to follow the events at the MWC as they happen. We just left the Asus press conference, where we saw the announcement of the Asus Padfone Infinity and the Asus Fonepad. The event was available here...


Upcoming Nokia Asha phone design leaks

Upcoming Nokia Asha phone design leaks

25 February, 2013 | comments (66)

The Nokia event at the Mobile World Congress is about to kick off but before anything is officially announced we already have some pictures of a new Asha phone that is supposed to be unveiled today. There is no information available about the...


We are at the Nokia press conference, follow it online

We are at the Nokia press conference, follow it online

25 February, 2013 | comments (16)

The Nokia press conference starts at 8:30 CET and we've already took our seats there. There is a live webcast of the event, you can find it right here and follow everything online as it unfolds. We expect Nokia to announce the WP8-powered...


LG's MWC 2013 event is under way, we're on site

LG's MWC 2013 event is under way, we're on site

25 February, 2013 | comments (6)

We're hard at work at the LG event at the MWC with several new phones getting announced. Stay tuned for our coverage. Unfortunately, there doesn't seem to be a live stream from the event so check back soon. We have plenty of hands-on's with...


Android once again on top of iOS in the US

Android once again on top of iOS in the US

25 February, 2013 | comments (24)

According to Kantar Worldpanel, for the three-month period ending in January of this year, Google's OS has climbed back to the top of smartphone sales in the United States with a 49.4% market share. Apple had the No 1 spot until recently thanks to...

Tags: iOS, Android, Touch UI


Mobile World Congress 2013 coverage

Mobile World Congress 2013 coverage

24 February, 2013 | comments (40)

MWC 2013 overview #review-body th, #review-body td { font-size:12px; } Lumia 720 and 520 are Nokia's latest smartphones Nokia announces 105 and 301 feature phones at MWC Nokia announces a wireless car charger...

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Firefox OS launches at MWC on ZTE Open and Alcatel OT Fire

Firefox OS launches at MWC on ZTE Open and Alcatel OT Fire

24 February, 2013 | comments (38)

Mozilla is officially launching their Firefox OS for mobile phones and are proud to announce that they have deals with 18 carriers, a partnership with Qualcomm to use their Snapdragon chipsets and four manufacturers - ZTE, Alcatel, LG and Huawei....


Alcatel unveils One Touch Idol X, 5-inch, 1080p, Jelly Bean

Alcatel unveils One Touch Idol X, 5-inch, 1080p, Jelly Bean

24 February, 2013 | comments (34)

Alcatel has been trailing behind Android A-listers as of late but today ventured boldly into the high-end with the One Touch Idol X. It's rocking a 5" 1080p screen with minimalist bezel - not unlike many of the current top-shelf Android...


LG working on 8-core chip called Odin, Optimus G II bound

LG working on 8-core chip called Odin, Optimus G II bound

24 February, 2013 | comments (33)

The LG Optimus G II is still some time ahead with an expected launch next fall, but the rumor mill is already in motion regarding its chipset, as the KoreaTimes reports. LG is probably heading down the route of a home-brewed chipset much like...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Huawei Ascend P2 finally announced

Huawei Ascend P2 finally announced

24 February, 2013 | comments (32)

The Huawei Ascend P2 uses a 1.5GHz quad-core processor similar to that of the already announced Ascend D2. It has 1GB RAM and 16GB of storage, which unfortunately is non-expandable for the lack of a microSD card slot. The 8.4mm thin Ascend P2...


Huawei MWC press event is about to start, follow it online

Huawei MWC press event is about to start, follow it online

24 February, 2013 | comments (4)

Huawei's pre-MWC event opened doors at 2PM CET but the real press conference won't start until 3PM. Fortunately, they didn't just leave us hanging up there, they showed everybody the Ascend P2 a bit early. The real announcements should be...


Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 goes official with S Pen on board

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 goes official with S Pen on board

23 February, 2013 | comments (130)

After making an appearance earlier today, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 got officially announced. The compact Android Jelly Bean slate will be available worldwide in Q2 this year in Wi-Fi only, 3G and 4G LTE versions. Telephony support will also be...


HTC One vs. iPhone 5 camera shootout surfaces, we compare

HTC One vs. iPhone 5 camera shootout surfaces, we compare

23 February, 2013 | comments (189)

Introduction HTC made a big splash the other day with the announcement of its next flagship, HTC One. Besides the general upgrades in almost all departments, it also presented us with a new type of camera. First of all, it's part of an elite club...


EXCLUSIVE: We take a peek at the MWC LG Optimus line-up

EXCLUSIVE: We take a peek at the MWC LG Optimus line-up

23 February, 2013 | comments (29)

Things are in constant motion and the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona is literally buzzing with the latest mobile tech, even though it hasnít officially set off yet. Itís so chock-full of the latest mobile tech here that we literally ran into a...


Firefox OS running ZTE Open specs revealed before launch

Firefox OS running ZTE Open specs revealed before launch

23 February, 2013 | comments (32)

We have been hearing about the Firefox OS for a while now. Now, ZTE is about to release their first smartphone based on Mozilla's open source operating system, the ZTE Open. Unfortunately, we don't have any photographs of the device just yet but...


We are in Barcelona as MWC 2013 gets ready to kick-off

We are in Barcelona as MWC 2013 gets ready to kick-off

23 February, 2013 | comments (73)

Hola from Barcelona, Spain! Itís unusually cold here, but MWC is going to heat things up once it stars. The official start of the expo is on Monday, but the press events actually start tomorrow. Weíll be covering everything there is, as Huawei, LG,...

Tags: MWC 2013


Samsung Galaxy S IV said to pack SoLux screen and Qualcomm CPU

Samsung Galaxy S IV said to pack SoLux screen and Qualcomm CPU

23 February, 2013 | comments (215)

According to a fresh report, Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S IV flagship is about to do away with two of the previous generation's staples - the AMOLED display and the Exynos CPU. The upcoming Korean flagship will reportedly feature a 4.99" 1080p SoLux...