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LG Mobile reports poor Q3 results, LGE still holding strong

LG Mobile reports poor Q3 results, LGE still holding strong

28 October, 2010 | comments (27)

The third quarter of the financial year wasn't particularly successful for the second largest Korean conglomerate. The profit they recorded stands at just over the measly 7 million US dollars, which is a 99-percent decrease as compared to the 810...

Tags: LG, Misc


Android Market officially passes the 100K apps mark

Android Market officially passes the 100K apps mark

26 October, 2010 | comments (45)

The Android market has just joined the App Store in the prestigious 100K apps club. The news was confirmed by the Android Dev Team through their Twitter account this today so it's official this time. Naturally you can't access all those apps on...


The new Samsung Wave models get free apps and games

The new Samsung Wave models get free apps and games

26 October, 2010 | comments (35)

The Samsung Apps store may not have as much content as Apple's or Google's but mobile gamers will sure be pleased with the number of free games in it. Owners of the new Wave models will be getting free games and apps - while supplies last. The...


$1 app overclocks Droid X and Droid 2 processors to 1.3GHz

$1 app overclocks Droid X and Droid 2 processors to 1.3GHz

24 October, 2010 | comments (32)

Want to overclock your Droid X or Droid 2 processor? There is an app for that already and it costs just 1 US dollar. It will allow you to speed up your CPU up to 1.3GHz. The DX/D2 Overclocker allows you to set stock or lower-than-stock voltage,...


Nokia reveals new plans for SW development, publishes Q3 results

Nokia reveals new plans for SW development, publishes Q3 results

21 October, 2010 | comments (191)

Nokia has just published its Q3 financial report and things are looking healthy. The company also let us in on their new plans concerning their smartphone platforms and changes ins software development. Nokia managed to ship over 110 million...

Tags: Nokia, Misc


The Apple AppStore now has over 300,000 apps

The Apple AppStore now has over 300,000 apps

17 October, 2010 | comments (171)

The Apple App Store is still undeniably the leader in application stores. Without much fanfare, sometime yesterday evening it passed the 300,000 apps mark - less than two months after is passed the count of some 250,000 applications residing in its...

Tags: Apple, Touch UI, Misc


Gresso Luxor World Time is perfect for posh jetsetters

Gresso Luxor World Time is perfect for posh jetsetters

07 October, 2010 | comments (29)

The Swiss are famous for their watches with split-second accuracy. So, what's a Swiss luxury phone maker to create than a phone with six individual clocks - five for major cities across the world and one for your local time. The result is...

Tags: Misc


Sony shows off 16.4MP and 8.1MP camera sensors for mobiles

Sony shows off 16.4MP and 8.1MP camera sensors for mobiles

07 October, 2010 | comments (101)

If the recent news about the Altek Leo and the Panasonic Lumix phone are any indication, the megapixel wars are far from over. Sony is showing of two new camera modules, one of which has 16.4MP resolution and the other one is a "budget" unit,...

Tags: Sony, Misc


Microsoft files suit against Motorola over Android

Microsoft files suit against Motorola over Android

03 October, 2010 | comments (59)

You can’t be big in the tech world without attracting lawsuits - and Android is getting really big. The latest in who-sued-who news is that Microsoft filed a suit against Motorola over Android used in their phones, an OS which Microsoft’s believes...


Sony Ericsson shows LiveView micro display for Androids

Sony Ericsson shows LiveView micro display for Androids

28 September, 2010 | comments (94)

Watch phones didn't really take off. But Sony Ericsson just announced LiveView - it's small, can be worn as a watch and it gives you access to the basic functions of your Android phone, while it's also highly customizable. It has all the advantages...


Samsung Apps turns one, 14M apps downloaded by Wave users

Samsung Apps turns one, 14M apps downloaded by Wave users

13 September, 2010 | comments (63)

OK Samsung Apps, make a wish and blow out the candle - you're one year old. And how much you've grown - starting with a handful of countries, availability has been expanded to over 100 countries. Happy birthday! Today, Samsung's own app store,...

Tags: Samsung, Misc


Smartphone market grew 55 percent, iOS declining by 2014

Smartphone market grew 55 percent, iOS declining by 2014

9 September, 2010 | comments (238)

There are some good times ahead for smartphones, say market analysts from IDC. Smartphone market share is expected to grow by over 50% and oddly iOS will be declining in the future, with Android and Windows gaining ground. IDC analysts actually...

Tags: Misc


Windows Phone 7 web browser appears on video, gets compared

Windows Phone 7 web browser appears on video, gets compared

24 August, 2010 | comments (29)

It's not like we haven't seen other videos demonstrating the upcoming Windows Phone 7 (or at least some other pre-release versions of it) but this one definitely caught our attention since it shows how the WP7 web browser competes against iPhone's...


EISA Awards 2010: which are the best of the best phones in Europe

EISA Awards 2010: which are the best of the best phones in Europe

16 August, 2010 | comments (202)

The EISA awards are out and the winners are not that unexpected. Apple, Samsung and even Sony Ericsson snatched awards in the Mobile Devices panel. There's also the traditional green award. The European Smartphone 2010-2011 award goes to the...


Gresso Luxor Las Vegas Jackpot, 1 million dollar phone launched

Gresso Luxor Las Vegas Jackpot, 1 million dollar phone launched

12 August, 2010 | comments (134)

GoldVish's Le Million Piece Unique isn't the only mobile phone with a seven digit price tag out there anymore. It has just been joined by the Gresso Luxor Las Vegas Jackpot, which matches its price tag of 1 million US dollars. Gresso is known for...

Tags: Misc


Apple releases iOS updates for iGadgets, plugs security hole

Apple releases iOS updates for iGadgets, plugs security hole

12 August, 2010 | comments (46)

We have some bad news for iPhone/Pod/Pad owners, though it's sort of good news too. Apple has closed the PDF security flaw that allowed hackers to run arbitrary code - one that jailbreaks the phone or one that does something malicious. The PDF...

Tags: Apple, Misc


Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 mini and X10 mini pro go pink and gold

Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 mini and X10 mini pro go pink and gold

10 August, 2010 | comments (36)

Every now and then a golden version of some phone comes out. Then there are the pink versions just in time for Valentine's day. Sony Ericsson does both and offers new paint jobs for the XPERIA X10 mini and the XPERIA X10 mini pro. We know, it's...


LG Wink series to be actually called Cookie in Europe

LG Wink series to be actually called Cookie in Europe

04 August, 2010 | comments (10)

We recently introduced you to the latest Wink touch handsets by LG. Well, it turns out the LG Wink series will actually be called Cookie in Europe. The phones will be the same however the Winks may have Wi-Fi in some regions. Okay, so on Monday...

Tags: LG, Touch UI, Misc


Smartphone market grows in Q2 2010, Android steams ahead

Smartphone market grows in Q2 2010, Android steams ahead

02 August, 2010 | comments (57)

Android continues to proliferate as the smartphone market grows. The smartphone market grew 64% in Q2 compared to last year and all indications point to sustained growth. All major companies are experiencing growths in the numbers of shipped...


Samsung Q2 2010 financial report is out, growth slows down a bit

Samsung Q2 2010 financial report is out, growth slows down a bit

30 July, 2010 | comments (13)

After the impressive start of the year Samsung's growth slowed down a tad during the second quarter of the year. Nevertheless, the financial report shows that the company is still doing quite fine and situation is expected to get even better in the...

Tags: Samsung, Misc