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HTC One X gets Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean update with Sense 4+

HTC One X gets Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean update with Sense 4+

27 November, 2012 | comments (339)

Exactly a month ago HTC launched the Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean update for the One X in Asia and now the update is available for CID_038 or CID_044 versions of the device around the world, too. The update is 364MB in size and requires users to...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Android 4.2.1 for Nexus 4 and slates 7 and 10 now available

Android 4.2.1 for Nexus 4 and slates 7 and 10 now available

27 November, 2012 | comments (57)

The Android 4.2 (still Jelly Bean) was released for the (ASUS-made) Nexus 7 slate back-to-back with the new LG Nexus 4 smartphone and Samsung Nexus 10 tablet two weeks ago. Soon after the users noticed December was missing from the Contacts...


Lenovo P770 droid phone packs a 3,500mAh battery

Lenovo P770 droid phone packs a 3,500mAh battery

27 November, 2012 | comments (82)

So far Motorola has been the only one that can provide huge batteries in smartphones, but Lenovo is about to challenge it with the P770. It's an Android 4.1 Jelly Bean droid with a massive 3,500mAh battery (200mAh more than the RAZR MAXX HD). The...


Microsoft working on 'Apollo+' update for Windows Phone 8

Microsoft working on 'Apollo+' update for Windows Phone 8

26 November, 2012 | comments (62)

Microsoft is allegedly working on an update to Windows Phone, called Apollo+. This will be a minor '.1' update that will add some of the features missing in the initial release, such as support for VPN networks and OTA updates. It will also include...


Huawei Ascend D2  GLBenchmark score confirms quad-core CPU

Huawei Ascend D2 GLBenchmark score confirms quad-core CPU

26 November, 2012 | comments (22)

In late October at an event in China, Huawei announced its first phablet - the Ascend D2. At the time Huawei stayed mum on some of the key specs of the device. Thankfully, GLBenchmark comes to save the day, confirming the chipset and screen specs of...


NenaMark scores for Samsung I9400 found, is it the Galaxy S IV?

NenaMark scores for Samsung I9400 found, is it the Galaxy S IV?

26 November, 2012 | comments (93)

Benchmark result sites are fertile ground for finding info on unannounced phones. The latest discovery is a Samsung GT-I9400, which judging by its model number might be the Galaxy S IV. The rumored specs of the upcoming Samsung flagship are...


LG Optimus G2 to have quad-core CPU, 1080p screen, Android 5.0

LG Optimus G2 to have quad-core CPU, 1080p screen, Android 5.0

26 November, 2012 | comments (57)

LG is going to release a successor to the Optimus G successor – that rumor is hardly going to raise any eyebrows. However we also got to learn the some of the purported specs of the device and that's where things get exciting. The LG Optimus G2...


ZTE could launch an 8-core A15-based Apache next year

ZTE could launch an 8-core A15-based Apache next year

26 November, 2012 | comments (85)

Rumored for a next year release comes the ZTE Apache. It will reportedly run on an 8 (that's right, eight) core processor made by MediaTek. It will be made using the TSMC 28 nm process with Cortex-A15 CPU inside. The ZTE Apache is expected to...


Windows Phone 7.8 features leak, release date still a mystery

Windows Phone 7.8 features leak, release date still a mystery

26 November, 2012 | comments (42)

As the Windows Phone 7.8 release is edging closer, leaks are starting to intensify. Beta builds, Windows Phone 7.8-running Nokia Lumia 510 and promotional materials for the latter – there are plenty sources to feed us with spicy rumors. The Lumia...


Nokia Asha 205 and Asha 206 unveiled, priced at $62

Nokia Asha 205 and Asha 206 unveiled, priced at $62

26 November, 2012 | comments (96)

Today Nokia announced two new additions to its feature-phone lineup, the Asha 205 and Asha 206. Both phones come with dual-SIM variants as well, and look to dethrone the Asha 201 as the cheapest offering currently in the Asha lineup. The Asha...

Tags: Nokia, S40


HTC Deluxe DLX not actually coming to Europe?

HTC Deluxe DLX not actually coming to Europe?

25 November, 2012 | comments (40)

When we caught a glimpse of the first official photos of the HTC Deluxe DLX a couple of days back , we were all but certain that it is only a matter of time before the quad-core beast with 1080p display makes its way to Europe. Therefore, the news...


LG explains that the Nexus 4 LTE connectivity is actually a dud

LG explains that the Nexus 4 LTE connectivity is actually a dud

25 November, 2012 | comments (71)

The presence of an 4G LTE chip in the LG Nexus 4 has been making owners of the device scratch their head and giving them hope that it might eventually be hacked to work. The revelation made by iFixit's teardown of the device has made a lot of...


Samsung sold 5 million Galaxy Note II units in just two months

Samsung sold 5 million Galaxy Note II units in just two months

25 November, 2012 | comments (166)

At the beginning of November Samsung announced they've sold more than 3 million Galaxy Note II phablets and now, merely a couple of weeks later, we get word that this number has grown to north of 5 million. It took the Galaxy Note II just two...


Damian Dinning leaves Nokia (Update: Joins Jaguar Land Rover)

Damian Dinning leaves Nokia (Update: Joins Jaguar Land Rover)

23 November, 2012 | comments (215)

As if the poor market performance as of late wasn't enough, Nokia just took another hit. Damian Dinning has decided to leave the company effective November 30. Dinning started working at Nokia in April 2004 and took the role as the company's...

Tags: Nokia, Misc


LG Optimus 7 won't get WP7.8 update says LG Poland

LG Optimus 7 won't get WP7.8 update says LG Poland

23 November, 2012 | comments (65)

We got a lot of good news about the Windows Phone 7.8 update lately, but every streak comes to an end as we now have a particularly unpleasant piece of information to share with you. The LG Optimus 7, which was one of the first Windows Phone...


Red Lumia 920T for China Mobile poses for the camera

Red Lumia 920T for China Mobile poses for the camera

23 November, 2012 | comments (33)

Sohu Digital News has obtained a red Lumia 920T and made some photos of it. The Lumia 920T is destined for China Mobile and the unit in the photos is a prototype. There's no word when the device will actually launch on China Mobile's network. The...


Nokia Lumia 920 may have reached 2.5M orders worldwide

Nokia Lumia 920 may have reached 2.5M orders worldwide

23 November, 2012 | comments (404)

According to a Yahoo China report Nokia has received more than 2.5 million orders for the Lumia 920 across the globe, which is more than the entire Lumia lineup sold in Q3 of 2012. The report also says the Lumia 920 and 820 have been sold out in...


LTE can be enabled on the Nexus 4, works on Canadian networks

LTE can be enabled on the Nexus 4, works on Canadian networks

23 November, 2012 | comments (41)

Remember when people were disappointed that the Nexus 4 doesn’t have LTE? And then iFixit dug up an LTE chip in the phone? Well, it turns out that the chip can be enabled surprisingly easy. Several people are reporting that the LTE connectivity...


Dual-SIM Samsung Galaxy Note II launches in China

Dual-SIM Samsung Galaxy Note II launches in China

23 November, 2012 | comments (103)

Samsung China has gone official with the previously leaked dual-SIM variant of the Note 2. The model number is GT-N7102 and from what it looks it's got proper GSM/HSDPA support on both SIM cards. The Note 2 N7102 is practically the same phone...


Samsung Stratosphere II goes on sale in the US

Samsung Stratosphere II goes on sale in the US

23 November, 2012 | comments (18)

The Samsung Stratosphere II has quietly gone on sale in the US without much fanfare. The phone is available on Verizon on a two year contract for $129.99.. The Samsung Stratosphere II has a 4-inch, 800 x 480 resolution Super AMOLED display,...