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Belle update for S^3 devices coming on February 8?

Belle update for S^3 devices coming on February 8?

30 January, 2012 | comments (81)

A while back, Nokia's Twitter account jumped the gun when announcing the release of the Belle update for older Nokia smartphones. Let's hope this time it's for real - Nokia's Vietnamese site announced that Belle is coming on February 8 for the...


The EU approves Sony's bid for Ericsson

The EU approves Sony's bid for Ericsson

30 January, 2012 | comments (26)

The European Commission has approved Sony's decision to buy Ericsson's stake of the Sony Ericsson joint venture. The ten year long alliance is coming to an end and the EU approval is a huge step for Sony. Back in October the ladder...


Motorola releases unlocked RAZR Developer Edition

Motorola releases unlocked RAZR Developer Edition

30 January, 2012 | comments (7)

We previously reported that Motorola is facing intense pressure from users to unlock their devices, and it seems like the mobile giant may finally be giving in. In a recent post on their official blog, Motorola announced that it will be...


Sony LT22i Nypon to be marketed as Xperia P

Sony LT22i Nypon to be marketed as Xperia P

30 January, 2012 | comments (25)

Just a week ago the Indonesian equivalent for the American FCC posted the retail name of the Sony's ST25i Kumquat a.k.a. Xperia U. Today we find another retail name in there - the LT22i Nypon's. Sony LT22i Nypon should be called Xperia P when it...


Samsung I9070 Galaxy S Advance goes official, confirms rumors

Samsung I9070 Galaxy S Advance goes official, confirms rumors

30 January, 2012 | comments (43)

Samsung just introduced the latest dual-core addition to their lineup of Android smartphones. Dubbed Samsung I9070 Galaxy S Advance, the new handset promises to become the most affordable dual-core smartphone by the Korean company. Samsung I9070...


Skype, Google+ support arriving with Windows Phone Tango?

Skype, Google+ support arriving with Windows Phone Tango?

30 January, 2012 | comments (11)

The powerful messaging integration is one of the best features of Windows Phone and an alleged screenshot from the upcoming Tango update shows Skype and Google Plus integration into the messenger hub. After Microsoft's acquisition of Skype, it...


Windows Phone Tango to bring additional languages, C++ support

Windows Phone Tango to bring additional languages, C++ support

30 January, 2012 | comments (34)

We already know that the next iteration of Windows Phone, codenamed Tango, will reduce the hardware requirements of the OS so that it could run on devices with slower (and thus cheaper) hardware. Now, Microsoft has announced that Tango will...


Windows 8 now stable on ARM processors

Windows 8 now stable on ARM processors

29 January, 2012 | comments (49)

Multiple sources have reported seeing impressive demos of Windows 8 running on high-profile devices from key manufacturers already and the word is developers are expected to receive a stable build of Windows 8 suitable for ARM architecture come...

Tags: Windows, Rumors


Samsung's unannounced GT-I9070 Galaxy S Advance shows up

Samsung's unannounced GT-I9070 Galaxy S Advance shows up

29 January, 2012 | comments (59)

In case you thought that Samsung is done updating the original Galaxy S lineup, you were wrong. A yet to be announced Samsung Galaxy S Advance has emerged in photos and a YouTube video, thus bringing yet another member to the device family, which...


DROID RAZR and RAZR MAXX found running on identical ROM

DROID RAZR and RAZR MAXX found running on identical ROM

29 January, 2012 | comments (8)

On the surface the new DROID RAZR MAXX seems identical to the standard DROID RAZR, except for the bigger battery. But turns out they are even more similar on the inside. The Android Source has discovered that both the DROID RAZR and the...


Nokia Lumia 910 shows up on Dutch retailer's website

Nokia Lumia 910 shows up on Dutch retailer's website

28 January, 2012 | comments (62)

A yet to be announced Nokia Lumia 910 has appeared at a Dutch online retailer. The device sports a spec sheet, quite similar to the U.S. exclusive Lumia 900, save for the lack of LTE radio and the presence of a massive 12MP camera sensor on board -...


LG Optimus L3 E400 goes quietly up for pre-order in Sweden

LG Optimus L3 E400 goes quietly up for pre-order in Sweden

28 January, 2012 | comments (29)

In the quietest manner possible, LG's latest Optimus L3 E400 budget smartphone has gone up for pre-order at a Swedish online retailer. The smartphone, despite lacking a massive spec sheet, is bound to bring a serious dash of good looks to the market...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Upcoming Qualcomm MSM8960 GPU benchmark score surfaces

Upcoming Qualcomm MSM8960 GPU benchmark score surfaces

28 January, 2012 | comments (43)

Qualcomm's upcoming 28nm based Snapdragon SoCs, codenamed Krait, are expected to arrive later this year. But a NenaMark 2 benchmark score on an unidentified device has leaked ahead of launch. In this benchmark, we see this unidentified...


Nokia now shipping Symbian^3 devices with Belle out the box

Nokia now shipping Symbian^3 devices with Belle out the box

27 January, 2012 | comments (229)

Nokia have now confirmed via their official Twitter feed that major updates have already begun rolling out to a number of devices currently running Symbian Anna, bumping them up to Symbian Belle, news that a lot of Nokia fans will no doubt welcome...


Leaked RIM roadmap reveals a really boring 2012 ahead of us

Leaked RIM roadmap reveals a really boring 2012 ahead of us

27 January, 2012 | comments (56)

A recently leaked RIM roadmap reveals all the upcoming BlackBerry smartphones for 2012. Unfortunately there is nothing really interesting scheduled before November this year. Notice you should consider the mentioned months, not quarters RIM is...


Bada 2.0 update seeding to the Samsung S8500 Wave

Bada 2.0 update seeding to the Samsung S8500 Wave

27 January, 2012 | comments (113)

The Bada 2.0 update certainly took its time to arrive, but it's finally seeding to S8500 Wave smartphones. So if you have resisted the temptation to flash it by yourselves from one of the leaked ROMs, you time has come. The release isn't...


Xperia S to feature a fast-charge battery and anti-stain coating

Xperia S to feature a fast-charge battery and anti-stain coating

27 January, 2012 | comments (74)

The first Xperia to have stripped itself of the Ericsson brand, the upcoming Sony Xperia S, is rumored to feature a sunlight-activated coating which should help repel dirt and other stain-forming materials, as well as a quick-charge battery. Dirt...


Exynos 5250 SoC goes into mass production in Q2, tablets get it first

Exynos 5250 SoC goes into mass production in Q2, tablets get it first

27 January, 2012 | comments (43)

During Samsung's earnings call, they took a minute to talk about the Exynos 5250 System-on-a-Chip (SoC) they announced last year. It's already sampling to manufacturers and it will go into mass production in Q2 this year. The chipset packs two...

Tags: Samsung, Misc


LG Optimus 3D to be called 3D MAX, with or without the Optimus

LG Optimus 3D to be called 3D MAX, with or without the Optimus

27 January, 2012 | comments (24)

A few days ago leaked the first images of the rumored as the Optimus 3D successor - LG CX2. The CX2 is supposed to feature a better processor, superior display, slimmer shell and even better connectivity options (incl. NFC). Today a reportedly...


Motorola posts net loss for Q4 and for the full year 2011

Motorola posts net loss for Q4 and for the full year 2011

27 January, 2012 | comments (20)

We've been seeing plenty of financial results and now it's Motorola's turn. Along with their Q4 and full year report, Moto also included an update on the merger with Google in their press release. Let's start with the financial side of things...

Tags: Motorola