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AT&T HTC One X gets updated to Android 4.0.4

AT&T HTC One X gets updated to Android 4.0.4

03 August, 2012 | comments (32)

The AT&T version of the HTC One X is getting a new software update today that changes the software number to 2.20.502.7 and the Android version number to 4.0.4. As of now, only one notable change is known that is brought about by this update and...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


August 29 event confirmed to be a Galaxy Note 2 launch event

August 29 event confirmed to be a Galaxy Note 2 launch event

03 August, 2012 | comments (49)

It was just a while ago that we reported that Samsung has been sending out invites for their Samsung Mobile Unpacked 2012 event in Berlin. What was unknown in this mystery invite, however, was which product will be announced at this event,...


EXCLUSIVE: Xperia SL poses for the camera, confirms known specs

EXCLUSIVE: Xperia SL poses for the camera, confirms known specs

02 August, 2012 | comments (106)

We've seen the Xperia SL in leaked press shots showing its various colors, but now an anonymous tipster hooked us with the first live photos of the device. Posing in its silver uniform, the Xperia SL (LT26ii) is known to be a slightly bumped...


Samsung holding an Unpacked event on August 29 at IFA

Samsung holding an Unpacked event on August 29 at IFA

02 August, 2012 | comments (41)

Samsung just announced its second Unpacked event for the month of August. For a traditional holiday month, August is shaping up as a rather busy months for us in the industry. The newly announced event is due for the evening August 29, right...


Samsung Epic 4G Touch receives Ice Cream Sandwich

Samsung Epic 4G Touch receives Ice Cream Sandwich

02 August, 2012 | comments (6)

Users of the Samsung Galaxy S II for Sprint, also known as the Samsung Epic 4G Touch, are reporting that they are receiving an update to Android ICS. There have been reports of the IMM761.FF18 build being pushed to users for a few days now, and...


RIM unveils the 4G LTE BlackBerry PlayBook, to hit Canada first

RIM unveils the 4G LTE BlackBerry PlayBook, to hit Canada first

02 August, 2012 | comments (31)

A new BlackBerry PlayBook has become official with some upgraded specs in tow. Design-wise, RIM's slate looks the same and is running on the same Playbook OS as usual. It does, however, add LTE connectivity, a new dual-core processor clocked at...


Canalys analysts claim Android rules the smartphone world

Canalys analysts claim Android rules the smartphone world

02 August, 2012 | comments (62)

Analysts have crunched the numbers and revealed the state of the mobile world in Q2 of 2012. Canalys released a report that mostly talks about China - and with good reason too, as the country broke the record for smartphone shipments for a second...


Samsung starts mass production of faster NAND mobile storage

Samsung starts mass production of faster NAND mobile storage

02 August, 2012 | comments (67)

The more internal memory mobile devices have, the better. But speed is just as important as capacity and Samsung are betting on both with its latest NAND memory chips. Currently entering in mass production, the new high-speed embedded memory...

Tags: Samsung, Misc


Early screenshots of Firefox OS revealed

Early screenshots of Firefox OS revealed

02 August, 2012 | comments (111)

You may already be aware of Mozilla's upcoming mobile operating system based on HTML5. We now have some new screenshots of the UI, courtesy of Mozilla evangelist Robert Nyman. The UI looks markedly different from some of the previous...


Motorola announces Electrify 2 and Defy XT for U.S. Cellular

Motorola announces Electrify 2 and Defy XT for U.S. Cellular

02 August, 2012 | comments (20)

Motorola has announce two new Android smartphones - the Electrify 2 and the Defy XT - for the U.S. Cellular in the, well, US. The Electrify is the successor to last year's Electrify, also known as the Photon 4G, but it is closer to the...


 Android in July 2012: Android 4.0 adoption more than doubles

Android in July 2012: Android 4.0 adoption more than doubles

02 August, 2012 | comments (42)

Google has once again published the Android distribution figures and things are looking good for Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich. Of course, some of you might say that it is no longer the latest version of Android and we should be concentrating...


Nokia's marketing stint for the Lumia 900 involves nail polish

Nokia's marketing stint for the Lumia 900 involves nail polish

01 August, 2012 | comments (73)

Nokia has decided to boost the appeal of its Lumia 900 flagship in the United States in a rather unusual fashion. The Finnish giant has partnered with Duality Cosmetics to release its own branded nail polish, which matches the color of the pink...


Sony adds black, silver and white to the Xperia SL color palette

Sony adds black, silver and white to the Xperia SL color palette

01 August, 2012 | comments (16)

The Xperia SL already showed us its fun personality posing in blue and pink. Now, thanks to some press shots ePrice has managed to acquire, Sony shows the Xperia SL means business, too. The pieces of the Xperia SL puzzle are slowly falling...


The Apple-Samsung trial goes on, shows us new iPhone prototypes

The Apple-Samsung trial goes on, shows us new iPhone prototypes

01 August, 2012 | comments (177)

The second day of the Apple vs. Samsung trial went interesting to say the least. After the court denied Samsung the right to make an argument that a Sony concept was the real inspiration behind iPhone's design, the Koreans decided to take matters...

Tags: Apple, Samsung, Misc


New BlackBerry 10 dev phone pops up, RIM confirms

New BlackBerry 10 dev phone pops up, RIM confirms

31 July, 2012 | comments (39)

A render of a mysterious BlackBerry device was "accidentally" leaked on the RIM's developer website. The device apparently is called Dev Alpha B - a successor to the current Dev Alpha device, used to test out the still unofficial BlackBerry 10 OS....


ZTE become the 5th largest smartphone vendor in Q2 2012

ZTE become the 5th largest smartphone vendor in Q2 2012

31 July, 2012 | comments (12)

ZTE have never been shy about proclaiming their ambitions of being amongst the big names of the smartphone game, and have moved one step closer to their goal this past quarter. During Q2 of this year, ZTE managed to ship some 8 million...


HTC EVO 3D and EVO Design 4G for Sprint treated to an ICS update

HTC EVO 3D and EVO Design 4G for Sprint treated to an ICS update

31 July, 2012 | comments (15)

HTC's ageing EVO 3D for Sprint Wireless just got treated to the long-awaited update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The major OS upgrade is available as an over-the-air download. Unsurprisingly, the ICS update for the EVO 3D for Sprint...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Sony is yet to decide which 2011 Xperia phones will get Jelly Bean

Sony is yet to decide which 2011 Xperia phones will get Jelly Bean

31 July, 2012 | comments (168)

When a Sony spokesman let it slip that the company wouldn't update its 2011 Xperia Android smartphones to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, users got upset. Big time! But now it's time to turn that frown upside down, for Sony has released an official...


An Apple event on September 12 confirmed by Reuters, AllThingsD

An Apple event on September 12 confirmed by Reuters, AllThingsD

31 July, 2012 | comments (200)

We were seriously considering turning a deaf ear to yesterday's rumors about Apple shifting their expected launch date to September 12, much like we did with that August launch rumor. Still, we decided to run the story and today, the rumor is...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


Sony Xperia LT29i Hayabusa previewed before launch

Sony Xperia LT29i Hayabusa previewed before launch

31 July, 2012 | comments (99)

The Sony Xperia LT29i Hayabusa (the international version of the Xperia GX) has teased the rumor mill with a few spy shots of the device and a couple of camera samples, but now someone at ePrice got their hands on an engineering sample and did an...