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Sony Xperia TX, T and V benchmark scores are here

Sony Xperia TX, T and V benchmark scores are here

30 August, 2012 | comments (438)

As you probably noticed, we are back at the Sony booth at the IFA floor. After we put the cameras of the newly unveiled trio of Android smartphones to the test we are now ready to try and evaluate the performance of their chipsets. The Xperia...


LG outs Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Korean Optimus 2X

LG outs Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Korean Optimus 2X

30 August, 2012 | comments (48)

Owners of the Korean LG Optimus 2X SU660, rejoice! As promised earlier, LG has delivered an update for your device, which will finally let it experience the tasty Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The update build name is V30x name, which as our...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Galaxy S III, Note and Note 10.1 to taste Jelly Bean very soon

Galaxy S III, Note and Note 10.1 to taste Jelly Bean very soon

30 August, 2012 | comments (87)

Samsung shared some info on the upcoming Jelly Bean updates for the Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note smartphones and the Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet. The trio is currently running on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Yesterday, at its pre-IFA press...


HTC announces Desire X, their new Android budget smartphone

HTC announces Desire X, their new Android budget smartphone

30 August, 2012 | comments (85)

HTC has announced the new Desire X, their latest Android budget smartphone. The Desire X has a 4-inch, 800 x 480 resolution, Super LCD, Qualcomm MSM8225 Snapdragon SoC with dual-core 1GHz CPU and Adreno 203 GPU, 768MB of RAM, 4GB internal...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Samsung ATIV S is the first official Windows Phone 8 smartphone

Samsung ATIV S is the first official Windows Phone 8 smartphone

29 August, 2012 | comments (309)

The Galaxy Note II wasn’t the only flagship device that Samsung announced at its pre-IFA press conference. The company also revealed the first ever Windows Phone 8 smartphone – the Samsung ATIV S. The ATIV S is built around a 4.8-inch Super...


Samsung Galaxy Note II is now official, sports a new S Pen

Samsung Galaxy Note II is now official, sports a new S Pen

29 August, 2012 | comments (187)

The Samsung Galaxy Note II is now official. The second generation of the highly popular phoneblet made its debut at the Samsung pre-IFA press conference and confirmed most of the rumors from the past few weeks. The Samsung Galaxy Note II is...


Sony unveils new Xperia phones, Xperia T leads the charge

Sony unveils new Xperia phones, Xperia T leads the charge

29 August, 2012 | comments (151)

A couple of days before IFA kicks off officially, Sony unveiled its lineup for the expo. The company announced four new Xperia smartphones along with a new Xperia tablet. It should come as no surprise that Android Ice Cream Sandwich powers the whole...


Apple's injunction hearing against Samsung set for Dec 6

Apple's injunction hearing against Samsung set for Dec 6

29 August, 2012 | comments (109)

The US court set the date for the Apple injunction hearing, where the Cupertino-based company will be able to present its permanent sales ban claims against Samsung smartphones, which overstep Apple patents. The hearing has been scheduled for...


Motorola to announce an Intel-powered smartphone on Sept 18

Motorola to announce an Intel-powered smartphone on Sept 18

29 August, 2012 | comments (25)

It appears that September will be a busy month for Motorola. The company is having a joint event with Verizon on September 5, dedicated to the DROID RAZR HD, but they'll also have something for their European fans. We just got an invitation for...


Chimei Innolux announces 5-inch 1080p LCD sporting 440ppi

Chimei Innolux announces 5-inch 1080p LCD sporting 440ppi

29 August, 2012 | comments (32)

Some people believe that taking the resolution of smartphone and phoneblet screens beyond 720p is rather useless as you won't be able to see the difference beyond that point, but LCD-makers obviously believe there's still room for...

Tags: Misc


Motorola shuts down operations in Asia Pacific

Motorola shuts down operations in Asia Pacific

29 August, 2012 | comments (119)

BGR India is reporting that Motorola Mobility will be shutting down operations in the Asia Pacific region, except in Australia and Korea. This decision was made after Motorola laid off 20 percent of its work force and decided to shrink its...


LG Optimus L9 dual-core Android smartphone gets announced

LG Optimus L9 dual-core Android smartphone gets announced

28 August, 2012 | comments (59)

Following the footsteps of the Optimus G quad-core powerhouse, LG announced yet another Android smartphone today. Dubbed Optimus L9, the handset will sit at the top of the popular L-Series of devices from the Korean manufacturer. The LG...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


We are in Berlin, eagerly waiting for IFA 2012 to kick off

We are in Berlin, eagerly waiting for IFA 2012 to kick off

28 August, 2012 | comments (34)

The time for IFA 2012 is quickly approaching and we are on site, ready to bring you coverage of the news as it happens. And by the looks of it, there will be lots to report in the next few days as manufacturers unveil their lineup for the holiday...

Tags: Samsung, Sony, LG, Misc


Galaxy S III now available in brown, black, grey and red

Galaxy S III now available in brown, black, grey and red

28 August, 2012 | comments (163)

Samsung is expanding the Galaxy S III color palette with four additional colors: Amber Brown, Garnet Red, Sapphire Black and Titanium Grey. Up until recently, Garnet Red was available exclusively from AT&T, but now Samsung has decided it...


HTC Desire X returns with new photos, more info

HTC Desire X returns with new photos, more info

28 August, 2012 | comments (61)

The HTC Desire X (codenamed 'Proto') was caught out in the wild in Taipei, reports a poster on ePrice. Even better - the leaks comes from an event to promote the phone to retailers, so it came in both colors with plenty of press...


LG Optimus G becomes official, arriving in Korea next month

LG Optimus G becomes official, arriving in Korea next month

28 August, 2012 | comments (128)

The LG Optimus G has finally become official, letting us have a good look at its glorious design and specs. This will be one of the first phones to be based upon the new quad-core Snapdragon S4 processor and also has a ton of other great features....

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Motorola DROID RAZR M 4G LTE pictures and specs leak

Motorola DROID RAZR M 4G LTE pictures and specs leak

28 August, 2012 | comments (36)

Engadget has managed to get their hands on some images and specs of the yet to be announced Motorola DROID RAZR M 4G LTE. The phone looks like a close relative of the Motorola DROID RAZR (as do most of the phones Motorola announced recently)...


Apple identifies the Samsung products it will seek to ban

Apple identifies the Samsung products it will seek to ban

27 August, 2012 | comments (222)

Flying high on the heels of their victory against Samsung, Apple's legal team have identified the Samsung products, whose ban will be sought. The list includes eight smartphones and has been filed as a court notice. The devices in question...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


Belle Refresh update hits Nokia N8, E7, C7, C6-01, X7 and Oro

Belle Refresh update hits Nokia N8, E7, C7, C6-01, X7 and Oro

27 August, 2012 | comments (417)

Nokia has just started the global rollout of the Symbian Belle Refresh. Owners of the Nokia N8, E7, C7, C6-01, X7 and Oro should check their devices for the firmware update. Symbian Belle Refresh brings some exciting features to the listed...


Optimus Vu II to come with universal remote app, IrDA port

Optimus Vu II to come with universal remote app, IrDA port

27 August, 2012 | comments (18)

LG has revealed that its upcoming Optimus Vu II phoneblet will give users the ability to control many consumer electronics devices throughout their house, thanks to the phones' included infrared and "all-in-one remote control" app,...