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Google releases Galaxy Nexus stock image for easy reinstall

Google releases Galaxy Nexus stock image for easy reinstall

02 December, 2011 | comments (14)

Google has released a factory image for its pure-blood Galaxy Nexus GSM/HSDPA+ device and made it available to anyone. The image can be used to easily recover the stock Ice Cream Sandwich software on the Galaxy Nexus in case of a manipulation...


What's the deal with Carrier IQ and what it means to you

What's the deal with Carrier IQ and what it means to you

02 December, 2011 | comments (51)

A lot has been said about Carrier IQ in the past few days. For those who are not aware, Carrier IQ is a company based in Mountain View, California and provides mobile analytic services for smartphones to the wireless industry. So why is it the news...


AT&T launches the LG Nitro HD, live photos inside

AT&T launches the LG Nitro HD, live photos inside

02 December, 2011 | comments (15)

Yet another Droid boasting an HD resolution display is launching in a matter of days. This time though, it's not on Verizon, but AT&T's 4G LTE network and it's the LG Nitro HD. The Nitro HD aims to be the carrier's most impressive Android device...

Tags: AT&T, LG, Android, Touch UI


White Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket coming these days

White Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket coming these days

01 December, 2011 | comments (18)

AT&T and Samsung just announced that a white version of the 4G LTE Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket is to make its way to the stores for the holiday season. This is a great opportunity if you want to get your hands on the 4G monster, but black is just...


Sony Ericsson Nozomi allegedly official photo leaks

Sony Ericsson Nozomi allegedly official photo leaks

01 December, 2011 | comments (98)

You cannot expect many new product announcements to happen in December as manufacturers are concerned it would hurt the sales of their current crop of devices, but there's no stopping the rumor train. Today we've got what might be an official...


Nokia X2-02 announced: Two SIMs and a music soul inside

Nokia X2-02 announced: Two SIMs and a music soul inside

01 December, 2011 | comments (87)

Nokia just unveiled the latest addition to its featurephone lineup. The Nokia X2-02 is a dual-SIM phone running on the Series 40 UI that relies mainly on its attractive price tag to attract customers. The Nokia X2-02 is built around a 2.2" LCD of...

Tags: Nokia


Lenovo LePhone K2 & S760 Android smartphones unveiled

Lenovo LePhone K2 & S760 Android smartphones unveiled

30 November, 2011 | comments (33)

Yesterday, Lenovo announced five new droid devices, but the only smartphone among them was hardly inspiring. Now though, the Chinese company unveiled two more LePhone droids, the S760 and the K2, and things are starting to get somewhat more...


Galaxy Nexus to get Adobe's Flash Player in December

Galaxy Nexus to get Adobe's Flash Player in December

30 November, 2011 | comments (27)

Paid a pile of cash for the top-notch Galaxy Nexus? Found out there is no Flash support for you? Don’t worry, according to Adobe, it’s coming in a few weeks. Surely it was disappointing to discover that the Google’s latest and greatest has no...


All LG Optimus 2X across the UK finally getting Gingerbread

All LG Optimus 2X across the UK finally getting Gingerbread

30 November, 2011 | comments (26)

Good news for all Optimus 2X users in the UK. LG has just released the Gingerbread updated for its first dual-core smartphone. We guess that’s the price for being the first on the market – you get the software update last. Sorry about the sarcasm...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Nokia Lumia 800 coming to O2 UK on December 9

Nokia Lumia 800 coming to O2 UK on December 9

30 November, 2011 | comments (19)

O2 UK users can now add the Nokia Lumia 800 to the list of ideas for a holiday gift. The official site of the British carrier lists the Windows Phone handset as "Coming soon: December". That's as specific as their site got, but their Twitter...


Your smartphone could be secretly recording all your actions

Your smartphone could be secretly recording all your actions

30 November, 2011 | comments (92)

Well, this is tough. After the Applegate scandal that followed after we found out that Apple was tracking the location of its users with their iPhones, now Google's Android, and HTC in particular, could be finding themselves in much the same...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Samsung announces the Exynos 5250 2GHz chipset, is super fast

Samsung announces the Exynos 5250 2GHz chipset, is super fast

30 November, 2011 | comments (96)

Here is the piece of news many people have been waiting for. Samsung has just announced the chipset which will go in its high-end tablets and smartphones. Dubbed the Exynos 5250, this latest SoC is the successor of the massively successful Exynos...


Korean Galaxy Nexus to have an extended 2,000mAh battery

Korean Galaxy Nexus to have an extended 2,000mAh battery

30 November, 2011 | comments (31)

If you were worried about the battery life on the Galaxy Nexus then you can stop worrying, at least if you're in Korea. Because Samsung has decided to treat its motherland with an extended battery pack. The Korean version of the Galaxy Nexus...


Lenovo announces LePhone S2 and three LePad slates

Lenovo announces LePhone S2 and three LePad slates

29 November, 2011 | comments (29)

Lenovo announced four new additions to its lineup of Android-powered devices. The event held in Beijing saw the unveiling of the LePhone S2 Gingebread smartphone, the 5" LePad S2005 phoneblet as well as the LePad S2007 and LePad S2010 Honeycomb...

Tags: Lenovo, Android


Google Maps 6.0 with indoor navigation lands on Android

Google Maps 6.0 with indoor navigation lands on Android

29 November, 2011 | comments (34)

Google just announced the new version of its Maps app for Android. The mapping and navigation software got indoor maps and navigation, allowing you to find your way around malls, airports, IKEAs and whatnot. Google Maps 6.0 is also said to be...

Tags: Android


LTE-packing Samsung Galaxy Note goes live in Korea

LTE-packing Samsung Galaxy Note goes live in Korea

29 November, 2011 | comments (19)

Samsung announced a second version of its Galaxy Note phoneblet that will be hitting its homeland. The Korean edition of the 5.3" droid will be carrying an LTE radio, adding ultra-fast network data to the already juicy specs sheet. The 4G...


The Nokia N9 PR1.2 update to come with lots of improvements

The Nokia N9 PR1.2 update to come with lots of improvements

29 November, 2011 | comments (60)

Most of the Nokia N9 owners should have already received a notification that the PR1.1 update is available for their beloved MeeGo phone - it's well worth installing as it bring plenty of new features. The next update, PR1.2, is already in the...


Motorola outs XT928 - 720p screen,13 MP for China Telecom

Motorola outs XT928 - 720p screen,13 MP for China Telecom

29 November, 2011 | comments (9)

Motorola has released the XT928 Android smartphone with a 4.5" 1280 x 720 display, 13 MP snapper on the back with 1080p video recording, dual-core 1.2 GHz processor and more, exclusively to China Telecom, meaning it will run on a CDMA network. The...


Ignis announces 300ppi true RGB pixel AMOLED

Ignis announces 300ppi true RGB pixel AMOLED

29 November, 2011 | comments (62)

Ignis Innovation has just announced that it has developed an AMOLED screen with a pixel density of over 300 ppi that uses a conventional RGB matrix. So far, the only AMOLEDs that boasted such density were using the often criticized PenTile...

Tags: Misc


iPhone 4 goes into 'self combustion' mode on a flight

iPhone 4 goes into 'self combustion' mode on a flight

29 November, 2011 | comments (165)

One of the iPhone 4 decided to go rogue yesterday while on board a flight to Sydney. Just as the flight was about to land the device was said to produce 'a significant amounts of dense smoke, accompanied by a red glow', according to the Australian...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI