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Google had warned Samsung not to use Apple's designs

Google had warned Samsung not to use Apple's designs

27 July, 2012 | comments (360)

And the juicy details keep flowing in. Like we mentioned in our previous article about leaked iPhone prototype designs, the Apple vs. Samsung legal battle is resulting in a lot of never before seen information reaching the public through legal...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


Apple's court filings reveal early iPhone designs

Apple's court filings reveal early iPhone designs

27 July, 2012 | comments (99)

The legal battle between Apple and Samsung may have become tiring to some but you can't deny the juiciness of some of the secrets that have been uncovered through internal documents since the two started going at each other. Case in point being...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


Samsung to restore local search on the international Galaxy S III

Samsung to restore local search on the international Galaxy S III

26 July, 2012 | comments (41)

Yesterday, Samsung released a firmware update for the Galaxy S III that removed the ability to use the universal search tool for looking into local data (contacts, media files, apps, etc.). The patch came after Samsung removed the same...


Gresso introduces Cruiser Air Black, charges $1700 for it

Gresso introduces Cruiser Air Black, charges $1700 for it

26 July, 2012 | comments (61)

The new exclusive luxury phone from Gresso might get some heads turning with its $1,700 price tag, but it definitely won't be winning many fans with its specs sheet. The Cruiser Air Black will be sporting a 2 inch, 240x320 pixel display...

Tags: Gresso, S40


Sony LT30p Mint previewed ahead of announcement

Sony LT30p Mint previewed ahead of announcement

26 July, 2012 | comments (97)

The upcoming Sony LT30p Mint from Sony did a few rounds a couple of weeks ago, when some camera samples leaked alongside a specs sheet that had flagship written all over it. Today, it seems that Mobile-Review has not only gotten their hands on...


HTC One X+ with 1.7GHz Tegra 3 might be headed to T-Mobile USA

HTC One X+ with 1.7GHz Tegra 3 might be headed to T-Mobile USA

26 July, 2012 | comments (43)

So far, AT&T has been enjoying exclusivity of the HTC One X in the US (theirs is a renamed Krait-powered One XL), but now a rumor based on a leaked shot of T-Mobile's inventory shows that the carrier will be getting the "HTC One X+". So,...


Snapdragon S4 Pro benchmarked, crushes older chipsets

Snapdragon S4 Pro benchmarked, crushes older chipsets

25 July, 2012 | comments (95)

The lucky geeks at Engadget got their hands on a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MDP (Mobile Developer Platform) and managed to run several benchmarks on it. The Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset in question is APQ8064 - with a quad-core Krait processor and...

Tags: Misc


Samsung Galaxy S III update does away with universal search

Samsung Galaxy S III update does away with universal search

25 July, 2012 | comments (98)

The latest 'stability' update for the international Samsung Galaxy S III no longer lets you search your local data (such as contacts and media files), due to legal pressure from Apple. This comes after a similar patch removed universal search...

Tags: Samsung, Apple


LG posts net profit in Q2, but not from selling phones

LG posts net profit in Q2, but not from selling phones

25 July, 2012 | comments (17)

LG handed in its report card for Q2 of this year. Overall the company did well, but the mobile phone division continues to struggle. The other divisions picked up the slack though and the company's profit increased compared to the same quarter last...

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Sony to hold a pre-IFA event on August 29 in Berlin

Sony to hold a pre-IFA event on August 29 in Berlin

25 July, 2012 | comments (32)

Sony just sent out invitations for a pre-IFA press conference. Anyone with an IFA press accreditation is invited to take a look at the latest Sony Xperia smartphones, which are expected to be announced there. There will also be an exclusive...


Apple reports third quarter results, makes $8.8 billion in profit

Apple reports third quarter results, makes $8.8 billion in profit

25 July, 2012 | comments (72)

Apple today announced the results of the third financial quarter of the year and as usual the numbers are impressive. The company reported a quarterly revenue of $35 billion, with quarterly net profit of $8.8 billion. Compared to this, last...

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Nokia completes Scalado technology acquisition

Nokia completes Scalado technology acquisition

24 July, 2012 | comments (71)

Today Nokia announced that they have completed the acquisition of technologies, developers and intellectual property from imaging software specialists Scalado. The Finns first hinted at this deal last month, and they are now ready to finalize...

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Toshiba announces REGZA T-02D Android smartphone for Japan

Toshiba announces REGZA T-02D Android smartphone for Japan

24 July, 2012 | comments (67)

The T-02D is the latest in Toshiba's range of REGZA smartphones for Japan. This one comes with a 13.1 megapixel Sony EXMOR R BSI sensor and claims to go as high as ISO 25,600 equivalent ISO, although what kind of images you'll get at that...


Samsung 'Gogh' SPH-L300 images leak

Samsung 'Gogh' SPH-L300 images leak

24 July, 2012 | comments (23)

It seems Samsung is planning a new smartphone for Sprint's equally new 4G LTE network and we have got some pictures of it as well. The Samsung SPH-L300 or '‘Gogh’ as it is known for now, comes across as a mid-range smartphone but with some pretty...


ZTE N880E is the company's first Android 4.1 Jelly Bean device

ZTE N880E is the company's first Android 4.1 Jelly Bean device

23 July, 2012 | comments (34)

In case you were expecting Samsung, HTC, LG, or Huawei to be the first to launch an Android 4.1 Jelly Bean smartphone, which is not part of the Google Nexus family, we have a surprise for you. The ZTE N880E is the first non-Nexus device to enter the...

Tags: ZTE, Android


Xiaomi MI-2 leaks, might be the cheapest quad-core out there

Xiaomi MI-2 leaks, might be the cheapest quad-core out there

23 July, 2012 | comments (22)

Xiaomi is the Chinese manufacturer, which brought us the MI-1 - an affordable and capable dual-core smartphone with a deeply customized Android experience, thanks to its MIUI launcher. Now, almost a year later we got a glimpse of what's next to...


Sprint-bound Galaxy Reverb leaks, ICS on board

Sprint-bound Galaxy Reverb leaks, ICS on board

23 July, 2012 | comments (8)

An image, which leaked on Twitter reveals a low-end Samsung Galaxy Reverb (SPH-M950), that's bound for a Sprint release. The image was leaked by the same source that brought us the Galaxy Jasper - a similar device bound for Verizon's LTE network....


Next iPhone will feature a 19-pin connector, Reuters confirms

Next iPhone will feature a 19-pin connector, Reuters confirms

23 July, 2012 | comments (134)

We're hearing new reports about a smaller dock connector debuting on the iPhone 5 - this time courtesy of insider sources close to Reuters. While we've heard before that the next iPhone will feature a smaller dock connector this is the first time we...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Jelly Bean updates for Galaxy S III, S II already in the works?

Jelly Bean updates for Galaxy S III, S II already in the works?

23 July, 2012 | comments (83)

Unlike HTC, Samsung is yet to announce the list of devices that will get Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Insiders have talked to SamMobile, however, and said that Samsung is already testing Jelly Bean on the Samsung Galaxy S III. The new flagship is...


Samsung Galaxy S III sales have hit the 10 million mark

Samsung Galaxy S III sales have hit the 10 million mark

23 July, 2012 | comments (145)

Samsung Galaxy S III has reached the 10 million units sold mark. Shin Jong-kyun, Samsung's president of information technology and mobile communication division broke the news about the impressive milestone, which is hardly a surprise, given the 9...

Tags: Samsung, Android