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Galaxy S IV I9502 photos leak, is this the final design?

Galaxy S IV I9502 photos leak, is this the final design?

11 March, 2013 | comments (442)

A bunch of leaked images has surfaced on a Chinese forum, revealing a Samsung Android smartphone with two SIM card slots, a 1080p screen, 2 gigs of RAM, 13 MP camera, an 1.8 GHz clocked processor and Android 4.2.1 on board. Samsung Galaxy...


Online listings hint at upcoming Xperia SP and Xperia L

Online listings hint at upcoming Xperia SP and Xperia L

11 March, 2013 | comments (31)

Pre-order listings for yet to be announced Sony Xperia SP and Xperia L have appeared on a number of sites online. While Amazon and eBuyer have mere placeholders set up for both the devices, LamdaTek and Irish retailer Micro Aid have put up both the...


LG Optimus L7 II goes on pre-order in Germany for 249

LG Optimus L7 II goes on pre-order in Germany for 249

10 March, 2013 | comments (33)

LG introduced the second generation L-series Optimus line up at the recently concluded Mobile World Congress. The Korean manufacturer had recently launched its Optimus L3 II and now, the Optimus L7 II is officially available for pre-order in Germany...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Neo N003 will be the cheapest handset with 1080p display

Neo N003 will be the cheapest handset with 1080p display

09 March, 2013 | comments (90)

The Chinese market exclusive Neo N003 will be the most affordable Android smartphone featuring a 5" 1080p display. The handset's retail price will start at only 899 yuan ($145; 112) when it hits the shelves in the near future. The Neo 003...

Tags: Neo, Android, Touch UI


Lenovo S920 and S820 pictured in the wild, allegedly quad-core

Lenovo S920 and S820 pictured in the wild, allegedly quad-core

09 March, 2013 | comments (31)

Two upcoming Lenovo handsets have been caught in the wild. The first, more interesting offering is the S920, which is said to use a 5.3" screen upfront with slim bezels on each side. The resolution is said to be 720p, not 1080p, thus pointing at a...


HTC One might get delayed due to components shortage

HTC One might get delayed due to components shortage

08 March, 2013 | comments (119)

Industrial sources suggest HTC is having a bad time with the HTC One flagship manufacturing. The latest reports claim HTC is capable of producing just 20% of the stock it's supposed to. The massive cut in production is because of the shortage...

Tags: HTC, Android


Microsoft temporarily suspends Windows Phone 7.8 updates

Microsoft temporarily suspends Windows Phone 7.8 updates

08 March, 2013 | comments (116)

Microsoft has stopped Windows Phone 7.8 updates for the aged Windows Phone smartphones like the Nokia Lumia 800, Lumia 900 and Lumia 610. The company is working to fix a software glitch in the release, but it's unclear how long the suspension will...


Motorola lays off 1,200 employees in the U.S., China and India

Motorola lays off 1,200 employees in the U.S., China and India

08 March, 2013 | comments (37)

Motorola Mobility has sent an email to its workforce saying more than 10% of the personnel is going to be laid off, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. The email, which affects about 1,200 employees in the U.S, China and India...

Tags: Motorola, Misc, Rumors


Samsung, Apple to use wireless charging on their phones?

Samsung, Apple to use wireless charging on their phones?

08 March, 2013 | comments (86)

Wireless charging tech has been around for a few years now, but 2013 might be the year it finally goes mainstream. Industry sources say that Samsung and Apple are both working on wireless charging for their 2013 flagships smartphones. Samsung is...


Apple wins patent infringement lawsuit against Samsung in UK

Apple wins patent infringement lawsuit against Samsung in UK

08 March, 2013 | comments (153)

The Apple vs. Samsung legal kerfuffle continues, with the latest round going in favor of Apple. According to a UK court, Apple was not found guilty of infringing upon three of Samsung's patents. Samsung had claimed in court that Apple was...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


DROID RAZR and DROID RAZR MAXX get Jelly Bean 4.1.2

DROID RAZR and DROID RAZR MAXX get Jelly Bean 4.1.2

07 March, 2013 | comments (66)

Finally, Motorola has updated its DROID RAZR and RAZR MAXX smartphones to Jelly Bean. Mind you, the update brings the devices to Android 4.1.2, and not 4.2, but it's still a push in the right direction. Weirdly, or rather not, the update does...


Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean hits the Sony Xperia J

Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean hits the Sony Xperia J

07 March, 2013 | comments (168)

Today is a good day for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean updates after the AT&T One X and Micromax A110 Canvas receiving the good update news, now it's Sony Xpera J's turn. The firmware update bears the 11.2.A.0.21 build number and updates the baseband as...


AT&T HTC One X is getting Jelly Bean update today

AT&T HTC One X is getting Jelly Bean update today

07 March, 2013 | comments (45)

The long awaited Jelly Bean update for the AT&T's HTC One X will launch today. That's nearly three months after the European HTC One X units got the Jelly Bean treatment and four months since the Asian One X users started getting update...

Tags: HTC, Android, AT&T


Micromax A110 Canvas 2 is getting Jelly Bean next week

Micromax A110 Canvas 2 is getting Jelly Bean next week

07 March, 2013 | comments (75)

When purchasing smartphones from relatively unknown manufacturers, you are rarely expecting to see much in terms of after-market support and firmware updates. Well Micromax is determined to prove that this doesn't necessarily have to be the case and...

Tags: Micromax, Android


Nokia joins Apple to secure injunction against Samsung

Nokia joins Apple to secure injunction against Samsung

07 March, 2013 | comments (800)

In a surprising move, Nokia will be supporting its market rival Apple to secure injunctions on several Samsung's product. The Finnish manufacturer will remain the only alien company to support the Cupertino giant in its appeal. Nokia in its...

Tags: Samsung, Apple, Nokia


Sony Xperia ZL goes on sale in Oz, priced at $699

Sony Xperia ZL goes on sale in Oz, priced at $699

07 March, 2013 | comments (68)

Sony Xperia ZL, which is the non-water-resistant brother of the popular Sony Xperia Z, is now available in Australia. The smartphone has been listed by MobiCity, an online retailer and the device costs you $699 for the unlocked version. Sony...


Samsung Galaxy Note III rumored to sport a 5.9-inch display

Samsung Galaxy Note III rumored to sport a 5.9-inch display

07 March, 2013 | comments (170)

The Samsung Galaxy Note II is just six months old now, but the rumors of the next generation Galaxy Note phablet have already started to make its rounds. The potential successor of the sensational Galaxy Note II is said to feature a 5.9" display,...


HTC sales continue to plummet in February

HTC sales continue to plummet in February

06 March, 2013 | comments (240)

It seems that poor HTC just can't catch a break. The company released the first 1080p smartphone in the US with the DROID DNA, followed by the first global 1080p smartphone - the HTC Butterfly and yet its sales have failed to pick up....

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Samsung prepares affordable Galaxy Pocket Neo for mid-May

Samsung prepares affordable Galaxy Pocket Neo for mid-May

06 March, 2013 | comments (37)

Samsung is preparing yet another affordable smartphone to join its team of entry-level droids. Dubbed the Galaxy Pocket Neo, the upcoming droid is going to sit next to the Galaxy Young and Galaxy Fame. The information comes from a report by...


Nokia celebrates 2 million Lumia devices sold in China

Nokia celebrates 2 million Lumia devices sold in China

06 March, 2013 | comments (166)

According to a report by WinP.cn, what you see below is the Nokia team celebrating two million Nokia Lumia activations in China alone. More impressively, it only took the company from December 5 through March 5 to achieve this. What's even...