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BlackBerry Z10 global pricing and availability detailed

BlackBerry Z10 global pricing and availability detailed

30 January, 2013 | comments (35)

BlackBerry has revealed the pricing and availability details of its BlackBerry Z10 smartphone, which was released a while ago. The smartphone will head to all the key world markets including UK, Canada and UAE. BlackBerry Z10 will be available in...


First BlackBerry Z10 reviews come in, look cautiously positive

First BlackBerry Z10 reviews come in, look cautiously positive

30 January, 2013 | comments (30)

Well, the BlackBerry Z10 has barely been announced, but the first crop of hands-on reviews is already online. There seems to be a consensus among our fellow tech reviewers. The new BlackBerry 10 OS is nice and fluid, and it's fast and capable,...


Walkthrough videos showcase the best BlackBerry 10 features

Walkthrough videos showcase the best BlackBerry 10 features

30 January, 2013 | comments (18)

The new BlackBerry 10 OS departs from the old user interface and debuts a powerful new gesture-based interface. A central component of that is the BlackBerry Hub it brings together texts, emails, BBMs and social updates. Its always a swipe away,...


ZTE's 5.7

ZTE's 5.7" Grand Memo teased before its launch at MWC

30 January, 2013 | comments (12)

ZTE Grand Memo, which is all set to be made official at the upcoming Mobile World Congress has been teased by the company at an event held at Hong Kong. The ZTE Grand Memo is said to sport a 5.7" 720p display, Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset with a...


The BlackBerry Experience event is now live, watch it here

The BlackBerry Experience event is now live, watch it here

30 January, 2013 | comments (22)

RIM is about to announce the latest iteration of its BlackBerry mobile OS at a press conference that might decide the company's fate in the future. Dubbed simply BlackBerry 10, the new version of the platform is expected to help RIM get back in the...

Tags: RIM, BlackBerry, Misc


LG posts a small profit for 2012, phone division doing okay

LG posts a small profit for 2012, phone division doing okay

30 January, 2013 | comments (6)

LG announced its financial results for the final quarter of 2012 and for the full year. The company ended up with a small net profit, due to a big fine from the European Commission over the CRT price fixing scandal. That aside, the company saw...

Tags: LG


Samsung 2013 La Fleur collection goes official,  Galaxy S III in tow

Samsung 2013 La Fleur collection goes official, Galaxy S III in tow

30 January, 2013 | comments (21)

We already heard about the upcoming La Fleur makeover of a few of the Samsung's most popular phones last year. The new lineup includes Galaxy S III, Galaxy S Duos, Galaxy Ace 2 and Galaxy Ace Duos and the Galaxy S III mini and has been made...


Samsung won't hold a press conference at MWC 2013

Samsung won't hold a press conference at MWC 2013

30 January, 2013 | comments (34)

Unlike the other major players on the mobile scene, Samsung is highly unlikely to hold a press conference at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this year. The information comes from sources familiar with the matter who have told...


Jelly Bean update for Motorola RAZR i now seeding

Jelly Bean update for Motorola RAZR i now seeding

30 January, 2013 | comments (17)

Motorola has started the Jelly Bean update roll out for the Intel-powered RAZR i. Even though the smartphone first launched in the UK, the first country to get the update notifications is France. The new firmware seeding right now is 4.1.2 and...


Samsung found to not have willfully infringed Apple's patents

Samsung found to not have willfully infringed Apple's patents

30 January, 2013 | comments (77)

Ever since the jury in the Apple vs. Samsung legal battle decided that Samsung was guilty of infringing upon Apple's patents, the Korean giant has been working hard to reduce the damages that it has to pay Apple, or at least not have them...

Tags: Samsung, Apple


White LG Nexus 4 spotted in the wild

White LG Nexus 4 spotted in the wild

30 January, 2013 | comments (21)

While people are still struggling to get their hands on the current, black Nexus 4, it seems LG is secretly working on a white version of the device. The above image was sent by an anonymous tipster to PhoneArena, which shows the back of this...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


HTC to hold pre-MWC 2013 press conferences on February 19

HTC to hold pre-MWC 2013 press conferences on February 19

29 January, 2013 | comments (37)

HTC is holding a press conference on February 19, a whole week prior to the MWC 2013's kick off. The event will take place in London and will start at 10:00AM local time. Unlike Nokia, which has already confirmed its pre-MWC press event for...

Tags: HTC, MWC 2013


Nokia schedules its MWC press event for February 25

Nokia schedules its MWC press event for February 25

29 January, 2013 | comments (93)

Nokia has just sent out press invites for its MWC 2013 event in Barcelona scheduled for February 25. As usual when they are present at the MWC, the Finns have scheduled their press conference for the first day of the expo, Monday, at...

Tags: Nokia, MWC 2013


Quad-core Karbonn S1 Titanium launches in India, costs 150

Quad-core Karbonn S1 Titanium launches in India, costs 150

29 January, 2013 | comments (73)

Karbonn S1 Titanium has gone official in India. Its a quad-core smartphone running on the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The S1 Titanium is powered by a quad-core 1.2GHz processor. The smartphone comes with a 4.5-inch qHD (540x960 pixels) IPS display,...


Xperia Z demo units hit Japan retail stores, sales start February 9

Xperia Z demo units hit Japan retail stores, sales start February 9

29 January, 2013 | comments (160)

Japanese retail stores have started displaying demo units of the hotly anticipated Sony Xperia Z. What's more, there's now an exact date when sales will start, and that's February 9. Mind you, that date counts only for Sony's home market, and...


Galaxy Pop is a quad-core version of Galaxy Premier for Korea

Galaxy Pop is a quad-core version of Galaxy Premier for Korea

29 January, 2013 | comments (21)

Remember the Galaxy Premier we met with a few months ago? It is a Jelly Bean droid based on the dual-core TI-OMAP 4470 SoC and packs a 4.65-inch Super AMOLED HD display. Back then it looked like a downgraded version of the Galaxy S III to...


The Galaxy Express is Samsung's new affordable LTE handset

The Galaxy Express is Samsung's new affordable LTE handset

29 January, 2013 | comments (64)

Samsung has just announced the latest member in its Galaxy range of Android device, the Galaxy Express. In case the name sounds familiar, it's because Samsung has already used it before for a phone available on AT&T's network in the US. This...


BlackBerry Z10 to reportedly go on sale in UK on January 30

BlackBerry Z10 to reportedly go on sale in UK on January 30

29 January, 2013 | comments (31)

There is still a day left for the launch of RIM's BlackBerry 10 platform and we have already seen a lot of the BlackBerry Z10 device, which will be one of the few being announced tomorrow. The latest bit of information actually sheds light on...


Apple outs iOS 6.1, widens LTE support

Apple outs iOS 6.1, widens LTE support

28 January, 2013 | comments (102)

Apple has just rolled out an update to iOS bringing it to version 6.1. The latest iOS brings LTE support for 36 additional carriers offering the iPhone and 23 offering the iPad. Siri is also updated and allows you to purchase movie tickets...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Amazon US offers the Samsung Galaxy Note II for just $99.99

Amazon US offers the Samsung Galaxy Note II for just $99.99

28 January, 2013 | comments (25)

Samsung's latest flagship, the Galaxy Note II, is one of the most popular devices currently on the market. The powerful 5.5" phablet normally carries a price tag of $249.99 but right now it is being offered for the way nicer $99.99 by...