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Sony Xperia Tablet photos emerge, show likely release date

Sony Xperia Tablet photos emerge, show likely release date

09 August, 2012 | comments (77)

New photos which further reveal the look of the leaked Sony Xperia Tablet have hit the web. As expected, the slate does carry the unique "wedge" design of the Sony Tablet S, but does so in a thinner body. The Xperia Tablet is going to rock a...


Sony Xperia GX (Japan) and Xperia ion (India) make it to stores

Sony Xperia GX (Japan) and Xperia ion (India) make it to stores

09 August, 2012 | comments (53)

The Xperia GX, which we first heard about back in May, has been sent to store shelves in Japan. It features a 4.6 inch display of 720p resolution, dual-core 1.5 GHz Snapdragon S4 processor, 13 MP camera and 1 GB of RAM, all running on Android...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Samsung says it didn't even think about licensing BlackBerry OS 10

Samsung says it didn't even think about licensing BlackBerry OS 10

09 August, 2012 | comments (62)

A rumor surfaced recently, saying that Samsung will be licensing RIM's BlackBerry OS 10 (and even buying RIM). It's not a new rumor, there was one just like it last year. Even so, the rumor proved to be believable enough for RIM's shares to rise (a...


Samsung Galaxy Nexus 4G LTE gets AOSP Jelly Bean ROM

Samsung Galaxy Nexus 4G LTE gets AOSP Jelly Bean ROM

08 August, 2012 | comments (19)

If you're tired of waiting for Verizon to get their act together and release the latest Android build for their Galaxy Nexus, you can now pick up an AOSP build from xda-developers. Build JRO03L hit the AOSP servers yesterday, and there is no...


IDC: Android and iOS control 85 percent of the smartphone market

IDC: Android and iOS control 85 percent of the smartphone market

08 August, 2012 | comments (88)

We've already seen IDC's numbers on tablet market share for Q2 2012, but now it's time to see how they judge the performance of smartphone OSes. It comes shortly after the Canalys' take on the situation and there are no surprises, just a better look...


Samsung Galaxy Note 2 to sport an ultra-thin, flexible AMOLED?

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 to sport an ultra-thin, flexible AMOLED?

08 August, 2012 | comments (177)

Thus far, Samsung has successfully managed to keep the Galaxy Note 2 in the shadows and the only thing close to certain is its 5.5-inch AMOLED display. KoreaTimes just came to back this claim and even went on to suggest the Samsung Galaxy Note 2...


iOS 6 supports taller displays, maybe even 9-pin connectors

iOS 6 supports taller displays, maybe even 9-pin connectors

08 August, 2012 | comments (65)

The rumor mill is overflowing with talk of a bigger screen on the next iPhone, a screen with a wider aspect ratio. There's also a lot of chatter about a new connector, potentially with fewer pins. An important question was often overlooked though -...


New Xperia T hands-on photos emerge, show it from all angles

New Xperia T hands-on photos emerge, show it from all angles

08 August, 2012 | comments (43)

The Sony LT30i Mint, or the Xperia T, as its DLNA certification suggests, has once again escaped the Sony R&D center and posed in front of a camera. The 35 new photos, courtesy of nixanbal.com, show the Xperia T from all angles and even...


Samsung wanted its UI to look more like the iPhone's

Samsung wanted its UI to look more like the iPhone's

08 August, 2012 | comments (220)

Another piece of evidence against Samsung has leaked from the court documents that shows how Samsung took inspiration from the iPhone's UI and tried to make their look and work similarly. This 132 page internal document from Samsung compares...

Tags: AT&T, Misc


T-Mobile cuts the HTC One S price to $149

T-Mobile cuts the HTC One S price to $149

07 August, 2012 | comments (23)

The HTC One S is one of the more impressive devices around, and is now available for $149 with a contract from T-Mobile. The One S, previously offered from T-Mobile for $199, was one of the first devices to run on the Snapdragon S4 chipset...

Tags: AT&T, Misc


AT&T US to launch Shared data plans come August 23rd

AT&T US to launch Shared data plans come August 23rd

07 August, 2012 | comments (19)

Owning a couple of mobile devices each of them in need of mobile data proves to be nerve-racking and overly expensive. As it happens, AT&T might allow you to put those times behind your back, as the carrier is the first to be launching shared data...

Tags: AT&T, Misc


iOS 6 new beta is out, brings along some new features

iOS 6 new beta is out, brings along some new features

07 August, 2012 | comments (66)

Apple has just seeded a new beta version of its iOS platform to developers. The new release brings the usual batch of bug-fixes and performance tweaks, but also several cool new features. We told you about the first of those earlier today - the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Photos of alleged WP8 Nokia surface, seem pretty dubious

Photos of alleged WP8 Nokia surface, seem pretty dubious

07 August, 2012 | comments (70)

While the rumor mill is trying to pinpoint when the announcement of Nokia's upcoming Windows Phone 8 devices will be, now a couple of photos surfaced showing what one of the smartphones may look like. The phone is clearly sticking to the Lumia...


Apple took 77% of the smartphone industry profits last quarter

Apple took 77% of the smartphone industry profits last quarter

06 August, 2012 | comments (155)

The numbers are in and once again it has been a stunning quarter for Apple. The Cupertino based company managed to reap in nearly 77 percent of the operating profits from the smartphone industry in the second fiscal quarter. These figures are...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Apple removes YouTube app from iOS 6 due to licensing issues

Apple removes YouTube app from iOS 6 due to licensing issues

06 August, 2012 | comments (59)

Those who downloaded the latest iOS 6 beta 4 yesterday were in for a bit of a surprise when they found out the YouTube app was no longer part of the OS. Turns out, Apple will no longer be including the YouTube player app in iOS 6 because...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Are these the nano-SIM tray and home button of the iPhone 5?

Are these the nano-SIM tray and home button of the iPhone 5?

06 August, 2012 | comments (55)

Earlier this year, lots of major phone makers fought over the design of the next generation SIM cards - known as nano-SIM - and Apple won out in the end. Photos of the alleged SIM tray for the iPhone 5 have surfaced and show the difference in size...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


Windows Phone 8 might make an appearance at Nokia World

Windows Phone 8 might make an appearance at Nokia World

06 August, 2012 | comments (135)

According to Bloomberg, we'll be seeing some devices introduced at Nokia World that will run on Microsoft's recently-announced Windows Phone 8 platform. If this is true, then we might see the announcement of new WP8 devices before the rumored...


Samsung officially announces the Galaxy Note 10.1

Samsung officially announces the Galaxy Note 10.1

06 August, 2012 | comments (89)

After sending out a pretty obvious invite about its special event on August 15, Samsung has just officially announced the Galaxy Note 10.1. This is the second appearance of the Galaxy Note 10.1 after it was returned to the R&D center for a...


Samsung hints at Galaxy Note 10.1 launch with latest invite

Samsung hints at Galaxy Note 10.1 launch with latest invite

06 August, 2012 | comments (21)

While Samsung's August 15 media event has generally been assumed to be regarding the Galaxy Note 10.1, the latest media invite proves this beyond doubt. The latest invite shows the outline of a tablet with a stylus slot on the side and the...


The iPhone was born off the corner of a concept iPad's screen

The iPhone was born off the corner of a concept iPad's screen

05 August, 2012 | comments (207)

The Apple/Samsung court battle is in its full swing and this week saw Apple's VPs Phil Schiller and Scott Forstall take the stand. Lots of intriguing information came out of their testimonies. To our greatest surprise not only was Apple already...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI