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LG announces 10 million L-Series Android smartphones sold

LG announces 10 million L-Series Android smartphones sold

09 December, 2012 | comments (53)

LG announced that it has sold 10 million of its L-Series smartphones to date. The number includes the entire range from the entry-level LG Optimus L3, through the Optimus L5 and Optimus L7, all the way to the imposing looking Optimus...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Motorola updates Jelly Bean upgrade schedule

Motorola updates Jelly Bean upgrade schedule

08 December, 2012 | comments (54)

Motorola has updated the software update schedule for its Android devices, clarifying approximately when some of these eligible devices will be getting the coveted Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update. Starting with the US market, the RAZR M update...


Huawei VP confirms Galaxy Note II competitor is in the works

Huawei VP confirms Galaxy Note II competitor is in the works

07 December, 2012 | comments (162)

Huawei's Senior Vice President Yu Chengdong confirmed the manufacturer is indeed working on a galaxy Note II competitor. He went even further telling us to wait for Huawei's device, because it will be much better and cheaper than the phablet top...


Upcoming ZTE flagship with 5-inch 1080p display pictured

Upcoming ZTE flagship with 5-inch 1080p display pictured

07 December, 2012 | comments (56)

ZTE is trying to force itself back into the conversation of impressively-spec'd smartphones from relatively unknown manufacturers with the new Nubia Z5 flagship. Eerily similar to the likes of the Oppo Find 5, the ZTE Nubia Z5 is set to...

Tags: ZTE, Android, Touch UI


HTC Windows Phone 8S arrives in the UK with a modest price tag

HTC Windows Phone 8S arrives in the UK with a modest price tag

07 December, 2012 | comments (44)

The HTC Windows Phone 8S has arrived at the UK scene and is already available in several stores (both real and online). The phone aims to provide affordable entry into the tile-filled world of Windows Phone 8. The best deal at the moment is...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Android 4.0 ICS update for LG Optimus 2X now available

Android 4.0 ICS update for LG Optimus 2X now available

07 December, 2012 | comments (247)

LG Optimus 2X owners in Europe can finally breath a sigh of relief! After nearly half a year of it-will-get-it-it-won't-get-it drama, the former LG flagship finally started receiving its ICS update. The firmware version of the update ROM is V30a....

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


HTC Butterfly announced for the international market

HTC Butterfly announced for the international market

07 December, 2012 | comments (129)

HTC has officially unveiled the Butterfly, which is the GSM variant of the J Butterfly released in Japan two months ago. The smartphone previously leaked as Deluxe DLX is going to become the new HTC flagship. For those who are not aware, the...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


T-Mobile US will officially carry Apple products in 2013

T-Mobile US will officially carry Apple products in 2013

06 December, 2012 | comments (33)

T-Mobile US just took a major step in becoming more competitive. The carrier announced that it will officially carry Apple products beginning in 2013. The Big Magenta delivered the important news in a rather stealthy fashion. The...

Tags: Apple


Samsung Galaxy S IV to come in April with unbreakable screen?

Samsung Galaxy S IV to come in April with unbreakable screen?

06 December, 2012 | comments (327)

Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S IV is making the headlines again with new rumors hinting at a possible April 2013 announcement date. In addition, Reuters is reporting some gossip about an unbreakable display that the flagship will be featuring....


HTC November sales reverse downward trend, up 23%

HTC November sales reverse downward trend, up 23%

06 December, 2012 | comments (49)

HTC just revealed its November revenues numbers, which show the company has halted its 4 month decline. That's hardly surprising, though, as HTC released its first two the Windows Phone 8-running smartphones that month - HTC 8X and HTC...


Nokia Lumia 505 teased ahead of launch in Mexico

Nokia Lumia 505 teased ahead of launch in Mexico

05 December, 2012 | comments (42)

The Mexican retailer Guerrero Móvil teased an upcoming Nokia smartphone, called Nokia Lumia 505. It will be exclusive (at least initially) to the network of local carrier Telcel and should become the cheapest Nokia WP device to date. The...


Galaxy S III gets Android 4.1.2 update, lots of Note II features

Galaxy S III gets Android 4.1.2 update, lots of Note II features

05 December, 2012 | comments (280)

Samsung is now seeding the Android 4.1.2 update for the Galaxy S III. The update brings the new Multi-View multitasking interface, system apps, controls, settings and more. Samsung has just started seeding the Android 4.1.2 update for the Galaxy...


Nokia Lumia 620 unveiled, brings WP8 on the cheap

Nokia Lumia 620 unveiled, brings WP8 on the cheap

05 December, 2012 | comments (241)

Nokia has just introduced a new member of its Lumia family of WP8 smartphones. The Nokia Lumia 620 runs on the latest edition of the Microsoft mobile platform and hopes to impress you with a distinct youthful design, S4 Snapdragon chipset and an...


Qualcomm announces two new Snapdragon S4 chipsets for China

Qualcomm announces two new Snapdragon S4 chipsets for China

05 December, 2012 | comments (9)

Qualcomm announced two new Snapdragon S4 chipsets, which are optimized for the Chinese market. Both feature a quad-core CPU, Adreno 305 GPU and a transceiver that supports Chinese wireless networks. The new Snapdragon S4 chipsets are called...

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Oppo Find 5 full spec sheet and price revealed

Oppo Find 5 full spec sheet and price revealed

05 December, 2012 | comments (59)

The Oppo Find 5 has been making waves recently with rumors of a 5-inch 1080p display powered by a 1.5 GHz quad-core Qualcomm APQ8064 processor. Those rumors have since been confirmed by Oppo, as well as the contract-free price of $499.00. The...

Tags: Android, Touch UI


Nokia launches Lumia 920T for China Mobile

Nokia launches Lumia 920T for China Mobile

05 December, 2012 | comments (23)

The Nokia Lumia 920T is, reportedly, the first Windows Phone 8 smartphone to reach China and that's a thing to take pride in. But with a customer base of over 700 million, China Mobile is also the world's biggest carrier so the launch of the Lumia...


Sony announces the Xperia E and Xperia E dual, coming Q1 2013

Sony announces the Xperia E and Xperia E dual, coming Q1 2013

05 December, 2012 | comments (54)

Leaked a while ago, the Sony Xperia E and Sony Xperia E dual just got their official announcement. The Sony Xperia E duo consists of two affordable smartphones with a 3.5-inch displays of HVGA resolution and packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon...


IDC: Android and iOS to stay on top by 2016, WP to progress slowly

IDC: Android and iOS to stay on top by 2016, WP to progress slowly

05 December, 2012 | comments (65)

The marketing intelligence and analysis company IDC has revisited its smartphone market predictions for the following four years. It's become quite a tradition for IDC to post different numbers in each report, which serves to show just how...


Android 4.1 headed to DROID RAZR HD, RAZR MAXX HD

Android 4.1 headed to DROID RAZR HD, RAZR MAXX HD

04 December, 2012 | comments (24)

After the junior member of the new DROID lineup, the DROID RAZR M, received the Jelly Bean update almost a full month ago, it was with ever-growing anxiety that we all waited for similar updates to come to its elder brothers, the DROID RAZR HD and...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Nokia sells its HQ in Finland, to stay there on a lease

Nokia sells its HQ in Finland, to stay there on a lease

04 December, 2012 | comments (383)

Nokia's financials aren't what you'd call great lately, and as a result the company is selling its headquarters building in Espoo, Finland for €170 million. The deal is expected to be finalized by the end of the year, but the company has no...

Tags: Nokia, Misc