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Nokia Lumia 800 sales going way better than previously reported

Nokia Lumia 800 sales going way better than previously reported

24 November, 2011 | comments (169)

The other day we told you about the Pacific Crest analyst James Faucette prediction that Nokia WP devices will have a dismal quarter and will hardly sell the targeted quarter million units. Now we've got some sites closer to Nokia saying that the...


LG and Prada working on a third phone, a smartphone this time

LG and Prada working on a third phone, a smartphone this time

24 November, 2011 | comments (13)

LG and Prada have a long standing partnership when it comes to designing phones and they have decided to make it exclusive. Together, they are at work to create the third Prada phone - a smartphone this time. The original Prada phone by LG was...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Unlocked Samsung Galaxy Nexus hits online US shelves

Unlocked Samsung Galaxy Nexus hits online US shelves

24 November, 2011 | comments (34)

Hide your kids! Hide your wife! But more importantly, hide your wallet! Because the Galaxy Nexus has just hit US stores and it ain't cheap. Currently, we are only hearing about one retailer in the US named Expansys USA who claims to have the...


Fujitsu Arrows F-07D is now the world's thinnest smartphone

Fujitsu Arrows F-07D is now the world's thinnest smartphone

24 November, 2011 | comments (46)

The battle for the thinnest smartphone continues. But while the others were fighting, the Fujitsu Arrows F-07D managed to slip through the gaps and took the crown for the world's thinnest smartphone. For the moment, at least. It manages to...


China was biggest smartphone market by shipment volume in Q3

China was biggest smartphone market by shipment volume in Q3

23 November, 2011 | comments (41)

A new report by Strategy Analytics puts China ahead of the US in terms of smartphone shipments in Q3. What's more, while the number of shipments in China grew 58% to 23.9 million units, the numbers in the US fell 7% to 23.3 million units. Nokia...


LG Optimus 3D Gingerbread now rolling out to users

LG Optimus 3D Gingerbread now rolling out to users

23 November, 2011 | comments (65)

Well, after the LG Optimus 2X got its Gingerbread treat now it's time for the company's 3D enabled device to taste the sweetness of Android 2.3, too. Many owners are reporting that the Gingerbread update for the LG Optimus 3D is now...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


LG Mobile to launch a new device on December 1

LG Mobile to launch a new device on December 1

23 November, 2011 | comments (36)

Fans of LG smartphones, mark December 1, 2011 on your calendar. Because that's the day LG will be announcing a new smartphone, and it is rumored it will be the Nitro HD. The image above is the press release the LG sent out for the event. As...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Samsung smartphones go white for the holidays in Germany

Samsung smartphones go white for the holidays in Germany

23 November, 2011 | comments (24)

If you live in Germany and have been waiting for a white colored version of Samsung's latest Android smartphones then you're in luck. Because this Christmas Samsung will be making your wish come true. Samsung has announced that they will be...


T-Mobile US to launch a white version of the Galaxy S II

T-Mobile US to launch a white version of the Galaxy S II

22 November, 2011 | comments (32)

T-Mobile US just announced that it will be launching a new version of the highly popular Samsung Galaxy S II. The carrier will be making the flagship droid available in white for this holiday season. The white Samsung Galaxy S II will seemingly...


Verizon announces Samsung Illusion, available tomorrow

Verizon announces Samsung Illusion, available tomorrow

22 November, 2011 | comments (6)

Verizon has just announced the exclusive droid Samsung Illusion. It's an affordable Gingerbread-based smartphone that is about to hit the Verizon's network tomorrow. Samsung Illusion packs a 3.5-inch HVGA touchscreen, a 3 megapixel snapper and...


Nokia Lumia 800 sales fail to meet targets?

Nokia Lumia 800 sales fail to meet targets?

22 November, 2011 | comments (356)

Nokia was really trying hard to convince us that everyone wants a piece of their first WP smartphone. The company stated that the Lumia 800 has broken all of its pre-order records and the demand for the smartphone stays high after it hit the...


Nexus Prime is the name of the Verizon Galaxy Nexus

Nexus Prime is the name of the Verizon Galaxy Nexus

22 November, 2011 | comments (21)

Just a few days ago Google released an official video featuring a Verizon-branded Galaxy Nexus. It was more than enough to prove the third installment of the Google phone is indeed coming to Verizon's network. Today we have an addition to that...


Weird volume control bug reported on the Galaxy Nexus

Weird volume control bug reported on the Galaxy Nexus

22 November, 2011 | comments (79)

A rather weird bug in the UK version of the Galaxy Nexus has just surfaced. Users were reporting that the volume control on their devices were inexplicably going all the way down on their own. After a little digging, it was realized that this was...


Amazon Wireless drops mobile phone prices to a penny

Amazon Wireless drops mobile phone prices to a penny

22 November, 2011 | comments (20)

Black Friday is just around the corner and the deals are coming in thick and fast. All the major retailers in the US are offering heavy discounts on consumer electronics and Amazon Wireless has just joined in with a very compelling offer of their...


Adobe Flash player doesn't work on Android 4.0, update on the way

Adobe Flash player doesn't work on Android 4.0, update on the way

21 November, 2011 | comments (74)

You might have heard that the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, the bringer of Android Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS), doesn’t support Flash. It's not a hardware issue limited to the that model, the problem lies with the software - Flash doesn’t support ICS....

Tags: Android, Touch UI


China-bound Nokia 801T images and specs leak

China-bound Nokia 801T images and specs leak

21 November, 2011 | comments (40)

Some images and specs have popped up of a Nokia device, bound for China with a dual-mode quad-band GSM and TD-SCDMA network - codenamed 801T. In the specs sheet that was uncovered it says it uses the Symbian^3 (which is old news now) and not WP7. It...


BlackBerry Bold 9790 to launch on November 25

BlackBerry Bold 9790 to launch on November 25

21 November, 2011 | comments (45)

RIM announced the OS 7-running BlackBerry Bold 9790 and Curve 9380 just a week ago, but it's today we get the first details on the availability. It seems the first country to get BlackBerry Bold 9790 is Indonesia. RIM has opened the first...


Quad-core Exynos 4412 chipset revealed in kernel patch

Quad-core Exynos 4412 chipset revealed in kernel patch

21 November, 2011 | comments (47)

Guess who just committed a patch for quad-core chipset support in the Linux kernel repository. Samsung did, for their (yet unofficial) Exynos 4412 quad-core chipset. The comment for the patch says it adds support for up to four Cortex-A9 cores....

Tags: Samsung, Misc


Purported LG SU880 Optimus EX images leak

Purported LG SU880 Optimus EX images leak

21 November, 2011 | comments (28)

The LG Optimus EX, a.k.a. the LG-SU880 surfaced a couple of times back in September but did hear much about it since. Today we have a couple of actual photographs of the phone courtesy of PocketDroid. It's a simple looking device with a...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Ice Cream Sandwich custom ROM now available for the Nexus S

Ice Cream Sandwich custom ROM now available for the Nexus S

20 November, 2011 | comments (32)

Earlier this week when Google released the source code for Ice Cream Sandwich we knew it won't be long before developers start coming up with custom ICS ROMs for other Android devices. And one such ROM has just surfaced. Created by...