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Samsung I9100G Galaxy S II ICS update now available

Samsung I9100G Galaxy S II ICS update now available

29 April, 2012 | comments (448)

The original I9100 Galaxy S II started getting its Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update in March, but its TI OMAP-based I9100G cousin wasn't that lucky. Until recently that is, as we started getting user reports that the I9100G ICS update is...


Samsung Russia starts a countdown to the next Galaxy

Samsung Russia starts a countdown to the next Galaxy

29 April, 2012 | comments (28)

As we near the May 3 press event in London where the next Galaxy device will finally be unveiled, we saw a countdown timer on Samsung Russia website. The timer currently has just over 6 days remaining and ends on May 5, which could be the date...


Nokia N9 rumored to get PR1.3 update by the end of May

Nokia N9 rumored to get PR1.3 update by the end of May

29 April, 2012 | comments (76)

The PR1.2 update for the MeeGo-running Nokia N9 came out a couple of months ago, but Nokia was teasing the yet-to-come PR1.3 update by calling it "small but valuable". Someone from a MeeGo fanblog was eager to find out more details on the next...


Alleged pictures of BlackBerry 10 developer device leak

Alleged pictures of BlackBerry 10 developer device leak

28 April, 2012 | comments (104)

RIM is holding a BlackBerry Jam conference next month in Orlando where it is supposed to give out development devices running the upcoming BlackBerry 10 to ten of the developers attending the event. We are now seeing what are allegedly pictures of...


ZTE announces quarterly results, misses analyst expectations

ZTE announces quarterly results, misses analyst expectations

27 April, 2012 | comments (16)

As you may recall, ZTE made some bold statements earlier this week, most notably involving ambitions to start shipping some 100 million smartphones annually by 2015. This goal now seems slightly less realistic, after they fell short of their...

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Samsung Galaxy S3 photo leaks, yes, again

Samsung Galaxy S3 photo leaks, yes, again

27 April, 2012 | comments (300)

It's time for today's "photo of the Samsung Galaxy S3" leak - these seem to occur more and more often as we come closer to May 3, when Samsung's Unpacked event will finally settle things one and for all. The leaked photo in question (the one on...


Entry-level ICS-running Sony ST21i leaks

Entry-level ICS-running Sony ST21i leaks

27 April, 2012 | comments (80)

Photos and specifications of an yet unannounced Sony smartphone just surfaced. The guys from Techblog.gr got some live photos and specs of the ICS-running Sony ST21i and they were kind enough to share them with us. Sony ST21i live...


Samsung Q1 results are out, takes top spot from Nokia

Samsung Q1 results are out, takes top spot from Nokia

27 April, 2012 | comments (250)

Samsung announced its financial results for the first quarter of this year and the South Korean company is cheering. Analysts like Strategy Analytics say that it is now king of the mobile phone hill - ending Nokia's 14-year reign. Samsung shipped...

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International Sony Xperia ion (LT28i) announced in Taiwan

International Sony Xperia ion (LT28i) announced in Taiwan

27 April, 2012 | comments (33)

Sony had announced earlier this year that we can expect an international version of the Sony Xperia ion to come out in the summer. In a press conference in Taiwan, the company unveiled just that - the Sony Xperia ion LT28i (the AT&T version, which...


Samsung Galaxy S3 supposed service manual revealed

Samsung Galaxy S3 supposed service manual revealed

27 April, 2012 | comments (70)

Assuming we are to believe everything we heard so far about the Galaxy S3, and especially the leak in the KIES system, which is as good as official, the model name for Samsung's next flagship will be the I9300. So today there is this leak, which...


Motorola to launch the RAZR MAXX in UK

Motorola to launch the RAZR MAXX in UK

27 April, 2012 | comments (32)

Motorola recently announced that the GSM version of the RAZR MAXX will be launched in Germany this May. Now in their latest announcement, Motorola said that it will also be bringing the phone to the UK by mid-May. The phone is identical to...


Samsung accidentally confirms Galaxy S III name

Samsung accidentally confirms Galaxy S III name

27 April, 2012 | comments (130)

During its first quarter earnings call, Samsung let slip the name of its upcoming Galaxy smartphone, which until now was only being referred to as the next Galaxy phone. The person responsible for the Freudian slip was Samsung's senior Vice...


LG reveals Q1 2012 financial results, has turned the corner

LG reveals Q1 2012 financial results, has turned the corner

26 April, 2012 | comments (10)

LG has announced its financial report for the Q1 of 2012 and things are looking good for the Korean tech giant. The company reported consolidated sales of $10.78 billion, which is 7.1% and 11.5% lower compared to the previous quarter and the same...

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Nokia 808 PureView new samples arrive, look stunning

Nokia 808 PureView new samples arrive, look stunning

26 April, 2012 | comments (174)

Nokia is apparently not all about the Amazing Everyday and still finds time for its 808 PureView cameraphone monster. Today we got some fresh samples from the 41 megapixel to feast our eyes on. It's not the first time they're doing it, but you...


Samsung Galaxy S3 name pops in Samsung Kies

Samsung Galaxy S3 name pops in Samsung Kies

26 April, 2012 | comments (42)

The announcement of the next Galaxy is just a week away, but Samsung has already added the device to its Kies database under the name Galaxy S3. Previous rumors had it that Samsung won't be calling their next flagship Galaxy S III at all, but...


LG Optimus True HD LTE P936 goes official in Germany [UPDATED]

LG Optimus True HD LTE P936 goes official in Germany [UPDATED]

26 April, 2012 | comments (11)

For a while there, Europe was left out of any access to the LG Optimus LTE in some form, unlike South Korea and North America. We, here, on the Old continent couldn’t enjoy the 720p goodness of the 4.5" HD-IPS LCD display, not to mention the LTE...

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Samsung Galaxy S Advance is now available

Samsung Galaxy S Advance is now available

26 April, 2012 | comments (32)

Samsung I9070 Galaxy S Advance is finally available. The smartphone was announced back in January and it was scheduled for April release. Samsung managed to keep its promise – the phone is now in stock at various retailers across Europe. Clove UK...


BlackBerry Curve 9320 surfaces again in hands-on pictures

BlackBerry Curve 9320 surfaces again in hands-on pictures

26 April, 2012 | comments (32)

We have seen the BlackBerry Curve 9320 before being handled by BGR.in in India and once again we have some more hands-on pictures, this time from Sohoa in Vietnam. The phone looks similar to the recently announced Curve 9220 but features a...


Samsung announces new quad-core Exynos 4 Quad processor

Samsung announces new quad-core Exynos 4 Quad processor

26 April, 2012 | comments (93)

Samsung has announced its next generation Exynos processor that will be powering its next Galaxy smartphone. The Exynos 4 Quad comes with four Cortex A9 cores that can go up to 1.4GHz individually and is based on Samsung's 32nm HKMG fabrication...

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Nokia N9 wins D&AD Yellow Pencil design award

Nokia N9 wins D&AD Yellow Pencil design award

26 April, 2012 | comments (74)

We always thought that the Nokia N9 was a gorgeous piece of hardware and it seems the jury of the prestigious D&AD Yellow Pencil design awards agree with us. The Nokia N9 has won the 2012 Yellow Pencil award for the Product Design category, an award...

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