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Samsung adds iPhone 5 to its patents infringement case

Samsung adds iPhone 5 to its patents infringement case

02 October, 2012 | comments (162)

Samsung had already made it clear that they intend to add the iPhone 5 to their patent infringement case against Apple as soon as the product launches. Sticking to that claim, Samsung has done exactly as promised, and the new iPhone 5 now joins the...


Garnet Red Galaxy S III lands in UK, costs 429

Garnet Red Galaxy S III lands in UK, costs 429

01 October, 2012 | comments (35)

If you're a UK resident and want to get a flashier Galaxy S III but can't be bothered with tedious long-lasting contracts you could get the Garnet Red version in UK now for 429.99. The Samsung Galaxy S III Garnet Red international...


Sony Xperia TL for AT&T goes official as James Bond's phone

Sony Xperia TL for AT&T goes official as James Bond's phone

01 October, 2012 | comments (22)

Sony Xperia TL has gone official for AT&T Wireless as James Bond's official smartphone. The previously leaked LTE handset will hit AT&T's shelves in the near future with a yet to be known price tag. A quick look at the Sony Xperia TL is...


Sony Xperia V goes to Japan as Xperia AX

Sony Xperia V goes to Japan as Xperia AX

01 October, 2012 | comments (25)

The Sony Xperia GX, Japan's version of the Xperia TX, hit the shelves before the world-wide version of the phone was even official. Now, the positions are somewhat reversed - Sony just announced the Xperia AX, the Japanese version of the Xperia V...


Sony Xperia T European march continues, it's about to hit US shores too

Sony Xperia T European march continues, it's about to hit US shores too

01 October, 2012 | comments (34)

The Sony Xperia T is continuing its roll-out to retailers across rest of Europe and after becoming available in the UK a few days ago. Reports are coming in of the device being available in Slovakia, where it's offered by carrier Telekom on a...


Specs leak for Verizon-bound BlackBerry Laguna

Specs leak for Verizon-bound BlackBerry Laguna

30 September, 2012 | comments (84)

RIM is completely renovating its BlackBerry OS in its BB10 release and its new gesture-based UI. The Canadians also developed hardware that should stands up to BB OS 10s biggest competitor, Windows Phone 8. A leaked specs sheet details the...


Motorola cancels ICS update for certain devices

Motorola cancels ICS update for certain devices

29 September, 2012 | comments (180)

Back in February, Motorola released a chart with names and dates that told us when each of its Android devices will be getting upgraded to Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich. Unfortunately, it seems the company won't be able to keep its promise for all...


ICS updates for several Sony Xperia devices are now live

ICS updates for several Sony Xperia devices are now live

29 September, 2012 | comments (167)

After a spring filled with anticipation, the Xperia U, go and sola were among the last remaining devices among the new Xperia line to not be running Android 4.0. It's unsure whether the update brings with it some of the nifty ICS features we saw...


Samsung and AT&T announce four new upcoming devices

Samsung and AT&T announce four new upcoming devices

28 September, 2012 | comments (39)

Samsung and AT&T announced four Android devices which are bound to hit the carrier's shelves in the coming months. The bunch consists of three LTE smartphones and one tablet, which also packs the aforementioned network connectivity. We begin with...


Samsung ATIV S is up for pre-order, can be yours for 549

Samsung ATIV S is up for pre-order, can be yours for 549

28 September, 2012 | comments (107)

After the pricing of HTC's Windows Phone 8 smartphones, the 8X and 8S, and Nokia's Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 were revealed, now it's time to see how much Samsung is going to ask for its ATIV S. A Belgian retailer has priced the ATIV S, SIM free...


Apple apologizes for Maps fiasco, suggest you try the competition

Apple apologizes for Maps fiasco, suggest you try the competition

27 September, 2012 | comments (333)

In an unprecedented move, Apple's CEO Tim Cook published a letter on the company's website, admitting that Apple's new maps service isn't up to par with the competition. In the letter, Tim Cook goes on to say that the Apple Maps app has...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


RIM outs Q2 results, reports loss of $235m and a $2.9b revenue

RIM outs Q2 results, reports loss of $235m and a $2.9b revenue

27 September, 2012 | comments (41)

RIM has released its financial results for Q2 2013 (the company has a shifted financial year) and despite reporting a loss of $235 million, it's not as bad as last quarter, when the loss of the Canadian company was double that. Revenue was...

Tags: RIM, Misc


Sony Xperia T available from Three UK for 29 on a contract

Sony Xperia T available from Three UK for 29 on a contract

28 September, 2012 | comments (17)

The Sony Xperia T is a great looking flagship, although its rather high initial pricetag puts it at something of a disadvantage compared to some certain quad-core offerings (the T itself offers a dual-core Krait CPU). Fortunately, Three UK is...


Amosu's Samsung Galaxy S III is lined with Swarovski crystals

Amosu's Samsung Galaxy S III is lined with Swarovski crystals

28 September, 2012 | comments (58)

The Samsung Galaxy S3 Swarovski Edition by Amosu Couture has some 500 Swarovski crystals in laid along the edge and the home key is adorned by no less than 16 Swarovski crystals. Other than the tricked out exterior, on the inside, the smartphone...


Xiaomi Mi-Two benchmarked, shows great performance early on

Xiaomi Mi-Two benchmarked, shows great performance early on

28 September, 2012 | comments (48)

The Xiaomi Mi-Two was the first phone announced with Qualcomm's monster Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset. The phone is yet to launch officially (production started a week ago), but several Chinese sites have received an engineering sample and the reviews...


Samsung Galaxy Note II US launch gets set for October 24

Samsung Galaxy Note II US launch gets set for October 24

27 September, 2012 | comments (53)

The formal announcement of the Samsung Galaxy Note II in the United States just got itself an official date. Samsung sent out seriously suggestive invitations for an event in New York City, which will take place on October 24. As you can see...


HTC One X+ makes an appearance in an O2 UK brochure

HTC One X+ makes an appearance in an O2 UK brochure

27 September, 2012 | comments (78)

The previously rumored HTC One X+ seems to be right around the corner, folks. The upcoming smartphone has made an appearance in a brochure for UK's wireless carrier O2. The newcomer boasts a notable bump in specs over the original HTC One X....


Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 pricing in Europe confirmed

Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 pricing in Europe confirmed

27 September, 2012 | comments (281)

The recently unveiled Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 are shaping up to be two of the hottest smartphones of the season, but until now we didn't know much on their availability and pricing. Now, that questions finally got its their answers. In...


TI says it's not giving up on OMAP chipsets, OMAP 5 on track

TI says it's not giving up on OMAP chipsets, OMAP 5 on track

27 September, 2012 | comments (28)

Texas Instruments is revamping its strategy regarding its OMAP chipsets and announced that it considers the smartphone and tablet market less attractive and will focus on bringing OMAP to more platforms than wireless gadgets. Reuters, citing...

Tags: Misc


HTC releases the Snapdragon S4-powered One XC

HTC releases the Snapdragon S4-powered One XC

27 September, 2012 | comments (34)

At Chinese Telecommunications Fair today, HTC unveiled its latest dual-core monster dubbed the One XC. It's powered by a dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor clocked at 1.5Ghz coupled with 1GB of RAM. It's built around a 4.7-inch display of HD...