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Apple A7 chipset for iPhone 5S photographed in the wild?

Apple A7 chipset for iPhone 5S photographed in the wild?

18 February, 2013 | comments (106)

The iPhone 5 should be getting an update soon – the iPhone 5S probably – but what could that update be? The closer we get to launch, the more likely it is one of the parts suppliers will let something slip, like the motherboard of the new...


Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy Note now available

Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy Note now available

18 February, 2013 | comments (676)

The Android Jelly Bean update for the Samsung N7000 Galaxy Note is finally available for download. Its rollout is gradual as usual, but users from lots of countries around the globe are already getting their notifications. The update brings the...


HTC gadgets import blocked  in Germany over 3G patent breach

HTC gadgets import blocked in Germany over 3G patent breach

18 February, 2013 | comments (7)

In a 3G patent damages trial held in the popular court of Mannheim, HTC has reported that its shipments for Germany have been held by the customs officers after IPCom, a license manager for patents had applied for import ban of the company's 3G...

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LG Optimus G Pro going to North America and Japan in Q2

LG Optimus G Pro going to North America and Japan in Q2

18 February, 2013 | comments (24)

The Optimus G Pro is LG’s answer to the Samsung Galaxy Note II and it will be heading to North America and Japan after the South Korean launch. Not immediately – those launches are scheduled for some time in Q2, while the Korean launch will be later...

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HTC posts more teasers of its One smartphone

HTC posts more teasers of its One smartphone

18 February, 2013 | comments (36)

HTC has felt that teasing its upcoming One smartphone in a quick video just wasn't enough and has decided to release some additional photos. The photos in question hint at the phone's features such as the phone's mouthwatering ultrapixel...

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LG announces Optimus Pro G for the Korean market

LG announces Optimus Pro G for the Korean market

18 February, 2013 | comments (44)

LG took the wraps off the Optimus Pro G last week but the announcement was curiously devoid of any useful specifications. Now, the company has announced the phone for the Korean market and thankfully, there are now some specs for us to drool...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Sony Xperia Z goes up for pre-order on Vodafone UK website

Sony Xperia Z goes up for pre-order on Vodafone UK website

17 February, 2013 | comments (85)

Vodafone UK has put up the Sony Xperia Z smartphone for pre-order on their website. You can go for either a one year or two year contract. The one year contracts start at £39 per month, with the cost of the phone being £179 and go up to £52 per...


Sony Xperia C680X test scores hint at 1080p screen, 4.2 Jelly Bean

Sony Xperia C680X test scores hint at 1080p screen, 4.2 Jelly Bean

15 February, 2013 | comments (85)

Sony unveiled its first two flagship Androids for the year early on at CES – the C660X Xperia Z and C650X Xperia ZL – but there seems to be another high-ender on the way, the Sony C680X. The model name cropped up at html5test.com, a website that...


Press image of HTC One in Black leaks out, looks sleek

Press image of HTC One in Black leaks out, looks sleek

15 February, 2013 | comments (146)

The press image of the HTC One, which was previously known as HTC M7 was leaked in silver color variant earlier and now, a photo of the smartphone in black showed up.The latest press image comes from evleaks and considering their past record, it's...

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Xperia Z confirmed to hit European markets on February 21

Xperia Z confirmed to hit European markets on February 21

15 February, 2013 | comments (91)

Word from Sony about the official launch of the Xperia Z in Germany popped up on the company's Facebook page. The smartphone will go on sale at the Sony Store in Berlin on the 21st. While there is no word from the Facebook announcement on whether...


Lava launches XOLO A1000 in India

Lava launches XOLO A1000 in India

15 February, 2013 | comments (175)

Lava Mobile has launched a new Android phone in India called the XOLO A1000. Unlike the previous XOLO X900 and the X500, however, the A1000 is not based on an Intel x86 processor. The XOLO A1000 has a 5.0-inch, 1280 x 720 resolution IPS display...


Analyst: Samsung to manufacture 100 million Galaxy S IV phones

Analyst: Samsung to manufacture 100 million Galaxy S IV phones

14 February, 2013 | comments (441)

The Samsung Galaxy S IV is guaranteed to be one of the hottest sellers and after crushing the numbers, analysts have predicted that the next Samsung flagship might cause headaches to Apple. Peter Misek from Jefferies & Company wrote a note to...

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Micromax A116 Canvas HD sold out, limited stock to blame

Micromax A116 Canvas HD sold out, limited stock to blame

14 February, 2013 | comments (128)

Micromax A116 Canvas HD, the latest smartphone from the Indian manufacturer and the successor of the popular A110 Canvas 2 phablet went on sale last night. As expected, the Micromax A116 smartphone was sold out in less than 30 minutes, according to...


Sony Xperia ZL to hit Europe in April, priced at €599

Sony Xperia ZL to hit Europe in April, priced at €599

14 February, 2013 | comments (78)

The Sony Xperia ZL is coming to the old continent this spring for €599.99, and is slated to be available in Germany first through retailer Phone House. It will be available both online and in-store in black and white (but not red) color...


Samsung announces REX series of features phones in India

Samsung announces REX series of features phones in India

14 February, 2013 | comments (78)

Samsung has launched a new range of budget feature phones in India. Called the REX, the series includes four models: REX 60, REX 70, REX 80 and REX 90. The REX 60 is the cheapest of the lot and has a 2.8-inch QVGA resolution resistive...


Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean makes a landing on the Nexus 4

Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean makes a landing on the Nexus 4

13 February, 2013 | comments (49)

Shortly after its tablet siblings got the treatment, the Nexus 4 also received its fix of Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. The update is currently seeding to Nexus 4 smartphones over the air. Along with the changes which the update brought to the...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Micromax A116 Canvas HD goes on sale, gets a hands-on video

Micromax A116 Canvas HD goes on sale, gets a hands-on video

13 February, 2013 | comments (136)

The Micromax A116 Canvas HD, one of the popular smartphones in our database, is finally launching in India. Starting from tomorrow, February 14, Micromax will start selling its latest flagship smartphone for RS13,990 ($260) and not $280 as...


Samsung and Apple held 52% of the smartphone market in Q4

Samsung and Apple held 52% of the smartphone market in Q4

13 February, 2013 | comments (70)

Gartner, the popular analyst company has released its quarterly report, which shows that Samsung and Apple continue their domination in the smartphone market, while the third place is up for grabs. Sales report of Q4 and 2012...

Tags: Samsung, Apple, Huawei


Mid-range Alcatel One Touch Star unveiled

Mid-range Alcatel One Touch Star unveiled

13 February, 2013 | comments (18)

TCL has just unveiled its latest smartphone. The Alcatel One Touch Star is a mid-range handset with a stylish design and extremely attractive price tag that we are hoping to see showcased at the MWC in two weeks. The One Touch Star sports a...


Samsung to keep the physical home button on the Galaxy S IV

Samsung to keep the physical home button on the Galaxy S IV

13 February, 2013 | comments (195)

According to recent reports in South Korean newspaper Korean daily, Samsung has decided to keep the physical Home button for its Galaxy S IV upcoming flagship. If the reports are true, this means that Samsung will indeed keep the two capacitive...