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Android on 37% of all phones shipped in Q4, iOS on 11%

Android on 37% of all phones shipped in Q4, iOS on 11%

08 February, 2013 | comments (40)

Analysts at Canalys are done crunching the numbers and released a report on the state of mobile phones in the final quarter last year. Phone shipments (438.1 million units in total) were flat year on year, but that’s at the expense of feature...


LG to hold its MWC press event on February 25 in Barcelona

LG to hold its MWC press event on February 25 in Barcelona

08 February, 2013 | comments (9)

LG will hold a press conference on the first day of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. It is scheduled for February 25 at 8:00AM local time (that's GMT+1). LG already teased its upcoming announcements, hinting at a new range of "tier one...

Tags: LG, Android, MWC 2013


Rumored 41 MP EOS from Nokia might be named as Lumia 1000

Rumored 41 MP EOS from Nokia might be named as Lumia 1000

08 February, 2013 | comments (93)

As reported earlier, Nokia is working on a Lumia range smartphone with a 41-megapixel camera sensor. The rumored smartphone might well be called the Lumia 1000, which was spotted on a registration page at China Mobile. Nokia Lumia 1000 was...

Tags: Nokia, Windows


Alleged Galaxy S IV camera samples surface on Google+

Alleged Galaxy S IV camera samples surface on Google+

07 February, 2013 | comments (89)

The Samsung Galaxy S IV remain as elusive as ever, but this time we get a glimpse of some camera samples, which were accidentally uploaded on Google+. One of the photos shows a Samsung branded desk calendar, so chances are, these are coming...

Tags: Samsung, Android


LG Optimus 4X HD, L7, and L9 to get Jelly Bean within months

LG Optimus 4X HD, L7, and L9 to get Jelly Bean within months

07 February, 2013 | comments (68)

We recently heard that the LG Optimus 4X HD is getting the Jelly Bean update in Q1 2013, but now the same source from Android.caotic.it has spotted LG Hong Kong publicly announcing that Jelly Bean for the 4X HD, L7, and L9 is coming in the first...

Tags: LG, Android


LG Optimus G Pro image and specs revealed

LG Optimus G Pro image and specs revealed

07 February, 2013 | comments (98)

LG Optimus G is still one of the most powerful smartphones on the market, but the rumors of its successor are already at full swing. The image and the specifications of the international version of the LG Optimus G Pro have been leaked and the...

Tags: LG, Touch UI, Android


Ubuntu smartphones to arrive in October says Canonical CEO

Ubuntu smartphones to arrive in October says Canonical CEO

07 February, 2013 | comments (90)

Smartphones specifically designed and built to run the Ubuntu mobile operating system are going to start shipping in October this year. The information comes from Canonical CEO and founder Mark Shuttleworth. He added that Ubuntu for...

Tags: Ubuntu, Touch UI


comScore shows Apple and Samsung even stronger in US

comScore shows Apple and Samsung even stronger in US

07 February, 2013 | comments (18)

The latest comScore mobile market share report for the US shows the trends from the previous trimester continue into the three month period ending in December 2012. Some 125.9 million Americans own smartphones in the US, with Apple and Samsung...


Photos of midrange HTC 603e surface in China

Photos of midrange HTC 603e surface in China

07 February, 2013 | comments (17)

The leaked HTC 603е images come from the Chinese telecommunication equipment certification authority so these are quite real. What's not clear however is whether the smartphone is a completely new, unannounced model, or just a version of the...


BlackBerry Z10 breaks BB sales records in the UK and Canada

BlackBerry Z10 breaks BB sales records in the UK and Canada

07 February, 2013 | comments (105)

The BlackBerry Z10 – the flagship of the company’s brand new OS – launched in the UK at the end of January, a day after its official announcement. And it sold better than any other BlackBerry in the UK, ever. Here’s what CEO Thorsten Heins had to...


HTC M7 to hit shelves in France on March 8, priced at €650

HTC M7 to hit shelves in France on March 8, priced at €650

07 February, 2013 | comments (63)

At the rate these HTC M7 leaks and teasers go, we are afraid HTC will have little to announce at its February 19 event. Today we got to learn the pricing and release date of the smartphone (or at least in France), courtesy of a listing from a local...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Pink Galaxy Note II spotted on Samsung's website

Pink Galaxy Note II spotted on Samsung's website

07 February, 2013 | comments (23)

We have seen pink colored versions of Samsung's smartphones before. There was the pink Galaxy S III and then the pink Galaxy Note before that. Now it's the turn of the new Galaxy Note II to go pink. The entire front and back of the phone gets...


HTC releases anatomy-inspired teaser for an upcoming device

HTC releases anatomy-inspired teaser for an upcoming device

06 February, 2013 | comments (47)

Less than two weeks before its upcoming event, HTC released a rather strange teaser image, featuring a heart connected to a motherboard. Sporting the slogan "Alive Soon", the teaser is likely related to the soon to be revealed, HTC M7 Android...

Tags: HTC


ITC to rule on Apple's complaint against Samsung on August 1

ITC to rule on Apple's complaint against Samsung on August 1

06 February, 2013 | comments (38)

Apple and Samsung are fighting a fierce patent war on several fronts, but one of those engagements will be resolved in the beginning of August. Originally scheduled for January 23, the final ruling will decide if Apple will win the US import ban...

Tags: Samsung, Apple


Sony Xperia SP C530X live photos leak, more specs confirmed

Sony Xperia SP C530X live photos leak, more specs confirmed

06 February, 2013 | comments (44)

The first photos of Sony's mid-range Xperia SP smartphone, which was previously known by its HuaShan codename, have just surfaced. Those show the handset alongside the Xperia V and reveal that the Xperia SP smartphone has a bigger footprint than...

Tags: Sony


Samsung Galaxy S IV rumored to be announced on March 15

Samsung Galaxy S IV rumored to be announced on March 15

06 February, 2013 | comments (245)

Samsung's next generation Galaxy S flagship smartphone will be launched on March 15, according to a "trusted" insider, who has confirmed the arrival to SamMobile. Earlier, an internal raffle doc leak at a New Zealand retailer had suggested that the...


Sprint Galaxy Note II available for $140 now, Galaxy S III for $0.01

Sprint Galaxy Note II available for $140 now, Galaxy S III for $0.01

06 February, 2013 | comments (8)

Amazon has got a treat today for those of you in the US hoping to score a new Galaxy S III or Note II on a bargain price. The catch is Currently the Galaxy Note II can be yours on a two-year Sprint deal for a penny under $140 in either Titanium...


Samsung to start mass production of the 5

Samsung to start mass production of the 5" 1080p display this month

06 February, 2013 | comments (57)

We know that Samsung is working on a 5-inch 1080p Super AMOLED display for Q1 of this year – it was on a roadmap on its booth. Now DDaily is reporting some more concrete dates – according to industry sources, the display will enter mass production...

Tags: Samsung, Rumors


Android in Jan 2013: Jelly Bean market share still under 15%

Android in Jan 2013: Jelly Bean market share still under 15%

06 February, 2013 | comments (38)

As the fastest growing version of the Android OS, Jelly Bean snatched 3.6% market share over the month of January. With an increase of 3.4% last December Jelly Bean's market share has been growing at a steady rate. Despite that the total market...


Huawei Ascend P2 blurry shots leak, price in tow

Huawei Ascend P2 blurry shots leak, price in tow

06 February, 2013 | comments (6)

Two spy shots of Huawei's upcoming Ascend P2 leaked. The phone has been rumored to sport a 5" 1080p screen, later a 4.5" one and now rumors suggest a 4.7" at the front. Others information suggests that the Huawei Ascend P2 will be powered by an...