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Verizon ad leaks HTC Rezound ahead of official announcement

Verizon ad leaks HTC Rezound ahead of official announcement

31 October, 2011 | comments (8)

HTC's upcoming flagship device - the Rezound - has leaked a couple of times before but this is the first 'official leak'. Ads just went up in Verizon stores showing off the yet to be announced HTC Rezound along with other 4G LTE devices on...


ZTE becomes world's fourth largest mobile phone vendor

ZTE becomes world's fourth largest mobile phone vendor

30 October, 2011 | comments (81)

IDC's latest report on global mobile phone shipments bring to light some interesting things. Mostly it's the rise of the Chinese company ZTE to the No. 4 spot in global mobile phone shipments, overtaking Apple in the process. This promotion...

Tags: Nokia, Samsung, LG, ZTE, Apple


Siri successfully ported over to other iOS devices

Siri successfully ported over to other iOS devices

30 October, 2011 | comments (60)

Ever since the launch of the iPhone 4S people have been wondering why on earth is Siri not available on other iOS devices. Several attempts have also been made to make it work on devices other than the iPhone 4S but so far the result was...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


US Samsung Focus S and Focus Flash launching on November 6

US Samsung Focus S and Focus Flash launching on November 6

28 October, 2011 | comments (38)

In case you liked the Windows Phone 7.5 running duo of Samsung Focus S and Focus Flash from last week's live shots, we have some good news for you. AT&T announced the upcoming availability and pricing of the two smartphones on its Facebook page...


LG Optimus 2X will not be getting a taste of Ice Cream Sandwich

LG Optimus 2X will not be getting a taste of Ice Cream Sandwich

28 October, 2011 | comments (155)

This one is surely much tougher to get over than in the case of Google Nexus One, folks. After all, the latter is almost two years old now. It appears that LG Optimus 2X - officially the first smartphone to feature a dual-core CPU, will not be...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


ITG xpPhone 2 to feature Windows 8, still looking absurd

ITG xpPhone 2 to feature Windows 8, still looking absurd

28 October, 2011 | comments (63)

ITG hasn't given up on its xpPhone endeavor and now they have announced a revamped version called the xpPhone 2. It too, like its predecessor, runs Windows as its main operating system, but this time it's the more modern Windows 7 and when it's...


Motorola announces Q3 financial results, things are looking bright

Motorola announces Q3 financial results, things are looking bright

28 October, 2011 | comments (18)

Motorola's financial results for Q3 are out and things are not as bad as some might have been expecting. The company is just to go through a meeting with shareholders on November 17 to discuss what seems to be inevitable acquisition from...


Samsung mobile division breaks records in Q3, total profit falls

Samsung mobile division breaks records in Q3, total profit falls

28 October, 2011 | comments (65)

Samsung just posted its Q3 results and reported that its consolidated profits were lower compared to the previous quarter. The conglomerates division brought in a total of KRW 41.27 trillion in revenue ($37.3 billion) and KRW 3.44 trillion of profit...


Acer quietly announces the Windows Phone running Allegro

Acer quietly announces the Windows Phone running Allegro

27 October, 2011 | comments (33)

In the quietest fashion, Acer announced the Windows Phone 7.5 running Allegro handset. The company's first device running Microsoft's mobile OS aims (as always) for a piece of the mid-range market. In terms of specs, you get a 1GHz...


Samsung announces Galaxy Nexus and Note roll-out schedules

Samsung announces Galaxy Nexus and Note roll-out schedules

27 October, 2011 | comments (68)

Tonight at the Battersea Powerstation in London Samsung officially announced their plans about the European roll-out of the Galaxy Note and Galaxy Nexus. The Samsung Galaxy Nexus got some air time at the event. The Samsung reps talked about...


Motorola Droid 4 poses for some proper spyshots, looks familiar

Motorola Droid 4 poses for some proper spyshots, looks familiar

27 October, 2011 | comments (42)

In case you liked the Motorola Droid RAZR, but happen to have knack for hardware QWERTY keyboards, we have some good news for you. The freshly leaked Motorola Droid 4 is bound to fulfill your thumbs' fantasies in the immediate future. As you...


The Blackberry P9981 by Porsche Design officially unveiled

The Blackberry P9981 by Porsche Design officially unveiled

27 October, 2011 | comments (51)

At a special event held in Dubai, Blackberry with cooperation with Porsche Design unveiled the Blackberry Porsche Design P9981. It's essentially a Bold Touch 9900, but with special treatment from the folks at Porsche Design. As you can...

Tags: RIM, Blackberry


It's official: Sony is buying Ericsson's share in Sony Ericsson

It's official: Sony is buying Ericsson's share in Sony Ericsson

27 October, 2011 | comments (221)

So, the rumors from the last few days turned out to be true and Sony is indeed taking full control of Sony Ericsson. With this acquisition Sony won't be just the sole owner, but will also take ownership of five wireless technology patent...


LG reports disappointing Q3 results, handset sales down

LG reports disappointing Q3 results, handset sales down

27 October, 2011 | comments (77)

LG has posted its Q3 financial report and things aren't looking particularly good for the company. Sales are down both on year-on-year basis and sequentially and the conglomerate has actually lost some money over the past three months. The sales...

Tags: LG


Nokia demonstrates a phone with a flexible OLED display

Nokia demonstrates a phone with a flexible OLED display

27 October, 2011 | comments (100)

The Lumia and Asha range of handsets may have been the focus of the Nokia World event but that's not all that Nokia had to show. One of the more interesting things on display was a Nokia phone with a flexible OLED display called the 'Nokia...

Tags: Nokia


LG Prada K2 surfaces through leaked images

LG Prada K2 surfaces through leaked images

27 October, 2011 | comments (41)

If you thought the LG Prada range of handsets was dead, think again. A couple of leaked images prove that the LG Prada range will be out for another round and this time the beauty will be matched by an equally capable brain because this time it will...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Ice Cream Sandwich is officially a no go for Google Nexus One

Ice Cream Sandwich is officially a no go for Google Nexus One

26 October, 2011 | comments (98)

As the first device to bear the Nexus moniker, the Google Nexus One is still a highly revered Android smartphone. Sadly however, its owners will not be able to (officially) enjoy an update to the latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream...

Tags: Android, Touch UI


Nokia Lumia 800 now available on pre-order in UK, costs 440

Nokia Lumia 800 now available on pre-order in UK, costs 440

26 October, 2011 | comments (58)

Nokia UK and Clove has started pre-order campaigns for the Nokia's first Windows Phone-based handset - the Lumia 800. It is coming sometime in November but there is no specific date just yet. You can pre-order a Lumia 800 from Nokia UK...


Nokia N9 springs up in glossy white, gets a software update

Nokia N9 springs up in glossy white, gets a software update

26 October, 2011 | comments (76)

With all the Windows Phone devices Nokia announced today, the Espoo company also revealed a new color for the N9. The MeeGo-running smartphone that got many excited, will now be available in white, alongside its black, magenta and blue...

Tags: Nokia, Touch UI


The BlackBerry Colt to be RIM's first BBX superphone?

The BlackBerry Colt to be RIM's first BBX superphone?

26 October, 2011 | comments (37)

Not long ago RIM announced its new BBX platform and the BBX OS for smartphones and tablets. We have already seen the a glimpse of the new platform in the Playbook, but what all BlackBerry loyal users expect to see is this new OS on a...