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iPhone 4S benchmarks and camera sample pop up

iPhone 4S benchmarks and camera sample pop up

11 October, 2011 | comments (346)

The Apple iPhone 4S is yet to start shipping but someone already managed to get their hands on one. And as you can expect a camera sample image and some benchmark scores have been posted online for our viewing pleasure. We'll start with the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Symbian Belle won’t roll out on October 26 after all

Symbian Belle won’t roll out on October 26 after all

11 October, 2011 | comments (81)

It turns out that the previous information on Symbian Belle roll-out is not true. It suggested the Belle update will start seeding to Symbian smartphones around the globe on October 26, the day Nokia World kicks off. Unfortunately, Yvonne, a...


AT&T announces new droids - Atrix 2, Captivate Glide and more

AT&T announces new droids - Atrix 2, Captivate Glide and more

11 October, 2011 | comments (10)

AT&T is stepping up their Android game - they already have a decent collection, but now they are adding 5 new droids to their lineup to make the total number of Android offerings 19 by the end of the year. We'll let this video do the...


Samsung Galaxy S III specs leak, 1.8GHz dual core anyone?

Samsung Galaxy S III specs leak, 1.8GHz dual core anyone?

10 October, 2011 | comments (219)

We can expect the Samsung Galaxy S III sometime in 2012, if we are to believe what the photo below has to offer. The image in question not only tells us when, but what we can expect from the yet to be announced Samsung flagship. In a slide...


WP Nokia 800 Sun official photos surface, N9 meets its long-lost twin

WP Nokia 800 Sun official photos surface, N9 meets its long-lost twin

10 October, 2011 | comments (112)

Just over two weeks before Nokia World kicks off and the Finnish company unveils its first WP smartphones, we got official photos of one of them. Promo materials of Nokia 800, which was previously rumored as Lumia just popped up, confirming that it...


Apple iPhone 4S mania continues: 1M preorders in first 24 hours

Apple iPhone 4S mania continues: 1M preorders in first 24 hours

10 October, 2011 | comments (246)

Not that we had any doubt of the iPhone 4S market prospects, given that iOS fans had to wait 16 months for an upgrade, but the latest numbers provided by Apple are simply stunning. It turns out that 1 million pre-orders were placed in the first 24...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Dual-core CPUs and LTE coming to Windows Phone in the future

Dual-core CPUs and LTE coming to Windows Phone in the future

10 October, 2011 | comments (65)

Windows Phone just recently reached a major milestone with the 7.5 update, commonly known as Mango, by adding multitasking and other big improvements to the OS. Check out what we thought of it here. Anyway, now there are two other major...


CyanogenMod 7.1 finally gets released

CyanogenMod 7.1 finally gets released

10 October, 2011 | comments (91)

After a long wait, the CyanogenMod 7.1 has finally been released. Although originally planned to release last weekend but some issues with their automated build system prevented that from happening. The latest version adds a host of...


iPhone 4S antenna furthers Apple/Samsung patent war

iPhone 4S antenna furthers Apple/Samsung patent war

09 October, 2011 | comments (127)

The iPhone 4S features a new antenna design, intended to prevent any risk of 'Antennagate' reoccuring, a plight that some iPhone 4 owners will remember all too well. Not only that, the 4S's new dual antennas can automatically switch when sending...


Samsung Galaxy II update to increase the size of icons

Samsung Galaxy II update to increase the size of icons

09 October, 2011 | comments (142)

Samsung has announced that they will be releasing an update for the popular Galaxy S II smartphone that will increase the size of the on-screen application icons by 30 percent. UI after update on the left. Current UI on the right. This...


Motorola Admiral for Sprint gets leaked

Motorola Admiral for Sprint gets leaked

09 October, 2011 | comments (25)

Motorola's upcoming smartphone for Sprint has just been leaked. Named the Motorola Admiral or the XT603, the phones comes with a military-certification, which hints at the origin of the name. The Admiral has a portrait QWERTY design, not...


Apple iPhone 4S preorders break AT&T record

Apple iPhone 4S preorders break AT&T record

08 October, 2011 | comments (317)

In case anyone has doubted the success of the iPhone 4S, we have some fresh numbers for you. Apple's latest smartphone has scored more than 200,000 preorders for AT&T in its first 12 hours of availability. This stunning number makes the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Nokia C5-06 and C5-05 pop up, are cheaper versions of C5-03

Nokia C5-06 and C5-05 pop up, are cheaper versions of C5-03

07 October, 2011 | comments (86)

A couple of new Nokia phones appeared on Nokia's European website today. Rather than successors to the Nokia N9, the Finnish manufacturer has developed some variations of the C5-03, namely the C5-05 (also known as the C5-04 for the Canadian market...


Unpacked event delayed, Nexus Prime and ICS to shine later

Unpacked event delayed, Nexus Prime and ICS to shine later

07 October, 2011 | comments (149)

We were so close to Samsung's Unpacked event at CTIA next Tuesday, but both Google and Samsung have for some reason decided to postpone the event to an unspecified later date. It's unclear why both companies would decide to do such thing with all...


Symbian Belle roll-out to start on October 26

Symbian Belle roll-out to start on October 26

07 October, 2011 | comments (192)

All Nokia smartphones, which already received the Anna update and the ones running it out of the box, will be soon be updated with Symbian Belle as of October 26th. It will be available through the Ovi Suite and as an OTA update. So, the update...


Galaxy S II for T-Mobile faster than its Exynos-packing sibling

Galaxy S II for T-Mobile faster than its Exynos-packing sibling

07 October, 2011 | comments (46)

The launch of the Samsung Galaxy S II is around the corner for T-Mobile USA customers, but if you've been keeping track of the many variations of the S II, you'll know it's not the same as the international or the AT&T version. The Galaxy S II...


Apple iPhone 4S pre-orders start today, are you getting one?

Apple iPhone 4S pre-orders start today, are you getting one?

07 October, 2011 | comments (159)

As promised, the newly announced iPhone 4S has just gone on pre-order in seven countries. You can choose between black and white versions right from the start and between 16, 32 and 64GB of internal storage. All the online Apple Stores (including...


First Samsung Nexus Prime live photo and video surface

First Samsung Nexus Prime live photo and video surface

07 October, 2011 | comments (89)

As the day of the Samsung-Google 'Unpacked' event draws closer, the Nexus Prime leaks are coming in thick and fast. After being treated to some specifications of the device yesterday, today we have managed to find something even more...


EXCLUSIVE: We get the allegedly proper Nexus Prime specs

EXCLUSIVE: We get the allegedly proper Nexus Prime specs

06 October, 2011 | comments (257)

Today is a busy day for Nexus Prime - it's been all over the news more than twice. Just hours earlier, we told you about a 'trusted source' who told BGR the phone's key specifications. Well, they may turn out to be completely and utterly...


Sony to buy off Ericsson's shares in their joint mobile business

Sony to buy off Ericsson's shares in their joint mobile business

06 October, 2011 | comments (91)

WallStreet Journal reports that Sony Corp. is on its way to finish off the deal with Telefon AB L.M. Ericsson, which would make Sony the sole and primary shareholder of the Sony Ericsson joint venture. Created back in 2001, the Sony...