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Nokia 808 PureView and Samsung Galaxy Nexus get imaging awards

Nokia 808 PureView and Samsung Galaxy Nexus get imaging awards

25 April, 2012 | comments (81)

The Technical Image Press Association (TIPA), an association of magazine publishers that deals with photography and imaging, held an event in Cape Town, where it gave away its annual awards. This year two smartphones walked away with a trophy along...


Another picture of the Samsung I9300 prototype leaks

Another picture of the Samsung I9300 prototype leaks

25 April, 2012 | comments (87)

We have another picture of what is likely to be the next Galaxy phone. As usual, the phone is camouflaged by being placed within a case but we still get a glimpse of some of the important bits. For starters, we see the arrangement of the...


ZTE looking to sell 100 million handsets annually by 2015

ZTE looking to sell 100 million handsets annually by 2015

24 April, 2012 | comments (30)

While it's true that ZTE is mostly unknown outside of Asia, last year saw the company ship 15 million smartphones, which was enough to make them the 4th largest vendor globally. For 2012, predictions range as high as 50 million units. This...

Tags: ZTE, Touch UI, Android


O2 UK promises Galaxy S III availability, eventually

O2 UK promises Galaxy S III availability, eventually

24 April, 2012 | comments (46)

O2 UK just confirmed via Twitter its joining the next Galaxy bandwagon. The carrier said it's excited about the "next Samsung Galaxy" and that it will be coming to its stores. They didn't see fit to clarify but we're guessing the device in...


HTC Q1 results: profits are down, expected to bounce back in Q2

HTC Q1 results: profits are down, expected to bounce back in Q2

24 April, 2012 | comments (62)

HTC's preliminary report made it pretty clear that the last couple of quarters were pretty tough for the company. Now, their full report is out and it gives us some more details on how HTC performed in Q1 of 2012. The company's revenue ($2.3...

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Nokia Lumia 900 officially coming in magenta soon

Nokia Lumia 900 officially coming in magenta soon

24 April, 2012 | comments (74)

The Nokia Lumia 900 has so far been available only across the Atlantic on the AT&T's GSM network. The available color options there are only black and cyan with the cyan version being noticeably more popular. Recently, we even saw some hints of...


LG Optimus Vu will get a white version next week

LG Optimus Vu will get a white version next week

24 April, 2012 | comments (16)

The (so far) South Korea-only LG Optimus Vu debuted in traditional black, but starting next week it will be available in white too. Both the back and the bezel around the 5" XGA display will be white. XGA resolution is 768 x 1024, making for...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


DROID RAZR and RAZR MAXX get stocked OTA software update

DROID RAZR and RAZR MAXX get stocked OTA software update

24 April, 2012 | comments (8)

Verizon is seeding an update to its DROID RAZR and DROID RAZR MAXX smartphones. The new release offers quite a lot of improvements, new features and bugfixes, but sadly isn't the Ice Cream Sandwich update everyone is waiting for. The update...


Galaxy S3 name spotted in Unpacked Mobile app description

Galaxy S3 name spotted in Unpacked Mobile app description

24 April, 2012 | comments (35)

While the name of the next generation flagship Galaxy smartphone is often just assumed to be Galaxy S III, we are yet to hear the same being confirmed by Samsung. Until now, sort of. Samsung has released an app on the Google Play Store for...


Nokia Lumia 710, 800 to get internet sharing in WP 7.5 Tango

Nokia Lumia 710, 800 to get internet sharing in WP 7.5 Tango

23 April, 2012 | comments (33)

The Lumia series, the hallmark Windows Phone devices by Nokia, so far were left out in the cold as regards the Wireless Hotspot functionality. Every other WP smartphone has been enjoying that since the update to Mango, but not the...


Vodafone UK claims first dibs on the next Samsung Galaxy

Vodafone UK claims first dibs on the next Samsung Galaxy

23 April, 2012 | comments (46)

Today Samsung released the first teaser for the UNPACKED event where we will see the next Galaxy smartphone flagship. The Galaxy S III will only be officially announced on May 3 in London, but Vodafone UK already wants you to know they will be...


LG Optimus 3D Max launches in Europe, not coming to the UK

LG Optimus 3D Max launches in Europe, not coming to the UK

23 April, 2012 | comments (17)

LG has some good news for 3D buffs - the LG Optimus 3D Max, their second generation Android phone with glasses-free 3D screen is launching across Europe. There's some bad news too - the Optimus 3D Max won't be coming to the UK for now. Anyway,...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


T-Mobile could get its own Galaxy Note as T879 leaks

T-Mobile could get its own Galaxy Note as T879 leaks

23 April, 2012 | comments (12)

Samsung has been intensely promoting its Galaxy Note phoneblet ever since its announcement, and it looks like it might finally make its way to T-Mobile. While the T879 model number may be a far cry from the SGH-i717 of the original...


ICS-running Motorola RAZR HD shows up in China

ICS-running Motorola RAZR HD shows up in China

23 April, 2012 | comments (10)

The Motorola RAZR HD name leaked a week ago though some EXIF data and now alleged photos of the actual device have hit the Internet. The phone in the photos is headed to China Mobile and carries the model number MT887. The Motorola RAZR HD MT887...


Samsung Galaxy S III GPU benchmark pops up, tops charts

Samsung Galaxy S III GPU benchmark pops up, tops charts

23 April, 2012 | comments (120)

The yet unannounced successor to the Galaxy S II popped up briefly in GLBenchmark's results page to confirm that the S III (or whatever it's called) is the next top dog in droidland - GPU-wise. The results have since been hidden from prying eyes,...


Sony Xperia P and Xperia U delayed until May 28

Sony Xperia P and Xperia U delayed until May 28

23 April, 2012 | comments (48)

Sony Xperia P and Xperia U are scheduled to be released this May. The previous launch date rumors were pointing to May 7, but according to new info from Clove UK, Sony will be delaying both devices. Either those rumors were full of it or Sony...


Next Galaxy teaser is out, urges you to stand out from the sheep

Next Galaxy teaser is out, urges you to stand out from the sheep

23 April, 2012 | comments (126)

As expected, Samsung just launched their Next Galaxy teaser video. At the event on May 3 in London, Samsung is expected to unveil its highly anticipated Galaxy S II successor and, reportedly, a quad-core tablet. Enough with the chit-chat, here's the...


Samsung SCH-I200 Jasper found in benchmark scores

Samsung SCH-I200 Jasper found in benchmark scores

23 April, 2012 | comments (20)

While we wait for the Galaxy S III to be unveiled, another unannounced Samsung Android smartphone has been discovered by the folks at pocketnow.com. The phone's name was first discovered when Bluetooth SIG recently listed the device. Later...


Samsung teasing the first step into a Whole New Universe tomorrow

Samsung teasing the first step into a Whole New Universe tomorrow

22 April, 2012 | comments (208)

Samsung Mobile just posted on their Facebook and Twitter accounts the confusing at first glance message of Destination:tgeltaayehxnx. Users were quick to dismantle the cryptic post and deciphered it's actually an anagram, with tgeltaayehxnx...


Certain GSM Galaxy Nexus owners get minor software update

Certain GSM Galaxy Nexus owners get minor software update

22 April, 2012 | comments (53)

Owners of certain GSM Galaxy Nexus are reporting a new software update being pushed to their phone. This update maintains the version number at 4.0.4 but updates the build number from IMM76D to IMM76I. Although there is no official change log...