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Nokia Lumia 810 will land exclusively on T-Mobile soon

Nokia Lumia 810 will land exclusively on T-Mobile soon

08 October, 2012 | comments (58)

T-Mobile announced that it will exclusively offer the Nokia Lumia 810 in the near future. The Windows Phone 8 smartphone is closely related to the Nokia Lumia 820, save for a slightly different looks and the presence of T-Mobile's 42Mbps HSDPA....


Samsung Galaxy S III is T-Mobile's best-selling device of all time

Samsung Galaxy S III is T-Mobile's best-selling device of all time

08 October, 2012 | comments (53)

Samsung Galaxy S III T999 for T-Mobile US has become the carrier's best-selling device of all time. The fourth largest US carrier announced the impressive achievement on its official Twitter feed. The Korean flagship accomplished the feat...


HTC releases Q3 results, profits continue to slide down

HTC releases Q3 results, profits continue to slide down

08 October, 2012 | comments (94)

HTC released its unaudited Q3 financial results and the numbers show a net profit of $133.2 million and $2.4 billion in revenues. Although a positive quarter it shows a serious decline from this year's Q2 when HTC achieved $3 billion in...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Sony Xperia TX goes on sale in Hong Kong in three colors

Sony Xperia TX goes on sale in Hong Kong in three colors

08 October, 2012 | comments (39)

The Sony Xperia TX has been released in Hong Kong today with a recommended price tag of HK$4,698 or around $606 (or 375, 465). The device comes in three color variants - pink, white and black. Also the Xperia J has been priced in Hong Kong...


Sony Xperia C650X Odin leaks, said to be next flagship

Sony Xperia C650X Odin leaks, said to be next flagship

08 October, 2012 | comments (74)

Sony released a good number of smartphones this year but it seems they are already looking forward to next year. Leaked user agent profiles detail three new phones for 2013, one of which is supposed to be the company's next flagship. It is known...


Apple addresses complaints over iPhone 5 camera issue

Apple addresses complaints over iPhone 5 camera issue

08 October, 2012 | comments (264)

Ever since the iPhone 5 went on sale, some of the users have been complaining about the purple haze seen when a bright light source is just visible in the frame. Apple has finally responded to these complaints on their support website, saying...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Intel Lava XOLO X900 gets Ice Cream Sandwich update

Intel Lava XOLO X900 gets Ice Cream Sandwich update

08 October, 2012 | comments (158)

The first Intel Medfield based smartphone, the Lava XOLO X900, has finally received the Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich update that was it was promised. The update is now available for download over-the-air or you can also download it from...


Galaxy Note II firmware update brings split-screen multitasking

Galaxy Note II firmware update brings split-screen multitasking

06 October, 2012 | comments (327)

Samsung has released a firmware update for the Galaxy Note II, which enables the much anticipated split-screen multitasking feature. Multi-View enhances the multitasking capabilities of the Galaxy Note II, allowing you to run two apps on the...


Motorola wins patent case against Microsoft in Germany

Motorola wins patent case against Microsoft in Germany

05 October, 2012 | comments (89)

The regional court in Mannhein ruled that Motorola did not infringe on Microsoft's patented technology that allows applications to work across different handsets without requiring developers to write separate code. This marks a notable...


Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX price drops to $50 on contract

Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX price drops to $50 on contract

05 October, 2012 | comments (20)

Amazon Wireless has a killer deal for droid lovers who want huge battery life and don't mind slightly aged hardware and software - they are offering the Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX for just $50 (with a 2-year Verizon contract, of course). Both...


Xperia Tablet S sales suspended due to manufacturing issues

Xperia Tablet S sales suspended due to manufacturing issues

05 October, 2012 | comments (70)

Sony made a tough decision to suspend the Xperia Tablet S sales because of a manufacturing issue resulting in gaps between the screen and the panel. This causes problems with the splash resistance and the Tablet S will get soaked...


Report of LG-made Nexus phone point to an Optimus G-based droid

Report of LG-made Nexus phone point to an Optimus G-based droid

05 October, 2012 | comments (80)

So, the rumor mill has been abuzz that the LG Optimus G (the Snapdragon S4 Pro powerhouse) will be used as base for the next Google Nexus Phone. A tipster has contacted AndroidAndMe to give it a first hand account of what the LG-made Nexus is...


Samsung outs Q3 2012 earning guidance, expects another record

Samsung outs Q3 2012 earning guidance, expects another record

05 October, 2012 | comments (53)

Today Samsung announced its earning guidance for Q3 2012 and expects yet another record breaking quarter (fourth in a row). According to the preliminary report, the company is expecting an achieve an operating profit of $7.28 billion. In...

Tags: Samsung, Misc


Vertu announces the Constellation Blue and Constellation Quest Blue

Vertu announces the Constellation Blue and Constellation Quest Blue

05 October, 2012 | comments (40)

Vertu, in collaboration with Italia Independent, has announced two new phones, the Constellation Blue with a touchscreen and the Constellation Quest Blue with a QWERTY keypad. As is usual for Vertu phones, both the devices are hand made and...


ASUS VivoTab RT for AT&T goes official with Windows 8

ASUS VivoTab RT for AT&T goes official with Windows 8

04 October, 2012 | comments (18)

Alongside the 11.6" Samsung slate we just told you about, AT&T announced the upcoming ASUS VivoTab RT Windows 8 tablet with LTE connectivity. Like the HTC One X+ for the US carrier, the ASUS offering will bring NVIDIA silicon and 4G LTE under the...


AT&T unveils Samsung ATIV Smart PC with 11.6

AT&T unveils Samsung ATIV Smart PC with 11.6" display

04 October, 2012 | comments (21)

AT&T added the Samsung ATIV Smart PC to its lineup of 4G tablets. The Windows 8 slate features an imposing 11.6" display, which makes it one of the most formidable around. Samsung ATIV Smart PC official photo The Samsung ATIV Smart PC is...


AT&T is the first US carrier to offer the Samsung Galaxy Camera

AT&T is the first US carrier to offer the Samsung Galaxy Camera

04 October, 2012 | comments (64)

AT&T Wireless announced the upcoming availability of the Samsung Galaxy Camera today. As you probably know by now, the device is a marriage of a point and shoot camera and an Android smartphone. Samsung Galaxy Camera for AT&T official...


Microsoft to hold a Windows Phone 8 event on October 29

Microsoft to hold a Windows Phone 8 event on October 29

04 October, 2012 | comments (52)

With its Windows 8 and Surface tablet launch event detailed, Microsoft has spilled the beans on its Windows Phone 8 launch event as well. Taking place in San Francisco on October 29 at 10:00 AM, the event will give us the long-awaited details...


Google to cut even more jobs at Motorola Mobility

Google to cut even more jobs at Motorola Mobility

04 October, 2012 | comments (48)

Google continues the plan to bring its newly acquired Motorola Mobility back to profitability by optimizing the way the company operates. Unfortunately, for the Motorola employees, who still haven't been given the boot, Google plans to continue with...

Tags: Motorola, Google, Misc


AT&T to get US dibs on Lumia 920 and 820 in November

AT&T to get US dibs on Lumia 920 and 820 in November

04 October, 2012 | comments (88)

AT&T will be the US carrier to go to this holiday season if you are after Nokia's latest Windows Phone 8 smartphones. With AT&T the Nokia Lumia 920 will be available in various colors including cyan, yellow, red, white and black. As far as we...