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JCB Toughphone Pro-smart and Sitemaster2 on sale in the UK

JCB Toughphone Pro-smart and Sitemaster2 on sale in the UK

18 April, 2012 | comments (22)

Excavators or tractors might be your first thought when you hear JCB, but they are eager to accessorize their machines with some tough phones. Their latest is the Toughphone Pro-smart, which just went on sale in the UK, along with the Toughphone...


Intel Atom based smartphones to go on sale starting tomorrow

Intel Atom based smartphones to go on sale starting tomorrow

18 April, 2012 | comments (34)

Intel CEO Paul Otellini announced during a financial earnings call that the company's first Atom based smartphone will go on sale "later this week". This is not really a surprise because the Indian company Lava, with whom Intel partnered to make...


Apple and Samsung CEOs to meet in SF court for settlement talks

Apple and Samsung CEOs to meet in SF court for settlement talks

18 April, 2012 | comments (47)

The legal battle between Apple and Samsung has gone on for too long and it's not just us but even the US court feels the same. Which is why judge Lucy Koh has asked CEOs of both companies to sit down and settle the matter once and for all....


WP Mango devices won't get Apollo

WP Mango devices won't get Apollo

18 April, 2012 | comments (150)

Looks like we have some seriously bad news for Windows Phone owners and fans around the world. According to the latest bit of information received by The Verge, the current Windows Phone devices running the Mango update will not be able to upgrade...


GSMArena Labs: Introducing our sunlight legibility test

GSMArena Labs: Introducing our sunlight legibility test

17 April, 2012 | comments (150)

Until now, we've always performed all of our display tests in dark environments in, what's technically, ideal conditions, so that we can measure the full potential of any particular display in the most objective manner possible. And while we believe...

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ARM reveals a new low-power quad-core Cortex-A15 variant

ARM reveals a new low-power quad-core Cortex-A15 variant

17 April, 2012 | comments (47)

Chip design company ARM, famous for its Cortex A-series of processors, today introduced a new low-power design of its quad-core Cortex-A15 chip. Its main purpose is to help system-on-a-chip manufacturers design their products faster and with lower...

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Verizon announces  its 4G LTE network expansion plans

Verizon announces its 4G LTE network expansion plans

17 April, 2012 | comments (5)

You didn't think Verizon is just going to just sit by watching AT&T grow its LTE network, did you? The Big Red carrier announced today its 4G LTE network will undergo expansions and enhancements in 10 cities and regions across the U.S. Here...

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Samsung Galaxy S III may not be a major update over the S II

Samsung Galaxy S III may not be a major update over the S II

17 April, 2012 | comments (159)

The successor of the Samsung Galaxy S II - let's call it the Galaxy S III though that might not be its final name - has been a hot topic of conversation for months now. Now a new rumor suggests that all the imaginative rumors are wrong and the S III...


Lumias aren't competitive enough, say European carriers

Lumias aren't competitive enough, say European carriers

17 April, 2012 | comments (219)

The Lumia 900 might be selling like hot cakes at AT&T's camp across the ocean, but things don't look so bright for Nokia in Europe. Reuters has talked to several European carriers and they are unanimous - Nokia Lumia phones aren't good enough...

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Nokia 808 PureView surfaces on pre-order in the UK

Nokia 808 PureView surfaces on pre-order in the UK

16 April, 2012 | comments (135)

We've already seen Nokia 808 PureView pre-orders pop up elsewhere but now we're talking the UK. Clove.co.uk now offers the ultra-high-megapixel cameraphone but the pricetag is a bit harder to swallow than the one we saw from Nokia Italy....

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Samsung holding an event for the next Galaxy phone on May 3

Samsung holding an event for the next Galaxy phone on May 3

16 April, 2012 | comments (273)

Samsung has finally started sending out the official invites for the event in London on May 3 for the next Galaxy handset. The invite doesn't say much but it's highly likely that it will be about the Galaxy S III (or whatever Samsung decides...


Meizu MX quad-core is now official

Meizu MX quad-core is now official

16 April, 2012 | comments (47)

Meizu just announced a quad-core version of its MX smartphone, running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The handset will carry the name Meizu MX quad-core, and will bring several improvements to go with the new silicon. The CPU of in the...


DROID RAZR HD name leaks through EXIF data

DROID RAZR HD name leaks through EXIF data

16 April, 2012 | comments (4)

An image belonging to a certain Motorola DROID RAZR HD has been found floating around Picasa. It belongs to Vic Yu, who is an engineer and program manager at Motorola Mobility. The name was found within the EXIF data for this picture, along...


This little hack will let you get the most out of your One X battery

This little hack will let you get the most out of your One X battery

15 April, 2012 | comments (71)

The popular HTC One X has received praise from reviewers and users alike. But if there is one thing that a lot of people are having a problem with on the phone is with its battery life. Luckily, there now seems to be a fix to this problem. A...

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Sony LT29i Hayabusa camera shots leaked

Sony LT29i Hayabusa camera shots leaked

14 April, 2012 | comments (72)

We're already aware that Sony aren't holding back in the wake of their rebirth as Sony Mobile Communications and with four devices already toting either an 'available' or 'coming soon' status, we know that they're keeping themselves...


HTC announces three new Desire phones for the Chinese market

HTC announces three new Desire phones for the Chinese market

14 April, 2012 | comments (18)

HTC has announced a trifecta of Android phones for the Chinese market - the VT T328t, VC T328d, and V T328w. Each of these phones will be sold under the Desire brand name and will be on different carriers. All these phones phones have similar...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Panasonic Eluga on sale in Germany, coming to the UK soon

Panasonic Eluga on sale in Germany, coming to the UK soon

14 April, 2012 | comments (38)

The Panasonic Eluga - a tough, IP57-certified droid with a slender waistline - has landed in Europe. The Eluga packs a 4.3" qHD AMOLED screen with very little bezel around it - the front of the phone measures 123 x 62 mm, 68% of which is covered in...


HTC One V goes on pre-order in the UK

HTC One V goes on pre-order in the UK

13 April, 2012 | comments (21)

We originally encountered a trifecta of devices which turned out to be the new One series at MWC this year. But for those of you who think the X's quad-core is shere overkill and the S's dual-core still demands too high a price tag, the affordable V...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Nokia Lumia 900 connectivity fix gets outed ahead of schedule

Nokia Lumia 900 connectivity fix gets outed ahead of schedule

13 April, 2012 | comments (60)

In a truly remarkable display of customer care, the folks at Nokia have managed to out the software fix to Lumia 900's connectivity issues already. That's only two days after the Finnish company acknowledged the problem's existence, and an...


HTC Golf leaks out in a press image

HTC Golf leaks out in a press image

13 April, 2012 | comments (30)

An entry level device from HTC is coming our way, carrying the code name "Golf". The smartphone is bound to combine Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and HTC's latest Sense 4.0 UI with a low price tag when launched. The HTC Golf will positioned...