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Acer outs Liquid E2, quad-core processor inside

Acer outs Liquid E2, quad-core processor inside

24 April, 2013 | comments (30)

Acer Liquid E2 is now official. The smartphone is intended for the European market and offers top-notch performance thanks to the quad-core processor inside and optional dual-SIM telephony. The Liquid E2 packs a 4.5-inch qHD (sigh) IPS display...


Preliminary ban of HTC One lifted in the Netherlands

Preliminary ban of HTC One lifted in the Netherlands

24 April, 2013 | comments (73)

Yesterday, the Dutch court granted an injunction against the HTC One due to the use of a proprietary microphone belonging to Nokia. However, today The Hague ruled that HTC was not at fault, and has allowed the sales of the HTC One in Holland to...

Tags: HTC, Nokia


LG Q1 report is in: smartphone sales on the rise

LG Q1 report is in: smartphone sales on the rise

24 April, 2013 | comments (34)

The LG mobile division was able to ship some 10.3 million smartphones in Q1 of this year, resulting in a sales growth of some 30% compared to Q1 of 2012. This is especially impressive considering that this includes an almost a 15% sales increase...

Tags: LG, Samsung, Android


Sony Xperia P, Go and E dual to get Jelly Bean this week

Sony Xperia P, Go and E dual to get Jelly Bean this week

24 April, 2013 | comments (285)

Sony is finally ready with the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean updates for Xperia P, Xperia go and Xperia E dual smartphones. The rollout will start later this week. The update process is gradual, as usual, and should be completed by the end of...

Tags: Sony, Android


There may be a water resistant Samsung Galaxy S4 on the way

There may be a water resistant Samsung Galaxy S4 on the way

24 April, 2013 | comments (130)

One of the things the Sony Xperia Z lords over the Samsung Galaxy S4 is its IP57 certification, which grants it dust and water resistance. That advantage might not last long though, as a rugged version of the Samsung flagship might be unveiled in...


QWERTY-packing Nokia Asha 210 goes official

QWERTY-packing Nokia Asha 210 goes official

24 April, 2013 | comments (222)

Today Nokia unveiled the latest addition to its Asha lineup. The QWERTY-packing Nokia Asha 210 featurephone comes in both single SIM and dual-SIM flavors and brings entry level functionality at an extremely attractive price point. Nokia Asha 210...

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Apple announces Q1 2013 results, revenue rises, but profits fall

Apple announces Q1 2013 results, revenue rises, but profits fall

23 April, 2013 | comments (74)

Apple has just announced its Q1 2013 results. Technically, these are its Q2 results as the US financial year does not coincide with the calendar year. But no matter how you call the quarter, it's still interesting to see how Apple has been doing...

Tags: Apple


Sony releases AOSP Android 4.2 Jelly Bean for the Xperia Z

Sony releases AOSP Android 4.2 Jelly Bean for the Xperia Z

23 April, 2013 | comments (58)

Just it did for the Xperia S a while ago, Sony has now officially released AOSP version of Android 4.2 for its Xperia Z flagship. Currently, the majority of the features on the Xperia Z are working in the pure Android environment. There's SD...

Tags: Sony, Android


Samsung sells almost a third of all smartphones in Q1

Samsung sells almost a third of all smartphones in Q1

23 April, 2013 | comments (199)

According to DRAMeXchange, a division of the TrendForce market analysis group, first quarter smartphone shipments in Q1 were up to 216.4 million units globally, with almost 30% of those being made by Samsung. Things aren't as bright over in...

Tags: Apple, Samsung, Lenovo


Dual-core Intel-powered Lenovo K900 launches on May 6

Dual-core Intel-powered Lenovo K900 launches on May 6

23 April, 2013 | comments (40)

Lenovo announced its K900 flagship back in January at CES in Las Vegas. Powered by the Intel Clover Trail platform, the Android-running beast impresses with a 5.5" IPS 1080p screen and a 6.9mm stainless steel and polycarbonate body. Well, the...

Tags: Lenovo, Android


Firefox OS-running GeeksPhone Keon and Peak now on sale

Firefox OS-running GeeksPhone Keon and Peak now on sale

23 April, 2013 | comments (36)

The first two Firefox OS phones are already on sale – they are the Keon and Peak from GeeksPhone. The two are aimed at developers and run a Developer Preview of Firefox OS, so while they might not build up a user base they should help devs have apps...


Samsung Galaxy S4 arriving in AT&T stores on April 27

Samsung Galaxy S4 arriving in AT&T stores on April 27

23 April, 2013 | comments (29)

We have already reported on AT&T's plan on shipping the Samsung Galaxy S4 to customers on April 23 if ordered from their website. If, however, you prefer walking down to your local AT&T and picking it up yourself, then you'll be glad to know that...


Nokia granted injunction against HTC One in Netherlands

Nokia granted injunction against HTC One in Netherlands

23 April, 2013 | comments (130)

HTC is facing further issues in trying to ship its newest flagship smartphone, the HTC One, to customers. After some supply issues, the company is now locked in a legal battle with Nokia over the use of Nokia's proprietary microphone...

Tags: HTC


Huawei A199 goes official in China, has dual-SIM GSM/CDMA

Huawei A199 goes official in China, has dual-SIM GSM/CDMA

22 April, 2013 | comments (26)

Huawei has just announced its new A199 model with 5.0-inch 720p IPS display and powered by Huawei's own K3V2 chipset featuring a quad-core 1.5GHz processor. Huawei A199 is a China Telecom exclusive and comes with dual-SIM support and is capable...


Analysts: Apple profits to fall this quarter, iPhone 5S to be delayed

Analysts: Apple profits to fall this quarter, iPhone 5S to be delayed

22 April, 2013 | comments (168)

Apple has been exceeding analysts’ expectations since 2003, but now the same analysts think the company’s profit will fall for the first time in a decade. Even worse, one Citibank analyst believes the iPhone 5S will be delayed, resulting in even...

Tags: Apple, iPhone, Rumors


Nokia to announce a new QWERTY phone this Wednesday

Nokia to announce a new QWERTY phone this Wednesday

22 April, 2013 | comments (181)

Nokia has kept the QWERTY phone format alive in its Asha range and even though recent models have gone with the full touchscreen trend, the company will be announcing a new QWERTY-packing phone this Wednesday. A teaser post on Nokia...

Tags: Nokia, S40, Rumors


Oppo Find 5 will be available in Russia from April 25

Oppo Find 5 will be available in Russia from April 25

22 April, 2013 | comments (20)

Oppo Find 5, one of the best looking 1080p flagship smartphones will be launched globally on April 24. According to a report from Hi-Tech Mail.Ru, Oppo Find 5 will be available in Russia starting from April 25, a day after its global...


Samsung Galaxy S4 to launch in India on April 26

Samsung Galaxy S4 to launch in India on April 26

22 April, 2013 | comments (106)

Samsung had announced that the Galaxy S4 smartphone will start shipping worldwide by the end of this month. The Korean giant is sticking to its word and today we have news coming in from India that the flagship smartphone will be launching on...


HTC One 32GB unlocked model priced at $575 in the US

HTC One 32GB unlocked model priced at $575 in the US

22 April, 2013 | comments (53)

We have already talked about the developer edition of the HTC One being sold in the US. The phone is similar to the one sold through carriers but is network unlocked and has an unlocked bootloader as well, facilitating things such as installing...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Google rumored to launch an updated Nexus 4 with LTE radio 

Google rumored to launch an updated Nexus 4 with LTE radio 

21 April, 2013 | comments (61)

Google in collaboration with LG launched its fourth generation Nexus smartphone and the powerful specifications and features of the device, created a buzz among the tech enthusiasts. However, the Google Nexus 4 was criticized, as it lacked an LTE...

Tags: Google, Android