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Vodafone Germany confirms the iPhone 4S and its 64GB option

Vodafone Germany confirms the iPhone 4S and its 64GB option

03 October, 2011 | comments (98)

So that's the iPhone 4S officially confirmed, then! The news was brought by no other but Vodafone Germany, who obviously got a bit overenthusiastic and added the iPhone 4S to the compatibility list of the Apple bumper listing on their website. A...


Nokia WP7-powered Sea Ray, Sabre and Ace specs leak

Nokia WP7-powered Sea Ray, Sabre and Ace specs leak

03 October, 2011 | comments (133)

With Nokia World just around the corner (October 26-27), rumors about the long sought-after WP7-smartphones of the Finns are starting to intensify. Today we got a particularly juicy bit of online gossip, which claims to reveal the specs of the first...


Samsung Galaxy S II available at AT&T, Galaxy Tab 8.9 at Best Buy

Samsung Galaxy S II available at AT&T, Galaxy Tab 8.9 at Best Buy

03 October, 2011 | comments (12)

US droid lovers now have two more gadgets running their favorite OS to choose from - the Samsung Galaxy S II for AT&T and the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9. Both can be bought right now, the first from AT&T's stores or website, and the latter - from Best...


Samsung Galaxy Note hitting Europe this month [UPDATED]

Samsung Galaxy Note hitting Europe this month [UPDATED]

03 October, 2011 | comments (22)

The development of the latest member of the Samsung Galaxy family is obviously ahead of schedule. The Korean company just announced that the 5.3" Galaxy Note phoneblet will be hitting the shelves around Europe before October has ended. Germany,...


Major security issue discovered in latest HTC Android devices

Major security issue discovered in latest HTC Android devices

03 October, 2011 | comments (48)

A major security vulnerability has been discovered in recent HTC Android phones that would make the recent location tracking issue in iOS seem trivial in comparison. Discovered by the people at Android Police along with Trevor Eckhart, this...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Alleged Nokia Searay for T-Mobile Germany image leaks

Alleged Nokia Searay for T-Mobile Germany image leaks

02 October, 2011 | comments (122)

A very legit looking image of the Nokia Searay has just been leaked by The Nokia Blog. The image is allegedly from T-Mobile Germany and has a short description of the phone on the side. If we translate the text to English, we get the...


HTC Desire S gets Gingerbread 2.3.5 and Sense 3.0

HTC Desire S gets Gingerbread 2.3.5 and Sense 3.0

02 October, 2011 | comments (281)

We first met the HTC Desire S at MWC in Barcelona, back in February earlier this year. As the natural successor to the HTC Desire. We saw performance improvements in terms of a better GPU, bigger amounts of RAM and ROM, and faster connectivity, but...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Samsung Galaxy Note coming to AT&T following FCC approval

Samsung Galaxy Note coming to AT&T following FCC approval

01 October, 2011 | comments (29)

The Samsung Galaxy Note looks to be gracing the US of A with its presence following the FCC's recent approval of the device's support for AT&T's 3G bands, news that will no doubt bring a smile to gadget-heads across the nation. The Note is...


Security flaw discovered in AT&T's Galaxy S II lock screen

Security flaw discovered in AT&T's Galaxy S II lock screen

01 October, 2011 | comments (134)

BGR has come across a security flaw limited to AT&T's Galaxy S II where the secure lockscreen can be bypassed without having to enter the password using a simple trick. Most of you will be aware of the pattern and password lockscreen options...


Alleged iPhone 5 cases pop up at AT&T stores, thinner and wider

Alleged iPhone 5 cases pop up at AT&T stores, thinner and wider

30 September, 2011 | comments (98)

Just days before the official "Let's talk iPhone" event kicks off in Cupertino rumors about the next-gen iDevice are heating up - big time. The latest are the iPhone 5 cases that had popped up in AT&T's inventory database. Well now we have pictures...


Sharp returns to the Euro market with the 3D Aquos PHONE SH80F

Sharp returns to the Euro market with the 3D Aquos PHONE SH80F

30 September, 2011 | comments (44)

The Japanese electronics manufacturer Sharp is about to make a return to the European cell phone market. The announcement was jointly delivered by Sharp itself, Orange France and NTT DOCOMO. Sharp is obviously taking this thing seriously as the...


Motorola DEFY+ lands in the UK, costs 240

Motorola DEFY+ lands in the UK, costs 240

30 September, 2011 | comments (39)

Motorola DEFY+ is the upgraded version of the last year's rugged droid - DEFY. It keeps almost everything the same but the chipset - it goes from TI OMAP 3610 to TI OMAP 3620. This means now you get a 1GHz single-core Cortex A8 as opposed to the...


Samsung unveils Honeycomb-running Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus

Samsung unveils Honeycomb-running Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus

30 September, 2011 | comments (44)

Today Samsung introduced another member to its lineup of Android-powered tablets. The Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus runs on the Android 3.2 Honeycomb and packs the Exynos chipset with a 1.2 GHz CPU under the hood. The slate's 7" PLS LCD has a resolution of...


Nokia Sabre gets leaked out by Microsoft

Nokia Sabre gets leaked out by Microsoft

29 September, 2011 | comments (102)

Microsoft's Canadian division accidentally spilled the beans on a mysterious Nokia phone, bearing the name Sabre. The leak came from a rather unexpected and, dare we say, a bit boring part of the Windows Phone developer competition announcement -...


iPhone 5 cases pop up in AT&T's inventory database

iPhone 5 cases pop up in AT&T's inventory database

29 September, 2011 | comments (38)

With only five days left before Apple officially spills the beans on its latest smartphone creation/s, we have yet another iPhone 5 related rumor. This time, it comes from AT&T's own inventory database, where cases for the most anticipated...


A trio of super-hot Japan-bound droids announced

A trio of super-hot Japan-bound droids announced

29 September, 2011 | comments (41)

The Japanese will be getting a trio of really cool high-end Android smartphones in the face of the Sharp AQUOS PHONE 102SH, the Panasonic Lumix phone and the Dell Streak. The three smartphones were just unveiled and their specs will make every...


HTC VP of Marketing talks WP, Android,  Beats and more

HTC VP of Marketing talks WP, Android, Beats and more

29 September, 2011 | comments (18)

We got a chance to interview the HTC EMEA Vice President of Marketing Stefan Streit, who was kind enough to answer all our questions about the company's Beats technology and on their plans about Windows Phone, Android and whatnot. On...


Samsung Nexus Prime coming October 11th with Android 4.0 ICS

Samsung Nexus Prime coming October 11th with Android 4.0 ICS

29 September, 2011 | comments (83)

Brace yourselves, fellas, for October will be one hell of a month for the mobile industry. The next iPhone will break cover on 4th, HTC will follow up with a phone of their own on the 6th and now we have confirmation that Google's next flagship will...

Tags: Nokia, Misc


Nokia to close its Romanian factory by the end of the year

Nokia to close its Romanian factory by the end of the year

29 September, 2011 | comments (119)

Nokia re-organization continues and the next step hits the workforce and operations. Nokia has just announced it will close its factory in Romania by the end of this year and will focus on re-organizing its other factories outside Asia - in Salo,...

Tags: Nokia, Misc


Samsung announces 1.5GHz Exynos chipset, 16MP camera

Samsung announces 1.5GHz Exynos chipset, 16MP camera

29 September, 2011 | comments (64)

Samsung have the luxury of making their own chips and they are quick to put out new and better versions of them. The Exynos chipset, which debuted with the Samsung Galaxy S II at a 'mere' 1.2GHz is getting a 1.5GHz version, called the Exynos...

Tags: Samsung, Misc