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Samsung Galaxy S III update does away with universal search

Samsung Galaxy S III update does away with universal search

25 July, 2012 | comments (98)

The latest 'stability' update for the international Samsung Galaxy S III no longer lets you search your local data (such as contacts and media files), due to legal pressure from Apple. This comes after a similar patch removed universal search...

Tags: Samsung, Apple


LG posts net profit in Q2, but not from selling phones

LG posts net profit in Q2, but not from selling phones

25 July, 2012 | comments (17)

LG handed in its report card for Q2 of this year. Overall the company did well, but the mobile phone division continues to struggle. The other divisions picked up the slack though and the company's profit increased compared to the same quarter last...

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Sony to hold a pre-IFA event on August 29 in Berlin

Sony to hold a pre-IFA event on August 29 in Berlin

25 July, 2012 | comments (32)

Sony just sent out invitations for a pre-IFA press conference. Anyone with an IFA press accreditation is invited to take a look at the latest Sony Xperia smartphones, which are expected to be announced there. There will also be an exclusive...


Apple reports third quarter results, makes $8.8 billion in profit

Apple reports third quarter results, makes $8.8 billion in profit

25 July, 2012 | comments (72)

Apple today announced the results of the third financial quarter of the year and as usual the numbers are impressive. The company reported a quarterly revenue of $35 billion, with quarterly net profit of $8.8 billion. Compared to this, last...

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Nokia completes Scalado technology acquisition

Nokia completes Scalado technology acquisition

24 July, 2012 | comments (71)

Today Nokia announced that they have completed the acquisition of technologies, developers and intellectual property from imaging software specialists Scalado. The Finns first hinted at this deal last month, and they are now ready to finalize...

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Toshiba announces REGZA T-02D Android smartphone for Japan

Toshiba announces REGZA T-02D Android smartphone for Japan

24 July, 2012 | comments (67)

The T-02D is the latest in Toshiba's range of REGZA smartphones for Japan. This one comes with a 13.1 megapixel Sony EXMOR R BSI sensor and claims to go as high as ISO 25,600 equivalent ISO, although what kind of images you'll get at that...


Samsung 'Gogh' SPH-L300 images leak

Samsung 'Gogh' SPH-L300 images leak

24 July, 2012 | comments (23)

It seems Samsung is planning a new smartphone for Sprint's equally new 4G LTE network and we have got some pictures of it as well. The Samsung SPH-L300 or '‘Gogh’ as it is known for now, comes across as a mid-range smartphone but with some pretty...


ZTE N880E is the company's first Android 4.1 Jelly Bean device

ZTE N880E is the company's first Android 4.1 Jelly Bean device

23 July, 2012 | comments (34)

In case you were expecting Samsung, HTC, LG, or Huawei to be the first to launch an Android 4.1 Jelly Bean smartphone, which is not part of the Google Nexus family, we have a surprise for you. The ZTE N880E is the first non-Nexus device to enter the...

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Xiaomi MI-2 leaks, might be the cheapest quad-core out there

Xiaomi MI-2 leaks, might be the cheapest quad-core out there

23 July, 2012 | comments (22)

Xiaomi is the Chinese manufacturer, which brought us the MI-1 - an affordable and capable dual-core smartphone with a deeply customized Android experience, thanks to its MIUI launcher. Now, almost a year later we got a glimpse of what's next to...


Sprint-bound Galaxy Reverb leaks, ICS on board

Sprint-bound Galaxy Reverb leaks, ICS on board

23 July, 2012 | comments (8)

An image, which leaked on Twitter reveals a low-end Samsung Galaxy Reverb (SPH-M950), that's bound for a Sprint release. The image was leaked by the same source that brought us the Galaxy Jasper - a similar device bound for Verizon's LTE network....


Next iPhone will feature a 19-pin connector, Reuters confirms

Next iPhone will feature a 19-pin connector, Reuters confirms

23 July, 2012 | comments (134)

We're hearing new reports about a smaller dock connector debuting on the iPhone 5 - this time courtesy of insider sources close to Reuters. While we've heard before that the next iPhone will feature a smaller dock connector this is the first time we...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Jelly Bean updates for Galaxy S III, S II already in the works?

Jelly Bean updates for Galaxy S III, S II already in the works?

23 July, 2012 | comments (83)

Unlike HTC, Samsung is yet to announce the list of devices that will get Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Insiders have talked to SamMobile, however, and said that Samsung is already testing Jelly Bean on the Samsung Galaxy S III. The new flagship is...


Samsung Galaxy S III sales have hit the 10 million mark

Samsung Galaxy S III sales have hit the 10 million mark

23 July, 2012 | comments (145)

Samsung Galaxy S III has reached the 10 million units sold mark. Shin Jong-kyun, Samsung's president of information technology and mobile communication division broke the news about the impressive milestone, which is hardly a surprise, given the 9...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Android 4.0 ICS is officially a no go for HTC Desire HD

Android 4.0 ICS is officially a no go for HTC Desire HD

22 July, 2012 | comments (154)

It looks like the saga surrounding the official Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update of the much beloved HTC Desire HD is finally over, folks. HTC have officially removed the 2010 Android monster from the official list of devices scheduled to get...

Tags: HTC, Android


Images leak the international Sony Xperia LT29i 'Hayabusa'

Images leak the international Sony Xperia LT29i 'Hayabusa'

22 July, 2012 | comments (81)

We came across some leaked images that show the international version of the Sony LT29i, codenamed Xperia Hayabusa. The images confirm a very close resemblance to the Japan-bound, LTE-capable Xperia GX, save for the lack of the FeliCa (Sony's...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumor


Samsung will announce a new Galaxy device on August 15

Samsung will announce a new Galaxy device on August 15

21 July, 2012 | comments (138)

Samsung Electronics America sent out "Save the date" notes to the press that they will be announcing a new Galaxy device on August 15. They kept the note all mysterious and offered no info on the device, but the words "major announcement and...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Jasper gets leaked again, this time with pictures

Samsung Jasper gets leaked again, this time with pictures

21 July, 2012 | comments (23)

The Samsung SCH-I200, better known as Jasper, has been leaked again, and this time we get to see what the device looks like. The upcoming device was leaked via Twitter, and will feature Android ICS out of box, alongside a dual-core Snapdragon...


Stephen Elop suggests an October release for Windows Phone 8

Stephen Elop suggests an October release for Windows Phone 8

20 July, 2012 | comments (230)

Speaking to the New York Times, Nokia CEO Stephen Elop let it slip that the upcoming successor to Windows Phone 7, namely WP8, will be coming in October of this year. This would make perfect sense because of the imminent October 26 release of...


Google posts Q2 report, things are looking good despite Moto loss

Google posts Q2 report, things are looking good despite Moto loss

20 July, 2012 | comments (51)

Today, Google posted its financial report for the three months ending in June and things are looking good for the software giant. The total revenue was $12.21 billion, representing a pretty huge increase of 35% compared to the second quarter of...

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HTC officially confirms Jelly Bean coming to One X, XL and S

HTC officially confirms Jelly Bean coming to One X, XL and S

20 July, 2012 | comments (147)

Yesterday, Telstra let the cat out of the bag - HTC is working on a Jelly Bean update. Today, HTC officially confirmed it and offered the full list of devices that are planned to get the update. There are no big surprises here - the HTC One X...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI