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Samsung says WP 8 devices are coming in the second half of 2012

Samsung says WP 8 devices are coming in the second half of 2012

13 April, 2012 | comments (65)

For those of you who were worried about Samsung being too quiet on the Windows Phone field, we have some good news. The Korean giant's Taiwanese division has confirmed the that Windows Phone 8 Apollo running devices will hit the market in the...


Is this a live photo of Samsung Galaxy S III?

Is this a live photo of Samsung Galaxy S III?

13 April, 2012 | comments (271)

Just as we started to get a bit worried about the lack of Samsung Galaxy S III leaks for the past three days or so, our luck struck again. Get your salt ready, because here goes an alleged live photo of the upcoming Samsung top dog, courtesy of a...


Golden Dreams unveils custom iPhone 4S with diamonds, gold

Golden Dreams unveils custom iPhone 4S with diamonds, gold

12 April, 2012 | comments (50)

Switzerland-based brand Golden Dreams just unveiled a special luxury edition of Apple's iPhone 4S. The device is an iPhone 4S 64GB and it comes with a choice of five different high-class finishes - two Desert editions with alligator leather, Gold...

Tags: Apple, Luxury, Misc


Motorola announces XT390 dual-SIM droid for China Unicom

Motorola announces XT390 dual-SIM droid for China Unicom

12 April, 2012 | comments (16)

Motorola and China Unicom announced a new dual-SIM Android with unique design element. The Motorola XT390 offers dual-standby functionality and support for China Unicom's 3G network. It runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread on an 800MHz processor and...


HTC: One S coating problem is limited, you can return the phone

HTC: One S coating problem is limited, you can return the phone

12 April, 2012 | comments (68)

A couple of days ago there were some complaints that the ceramic finish on the black HTC One S for some users got inexplicably damaged. HTC has looked into the problem and says the issue is isolated to a few units. Here's the full quote from...


Nokia Belle FP1 update rolling out for the 701, 700 and 603

Nokia Belle FP1 update rolling out for the 701, 700 and 603

11 April, 2012 | comments (400)

Nokia Asia announced that the Nokia 701, 700 and 603 have started receiving the Belle Feature Pack 1 update, which Nokia promised in March. Nokia's global account is silent on the matter, so we don't know if the rollout is happening in Asia only or...


Nokia officially announces the Lumia 610 NFC

Nokia officially announces the Lumia 610 NFC

11 April, 2012 | comments (29)

Well, that didn't take long. Just hours after we wrote about the leaked video revealing the new Lumia 610 NFC, Nokia went ahead and made the phone official. Technically the world's first Windows Phone with NFC hardware, the Lumia 610 NFC...


Nokia acknowledges Lumia 900 issues, offers a fix

Nokia acknowledges Lumia 900 issues, offers a fix

11 April, 2012 | comments (151)

Nokia Lumia 900 has become available just recently and exclusively (for now) for AT&T in the USA. Unfortunately, some users reported inability to establish or loss of data connection. Often those people were cut off from the LTE network...


Nokia announces the 103 - its most affordable phone ever

Nokia announces the 103 - its most affordable phone ever

10 April, 2012 | comments (204)

Meet the Nokia 103 - the most affordable phone the Fins have ever manufactured. Announced in Nigeria today, the Nokia 103 will cost just 16 and is aimed at developing markets. The Nokia 103 runs Series 30 on a 1,36-inch black and white...

Tags: Nokia


Samsung Galaxy S III to have a home button, 5-column UI

Samsung Galaxy S III to have a home button, 5-column UI

10 April, 2012 | comments (156)

In today's issue of Galaxy S III Rumors Daily: Samsung has decided on keeping the hardware home button on its next Galaxy flagship. Apparently the topic was under heavy discussion over at Samsung HQ and the decision was made right before the...


LG Optimus 4X HD benchmarked early, does well

LG Optimus 4X HD benchmarked early, does well

10 April, 2012 | comments (42)

Greek site, TechBlog, got an early build of LG's top dog droid - the Optimus 4X HD. Without much hesitation the guys over ran a few benchmarks to test the quad-core Cortex-A9 processor clocked at 1.5 GHz and the ULP GeForce GPU. LG Optimus...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI, HTC


Leaked video reveals Nokia Lumia 610 NFC

Leaked video reveals Nokia Lumia 610 NFC

11 April, 2012 | comments (24)

A leaked video from Nokia talks about the Nokia Lumia 610 NFC - that's right, the lowest spec'd Lumia phone might be the first Windows Phone handset to feature NFC. Last year Nokia did say that it plans to integrate NFC in all of its future...


Certain Lumia 900 handsets facing loss of data connectivity

Certain Lumia 900 handsets facing loss of data connectivity

10 April, 2012 | comments (101)

Being an early adopter is hard. You have to put up with all the problems that the first batch of the product may have while hoping they will be fixed eventually. This is true of the Lumia 900 buyers as well, who are facing a rather inconvenient...


Desire S and Desire HD get unofficial Android 4.0 port

Desire S and Desire HD get unofficial Android 4.0 port

10 April, 2012 | comments (24)

xda-developers member 'proxuser' has been busy for the past few weeks working on an Android 4.0 port for the Desire S and the Desire HD. The ROM that he has managed to port over is actually an HTC One V ROM that was leaked a few weeks ago....

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI, xda


Microsoft to buy 800 patents from AOL for a cool billion dollars

Microsoft to buy 800 patents from AOL for a cool billion dollars

09 April, 2012 | comments (22)

The patent war is fierce and many companies have decided to extend their patent portfolios by buying patents from others. Microsoft will be doing just that in a deal with AOL. They'll be buying 800 patents from AOL, who will be left holding 300...

Tags: Microsoft, Misc


Nokia Lumia 900 tops Amazon charts, Titan II nowhere in sight

Nokia Lumia 900 tops Amazon charts, Titan II nowhere in sight

09 April, 2012 | comments (156)

Just two days after it went on sale, the Nokia Lumia 900 managed to climb to the top of the Amazon best seller charts. The black version of the phone is the one leading the parade, while the cyan edition takes a respectable fifth place. The...


10,000 to lose their jobs at Sony, no bonuses for execs either

10,000 to lose their jobs at Sony, no bonuses for execs either

09 April, 2012 | comments (106)

Sony is on its way to cutting 10,000 jobs in an attempt to avoid a fourth consecutive financial year ending in a loss, according to Japanese newspaper Nikkei. According to the report, 5,000 of the job cuts will be a result of reorganizing...

Tags: Sony


Krait-powered LG D1L to come in May with a 4.7 and LTE

Krait-powered LG D1L to come in May with a 4.7 and LTE

09 April, 2012 | comments (32)

It appears then LG isn't going to be happy with Samsung stealing all the spotlight in May. All the latest rumors suggest the Galaxy S III will launch in a few weeks, and we now hear that LG is preparing to launch a similarly powerful smartphone...


Pink Samsung Galaxy Note goes on sale in South Korea

Pink Samsung Galaxy Note goes on sale in South Korea

09 April, 2012 | comments (45)

We got a whiff of this pink Galaxy Note back in February but did not have any concrete launch dates back then. We do now. Samsung has officially launched the pink Galaxy Note in the South Korean market, although according to The Verge, the...


AT&T launches WP-powered Lumia 900 and Titan II

AT&T launches WP-powered Lumia 900 and Titan II

07 April, 2012 | comments (87)

Just as previously promised, AT&T has released the Nokia Lumia 900 and HTC Titan II to its customers. The Nokia Lumia 900 is a Windows Phone smartphone with LTE connectivity, a 4.3" ClearBlack display of WVGA (480 x 800) resolution and an 8...