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T-Mobile branded LG Optimus L9 press shot emerges

T-Mobile branded LG Optimus L9 press shot emerges

03 October, 2012 | comments (14)

With its more powerful relative's availability confirmed in the United States, LG's mid-range Optimus L9 has emerged in a press image, sporting T-Mobile US livery. Both LG and T-Mobile are yet to officially announce availability of the handset....


AT&T and Sprint add LG Optimus G to their smartphone lineup

AT&T and Sprint add LG Optimus G to their smartphone lineup

03 October, 2012 | comments (16)

AT&T and Sprint Wireless will offer the LG Optimus G in the United States. AT&T will be selling the 8MP version of the smartphone, while Sprint will entice you with a 13MP snapper on the back of the Android powerhouse. Of course, both versions of...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Carphone inventory reveals a Galaxy Nexus 2 and 32GB Nexus 7

Carphone inventory reveals a Galaxy Nexus 2 and 32GB Nexus 7

03 October, 2012 | comments (32)

Rumors about a Galaxy Nexus 2 have been the talk of the town lately and CarPhone Warehouse employees must be curious as ourselves. The following shot from the inventory system of the British retailer show us what might be an accessory for a...

Tags: Nexus, Rumors


Nokia Belle FP2 update pulled, users report issues

Nokia Belle FP2 update pulled, users report issues

03 October, 2012 | comments (92)

Yesterday, Nokia started the rollout of the Belle FP2 update for the last crop of Nokia OS (formerly Symbian) phones including the 603, 700, 701 and 808 PureView (with the PureView getting extra imaging and gallery features). Shortly after, though,...


Nokia Lumia 510 pictured, pricing and specs confirmed

Nokia Lumia 510 pictured, pricing and specs confirmed

03 October, 2012 | comments (105)

We first heard about the Lumia 510 last month, in a leak that revealed that the low-end smartphone would sport a 4-inch display, have 4 GB of internal memory, and run on just 256 MB of RAM. Those specs have just been confirmed by our own...


AT&T will offer HTC One X+ and One VX in the near future

AT&T will offer HTC One X+ and One VX in the near future

02 October, 2012 | comments (13)

Shortly after the international HTC One X+ broke cover, AT&T Wireless announced that it will offer the Taiwanese powerhouse in the United States in the "coming months." The LTE flavored top dog will be joined by the HTC One VX mid-ranger. The HTC...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


BlackBerry 10 Aristo specifications leak, get us excited

BlackBerry 10 Aristo specifications leak, get us excited

02 October, 2012 | comments (138)

The BlackBerry 10 OS launch is fast approaching and we already got to learn the specs of RIM's upcoming BlackBerry L-Series phone. Turns out, there's a much more interesting device in the pipeline dubbed the BlackBerry 10 Aristo. Revealed in a...


HTC One X and One S to get Jelly Bean this month

HTC One X and One S to get Jelly Bean this month

02 October, 2012 | comments (71)

After announcing the Jelly Bean-running One X+, HTC confirmed that the One X and the One S will be getting their due Jelly Bean serving in the following weeks. The updates will start rolling out before October ends. In addition to the...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Samsung Galaxy S III Mini coming on October 11?

Samsung Galaxy S III Mini coming on October 11?

02 October, 2012 | comments (163)

Invites are being sent for a Samsung Mobile press event in Germany where a smaller-sized Samsung phone will reportedly be released. The invites sent out today contain the line "So big can be small. And so small can be big." You might also...


Nokia 808 PureView gets Belle FP2, imaging updates in tow

Nokia 808 PureView gets Belle FP2, imaging updates in tow

02 October, 2012 | comments (98)

Starting today, Nokia is rolling out the Belle FP2 update its last generation of Nokia OS phones. The Nokia 808 PureView is getting a good deal of exclusive imaging and gallery features, while the 701, 700 and 603 are getting the same update sans...


HTC One X+ with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is now official

HTC One X+ with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is now official

02 October, 2012 | comments (95)

The rumor mill has finally come to a stop for this one, folks. HTC One X+ just got announced. The new Taiwanese flagship brings a number of hardware improvements to the original, as well as a new color scheme and updated version of HTC Sense....

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


 Android in Sep 2012: Poor growth for Jelly Bean and ICS

Android in Sep 2012: Poor growth for Jelly Bean and ICS

02 October, 2012 | comments (86)

The latest Android distribution figures are in and things don't look a lot better for Jelly Bean and Ice Cream Sandwich over last month. Jelly Bean, which made its debut couple of months ago, has doubled its user base in that time but still...


Samsung adds iPhone 5 to its patents infringement case

Samsung adds iPhone 5 to its patents infringement case

02 October, 2012 | comments (162)

Samsung had already made it clear that they intend to add the iPhone 5 to their patent infringement case against Apple as soon as the product launches. Sticking to that claim, Samsung has done exactly as promised, and the new iPhone 5 now joins the...


Garnet Red Galaxy S III lands in UK, costs 429

Garnet Red Galaxy S III lands in UK, costs 429

01 October, 2012 | comments (35)

If you're a UK resident and want to get a flashier Galaxy S III but can't be bothered with tedious long-lasting contracts you could get the Garnet Red version in UK now for 429.99. The Samsung Galaxy S III Garnet Red international...


Sony Xperia TL for AT&T goes official as James Bond's phone

Sony Xperia TL for AT&T goes official as James Bond's phone

01 October, 2012 | comments (22)

Sony Xperia TL has gone official for AT&T Wireless as James Bond's official smartphone. The previously leaked LTE handset will hit AT&T's shelves in the near future with a yet to be known price tag. A quick look at the Sony Xperia TL is...


Sony Xperia V goes to Japan as Xperia AX

Sony Xperia V goes to Japan as Xperia AX

01 October, 2012 | comments (25)

The Sony Xperia GX, Japan's version of the Xperia TX, hit the shelves before the world-wide version of the phone was even official. Now, the positions are somewhat reversed - Sony just announced the Xperia AX, the Japanese version of the Xperia V...


Sony Xperia T European march continues, it's about to hit US shores too

Sony Xperia T European march continues, it's about to hit US shores too

01 October, 2012 | comments (34)

The Sony Xperia T is continuing its roll-out to retailers across rest of Europe and after becoming available in the UK a few days ago. Reports are coming in of the device being available in Slovakia, where it's offered by carrier Telekom on a...


Specs leak for Verizon-bound BlackBerry Laguna

Specs leak for Verizon-bound BlackBerry Laguna

30 September, 2012 | comments (84)

RIM is completely renovating its BlackBerry OS in its BB10 release and its new gesture-based UI. The Canadians also developed hardware that should stands up to BB OS 10s biggest competitor, Windows Phone 8. A leaked specs sheet details the...


Motorola cancels ICS update for certain devices

Motorola cancels ICS update for certain devices

29 September, 2012 | comments (180)

Back in February, Motorola released a chart with names and dates that told us when each of its Android devices will be getting upgraded to Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich. Unfortunately, it seems the company won't be able to keep its promise for all...


ICS updates for several Sony Xperia devices are now live

ICS updates for several Sony Xperia devices are now live

29 September, 2012 | comments (167)

After a spring filled with anticipation, the Xperia U, go and sola were among the last remaining devices among the new Xperia line to not be running Android 4.0. It's unsure whether the update brings with it some of the nifty ICS features we saw...