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Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G appears on the company's website

Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G appears on the company's website

20 August, 2012 | comments (14)

Samsung's freshly renamed and yet to be announced Galaxy S Relay 4G made a brief appearance on the Korean company's official website. The images of the smartphone reveal its physical hardware in full detail, thus leaving nothing to imagination. They...


LG Optimus Black ICS update confirmed by the retail box stamp

LG Optimus Black ICS update confirmed by the retail box stamp

20 August, 2012 | comments (50)

Update, August 22: The source - TechCovet - has just confirmed the stickers were put there by the retailer to increase the sales. With the last hope gone it seems the Optimus Black will be stuck on Gingerbread forever. Sorry, folks! LG’s PR is...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Model numbers and pricing of Samsung’s WP8 phones surface

Model numbers and pricing of Samsung’s WP8 phones surface

20 August, 2012 | comments (90)

As the latest rumor has it Samsung’s upcoming Windows Phone 8-based smartphones will be the I8370 codenamed Macro and the I8750 codenamed Odyssey. We already knew the code names from a previous leak. The Samsung I8370 will be the cheaper device,...


Samsung Galaxy S Duos goes official, live shots are inside

Samsung Galaxy S Duos goes official, live shots are inside

20 August, 2012 | comments (73)

The Samsung Galaxy S Duos S7562 first surfaced in a not-quite-official manner, but now it was announced through proper channels. Even though it's hot off the presses, we managed to get our hands on the phone and handle it briefly. First off, here...


LG Optimus Vu goes global with a quad-core CPU

LG Optimus Vu goes global with a quad-core CPU

20 August, 2012 | comments (26)

LG announced global availability of its unorthodox screen ratio sporting Optimus Vu phoneblet. The device will hit select markets in Europe, Asia, Middle East/Africa and Latin America in September. The most important change about the globally...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Samsung Galaxy Note 2 bits show up in an Unpacked teaser

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 bits show up in an Unpacked teaser

19 August, 2012 | comments (63)

With Samsung's Unpacked event in Berlin scheduled in little over a week, the Korean giant has released a teaser video for the star of the show - the Galaxy Note 2. In the short clip, we get to catch a glimpse of the stylus, which the upcoming...


Motorola DROID RAZR HD gets shown off in tutorial videos

Motorola DROID RAZR HD gets shown off in tutorial videos

19 August, 2012 | comments (16)

That September 5th event might be a good couple of weeks away, yet we've got a chance to see the likely release candidate. Motorola's upcoming (and likely named DROID RAZR HD) top shelf smartphone for Verizon Wireless got shown off in tutorial...


Huawei Ascend P1 will reportedly be

Huawei Ascend P1 will reportedly be "enhanced" for the UK market

19 August, 2012 | comments (25)

A report has surfaced, claiming that the likable Huawei Ascend P1 midrange Android smartphone will get "enhanced" to cope better with the highly competitive UK market. The changes include a beefed up 1800mAh battery, as well as treatment to give...


Lenovo announces LePhone K860 quad-core Android smartphone

Lenovo announces LePhone K860 quad-core Android smartphone

19 August, 2012 | comments (61)

We reported back in June about the Lenovo LePhone K860 when it was spotted for the first time on a Japanese mobile blog. The phone has now been made official by Lenovo, although there is no pricing or availability info to go with it. On...


Sony Xperia SL goes official with a 1.7GHz dual-core CPU

Sony Xperia SL goes official with a 1.7GHz dual-core CPU

18 August, 2012 | comments (131)

We just got the first official sighting of the Sony Xperia SL – the refreshed version of the company’s current smartphone flagship. It appears that someone over at Sony jumped the gun and published the official page of the smartphone two weeks...


Sony Xperia S will get vanilla Android as a Google experiment

Sony Xperia S will get vanilla Android as a Google experiment

18 August, 2012 | comments (121)

All the fans of Sony Xperia S have a darn good reason to smile today. Google has launched an experiment to bring plain vanilla Android to Sony's top shelf smartphone. Jean-Baptiste Queru (JBQ), Google's Technical Lead of the Android Open Source...


Motorola files a lawsuit against Apple in the ITC

Motorola files a lawsuit against Apple in the ITC

18 August, 2012 | comments (145)

Motorola has filed a lawsuit against Apple in the International Trade Commission (ITC), claiming Apple are infringing upon seven of Motorola's patents in their products. The patents in question are related to features like reminders, email...


Motorola and Verizon hold NYC press event September 5

Motorola and Verizon hold NYC press event September 5

17 August, 2012 | comments (39)

Motorola sent out invitations for an event in New York City on September 5th. Scheduled only a few hours after Nokia's own upcoming (and seriously hyped) announcement in the Big Apple, Motorola claims that its showcase will be "the day's main...


Sony Xperia P Ice Cream Sandwich update rolling out now

Sony Xperia P Ice Cream Sandwich update rolling out now

17 August, 2012 | comments (93)

The long awaited ICS update for the Xperia P has finally arrived. Besides the improved functionality brought by the latest Android build, Sony has added several of its own optimizations, including new media apps for your music and movies. Some...


Black Samsung Galaxy S III 64GB coming to the UK in October

Black Samsung Galaxy S III 64GB coming to the UK in October

17 August, 2012 | comments (46)

Not only did the rumors that Samsung cancelled the 64GB version of the Samsung Galaxy S III turn out to be false, but now we actually have a rough launch target. Clove UK blogged that the upcoming black version of the phone will be packing 64GB of...


Huawei Ascend D Quad and D Quad XL to launch in late August

Huawei Ascend D Quad and D Quad XL to launch in late August

17 August, 2012 | comments (36)

After suffering numerous delays, Huawei's mightiest droids, the Ascend D Quad and D Quad XL are finally going to get their official launch later this month. The Huawei Ascend D Quad and D Quad XL are both powered by the company's very own 1.5GHz...


Samsung Galaxy S Blaze Q will go official as Relay 4G

Samsung Galaxy S Blaze Q will go official as Relay 4G

17 August, 2012 | comments (10)

We just got a leaked T-Mobile internal doc, confirming the existence and nearing launch of the Samsung Galaxy S Blaze Q. The good news is that the smartphone gets rid of that awkward naming scheme, but the bad news is it's going to be called the...


Samsung Galaxy R receives Android 4.0 update

Samsung Galaxy R receives Android 4.0 update

17 August, 2012 | comments (78)

Back in May, Samsung India had confirmed on its Facebook page that the Galaxy R will be getting the Android 4.0 update "very soon". Well, it's been three months since but it seems now that the update is finally ready to roll out. One lucky...


BlackBerry 10 screen resolution got standardized by RIM

BlackBerry 10 screen resolution got standardized by RIM

16 August, 2012 | comments (69)

RIM standardized the screen resolution for upcoming BlackBerry 10 OS running devices. The future smartphones running the OS will come in two resolutions: 1280 x 720 pixels for full touch devices, and 720 x 720 pixels for handsets with hardware...


Samsung Galaxy S II to get Jelly Bean in a month or two

Samsung Galaxy S II to get Jelly Bean in a month or two

16 August, 2012 | comments (133)

While Samsung Galaxy S III users are enjoying their leaked official Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean ROM, Galaxy S II owners got some good news too. Insiders tipped SamMobile that the former flagship is getting JB soon too. Currently, the update is...