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Sprint's upcoming LG LS730 leaks out

Sprint's upcoming LG LS730 leaks out

06 June, 2012 | comments (5)

It looks like the recently leaked LG LS970 "Eclipse" and LG LS860 "Cayenne" will have an entry level sibling on Sprint's network. The entry-level LG LS730 "Snapshot" has emerged in a curiously looking spy photo, which reveals the blurry front, and...


HTC lowers Q2 expectations, poor US and EU sales to blame

HTC lowers Q2 expectations, poor US and EU sales to blame

06 June, 2012 | comments (111)

Obviously, HTC still hasn't got through its streak of bad market performance. After the company announced a 70% year on year drop in profits and a 35% year on year decline in revenues for Q1 2012 the forecast for Q2 brings more bad news. This...


Gigabyte announces 3 dual-SIM ICS Androids at Computex

Gigabyte announces 3 dual-SIM ICS Androids at Computex

06 June, 2012 | comments (21)

The Computex computer trade expo, held annually in Taipei, is one of the largest computer and technology trade shows om the world and it's only logical that smartphones will be there as well. Gigabyte has taken the opportunity to announce...


Xperia mini pro ICS update is now available, others to follow soon

Xperia mini pro ICS update is now available, others to follow soon

06 June, 2012 | comments (126)

Sony has just released the Android 4.0 ICS update for the Xperia mini pro. It is available almost everywhere already, so if you own one of those – go ahead and check for an OTA update. In case the update is still unavailable for your unit,...


7.9mm iPhone 5 to come with 4.1

7.9mm iPhone 5 to come with 4.1" screen, 1136 x 640 resolution

06 June, 2012 | comments (181)

A familiar rumor is back - the new confirmation coming from KGI analyst Mingchi Kuo, who is said to have sources close to Apple's supply chain. The next incarnation of the Apple iPhone could turn up with a 4.08-inch display of 1136 x 640...


AT&T Galaxy S III pre-orders start, shipping June 18

AT&T Galaxy S III pre-orders start, shipping June 18

06 June, 2012 | comments (24)

As promised AT&T is already taking pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S III. It will cost you $200 with a 2-year contract, while the no commitment price is $550. Both the Pebble Blue and the Marble White colors of the Galaxy S III are available on...


Nokia introduces the Asha Touch range with three new handsets

Nokia introduces the Asha Touch range with three new handsets

06 June, 2012 | comments (158)

Nokia announced the first three members of the newly created Asha Touch family of handsets. The Nokia Asha 305, Asha 306, and Asha 311 bring the range of feature phones even closer to smartphone territory, while still maintaining seriously low price...

Tags: Nokia, S40, Touch UI


Windows Phone Marketplace reached 100,000 app submissions

Windows Phone Marketplace reached 100,000 app submissions

05 June, 2012 | comments (103)

Windows Phone OS is now officially part of the major league, folks. The Marketplace for Microsoft's mobile OS has made it past the mark of 100,000 application submissions, thus joining the likes of Android and iOS as part of the elite...


Samsung Exhilarate for AT&T is official, coming June 10

Samsung Exhilarate for AT&T is official, coming June 10

05 June, 2012 | comments (16)

Finally, after six months of mystery, AT&T has finally announced the launch and specs of the Samsung Exhilarate. The LTE-enabled Android smartphone is going to hit the AT&T stores after all, unlike the Samsung Skyrocket HD, which didn't have that...


Samsung E1260B feature phone heading to Brazil

Samsung E1260B feature phone heading to Brazil

05 June, 2012 | comments (13)

We just got a leaked image of an upcoming Samsung featurephone. The handset is called Samsung E1260B will most likely be released under the Ch@t line of devices from Samsung, as it looks and shares very similar specifications to the Ch@t 220, sans...

Tags: Samsung, Rumors


PS Suite to hit non-Sony devices, HTC calls first dibs

PS Suite to hit non-Sony devices, HTC calls first dibs

05 June, 2012 | comments (38)

At the E3 conference, Andrew House, president of SCEE, announced that PlayStation Suite has a new name - PlayStation Mobile. In addition, the platform will no longer be confined to Sony devices. House announced that the first company to get...


Microsoft to unveil Windows Phone Apollo on June 20

Microsoft to unveil Windows Phone Apollo on June 20

05 June, 2012 | comments (100)

Microsoft is sending invitations for an upcoming Windows Phone Summit event in San Francisco. The date is June 20 and the occasion – “a sneak peak of the future of Windows Phone”. The next major release of Windows Phone (8.0, codenamed Apollo)...


AT&T will open the SGS III pre-order books on June 6 as well

AT&T will open the SGS III pre-order books on June 6 as well

04 June, 2012 | comments (20)

There is hardly an element of surprise here, given the fact that most US carriers announced it a few hours ago. AT&T Wireless will also begin taking pre-orders of the Samsung Galaxy S III on June 6. The LTE sporting smartphone will be priced...


Curiously colored Samsung Galaxy S III pops up on YouTube

Curiously colored Samsung Galaxy S III pops up on YouTube

04 June, 2012 | comments (54)

The Samsung Galaxy S III is already making its way to its new owners in Europe, so, naturally, the hands-on videos started flooding YouTube. One particular clip, coming from a user in Germany however, has managed to raise a few eyebrows, as it shows...


Corning launches ultra-slim and flexible Willow Glass

Corning launches ultra-slim and flexible Willow Glass

04 June, 2012 | comments (42)

Today Corning announced a new display surface called Willow Glass. It retains the rigidity of the Gorilla Glass while adding more flexibility, lightness and cost-effectiveness. The new Willow Glass is extremely thin at just 100 microns, but...

Tags: Corning, Misc


Pre-order the US Samsung Galaxy S III on June 6, get it on June 21

Pre-order the US Samsung Galaxy S III on June 6, get it on June 21

04 June, 2012 | comments (20)

The Samsung Galaxy S III will hit the shelves in the US around June 21 but the carriers will start accepting pre-orders this Wednesday, June 6. First to offer the Samsung flagship is Verizon, and pre-orders will open at 7 AM EDT tomorrow. The...


A 5.5-inch Galaxy Note 2 allegedly scheduled for October 2012

A 5.5-inch Galaxy Note 2 allegedly scheduled for October 2012

04 June, 2012 | comments (144)

Samsung scored a huge hit with their Galaxy Note, a combinatio of phone and tablet which was released late last year, featuring a large 5.3 inch screen complete with stylus. To date, some 7 million Galaxy Notes have been sold globally. It seems...


Samsung Galaxy S III for Verizon keeps its design intact

Samsung Galaxy S III for Verizon keeps its design intact

04 June, 2012 | comments (22)

Verizon is one of the five carriers to start offering the Samsung Galaxy S III this month and leaked pictures show that the device will virtually be an untouched version of its international GSM sibling. Android Central got their hands on...


Samsung Galaxy S III to launch on five US carriers this June

Samsung Galaxy S III to launch on five US carriers this June

04 June, 2012 | comments (35)

Samsung has announced that it will be launching the highly anticipated Galaxy S III smartphone in US on not two or three but five major carriers. The phones will go on sale beginning this June and will have a starting price of $199, although the...


iOS6 to offer Facebook integration and a revamped AppStore?

iOS6 to offer Facebook integration and a revamped AppStore?

03 June, 2012 | comments (119)

Apple's WWDC is one of the industry's major events because in the past few years it has been the stage for some serious software announcements by the company. The event will probably offer a lot to developers too but from our user's point of view,...