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Nokia launches Lumia 920T for China Mobile

Nokia launches Lumia 920T for China Mobile

05 December, 2012 | comments (23)

The Nokia Lumia 920T is, reportedly, the first Windows Phone 8 smartphone to reach China and that's a thing to take pride in. But with a customer base of over 700 million, China Mobile is also the world's biggest carrier so the launch of the Lumia...


Sony announces the Xperia E and Xperia E dual, coming Q1 2013

Sony announces the Xperia E and Xperia E dual, coming Q1 2013

05 December, 2012 | comments (54)

Leaked a while ago, the Sony Xperia E and Sony Xperia E dual just got their official announcement. The Sony Xperia E duo consists of two affordable smartphones with a 3.5-inch displays of HVGA resolution and packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon...


IDC: Android and iOS to stay on top by 2016, WP to progress slowly

IDC: Android and iOS to stay on top by 2016, WP to progress slowly

05 December, 2012 | comments (65)

The marketing intelligence and analysis company IDC has revisited its smartphone market predictions for the following four years. It's become quite a tradition for IDC to post different numbers in each report, which serves to show just how...


Android 4.1 headed to DROID RAZR HD, RAZR MAXX HD

Android 4.1 headed to DROID RAZR HD, RAZR MAXX HD

04 December, 2012 | comments (24)

After the junior member of the new DROID lineup, the DROID RAZR M, received the Jelly Bean update almost a full month ago, it was with ever-growing anxiety that we all waited for similar updates to come to its elder brothers, the DROID RAZR HD and...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Nokia sells its HQ in Finland, to stay there on a lease

Nokia sells its HQ in Finland, to stay there on a lease

04 December, 2012 | comments (383)

Nokia's financials aren't what you'd call great lately, and as a result the company is selling its headquarters building in Espoo, Finland for €170 million. The deal is expected to be finalized by the end of the year, but the company has no...

Tags: Nokia, Misc


Jelly Bean update now available on AT&T Galaxy S III

Jelly Bean update now available on AT&T Galaxy S III

04 December, 2012 | comments (27)

AT&T owners of the Galaxy S III, rejoice! The wait is finally over - the Jelly Bean update for your favorite droid is now available. Unfortunately, there is no over-the-air option for now, and you will have to use Kies to get the update. Just...


 Android in Nov 2012: Jelly Bean and ICS continue their growth

Android in Nov 2012: Jelly Bean and ICS continue their growth

04 December, 2012 | comments (40)

The Android distribution statistics for November just arrived, showing an over two-fold increase in the Jelly Bean market share. Version 4.1 Jelly Bean is now on 5.9% of the Android devices from 2.7% last month, while the recently released...


Samsung Galaxy S III outsells Apple iPhone 5 in the UK

Samsung Galaxy S III outsells Apple iPhone 5 in the UK

03 December, 2012 | comments (156)

For a seventh consecutive month, the Samsung Galaxy S III is the most popular smartphone in the United Kingdom. The data compiled by uSwitch is based on live searches, pre-orders, as well as postpaid sales. Curiously, Apple's current...


Apple iPhone 5 hits 55 more countries this month

Apple iPhone 5 hits 55 more countries this month

03 December, 2012 | comments (113)

Apple is expanding the iPhone 5 availability to 55 new countries this month. On December 7 the Apple's thinnest and lightest is coming to the Samsung's homeland - South Korea. A week later, on December 14, the iPhone 5 will land in 33 more...


9 out of 10 smartphones sold in China are powered by Android

9 out of 10 smartphones sold in China are powered by Android

03 December, 2012 | comments (57)

China is a very important market for smartphone makers and mobile software developers with its vast cellphone user base. China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology reported that there are nearly 1.1 billion cellphone subscribers as of...


Sony to announce Jelly Bean update schedule in mid-December

Sony to announce Jelly Bean update schedule in mid-December

03 December, 2012 | comments (102)

Sony has used its official Twitter account about to shed some light on the upcoming Jelly Bean updates for its smartphone lineup. The company revealed that it will be announcing the detailed schedule in...


Samsung Galaxy Pocket Plus headed towards Europe soon

Samsung Galaxy Pocket Plus headed towards Europe soon

03 December, 2012 | comments (31)

A leaked ROM has revealed that Samsung is preparing to announce a Plus version of the Galaxy Pocket. The Samsung Galaxy Pocket will soon be replaced with a Plus edition Carrying the model number GT-S5301, there isn't much yet known about...


Dual SIM Nokia 114 silently  unveiled

Dual SIM Nokia 114 silently unveiled

01 December, 2012 | comments (56)

Nokia never releases new mobile phones without proper introduction. The Nokia 114 is either the first exception or the administrators of Nokia's Indian website have jumped the gun publishing this one. Last month's Nokia 109 is an equally cheap...

Tags: Nokia


Windows Phone 7.8 previewed on a Nokia Lumia 900

Windows Phone 7.8 previewed on a Nokia Lumia 900

01 December, 2012 | comments (116)

Hot on the heels of the leaked Windows Phone 7.8 features from a few days back, a short clip of the update has emerged online, running on Nokia Lumia 900. See it below. The short clip surely doesn't reveal much, save for the resizable...


HTC 8S not coming to US, Verizon's 8X ships unlocked

HTC 8S not coming to US, Verizon's 8X ships unlocked

01 December, 2012 | comments (25)

HTC officially confirmed the Windows Phone 8S won’t be coming to the United States. HTC says its focus will go entirely on the 8X. Here comes the official statement: "The Windows Phone 8X by HTC is our signature Windows Phone available at AT&T,...


Motorola DROID RAZR HD will get Android 4.1 next week

Motorola DROID RAZR HD will get Android 4.1 next week

30 November, 2012 | comments (33)

Motorola's DROID RAZR HD and RAZR MAXX HD Android Jelly Bean update is right around the corner. True to their word from the devices' launch event, Motorola and Verizon brought the news that the OS update will hit the smartphone duo next...


It could take Apple 12-18 months to break ties with Samsung

It could take Apple 12-18 months to break ties with Samsung

30 November, 2012 | comments (122)

In light of all the recent legal drama between Apple and Samsung, it's rumored that the Cupertino-based tech giant could be in the search for someone else to manufacture the proprietary Ax SoCs found in its smartphones and tablets. Tech analyst...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


iPhone 5, iPad 4 and iPad mini headed to China in December

iPhone 5, iPad 4 and iPad mini headed to China in December

30 November, 2012 | comments (38)

Today Apple announced the China launch details for its latest iOS-based gadgets - the iPhone 5, the iPad mini and the 4th generation iPad. The iPad 2 will be also available for purchase. The Wi-Fi versions of the three slates hit the shelves on...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Huawei T8830 unveiled - dual-core ICS droid which costs just $104

Huawei T8830 unveiled - dual-core ICS droid which costs just $104

30 November, 2012 | comments (35)

There seems to be no shortage of decent Android phones at impressively low prices in China made by local companies. Today, Huawei announced the T8830, a dual-core ICS droid for $104. As you can imagine, the specs are nothing earth-shattering,...


Oracle appeals ruling in Google case, drops patent infringement

Oracle appeals ruling in Google case, drops patent infringement

30 November, 2012 | comments (6)

Following the ruling in its case against Google's infringement of the Java API in Android, Oracle has decided to drop its patent case, and focus solely on copyright infringement. This is most likely due to the fact that the infringed patents in...

Tags: Google, Android