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Unlocked iPhone 5 goes on sale in the US

Unlocked iPhone 5 goes on sale in the US

30 November, 2012 | comments (124)

The US market was one of the first to get the iPhone 5 on launch day. However, the only devices available until now were locked to carriers and available on contract. Well, if you stay in the US, you don't have to look at other countries to...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Samsung Galaxy S Advance to get Jelly Bean in January

Samsung Galaxy S Advance to get Jelly Bean in January

29 November, 2012 | comments (266)

Samsung Germany used its Facebook page, to share some valuable info, regarding the Galaxy S Advance Jelly Bean update. The device will receive Android 4.1.2 in January. The update will be supplied both through the Kies software and over the...


AT&T announces the Samsung Rugby III, to come December 14

AT&T announces the Samsung Rugby III, to come December 14

29 November, 2012 | comments (31)

Today AT&T announced a new addition to the Rugby line-up, called Samsung Rugby III. The latest member of the Rugby family is built to military-grade specifications and as a result is waterproof, dustproof and shock resistant. The phone isn't...

Tags: Samsung, AT&T


Microsoft to launch Windows Phone 7.8 update in early 2013

Microsoft to launch Windows Phone 7.8 update in early 2013

29 November, 2012 | comments (53)

Just as its previously teased, Microsoft officially announced the eagerly awaited Windows Phone 7.8 update is going to see the day of light in early 2013. The guys at Redmond didn't specify an exact date of the launch, but we now know for sure...


Samsung found to violate Apple patents in Holland

Samsung found to violate Apple patents in Holland

28 November, 2012 | comments (264)

The Supreme Court in The Hague found Samsung guilty of infringing another of Apple's patents today. The patent in question involves a bounce-back effect when the end of a scrollable list is reached. Samsung had replaced the bounce-back...


Samsung Galaxy Note II for Verizon goes on sale tomorrow

Samsung Galaxy Note II for Verizon goes on sale tomorrow

28 November, 2012 | comments (25)

Verizon raised a few eyebrows when it put its logo on the Home button of the Samsung Galaxy Note II, but if you can live with that, you should know that the phablet goes on sale tomorrow, November 29. The price is the same as it was during...


Samsung Galaxy Axiom released on US Cellular

Samsung Galaxy Axiom released on US Cellular

28 November, 2012 | comments (26)

Samsung has released a budget Android LTE smartphone on the US Cellular network called the Galaxy Axiom. The phone will be available on a two year contract for $79.99 and for $399.99 outright. The Samsung Galaxy Axiom is a CDMA/LTE handset...


Google Nexus 4 to go back in stock in the US today

Google Nexus 4 to go back in stock in the US today

27 November, 2012 | comments (104)

Today Google sent notifications to those who registered their interest of buying the smartphone. The offer applies only for the United States and starts at 12:00 PST time. Last time around, the available stock was depleted in less than an...


Meizu MX2 goes official - quad- core, HD screen and Jelly Bean

Meizu MX2 goes official - quad- core, HD screen and Jelly Bean

27 November, 2012 | comments (64)

The Meizu MX2 has become official today, just as previously expected. The device comes with a new MX5S chipset with four 32nm Cortex-A9 CPU cores, 2 GB worth of RAM, a 4.4" screen of WXGA resolution (1280 x 800 pixels) with the impressive ~347 ppi...


HTC One X gets Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean update with Sense 4+

HTC One X gets Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean update with Sense 4+

27 November, 2012 | comments (339)

Exactly a month ago HTC launched the Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean update for the One X in Asia and now the update is available for CID_038 or CID_044 versions of the device around the world, too. The update is 364MB in size and requires users to...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Android 4.2.1 for Nexus 4 and slates 7 and 10 now available

Android 4.2.1 for Nexus 4 and slates 7 and 10 now available

27 November, 2012 | comments (57)

The Android 4.2 (still Jelly Bean) was released for the (ASUS-made) Nexus 7 slate back-to-back with the new LG Nexus 4 smartphone and Samsung Nexus 10 tablet two weeks ago. Soon after the users noticed December was missing from the Contacts...


Lenovo P770 droid phone packs a 3,500mAh battery

Lenovo P770 droid phone packs a 3,500mAh battery

27 November, 2012 | comments (82)

So far Motorola has been the only one that can provide huge batteries in smartphones, but Lenovo is about to challenge it with the P770. It's an Android 4.1 Jelly Bean droid with a massive 3,500mAh battery (200mAh more than the RAZR MAXX HD). The...


Microsoft working on 'Apollo+' update for Windows Phone 8

Microsoft working on 'Apollo+' update for Windows Phone 8

26 November, 2012 | comments (62)

Microsoft is allegedly working on an update to Windows Phone, called Apollo+. This will be a minor '.1' update that will add some of the features missing in the initial release, such as support for VPN networks and OTA updates. It will also include...


Huawei Ascend D2  GLBenchmark score confirms quad-core CPU

Huawei Ascend D2 GLBenchmark score confirms quad-core CPU

26 November, 2012 | comments (22)

In late October at an event in China, Huawei announced its first phablet - the Ascend D2. At the time Huawei stayed mum on some of the key specs of the device. Thankfully, GLBenchmark comes to save the day, confirming the chipset and screen specs of...


NenaMark scores for Samsung I9400 found, is it the Galaxy S IV?

NenaMark scores for Samsung I9400 found, is it the Galaxy S IV?

26 November, 2012 | comments (93)

Benchmark result sites are fertile ground for finding info on unannounced phones. The latest discovery is a Samsung GT-I9400, which judging by its model number might be the Galaxy S IV. The rumored specs of the upcoming Samsung flagship are...


LG Optimus G2 to have quad-core CPU, 1080p screen, Android 5.0

LG Optimus G2 to have quad-core CPU, 1080p screen, Android 5.0

26 November, 2012 | comments (57)

LG is going to release a successor to the Optimus G successor that rumor is hardly going to raise any eyebrows. However we also got to learn the some of the purported specs of the device and that's where things get exciting. The LG Optimus G2...


ZTE could launch an 8-core A15-based Apache next year

ZTE could launch an 8-core A15-based Apache next year

26 November, 2012 | comments (85)

Rumored for a next year release comes the ZTE Apache. It will reportedly run on an 8 (that's right, eight) core processor made by MediaTek. It will be made using the TSMC 28 nm process with Cortex-A15 CPU inside. The ZTE Apache is expected to...


Windows Phone 7.8 features leak, release date still a mystery

Windows Phone 7.8 features leak, release date still a mystery

26 November, 2012 | comments (42)

As the Windows Phone 7.8 release is edging closer, leaks are starting to intensify. Beta builds, Windows Phone 7.8-running Nokia Lumia 510 and promotional materials for the latter there are plenty sources to feed us with spicy rumors. The Lumia...


Nokia Asha 205 and Asha 206 unveiled, priced at $62

Nokia Asha 205 and Asha 206 unveiled, priced at $62

26 November, 2012 | comments (96)

Today Nokia announced two new additions to its feature-phone lineup, the Asha 205 and Asha 206. Both phones come with dual-SIM variants as well, and look to dethrone the Asha 201 as the cheapest offering currently in the Asha lineup. The Asha...

Tags: Nokia, S40


HTC Deluxe DLX not actually coming to Europe?

HTC Deluxe DLX not actually coming to Europe?

25 November, 2012 | comments (40)

When we caught a glimpse of the first official photos of the HTC Deluxe DLX a couple of days back , we were all but certain that it is only a matter of time before the quad-core beast with 1080p display makes its way to Europe. Therefore, the news...