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Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich coming to all '11  Xperia phones

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich coming to all '11 Xperia phones

08 September, 2011 | comments (198)

Sony Ericsson is really doing well this year. All of its latest Xperia phones - arc, neo, PLAY, mini and mini pro turned out to be really great devices, with even more coming soon up - ray, active and arc S. All the latest Xperia are based on...


Support page for Samsung I9250 is up, we also get some specs

Support page for Samsung I9250 is up, we also get some specs

08 September, 2011 | comments (105)

The evidence that the Samsung I9250 is nearing its launch is becoming overwhelming - yesterday it was a leaked user agent profile and today brings us a dummy support page for the I9250. The page is pretty much empty besides some FAQ's and How-to...


HTC uses patents purchased from Google to sue Apple

HTC uses patents purchased from Google to sue Apple

08 September, 2011 | comments (102)

The legal battle between Apple and the Rest of the World™ continues, with one of their opponents - HTC - making a surprising move. It is suing Apple back with its own patents, but not just any patents but patents purchased from Google. Yes,...

Tags: Apple, HTC


Huawei Impulse 4G gets announced by AT&T, yours for $30

Huawei Impulse 4G gets announced by AT&T, yours for $30

07 September, 2011 | comments (23)

The battle of the budget droids in the United States got even more interesting today, as AT&T announced the latest addition to its Android portfolio - the Huawei Impulse 4G. The device is essentially a renamed Huawei IDEOS X5 - an entry level...


Samsung Nexus Prime confirmed by a leaked UAProf

Samsung Nexus Prime confirmed by a leaked UAProf

07 September, 2011 | comments (54)

The Samsung Nexus Prime has appeared in a user agent profile (UAProf) on the Samsung website. The device model number will be I9250 and it will have a 480x800 (WVGA) resolution display. Previous rumors hinted at a 720p screen ala Galaxy Note, but...


Nokia N9 European pricing confirmed by online stores

Nokia N9 European pricing confirmed by online stores

07 September, 2011 | comments (213)

A Romanian online retailer has listed the MeeGo-running Nokia N9 for €550 on pre-order. If you want a more trustful source, Amazon.de takes pre-orders, too, but it's demanding €620. This Romanian retailer is taking the N9 pre-orders for €550 (a...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


HTC Holiday poses for the camera one more time

HTC Holiday poses for the camera one more time

07 September, 2011 | comments (7)

At first it leaked through some spy pics and then someone actually bought a damaged unit off Craigslist, just to photograph and put up its pictures on the Internet. But now we have some proper pictures of the AT&T-bound HTC Holiday, courtesy of...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Pricey Samsung Galaxy Note hits new highs in benchmarks

Pricey Samsung Galaxy Note hits new highs in benchmarks

06 September, 2011 | comments (267)

We have some good news and some bad news regarding the recently announced Samsung Galaxy Note. If you were impressed by this device at IFA 2011 and were looking forward to buying it, you better read closely. As usual, we will start with the good...


Nokia chooses Mexico as one of the lucky countries to get the N9

Nokia chooses Mexico as one of the lucky countries to get the N9

06 September, 2011 | comments (205)

Nokia has added another country to the list that will be getting the N9 and if you live in Mexico you have a reason to rejoice, assuming you have any interest in the N9 at all....

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


Harder, better, faster, stronger, Sonim's XP5300 Force 3G appears

Harder, better, faster, stronger, Sonim's XP5300 Force 3G appears

05 September, 2011 | comments (21)

Sonim recently became the proud recipients of a Guinness World Record, certifying that they manufacture the toughest mobile phone on the planet. The Sonim XP3300 Force withstood a fall onto concrete from a height of 25.29 meters without sustaining...

Tags: Sonim, Rumors


Mobiado launches the Grand 350 Aston Martin

Mobiado launches the Grand 350 Aston Martin

05 September, 2011 | comments (40)

Mobiado and the British luxury car maker Aston Martin announced their partnership back in March, along with a stunning Android phone concept. The Grand 350 Aston Martin is the first product in this high-end partnership to hit the...

Tags: Mobiado, Nokia


Leaked Best Buy doc says iPhone 5 preorders start this week

Leaked Best Buy doc says iPhone 5 preorders start this week

05 September, 2011 | comments (179)

This week could see the official introduction of the iPhone 5, if a leaked document from Best Buy is to be believed. The retailer’s internal document talks about an upcoming Sprint version of the iPhone 5, which would launch in October. The rumor...


Motorola Defy+ goes on pre-order in the UK, coming later this month

Motorola Defy+ goes on pre-order in the UK, coming later this month

05 September, 2011 | comments (24)

The toughened Motorola Defy+ is starting to pop up on British etailer sites for pre-order. The Defy+ is the result of the original Defy going on survival training and is IP67 certified (dust tight, can survive a dive in up to 1m of water for half an...


HTC Ruby gets caught in more spyshots, shows its specs

HTC Ruby gets caught in more spyshots, shows its specs

04 September, 2011 | comments (50)

We have seen shots of the upcoming HTC Ruby on a couple of occasions before. This time, the device got caught in Thailand, sporting a black outfit, and lacking any mobile network logos. As you can see from the photos above, the specs,...


Nokia N8-01 (801?) leaks on video, looks smoking hot

Nokia N8-01 (801?) leaks on video, looks smoking hot

03 September, 2011 | comments (325)

We just stumbled upon photos of a new Nokia smartphone. The device dubbed to be the Nokia N8's successor, is said to be called N8-01 (though, considering Nokia's new naming policy the Nokia 801 seems more likely) and features a qHD screen. The...


Android in Aug 2011: Gingerbread 2.3.3 share shoots past 30%

Android in Aug 2011: Gingerbread 2.3.3 share shoots past 30%

03 September, 2011 | comments (51)

Google just updated the Android version distribution charts and confirmed the continued exponential growth of Gingerbread. The share of the latest smartphone version of their platform has managed to go the 30% mark and is rapidly closing in on...


Apple: Android's framework inspired by creator's time at Apple

Apple: Android's framework inspired by creator's time at Apple

03 September, 2011 | comments (221)

Apple is continuing to fight HTC over Android and have pulled an ace out of their sleeve - Andy Rubin, a.k.a. the man behind Android, worked at Apple when the company was working on a key patent. A patent that Android might be infringing on. The...

Tags: Apple, HTC, Android, Misc


Acer liquidmini Ferrari Edition is one race loving droid

Acer liquidmini Ferrari Edition is one race loving droid

02 September, 2011 | comments (35)

Acer and Scuderia Ferrari have been successful partners for quite some time now, with Ferrari branded, Acer laptops being the most prominent product to come from the relationship. The latest addition to the Acer Ferrari product line is significantly...


Google Nexus S gets the Android 2.3.6 update, voice search fix

Google Nexus S gets the Android 2.3.6 update, voice search fix

02 September, 2011 | comments (87)

Google has just issued another update for its Nexus S smartphone, which brings the version number up to 2.3.6. And while that kind of change might make you believe that the update is quite a big deal, it's actually pretty minor. Android 2.3.6 is...

Tags: Android, Touch UI


Rumor: Intel to discontinue MeeGo development temporarily

Rumor: Intel to discontinue MeeGo development temporarily

02 September, 2011 | comments (105)

Et tu, Intel? Rumor has it that Intel will be temporarily discontinuing work on MeeGo's development - which coming after Nokia basically put MeeGo in the background as a platform for "long-term market exploration", may well mean the end of the...

Tags: Misc, Rumors