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ICS-powered Motorola DROID Fighter leaks

ICS-powered Motorola DROID Fighter leaks

18 March, 2012 | comments (46)

We just got a glimpse of the next member of the Motorola Android lineup. Codenamed DROID Fighter, the yet unannounced smartphone appeared in a live photo, alongside its Droid RAZR sibling. There's not much in terms of specs of the Verizon-bound...


Quad-core CPU and on-chip LTE confirmed for Galaxy S III

Quad-core CPU and on-chip LTE confirmed for Galaxy S III

18 March, 2012 | comments (222)

Today's batch of Samsung Galaxy S III rumors is brought to you by one of Samsung's very own executives. He confirmed an Exynos-branded chipset with four CPU cores will be used in the Galaxy S II successor. Samsung feels the need to reduce its...


SIM-free HTC One X and One S get priced in UK, Germany

SIM-free HTC One X and One S get priced in UK, Germany

18 March, 2012 | comments (46)

The carrier-subsidized prices of the HTC One X and One S in the UK were revealed last week, but now we also got news of the SIM-free pricing of the two ultra-sleek smartphones in both Britain and Germany. If you live in the UK and are looking to...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Nokia Lumia 719 image leaks, coming soon to Asia and America

Nokia Lumia 719 image leaks, coming soon to Asia and America

18 March, 2012 | comments (81)

What we have today is the first picture of the upcoming Nokia Lumia 719. The phone is destined for the Asian and American markets and as can be deduced from the name will be placed above the current Nokia Lumia 710. The Lumia 719 has a very...


Another purported image of the Samsung Galaxy S III leaks

Another purported image of the Samsung Galaxy S III leaks

17 March, 2012 | comments (263)

If we got a nickel for every time a supposed image of the upcoming Galaxy S III was found, we would have a lot of nickels. Another one of such images for the Galaxy S III has surfaced but we must say, out of all that we have seen so far, this one...


Nexus S CDMA to get ICS - for real this time

Nexus S CDMA to get ICS - for real this time

16 March, 2012 | comments (31)

The folks over at Engadget confirm that an ICS update for the CDMA Nexus S and Nexus S 4G should be live within a couple of weeks. If you own a CDMA version of the Nexus from Samsung, then you probably are all too familiar with the agonizing...


Nokia Lumia 900 has camera and audio improvements over the 800

Nokia Lumia 900 has camera and audio improvements over the 800

16 March, 2012 | comments (79)

A Q&A posted on Nokia Connects answers a lot of interesting questions about the Nokia Lumia lineup. The Nokia Lumia 900, for example, will launch with improvements to the camera and sound systems, which will trickle down to the Lumia 800. Nokia...


HTC One X to hit UK on April 5, O2 confirms

HTC One X to hit UK on April 5, O2 confirms

16 March, 2012 | comments (21)

Fortunately those delay rumors turned out to be completely unfounded and the HTC One X is keeping nicely to its market availability schedule. O2 UK just confirmed though its Twitter account that it will be getting the next HTC flagship on April 5,...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Nokia Lumia 610 to get Wi-Fi hotspot functionality

Nokia Lumia 610 to get Wi-Fi hotspot functionality

16 March, 2012 | comments (77)

Unwired View has uncovered an interesting feature in the upcoming Nokia Lumia 610 and that is the ability to use the phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot. Now, on its own, the feature isn't particularly new and this functionality was in fact added in...


Samsung Galaxy Note ICS update pushed back to Q2

Samsung Galaxy Note ICS update pushed back to Q2

15 March, 2012 | comments (137)

We are afraid we have some bad news for the Galaxy Note users out there. The Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for the phoneblet has been pushed back from its initially announced Q1 launch to Q2. It's only been confirmed by Samsung Norway...


iFixit has begun Apple iPad 3 disassembly, secrets lie ahead

iFixit has begun Apple iPad 3 disassembly, secrets lie ahead

15 March, 2012 | comments (137)

As usual, iFixit are doing what they do best - tearing stuff down. And now, after a short wait, the new 2012 iPad is in their possession being disassembled at the time of writing. And right off the bat something interesting pops up. The ultra...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Ideal smartphone screen size is 4 - 4.5 inches, study shows

Ideal smartphone screen size is 4 - 4.5 inches, study shows

15 March, 2012 | comments (473)

A survey, performed by Strategy Analytics in the UK and US amongst current smartphone users, shows that more than 90% of consumers seek larger screens than those found on devices they currently own. The explanation for this is that more and...

Tags: Android, iOS


Purple and black colored variants of HTC One V spotted 6 hours ago

Purple and black colored variants of HTC One V spotted 6 hours ago

15 March, 2012 | comments (17)

Those who were thinking of going for the HTC One V but were put off by the boring shade of brown can now heave a sigh of relief because the phone has been spotted in two additional colors. According to the pictures from Blog of Mobile, there...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


GSMArena site tour: Freshman orientation video is here

GSMArena site tour: Freshman orientation video is here

14 March, 2012 | comments (42)

Every day, we get feedback from our users about certain features on our website: how to make them easier to use, how to make them more powerful, and more frequently, how to use them. You wouldn't believe how often we get asked "Where did the...

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WP Tango official name is Windows Phone 7.5 Refresh

WP Tango official name is Windows Phone 7.5 Refresh

14 March, 2012 | comments (38)

According Stefania Duico, the lead of Windows Phone Italy, the Windows Phone Tango update will be officially called 7.5 Refresh. As you probably know, currently WP Mango is called just 7.5. Adding the Refresh moniker and not changing the OS...


Sony Xperia S granted access to the PlayStation store

Sony Xperia S granted access to the PlayStation store

14 March, 2012 | comments (44)

The Sony Xperia S is a fully PlayStation certified device, though at launch it lacked access to the PlayStation Store - not any more though. Sony just opened the doors and let the Xperia S and Xperia Acro HD (the Japanese version of the S), but the...


Nokia Lumia 900 to hit AT&T on April 8, promo videos today

Nokia Lumia 900 to hit AT&T on April 8, promo videos today

14 March, 2012 | comments (50)

An employee at an AT&T store in California revealed the Lumia 900 release date April 8. There is still no official confirmation on this, but some previous rumors also suggested the second week of April as the release time frame. The rumored...


HTC releases the list of handsets that will get Android 4.0 update

HTC releases the list of handsets that will get Android 4.0 update

14 March, 2012 | comments (157)

After providing vague estimates for some time now, HTC has finally come clean with the full list of handsets that will be receiving the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update. The lucky phones that will be getting the update are as...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Sony Xperia sola touchscreen does gloves too, video proves

Sony Xperia sola touchscreen does gloves too, video proves

13 March, 2012 | comments (71)

Sony has obviously put quite a lot of effort in the design of the Xperia sola touchscreen. The smartphone may only be a mid-range offering, but it's shaping up to be one of the most interesting devices we have seen recently. It turns out that the...


Pantech IM-A830S with S4 chipset, HD screen and ICS leaks

Pantech IM-A830S with S4 chipset, HD screen and ICS leaks

13 March, 2012 | comments (3)

An upcoming Pantech flagship Android smartphone leaked through an online benchmark database. The handset carrying the name Pantech IM-A830S appeared on the GLBenchmark website and revealed a few of its specs ahead of its official announcement. As...