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Carphone Warehouse UK recalling HTC One X units?

Carphone Warehouse UK recalling HTC One X units?

29 May, 2012 | comments (60)

We received a tip that HTC One X phones have been recalled from Carphone Warehouse stores in the UK due to software issues. This was reportedly triggered by customers returning phones with complaints. The exact nature of the software issues isn't...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Nokia announces Batman-themed Lumia 900

Nokia announces Batman-themed Lumia 900

29 May, 2012 | comments (43)

You may remember the limited edition The Dark Knight Rises Lumia 800 that Nokia announced late last year. Nokia will now be making a similar version of the new Lumia 900 as well. Just like the Lumia 800, the 900 will be available in Black...


Galaxy S III released in 28 countries around the world

Galaxy S III released in 28 countries around the world

29 May, 2012 | comments (89)

The Samsung Galaxy S III has gone on sale today and is the biggest launch for a single product in the company's history, with a simultaneous release in 28 countries around the world. However, Samsung plans to go even bigger in the coming...


HTC Sensation XL ICS update is now seeding

HTC Sensation XL ICS update is now seeding

28 May, 2012 | comments (107)

We have some good news for those of you sporting the imposing looking HTC Sensation XL droid. The smartphone's Android ICS update has begun seeding. As you can notice in the photos and screenshots above, sent to us by a user...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


The speaker-less Kyocera Urbano Progresso hits Japan May 30

The speaker-less Kyocera Urbano Progresso hits Japan May 30

28 May, 2012 | comments (54)

Kyocera is launching its latest Android smartphone dubbed Urbano Progresso in couple of days in Japan and its key selling point is its lack of speakers. Thanks to its Smart Sonic Receiver tissue-conducting technology, the Ubrano Progresso is able to...

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Nokia plans to make all Lumia and PureView phones waterproof

Nokia plans to make all Lumia and PureView phones waterproof

28 May, 2012 | comments (112)

Nokia have a history with hydrophobic technology for their phones - but they're also planning to take the technology beyond the concept stage and bring it to all future Lumia and PureView devices and make them waterproof. Here's what the VP of...

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Facebook allegedly planning on releasing a phone next year

Facebook allegedly planning on releasing a phone next year

28 May, 2012 | comments (73)

Once again, we are hearing reports of Facebook working on making their own mobile phone. The latest one comes from The New York Times, who have spoken to several Facebook employees and engineers who have been briefed on the plans. According...

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Motorola releases demo videos for Android 4.0 update

Motorola releases demo videos for Android 4.0 update

27 May, 2012 | comments (32)

Motorola has released a bunch of videos on its Japanese site detailing the upcoming Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for its phones. The videos are meant to highlight the changes between the current Gingerbread ROM and the new ICS ROM....


ICS-running Xperia S leaks on video

ICS-running Xperia S leaks on video

27 May, 2012 | comments (46)

The Sony Xperia S is scheduled to receive ICS at the end of the month but thanks to SonyXP we get to see the Sony flagship running the latest Android version early. Sony has preserved their custom launcher on Android 4.0.4 and has even added...


Galaxy S III expected to go on sale in Canada and US by June 20

Galaxy S III expected to go on sale in Canada and US by June 20

26 May, 2012 | comments (53)

According to a leaked screenshot by the MobileSyrup.com, the Samsung Galaxy S III is expected to go on sale in Canada on June 20. The screenshot says 'Pre-order today', although there is no way to tell when exactly 'today' is. We can also...


Samsung unveils dual-sim Galaxy Ace Duos with GSM radios

Samsung unveils dual-sim Galaxy Ace Duos with GSM radios

26 May, 2012 | comments (59)

The world-wide edition of the Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos is now official. It's been a while since we saw the dual-mode version of the phone get announced for India. Now we finally have the two-SIM-slot variety intended for for international GSM...


Untethered GreenPois0n Absinthe jailbreak for iOS 5.1.1 now out

Untethered GreenPois0n Absinthe jailbreak for iOS 5.1.1 now out

25 May, 2012 | comments (108)

Even though we were anticipating a new jailbreak tool sooner or later, the unveiling came as a surprise today from the developer known as Pod2g. The Absinthe 2.0 was announced on-stage at the Hack in the Box 2012 in Amsterdam in a “one more thing”...

Tags: Apple, Touch UI


Nokia confirms that Carla update for Symbian is not cancelled

Nokia confirms that Carla update for Symbian is not cancelled

25 May, 2012 | comments (143)

A couple of days ago we ran a story that stated the Carla update for Nokia Belle has been cancelled. However, we have now been contacted by Nokia regarding this matter, stating that this is not the case at all. We have been told that what...

Tags: Nokia, Belle, Touch UI


Sony quietly removes Xperia PLAY from ICS update list

Sony quietly removes Xperia PLAY from ICS update list

25 May, 2012 | comments (190)

Xperia PLAY users waiting for the Android 4.0 update, we have some bad news for you. It seems that Sony won't be updating the ill-fated device to the latest version of Android. Back in December last year when Sony (then Sony Ericsson)...


Promo video says Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 is ICS upgradable

Promo video says Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 is ICS upgradable

24 May, 2012 | comments (35)

After the announcement of the ICS-running HTC Desire C (powered by a single-core 600MHz CPU), every time the dual-core Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 came up there was someone to ask “why is the more powerful phone running Gingerbread and not Ice Cream...


Nokia confirms working on multiple PureView phones

Nokia confirms working on multiple PureView phones

24 May, 2012 | comments (257)

Love what Nokia has done with the camera on the 808 PureView? Well, then there is a lot more where that came from. Nokia's Head of Product Marketing, Vesa Jutila confirmed to Engadget that a lot more of such devices are in the pipeline....

Tags: Nokia, Belle, Touch UI


Apple-Samsung court meeting fails to get an agreement

Apple-Samsung court meeting fails to get an agreement

24 May, 2012 | comments (191)

In an unsurprising turn of events, the meeting between the CEOs of Apple and Samsung at the request of the court failed to achieve its desired purpose, as the two companies couldn't come to an agreement. The meeting was attended by Apple's...

Tags: App, Samsung, iOS, Android


LG LS860

LG LS860 "Cayenne" emerges in a blurry shot

23 May, 2012 | comments (29)

Here's another proof that the hardware QWERTY droids are not completely on the way out, folks. LG LS860 has leaked in a blurry shot. The device, which is internally known as "Cayenne", is bound to hit Sprint Wireless's LTE network later this...


AT&T announces the QWERTY sporting Samsung Galaxy Appeal

AT&T announces the QWERTY sporting Samsung Galaxy Appeal

23 May, 2012 | comments (14)

AT&T announced the latest addition to its prepaid lineup - the slide-out QWERTY packing Samsung Galaxy Appeal. The smartphone will be available at Walmart stores first, in the beginning of next month, priced at $150. More AT&T GoPhone retail...


HTC One XL will land on German LTE networks next month

HTC One XL will land on German LTE networks next month

23 May, 2012 | comments (10)

In case you live in Germany and have a knack for high mobile network speeds, we have some good news for you. The LTE sporting HTC One XL is bound to make a landing on a trio of local carriers, which include Vodafone, O2 and Deutsche Telecom. As...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI