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Sony is yet to decide which 2011 Xperia phones will get Jelly Bean

Sony is yet to decide which 2011 Xperia phones will get Jelly Bean

31 July, 2012 | comments (169)

When a Sony spokesman let it slip that the company wouldn't update its 2011 Xperia Android smartphones to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, users got upset. Big time! But now it's time to turn that frown upside down, for Sony has released an official...


An Apple event on September 12 confirmed by Reuters, AllThingsD

An Apple event on September 12 confirmed by Reuters, AllThingsD

31 July, 2012 | comments (200)

We were seriously considering turning a deaf ear to yesterday's rumors about Apple shifting their expected launch date to September 12, much like we did with that August launch rumor. Still, we decided to run the story and today, the rumor is...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


Sony Xperia LT29i Hayabusa previewed before launch

Sony Xperia LT29i Hayabusa previewed before launch

31 July, 2012 | comments (99)

The Sony Xperia LT29i Hayabusa (the international version of the Xperia GX) has teased the rumor mill with a few spy shots of the device and a couple of camera samples, but now someone at ePrice got their hands on an engineering sample and did an...


AT&T launches Pantech Renue QWERTY phone for $69.99

AT&T launches Pantech Renue QWERTY phone for $69.99

31 July, 2012 | comments (6)

AT&T has released a new budget phone from Pantech called the Renue. This feature phone runs on Qualcomm's BREW platform and has basic features such as 3.2-inch QVGA toucscreen display and a 3 megapixel rear camera. The Renue also has a...


T-Mobile Galaxy Note update gets detailed before launch

T-Mobile Galaxy Note update gets detailed before launch

31 July, 2012 | comments (7)

You may already know that T-Mobile will be getting the Galaxy Note on August 8. But even before the device hits the shelves, T-Mobile has readied a software update that you will be able to install as soon as you start the phone. The list of...


Samsung Galaxy Beam is officially available in the UK

Samsung Galaxy Beam is officially available in the UK

30 July, 2012 | comments (13)

The Samsung Galaxy Beam is now officially available throughout the UK. Reportedly, some stores have already been selling it for a week or so, but it is today that Samsung deems the official launch of the smartphone/projector. If you've...


Samsung Galaxy Note will hit T-Mobile USA on August 8

Samsung Galaxy Note will hit T-Mobile USA on August 8

30 July, 2012 | comments (20)

T-Mobile and Samsung announced the retail availability of the Galaxy Note. Starting on August 8, the Big Magenta's customers will be able to pick up the phoneblet from the carrier for $249.99 with a two-year contract, after a $50...


iPhone 5 to be announced 12 September alongside iPad Mini?

iPhone 5 to be announced 12 September alongside iPad Mini?

30 July, 2012 | comments (159)

We might see the latest mobile tech from Cupertino earlier than expected this year. Sources, close to iMore, have suggested that we'll see the iPhone 5 on an Apple event on Wednesday, September 12 with availability following suit 9 days later on...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Samsung launches the Omnia M S7530, costs around €270

Samsung launches the Omnia M S7530, costs around €270

30 July, 2012 | comments (35)

Couple of months after the announcement, Samsung is now launching the Omnia M S7530. The device runs the soon-to-be-obsolete Windows Phone 7.5 Tango and specs-wise looks like a cut-down version of the Omnia W. It's powered by a 1GHz...


Samsung Galaxy Nexus for Verizon is now free on contract

Samsung Galaxy Nexus for Verizon is now free on contract

30 July, 2012 | comments (17)

A Samsung Galaxy Nexus for $350 off-contract is quite a deal, but Verizon users who don't mind signing a new 2-year contract can get it for free. Don't go to Verizon's web site though, as it still lists the phone at $99 with contract. Instead,...


ZTE Flash headed to Sprint, has dual-core Krait and 12MP camera

ZTE Flash headed to Sprint, has dual-core Krait and 12MP camera

30 July, 2012 | comments (15)

According to a leaked promo, Sprint is about to offer an impressive new droid called ZTE Flash. It’s an LTE-enabled smartphone running on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The ZTE Flash is supposed to be powered by the Snapdragon S4 platform – a...


Samsung reveal plans for two future Windows Phones

Samsung reveal plans for two future Windows Phones

30 July, 2012 | comments (59)

A look at some of the documents shown in the Apple vs. Samsung trial shows Samsung has two new Windows Phone devices in the works. Both are set to feature the dual-core MSM8960 chipset, as well as support for HSPA+ 21Mbits and LTE. The...


HTC to shut down its office in South Korea

HTC to shut down its office in South Korea

30 July, 2012 | comments (61)

HTC will be shutting down its office in South Korea, reports The Next Web. The reason for this is reportedly due to HTC's inability to compete with Korean companies like Samsung and even LG on their home ground, where sales of HTC devices are...

Tags: HTC


More photos of the alleged next generation iPhone emerge

More photos of the alleged next generation iPhone emerge

29 July, 2012 | comments (200)

Iш looks like we have caught a glimpse of the future today... Okay, at least the iPhone 5 part of the future. Here comes an alleged next generation iPhone in its full splendor. More photos of Apple's upcoming smartphone have emerged, revealing...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


Entry level Sony Xperia J leaks again ahead of announcement

Entry level Sony Xperia J leaks again ahead of announcement

29 July, 2012 | comments (65)

The Xperia J leaked a few times before and we already know everything there is to know about it. This time though, the photos are a lot clearer and show three different flavors of the phone. Sony Xperia J The Xperia J is rumored to be an...


Here's why the HTC Desire HD won't get Android ICS

Here's why the HTC Desire HD won't get Android ICS

28 July, 2012 | comments (119)

With last week's announcement that the highly revered HTC Desire HD won't receive an official update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich causing quite a stir, the Taiwanese company has posted the reasons for the decision in its blog. The biggest issue...

Tags: HTC, Android


LG Nitro HD for AT&T will get Android 4.0 on July 31

LG Nitro HD for AT&T will get Android 4.0 on July 31

27 July, 2012 | comments (17)

LG Nitro HD owners have a good reason to smile these days, as the handset's Android Ice Cream Sandwich update is finally coming their way. Starting this coming Tuesday, July 31st, AT&T will begin seeding the long awaited release of the Google...

Tags: LG, Android


Samsung full report for Q2 is out, sales and profit increase

Samsung full report for Q2 is out, sales and profit increase

27 July, 2012 | comments (63)

Samsung's full report of its Q2 performance is out (there was a preliminary report earlier this month) and gives us a more detailed picture of how the tech giant did in the second quarter. Sales for the company as a whole reached $41.8 billion (up...

Tags: Samsung


Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III local search is back

Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III local search is back

27 July, 2012 | comments (27)

A few days ago Samsung removed the local search functionality from the smartphone's search widget with an update. An Apple patent violation was supposedly the reason behind the downgrade. Yesterday though Samsung said the local search removal in...


2011 Xperias won't get Jelly Bean, no ICS for Optimus 2X and Black

2011 Xperias won't get Jelly Bean, no ICS for Optimus 2X and Black

27 July, 2012 | comments (273)

Every time Google announces a new version of its Android mobile OS, every droid user out there starts asking - will my smartphone get it? Well, we have some bad news for Sony Ericsson phones regarding Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and worse still - LG...

Tags: Sony, LG, Android