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Sony Xperia T available from Three UK for £29 on a contract

Sony Xperia T available from Three UK for £29 on a contract

28 September, 2012 | comments (17)

The Sony Xperia T is a great looking flagship, although its rather high initial pricetag puts it at something of a disadvantage compared to some certain quad-core offerings (the T itself offers a dual-core Krait CPU). Fortunately, Three UK is...


Amosu's Samsung Galaxy S III is lined with Swarovski crystals

Amosu's Samsung Galaxy S III is lined with Swarovski crystals

28 September, 2012 | comments (58)

The Samsung Galaxy S3 Swarovski Edition by Amosu Couture has some 500 Swarovski crystals in laid along the edge and the home key is adorned by no less than 16 Swarovski crystals. Other than the tricked out exterior, on the inside, the smartphone...


Xiaomi Mi-Two benchmarked, shows great performance early on

Xiaomi Mi-Two benchmarked, shows great performance early on

28 September, 2012 | comments (48)

The Xiaomi Mi-Two was the first phone announced with Qualcomm's monster Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset. The phone is yet to launch officially (production started a week ago), but several Chinese sites have received an engineering sample and the reviews...


Samsung Galaxy Note II US launch gets set for October 24

Samsung Galaxy Note II US launch gets set for October 24

27 September, 2012 | comments (53)

The formal announcement of the Samsung Galaxy Note II in the United States just got itself an official date. Samsung sent out seriously suggestive invitations for an event in New York City, which will take place on October 24. As you can see...


HTC One X+ makes an appearance in an O2 UK brochure

HTC One X+ makes an appearance in an O2 UK brochure

27 September, 2012 | comments (78)

The previously rumored HTC One X+ seems to be right around the corner, folks. The upcoming smartphone has made an appearance in a brochure for UK's wireless carrier O2. The newcomer boasts a notable bump in specs over the original HTC One X....


Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 pricing in Europe confirmed

Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 pricing in Europe confirmed

27 September, 2012 | comments (281)

The recently unveiled Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 are shaping up to be two of the hottest smartphones of the season, but until now we didn't know much on their availability and pricing. Now, that questions finally got its their answers. In...


TI says it's not giving up on OMAP chipsets, OMAP 5 on track

TI says it's not giving up on OMAP chipsets, OMAP 5 on track

27 September, 2012 | comments (28)

Texas Instruments is revamping its strategy regarding its OMAP chipsets and announced that it considers the smartphone and tablet market less attractive and will focus on bringing OMAP to more platforms than wireless gadgets. Reuters, citing...

Tags: Misc


HTC releases the Snapdragon S4-powered One XC

HTC releases the Snapdragon S4-powered One XC

27 September, 2012 | comments (34)

At Chinese Telecommunications Fair today, HTC unveiled its latest dual-core monster dubbed the One XC. It's powered by a dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor clocked at 1.5Ghz coupled with 1GB of RAM. It's built around a 4.7-inch display of HD...


Samsung launches Galaxy Note II in India and Germany

Samsung launches Galaxy Note II in India and Germany

27 September, 2012 | comments (176)

Samsung has launched the Galaxy Note II in India and Germany. In India the phone is being priced at ₹39,900 (around $750) whereas in Germany the phone will be sold for €699. In case you're not aware of this device, the Galaxy Note II...


LG announces the Optimus Vu successor, the Optimus Vu II

LG announces the Optimus Vu successor, the Optimus Vu II

27 September, 2012 | comments (32)

It's barely been six months since LG announced the awkward Optimus Vu and the company has already come up with a successor. The Optimus Vu II, as it is called, comes with same 5-inch, 1024 x 768 resolution 4:3 display and looks just as...


Sony Xperia ion for AT&T ICS update is now available

Sony Xperia ion for AT&T ICS update is now available

26 September, 2012 | comments (41)

The LTE flavored Sony Xperia ion for AT&T's has finally left the land of Gingerbread. The handset's long overdue Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update is now available to download directly from Sony. The update to Android 4.0 brings a...


Texas Instruments withdraws from smartphones

Texas Instruments withdraws from smartphones

26 September, 2012 | comments (92)

Texas Instruments is dropping from the system-on-chip for smartphones and tablets manufacturing and will give up on its OMAP lineup. Update: TI contacted us with a clarification - read about it here. The company’s OMAP boards are less and less...

Tags: Misc


BlackBerry 10 beta 3 released, shows revamped UI

BlackBerry 10 beta 3 released, shows revamped UI

26 September, 2012 | comments (199)

At a special event yesterday RIM unveiled the BlackBerry 10 beta 3 running on the company's new test device, the Dev Alpha B. The UI look and feel of this latest BlackBerry 10 build is what RIM will be putting on its final BB10 devices in...


A look inside the new proprietary Apple A6 chipset

A look inside the new proprietary Apple A6 chipset

26 September, 2012 | comments (117)

Ever since the iPhone 5 announcement, it's been a mystery what exactly makes the new A6 processor tick. We've already seen its impressive performance benchmarked, but now we get to take a closer look at the architecture itself. A new...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


Amazon reveals HTC Windows Phone 8X market release date

Amazon reveals HTC Windows Phone 8X market release date

25 September, 2012 | comments (58)

The HTC Windows Phone 8X was announced at an HTC event last Wednesday, and now we have a date when you can expect to get your hands on one. Amazon UK has the SIM-free variant up for pre-order, with an expected shipping date of November 8th....


Pantech Vega R3 phablet packs a Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset

Pantech Vega R3 phablet packs a Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset

25 September, 2012 | comments (58)

Samsung Galaxy Note II and LG Optimus Vu beware, the newly announced Pantech Vega R3 is gunning for your head. The phoneblet features a 5.3" Natural IPS Pro LCD screen of 720p resolution and Qualcomm's monster Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset. Pantech...


Limited Edition Martian Pink Galaxy S III goes official

Limited Edition Martian Pink Galaxy S III goes official

25 September, 2012 | comments (64)

A few days ago we told you that the Galaxy S III will dress in pink and hit Korea first. Today Samsung has officially announced the Martian Pink version of the smartphone. The Martian Pink Galaxy S III will be a limited edition available only...


DisplayMate tests the displays of the iPhone 5 and Galaxy S III

DisplayMate tests the displays of the iPhone 5 and Galaxy S III

25 September, 2012 | comments (258)

Popular display analyzing company DisplayMate has decided to put the iPhone 5 through its various highly scientific tests and pit it against the Galaxy S III. The 4.8-inch Super AMOLED HD display of the Samsung flagship faces the 4-inch IPS LCD...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


Nokia may file a lawsuit seeking a ban on HTC WP 8X

Nokia may file a lawsuit seeking a ban on HTC WP 8X

25 September, 2012 | comments (236)

According to the latest online gossip, Nokia considers seeking ban for the upcoming HTC flagship – Windows Phone 8X. The Finns accuse HTC of copying the Lumia 820 front panel design for its Windows Phone 8X. Nokia unveiled the Lumia 820 and 920...


Samsung announces list of devices that will get Jelly Bean

Samsung announces list of devices that will get Jelly Bean

25 September, 2012 | comments (546)

The Android 4.1, Jelly Bean update for the Samsung Galaxy S III has started rolling out but Samsung isn't going to stop at its flagship device. It has announced a list of devices that will be getting the Jelly Bean update in the upcoming months....