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Leaked iPod Touch parts indicate a 4.1 inch screen

Leaked iPod Touch parts indicate a 4.1 inch screen

23 May, 2012 | comments (115)

An electronics manufacturer released a set of pictures showing the front panel of what is supposedly the next generation iPod Touch. And as you know, the iPod Touches and the iPhone of the same generation usually share the same screen size and...


Galaxy S III - the most pre-ordered droid in Vodafone UK history

Galaxy S III - the most pre-ordered droid in Vodafone UK history

23 May, 2012 | comments (88)

Vodafone UK is happy to claim the Galaxy S III as the most pre-ordered Android device to date. The carrier is going to launch it on May 30. The Galaxy S III will cost you free with a two-year contract and a 41 tariff/month. The other...


Symbian Carla cancelled according to Nokia official

Symbian Carla cancelled according to Nokia official

23 May, 2012 | comments (273)

All Symbian fans and users might want to sit down while reading this. According to the Product Marketing Manager for Nokia South Europe Mathias Fiorin, Symbian Carla has been cancelled. Nokialino, an Italian Nokia fan site, claims to have spoken...


New OmniVision camera sensor shoots 16MP stills, 4K video

New OmniVision camera sensor shoots 16MP stills, 4K video

23 May, 2012 | comments (73)

If you haven't heard of OmniVision, you should know make some pretty good camera sensors (the one in the iPhone 4, for example). Today they outed the OV16820, a 16MP sensor intended for use in digital cameras and the high-end smartphones The...

Tags: Misc


HTC releases its Android 4.0 update roadmap

HTC releases its Android 4.0 update roadmap

23 May, 2012 | comments (117)

HTC has released a list of phones that they will be updating to Android 4.0 this year. Along with the names of the phones, they also mention the time period during which you can expect the update to arrive for the respective handsets. From the...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Nokia drops support for Skype app on the Lumia 610

Nokia drops support for Skype app on the Lumia 610

23 May, 2012 | comments (86)

Nokia has announced that it is dropping support for the Skype app for Windows Phone on their recently announced Lumia 610. The reason for this, according to them, is the below par user experience of using the app on this particular device....


Windows Marketplace now requires 7.5 update for downloads

Windows Marketplace now requires 7.5 update for downloads

23 May, 2012 | comments (42)

Microsoft has announced that starting today, the Windows Marketplace will require all phones to be running on the Windows Phone 7.5 software. This update was issued last fall and was made available to all the Windows Phone devices. Unless...


Vertu announces the new Constellation Candy phones

Vertu announces the new Constellation Candy phones

22 May, 2012 | comments (53)

As things go with Vertu, when they announce a new collection of phones, it usually means they are only releasing a new trim or, as is the case this time around, new colors. Today Vertu is introducing some fresh new colors to liven up the...

Tags: Vertu


Samsung Galaxy S III hits Dubai a week early, costs $680

Samsung Galaxy S III hits Dubai a week early, costs $680

22 May, 2012 | comments (97)

The Samsung Galaxy S III has arrived in Dubai a week earlier than expected and is already on sale for $666. This has been confirmed by a vigilant Reddit user who noticed an "Available Today" sign under the S III name in a mall store in Dubai....


Google finalizes Motorola Mobility deal, appoints new CEO

Google finalizes Motorola Mobility deal, appoints new CEO

22 May, 2012 | comments (31)

It took a little over a year but Google is now owner of Motorola Mobility, and around 17,000 mobile patents. Motorola Mobility's CEO Sanjay Jha has stepped down in favor of Google's own Dennis Woodside. Google received the needed approval from...


Sony Xperia GX camera video sample surfaces

Sony Xperia GX camera video sample surfaces

22 May, 2012 | comments (25)

It looks like someone else got their hands on an Xperia GX in a Japanese DoCoMo store, and decided to take a video showing off the 13MP camera. Like the still image samples, the video is taken indoors, and does not show much in the way of the...


iPhone with 3.9-inch 640 x 1136 pixel display in testing

iPhone with 3.9-inch 640 x 1136 pixel display in testing

22 May, 2012 | comments (175)

Two iPhones are reportedly currently in testing over at Apple - codenamed N41AP (or 5,1) and N42AP (5,2). They are enclosed in generic cases to hide the design and offer larger displays with a higher resolution. The exact specs of the new display...


Galaxy S III  AT&T and T-Mobile US versions confirmed

Galaxy S III AT&T and T-Mobile US versions confirmed

22 May, 2012 | comments (33)

Bluetooth SIG approval pages have confirmed the existence and model numbers of the AT&T and T-Mobile US versions of the Samsung Galaxy S III. The AT&T model number is SGH-I747 and should be based on the Snapdragon S4 chipset with a dual-core...


Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 now on sale in the UK and Germany

Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 now on sale in the UK and Germany

22 May, 2012 | comments (27)

The Samsung Galaxy Ace 2, a budget dual-core droid, has gone on sale in the UK and in Germany. Besides the dual-core processor, the Ace 2 also brings a bigger, better screen, more RAM and built-in storage over its predecessor. You can check out our...


Verizon to provide global GSM roaming on certain handsets

Verizon to provide global GSM roaming on certain handsets

22 May, 2012 | comments (7)

Verizon has announced that it will be enabling global GSM roaming on some of its devices. The first phones to get this update include the Motorola DROID 4, DROID RAZR, DROID RAXR MAXX and the HTC Rezound. Verizon will be pushing a software...


China approves Google and Motorola Mobility merger

China approves Google and Motorola Mobility merger

21 May, 2012 | comments (35)

Three months following US and EU approval, China has given Google's Motorola acquisition the green light. Now that all of the regulatory red tape has been removed, Google say that the deal will be finalized on their end by early next week. Such a...


Samsung Galaxy S II now shipping with Android 4.0 ICS

Samsung Galaxy S II now shipping with Android 4.0 ICS

21 May, 2012 | comments (130)

If you intend to buy a Galaxy S II, there is some good news for you. It seems Samsung is shipping all new Galaxy S II units with pre-installed Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. We've only received confirmation from the Indian market, but we guess...


Sony Xperia P, U and sola availability extends to Europe, US

Sony Xperia P, U and sola availability extends to Europe, US

21 May, 2012 | comments (55)

The availability of three of Sony's latest Xperia phones has widened to include Europe, it is getting a foothold in the States too and various other countries as well. The Sony Xperia U and P have been available in Hong Kong and Taiwan for a while...


Certain HTC products pass US customs

Certain HTC products pass US customs

21 May, 2012 | comments (20)

HTC has announced that some of its detained models are now passing the US custom review process and will reaching the carriers shortly. Exactly which models have passed is unknown but HTC is working closely with the US customs to ensure the issue...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


First sample photos from the Sony Xperia GX appear

First sample photos from the Sony Xperia GX appear

20 May, 2012 | comments (98)

The first camera samples from the 13MP camera of the Sony Xperia GX are out (through unofficial means, but still). The shots themselves are taken with an pre-release unit and indoors under not-so-good lighting, so it's too early to be talking image...