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Black HTC One S finally lands on T-Mobile US’s shelves

Black HTC One S finally lands on T-Mobile US’s shelves

07 November, 2012 | comments (7)

HTC One S has been on sale on T-Mobile for months now, but (unfortunately) the black colored version hasn't been available across the Atlantic until today. Potential users will finally be able to pick up the device in black with red accents....


Nokia Lumia 830 leaks in China, surprises everyone

Nokia Lumia 830 leaks in China, surprises everyone

07 November, 2012 | comments (92)

Leaked images of what is allegedly another upcoming WP smartphone from Nokia, namely the Lumia 830, surfaced. Before you get too excited, the Lumia 830 will not be a beefier variant of the upcoming Lumia 820, but rather a successor to the...


Sony to outsource up to 40% of phone manufacturing?

Sony to outsource up to 40% of phone manufacturing?

07 November, 2012 | comments (38)

Sony is looking to ship more phones in 2013, according to DigiTimes, going from a projected 35 million to 50 million. To get the job done, the company plans to outsource some of the manufacturing to big ODMs. Foxconn has been manufacturing...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


AT&T to sell off-contract Nokia Lumia 920 for $450, 820 for $400

AT&T to sell off-contract Nokia Lumia 920 for $450, 820 for $400

07 November, 2012 | comments (88)

Yesterday, AT&T announced the on-contract pricing of three of its incoming Windows Phone 8 handsets, including the Nokia Lumia 920 (they have exclusivity on this one in the US) and the Lumia 820. Today they put those two up for pre-order and...


HTC will hold an event in New York City on November 13

HTC will hold an event in New York City on November 13

06 November, 2012 | comments (41)

HTC has sent out invitations for an event in New York City, which will take place next Tuesday, November 13. The Taiwanese manufacturer will show off its “latest collaboration” with Verizon Wireless. Given the recent string of leaks, we can...


Smartphone and tablet sales to top 1.2 billion devices in 2013

Smartphone and tablet sales to top 1.2 billion devices in 2013

06 November, 2012 | comments (15)

Gartner, a leading IT research and advisory company, has compiled estimates on the growth of smart devices and the effect they will have on the consumer electronics market. According to the report some 70 percent of total devices sold this year were...


AT&T reveals the Lumia 920, Lumia 820 and WP 8X prices

AT&T reveals the Lumia 920, Lumia 820 and WP 8X prices

06 November, 2012 | comments (64)

AT&T has just announced that it's launching a trio of Windows Phone 8-running smartphones - the Nokia Lumia 920, the Lumia 820 and the HTC Windows Phone 8X. Let's start off with the Nokia Lumia 920, which will be offered in yellow, red,...


HTC unveils October revenues, Q4 not starting off well

HTC unveils October revenues, Q4 not starting off well

06 November, 2012 | comments (78)

HTC's performance in this year's third quarter was underwhelming and the final quarter for the year isn't starting off great either. The company announced its revenues for the month of October - $588 million, which is down from the $1,508 million it...

Tags: HTC, Misc


Apple's FRAND lawsuit against Motorola dismissed in US

Apple's FRAND lawsuit against Motorola dismissed in US

06 November, 2012 | comments (109)

The federal judge Barbara Crabb, of the Western District of Wisconsin, has dismissed with prejudice the Apple’s FRAND lawsuit against Motorola. This means Apple cannot file a similar lawsuit in another US court, unless it successfully appeals...


Sharp Aquos Phone SH930W brings 5

Sharp Aquos Phone SH930W brings 5" 1080p display to Russia

06 November, 2012 | comments (22)

Sharp is obviously keen to join the 1080p screen fun on as the company just announced its first smartphone with a 5" FullHD screen for Russia. The Aquos Phone SH930W uses a Sharp IGZO display, which offers improved image quality over regular LCDs...


US pricing of unlocked iPhone 5 shows up on Apple's website

US pricing of unlocked iPhone 5 shows up on Apple's website

05 November, 2012 | comments (128)

Pricing of the factory unlocked Apple iPhone 5 in the US has surfaced on the company's website. While not officially announced, AppleInsider has discovered that entering the search query "iPhone 5 factory unlocked" reveals the pricing of the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Samsung Galaxy Camera goes on sale in the UK in two days

Samsung Galaxy Camera goes on sale in the UK in two days

05 November, 2012 | comments (63)

The Samsung Galaxy Camera drew a lot of attention when it was announced though launch date and pricing details were a bit slim. Samsung put out a press release today, saying the camera will be in the UK stores in a couple of days. The Samsung...


New JB ROM for Samsung Galaxy Note leaks, supports Multi-View

New JB ROM for Samsung Galaxy Note leaks, supports Multi-View

05 November, 2012 | comments (43)

A couple of weeks ago we saw the first Android 4.1 Jelly Bean ROM for the Samsung Galaxy Note leak, version N7000XXLS2, but now SamMobile claim that they have the real deal straight from Samsung's servers and that the previos ROM was a system...


HTC DROID DNA photo leaks, brings HTC J's screen to the US

HTC DROID DNA photo leaks, brings HTC J's screen to the US

02 November, 2012 | comments (134)

Remember the HTC J butterfly and it's 5-inch 1080p, 440ppi display? Well, the device isn't going to stay exclusive to Japan much longer, as evleaks has posted an image of the device's US brethren dubbed HTC DROID DNA. As the DROID part of the...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Samsung has sold 30 million Galaxy S III devices worldwide

Samsung has sold 30 million Galaxy S III devices worldwide

02 November, 2012 | comments (257)

Samsung has reached yet another sales milestone with its Galaxy S III flagship. The Korean giant just announced that it has sold 30 million units of the smartphone worldwide. The number includes the I9300 as well as carrier specific versions offered...


HTC Opera UL could be the official Facebook phone

HTC Opera UL could be the official Facebook phone

02 November, 2012 | comments (51)

Facebook might be working on a Facebook phone after all, despite repeatedly denying any such plans. A reliable source told Pocket-lint that HTC is working on a device codenamed Opera UL. The phone in question has appeared in the NenaMark2...


Samsung sells 3 million Galaxy Note II units in just over a month

Samsung sells 3 million Galaxy Note II units in just over a month

02 November, 2012 | comments (132)

Samsung have once again outdone themselves, this time with the Galaxy Note II. The 5.5-inch phablet is now ticking in 3 million pockets worldwide, just 37 days after the September launch. "The rapid Galaxy Note 2 sales have a meaning of not...


Apple lose iPhone name in Mexico, revise statement in UK

Apple lose iPhone name in Mexico, revise statement in UK

02 November, 2012 | comments (217)

Update: As The Verge has explained in their post on the matter, it seems there has been a misunderstanding over what actually happened in Mexico and what everyone thought had happened. As it turns out, Apple intended to cancel the 'iFone' patent...


 Android in Oct 2012: Marginal Jelly Bean and ICS growth

Android in Oct 2012: Marginal Jelly Bean and ICS growth

02 November, 2012 | comments (45)

Android distribution numbers for October are in and Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean are still short of the reach Google might have hoped for. At merely 2.7%, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean usage has jumped just 0.9% compared to September, 2012. The...


HTC Windows Phone 8X UK sales start

HTC Windows Phone 8X UK sales start

02 November, 2012 | comments (14)

The HTC Windows Phone 8X signature device is up for sale in the UK on both Unlocked Mobiles and Clove. Off contract, it's priced £398.98 and £399.98 respectively, inclusive of VAT. The device was on track to go on sale on November 2 so it's...