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Nokia 808 PureView to skip the North American Market

Nokia 808 PureView to skip the North American Market

06 March, 2012 | comments (76)

In a move that should surprise no one, Nokia will not be releasing the Nokia 808 PureView in the North American market. This information comes from Nokia's developer website, which lists the availability of the 808 as 'Global', with a footnote than...


Nokia shuts down its Ovi Share service

Nokia shuts down its Ovi Share service

06 March, 2012 | comments (37)

Nokia has sent out mails to all its Ovi Share users informing them about the sad demise of the service. For those who haven't heard of it before, Ovi Share was Nokia's version of Dropbox, which allowed those with an Ovi account to upload content...


Google increases the app size limit for Android Market to 4GB

Google increases the app size limit for Android Market to 4GB

06 March, 2012 | comments (21)

Developers for Android have had to work around the crippling 50MB file size limit for a long time now. To take care of this problem, many developer devised a concept where you first download a small application from the Android Market and upon...


Apple points to Corning as iPhone screen glass maker

Apple points to Corning as iPhone screen glass maker

05 March, 2012 | comments (45)

Apple have posted a page detailing how the company is supporting half a million US jobs on their site and digging through it we find something very interesting. A confirmation that Corning is actually the manufacturer of the iPhone's screen glass...


HTC Titan is the first Chinese Windows Phone 7 device

HTC Titan is the first Chinese Windows Phone 7 device

05 March, 2012 | comments (12)

HTC didn't win the race for selling the most Windows Phone 7 devices, but the Taiwanese have won the race to China. The winner in this race happens to be the HTC Titan, which debuts in the Chinese market as HTC Triumph. Priced at 4,399...


A PureView camera headed to the Lumia lineup soon

A PureView camera headed to the Lumia lineup soon

05 March, 2012 | comments (67)

A few days ago the Nokia 808 PureView caused a lot of jaws to drop, only to be raised back up again to ask "wait, Symbian?" However, when you take into account that the PureView project started 5 years ago the things become clear - Windows Phone...


Android 4.0 update for Galaxy S II said to arrive on March 15

Android 4.0 update for Galaxy S II said to arrive on March 15

05 March, 2012 | comments (127)

The Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Samsung Galaxy S II has been a long time coming but it seems that the wait is soon to get over. Although Samsung did earlier mention that the S II, along with a few other Samsung devices will be...


HTC shows off some images taken by the HTC One

HTC shows off some images taken by the HTC One

05 March, 2012 | comments (60)

Before Nokia took the stage and wowed everyone with the Nokia 808 PureView and its 41 megapixel sensor, it was HTC that had impressed everyone with the new cameras on its One-series devices. These new phones from HTC have what they call ImageSense,...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Android 'Key Lime Pie' rumored to follow Jelly Bean

Android 'Key Lime Pie' rumored to follow Jelly Bean

05 March, 2012 | comments (99)

It just feels like yesterday that we were talking about Android 5.0 Jelly Bean. Actually, wait, it was yesterday that we were talking about Jelly Bean. And now we are hearing that the version of Android to come after that will be named Key Lime Pie....


ASUS confirms 'Jelly Bean' as codename for Android 5.0

ASUS confirms 'Jelly Bean' as codename for Android 5.0

04 March, 2012 | comments (67)

Among the many Android manufacturer's out there, ASUS has a good reputation for offering quick software updates for its devices, with the recent Transformer Prime being one of the first to get the Ice Cream Sandwich update. According to ASUS'...


Apple App Store crosses the 25 billion downloads mark

Apple App Store crosses the 25 billion downloads mark

03 March, 2012 | comments (35)

If you've been to Apple's homepage in the past couple of weeks you may have seen the counter for the App Store downloads, which was rapidly approaching the 25 billion downloads mark. Well today, on March 3, 2012, the counter finally crossed...

Tags: Apple, iOS


T-Mobile US getting new myTouch devices from...Huawei

T-Mobile US getting new myTouch devices from...Huawei

02 March, 2012 | comments (28)

The two devices are codenamed the U8680 and U8730, and other than running Gingerbread on WVGA screens (and one of them having a slide-out keyboard), nothing else is known in terms of specifications. You'll remember that HTC kicked off its...

Tags: Huawei, T-Mobile


More camera samples from Nokia 808 PureView

More camera samples from Nokia 808 PureView

02 March, 2012 | comments (347)

The striking 41MP camera of the Nokia 808 PureView won it an award and we can't get enough of looking at camera samples from it. Nokia themselves released several still and video samples and they were nothing short of amazing. The Handheld Blog...


Nokia Lumia 900 available for pre-order in the UK

Nokia Lumia 900 available for pre-order in the UK

02 March, 2012 | comments (79)

UK retailer Clove has gotten official word from Nokia about the price of the Nokia Lumia 900 and they've put it up for pre-order. The 900 was first unveiled for AT&T but the global version of the phone was announced just a few days ago at the...


Android allows applications direct access to your photos, too

Android allows applications direct access to your photos, too

02 March, 2012 | comments (79)

Just a couple of days after uncovering the security loophole in iOS, whereby an application can copy the user's entire photo library and upload it simply by asking for location information in photos and videos, The New York Times is back with...


Apple wins another injunction against Motorola in Germany

Apple wins another injunction against Motorola in Germany

02 March, 2012 | comments (60)

The legal battle between Apple and Motorola continues but the latest round goes to the team from Cupertino. Apple has managed to win an injunction against Motorola for its patent regarding the bounce animation displayed in the photo gallery, as was...


Nokia 701, 700 and 603 to get Belle FP1, same as 808 PureView

Nokia 701, 700 and 603 to get Belle FP1, same as 808 PureView

01 March, 2012 | comments (149)

Nokia revealed that the Nokia 808 PureView runs Nokia Belle OS Feature Pack 1, which brings a number of improvements. Also, they have some good news and some bad news for owners of current Belle devices too, depending on what device you have. The...


Nokia 808 PureView wins Best New Device at MWC

Nokia 808 PureView wins Best New Device at MWC

01 March, 2012 | comments (278)

The winner for one last category of the Global Mobile Awards - the Best New Mobile Handset, Device or Tablet at Mobile World Congress 2012 award - was left to be announced and looking at the photo of smiling Nokia execs makes it easy to guess which...


Samsung Galaxy Beam goes on pre-order in the UK

Samsung Galaxy Beam goes on pre-order in the UK

01 March, 2012 | comments (20)

The Samsung Galaxy Beam debuted at the MWC and we got to see its projector in action. It's an odd device, but there must be people interested in a phone/pico-projector combo as this is Samsung's third such device. Here's some good news for the...


Samsung ships 2 million Galaxy Notes since launch

Samsung ships 2 million Galaxy Notes since launch

01 March, 2012 | comments (79)

Despite its oddball proportions the Samsung Galaxy Note phoneblet has manged to be quite popular among those with big hands (and pockets). The first million mark was passed in just two months after the launch of the device and now two months later...