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Nokia announces 100 and 101 - single and dual SIM on the cheap

Nokia announces 100 and 101 - single and dual SIM on the cheap

25 August, 2011 | comments (85)

Hot on the heels of the new Symbian Belle phones are two Nokia phones that yet again redefine affordability. Meet the Nokia 100 and Nokia 101 - both are S30 phones targeting developing markets and have color screens and long lasting batteries on...

Tags: Nokia


Steve Jobs steps down as Apple CEO, remains Chairman

Steve Jobs steps down as Apple CEO, remains Chairman

25 August, 2011 | comments (235)

Less than an hour ago Apple's Board of Directors announced that Steve Jobs resigned as the company's Chief Executive Officer. His place will be taken by Jobs' trusted Tim Cook, who up until now was Apple's Chief Operating Officer. Steve Jobs'...

Tags: Apple, Misc


Samsung unveils three new releases two dual-SIMs in India

Samsung unveils three new releases two dual-SIMs in India

25 August, 2011 | comments (22)

Samsung released two dual-SIM phones - the Star II Duos and the Metro Duos (C3322) plus a regular-looking slider - the Metro 3752 single-SIM slider in India. All three devices are feature phones and prices will be in the $92-$150 range. Availability...


HTC Bliss poses for a couple of live shots, not blurry

HTC Bliss poses for a couple of live shots, not blurry

24 August, 2011 | comments (29)

The current Rumor Land resident - the HTC Bliss has come out of the closet for a couple of new snapshots in the wild. This is the first time we get to see the device sporting a blur-free real-life look following the previous leak but we can only see...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Dutch court finds Galaxy Ace, S, and S II infringing an Apple patent

Dutch court finds Galaxy Ace, S, and S II infringing an Apple patent

24 August, 2011 | comments (167)

A Dutch court just issued a preliminary injunction that bans the sales of the Samsung Galaxy S, Galaxy S II and Galaxy Ace because they infringe on a single Apple patents. The ban should come into effect on October 13th if nobody does something...


Nokia unveils Symbian Belle, looks Android-ish

Nokia unveils Symbian Belle, looks Android-ish

24 August, 2011 | comments (320)

Nokia pulled the cover off Symbian Belle, which will debut with the three new models (600, 700 and 701). It succeeds Anna and brings more improvements to the Symbian OS - to quote the press release, "All in all, Symbian Belle provides Nokia's most...


Symbian Belle-running Nokia 600, 700 and 701 announced

Symbian Belle-running Nokia 600, 700 and 701 announced

24 August, 2011 | comments (124)

Nokia has just introduced three new Symbian smartphones - Nokia 600, 700 and 701. All three of them have single-tap NFC pairing and sharing capabilities and run on the latest Symbian Belle. Nokia 600 The Nokia 600 is the cheapest of the trio...


Samsung intros the Galaxy W, Y, Y Pro and M Pro, live pics inside

Samsung intros the Galaxy W, Y, Y Pro and M Pro, live pics inside

24 August, 2011 | comments (67)

Samsung has announced four new Android phones that conform to their new naming scheme for the Galaxy brand. Samsung Galaxy W, M Pro, Y and Y Pro official photos The first of the lot is the Galaxy W. It has a 3.7-inch, 800 x 480...


The US bound Samsung Galaxy S II gets revealed in a teaser video

The US bound Samsung Galaxy S II gets revealed in a teaser video

23 August, 2011 | comments (41)

There is less than a week left before the official announcement of the US version of the Samsung Galaxy S II, and the Korean giant is working overtime to stir up excitement in everyone who's been waiting for the device, ourselves included. Today,...


Cheaper iPhone 4 8GB in the making, launch within weeks?

Cheaper iPhone 4 8GB in the making, launch within weeks?

23 August, 2011 | comments (158)

It seems a cheaper 8GB version of the iPhone 4 has entered its manufacturing stages. According to two unknown sources for Reuters, Asian suppliers are assembling the iPhone 4 with a lower memory capacity and the new 8GB flash drive is being...


Nokia launches C3-01 Gold Edition with 1GHz processor

Nokia launches C3-01 Gold Edition with 1GHz processor

23 August, 2011 | comments (77)

Nokia just announced the new C3-01 Gold Edition, which is based on the original C3-01 Touch and Type but with a twist. The twist in this case is the luxurious 18-carat gold plating, the speedier 1GHz processor, the ceramic-feel keyboard and a...


HP Pre 3 cancelled in the US, drops price in Europe

HP Pre 3 cancelled in the US, drops price in Europe

23 August, 2011 | comments (11)

It's been four days since HP announced they will discontinue the webOS phones and tablets. Since that day a lot has happened. First, HP slashed the TouchPad price to $99 in the USA. Hours later most of the retailers were out of stock. The same...

Tags: HP, webOS, Touch UI


Rumor: HTC September 1st event to be Windows Phone 7 only

Rumor: HTC September 1st event to be Windows Phone 7 only

23 August, 2011 | comments (34)

HTC sent out the invites for their 1 September event but they were coy about what they'll be showing - but they did promise food, drinks and lots of techy fun. A report now claims that only Windows Phone 7 phones will be on the gadget...


RIM announces BlackBerry Curve 9350, 9360 and 9370

RIM announces BlackBerry Curve 9350, 9360 and 9370

23 August, 2011 | comments (33)

RIM has just announced three new BackBerry phones. The 9350, the 9360 and the 9370 are part of the BlackBerry Curve range and are aimed at those seeking a BlackBerry phone under a tight budget. The three phones are mostly similar, with each...


A Jil Sander branded, LG made, Windows Mango phone leaks out

A Jil Sander branded, LG made, Windows Mango phone leaks out

22 August, 2011 | comments (26)

LG surely has a knack for fashion designers, folks. After the Prada branded super droid we spotted recently, we have another smartphone to come from the Korean company, dressed in fancy clothes. This time, the outfit is courtesy of the fashion house...


Official Symbian Belle update coming in two days

Official Symbian Belle update coming in two days

22 August, 2011 | comments (247)

Color us surprised! It was only last week that Nokia was done with the i-dotting and t-crossing of the Symbian Anna update and now they are ready to unveil the next Symbian iteration. Called Belle, the next Symbian version will be announced in just...


Sony Ericsson introduces Live with Walkman droid smartphone

Sony Ericsson introduces Live with Walkman droid smartphone

22 August, 2011 | comments (117)

It seems that Sony Ericsson is getting back to the Walkman brand (at one point they said they'll leave it behind). The latest model to sport the prestigious logo is the Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman. It is quite similar to the new Xperia mini, but...


Nokia N8 gets a camera update with better UI and video recording

Nokia N8 gets a camera update with better UI and video recording

22 August, 2011 | comments (147)

It must feel quite good to be a Nokia N8 owner these days. First, there was the Symbian Anna update, which deals with quite a few of its usability issues and now Nokia brought the news that there's a camera update in the works for their former...


LG Optimus Sol gets officially announced

LG Optimus Sol gets officially announced

22 August, 2011 | comments (38)

The LG Optimus Sol that we saw yesterday has been promoted to 'official' status. The Optimus Sol (Sol means the Sun) comes with LGs new 3.8-inch, 800 x 480 resolution, 'Ultra AMOLED' display, which according to LG has a two-fold advanced reflection...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


LG Optimus Sol shows up again, this time in press shots

LG Optimus Sol shows up again, this time in press shots

21 August, 2011 | comments (31)

When we reported the leaked 2011 LG roadmap last month, we told you that the LG Victor should become available as soon as this very quarter. Since then, the device appeared in a preview video as LG Optimus Sol and today, we have its official press...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI