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Nokia Lumia 920T has Adreno 320 GPU instead of Adreno 225

Nokia Lumia 920T has Adreno 320 GPU instead of Adreno 225

09 November, 2012 | comments (94)

The Lumia 920, Nokia's flagship Windows Phone 8 handset, is coming to China Mobile (model number 920T). As it turns out the Lumia 920T has a Snapdragon MSM8960T S4 Pro chipset, unlike its international version, which has an MSM8960 S4 Plus chipset....


AT&T is selling HTC 8X, VZW takes pre-orders for it and Lumia 822

AT&T is selling HTC 8X, VZW takes pre-orders for it and Lumia 822

09 November, 2012 | comments (15)

Windows Phone 8's race to the top in the US has officially started - the HTC Windows Phone 8X is available today from AT&T and is on pre-order from Verizon, who are also taking pre-orders for the Nokia Lumia 822. Verizon has exclusivity on some...


Samsung Galaxy Express to hit shelves November 16

Samsung Galaxy Express to hit shelves November 16

09 November, 2012 | comments (30)

The Samsung Galaxy Express midrange LTE-powered droid exclusive to AT&T is expected to become available for $99.99 with a two year contract starting Nov. 16. The Samsung Galaxy Express will feature a 4.5 inch Super AMOLED Plus screen of 480 x...


Sony takes over the Xperia S AOSP project, previews it

Sony takes over the Xperia S AOSP project, previews it

08 November, 2012 | comments (50)

Sony announced that it has taken the lead on the Android Open Source Project for its popular Xperia S smartphone. The exercise began back in August when Jean Baptiste Queru, Google’s Technical Lead of the AOSP announced it. The current progress on...


Apple drops out of Top 5 in China, Galaxy S III tops iPhone 4S in Q3

Apple drops out of Top 5 in China, Galaxy S III tops iPhone 4S in Q3

08 November, 2012 | comments (131)

The iPhone is the most common smartphone almost everywhere in the world... almost. According to analysts at Canalys, in the third quarter this year Apple dropped out of the Top 5 smartphone makers in the Chinese market. And it's an important...


Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1  rolling out now

Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 rolling out now

08 November, 2012 | comments (91)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet launched with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (unlike its smaller Note II sibling), but its Jelly Bean update has now started its rollout. It's the 4.1 version of Jelly Bean and not 4.2, but the differences between...


Sony Xperia V delayed to January, launches with Jelly Bean

Sony Xperia V delayed to January, launches with Jelly Bean

08 November, 2012 | comments (21)

Sony France tweeted the Xperia V launch will be delayed by a month. Instead of hitting the shelves in time for the holiday season at the end of this year, the Xperia V will premiere in January. The good news is the Xperia V will be running...


Sony C6603 ‘Yuga’ flaunts its 1080p display in live images

Sony C6603 ‘Yuga’ flaunts its 1080p display in live images

07 November, 2012 | comments (92)

Following the footsteps of its C650X Odin relative, it was time for Sony C6603 ‘Yuga’ to make an appearance. The upcoming Sony flagship has emerged in live photos, which barely leave anything to one’s imagination. The Sony C6603 ‘Yuga’ will...


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...