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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 LG’s 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


Microsoft offers free tools, devices, and training to webOS developers

Microsoft offers free tools, devices, and training to webOS developers

20 August, 2011 | comments (84)

This is a classic example of the saying that there is an opportunity in every loss. In this case, Microsoft is taking advantage of webOS's demise by offering its developer community "free phones, dev tools, and training." As you can see...


Is a Samsung-made Nexus Prime coming in October?

Is a Samsung-made Nexus Prime coming in October?

19 August, 2011 | comments (93)

The rumors that Samsung will be producing the next generation Google phone are heating up. Today's edition suggests that the next Google phone, the Nexus Prime, will launch in October and will be the first device to run Android 4.0 Ice Cream...


Yahoo launching an Android phone in Japan

Yahoo launching an Android phone in Japan

19 August, 2011 | comments (54)

Yahoo is launching an Android based smartphone in Japan on the country’s third biggest mobile operator, SoftBank. Yes, as strange as it sounds, Yahoo is launching a phone running Android, an OS made by Yahoo’s biggest competitor in the search...


Mobiado Grand Touch offers Android experience to the rich

Mobiado Grand Touch offers Android experience to the rich

18 August, 2011 | comments (44)

Mobiado has been around for quite some time now, establishing itself among the premier makers of ultra luxury mobile phones. With its latest creation, dubbed Grand Touch, the Canadian company adds, for the first time, an Android device to its...


HP officially discontinues webOS phones and TouchPad devices

HP officially discontinues webOS phones and TouchPad devices

18 August, 2011 | comments (78)

We certainly hope you haven't just spent your hard earned money on a webOS device when reading this. In today's third quarter results report, the computer behemoth announced that it "will discontinue operations for webOS devices, specifically the...

Tags: HP, webOS, Touch UI


Samsung to unpack a new smartphone at IFA, I9250 perhaps

Samsung to unpack a new smartphone at IFA, I9250 perhaps

18 August, 2011 | comments (88)

Samsung just published the video teaser for their Berlin Unpacked event that will take place on the eve, before the IFA 2011 kicks off. The video obviously points at the announcement of a new device and from what we can tell it should be the rumored...


Nielsen: dedicated apps beat mobile sites for US droid users

Nielsen: dedicated apps beat mobile sites for US droid users

18 August, 2011 | comments (14)

Nielsen have put out an interesting report about app usage on smartphones - it asks the question "Are dedicated apps more popular than mobile web sites?" And the answer is yes - twice as popular, in fact. The usage statistics were collected from...

Tags: Android, Misc


Samsung roadmap leaks again, adds a WP7 handset to the mix

Samsung roadmap leaks again, adds a WP7 handset to the mix

18 August, 2011 | comments (46)

Last week a few bits and pieces of the Samsung smartphone roadmap leaked and now we add more pieces to the puzzle. We just got the expected release dates for most of the smartphones and the two tablets as well as a whole new addition to the...


Symbian Anna update rolls out for the whole Symbian^3 gang

Symbian Anna update rolls out for the whole Symbian^3 gang

18 August, 2011 | comments (369)

Yesterday Nokia began uploading the Symbian Anna firmware for the N8 and E7 on its servers. Luckily, it didn’t stop with those two and the Anna updates for C7 and C6-01 also hit the servers later. Symbian Anna is available now for download via...


HTC Pico images and specifications leak

HTC Pico images and specifications leak

18 August, 2011 | comments (16)

Another mid-range Android smartphone from HTC has leaked and this time it is the familiar looking HTC Pico. The HTC Pico is essentially the Wildfire S underneath a different disguise. This means it has the same 3.2-inch HVGA display, 600MHz...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


TELUS-bound Samsung Hercules images surface again

TELUS-bound Samsung Hercules images surface again

18 August, 2011 | comments (14)

We recently reported a certain Samsung Hercules that was spotted in Canada that could be heading for the TELUS network. Today we have some more pictures, courtesy MobileSyrup.com, that not only confirm that the phone will in fact be sold on the...


Gresso Extreme X3 is a cool-looking $270 rugged phone

Gresso Extreme X3 is a cool-looking $270 rugged phone

17 August, 2011 | comments (22)

The Russian manufacturer of ultra-expensive phones Gresso obviously got tired of their usual business and decided to go for a new challenge. Enter the Gresso Extreme X3 - an-element resistant phone with a modest, $270, price tag and, untypically for...

Tags: Gresso


Motorola Droid HD photos leak, 720p screen still not confirmed

Motorola Droid HD photos leak, 720p screen still not confirmed

17 August, 2011 | comments (32)

Photos of another upcoming high-end Motorola smartphone leaked today. Dubbed Motorola Droid HD the monster of a smartphone is built around a 4.5" LCD and runs of the latest smartphone-tailored edition of Android - 2.3 Gingerbread. The Motorola...