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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...


HTC launches dual-SIM, dual-core Desire SV in India

HTC launches dual-SIM, dual-core Desire SV in India

02 November, 2012 | comments (60)

Following the launch of the HTC Desire V, the company's first dual-SIM Android smartphone, the company announced today a country-specific version of the model dubbed Desire SV in a special event in Singapore. The Desire SV packs a 4.3-inch...

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Microsoft said to be testing its own smartphone

Microsoft said to be testing its own smartphone

02 November, 2012 | comments (94)

Ever since Microsoft announced the Surface tablet earlier this year, there have been rumors and speculations regarding Microsoft entering the smartphone hardware market as well. Well, it seems they might. According to the sources at The Wall...


Apple issues iOS 6.0.1 update, fixes mainly iPhone 5 issues

Apple issues iOS 6.0.1 update, fixes mainly iPhone 5 issues

01 November, 2012 | comments (137)

Today Apple released a minor update for its iOS 6 mobile platform. This is the first OTA update to come since iOS 6 was seeded to users and it comes to fix an issue with horizontal lines over the keyboard of the iPhone 5, camera flash issues, Wi-Fi...

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Official render of Xperia Odin surfaces, looks like previous leak

Official render of Xperia Odin surfaces, looks like previous leak

01 November, 2012 | comments (104)

Sony's alleged next flagship droid has leaked anew this time with an official photo. The Sony Xperia C650X Odin official photo is a render, which looks pretty close to the Sony Ericsson Xperia X2 and slightly resembles a Motorola RAZR with its...


Samsung Galaxy S III mini hits the UK on November 8

Samsung Galaxy S III mini hits the UK on November 8

01 November, 2012 | comments (40)

Samsung announced today that the Galaxy S III mini is heading to the UK as early as November 8, which aligns with earlier expectations. As usual, the mini version of the company's Android flagship will be available both on contract and...


Nokia 109 announced – cheap, small and old-school

Nokia 109 announced – cheap, small and old-school

01 November, 2012 | comments (90)

Nokia has just announced the Nokia 109 entry-level phone. It packs a 1.8-inch TFT screen with 128x160 pixels resolution, dual-band GSM/EDGE connectivity, FM radio and microSD card. Nokia 109 runs on S40 platform and comes with Nokia’s Xpress...


 Windows Phone Italy's Facebook page reveals WP7.8 features

Windows Phone Italy's Facebook page reveals WP7.8 features

31 October, 2012 | comments (25)

The big Microsoft event came and went and there wasn’t even a word about Windows Phone 7.8. Joe Belfiore and co didn’t even announce a date when the update will be released, but it will probably be a while after WP8 hits the shelves (which is...


iOS on the rise in the US, Android continues European conquest

iOS on the rise in the US, Android continues European conquest

31 October, 2012 | comments (100)

No one doubted that the iPhone 5 launch will be big, but it turned out so big that it slowed the growth of Android in the US and the UK, according to Kantar World Panel. The rest of the EU5 (France, Germany, Italy and Spain) saw just the opposite...


Nokia Lumia 820 is now on sale in the UK

Nokia Lumia 820 is now on sale in the UK

31 October, 2012 | comments (61)

With Windows Phone 8 now officially released, everyone is looking at Microsoft's partner to unlock the potential of the new platform. We already know that we should expect to see the first WP8-powered smartphones in the next week, so it's time we...


Samsung announces the I9260 Galaxy Premier

Samsung announces the I9260 Galaxy Premier

31 October, 2012 | comments (83)

Samsung has announced the new I9260 Galaxy Premier. This phone is essentially the Galaxy Nexus with slightly updated hardware and running Samsung's proprietary TouchWiz interface on top of Android 4.1. The Galaxy Premier has a 4.65-inch, 1280...


Huawei debuts 5-inch quad-core Ascend D2 [UPDATED]

Huawei debuts 5-inch quad-core Ascend D2 [UPDATED]

30 October, 2012 | comments (43)

Huawei is the latest manufacturer to join in the phablet race and it sets its sights on the Galaxy Note II, Oppo Find 5, Optimus Vu and the Pantech Vega R3. The company just unveiled the Ascend D2 and it's been showcased in China and promised to...


It will be a while before Windows Phone 7.8 update is released

It will be a while before Windows Phone 7.8 update is released

30 October, 2012 | comments (51)

Windows Phone 8 might be officially out, but the Windows Phone 7.8 update is nowhere to be found. Microsoft even ignored the matter during the press conference yesterday. Latest online rumor has it, the Windows Phone 7.8 will be released a few...


Rumor suggests the Galaxy S IV will use Exynos 5450 chipset

Rumor suggests the Galaxy S IV will use Exynos 5450 chipset

30 October, 2012 | comments (184)

The new Samsung-made Nexus 10 uses the next-generation Exynos chipset - an Exynos 5 with two Cortex-A15 cores at 1.7GHz and Mali-604 GPU (the same chipset as the new Chromebook). So, rumors that the next Samsung Galaxy S IV will use an Exynos 5...