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Sony Ericsson is now Sony Mobile Communications

Sony Ericsson is now Sony Mobile Communications

16 February, 2012 | comments (81)

Back in October, Sony had announced that it will be purchasing Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson's 50 percent stake in the Sony Ericsson joint venture for €1.05 billion, turning it into a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony. And although the deal was...


Motorola releases Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade schedule

Motorola releases Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade schedule

16 February, 2012 | comments (56)

A couple of months ago Motorola had put up a post on their site talking about the difficulties in getting Ice Cream Sandwich to your phone. Today, they have released a schedule that shows when each of their Android smartphones will receive the...


HTC Endeavor gets a funky new name, meet the One X

HTC Endeavor gets a funky new name, meet the One X

15 February, 2012 | comments (32)

We're surprised to be back here so soon, but in less than a week HTC have apparently changed their minds yet again on the final name for their much talked about, quad-core smartphone, the device we originally called the HTC Edge. Based on...


Tegra 3-powered LG X3 impressive benchmark scores leak

Tegra 3-powered LG X3 impressive benchmark scores leak

15 February, 2012 | comments (75)

After the Optimus 3D 2 the other day we now got some extra info on the other hot droid, which LG will unveil at the MWC. We stumbled upon the benchmark results of the LG X3 - the quad-core beast with an impressive 4.7" HD screen we first saw in...


Galaxy Note 10.1 to be Samsung's star device at MWC?

Galaxy Note 10.1 to be Samsung's star device at MWC?

15 February, 2012 | comments (38)

While Samsung announced that it won't be having a press conference at the MWC, the company said it will still have exciting new gadgets to show us at the industry's largest event. And now we might have learned the name of their star device for the...


Gartner releases phone market share report for 2011

Gartner releases phone market share report for 2011

15 February, 2012 | comments (92)

The analysts over at Gartner released its annual report on the mobile industry. To no one's surprise, 2011 has been the year of the smartphone, where almost every third mobile device sold is a smartphone. Gartner predicts this statistic should rise...

Tags: Android, iOS


Nokia 500 Belle update is now finally rolling out

Nokia 500 Belle update is now finally rolling out

15 February, 2012 | comments (121)

Nokia 500 is running Symbian Anna out of the box, but its performance is quite disappointing. The reason is quite simple - there is no GPU in the Nokia 500 and its CPU is handling the GPU calculations instead. We can't promise you the things will...


Gresso unveils The Pure Black phone, your wallet whimpers

Gresso unveils The Pure Black phone, your wallet whimpers

15 February, 2012 | comments (42)

Looking to spend $2,700 on a featurephone with the functionality of a kid's toy and the build quality of a Rolex? Well, Gresso just announced just announced the latest addition to its Grand Monaco series and it might be just the right handset for...

Tags: Gresso, S40


Gigabyte GSmart G1355 is a dual-SIM droid with a 4.3 screen

Gigabyte GSmart G1355 is a dual-SIM droid with a 4.3 screen

15 February, 2012 | comments (11)

Gigabyte has a new affordable droid on the way - the Gigabyte GSmart G1355 - and it has two tricks up its sleeve. The G1355 is a dual-SIM droid with a 4.3" WVGA screen making it a rare beast - most dual-SIM droids have small screens. Now, the...


Sony Ericsson range grabs 4 iF design awards

Sony Ericsson range grabs 4 iF design awards

15 February, 2012 | comments (45)

Sony Ericsson walked out triumphant from the iF design awards ceremony after scoring 4 trophies in the telecommunications category. The company's handset range didn't even need the help of the Xperia S, which is yet to hit the shelves, to do so...


Verizon to sell Limited Edition DROID RAZR to its employees

Verizon to sell Limited Edition DROID RAZR to its employees

15 February, 2012 | comments (21)

Android and Me has received an email from a Verizon employee that claims that Verizon is going to sell Limited Edition versions of the DROID RAZR and the DROID RAZR MAXX exclusively to its employees. These special models will be priced at...


Google's Motorola acquisition finally approved

Google's Motorola acquisition finally approved

14 February, 2012 | comments (70)

Just as they said they would, the European Commission yesterday reviewed the case between Google and the mobile division of Motorola, and has cleared the merger. The Department of Justice's Antitrust Division followed suit close behind and dropped...

Tags: Google, Motorola


GPP SIM insert unlocks the AT&T iPhone 4S, no jailbreak needed

GPP SIM insert unlocks the AT&T iPhone 4S, no jailbreak needed

14 February, 2012 | comments (26)

The carrier-locked iPhones became a much lesser problem since the iPhone hit most of the major carriers worldwide. But there are those people who still buy foreign carrier-locked iPhone for various reasons. Most of the locked iPhones come from USA's...


Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos surfaces, costs 260

Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos surfaces, costs 260

14 February, 2012 | comments (29)

Samsung keeps extending its Duos lineup and today we learned the popular Galaxy Ace is the next smartphone to grow an extra radio. The Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos went official for the Indian market. You should keep in mind that the Duos part here...


Huawei to bring Ascend D1 Q to MWC, a quad-core smartphone?

Huawei to bring Ascend D1 Q to MWC, a quad-core smartphone?

14 February, 2012 | comments (20)

Huawei made quite a splash at CES with their stunningly thin Ascend P1 S Android phone and their Chief Marketing Officer, Yu Chengdong, reportedly let it slip that Huawei will be showing off the Ascend D1 Q and the MediaPad 10 at the MWC. That...


Motorola might show an Intel-powered droid at the MWC

Motorola might show an Intel-powered droid at the MWC

14 February, 2012 | comments (21)

We've already seen the first phone powered by Intel's Medfield mobile x86 chipset and now rendered images of Motorola droid phone bring their promise of their own Medfield phone closer to reality. Motorola announced they will be making an...


Upcoming BlackBerry 10 OS screenshots leak

Upcoming BlackBerry 10 OS screenshots leak

14 February, 2012 | comments (60)

CrackBerry.com has acquired an internal email from RIM, which shows off the UI of their next generation OS, the BlackBerry 10. The hardware in the pictures below might be current the current 9860 but the OS is all new. In this picture we can...


Samsung Galaxy Pop Plus S5570i shows up in an Indian online store

Samsung Galaxy Pop Plus S5570i shows up in an Indian online store

13 February, 2012 | comments (46)

Here is another example of a device going on sale in the stealthiest fashion, sans any official announcements. This time, we stumbled upon the Samsung Galaxy Pop Plus S5570i (its predecessor is better known globally as Galaxy Mini) in an Indian...


Nokia to announce 3 smartphones and 3 featurephones at MWC

Nokia to announce 3 smartphones and 3 featurephones at MWC

13 February, 2012 | comments (174)

We were hoping Nokia will make a strong return to the MWC this year and if the latest online rumors are to be believed, we won't be disappointed. The company is said to announce no less than 6 new phones at the industry largest event at the end of...


Images of unannounced Nokia 302 leak, yet another Asha?

Images of unannounced Nokia 302 leak, yet another Asha?

13 February, 2012 | comments (38)

Chinese site Tenaa.com.cn got their hands on images from the upcoming Nokia 302, another Asha probably. All that is known about the phone so far is what can be told from the images, namely a 3.2MP camera, and some sort of slot on the left side....

Tags: Rumors, Nokia