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Samsung denies Galaxy S IV at MWC rumors

Samsung denies Galaxy S IV at MWC rumors

17 September, 2012 | comments (63)

Yesterday there were some rumors originating from Korea Times that Samsung is planning to announce the Galaxy S IV at the Mobile World Congress in February next year. To be honest those never really seemed probably, but we know that for sure as...


Catch the Motorola and Intel Motoedge event live here

Catch the Motorola and Intel Motoedge event live here

18 September, 2012 | comments (10)

The day has arrived for the Motorola Mobility and Intel joint event where we're expecting to the see new Motorola DROIDs running on Intel mobile processors. The US versions were announced just two weeks ago at the Motorola On Display event in New...


HTC's upcoming 5

HTC's upcoming 5" smartphone emerges in an alleged press shot

17 September, 2012 | comments (101)

With its likely unveiling less than 48 hours away, an alleged press shot of HTC's long rumored 5" smartphone has emerged. When official, the Taiwanese Android powerhouse will likely be called HTC One X 5. The rumored specs of the HTC One X 5...


Apple weighs in: more than 2 million iPhone 5 units pre-ordered

Apple weighs in: more than 2 million iPhone 5 units pre-ordered

17 September, 2012 | comments (251)

A couple of hours after AT&T announced that the iPhone 5 had broken the previous record for best-selling iPhone, Apple stepped up and gives us some exact numbers. In a Press Release the Cupertino-based company shares that the iPhone 5 has hit...

Tags: Apple, Touch UI, iOS


AT&T says iPhone 5 is its fastest selling phone, gives no numbers

AT&T says iPhone 5 is its fastest selling phone, gives no numbers

17 September, 2012 | comments (162)

AT&T issued a Press Release concerning the new iPhone 5's selling pace. The carrier declared the iPhone 5 the fastest selling iPhone on its network to date, but chose not to provide specific numbers. The early statement is very impressive and in...

Tags: Apple, AT&T, iOS


Samsung Galaxy Note II coming to T-Mobile USA, firmware reveals

Samsung Galaxy Note II coming to T-Mobile USA, firmware reveals

17 September, 2012 | comments (18)

The Samsung Galaxy Note II should be coming to all major US carriers - we saw photos of Verizon's version yesterday and today there is a ROM that confirms the existence of the Galaxy Note II for T-Mobile USA. SamMobile is reporting its sources...


HTC phablet specs and image pop up, quad-core Krait, 1080p

HTC phablet specs and image pop up, quad-core Krait, 1080p

17 September, 2012 | comments (46)

An image and some specs of the yet unannounced HTC phablet device have risen from the rumor pool. Currently the device is only known by its DIx codename, which when put together with the red stripe and naming history of HTC could coincide with Droid...


iPhone 5 catches up to flagship droids in first Geekbench scores

iPhone 5 catches up to flagship droids in first Geekbench scores

17 September, 2012 | comments (185)

There was plenty of speculation what kind of CPU powered the new iPhone 5 and in the end it turned out to be a custom Apple design. So, how well did the Cupertino-based company did? According to an unverified Geekbench results, A6more than meets the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Apple A6 found to have custom Apple Core instead of A15 or A9

Apple A6 found to have custom Apple Core instead of A15 or A9

17 September, 2012 | comments (144)

When Apple announced the iPhone 5, the only details they revealed about the new processor was that it was called the A6 and that it was twice as fast as the older one in CPU as well as the GPU. Rumors started circulating shortly afterwards...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Verizon Galaxy Note II allegedly gets pictured

Verizon Galaxy Note II allegedly gets pictured

16 September, 2012 | comments (26)

The Galaxy Note II has long been rumored to be in the works Stateside for both AT&T and Verizon, and some images of what looks to be a Verizon version have popped up. The images look legitimate save for the Verizon logo on the home button,...


Oppo's Find 5 flagship will pack 1080p screen with 441ppi

Oppo's Find 5 flagship will pack 1080p screen with 441ppi

15 September, 2012 | comments (132)

It looks like the Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oppo Mobile has something amazing in the making. The company’s CEO Chen Mingyong teased the Oppo Find 5 quad-core flagship with 1080p display, sporting the mind-blowing pixel density of...


Android booting HP Bender surfaces in benchmark tests

Android booting HP Bender surfaces in benchmark tests

15 September, 2012 | comments (23)

It appears that HP might be looking for a way back into the smartphone game, people . Immediately after the computer giant's CEO Meg Whitman spoke about the company releasing a smartphone eventually, an HP branded, Android ICS booting handset,...


Motorola DROID RAZR HD developer edition gets outed

Motorola DROID RAZR HD developer edition gets outed

14 September, 2012 | comments (23)

In a quiet fashion Motorola has released a developer edition of its latest and greatest DROID RAZR HD smartphone, sporting a bootloader which can be unlocked. The handset is destined for users with a knack for flashing custom ROMs, as well as those...


ICS update for Sony Xperia ion to come next week

ICS update for Sony Xperia ion to come next week

14 September, 2012 | comments (54)

A twitter update from Rogers in Canada reveals that an ICS update is in the works for the Xperia ion. The update is scheduled to arrive next week, although the exact day is not specified. The Sony Xperia ion went international back in June,...


LG Optimus G coming to the US on September 19

LG Optimus G coming to the US on September 19

14 September, 2012 | comments (95)

LG and Qualcomm sent invitations for a joint event that will be held in New York on September 19. The invitation clearly shows that it will be all about some new smartphone and it would be a real shocker if the device in question isn't the US...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Motorola DROID RAZR M available now, starting at $50

Motorola DROID RAZR M available now, starting at $50

14 September, 2012 | comments (33)

The Motorola DROID RAZR M is the first of the new RAZR family to become available - you can get it right now online or from Verizon. The phone offers a 4.3" screen in a package about the same size as the new iPhone 5, a dual-core Krait processor...


Apple iPhone 5 pre-orders start, ships September 21

Apple iPhone 5 pre-orders start, ships September 21

14 September, 2012 | comments (223)

Just as promised at the iPhone 5 announcement event, Apple made the smartphone available for pre-order from its website today. If you live in the US, you'll also be able to book your Apple iPhone 5 directly from Verizon and AT&T. Initially,...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


iPhone 5 cannot do simultaneous voice and LTE data on CDMA

iPhone 5 cannot do simultaneous voice and LTE data on CDMA

14 September, 2012 | comments (129)

It has been discovered that the iPhone 5 won't be able to do simultaneous voice and LTE data on CDMA networks. This has been independently confirmed by both Verizon as well as Sprint in the US. Now it's not that you cannot do voice and LTE...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Samsung announces the Galaxy Victory 4G LTE for Sprint

Samsung announces the Galaxy Victory 4G LTE for Sprint

14 September, 2012 | comments (34)

Samsung has announced the new Galaxy Victory 4G LTE for Sprint, continuing their tradition of releasing phones that have ridiculously long name for no good reason. Other than that enormous name, the Galaxy Victory 4G LTE for Sprint also has...


Apple iPhone 5 expected to sell 10M units this month alone

Apple iPhone 5 expected to sell 10M units this month alone

13 September, 2012 | comments (325)

The Apple iPhone 5 is barely out the door and pre-orders haven't even started yet, but analysts have already come up with the first forecasts for its market performance. RBC Capital Markets is expecting the new iOS flagship smartphone to ship 8 to...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI