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Samsung prepares affordable Galaxy Pocket Neo for mid-May

Samsung prepares affordable Galaxy Pocket Neo for mid-May

06 March, 2013 | comments (37)

Samsung is preparing yet another affordable smartphone to join its team of entry-level droids. Dubbed the Galaxy Pocket Neo, the upcoming droid is going to sit next to the Galaxy Young and Galaxy Fame. The information comes from a report by...


Nokia celebrates 2 million Lumia devices sold in China

Nokia celebrates 2 million Lumia devices sold in China

06 March, 2013 | comments (166)

According to a report by WinP.cn, what you see below is the Nokia team celebrating two million Nokia Lumia activations in China alone. More impressively, it only took the company from December 5 through March 5 to achieve this. What's even...


Screenshots confirm Smart scroll and Smart pause for Galaxy S IV

Screenshots confirm Smart scroll and Smart pause for Galaxy S IV

06 March, 2013 | comments (262)

Earlier this year Samsung trademarked Eye Scroll and Eye Pause and a couple of days ago the eye scrolling rumor reappeared. Today we can add several screenshots to the evidence that the Samsung Galaxy S IV will have both of these...


Android in Feb 2013: Jelly Bean grows, Gingerbread dominates

Android in Feb 2013: Jelly Bean grows, Gingerbread dominates

06 March, 2013 | comments (43)

The platform distribution numbers for Android in February are out and they bring little surprises. The trends from the previous few months continue, with Jelly Bean gaining ground on ICS and the now long outdated Gingerbread. The Gingerbread...


HTC One to hit Russia in April, to carry RUB 29,990 price tag

HTC One to hit Russia in April, to carry RUB 29,990 price tag

05 March, 2013 | comments (68)

Info on HTC One pricing keeps rolling in – the flagship is expected to hit Russia on the first Sunday of April for RUB 29,990 ($977). This is according to info shared by Russian retailer Euroset, but other retailers should get the One around the...

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Next Apple iPhone might feature a smart stylus, rumor suggests

Next Apple iPhone might feature a smart stylus, rumor suggests

05 March, 2013 | comments (271)

As the rumor has it Apple might be working on a smart stylus for its next-gen iPhone 6. It should work the similar way as the Note and Note II S-Pens but support even more functionality. You should definitely take this one with a healthy pinch of...

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Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 goes on sale, priced at €329

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 goes on sale, priced at €329

05 March, 2013 | comments (11)

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2, a recent addition to the extensive collection of smartphones from the company is up for grabs. The device has been listed on gigantti.fi, a Finnish retailer, with a price tag of €329 (about $428). Samsung Galaxy...


Purported official image of Samsung Galaxy S IV shows up

Purported official image of Samsung Galaxy S IV shows up

05 March, 2013 | comments (224)

Samsung Galaxy S IV rumors pop up by the day and the last one comes from the relentless leak mill evleaks. What looks to be a Galaxy S IV presentation slide, containing an image of the smartphone popped on the famous Twitter account...


Cell phone unlocking to be legalized in the United States

Cell phone unlocking to be legalized in the United States

05 March, 2013 | comments (29)

Back in October of last year, the Librarian of Congress decided to remove cell phone unlocking from the exceptions to the DMCA list, effectively rendering it illegal. The decision came into effect on January 26 of this year, forcing users to stay...


Samsung Galaxy S IV will reportedly feature eye scrolling

Samsung Galaxy S IV will reportedly feature eye scrolling

04 March, 2013 | comments (238)

It looks like the headline-grabbing Smart Stay feature of the Samsung Galaxy S III will be taken even further in its successor. According to a New York Times report, the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S IV will have eye scrolling on the list of its...


Sony Xperia ZL to hit US soon, get a new color option

Sony Xperia ZL to hit US soon, get a new color option

04 March, 2013 | comments (53)

Sony Xperia ZL will soon be available in the United States as the smartphone has been officially listed on the company's local online store. The C6506 version of the Xperia ZL is said to support LTE in Band I, Band II, Band IV, Band V and Band...


Galaxy S IV specs all but official thanks to an AnTuTu scorecard

Galaxy S IV specs all but official thanks to an AnTuTu scorecard

04 March, 2013 | comments (316)

The Samsung Galaxy S IV specifications are now all but officially confirmed thanks to a leaked AnTuTu benchmark test that the phone has undergone. Samsung's upcoming flagship will sport an Exynos 5 Octa 5410 chipset with a CPU running at...


The first teaser ad for the Samsung Galaxy S IV is out

The first teaser ad for the Samsung Galaxy S IV is out

04 March, 2013 | comments (111)

Samsung is shifting its PR machine in full gear to build up hype over the Samsung Unpacked event planned for March 14. It’s no big secret that the company will introduce its Galaxy S IV new flagship there. Even the tag line of the teasers is not ...


Sony aiming to become 3rd overall smartphone manufacturer

Sony aiming to become 3rd overall smartphone manufacturer

04 March, 2013 | comments (72)

The current top spots amongst smartphone manufacturers are taken up by Samsung and Apple, who combine for the lion's share of the market, making other manufacturers seem like they're arguing over scraps. Nevertheless, Sony hopes to take over...


Asus Fonepad to hit the shelves in March, costs €265

Asus Fonepad to hit the shelves in March, costs €265

04 March, 2013 | comments (8)

Asus announced the Fonepad slate (it is a slate, right?) a few days ago at the MWC 2013 in Barcelona along with the Padfone Infinity. We knew the Fonepad will come in two version - one with 8GB internal storage and a 3MP rear camera for the APAC...

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LG sells 10 million LTE smartphones globally

LG sells 10 million LTE smartphones globally

03 March, 2013 | comments (68)

LG, one of the leading smartphone manufacturers in the current market, is reported to have sold more than 10 million LTE smartphones across the globe. LG's aggressive push into the 4G markets has helped the company achieve this...

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Apple gets reduced damages in the mega trial vs. Samsung

Apple gets reduced damages in the mega trial vs. Samsung

01 March, 2013 | comments (286)

Samsung got a reduction on the $1.05 billion of damages it was ordered to pay Apple last year. Judge Lucy Koh, who presided over the mega trial ordered a reevaluation of $450.5 million of the initial damages awarded to Apple to take place in a new...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


Acer is working on a quad-core Liquid S phablet

Acer is working on a quad-core Liquid S phablet

01 March, 2013 | comments (26)

Acer had a modest showing at the MWC - the Liquid E1 was there, but it was announced a month earlier. In fact, the company didn’t announce anything new, though the president of Acer's Smartphone Business left some clues about a new device – a...

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Nokia set to make a nano-coated water resistant phone with P2i

Nokia set to make a nano-coated water resistant phone with P2i

01 March, 2013 | comments (150)

Like Hz0 which we saw last year, P2i protects your phone on a molecular level making liquid substances bounce off the motherboard and various other internals. The advantage of this type of protection is that it doesn't involve the vacuum caps and...

Tags: Nokia, P2i, Rumors


BlackBerry 10 gets its first update, brings lots of improvements

BlackBerry 10 gets its first update, brings lots of improvements

01 March, 2013 | comments (52)

BlackBerry has just released the first update for its latest BlackBerry 10 operating system. The only available smartphone powered by the BB10 - the BlackBerry Z10 can get the update over-the-air. The 10.0.10.85 update weighs in at 150MB and...

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