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Samsung to revise their device naming system for 2011

Samsung to revise their device naming system for 2011

13 August, 2011 | comments (84)

With the Nokia 500 being the first of Nokia's devices to follow their newest form of naming classification, now it appears that Samsung have seen fit to devise a new naming format of their own. The fundamental name changes are as follows based on...


Samsung Mobile announcing new product on August 29

Samsung Mobile announcing new product on August 29

13 August, 2011 | comments (91)

Samsung Mobile is holding an event in New York on Monday, August 29 for a product announcement, for which they have sent out invites for the media. Although the invite does not specify which product will be launched all clues point to the...


HTC & Beats Electronics team up for next wave of HTC devices

HTC & Beats Electronics team up for next wave of HTC devices

12 August, 2011 | comments (79)

In a deal estimated at $300 million, HTC have joined up with Beats by Dr Dre to 'introduce a new era in mobile audio'. Big words from a confident Taiwanese company, but they have fair reason to be. In a press release posted earlier this week,...

Tags: HTC, Walkman


Samsung I9220 confirmed by the DLNA, is it a phone, is it a tab?

Samsung I9220 confirmed by the DLNA, is it a phone, is it a tab?

12 August, 2011 | comments (24)

Yesterday, we uncovered a cornucopia of Samsung devices along with many of their specs. Some we knew about, some we didn't, but it was certainly very exciting. Nine devices in total, the I9250, I9220, I9210, I8150, B5510, S5360, S5610, P6200,...


European HTC Sensation gets Gingerbread 2.3.4 OTA update

European HTC Sensation gets Gingerbread 2.3.4 OTA update

12 August, 2011 | comments (33)

The European HTC Sensation units have just started receiving their 2.3.4 update over-the-air. HTC didn't say anything about it, but reports from all ends of the continent started coming in, saying that the update is already rolling. The update...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Gartner Q2 report: Nokia still top smartphone maker

Gartner Q2 report: Nokia still top smartphone maker

12 August, 2011 | comments (107)

Gartner released their report on the mobile phone world in the second quarter and have something very interesting in their numbers - Nokia is sill number one in smartphones, rather than third as other analysts have stated. The difference comes...


Rumor: Windows Phone 7 Mango is coming 1 September

Rumor: Windows Phone 7 Mango is coming 1 September

12 August, 2011 | comments (62)

Windows Phone 7 Mango was released to manufacturers about three weeks ago and it seems that testing is going well. Sources now claim that the first major update for Microsoft's new mobile OS is going to become publicly available on 1...


Ice Cream Sandwich screenshots leaked

Ice Cream Sandwich screenshots leaked

12 August, 2011 | comments (55)

Screenshots of Ice Cream Sandwich, Google’s next mobile operating system have been leaked, thanks to RootzWiki and Android Police, who received a couple each. Both the sources guarantee the authenticity of the images and any resemblance to older...


Apple becomes most valuable publicly traded company

Apple becomes most valuable publicly traded company

11 August, 2011 | comments (101)

Some might say it was only a matter of time, but it finally happened - Apple is the most valuable publicly traded company, beating ExxonMobil for the top spot. Apple temporarily overtook ExxonMobil on Tuesday, but ended the day second. Yesterday,...

Tags: Apple, Misc


Samsung to release 7 new droids, 2 tablets and 2 new Bada phones

Samsung to release 7 new droids, 2 tablets and 2 new Bada phones

11 August, 2011 | comments (103)

As far as leaks go, they don't get much bigger than this. We just found specs sheets of no less than 9 upcoming Samsung smartphones and two tablets. The scoop includes the 7 new Android devices, two 7" Honeycomb tablets and finally two new Bada...


Acer Iconia Smart coming to Germany in September, €499

Acer Iconia Smart coming to Germany in September, €499

11 August, 2011 | comments (27)

Acer Iconia Smart, the super-long gadget we saw at the MWC, is taking its sweet time to get to the European market, but we finally have an estimated arrival date. Acer Germany posted on its Facebook that the Iconia Smart will be arriving on German...


WPAppItUp contest winners get HTC Mazaa with WP7 Mango

WPAppItUp contest winners get HTC Mazaa with WP7 Mango

11 August, 2011 | comments (18)

It's not unusual for devs at a conference or competition to walk away with some cool stuff - which is exactly what the winners of the WPAppItUp competition did. They got a brand new HTC Mazaa running Windows Phone 7.5 Mango. And no, you can't have...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Nokia: Symbian, S40 to take the exit out of North America

Nokia: Symbian, S40 to take the exit out of North America

11 August, 2011 | comments (66)

As Nokia gears towards the launch of their first Windows Phone 7 device, the Finnish giant has announced that it will be pulling their Symbian and S40 phones out of the North American market. This information was relayed by the Nokia Inc....


Nokia N9 not coming to the US and the UK

Nokia N9 not coming to the US and the UK

11 August, 2011 | comments (128)

In a move that is going to break the hearts of a lot of people, Nokia has decided against launching the Nokia N9 in the US as well as the UK. The company was contacted by Engadget and The Inquirer regarding the availability in the US and UK...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


LG Victor leaks out in a preview video as Optimus Sol

LG Victor leaks out in a preview video as Optimus Sol

10 August, 2011 | comments (31)

The recently leaked LG road map keeps materializing folks. Only a couple of days after the upcoming LG Prada got spotted in a blurry video, we have another yet unannounced device from the Korean giant in our sight. This time it was the LG Victor...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Rumor: Android Ice Cream Sandwich to come October

Rumor: Android Ice Cream Sandwich to come October

10 August, 2011 | comments (70)

Google could push the latest version of Android - Ice Cream Sandwich to an early October release. The latest bit of online rumor has it that Google will try to steal some of the spotlight of the upcoming iPhone 5 (4S, etc.) by unleashing its newest...


Samsung Galaxy Xcover is one sweet-looking rugged droid

Samsung Galaxy Xcover is one sweet-looking rugged droid

10 August, 2011 | comments (92)

Samsung has just unveiled the latest addition to their Xcover lineup of rugged phones and it is by far the most exciting to date. The Samsung Galaxy Xcover is an Android 2.3 Gingerbread smartphone with IP67 standard certification, meaning it's fully...


Leaked promo video supposedly shows new Nokia WP7 phones

Leaked promo video supposedly shows new Nokia WP7 phones

10 August, 2011 | comments (77)

The Nokia Sea Ray may be expecting company - a leaked promo video shows off what is supposedly a Nokia phone powered by Windows Phone 7 and it looks different to the Sea Ray. Of course, it could be fake (though pretty well-made) or it could be some...


German court blocks shipments of Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Europe

German court blocks shipments of Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Europe

10 August, 2011 | comments (232)

The patent struggle between Apple and Samsung is really heating up - after the initial victory for Apple that prevented Samsung from launching the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia, now a second Apple victory will prevent Samsung from selling the Tab...


LTE-enabled Samsung Galaxy S II Celox leaks

LTE-enabled Samsung Galaxy S II Celox leaks

09 August, 2011 | comments (45)

We've uncovered an image and some specs on an upcoming Galaxy S II smartphone carrying an LTE radio. The information, originally from Korea, claims that the smartphone codename is Celox. And the LTE radio (100Mbps/50Mbps downlink and uplink)...