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Motorola launches triple-SIM MOTOKEY 3-CHIP for Brazil

Motorola launches triple-SIM MOTOKEY 3-CHIP for Brazil

01 June, 2012 | comments (45)

Motorola has just unveiled a new addition to its mobile phone portfolio and it's a pretty strange device. The new handset is a featurephone called Motorola MOTOKEY 3-CHIP and has 3 SIM card slots as its key selling point. The other highlights of...


Samsung Galaxy S II sales reach 28M, Galaxy Note scores 7M

Samsung Galaxy S II sales reach 28M, Galaxy Note scores 7M

01 June, 2012 | comments (204)

The Galaxy series has been a huge hit for Samsung - the Koreans recently announced that the line of Android smartphones has surpassed 50 million sales globally. What's even more impressive, the bulk of that is from the flagship devices. The first...


HTC launches One S in Taiwan with 1.7GHz processor

HTC launches One S in Taiwan with 1.7GHz processor

01 June, 2012 | comments (65)

HTC has launched the One S in its home country Taiwan but it is not the same phone being launched elsewhere. HTC has swapped the processor on this model and it now features a dual-core overclocked 1.7GHz MSM8260 Snapdragon S3 instead of the 1.5Ghz...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Samsung releases source code for the Galaxy S III

Samsung releases source code for the Galaxy S III

01 June, 2012 | comments (46)

When it comes to pleasing the Android developer community, Samsung has been ahead of the pack for a while now by giving out sample units to developers and making their phones generally easy to mess around with. They are also known for releasing the...


Samsung Galaxy R Style for South Korea packs ICS, LTE, big battery

Samsung Galaxy R Style for South Korea packs ICS, LTE, big battery

31 May, 2012 | comments (40)

Samsung announced a new Galaxy droid for the Korean market - the Samsung Galaxy R Style. It’s based on the Galaxy S II, packs a 4.3" SuperAMOLED screen and runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich with TouchWiz out of the box. The phone measures 128 x...


Sony Xperia neo L escapes China borders, to launch globally soon

Sony Xperia neo L escapes China borders, to launch globally soon

31 May, 2012 | comments (61)

Sony Xperia neo L was announced back in March but back then it was expected to be a Chinese market exclusive. Well, not anymore. The Xperia neo L popped up on the Sony’s global website, which means it should be out worldwide soon. No pricing and...


ZTE Athena appears in spy shots, squeezes ICS in 6.2mm package

ZTE Athena appears in spy shots, squeezes ICS in 6.2mm package

31 May, 2012 | comments (37)

Some posts on social network Weibo point to an ultra-thin Android phone from ZTE in the works, codenamed Athena. The device readily beats the Motorola DROID RAZR (7.1mm) and the Huawei Ascend P1 S (6.7mm), having a profile of just 6.2mm. You'll also...


Samsung Galaxy S III Canadian availability is now official

Samsung Galaxy S III Canadian availability is now official

30 May, 2012 | comments (62)

It was only a rumor a few days ago, and now it is official. Samsung Galaxy S III will be available in Canada on June 20. There will be two versions of the Android powerhouse - the LTE sporting SGH-i747 and the 42 Mbps HSPA+ flavored SGH-iT999. The...


Dark Knight Nokia Lumia 900 priced, only 900 to ever exist

Dark Knight Nokia Lumia 900 priced, only 900 to ever exist

30 May, 2012 | comments (109)

The Batman-themed Nokia Lumia 900 was announced just yesterday and there were rumors we'll see its market release in a couple of weeks, but Phones4U begs to differ. The UK retailer has posted more information on the limited edition Lumia 900,...


All HTC droids have now cleared US customs

All HTC droids have now cleared US customs

30 May, 2012 | comments (30)

Earlier this month, some HTC phones got held up at the US customs due to patent complaints from Apple, but now the Taiwanese corporation has resolved the issue. The HTC One X and the HTC EVO 4G LTE were affected by these proceedings, but the...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Sony announces the water-proof Xperia go and Xperia acro S

Sony announces the water-proof Xperia go and Xperia acro S

30 May, 2012 | comments (126)

Sony just went ahead and announced the latest additions to its Xperia lineup. The new Xperia acro S and Xperia go phones are water-proof and have increased protection against the elements, which includes a scratch-proof mineral glass on top of the...


LG Optimus LTE, Vu, and LTE Tag will get the ICS treament in June

LG Optimus LTE, Vu, and LTE Tag will get the ICS treament in June

30 May, 2012 | comments (22)

June is bound to be a good month for the owners of LG Optimus LTE, Optimus Vu, and Optimus LTE Tag. The Korean giant has announced that it will kick off the update of the smartphone trio to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich on June 4, which is less...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Photos of the next iPhone panels reveal larger screen, metal back

Photos of the next iPhone panels reveal larger screen, metal back

29 May, 2012 | comments (272)

After all the rumors of the next iPhone getting a 4-inch display, we finally get to see a glimpse of what the end result might look like. Acquired by 9to5mac from a Chinese iPhone parts supplier, the allegedly authentic photos below show the next...


China-bound Alcatel OT986 and Motorola RAZR V revealed

China-bound Alcatel OT986 and Motorola RAZR V revealed

29 May, 2012 | comments (17)

Today Motorola and Alcatel announced two new tempting smartphones for the Chinese market. Surprisingly, the Alcatel's OT986 is a high-end device. It has a 4.5-inch HD IPS LCD screen and is based on a TI OMAP 4460 chipset (the same as the Galaxy...


ICS updates finally hit  I9100 and I9100G Galaxy S II in India

ICS updates finally hit I9100 and I9100G Galaxy S II in India

29 May, 2012 | comments (245)

Most of the Galaxy S II users out there have been enjoying their due ICS serving for a while now, but those unlucky ones living in India were still waiting. Well today this finally changed as both versions of the smartphone available in the the...


EXCLUSIVE: Why the Pebble  Blue Galaxy S III is delayed

EXCLUSIVE: Why the Pebble Blue Galaxy S III is delayed

29 May, 2012 | comments (115)

Today we received official confirmation that Samsung is delaying the Pebble Blue Galaxy S III units due to some manufacturing issues regarding the paintjob and the panels' material. The official statement went like this: Samsung’s Galaxy SIII...


ICS update now rolling out for the Sony Xperia arc and Xperia Neo

ICS update now rolling out for the Sony Xperia arc and Xperia Neo

29 May, 2012 | comments (216)

Two more members of the Xperia family are joining the Ice Cream Sandwich club - congratulations to the Sony Ericsson (well, technically Sony now) Xperia arc and Xperia neo. What they're getting is Android 4.0.4 - the latest available from Google...


Some Samsung Galaxy S III stock delayed in the UK

Some Samsung Galaxy S III stock delayed in the UK

29 May, 2012 | comments (58)

It appears that some Samsung Galaxy S III units won't make it in time to the UK. Clove has informed preorders of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S III will be delayed until June 1st, rather than the announced May 30th release date. The blue variant...


Carphone Warehouse UK recalling HTC One X units?

Carphone Warehouse UK recalling HTC One X units?

29 May, 2012 | comments (60)

We received a tip that HTC One X phones have been recalled from Carphone Warehouse stores in the UK due to software issues. This was reportedly triggered by customers returning phones with complaints. The exact nature of the software issues isn't...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Nokia announces Batman-themed Lumia 900

Nokia announces Batman-themed Lumia 900

29 May, 2012 | comments (43)

You may remember the limited edition The Dark Knight Rises Lumia 800 that Nokia announced late last year. Nokia will now be making a similar version of the new Lumia 900 as well. Just like the Lumia 800, the 900 will be available in Black...