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LG Optimus G Pro to hit Japan shelves in April

LG Optimus G Pro to hit Japan shelves in April

12 February, 2013 | comments (9)

The LG Optimus G Pro, a successor of the popular Optimus G smartphone might be launched in April, according to a listing from NTT DoCoMo. The listing also reveals the dimension of the smartphone to be 10x70x139mm and the phablet weighs about...

Tags: LG, MWC 2013


T-Mobile Nexus 4 and Verizon Droid DNA available for $49.99

T-Mobile Nexus 4 and Verizon Droid DNA available for $49.99

12 February, 2013 | comments (9)

The LG-built Google Nexus 4 is one of the current hot sellers and has been in and out of the stocks in the Google Play Store. But, the smartphone is currently available with T-Mobile for just $49.99 on a contract. The discounted LG Nexus 4 is...


Vertu Ti is the company's first Android smartphone

Vertu Ti is the company's first Android smartphone

12 February, 2013 | comments (81)

The Vertu Ti is the first truly new phone model Vertu has to present after they parted ways with Nokia. It's also their first Android smartphone. And Vertu has done a nice job in making sure the specs are as up-to-date as possible. There's a...

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Nokia sells its Peltola campus in Oulu, Finland for $40.8M

Nokia sells its Peltola campus in Oulu, Finland for $40.8M

12 February, 2013 | comments (78)

After selling its headquarters in Espoo, now Nokia has decided to sell its campus in the Finnish town of Oulu. The company has sold the place to the domestic business space provider Technopolis for €30.5 million (roughly $40,8 million)....

Tags: Nokia, Misc


Huawei Ascend P2 to be  water and dust protected

Huawei Ascend P2 to be water and dust protected

12 February, 2013 | comments (26)

Huawei is either not that good in keeping secrets or not trying too hard to do so. Even before the CES press conference we already knew almost everything about the Ascend D2 and Mate. It seems the case will be similar to the upcoming MWC event,...


Nokia announced dual-SIM Asha 310

Nokia announced dual-SIM Asha 310

12 February, 2013 | comments (49)

Nokia has launched a new Asha phone, called the Asha 310. The phone slots in above the current Asha 309 and includes dual-SIM support lacking on the 309. Other specs remain identical, including a 3-inch, 400 x 240 LCD, 2 megapixel rear...


Google starts rolling out the Android 4.2.2 update

Google starts rolling out the Android 4.2.2 update

12 February, 2013 | comments (82)

Google has started rolling out the Android 4.2.2 update for its Nexus devices, as reported by several users online. The update is currently being rolled out the GSM variant of the Galaxy Nexus, the Nexus 7 and the Nexus 10. As usual, there is...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


iOS 6.1.1 update released for the iPhone 4S

iOS 6.1.1 update released for the iPhone 4S

12 February, 2013 | comments (39)

Recently, there have been reports of the iPhone 4S having cellular performance issues after updating to the new iOS 6.1 update. Vodafone even suggested its customers not to upgrade to iOS 6.1 if they have an iPhone 4S. A few days later, Apple...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


LG Optimus L-Series II goes official with three new models

LG Optimus L-Series II goes official with three new models

11 February, 2013 | comments (20)

LG took the wraps off the freshly leaked, second generation Optimus L-Series trio of smartphones. The new devices will feature enhanced design philosophy and LG's latest software trickery. The first one of the pack to hit the shelves will be the...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


HTC One official photo breaks cover

HTC One official photo breaks cover

11 February, 2013 | comments (174)

An official press photo of the HTC One has leaked showcasing the phone's front panel. The source is evleaks and judging from its history of leaks, then we have every reason to believe this is the real deal. Rather surprisingly, the HTC One get...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Samsung retains top spot in the Chinese market

Samsung retains top spot in the Chinese market

11 February, 2013 | comments (31)

The Samsung dominance in the Chinese market continues as the company has retained its No.1 spot for yet another year, according to a report from the market researcher iResearch. The great sales of the mid-range smartphones have played a major...

Tags: Samsung


Australian parliament questions Apple and Microsoft on pricing

Australian parliament questions Apple and Microsoft on pricing

11 February, 2013 | comments (80)

In what seems to be a global first, the Australian Parliament has ordered Apple, Microsoft and Adobe System to appear before it and explain why their products are priced higher, despite the country's strong currency. The global companies will...


LG Optimus L3 II shows its face ahead of announcement

LG Optimus L3 II shows its face ahead of announcement

11 February, 2013 | comments (16)

Just two days ago we informed you about the upcoming upgrade of the LG Optimus L lineup. As the latest rumors have it the Optimus L3, L5 and L7 will get new editions with various hardware and software upgrades. Today, we can show you a real life...


Supposed leaked images of the Apple iPhone 5S surface

Supposed leaked images of the Apple iPhone 5S surface

11 February, 2013 | comments (97)

Images of is supposedly an upcoming variant of the iPhone 5, the iPhone 5S, have surfaced. Not much is known about the phone which is speculated to be announced at some point this year, possibly alongside the iPhone 6. According to...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Samsung starts testing Jelly Bean firmwares for Galaxy Ace 2

Samsung starts testing Jelly Bean firmwares for Galaxy Ace 2

10 February, 2013 | comments (116)

Samsung Galaxy Ace 2, the successor of the popular Galaxy Ace smartphone might get the much awaited Jelly Bean update siib. As expected, the Galaxy Ace 2 will be skipping on ICS to get Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Samsung has already started...


Alleged image from HTC One ultrapixel camera surfaces 

Alleged image from HTC One ultrapixel camera surfaces 

10 February, 2013 | comments (50)

HTC's upcoming flagship device was rumored to feature a stacked sensor with ultrapixels and HTC itself reinforced the rumors by promising new sound and camera experience in 2013. Now, an alleged image taken with the HTC One (or M7 as it was...


Samsung makes 8 of the top 10 most used Android devices

Samsung makes 8 of the top 10 most used Android devices

10 February, 2013 | comments (116)

It's no secret that Samsung is dominating the Android market, but the margin of its lead might be a bit surprising to some. According to a report from mobile analytics firm Localytics, the Koreans account for eight of the top 10 Android devices in...


LG Optimus L3 II, L5 II, L7 II leak out ahead of announcement

LG Optimus L3 II, L5 II, L7 II leak out ahead of announcement

09 February, 2013 | comments (21)

LG's trio of second generation Optimus L-series smartphones has made an appearance before their official announcement. The LG Optimus L3 II, L5 II, and L7 II have received expected hardware upgrades over their predecessors, while keeping the same...


Sony Xperia Z sales kick off in Japan, Europe holds its breath

Sony Xperia Z sales kick off in Japan, Europe holds its breath

09 February, 2013 | comments (249)

Sony Xperia Z is one of the hottest smartphone right now and the good news is you are not too far away from the moment when you'll be able to get one of your own. In fact the smartphone is already on sale in Japan. The Sony Xperia Z is now...


Sprint offers buy one - get one free deal on LG Optimus G

Sprint offers buy one - get one free deal on LG Optimus G

09 February, 2013 | comments (5)

Sprint is offering a second LG Optimus G unit for free to everyone that purchases it for $199.99. Of course, both the smartphones would require two year contracts. The offer from Sprint is quite attractive, considering the fact that the...

Tags: LG, Sprint