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Samsung Galaxy S III outsells Apple iPhone 5 in the UK

Samsung Galaxy S III outsells Apple iPhone 5 in the UK

03 December, 2012 | comments (156)

For a seventh consecutive month, the Samsung Galaxy S III is the most popular smartphone in the United Kingdom. The data compiled by uSwitch is based on live searches, pre-orders, as well as postpaid sales. Curiously, Apple's current...


Apple iPhone 5 hits 55 more countries this month

Apple iPhone 5 hits 55 more countries this month

03 December, 2012 | comments (113)

Apple is expanding the iPhone 5 availability to 55 new countries this month. On December 7 the Apple's thinnest and lightest is coming to the Samsung's homeland - South Korea. A week later, on December 14, the iPhone 5 will land in 33 more...


9 out of 10 smartphones sold in China are powered by Android

9 out of 10 smartphones sold in China are powered by Android

03 December, 2012 | comments (57)

China is a very important market for smartphone makers and mobile software developers with its vast cellphone user base. China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology reported that there are nearly 1.1 billion cellphone subscribers as of...


Sony to announce Jelly Bean update schedule in mid-December

Sony to announce Jelly Bean update schedule in mid-December

03 December, 2012 | comments (102)

Sony has used its official Twitter account about to shed some light on the upcoming Jelly Bean updates for its smartphone lineup. The company revealed that it will be announcing the detailed schedule in...


Samsung Galaxy Pocket Plus headed towards Europe soon

Samsung Galaxy Pocket Plus headed towards Europe soon

03 December, 2012 | comments (31)

A leaked ROM has revealed that Samsung is preparing to announce a Plus version of the Galaxy Pocket. The Samsung Galaxy Pocket will soon be replaced with a Plus edition Carrying the model number GT-S5301, there isn't much yet known about...


Dual SIM Nokia 114 silently  unveiled

Dual SIM Nokia 114 silently unveiled

01 December, 2012 | comments (56)

Nokia never releases new mobile phones without proper introduction. The Nokia 114 is either the first exception or the administrators of Nokia's Indian website have jumped the gun publishing this one. Last month's Nokia 109 is an equally cheap...

Tags: Nokia


Windows Phone 7.8 previewed on a Nokia Lumia 900

Windows Phone 7.8 previewed on a Nokia Lumia 900

01 December, 2012 | comments (116)

Hot on the heels of the leaked Windows Phone 7.8 features from a few days back, a short clip of the update has emerged online, running on Nokia Lumia 900. See it below. The short clip surely doesn't reveal much, save for the resizable...


HTC 8S not coming to US, Verizon's 8X ships unlocked

HTC 8S not coming to US, Verizon's 8X ships unlocked

01 December, 2012 | comments (25)

HTC officially confirmed the Windows Phone 8S won’t be coming to the United States. HTC says its focus will go entirely on the 8X. Here comes the official statement: "The Windows Phone 8X by HTC is our signature Windows Phone available at AT&T,...


Motorola DROID RAZR HD will get Android 4.1 next week

Motorola DROID RAZR HD will get Android 4.1 next week

30 November, 2012 | comments (33)

Motorola's DROID RAZR HD and RAZR MAXX HD Android Jelly Bean update is right around the corner. True to their word from the devices' launch event, Motorola and Verizon brought the news that the OS update will hit the smartphone duo next...


It could take Apple 12-18 months to break ties with Samsung

It could take Apple 12-18 months to break ties with Samsung

30 November, 2012 | comments (122)

In light of all the recent legal drama between Apple and Samsung, it's rumored that the Cupertino-based tech giant could be in the search for someone else to manufacture the proprietary Ax SoCs found in its smartphones and tablets. Tech analyst...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


iPhone 5, iPad 4 and iPad mini headed to China in December

iPhone 5, iPad 4 and iPad mini headed to China in December

30 November, 2012 | comments (38)

Today Apple announced the China launch details for its latest iOS-based gadgets - the iPhone 5, the iPad mini and the 4th generation iPad. The iPad 2 will be also available for purchase. The Wi-Fi versions of the three slates hit the shelves on...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Huawei T8830 unveiled - dual-core ICS droid which costs just $104

Huawei T8830 unveiled - dual-core ICS droid which costs just $104

30 November, 2012 | comments (35)

There seems to be no shortage of decent Android phones at impressively low prices in China made by local companies. Today, Huawei announced the T8830, a dual-core ICS droid for $104. As you can imagine, the specs are nothing earth-shattering,...


Oracle appeals ruling in Google case, drops patent infringement

Oracle appeals ruling in Google case, drops patent infringement

30 November, 2012 | comments (6)

Following the ruling in its case against Google's infringement of the Java API in Android, Oracle has decided to drop its patent case, and focus solely on copyright infringement. This is most likely due to the fact that the infringed patents in...

Tags: Google, Android


Unlocked iPhone 5 goes on sale in the US

Unlocked iPhone 5 goes on sale in the US

30 November, 2012 | comments (124)

The US market was one of the first to get the iPhone 5 on launch day. However, the only devices available until now were locked to carriers and available on contract. Well, if you stay in the US, you don't have to look at other countries to...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Samsung Galaxy S Advance to get Jelly Bean in January

Samsung Galaxy S Advance to get Jelly Bean in January

29 November, 2012 | comments (266)

Samsung Germany used its Facebook page, to share some valuable info, regarding the Galaxy S Advance Jelly Bean update. The device will receive Android 4.1.2 in January. The update will be supplied both through the Kies software and over the...


AT&T announces the Samsung Rugby III, to come December 14

AT&T announces the Samsung Rugby III, to come December 14

29 November, 2012 | comments (31)

Today AT&T announced a new addition to the Rugby line-up, called Samsung Rugby III. The latest member of the Rugby family is built to military-grade specifications and as a result is waterproof, dustproof and shock resistant. The phone isn't...

Tags: Samsung, AT&T


Microsoft to launch Windows Phone 7.8 update in early 2013

Microsoft to launch Windows Phone 7.8 update in early 2013

29 November, 2012 | comments (53)

Just as its previously teased, Microsoft officially announced the eagerly awaited Windows Phone 7.8 update is going to see the day of light in early 2013. The guys at Redmond didn't specify an exact date of the launch, but we now know for sure...


Samsung found to violate Apple patents in Holland

Samsung found to violate Apple patents in Holland

28 November, 2012 | comments (264)

The Supreme Court in The Hague found Samsung guilty of infringing another of Apple's patents today. The patent in question involves a bounce-back effect when the end of a scrollable list is reached. Samsung had replaced the bounce-back...


Samsung Galaxy Note II for Verizon goes on sale tomorrow

Samsung Galaxy Note II for Verizon goes on sale tomorrow

28 November, 2012 | comments (25)

Verizon raised a few eyebrows when it put its logo on the Home button of the Samsung Galaxy Note II, but if you can live with that, you should know that the phablet goes on sale tomorrow, November 29. The price is the same as it was during...


Samsung Galaxy Axiom released on US Cellular

Samsung Galaxy Axiom released on US Cellular

28 November, 2012 | comments (26)

Samsung has released a budget Android LTE smartphone on the US Cellular network called the Galaxy Axiom. The phone will be available on a two year contract for $79.99 and for $399.99 outright. The Samsung Galaxy Axiom is a CDMA/LTE handset...