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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...


Google Nexus 4 to go back in stock in the US today

Google Nexus 4 to go back in stock in the US today

27 November, 2012 | comments (104)

Today Google sent notifications to those who registered their interest of buying the smartphone. The offer applies only for the United States and starts at 12:00 PST time. Last time around, the available stock was depleted in less than an...


Meizu MX2 goes official - quad- core, HD screen and Jelly Bean

Meizu MX2 goes official - quad- core, HD screen and Jelly Bean

27 November, 2012 | comments (64)

The Meizu MX2 has become official today, just as previously expected. The device comes with a new MX5S chipset with four 32nm Cortex-A9 CPU cores, 2 GB worth of RAM, a 4.4" screen of WXGA resolution (1280 x 800 pixels) with the impressive ~347 ppi...


HTC One X gets Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean update with Sense 4+

HTC One X gets Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean update with Sense 4+

27 November, 2012 | comments (339)

Exactly a month ago HTC launched the Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean update for the One X in Asia and now the update is available for CID_038 or CID_044 versions of the device around the world, too. The update is 364MB in size and requires users to...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Android 4.2.1 for Nexus 4 and slates 7 and 10 now available

Android 4.2.1 for Nexus 4 and slates 7 and 10 now available

27 November, 2012 | comments (57)

The Android 4.2 (still Jelly Bean) was released for the (ASUS-made) Nexus 7 slate back-to-back with the new LG Nexus 4 smartphone and Samsung Nexus 10 tablet two weeks ago. Soon after the users noticed December was missing from the Contacts...


Lenovo P770 droid phone packs a 3,500mAh battery

Lenovo P770 droid phone packs a 3,500mAh battery

27 November, 2012 | comments (82)

So far Motorola has been the only one that can provide huge batteries in smartphones, but Lenovo is about to challenge it with the P770. It's an Android 4.1 Jelly Bean droid with a massive 3,500mAh battery (200mAh more than the RAZR MAXX HD). The...