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HTC One X for AT&T pricing and availability now official

HTC One X for AT&T pricing and availability now official

18 April, 2012 | comments (11)

AT&T officially announced the pricing and availability of the LTE rocking, HTC One X. The smartphone's pre-orders will kick off this Sunday, April 22, with retail availability scheduled for May 6. The HTC One X for AT&T will be priced at...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Dual-SIM Cookie Smart leaks, to be unveiled soon

Dual-SIM Cookie Smart leaks, to be unveiled soon

18 April, 2012 | comments (14)

The Cookie series from LG hasn't seen a new iteration for a while now, and the new T375 Smart shows they're still committed to the entry level market. Despite what the name suggests, the Cookie Smart is a regular feature phone. It features a...

Tags: LG, Rumors


Nokia Lumia 900 for AT&T stock running low

Nokia Lumia 900 for AT&T stock running low

18 April, 2012 | comments (41)

The Nokia Lumia 900 for AT&T topped the charts over at Amazon about 10 days ago and now it appears that both Amazon and AT&T are really low on stock. The Lumia 900 is backordered on Amazon's Wireless site, while the Cyan color version of the 900 is...


Huawei Ascend P1 global availability announced

Huawei Ascend P1 global availability announced

18 April, 2012 | comments (35)

Huawei announced their slender droid - the Huawei Ascend P1 in early January with a vague Q2 release date. They've finally committed to slightly more concrete launch time frame. The Ascend P1 (in case you don’t remember our CES coverage) is an...


Samsung Galaxy Beam is now available for pre-order in Europe

Samsung Galaxy Beam is now available for pre-order in Europe

18 April, 2012 | comments (27)

One of the most interesting smartphones to come in recent times is now available for pre-order in Europe. The Samsung Galaxy Beam units can be booked for £430 (€525) a piece without a contract. Currently, there are no details on when the...


AT&T HTC One X not part of HTC's bootloader unlocking program

AT&T HTC One X not part of HTC's bootloader unlocking program

05 May, 2012 | comments (33)

The AT&T version of the very impressive HTC One X will be landing in US tomorrow on May 6. Unfortunately, even before customers can get their hands on the phone, there is a disappointing bit of news waiting for them. When The Verge reached...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


RIM launches cheap BlackBerry Curve 9220 in India

RIM launches cheap BlackBerry Curve 9220 in India

18 April, 2012 | comments (56)

Good news for the RIM users in India. RIM announced the BlackBerry Curve 9220 – a cheap smartphone running on the latest 7.1 OS version. It has a four-row QWERTY keyboard and a 2.44-inch QVGA display. Other notable features are the 2MP camera,...

Tags: RIM, BlackBerry, Misc


JCB Toughphone Pro-smart and Sitemaster2 on sale in the UK

JCB Toughphone Pro-smart and Sitemaster2 on sale in the UK

18 April, 2012 | comments (22)

Excavators or tractors might be your first thought when you hear JCB, but they are eager to accessorize their machines with some tough phones. Their latest is the Toughphone Pro-smart, which just went on sale in the UK, along with the Toughphone...


Intel Atom based smartphones to go on sale starting tomorrow

Intel Atom based smartphones to go on sale starting tomorrow

18 April, 2012 | comments (34)

Intel CEO Paul Otellini announced during a financial earnings call that the company's first Atom based smartphone will go on sale "later this week". This is not really a surprise because the Indian company Lava, with whom Intel partnered to make...


Apple and Samsung CEOs to meet in SF court for settlement talks

Apple and Samsung CEOs to meet in SF court for settlement talks

18 April, 2012 | comments (47)

The legal battle between Apple and Samsung has gone on for too long and it's not just us but even the US court feels the same. Which is why judge Lucy Koh has asked CEOs of both companies to sit down and settle the matter once and for all....


WP Mango devices won't get Apollo

WP Mango devices won't get Apollo

18 April, 2012 | comments (150)

Looks like we have some seriously bad news for Windows Phone owners and fans around the world. According to the latest bit of information received by The Verge, the current Windows Phone devices running the Mango update will not be able to upgrade...


GSMArena Labs: Introducing our sunlight legibility test

GSMArena Labs: Introducing our sunlight legibility test

17 April, 2012 | comments (150)

Until now, we've always performed all of our display tests in dark environments in, what's technically, ideal conditions, so that we can measure the full potential of any particular display in the most objective manner possible. And while we believe...

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ARM reveals a new low-power quad-core Cortex-A15 variant

ARM reveals a new low-power quad-core Cortex-A15 variant

17 April, 2012 | comments (47)

Chip design company ARM, famous for its Cortex A-series of processors, today introduced a new low-power design of its quad-core Cortex-A15 chip. Its main purpose is to help system-on-a-chip manufacturers design their products faster and with lower...

Tags: Misc


Verizon announces  its 4G LTE network expansion plans

Verizon announces its 4G LTE network expansion plans

17 April, 2012 | comments (5)

You didn't think Verizon is just going to just sit by watching AT&T grow its LTE network, did you? The Big Red carrier announced today its 4G LTE network will undergo expansions and enhancements in 10 cities and regions across the U.S. Here...

Tags: Verizon, LTE


Samsung Galaxy S III may not be a major update over the S II

Samsung Galaxy S III may not be a major update over the S II

17 April, 2012 | comments (159)

The successor of the Samsung Galaxy S II - let's call it the Galaxy S III though that might not be its final name - has been a hot topic of conversation for months now. Now a new rumor suggests that all the imaginative rumors are wrong and the S III...


Lumias aren't competitive enough, say European carriers

Lumias aren't competitive enough, say European carriers

17 April, 2012 | comments (219)

The Lumia 900 might be selling like hot cakes at AT&T's camp across the ocean, but things don't look so bright for Nokia in Europe. Reuters has talked to several European carriers and they are unanimous - Nokia Lumia phones aren't good enough...

Tags: Nokia


Nokia 808 PureView surfaces on pre-order in the UK

Nokia 808 PureView surfaces on pre-order in the UK

16 April, 2012 | comments (135)

We've already seen Nokia 808 PureView pre-orders pop up elsewhere but now we're talking the UK. Clove.co.uk now offers the ultra-high-megapixel cameraphone but the pricetag is a bit harder to swallow than the one we saw from Nokia Italy....

Tags: Nokia


Samsung holding an event for the next Galaxy phone on May 3

Samsung holding an event for the next Galaxy phone on May 3

16 April, 2012 | comments (273)

Samsung has finally started sending out the official invites for the event in London on May 3 for the next Galaxy handset. The invite doesn't say much but it's highly likely that it will be about the Galaxy S III (or whatever Samsung decides...


Meizu MX quad-core is now official

Meizu MX quad-core is now official

16 April, 2012 | comments (47)

Meizu just announced a quad-core version of its MX smartphone, running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The handset will carry the name Meizu MX quad-core, and will bring several improvements to go with the new silicon. The CPU of in the...


DROID RAZR HD name leaks through EXIF data

DROID RAZR HD name leaks through EXIF data

16 April, 2012 | comments (4)

An image belonging to a certain Motorola DROID RAZR HD has been found floating around Picasa. It belongs to Vic Yu, who is an engineer and program manager at Motorola Mobility. The name was found within the EXIF data for this picture, along...