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Panasonic Eluga on sale in Germany, coming to the UK soon

Panasonic Eluga on sale in Germany, coming to the UK soon

14 April, 2012 | comments (38)

The Panasonic Eluga - a tough, IP57-certified droid with a slender waistline - has landed in Europe. The Eluga packs a 4.3" qHD AMOLED screen with very little bezel around it - the front of the phone measures 123 x 62 mm, 68% of which is covered in...


HTC One V goes on pre-order in the UK

HTC One V goes on pre-order in the UK

13 April, 2012 | comments (21)

We originally encountered a trifecta of devices which turned out to be the new One series at MWC this year. But for those of you who think the X's quad-core is shere overkill and the S's dual-core still demands too high a price tag, the affordable V...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Nokia Lumia 900 connectivity fix gets outed ahead of schedule

Nokia Lumia 900 connectivity fix gets outed ahead of schedule

13 April, 2012 | comments (60)

In a truly remarkable display of customer care, the folks at Nokia have managed to out the software fix to Lumia 900's connectivity issues already. That's only two days after the Finnish company acknowledged the problem's existence, and an...


HTC Golf leaks out in a press image

HTC Golf leaks out in a press image

13 April, 2012 | comments (30)

An entry level device from HTC is coming our way, carrying the code name "Golf". The smartphone is bound to combine Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and HTC's latest Sense 4.0 UI with a low price tag when launched. The HTC Golf will positioned...


Sony began seeding ICS update to the 2011 Xperia lineup

Sony began seeding ICS update to the 2011 Xperia lineup

13 April, 2012 | comments (255)

Sony has began seeding the Android 4.0 ICS update to its 2011 lineup of Xperia smartphones - right in line with the previous report. The first handsets to get the treatment are the Xperia arc S, Xperia neo V and Xperia ray in the hands of users in...


Samsung says WP 8 devices are coming in the second half of 2012

Samsung says WP 8 devices are coming in the second half of 2012

13 April, 2012 | comments (65)

For those of you who were worried about Samsung being too quiet on the Windows Phone field, we have some good news. The Korean giant's Taiwanese division has confirmed the that Windows Phone 8 Apollo running devices will hit the market in the...


Is this a live photo of Samsung Galaxy S III?

Is this a live photo of Samsung Galaxy S III?

13 April, 2012 | comments (271)

Just as we started to get a bit worried about the lack of Samsung Galaxy S III leaks for the past three days or so, our luck struck again. Get your salt ready, because here goes an alleged live photo of the upcoming Samsung top dog, courtesy of a...


Golden Dreams unveils custom iPhone 4S with diamonds, gold

Golden Dreams unveils custom iPhone 4S with diamonds, gold

12 April, 2012 | comments (50)

Switzerland-based brand Golden Dreams just unveiled a special luxury edition of Apple's iPhone 4S. The device is an iPhone 4S 64GB and it comes with a choice of five different high-class finishes - two Desert editions with alligator leather, Gold...

Tags: Apple, Luxury, Misc


Motorola announces XT390 dual-SIM droid for China Unicom

Motorola announces XT390 dual-SIM droid for China Unicom

12 April, 2012 | comments (16)

Motorola and China Unicom announced a new dual-SIM Android with unique design element. The Motorola XT390 offers dual-standby functionality and support for China Unicom's 3G network. It runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread on an 800MHz processor and...


HTC: One S coating problem is limited, you can return the phone

HTC: One S coating problem is limited, you can return the phone

12 April, 2012 | comments (68)

A couple of days ago there were some complaints that the ceramic finish on the black HTC One S for some users got inexplicably damaged. HTC has looked into the problem and says the issue is isolated to a few units. Here's the full quote from...


Nokia Belle FP1 update rolling out for the 701, 700 and 603

Nokia Belle FP1 update rolling out for the 701, 700 and 603

11 April, 2012 | comments (400)

Nokia Asia announced that the Nokia 701, 700 and 603 have started receiving the Belle Feature Pack 1 update, which Nokia promised in March. Nokia's global account is silent on the matter, so we don't know if the rollout is happening in Asia only or...


Nokia officially announces the Lumia 610 NFC

Nokia officially announces the Lumia 610 NFC

11 April, 2012 | comments (29)

Well, that didn't take long. Just hours after we wrote about the leaked video revealing the new Lumia 610 NFC, Nokia went ahead and made the phone official. Technically the world's first Windows Phone with NFC hardware, the Lumia 610 NFC...


Nokia acknowledges Lumia 900 issues, offers a fix

Nokia acknowledges Lumia 900 issues, offers a fix

11 April, 2012 | comments (151)

Nokia Lumia 900 has become available just recently and exclusively (for now) for AT&T in the USA. Unfortunately, some users reported inability to establish or loss of data connection. Often those people were cut off from the LTE network...


Nokia announces the 103 - its most affordable phone ever

Nokia announces the 103 - its most affordable phone ever

10 April, 2012 | comments (204)

Meet the Nokia 103 - the most affordable phone the Fins have ever manufactured. Announced in Nigeria today, the Nokia 103 will cost just 16 and is aimed at developing markets. The Nokia 103 runs Series 30 on a 1,36-inch black and white...

Tags: Nokia


Samsung Galaxy S III to have a home button, 5-column UI

Samsung Galaxy S III to have a home button, 5-column UI

10 April, 2012 | comments (156)

In today's issue of Galaxy S III Rumors Daily: Samsung has decided on keeping the hardware home button on its next Galaxy flagship. Apparently the topic was under heavy discussion over at Samsung HQ and the decision was made right before the...


LG Optimus 4X HD benchmarked early, does well

LG Optimus 4X HD benchmarked early, does well

10 April, 2012 | comments (42)

Greek site, TechBlog, got an early build of LG's top dog droid - the Optimus 4X HD. Without much hesitation the guys over ran a few benchmarks to test the quad-core Cortex-A9 processor clocked at 1.5 GHz and the ULP GeForce GPU. LG Optimus...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI, HTC


Leaked video reveals Nokia Lumia 610 NFC

Leaked video reveals Nokia Lumia 610 NFC

11 April, 2012 | comments (24)

A leaked video from Nokia talks about the Nokia Lumia 610 NFC - that's right, the lowest spec'd Lumia phone might be the first Windows Phone handset to feature NFC. Last year Nokia did say that it plans to integrate NFC in all of its future...


Certain Lumia 900 handsets facing loss of data connectivity

Certain Lumia 900 handsets facing loss of data connectivity

10 April, 2012 | comments (101)

Being an early adopter is hard. You have to put up with all the problems that the first batch of the product may have while hoping they will be fixed eventually. This is true of the Lumia 900 buyers as well, who are facing a rather inconvenient...


Desire S and Desire HD get unofficial Android 4.0 port

Desire S and Desire HD get unofficial Android 4.0 port

10 April, 2012 | comments (24)

xda-developers member 'proxuser' has been busy for the past few weeks working on an Android 4.0 port for the Desire S and the Desire HD. The ROM that he has managed to port over is actually an HTC One V ROM that was leaked a few weeks ago....

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI, xda


Microsoft to buy 800 patents from AOL for a cool billion dollars

Microsoft to buy 800 patents from AOL for a cool billion dollars

09 April, 2012 | comments (22)

The patent war is fierce and many companies have decided to extend their patent portfolios by buying patents from others. Microsoft will be doing just that in a deal with AOL. They'll be buying 800 patents from AOL, who will be left holding 300...

Tags: Microsoft, Misc