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White Nokia Lumia 900 surfaces, is cool as ice

White Nokia Lumia 900 surfaces, is cool as ice

07 February, 2012 | comments (71)

After Nokia spilled the beans for the white version of the Lumia 800, the company accidentally leaked an image of a Nokia Lumia 900 sporting the same white polycarbonate unibody. Looks great, doesn't it? The photo doesn't reveal anything we...


Nokia Belle update rolling out for Symbian^3 devices

Nokia Belle update rolling out for Symbian^3 devices

07 February, 2012 | comments (698)

The long-awaited Belle update for older Nokias that launched with Symbian^3 has started rolling out. We received tons of tips (thanks everyone!) and when we plugged in our Nokia N8, Ovi Suite immediately found an update. The update is version...


New HTC Ville photos leak, slim waistline and specs reconfirmed

New HTC Ville photos leak, slim waistline and specs reconfirmed

06 February, 2012 | comments (57)

We got yet another portion of leaked HTC Ville live photos, garnished with a nice specs sheet. The Android smartphone is expected to be unveiled by HTC at their press conference on February 26 and slide beneath the Edge in the company's chain of...


Samsung Galaxy S III to be  7mm thin, rumors say

Samsung Galaxy S III to be 7mm thin, rumors say

06 February, 2012 | comments (140)

It seems that thinness is the new race to the moon for smartphone makers, and Samsung, not to be outdone by Motorola's RAZR XT910 7.1mm waistline, is reportedly aiming at the 7mm milestone with the new Galaxy S III. Surprisingly, Huawei is also in...


The Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus gets UK pricing

The Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus gets UK pricing

06 February, 2012 | comments (19)

As we expected, the new Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus comes in at a reasonable 249.99 in the UK according to mobile retailer, Expansys. As such we're anticipating a free device on contracts around the 15-per-month mark and upwards once carriers release...


Nokia launches the white Lumia 800 this month

Nokia launches the white Lumia 800 this month

06 February, 2012 | comments (55)

Nokia has just announced it is going to launch the white model of the Lumia 800 smartphone later this month in addition to its already available black, cyan and magenta editions. The "beautiful, dazzling, glossy, snow-white" Lumia 800 will start...


Free Zune Pass for a year from Microsoft Stores in the US

Free Zune Pass for a year from Microsoft Stores in the US

06 February, 2012 | comments (10)

Microsoft entered Apple's domain with the introduction of their self-branded stores cropping up across the US last year. The problem being that there still just aren't that many of them. With plans to create a network of 75 stores nationwide...


The 12 MP Nokia Lumia 910 rumor officially refuted

The 12 MP Nokia Lumia 910 rumor officially refuted

06 February, 2012 | comments (40)

Remember the 12 MP Nokia Lumia 910 that surfaced several days ago in the Netherlands? It sure sounded awesome, but as it turns out it isn't happening. The official confirmation was brought by the Nokia camera guru Damian Dinning. The head of...


White Galaxy Nexus goes official in UK, sales start on February 13

White Galaxy Nexus goes official in UK, sales start on February 13

06 February, 2012 | comments (25)

The white version of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus popped up on the website of a UK retailer last month after which we got to see an official photo and some live images of the device. As it turns out, though, the rumored February 6 launch date was...


HTC had an overall good 2011, but an unimpressive Q4

HTC had an overall good 2011, but an unimpressive Q4

06 February, 2012 | comments (15)

HTC's financial results for the last quarter of 2011 are out and they are not so good. Furthermore, the company expects Q1 2012 to follow the same path. Despite profitable Q2 2011 and Q3 2011 results the Taiwanese company has taken a hit in...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Samsung Galaxy Note up for pre-order on AT&T and Best Buy

Samsung Galaxy Note up for pre-order on AT&T and Best Buy

06 February, 2012 | comments (15)

The Samsung Galaxy Note has finally landed on US shores and is now available for pre-order through AT&T and Best Buy stores for $299 and a two-year contract. Orders are said to start delivering starting Saturday, February 19. The phone will...


Android 4.0.4 OTA update for Verizon Galaxy Nexus leaked

Android 4.0.4 OTA update for Verizon Galaxy Nexus leaked

05 February, 2012 | comments (14)

An Android Central forum member was lucky enough to receive the Android 4.0.4 OTA update on his Verizon Galaxy Nexus before anyone else. The update has since been extracted and made available for everyone else to download and install. As you...


Is the Nokia N8's successor to be the last Symbian device ever?

Is the Nokia N8's successor to be the last Symbian device ever?

04 February, 2012 | comments (363)

Say 'bye bye to Symbian' is essentially the message coming from Nokia as it looks to bring about the end of its legacy platform sooner than many expected. Despite talks of Symbian Carla and even Symbian Donna in the works for current and new...


Sony Ericsson announces Xperia active Billabong edition

Sony Ericsson announces Xperia active Billabong edition

04 February, 2012 | comments (39)

Sony Ericsson and the extreme sports brand Billabong have entered into a partnership, which will bring the Xperia smartphones closer to the adrenaline junkies, who are fans of the popular Australian clothing and gear company. The first product of...


Apple pulls iPhone 4, 3GS and iPad 2 from German online store

Apple pulls iPhone 4, 3GS and iPad 2 from German online store

04 February, 2012 | comments (58)

Apple has been forced to remove some of its 3G products from the German online stores. This includes the iPhone 3GS, the iPhone 4 and the 3G version of the iPad 2. FOSS Patent's Florian Mueller says this is due to the injunction won in...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Samsung and Corning embark on an OLED joint-venture

Samsung and Corning embark on an OLED joint-venture

03 February, 2012 | comments (45)

Yesterday Corning and Samsung announced that they would be teaming up to provide a product that plays to each of the companies strengths. Samsung, who alongside their mobile devices are famed for a pretty reputable display manufacturing arm, have...


Samsung Galaxy S III and Apple iPhone 5 to be waterproof?

Samsung Galaxy S III and Apple iPhone 5 to be waterproof?

03 February, 2012 | comments (79)

We've already heard about a hundred different rumors about the Galaxy S III specs sheet, but this one is by far one of the most exciting. According to an anonymous tipster, who is said to be working for a large UK retailer the next Samsung flagship...


Galaxy S Advance poses for even more shots ahead of launch

Galaxy S Advance poses for even more shots ahead of launch

03 February, 2012 | comments (43)

Samsung announced the I9070 Galaxy S Advance just four days ago, but it already escaped in the wild twice to play in front of a camera. The previous live pictures we quire boring, while today's are much more interesting. Samsung Galaxy S...


Nokia Lumia 800 is selling hot in cold Finland

Nokia Lumia 800 is selling hot in cold Finland

03 February, 2012 | comments (90)

The first Nokia Windows Phone - the Lumia 800 - has been selling like hot cakes in Nokia's homeland, Finland. The phone was launched on February 1st there and some retailers are already reporting that they're out-of-stock, whilst others expect to...


iOS apps crash more often than Android apps, study shows

iOS apps crash more often than Android apps, study shows

03 February, 2012 | comments (93)

In this episode of smartphone myth busters, we'll investigate the claim that Android apps are often released to the market unstable, whereas iOS apps are always bug-free and buttery smooth. According to a study by Crittercism, quoted by Forbes,...

Tags: iOS, Android, Touch UI