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Deluxe Limited Edition HTC One X comes with Beats headphones

Deluxe Limited Edition HTC One X comes with Beats headphones

12 March, 2012 | comments (41)

HTC has made up a special offer for their domestic market in Taiwan bundling their newest quad-core One X smartphone with Beats Solo headphones. Unfortunately, HTC is mum on any probability of releasing the special bundle globally or in other...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Dual-core Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 goes on pre-order in the UK

Dual-core Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 goes on pre-order in the UK

12 March, 2012 | comments (26)

The smartphone that many of you have been expecting eagerly is just about to hit the shelves in UK. The Samsung Galaxy Ace 2, which is supposed to bring dual-core power to the Android mid-range, just went on pre-order and it's carrying a pretty...


AT&T expands its LTE coverage to twelve more areas

AT&T expands its LTE coverage to twelve more areas

12 March, 2012 | comments (7)

AT&T may be the LTE underdog in the States, after Verizon beat it to the punch, but the carrier isn't putting its head down. Today the company announced that twelve more markets will be joining the LTE revolution. Here are the cities that...

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A leaked camera sample namedrops HTC Golf droid

A leaked camera sample namedrops HTC Golf droid

12 March, 2012 | comments (9)

A brand new HTC droid was uncovered through an otherwise uninteresting photo sample. The EXIF info on the shot names the device HTC Golf and gives some specs to go along with the name. The specs read like a lower-end version of the HTC One V - a...


T-Mobile US customers to get unlimited calling for $10

T-Mobile US customers to get unlimited calling for $10

12 March, 2012 | comments (9)

Current customers will soon be able to call any mobile number, regardless of carrier, for a flat rate of $10. The new feature does not require a contract, and can be added or removed from a particular plan at will. This is great if you're...

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O2 UK publish their initial 2012 device lineup

O2 UK publish their initial 2012 device lineup

11 March, 2012 | comments (30)

MWC gave us a lot to look forward to, with a new family of HTC devices alongside the first range of smartphones brandishing the Sony name and now these delights are making their way to carriers across the globe. O2 UK recently updated their...


Sony MT27i Pepper shows up in a press shot

Sony MT27i Pepper shows up in a press shot

10 March, 2012 | comments (72)

We've seen this one in blurry shots back in January, sporting a Sony Ericsson logo. Today, the Sony MT27i Pepper emerged in a press shot, proudly wearing a Sony logo, with Xperia Smart Tags by its side. As you have probably guessed already,...


Samsung Galaxy mini 2 goes up for pre-order in the UK

Samsung Galaxy mini 2 goes up for pre-order in the UK

09 March, 2012 | comments (35)

Samsung's recently announced Galaxy mini 2 S6500 is now available for pre-order at an online retailer in the UK. The entry level Galaxy will cost you 179.95 (215) without contract. As you can see above, availability date is yet to be known....


Intel Atom-packing Orange Santa Clara benchmarked

Intel Atom-packing Orange Santa Clara benchmarked

09 March, 2012 | comments (57)

Intel are serious about getting into the mobile phone business with phones like the Orange Santa Clara. The Intel Atom Z2460 chipset however drew some ridicule for its single CPU core. Early benchmarks show, however, that the single (but...

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HTC One X, One S and others may be delayed

HTC One X, One S and others may be delayed

09 March, 2012 | comments (30)

Rumor has it that production at the Taiwanese-based TSMC plant has been entirely halted for the past three weeks, because they are allegedly having problems with the newest generation of Snapdragon SoC's from Qualcomm. Among the more popular...


Microsoft to kill Windows Mobile 6.x Marketplace on May 9

Microsoft to kill Windows Mobile 6.x Marketplace on May 9

09 March, 2012 | comments (100)

If there were any people left using Windows Mobile 6.x at all, they should know that Microsoft will shut down the Marketplace for its former OS on May 9. You won't be able to download or update apps after that. Everything you installed from there...


Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II will get ICS on March 10

Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II will get ICS on March 10

08 March, 2012 | comments (289)

Just as we were getting ready to get it on March 15, we got even better news. Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II will be receiving an update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich on March 10 - less than 48 hours from now. Update: Samsung used its Twitter...


Windows Phone Tango minimum hardware limitations outlined

Windows Phone Tango minimum hardware limitations outlined

08 March, 2012 | comments (48)

Offerings from both Nokia and ZTE debuted the next major build of Windows Phone last week at MWC, dubbed "Tango". The new Nokia Lumia 610 and ZTE Orbit both took to their respective stands to show off the new lower-end capabilities of Microsoft's...


HTC Sensation XE Android 4.0 ICS update now seeding

HTC Sensation XE Android 4.0 ICS update now seeding

08 March, 2012 | comments (204)

The Android 4.0 ICS update marathon for the non-Nexus devices has just begun. HTC drew first blood and started seeding the latest edition of the Google OS to its Sensation XE former flagship. Also included in the package is an updated Sense UI,...

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Sony Xperia S hits UK, carrier Three is the first to get it

Sony Xperia S hits UK, carrier Three is the first to get it

08 March, 2012 | comments (68)

The Sony Xperia S finally completed its journey to the UK and is now available for purchase. The first smartphone to ship with the Sony branding, rather than Sony Ericsson, is already offered by Three both on a contract and on a pay-as-you-go...


ComScore: Android has nearly 50% of US market, iOS grows too

ComScore: Android has nearly 50% of US market, iOS grows too

08 March, 2012 | comments (67)

ComScore released their regularly scheduled report on the mobile phone market in the US - the big news is that the number of smartphones in the country has crossed the 100 million mark for the first time. The report covers the three month period...


Samsung Mobile chief states 'No compromise!' in Apple patent war

Samsung Mobile chief states 'No compromise!' in Apple patent war

08 March, 2012 | comments (83)

Apple's alleged offer to Samsung for settling in one of their patent infringement cases, where Samsung would pay Apple from $5 to $15 per device, hasn't met positive reactions in the Korean headquarters. Shin Jong-kyun, Samsung's head of...

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Motorola introduces new DEFY XT535 in China

Motorola introduces new DEFY XT535 in China

08 March, 2012 | comments (17)

When compared to the DEFY+, which was released late last year, the new DEFY XT535 features the same screen but slightly different looks, and now has a front-facing camera capable of recording VGA video. Otherwise, it has the same IP67...


Apple increases download limit for OTA App Store downloads

Apple increases download limit for OTA App Store downloads

08 March, 2012 | comments (29)

Apple has finally decided to increase the download limit for the App Store. Previously, if you had to download an app, podcast or any other content on your iOS device using the network connection, you would have to put up with the 20MB download...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


iOS 5.1 available over the air now, changelog inside

iOS 5.1 available over the air now, changelog inside

07 March, 2012 | comments (81)

Just hours after the iOS 5.1 update was announced at Apple's iPad event in San Francisco the update is live for you to download. The update brings Japanese language support for Siri as well as the option to selectively delete photos from Photo...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI