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GSM technology celebrates 20 years of calls - happy birthday!

GSM technology celebrates 20 years of calls - happy birthday!

01 July, 2011 | comments (124)

Happy birthday to GSM - the first GSM call on a commercial network was placed on 1 July, 1991. And here we are, 20 years later when GSM is the predominant technology for cell phones, a proud grand parent of UMTS and LTE. The world's first...

Tags: Misc


Motorola Droid HD gets leaked by its own camera

Motorola Droid HD gets leaked by its own camera

30 June, 2011 | comments (23)

This one is definitely close to the top of the list of our favorite rumors of upcoming devices, which we have encountered to date. A mysterious, yet unannounced handset by Motorola found its way on the popular photo sharing site Flickr through its...


Nokia N9 to miss on some major markets

Nokia N9 to miss on some major markets

30 June, 2011 | comments (239)

The Nokia N9 certainly made a great first impression and a lot of people are eager to get their hands on it. That's why Nokia put up a webpage, that should help you find out when the device becomes available in your area. Interestingly though, the...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


1.5 GHz HTC Eternity leaks, boasts a huge 4.7-inch Super LCD screen

1.5 GHz HTC Eternity leaks, boasts a huge 4.7-inch Super LCD screen

30 June, 2011 | comments (87)

An image of the first HTC handset to ship with the latest Windows Phone 7 version - Mango just surfaced. The HTC Eternity is certainly entering rumorland with a bang - it features a monstrous 4.7-inch Super LCD screen. It's certainly a...


Tegra 2 4.2-inch Samsung Galaxy Z unveiled, live photos inside

Tegra 2 4.2-inch Samsung Galaxy Z unveiled, live photos inside

30 June, 2011 | comments (83)

A new Galaxy phone, the Samsung Galaxy Z, has just been announced. Strangely though the handset has been unveiled by the Swedish carrier Three, rather than the Korean company. The Galaxy Z is a combo between the I9003 Galaxy SL and the S II - it's...


HTC Desire Gingerbread nears release, already in testing

HTC Desire Gingerbread nears release, already in testing

30 June, 2011 | comments (35)

A few hours ago HTC announced it is already testing the Gingerbread for the original Desire and will start the QA procedures this week. Obviously the update is nearing release and the wait will be over soon. Initially HTC promised a Gingerbread...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC EVO 3D with T-Mobile USA 3G bands passes FCC testing

HTC EVO 3D with T-Mobile USA 3G bands passes FCC testing

30 June, 2011 | comments (21)

The European GSM-enabled HTC EVO 3D recently went official but 3D-loving GSM fans in the US were seemingly left out of the party. Luckily this is about to change pretty soon as the EVO 3D is on its way to T-Mobile. The news was brought to us by...


HTC Status for AT&T gets announced on Facebook

HTC Status for AT&T gets announced on Facebook

29 June, 2011 | comments (21)

This is hardly a surprise to us. After we saw it in leaked pictures barely a week ago, the U.S. version of the HTC ChaCha got officially announced on Facebook under the name HTC Status - quite a fitting moniker for the phone which is designed to...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Tag Heuer unveils LINK: Luxury, Precision and Android

Tag Heuer unveils LINK: Luxury, Precision and Android

29 June, 2011 | comments (61)

Not all phones are created equal and we don't just mean hardware or software here. There are those phones that market themselves to the 'elite', usually toting a mix of expensive materials, hand built and precision manufactured parts and a four to...


Nokia releases lots of N9 camera samples, look good

Nokia releases lots of N9 camera samples, look good

29 June, 2011 | comments (88)

We bet many of you are curious what the MeeGo-based Nokia N9 camera is capable of. Well, you can stop searching for leaked camera samples right now, Nokia has just released untouched official ones. Two days ago when Damian Dinning discussed the...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


Symbian 3.2 and 5.0 get a browser and navigation update

Symbian 3.2 and 5.0 get a browser and navigation update

29 June, 2011 | comments (169)

Nowadays taking care of its latest smartphones is mandatory for every manufacturer with any kind of long term ambitions. However releasing an update for three-year old smartphones, ranging from entry level phones to former high-enders, and...


Nokia quietly unveils the Symbian-running C5 5MP

Nokia quietly unveils the Symbian-running C5 5MP

28 June, 2011 | comments (104)

Recently Nokia quietly added the specs of C5-00 5MP to its multiple websites. The candybar Symbian smartphone is virtually identical to its C5-00 sibling, but for the doubled RAM and boosted camera. The name of the Nokia C5 5MP says it all. It's...


We have photos of the Nokia 700 (Zeta), Symbian Belle inside

We have photos of the Nokia 700 (Zeta), Symbian Belle inside

28 June, 2011 | comments (104)

A tipster just sent us photos of the Nokia 700, a.k.a. Zeta, along with some specs though they didn’t confirm if there really is a 1GHz processor inside. In one of the photos you can see the new homescreen of Symbian Belle, the successor of...


HTC EVO 3D is coming soon to Vodafone UK

HTC EVO 3D is coming soon to Vodafone UK

28 June, 2011 | comments (19)

It was just yesterday that the European EVO 3D became official, but it seems Vodafone UK is already preparing its pre-order campaign. You can already register your interest and there is a cool ad for you to enjoy. The HTC's worst kept secret -...


T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide now official, to hit stores in July

T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide now official, to hit stores in July

28 June, 2011 | comments (13)

After several leaks T-Mobile has finally listed the myTouch 4G Slide on its US site as a coming soon handset. The HTC-made handset will be available for as low as $199.99 on a two-year bond with "America's largest 4G network", starting next month....


Nokia to launch four new 1GHz Symbian smartphones?

Nokia to launch four new 1GHz Symbian smartphones?

28 June, 2011 | comments (149)

Yesterday, we saw the Nokia N5 making a brief appearance on camera, running an updated version of Symbian Anna, otherwise known as Symbian Belle. We also found out that it will be followed by the N6 as well as the N7. Today we came across...


Google's third Nexus will be made by Samsung

Google's third Nexus will be made by Samsung

27 June, 2011 | comments (105)

Roughly a couple of weeks ago, we told you about the rumored specs of the upcoming third Nexus phone from Google. Now, we have a couple of additions for you from the same source. As always, bare in mind that everything is subject to change without...


Nokia camera guru D. Dinning reveals the N9 camera secrets

Nokia camera guru D. Dinning reveals the N9 camera secrets

27 June, 2011 | comments (52)

The 8 megapixel snapper at the back of the Nokia N9 might not be as much of a selling point as the 12 megapixel monster that the N8 packed, but that doesn't mean that its development took less effort. If you doubted this fact, you should definitely...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


European HTC EVO 3D now official, to start selling in July

European HTC EVO 3D now official, to start selling in July

27 June, 2011 | comments (31)

Well it is official, folks - the European version of the HTC EVO 3D has just been officially announced. And it will only take Europeans until July to be able to actually purchase one of those. The HTC EVO 3D images The HTC 3D pioneer...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Samsung to launch a 1.4 GHz Galaxy S II in September?

Samsung to launch a 1.4 GHz Galaxy S II in September?

27 June, 2011 | comments (157)

A particularly juicy rumor has it that Samsung is preparing an updated version of its Samsung Galaxy S II flagship with a 1.4 GHz dual-core processor. The upgrade could either be delivered with the NFC-capable version of the company flagship or in a...