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HTC One X for AT&T gets benchmarked, looks impressive

HTC One X for AT&T gets benchmarked, looks impressive

25 March, 2012 | comments (53)

When the AT&T flavored HTC One X flagship got announced during MWC, quite a few people were left wondering whether its Snapdragon S4 chipset with two CPU cores will match the performance of the quad-core Tegra 3 of the international...


Developer stats show quick adoption of iOS 5.1 by users

Developer stats show quick adoption of iOS 5.1 by users

25 March, 2012 | comments (37)

iOS users have historically been shown to quickly upgrade to the latest update compared to other platforms and with the latest release of iOS 5.1 this seems truer than ever. Developer David Smith who created the app Audiobooks, a universal app...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


RIM to give out BlackBerry OS 10 dev prototypes in early May

RIM to give out BlackBerry OS 10 dev prototypes in early May

24 March, 2012 | comments (89)

RIM is preparing a new OS - called BlackBerry 10 - to replace the two current OSes that it uses (BB OS 7 on phones and Tablet OS on the PlayBook). The BB OS 10 will launch late this year, but app developers can look forward to playing with it sooner...


Specs for Verizon-bound LG Lucid 4G droid leak

Specs for Verizon-bound LG Lucid 4G droid leak

23 March, 2012 | comments (18)

The leaked specs of the LG Lucid 4G mark the second LTE-enabled LG phone rumor for the day. The Lucid 4G (also known as Cayman) is a Gingerbread droid of the mid-range variety that is heading to Verizon. It has a 4" NOVA IPS-LCD display with...


LG Optimus LTE P936 previewed before announcement

LG Optimus LTE P936 previewed before announcement

23 March, 2012 | comments (20)

What we have here is yet another member of LG's ever-expanding Optimus LTE family. Called LG Optimus LTE P936, the smartphone isn't officially announced yet, but already got its first preview thanks to the guys from GSM Dome. The LG Optimus LTE...


Gresso Regal Black melds titanium and glass together

Gresso Regal Black melds titanium and glass together

23 March, 2012 | comments (41)

Luxury phone maker Gresso is adding a new model to its Avantgarde lineup - the Gresso Regal Black. The handset is styled to look like a speedboat and (as usual) is priced for people who already own a speedboat. The Regal Black is machined out of...

Tags: Gresso, S40


AT&T releases Android 4.0 update for the HTC Vivid

AT&T releases Android 4.0 update for the HTC Vivid

23 March, 2012 | comments (13)

AT&T has started rolling out the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to all the HTC Vivid users in the US. Along with the usual Android 4.0 features such as Face Unlock, GPU-accelerated UI, homescreen folders, etc., users will also get the new Sense 3.6...


Reuters: Apple iPhone 5 to launch in Q2 with a 4.6-inch LCD

Reuters: Apple iPhone 5 to launch in Q2 with a 4.6-inch LCD

22 March, 2012 | comments (223)

We are still several months away from the iPhone 5 launch, but we are still getting the occasional rumor about the next Apple smartphone. We just got a particularly juicy one, courtesy of Reuters. The international news agency quoted an unnamed...


1,000 people to lose their jobs at Nokia factory in Finland

1,000 people to lose their jobs at Nokia factory in Finland

22 March, 2012 | comments (259)

As part of its plan to improve production efficiency, Nokia is axing 1,000 jobs in its plant in Salo, Finland. The unpleasant talks have been discussed with all the staff in the Nokia plant and as a result, the job cuts will be made gradually...


Project Mayhem can put Android ICS on your Nokia N9 right now

Project Mayhem can put Android ICS on your Nokia N9 right now

22 March, 2012 | comments (135)

The Nokia N9 has been dipping its toes into Android waters for a while now, we even got to see (but not touch) a working Ice Cream Sandwich port. The same guys, NITDroid, have now come up with a release that users can try out. It's still not...


Samsung I9300 live photo surface, might be a disappointing S III

Samsung I9300 live photo surface, might be a disappointing S III

22 March, 2012 | comments (117)

Another day, another Samsung Galaxy S III leak. Today we've got a live photo that's allegedly depicting the Samsung I9300 Android smartphone. The model number has previously been associated with the next Samsung flagship, though there's no...


Galaxy Note Android 4.0 update to include special content

Galaxy Note Android 4.0 update to include special content

22 March, 2012 | comments (62)

Earlier this year, Samsung had promised a Q1, 2012 time period for the roll out of the Android 4.0 update for the Galaxy S II and the Galaxy Note. But while its younger brother has started receiving the update, the Galaxy Note users are still...


Sony Xperia S starts shipping worldwide

Sony Xperia S starts shipping worldwide

22 March, 2012 | comments (91)

The first Sony branded handset after a long period of time has finally started shipping globally. Sony's blog announced this news yesterday but failed to mention when exactly the handset will reach individual markets. Instead Sony is relaying on...


Motorola RAZR update brings battery and camera improvements

Motorola RAZR update brings battery and camera improvements

21 March, 2012 | comments (31)

Motorola has released a software update for the international GSM version of the RAZR. It isn't the long-awaited Ice Cream Sandwich RAZR owners are hoping for (psst, check here), but rather the update is based on the good ol' Android 2.3. However,...


Huawei Ascend D quad to hit the shelves in July

Huawei Ascend D quad to hit the shelves in July

21 March, 2012 | comments (20)

When Huawei announced its Ascend D quad new flagship at the MWC, the Chinese company said it will be arriving at the market in either Q2 or Q3. Well we now got more specific information and sadly we'll have to wait until the third quarter of the...


Samsung Galaxy S III alleged official photo and specs leak

Samsung Galaxy S III alleged official photo and specs leak

21 March, 2012 | comments (368)

The Samsung Galaxy S III rumors keep coming in and different sources are starting to agree on some key specs. You should still take what the rumors say with a pinch of salt, but these seem slightly more credible than most of the previous ones. An...


Apple, Nokia, Motorola and RIM argue over the nano-SIM design

Apple, Nokia, Motorola and RIM argue over the nano-SIM design

21 March, 2012 | comments (95)

Giesecke & Devrient, the German company that invented the SIM card, recently came up with the idea of the nano-SIM. This new, even smaller version of the SIM is only a third of the already tiny micro-SIM and will help device manufacturers save some...

Tags: Apple, Nokia, Motorola, RIM


Sony announces Xperia neo L for the Chinese market

Sony announces Xperia neo L for the Chinese market

20 March, 2012 | comments (47)

Today Sony Mobile announced a new addition to its Xperia smartphone line-up. The Sony neo L is a mid-range device that is based on the neo V and is destined for the Chinese market. The Xperia neo L will run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich...


Samsung Galaxy S II ICS update is live in the UK on Three

Samsung Galaxy S II ICS update is live in the UK on Three

20 March, 2012 | comments (66)

The newest Android 4.0 build is now streaming OTA to customers of the Three network in the UK. This news comes not long after the Android 4.0 update was released for unlocked Galaxy S II units, which is rather surprising since we all know how...


Fragmentation costs Android developer attention, study shows

Fragmentation costs Android developer attention, study shows

20 March, 2012 | comments (91)

Android fragmentation could turn up to be more dangerous than frustrating, according to a recent study. Developer interest in the platform has decreased recently and fragmentation is quoted as the main reason for this. A research conducted by IDC...