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AT&T to offer exclusive pink version of Nokia Lumia 900

AT&T to offer exclusive pink version of Nokia Lumia 900

09 July, 2012 | comments (29)

Nokia has just announced a pink version of its (current) WP flagship Lumia 900. It joins the already available cyan, white and black editions. AT&T Nokia Lumia 900 in pink The pink Lumia 900 will be available exclusively on AT&T starting...


LG to debut in-house quad-core L9 chipset in a phone this September

LG to debut in-house quad-core L9 chipset in a phone this September

09 July, 2012 | comments (42)

LG is about to debut its own L9 chipset this September. The L9 will be feature a quad-core ARM processor and a powerful GPU, but the architecture is yet to be announced. As the number 9 in the name suggests, the L9 might be based on the older ARM...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Verizon and Sprint will get Lumia phones, Lumia PureView soon

Verizon and Sprint will get Lumia phones, Lumia PureView soon

09 July, 2012 | comments (59)

Nokia’s vice president of worldwide developer relations Richard Kerris confirmed in an interview for Neowin that Verizon and Sprint will get Nokia Windows Phone smartphones soon. Currently the Lumia smartphones are only available in the USA on...


Nokia 808 Pureview now available on Amazon.com

Nokia 808 Pureview now available on Amazon.com

09 July, 2012 | comments (52)

Few weeks ago we reported that Nokia plans to sell the 808 PureView in the US through Amazon.com. Now the phone is in stock on Amazon and is being sold for $699 without a contract and unlocked. As is the case with unlocked GSM phones in the...


Nokia RDA tool leaks Lumia 910, 920, 950, 1001, and Nokia 510, 805

Nokia RDA tool leaks Lumia 910, 920, 950, 1001, and Nokia 510, 805

08 July, 2012 | comments (92)

Developers accessing Nokia's online RDA tool over the weekend were in for a nice surprise as they spotted a number of unannounced devices by searching for other available devices near-by over Bluetooth. Last year, we first heard of the Nokia...


The newly founded Jolla Ltd. will develop MeeGo smartphones

The newly founded Jolla Ltd. will develop MeeGo smartphones

07 July, 2012 | comments (223)

Here is a great piece of news for everyone who loves MeeGo. The Finnish startup Jolla Ltd. will develop smartphones running the Linux-based platform. More importantly however, Jolla will practically pick up the effort right from the point where...

Tags: MeeGo, Misc


Samsung explains the reason for the exploded Galaxy S III

Samsung explains the reason for the exploded Galaxy S III

07 July, 2012 | comments (221)

Remember the Galaxy S III that exploded not so long ago? After the accident in Ireland, Samsung started an investigation to see what caused it and it's back with the results. The company even contracted Fire Investigations UK (FIUK) to help them...


HTC releases unaudited report for Q2, revenue down by over a half

HTC releases unaudited report for Q2, revenue down by over a half

07 July, 2012 | comments (92)

It has not been a very good quarter for HTC - in Europe, the financial crisis meant lower demand, while in the US the patent battle with Apple meant delayed shipments, both of which hurt HTC’s performance. HTC has yet to release the full report,...

Tags: HTC, Android


Galaxy Nexus ban in the US gets temporarily suspended

Galaxy Nexus ban in the US gets temporarily suspended

07 July, 2012 | comments (58)

First we learned that Apple managed to win a temporary injunction against Samsung, which resulted in the Galaxy Nexus being banned from selling in the US. Then Google also pulled the phone from the Play Store, promising to issue a software update...


Sony LT30 device leaks via Bluetooth certification

Sony LT30 device leaks via Bluetooth certification

06 July, 2012 | comments (46)

An unknown Sony device, codenamed the LT30, has shown up on the official Bluetooth certification page. While there are unfortunately no known images of the device as of yet, the specs listed are quite impressive, perhaps even...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy Beam goes on sale in the UK for £395

Samsung Galaxy Beam goes on sale in the UK for £395

06 July, 2012 | comments (18)

The Samsung Galaxy Beam is finally up for grabs in the UK. Up until a couple of months ago it was available for pre-order but carried a hefty price tag of £430. Now, UK retailer Expansys has it for the more reasonable £395. While it's not the...


Samsung posts record profit,  Galaxy S III to hit 19M sales in Q2

Samsung posts record profit,  Galaxy S III to hit 19M sales in Q2

06 July, 2012 | comments (113)

Samsung hasn’t released its full Q2 financial report yet, but it unveiled some salient details on its performance. Largely thanks to the Galaxy line of Android smartphones, Samsung's profit reached a record $5.9 billion (up 79% year on year)....

Tags: Samsung, Android


Amazon said to be developing its own smartphone

Amazon said to be developing its own smartphone

06 July, 2012 | comments (28)

Amazon is said to be in the midst of developing its own smartphone, which will compete against the iPhone and the Android smartphones, says Bloomberg. The world's largest online retailer is said to have partnered again with Foxconn to manufacture...


New iPhone to supposedly feature quad-core CPU based on Exynos 4

New iPhone to supposedly feature quad-core CPU based on Exynos 4

05 July, 2012 | comments (228)

HTC, Samsung, and LG and Huawei are among the big-name manufacturers to release quad-core smartphones this year, and it seems like Apple will be putting its name on that list. Rumors abound that the upcoming new iPhone will feature a quad-core A6...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


LTE-enabled Samsung Galaxy S III launching in Korea next week

LTE-enabled Samsung Galaxy S III launching in Korea next week

05 July, 2012 | comments (44)

The LTE-packing Samsung Galaxy S III for the Korean market has been officially announced. Unlike its US siblings, this one uses a quad-core Exynos chipset rather than a Qualcomm Snapdragon. As expected, the phone is a bit thicker than the...


Motorola ATRIX HD for AT&T becomes official

Motorola ATRIX HD for AT&T becomes official

05 July, 2012 | comments (66)

We have seen the Motorola ATRIX HD in the past, back when it was known as ‘Dinara’. Now suddenly we find the product page live on Motorola's website even before the company made any official announcements. Looking at the ATRIX HD you can see...


Samsung will manufacture 28nm Qualcomm Snapdragon chips

Samsung will manufacture 28nm Qualcomm Snapdragon chips

04 July, 2012 | comments (49)

Yes, you read that right. Samsung, one of major producers of own-brand mobile silicon, is about to help Qualcomm produce some of their 28nm Snapdragon S4 SoCs. How about that? The reason for this is that Qualcomm's current manufacturing...


MeeGo team says goodbye to Nokia, N9 quietly weeps

MeeGo team says goodbye to Nokia, N9 quietly weeps

04 July, 2012 | comments (186)

So, this is the end of the road for the MeeGo team at Nokia, as Head of Development of MeeGo Sotiris Makrygiannis joined by other team members announced they are parting ways with the Espoo company. Those are the same people responsible for...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


Entry-level Samsung Galaxy Chat pairs ICS with a hardware QWERTY

Entry-level Samsung Galaxy Chat pairs ICS with a hardware QWERTY

04 July, 2012 | comments (58)

The Samsung Galaxy Chat just became official, a couple of days after we saw it in a leaked image. The QWERTY candybar phone will run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich out of the box with Sammy's traditional TouchWiz skin. The Samsung Galaxy Chat...


Rumored Sony Xperia SL LT26ii might bring a CPU upgrade

Rumored Sony Xperia SL LT26ii might bring a CPU upgrade

04 July, 2012 | comments (41)

About a week ago, a Sony Xperia SL LT26ii showed up on the Indonesia's version of the FCC. The site offered no info on its specs, but immediately there were speculation that the SL will be to the Xperia S what the arc S was to the Xperia...