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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...


WP Tango aka Refresh to allow 8 apps running in background

WP Tango aka Refresh to allow 8 apps running in background

20 March, 2012 | comments (25)

We thought that the Windows Phone update, which will officially go by WP Refresh was all about optimizations for low-end chipsets, but it turns out it also adds some new functionality. The recently leaked Tango ROM revealed an increase in the...


Ads within Android apps found to consume 75% of the app's power

Ads within Android apps found to consume 75% of the app's power

20 March, 2012 | comments (72)

A team of researchers from Purdue University and Microsoft have made a rather starling discovery. It seems apart from being obnoxiously annoying, those pesky ads that pop-up within your Android apps are actually taking up to 75 percent of the app's...


White Samsung Wave 3 spotted out in the wild

White Samsung Wave 3 spotted out in the wild

19 March, 2012 | comments (21)

It looks like a new color version is coming up for the Samsung Wave 3. You will soon be able to pick up the Bada flagship no only in black, but also in white with silver sides and back. Unfortunately, there are no official images of the new Wave 3...


ICS-powered Motorola DROID Fighter leaks

ICS-powered Motorola DROID Fighter leaks

18 March, 2012 | comments (46)

We just got a glimpse of the next member of the Motorola Android lineup. Codenamed DROID Fighter, the yet unannounced smartphone appeared in a live photo, alongside its Droid RAZR sibling. There's not much in terms of specs of the Verizon-bound...


Quad-core CPU and on-chip LTE confirmed for Galaxy S III

Quad-core CPU and on-chip LTE confirmed for Galaxy S III

18 March, 2012 | comments (222)

Today's batch of Samsung Galaxy S III rumors is brought to you by one of Samsung's very own executives. He confirmed an Exynos-branded chipset with four CPU cores will be used in the Galaxy S II successor. Samsung feels the need to reduce its...


SIM-free HTC One X and One S get priced in UK, Germany

SIM-free HTC One X and One S get priced in UK, Germany

18 March, 2012 | comments (46)

The carrier-subsidized prices of the HTC One X and One S in the UK were revealed last week, but now we also got news of the SIM-free pricing of the two ultra-sleek smartphones in both Britain and Germany. If you live in the UK and are looking to...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Nokia Lumia 719 image leaks, coming soon to Asia and America

Nokia Lumia 719 image leaks, coming soon to Asia and America

18 March, 2012 | comments (81)

What we have today is the first picture of the upcoming Nokia Lumia 719. The phone is destined for the Asian and American markets and as can be deduced from the name will be placed above the current Nokia Lumia 710. The Lumia 719 has a very...


Another purported image of the Samsung Galaxy S III leaks

Another purported image of the Samsung Galaxy S III leaks

17 March, 2012 | comments (263)

If we got a nickel for every time a supposed image of the upcoming Galaxy S III was found, we would have a lot of nickels. Another one of such images for the Galaxy S III has surfaced but we must say, out of all that we have seen so far, this one...


Nexus S CDMA to get ICS - for real this time

Nexus S CDMA to get ICS - for real this time

16 March, 2012 | comments (31)

The folks over at Engadget confirm that an ICS update for the CDMA Nexus S and Nexus S 4G should be live within a couple of weeks. If you own a CDMA version of the Nexus from Samsung, then you probably are all too familiar with the agonizing...


Nokia Lumia 900 has camera and audio improvements over the 800

Nokia Lumia 900 has camera and audio improvements over the 800

16 March, 2012 | comments (79)

A Q&A posted on Nokia Connects answers a lot of interesting questions about the Nokia Lumia lineup. The Nokia Lumia 900, for example, will launch with improvements to the camera and sound systems, which will trickle down to the Lumia 800. Nokia...


HTC One X to hit UK on April 5, O2 confirms

HTC One X to hit UK on April 5, O2 confirms

16 March, 2012 | comments (21)

Fortunately those delay rumors turned out to be completely unfounded and the HTC One X is keeping nicely to its market availability schedule. O2 UK just confirmed though its Twitter account that it will be getting the next HTC flagship on April 5,...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Nokia Lumia 610 to get Wi-Fi hotspot functionality

Nokia Lumia 610 to get Wi-Fi hotspot functionality

16 March, 2012 | comments (77)

Unwired View has uncovered an interesting feature in the upcoming Nokia Lumia 610 and that is the ability to use the phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot. Now, on its own, the feature isn't particularly new and this functionality was in fact added in...


Samsung Galaxy Note ICS update pushed back to Q2

Samsung Galaxy Note ICS update pushed back to Q2

15 March, 2012 | comments (137)

We are afraid we have some bad news for the Galaxy Note users out there. The Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for the phoneblet has been pushed back from its initially announced Q1 launch to Q2. It's only been confirmed by Samsung Norway...


iFixit has begun Apple iPad 3 disassembly, secrets lie ahead

iFixit has begun Apple iPad 3 disassembly, secrets lie ahead

15 March, 2012 | comments (137)

As usual, iFixit are doing what they do best - tearing stuff down. And now, after a short wait, the new 2012 iPad is in their possession being disassembled at the time of writing. And right off the bat something interesting pops up. The ultra...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Ideal smartphone screen size is 4 - 4.5 inches, study shows

Ideal smartphone screen size is 4 - 4.5 inches, study shows

15 March, 2012 | comments (473)

A survey, performed by Strategy Analytics in the UK and US amongst current smartphone users, shows that more than 90% of consumers seek larger screens than those found on devices they currently own. The explanation for this is that more and...

Tags: Android, iOS