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Meizu MX 4-core global release not official yet, apparently

Meizu MX 4-core global release not official yet, apparently

17 July, 2012 | comments (23)

Yesterday we reported that the quad-core Meizu 4-core is now available in various stores around the globe, but it turns out that the smartphone hasn't officially gone global just yet. Meizu reached out to us and clarified that it hasn't yet released...


Samsung cancels the 64GB I9300 Galaxy S III?

Samsung cancels the 64GB I9300 Galaxy S III?

17 July, 2012 | comments (66)

When the Galaxy S III was announced a couple of months ago, it was said to come in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB varieties. The latter model, however, seems to be axed by Samsung as UK retailer Expansys has cancelled its pre-orders. A reader of ours...


Samsung break smartphone sales record in Q2, Reuters says

Samsung break smartphone sales record in Q2, Reuters says

17 July, 2012 | comments (86)

The official numbers aren't out just yet, but according to Reuters, Samsung might have broken the smartphone sales record in what is otherwise considered a pretty slow quarter. Reuters polled 41 analysts and, based on their estimates, claim that...

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T-Mobile officially announce Samsung Galaxy Note

T-Mobile officially announce Samsung Galaxy Note

17 July, 2012 | comments (31)

After numerous leaks, the T-Mobile-bound Samsung Galaxy Note is finally official, as last night the carrier unveiled their own version of the phoneblet. Despite lacking LTE support, the T-Mobile Galaxy Note still comes with a Qualcomm S3 chipset,...


Windows Phone 8 to get mass storage and screenshot support

Windows Phone 8 to get mass storage and screenshot support

17 July, 2012 | comments (132)

We are hearing reports of two often requested features on Windows Phone making their way in Windows Phone 8. The first is mass storage mode. When Microsoft announced that they were adding support for microSD cards in Windows Phone 8, it was...


Apple iOS 6 beta 3 is now seeding to developers

Apple iOS 6 beta 3 is now seeding to developers

16 July, 2012 | comments (40)

Three weeks after iOS 6 beta 2 became available, Apple has began seeding the third beta version of its latest mobile OS. The iOS 6 beta 3 update is available as an over-the-air download to everyone running the previous release. As always, the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


A Verizon branded LG Optimus Vu gets caught in spy shots

A Verizon branded LG Optimus Vu gets caught in spy shots

16 July, 2012 | comments (6)

It looks like the US version of the Samsung Galaxy Note is about to get some competition in the phoneblet realm in the immediate future. LG's answer to the Note - the Opitmus Vu has been caught in a series of spy shots, sporting Verizon Wireless...


Unlocked Xperia S, P and U arrive to the Sony US store

Unlocked Xperia S, P and U arrive to the Sony US store

16 July, 2012 | comments (51)

Sony's NXT line is now available in the United States via the company's stores and its website. The Xperia S comes in black and white and will set you back $559.99, the Xperia P comes in black, red and silver and costs $479.99, while the Xperia U...


Meizu MX 4-core is now available globally, pricing still steep

Meizu MX 4-core is now available globally, pricing still steep

16 July, 2012 | comments (32)

The original (dual-core) Meizu MX is one of the most popular smartphones in China. Shortly after the launch there, it was quietly made available around the world from various retailers. Later, after the huge success of the MX, Meizu announced a...


Samsung looks to take 70 percent market share in Korea

Samsung looks to take 70 percent market share in Korea

16 July, 2012 | comments (23)

The tech giant is looking to make a statement on its home turf and capture an unprecedented 70% of the South Korea mobile market. This, after capturing a hefty 66% in the first half of 2012, due in large part to great sales of its most recent...

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ICS update for HTC Desire HD reportedly canned (Update: Not)

ICS update for HTC Desire HD reportedly canned (Update: Not)

16 July, 2012 | comments (85)

Back when HTC announced the list of handsets that will be receiving the Android 4.0 update, we were especially happy to see the aged Desire HD being part of the list, something we commended HTC on. But it was not to be, as it seems the...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Motorola ATRIX HD goes on sale, will set you back by $49.99

Motorola ATRIX HD goes on sale, will set you back by $49.99

16 July, 2012 | comments (19)

The Motorola ATRIX HD has skipped all the formalities and gone straight for the release. The handset is now available on Amazon and Best Buy for $99.99 and $49.99 respectively, on a two-year contract. In case you are not aware, the ATRIX HD...


Galaxy S III Developer Edition now live on Samsung's website

Galaxy S III Developer Edition now live on Samsung's website

16 July, 2012 | comments (21)

Last week we reported that Samsung and Verizon are working on a special Developer Edition of their new Galaxy S III smartphone. The main feature of this device is that it will feature a user unlockable bootloader and will be sold without a contract...


The Lumia 900 receives a healthy price cut, now $49.99 on AT&T

The Lumia 900 receives a healthy price cut, now $49.99 on AT&T

14 July, 2012 | comments (62)

If you thought that buying into a Lumia 900 isn't worth it without the WP8 side-salad you might want to read on. Nokia's WP flagman has received a healthy price cut and is now available for only $49.99 on a two-year deal with AT&T. The...


Samsung gets expedited Galaxy Nexus injunction hearing

Samsung gets expedited Galaxy Nexus injunction hearing

14 July, 2012 | comments (150)

The US Court of Appeals has granted Samsung's request to expedite its appeal of the preliminary injunction against the Galaxy Nexus. The company must file its court brief to start the process before July 16 and Apple has until July 30 to...

Tags: Samsung, Apple, Misc


Sony Xperia SL in blue and pink appears in a leaked press shot

Sony Xperia SL in blue and pink appears in a leaked press shot

13 July, 2012 | comments (62)

Besides the expected bump in CPU clock speed, the Xperia SL (LT26ii) will obviously add a couple of exclusive hues to the family of the Sony Xperia S. Blue and pink are the colors of choice, making happy boys and girls alike. We wish we...


Powerful HTC phone for Verizon leaks, GLBenchmark confirms

Powerful HTC phone for Verizon leaks, GLBenchmark confirms

13 July, 2012 | comments (75)

HTC is obviously working on an immensely powerful smartphone. At least that's what the website of the popular GLBenchmark tool suggests. Planned to launch on the Verizon network, the unannounced smartphone has a model number HTC6435, which seems...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Android now powers 51.8% of US smartphones, growth continues

Android now powers 51.8% of US smartphones, growth continues

13 July, 2012 | comments (112)

Popular analyst company Nielsen has published its report on the US smartphone market in the second quarter of 2012. The quarter saw smartphone growth continue as two thirds of all new customers picked a smartphone. Android continues to be in...


Motorola XT907 with 4G LTE leaks on camera

Motorola XT907 with 4G LTE leaks on camera

13 July, 2012 | comments (11)

A new Motorola device has been spotted on Chinese e-commerce site Alibaba with the model number XT907. Although not much is known about the handset, from the image it looks like a scaled down version of the current DROID RAZR (XT912). It is...


Purported images of the next generation iPhone leaks

Purported images of the next generation iPhone leaks

13 July, 2012 | comments (143)

We have seen leaked images of the next generation iPhone before but those were just of the aluminum back shell. Today, we have what looks like a completely assembled device placed next to the current iPhone 4S. As before, the device is...