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Imagination Technologies' next-gen PowerVR GPUs surface

Imagination Technologies' next-gen PowerVR GPUs surface

11 January, 2012 | comments (48)

Imagination Technologies are responsible for the graphical hardware underneath a host of well known smartphones including the likes of the iPhone 4S, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and the Nokia N9 to name but a few. So when they announce their next...

Tags: Misc


Kodak to sue HTC and Apple over claims of patent infringement

Kodak to sue HTC and Apple over claims of patent infringement

11 January, 2012 | comments (42)

Kodak's legal team have turned their guns on two huge names in the mobile world, HTC and Apple. The two companies have allegedly committed infringement on a number of Kodak-owned patents and the issues in question affect a vast number of both...

Tags: HTC, Apple, Misc


16 MP Polaroid Android HD smartphone does optical zoom

16 MP Polaroid Android HD smartphone does optical zoom

11 January, 2012 | comments (80)

Hey, look - it's Big Foot! No, it's just the Altek Leo, a creature that appears occasionally, the local newspaper writes about it and then disappears for another year. This time there's a big name attached to it at least, so maybe this time it will...


T-Mobile and Samsung introduce Galaxy S Blaze 4G

T-Mobile and Samsung introduce Galaxy S Blaze 4G

11 January, 2012 | comments (21)

T-Mobile and Samsung just unveiled the Galaxy S Blaze 4G with a dual-core Snapdragon S3 processor, clocked at 1.5 GHz, Super AMOLED first generation display and HSPA+ 42 Mbps downlink speeds. Known specs are pretty scarce at the moment but it...


Intel's Medfield series processor debuts on the Lenovo K800

Intel's Medfield series processor debuts on the Lenovo K800

11 January, 2012 | comments (50)

Intel has been trying to get into the smartphone segment for a long time now but they have finally managed to do it with the Lenovo K800, which will be the first smartphone to hit the market running on Intel's 32nm Medfield platform. The...


Consumer Electronics Show 2012 as it unfolds

Consumer Electronics Show 2012 as it unfolds

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The Consumer Electronics Show 2012 is going in full swing and you'd be forgiven if you got lost in the flurry of announcements. That's why we prepared this list of all the new announcements that took place, along with our coverage, neatly organized...

Tags: CES 2012


Samsung  expects to rob Nokia of top maker title this year

Samsung expects to rob Nokia of top maker title this year

10 January, 2012 | comments (152)

The time of Nokia's unquestionable reign in the mobile phone market is drawing to a close it seems, as the Finns lost the smartphone shipment race last year. Samsung are reportedly gunning for the top, confident they can outsell Nokia in all...

Tags: Nokia, Samsung, Misc


Sony Xperia s coming to Three, O2 and Phones4U in the UK

Sony Xperia s coming to Three, O2 and Phones4U in the UK

10 January, 2012 | comments (20)

The Sony Xperia s is arriving in the UK in March and so far we know that Three UK and O2 will be the ones to carry the device. The white version of the Xperia s is said to be a Phones4U exclusive on the isles. It seems the war for first dibs is...


Sony reveals the Xperia NX and Xperia acro HD for Japan

Sony reveals the Xperia NX and Xperia acro HD for Japan

10 January, 2012 | comments (66)

Along with the global Xperia S and the AT&T-bound Xperia ion, Sony revealed two more Android smartphones tailored for the Japanese market. The phones in question are Sony Xperia NX SO-02D and Xperia acro HD SO-03D. The Xperia NX and the acro...


Fujitsu showcases quad-core Tegra 3 smartphone at CES

Fujitsu showcases quad-core Tegra 3 smartphone at CES

10 January, 2012 | comments (38)

Unlike what we thought before, Fujitsu didn't just have the ultra thin Arrows F-078 and the ES IS12F to display at the CES. In fact they had something really special to show us. A quad-core Android smartphone running on Ice Cream Sandwich....


LTE-packing Nokia Lumia 900 is finally official, exclusive to AT&T

LTE-packing Nokia Lumia 900 is finally official, exclusive to AT&T

09 January, 2012 | comments (101)

Just as expected, Nokia used their CES 2012 press conference to announce their latest Windows Phone smartphone the Nokia Lumia 900. Coming with LTE connectivity and a 4.3 ClearBlack AMOLED, the Lumia 900 is going to be an AT&T exclusive at...


Galaxy Tab LTE and several DROID RAZRs for Verizon debut

Galaxy Tab LTE and several DROID RAZRs for Verizon debut

09 January, 2012 | comments (13)

Verizon joined AT&T and Sprint by making several major announcements at this year's CES. The biggest player on the US carrier market unveiled the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7, Motorola DROID RAZR Purple edition, DROID RAZR MAXX and Droid 4, whilst the...


Sprint unveils Samsung Galaxy Nexus LTE, LG Viper

Sprint unveils Samsung Galaxy Nexus LTE, LG Viper

09 January, 2012 | comments (4)

LTE is big on this year's CES. We've seen a couple of devices headed to AT&T's corner of the market and now Sprint is getting its own 4G lineup. The LTE version of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus is landing at Sprint along with the eco-concious LG Viper...


Sony announces Xperia S with  a 12MP camera and HD screen

Sony announces Xperia S with a 12MP camera and HD screen

09 January, 2012 | comments (156)

It turns out that the Xperia ion isn't the only hot device that Sony has prepared for US at this year's CES. The smartphone which leaked numerous times as Nozomi, finally went official under the name Sony Xperia S. The Sony Xperia S features...


Samsung and AT&T unveil Note, Skyrocket HD and Exhilarate

Samsung and AT&T unveil Note, Skyrocket HD and Exhilarate

10 January, 2012 | comments (5)

AT&T and Samsung announced the latest results of their collaboration. The second largest US carrier is getting the Galaxy Note smartphone-slash-tablet, the Galaxy S II Skyrocket HD superphone and the eco-friendly Exhilarate. We've been expecting...


The Sony Xperia ion coming to AT&T in Q2 2012

The Sony Xperia ion coming to AT&T in Q2 2012

09 January, 2012 | comments (33)

AT&T are racking up the points right now as they announce a host of devices looking to make use of their fancy new LTE network, including contributions from the likes of HTC, Nokia. It is Sony, however who bring this tasty morsel of technological...


LTE HTC Titan II  with 16 MP camera revealed, heads for AT&T

LTE HTC Titan II with 16 MP camera revealed, heads for AT&T

09 January, 2012 | comments (48)

The LTE-packing HTC Titan II just made its public debut at CES 2012. What might turn out to be the hottest Windows Phone smartphone for sometime to come is going to hit AT&T in the first half of the year. First and most importantly, the HTC...


Nokia Lumia 900 shows up again ahead of imminent launch

Nokia Lumia 900 shows up again ahead of imminent launch

09 January, 2012 | comments (21)

We are hours away from the event that should see the official announcement of the Nokia Lumia 900 here at CES 2012. What we have here is the first official press photo of the Nokia Lumia 900 (as previous leaks have reportedly been just very good...


BlackBerry 7.1 OS out now, brings Wi-Fi hotspot and calls

BlackBerry 7.1 OS out now, brings Wi-Fi hotspot and calls

09 January, 2012 | comments (43)

RIM has just released an update for its lineup of BlackBerry 7 OS-running smartphones. Version 7.1 brings a few new features and updates a few of the native Blackberry apps. The new features are: Mobile Hotspot - up to five devices supported...


Fujitsu to unveil ICS smartphone with quad-core Tegra 3 at CES

Fujitsu to unveil ICS smartphone with quad-core Tegra 3 at CES

09 January, 2012 | comments (17)

A leaflet that was distributed to journalists at the start of this year's CES which suggests that Fujitsu might have a real beast in store for us. According to it the Japanese will have a new Ultra High-spec Android smartphone with the quad-core...