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Samsung's Galaxy Note rumored to appear on Verizon in the US

Samsung's Galaxy Note rumored to appear on Verizon in the US

17 January, 2012 | comments (36)

The Samsung Galaxy Note broke cover ahead of CES this year amidst word that AT&T were bringing it aboard as one of their new LTE devices, which was confirmed once the show kicked off. Now, Los Angeles Industry Analyst, Paul Mueller, has confirmed...


MeeGo PR 1.2 now seeding to developers, out in a month

MeeGo PR 1.2 now seeding to developers, out in a month

17 January, 2012 | comments (40)

We've got some great news for the MeeGo fans out there. The expected Nokia N9 PR 1.2 update has completed yet another stage of its evolution and has now started seeding. Unfortunately, it's still only a developer-preview version, so you'd need to...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


BlackBerry Bold 9790 online in the UK SIM-less

BlackBerry Bold 9790 online in the UK SIM-less

17 January, 2012 | comments (13)

We previously reported that the BlackBerry Bold 9790, the latest touch and type flagship by RIM will be available over at the UK on January 9. It turns out that now is the moment when the Bold 9790 is yours to purchase over in the United Kingdom for...


Did Samsung just show the Galaxy S III?

Did Samsung just show the Galaxy S III?

17 January, 2012 | comments (148)

CES may be over but it might still hold an interesting reveal - the Samsung Galaxy S III. In an official Samsung video used in their press conference at the event, a Galaxy S II-like phone makes a brief appearance, but it carries visible changes...


Samsung announces Galaxy S II WiMAX for Japan

Samsung announces Galaxy S II WiMAX for Japan

17 January, 2012 | comments (35)

Adding to the litany of Galaxy S II models comes another one. This one is exclusive to Japan and has WiMAX onboard and will be sold through au by KDDI. The Galaxy S II ISW11SC has a 4.7-inch Super AMOLED HD display with a resolution of 1280...


Two new Sony Xperia leak, should be Nypon and Kumquat

Two new Sony Xperia leak, should be Nypon and Kumquat

16 January, 2012 | comments (64)

The MWC is coming in a few weeks and Sony is definitely up for some announcements there. The Xperia S has already stolen the spotlight, but it is yet to see what's coming. Today we get a glimpse of that. Two unknown Xperia smartphones popped...


Check out the first Sony Xperia S 12MP camera samples

Check out the first Sony Xperia S 12MP camera samples

16 January, 2012 | comments (106)

Surely lots of people wonder about the quality of the 12MP ExmorR sensor on the Sony's Xperia S. Sony Xperia S camera samples Unfortunately, photo quality is not stellar at this early stage. The way we see it, the resolved detail is...


White Galaxy Nexus breaks loose, poses for some live pics

White Galaxy Nexus breaks loose, poses for some live pics

16 January, 2012 | comments (36)

A week ago we got the first confirmation from a retailer about the upcoming availability of a white Galaxy Nexus. The very next day we got the first official picture of the white gadget. Samsung Galaxy Nexus in white Today we finally got...


Skype integration in Windows Phone  coming our way

Skype integration in Windows Phone coming our way

15 January, 2012 | comments (41)

Skype for Windows Phone, along with Skype for Windows 8 and Xbox, is coming soon, says Skype's VP of Products, Rick Osterloh. Although it's been eight months since Microsoft acquired Skype, we still haven't seen proper Skype integration in...


Samsung to replace its Bada platform with Tizen

Samsung to replace its Bada platform with Tizen

15 January, 2012 | comments (114)

Samsung has announced its plans to replace its homegrown smartphone platform - Bada - with the Linux-based Tizen, which was recently created in collaboration with Intel. Launched back in 2010, Bada was meant to feature on Samsung's low-end...


Nokia Lumia 900 expected to launch on March 18-19

Nokia Lumia 900 expected to launch on March 18-19

14 January, 2012 | comments (158)

When Nokia announced the new Lumia 900 at CES they only said it will be released in the next few months without giving a proper date. WMPoweruser has now learned that the phone will in fact be launched some time in March. If that's too vague...


CES 2012 is over, find the highlights inside

CES 2012 is over, find the highlights inside

13 January, 2012 | comments (32)

The tech mirage in the middle of the desert is over with the end of CES 2012 in Las Vegas. This was our first time visiting the Consumer Electronics Show and, boy, did it treat us well. Sadly, it's time to leave and head back home. Before that...

Tags: CES 2012, Misc


LG Marquee comes to Boost with no contract

LG Marquee comes to Boost with no contract

13 January, 2012 | comments (5)

Looks like dad's letting the kids get more toys this year, as Sprint’s prepaid brand, Boost Mobile, is getting the LG Marquee in the coming weeks. The LG Optimus Black clone, which was already available from Sprint on a two-year contract, is...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 and Tab 7.0 Plus show up in all white

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 and Tab 7.0 Plus show up in all white

13 January, 2012 | comments (29)

White versions of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 and the Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus emerged in Vietnam. Okay, there have been white versions around for a while, but these new ones are all white. The currently available Black and White versions differ only...


China too eager for the iPhone 4S, Apple suspends sales

China too eager for the iPhone 4S, Apple suspends sales

13 January, 2012 | comments (93)

The much-anticipated release of the iPhone 4S in China stumbled out of the gate in Beijing, after unruly crowds kept the store closed on release day. Apple’s main store in the Sanlitun district of Beijing, the first of its kind to open in the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, iPhone


Google releases Android Design Guidelines for app developers

Google releases Android Design Guidelines for app developers

13 January, 2012 | comments (38)

It seems Google was tired of seeing all the ugly Android apps on their brand new Ice Cream Sandwich OS. And they ought to; Ice Cream Sandwich is a beautiful product on its own but when you launch a third-part app that does not follow the same design...


LG signs patent licensing deal with Microsoft

LG signs patent licensing deal with Microsoft

12 January, 2012 | comments (66)

LG is the latest major Android manufacturer to sign a licensing agreement with Microsoft, agreeing to pay royalties to the software giant. That leaves Motorola as the only one of the Google OS big players that hasn't got a similar deal. The deal...


Samsung unveils Galaxy Tab 7.0N Plus

Samsung unveils Galaxy Tab 7.0N Plus

12 January, 2012 | comments (47)

Samsung has redesigned their Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus to sidestep the European courts' ban on its shipment in Germany. Earlier the court ordered that the Galaxy Tab lineup design is too close to that of the Apple iPad and banned their sales, so...


Nokia expected to sell 37 million Windows Phones in 2012

Nokia expected to sell 37 million Windows Phones in 2012

12 January, 2012 | comments (186)

According to analyst company Morgan Stanley, this year is going to be a very successful one for Nokia and its WP smartphones. The Finns made a rapid change an effort changing their focus and direction and now is the fruits of their hard work are...


PR1.2 update spotted on Nokia N9, to bring video calls and folders

PR1.2 update spotted on Nokia N9, to bring video calls and folders

12 January, 2012 | comments (66)

Sometimes you're just lucky - like this guy who found out his Nokia N9 is already running the upcoming PR1.2 update. The changelog for the update promises video calling support, app folders, improvements for the camera and gallery (we've already...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI