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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...


Samsung Galaxy Note plagued by display issues

Samsung Galaxy Note plagued by display issues

12 July, 2012 | comments (210)

The Samsung Galaxy Note has been enjoying pretty smooth sailing ever since its launch at the end of last year, but it turns out the device isn't perfectly problem-free. It turns out that the 5.3" phoneblet is plagued by a display issue, which was...


Samsung plans to unveil the Galaxy Note 2 on August 30

Samsung plans to unveil the Galaxy Note 2 on August 30

12 July, 2012 | comments (87)

According to the Korean Digital Daily website Samsung is planning to have an Unpacked event for the Galaxy Note 2. It should happen on August 30 - a day before the IFA expo kicks off in Berlin, Germany. According to the information the event will...


AT&T to offers exclusive Garnet Red Samsung Galaxy S III

AT&T to offers exclusive Garnet Red Samsung Galaxy S III

12 July, 2012 | comments (44)

AT&T gets another exclusivity deal, this time on the Galaxy S III. It will be the only carrier in the world (at least for now) to offer the Garnet Red version of the Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone. The Garnet Red edition will be available on...


Sony LT30 Mint camera samples and specs leak

Sony LT30 Mint camera samples and specs leak

12 July, 2012 | comments (56)

Remember the Sony LT30 Mint? We got the codename way back in January thanks to a leaked roadmap, which said the smartphone was supposed to launch in September and cost €560. Then the LT30 device leaked via the Bluetooth certification with a bunch...


Philips outs the dual-SIM W732 droid, sticks a huge battery inside

Philips outs the dual-SIM W732 droid, sticks a huge battery inside

12 July, 2012 | comments (32)

Philips has been keeping under the smartphone radar lately, but now it is back with a bang announcing the W732 Droid. Apparently, the company has heard the prayers of Android fans and their requests for devices with better battery life and...


Samsung quietly removes local search from Galaxy S III in the US

Samsung quietly removes local search from Galaxy S III in the US

12 July, 2012 | comments (76)

By now you may be aware of a certain Galaxy Nexus that was temporarily banned from selling in the US a while ago for infringing upon patents that belong to Apple. One of the patents in question was regarding local search where typing a word shows up...


Android ICS 4.0.4 for the Samsung Galaxy Note now seeding

Android ICS 4.0.4 for the Samsung Galaxy Note now seeding

11 July, 2012 | comments (296)

Samsung is working hard this summer. It already started rolling out the ICS updates for its Galaxy Tab lineup and the Galaxy S II, but it seems the phoneblet inbetween hasn't been forgotten either. Right after seeding the 4.0 ICS update for the...


Huawei Ascend G330 leaks, said to come with ICS on board

Huawei Ascend G330 leaks, said to come with ICS on board

11 July, 2012 | comments (20)

It's been a while since we last saw a new handset by Huawei. The manufacturer has made a name for itself on may markets with well-positioned mid-range smartphones with affordable price tags. As it seems, the case with the Huawei Ascend G330 is...


Amazon looking to enter the smartphone game, WSJ says

Amazon looking to enter the smartphone game, WSJ says

11 July, 2012 | comments (15)

Amazon, the number one retail site in the world, is apparently looking to move beyond the tablet market. WSJ has it that Amazon is working with various Asian component suppliers to create a new smartphone. The Amazon Kindle Fire, which...


Sony ST26i official name to be Sony Xperia J

Sony ST26i official name to be Sony Xperia J

11 July, 2012 | comments (51)

The Xperia ST26i first popped up more than two months ago, but we've heard little about it since. Well, now, thanks to the Indonesian communications regulatory body we get to know its official name. The certificate for the upcoming smartphone was...


T-Mobile US refreshes myTouch and myTouch Q droids

T-Mobile US refreshes myTouch and myTouch Q droids

11 July, 2012 | comments (12)

T-Mobile US will launch new versions of the widely popular myTouch and myTouch Q smartphones. Both devices feature similar specs, except the myTouch Q adds a sliding four-row QWERTY keyboard. The new generation T-Mobile myTouch and myTouch Q...


Samsung and Verizon offer developer edition Galaxy S III

Samsung and Verizon offer developer edition Galaxy S III

11 July, 2012 | comments (19)

Samsung and Verizon have announced their plans on selling a special developer edition of the Galaxy S III in the US that will come with a bootloader that can be unlocked by the user. The phone will be sold without a contract for $599. Do note that...


Android 4.1 Jelly Bean rolling out to GSM Galaxy Nexus

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean rolling out to GSM Galaxy Nexus

11 July, 2012 | comments (101)

We are not even mid-way through July and Google has already initiated the process of releasing the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update to Nexus devices as promised at the Google I/O. The first device to receive the update will be the GSM variant...


Sony Xperia P pink version spotted

Sony Xperia P pink version spotted

10 July, 2012 | comments (30)

Pink seems to be becoming increasingly popular with smartphone manufacturers recently. Yesterday we saw Nokia and AT&T announce the pink Lumia 900 and now pink version of the Sony Xperia P was spotted at the company’s Weibo event. Sporting the same...


Motorola Atrix HD gets priced in the US for AT&T

Motorola Atrix HD gets priced in the US for AT&T

10 July, 2012 | comments (15)

You may recall that the Motorola Atrix HD was leaked last week, featuring some pretty impressive specifications to go alongside an impressive 4.5" ColorBoost display. AT&T has today made the device official, and has released a promo video to go...


LG codenamed F180 to pack quad-core Krait and Adreno 320

LG codenamed F180 to pack quad-core Krait and Adreno 320

10 July, 2012 | comments (58)

Yesterday we told you about LG's in-house quad-core chipset called L9. It is supposed to power a new Optimus smartphone with a true HD screen and 10 or more megapixels worth of camera. Today we get more details on the phone’s specs. Its codename...