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Sony Ericsson unveils the Xperia ray, Xperia active and txt

Sony Ericsson unveils the Xperia ray, Xperia active and txt

22 June, 2011 | comments (96)

Sony Ericsson has just unveiled three new additions to its mobile phone portfolio at the Communicasia show in Singapore. We've got the Xperia ray and Xperia active full-touch Android smartphones as well as the QWERTY-packing txt. Sony Ericsson...


Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo to arrive in Europe in July

Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo to arrive in Europe in July

22 June, 2011 | comments (59)

We were starting to wonder whatever happened to the Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo. The phone was announced back in February at the Mobile World Congress 2011 along with the Xperia Arc and the Xperia PLAY and although the other two started selling months...


Huawei Sonic delivers NFC functionality to the masses

Huawei Sonic delivers NFC functionality to the masses

22 June, 2011 | comments (17)

With NFC being the latest trend in the evolution of the mobile phones, it is no secret that all major manufacturers are spending considerable resources to bring the technology to their latest and greatest high end devices. Huawei also jumped on the...


Snapdragon-friendly Android 3.2 is a perfect fit for 7-inch screens

Snapdragon-friendly Android 3.2 is a perfect fit for 7-inch screens

21 June, 2011 | comments (38)

Android 3.2 Honeycomb is coming to a wide range of devices this summer and will add support for Qualcomm processors and 7-inch screens. It will also be the last Honeycomb iteration before the Ice Cream Sandwich rolls out in late autumn. This info...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


Nokia N950 MeeGo developer's platform packs QWERTY keyboard

Nokia N950 MeeGo developer's platform packs QWERTY keyboard

21 June, 2011 | comments (82)

The long awaited MeeGo device is finally a reality and it turns out it has a brother - the Nokia N950 is a developer's platform running MeeGo and packs a QWERTY keyboard along with similar specs to that of the N9. The Nokia N950 is likely one of...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


MeeGo-based Nokia N9 with a 3.9-inch AMOLED announced

MeeGo-based Nokia N9 with a 3.9-inch AMOLED announced

21 June, 2011 | comments (593)

Nokia has just announced the MeeGo-based N9 smartphone at Singapore in Nokia Communications 2011. This is the same phone that was leaked a while back. The new N9 is the first smartphone running on the Linux-based MeeGo operating system,...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


Nokia announces  C2-02, C2-03 and C2-06  trio of feature phones

Nokia announces C2-02, C2-03 and C2-06 trio of feature phones

21 June, 2011 | comments (161)

Nokia Series 40 just got smarter, folks. The latest additions to the feature phone portfolio of the Finnish giant are bound to narrow the gap between smart and dumb phones. With a set of new features which were previously reserved for the segment of...

Tags: Nokia, S40, Touch UI


Symbian handsets to start shipping with Anna from July

Symbian handsets to start shipping with Anna from July

21 June, 2011 | comments (67)

The Nokia Connection 2011 event is still going on and CEO Stephen Elop just announced on stage that that the existing Symbian ^3 devices will be getting the Symbian Anna update in July. This includes the N8, C7, C6-01 and E7. All the new devices...


Gingerbread launch for Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 nears

Gingerbread launch for Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 nears

20 June, 2011 | comments (46)

When it got announced back in March, the future availability of Android 2.3 Gingerbread for Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 caused quite a stir among the brand's fans. Now, we have a video preview of the OS update for you, and a launch date (sort...


Nokia N9 Lankku render images show up, look sexy [UPDATED]

Nokia N9 Lankku render images show up, look sexy [UPDATED]

20 June, 2011 | comments (236)

Less than 8 hours before the start of the Nokia Connection event in Singapore, a batch of images of the rumored Nokia N9 just surfaced. The renders look fantastic and if they are to be trusted, the N9 will in fact pack a candybar form factor,...


Our Photo and Video compare tools now feature real digicams

Our Photo and Video compare tools now feature real digicams

20 June, 2011 | comments (21)

Ever wondered how the Nokia N8 compares to a Canon 5D MkII? Well, we just finished adding this and other juicy reference digicams to our photo and video compare tools so you can get a better idea how a certain phone or tablet pits against a real,...

Tags: Misc


Nokia Connection starts tomorrow, N9 and more to be announced

Nokia Connection starts tomorrow, N9 and more to be announced

20 June, 2011 | comments (48)

The Nokia Connection event kicks off tomorrow in Singapore at 10am local time. Nokia is expected to unveil a lot of devices there - the N9, Asian models of a few available smartphones, possibly the N950 MeeGo device plus more. Hopefully, the...


High-level Apple and Samsung execs in talks to settle out of court

High-level Apple and Samsung execs in talks to settle out of court

20 June, 2011 | comments (44)

Apple recently settled one patent lawsuit out of court (with Nokia) and now they may be on track to settle another one - the one with Samsung. The judge on the case suggested both companies settle out of court and Apple's attorney divulged that...

Tags: Apple, Samsung, Misc


Dual-core droid Sony Ericsson Xperia Duo leaks, looks hot

Dual-core droid Sony Ericsson Xperia Duo leaks, looks hot

20 June, 2011 | comments (121)

The Sony Ericsson army of droids smartphones is about to welcome its most powerful soldier yet. Promo photos of the yet unofficial dual-core Sony Ericsson Xperia Duo just surfaced online so we are probably nearing a real announcement. At this...


This is what the HTC ChaCha for AT&T will look like

This is what the HTC ChaCha for AT&T will look like

20 June, 2011 | comments (22)

The HTC ChaCha is heading to the AT&T network in the US and this is how it is going to look like. Although at first glance it may not look all that different, you will notice upon closer inspection that there are couple of minor changes in the...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide poses for a proper photo shoot

T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide poses for a proper photo shoot

19 June, 2011 | comments (16)

It was only a couple of weeks ago when the the upcoming myTouch 4G Slide for T-Mobile got caught in a couple of blurry shots. Today, we present you the yet unannounced QWERTY slider from HTC in its full splendor, leaving nothing to imagination (at...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Nokia prepares 1GHz Series 40 handset with touchscreen CBD

Nokia prepares 1GHz Series 40 handset with touchscreen CBD

19 June, 2011 | comments (241)

This comes as a bit of surprise to us but it seems Nokia is working on a Series 40 handset with 1GHz processor and a ClearBlack capacitive touchscreen Display. Yes, that’s exactly the reaction we had when we first read about it too. That’s...


A Sharp AQUOS  Android phone with 3D camera  visits the FCC

A Sharp AQUOS Android phone with 3D camera visits the FCC

18 June, 2011 | comments (55)

It is not a secret that Sharp is a very well established maker of high-end Android phones for the Japanese market. About a month ago, we lusted after one of the company's creations which was made only for local consumption. Then, several days later,...


Vodafone exclusive red Desire S gets hands-on treatment

Vodafone exclusive red Desire S gets hands-on treatment

18 June, 2011 | comments (31)

HTC is launching a special variant of the Desire S exclusively for Vodafone and Pocket-lint has got some hands-on pictures of it. Now the phone is supposed to be red to match Vodafone’s logo but HTC seems to have played around with the colors a...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Motorola Pro and HP Pre 3 to launch in July in the UK

Motorola Pro and HP Pre 3 to launch in July in the UK

18 June, 2011 | comments (8)

Folks in the UK will be able to get their hands on two new QWERTY smartphones next month. First is the Motorola Pro, an Android based phone with a candybar design and a QWERTY keypad and the second is the HP Pre 3, which is based on Palm’s webOS and...