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Huawei Ascend D quad delayed again, the CPU to blame

Huawei Ascend D quad delayed again, the CPU to blame

27 June, 2012 | comments (19)

This year's MWC saw some really exciting phones from Huawei - the icing of the cake undoubtedly being the Huawei Ascend D quad. The company's new flagship will use a homebrewed quad-core processor instead of an NVIDIA, TI or Qualcomm sourced...


CyanogenMod 9.0 RC1 released for 50 devices

CyanogenMod 9.0 RC1 released for 50 devices

27 June, 2012 | comments (80)

The CyanogenMod 9.0 has been in the works for quite a long time now but it seems it is only a matter of time now before the final version gets released. But before we get there, the CyanogenMod team has decided to release the first Release Candidate...

Tags: Android, Touch UI


Check out a Lumia 900 running the new WP 7.8

Check out a Lumia 900 running the new WP 7.8

26 June, 2012 | comments (85)

A Senior Manager over at Redmond's Microsoft campus got hold of a Nokia Lumia 900 running a very early build of Windows Phone 7.8 and decided to tape the new homescreen and upload it to YouTube. He demonstrates the live tiles resizing in all...


Here's why current WP phones won't get Windows Phone 8

Here's why current WP phones won't get Windows Phone 8

26 June, 2012 | comments (215)

Microsoft caused a lot of excitement when they announced Windows Phone 8, but also a good deal of disappointment when it became clear that the new OS won't be coming to the current crop of Windows Phone devices. There's a reason for that - the...


Amazon gives Lumia 900 for $0.01, AT&T contract still required

Amazon gives Lumia 900 for $0.01, AT&T contract still required

26 June, 2012 | comments (24)

The US Amazon is selling Nokia Lumia 900 for AT&T for 1 cent once again, and this time the offer isn't even limited to new users only. Nokia Lumia 900 for AT&T offers LTE connectivity and is the company’s current WP flagship. The fact that it...


Apple releases iOS 6 beta 2 for developers

Apple releases iOS 6 beta 2 for developers

26 June, 2012 | comments (60)

Apple released the first version of the iOS 6 beta for developers during the WWDC keynote on June 11. Now, two weeks later, the second beta is being seeded to those installed the first on their iOS devices. The update brings several bug...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Upcoming BlackBerry 10 devices leak out, show their screen specs

Upcoming BlackBerry 10 devices leak out, show their screen specs

25 June, 2012 | comments (58)

With the availability of the first BlackBerry 10 devices quickly approaching, some additional details about the first two handsets have emerged. Courtesy of a leaked internal slide from RIM, we now know the alleged resolution and screen technology...


Meizu flagship renamed to MX 4-core, available June 30

Meizu flagship renamed to MX 4-core, available June 30

25 June, 2012 | comments (30)

The Meizu MX quad-core has received another official presentation, this time focusing on its renaming to the Meizu MX 4-core during an event in Hong Kong. The device was presented in collaboration with carrier PCCW and will go on sale in its stores...


Samsung expects to sell 10 million Galaxy S III units by July

Samsung expects to sell 10 million Galaxy S III units by July

25 June, 2012 | comments (152)

JK Shin – Samsung’s head of communications – has announced the Galaxy S III sales will reach the 10 million milestone by the end of July. According to earlier reports there were 9 million Galaxy S III pre-orders before the official launch of the...


Korean Galaxy S III to be the first quad-core LTE phone

Korean Galaxy S III to be the first quad-core LTE phone

24 June, 2012 | comments (27)

Until now, if you wanted LTE support to go with your Galaxy S III, you'd have to sacrifice some processing power, namely the quad-core Exynos chipset, which does not support LTE. Evidence of this can be found in both the US and Japanese versions of...


T-Mobile to allegedly get the Samsung Galaxy Note in the US

T-Mobile to allegedly get the Samsung Galaxy Note in the US

24 June, 2012 | comments (21)

Looks like AT&T won't be the only carrier to have the Samsung Galaxy Note in the US for long. It seems T-Mobile too has plans to launch their very own version, according to Cell Phone Signal. The phone in question is said to launch on July...


Nokia AIR cloud service promo video leaks, shows cool devices

Nokia AIR cloud service promo video leaks, shows cool devices

24 June, 2012 | comments (162)

A promo video has leaked showing Nokia Air, the company's own cloud syncing solution. Nokia Air is designed to sync apps, contacts, media across Nokia tablets and smartphones. By the looks of it, Symbian Belle is the OS destined to receive...


LG announces dual-SIM version of Optimus L3 for some regions

LG announces dual-SIM version of Optimus L3 for some regions

24 June, 2012 | comments (26)

LG has come up with a dual-SIM version of their entry-level L-Style droid, the Optimus L3. It's model number is E405 (the single SIM one is E400). The Optimus L3 E405 features a new set of keys below the screen. The hardware button is gone -...


Nokia 808 PureView gets its first firmware update

Nokia 808 PureView gets its first firmware update

23 June, 2012 | comments (98)

It's just been over a week since the Nokia 808 PureView went on sale and Nokia has already given the phones its first firmware upgrade. Although an official change log is not available, but according to All About Symbian, the update brings...

Tags: Nokia, Belle, Touch UI


Nokia outs exclusive Camera Extras app for Lumia phones

Nokia outs exclusive Camera Extras app for Lumia phones

23 June, 2012 | comments (31)

Nokia has released a special app for its Lumia series of smartphones. Currently available on the Windows Phone Marketplace, the Camera Extras app will give users four new shooting modes for their devices. The new modes are Smart Group Shot,...


First BlackBerry 10 phone won't have a QWERTY keyboard

First BlackBerry 10 phone won't have a QWERTY keyboard

22 June, 2012 | comments (81)

The Washington Post is reporting on a curious decision by RIM - the first BlackBerry 10 device to launch will be touchscreen-only. RIM isn't abandoning their trademark - the full hardware QWERTY keyboard - as such devices will still come later...


Rumor: HTC One XXL to be like One XL, but with quad-core Krait

Rumor: HTC One XXL to be like One XL, but with quad-core Krait

22 June, 2012 | comments (108)

Android users have become power-hungry - dual-core processors no longer cut it. If you're among that crowd, this next rumor should give you a twitch of excitement - an HTC One XXL with two extra cores than the XL, better graphics and more RAM. A...


Android 4.0 update for RAZR and RAZR MAXX becomes official

Android 4.0 update for RAZR and RAZR MAXX becomes official

22 June, 2012 | comments (37)

We're sure this will bring a smile to all you DROID RAZR and DROID RAZR MAXX users out there who have been waiting patiently because Motorola and Verizon has made the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for these phones official. The new...


Android 4.1 Jelly Bean confirmed in the Google Play Store

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean confirmed in the Google Play Store

22 June, 2012 | comments (89)

Rather unintentionally, Google has just let the name of the next Android release slip. As expected, it's going to be called Jelly Bean and will carry the 4.1 version number. The leaked information can currently be seen on the US Play Store...

Tags: Android, Touch UI


HTC Windows Phone 8 roadmap leaks out, 3 models in tow

HTC Windows Phone 8 roadmap leaks out, 3 models in tow

21 June, 2012 | comments (100)

HTC's Windows Phone 8 roadmap has leaked out, revealing three models with the freshly announced Microsoft OS in the pipeline. In a fashion, similar to the Android running HTC One series, the Taiwanese company will release an entry-level, upper...