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Rendered images of RIM's BlackBerry Z10 look stunning

Rendered images of RIM's BlackBerry Z10 look stunning

28 January, 2013 | comments (72)

There's just two days left until RIM unveiles BlackBerry 10 and a batch of new devices to go with it. The most interesting of those will be the BlackBerry Z10, which we now get to see in some nice 3D images. Granted, we've seen the BlackBerry 10...


Sony C210X camera sample leaks on Picasa

Sony C210X camera sample leaks on Picasa

28 January, 2013 | comments (16)

A camera sample from a yet not officially announced Sony smartphone surfaced earlier today. The smartphone used for capturing them was the Sony C210X, a future entry level device by the Japanese company. While the image itself is rather...

Tags: Sony, Rumors


Sprint announces Kyocera Torque, rugged LTE droid

Sprint announces Kyocera Torque, rugged LTE droid

28 January, 2013 | comments (7)

Today Sprint and Kyocera announced the Torque Android smartphone. The handset brings support for LTE, a Qualcomm MSM8960 chipset with dual-core 1.2 GHz Krait CPU, 1 GB of RAM, 5 MP rear camera and 1.3 MP front-facing one. The Kyocera Torque will...


Mid-range Sony C530X HuaShan stars in spy photoshoot

Mid-range Sony C530X HuaShan stars in spy photoshoot

28 January, 2013 | comments (40)

The Sony C530X HuaShan has leaked a couple of times before, but this is the first time it has been caught on camera. A photo of the Android software info screen puts the OS version at 4.1.2 Jelly Bean (which is what the Xperia Z will launch...


Gas leak in Samsung plant kills one, injures four

Gas leak in Samsung plant kills one, injures four

28 January, 2013 | comments (40)

A leak of hydrofluoric acid in a Samsung semiconductor plant in Hwaseong, Korea led to the death of one maintenance worker and caused injuries to four others. Yesterday, at around 11 local time a 500 liter tank of hydrofluoric acid started...

Tags: Samsung


HTC M7 parts shown on video, point to a 4.7-inch screen

HTC M7 parts shown on video, point to a 4.7-inch screen

28 January, 2013 | comments (36)

The still HTC M7 Android smartphone is once again the star of the Rumorland show. This time the back and front panels of the smartphonewere shown in front of Etrade Supply's camera and posted on YouTube. From the video we can gather that the HTC...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Pantech Vega No 6 goes official in South Korea

Pantech Vega No 6 goes official in South Korea

28 January, 2013 | comments (24)

Pantech has unveiled yet another excitingly sounding smartphone from the Vega lineup. Unfortunately, just like most of its siblings the Vega No 6 as the new device is called will remain exclusive to South Korea. It packs a 5.9-inch 1080p display and...


Samsung readying a 1080p smartphone for AT&T

Samsung readying a 1080p smartphone for AT&T

28 January, 2013 | comments (52)

The SGH-I337 has been spotted on a Samsung UAProf, which indicates that an upcoming device for AT&T belongs in the fullHD-display realm, and could very well be the the next Samsung flagship, the Galaxy S IV. This years' CES saw a notable...

Tags: Samsung, Rumors


BlackBerry Z10 to cost 480 SIM-free, leak confirms

BlackBerry Z10 to cost 480 SIM-free, leak confirms

27 January, 2013 | comments (83)

The BlackBerry Z10, which is all set to make it to the grand stage this week has been the talk of the town lately. After we got to see some press images of the smartphone and got treated to a tutorial of its OS we not got to learn more about the...


Samsung announces Galaxy Duos I8262 for the Chinese market

Samsung announces Galaxy Duos I8262 for the Chinese market

27 January, 2013 | comments (25)

Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy Duos I8262 smartphone in China. The device has been designed exclusively for the local market and is unlikely to ever become available elsewhere. The Galaxy Duos I8262 will be powered by Android 4.1 Jelly...

Tags: Samsung, China


Samsung Galaxy S II Plus goes on sale in Taiwan

Samsung Galaxy S II Plus goes on sale in Taiwan

27 January, 2013 | comments (16)

Samsung announced the successor of its popular smartphone Galaxy S II earlier this month and the good news is that Galaxy S II Plus has already hit the shelves. Reports came in that the smartphone is already on sale in Taiwan, which is the...


HTC launches Mini: a remote control for the HTC Butterfly

HTC launches Mini: a remote control for the HTC Butterfly

26 January, 2013 | comments (179)

The Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer HTC has launched a remote control device for its Butterfly smartphone. HTC Mini, an NFC-enabled remote control, is now offered in China alongside its flagship device. HTC Mini connects to the device...


Hands-on images of unknown BlackBerry 10 device surface

Hands-on images of unknown BlackBerry 10 device surface

26 January, 2013 | comments (70)

With the launch of RIM's next generation BlackBerry 10 platform upon us, the leaked images of the new range of devices running this software are coming in thick and fast. We have already seen some very official looking pictures of the BlackBerry...


iPhone 5S targeted for a July launch, iPads coming in October

iPhone 5S targeted for a July launch, iPads coming in October

26 January, 2013 | comments (211)

The rumors of next generation iPad and iPhone are already starting to pick up steam. According to the latest report from iLounge, the iPhone 5S is said to enter mass production in July. Note the start of the mass production is usually a few...


Alpha version of the Jelly Bean ROM for Xperia T now available

Alpha version of the Jelly Bean ROM for Xperia T now available

25 January, 2013 | comments (35)

Those first rumors of the update being released turned out to be a hoax, but Sony seems to be working hard on bringing Jelly Bean to its Xperia T flagship (and probably other smartphones too). The company just released alpha version of the ROM to...


Huawei now in top 3 smartphone makers as Samsung extends lead

Huawei now in top 3 smartphone makers as Samsung extends lead

25 January, 2013 | comments (74)

Samsung and Apple have posted strong Q4 numbers with smartphone shipments reaching tens of millions of units, but as IDC points out in its latest report they were the only winners in 2012. Two Chinese companies have now made it to the top 5 of the...


Samsung teases with image of Exynos 5 Octa chipset

Samsung teases with image of Exynos 5 Octa chipset

25 January, 2013 | comments (93)

The Samsung Exynos 5 Octa chipset caused a lot of excitement and the SamsungExynos Twitter account is slowly fanning the flames with little teasing tidbits of info like this image of the chipset. Its a 3D render of the SoC rather than a photo of...


A pair of new BlackBerry Z10 press pics make the rounds

A pair of new BlackBerry Z10 press pics make the rounds

25 January, 2013 | comments (62)

Courtesy of @evleaks, we get to see a pair or high-quality press pics of the yet unannounced BlackBerry Z10. It's not like we haven't seen tons of image material devoted on the BlackBerry's upcoming flagship, but the clarity of press shots like...


Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 rugged Jelly Bean droid goes official

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 rugged Jelly Bean droid goes official

25 January, 2013 | comments (31)

Samsung just announced the Galaxy Xcover 2, an IP67-certified Android phone. It improves an all the specs of its predecessor, from a bigger screen to a more powerful processor. The Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 has a 4 WVGA TFT screen, dual-core 1GHz...


Samsung Q4 reports is out: profits reach record $6.6 billion

Samsung Q4 reports is out: profits reach record $6.6 billion

25 January, 2013 | comments (59)

Samsung, the South Korean manufacturing giants and the current cellphone market leader, has revealed its financial results of the fourth quarter of 2012. The reported revenues for the whole company were 56.06 trillion won, a 7% quarterly...

Tags: Samsung