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Samsung I9260 Galaxy Premier GLBenchmark scores reveal GPU

Samsung I9260 Galaxy Premier GLBenchmark scores reveal GPU

22 October, 2012 | comments (52)

The Samsung I9260 Galaxy Premier was once rumored as the next Galaxy Nexus phone, but those rumors were renounced. The Premier sits somewhere between the Galaxy S III and the S III mini and now we know its GPU (and most likely chipset) thanks to a...


Purported live photo of Sony Xperia Odin C650X surfaces

Purported live photo of Sony Xperia Odin C650X surfaces

21 October, 2012 | comments (113)

An alleged live photo of Sony Xperia C650X Odin has emerged, thus giving us a glimpse of the tech giant's upcoming Android powerhouse. The device has previously made an appearance in a leaked user agent profile. The purported photo of the...


HTC Windows Phone 8X and Nokia Lumia 920 go on pre-order

HTC Windows Phone 8X and Nokia Lumia 920 go on pre-order

21 October, 2012 | comments (170)

Best Buy has kicked off pre-orders of the Nokia Lumia 920 and the HTC Windows Phone 8X for AT&T. The Nokia flagship is priced at $149.99 with a two-year commitment, while its Taiwanese counterpart has gone below the three-digit mark at...


HTC DLX for Verizon Wireless leaks out in live photos

HTC DLX for Verizon Wireless leaks out in live photos

21 October, 2012 | comments (37)

Live photos of the upcoming HTC DLX Android powerhouse for Verizon Wireless have leaked out, showing off a gorgeous 5" 1080p display. The smartphone in the images appears closely related to the recently announced, Japan exclusive HTC J...


LG Nexus 4 (E960) might have a 16GB version after all

LG Nexus 4 (E960) might have a 16GB version after all

19 October, 2012 | comments (81)

A new rumor about the LG Nexus 4 claims the phone would in fact have a much more reasonable 16GB version. Having only 8GB of storage on a modern-day smartphone with an HD screen doesn't make much sense from a consumer point of view. That's the...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Press pics of Huawei W1 with Windows Phone surface

Press pics of Huawei W1 with Windows Phone surface

19 October, 2012 | comments (39)

The Huawei W1 hasn't been exactly the best kept secret in the industry. We've seen some W1 live pics leaking, not long after we heard about the smartphone for the first time. The Huawei W1 may be a looker but it's not a high-end device. It has...


Sony C6603 'Yuga' camera sample leaks, hints at a 13MP sensor

Sony C6603 'Yuga' camera sample leaks, hints at a 13MP sensor

19 October, 2012 | comments (41)

The Sony Yuga had its display and quad-core Krait internals leaked in the not so distant past, and now its camera draws our attention thanks to a leaked Picasa sample photo. The EXIF data of the photo hints that Sony will be using a 13MP...


Samsung finally seeds Jelly Bean to UK Galaxy S III owners

Samsung finally seeds Jelly Bean to UK Galaxy S III owners

19 October, 2012 | comments (120)

Granted, the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update to the oh-so-popular Galaxy S III has been seeding at some places for more than two weeks now. But the UK owners (and those in a list of other European countries) were not lucky enough to make it in the...


Sony announces which Xperia phones will get Jelly Bean

Sony announces which Xperia phones will get Jelly Bean

19 October, 2012 | comments (290)

The cards are on the table - Sony just announced the update plan of its Xperia line. Here's the list of models that will get updated to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and also the ones that will remain stuck with 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Sony's latest...


Google has its first $14B quarter but net income decreases

Google has its first $14B quarter but net income decreases

19 October, 2012 | comments (33)

Google's Q3 results came out earlier than planned and since they didn’t meet Wall Street's expectations, the company's shares dipped and trading of the stock had to be suspended temporarily. Google's shares ended the day 8% down. While not what...

Tags: Google, Android, Misc


Nokia outs Q3 2012 results, reports reduced operating loss

Nokia outs Q3 2012 results, reports reduced operating loss

18 October, 2012 | comments (269)

Nokia's financial results for Q3 2012 are out and things are still looking grim for the Finns, which have reported an operating loss of $754 million. If you recall, for each of the last three quarters Nokia had to report north of a $1...

Tags: Nokia, Misc


Oppo Find 5 has a FullHD 5-inch screen, pics and specs emerge

Oppo Find 5 has a FullHD 5-inch screen, pics and specs emerge

18 October, 2012 | comments (131)

The Oppo Find 5 is no stranger to us, we've already heard the rumors. And this time around they seem to be confirmed to the letter. The Oppo Find 5 has a 5-inch screen of FullHD resolution with a narrow 3mm bezel. It runs on 1.5Ghz Qualcomm's...


Asus Padfone 2 to get JB next month, keyboard dock later

Asus Padfone 2 to get JB next month, keyboard dock later

18 October, 2012 | comments (28)

The Asus event, which brought us the new Padfone 2 smartphone/tablet was over all too quickly and some details almost slipped through. Among them were the Jelly Bean update schedule and the keyboard dock, which wasn’t presented. According to an...


Nokia Lumia 920 to be exclusive to AT&T for only 6 months

Nokia Lumia 920 to be exclusive to AT&T for only 6 months

18 October, 2012 | comments (46)

Training videos meant for AT&T staff show us that the exclusivity rights to the Nokia's latest and greats - the Lumia 920 - will only go on for 6 months. Exclusivity to certain hot smartphones can be a big thing for carriers, potentially driving...


Samsung Galaxy S III drops to $99 in the US on a 2-year contract

Samsung Galaxy S III drops to $99 in the US on a 2-year contract

18 October, 2012 | comments (62)

If you're in the US and want to update to a Samsung Galaxy S III, now might be a very good time to do it. Amazon Wireless is offering the Samsung flagship for $100 if you sign a contract with Verizon or Sprint and for $120 if you want to go with...


Google sends out invites for an Android event on October 29

Google sends out invites for an Android event on October 29

18 October, 2012 | comments (64)

Google has just sent out invites to the media for an Android event to be held on October 29. The event will be in New York at 10:00 AM and will be streamed live on YouTube. As far as the purpose of the event is concerned, our psychic powers...


Sony Xperia VL is Xperia V for Japanese carrier KDDI

Sony Xperia VL is Xperia V for Japanese carrier KDDI

17 October, 2012 | comments (21)

The Sony Xperia AX was announced at the beginning of this month as a version of the Xperia V for Japan. Now there's the Xperia VL, also for Japan. The difference here is that the AX is going to NTT DoCoMo and the VL is for KDDI. Other than that,...


Samsung Galaxy Y receives a minor software update

Samsung Galaxy Y receives a minor software update

17 October, 2012 | comments (136)

The compact but highly popular member of the Samsung Android lineup, Galaxy Y has received a minor software update. Available over-the-air, the update doesn't bring many substantial changes to the device, but rather improves the system...


HTC J butterfly announced in Japan with 5-inch, 1080p display

HTC J butterfly announced in Japan with 5-inch, 1080p display

17 October, 2012 | comments (278)

We have been hearing rumors of an HTC phone with a large 1080p display for a while now and it has finally come true. HTC has unveiled the HTC J butterfly in Japan and it is the first production smartphone to have a 1080p display. The display...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC One S Special Edition pops up in Taiwan dressed in white

HTC One S Special Edition pops up in Taiwan dressed in white

16 October, 2012 | comments (20)

An HTC One S Special Edition has appeared on the company's Taiwanese website. Dressed in an eye-catching white color scheme with red accents, the smartphone packs a cool 64GB of built-in memory. The rest of its specifications are no different than...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI