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Samsung files new patent claims against Apple in Germany

Samsung files new patent claims against Apple in Germany

19 December, 2011 | comments (50)

Not only is the legal battle in the mobile industry not showing any signs of slowing down, but it appears that it's still picking up speed. Today news came from a German court that Samsung has filed yet another claim against Apple. The Koreans...

Tags: Samsung, Apple


T-Mobile USA supplying 3G for unlocked iPhones in some areas

T-Mobile USA supplying 3G for unlocked iPhones in some areas

19 December, 2011 | comments (24)

T-Mobile in the US is well known for its 1700MHz 3G band that leaves incompatible devices on EDGE. But reports are appearing that a 1900MHz band has become available in parts of Nevada, Northern California and the Northwest. That's great news for...

Tags: T-Mobile, iPhone


New Android 4.0.1 ROM for Samsung Galaxy S II leaks

New Android 4.0.1 ROM for Samsung Galaxy S II leaks

19 December, 2011 | comments (47)

Last week the Android 4.0.1 custom ROM for the Galaxy S II leaked and those eager to try it could get it up and running on their devices. Now we got the second version of that ROM, which is said to be a major step forward. It is still version...


Galaxy Nexus having issues with multi-touch with certain apps

Galaxy Nexus having issues with multi-touch with certain apps

19 December, 2011 | comments (47)

The first month after the launch of a new smartphone, especially one running a new version software as well, is when we start learning about the bugs and glitches in the system from the users, and the Galaxy Nexus is no exception to this phenomenon....


Google begins rolling out ICS update to the GSM Nexus S

Google begins rolling out ICS update to the GSM Nexus S

17 December, 2011 | comments (77)

The Android Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade news continues but this time, it is not the Galaxy Nexus getting the update but its older sibling, the Nexus S. We're rolling out Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, to GSM/UMTS Nexus S devices over the coming...


GSM Galaxy Nexus gets 4.0.2 update, 4.0.3 announced already

GSM Galaxy Nexus gets 4.0.2 update, 4.0.3 announced already

17 December, 2011 | comments (17)

Google is on a roll with the Ice Cream Sandwich updates for the Galaxy Nexus. After releasing the 4.0.2 update for the LTE version of the Galaxy Nexus, the have now released the same update to its GSM sibling as well. This update brings the same...


Verizon Galaxy Nexus sold out in some stores, available elsewhere

Verizon Galaxy Nexus sold out in some stores, available elsewhere

16 December, 2011 | comments (32)

Just hours after it was launched at Verizon Wireless stores, some of them are reporting that the Samsung Galaxy Nexus has been sold out. But there's a silver lining to the story - Amazon and Best Buy still have the Galaxy Nexus for Verizon...


RIM reports Q3 earnings, has seen better times

RIM reports Q3 earnings, has seen better times

16 December, 2011 | comments (74)

RIM reported its Q3 earnings yesterday and, dare we say, things are looking far from great for the Canadian giant. The maker of everything BlackBerry reported a net income of $265 million - a hefty 71% drop from the $911 million it made for the...

Tags: RIM, BlackBerry


The Galaxy Nexus launches in India in the last week of January

The Galaxy Nexus launches in India in the last week of January

16 December, 2011 | comments (33)

It's official - the Samsung Galaxy Nexus will be released in the last week of January in India. The news comes straight from Samsung India's official Twitter...


LG Spectrum is Optimus LTE for Verizon

LG Spectrum is Optimus LTE for Verizon

16 December, 2011 | comments (9)

The LG Optimus LTE is already available in four carrier-bound versions - two for the Korean market, one for Bell in Canada and the LG Nitro HD for AT&T. It seems Verizon is going to offer the monstrous device as well, the rumors so far suggest the...


Nokia Lumia 800 and Lumia 710 launch in India

Nokia Lumia 800 and Lumia 710 launch in India

16 December, 2011 | comments (95)

Nokia is leaving nothing to chance when it comes to the success of their Lumia duo in India. The Windows Phone running pair is launching today with the biggest-ever campaign in the country, including some pretty exclusive events. The Nokia Lumia...


Sports Tracker app is now available for Windows Phone 7

Sports Tracker app is now available for Windows Phone 7

16 December, 2011 | comments (18)

Sports Tracker is an award-winning app that got its start on Symbian several years ago and has since spread to all major platforms. It has now landed on Windows Phone, including Nokia's own Lumia phones. The app doesn’t feature all the goodies of...


White Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 shows up in the UK for Christmas

White Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 shows up in the UK for Christmas

16 December, 2011 | comments (30)

We knew that the Galaxy Y, among other smartphones, will be offered in white for the Christmas holidays in Germany, but now the white Galaxy Y has appeared in the UK as well. The black version of the phone has been on offer for a few months, but...


Verizon Galaxy Nexus already getting updated to Android 4.0.2

Verizon Galaxy Nexus already getting updated to Android 4.0.2

16 December, 2011 | comments (17)

The phone is barely out of the gate and Google is already showering it with updates. Immediately after launch, the Verizon Galaxy Nexus in the US received a new update, which updated the phone from Android 4.0.1 to 4.0.2. As you can see from...


Galaxy Nexus now available in the US on Verizon 4G LTE

Galaxy Nexus now available in the US on Verizon 4G LTE

16 December, 2011 | comments (12)

After a long time of waiting the Galaxy Nexus has finally started selling in the US. The phone is only available on Verizon at the moment and will use their 4G LTE network. The phone is being sold at $299.99 on a two-year contract, same as the...


Sony Ericsson showcases Android 4.0.1 ICS alpha ROM on video

Sony Ericsson showcases Android 4.0.1 ICS alpha ROM on video

15 December, 2011 | comments (84)

When Sony Ericsson explained how hard it is to release a major software update, we got the feeling that we're in for a pretty long wait. Yet, it seems that the company's developers are progressing faster than expected as they just released an alpha...


Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos confirmed, live photos inside

Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos confirmed, live photos inside

15 December, 2011 | comments (31)

We first heard of the Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos yesterday and it only took us a day to get the official confirmation of its existence. The Android smartphone rocking appeared in a couple of live shots, showcasing its key feature - the couple of SIM...


Verizon Galaxy Nexus finally on sale, costs $299.99 on a contract

Verizon Galaxy Nexus finally on sale, costs $299.99 on a contract

15 December, 2011 | comments (21)

It’s finally happening, guys! The Samsung Galaxy Nexus is finally available on the US largest carrier, Verizon. The Android top dog can now be purchased with next day shipping from both the Verizon on Amazon websites in the US. The asking price...


Nokia N803 user guide leaks, could be the N8 successor

Nokia N803 user guide leaks, could be the N8 successor

15 December, 2011 | comments (136)

pocketnow.com has acquired the user guide to a certain Nokia 803 running on Symbian Belle. One look at the outline of the phone in the images makes it clear that this phone will put significant focus on the camera performance, and could just be the...


Live from the LG Prada 3.0 event in London, photos inside

Live from the LG Prada 3.0 event in London, photos inside

14 December, 2011 | comments (32)

The LG Prada 3.0, the third phone to come from the partnership of the two companies was presented at a special event in London tonight. As we reported earlier, the LG Prada 3.0 is a beefed up droid with more than decent looks, which should appeal to...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI