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Watch the Nokia Windows Phone 8 event  here

Watch the Nokia Windows Phone 8 event here

05 September, 2012 | comments (70)

The long-awaited Nokia and Microsoft event is finally upon us. The huge number of leaks over the past few weeks indicate that everyone is eager to see what Nokia's first WP8-powered smartphones look like. The latest version of the Microsoft's...


Galaxy Note II goes on pre-order in UK, cost £546

Galaxy Note II goes on pre-order in UK, cost £546

05 September, 2012 | comments (26)

If you live in the UK and you want to reserve your Samsung Galaxy Note II today, you'll be glad to hear that a few retailers are already taking pre-orders. Clove is offering the 16GB SIM-free unit for about £546, which seems steep, but not...


New Sony Media apps won't come to the 2011 Xperia range

New Sony Media apps won't come to the 2011 Xperia range

05 September, 2012 | comments (39)

The 2011 Xperia line-up of phones was lucky enough to get updated to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (sans the Xperia PLAY, that is), but it appears it will be left out of the new Sony Media apps fun. The sad news was brought by the Sony...


comScore: Android still dominates, iOS closing in

comScore: Android still dominates, iOS closing in

05 September, 2012 | comments (70)

It seems that smartphones had another strong summer quarter Stateside, as the quarterly comScore report reflects a 7% increase in smartphone users for the 3 month period ending in July. Google still dominates the smartphone platform with just...


Mid-range Nokia WP8 Lumia phones said to arrive in early 2013

Mid-range Nokia WP8 Lumia phones said to arrive in early 2013

05 September, 2012 | comments (207)

Nokia and Windows Phone fans waiting for some high-end Nokia Windows Phone 8 devices are going to get their wishes granted today at the Nokia event in the form of the Lumia 920 and 820, but what about those with not so deep pockets? Well, it...


HTC will hold a press event in New York City on September 19

HTC will hold a press event in New York City on September 19

04 September, 2012 | comments (55)

September just got even busier, people. HTC has announced its own event in New York City on September 19th, thus joining the likes of Nokia, Motorola, and Apple as yet another major player to announce a hot new product this month....

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Images of a cancelled Nokia MeeGo prototype have emerged

Images of a cancelled Nokia MeeGo prototype have emerged

04 September, 2012 | comments (80)

Images of a cancelled Nokia MeeGo sporting prototype have emerged, showing us what life after the already iconic N9 could have been. Dubbed as Nokia "Lauta" RM-742, the fully functional hardware QWERTY device was originally pegged as an immediate...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


Apple to hold its iPhone 5 launch event on September 12

Apple to hold its iPhone 5 launch event on September 12

04 September, 2012 | comments (507)

The wait is over! Apple officially announced its September 12 event dedicated to launching the new iPhone 5. As usual, the guys over at Cupertino have designed the event press invite to hint about the product to be expected. Notice the shadow...

Tags: Apple, iPhone, iOS


LTE-enabled AT&T-bound LG Escape surfaces

LTE-enabled AT&T-bound LG Escape surfaces

04 September, 2012 | comments (7)

The LG Escape joins the AT&T leaks today. It’s a LTE-capable mid-ranger based on the Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 chipset with a 1.5GHz dual-core Krait processor, Adreno 225 GPU and 1GB of RAM. The rest of the specs include a 4-inch qHD display, a 5...


Nano-SIM cards now shipping to carriers

Nano-SIM cards now shipping to carriers

04 September, 2012 | comments (50)

The nano-SIM standard became official just this year and all rumors suggests the next-gen iPhone to be the first device using it. Just like the micro-SIM slot used for the first time in the iPhone 4, the nano-SIM just feels right for the next...

Tags: Apple, iPhone, iOS, Rumors


Verizon announces LG Intuition, Samsung Galaxy Stellar

Verizon announces LG Intuition, Samsung Galaxy Stellar

04 September, 2012 | comments (4)

The LG Intuition has been off in rumor land for some time, but that’s no more - it was officially unveiled today by Verizon. The phablet looks exactly like its international sibling but has a few extra tricks in its bag of features. The LG...


AT&T-branded Sony Xperia T spotted on a press shot

AT&T-branded Sony Xperia T spotted on a press shot

04 September, 2012 | comments (17)

The UK’s retailer Phones4U is now taking pre-orders for the newly announced Xperia T. The first users to pre-order it will even get Sony’s SmartWatch as a gift. Nothing out of the ordinary so far. If you take a closer look on the Xperia T...


Pantech Flex Android smartphone for AT&T gets announced

Pantech Flex Android smartphone for AT&T gets announced

04 September, 2012 | comments (9)

AT&T announced the latest addition to its LTE smartphone portfolio - the Pantech Flex. Following the footsteps of its well equipped and affordable relative, the Pantech Burst, the newcomer aims at first time smartphone buyers by combining solid...


Is Microsoft preparing a Surface Windows phone of its own?

Is Microsoft preparing a Surface Windows phone of its own?

04 September, 2012 | comments (40)

We saw that Microsoft is set on marketing a Windows 8 tablet of its own - the Surface. But perhaps the company has the same plans for the phone segment, too. Benchmarking tool WPBench certainly suggests so, as a new entry in its benchmark database...


Nokia Music comes to the US, visits only Lumia phones

Nokia Music comes to the US, visits only Lumia phones

04 September, 2012 | comments (12)

Nokia has just announced that their free music streaming service, Nokia Music, has come to the US. The service will feature 150 exclusive playlists created and kept up to date by US based "musicologists" (it's a real job, we checked), featuring...


Orange UK: Galaxy S III, first droid with Quick Tap NFC payments

Orange UK: Galaxy S III, first droid with Quick Tap NFC payments

04 September, 2012 | comments (24)

NFC promises to allow phones to take over a lot of functionality, including paying at a store. Orange and Barclaycard announced that the Samsung Galaxy S III will become the first Android smartphone to support their Quick Tap contactless payment...


Huawei to ship the Ascend D Quad on September 12 in China

Huawei to ship the Ascend D Quad on September 12 in China

04 September, 2012 | comments (20)

The Huawei Ascend D Quad was one of the superstars at this year's MWC in Barcelona, but it got off to a rocky start as the development of the company's own K3V2 chipset with quad-core CPU didn't go according to plan. As a result, the Huawei Ascend D...


BlackBerry 10 L-series phone image leaks again

BlackBerry 10 L-series phone image leaks again

04 September, 2012 | comments (57)

The BlackBerry 10 L-series phone is out in the wild again, except this time someone bothered to switch it on. This image first found on Instagram shows a person who really needs a manicure holding what is unmistakably the phone previously known as...


More alleged images of Nokia Lumia 920 emerge

More alleged images of Nokia Lumia 920 emerge

03 September, 2012 | comments (236)

A couple of days after it surfaced, causing some serious hype, Nokia's upcoming Lumia 920 smartphone has emerged in some more alleged images. Coming from the same source as the images from a couple of days ago, the new renders showcase the handset's...


We take a look back at IFA 2012, see if you've missed something

We take a look back at IFA 2012, see if you've missed something

03 September, 2012 | comments (18)

IFA 2012 has been a lot of fun and it still is for everyone who's going to attend it this week. However, with the announcements over, our job was over too and we are back to the daily grind in the office. Now is an appropriate time to take look...

Tags: IFA 2012