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Nokia Lumia 900 to come at CES, have a metal body?

Nokia Lumia 900 to come at CES, have a metal body?

09 January, 2012 | comments (64)

Two people close to Nokia revealed for the New York Times that the Finnish manufacturer will introduce metallic Windows Phone-based smartphone, the Lumia 900 today at CES 2012. The Lumia 900 is no secret, since it has been leaked numerous times...


Lenovo unveils  Ideapad S2, the S2 smartphone and K91 TV

Lenovo unveils Ideapad S2, the S2 smartphone and K91 TV

09 January, 2012 | comments (14)

Lenovo has officially outed the IdeaPad S2 slate, which is direct competitor to the Asus Transformer duo and the S2 smartphone - a midrange Android Gingerbread-running device. The S2 IdeaTab is a 10" slate running on Android 4.0 (just like the...


Tizen screenshots  leak, might debut on Samsung I9500

Tizen screenshots leak, might debut on Samsung I9500

09 January, 2012 | comments (74)

We really liked MeeGo, for as little as it lasted, but MeeGo is dead. Long live Tizen! Someone got their hands on the Tizen SDK and snapped several screenshots. Note that they are not from a real device but from an emulator. Still, it's a preview of...


Leaked shots of the Sony Ericsson MT27i 'Pepper' emerge

Leaked shots of the Sony Ericsson MT27i 'Pepper' emerge

08 January, 2012 | comments (52)

Cast your eyes on the yet to be announced Sony Ericsson MT27i, codenamed 'Pepper'. This is to be the intended successor to the Xperia neo V, which launched back in October. Based on the design language we've seen from the likes of Sony Ericsson's...


Fujitsu launches ARROWS ES IS12F smartphone in Japan

Fujitsu launches ARROWS ES IS12F smartphone in Japan

08 January, 2012 | comments (31)

Fujitsu has taken a bit of a liking to making ultra-thin smartphones. After the Arrows F-07D was announced back in November as the thinnest smartphone in the world at just 6.6mm thickness, the Japanese manufacturer is back with the new ARROWS ES...


AT&T to get their own flavour of the Samsung Galaxy Note

AT&T to get their own flavour of the Samsung Galaxy Note

07 January, 2012 | comments (28)

CES looks to play host to AT&T's suspected unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy Note for the US market. The Pocket Now team have some pretty sharp looking images that could at least demonstrate how the Galaxy Note would look if it joined AT&T's...


Samsung Galaxy S 'Value Pack' firmware leaks

Samsung Galaxy S 'Value Pack' firmware leaks

07 January, 2012 | comments (110)

A few days ago we heard from Samsung that they have dropped plans to release the 'Value Pack' update to Galaxy S owners, which was supposed to improve performance and add features found in Ice Cream Sandwich. The reason for this stated by Samsung...


Is Apple planning to soon ship iPhones with quad-core chips?

Is Apple planning to soon ship iPhones with quad-core chips?

07 January, 2012 | comments (154)

Some reliable people have discovered quad-core processor support into the iOS 5.1 beta code. So, we could expect quad-core iPhones and iPads in the near future. Shocker? Of course not. But it’s good to know Apple is already working on the next...


Here's the real Sony Ericsson Nozomi again, this time with benchmarks

Here's the real Sony Ericsson Nozomi again, this time with benchmarks

06 January, 2012 | comments (105)

The Sony Ericsson Nozomi (or Arc HD if you will) is certainly not enjoying anonymity. The smartphone leaked so many times that we are afraid its manufacturer will have little news for us at the announcement event, which is scheduled for next...


The next Sony Ericsson Xperia teased, could it be the Arc S

The next Sony Ericsson Xperia teased, could it be the Arc S

06 January, 2012 | comments (57)

Today we got the third teaser about the upcoming new Xperia phone. It will be announced on CES in Las Vegas in a few days. Unfortunately, all three teases show a device awfully similar with the arc/arc S rather than highly awaited arc HD,...


White Galaxy Nexus image surfaces, not as white as expected

White Galaxy Nexus image surfaces, not as white as expected

06 January, 2012 | comments (25)

The news that Samsung has almost completed the development of the white Galaxy Nexus broke yesterday, but we only get the first actual photos of the smartphone now. As it turns out the white Galaxy Nexus won't be completely repainted (as was our...


Sprint intros the Samsung M370 and a frost white Epic 4G Touch

Sprint intros the Samsung M370 and a frost white Epic 4G Touch

06 January, 2012 | comments (3)

Samsung and Sprint announced the upcoming availability of two new devices - the Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch in frost white and the cheap gray clamshell - M370. The frost white Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch The Galaxy S II for Sprint is called...


HTC profits decrease as smartphone competition stiffens

HTC profits decrease as smartphone competition stiffens

06 January, 2012 | comments (70)

Every streak has its end and the HTC two-year streak of continuous growth came to an abrupt halt over the holiday season. The Taiwanese company posted net profit of $364.26 million, which is a 25.5% decrease compared to the same period of last...

Tags: HTC, Misc


AT&T intros LTE in 11 more cities, covers 74 million people now

AT&T intros LTE in 11 more cities, covers 74 million people now

06 January, 2012 | comments (9)

Since its launch in 2011 the AT&T's LTE network has been available in 15 cities - Athens, GA; Atlanta; Baltimore; Boston; Charlotte; Chicago; Dallas-Fort Worth; Houston; Indianapolis; Kansas City; Las Vegas; Oklahoma City; San Antonio; San Juan,...

Tags: AT&T, Misc


Samsung ships 35M smartphones in Q4, makes record profit

Samsung ships 35M smartphones in Q4, makes record profit

06 January, 2012 | comments (55)

Samsung has posted its preliminary Q4 financial report and things are looking great for the Korean company. Thanks to the extremely strong performance of its mobile division, Samsung recorded an operating profit of $4.5 billion, which is an amazing...

Tags: Samsung, Android, Misc


Galaxy Nexus coming to Telus, Rogers in Canada, Sprint in US

Galaxy Nexus coming to Telus, Rogers in Canada, Sprint in US

06 January, 2012 | comments (7)

The Galaxy Nexus has been available on Canadian networks Bell and Virgin Mobile but now it is arriving on Telus and Rogers networks as well on January 13. Unfortunately, there is no information available regarding pricing and tariffs at the...


RIM to showcase BlackBerry OS 10 at MWC this year

RIM to showcase BlackBerry OS 10 at MWC this year

06 January, 2012 | comments (28)

RIM will be showcasing their next generation BlackBerry OS 10 (earlier known as BBX) at Mobile World Congress in February. Unfortunately, the company has no plans to actually launch any smartphones running BB 10 at MWC, and they still plan...


Corning to showcase their next gen Gorilla Glass at CES 2012

Corning to showcase their next gen Gorilla Glass at CES 2012

05 January, 2012 | comments (38)

Take a look at any manufacturers' flagship smartphone and chances are its display of choice is protected by some very, very tough glass developed by glass and ceramic specialists, Corning. They pride themselves on making some really tough stuff,...

Tags: Misc, Touch UI


Motorola announces stylish MOTOLUXE and rugged DEFY MINI

Motorola announces stylish MOTOLUXE and rugged DEFY MINI

05 January, 2012 | comments (34)

Motorola made its first two announcements for 2012, unveiling the stylish MOTOLUXE and the rugged DEFY MINI smartphones. The two mid-range handsets run Android Gingerbread aim to deliver solid smartphone experience without breaking the...


White Galaxy Nexus coming up next month, 32GB version in tow

White Galaxy Nexus coming up next month, 32GB version in tow

05 January, 2012 | comments (23)

Samsung blessed most of its smartphone portfolio with shiny white dresses for the holiday season, but it seemed to have forgotten about its most important product. Well, rest assured - the Galaxy Nexus is getting the same treatment...