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Windows Phone Tango to launch at CES, Apollo - June 2012

Windows Phone Tango to launch at CES, Apollo - June 2012

20 December, 2011 | comments (36)

Tango - the next Windows Phone version - will be announced and launched at the upcoming CES 2012 in Las Vegas. It will be demonstrated on the still unannounced Nokia Lumia 719 and Lumia 900 on January 13. The Tango update is supposed to bring LTE...


AT&T withdraws its $39 billion T-Mobile bid

AT&T withdraws its $39 billion T-Mobile bid

20 December, 2011 | comments (14)

Well, it has finally come to this. AT&T has officially dropped the $39 billion bid for T-Mobile USA after strong regulatory opposition. It was over 9 months ago when AT&T agreed a deal with Deutsche Telekom to acquire T-Mobile USA for $39...

Tags: AT&T, T-Mobile


Samsung unveils ICS update schedule for Galaxy line

Samsung unveils ICS update schedule for Galaxy line

20 December, 2011 | comments (124)

Samsung has already confirmed that certain models will be getting the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update, but now they've provided the full list along with some expected release dates. The Samsung Galaxy S II and Samsung Galaxy Note will make...


HTC Android phones could be banned from the US next year

HTC Android phones could be banned from the US next year

20 December, 2011 | comments (156)

Looks like HTC could be in some serious trouble here. The US International Trade Commission has found HTC guilty of infringing on Apple's patents and has banned the import and sales of their Android devices in the US. The patents in question...

Tags: HTC, Apple, Android, iOS


Google plans to launch its own tablet in the next six months

Google plans to launch its own tablet in the next six months

20 December, 2011 | comments (32)

In an interview with an Italian newspaper, Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt let it slip that in six months they plan to market a tablet of the highest quality. This means we might finally get to see a Nexus tablet. No information on what it...


Official Samsung Galaxy Nexus accessories go on preorder

Official Samsung Galaxy Nexus accessories go on preorder

19 December, 2011 | comments (11)

If you are looking for a way to spice up your Galaxy Nexus user experience, we've got just the thing for you. The official accessories for the Android flagship just went on pre-order, so you can book a desktop dock or a car holder for your beloved...


New Belle ROM for Nokia N8 leaks, see the changes on video

New Belle ROM for Nokia N8 leaks, see the changes on video

19 December, 2011 | comments (60)

The fan favorite, the Nokia N8, is a bit behind the times with its Symbian Anna OS, but a Belle update is incoming. A second Belle firmware has leaked (the first one came a couple of months ago) and this time it's reportedly running much...

Tags: Nokia, Symbian


British Telecom sues Google over six US patents

British Telecom sues Google over six US patents

19 December, 2011 | comments (29)

Google broke all sorts of records with its Android operating system, but its rapid growth is coming at a pretty high price. There's already a lengthy list of companies that want a piece of the search giant's healthy income and we just heard there's...

Tags: Google


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...