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UK carriers start taking Galaxy S III mini pre-orders

UK carriers start taking Galaxy S III mini pre-orders

12 October, 2012 | comments (43)

The Galaxy S III mini was announced just yesterday, but it’s already available for pre-order from three of Britain's major carriers. This means that you can get the Samsung smartphone for free as long as you are willing to sign a two-year...


Probable next Nexus phone, LG E960 Mako camera samples leak

Probable next Nexus phone, LG E960 Mako camera samples leak

12 October, 2012 | comments (31)

LG is pretty lax when it comes to keeping the LG E960, a.k.a. the Optimus G-based Nexus phone, under wraps. Images and details of the smartphone just cant stop leaking all over web. The latest info comes from Onliner (again) and shows two camera...


Samsung Galaxy Nexus US injunction gets reversed

Samsung Galaxy Nexus US injunction gets reversed

11 October, 2012 | comments (99)

The injunction banning the sale of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus in the United States has been reversed by US appeals court. According to the decision, Apple could not present sufficient evidence, relating consumer demand for the Android smartphone to...

Tags: Samsung, Apple


Motorola DROID RAZR HD duo will hit Verizon on October 18

Motorola DROID RAZR HD duo will hit Verizon on October 18

11 October, 2012 | comments (29)

Verizon Wireless announced that the Motorola DROID RAZR HD and RAZR MAXX HD duo will land on its shelves on October 18. The DROID RAZR HD will be priced at $199.99, while the 3300mAh sporting RAZR MAXX HD will set potential users back with $299.99....


4-inch Samsung Galaxy S III mini officially unveiled

4-inch Samsung Galaxy S III mini officially unveiled

11 October, 2012 | comments (161)

No, we didn’t scale the images wrong, it's the new Samsung I8190 Galaxy S III mini that was just announced in Germany. Brought on by an increasing demand for 4" droids with good specs, the S III mini wants to please people who find the 4.8" screen...


Samsung announces a beefed up Galaxy S III for Japan

Samsung announces a beefed up Galaxy S III for Japan

11 October, 2012 | comments (71)

Today NTT DoCoMo announced the upcoming availability of a few smartphones including Samsung’s Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II. You’ve probably heard all there is to know about those two, but NTT DoCoMo’s version of the Galaxy S III, called Alpha,...


The best pics of the LG Nexus phone so far show all the details

The best pics of the LG Nexus phone so far show all the details

11 October, 2012 | comments (102)

Beside the high-quality photos there is not much new information about the LG Nexus phone. Still, we get its model name - the LG E960 - and a codename - the Mako. We'd say that if it really turns out to be this year's Nexus device (something our...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


4.9-inch Sharp Aquos Zeta SH-02E droid headed to NTT DoCoMo

4.9-inch Sharp Aquos Zeta SH-02E droid headed to NTT DoCoMo

11 October, 2012 | comments (71)

NTT DoCoMo announced its winter lineup, which consists of 16 new (for the carrier, at least) models, including the Samsung Galaxy S III, Note II and the Sony Xperia AX. The real attention grabber is the Sharp Aquos Zeta SH-02E, which promises to...


LG Nexus smartphone expected to be announced on October 29

LG Nexus smartphone expected to be announced on October 29

11 October, 2012 | comments (57)

The LG Nexus smartphone rumors are coming in thick and fast, with each one adding a new piece to the puzzle that is very close to being complete. First off, there are couple of new pictures as seen below that show the phone in a better light. The...


Nokia Lumia 822 for Verizon emerges in live photos

Nokia Lumia 822 for Verizon emerges in live photos

10 October, 2012 | comments (44)

Following the press photo leak from a couple of days back, the Verizon bound Nokia smartphone has emerged in live photos. Dubbed Nokia Lumia 822, the Windows Phone 8 smartphone is (just like the Nokia Lumia 810) yet another carrier specific version...


Nokia Belle FP2 update is now fixed, reseeded to users

Nokia Belle FP2 update is now fixed, reseeded to users

10 October, 2012 | comments (329)

Finally, the issues have been ironed out and Nokia has restarted the rollout of the Nokia Belle Feature Pack 2 firmware update. The update is headed for Nokia OS devices including the Nokia 808 PureView, 701, 700 and 603. The PureView will...


Galaxy S III mini specs and photo leak - dual-core CPU and JB

Galaxy S III mini specs and photo leak - dual-core CPU and JB

10 October, 2012 | comments (181)

Well that was fast - the Samsung I8190 Galaxy S III mini leaked in full before tomorrow's official announcement. These specs are not official so they might be inaccurate, but they look right for a 4" Samsung Galaxy S III mini device. The screen...


iPhone 5 production slows down due to stricter quality control

iPhone 5 production slows down due to stricter quality control

10 October, 2012 | comments (233)

Apple is experiencing a slowdown in the iPhone 5 production as the company is trying to enforce a tighter control over the manufacturing process. The company is working with Foxconn to lower down the number of devices shipped with nicks and...


Samsung to unveil 4-inch Galaxy S III mini tomorrow in Germany

Samsung to unveil 4-inch Galaxy S III mini tomorrow in Germany

10 October, 2012 | comments (77)

The rumors were true, the Samsung Galaxy S family is about to get a new member. No, not a Galaxy S IV, but a Galaxy S III mini. The news comes straight from JK Shin, Samsung's president, and the phone will be launching as soon as tomorrow. JK...


Google releases Android 4.1.2 to the Nexus 7, brings minor updates

Google releases Android 4.1.2 to the Nexus 7, brings minor updates

09 October, 2012 | comments (75)

Google has silently launched an update to Jelly Bean AOSP bringing Android to version 4.1.2. The update is currently slowly making its way to the Google Nexus 7 units around the globe, but it shouldn't be long until it reaches the Galaxy Nexus,...


Windows Phone 7.8-powered Alcatel One Touch View leaks

Windows Phone 7.8-powered Alcatel One Touch View leaks

09 October, 2012 | comments (48)

Alcatel has been using Android to power its smartphones, but it seems it will be moving into Windows Phone territory - not high-end WP8 devices, but an entry-level WP7.8 phone instead. It will likely be called Alcatel One Touch View and its specs...


Samsung Galaxy Music goes official, has a dual-SIM version too

Samsung Galaxy Music goes official, has a dual-SIM version too

09 October, 2012 | comments (108)

Samsung has just officially announced the Galaxy Music. The smartphone is aimed at music lovers on a tight budged, who want to get an Android-packing device with superb sound quality and advanced music player features. Running Android 4.0 Ice...


Nokia Lumia 'Atlas' for Verizon leaked

Nokia Lumia 'Atlas' for Verizon leaked

09 October, 2012 | comments (33)

A new Nokia Lumia phone, codenamed 'Atlas', with the Verizon logo has surfaced. The image was posted by @evleaks on their Twitter account. The phone looks like it could be a variant of the Lumia 820, with similar specifications but meant for...


Purported images of the LG Nexus phone leak

Purported images of the LG Nexus phone leak

09 October, 2012 | comments (81)

We have waited months to get a peek at the next Nexus device but other than some random rumors we got nothing concrete. That is, until now. All of a sudden a whole bunch of images have surfaced, allegedly of the next Nexus phone expected to be...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Nokia Lumia 810 will land exclusively on T-Mobile soon

Nokia Lumia 810 will land exclusively on T-Mobile soon

08 October, 2012 | comments (58)

T-Mobile announced that it will exclusively offer the Nokia Lumia 810 in the near future. The Windows Phone 8 smartphone is closely related to the Nokia Lumia 820, save for a slightly different looks and the presence of T-Mobile's 42Mbps HSDPA....