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We are in Berlin, eagerly waiting for IFA 2012 to kick off

We are in Berlin, eagerly waiting for IFA 2012 to kick off

28 August, 2012 | comments (34)

The time for IFA 2012 is quickly approaching and we are on site, ready to bring you coverage of the news as it happens. And by the looks of it, there will be lots to report in the next few days as manufacturers unveil their lineup for the holiday...

Tags: Samsung, Sony, LG, Misc


Galaxy S III now available in brown, black, grey and red

Galaxy S III now available in brown, black, grey and red

28 August, 2012 | comments (163)

Samsung is expanding the Galaxy S III color palette with four additional colors: Amber Brown, Garnet Red, Sapphire Black and Titanium Grey. Up until recently, Garnet Red was available exclusively from AT&T, but now Samsung has decided it...


HTC Desire X returns with new photos, more info

HTC Desire X returns with new photos, more info

28 August, 2012 | comments (61)

The HTC Desire X (codenamed 'Proto') was caught out in the wild in Taipei, reports a poster on ePrice. Even better - the leaks comes from an event to promote the phone to retailers, so it came in both colors with plenty of press...


LG Optimus G becomes official, arriving in Korea next month

LG Optimus G becomes official, arriving in Korea next month

28 August, 2012 | comments (128)

The LG Optimus G has finally become official, letting us have a good look at its glorious design and specs. This will be one of the first phones to be based upon the new quad-core Snapdragon S4 processor and also has a ton of other great features....

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Motorola DROID RAZR M 4G LTE pictures and specs leak

Motorola DROID RAZR M 4G LTE pictures and specs leak

28 August, 2012 | comments (37)

Engadget has managed to get their hands on some images and specs of the yet to be announced Motorola DROID RAZR M 4G LTE. The phone looks like a close relative of the Motorola DROID RAZR (as do most of the phones Motorola announced recently)...


Apple identifies the Samsung products it will seek to ban

Apple identifies the Samsung products it will seek to ban

27 August, 2012 | comments (222)

Flying high on the heels of their victory against Samsung, Apple's legal team have identified the Samsung products, whose ban will be sought. The list includes eight smartphones and has been filed as a court notice. The devices in question...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


Belle Refresh update hits Nokia N8, E7, C7, C6-01, X7 and Oro

Belle Refresh update hits Nokia N8, E7, C7, C6-01, X7 and Oro

27 August, 2012 | comments (418)

Nokia has just started the global rollout of the Symbian Belle Refresh. Owners of the Nokia N8, E7, C7, C6-01, X7 and Oro should check their devices for the firmware update. Symbian Belle Refresh brings some exciting features to the listed...


Optimus Vu II to come with universal remote app, IrDA port

Optimus Vu II to come with universal remote app, IrDA port

27 August, 2012 | comments (18)

LG has revealed that its upcoming Optimus Vu II phoneblet will give users the ability to control many consumer electronics devices throughout their house, thanks to the phones' included infrared and "all-in-one remote control" app,...


Galaxy Note II coming in October, Titan Gray of Galaxy S III soon?

Galaxy Note II coming in October, Titan Gray of Galaxy S III soon?

27 August, 2012 | comments (39)

An unnamed retailer contacted SamMobile and said that there are two surprises that await us in September. The first is the Samsung N7100 Galaxy Note II, which by all accounts will be unveiled this Wednesday at the pre-IFA Samsung event. A...


Sony trademarks Xperia TL name in the US

Sony trademarks Xperia TL name in the US

27 August, 2012 | comments (16)

Sony continues its assault on the alphabet with the filing for a trademark for the Xperia TL name with the US Patents and Trademarks Office. There's already an Xperia T and an Xperia TX, so what's with the 'L'? Sony just unveiled an Xperia SL...


LG gives more details about the Optimus G, some specs

LG gives more details about the Optimus G, some specs

27 August, 2012 | comments (21)

Following the leaked information yesterday, LG has issued a press release giving more details on its upcoming flagship smartphone - the Optimus G. The LG Optimus G is now confirmed to rock the quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 chipset,...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Apple iPad mini to allegedly launch in October

Apple iPad mini to allegedly launch in October

25 August, 2012 | comments (167)

AllThingsD is reporting that Apple will announce the iPad mini in October, according to several of their sources. The launch event will take place only a month after the iPhone event, which is supposed to take place on September 12, although...


LG E973 Optimus G emerges in leaked images

LG E973 Optimus G emerges in leaked images

24 August, 2012 | comments (96)

With IFA only a few days away, the LG E973 Optimus G has emerged in leaked photos. One of the likely stars of the shows looks bound to claim the title of the best equipped device in the Android realm. The LG E973 Optimus G packs a...


The jury reached a verdict in Apple vs. Samsung case

The jury reached a verdict in Apple vs. Samsung case

24 August, 2012 | comments (1256)

The tech's biggest court trial has ended with a verdict in Apple's favor. After a relatively short deliberation, the jury decided rather overwhelmingly that Samsung infringed Apple's intellectual property with multiple devices. The Korean company...

Tags: Samsung, Apple


LTE-version of Samsung Galaxy S III headed to Germany

LTE-version of Samsung Galaxy S III headed to Germany

24 August, 2012 | comments (36)

We've got some good news to our Galaxy S III-loving European friends with a thing for 4G networks. According to the (usually very reliable) SammyHub, Samsung is preparing to bring the LTE version of its flagship smartphone to markets outside Korea...


LG Singapore confirms ICS for Optimus 2X, Black, 3D, LTE, Prada

LG Singapore confirms ICS for Optimus 2X, Black, 3D, LTE, Prada

24 August, 2012 | comments (66)

The last few weeks must have been really confusing for the LG Optimus owners around the globe. The company's 2011 lineup was first promised ICS updates but then those were delayed, denied, faked and for a brief moment it appeared that the saga will...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


HTC 'Proto' images leak, looks like the Desire V

HTC 'Proto' images leak, looks like the Desire V

24 August, 2012 | comments (20)

The Verge has uncovered pictures of an upcoming HTC phone, known for now as the HTC 'Proto'. It is said that this will be the successor to the HTC One V in the international markets, and has a 4-inch, WVGA display, 5 megapixel camera and a dual-core...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


T-Mobile allegedly cancels the Galaxy Note in the US

T-Mobile allegedly cancels the Galaxy Note in the US

24 August, 2012 | comments (20)

Many were surprised when T-Mobile decided to release the Galaxy Note in the US last month, almost a year after the phone was launched internationally and seven months after it was launched by AT&T. But what caused the most confusion was...


Sony Xperia J ST26i official image leaks

Sony Xperia J ST26i official image leaks

24 August, 2012 | comments (69)

Sony seems to be on a mission to flood the market with as many smartphones as possible. The latest member of this crusade is the Xperia J ST26i, which was spotted by ePrice. The Xperia J will be a mid-range budget smartphone that comes with...


European HTC One S receives OTA update to ICS 4.0.4

European HTC One S receives OTA update to ICS 4.0.4

23 August, 2012 | comments (89)

We received a few reports that the European variant of the Krait-packing HTC One S is getting an over the air update. The new firmware brings Android Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.4 and the latest Sense version 4.1 to the HTC mid-range smartphone. As...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI