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Sony Ericsson promises 23 more games for the Xperia PLAY

Sony Ericsson promises 23 more games for the Xperia PLAY

02 June, 2011 | comments (25)

Xperia PLAY owners are probably still busy playing the load of high-quality games that launched along with the handset and here comes Sony Ericsson throwing another bunch at them. The company has just announced 23 new titles that will be made...


Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon Game Pack

Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon Game Pack

02 June, 2011 | comments (6)

Renowned mobile hardware giants Qualcomm have just announced their Snapdragon Game Pack, an optimisation program with a suite of more than 100 mobile gaming titles already under its belt, designed for the latest Snapdragon enabled devices. Qualcomm...


Stephen Elop talks about Nokia's prospects in D9 interview

Stephen Elop talks about Nokia's prospects in D9 interview

02 June, 2011 | comments (90)

Stephen Elop, Nokia's CEO, was in an interview today with Walt Mossberg where he answered some pressing questions about Nokia, whether it's the transition from Symbian to Windows Phone 7 or about the rumors of Microsoft buying Nokia and about...


Android based Sharp slider coming Stateside on AT&T

Android based Sharp slider coming Stateside on AT&T

02 June, 2011 | comments (10)

Pictures of a yet to be announced Sharp slider phone have surfaced and it is said to be running on Android. This phone that looks remarkably like a Sidekick, but is probably the successor of last year's Sharp FX for AT&T. The new guy should...


HTC ChaCha now available in the UK, free on a two-year contract

HTC ChaCha now available in the UK, free on a two-year contract

02 June, 2011 | comments (19)

The HTC ChaCha is now available for purchase through the Phones 4U dealer in the UK. The Facebook-centric messenger can be yours for free on a two year 20 quid a month Vodafone contract or a whopping 300 pounds if you'd prefer to go...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Android in May 2011: Gingerbread more than doubles

Android in May 2011: Gingerbread more than doubles

02 June, 2011 | comments (11)

We just got the updated Android platform version distribution chart and it shows that the latest smartphone edition of the Google OS is gaining momentum. Android 2.3 and 2.3.3 Gingerbread have more than doubled their total market share and are...


RadioShack flyer says HTC EVO 3D for Sprint is due on 24 June

RadioShack flyer says HTC EVO 3D for Sprint is due on 24 June

02 June, 2011 | comments (5)

The HTC EVO 3D has a 1.2GHz dual-core CPU, 4.3” glasses-free 3D screen with qHD resolution, MHL TV-Out and so on - all except a proper launch date. Now a flyer from RadioShack is pointing to 24 June as the date when HTC’s 3D-loving gadget will be...


Huawei to announce MediaPad tablet at CommunicAsia

Huawei to announce MediaPad tablet at CommunicAsia

01 June, 2011 | comments (14)

Huawei has just announced its plans to present a new tablet called MediaPad at the upcoming CommunicAsia expo in Singapore. It will most probably run on Android and will be part of their IDEOS lineup. While the hard facts are scarce at this time,...


Bada 2.0.1 OS screenshots leak, UI change imminent

Bada 2.0.1 OS screenshots leak, UI change imminent

01 June, 2011 | comments (156)

Here is something interesting. A new Bada OS is coming, but until today we haven't heard a thing about it. But now you can see the first batch of Bada 2.0.1 screenshots coming from a beta OS release running on a Samsung Wave II. We've already...


Galaxy S II display reportedly has yellow spots, we test

Galaxy S II display reportedly has yellow spots, we test

01 June, 2011 | comments (287)

The Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II is having a magnificent debut on the smartphone scene, winning plenty of users for the Android and Samsung cause. Well it appears that not all is rosy with the Korean flagship as a watchful user has noticed an issue...


Specs of the I9101 Galaxy S II surface, has new internals

Specs of the I9101 Galaxy S II surface, has new internals

01 June, 2011 | comments (31)

Couple of days back we came across a picture of a certain I9101 Galaxy S II. There was no other information available about that device at that time. Now, however, we just came across some specs that should keep us entertained till Samsung decides...


Motorola spills the beans on a Xoom 2 and four new phones

Motorola spills the beans on a Xoom 2 and four new phones

01 June, 2011 | comments (23)

Don’t you just hate it when you redesign your site and accidentally leak a couple of unannounced devices? I know I would be pissed off if that happened to me. And probably Motorola does too as just such a mishap struck the US manufacturer, resulting...


Android is top smartphone OS in the US, iOS is a close second

Android is top smartphone OS in the US, iOS is a close second

01 June, 2011 | comments (104)

According to the latest report by the analysts from Nielsen, Android enjoys the highest usage among smartphone platforms in the United States, followed by iOS and BlackBerry OS. Some 36 percent of US smartphone users have an Android...


HTC Sensation 4G for T-Mobile USA available from 12 June

HTC Sensation 4G for T-Mobile USA available from 12 June

01 June, 2011 | comments (22)

The initial leak was slightly off but still close to the mark – T-Mobile will be launching the HTC Sensation 4G powerhouse by 15 June instead of 8 June. It will be available even earlier at select Wal-Mart stores. The HTC Sensation 4G goes all...


Nokia lowers Q2 outlook, promises  WP7.5 smartphones in Q4

Nokia lowers Q2 outlook, promises WP7.5 smartphones in Q4

01 June, 2011 | comments (73)

Nokia revised its smartphones and services outlook for Q2 and full 2011 and there is some good news and some bad news for investors and users alike. The company will generate substantially less revenue from smartphones and services in Q2, but...

Tags: Nokia


Samsung starts a new AMOLED production line, to end shortages

Samsung starts a new AMOLED production line, to end shortages

31 May, 2011 | comments (56)

Being a monopolist is not always the easiest thing in the world. With AMOLED screens being all the rage in mobile devices lately, Samsung found it difficult to keep up with the high demand and, logically, shortages of the company's hottest new...

Tags: Samsung, AMOLED


Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 comes to the office, makes calls

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 comes to the office, makes calls

31 May, 2011 | comments (57)

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 has just arrived in our office and, boy, do we have some news for you. It turns out that the Honeycomb slate takes on from where its 7” predecessor left off, and brings native telephony capabilities to an even larger form...


ViewSonic's V350 dual-SIM droid hits the stores in June

ViewSonic's V350 dual-SIM droid hits the stores in June

31 May, 2011 | comments (26)

ViewSonic V350 was announced back in February at the MWC, but it's just only now that it's ready to hit the shelves. The dual-SIM droid, capable of running on two different 3G networks, has been redesigned since February though. We already met...


Apple to unveil iOS 5 at WWDC '11 on Monday, June 6

Apple to unveil iOS 5 at WWDC '11 on Monday, June 6

31 May, 2011 | comments (47)

We knew that Apple was going to hold the Worldwide Developer Conference or WWDC '11 on June 6 but could only guess what it would be about. Well, we no longer have to guess as Apple has just released a PR confirming the list of things that will be...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI, WWDC


Symbian Anna running Nokia E6 and X7 now shipping, slowly

Symbian Anna running Nokia E6 and X7 now shipping, slowly

31 May, 2011 | comments (128)

The first Symbian Anna phones, the Nokia E6 and the Nokia X7, are now shipping. Announced back in April, these two have been on pre-order for a while and now you can buy one, if you don’t mind a stretched out delivery date. The touchscreen/QWERTY...