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Samsung Galaxy Note II is now official, sports a new S Pen

Samsung Galaxy Note II is now official, sports a new S Pen

29 August, 2012 | comments (187)

The Samsung Galaxy Note II is now official. The second generation of the highly popular phoneblet made its debut at the Samsung pre-IFA press conference and confirmed most of the rumors from the past few weeks. The Samsung Galaxy Note II is...


Sony unveils new Xperia phones, Xperia T leads the charge

Sony unveils new Xperia phones, Xperia T leads the charge

29 August, 2012 | comments (151)

A couple of days before IFA kicks off officially, Sony unveiled its lineup for the expo. The company announced four new Xperia smartphones along with a new Xperia tablet. It should come as no surprise that Android Ice Cream Sandwich powers the whole...


Apple's injunction hearing against Samsung set for Dec 6

Apple's injunction hearing against Samsung set for Dec 6

29 August, 2012 | comments (109)

The US court set the date for the Apple injunction hearing, where the Cupertino-based company will be able to present its permanent sales ban claims against Samsung smartphones, which overstep Apple patents. The hearing has been scheduled for...


Motorola to announce an Intel-powered smartphone on Sept 18

Motorola to announce an Intel-powered smartphone on Sept 18

29 August, 2012 | comments (25)

It appears that September will be a busy month for Motorola. The company is having a joint event with Verizon on September 5, dedicated to the DROID RAZR HD, but they'll also have something for their European fans. We just got an invitation for...


Chimei Innolux announces 5-inch 1080p LCD sporting 440ppi

Chimei Innolux announces 5-inch 1080p LCD sporting 440ppi

29 August, 2012 | comments (32)

Some people believe that taking the resolution of smartphone and phoneblet screens beyond 720p is rather useless as you won't be able to see the difference beyond that point, but LCD-makers obviously believe there's still room for...

Tags: Misc


Motorola shuts down operations in Asia Pacific

Motorola shuts down operations in Asia Pacific

29 August, 2012 | comments (119)

BGR India is reporting that Motorola Mobility will be shutting down operations in the Asia Pacific region, except in Australia and Korea. This decision was made after Motorola laid off 20 percent of its work force and decided to shrink its...


LG Optimus L9 dual-core Android smartphone gets announced

LG Optimus L9 dual-core Android smartphone gets announced

28 August, 2012 | comments (59)

Following the footsteps of the Optimus G quad-core powerhouse, LG announced yet another Android smartphone today. Dubbed Optimus L9, the handset will sit at the top of the popular L-Series of devices from the Korean manufacturer. The LG...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


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...