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HTC ChaCha gets a CPU upgrade, makes status updates speedier

HTC ChaCha gets a CPU upgrade, makes status updates speedier

06 June, 2011 | comments (39)

The Facebook-centered HTC ChaCha has just started shipping and its early adopters were treated to a nice surprise by the Taiwanese company. The CPU inside the Android smartphone has been quietly upgraded to 800 MHz from the previously promised 600...


iOS 5 to be unveiled later today, here's our rumor roundup

iOS 5 to be unveiled later today, here's our rumor roundup

06 June, 2011 | comments (87)

We are about ten hours away from the start of the WWDC ’11 where Apple will demonstrate the new iOS 5. Now the last few weeks have been quite busy with all sorts of rumors of what’s going to be changed or added to this next version. So we’ve...


Motorola Droid 3 for Verizon leaks out in tutorial videos

Motorola Droid 3 for Verizon leaks out in tutorial videos

05 June, 2011 | comments (40)

Verizon Wireless and Motorola did a great job in keeping the highly anticipated Motorola Droid 3 a well guarded secret. Until today at least. The upcoming Android handset showed itself completely in a series of tutorial videos and left nothing to...


Nokia X7 goes on pre-order in the UK, first taste of Symbian Anna

Nokia X7 goes on pre-order in the UK, first taste of Symbian Anna

05 June, 2011 | comments (201)

The Nokia X7 has now appeared alongside its QWERTY launch partner the E6, available for pre-order in the UK. Slated for release at the end of June, both devices are running the latest version of Nokia's Symbian OS - Symbian Anna. This will come as...


HTC Sensation suffers from death grip, iPhone 4 caught snickering

HTC Sensation suffers from death grip, iPhone 4 caught snickering

05 June, 2011 | comments (122)

Looks like there might be trouble in paradise for HTC fans. Nordic Hardware’s tests have proven that the new HTC Sensation also suffers from the same dreaded death grip as the iPhone 4 but this time it also affects the Bluetooth and Wi-Fi...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


BlackBerry Torch 2 previewed before announcement, liked

BlackBerry Torch 2 previewed before announcement, liked

05 June, 2011 | comments (17)

The BlackBerry Torch 2 has leaked again, this time in a big way - a pre-release unit was put through a whole preview. The preview confirms the positive impressions of people who have played with the Torch 2 even despite its unfinished status. The...


Could this be the GSM version of HTC EVO 3D?

Could this be the GSM version of HTC EVO 3D?

04 June, 2011 | comments (22)

HTC showcased the EVO 3D back in March, which was their first phone capable of recording images and videos in 3D. That phone, however, was intended for Sprint’s CDMA network. But HTC may just have a GSM version of the EVO 3D up its...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


EVO 4G gets Gingerbread update, breaks Netflix support

EVO 4G gets Gingerbread update, breaks Netflix support

04 June, 2011 | comments (20)

Sprint recently announced that they will be updating their first 4G handset, the HTC EVO 4G, to the latest version of Android this Friday and just as they promised the update is now available to download to anyone who’s willing to manually...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Vodafone planning on launching its own Facebook phone

Vodafone planning on launching its own Facebook phone

04 June, 2011 | comments (15)

There are some people who just can't have enough of social networking services. And to address to this ever growing clientele, we are seeing a rise in phones with social networking apps built-in. Considering the potential of this market, it seems...


BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 will get delayed launch

BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 will get delayed launch

04 June, 2011 | comments (17)

This is a seriously sad piece of news for all the BlackBerry fans out there. The global retail launch of the highly anticipated BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 won't happen until September - a serious departure from the summer launch which was mentioned...

Tags: BlackBerry


Stream your own music with Apple iCloud, costs $25 per year

Stream your own music with Apple iCloud, costs $25 per year

03 June, 2011 | comments (29)

Much has been speculated about Apple's upcoming iCloud service that they are planning to announce on June 6 at WWDC '11, but Los Angeles Times has some information as to what it's actually about. According to their sources, iCloud users will be able...

Tags: Apple


Motorola CEO blames Android Market for performance issues

Motorola CEO blames Android Market for performance issues

03 June, 2011 | comments (148)

Ever wondered why your Andriod smartphone isn't working as well as it should be? Well, Motorola's CEO, Dr. Sanjay Jha, thinks it's because of the open Android Market. He says that because the Android Market is open, anyone can upload almost any...


T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide photos surface, no 3D screen in sight

T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide photos surface, no 3D screen in sight

03 June, 2011 | comments (9)

The HTC-made T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide has show up in a couple of out-of-focus shots. Some specs were confirmed, but others were refuted – most notably the 3D screen rumor is apparently false. The T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide initially leaked...


HTC Sensation doesn't offer a unibody design after all?

HTC Sensation doesn't offer a unibody design after all?

02 June, 2011 | comments (72)

The HTC Sensation, which was promised to boast the company's unique unibody design might not have it after all. The first live photos and videos that surfaced clearly show that the back panel of the Sensation is removable, rather than being firmly...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Sony Ericsson ST18i Urushi leaks again, pics galore

Sony Ericsson ST18i Urushi leaks again, pics galore

02 June, 2011 | comments (85)

Sony Ericsson is preparing a new intriguing smartphone – the ST18i codenamed Urushi. It’s expected to be a smaller version of the Arc, running on the same hardware but packing a smaller 3.2-inch display. Sony Ericsson ST18i...


T-Mobile USA announces Exhibit 4G and Gravity SMART droids

T-Mobile USA announces Exhibit 4G and Gravity SMART droids

02 June, 2011 | comments (7)

T-Mobile USA and Samsung just announced two budget-friendly droids – the Samsung Exhibit 4G and the Gravity SMART. They’re intended to be an easy entry into Android land, both costing under $100 after a $50 mail-in rebate. You may be thinking...


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...