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German court denies Apple Galaxy Tab 10.1N injunction

German court denies Apple Galaxy Tab 10.1N injunction

23 December, 2011 | comments (48)

Apple suffered a setback in their ongoing court war with Samsung in Germany. The German court rejected the Cupertino-based company's claims that even the redesigned Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1N looks very much like the iPad 2. As you might...

Tags: Samsung, Apple


Verizon confirms an update to fix the Galaxy Nexus network issue

Verizon confirms an update to fix the Galaxy Nexus network issue

23 December, 2011 | comments (5)

A lot of Verizon Galaxy Nexus have reported this "problem" with the phone where it shows lower signal strength compared to other Verizon phones in the same area. Verizon has now said that the issue is actually not with their network but...


Apple's market share is declining in Europe, but expands in the US

Apple's market share is declining in Europe, but expands in the US

22 December, 2011 | comments (174)

Europe is in a tough financial situation and Apple's shrinking market share despite the introduction of the iPhone 4S is a consequence of that. In markets like the US, the UK and Australia, the 4S is selling like hot cakes but continental Europe is...

Tags: Apple, iPhone


Samsung Galaxy Y Duos and Y Pro Duos announced

Samsung Galaxy Y Duos and Y Pro Duos announced

22 December, 2011 | comments (133)

Samsung introduced a couple of new Android-running smartphones with support for two SIM slots each. The Samsung Galaxy Y Duos and Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos are entry-level offerings, designed to cater for the needs of emerging markets. Both new...


Gresso unveils the $50,000 Grand Premier featurephone

Gresso unveils the $50,000 Grand Premier featurephone

22 December, 2011 | comments (54)

If you were just looking to purchase a $50,000 non-smartphone, Gresso has just the thing for you. The company added another member to lineup of finely crafted mobiles with outrageous price tags with the introduction of Grand Premier. Gresso Grand...

Tags: Gresso, S40


Nokia Store now has over 100K apps, Distimo says

Nokia Store now has over 100K apps, Distimo says

22 December, 2011 | comments (51)

We haven't been hearing much about the Nokia application store lately, but this doesn't mean it hasn't been making significant progress. According to the researchers from Distimo, which specialize in app store analysis, the official Nokia app...


Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V to come in Champagne Gold color

Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V to come in Champagne Gold color

22 December, 2011 | comments (22)

Think the current range of color options for the Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V is not enough? Does your heart desire for something a bit more classy? Then soon enough you will be able to get your hands on a Champagne Gold colored version of the...


Sony Ericsson reveals Xperia ICS update roadmap

Sony Ericsson reveals Xperia ICS update roadmap

21 December, 2011 | comments (123)

Sony Ericsson's R&D center has obviously been making significant progress with the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Xperia lineup, as the company is now ready to talk specific dates. A post on the company's blog has pledged a start...


Here is how Android 4.0 with HTC Sense looks like

Here is how Android 4.0 with HTC Sense looks like

21 December, 2011 | comments (67)

The first HTC Sense-d Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich ROM broke cover, folks. Thanks to the effort of a team of developers over at XDA, we now have a chance to see what changes are coming to the HTC devices, which are bound for upgrade. In this...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Apple AppStore makes 6x more revenue than Android Market

Apple AppStore makes 6x more revenue than Android Market

21 December, 2011 | comments (128)

It’s time for another research. It is about the most popular mobile application stores and is done by Distimo. The first and more important thing is the Apple's App Store generates six times more revenue than the Android Market. The calculations...

Tags: Apple, Android, iOS, Google


LG Prada 3.0 to hit UK in February, likely to cost £499.99

LG Prada 3.0 to hit UK in February, likely to cost £499.99

21 December, 2011 | comments (18)

Ever since LG and Prada announced the latest product of their collaboration, fashionistas with a taste for Android have been asking themselves just one question - when is it to become available. Well, now we have the answer to that and we even have...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


13MP photos from an upcoming Sony Ericsson device emerge

13MP photos from an upcoming Sony Ericsson device emerge

21 December, 2011 | comments (85)

Several photos have popped up in Picasaweb from a yet to be announced Sony Ericsson LT28at Android smartphone, sporting a 13MP camera. Despite being compressed in the upload process, the pictures have mind-blowing detail and dynamic range. See them...


Xperia active gets properly tortured, lives to tell the story

Xperia active gets properly tortured, lives to tell the story

21 December, 2011 | comments (61)

The Sony Ericsson Xperia active is certainly a tough phone, but you may not have realized how tough exactly it is. The rugged droid was just subjected to a series of torture tests and it passed them all with flying colors. Sharp knives and hammer...


Older Symbian-running Nokias to get Belle in February 2012

Older Symbian-running Nokias to get Belle in February 2012

21 December, 2011 | comments (90)

We had a false start but this time it's for real. The Belle update for older Nokias is officially scheduled on the Finnish company's calendar for February 2012. The Nokia Belle... wait, what? It seems that Nokia have given up on the Symbian name and...


Huawei to announce their best smartphone yet at MWC 2012

Huawei to announce their best smartphone yet at MWC 2012

21 December, 2011 | comments (14)

You know a company is taking an announcement seriously when they sent the invitations three months in advance. Huawei has just sent out invitations for an event that will take place on February 26 next year, which is the day before the MWC...


Intel unveils Android-running Medfield phone and slate

Intel unveils Android-running Medfield phone and slate

21 December, 2011 | comments (46)

Intel has just revealed its latest smartphone and tablet reference platforms based on its Medfield chipset. The chip maker is dead set on grabbing a piece of the two markets under ARM's nose and obviously won't let the few unsuccessful previous...

Tags: Intel, Android


Andy Rubin: 700,000 Android devices activated everyday

Andy Rubin: 700,000 Android devices activated everyday

21 December, 2011 | comments (50)

Back in May it was 400,000. In June it went up to 500,000 and in July it was 550,000. Now Andy Rubin, Senior Vice President of Mobile at Google, has posted on his Google+ profile that Android has reached 700,000 activations per day. To...


Google halts Nexus S ICS update in certain regions

Google halts Nexus S ICS update in certain regions

21 December, 2011 | comments (34)

The Android 4.0.3 update for the GSM/UMTS version of the Nexus S began a few days ago and by now several of them are running the latest version of Android. However, there are still many left who aren't and it seems it will be a while before they get...


Samsung Galaxy Note gets a white dress

Samsung Galaxy Note gets a white dress

20 December, 2011 | comments (112)

The Samsung Galaxy Note got a new color version just in time for the Holiday season. Sadly, though you will only be able to get one if you fly to Korea as that's the only place where the white Note will be available these days. The LTE-enabled...


Nokia: Lumia 800 has battery issues, a fix coming in January

Nokia: Lumia 800 has battery issues, a fix coming in January

20 December, 2011 | comments (68)

Despite Nokia promised two battery-related updates almost a month ago, it is just now we get official acknowledgement about the Lumia 800 battery issues. Nokia's own investigation reveals a software bug which is "limiting the phone’s ability to...