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LTE-packing Samsung Galaxy Note goes live in Korea

LTE-packing Samsung Galaxy Note goes live in Korea

29 November, 2011 | comments (19)

Samsung announced a second version of its Galaxy Note phoneblet that will be hitting its homeland. The Korean edition of the 5.3" droid will be carrying an LTE radio, adding ultra-fast network data to the already juicy specs sheet. The 4G...


The Nokia N9 PR1.2 update to come with lots of improvements

The Nokia N9 PR1.2 update to come with lots of improvements

29 November, 2011 | comments (60)

Most of the Nokia N9 owners should have already received a notification that the PR1.1 update is available for their beloved MeeGo phone - it's well worth installing as it bring plenty of new features. The next update, PR1.2, is already in the...


Motorola outs XT928 - 720p screen,13 MP for China Telecom

Motorola outs XT928 - 720p screen,13 MP for China Telecom

29 November, 2011 | comments (9)

Motorola has released the XT928 Android smartphone with a 4.5" 1280 x 720 display, 13 MP snapper on the back with 1080p video recording, dual-core 1.2 GHz processor and more, exclusively to China Telecom, meaning it will run on a CDMA network. The...


Ignis announces 300ppi true RGB pixel AMOLED

Ignis announces 300ppi true RGB pixel AMOLED

29 November, 2011 | comments (62)

Ignis Innovation has just announced that it has developed an AMOLED screen with a pixel density of over 300 ppi that uses a conventional RGB matrix. So far, the only AMOLEDs that boasted such density were using the often criticized PenTile...

Tags: Misc


iPhone 4 goes into 'self combustion' mode on a flight

iPhone 4 goes into 'self combustion' mode on a flight

29 November, 2011 | comments (165)

One of the iPhone 4 decided to go rogue yesterday while on board a flight to Sydney. Just as the flight was about to land the device was said to produce 'a significant amounts of dense smoke, accompanied by a red glow', according to the Australian...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


LG Nitro HD coming to AT&T in December for $250

LG Nitro HD coming to AT&T in December for $250

29 November, 2011 | comments (13)

We have been hearing about the LG Nitro HD for a while now but AT&T has finally gone ahead and made it official. The LG Nitro HD will be the first phone on AT&T's network to have an HD display and will be their third LTE phone, after the Samsung...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


HTC issues a statement on the IPCom potential ban in Germany

HTC issues a statement on the IPCom potential ban in Germany

28 November, 2011 | comments (16)

HTC issued an official statement, regarding the IPCom potential ban of the sales of their 3G products in Germany. On Friday the Taiwanese company withdrew its appeal against the court decision of 2009 to grant an injunction against the HTC 3G...

Tags: HTC


Motorola MT917 for China Mobile - 720p display, 13 MP, Kevlar, more

Motorola MT917 for China Mobile - 720p display, 13 MP, Kevlar, more

28 November, 2011 | comments (23)

Motorola has announced the MT917 Android smartphone, which will be an TD-SCDMA exclusive for China Mobile. The phone's highlights are a 1280 x 720 4.5-incher (~330 ppi), a dual-core 1.2 GHz processor, 1 gig of RAM, 13 MP camera (capable of 1080p...


LG announces Android 4.0 ICS upgrade plans

LG announces Android 4.0 ICS upgrade plans

28 November, 2011 | comments (78)

LG might be slow on the actual upgrades, but at least it’ on time with the announcements. While most of the latest Optimus siblings are getting their first Gingerbread bite just now, LG announces they are all going to taste Ice Cream Sandwich...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Samsung S8600 Wave 3 launches globally today, live pics inside

Samsung S8600 Wave 3 launches globally today, live pics inside

28 November, 2011 | comments (53)

Today Samsung announced that its new Bada flagship, the S8600 Wave 3 is hitting the shelves around the world. The smartphone, which was announced at the end of August is making its market debut just in time for the holiday shopping spree. Samsung...


HTC Ville to be only 8mm thick, to become thinnest HTC phone

HTC Ville to be only 8mm thick, to become thinnest HTC phone

28 November, 2011 | comments (45)

HTC have some interesting droids in the pipeline and we get to glean some specs from occasional leaks. Now we've learned a new detail about the rumored HTC Ville droid - it will be HTC's thinnest phone to date with an 8mm thin waistline. The...


Alleged 4-inch iPhone 5 screen already shipping

Alleged 4-inch iPhone 5 screen already shipping

28 November, 2011 | comments (78)

Remember the iPhone 5 frenzy right before the 4S got unveiled? The larger screen, thinner profile, NFC chip talk flying from every direction? Well it's back, apparently, in the form of a 4" LCD that has Sony Mobile Display Corporation and Hitachi...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Samsung GT-S7500 leaks in live pictures, is Galaxy S mini version

Samsung GT-S7500 leaks in live pictures, is Galaxy S mini version

28 November, 2011 | comments (12)

Here we go again with yet another mid-range phone from Samsung. This time it's the GT-S7500 which has leaked in two live photos showing us how the droid will look like. And from what we are seeing it's not that much different from the other...


Panasonic launching its Android smartphones in Europe

Panasonic launching its Android smartphones in Europe

28 November, 2011 | comments (53)

Every time we wrote an article about Panasonic smartphones we had to end it with 'it's only available in the Japanese market'. But not any more because the company has just announced its plans to venture out to western markets, starting with Europe...


Principle devs talk untethered iOS 5 jailbreaking and more

Principle devs talk untethered iOS 5 jailbreaking and more

28 November, 2011 | comments (21)

Some of you might steer clear of characters such as these; characters whom Apple would have you rather not know about at all. However, if you've ever owned an iOS device, chances are you've heard the term 'jailbreak' and both the iPhone Dev Team and...

Tags: Apple, iOS, iPhone


Motorola DROID 4 official images and specifications leak

Motorola DROID 4 official images and specifications leak

27 November, 2011 | comments (54)

Last month we came across some leaked hands-on images of the upcoming Motorola DROID 4 smartphone, showing the new DROID RAZR-esque design paired with the signature slide-out QWERTY keypad. Today we have some official images of the handset...


IPCom seeking to ban sales of HTC 3G devices in Germany

IPCom seeking to ban sales of HTC 3G devices in Germany

26 November, 2011 | comments (43)

Things are surely not going well for HTC at the moment. First we saw that HTC lost the S3 patent leverage and then came the news that their Q4 revenue actually fell. Now we are hearing that patent firm IPCom, who had sued HTC back in 2009 and...

Tags: HTC, Touch UI


Cyan Nokia Lumia 800 hits Three UK

Cyan Nokia Lumia 800 hits Three UK

25 November, 2011 | comments (79)

If you like the Nokia Lumia 800, but find its primary black color a bit too conservative for your taste, we've got some great news for you. The cyan version of the WP smartphone just went on sale at the UK carrier Three. The news was confirmed by...


LTE-flaunting Galaxy S II Skyrocket gets 2.3.6 OTA update

LTE-flaunting Galaxy S II Skyrocket gets 2.3.6 OTA update

25 November, 2011 | comments (35)

The AT&T-branded Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket is in the moment receiving and OTA update to Android Gingerbread 2.3.6. The itself doesn't specify what's new but we're guessing the run of the mill array of bug fixes is included. It could also...


T-Mobile UK launches midrange Vivacity droid, free on contract

T-Mobile UK launches midrange Vivacity droid, free on contract

25 November, 2011 | comments (18)

T-Mobile UK have unveiled their Vivacity Android smartphone, available today for as little as free of charge on a £10 per month deal or £99 on pay as you go. It will be available starting today at T-Mobile stores, the online shop and...