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T-Mobile 2011 roadmap leaked: plenty of droids incoming

T-Mobile 2011 roadmap leaked: plenty of droids incoming

18 May, 2011 | comments (9)

Here’s a huge spoiler for T-Mobile USA’s plans for this year – a month by month account of what phones the carrier will be releasing. They range from low-enders to really juicy ones like the myTouch 4G Slide, Bold Touch and, of course, the...


Samsung Hercules  for T-Mobile is the stuff from your dreams

Samsung Hercules for T-Mobile is the stuff from your dreams

18 May, 2011 | comments (45)

T-Mobile might be coming a bit late to the Galaxy S II party, but it seems that it will make a remarkable entrance. We just got word of the upcoming Samsung Hercules, which looks like the most powerful droid the company has ever built, combing the...


Nokia N9 video ad leaks, teases with 12MP camera

Nokia N9 video ad leaks, teases with 12MP camera

17 May, 2011 | comments (258)

A leaked teaser video that we just found shows a bunch of interesting details about the unreleased, unannounced Nokia N9 smartphone. Unfortunately, the fast-paced teaser leaves more questions than answers. Nokia N9 as leaked before • promo...


Toshiba unveils new 720p mobile display, Retina beware

Toshiba unveils new 720p mobile display, Retina beware

17 May, 2011 | comments (46)

Toshiba just brought their latest tech to SID 2011 display exhibit and entered the competitive world of mobile screen pixel density. Two screens geared towards mobile devices peaked particular interest. Firstly a smaller 3.3-inch LCD that...

Tags: Toshiba, Misc


Android security hole makes stealing your personal info easy

Android security hole makes stealing your personal info easy

17 May, 2011 | comments (63)

Security is a relative term in digital communications, as German researchers discovered after putting Google’s Android OS through some testing. Reportedly, 99.7% of all droids could be broadcasting the authentication key to your personal Google data...

Tags: Android, Misc


KDDI iida INFOBAR A01 is a cool, Japan-only droid with custom UI

KDDI iida INFOBAR A01 is a cool, Japan-only droid with custom UI

17 May, 2011 | comments (42)

Refreshing design? Check. 3.7-inch qHD screen? Check. Android 2.3 Gingerbread with a unique, flexible UI? Check. The KDDI iida INFOBAR A01 stars in today’s installment of "We want a Japanese smartphone" drool fest. The KDDI iida INFOBAR A01 has a...


HTC Holiday and Lead to be the first LTE AT&T phones?

HTC Holiday and Lead to be the first LTE AT&T phones?

17 May, 2011 | comments (16)

AT&T is going LTE soon, everybody knows it. There are still no AT&T LTE-capable announced devices, but thanks to a few leaked ROMs we already know two - the HTC Holiday and the HTC Lead. Both smartphones are high-end droids based on the...


FCC dissects Nokia X7, tests only two of its five 3G bands

FCC dissects Nokia X7, tests only two of its five 3G bands

17 May, 2011 | comments (28)

Sometimes the FCC tears a phone apart and we look on with ghoulish delight. The victim this time was the Nokia X7, which sports AT&T compliant bands even though we last heard that AT&T has lost interest in the handset. There were even leaked...


Fujitsu LOOX F-07C dual-boots Windows 7 and Symbian

Fujitsu LOOX F-07C dual-boots Windows 7 and Symbian

16 May, 2011 | comments (83)

No, it's not Windows Phone 7 we meant with that title. Fujitsu’s LOOX F-07C for NTT DoCoMo is indeed capable of dual-booting Windows 7 and Symbian OS thanks to its clever dual hardware design. The Windows 7 side of things is run by an Intel Atom...


Galaxy S II in the US: One Phone, Three Carriers, Three Names

Galaxy S II in the US: One Phone, Three Carriers, Three Names

16 May, 2011 | comments (30)

A black silicone gel case's information posted over at an online retailer revealed that it can easily fit not one, but three different Galaxy S II handsets. Wait, what? Yes, the case in question is more than happy to suit up the AT&T Attain, the...


Vodafone announces Smart, cheap droid on pre-paid plan

Vodafone announces Smart, cheap droid on pre-paid plan

16 May, 2011 | comments (18)

Affordable, carrier-branded smartphones are about the easiest way to jump onto the smartphone bandwagon. Vodafone has a new offering coming, the Vodafone Smart, that they hope will bolster their smartphone sales, which already make up 40% of the...


LG to update Optimus 2X this May, fix bugs and stuff

LG to update Optimus 2X this May, fix bugs and stuff

16 May, 2011 | comments (28)

In a Facebook status update LG announced their plans to issue a software update for the Optimus 2X. The device has been on the market for couple of months now, but there's still some time before its Gingerbread update arrives. According...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


HTC Sensation 4G will hit T-Mobile and Target 8 June

HTC Sensation 4G will hit T-Mobile and Target 8 June

16 May, 2011 | comments (10)

The HTC Sensation is here again, this time in a 4G fashion, bringing us news about its much-anticipated release. It seems it will hit the shelves both at T-Mobile USA and retailer Target around 8 June. T-Mobile hasn't disclosed a price or tariff...


Samsung Galaxy S and Galaxy Tab to get Gingerbread, officially

Samsung Galaxy S and Galaxy Tab to get Gingerbread, officially

16 May, 2011 | comments (111)

Samsung has just come up with an official statement on the Galaxy S and the Galaxy Tab Gingerbread updates. Both are getting some later this month and unlike previous rumors, this one's as official as it gets. The Galaxy Ace, Galaxy Gio, Galaxy...


Nokia drops the Ovi branding, replaces it with... Nokia

Nokia drops the Ovi branding, replaces it with... Nokia

16 May, 2011 | comments (92)

Nokia’s reorganization process has been going at full speed for a while now and there are no signs of slowing down. Today the company announced it will rename all the Ovi services to Nokia services. This move aims to unite and strengthen the Nokia...

Tags: Nokia, Misc


Google Nexus S has its price slashed to under £320

Google Nexus S has its price slashed to under £320

15 May, 2011 | comments (40)

The typical lifespan of a modern smartphone is 4 months, that is when referring to RRP (recommended retail price) at least. The Google Nexus S with its pure Android experience has now passed that marker and to celebrate, has undergone a little price...


Nokia E6 and X7 go on pre-order in Germany, seem pricey

Nokia E6 and X7 go on pre-order in Germany, seem pricey

14 May, 2011 | comments (187)

When announced a month ago, the Nokia duo E6 and X7 caused a good deal of excitement. Packing the latest Symbian update, called Anna, the two smartphones proved that the OS is not yet ready to head into oblivion. Now, the two handsets are...


New Sony Ericssons spotted, meet the CK15i and the ST18i

New Sony Ericssons spotted, meet the CK15i and the ST18i

13 May, 2011 | comments (48)

A group of new Sony Ericsson phones surfaced online and though little is known about those, we have their shots all lined up. The two most interesting members of the group are the CK15i and the ST18i. The CK15i looks to be the first Sony...


Galaxy S II gets two software updates, some issues fixed

Galaxy S II gets two software updates, some issues fixed

13 May, 2011 | comments (78)

The Galaxy S II got two new updates before we could even order food after completing its own review. Hope we don't need to rewrite much. Anyway, we didn't know the phone had issues that needed fixing in the first place but someone at Samsung must've...


HTC Flyer on sale across Europe, LG Optimus Pad hits UK

HTC Flyer on sale across Europe, LG Optimus Pad hits UK

13 May, 2011 | comments (10)

HTC's 3G and Wi-Fi enabled Flyer tablet is out today in retail stores in 14 European countries and online in another 16. Meanwhile, the LG Optimus Pad hits UK retailers at £750 SIM-free. It seems Friday the 13th is no worse a day than any to...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI, HTC