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Entry level Sony Xperia J leaks again ahead of announcement

Entry level Sony Xperia J leaks again ahead of announcement

29 July, 2012 | comments (65)

The Xperia J leaked a few times before and we already know everything there is to know about it. This time though, the photos are a lot clearer and show three different flavors of the phone. Sony Xperia J The Xperia J is rumored to be an...


Here's why the HTC Desire HD won't get Android ICS

Here's why the HTC Desire HD won't get Android ICS

28 July, 2012 | comments (119)

With last week's announcement that the highly revered HTC Desire HD won't receive an official update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich causing quite a stir, the Taiwanese company has posted the reasons for the decision in its blog. The biggest issue...

Tags: HTC, Android


LG Nitro HD for AT&T will get Android 4.0 on July 31

LG Nitro HD for AT&T will get Android 4.0 on July 31

27 July, 2012 | comments (17)

LG Nitro HD owners have a good reason to smile these days, as the handset's Android Ice Cream Sandwich update is finally coming their way. Starting this coming Tuesday, July 31st, AT&T will begin seeding the long awaited release of the Google...

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Samsung full report for Q2 is out, sales and profit increase

Samsung full report for Q2 is out, sales and profit increase

27 July, 2012 | comments (63)

Samsung's full report of its Q2 performance is out (there was a preliminary report earlier this month) and gives us a more detailed picture of how the tech giant did in the second quarter. Sales for the company as a whole reached $41.8 billion (up...

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Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III local search is back

Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III local search is back

27 July, 2012 | comments (27)

A few days ago Samsung removed the local search functionality from the smartphone's search widget with an update. An Apple patent violation was supposedly the reason behind the downgrade. Yesterday though Samsung said the local search removal in...


2011 Xperias won't get Jelly Bean, no ICS for Optimus 2X and Black

2011 Xperias won't get Jelly Bean, no ICS for Optimus 2X and Black

27 July, 2012 | comments (273)

Every time Google announces a new version of its Android mobile OS, every droid user out there starts asking - will my smartphone get it? Well, we have some bad news for Sony Ericsson phones regarding Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and worse still - LG...

Tags: Sony, LG, Android


Google had warned Samsung not to use Apple's designs

Google had warned Samsung not to use Apple's designs

27 July, 2012 | comments (360)

And the juicy details keep flowing in. Like we mentioned in our previous article about leaked iPhone prototype designs, the Apple vs. Samsung legal battle is resulting in a lot of never before seen information reaching the public through legal...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


Apple's court filings reveal early iPhone designs

Apple's court filings reveal early iPhone designs

27 July, 2012 | comments (99)

The legal battle between Apple and Samsung may have become tiring to some but you can't deny the juiciness of some of the secrets that have been uncovered through internal documents since the two started going at each other. Case in point being...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


Samsung to restore local search on the international Galaxy S III

Samsung to restore local search on the international Galaxy S III

26 July, 2012 | comments (41)

Yesterday, Samsung released a firmware update for the Galaxy S III that removed the ability to use the universal search tool for looking into local data (contacts, media files, apps, etc.). The patch came after Samsung removed the same...


Gresso introduces Cruiser Air Black, charges $1700 for it

Gresso introduces Cruiser Air Black, charges $1700 for it

26 July, 2012 | comments (61)

The new exclusive luxury phone from Gresso might get some heads turning with its $1,700 price tag, but it definitely won't be winning many fans with its specs sheet. The Cruiser Air Black will be sporting a 2 inch, 240x320 pixel display...

Tags: Gresso, S40


Sony LT30p Mint previewed ahead of announcement

Sony LT30p Mint previewed ahead of announcement

26 July, 2012 | comments (97)

The upcoming Sony LT30p Mint from Sony did a few rounds a couple of weeks ago, when some camera samples leaked alongside a specs sheet that had flagship written all over it. Today, it seems that Mobile-Review has not only gotten their hands on...


HTC One X+ with 1.7GHz Tegra 3 might be headed to T-Mobile USA

HTC One X+ with 1.7GHz Tegra 3 might be headed to T-Mobile USA

26 July, 2012 | comments (43)

So far, AT&T has been enjoying exclusivity of the HTC One X in the US (theirs is a renamed Krait-powered One XL), but now a rumor based on a leaked shot of T-Mobile's inventory shows that the carrier will be getting the "HTC One X+". So,...


Snapdragon S4 Pro benchmarked, crushes older chipsets

Snapdragon S4 Pro benchmarked, crushes older chipsets

25 July, 2012 | comments (95)

The lucky geeks at Engadget got their hands on a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MDP (Mobile Developer Platform) and managed to run several benchmarks on it. The Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset in question is APQ8064 - with a quad-core Krait processor and...

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Samsung Galaxy S III update does away with universal search

Samsung Galaxy S III update does away with universal search

25 July, 2012 | comments (98)

The latest 'stability' update for the international Samsung Galaxy S III no longer lets you search your local data (such as contacts and media files), due to legal pressure from Apple. This comes after a similar patch removed universal search...

Tags: Samsung, Apple


LG posts net profit in Q2, but not from selling phones

LG posts net profit in Q2, but not from selling phones

25 July, 2012 | comments (17)

LG handed in its report card for Q2 of this year. Overall the company did well, but the mobile phone division continues to struggle. The other divisions picked up the slack though and the company's profit increased compared to the same quarter last...

Tags: LG


Sony to hold a pre-IFA event on August 29 in Berlin

Sony to hold a pre-IFA event on August 29 in Berlin

25 July, 2012 | comments (32)

Sony just sent out invitations for a pre-IFA press conference. Anyone with an IFA press accreditation is invited to take a look at the latest Sony Xperia smartphones, which are expected to be announced there. There will also be an exclusive...


Apple reports third quarter results, makes $8.8 billion in profit

Apple reports third quarter results, makes $8.8 billion in profit

25 July, 2012 | comments (72)

Apple today announced the results of the third financial quarter of the year and as usual the numbers are impressive. The company reported a quarterly revenue of $35 billion, with quarterly net profit of $8.8 billion. Compared to this, last...

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Nokia completes Scalado technology acquisition

Nokia completes Scalado technology acquisition

24 July, 2012 | comments (71)

Today Nokia announced that they have completed the acquisition of technologies, developers and intellectual property from imaging software specialists Scalado. The Finns first hinted at this deal last month, and they are now ready to finalize...

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Toshiba announces REGZA T-02D Android smartphone for Japan

Toshiba announces REGZA T-02D Android smartphone for Japan

24 July, 2012 | comments (67)

The T-02D is the latest in Toshiba's range of REGZA smartphones for Japan. This one comes with a 13.1 megapixel Sony EXMOR R BSI sensor and claims to go as high as ISO 25,600 equivalent ISO, although what kind of images you'll get at that...


Samsung 'Gogh' SPH-L300 images leak

Samsung 'Gogh' SPH-L300 images leak

24 July, 2012 | comments (23)

It seems Samsung is planning a new smartphone for Sprint's equally new 4G LTE network and we have got some pictures of it as well. The Samsung SPH-L300 or '‘Gogh’ as it is known for now, comes across as a mid-range smartphone but with some pretty...