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Motorola announces Electrify 2 and Defy XT for U.S. Cellular

Motorola announces Electrify 2 and Defy XT for U.S. Cellular

02 August, 2012 | comments (20)

Motorola has announce two new Android smartphones - the Electrify 2 and the Defy XT - for the U.S. Cellular in the, well, US. The Electrify is the successor to last year's Electrify, also known as the Photon 4G, but it is closer to the...


 Android in July 2012: Android 4.0 adoption more than doubles

Android in July 2012: Android 4.0 adoption more than doubles

02 August, 2012 | comments (42)

Google has once again published the Android distribution figures and things are looking good for Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich. Of course, some of you might say that it is no longer the latest version of Android and we should be concentrating...


Nokia's marketing stunt for the Lumia 900 involves nail polish

Nokia's marketing stunt for the Lumia 900 involves nail polish

01 August, 2012 | comments (73)

Nokia has decided to boost the appeal of its Lumia 900 flagship in the United States in a rather unusual fashion. The Finnish giant has partnered with Duality Cosmetics to release its own branded nail polish, which matches the color of the pink...


Sony adds black, silver and white to the Xperia SL color palette

Sony adds black, silver and white to the Xperia SL color palette

01 August, 2012 | comments (16)

The Xperia SL already showed us its fun personality posing in blue and pink. Now, thanks to some press shots ePrice has managed to acquire, Sony shows the Xperia SL means business, too. The pieces of the Xperia SL puzzle are slowly falling...


The Apple-Samsung trial goes on, shows us new iPhone prototypes

The Apple-Samsung trial goes on, shows us new iPhone prototypes

01 August, 2012 | comments (177)

The second day of the Apple vs. Samsung trial went interesting to say the least. After the court denied Samsung the right to make an argument that a Sony concept was the real inspiration behind iPhone's design, the Koreans decided to take matters...

Tags: Apple, Samsung, Misc


New BlackBerry 10 dev phone pops up, RIM confirms

New BlackBerry 10 dev phone pops up, RIM confirms

31 July, 2012 | comments (39)

A render of a mysterious BlackBerry device was "accidentally" leaked on the RIM's developer website. The device apparently is called Dev Alpha B - a successor to the current Dev Alpha device, used to test out the still unofficial BlackBerry 10 OS....


ZTE become the 5th largest smartphone vendor in Q2 2012

ZTE become the 5th largest smartphone vendor in Q2 2012

31 July, 2012 | comments (12)

ZTE have never been shy about proclaiming their ambitions of being amongst the big names of the smartphone game, and have moved one step closer to their goal this past quarter. During Q2 of this year, ZTE managed to ship some 8 million...


HTC EVO 3D and EVO Design 4G for Sprint treated to an ICS update

HTC EVO 3D and EVO Design 4G for Sprint treated to an ICS update

31 July, 2012 | comments (15)

HTC's ageing EVO 3D for Sprint Wireless just got treated to the long-awaited update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The major OS upgrade is available as an over-the-air download. Unsurprisingly, the ICS update for the EVO 3D for Sprint...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Sony is yet to decide which 2011 Xperia phones will get Jelly Bean

Sony is yet to decide which 2011 Xperia phones will get Jelly Bean

31 July, 2012 | comments (169)

When a Sony spokesman let it slip that the company wouldn't update its 2011 Xperia Android smartphones to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, users got upset. Big time! But now it's time to turn that frown upside down, for Sony has released an official...


An Apple event on September 12 confirmed by Reuters, AllThingsD

An Apple event on September 12 confirmed by Reuters, AllThingsD

31 July, 2012 | comments (200)

We were seriously considering turning a deaf ear to yesterday's rumors about Apple shifting their expected launch date to September 12, much like we did with that August launch rumor. Still, we decided to run the story and today, the rumor is...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


Sony Xperia LT29i Hayabusa previewed before launch

Sony Xperia LT29i Hayabusa previewed before launch

31 July, 2012 | comments (99)

The Sony Xperia LT29i Hayabusa (the international version of the Xperia GX) has teased the rumor mill with a few spy shots of the device and a couple of camera samples, but now someone at ePrice got their hands on an engineering sample and did an...


AT&T launches Pantech Renue QWERTY phone for $69.99

AT&T launches Pantech Renue QWERTY phone for $69.99

31 July, 2012 | comments (6)

AT&T has released a new budget phone from Pantech called the Renue. This feature phone runs on Qualcomm's BREW platform and has basic features such as 3.2-inch QVGA toucscreen display and a 3 megapixel rear camera. The Renue also has a...


T-Mobile Galaxy Note update gets detailed before launch

T-Mobile Galaxy Note update gets detailed before launch

31 July, 2012 | comments (7)

You may already know that T-Mobile will be getting the Galaxy Note on August 8. But even before the device hits the shelves, T-Mobile has readied a software update that you will be able to install as soon as you start the phone. The list of...


Samsung Galaxy Beam is officially available in the UK

Samsung Galaxy Beam is officially available in the UK

30 July, 2012 | comments (13)

The Samsung Galaxy Beam is now officially available throughout the UK. Reportedly, some stores have already been selling it for a week or so, but it is today that Samsung deems the official launch of the smartphone/projector. If you've...


Samsung Galaxy Note will hit T-Mobile USA on August 8

Samsung Galaxy Note will hit T-Mobile USA on August 8

30 July, 2012 | comments (20)

T-Mobile and Samsung announced the retail availability of the Galaxy Note. Starting on August 8, the Big Magenta's customers will be able to pick up the phoneblet from the carrier for $249.99 with a two-year contract, after a $50...


iPhone 5 to be announced 12 September alongside iPad Mini?

iPhone 5 to be announced 12 September alongside iPad Mini?

30 July, 2012 | comments (159)

We might see the latest mobile tech from Cupertino earlier than expected this year. Sources, close to iMore, have suggested that we'll see the iPhone 5 on an Apple event on Wednesday, September 12 with availability following suit 9 days later on...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Samsung launches the Omnia M S7530, costs around €270

Samsung launches the Omnia M S7530, costs around €270

30 July, 2012 | comments (35)

Couple of months after the announcement, Samsung is now launching the Omnia M S7530. The device runs the soon-to-be-obsolete Windows Phone 7.5 Tango and specs-wise looks like a cut-down version of the Omnia W. It's powered by a 1GHz...


Samsung Galaxy Nexus for Verizon is now free on contract

Samsung Galaxy Nexus for Verizon is now free on contract

30 July, 2012 | comments (17)

A Samsung Galaxy Nexus for $350 off-contract is quite a deal, but Verizon users who don't mind signing a new 2-year contract can get it for free. Don't go to Verizon's web site though, as it still lists the phone at $99 with contract. Instead,...


ZTE Flash headed to Sprint, has dual-core Krait and 12MP camera

ZTE Flash headed to Sprint, has dual-core Krait and 12MP camera

30 July, 2012 | comments (15)

According to a leaked promo, Sprint is about to offer an impressive new droid called ZTE Flash. It’s an LTE-enabled smartphone running on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The ZTE Flash is supposed to be powered by the Snapdragon S4 platform – a...


Samsung reveal plans for two future Windows Phones

Samsung reveal plans for two future Windows Phones

30 July, 2012 | comments (59)

A look at some of the documents shown in the Apple vs. Samsung trial shows Samsung has two new Windows Phone devices in the works. Both are set to feature the dual-core MSM8960 chipset, as well as support for HSPA+ 21Mbits and LTE. The...