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Meizu announces the dual-core MX, comes out on January 1, 2012

Meizu announces the dual-core MX, comes out on January 1, 2012

06 December, 2011 | comments (44)

Meizu, the Chinese brand known for their controversial designs that closely resemble a certain product from Cupertino, has announced a new Android smartphone called the Meizu MX. Named after the first two letters from the Chinese characters of the...


HTC Flyer is getting Android 3.2 Honeycomb, finally

HTC Flyer is getting Android 3.2 Honeycomb, finally

05 December, 2011 | comments (48)

Flyer is HTC's first tab announced back in February and released in May with Android 2.2 Froyo. Later, it became clear the Flyer will be getting Honeycomb treatment later this year. Well, the long wait is over. The Android 3.2 Honeycomb firmware...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Asus Padfone with quad-core Tegra 3 coming in early 2012

Asus Padfone with quad-core Tegra 3 coming in early 2012

05 December, 2011 | comments (37)

It seems that the elusive Asus Padfone is about to finally materialize. The smartphone that can convert to a tablet is now said to come in early 2012 and it will get a nice specs boost to make it up to us for the delay. According to the latest...


Sony Ericsson Nozomi and two new Sony handsets leak

Sony Ericsson Nozomi and two new Sony handsets leak

05 December, 2011 | comments (86)

We are no strangers to the Sony Ericsson Nozomi, which has leaked a couple of times before. And now to put any doubts of the phone's looks to rest, a high-res press photo of the device has leaked. From this press image we can clearly spot the...


Samsung SCH-W999 is a 2xCore, 2xSIM, 2xScreen droid

Samsung SCH-W999 is a 2xCore, 2xSIM, 2xScreen droid

05 December, 2011 | comments (48)

In collaboration with China Telecom, Samsung has unveiled the SCH-W999 Android smartphone. It's a clamshell phone with two 3.5-inchers of WVGA resolution - one on the inside and one on the outside. Both screens are of the SuperAMOLED variety too,...


Samsung demos a transparent flexible AMOLED on video

Samsung demos a transparent flexible AMOLED on video

05 December, 2011 | comments (72)

We didn't need much convincing to believe that flexible and transparent screens have a great future. Smartphones and tablets these days are about the touch experience and any updates done to the screen itself have a great potential to improve the...

Tags: Samsung, Touch UI


Verizon's Samsung Galaxy Nexus i515 on display in New York

Verizon's Samsung Galaxy Nexus i515 on display in New York

05 December, 2011 | comments (9)

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus has been flaunting its 720p SuperAMOLED screen in shop windows in the US for a couple of weeks now, but that's the GSM version only. Those who want 4G LTE connectivity on Verizon's network are still waiting - now they have a...


Apple once offered Samsung a chance to license iOS patent

Apple once offered Samsung a chance to license iOS patent

05 December, 2011 | comments (44)

A couple of days ago we saw that Apple lost the chance to get an injunction against Samsung in the US. According to the court, the reason was that Apple could not prove sufficiently well that Samsung infringing on their patents is causing them...


Rotten Core: Nokia lose huge market share in their homeland

Rotten Core: Nokia lose huge market share in their homeland

02 December, 2011 | comments (307)

There's a state of unease within Nokia at the moment and unsurprisingly so. With the first Nokia-Microsoft lovechild now out in the market (the Lumia 800, you might have heard of it) and an aggressive marketing strategy in place to drum up interest...


Next Prada phone by LG to land December 14, we'll be there

Next Prada phone by LG to land December 14, we'll be there

02 December, 2011 | comments (32)

It's always a good thing to open our mailbox and get a surprise invite to a hot new event set on announcing something new and exciting. Well we just got surprised today by an invitation to an event held by Prada and LG on Wednesday, December 14 in...


Galaxy Nexus hits Vodafone UK, 4G version coming to the US 12.12

Galaxy Nexus hits Vodafone UK, 4G version coming to the US 12.12

02 December, 2011 | comments (23)

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus is now available at Vodafone UK stores for free starting from 41 quid on a two year deal. Meanwhile in the US the 4G LTE Galaxy Nexus for Verizon has been spotted on an alleged BestBuy inventory shot and rumored to appear in...


Android in Nov 2011: Gingebread grabs a 50% share

Android in Nov 2011: Gingebread grabs a 50% share

02 December, 2011 | comments (26)

Google updated the Android versions distribution charts and confirmed that the second Gingerbread release (covering versions 2.3.3-2.3.7) extended its lead at the top. Over half of all droids are now running on Gingerbread. Back in second place,...


Motorola DROID RAZR MAX to come with a bigger battery?

Motorola DROID RAZR MAX to come with a bigger battery?

02 December, 2011 | comments (22)

So, what is the Motorola DROID RAZR MAX? The first confirmation about this mysterious device comes from a user who was told by a Verizon Store employee that a new Motorola DROID RAZR MAX is coming soon. It is supposed to be thicker, with a beefier...


Google releases Galaxy Nexus stock image for easy reinstall

Google releases Galaxy Nexus stock image for easy reinstall

02 December, 2011 | comments (14)

Google has released a factory image for its pure-blood Galaxy Nexus GSM/HSDPA+ device and made it available to anyone. The image can be used to easily recover the stock Ice Cream Sandwich software on the Galaxy Nexus in case of a manipulation...


What's the deal with Carrier IQ and what it means to you

What's the deal with Carrier IQ and what it means to you

02 December, 2011 | comments (51)

A lot has been said about Carrier IQ in the past few days. For those who are not aware, Carrier IQ is a company based in Mountain View, California and provides mobile analytic services for smartphones to the wireless industry. So why is it the news...


AT&T launches the LG Nitro HD, live photos inside

AT&T launches the LG Nitro HD, live photos inside

02 December, 2011 | comments (15)

Yet another Droid boasting an HD resolution display is launching in a matter of days. This time though, it's not on Verizon, but AT&T's 4G LTE network and it's the LG Nitro HD. The Nitro HD aims to be the carrier's most impressive Android device...

Tags: AT&T, LG, Android, Touch UI


White Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket coming these days

White Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket coming these days

01 December, 2011 | comments (18)

AT&T and Samsung just announced that a white version of the 4G LTE Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket is to make its way to the stores for the holiday season. This is a great opportunity if you want to get your hands on the 4G monster, but black is just...


Sony Ericsson Nozomi allegedly official photo leaks

Sony Ericsson Nozomi allegedly official photo leaks

01 December, 2011 | comments (98)

You cannot expect many new product announcements to happen in December as manufacturers are concerned it would hurt the sales of their current crop of devices, but there's no stopping the rumor train. Today we've got what might be an official...


Nokia X2-02 announced: Two SIMs and a music soul inside

Nokia X2-02 announced: Two SIMs and a music soul inside

01 December, 2011 | comments (88)

Nokia just unveiled the latest addition to its featurephone lineup. The Nokia X2-02 is a dual-SIM phone running on the Series 40 UI that relies mainly on its attractive price tag to attract customers. The Nokia X2-02 is built around a 2.2" LCD of...

Tags: Nokia


Lenovo LePhone K2 & S760 Android smartphones unveiled

Lenovo LePhone K2 & S760 Android smartphones unveiled

30 November, 2011 | comments (33)

Yesterday, Lenovo announced five new droid devices, but the only smartphone among them was hardly inspiring. Now though, the Chinese company unveiled two more LePhone droids, the S760 and the K2, and things are starting to get somewhat more...