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LG LS970 Eclipse 4G leaks again, has NFC and  removable battery

LG LS970 Eclipse 4G leaks again, has NFC and removable battery

18 May, 2012 | comments (27)

The monstrous LG LS970 Eclipse 4G LTE broke cover once again, revealing two more bits of its specs sheet. In case you missed it the first time around, the Sprint-bound smartphone packs a quad-core Krait processor (at 1.5GHz), 2GB of RAM, 13MP...


Galaxy S III gets 9 million pre-orders from 100 global carriers

Galaxy S III gets 9 million pre-orders from 100 global carriers

18 May, 2012 | comments (204)

Korea Economic Daily is reporting that the Samsung Galaxy S III has received over 9 million pre-orders from 100 carriers around the world. This information comes courtesy of a Samsung official who remains anonymous. Whichever way you look at...


ICS-powered HTC Desire C up for pre-order in the UK

ICS-powered HTC Desire C up for pre-order in the UK

17 May, 2012 | comments (31)

The HTC Desire C, which was officially announced on Tuesday, is now up for pre-order on the UK retailer Clove's website. The Desire C is one of the first entry-level smartphones to feature the latest version of Android 4.0, and has some...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


This might be the international Sony Xperia GX on video

This might be the international Sony Xperia GX on video

17 May, 2012 | comments (81)

When Sony announced the 13.2MP Xperia GX, many people complained about the "Japan-only" availability. Well, there just might be an international version of the phone in the works. A couple of hands-on videos have popped up on YouTube that show a...


Phones4U offers 32GB microSD card, flip case with S III preorders

Phones4U offers 32GB microSD card, flip case with S III preorders

17 May, 2012 | comments (43)

It seems that the UK is a great place to get a Samsung Galaxy S III - Phones4U is the latest retailer to offer a little something extra if you place your orders there. If you pre-order an S III, you'll get a free 32GB microSD card along with a...


LG Optimus LTE2 packs 4.7-inch screen, dual-core Krait CPU

LG Optimus LTE2 packs 4.7-inch screen, dual-core Krait CPU

17 May, 2012 | comments (51)

LG announced the Optimus LTE2 and bragged about the 2GB of RAM but said little else about the device. Today, they decided to fill in the blanks. There is no official word on a worldwide release of the LTE2, but it probably will venture out of South...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI, LTE


One X for US running different ROM to avoid Apple's patents

One X for US running different ROM to avoid Apple's patents

17 May, 2012 | comments (57)

Yesterday, we reported that the AT&T version of the HTC One X and the EVO 4G LTE are being detained by the US customs as per the court order by ITC for violating one of Apple's patents. Now as it turns out, these particular phones aren't using...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC Desire C benchmarked ahead of release

HTC Desire C benchmarked ahead of release

16 May, 2012 | comments (19)

Constantly in the limelight these days, the HTC Desire C just won't keep out of the headlines. The smartphone is not even released yet, but curious (and lucky) fellow journalists have already put it through its paces with the usual benchmark...


NTT Docomo announces dual-core Samsung Galaxy S III (SC-06D)

NTT Docomo announces dual-core Samsung Galaxy S III (SC-06D)

16 May, 2012 | comments (33)

Unsurprisingly, the summer lineup of the Japanese carrier NTT Docomo includes the high-profile Samsung Galaxy S III. What caught our eye, however, is that the Japanese version makes use of a dual-core Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 1.5GHz processor (MSM8960)...


UK customers to get the Galaxy S III a day early

UK customers to get the Galaxy S III a day early

16 May, 2012 | comments (47)

Samsung have announced that eager customers who pre-order the upcoming Galaxy S III flagship from the Samsung Brand Store in Westfield Stratford City, can receive their device a day before its official release date – specifically on May 29th at...


OpenSignalMaps devs tell the Android fragmentation story

OpenSignalMaps devs tell the Android fragmentation story

16 May, 2012 | comments (27)

Every now and then the topic of Android fragmentation pops up, but this time we get to learn a developer's thoughts on it. Whether you think having multiple versions of a platform simultaneously available operating system is important or not, in...

Tags: Android


Specs for HTC Ville C leak, a cheaper One S with Sense 4.5

Specs for HTC Ville C leak, a cheaper One S with Sense 4.5

16 May, 2012 | comments (29)

The rumor mill can no longer gossip about the HTC Desire C after it went official yesterday, but the HTC Ville C has come to fill its place. Ville, if you recall, was the codename for the HTC One S and according to the rumors, the Ville C is a...


HTC flagships' US shipments get delayed for Apple patent violation

HTC flagships' US shipments get delayed for Apple patent violation

16 May, 2012 | comments (76)

HTC just took a massive hit in its patent war with Apple. The import of the company’s duo of U.S. bound Android flagships – the HTC One X for AT&T and the HTC EVO 4G LTE has been delayed indefinitely by the US Customs because of potential...


Google planning to work with multiple OEMs for the next Nexus

Google planning to work with multiple OEMs for the next Nexus

16 May, 2012 | comments (94)

Google is planning on working with multiple OEMs, as many as five, for the next Nexus phone, reports The Wall Street Journal. The phones will all come with the next version of Android (Jelly Bean), will be sold unlocked directly to the customers and...


ICS update for HTC Sensation 4G arrives tomorrow, Amaze 4G soon

ICS update for HTC Sensation 4G arrives tomorrow, Amaze 4G soon

15 May, 2012 | comments (56)

T-Mobile announced that the Android 4.0 update for the Sensation 4G will be available starting May 16th, and for the Amaze 4G 'in the coming weeks.' Highlights from the soon to be released Android 4.0 update for the HTC Sensation 4G from...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Kantar: Android market share doubles in some EU countries

Kantar: Android market share doubles in some EU countries

15 May, 2012 | comments (65)

Analysts are keeping a close eye on the market share of the various mobile OSes. Kantar WorldPanel just reported in and its findings show that Europe enjoyed recent Android offerings more than they did the iPhone 4S. Their report focuses on the...


HTC One XL is now selling in Australia

HTC One XL is now selling in Australia

15 May, 2012 | comments (28)

SIM-free and unlocked HTC One XL is now available in Australia. Currently, Oz residents can only purchase the black version for AU$850 (€660). It will work on every GSM carrier in Australia and on Telstra’s LTE network. In case you are thinking...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC Desire C is a budget ICS droid with Beats Audio

HTC Desire C is a budget ICS droid with Beats Audio

15 May, 2012 | comments (54)

After a number of leaks, the HTC Desire C (previously known as Golf and Wildfire C) went official today. It bears some resemblance to the HTC Explorer, but it's actually more of a One series smartphone. HTC Desire C is an ICS phone on a...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Dual-SIM Nokia 110 and 112 go official, to cost under €40

Dual-SIM Nokia 110 and 112 go official, to cost under €40

15 May, 2012 | comments (55)

Nokia just unveiled two new additions to its lineup of ultra-basic Dual-SIM featurephones. The Nokia 110 and Nokia 112 are compact-sized S40 devices targeted at emerging markets and users on a tight budget, who want to minimize their monthly bills...

Tags: Nokia, S40


LG to launch the Optimus 4X HD in Europe next month

LG to launch the Optimus 4X HD in Europe next month

15 May, 2012 | comments (40)

LG has announced that they will be launching the Optimus 4X HD next month in Europe, just in time to go against its Korean rival's flagship Galaxy S III. The Optimus 4X HD will start selling in Germany, Sweden, Great Britain, Italy and...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI