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HTC Kingdom is actually just the codename of Sprint's EVO 3D

HTC Kingdom is actually just the codename of Sprint's EVO 3D

04 May, 2011 | comments (5)

Well, you can strike the HTC Kingdom from the list of rumored upcoming HTC phones. It turns out that was the codename of the HTC EVO 3D for Sprint. The leaked ROM that lead to this discovery is already being ported to the HTC EVO 4G and devs say...


Nokia ORO is a C7 with fancy clothes, coming soon

Nokia ORO is a C7 with fancy clothes, coming soon

04 May, 2011 | comments (60)

For those of you who are already tired of their Vertus, we have some good news. Nokia ORO is coming soon and it is not your plain feature phone made from nice materials. Instead, it is the Symbian running Nokia C7 gone through a gold and leather...


Motorola Atrix gets a simultaneous US/UK update

Motorola Atrix gets a simultaneous US/UK update

03 May, 2011 | comments (27)

The Motorola Atrix is a pretty impressive device with its dual-core 1GHz processor and a beefy Tegra 2 chipset to boot. Even though it's been out in the US as the 'Atrix 4G' for about a month it's already technically showing it's age as it was...


Android in April 2011: Froyo and Gingerbread keep rising

Android in April 2011: Froyo and Gingerbread keep rising

03 May, 2011 | comments (19)

We’ve just been given the Android version distribution report for April and there doesn’t appear to be any major changes in the existing trends. Froyo keeps gaining market share, but this time its growth rate is almost matched by Gingerbread....


Android 2.3.4 update is live for Nexus One, no Gtalk calls though

Android 2.3.4 update is live for Nexus One, no Gtalk calls though

03 May, 2011 | comments (18)

The Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread update is already available over-the-air for Google Nexus One users. Unfortunately it does not bring the updated Google Talk app with video and voice chat, just some bug fixes. The recently announced Android 2.3.4...


Samsung Galaxy S II scores twice the iPhone 4 pre-orders in Korea

Samsung Galaxy S II scores twice the iPhone 4 pre-orders in Korea

03 May, 2011 | comments (77)

Samsung has just published some numbers reflecting the interest its latest Galaxy S II flagship is enjoying at the start of its sales and things are looking pretty good. The 4.3” Super AMOLED Plus-packing smartphone took over 200,000 pre-orders in...


BlackBerry OS 7 browser beats iOS, Android browsers

BlackBerry OS 7 browser beats iOS, Android browsers

03 May, 2011 | comments (57)

The new BlackBerry OS 7 listed browser improvements as one of its major selling points. Some benchmarks from RIM show impressive results – the browser bests Mobile Safari and the Android Browser at JavaScript and page loading times. Tests were...


BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 and 9930 announced, run on BB OS7

BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 and 9930 announced, run on BB OS7

02 May, 2011 | comments (43)

Today RIM announced two new BlackBerry QWERTY bars to join the Bold lineup - the Touch 9900 and Touch 9930. Both smartphones feature 2.8-inch VGA touchscreens and run on the newly announced BlackBerry OS 7 The BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900...


BlackBerry OS 7 announced, old devices not supported

BlackBerry OS 7 announced, old devices not supported

02 May, 2011 | comments (50)

What was rumored as BlackBerry OS 6.1 was officially announced as OS 7 because RIM felt the improvements were too big for a mere 0.1 update. Bad news for old devices though – they won’t be getting in on the action. BlackBerry OS 7 will launch...

Tags: RIM, BlackBerry


Nokia N8 gets dressed in pink, ladies sigh

Nokia N8 gets dressed in pink, ladies sigh

02 May, 2011 | comments (122)

Nokia N8 is already available in five completely different colors - orange, blue, green, silver white and dark grey. It seems the variety wasn't enough so today Nokia launches a pink N8. Is that Symbian Anna running inside? Just when you thought...


White iPhone 4 has different camera lens and proximity sensor

White iPhone 4 has different camera lens and proximity sensor

02 May, 2011 | comments (50)

It seems that the white iPhone 4, launched less than a week ago, has more differences from the black one. Apart from being thicker by 0.2 mm, it also has a more recessed camera lens and different-looking proximity sensor. It was namely the back...

Tags: Apple, iPhone, iOS


Samsung Q1 results: phones did well, the rest not so much

Samsung Q1 results: phones did well, the rest not so much

01 May, 2011 | comments (57)

Samsung reported its Q1 results - though the company as a whole saw its operating profit decline by a third, the mobile division posted a modest improvement. In fact, the mobile division was the only one that saw an increase in operating profit...


Google facing a lawsuit over Android location tracking

Google facing a lawsuit over Android location tracking

01 May, 2011 | comments (147)

It appears that Google are to suffer the same troublesome press as Apple have of late, thanks to the discovery of an Android based tracking system, not too dissimilar to the one recently brought to light on the iPhone 4. Two residents of...

Tags: Google, Android, Misc


BlackBerry Bold Touch gets featured ahead of announcement

BlackBerry Bold Touch gets featured ahead of announcement

30 April, 2011 | comments (45)

BlackBerry World Conference is only a day away but RIM simply couldn't wait. A couple of pictures of the highly anticipated BlackBerry Bold Touch surfaced on the company's website and all but confirmed its official announcement in the coming...


Adobe spill the beans on an upcoming Android 3.1 release

Adobe spill the beans on an upcoming Android 3.1 release

29 April, 2011 | comments (40)

Today Adobe released an update for its Flash Player 10.2 for Android. Besides the regular bug fixes and security enhancements, it brings some optimizations for Android 3.1. Say what? It's the first time we hear of Android 3.1 and it's obviously...


The white iPhone 4 is thicker, won't fit in some cases

The white iPhone 4 is thicker, won't fit in some cases

29 April, 2011 | comments (126)

It turns out we were wrong yesterday and the white iPhone launch was not all sunshine and roses after all. As disappointed users point out, the Great White is a fraction thicker than the black one. What's the big deal, you ask? After all the...


LG will present prototypes of MeeGo phone and tablet in May

LG will present prototypes of MeeGo phone and tablet in May

29 April, 2011 | comments (31)

MeeGo devices are inching closer to reality – LG will be showing off prototype devices, both phones and tablets, during the MeeGo conference in San Francisco scheduled for the end of next month. LG have signed up for the MeeGo conference and...

Tags: LG, MeeGo


 IDC releases Q1 2011 shipments data, Apple doubles marketshare

IDC releases Q1 2011 shipments data, Apple doubles marketshare

29 April, 2011 | comments (25)

According to the analysts from IDC, the global mobile phone market grew by almost 20% compared to Q1 of last year. This is mostly due to the skyrocketing in smartphone sales, especially in emerging markets all over the world. The 20 percent...


Nexus S soon to get Android 2.3.4, get yours updated even now

Nexus S soon to get Android 2.3.4, get yours updated even now

29 April, 2011 | comments (17)

Google announced the Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread update for the Google Nexus S, which will become available over the next few weeks. The biggest new feature is the addition of video chat to Google Talk. The v2.3.4 update will be available for...


Motorola Mobility improves revenue, still posts a small loss

Motorola Mobility improves revenue, still posts a small loss

29 April, 2011 | comments (18)

Motorola Mobility is out on its own in the world – Q1 of 2011 was its first quarter as an independent company. Its net revenue went up by a third year over year but Moto is still in the red. On the upside, the number of units shipped...