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Is this Nokia Lumia PureView? We hope not

Is this Nokia Lumia PureView? We hope not

06 April, 2012 | comments (403)

What we have for you here are two leaked slides, which allegedly show a concept design and the actual specs of the upcoming Nokia Lumia PureView. It should be the Windows Phone twin of the Symbian-based 808 PureView. According to those...


Unaudited HTC report for Q1 2012 shows big drop in revenue

Unaudited HTC report for Q1 2012 shows big drop in revenue

06 April, 2012 | comments (114)

HTC was on the rise - in 2011, the company posted a record second quarter and an even better third quarter. Then in the final quarter of last year there was a sharp 25% drop in revenue, bringing them down to levels comparable to their Q1 2011...

Tags: HTC


Android 4.0.4 update causing network issues on Galaxy Nexus

Android 4.0.4 update causing network issues on Galaxy Nexus

06 April, 2012 | comments (119)

Looks like it is trouble in paradise for Galaxy Nexus owners again. After updating to the much awaited Android 4.0.4 update that started rolling out last week, users are now noting that the phone loses signal once it goes into sleep mode....


Did HTC accidentally show us the EVO 3D successor?

Did HTC accidentally show us the EVO 3D successor?

05 April, 2012 | comments (28)

Official product videos are hardly on top of our list for upcoming smartphone leaks, but stranger things have happened, right? A curiously looking prototype has made an appearance in the freshly announced HTC EVO 4G LTE promo clip, and made us...


Motorola RAZR MAXX got a price tag in the UK

Motorola RAZR MAXX got a price tag in the UK

05 April, 2012 | comments (22)

We are reasonably confident that more than a few people have gotten excited a couple of days ago, when Motorola announced European availability of the Motorola RAZR MAXX. With a 3300mAh battery under its hood, the smartphone is nothing short than an...


Pantech launch Vega Racer 2 for South Korea, LTE and more

Pantech launch Vega Racer 2 for South Korea, LTE and more

05 April, 2012 | comments (15)

Pantech has unveiled the Vega Racer 2, an Android smartphone, with a 4.8" 720p HD display, dual-core Krait processor (probably clocked at 1.5) and LTE on board. The Vega Racer 2 also sports a glass-ceramic body, which Pantech claim is a world's...


Asus Padfone goes on pre-order in Taiwan, will launch April 20

Asus Padfone goes on pre-order in Taiwan, will launch April 20

05 April, 2012 | comments (37)

One of the most curious devices of this season is getting ready to hit the shelves. Just as promised, Asus will be delivering its Padfone droid phone/tablet/netbook later this month with pre-orders in Taiwan set to start tomorrow. Taiwanese...


Samsung I9300 to have a 4-inch 720p AMOLED display

Samsung I9300 to have a 4-inch 720p AMOLED display

05 April, 2012 | comments (84)

PocketDroid has uncovered some more dirt on this I9300 that we keep seeing every other day, and the one we're pretty sure by now is not the Galaxy S III. The latest bit of information talks about some of the specs of the device. For...


New Galaxy S III render leaks in a purported press invite

New Galaxy S III render leaks in a purported press invite

05 April, 2012 | comments (214)

Another day, another Galaxy S III leaked image. This one appears on a press release (whose authenticity is yet to be confirmed) and we must say, of all the ones we have seen till now this one looks the most realistic to us. The press image...


HTC EVO 4G LTE goes official for Sprint Wireless

HTC EVO 4G LTE goes official for Sprint Wireless

04 April, 2012 | comments (16)

Sprint Wireless's CEO Dan Hesse and the HTC president Jason Mackenzie officially took the wraps off the carrier's Android flagship - the HTC EVO 4G LTE. The smartphone is the successor of the HTC EVO 4G, which saw the light back in 2010, and has the...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Android share surpasses 50% in the US, comScore reports

Android share surpasses 50% in the US, comScore reports

04 April, 2012 | comments (60)

The analysts from comScore have just published their report on the US smartphone market and it tells a rather different story from the one from the Nielsen numbers published last week. According to comScore Android has not only passed the 50% market...

Tags: Android, iOS, Touch UI


Sprint HTC EVO One leaked a few hours before release

Sprint HTC EVO One leaked a few hours before release

04 April, 2012 | comments (20)

We just got some live photos and specs of a new HTC smartphone, headed for Sprint. The high-end device leaked just a few hours ahead of its official announcement. Some highlights of the new Sprint-branded One, which will most likely be called...

Tags: Touch UI, Rumors, HTC


AT&T Nokia Lumia 900 taken apart, internals exposed

AT&T Nokia Lumia 900 taken apart, internals exposed

04 April, 2012 | comments (81)

The upcoming Nokia Lumia 900 for AT&T joined the list of smartphones to get the teardown treatment. This time it was TechRepublic, who first got a peek inside the polycarbonate unibody and treated us to a bunch of photos of its internals. There...


Android 4.0 ROM leaks for AT&T version of the Galaxy Note

Android 4.0 ROM leaks for AT&T version of the Galaxy Note

04 April, 2012 | comments (12)

The folks at RootzWiki have managed to get their hands on the official Android 4.0 ROM for the AT&T version of the Samsung Galaxy Note. They tested the ROM and other than a few minor issues found it to be stable enough for everyday use....


Sprint announces LG Viper 4G LTE pricing and availability

Sprint announces LG Viper 4G LTE pricing and availability

03 April, 2012 | comments (14)

This is hardly a surprise, given the fact that the first time we heard about this particular device was its actual unveiling during CES three months ago. Finally, Sprint Wireless announced the pricing and availability of the carrier's first LTE...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Android in Mar 2012: Gingerbread keeps growing, ICS on the rise too

Android in Mar 2012: Gingerbread keeps growing, ICS on the rise too

03 April, 2012 | comments (40)

Google released their monthly Android Platform version statistics and they show that the Gingerbread line is still on the rise (in fact, it grew the most), despite being succeeded by Ice Cream Sandwich. The good news is that obsolete versions...


Sharp shows off the most Droid of Android phones, the SH06D NERV

Sharp shows off the most Droid of Android phones, the SH06D NERV

03 April, 2012 | comments (68)

Truly innovative smartphones are hard to come by these days, but Sharp have invested a lot of effort into creating just that. Enter the result of their hard work, called Sharp SH-06D NERV. Using the Aquos SH-06D3D as a base, the SH-06D NERV is...


Motorola RAZR MAXX headed to Europe, the Middle East in May

Motorola RAZR MAXX headed to Europe, the Middle East in May

03 April, 2012 | comments (42)

The Motorola RAZR MAXX has a special spot in our battery tests - the top. And while this was great, it was only US users who could enjoy its longevity. Well, not anymore - Motorola has officially announced that a GSM version of the MAXX is headed to...


Motorola sends ICS firmware for testing to some users

Motorola sends ICS firmware for testing to some users

03 April, 2012 | comments (16)

Motorola's schedule gave a broad Q2 target for the Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Motorola RAZR. People from the DroidRzr forums have reported that they've received a test update from Motorola, one was even kind enough to share the update with...


Samsung Direct offers the Galaxy Nexus with extended battery

Samsung Direct offers the Galaxy Nexus with extended battery

02 April, 2012 | comments (25)

If you are interested in buying the Verizon Galaxy Nexus 4G LTE, you’d probably want to check out this offer. The Samsung Direct store is willing to give you a free extended battery and an original modified back cover to go with it if you place your...