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Galaxy S III gets Android 4.1.2 update, lots of Note II features

Galaxy S III gets Android 4.1.2 update, lots of Note II features

05 December, 2012 | comments (280)

Samsung is now seeding the Android 4.1.2 update for the Galaxy S III. The update brings the new Multi-View multitasking interface, system apps, controls, settings and more. Samsung has just started seeding the Android 4.1.2 update for the Galaxy...


Nokia Lumia 620 unveiled, brings WP8 on the cheap

Nokia Lumia 620 unveiled, brings WP8 on the cheap

05 December, 2012 | comments (241)

Nokia has just introduced a new member of its Lumia family of WP8 smartphones. The Nokia Lumia 620 runs on the latest edition of the Microsoft mobile platform and hopes to impress you with a distinct youthful design, S4 Snapdragon chipset and an...


Qualcomm announces two new Snapdragon S4 chipsets for China

Qualcomm announces two new Snapdragon S4 chipsets for China

05 December, 2012 | comments (9)

Qualcomm announced two new Snapdragon S4 chipsets, which are optimized for the Chinese market. Both feature a quad-core CPU, Adreno 305 GPU and a transceiver that supports Chinese wireless networks. The new Snapdragon S4 chipsets are called...

Tags: Qualcomm, Misc


Oppo Find 5 full spec sheet and price revealed

Oppo Find 5 full spec sheet and price revealed

05 December, 2012 | comments (59)

The Oppo Find 5 has been making waves recently with rumors of a 5-inch 1080p display powered by a 1.5 GHz quad-core Qualcomm APQ8064 processor. Those rumors have since been confirmed by Oppo, as well as the contract-free price of $499.00. The...

Tags: Android, Touch UI


Nokia launches Lumia 920T for China Mobile

Nokia launches Lumia 920T for China Mobile

05 December, 2012 | comments (23)

The Nokia Lumia 920T is, reportedly, the first Windows Phone 8 smartphone to reach China and that's a thing to take pride in. But with a customer base of over 700 million, China Mobile is also the world's biggest carrier so the launch of the Lumia...


Sony announces the Xperia E and Xperia E dual, coming Q1 2013

Sony announces the Xperia E and Xperia E dual, coming Q1 2013

05 December, 2012 | comments (54)

Leaked a while ago, the Sony Xperia E and Sony Xperia E dual just got their official announcement. The Sony Xperia E duo consists of two affordable smartphones with a 3.5-inch displays of HVGA resolution and packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon...


IDC: Android and iOS to stay on top by 2016, WP to progress slowly

IDC: Android and iOS to stay on top by 2016, WP to progress slowly

05 December, 2012 | comments (65)

The marketing intelligence and analysis company IDC has revisited its smartphone market predictions for the following four years. It's become quite a tradition for IDC to post different numbers in each report, which serves to show just how...


Android 4.1 headed to DROID RAZR HD, RAZR MAXX HD

Android 4.1 headed to DROID RAZR HD, RAZR MAXX HD

04 December, 2012 | comments (24)

After the junior member of the new DROID lineup, the DROID RAZR M, received the Jelly Bean update almost a full month ago, it was with ever-growing anxiety that we all waited for similar updates to come to its elder brothers, the DROID RAZR HD and...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Nokia sells its HQ in Finland, to stay there on a lease

Nokia sells its HQ in Finland, to stay there on a lease

04 December, 2012 | comments (383)

Nokia's financials aren't what you'd call great lately, and as a result the company is selling its headquarters building in Espoo, Finland for €170 million. The deal is expected to be finalized by the end of the year, but the company has no...

Tags: Nokia, Misc


Jelly Bean update now available on AT&T Galaxy S III

Jelly Bean update now available on AT&T Galaxy S III

04 December, 2012 | comments (27)

AT&T owners of the Galaxy S III, rejoice! The wait is finally over - the Jelly Bean update for your favorite droid is now available. Unfortunately, there is no over-the-air option for now, and you will have to use Kies to get the update. Just...


 Android in Nov 2012: Jelly Bean and ICS continue their growth

Android in Nov 2012: Jelly Bean and ICS continue their growth

04 December, 2012 | comments (40)

The Android distribution statistics for November just arrived, showing an over two-fold increase in the Jelly Bean market share. Version 4.1 Jelly Bean is now on 5.9% of the Android devices from 2.7% last month, while the recently released...


Samsung Galaxy S III outsells Apple iPhone 5 in the UK

Samsung Galaxy S III outsells Apple iPhone 5 in the UK

03 December, 2012 | comments (156)

For a seventh consecutive month, the Samsung Galaxy S III is the most popular smartphone in the United Kingdom. The data compiled by uSwitch is based on live searches, pre-orders, as well as postpaid sales. Curiously, Apple's current...


Apple iPhone 5 hits 55 more countries this month

Apple iPhone 5 hits 55 more countries this month

03 December, 2012 | comments (113)

Apple is expanding the iPhone 5 availability to 55 new countries this month. On December 7 the Apple's thinnest and lightest is coming to the Samsung's homeland - South Korea. A week later, on December 14, the iPhone 5 will land in 33 more...


9 out of 10 smartphones sold in China are powered by Android

9 out of 10 smartphones sold in China are powered by Android

03 December, 2012 | comments (57)

China is a very important market for smartphone makers and mobile software developers with its vast cellphone user base. China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology reported that there are nearly 1.1 billion cellphone subscribers as of...


Sony to announce Jelly Bean update schedule in mid-December

Sony to announce Jelly Bean update schedule in mid-December

03 December, 2012 | comments (102)

Sony has used its official Twitter account about to shed some light on the upcoming Jelly Bean updates for its smartphone lineup. The company revealed that it will be announcing the detailed schedule in...


Samsung Galaxy Pocket Plus headed towards Europe soon

Samsung Galaxy Pocket Plus headed towards Europe soon

03 December, 2012 | comments (31)

A leaked ROM has revealed that Samsung is preparing to announce a Plus version of the Galaxy Pocket. The Samsung Galaxy Pocket will soon be replaced with a Plus edition Carrying the model number GT-S5301, there isn't much yet known about...


Dual SIM Nokia 114 silently  unveiled

Dual SIM Nokia 114 silently unveiled

01 December, 2012 | comments (56)

Nokia never releases new mobile phones without proper introduction. The Nokia 114 is either the first exception or the administrators of Nokia's Indian website have jumped the gun publishing this one. Last month's Nokia 109 is an equally cheap...

Tags: Nokia


Windows Phone 7.8 previewed on a Nokia Lumia 900

Windows Phone 7.8 previewed on a Nokia Lumia 900

01 December, 2012 | comments (116)

Hot on the heels of the leaked Windows Phone 7.8 features from a few days back, a short clip of the update has emerged online, running on Nokia Lumia 900. See it below. The short clip surely doesn't reveal much, save for the resizable...


HTC 8S not coming to US, Verizon's 8X ships unlocked

HTC 8S not coming to US, Verizon's 8X ships unlocked

01 December, 2012 | comments (25)

HTC officially confirmed the Windows Phone 8S won’t be coming to the United States. HTC says its focus will go entirely on the 8X. Here comes the official statement: "The Windows Phone 8X by HTC is our signature Windows Phone available at AT&T,...


Motorola DROID RAZR HD will get Android 4.1 next week

Motorola DROID RAZR HD will get Android 4.1 next week

30 November, 2012 | comments (33)

Motorola's DROID RAZR HD and RAZR MAXX HD Android Jelly Bean update is right around the corner. True to their word from the devices' launch event, Motorola and Verizon brought the news that the OS update will hit the smartphone duo next...