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HTC One X, S, V launch in Europe, Asia on Monday

HTC One X, S, V launch in Europe, Asia on Monday

29 March, 2012 | comments (63)

The hotly anticipated HTC One trio is just about to hit the shelves. The HTC One X and One S flagship devices and the HTC One V mid-ranger will be available across Europe and in some parts of Asia starting Monday, April 2. Customers in just about...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Windows Phone Marketplace hits 13 new countries

Windows Phone Marketplace hits 13 new countries

29 March, 2012 | comments (58)

Microsoft announced that it has made the Windows Phone Marketplace available in 13 more countries. The company kept the promise it made last month at the MWC and added Bulgaria, Costa Rica, Croatia, Estonia, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania,...


Samsung Galaxy S Value Pack starts rolling out in Korea

Samsung Galaxy S Value Pack starts rolling out in Korea

29 March, 2012 | comments (75)

After promising an Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Galaxy S, Samsung had to take back its words after they found that the device was unable to run the new OS (never mind the fact that the Nexus S runs it fine despite having the same basic...


Dell discontinues Venue and Venue Pro in the US

Dell discontinues Venue and Venue Pro in the US

29 March, 2012 | comments (13)

Dell had to retire the Streak last year owing to poor sales of the device but it seems that misfortune was being shared by its stablemates as well. Dell has now discontinued the sales of the Android-based Venue and the Windows Phone-based Venue Pro...


Nexus S and Galaxy Nexus get updated to Android 4.0.4

Nexus S and Galaxy Nexus get updated to Android 4.0.4

29 March, 2012 | comments (142)

Looks like Google heard our little rant (or so we like to believe) regarding the lack of updates on the Nexus devices running Android 4.0. If you may remember, Google released the Android 4.0.3 update to Nexus S back in December but then pulled it...


Nokia Lumia 800 gets a new battery-boosting update

Nokia Lumia 800 gets a new battery-boosting update

28 March, 2012 | comments (114)

Nokia will be pushing this update to various countries in four different increments, more specifically today, and again on April 4th, 11th and 18th. The reason for this being the various Windows Phone authentications the update has to go through, as...

Tags: Nokia, Lumia 800


CDMA-packing Nokia Lumia 800C for China Telecom goes official

CDMA-packing Nokia Lumia 800C for China Telecom goes official

28 March, 2012 | comments (35)

Nokia's boss and China Telecom's boss got together to announce the first CDMA Windows Phone for China - it's a version of the Nokia Lumia 800, named Lumia 800C, and it will be China Telecom's first Lumia phone. The Lumia 800C packs all the cool...


Samsung I9300 leaked info suggests a mid-may launch

Samsung I9300 leaked info suggests a mid-may launch

28 March, 2012 | comments (65)

Alright folks, bring out your salt shakers for we have yet another Galaxy S III rumor for you. According to a tip received from one of our readers, the Samsung I9300 will be hitting stores in mid-May this year. Now as most people would assume,...


Samsung Galaxy Note shipments exceed 5 million

Samsung Galaxy Note shipments exceed 5 million

28 March, 2012 | comments (98)

The failure of the Dell Streak may have told us otherwise but it seems there is a demand for gigantic smartphones/tiny tablets after all and that people have no problem stretching their hands and pockets as long as the device in question is good...


Galaxy S II for O2 UK getting ICS as we speak

Galaxy S II for O2 UK getting ICS as we speak

27 March, 2012 | comments (89)

The largest carrier in the UK - O2 - is rolling out an Ice Cream Sandwich update to its Galaxy S II owners as we speak. The update is available through the Kies software so if you're among the lucky ones be sure to plug in your phone in and...


Verizon announces the LG Lucid 4G, starts shipping March 29

Verizon announces the LG Lucid 4G, starts shipping March 29

27 March, 2012 | comments (8)

Inevitably after it's leak a few days ago, Verizon officially announced the LG Lucid 4G. Under the hood, this mid-ranger is featuring a 1.2GHz dual-core processor and 1GB of RAM, handling Android 2.3 without any hesitation. Additionally, Verizon...


AT&T reveals Lumia 900 and Titan II off-contract pricing

AT&T reveals Lumia 900 and Titan II off-contract pricing

27 March, 2012 | comments (16)

Following yesterday's announcement of the special prices for the HTC Titan II and Nokia Lumia 900 including a two-year contract, now AT&T has spilled the beans on the off-contract price of the devices in case you are not into two-year...


UK Samsung Galaxy Note and Tabs get £115 of free multimedia

UK Samsung Galaxy Note and Tabs get £115 of free multimedia

27 March, 2012 | comments (20)

If you live in Great Britain and plan on purchasing a Galaxy Note phoneblet or some of the Galaxy Tab tablets, you might want to hear about the latest offer by the Korean company. You are eligible to receive free multimedia worth up to £115 and a...


Backup your data from HTCSense.com before it's deleted

Backup your data from HTCSense.com before it's deleted

27 March, 2012 | comments (28)

HTC is informing users of HTCSense.com that the site will soon be undergoing renovation. However, shockingly, HTC will not be retaining user data and after April 30, 2012 all the user uploaded data will be deleted. To prevent loss of data, HTC has...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Fu Chunli from China downloaded the 25 billionth App Store app

Fu Chunli from China downloaded the 25 billionth App Store app

27 March, 2012 | comments (51)

You may already know that a certain Ms. Fu Chunli from China was the person who ended up downloading the 25 billionth app from the App Store. As usual, Apple caller her up and offered to fly her to Beijing where she will be presented her prize, the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


HTC Titan II hits AT&T alongside the Lumia 900 on April 8

HTC Titan II hits AT&T alongside the Lumia 900 on April 8

26 March, 2012 | comments (20)

It seems the Nokia Lumia 900 won’t be the alone when it launches. AT&T will offer its customers another Windows Phone-running gadget – the HTC Titan II. HTC Titan II hands-on photos The Titan II is quite an impressive fella with its huge...


Dual-SIM HTC Wind T328w headed to China

Dual-SIM HTC Wind T328w headed to China

26 March, 2012 | comments (38)

A few leaks suggest HTC is ready to push a rather cheap dual-SIM droid to the Chinese market. Known as the T328w, it should also go by the Wind moniker. HTC T328w The phone is running on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and HTC Sense UI 4.0,...


Nokia Belle FP2 appears in test results

Nokia Belle FP2 appears in test results

26 March, 2012 | comments (74)

Owners of newer Symbian phones got some good news recently when Nokia announced that they'll be getting a Feature Pack 1 update for their smartphones. They might be in for some more good news - results on the HTML5 Test list results for "Nokia Belle...


Apple to offer royalty-free license to nano-SIM patent

Apple to offer royalty-free license to nano-SIM patent

26 March, 2012 | comments (68)

A few days ago, we reported that Apple is locking horns with other companies, primarily Nokia, regarding the design of the nano-SIM, the next generation of the SIM design that will be dramatically smaller than even the current micro-SIM. Both...

Tags: Apple, Nokia


HTC One X for AT&T gets benchmarked, looks impressive

HTC One X for AT&T gets benchmarked, looks impressive

25 March, 2012 | comments (53)

When the AT&T flavored HTC One X flagship got announced during MWC, quite a few people were left wondering whether its Snapdragon S4 chipset with two CPU cores will match the performance of the quad-core Tegra 3 of the international...