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The Windows Phone Mango update will be known as WP 7.5

The Windows Phone Mango update will be known as WP 7.5

26 April, 2011 | comments (27)

We've just got confirmation that the next major update to the Windows Phone mobile OS will bring its own version number. Obviously Microsoft though that the update, codenamed Mango is bringing enough new functionality to the table to be worthy of...


White iPhone 4 reportedly headed to stores, set to launch tomorrow

White iPhone 4 reportedly headed to stores, set to launch tomorrow

26 April, 2011 | comments (18)

Could this be? The white iPhone 4 is on its way to shelves in US stores say rumors and it should be off the shelves and into customers hands as soon as tomorrow. GSM and CDMA versions will launch simultaneously, if what insiders are allegedly...

Tags: Apple, iPhone, Rumors


Sony Ericsson XPERIA Mini Pro II shows up in a full photoshoot

Sony Ericsson XPERIA Mini Pro II shows up in a full photoshoot

25 April, 2011 | comments (59)

The Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 mini pro2 ran away from home and starred in an extensive photoshoot. The diminutive QWERTY droid was snapped from every angle and compared to its predecessor and the XPERIA Pro. Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10...


Apple iPhone getting geared to hit T-Mobile USA too

Apple iPhone getting geared to hit T-Mobile USA too

24 April, 2011 | comments (61)

What do we have here? A white prototype iPhone 4 running on the T-Mobile USA 3G network has been spotted. It looks like the magenta-loving carrier will be getting the Apple iPhone too, just like like Verizon did a few months ago. Now, the phone...


The LG Optimus Big gets an official release

The LG Optimus Big gets an official release

23 April, 2011 | comments (48)

The LG Optimus Big, made its first unofficial appearance back in March but now it looks like it's about to be unleashed for real. In LG's homeland of South Korea, the Optimus Big has been officially announced under the guise of the LG LU6800....

Tags: LG, Android, TouchUI


A white iPhone 4 appearing at Vodafone UK, launches next week

A white iPhone 4 appearing at Vodafone UK, launches next week

23 April, 2011 | comments (22)

For the better part of a year, the white iPhone 4 drama has been endlessly taking unnecessary space in our tech journalist lives, but now all this is finally coming to an end. Vodafone UK is said to start selling the device as soon as next week....


Is this what the Apple iPhone 5 will look like?

Is this what the Apple iPhone 5 will look like?

23 April, 2011 | comments (189)

When it comes to Apple’s next iPhone, the rumor mill never seems to stop producing noise on how the iPhone 5 is going to look like and what hardware it’ll pack. Well, Engadget’s former editor Joshua Topolsky says he has some new information...


HTC Sensation vs LG Optimus 2X: The 1080p shootout

HTC Sensation vs LG Optimus 2X: The 1080p shootout

23 April, 2011 | comments (93)

So far HTC handsets have hardly been the shooters of choice to the cellular photographer. Well judging from what you are about to see things might be just about to change. We've got a video shootout of the Sensation and the LG Optimus 2X comparing...

Tags: HTC, LG, Android, Touch UI


Android 2.2 Froyo update hits the T-Mobile Motorola Defy

Android 2.2 Froyo update hits the T-Mobile Motorola Defy

22 April, 2011 | comments (30)

For some owners of Motorola's resilient smartphone the Defy, the wait is finally over. Those on T-Mobile in US are finally getting the Froyo 2.2 update that some Android users have been enjoying since as far back as summer last year. The Defy...


Samsung S3850 Corby II goes on sale

Samsung S3850 Corby II goes on sale

22 April, 2011 | comments (36)

Samsung reminded us that there is more than smartphones out there. The company quietly released its Corby II feature phone this week in Europe. The phone is a successor to the popular Corby handset and offers some minor improvements on an already...

Tags: Samsung, Touch UI


Insiders claim Huawei and Panasonic are to join MeeGo

Insiders claim Huawei and Panasonic are to join MeeGo

22 April, 2011 | comments (33)

MeeGo will be welcoming two new members into its Handset Working Group insiders claim. Huawei and Panasonic are said to be getting ready to join the ranks of current members of the Group, which include Intel, Nokia, LG, ZTE and China...

Tags: MeeGo, Misc


Why iOS is tracking you and how to stop it

Why iOS is tracking you and how to stop it

22 April, 2011 | comments (32)

You’ve probably heard by now about the detailed log your iOS device keeps of your movements. Well, now there’s a tool to prevent that plus some more clarity on the issue, which as it turns out is neither new nor unique. iOS has offered location...

Tags: Apple, iPhone, Misc


Samsung Galaxy Ace Gingerbread ROM breaks free

Samsung Galaxy Ace Gingerbread ROM breaks free

22 April, 2011 | comments (61)

Well, well, what do we have here? We can‘t quite remember Samsung committing to a date for updating the Galaxy Ace to Gingerbread but we just got wind of the first pre-release ROM build slipping out in the wild. There is nothing much to add....


Samsung strikes back at Apple with lawsuit of their own

Samsung strikes back at Apple with lawsuit of their own

22 April, 2011 | comments (57)

Samsung promised it will strike back on Apple because of their lawsuit against the Galaxy S lineup. Well it just did that filling 10 patent infringement claims over the Apple products in three different countries. And it’s just the...

Tags: Apple, Samsung, Misc


Fixed focus cameras are cool, Part 2: Nokia X7 camera samples

Fixed focus cameras are cool, Part 2: Nokia X7 camera samples

22 April, 2011 | comments (58)

As you may know Nokia wants to prove the users its "full-focus" (a.k.a. fixed-focus) camera sensors are excellent performers too. Today we get to see the second batch of Nokia camera samples, this time taken with the still unreleased X7. The...

Tags: Nokia, Symbian^3


Nokia Q1 results are in, Microsoft deal finally detailed

Nokia Q1 results are in, Microsoft deal finally detailed

21 April, 2011 | comments (38)

Nokia announced their Q1 financial results today and marked an increase in net sales and units shipped year over year. Operating profit however took a hit but the Microsoft/Nokia agreement was signed, making the deal official. First, let’s look...

Tags: Nokia, Microsoft, Misc


Sony Ericsson announces its first Android Walkman phone, the W8

Sony Ericsson announces its first Android Walkman phone, the W8

21 April, 2011 | comments (156)

Sony Ericsson has just announced its first phone from the Walkman series to run Android (or the other way around). By the looks of it, the W8 is an XPERIA X8, but with a bit of fancy colors and a WALKMAN logo. Just like its brother, the X8,...


Apple Q1 profits through the roof, iPhone sales keep going up

Apple Q1 profits through the roof, iPhone sales keep going up

21 April, 2011 | comments (78)

Apple just can’t seem to stop improving their performance – they announced the financial results for the quarter that just ended and they’ve broken their records. Again. Year over year, iPhone sales more than doubled and profits were through the...

Tags: Apple, iPhone, Misc


The iPhone 4, recording your movements wherever you go

The iPhone 4, recording your movements wherever you go

20 April, 2011 | comments (100)

Two security researchers in the UK have uncovered a disturbing truth. It appears iPhone 4's everywhere have been tracking their users movements with startling accuracy (unbeknownst to the users) and what is more, the ease at which this information...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


A gang of smartphones meets up for a microscopic display shootout

A gang of smartphones meets up for a microscopic display shootout

20 April, 2011 | comments (39)

Now that is something refreshing - using a microscope to compare the different types of screens used in today's smartphones. Thanks to an industrial microscope at a 201x zoom, you can really grasp the differences between the Super AMOLED, Super LCD,...