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Google Galaxy Nexus is coming to Verizon, confirmed

Google Galaxy Nexus is coming to Verizon, confirmed

17 November, 2011 | comments (15)

Thanks to the newest Galaxy Nexus video into the phone's official YouTube channel, we now know the gadget is coming to Verizon too. The latest video shows a Verizon-branded Galaxy Nexus with the 4G LTE logo at the back. So, no more wondering...


Samsung confirms the Galaxy S II will taste Ice Cream Sandwich

Samsung confirms the Galaxy S II will taste Ice Cream Sandwich

17 November, 2011 | comments (109)

Samsung UK announced via its Twitter feed that the Galaxy S II will be updated to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Its hardly a surprise since the Galaxy S II lineup is based on top-notch hardware and the latest Android...


Symbian Carla and Donna to come next, but not for everyone

Symbian Carla and Donna to come next, but not for everyone

17 November, 2011 | comments (183)

At the Developer Day in Mexico, Nokia shed some light on the next two Symbian versions - Carla and Donna plus further information on the Symbian Belle update rollout. Symbian Carla is intended for smartphones with a 1GHz processor or higher and...


Samsung Galaxy Nexus now on sale in the UK on various carriers

Samsung Galaxy Nexus now on sale in the UK on various carriers

17 November, 2011 | comments (58)

As promised, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus is available in the UK today. It's available on a few retailers right now with stock coming to several others too. The Android pure-blood is available on UK's biggest carriers on contract and will soon be...


Nokia 900 appears on a promo video, looks the part

Nokia 900 appears on a promo video, looks the part

16 November, 2011 | comments (150)

We just stumbled upon some footage of a yet unannounced Nokia Windows Phone smartphone. The device that appeared on a promo video created by a Nokia developer is believed to be the Nokia 900 Ace, which leaked right before this year's Nokia World,...


Qualcomm announces new Snapdragon S1 and S4 chipsets

Qualcomm announces new Snapdragon S1 and S4 chipsets

16 November, 2011 | comments (41)

Qualcomm is expanding its Snapdragon lineup - adding chipsets to both the entry-level S1 line and the Krait lineup. Krait is a brand new design that will scale to up to 2.5GHz with one, two or four cores. It promises better power efficiency than...

Tags: Misc


Sony Ericsson details the ICS update for the Xperia lineup

Sony Ericsson details the ICS update for the Xperia lineup

16 November, 2011 | comments (143)

Sony Ericsson promised that their 2011 Xperia lineup will be updated to the latest version of Android, 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, back in September, but now the company has stepped up to bring some further details about the update. Sony Ericsson...


HTC Zeta image leak, has a  2.5GHz processor and runs ICS

HTC Zeta image leak, has a 2.5GHz processor and runs ICS

16 November, 2011 | comments (254)

Possible design and specs of an upcoming handset codenamed HTC 'Zeta' have been leaked courtesy of Engadget. This phone is supposed to have a 2.5GHz quad-core APQ8064 CPU and 1GB of RAM. Other interesting items on the spec sheet are a 4.5-inch 1280...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Gartner report on Q3 smartphone market: Android keeps dominating

Gartner report on Q3 smartphone market: Android keeps dominating

15 November, 2011 | comments (90)

The market analysts from Gartner have posted their report on the smartphone market in Q3 and have outlined some pretty interesting trends. The market as a whole grew by 5.6% and Android saw its share more than double and its total shipments nearly...


BlackBerry Bold 9790 and BlackBerry Curve 9380 announced

BlackBerry Bold 9790 and BlackBerry Curve 9380 announced

15 November, 2011 | comments (53)

Today RIM announced two new additions to its lineup of smartphones. The QWERTY-packing Bold 9790 and the full-touch Curve 9380 both run on BlackBerry OS 7 and feature HVGA+ (480 x 360 pixels) screens. The BlackBerry Bold 9790 comes with a 2.45"...


Gingerbread update for LG Optimus 3D coming next week

Gingerbread update for LG Optimus 3D coming next week

15 November, 2011 | comments (38)

The Optimus 3D will be making the jump to Android 2.3 Gingerbread starting next week. The update brings not only the usual set on Gingerbread enhancements over Froyo but a number of extra improvements too, like faster data speeds and improved...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Nokia confirms the N8 successor is coming next year, sort of

Nokia confirms the N8 successor is coming next year, sort of

15 November, 2011 | comments (183)

Rest assured cameraphone fans, Nokia is still thinking about you. The manufacturer of the N8 is already working on its successor, which will come out some time next year. The confirmation came at the Nokia Lumia 800 launch event in Russia and was...

Tags: Nokia


Google finally releases Ice Cream Sandwich source code

Google finally releases Ice Cream Sandwich source code

15 November, 2011 | comments (61)

After a few weeks of waiting, Google has finally released the source code for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. This means you will soon be able to get the latest update running on your Android devices, assuming you have the programming skills. Or you...


BlackBerry London leaks out in a single picture, raises questions

BlackBerry London leaks out in a single picture, raises questions

14 November, 2011 | comments (97)

It is no secret, that RIM is going through difficult times these days. The Canadian company's recently announced BBX platform is expected to change its current state of affairs for the better by (finally) integrating BlackBerry OS and QNX. Today,...


Huawei Honor launches, we have the hands-on shots

Huawei Honor launches, we have the hands-on shots

14 November, 2011 | comments (46)

Today Huawei launches the Honor, an Android smartphone with budget on its mind. So far we've taken the previously announced Huawei Honor for a single-core handset (our test unit runs on a single-core platform too), but today Huawei...


O2 UK starts tests of its 4G LTE network, London will be first

O2 UK starts tests of its 4G LTE network, London will be first

14 November, 2011 | comments (42)

Great news for everyone eagerly waiting the arrival of the LTE network in the UK. O2 is starting to test their newly built 4G network in London. The test run of the network will cover Canary Wharf, Soho, Westminster, South Bank and Kings...

Tags: O2, Misc


Nokia Lumia, Apple iPhone 4S and Motorola RAZR arrive in India

Nokia Lumia, Apple iPhone 4S and Motorola RAZR arrive in India

14 November, 2011 | comments (85)

Smartphone enthusiasts in India are in for one hell of a time, as three of the most anticipated smartphone from the top three platforms have landed on the shores of the sub-continent. First up is the Nokia Lumia series, which was launched in...


Motorola planning to launch 13MP variants of RAZR in China

Motorola planning to launch 13MP variants of RAZR in China

14 November, 2011 | comments (38)

If you thought the Motorola DROID RAZR launching in the US was awesome, you should get a load of these. Motorola is planning on launching not one but two RAZR devices in China on different carriers and they both pack more impressive hardware than...


Galaxy Nexus coming to UK on November 17 as promised

Galaxy Nexus coming to UK on November 17 as promised

14 November, 2011 | comments (30)

If you had doubts regarding the November 17 European launch date of the Galaxy Nexus, you can put them to rest, at least if you're in the UK. UK carrier O2 has announced on their Google+ page that they will indeed start selling the devices starting...


Ice Cream Sandwich's Face Unlock duped using a photograph

Ice Cream Sandwich's Face Unlock duped using a photograph

13 November, 2011 | comments (111)

Ever since Google announced the new Face Unlock feature in Ice Cream Sandwich, people have been concerned about whether it can be fooled using just a photograph of the user instead of the actual face. One of Google's employees himself commented on...