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LG Optimus 2X will get ICS update after all, the saga is over

LG Optimus 2X will get ICS update after all, the saga is over

02 November, 2011 | comments (91)

You are forgiven if you got confused about whether or not the LG Optimus 2X will get Android Ice Cream Sandwich or not. We were getting mixed signals from the Korean company's camp recently, but now the saga is finally over and things point to a...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Nokia to use ST-Ericsson chipsets for future WP phones

Nokia to use ST-Ericsson chipsets for future WP phones

02 November, 2011 | comments (104)

ST-Ericsson has been chosen as supplier for Nokia's future Windows Phone smartphones. The information is official and confirmed by the ST-Ericsson CEO himself. It is yet to be announced if Nokia will choose some of the existing ST-Ericsson...


Nokia kills the Nokia 600, no need to call the CSI team

Nokia kills the Nokia 600, no need to call the CSI team

01 November, 2011 | comments (157)

Remember that there was a third Symbian Belle smartphone that was announced along with the Nokia 700 and 701? If you do, Nokia might have to kill you as the company has obviously pulled the plug on the Nokia 600 and is determined to pretending that...


iPhone 4S to storm 15 new countries, come November 11

iPhone 4S to storm 15 new countries, come November 11

01 November, 2011 | comments (82)

As promised, Apple is expanding the iPhone 4S availability. Their latest and greatest was released on October 14 in seven countries, followed by 22 new countries on October 28. Currently, the iPhone 4S is already available in USA, Canada, UK,...


HTC Sensation XL starts selling in the UK, £486 can make it yours

HTC Sensation XL starts selling in the UK, £486 can make it yours

01 November, 2011 | comments (27)

We just got news that the HTC Sensation XL has started selling in the UK. The Beats audio-packing droid is already available SIM-free, as well as on a contract if you don't mind committing your future to Three. Off contract the 4.7" HTC Sensation...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Nokia Lumia 800 to hit the UK on November 16

Nokia Lumia 800 to hit the UK on November 16

01 November, 2011 | comments (53)

The first Nokia Lumia 800 shipments were leaving the factories last week, but it's only now that we learn the actual date of its arrival. The Finns announced that UK residents will get the chance to buy the Lumia 800 on November 16. Previously,...


Samsung wants to see the iPhone 4S source code, are they for real?

Samsung wants to see the iPhone 4S source code, are they for real?

01 November, 2011 | comments (124)

At this point it seems like we won’t live long enough to see the end of the legal battle between Samsung and Apple. Still, if you haven't been bored to death by the whole thing already, hear about the latest development from the Australian...

Tags: Samsung, Apple


HTC becomes the largest smartphone vendor in the US

HTC becomes the largest smartphone vendor in the US

01 November, 2011 | comments (55)

According to the Q3, 2011 report by Canalys, HTC is now the leading smartphone vendor in the US, taking into account the shipments. HTC shipped about 5.7 million devices under its own brand and about 70,000 devices under the T-Mobile brand. The...

Tags: HTC, Samsung, Apple


HTC Vivid and Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket with LTE to hit AT&T

HTC Vivid and Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket with LTE to hit AT&T

31 October, 2011 | comments (27)

AT&T announced today the HTC Vivid and Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket, both with LTE enabled to mark the newly-founded LTE network of the carrier. Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket The Galaxy S II Skyrocket is like the Galaxy S II but with a...


Gingerbread is coming to LG Optimus 2X, 3D and Black

Gingerbread is coming to LG Optimus 2X, 3D and Black

31 October, 2011 | comments (106)

LG Optimus 2X, Optimus 3D and Optimus Black are finally getting Android 2.3 Gingerbread this November. The schedule below applies for the European and carrier-independent Optimus models. LG Optimus 2X - update rolls out on November 1 LG...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


HTC sales and profits kept rising in Q3, financial report shows

HTC sales and profits kept rising in Q3, financial report shows

31 October, 2011 | comments (18)

HTC has been doing pretty great in Q3, judging by the company's financial report. The company's sales volumes and profits kept climbing and the Taiwanese were easily able to meet their Q3 targets. HTC shipped 13.2 million devices over the three...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Verizon ad leaks HTC Rezound ahead of official announcement

Verizon ad leaks HTC Rezound ahead of official announcement

31 October, 2011 | comments (8)

HTC's upcoming flagship device - the Rezound - has leaked a couple of times before but this is the first 'official leak'. Ads just went up in Verizon stores showing off the yet to be announced HTC Rezound along with other 4G LTE devices on...


ZTE becomes world's fourth largest mobile phone vendor

ZTE becomes world's fourth largest mobile phone vendor

30 October, 2011 | comments (81)

IDC's latest report on global mobile phone shipments bring to light some interesting things. Mostly it's the rise of the Chinese company ZTE to the No. 4 spot in global mobile phone shipments, overtaking Apple in the process. This promotion...

Tags: Nokia, Samsung, LG, ZTE, Apple


Siri successfully ported over to other iOS devices

Siri successfully ported over to other iOS devices

30 October, 2011 | comments (60)

Ever since the launch of the iPhone 4S people have been wondering why on earth is Siri not available on other iOS devices. Several attempts have also been made to make it work on devices other than the iPhone 4S but so far the result was...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


US Samsung Focus S and Focus Flash launching on November 6

US Samsung Focus S and Focus Flash launching on November 6

28 October, 2011 | comments (38)

In case you liked the Windows Phone 7.5 running duo of Samsung Focus S and Focus Flash from last week's live shots, we have some good news for you. AT&T announced the upcoming availability and pricing of the two smartphones on its Facebook page...


LG Optimus 2X will not be getting a taste of Ice Cream Sandwich

LG Optimus 2X will not be getting a taste of Ice Cream Sandwich

28 October, 2011 | comments (155)

This one is surely much tougher to get over than in the case of Google Nexus One, folks. After all, the latter is almost two years old now. It appears that LG Optimus 2X - officially the first smartphone to feature a dual-core CPU, will not be...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


ITG xpPhone 2 to feature Windows 8, still looking absurd

ITG xpPhone 2 to feature Windows 8, still looking absurd

28 October, 2011 | comments (63)

ITG hasn't given up on its xpPhone endeavor and now they have announced a revamped version called the xpPhone 2. It too, like its predecessor, runs Windows as its main operating system, but this time it's the more modern Windows 7 and when it's...


Motorola announces Q3 financial results, things are looking bright

Motorola announces Q3 financial results, things are looking bright

28 October, 2011 | comments (18)

Motorola's financial results for Q3 are out and things are not as bad as some might have been expecting. The company is just to go through a meeting with shareholders on November 17 to discuss what seems to be inevitable acquisition from...


Samsung mobile division breaks records in Q3, total profit falls

Samsung mobile division breaks records in Q3, total profit falls

28 October, 2011 | comments (65)

Samsung just posted its Q3 results and reported that its consolidated profits were lower compared to the previous quarter. The conglomerates division brought in a total of KRW 41.27 trillion in revenue ($37.3 billion) and KRW 3.44 trillion of profit...


Acer quietly announces the Windows Phone running Allegro

Acer quietly announces the Windows Phone running Allegro

27 October, 2011 | comments (33)

In the quietest fashion, Acer announced the Windows Phone 7.5 running Allegro handset. The company's first device running Microsoft's mobile OS aims (as always) for a piece of the mid-range market. In terms of specs, you get a 1GHz...