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LG press invites hint at a new device unveil on May 1

LG press invites hint at a new device unveil on May 1

17 April, 2013 | comments (57)

LG has put out a press invite for an upcoming product unveiling in New York City on May 1. The event features the heading "share the genius," and as is usually the case with announcement events from major manufacturers, cryptically urges us...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


HTC 606w with UltraPixel camera gets certification in China

HTC 606w with UltraPixel camera gets certification in China

17 April, 2013 | comments (28)

The rumor mill has been expecting an UltraPixel-packing mid-ranger, dubbed HTC M4, and an approval from the Telecommunication Equipment Certification Centre in China confirms its existence. It looks similar to the HTC One with two speakers on the...

Tags: HTC, Android


Android activations reach 1.5 million per day

Android activations reach 1.5 million per day

17 April, 2013 | comments (35)

Android activation figures are some of Google's favorite numbers and something they never forgets to mention at any event. Last time we heard about it, the company was doing 1.4 million activations, which was just last month. Now, Eric...

Tags: Google, Android


Jelly Bean updates for Xperia S and Galaxy Note coming in May

Jelly Bean updates for Xperia S and Galaxy Note coming in May

16 April, 2013 | comments (143)

Sony didn't keep its promise to deliver the Xperia S Jelly Bean update by the end of March and understandably angered quite a few users. According to a leaked update roadmap for the French carrier SFR, the Xperia S update will finally launch in...

Tags: Sony, Samsung, Android


Analysts estimate Sony sold 4.6 million Xperia Z phones in 40 days

Analysts estimate Sony sold 4.6 million Xperia Z phones in 40 days

16 April, 2013 | comments (191)

The Sony Xperia Z got the jump on other 1080p flagships and itís paying off handsomely. The water-resistant phone was announced and went on sale before its chief competition and analysts are estimating Sony has sold 4.6 million units sold in 40...

Tags: Sony, Android


Next Apple iPhone will reportedly feature a 12MP camera

Next Apple iPhone will reportedly feature a 12MP camera

16 April, 2013 | comments (185)

The anticipated next iPhone, although itself still not fully emigrated from rumorland, is expected to feature an improved camera sensor compared to the one found on the current Apple flagship. The iPhone 5 features an 8MP camera sensor with an...

Tags: Apple, iPhone, Rumors


Launch dates, price for Galaxy S4 for AT&T, T-Mo, Rogers and TELUS

Launch dates, price for Galaxy S4 for AT&T, T-Mo, Rogers and TELUS

16 April, 2013 | comments (54)

AT&T reconsidered the Samsung Galaxy S4 pricing - $200 with a 2-year contract rather than $250. Thatís for the 16GB version of the phone, which is available for pre-order from the carrier now. If you do pre-order now, AT&T will ship your Galaxy S4...


More details on WP8 Nokia EOS surface, 41MP sensor confirmed

More details on WP8 Nokia EOS surface, 41MP sensor confirmed

16 April, 2013 | comments (154)

More info about the specs of the upcoming Nokia cameraphone flagship, dubbed EOS, have surfaced. The device is set to carry the torch for the 808 PureView in the Windows Phone 8 era. A report by MyNokiaBlog citing a source inside Nokia suggests...


Join our quest for a high-end compact Android smartphone

Join our quest for a high-end compact Android smartphone

15 April, 2013 | comments (565)

Over the last few years, Android has taken the smartphone world by storm, climbing to the top spot in just about every major market out there. The Google platform offers a mix of features that can't be matched by any of its competitors and is...

Tags: Android


Black LG Optimus G Pro on the way, value pack now available

Black LG Optimus G Pro on the way, value pack now available

15 April, 2013 | comments (18)

LG Optimus G Pro was announced back in February and was released earlier this month (though availability is still relatively limited). So far the LG phablet flagship was available only in white color, but as it turns out LG is prepping a black...

Tags: LG, Android


HTC One supply bottlenecks clear, revenue expected to bounce back

HTC One supply bottlenecks clear, revenue expected to bounce back

15 April, 2013 | comments (42)

The HTC has been plagued by component shortages, which has prevented it from achieving its market potential so far. However, we are finally starting to receive reports that HTC is catching up with the production the ultrapixel camera and the voice...

Tags: HTC, Android


Verizon's Nokia Lumia 928 to have Super AMOLED display?

Verizon's Nokia Lumia 928 to have Super AMOLED display?

15 April, 2013 | comments (52)

According to previous rumors the Nokia Lumia 928 was expected to be mostly similar to AT&Tís 920, but with a couple of extras Ė an aluminum frame and a xenon flash (in addition to the LED flash). But now a new tidbit promises a Samsung-made 4.5"...


Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 specs surface

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 specs surface

15 April, 2013 | comments (75)

Detailed specifications of two upcoming Samsung tablets have just surfaced. The third generation of the Galaxy Tab mid-range lineup will feature a couple of slates armed with a 10.1" and an 8" display, respectively. Interestingly, the picture that...


Nokia Lumia 720 goes up for pre-order in India

Nokia Lumia 720 goes up for pre-order in India

14 April, 2013 | comments (67)

The Nokia Lumia 720 has appeared for pre-order on Indian online store Flipkart for a price of ₹18,999, which is approximately $347. The interesting, thing though, is that Nokia is yet to announce the price of the phone officially in India, and...


Facebook-loving HTC First now available on AT&T for $99

Facebook-loving HTC First now available on AT&T for $99

12 April, 2013 | comments (36)

Some see at the HTC First as "the Facebook phon", others as one of the rare phones with stock Android. Whichever camp youíre in, you should know the First is now available on AT&T's website for $99 on a 2-year contract. If you donít want to sign a...


iPhone 5 with gold and diamonds surfaces, costs $15.3 million

iPhone 5 with gold and diamonds surfaces, costs $15.3 million

12 April, 2013 | comments (305)

Stuart Hughes, a Liverpool-based jeweller had earlier built a diamond iPhone 4, Platinum MacBook Air and Gold iPad 2. Now, the enthusiast has built an iPhone 5 with gold and diamonds, making it the world's most expensive smartphone. The...

Tags: Apple , Luxury , Misc


Nokia Lumia 720 available in Russia, costs more than expected

Nokia Lumia 720 available in Russia, costs more than expected

12 April, 2013 | comments (37)

The Nokia Lumia 720 is now available for eager buyers to purchase in Russia. However, the price won't be everyone's cup of tea at $485. That's a hefty $150 more than what Nokia said the device would cost in Europe (Ä249). That's to be...


Alleged Huawei Ascend W2 specs appear, on sale for $289

Alleged Huawei Ascend W2 specs appear, on sale for $289

12 April, 2013 | comments (28)

Following the launch of its first Windows Phone 8 handset on the market in January, the Ascend W1 , Huawei is looking to expand its portfolio with the Ascend W2. The phone's specs have leaked at an online retailer, confirming its specs and...


Samsung looking to sell  over 1 million Galaxy Mega 5.8 units

Samsung looking to sell over 1 million Galaxy Mega 5.8 units

12 April, 2013 | comments (75)

Samsung announced the big-boned Galaxy Mega duo and according to industry sources plans to manufacture at least a million of the smaller Mega 5.8. Reportedly Samsung contacted several Taiwan-based display manufacturers to order one million 5.8"...


Windows Phone 8 GDR3 update to give you more Live tiles

Windows Phone 8 GDR3 update to give you more Live tiles

12 April, 2013 | comments (128)

The upcoming Windows Phone 8 update, codenamed GDR3, is going to come with support for an additional column of tiles, rounding them to 4. To see how it might look like, have e peek at the mockup below done by Windows Phone Daily. According to...