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Nokia Indoor Positioning promoted on video, looks cool

Nokia Indoor Positioning promoted on video, looks cool

15 April, 2011 | comments (95)

Back in 2010 at Nokia World in London, the Nokia Research Centre demonstrated a neat concept of navigating indoors. Now, there's a new version of the system and Nokia has put up a video promoting it. The system relies on a positioning beacon,...

Tags: Nokia, Misc


Windows Phone 7 browser aces the HTML5 drawing test

Windows Phone 7 browser aces the HTML5 drawing test

15 April, 2011 | comments (58)

Mangoes are apparently good for mobile web browsers – the Internet Explorer 9 that comes with the Mango update for Windows Phone 7 beat Mobile Safari and the Android Browser at a hardware-accelerated graphics rendering test, demonstrated at...


HTC Sense 3.0 won’t be supported on older HTC devices

HTC Sense 3.0 won’t be supported on older HTC devices

15 April, 2011 | comments (87)

It turns out that the new Sense UI 3.0, showcased on the HTC Sensation a couple of days back won't be supported by older HTC devices, due to hardware limitations. This would really create a serious software gap between the older and newer...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Is Sony Ericsson working on a Walkman droid, the W15?

Is Sony Ericsson working on a Walkman droid, the W15?

15 April, 2011 | comments (65)

We had pretty much written off the Walkman brand at least as far as phones go. However, rumor has it that it might be poised for a comeback in the face of an XPERIA X8 based Android with all the appropriate sound playing internals. Right now...


T-Mobile G2x on sale online, $200 on 2-year contract in the US

T-Mobile G2x on sale online, $200 on 2-year contract in the US

15 April, 2011 | comments (17)

The T-Mobile G2x is available for anyone looking for some dual-core Android goodness. You can grab it only from T-Mobile USA’s website for now but it’ll be in brick and mortar stores as soon as next week. The T-Mobile G2x is the twin brother to...


Here's the Symbian Anna web browser, finally improved

Here's the Symbian Anna web browser, finally improved

14 April, 2011 | comments (145)

A big part of the Symbian^3 Anna update that Nokia unveiled on Money was the new web browser that reportedly brings improvements in both performance and usability. And the company seems pretty eager to show that it has done a good job with it,...


OmniVision unveils new 12.6MP sensor for cameraphones

OmniVision unveils new 12.6MP sensor for cameraphones

14 April, 2011 | comments (48)

OmniVision unveiled today a 12.6MP camera sensor, capable of shooting 1080p video at 60 frames per second. Naturally, the sensor is destined to find place in future smartphones. The new OV12825 sensor is not only capable of 1080p video...


Nokia W7 and W8 will lead the  Windows Phone 7 march

Nokia W7 and W8 will lead the Windows Phone 7 march

14 April, 2011 | comments (88)

Mobile Review's one-man Nokia rumor mill Eldar Murtazin has pushed out some details regarding the first fruits from the 'Microkia' (Microsoft/Nokia) team up, in the form of two new devices bearing the names W7 and W8. Not only are they not...


BlackBerry Bold Touch 9860 and Torch 9900 promo videos leak

BlackBerry Bold Touch 9860 and Torch 9900 promo videos leak

14 April, 2011 | comments (12)

Two 30-second promo clips of the upcoming BlackBerry Bold Torch 9860 and BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 leaked today. As you'd imagine, the videos show some of the main features of the two phones and reconfirm RIM's intentions of putting them into...


LG Optimus 2X to get Gingerbread update in June or July

LG Optimus 2X to get Gingerbread update in June or July

14 April, 2011 | comments (34)

The LG Optimus 2X will be getting updated to Android 2.3 Gingerbread this summer. That’s according to the FAQ section of LG Denmark’s support site. The release date for the update isn’t as specific as some of you might have hoped for, but it's still...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Here is what 2011 holds for Windows Phone 7 - on video

Here is what 2011 holds for Windows Phone 7 - on video

13 April, 2011 | comments (89)

MIX11, Microsoft's developer conference devoted to all things Windows Phone, announced the latest features that developers will be able to get their hands on for free from May. Among other things, Joe Belfiore (Corporate VP for Windows Phone...


Samsung unveils Galaxy S Plus, ticks at 1.4GHz

Samsung unveils Galaxy S Plus, ticks at 1.4GHz

13 April, 2011 | comments (41)

Samsung has been treating the Russian market with an unusually warm heart lately. The other day they announced the Star II Duos and today it has pulled the veil on the special Galaxy S Plus, with both targeted to launch in Russia. The phone will...


Sony Ericsson XPERIA Mini Pro II leaks again, specs confirmed

Sony Ericsson XPERIA Mini Pro II leaks again, specs confirmed

13 April, 2011 | comments (45)

The Sony Ericsson XPERIA Mini Pro II, codenamed Mango, has leaked again in a Chinese forum, accompanied by a slew of photos. The rumored Android 2.3 and 1 GHz Snapdragon CPU are all but confirmed. This is the second leak of photos of the XPERIA...


Sony Ericsson launches its own channel in Android market

Sony Ericsson launches its own channel in Android market

13 April, 2011 | comments (40)

Sony Ericsson announced today the launch of its own channel in Google's Android Market. The company is the first among the major manufacturers to undertake such a venture. The purpose of the channel is to provide the users of Sony Ericsson Android...


Dual-SIM Samsung Star II Duos to set foot in Russia this May

Dual-SIM Samsung Star II Duos to set foot in Russia this May

12 April, 2011 | comments (19)

Samsung is going release a special version of the Star II, part of the Duos series. The device, oddly enough, will be available only in Russia and, as the name suggests, it has Dual SIM functionality. The Samsing Star II Duos has a bigger...


HTC Sensation goes official, it's like an EVO 3D without the 3D

HTC Sensation goes official, it's like an EVO 3D without the 3D

12 April, 2011 | comments (51)

The HTC press conference in London is over and the HTC Sensation was the only announced handset. It is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, records 1080p videos and comes with an even better looking HTC Sense UI. Check our live report...


Nokia uncovers the E6 and X7, Symbian Anna update

Nokia uncovers the E6 and X7, Symbian Anna update

12 April, 2011 | comments (223)

Say hello to a new business model from Nokia and a new music-minded one too – the Nokia E6 and the Nokia X7 just went official. Also, the much awaited Symbian^3 update has arrived and it’s called Anna. First, let’s talk new models. Both the E6...


HTC Sensation (a.k.a. Pyramid) confirmed by Vodafone UK

HTC Sensation (a.k.a. Pyramid) confirmed by Vodafone UK

12 April, 2011 | comments (36)

You’re a little early to the party, aren’t you HTC Sensation? Well, come right in anyway. We wouldn’t turn a phone with 1.2GHz dual-core Snapdragon and 4.3” qHD (960 x 540 pixels) S-LCD display away. The HTC Sensation (codename “Pyramid”) is...


LG Optimus 3D headed to the UK in a white cloak

LG Optimus 3D headed to the UK in a white cloak

12 April, 2011 | comments (18)

LG Optimus 3D is coming in white too, but for now it seems to be exclusive for UK only. In case the black color was the only thing stopping you to place a pre-order, then you are a lucky one today. Currently the white Optimus 3D is offered...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Samsung Galaxy S II officially coming to UK on May 1st

Samsung Galaxy S II officially coming to UK on May 1st

11 April, 2011 | comments (59)

Samsung fans rejoice! The highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy S II will hit the retail network in the United Kingdom on May 1st after a series of delay rumors. As you already know, we have already gone up close and personal with the device and we are...