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Dual-core CPUs and LTE coming to Windows Phone in the future

Dual-core CPUs and LTE coming to Windows Phone in the future

10 October, 2011 | comments (65)

Windows Phone just recently reached a major milestone with the 7.5 update, commonly known as Mango, by adding multitasking and other big improvements to the OS. Check out what we thought of it here. Anyway, now there are two other major...


CyanogenMod 7.1 finally gets released

CyanogenMod 7.1 finally gets released

10 October, 2011 | comments (91)

After a long wait, the CyanogenMod 7.1 has finally been released. Although originally planned to release last weekend but some issues with their automated build system prevented that from happening. The latest version adds a host of...


iPhone 4S antenna furthers Apple/Samsung patent war

iPhone 4S antenna furthers Apple/Samsung patent war

09 October, 2011 | comments (127)

The iPhone 4S features a new antenna design, intended to prevent any risk of 'Antennagate' reoccuring, a plight that some iPhone 4 owners will remember all too well. Not only that, the 4S's new dual antennas can automatically switch when sending...


Samsung Galaxy II update to increase the size of icons

Samsung Galaxy II update to increase the size of icons

09 October, 2011 | comments (142)

Samsung has announced that they will be releasing an update for the popular Galaxy S II smartphone that will increase the size of the on-screen application icons by 30 percent. UI after update on the left. Current UI on the right. This...


Motorola Admiral for Sprint gets leaked

Motorola Admiral for Sprint gets leaked

09 October, 2011 | comments (25)

Motorola's upcoming smartphone for Sprint has just been leaked. Named the Motorola Admiral or the XT603, the phones comes with a military-certification, which hints at the origin of the name. The Admiral has a portrait QWERTY design, not...


Apple iPhone 4S preorders break AT&T record

Apple iPhone 4S preorders break AT&T record

08 October, 2011 | comments (317)

In case anyone has doubted the success of the iPhone 4S, we have some fresh numbers for you. Apple's latest smartphone has scored more than 200,000 preorders for AT&T in its first 12 hours of availability. This stunning number makes the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Nokia C5-06 and C5-05 pop up, are cheaper versions of C5-03

Nokia C5-06 and C5-05 pop up, are cheaper versions of C5-03

07 October, 2011 | comments (86)

A couple of new Nokia phones appeared on Nokia's European website today. Rather than successors to the Nokia N9, the Finnish manufacturer has developed some variations of the C5-03, namely the C5-05 (also known as the C5-04 for the Canadian market...


Unpacked event delayed, Nexus Prime and ICS to shine later

Unpacked event delayed, Nexus Prime and ICS to shine later

07 October, 2011 | comments (149)

We were so close to Samsung's Unpacked event at CTIA next Tuesday, but both Google and Samsung have for some reason decided to postpone the event to an unspecified later date. It's unclear why both companies would decide to do such thing with all...


Symbian Belle roll-out to start on October 26

Symbian Belle roll-out to start on October 26

07 October, 2011 | comments (192)

All Nokia smartphones, which already received the Anna update and the ones running it out of the box, will be soon be updated with Symbian Belle as of October 26th. It will be available through the Ovi Suite and as an OTA update. So, the update...


Galaxy S II for T-Mobile faster than its Exynos-packing sibling

Galaxy S II for T-Mobile faster than its Exynos-packing sibling

07 October, 2011 | comments (46)

The launch of the Samsung Galaxy S II is around the corner for T-Mobile USA customers, but if you've been keeping track of the many variations of the S II, you'll know it's not the same as the international or the AT&T version. The Galaxy S II...


Apple iPhone 4S pre-orders start today, are you getting one?

Apple iPhone 4S pre-orders start today, are you getting one?

07 October, 2011 | comments (159)

As promised, the newly announced iPhone 4S has just gone on pre-order in seven countries. You can choose between black and white versions right from the start and between 16, 32 and 64GB of internal storage. All the online Apple Stores (including...


First Samsung Nexus Prime live photo and video surface

First Samsung Nexus Prime live photo and video surface

07 October, 2011 | comments (89)

As the day of the Samsung-Google 'Unpacked' event draws closer, the Nexus Prime leaks are coming in thick and fast. After being treated to some specifications of the device yesterday, today we have managed to find something even more...


EXCLUSIVE: We get the allegedly proper Nexus Prime specs

EXCLUSIVE: We get the allegedly proper Nexus Prime specs

06 October, 2011 | comments (257)

Today is a busy day for Nexus Prime - it's been all over the news more than twice. Just hours earlier, we told you about a 'trusted source' who told BGR the phone's key specifications. Well, they may turn out to be completely and utterly...


Sony to buy off Ericsson's shares in their joint mobile business

Sony to buy off Ericsson's shares in their joint mobile business

06 October, 2011 | comments (91)

WallStreet Journal reports that Sony Corp. is on its way to finish off the deal with Telefon AB L.M. Ericsson, which would make Sony the sole and primary shareholder of the Sony Ericsson joint venture. Created back in 2001, the Sony...


Beats-packing HTC Sensation XL announced, has a 4.7-inch SLCD

Beats-packing HTC Sensation XL announced, has a 4.7-inch SLCD

06 October, 2011 | comments (46)

Today HTC announces the latest member of its Android smartphone lineup called Sensation XL. The droid is the second HTC device to feature the Beats audio enhancements and a special pair of Beats headphones in its retail package. On the inside,...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Alleged Nexus Prime specs surface ahead of announcement

Alleged Nexus Prime specs surface ahead of announcement

06 October, 2011 | comments (56)

After the mixed feelings that the announcement of the iPhone 4S brought us, it's time to focus our attention to the next Google phone, dubbed the Nexus Prime. A trusted source has told BGR some interesting bits of info regarding the specifications...


comScore: Android widens its lead on iOS in the US

comScore: Android widens its lead on iOS in the US

06 October, 2011 | comments (30)

td { font-size: 12px !important; } .bgdark td { background: #F7F6F1 !important; } .bglight td { background: #E5E5E5 !important; } comScore have tallied the numbers and have come up with a report on phone usage in the US for...


LG-made T-Mobile myTouch and myTouch Q for unveiled

LG-made T-Mobile myTouch and myTouch Q for unveiled

06 October, 2011 | comments (17)

Did you know that LG was working on a couple of Android smartphones for T-Mobile - a QWERTY slider and a full-touch bar? Of course, you did. And now, thanks to a press release issued by the US carrier, you know what those will be all...


WP Mango Nokia Sea Ray leaks again, to be called Nokia Sun

WP Mango Nokia Sea Ray leaks again, to be called Nokia Sun

06 October, 2011 | comments (65)

At this point, we all know that there will be Windows Phone 7.5-running Nokia smartphones announced at the end of this month and now we even got to know the name and release time frame for one of them. The news came from a leaked Orange France...


Steve Jobs passes away at the age of 56

Steve Jobs passes away at the age of 56

05 October, 2011 | comments (836)

We have really sad news to share with you. Steve Jobs - Apple's co-founder; the person who transformed the mobile technology industry, passed away today, at the age of 56. Following is the statement from Apple: "We are deeply saddened to...

Tags: Apple