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Microsoft offers free tools, devices, and training to webOS developers

Microsoft offers free tools, devices, and training to webOS developers

20 August, 2011 | comments (84)

This is a classic example of the saying that there is an opportunity in every loss. In this case, Microsoft is taking advantage of webOS's demise by offering its developer community "free phones, dev tools, and training." As you can see...


Is a Samsung-made Nexus Prime coming in October?

Is a Samsung-made Nexus Prime coming in October?

19 August, 2011 | comments (93)

The rumors that Samsung will be producing the next generation Google phone are heating up. Today's edition suggests that the next Google phone, the Nexus Prime, will launch in October and will be the first device to run Android 4.0 Ice Cream...


Yahoo launching an Android phone in Japan

Yahoo launching an Android phone in Japan

19 August, 2011 | comments (54)

Yahoo is launching an Android based smartphone in Japan on the country’s third biggest mobile operator, SoftBank. Yes, as strange as it sounds, Yahoo is launching a phone running Android, an OS made by Yahoo’s biggest competitor in the search...


Mobiado Grand Touch offers Android experience to the rich

Mobiado Grand Touch offers Android experience to the rich

18 August, 2011 | comments (44)

Mobiado has been around for quite some time now, establishing itself among the premier makers of ultra luxury mobile phones. With its latest creation, dubbed Grand Touch, the Canadian company adds, for the first time, an Android device to its...


HP officially discontinues webOS phones and TouchPad devices

HP officially discontinues webOS phones and TouchPad devices

18 August, 2011 | comments (78)

We certainly hope you haven't just spent your hard earned money on a webOS device when reading this. In today's third quarter results report, the computer behemoth announced that it "will discontinue operations for webOS devices, specifically the...

Tags: HP, webOS, Touch UI


Samsung to unpack a new smartphone at IFA, I9250 perhaps

Samsung to unpack a new smartphone at IFA, I9250 perhaps

18 August, 2011 | comments (88)

Samsung just published the video teaser for their Berlin Unpacked event that will take place on the eve, before the IFA 2011 kicks off. The video obviously points at the announcement of a new device and from what we can tell it should be the rumored...


Nielsen: dedicated apps beat mobile sites for US droid users

Nielsen: dedicated apps beat mobile sites for US droid users

18 August, 2011 | comments (14)

Nielsen have put out an interesting report about app usage on smartphones - it asks the question "Are dedicated apps more popular than mobile web sites?" And the answer is yes - twice as popular, in fact. The usage statistics were collected from...

Tags: Android, Misc


Samsung roadmap leaks again, adds a WP7 handset to the mix

Samsung roadmap leaks again, adds a WP7 handset to the mix

18 August, 2011 | comments (46)

Last week a few bits and pieces of the Samsung smartphone roadmap leaked and now we add more pieces to the puzzle. We just got the expected release dates for most of the smartphones and the two tablets as well as a whole new addition to the...


Symbian Anna update rolls out for the whole Symbian^3 gang

Symbian Anna update rolls out for the whole Symbian^3 gang

18 August, 2011 | comments (369)

Yesterday Nokia began uploading the Symbian Anna firmware for the N8 and E7 on its servers. Luckily, it didn’t stop with those two and the Anna updates for C7 and C6-01 also hit the servers later. Symbian Anna is available now for download via...


HTC Pico images and specifications leak

HTC Pico images and specifications leak

18 August, 2011 | comments (16)

Another mid-range Android smartphone from HTC has leaked and this time it is the familiar looking HTC Pico. The HTC Pico is essentially the Wildfire S underneath a different disguise. This means it has the same 3.2-inch HVGA display, 600MHz...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


TELUS-bound Samsung Hercules images surface again

TELUS-bound Samsung Hercules images surface again

18 August, 2011 | comments (14)

We recently reported a certain Samsung Hercules that was spotted in Canada that could be heading for the TELUS network. Today we have some more pictures, courtesy MobileSyrup.com, that not only confirm that the phone will in fact be sold on the...


Gresso Extreme X3 is a cool-looking $270 rugged phone

Gresso Extreme X3 is a cool-looking $270 rugged phone

17 August, 2011 | comments (22)

The Russian manufacturer of ultra-expensive phones Gresso obviously got tired of their usual business and decided to go for a new challenge. Enter the Gresso Extreme X3 - an-element resistant phone with a modest, $270, price tag and, untypically for...

Tags: Gresso


Motorola Droid HD photos leak, 720p screen still not confirmed

Motorola Droid HD photos leak, 720p screen still not confirmed

17 August, 2011 | comments (32)

Photos of another upcoming high-end Motorola smartphone leaked today. Dubbed Motorola Droid HD the monster of a smartphone is built around a 4.5" LCD and runs of the latest smartphone-tailored edition of Android - 2.3 Gingerbread. The Motorola...


Symbian Anna update for Nokia N8 and E7 hits the Nokia servers

Symbian Anna update for Nokia N8 and E7 hits the Nokia servers

17 August, 2011 | comments (296)

Hey, Nokia fans, the wait is almost over. Nokia has uploaded the Symbian Anna firmware for E7 and N8 on its servers and the updates should start rolling out any moment now. The Symbian community has been waiting for those updates since the...


Fusion Garage introduces its droid lineup - meet Grid 4 and Grid 10

Fusion Garage introduces its droid lineup - meet Grid 4 and Grid 10

17 August, 2011 | comments (42)

The good thing about Android is that everyone can have a go at it - Fusion Garage are the latest to throw their hat into the ring with a phone, the Grid 4, and a tablet, Grid 10. Both run the so-called Grid OS, which is a deeply customized version...

Tags: Android, Touch UI


Apple sued by HTC over three more patents

Apple sued by HTC over three more patents

17 August, 2011 | comments (154)

Here we go again. In a move that is hardly going to surprise anyone anymore, HTC has now decided to sue Apple over infringement of their patents and stop the import and sales of the Macintosh, iOS and other devices in the US. This move comes just a...

Tags: HTC, Apple


Court lifts ban on Galaxy Tab 10.1 shipments outside Germany

Court lifts ban on Galaxy Tab 10.1 shipments outside Germany

16 August, 2011 | comments (84)

Now that didn't last long. The German court has lifted the ban on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 shipments for the rest of the European counties. So as of now, the Korean company is free to resume the shipments of the slate through the rest of...


Samsung Hercules and HTC Ruby hit T-Mobile US on 26 October

Samsung Hercules and HTC Ruby hit T-Mobile US on 26 October

16 August, 2011 | comments (14)

We just got the release dates of probably the two hottest devices to hit T-Mobile this year. Both the Samsung Hercules and HTC Ruby leaked numerous times in the past few weeks, but only we get an estimate on their potential availability. A leaked...


Samsung Celox gets spyshot'd, LTE and new keys confirmed

Samsung Celox gets spyshot'd, LTE and new keys confirmed

16 August, 2011 | comments (13)

The Samsung I9210 - Celox has, again been caught in the wild sporting the Korean SK Telecom's logo on its back. The Celox is a top dog device of the Galaxy S II variety, but will probably sport LTE radio to give unmatched download...


Xiaomi Phone is 1.5GHz dual-core droid from China, to cost $310

Xiaomi Phone is 1.5GHz dual-core droid from China, to cost $310

16 August, 2011 | comments (141)

The popular MIUI ROM for Android has found its own home - the Xiaomi Phone. It's a cheap droid ($310/€215 reportedly) with killer specs, made by Foxconn (yep, the factory that churns out Apple's iPhones). The Xiaomi Phone packs stunning amounts...

Tags: Android, Touch UI