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Gigabyte GSmart Rola is a Dual-SIM smartphone with Froyo

Gigabyte GSmart Rola is a Dual-SIM smartphone with Froyo

12 December, 2010 | comments (37)

Gigabyte is preparing to launch a dual-SIM smartphone running on Android v2.2 Froyo. Itís called GSmart Rola and it will launch on the bargain 175 euro in the beginning of 2011. After the decent dual-SIM GSmart S1205 running on Windows Mobile...


Powerful dual-core LG Star previewed ahead of launch

Powerful dual-core LG Star previewed ahead of launch

12 December, 2010 | comments (72)

The rumored LG Star droid equipped with a promising dual-core CPU hasnít been made official yet but itís just been reviewed and liked. The Tegra2-based smartphone specs turned out great not only on paper: the thing sure is pretty powerful...


Google Nexus S up for pre-order in the UK, will set you back £550

Google Nexus S up for pre-order in the UK, will set you back £550

11 December, 2010 | comments (164)

Brits can now pre-order the sophomore Google smartphone - the Google Nexus S. It will be the first ever phone to run Android 2.3 Gingerbread and Google has its eye on the future with this one with NFC built-in and a unique curved display. The...


Sony Ericsson PlayStation Phone benchmarked on video

Sony Ericsson PlayStation Phone benchmarked on video

10 December, 2010 | comments (97)

The long rumored PlayStation Phone (or should we call it Zeus) just can't stay away from the news. This time it got benchmarked with the Qualcomm's Neocore, but it scores far less than the Google Nexus S. The whole benchmark process was shot in a...


LG Optimus One will get updated to Gingerbread after all

LG Optimus One will get updated to Gingerbread after all

10 December, 2010 | comments (74)

Either someone made a mistake in that Facebook post or it was the public outcry, but the LG Optimus One P500 will be allowed to enter the Gingerbread house after all. The whole 1GHz processor speed requirement turned out to be a mistake. Another...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Compact Froyo-powered Acer beTouch E140 officially unveiled

Compact Froyo-powered Acer beTouch E140 officially unveiled

10 December, 2010 | comments (11)

The affordable Acer beTouch E140 first popped up a couple of weeks back but this time it's not yet another rumor involving its name that caught our attention but Acer itself who has just officially it. As expected, the Acer beTouch E140 runs...


Froyo-powered Huawei Ideos X5 and Ideos X6 announced

Froyo-powered Huawei Ideos X5 and Ideos X6 announced

10 December, 2010 | comments (27)

The world leading networking equipment supplier Huawei has just announced a couple of new Android smartphones. Both Huwaei Ideos X5 and Ideos X6 are running on the Froyo edition of the Google OS, but rumor has it that they might see a Gingerbread...


UK gets a free Nokia Booklet 3G with every X3-02 Touch and Type

UK gets a free Nokia Booklet 3G with every X3-02 Touch and Type

10 December, 2010 | comments (42)

You read it right Ė T-Mobile UK is giving away a free Nokia Booklet 3G when you buy a Nokia X3-02 Touch and Type on a pay monthly tariff. The Black gloss and Icy white colors are available for both the phone and the Booklet. To get a free Nokia...


LG and Samsung yet to decide on the Gingerbread upgrade for Optimus One and Galaxy S

LG and Samsung yet to decide on the Gingerbread upgrade for Optimus One and Galaxy S

9 December, 2010 | comments (180)

Android v2.3 Gingerbread is out and the update mess has returned once again. LG was the first to confuse its users about the update, while Samsung is yet to decide the fate of the Galaxy S firmware. All this has already become quite...


HTC Legend Froyo update starts rolling out, Wildfire comes next

HTC Legend Froyo update starts rolling out, Wildfire comes next

9 December, 2010 | comments (56)

HTC has just announced that the Android 2.2 Froyo update for the Legend is starting to roll out to customers around Europe. The Over-the-air update package is being pushed to owners of unlocked devices as we speak. As usual in such cases...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Skype arrives to Symbian^3, YouTube app gets updated

Skype arrives to Symbian^3, YouTube app gets updated

9 December, 2010 | comments (144)

Two key apps got an updated for Symbian^3 - Skype is now available for Nokia N8, C7 and C6-01 and YouTube has been revamped with better support for the bigger screens and you can now log in with your account. The new Skype app for...


Samsung's Bada OS turns 1, developers win $2.7 million

Samsung's Bada OS turns 1, developers win $2.7 million

9 December, 2010 | comments (38)

Samsung's smartphone OS for the masses, a.k.a. Bada OS turned one - and Samsung threw quite a party to celebrate. The results of the Developer Challenge we're announced and $2.7 million dollars worth of prizes were handed out. Introduced an year...


Google Nexus S reviewed: liked, but D1 video confirmed

Google Nexus S reviewed: liked, but D1 video confirmed

8 December, 2010 | comments (67)

The Google Nexus S was announced just two days ago and isn't even available just yet but its first review just surfaced. The first Gingerbread running smartphone made a very good first impression, but unfortunately the reviewer confirmed that it...

Tags: Android, Touch UI


LG Optimus One P500 won't be getting Gingerbread update

LG Optimus One P500 won't be getting Gingerbread update

8 December, 2010 | comments (99)

Bad news fellas - the LG Optimus One P500 is obviously going to be stuck to Froyo for the rest of its life. The device that is certainly one of the best bargains you can get for the holiday season, but despite being announced just a few weeks before...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Nokia X7-00 caught on camera again, is headed for a preview

Nokia X7-00 caught on camera again, is headed for a preview

8 December, 2010 | comments (257)

The Nokia X7-00 makes another appearance (with an AT&T badge this time). It's still not officially announced by Nokia but that won't stop the X7 getting an early preview. And those four speakers might turn out to be a sham. So, someone got their...


Watch Windows Phone 7 do copy and paste on video

Watch Windows Phone 7 do copy and paste on video

7 December, 2010 | comments (65)

The test WP7-driven Samsung Taylor has just made it to the headlines once again. And this time, while posing for the camera, it demonstrates the upcoming copy-and-paste functionality, which is supposed to ship as a first major Windows Phone 7...


Google Maps for Mobile 5 sports 3D view and offline mode

Google Maps for Mobile 5 sports 3D view and offline mode

7 December, 2010 | comments (60)

Google Maps for Mobile 5 just got previewed on stage today and as it turns out, it will bring major changes to how GMaps looks and works on mobile devices. Some of the additions are 3D view, offline mode and new multitouch gestures. The graphics...


Alexander Amosu introduces iPhone 4 Diamond Spider

Alexander Amosu introduces iPhone 4 Diamond Spider

7 December, 2010 | comments (47)

The iPhone 4 is an exquisite gadget indeed, but with its sales surpassing 20 million units it takes extra effort to get noticed when carrying one. Fortunately the famous British jeweler Alexander Amosu will give you the chance with its limited...

Tags: iPhone, Touch UI


Samsung-made Google Nexus S is now official, 10 days to launch

Samsung-made Google Nexus S is now official, 10 days to launch

6 December, 2010 | comments (197)

As expected the Google Gingerbread announcement was garnished with a new Google handset, dubbed Nexus S. The Samsung-made smartphone features the latest Android version and an unusual curved display that should be more comfortable to handle and hold...


Android 2.3 Gingerbread is here, brings a host of new goodies

Android 2.3 Gingerbread is here, brings a host of new goodies

6 December, 2010 | comments (81)

The Android dev team just made the latest version of the mobile platform official. Following Google's alphabetic-dessert naming convention Android 2.3 is called Gingerbread. The new version of the OS brings a host of cool new features as well as...

Tags: Android, Touch UI