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Nokia holds back S40 to make way for Maemo and Symbian

Nokia holds back S40 to make way for Maemo and Symbian

02 December, 2009 | comments (65)

Today, at its annual Capital Markets Day event, Nokia revealed some details about it OS distribution strategies that we find particularly interesting. Apparently the company has finally realized two important things concerning its products. First,...


Android-running HTC Touch.B surfaces, looks like Touch2

Android-running HTC Touch.B surfaces, looks like Touch2

02 December, 2009 | comments (17)

The HTC Touch lineup is about to get a new member it seems and this newcomer runs Android. Photos of the HTC Touch.B, codenamed Rome, emerged and they look very much like a remodeled HTC Touch2 with Android parts put on. Putting the HTC Touch2...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Samsung i8910 Omnia HD gold pops up, puzzles us a bit

Samsung i8910 Omnia HD gold pops up, puzzles us a bit

02 December, 2009 | comments (53)

What would it take for an HD-recording handset with a 3.7" AMOLED display to take the final step to perfection? If you answered an exclusive 24 karat gold edition we have some good news for you. Samsung just unveiled the Gold Edition of...


Just another leak: is this what Nokia N87 12MP will look like?

Just another leak: is this what Nokia N87 12MP will look like?

02 December, 2009 | comments (79)

Leaked images, specs or even videos of unannounced handsets are part of our trivial round. But today's catch brought something quite intriguing - some specs and a design mockup of a 12 megapixel Nokia N87. According to the video we've spotted,...


LG prepping the LU9400 Arena Max as the Arena's successor?

LG prepping the LU9400 Arena Max as the Arena's successor?

01 December, 2009 | comments (21)

LG Arena is among the companyís most popular handsets, so everything around it usually makes the headlines. This goes for the rumor on itís probable successor. We've now spotted a PDF file proving that the next level of the LG KM900 Arena evolution...

Tags: LG, Touch UI, Rumors


AT&T unveils 1GHz Snapdragon-powered LG GW820 eXpo

AT&T unveils 1GHz Snapdragon-powered LG GW820 eXpo

01 December, 2009 | comments (19)

AT&T have just announced the LG GW820 eXpo (formerly known as Monaco) - a Windows Mobile 6.5-running smartphone, powered by a 1 GHz Snapdragon CPU. The full QWERTY side-slider should appeal to businessmen who always need to keep in touch. The...


Official: Samsung S7070 and the S5150 are the new Diva phones

Official: Samsung S7070 and the S5150 are the new Diva phones

01 December, 2009 | comments (6)

Samsung officially announced the new Diva Collection 2010, which includes two new phones - the Samsung S7070 Diva and the Samsung S5150 Diva folder. They were designed to be in the spotlight and blur the line between phone and fashion accessory....

Tags: Samsung, Touch UI


False alarm: Sony Ericsson Aino hasnít been pulled out after all

False alarm: Sony Ericsson Aino hasnít been pulled out after all

30 November, 2009 | comments (84)

There has been some disturbing news about Sony Ericsson lately. First, the Satio was pulled out in the UK, then, it was, Aino's turn to be held back. Luckily, it turned out that Aino's exile is only a rumor. Last week we informed you that the...


Samsung has sold 50 million touch phones, Star is in the lead

Samsung has sold 50 million touch phones, Star is in the lead

30 November, 2009 | comments (60)

Despite the recession, it's been a good year for Samsung, with increasing sales and market share, and it's been a good year for their touch phone division. Today Samsung announced that they've sold a total of 50 million touch phones - most of which...

Tags: Samsung


Nokia N900 UI portrait mode enabled, coming to you soon

Nokia N900 UI portrait mode enabled, coming to you soon

30 November, 2009 | comments (99)

It is no secret that Nokia N900 UI is about to get a portrait mode-enabling update pretty soon. What might come as a surprise though, is that the handset has all the functionality needed already and it only needs to be unlocked, rather than be...


Acer launches the Acer Liquid, more Androids on the way

Acer launches the Acer Liquid, more Androids on the way

28 November, 2009 | comments (10)

Acer jumped headfirst into the mobile phone market this year, mostly relying on the tried and true PocketPC. They are readying themselves for year two and are promising a balanced WinMo / Android mix. This week marks the launch of their first...


Sony Ericsson Aino pulled out from UK stores just after Satio

Sony Ericsson Aino pulled out from UK stores just after Satio

27 November, 2009 | comments (250)

Only a week ago Carphone Warehouse pulled out the Satio from their stores due to software issues. Now the not-so-touchable Aino followed its Symbian sibling with complaints about touch performance. Carphone Warehouse along with the Phones4U have...


Nokia X6 comes with music and a hefty price tag, now shipping

Nokia X6 comes with music and a hefty price tag, now shipping

26 November, 2009 | comments (130)

Guys, get ready for the big news: Nokia's first device equipped with a capacitive touchscreen has started shipping. You can head for the nearest store and check if the Nokia X6 is already waiting for you there since the device should be available...


Thought it's time for something Else -  meet the First ELSE to come

Thought it's time for something Else - meet the First ELSE to come

25 November, 2009 | comments (88)

Today Emblaze Mobile announced their new smartphone running on the relatively unknown Access Linux Platform (ALP). Developed from scratch in close cooperation with OS developers, the First ELSE have taken them two years to develop but the end result...

Tags: Touch UI


Nokia X6 comes to UK and Finland this week, this time for real

Nokia X6 comes to UK and Finland this week, this time for real

25 November, 2009 | comments (42)

This is beginning to get ridiculous - we have yet another release date for the Nokia X6. And we hope this one is final, at least for the UK and Finland. The X6 was supposed to launch with a Rihanna concert on the 16th but now the latest official...

Tags: Nokia, Symbian


Fring offers first mobile videocall via Skype - on Nokia phones

Fring offers first mobile videocall via Skype - on Nokia phones

24 November, 2009 | comments (155)

You all know Fring, the application that brings Skype, ICQ, Facebook and other services to your mobile phones, right? Up until now you were able to chat with your pals and to make voice calls but as of today you can also take things to a new level....


Palm Pre finally gets video recording, unofficially though

Palm Pre finally gets video recording, unofficially though

24 November, 2009 | comments (12)

So far Palm Pre has been enjoying video-less existence much like the iPhone in its toddling years. And again, much like on the iPhone, the Palm Pre's first try in video recording is via an unofficial third-party application. Palm Pre is now...

Tags: Palm, Touch UI, WebOS, Misc


Nokia 6700 slide and Nokia 7230 spring to life

Nokia 6700 slide and Nokia 7230 spring to life

24 November, 2009 | comments (67)

Nokia outed two new sliders today - the Nokia 6700 slide and the 7230. Both are 3G capable with a focus on messaging and social networks. The Nokia 6700 slide, unlike its namesake 6700 classic, is a Symbian device. The Nokia 7230 on the other hand...


Google Maps Navigation now available for Android 1.6 too

Google Maps Navigation now available for Android 1.6 too

24 November, 2009 | comments (15)

SatNav manufacturers have surely sweat up when the big G announced Google Maps Navigation. But it was Android 2.0 only for use in the US. Now Google is cranking up the dials in the sauna and are letting Navigation loose on Android 1.6 (or Donut in...

Tags: Android, Misc


Sony Ericsson Kurara previewed, a true glimpse from the future

Sony Ericsson Kurara previewed, a true glimpse from the future

23 November, 2009 | comments (64)

You probably already know all there is to know about Sony Ericsson's upcoming HD-video-flaunting Kurara. Well, instead of posing for small-time opportunists, this time Kurara is starring in a real blockbuster shot and directed by no other but...