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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


SIM-free iPhone 4S priced -  starts at CA$649/629/499

SIM-free iPhone 4S priced - starts at CA$649/629/499

05 October, 2011 | comments (95)

As usual, Apple only mentioned the pricing of the US version of the iPhone 4S at the announcement of the smartphone. Today, however, we also got the unlocked price of latest iPhone thanks to the regional Apple stores' websites. Canadians...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Samsung moves to ban the new iPhone 4S in France and Italy

Samsung moves to ban the new iPhone 4S in France and Italy

05 October, 2011 | comments (291)

Samsung's lawyers have been after the next generation iPhone for weeks now and after yesterday's official announcement, they've upped the ante. They've filed preliminary injunction motions to stop the 4S from selling in France and Italy, claiming...


Everything you need to know about the iPhone 4S [ROUNDUP]

Everything you need to know about the iPhone 4S [ROUNDUP]

04 October, 2011 | comments (102)

You may or may not have noticed that we're increasingly busy with Apple's event and the iPhone 4S announcement last night. Our blog has also been feeling underwhelmed throughout the evening for reason too technical and boring to explain. That may...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Android in Sept 2011: Gingerbread surpasses 38% share

Android in Sept 2011: Gingerbread surpasses 38% share

05 October, 2011 | comments (16)

The numbers from the monthly Android version distribution report are in and September is most probably that last month with Froyo in the lead. The Gingerbread ascend continues, while Honeycomb is finally starting to make itself easier to notice on...


Samsung offers a sneak peak of what could be the Nexus Prime

Samsung offers a sneak peak of what could be the Nexus Prime

05 October, 2011 | comments (86)

Those of us who were disappointed by yesterday's 'Let's talk iPhone' event by Apple are now looking forward to Samsung and Google's 'Unpacked' event scheduled for October 11 in San Diego. It seems though that we will be in for a treat after looking...


Unannounced Samsung Champ 2 and C3520 crop up

Unannounced Samsung Champ 2 and C3520 crop up

04 October, 2011 | comments (16)

We got spicy info on two new upcoming Samsung feature phones aiming the entry-level market - the C3520 clamshell and the touch-based Champ 2. Samsung C3520 is a clamshell with a 2.4-inch QVGA display, a 1.3 megapixel snapper, a 3.5mm audio jack,...

Tags: Samsung, Touch UI


First Apple iPhone 4S camera samples surface, look stunning

First Apple iPhone 4S camera samples surface, look stunning

04 October, 2011 | comments (220)

The Apple iPhone 4S might not have been the update everyone was expecting, but it certainly delivers well on the camera front. Not only is this the fastest camera around, but it also promises to do some of the most impressive photos you have...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI