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Broadcom VideoCore IV records 1080p video, takes 20MP photos

Broadcom VideoCore IV records 1080p video, takes 20MP photos

16 December, 2009 | comments (83)

You hear a lot about camera modules on mobile phones, but not so much about the chip that does all the work of compressing the images and video. The new Broadcom BCM2763 VideoCore IV can handle photos up to 20 megapixels and record Full HD video...

Tags: Misc


TeliaSonera launches the first LTE (4G) networks in Scandinavia

TeliaSonera launches the first LTE (4G) networks in Scandinavia

15 December, 2009 | comments (55)

Let us welcome you into the future. While some already pretty well-developed countries are yet struggling to build reliable 3G networks, TeliaSonera is already making a push for LTE (the 4th gen networks) commercially available. There aren't any...

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Sony Ericsson XPERIA Pureness is available, has concierge service

Sony Ericsson XPERIA Pureness is available, has concierge service

15 December, 2009 | comments (66)

Just in time for the holidays, the Sony Ericsson XPERIA Pureness is available in stores. And apparently it's got a concierge service, you know, like that thing Vertu phones have. So, you get a transparent screen (a novelty) and a concierge service...


Nokia Messaging for social networks beta now with Twitter

Nokia Messaging for social networks beta now with Twitter

14 December, 2009 | comments (18)

After Facebook, Twitter is the second social networking service brought to your smartphone by Nokia Messaging for social networks. The applications helps you to keep in touch with the rest of your gang no matter where you are or what time it...


Androidish HTC Legend goes live, Hero feels threatened

Androidish HTC Legend goes live, Hero feels threatened

14 December, 2009 | comments (57)

The first good picture of the HTC Legend already circles the web. It looks like a Hero successor, with better specs and design. Its official catwalk is expected to take place through the MWC 2010 in February. The previously leaked Legend from the...


Nexus One is the rumored Google Phone and it's all over the place

Nexus One is the rumored Google Phone and it's all over the place

14 December, 2009 | comments (33)

The Internet is swimming in a sea of Google Phone leaks (started off by Google employees themselves) and it's getting hard to sort out which are true and which are false. And we gotta be honest with you - some are quite controversial. Google as a...

Tags: Android, HTC, Touch UI


Sony Ericsson reveals two phones with Greenhearts  Elm and Hazel

Sony Ericsson reveals two phones with Greenhearts Elm and Hazel

14 December, 2009 | comments (82)

Today Sony Ericsson presented their latest Greenheart tree-hugging phones - the aptly named Elm and Hazel. Those two are no slackers in functionality as they come with Wi-Fi, GPS and pioneer social networking integration via homescreen widgets. They...


ITG xpPhone first live photos appear, look pretty nice

ITG xpPhone first live photos appear, look pretty nice

13 December, 2009 | comments (46)

The ITG xpPhone just edged a step closer to its release with the appearance of its first live photos. The device that keeps challenging our idea of a smartphone looks pretty good in those shots and makes us look forward to its official release even...

Tags: Touch UI


Calling music fans: Nokia 5235 Comes With Music announced

Calling music fans: Nokia 5235 Comes With Music announced

11 December, 2009 | comments (100)

A new Nokia phone joins the ranks of Comes With Music phones - meet the descriptively named Nokia 5235 Comes With Music. It is based on the Nokia 5230, but features Nokia's all-you-can-eat music download service. The Nokia 5235 Comes With Music...


Opera Mobile 10 to run on Android and BREW

Opera Mobile 10 to run on Android and BREW

11 December, 2009 | comments (24)

Opera may be the underdog of desktop browsers but they have a strong foothold in the mobile market. Now, they are expanding their reach by introducing Opera Mobile for Android and the BREW platform - they get the latest Opera Mobile version...

Tags: Misc


Motorola MILESTONE is now available in UK

Motorola MILESTONE is now available in UK

10 December, 2009 | comments (71)

The much anticipated and discussed Motorola MILESTONE is already available in the UK for 450 pounds. But the Christmas shopping choice is limited, because eXpansys UK hold the MILESTONE exclusivity until the end of the year. Motorola's biggest...


HTC release software fix for the HD2 camera *pink spot* issues

HTC release software fix for the HD2 camera *pink spot* issues

10 December, 2009 | comments (37)

HTC HD2 certainly is a fine piece of technology - we've got the review up there to prove it. Unfortunately its 5 megapixel camera seems to have a rather *pink* spot for images plaguing every other unit out there. Luckily, HTC kept to their promise...


Nokia officially closing some flagship stores in the US and UK

Nokia officially closing some flagship stores in the US and UK

10 December, 2009 | comments (71)

Nokia is obviously reorganizing its retail strategy and those rumors you may have been hearing of actual flagship stores closing are now officially confirmed. The Nokia stores in Chicago, New York, London Regent Street are getting closed, while the...

Tags: Nokia


New Samsung M5650 Lindy live photos give us a better look

New Samsung M5650 Lindy live photos give us a better look

10 December, 2009 | comments (15)

The super-Corby that is the Samsung M5650 Lindy sneaked into availability rather covertly and there were practically no good-quality photos of it. Now, we have live shots of the Neon Blue color version, and they give a much better view of the...

Tags: Samsung, Touch UI


Austin Powers in Goldmember - Nokia 6700 classic Gold Edition

Austin Powers in Goldmember - Nokia 6700 classic Gold Edition

09 December, 2009 | comments (65)

The Nokia 6700 classic is a very classy device and we loved it. But then came the rambling designer that gold plates everything and classiness went out the window. Introducing the Nokia 6700 classic Gold Edition, covered in 18-carat gold and Nokia...

Tags: Nokia, S40


Nokia 5800 Navigation Edition hits the USA, yours for 299 dollars

Nokia 5800 Navigation Edition hits the USA, yours for 299 dollars

09 December, 2009 | comments (53)

Two months after the Nokia 5800 Navigation Edition became available across various countries around the globe, it finally made its way to the USA. And as you might guess, the price is considerably lower than elsewhere. Nokia 5800 Navigation...


Samsung finally unveil Bada OS, developers challenge started

Samsung finally unveil Bada OS, developers challenge started

08 December, 2009 | comments (163)

Just as promised, today Samsung showed the world their new smartphone operating system called Bada. At an event, held in London, the Korean company revealed the first details about the upcoming platform and gave the start to the developers...

Tags: Samsung, Bada


Goggles provide camera-aided Google search to Android

Goggles provide camera-aided Google search to Android

08 December, 2009 | comments (22)

No one doubted that Google will take proper care of its own mobile OS, giving it all the care and attention it needs to grow up nice and strong. Their developers have just come up with a handful of new features for Android, called Google Goggles and...


Better photo of HTC Bravo shows up, lends credibility to the leak

Better photo of HTC Bravo shows up, lends credibility to the leak

08 December, 2009 | comments (83)

Since more info popped up about the upcoming Android flagship from HTC - the HTC Bravo. First off, there's a new photo with much better quality. There are also some corrections to the previously leaked specs sheet. Yesterday, we showed you the...


Sony Ericsson pushing out update to the Aino and Yari as well

Sony Ericsson pushing out update to the Aino and Yari as well

07 December, 2009 | comments (28)

Following our last week's report on the Sony Ericsson Satio new firmware, today Sony Ericsson are also putting up an update for the Sony Ericsson Aino, which too had some issues recently. It's good the developing team was quick enough to...