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Samsung to give $100 000 for the best Omnia II application

Samsung to give $100 000 for the best Omnia II application

22 October, 2009 | comments (11)

Today Samsung announced their developer challenge for creating the best apps following the launch of the Samsung Application Store in selected countries. The two winning apps will be awarded with a prize of 100,000 US dollars each. With the...


ARM announces the first mobile multicore processor - Cortex-A5

ARM announces the first mobile multicore processor - Cortex-A5

22 October, 2009 | comments (40)

ARM have just launched the ARM Cortex-A5 MPCore processor - their first multicore processor intended for usage in mobile devices. According to the company this is the smallest and most power-efficient multicore processor that is capable of...

Tags: Misc


LG rise continues, breaks its Q3 records with ease

LG rise continues, breaks its Q3 records with ease

21 October, 2009 | comments (21)

Another particularly successful company in the third quarter 2009 has announced its financial results today. LG have recorded their highest-ever revenue and profit for this period of the year. Their consolidated revenue rose by 15.7 percent...

Tags: LG


Apple having a stormer in Q3, record profit achieved

Apple having a stormer in Q3, record profit achieved

21 October, 2009 | comments (91)

The financial report for Apple's Q3 of the year revealed that the company has had amazing success as of lately. The company recorded their best non-holiday quarter revenue and profit in their history, easily outperforming the unfavorable market...

Tags: Apple


Leaked Windows Mobile 7 design mockups bring the OS up to speed

Leaked Windows Mobile 7 design mockups bring the OS up to speed

21 October, 2009 | comments (39)

Windows Mobile 6.5 got less than stellar reviews - ours included - so here's a well-timed leak of WinMo 7 mockups. These Before and After screenshots were sent by a tipster and they seem to make the differences between the Microsoft current OS...


Christian Dior to unveil their second luxury phone collection

Christian Dior to unveil their second luxury phone collection

21 October, 2009 | comments (16)

The world financial crisis is coming to an end and one of the signs is the increased number of luxury phones announced lately. Today all eyes are on the new collection of the Christian Dior phones, which is born a good year and a half after the...

Tags: Misc


Mobiado Grand 350 Pioneer is made out of a meteorite

Mobiado Grand 350 Pioneer is made out of a meteorite

20 October, 2009 | comments (56)

The Mobiado Grand 350 Pioneer is designed in honor of the Pioneer 10 probe, which became the first man-made object to pass the asteroid belt. Therefore, it's natural to make the phone out of a real meteorite (the back cover anyway). A meteorite...

Tags: Mobiado, Misc


Sony Ericsson XPERIA Rachael set to become X10 instead of X3

Sony Ericsson XPERIA Rachael set to become X10 instead of X3

20 October, 2009 | comments (66)

Some new leaked info claims that the upcoming XPERIA X3 codenamed Rachael won't be called X3 as previously suggested. It's most probable name will be XPERIA X10 instead and its expected release is February 2010 - just in time for the MWC 2010. As...


Android powered phone Samsung I5700 Spica previewed on video

Android powered phone Samsung I5700 Spica previewed on video

20 October, 2009 | comments (8)

Well it's been some two weeks since we last heard of the Android-based Samsung I5700 Spica (which happens to be unannounced yet) and here comes a full length live preview. The video is quite worth a look or two. While the bigger brother,...


AT&T finally gets HTC Tilt2, T-Mobile sells Moto CLIQ / DEXT

AT&T finally gets HTC Tilt2, T-Mobile sells Moto CLIQ / DEXT

19 October, 2009 | comments (14)

It was about time HTC Tilt2 to officially hit the market for the AT&T customers, since its sibling HTC Touch Pro2 was released way back in May. In the same time T-Mobile USA introduces Motorola CLIQ or DEXT as it's known on the Old Continent....


Rumored HTC Dragon photographed (maybe)

Rumored HTC Dragon photographed (maybe)

19 October, 2009 | comments (21)

There's quite some murmur going about town about the so-called HTC Dragon. Someone did manage to get their hands on a prime suspect - an unknown HTC phone running Android. What's clear from the spy shots is that the device is a GSM phone with 3G...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


In robo-news: Android 2.0 Eclair screenshots, Acer Liquid video

In robo-news: Android 2.0 Eclair screenshots, Acer Liquid video

18 October, 2009 | comments (31)

Mobile phone rumors have never been so tasty, especially now with Android’s second major version, or to use its more whimsical name – Éclair. The guys over at BoyGeniusReport somehow got a copy of the master chef’s cookbook and are sharing the...


Nokia 5230 poses for some live shots before it heads for the stores

Nokia 5230 poses for some live shots before it heads for the stores

18 October, 2009 | comments (40)

Nokia 5800 XpressMusic seems to have it all - large 3.2" touchscreen display, 3G and Wi-Fi support and even a GPS receiver aboard. The cute Nokia 5530 XpressMusic kept only the Wi-Fi, its display shrank to 2.9 inches and the battery capacity was...


We've got the first live shot of SE XPERIA X3 (Rachael)

We've got the first live shot of SE XPERIA X3 (Rachael)

16 October, 2009 | comments (131)

After several leaked “official” Sony Ericsson XPERIA X3 images and even a video demonstrating how its UI should look like, now we have something even more tempting – the first live shot of the device. The first Android-powered device by Sony...


Sony Ericsson cut down some loss in Q3, but are still way behind

Sony Ericsson cut down some loss in Q3, but are still way behind

16 October, 2009 | comments (38)

Just as promised, Sony Ericsson revealed their financial report for Q3 2009 today. Things are still looking pretty gloomy for the company, continuing to lose money, but at least the numbers are better this time around (compared to the previous...


Palm Pre lands in UK, we've also got prices in Spain and Ireland

Palm Pre lands in UK, we've also got prices in Spain and Ireland

16 October, 2009 | comments (19)

Finally, as of today, you can also purchase Palm Pre in the UK and Ireland. Germany was first to get the long awaited GSM Palm Pre and a day later on 14 October 2009, it became available in Spain as well. And exactly as planned the UK and Ireland...

Tags: Palm, O2, Touch UI


Nokia N920 phone tablet leaks - there's no QWERTY this time

Nokia N920 phone tablet leaks - there's no QWERTY this time

15 October, 2009 | comments (132)

Nokia N920 showed its fancy face for the first time. The N900 successor is rumored to be a touch-only device with a huge 4.13-inch capacitive screen, ARM Cortex A8 CPU, 32GB internal memory and Maemo 6 OS. Well that wasn't such a surprise, since...


Leaked roadmap suggests GSM version of Motorola Sholes

Leaked roadmap suggests GSM version of Motorola Sholes

15 October, 2009 | comments (21)

It’s not a secret that Motorola are experiencing their darkest period - at least their mobile phones division is. however we've just spotted a part of the company roadmap and there are some quite intriguing devices able to regain (at least part of)...

Tags: Motorola, Rumors


Nokia Q3 financial results are out, not much has changed

Nokia Q3 financial results are out, not much has changed

15 October, 2009 | comments (42)

Nokia have just announced their Q3 financial report. The sales of the Finnish giant have risen by 5% compared to the previous quarter but they are still 19.6% lower than the third quarter of 2008. The operating profit of the company has dropped...

Tags: Nokia


BlackBerry Bold 9700 now official, thanks to T-Mobile Germany

BlackBerry Bold 9700 now official, thanks to T-Mobile Germany

15 October, 2009 | comments (18)

Today T-Mobile Germany updated their online catalog with the BlackBerry Bold 9700 coming in November. Finally the long rumored Bold 2 is official and you won't have to wait long to grab one. BlackBerry Bold 9700 or Bold 2, previously rumored...

Tags: BlackBerry