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BlackBerry Bold 9790 and BlackBerry Curve 9380 announced

BlackBerry Bold 9790 and BlackBerry Curve 9380 announced

15 November, 2011 | comments (53)

Today RIM announced two new additions to its lineup of smartphones. The QWERTY-packing Bold 9790 and the full-touch Curve 9380 both run on BlackBerry OS 7 and feature HVGA+ (480 x 360 pixels) screens. The BlackBerry Bold 9790 comes with a 2.45"...


Gingerbread update for LG Optimus 3D coming next week

Gingerbread update for LG Optimus 3D coming next week

15 November, 2011 | comments (38)

The Optimus 3D will be making the jump to Android 2.3 Gingerbread starting next week. The update brings not only the usual set on Gingerbread enhancements over Froyo but a number of extra improvements too, like faster data speeds and improved...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Nokia confirms the N8 successor is coming next year, sort of

Nokia confirms the N8 successor is coming next year, sort of

15 November, 2011 | comments (183)

Rest assured cameraphone fans, Nokia is still thinking about you. The manufacturer of the N8 is already working on its successor, which will come out some time next year. The confirmation came at the Nokia Lumia 800 launch event in Russia and was...

Tags: Nokia


Google finally releases Ice Cream Sandwich source code

Google finally releases Ice Cream Sandwich source code

15 November, 2011 | comments (61)

After a few weeks of waiting, Google has finally released the source code for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. This means you will soon be able to get the latest update running on your Android devices, assuming you have the programming skills. Or you...


BlackBerry London leaks out in a single picture, raises questions

BlackBerry London leaks out in a single picture, raises questions

14 November, 2011 | comments (97)

It is no secret, that RIM is going through difficult times these days. The Canadian company's recently announced BBX platform is expected to change its current state of affairs for the better by (finally) integrating BlackBerry OS and QNX. Today,...


Huawei Honor launches, we have the hands-on shots

Huawei Honor launches, we have the hands-on shots

14 November, 2011 | comments (46)

Today Huawei launches the Honor, an Android smartphone with budget on its mind. So far we've taken the previously announced Huawei Honor for a single-core handset (our test unit runs on a single-core platform too), but today Huawei...


O2 UK starts tests of its 4G LTE network, London will be first

O2 UK starts tests of its 4G LTE network, London will be first

14 November, 2011 | comments (42)

Great news for everyone eagerly waiting the arrival of the LTE network in the UK. O2 is starting to test their newly built 4G network in London. The test run of the network will cover Canary Wharf, Soho, Westminster, South Bank and Kings...

Tags: O2, Misc


Nokia Lumia, Apple iPhone 4S and Motorola RAZR arrive in India

Nokia Lumia, Apple iPhone 4S and Motorola RAZR arrive in India

14 November, 2011 | comments (85)

Smartphone enthusiasts in India are in for one hell of a time, as three of the most anticipated smartphone from the top three platforms have landed on the shores of the sub-continent. First up is the Nokia Lumia series, which was launched in...


Motorola planning to launch 13MP variants of RAZR in China

Motorola planning to launch 13MP variants of RAZR in China

14 November, 2011 | comments (38)

If you thought the Motorola DROID RAZR launching in the US was awesome, you should get a load of these. Motorola is planning on launching not one but two RAZR devices in China on different carriers and they both pack more impressive hardware than...


Galaxy Nexus coming to UK on November 17 as promised

Galaxy Nexus coming to UK on November 17 as promised

14 November, 2011 | comments (30)

If you had doubts regarding the November 17 European launch date of the Galaxy Nexus, you can put them to rest, at least if you're in the UK. UK carrier O2 has announced on their Google+ page that they will indeed start selling the devices starting...


Ice Cream Sandwich's Face Unlock duped using a photograph

Ice Cream Sandwich's Face Unlock duped using a photograph

13 November, 2011 | comments (111)

Ever since Google announced the new Face Unlock feature in Ice Cream Sandwich, people have been concerned about whether it can be fooled using just a photograph of the user instead of the actual face. One of Google's employees himself commented on...


Apple continues to investigate remaining issues in iOS 5.0.1

Apple continues to investigate remaining issues in iOS 5.0.1

12 November, 2011 | comments (197)

It has just been a day since Apple released the iOS 5.0.1 update, which among other things, was chiefly aimed at solving the battery life bug in iOS 5 that Apple acknowledged last week. However, even though a majority of the users are...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Verzo launches the Android-based Kinzo smartphone for $459

Verzo launches the Android-based Kinzo smartphone for $459

12 November, 2011 | comments (32)

Verzo, an American company based in Czech Republic, has announced a new Android smartphone, called the Kinzo. With the Kinzo, Verzo is saying that they are not trying to compete with others based on specifications but in terms of design and user...


First photo of the LG Nitro HD surfaces, lands at AT&T soon

First photo of the LG Nitro HD surfaces, lands at AT&T soon

11 November, 2011 | comments (53)

First official photo of the LG Nitro HD just surfaced. Actually, the device isn't completely new, as it's merely the US version of the LG Optimus LTE with a fancy name heading to AT&T some time soon. As its name suggests, the Nitro HD will sport...

Tags: LG, AT&T, Android, Touch UI


Apple US starts selling unlocked phones, here are the prices

Apple US starts selling unlocked phones, here are the prices

11 November, 2011 | comments (108)

Great news for everyone who's been patiently waiting for an unlocked iPhone 4S with no contract attached to it. From today the Apple US store will offer you spanking new, contract-free, factory unlocked iPhone 4S's. Prices aren't that bad...


Tango-running Nokia Champagne leaks on its way to AT&T

Tango-running Nokia Champagne leaks on its way to AT&T

11 November, 2011 | comments (35)

Information about an upcoming Nokia WP smartphone for AT&T just leaked. Code-named Nokia Champagne, the yet unannounced smartphone is said to run Windows Phone Tango - the revision of the Microsoft platform that should play nice will lower-end...


TI OMAP-powered Samsung Galaxy S II I9100G pops up quietly

TI OMAP-powered Samsung Galaxy S II I9100G pops up quietly

11 November, 2011 | comments (58)

A few months back we told you about the I9101 Galaxy S II, which was based on TI OMAP4430. It leaked on a few screenshots from the Samsung Mobile Singapore's Facebook page. Today, we found out the device has quietly gone official, taking the...


Cyan Nokia Lumia 800 hitting UK in December, pink in early 2012

Cyan Nokia Lumia 800 hitting UK in December, pink in early 2012

11 November, 2011 | comments (18)

As you probably know the Nokia Lumia 800 will be offered in three color versions - black, cyan and pink. However, it turns out that only one of those will be available at the launch of the smartphone next week with the other two colors arriving in...


Nokia working with AT&T to bring LTE-enabled Lumia 800 to the US

Nokia working with AT&T to bring LTE-enabled Lumia 800 to the US

11 November, 2011 | comments (14)

In case you were wondering why Nokia is delaying the launch of the new Lumia phones in the US, we may just have a very good reason for you. According to The Verge, Nokia plans to enter the US market with a Windows Phone 7 device running on an LTE...


iOS 5.0.1 released, available as an OTA update

iOS 5.0.1 released, available as an OTA update

11 November, 2011 | comments (52)

Apple has released the iOS 5.0.1 update that they promised last week. The update is now available as an Over The Air (OTA) download and weighs in at 44.6 MB. The biggest improvement with this update will be to the battery life of you iOS device,...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI