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Apple's quarterly results are in, records sales and profits (again)

Apple's quarterly results are in, records sales and profits (again)

20 July, 2011 | comments (121)

Another quarter, another record for Apple - Steve Jobs classified the fiscal quarter that ends in June as "best quarter ever". iPhone and iPad sales more than doubled and revenue and profit are through the roof. Apple's fiscal quarter that ended...

Tags: Apple, iPhone, Misc


Nokia's first WP7 phone reportedly lacks any innovation

Nokia's first WP7 phone reportedly lacks any innovation

19 July, 2011 | comments (203)

More rumors on the upcoming Nokia Windos Phone 7 smartphone just came in. The latest bit of online gossip has it that despite the long wait the Nokia W9 might not be as innovative as you would have hoped. When Stephen Elop went on stage in...


WP7 Nokia W9 Sea Ray leaks again, confirms hardware keys

WP7 Nokia W9 Sea Ray leaks again, confirms hardware keys

19 July, 2011 | comments (125)

We just got another glimpse of the upcoming first Nokia Windows Phone 7 smartphone. A brief video of the Nokia W9 Sea Ray surfaced, showing its Mango OS in action. The styling similarity to the MeeGo-running N9 is confirmed once again, but the...


1GHz S40 Nokia C3-01.5 pictures surface, is the first of many

1GHz S40 Nokia C3-01.5 pictures surface, is the first of many

18 July, 2011 | comments (332)

Today we got lucky! A new unannounced S40 Nokia handset with a 1GHz processor and 512MB RAM broke loose and we got a few shots to show you. The Nokia C3-01.5 is the first S40 phone based on the new hardware platform, but it looks exactly as its...


Samsung plans on selling 300M phones in 2011, big launch ahead

Samsung plans on selling 300M phones in 2011, big launch ahead

18 July, 2011 | comments (98)

In an interview with the S. Korean Yonhap news agency Shin Jong-kyun, president of Samsung's mobile communications and digital imaging, laid out Samsung Mobile's big plans for 2011. This year the company is aiming (and expects) to surpass its last...


LG Optimus Black running WP7 caught in the wild

LG Optimus Black running WP7 caught in the wild

18 July, 2011 | comments (59)

We just stumbled upon an LG Optimus Black running the Windows Phone 7 OS and we are not quite sure what to make of it. It could either be a photo of an upcoming LG WP7 device, which uses the same chassis as the sleek Android, or maybe someone has...


LG Optimus 3D not getting any Gingerbread love until October

LG Optimus 3D not getting any Gingerbread love until October

18 July, 2011 | comments (22)

We have some good news and some bad news for the LG Optimus 3D owners out there. The sad bit is that their beloved smartphone won't be getting the Android 2.3 Gingerbread treatment for at least a few more months. On the positive side, the wait might...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Galaxy S Android 2.3.4 update coming this quarter in Europe

Galaxy S Android 2.3.4 update coming this quarter in Europe

17 July, 2011 | comments (105)

Having released the Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread update for the Galaxy S I9000 a while back, Samsung is now looking to upgrade it to the latest version, which is 2.3.4 and put that front facing camera on the phone to some better use....


Apple releases iOS 4.3.4 update, gets jailbroken instantly

Apple releases iOS 4.3.4 update, gets jailbroken instantly

16 July, 2011 | comments (54)

Apple released the iOS 4.3.4 update yesterday for all the supported devices. This update claims to solve the PDF exploit in iOS. However, as is usual with iOS updates, it also breaks your jailbreak should you choose to upgrade. However, even...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Samsung starts rolling our Gingerbread update for Ace

Samsung starts rolling our Gingerbread update for Ace

16 July, 2011 | comments (92)

Although the Gingerbread ROM for the Samsung Ace leaked months back Samsung never got around to releasing it officially. Until now, that is. SamFirmware is reporting that Samsung has started rolling out the Gingerbread update for the Ace through...


Samsung Within for Sprint gets spotted in the wild

Samsung Within for Sprint gets spotted in the wild

15 July, 2011 | comments (16)

There is hardly any doubt that the Samsung Galaxy S2 is the king of droids so far this year. Logically, its official arrival in United States is highly anticipated. It looks however, that the wait might soon be over for the folks across the...


HP Pre 3 silently gets a 1.2 GHz dual-core CPU in the UK

HP Pre 3 silently gets a 1.2 GHz dual-core CPU in the UK

15 July, 2011 | comments (27)

Now here's a shocker for you - the upcoming HP Pre 3 will be packing a dual-core CPU at launch, rather than the single-core unit it was initially said to feature. HP has remained surprisingly quiet about the change, but the Pre 3 specs sheet on its...

Tags: HP, webOS


Apple A5 chip overheating might be delaying the iPhone 5 launch

Apple A5 chip overheating might be delaying the iPhone 5 launch

15 July, 2011 | comments (271)

Here we have another interesting theory on what might be preventing Apple from releasing the next iPhone yet. The latest bit of online gossip has it that the problem lies within the dual-core Apple A5 chip, which is causing the smartphone to...

Tags: Android, Misc


Google activates 550K droids a day, posts record Q2 earnings

Google activates 550K droids a day, posts record Q2 earnings

15 July, 2011 | comments (77)

During the earnings call today, Google announced some big numbers. They made a lot of cash, but more interestingly (for us) Android is growing faster and faster - 550 thousand devices get activated each day, which is crazy when you consider that the...

Tags: Android, Misc


Sony Ericsson loses €50M in Q2, Japan disaster to blame

Sony Ericsson loses €50M in Q2, Japan disaster to blame

15 July, 2011 | comments (61)

Sony Ericsson has just posted their Q2 results and things aren't looking very pretty. The company has been struck pretty hard by the Japan crisis, which has disrupted its supply chains and has led to a loss of €50 million. This puts an end to the...


Goldvish unveils the luxurious Equilibrium with two SIM slots

Goldvish unveils the luxurious Equilibrium with two SIM slots

15 July, 2011 | comments (29)

Goldvish has just added a new Series to its portfolio of ultra-expensive handsets, called Equilibrium. Surprisingly, the Swiss manufacturer has decided to equip the Equilibrium with two SIM slots, allowing for dual-standby. According to Goldvish...

Tags: Misc


HTC Desire Z Gingerbread update starts rolling out

HTC Desire Z Gingerbread update starts rolling out

15 July, 2011 | comments (79)

Amidst all the excitement surrounding the original HTC Desire getting the Android Gingerbread update, the Desire Z owners are probably feeling left out. But you have no reason to feel that way anymore as HTC has started rolling out the Gingerbread...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Gresso launches iPhone 4 Time Machine Lady Blanche edition

Gresso launches iPhone 4 Time Machine Lady Blanche edition

14 July, 2011 | comments (53)

The popular maker of luxurious handsets Gresso has obviously done pretty well with the first iPhone 4 Time Machine as it has come up with a sequel. Enter the Gresso iPhone 4 Time Machine 2: Lady Blanche! It's not the shortest of names, but the...

Tags: Touch UI, Misc


Sony Ericsson Xperia ray goes on pre-order in Germany for €369

Sony Ericsson Xperia ray goes on pre-order in Germany for €369

14 July, 2011 | comments (26)

Germany just became the second country, after UK, where you can place pre-orders for the Sony Ericsson Xperia ray. The German Amazon site already lists the latest Xperia smartphone and the good news is that its asking price is lower than in the...


Have a taste of GSMArena's first ever full video reviews

Have a taste of GSMArena's first ever full video reviews

13 July, 2011 | comments (451)

We know most of you love our reviews and you can be sure we love writing them too. In an effort to bring them to a wider audience lately, we’ve been working to bring you shorter, video versions of our popular reviews - complete with voice over and a...

Tags: Misc