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WP7 update for Samsung phones halted due to performance issues

WP7 update for Samsung phones halted due to performance issues

23 February, 2011 | comments (100)

It doesn't matter how minor an update is something may always go wrong. On Monday Microsoft released the first update for their WP7 OS and today they are starting to pull it out due to bricking issues some Samsung devices. The company found a...


OTA Android 2.3.3 update for the Nexus S and Nexus One rolls out

OTA Android 2.3.3 update for the Nexus S and Nexus One rolls out

23 February, 2011 | comments (57)

Google announced in a tweet that an over-the-air update to Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread has been rolled out for the Google Nexus S and the Google Nexus One. It’s been a long wait for Nexus One owners, as Gingerbread has been on the Nexus S for more...


Palm Pre Plus gets webOS 2.1 in Germany starting now

Palm Pre Plus gets webOS 2.1 in Germany starting now

22 February, 2011 | comments (17)

Now that's a surprise - HP officially confirmed that the Pre Plus won't get a chance to taste webOS 2 and yet here comes the update. As of today owners of the O2 Palm Pre Plus can get the over-the-air firmware package that takes their smartphones to...


Microsoft releases first WP7 update, not the one you expected

Microsoft releases first WP7 update, not the one you expected

22 February, 2011 | comments (55)

Microsoft just announced the availability of the first update for its new Windows Phone 7 mobile operating system. Unfortunately it's not the one that adds copy-paste and we've all been waiting for. Instead this update comes to pave the way for...


Motorola Atrix 4G now available for $130, $500 with lapdock

Motorola Atrix 4G now available for $130, $500 with lapdock

22 February, 2011 | comments (47)

The Motorola Atrix 4G is now available in the US from several stores and predictably, the price at each store varies. Prices start from $129.99 with an AT&T contract or you can go for the bundle with the laptop dock included. The cheapestMotorola...


Blackberry Storm 3 look-alike shown on video, heads to Verizon

Blackberry Storm 3 look-alike shown on video, heads to Verizon

21 February, 2011 | comments (28)

A new Blackberry touchscreen device has been spotted on a video and it suspiciously looks like the Storm 3. It has the touchscreen bar form factor, a trackpad and what looks like the Blackberry OS 6.1. The device is bound for Verizon USA....


Nokia C5-03 Illuvial likes pink, plays hard to find

Nokia C5-03 Illuvial likes pink, plays hard to find

21 February, 2011 | comments (48)

The Nokia Illuvial collection has silently received a new member - the Nokia C5-03. On the inside, the phone hasn't changed but it has new makeup on the outside, with pink decals on the back and a matching wallpaper image on the front. Previous...


Join the Nokia search for the chance to win an E7

Join the Nokia search for the chance to win an E7

21 February, 2011 | comments (43)

Today Nokia starts an interesting new competition that would allows you a chance to win a Nokia E7. There are seven units of the new Finnish flagship up for grabs - one for each day of the week. Each day you get three clues as to where the next...


First live photos of BlackBerry Bold Touch show a carbon back

First live photos of BlackBerry Bold Touch show a carbon back

21 February, 2011 | comments (46)

Live photos of the BlackBerry Bold Touch have given tangible form to the leak from late January. The photos of the touchscreen-bar with QWERTY keyboard reveal a carbon back panel instead of BlackBerry's usual faux-leather back. We first heard of...


Elop says Nokia will push down Windows Phones price, fast

Elop says Nokia will push down Windows Phones price, fast

21 February, 2011 | comments (94)

Nokia's CEO Stephen Elop is all over the headlines these couple of weeks. First announcing the alliance with Microsoft and Windows Phone 7, now saying that WP7 phones are getting a price slash big time. Windows Phone 7 smartphones are...


O2 UK will offer white Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play exclusively

O2 UK will offer white Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play exclusively

20 February, 2011 | comments (42)

The Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play will be available on all UK carriers, launching in April. However, O2 UK proudly tweeted that they’ll be the only ones carrying a white version of the XPERIA Play on the UK market. O2 included two product photos of...


Watch the Nokia N8 and iPhone 4 get test tortured to death

Watch the Nokia N8 and iPhone 4 get test tortured to death

18 February, 2011 | comments (260)

When we buy a new phone we are always concerned if its body is scratch-resistant or will it get dirty quickly. That's what we call build quality and no matter your reasons (just enjoying the gadget unspoiled looks or looking for a maximum resale...


Nokia to give free E7 and WP7 phones to its developers

Nokia to give free E7 and WP7 phones to its developers

18 February, 2011 | comments (59)

Nokia made one of the biggest announcements of the tech year by teaming up with Microsoft and their Windows Phone 7 software. It seems many of Nokia's developers didn't end up happy about the change. But they will get a free E7 and a branded WP7...


HTC Desire S due in April for 500 euro, Incredible S priced 520 euro

HTC Desire S due in April for 500 euro, Incredible S priced 520 euro

18 February, 2011 | comments (26)

The brand new HTC Desire S and Incredible S are available on pre-order online. The Desire S is set for an April launch date (in the UK at least), while the Incredible S launch still doesn't have a fixed date. Amazon UK and Expansys UK both have...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Samsung offers desktop dock for Google Nexus S, asks $40 for it

Samsung offers desktop dock for Google Nexus S, asks $40 for it

18 February, 2011 | comments (27)

Samsung just announced a desktop dock for the Google Nexus S. We were wondering how advanced it may be so we jumped straight to its specs page. It turns out, it's a fairly standard phone dock, being just a notch better than a simple desk stand for...

Tags: Samsung, Android, Misc


MWC 2011 is over, find the highlights inside

MWC 2011 is over, find the highlights inside

17 February, 2011 | comments (32)

Well that was it fellas – the MWC 2011 ended. Thank you, Barcelona, for the warm welcome and the exciting week. But before we pack our suitcases and fly home we are going to give you a quick overview of the past few days to make sure you didn’t miss...


Nokia has green light to customize Windows Phone 7 as they please

Nokia has green light to customize Windows Phone 7 as they please

17 February, 2011 | comments (192)

Nokia Executive and Board Member Niklas Savander said in an interview that under the Microsoft-Nokia deal the Finns are free to customize the mobile OS as they see fit. No other maker was allowed so far to meddle with the looks and feel of...


Vodafone UK to offer HTC Desire S, Wildfire S and ChaCha

Vodafone UK to offer HTC Desire S, Wildfire S and ChaCha

17 February, 2011 | comments (4)

HTC announced a handful of phones at the MWC 2011 this week and Vodafone UK already confirms some of them for launch on its network with an unannounced availability schedule, though. If you haven't sen our live scoop on the latest HTC phones...


Leaked Dell 2011 roadmaps reveal tablet and smartphone lineups

Leaked Dell 2011 roadmaps reveal tablet and smartphone lineups

17 February, 2011 | comments (12)

Two Dell roadmaps – one for smartphones, and one for tablets - leaked today, showing all the company has planned to launch in 2011. The leak is quite substantial covering all of Dell’s Android and Windows devices planned for up until Q1 of...


MWC 2011 awards: iPhone 4 is best device, HTC - best maker

MWC 2011 awards: iPhone 4 is best device, HTC - best maker

16 February, 2011 | comments (244)

The Global Mobile Awards just announced the winners for 2011. A couple of phone makers and several software developers were honored this year. Some of the winners were expected, while others came as a surprise. We'll take a quick look at the two...