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Google and Motorola said to be working on X Phone, to hit in 2013

Google and Motorola said to be working on X Phone, to hit in 2013

22 December, 2012 | comments (135)

According to a report by the Wall Street Journal, Google and its Motorola branch are working on a future high-end smartphone to rival the Apple iPhone and the Galaxy S lineup. Dubbed simply the “X Phone”, the device is expected to show up...


Samsung Galaxy S III outsells Apple iPhone 5 in the UK

Samsung Galaxy S III outsells Apple iPhone 5 in the UK

03 December, 2012 | comments (156)

For a seventh consecutive month, the Samsung Galaxy S III is the most popular smartphone in the United Kingdom. The data compiled by uSwitch is based on live searches, pre-orders, as well as postpaid sales. Curiously, Apple's current...


Apple iPhone 5 hits 55 more countries this month

Apple iPhone 5 hits 55 more countries this month

03 December, 2012 | comments (113)

Apple is expanding the iPhone 5 availability to 55 new countries this month. On December 7 the Apple's thinnest and lightest is coming to the Samsung's homeland - South Korea. A week later, on December 14, the iPhone 5 will land in 33 more...


AT&T to sell off-contract Nokia Lumia 920 for $450, 820 for $400

AT&T to sell off-contract Nokia Lumia 920 for $450, 820 for $400

07 November, 2012 | comments (88)

Yesterday, AT&T announced the on-contract pricing of three of its incoming Windows Phone 8 handsets, including the Nokia Lumia 920 (they have exclusivity on this one in the US) and the Lumia 820. Today they put those two up for pre-order and...


US pricing of unlocked iPhone 5 shows up on Apple's website

US pricing of unlocked iPhone 5 shows up on Apple's website

05 November, 2012 | comments (127)

Pricing of the factory unlocked Apple iPhone 5 in the US has surfaced on the company's website. While not officially announced, AppleInsider has discovered that entering the search query "iPhone 5 factory unlocked" reveals the pricing of the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Jelly Bean update for HTC One X boosts performance

Jelly Bean update for HTC One X boosts performance

29 October, 2012 | comments (262)

The Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for the HTC One X recently started rolling out and it brings a good performance boost with it. One of our readers (thanks, Safal) sent in screenshots of some benchmarks he ran on a JB-running One...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


The LG Nexus 4 was lost in a bar a month ago

The LG Nexus 4 was lost in a bar a month ago

27 October, 2012 | comments (52)

Well, we had to look at a calendar to make sure it’s not April 1. The upcoming LG Nexus 4 was lost in a bar, just like the Apple iPhone 4 was. And this wasn’t a recent event (now that the Nexus successor was reviewed and put on pre-order), no this...

Tags: LG, Android, Misc


EE launching its LTE network in UK on Oct. 30, pricing revealed

EE launching its LTE network in UK on Oct. 30, pricing revealed

23 October, 2012 | comments (55)

EE is calling its new service 4GEE and it will launch commercially stating next Tuesday (October 30). 4GEE stands for the services offered by EE's LTE network, which will allow the usual calls and texts, with the addition of mobile data speeds of...

Tags: Misc


Samsung Galaxy S III is T-Mobile's best-selling device of all time

Samsung Galaxy S III is T-Mobile's best-selling device of all time

08 October, 2012 | comments (53)

Samsung Galaxy S III T999 for T-Mobile US has become the carrier's best-selling device of all time. The fourth largest US carrier announced the impressive achievement on its official Twitter feed. The Korean flagship accomplished the feat...


Apple iPhone 5 aluminum shell plagued by chipping issues

Apple iPhone 5 aluminum shell plagued by chipping issues

22 September, 2012 | comments (779)

It seems to have become a routine now. Every year Apple releases a new iPhone and while most of the customers are delighted a subset of buyers pull the short end of the stick. With the iPhone 4, it was the antennagate issue, with the iPhone 4S it...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Apple iPhone 5's A6 chipset performance examined in detail

Apple iPhone 5's A6 chipset performance examined in detail

22 September, 2012 | comments (475)

Ever since the Apple iPhone 5 was announced, the A6 chipset which powers it has been something of a riddle. With Apple mentioning nothing on the exact specifications, we had to wait another week to find the core count and architecture, as well as...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Apple iPhone 5 sales prediction for the weekend set at 8 million

Apple iPhone 5 sales prediction for the weekend set at 8 million

21 September, 2012 | comments (217)

The Apple iPhone 5 is already here and just about every analyst out there is busy trying to predict how it will do in its first weekend of availability. One of them, however, really impressed us with its non-traditional research methods. Gene...

Tags: Apple


Apple iPhone 5 goes on sale, 9 countries get it today

Apple iPhone 5 goes on sale, 9 countries get it today

21 September, 2012 | comments (113)

The Apple iPhone 5 is finally hitting the shelves. Sales begin in 9 countries today, which is the biggest number for an iPhone debut so far, with 22 more lined up to join the fun on September 28. The lucky markets to get the iPhone 5 today...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Samsung to pursue iPhone 5 sales ban over LTE patents infringement

Samsung to pursue iPhone 5 sales ban over LTE patents infringement

20 September, 2012 | comments (378)

It was a long time coming, but now it has been officially confirmed - Samsung is going to pursue a ban on the US sales of the Apple iPhone 5. The Koreans believe that the latest iOS smartphone infringes on at least 8 of their LTE patents. The...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


AT&T says iPhone 5 is its fastest selling phone, gives no numbers

AT&T says iPhone 5 is its fastest selling phone, gives no numbers

17 September, 2012 | comments (162)

AT&T issued a Press Release concerning the new iPhone 5's selling pace. The carrier declared the iPhone 5 the fastest selling iPhone on its network to date, but chose not to provide specific numbers. The early statement is very impressive and in...

Tags: Apple, AT&T, iOS


Oppo's Find 5 flagship will pack 1080p screen with 441ppi

Oppo's Find 5 flagship will pack 1080p screen with 441ppi

15 September, 2012 | comments (132)

It looks like the Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oppo Mobile has something amazing in the making. The company’s CEO Chen Mingyong teased the Oppo Find 5 quad-core flagship with 1080p display, sporting the mind-blowing pixel density of...


Apple iPhone 5 pre-orders start, ships September 21

Apple iPhone 5 pre-orders start, ships September 21

14 September, 2012 | comments (223)

Just as promised at the iPhone 5 announcement event, Apple made the smartphone available for pre-order from its website today. If you live in the US, you'll also be able to book your Apple iPhone 5 directly from Verizon and AT&T. Initially,...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Apple iPhone 5 expected to sell 10M units this month alone

Apple iPhone 5 expected to sell 10M units this month alone

13 September, 2012 | comments (325)

The Apple iPhone 5 is barely out the door and pre-orders haven't even started yet, but analysts have already come up with the first forecasts for its market performance. RBC Capital Markets is expecting the new iOS flagship smartphone to ship 8 to...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Apple iPhone 5 prices for UK and the rest of Europe revealed

Apple iPhone 5 prices for UK and the rest of Europe revealed

13 September, 2012 | comments (178)

The UK prices for the iPhone 5 will start from £529 (around €660) for the 16GB variety. The German and French SIM-free prices start from €679. Since the German and French pricing is the same, I guess those would be the starting prices for the...


Apple iPhone 5 goes official with an A6 chipset and 4-inch screen

Apple iPhone 5 goes official with an A6 chipset and 4-inch screen

12 September, 2012 | comments (964)

The iPhone 5 is now official. Apple has just unveiled its most latest iPhone to date. As it turned out all the previous leaks of images and specs were on the spot. The Apple iPhone 5 features a 4-inch Retina display with a resolution of...