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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 with 5.7-inch QHD screen unveiled

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 with 5.7-inch QHD screen unveiled

03 September, 2014 | comments (239)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is a worthy successor to the legendary phablet family with every feature put into overdrive. It's the first Note not to grow the screen size, which remains at 5.7", but it now has nearly 80% more pixels thanks to its new...


Motorola Moto X+1 to feature optical zoom, 3D screen

Motorola Moto X+1 to feature optical zoom, 3D screen

24 August, 2014 | comments (35)

The Motorola Moto X+1 is among the most hotly anticipated smartphones that will come out this September. We’ve already got a glimpse of its internals thanks to a leaked benchmark scorecard, but now we get some more bits of the puzzle. A tipster...


Counterclockwise: Antennagate, Nokia X and C-series, iPhone 5

Counterclockwise: Antennagate, Nokia X and C-series, iPhone 5

25 July, 2014 | comments (7)

Welcome back to another edition of Counterclockwise – our weekly trip down memory lane. The fourth week of July traditionally brings a slew of financial results, but there has also been quite a lot of drama over the years. Chocking phones for...

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Counterclockwise: Nokia N9, iPhone 4, Nexus 7, WP8

Counterclockwise: Nokia N9, iPhone 4, Nexus 7, WP8

28 June, 2014 | comments (20)

This is the new edition of Counterclockwise, where we'll be taking a look at all of the most significant news articles that happened during this week over the past several years. The last week of June has seen plenty of hardware announcements from...


Counterclockwise: Galaxy S and Xperia X10 arrive, N8 hits 12MP

Counterclockwise: Galaxy S and Xperia X10 arrive, N8 hits 12MP

29 March, 2014 | comments (29)

Welcome to this week's edition of Counterclockwise – our weekly article that looks back in time at what happened in the last few years. This time it's all about flagships – their killer features, their software and especially their cameras. We even...

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Counterclockwise: flagships, awards and failed joint ventures

Counterclockwise: flagships, awards and failed joint ventures

22 February, 2014 | comments (18)

Counterclockwise is a weekly article that reminisces about the good – and not so good – old times. We look back what happened in tech history on this week of the year. And what used to happen is the Mobile World Congress. The MWC has been...

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Counterclockwise: Nokia embraces WP, Bada causes waves

Counterclockwise: Nokia embraces WP, Bada causes waves

15 February, 2014 | comments (18)

The weeks before the Mobile World Congress are either a rollercoaster of leaks or they embody the expression "the calm before the storm". The second week of February historically seems to have been mostly the latter, with events that foreshadow...

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Stroll down memory lane: the news from 5 years ago

Stroll down memory lane: the news from 5 years ago

25 January, 2014 | comments (47)

It goes without saying that things change quickly in the mobile industry. But sometimes it's hard to really understand the kind of rapid progress we are getting without proper perspective. So we though we'd take a break from our usual...

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Nokia Lumia Amber update rolling out globally now

Nokia Lumia Amber update rolling out globally now

16 August, 2013 | comments (148)

The long-awaited Nokia Lumia Amber update is rolling out for all Windows Phone 8-powered Nokia Lumia phones. The update is built on top of the WP8 GDR2 update from Microsoft, but has some exclusive features, developed by Nokia. This includes a...


Alleged photo of a Nokia Lumia 950 prototype pops up

Alleged photo of a Nokia Lumia 950 prototype pops up

02 April, 2013 | comments (113)

An alleged photo of Nokia Lumia 950 prototype has emerged, thus pointing at what could be the Finnish company's upcoming flagship. Accompanying the photo were some rumored details on the upcoming device, whose name subtly harks back at the good old...


Symbian is officially dead, 808 PureView is the last of its kind

Symbian is officially dead, 808 PureView is the last of its kind

24 January, 2013 | comments (406)

We all knew this was eventually coming, but it's now official. Symbian on Nokia is dead. Nokia managed to send off the once might platform in style. The 808 PureView will go down in history as the last Symbian device by the Finnish...


Sony Xperia Odin image leaks, confirms Xperia ZL name

Sony Xperia Odin image leaks, confirms Xperia ZL name

01 January, 2013 | comments (83)

The Sony Xperia Odin is the second high-end phone expected from the Japanese company and it has remained more elusive than its Xperia Z sibling. An official image from the SonyMobile.com leaked giving us the first proper look of the upcoming...


Jolla's Sailfish OS gets extensively demoed on video

Jolla's Sailfish OS gets extensively demoed on video

30 December, 2012 | comments (115)

After giving us a short glimpse of its UI in the official announcement's promo video, Jolla's Meego-based Sailfish OS got an extensive video demo, which offers a deeper look at its features. The still developing OS got shown off on Nokia N950...


Images of a cancelled Nokia MeeGo prototype have emerged

Images of a cancelled Nokia MeeGo prototype have emerged

04 September, 2012 | comments (80)

Images of a cancelled Nokia MeeGo sporting prototype have emerged, showing us what life after the already iconic N9 could have been. Dubbed as Nokia "Lauta" RM-742, the fully functional hardware QWERTY device was originally pegged as an immediate...

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The newly founded Jolla Ltd. will develop MeeGo smartphones

The newly founded Jolla Ltd. will develop MeeGo smartphones

07 July, 2012 | comments (223)

Here is a great piece of news for everyone who loves MeeGo. The Finnish startup Jolla Ltd. will develop smartphones running the Linux-based platform. More importantly however, Jolla will practically pick up the effort right from the point where...

Tags: MeeGo, Misc


MeeGo team says goodbye to Nokia, N9 quietly weeps

MeeGo team says goodbye to Nokia, N9 quietly weeps

04 July, 2012 | comments (186)

So, this is the end of the road for the MeeGo team at Nokia, as Head of Development of MeeGo Sotiris Makrygiannis joined by other team members announced they are parting ways with the Espoo company. Those are the same people responsible for...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


PR1.3 update for Nokia N9 goes live in some regions

PR1.3 update for Nokia N9 goes live in some regions

02 July, 2012 | comments (97)

It looks like Nokia has released PR1.3 for the N9 without much fanfare. After the Finnish company laid off some 10,000 employees last month, it was rumored that any future MeeGo updates would also be scrapped, especially considering that the N9 is...


Nokia N9 rumored to get PR1.3 update by the end of May

Nokia N9 rumored to get PR1.3 update by the end of May

29 April, 2012 | comments (76)

The PR1.2 update for the MeeGo-running Nokia N9 came out a couple of months ago, but Nokia was teasing the yet-to-come PR1.3 update by calling it "small but valuable". Someone from a MeeGo fanblog was eager to find out more details on the next...


Nokia N9 wins D&AD Yellow Pencil design award

Nokia N9 wins D&AD Yellow Pencil design award

26 April, 2012 | comments (74)

We always thought that the Nokia N9 was a gorgeous piece of hardware and it seems the jury of the prestigious D&AD Yellow Pencil design awards agree with us. The Nokia N9 has won the 2012 Yellow Pencil award for the Product Design category, an award...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


GSMArena Labs tests now added to phone specs

GSMArena Labs tests now added to phone specs

25 April, 2012 | comments (68)

If you've been following our reviews, then you're undoubtedly familiar with the extensive array of tests we subject any device which finds itself under our critical gaze in the GSMArena Labs. Today, we're proud to announce the test results now have...

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