Thursday, 15 March 2012

Sony Xperia S granted access to the PlayStation store

By on 05:24

The Sony Xperia S is a fully PlayStation certified device, though at launch it lacked access to the PlayStation Store - not any more though. Sony just opened the doors and let the Xperia S and Xperia Acro HD (the Japanese version of the S), but the others of the NXT lineup will have to wait.
The placeholder app will download two new apps to your Xperia S (or Acro HD) - PlayStation Store, where you get games, and the PS Pocket, which serves as a launcher for games. 

Nokia Lumia 900 to hit AT&T on April 8, promo videos today

By on 05:16

An employee at an AT&T store in California revealed the Lumia 900 release date – April 8. There is still no official confirmation on this, but some previous rumors also suggested the second week of April as the release time frame.
The rumored price of the Lumia 900 is attractive at $99 (with a two-year contract, of course) and you might get a $25 gift card to use in the Marketplace as well.
Nokia and Microsoft are preparing a huge marketing (digital and TV) campaign for the Lumia 900, so it seems with the Lumia series failure is not an option for neither the companies.
Nokia has also uploaded a few new promo videos of the Lumia 900 too. Enojy!

Purple and black colored variants of HTC One V spotted 6 hours ago

By on 05:12

Those who were thinking of going for the HTC One V but were put off by the boring shade of brown can now heave a sigh of relief because the phone has been spotted in two additional colors.

According to the pictures from Blog of Mobile, there also exist a black and purple colored variants of the HTC One V. The black one even seems to have a brushed metal finish to it, unlike the smooth finish on the brown and the purple variants.

Tuesday, 13 March 2012

Android 4.0 ICS update is now seeding for Samsung Galaxy S II

By on 23:18
Yes, yes - we know you've heard this a few times too many in the past couple of weeks, but this time it is for real, folks. Samsung Mobile's official Facebook page broke the news that Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich has officially made its way to Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II.

Sony Xperia sola touchscreen does gloves too, video proves

By on 23:14
Sony has obviously put quite a lot of effort in the design of the Xperia sola touchscreen. The smartphone may only be a mid-range offering, but it's shaping up to be one of the most interesting devices we have seen recently.

Sony Xperia Sola live photos

Sony MT27i Pepper shows up in a press shot

By on 23:12
We've seen this one in blurry shots back in January, sporting a Sony Ericsson logo. Today, the Sony MT27i Pepper emerged in a press shot, proudly wearing a Sony logo, with Xperia Smart Tags by its side.
As you have probably guessed already, the Smart Tags clearly suggest that the device will sport

AT&T expands its LTE coverage to twelve more areas

By on 23:10
AT&T may be the LTE underdog in the States, after Verizon beat it to the punch, but the carrier isn't putting its head down. Today the company announced that twelve more markets will be joining the LTE revolution.Here are the cities that will be joining the AT&T LTE list of markets:

Demand for iPad, rivals leads IDC to up forecast

By on 23:03
NEW YORK (AP) — Thanks to strong demand for Apple's iPad and competing devices such as Amazon's Kindle Fire, worldwide shipments of tablet computers are likely to grow faster than expected this year, according to a newly revised forecast from a leading market-research group.
IDC said shipments in the last three months of 2011 were higher than expected. As a result, the research group now projects shipments of 106 million in 2012, up from its previous forecast of nearly 88 million.
The new figure, out Tuesday, represents a 54 percent increase from the nearly 69 million devices shipped in 2011.
Since the iPad's debut in 2010, millions of people have flocked to these easy-to-use, easy-to-carry devices to watch movies, play games and catch up on the latest news and books.

GSM phones vulnerable to hijack scams: researcher

By on 22:53
Vulnerability in a widely used wireless technology could allow hackers to gain remote control of phones And instruct them to send text messages or make calls, according to an expert on mobile phone security.
They could use the vulnerability in the GSM network technology, which is used by billions of people in about 80 percent of the global mobile market, to make calls or send texts to expensive, premium phone and messaging services in scams, said Karsten Nohl, head of Germany's Security Research Labs.
Similar attacks against a small number of smartphones have been done before, but the new attack could expose any cellphone using GSM technology.