Saturday, 3 November 2012

Windows Phone Italy's Facebook page reveals WP7.8 features

By on 22:52

The big Microsoft event came and went and there wasn’t even a word about Windows Phone 7.8. Joe Belfiore and co didn’t even announce a date when the update will be released, but it will probably be a while after WP8 hits the shelves (which is already happening).

Apple announces iPad 4th generation with an A6X chipset

By on 11:03

Everyone expected today’s Apple event to be all about the iPad mini, but it turned out that the Cupertino-based company had a surprise for us. Apple unveiled the fourth generation of its iPad iOS-running tablet.

Apple Q3 report: iPhone sales down, but profit still strong

By on 10:59

Apple has just posted its report for the third quarter of the year and things are looking healthy for the Cupertino-based company. The revenue was $36 billion and the net profit stood at $8.2 billion, both of those comparing very favorably to the numbers from the same period of last year ($28.3 billion and $6.6 billion).

LG Nexus 4 goes on pre-order early, specs and pricing confirmed

By on 10:58

Mr. Nexus 4, you're early. Carphone Warehouse just couldn’t wait until next week and decided to put the next Google purebred droid on pre-order right now, complete with specs, price and delivery date.

Samsung Galaxy Note II pricing on T-Mobile and AT&T revealed

By on 10:52

The Samsung Galaxy Note II has been priced by AT&T and T-Mobile in the US and we also got availability info.
The phone will set back AT&T users $299.99 on a two-year commitment and the device will come with LTE on tap. T-Mobile is offering the device in Marble White and Titanium Grey but slightly overpriced at $369.99, and that's including a $50 mail-in rebate.

Xperia E and E Dual leak, marked as Sony's new entry-level droids

By on 10:29

Sony is preparing to refresh its entry-level Android line-up, as Indonesian site Postel has leaked the Xperia E and Xperia E Dual model names.

Friday, 2 November 2012

Official render of Xperia Odin surfaces, looks like previous leak

By on 11:25

Sony's alleged next flagship droid has leaked anew this time with an official photo. The Sony Xperia C650X Odin official photo is a render, which looks pretty close to the Sony Ericsson Xperia X2 and slightly resembles a Motorola RAZR with its beveled edges and use of metal in the frame.
The render is very close to the previous live picture we saw of the Xperia Odin.

Sony Xperia Odin render (click for larger image)

Apple issues iOS 6.0.1 update, fixes mainly iPhone 5 issues

By on 11:21

Today Apple released a minor update for its iOS 6 mobile platform. This is the first OTA update to come since iOS 6 was seeded to users and it comes to fix an issue with horizontal lines over the keyboard of the iPhone 5, camera flash issues, Wi-Fi reliability and more.
The update is available over the air and through iTunes as we speak. We installed it, but we are yet to sport any major differences in the user experience. Drop us a line in the comments section if you've noticed anything worth mentioning.

Samsung sells 3 million Galaxy Note II units in just over a month

By on 11:08

Samsung have once again outdone themselves, this time with the Galaxy Note II. The 5.5-inch phablet is now ticking in 3 million pockets worldwide, just 37 days after the September launch.

"The rapid Galaxy Note 2 sales have a meaning of not just creating a new category of smartphone, but also of popularizing the category." – says Samsung.

Thursday, 1 November 2012

Samsung Galaxy Premier live picture appears on Twitter

By on 11:05

A live picture of the Samsung Galaxy Premier has popped up on Twitter courtesy of @evleaks. The device follows the design scheme of the Samsung Galaxy S III mini although the sensors above the display are on the right of the speaker, instead of on the left.
The Samsung Galaxy Premier is rumored to feature a 4.65" Super AMOLED Plus of 720 x 1280 pixel resolution but Sammobile has recovered a PDF file that points to a WVGA screen.

Click for larger image

LG outs Q3 financial results, reports a profitable quarter

By on 11:03

LG has posted its financial report for Q3 2012 and the news are mostly positive. The company has been described its performance as "solid" and while it didn't report huge profit at least it's in the black.
The overall net profit is reported at 157 billion Korean won ($138.57 million), which is $1.8 million lower than in Q2, but is still great news for LG.

Apple introduces 7.9-inch iPad mini, coming on November 2

By on 11:01

The Apple iPad mini rumors have been around for ages, but the slate finally went official. Apple has just introduced the latest iOS slate – the 7.9-inch iPad mini.

Nokia Lumia 510 goes official, brings WP7.5 and a 4-inch screen

By on 10:57

It's time for the Nokia Lumia 510 to get out of hiding and step into the light - it's an entry-level Windows Phone smartphone, which has some pretty decent specs. Starting with a 4" WVGA TFT screen, the Lumia 510 takes the lead on the Lumia 610, which has a 3.7" screen.

Tuesday, 30 October 2012

iPhone 5 production slows down due to stricter quality control

By on 09:47

Apple is experiencing a slowdown in the iPhone 5 production as the company is trying to enforce a tighter control over the manufacturing process. The company is working with Foxconn to lower down the number of devices shipped with nicks and scratches.

Sony C6603 'Yuga' camera sample leaks, hints at a 13MP sensor

By on 09:44

The Sony Yuga had its display and quad-core Krait internals leaked in the not so distant past, and now its camera draws our attention thanks to a leaked Picasa sample photo.

HTC Windows Phone 8X to launch on Nov 2, 8S on Nov 15

By on 09:43

HTC's Windows Phone 8X and 8S devices have been priced in the UK and the more interesting of the two has even gone as far as pre-order stage on AT&T in the US. We've heard about a beginning of November release but it's only now that we get specific dates on the duo market availability.

Japanese court rejects Samsung's case against Apple

By on 09:41

Samsung had filed a case in Japan back in September asking to block the sales of all the iPhones. According to Samsung, the iPhone 4 and the 4S were infringing on their patents regarding the technology used in the downloading of apps and the airplane mode.

Samsung reportedly working on a 1080p sAMOLED screen and phone

By on 09:39

The first 1080p smartphones are a reality and regardless whether you consider 400+ ppi pixel density as great or as an overkill, the next generation of Android flagships will most probably feature FullHD screens.

Monday, 29 October 2012

Google sends out invites for an Android event on October 29

By on 09:48

Google has just sent out invites to the media for an Android event to be held on October 29. The event will be in New York at 10:00 AM and will be streamed live on YouTube.

HTC J butterfly announced in Japan with 5-inch, 1080p display

By on 09:46

We have been hearing rumors of an HTC phone with a large 1080p display for a while now and it has finally come true. HTC has unveiled the HTC J butterfly in Japan and it is the first production smartphone to have a 1080p display.

Pricing and availability of the ASUS Padfone 2 detailed

By on 09:43

Now that the ASUS Padfone 2 is finally official, it's time to get a detailed idea of the device's pricing and availability. As we already told you, the smartphone is initially going to be available in 32GB and 64GB variations, with a 16GB coming out later (we assume by Christmas).

Photos of Nokia Lumia 920 version for China Mobile leak

By on 09:41

It looks like Nokia is about land its flagship on the carrier with the largest subscriber base in the world. Images of Nokia 920T for China Mobile have leaked out, showing us a TD-SCDMA version of the Nokia Lumia 920.

Android 4.1.2 update now seeding to Nexus S and Galaxy Nexus

By on 09:39

Following the footsteps of the Google Nexus 7, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and Nexus S got their own treatment of Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. The 15.1MB update is currently seeding to GSM/HSPA versions of both smartphones over the air.