Thursday, 17 January 2013

Windows Phone 8 'Portico' update rolls out to Lumia 920 and 820

By on 23:32

The AT&T version of the Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 received the Windows Phone 'Portico' update back in December, along with the HTC 8X. The same update has now started rolling out to the international version of the Nokia handsets.

Nokia sacks 300 IT employees, transfers 820 to other companies

By on 23:08

Nokia is still not over the hard times. The company sold its headquarters and leased it back, laid off 1000 factory workers in Finland, slashed another 4000 but still promised to open up to 4000 new jobs in its Vietnam-based factory.

Sony to update the Xperia Z with Android 4.2 JB soon after launch

By on 23:04

The Xperia Z is one of the hottest devices in January, but unfortunately runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, and not the latest available version of the Google OS (which is 4.2). Sony, however, is going to make things right 'soon after the launch' of its 5" smartphone and update the smartphone to the latest Android version.

Leaked BlackBerry 10 training materials show its best features

By on 08:38

RIM will officially launch its new BlackBerry 10 OS and the first smartphones to run it soon (January 30) but the stream of unofficial leaks is turning into a torrent. The latest is a training material intended to teach sales people how to sell the new OS and devices.

Apple ships 52 million iPhones in Q4 2012

By on 08:36

Last week we heard plenty of rumors about Apple having cut orders for the new iPhone 5 due to lower than expected demand. While it has gone as far as to affect Apple's stock prices, it may not have been entirely true. According to one analyst Apple were able to ship some 52 million iPhone units in Q4.
While main product lines like the iPhone and iPad are expected to remain strong, specific devices within those lines may fall short of expected sales.

Galaxy Note II Amber Brown and Ruby Wine versions confirmed

By on 08:26

The extremely popular Samsung Galaxy Note II is getting two additional paint jobs - Amber Brown and Ruby Wine. This is surely not surprising for the Note II fans, the info about the new colors leaked on the New Year's Day. Still, now the two new paintjobs are finally official, which means they will probably be heading to a store near you in the coming weeks.

Tuesday, 15 January 2013 puts up the Sony Xperia Z for pre-order

By on 08:28

Sony's brand new Xperia Z smartphone has appeared on The impatient among you can now pre-order the phone for 649 Euro (approximately 867 US Dollar).

Nokia launches Lumia 920 and 820 in India, 620 coming in February

By on 08:27

Nokia is launching its Lumia 920 flagship in India today alongside the Lumia 820. The phones will be available in brick and mortar stores as well as through Nokia's online store with free shipping starting tomorrow and will cost $697 and $504 (RS 38,199 and RS 27,599)respectively.
The budget Windows Phone 8 offering Lumia 620 will be available in India from February but the price and exact date aren't available just yet.
The Lumia 920 isn't exactly on the cheap side - you could get a Galaxy S III for less and a Galaxy Note II for about the same. The Lumia flagman is, however, cheaper than a brand new iPhone 5.

Full-res Sony Xperia Z camera samples surface from CES

By on 08:23

Lucky fellow journalists got the chance to smuggle out an Xperia Z outside the CES grounds for a short photo shoot and they've published the results.

Sony Xperia Z camera samples

Android 4.1.2 update for Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 goes live

By on 08:17

The original Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 is now in the process of receiving the 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update, with users in Poland reporting successfully downloading the update via Samsung's KIES software.