Saturday, 9 February 2013

LG Optimus 4X HD, L7, and L9 to get Jelly Bean within months

By on 06:23

We recently heard that the LG Optimus 4X HD is getting the Jelly Bean update in Q1 2013, but now the same source from has spotted LG Hong Kong publicly announcing that Jelly Bean for the 4X HD, L7, and L9 is coming in the first half of 2013.

Micromax A116 Canvas HD sales will start on February 14

By on 06:21

Micromax A116 Canvas HD, the successor of the popular Micromax A110 will be hitting shelves on February 14, according to the company. The Micromax A116 Canvas HD will be up for grabs from its official website.

Micromax A116 Canvas HD carries a very attractive price tag of INR15,000 (about $280) and brings value for your money, considering its features and specifications.

Ubuntu smartphones to arrive in October says Canonical CEO

By on 06:07

Smartphones specifically designed and built to run the Ubuntu mobile operating system are going to start shipping in October this year.
The information comes from Canonical CEO and founder Mark Shuttleworth. He added that Ubuntu for smartphones will also hit a couple of "large geographic markets". Although he didn't specify them, he told WSJ that "North America is absolutely a key market for Ubuntu.".

Wednesday, 6 February 2013

Android in Jan 2013: Jelly Bean market share still under 15%

By on 09:16

As the fastest growing version of the Android OS, Jelly Bean snatched 3.6% market share over the month of January. With an increase of 3.4% last December Jelly Bean's market share has been growing at a steady rate. Despite that the total market share of the two available Jelly Bean flavors is below the 15% mark and Android 2.3.x Gingerbread is still way ahead of all other versions.

Apple to allegedly lose rights to the iPhone name in Brazil

By on 09:14

Apple is on the verge of losing the rights to the iPhone name in Brazil, Reuters reports. The country's copyright regulator might forbid the Cupertino giant to use the iPhone trademark in Latin America's biggest market, giving this right to the local Gradiente Electronica instead.

Samsung to start mass production of the 5" 1080p display this month

By on 09:12

We know that Samsung is working on a 5-inch 1080p Super AMOLED display for Q1 of this year – it was on a roadmap on its booth. Now DDaily is reporting some more concrete dates – according to industry sources, the display will enter mass production at the Samsung Display plants near the end of this month.

Tuesday, 5 February 2013

Sony Xperia T gets the Android Jelly Bean update

By on 05:39

Sony has started rolling out the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for the Xperia T smartphone. The update is being made available just a day after it appeared on the PTCRB website and was certified and a week after an alpha version was released.

Samsung Galaxy S III mini headed for T-Mobile as Exhibit

By on 05:37

The Samsung Galaxy S III mini is making its way to a Stateside carrier yet again, this time as the Galaxy Exhibit. That's not to be confused with the Samsung Galaxy Exhibit 4G, or the Samsung Exhibit 4G.

Huawei set to launch a mini version of P2 at MWC 2013

By on 05:34

Huawei, the Chinese manufacturers are all set to launch its Ascend P2 at the upcoming Mobile World Congress. Surprisingly, Huawei might also launch the mini version of the P2 at the same event, according to a report from MyDrivers.

Sony Xperia V Jelly Bean update seeding to users now

By on 05:14

The water-resistant Sony Xperia V (LT25i) is getting Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean as we speak, according to numerous reports from Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Germany, Estonia and Switzerland. Users in even more countries are expected to get the update soon as it rolls out across the globe.
The firmware version is 9.1.A.0.490, a version number which corresponds to the freshly-released official Jelly Bean for the Xperia T (version 9.1.A.0.489).
The update might require users to connect the device to a computer and use the Sony PC software.