Have you ever wonder what it was like to make a smartphone from start to finish. The latest Samsung Galaxy S III has been a pretty popular choice to run with in the market these days. Samsung has recently posted a video showing you just what the process is like to make one of these smartphones from start to finish. (more…)
The might web browser has now made their operating system available in beta form. Although, this OS beta is only made for desktops, anyone who wants to try the upcoming OS for their smartphone or tablet will have to wait just a little while longer. (more…)
The United States Postal Service is putting a stop to shipping gadgets overseas. These reports may come to a shock and a bit of a downer. (more…)
LG has no plans on bringing out any new Windows smartphones. What you can expect from LG is new phones sporting the Android OS. Regardless of having no plans on releasing Windows smartphones at the moment, LG has not give up any hope on the Windows OS. (more…)
Global smartphone annual sales are estimated to cross the billion-unit mark in 2014, with strong demand from China and the launch of cheaper low-end handsets driving sales, said Credit Suisse said.
HTC is a proud parent today. It’s One series of phones, that is, the One X, and One S, (no One V yet) have gone on sale in Germany. Spotted at Mediamarkt, the phones are making their way onto the internet in the form of various unboxing videos.
Sony Mobile is making good on its promises to update the whole of the 2011 Xperia lineup to Ice Cream Sandwich. Today the company launched the beta kernel of Ice Cream Sandwich to the Xperia Play. They’re collaborating with the community around the phone to find out what works and what doesn’t for the unique device. The company will be aiding game developers to make sure their games still run properly when the final version of the update comes out. Because this isn’t an official release, the update lacks Google centric features like Google Mobile Services. So, essentially, the update is for developers who want to optimize their games and apps for the eventual update. Which does not have a launch date outside of the nebulous Q2 2012.
Nokia today announced that it would be bringing two Windows Phone’s to China. First up, is the Lumia 610c, the phone is the same one that was announced last month at MWC, the only difference being the China specific CDMA radio inside. The second device is the flagship Lumia 800c. Again, this is the same device, the only difference being that the GSM guts are swapped for the Chinese CDMA variant. Chinese Telecom will carry both devices in Q2 of this year.
There’s no question the Samsung Galaxy Note is a polarizing device. The 5.3 inch, stylus-equipped monster seems to only have ardent fans, or skeptical haters. However, it appears that the device is seeing quite a bit of success. After five months on the market, Samsung has shared with us that the Note has shipped five million units. Unsurprisingly, the Korean giant isn’t sharing the sell-through on that number, but we don’t think that the Note is selling badly by any stretch of the imagination.
LG’s latest handset on Verizon, the LG Lucid, now has an official launch date. The Lucid is set to launch on Verizon for $80 on contract (after a $50 mail-in rebate). The LTE-capable handset is a mid-range device, boasting a 4-inch Gorilla Glass display,a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, and 5MP camera capable of recording at 1080p (along with a VGA front-facing camera). The device houses 8GB of internal storage and a microSD slot for up to an additional 32GB of external storage. (more…)