Sony: Quad-Core Phone Unlikely in 2012

Sony Likely Won't Release a Quad-Core Smartphone in 2012

One of the biggest themes to come out of the Mobile World Congress this year has been quad-core smartphones. HTC has announced one. LG as well. And there have been a few smaller players like Fujitsu and Huawei who unveiled quad-core smartphones as well. Noticeably absent is Sony, famous for its Xperia line of phones, […]

Nokia 808 PureView: Hardware, Release Date, Pricing

Nokia 808 PureView: Hardware, Software, Release Date

Prior to Mobile World Congress 2012, we got the feeling that one of the busier players was going to be Nokia. The company did not disappoint. At this year’s conference, the Finnish company announced three new smartphones in the Lumia 610, an HSPA+ version of the Lumia 900 that will be headed to international carriers, […]

Windows Phone Limitations Are Why Skype Can’t Run In Background

Skype for Windows Phone beta

Skype finally came to Windows Phone a few days ago, albeit it as a beta. While it did bring most of the features of Skype to Windows Phone, there were quite a few limitations. Today we’ve learned that those limitations aren’t necessarily because the app is in beta. According to The Verge, many of the […]

Best of Mobile World Congress 2012

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Mobile World Congress 2012 was host to a number of smartphone, tablet and gadget announcements, but just a few devices were good enough to make it onto this list These are the gadgets that got our hearts racing and our hands reaching for our wallets. Mobile World Congress 2012 is where manufacturers announced the next generation of […]

HTC One V: Hardware, Software, Release Date

HTC One V: Hardware, Software, Release Date

This year’s Mobile World Congress has produced quite a few interesting smartphones. The big story of the show has been the arrival quad-core powered smartphones which are poised to go on sale for the first time. Those devices have been headlined by the  likes of the HTC One X and the LG Optimus 4X HD […]

Three Things Apple is Worth More Than [AAPL]

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After the announcement of the iPad 3 event yesterday, Apple’s market cap rose significantly. Today the company is worth more than $500 billion. A single share of Apple stock (AAPL) currently sits around $540. With all that money, it’s just hard to conceptualize how big Apple is, and just how much it’s worth as a […]

Nokia Lumia 900 Gets Closer to Launch on AT&T

Nokia Lumia 900 Gets Closer to Launch on AT&T

While Nokia is excited about how its Nokia Lumia 710 has performed on T-Mobile thus far, the real test will be how well its flagship Windows Phone, the Nokia Lumia 900, does when it arrives in the United States in the coming weeks. Unfortunately, we’re still unclear as to when that is exactly. AT&T,  Nokia […]

Microsoft Could Be Testing Windows Phone 8 on Sprint

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At Mobile World Congress, Microsoft announced the Windows Phone “refresh” that allowed low-end Windows Phone to use lower-end chipsets with less RAM. There wasn’t much discussion of the high-end of the market. However, Microsoft is still working on the high-end, but the company just isn’t talking about it yet. According to The Verge, Microsoft is […]

Nokia: T-Mobile’s Lumia 710 Has Exceeded Expectations

Nokia Says Its Lumia 710 Windows Phone Has Exceeded Expectations

At the beginning of February, we posed a question: Is the Nokia Lumia 710 selling poorly on T-Mobile? Our answer was, probably not. Nokia has seemingly answered that question itself today in remarks from company CEO Stephen Elop at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. When asked how the Lumia 710 was doing in the […]

Can the iPad 3 Kill Tablet Contracts?

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The iPad 2 sold more tablets in the last 90 days of 2011 than all Android tablets currently activated by Google. There are a number of reasons that the iPad has won over consumers, but one of the biggest reasons has been the lack of any contract. The iPad has never come with a contract, […]

Galaxy II Beats iPhone 4S for Smartphone of the Year at MWC 2012

Galaxy II Beats iPhone 4S for Smartphone of the Year at MWC 2012

It was an Android device that ended up winning the smartphone of the year award from the organization that hosts the Mobile World Congress. The GSMA announced the winners of the 17th Annual Global Mobile awards today and the Samsung Galaxy S II was given the honor. Not a shabby piece of hardware for a […]

Samsung Galaxy S II Now Available for U.S. Cellular

Samsung Galaxy S II Now Available for U.S. Cellular

Those who live in areas covered by regional carrier U.S. Cellular will be happy to know that it just added one of the best Android phones ever made to its arsenal. The carrier has launched the Samsung Galaxy S II and it’s available today online. Customers looking to get it in stores will have to […]

Dolphin Sonar for Android Lets You Search & Browse With Your Voice

Dolphin Sonar Screenshots

Today the Dolphin Browser for Android got a slick update that adds Dolphin Sonar, a Siri like feature that allows you to search and browse with your voice. Dolphin Sonar for Android is integrated into the Dolphin browser and offers simple voice controls for searches and common browser tasks. To activate Dolphin Sonar, you can […]

Download the Windows 8 Consumer Preview Now

Windows 8 Consumer Preview Download

Microsoft has just released the Windows 8 Consumer Preview to the masses. This free download allows anyone with a compatible computer to test out Windows 8 before it is available in stores and on new computers. The Windows 8 Consumer Preview is a beta of Windows 8, so you shouldn’t install it on your main […]

Video: Ubuntu for Android Running On Motorola Atrix 2

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At Mobile World Congress, Canonical is giving attendees a chance to check out how well Ubuntu for Android works in person. Ironically, they’re demoing the operating system on the Motorola Atrix 2, which has existing desktop-esque functionality. Hey, it comes with a dock, so why not? Sarah Silbert of Laptop Magazine went hands-on with the […]

Forget iPad 3 Rumors, Check out These iPad 3 Facts

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For months we’ve been sharing iPad 3 rumors with you, and when Apple has announced the iPad 3 event for March 7th, we found even more to tell you about. Once you get past the buttonless iPad 3 and the high resolution display on the iPad event invitation, you might want to settle in for […]

HD Movies And TV Coming To Samsung Galaxy Note Media Hub

Samsung Media Hub HD for Mobile

If you’ve ever poked your head into Samsung’s Media Hub on the Galaxy Note you may have noticed that all of the movies and TV episodes on offer are in standard definition (SD) and not HD. That’s sad-making since the Note has an HD resolution and a large, gorgeous display that’s perfect for watching media. […]

Galaxy Note Killer App (Of My Dreams): Livescribe Smartpen

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Apropos to the official announcement of the Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet, Samsung also released the new version of their S Pen SDK (Software Development Kit). This includes new tools for people who want to develop apps that work with the S Pen. There are several new functions devs can take advantage of, but this one […]

T-Mobile USA Rumored to Offer HTC One X as G4X with Stock Android

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At Mobile World Congress, HTC had announced its latest Android flagship smartphone in the form of the HTC One X, a quad-core GSM device that will also be landing on AT&T‘s network in the U.S. as the 4G LTE-enabled dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 One X. However, since the device was introduced, at least two other […]