Samsung: High-End Tizen Smartphone Coming in August, September

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Hot on the heels of the launch of the Android-powered flagship Galaxy S4 unveiling in New York City, Samsung has confirmed that its upcoming smartphone based on the Tizen mobile OS will debut sometime in August or September this year. Tizen, which is developed as a partnership between Samsung, Intel, and a number of partners […]

Best Buy Teases HTC One Launch In Store

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Through a series of in-store advertisements, U.S. retailer Best Buy is teasing the launch of the HTC One smartphone. The phone initially was announced last month and is expected to make its way to U.S. carriers sometime this month, and Best Buy is luring prospective HTC One customers to its stores. A specific launch date […]

BlackBerry Z10 Available Today for T-Mobile Business Customers

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While consumers in the U.S. are still awaiting the launch of the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone, business customers on T-Mobile USA’s network can begin buying the BlackBerry 10-powered smartphone starting today. The carrier says that the phone will launch by the end of the month for non-business customers. According to a statement given to Engadget, the BlackBerry […]

Sony Xperia Tablet Z Launch: March 22 in Japan

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Sony had previously announced that the Xperia Tablet Z would launch in Japan, but gave no date. Now, we know that the tablet will be available on March 22 on Japan’s NTT DoCoMo‘s 4G LTE network. The Japanese carrier will begin taking pre-orders for the slate starting on March 9. Like the flagship Xperia Z […]

BlackBerry Z10 Now Rumored for March 22 Availability

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After being rumored to be arriving first in the U.S. on AT&T’s 4G LTE network, it is now believed that the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone will be in AT&T retail stores on March 22. The BlackBerry Z10 is the first of two BlackBerry 10 smartphones announced earlier this year by the Canadian smartphone-maker. It will be […]

BlackBerry Q10 On Track for May Launch On T-Mobile USA

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It looks like the keyboarded BlackBerry Q10 smartphone will be launching on T-Mobile’s U.S. 4G network sometime this may according to a carrier representative. Speaking to N4BB, the nation’s fourth largest carrier gave a May timeline, but no specific date for availability. Still, the May launch date would match up with what BlackBerry had stated before […]

Verizon to Launch Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE on March 7? (Update: Official)

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After much waiting, the long awaited 4G LTE-enabled edition of Samsung’s S-Pen-enabled Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet may land on March 7 if rumors are to be believed. The network had announced that it will be offering the LTE edition of the slate for its network earlier in the year, but failed to give a specific […]

HTC M7 Shortages: Get It Early or Wait In Line

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A new report suggests that HTC may be suffering from shortages of critical components for its unannounced but highly anticipated HTC M7 smartphone launch. If reports of such shortages are accurate, the HTC M7 may suffer heavy delays in handset availability given pent up demand for the smartphone that will succeed the HTC One X. […]

41-Megapixel Nokia Lumia EOS Confirmed for U.S. Summer Debut?

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After much speculation about Nokia bringing its large 41-megapixel PureView sensor technology from the Symbian-powered Nokia 808 to the Windows Phone platform, it looks like that may be happening sooner than later. The Finnish phone giant has been rumored in recent weeks to announce this PureView camera technology for a new Windows Phone 8 device, […]

Galaxy S4 March Launch Date Comes With Major Drawback

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The Asia Economic News is reporting that Samsung will hold its press event on March 22 “at Apple’s doorsteps” in the U.S., highlighting the increasing rivalry and war between Apple and Samsung, though the publication did not specify the exact venue. The phone is expected to be announced in March and available in April to consumers, […]

RIM to Debut BlackBerry 10 OS on January 30

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Research in Motion has announced that it will launch the BlackBerry 10 operating system in multiple countries at the end of January 2013. The launch of RIM’s next-generation smartphone OS, which will be based on the same QNX architecture that the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet is powered by, will be accompanied by the launch of two […]

ISIS Launching October 22 to Take On Google Wallet

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After months of delays and speculations, ISIS will finally making its debut in Austin, TX and Salt Lake City, UT on October 22. The mobile payment service formed by a coalition of carriers including AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile USA, and Verizon Wireless will be setting its sights on tackling rival mobile wallet service Google Wallet. Like […]

Galaxy S III Arriving in Verizon Stores 2 Days Later Than Expected on 7/12

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It looks like high-demand for Samsung’s third-generation flagship Android smartphone may be keeping the Galaxy S III out of Verizon’s stores for two days longer than expected. The device will now arrive in stores starting July 12 instead of the anticipated July 10 date, though Verizon Wireless had already begun shipping pre-order units for delivery. […]

Staples Outs Ship Date for Nexus 7 Tablet: July 12-17

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Though the Nexus 7 tablet was announced at Google I/O late last month and interested customers have been able to pre-order the Google-branded tablet, Google has so far been vague about the ship date for the device. Now, thanks to office supplies retailer Staples, we have somewhat of a clearer image of when the Nexus […]

AT&T to Ship Galaxy S III On or Before June 21

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Not one to be late to the party, AT&T has begun advising its premier business customers that they can expect to see shipments of the Galaxy S III Android flagship smartphone from Samsung to begin shipping on or before June 21. This would mean that AT&T hopes to match availability of the Galaxy S III […]

TomTom Making the Jump to Android This Summer

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While Google and Apple have been stealing the mapping spotlight with rumors of a bitter feud that will see Apple kick Google to the curb with iOS 6, major navigation player TomTom, which was among one of the earliest GPS manufacturers to arrive on Apple’s iOS platform to deliver voice guided turn-by-turn driving instructions, will […]