No Twitter Phone

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Despite the number of phones that are touting integration with, and a focus on, Facebook, rival social networking heavyweight Twitter is ruling out the possibility of a self-branded Twitter phone in an interview at Mobile World Congress. Twitter CEO Dick Costolo shot down any notion of a branded Twitter phone, despite admitting that nearly half […]

Verizon Cordial, But Unwelcoming to Microsoft and Nokia’s Windows Phone 7

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While Verizon Wireless is expected to carry devices in its lineup this spring running the Windows Phone 7 operating system on hardware from HTC and others, the carrier is unwelcoming to the platform and doesn’t appear to think that Nokia and Microsoft will make an impact with their new alliance. The carrier’s Chief Technology Officer […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 the Latest Member to Samsung’s Tablet Family

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Following the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Tab with its 7-inch display late last year, Samsung has now announced the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, the newest member to the company’s tablet lineup. The device, as its name implies, was unveiled at Mobile World Congress with a 10.1-inch 1280 X 800 WXGA display and features Google’s […]

LG Optimus Pad Supports 3D Camera

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In addition to the LG G-Slate that was announced at CES, LG is following up with its Optimus Pad announcement for Mobile World Congress. The Optimus Pad is an 8.9-inch tablet featuring Google’s Android 3.0 Honeycomb operating system, which is the first version of Android built for tablets. The device’s 8.9-inch screen supports a resolution […]

LG Optimus 3D Android Smartphone Goes with Dual-Core TI Chip

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Unlike the LG Optimus 2X, unveiled at CES, the LG Optimus 3D announced for Mobile World Congress will be using a dual-core 1.0 GHz ARM-based OMAP processor from Texas Instruments rather than NVIDIA’s Tegra 2 CPU. In addition to a glasses-free 3D screen and the ability to capture images and video in 3D, the Optimus […]

Samsung Announces Galaxy S II Super AMOLED Plus Android Smartphone

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At Mobile World Congress, Samsung has announced the successor to the company’s flagship Galaxy S successor known as the Galaxy S II. The smartphone’s announcement was widely anticipated, and now we have more details about the dual-core smartphone that’s highlighted by the next-generation Super AMOLED Plus display that’s been announced on various Samsung Android smartphones […]

Nokia Shows Off Concept Windows Phone 7 Device

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Now that the Nokia and Microsoft partnership has been announced, Nokia went ahead and showed off some concept hardware that may or may not get released. The vivid colors on Nokia’s Windows Phone 7 renderings are reminiscent of those that debuted with the company’s Nokia N8, while the curved form factor resembles the Nokia C7 […]

Sony Ericsson XPERIA Neo a Low-Cost Alternative to the Arc

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It looks like in addition to launching the XPERIA Play at Mobile World Congress, Sony Ericsson is also launching a slate-based handset by the name of the XPERIA Neo. The Android 2.3 Gingerbread smartphone is said to be a low-cost alternative to the high-end XPERIA Arc, which debuted at the beginning of the year at […]

Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play Official at MWC

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True to the company’s promise, the PlayStation Phone has been made official at Mobile World Congress by Sony Ericsson as the XPERIA Play. The Android handset will come pre-loaded with Android 2.3 Gingerbread and will be powered by a 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon CPU when it launches, complete with the chip-maker’s Adreno 205 integrated GPU. […]

Sasmung Galaxy S 2 and Galaxy Tab 2 to Debut at MWC?

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The next-generation successors to Samsung’s flagship Android smartphone and tablet may make a debut at Mobile World Coongress according to a leaked document showing that a Galaxy S 2 and Tab 2 presentations are scheduled for the trade show in February. According to Android Central, the Samsung Galaxy S 2 would essentially replace the popular […]

Four New Smartphones Join the Samsung Galaxy Family

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Samsung has introduced four new smartphones to its Galaxy family, which has the Galaxy S as its flagship smartphone. The four phones are the Ace, Gio, Fit and Mini. The Ace is priced at 349 euros, the Gio at 249 euros, and the Mini at 199 euros in the Netherlands according to Samsung Hub. These […]

Optimus 3D to be Introduced by LG at MWC?

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LG is speculated to be introducing a 3D version of its Optimus line of smartphones. In addition to the powerful LG Optimus 2X, which was shown at CES, the company may introduce a glasses-free 3D smartphone at February’s Mobile World Congress if details from the company’s invitation for an event at the trade show is […]

MeeGo-Powered Nokia N9 to Launch with Intel Atom CPU at MWC

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Unconfirmed reports are circulating that Nokia may be releasing its first MeeGo-powered handset in the form of the Nokia N9 at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona come this February. The MeeGo operating system has been jointly developed my Nokia as it had scrapped its Maemo OS along with Intel when the latter decided […]

Sidekick 4G and Galaxy S 4G Confirmed by T-Mobile USA CEO

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At a press event, PC Mag is reporting that the nation’s fourth largest carrier has confirmed that it plans to release a Sidekick 4G and Galaxy S 4G (also dubbed the Vibrant 4G) “coming soon.” Slides of the devices were shown in a presentation by CEO Philipp Humm. The revival of the Sidekick brand will […]

Android 2.2 Froyo Software Update Coming to T-Mobile Vibrant Tomorrow

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According to T-Mobile USA’s Chief Marketing Officer, the Android 2.2 Froyo update for the carrier’s Galaxy S variant dubbed the Vibrant will be officially unleashed starting tomorrow. The roll-out will occur in batches, so if you’re a Vibrant owner and don’t see the firmware update immediately, don’t fret. According to the carrier, the update was […]

Samsung is ‘Evolving’ the Galaxy S Smartphone

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At its teaser site for Samsung’s CTIA press event where the Galaxy S smartphone was unveiled, Android Central is reporting that the page has been updated to reflect a February 13th event for Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Not a lot of details were garnered from the site, except that “Something big is coming” and […]

HP Intros an Android Netbook at MWC

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According to VentureBeat, HP is going to roll out an Android Netbook at Mobile World Congress next week. It will be launched under the Compaq division and feature the same Android OS as currently appears on the Droid and the Nexus One. It will feature a touch based browser and other touch enhancements, but it […]