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Samsung launches colorful covers for GS3 and Note 2

Samsung Galaxy Note II and Samsung Galaxy S III, both are astounding devices. It has been several months since Galaxy S3 was launched, but the device is still hot and selling in good numbers. Galaxy Note II is relatively a new offering and has been doing better than its predecessor. Since both the devices are

HTC HD2 boots Windows Phone 8!

The HTC HD2 is a great smartphone and was launched around 3 years ago running Windows Mobile 6.5. Of course Windows Mobile 6.5 devices weren’t upgraded to Windows Phone 7 which indeed changed the game for Microsoft and gave rise to an all new mobile operating system. HTC HD2 has been subject to various hacks

ZTE Grand Memo hardware confusion cleared

Mobile World Congress is the most exciting event for mobile phone enthusiasts. Several manufacturers launched impressive smartphones, and one smartphone which intrigued me was the Grand Memo. The Grand Memo is coming from ZTE, a popular Chinese smartphone manufacturer. ZTE is known for producing range of high quality smartphones and ZTE Grand Memo is a

Nokia Catwalk coming to T-Mobile

Nokia didn’t do quite well last year, but after the launch of Windows Phone 8 devices, Nokia has been doing fairly well when compared to the recent past. At Mobile World Congress 2013 which happened this week in Barcelona, Nokia was rumored to launch a new Lumia device with 41 megapixels camera, the same one

$200 E Ink Android phone!

Smartphones are getting bigger day by day. Recently, 5 inch 1080p displays have become a standard and almost all smartphone manufacturers are launching a device with this kind of display. In order to run big displays with high amount of resolution, you’ll also need bigger battery. Sadly, the battery technology hasn’t advanced enough in the

LG Optimus G Pro vs Samsung Galaxy Note 2

LG showed off a few devices at the Mobile World Congress 2013 that is taking place in Barcelona this week. All the devices are great, but the most exciting however is the LG Optimus G Pro. It is the company’s flagship device and is a 5.5 inch phablet that is all set to compete with

Nokia Lumia 720 and 520 set to release on April 1st

Nokia is great as far as Windows Phone 8 devices are concerned. At the Mobile World Congress 2013 which is happening in Barcelona this week, the Finns announced two new low cost Lumia devices that will be powered by Windows Phone 8. The devices announced are Lumia 520 and Lumia 720. Both the devices are

iPad vs Nexus 10 vs Xperia Tablet Z : Specs

The Sony Xperia Tablet Z is without doubt one of the best devices that were launched at the Mobile World Congress 2013 that is taking place in Barcelona this week. It’s an extremely good product from the Japanese manufacturer. The device is well built, and apparently is the thinnest and lightest tablet, at least in

Kinetis KL02 is world’s smallest ARM chip

The future is all about computers conquering the world. Well, not exactly, but computers will be present in all walks of our life. We are already so much dependent on computers, and not to mention smartphones because they are computers as well. Computers are getting smaller day by day, and mobile computing has just got

Sony Xperia Tablet Z pricing and availability

Sony’s Xperia Z Tablet is a great Android based tablet. We’ve seen benchmarks and tons of pics, and the only missing pieces of the puzzle were the pricing and availability information, and now we have that information too. It should be noted that Sony is branding this tablet as a premium product, so don’t expect

Caterpillar to launch rugged Cat B15 smartphone

We did have a scarcity of rugged smartphones in the market before, but many companies have recently come up with rugged models and now we have several options if you want to buy such smartphones. Talking of rigidity, Caterpillar (CAT) is known for making rugged construction and mining equipment. Their vehicles are designed to work

Asus announces Intel Atom powered Fonepad for $249

We knew ASUS was planning to launch a product called FonePad, a 7-inch tablet with built-in phone functionality (just like the Galaxy Note 8.0 from Samsung). Mobile World Congress 2013 is taking place in Barcelona, and ASUS has finally taken the veil off Fonepad. Fonepad is a relatively affordable 7″ Android Jelly Bean tablet that

T-Mobile to offer Nokia Lumia 521

Nokia officially announced two new Lumia devices, the Lumia 720 and 520. While Lumia 720 is a mid range smartphone, Lumia 520 is the cheapest Windows Phone 8 powered device launched by Nokia. The Nokia Lumia 520 is sure to come to T-Mobile, but it won’t be called by that name. T-Mobile has acknowledged that

Asus unveils Padfone Infinity

ASUS is pretty much of a household name now. They have made several powerful devices and are known for making quality devices of which the most notable being Google’s Nexus 7. Mobile World Congress 2013 is taking place in Barcelona this week and we have a lot of interesting news to cover from variety of

ZTE, Alcatel, Huawei, and LG to make Firefox OS phones

Firefox is a great browser and Mozilla had recently announced its plans for Firefox OS. Firefox OS is a very interesting concept and Mozilla has just revealed that four phone makers will be manufacturing devices which will be running brand new HTML5-based Firefox OS. The manufacturers include some of the best names in industry, including

Alcatel announces One Touch Idol X smartphone

Mobile World Congress 2013 is happening in Barcelona and this is the most exciting time of the year for mobile phone enthusiasts because we will be witnessing a lot of new devices from range of manufacturers. We saw Huawei launch the Ascend P2, which they claim to be the world’s fastest smartphone. Here’s another beastly

Huawei Ascend P2 announced

Huawei has been launching several new phones in the recent past, some of which have the ability to pose great threat to products from some of the most prominent manufacturers in the smartphone industry. We have been waiting for Huawei to launch Ascend P2 for a quite some time and they have finally launched it at

Huawei Ascend P2 vs HTC One vs Sony Xperia Z

Huawei, a Chinese smartphone manufacturer, is fairly popular now. They have been launching smartphones with outstanding specs at reasonable prices. Huawei today came out with Ascend P2, one of the best smartphones the company has ever made. Huawei is apparently claiming that this particular device is world’s fastest smartphone. That’s a tall claim to make.

New high-end Nokia Lumia phone visits FCC

Nokia is going good in the smartphone market (at least better than last year) and they need more devices added to their lineup or that they have more to offer. We have had several rumors about Nokia launching new Lumia phones and few low end devices, and according to a tweet from Adduplex’s Alan Mendelevich,

ZTE Grand S to be priced reasonably

We saw several new devices from various manufacturers at the CES 2013 event that was held last month in Las Vegas. Out of an array of new smartphones, ZTE Grand S was somewhat intriguing. ZTE Grand S is a pretty high end device and it is coming from one of the three companies from mainland