Archive for April, 2012

Sony Xperia SX SO-05D Komachi Specs Revealed

April 30, 2012

The specs for the Sony Xperia SX SO-05D Komachi have been leaked. The Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich-powered handset for NTT DoCoMo of Japan will follow the path previously laid out by the Xperia NX (Nozomi, Xperia S) and the upcoming Xperia GX (LT29i Hayabusa). The Sony Komachi is named after a high-speed shinkansen...
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Gameloft Shows Off NOVA 3 Gameplay, Coming May (Video)

April 30, 2012

Gameloft has released the first gameplay trailer for their upcoming HALO-like first-person shooter game, N.O.V.A. 3 – Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance, which will be released for Android and iOS (iPhone, iPad) in May. We’ll be sure to let you know the exact day it’s released when it’s revealed. Enjoy the teaser!
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Verizon Sony Xperia Play 4.0.2.E.0.57 Update (Changelog)

April 30, 2012

Verizon will be upgrading the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play Android gaming-centric smartphone to 4.0.2.E.0.57 soon. Unfortunately, this one doesn’t seem to be the promised Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade. When the update hits, which will probably be released in stages, you will receive an automatic update notification. You can also check for the...
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New Verizon Commercial: Droid Does More (Video)

April 30, 2012

Verizon just posted a new ad promoting the Motorola Droid 4, Droid RAZR, and Droid RAZR MAXX. It looks like they’re bringing back the classic “Droid Does” marketing push and lingo. Whatever you want to do… Droid Does, at least according to Big Red. Watch the commercial above.
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Sprint Will Buy Old Smartphone, Plus Credit $50 if You Switch

April 30, 2012

Sprint is having a promotion to encourage consumers to not only switch to their carrier, but also recycle. Until May 17, Sprint is offering to buyback eligible smartphone(s) (up to three per new line), plus they’ll credit your account with an additional $50 if you make the jump. More details below. From Sprint: Sprint...
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HTC EVO 4G LTE Marketing Material Dates May 18 Release

April 30, 2012

A “reliable” tipster with a “proven track record” revealed over the weekend that the HTC EVO 4G LTE for Sprint will be released on Friday, May 18th. You can also view marketing material that Sprint plans to use during the month of May in the images above and below. As a reminder, customers will...
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Another Questionable Samsung Galaxy S3 Image Surfaces

April 27, 2012

May 3rd can’t get here soon enough, as the combination of legit and faked Samsung Galaxy S3 leaks continue to overflow. The latest tipped image, which can be viewed above, supposedly shows the final design of the Exynos 4 Quad-powered Galaxy S3. If this is the real deal, the GS3 will sport a physical...
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US Galaxy S3 to Use Snapdragon S4, Not Exynos 4 Quad?

April 26, 2012

Early this morning, Samsung announced the Exynos 4 Quad, a powerful 1.4GHz quad-core processor that will debut in the upcoming Galaxy S III Android smartphone when it’s announced on May 3rd. According to Korea Times, however, that may not be the whole story. In an interview with an unnamed Samsung executive, it was reported...
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Sony Tablet S Gets Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

April 26, 2012

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is now available for the Sony Tablet S. Users should expect an automatic update notification shortly or you can upgrade manually through the settings menu. Video walk-through embedded above and general changelog posted below. New Features: - Enhanced lock screen: Direct access to Notifications, Unlock direct to camera -...
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Verizon 2012 Android Smartphone Roadmap: Samsung Galaxy S III, HTC Note and Motorola Droid RAZR HD

April 26, 2012

Verizon’s summer/fall 2012 smartphone roadmap indicates a promising lineup for the remainder of the year, at least according to a leak obtained by BGR. First, Verizon will supposedly offer a variant of Samsung’s much hyped flagship handset, the Galaxy S III. Availability isn’t known at this time, but a summer release makes a lot...
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Samsung Exynos 4 Quad Processor Announced for Galaxy S3

April 26, 2012

Samsung just announced the 32nm 1.4GHz Exynos 4 Quad, the industry’s first quad-core application processor built on the High-k Metal Gate (HKMG) low-power process technology. The ARM CORTEXTM A9 quad-core based Exynos 4 Quad doubles the processing power and consumes 20 percent less energy compared to its dual-core predecessor. The improvements will surely be...
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Samsung Galaxy S III Specs Outed in AnTuTu Benchmark?

April 25, 2012

UPDATE: Samsung just announced that the Galaxy S III will feature the Exynos 4 Quad, a 1.4GHz quad-core processor! Samsung’s Galaxy S III smartphone won’t get its proper unveiling until May 3rd at a special press event in London, but AnTuTu may have just outed its finalized specs. The Galaxy S3 test showed up...
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T-Mobile HTC One S Released for $200

April 25, 2012

The T-Mobile HTC One S is now available to purchase for $199.99 with a new or renewing two-year agreement. The slim 7.8mm thick handset rocks a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 4.3-inch Super AMOLED qHD display, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, an 8 megapixel rear camera with ImageSense, 1.3MP front-facing camera, Beats Audio technology...
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T-Mobile Galaxy Note Poses for the Camera (Image)

April 25, 2012

If you didn’t think the previous leaks provided enough substantial evidence that the Samsung Galaxy Note would hit T-Mobile at some point, perhaps these in-the-wild photos of the actual device will suffice? It’s quite clear now that Magenta will be getting the Galaxy Note, as these images show it wearing T-Mobile branding and that’s...
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Google Drive Launched: Create, Store and Share Files

April 24, 2012

Google has launched a new file creating, storing and sharing service, called Google Drive. Think of it as Google’s version of DropBox or Box.net. From Google: Today, we’re introducing Google Drive—a place where you can create, share, collaborate, and keep all of your stuff. Whether you’re working with a friend on a joint research...
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