The Sony Xperia Z flagship surely spend its sweet time in the spotlight at CES 2013 last week and it’s not even going to give up on it soon. We learned quite a lot about the smartphone, and we even got to see the first samples from its 13MP camera.
Now however, we got another bunch of photos delivered to us courtesy of Clove UK, who took the flagship smartphone for a walk in the countryside. Read more »
It seems that someone with access to a Dalmore Tegra 4 evaluation board decided to see how it does on the GLBenchmark GPU benchmark for Android.
The results, if they turn out to be legitimate, show Nvidia’s latest mobile SoC offering as capable of some promising graphics performance, but ultimately falls short of taking the top spot away from Apple’s A6X chip. Read more »
Apple shares have slipped today during premarket and early market trading by nearly $17, bringing the overall value of Apple stock close to $500.
There are reports surfacing that Apple may have cut iPhone 5 component orders by half, in light of lower-than-expected demand. Read more »
The Sony Xperia Z is one of the hottest smartphones of the season and for a good reason – it’s got a 5″ 1080p screen, quad-core Krait processor, good looking all-glass body and last but not least it is IP57 certified, meaning it’s not afraid of a little dust and water.
Polish blog Komorkomania decided to test out the Xperia Z’s mechanical impact resistance and later dip into water for the sake of being thorough – check it out after the break. Read more »
A surprise leak on the XDA forums gave the Motorola Atrix 2 users access to an official Jelly Bean ROM for their smartphones. Under its new management, Motorola announced certain phones won’t be updated anymore. Still, for most of the handsets released in 2011 or later the update was to be guaranteed.
The Motorola Atrix 2 was released in October 2011 but it was never on the white list of the devices lucky enough to get an upgrade to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
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Nokia’s Xpress Browser is the default web browser on the Nokia’s Asha lineup and it’s also an optional download for the Lumia phones, running on Windows Phone. Nokia prides on the capabilities of the web browser to compress data and reduce traffic.
To accomplish this Nokia servers process and compress all data to and from the mobile device. But has it occurred to you that in the process Nokia’s servers are also decrypting the information sent over the allegedly secure HTTPS protocol, which you may have thought no one has access to. Nokia does not refuse that, but claims you shouldn’t worry, as nothing is recorded. But can we trust it? Read more »
The ZTE Grand S is the Chinese company’s new smartphone flagship device, and looks to put ZTE on the map with its thin profile and 1080p screen.
Join us as we take a look at the stylish offering in our full hands-on. Read more »
Swype, the quick-type keyboard for Android, has had its beta version become available for download to anyone without the need to register.
The new beta features include a Smart Editor that lets you quickly edit a typed sentence, and Living Language, which suggests trending and popular words. Read more »
Sony seems to be really proud of its hotly announced Xperia Z flagship smartphone as it has posted pretty lengthy video dedication to its key selling points including really cool close-up shots.
In the video, Sony Community Manager Marcus Hansson details the Z’s powerful chipset and, as you can see in the photo above, its IP57 certification. Read more »
If you’d like to know what beats a lengthy live streaming of a hot device announcement – that would be the shorter edited version, which only shows the highlights. Good for us, because we now have the highlights video of Huawei’s press conference, held yesterday at CES 2013 in Las Vegas. The event saw the announcement of the Huawei Ascend Mate and the Ascend D2.
Last night Huawei’s press conference was not streamed live (unlike Samsung’s and Sony’s) so we were kinda left out of the fun. Luckily, we had our own reporters there so we knew what was going on.
Now, however, we have the chance to watch the most interesting moments with our own set of eyes. Interested? Join in. Read more »
The devs over at Mozilla are obviously so happy with how their baby mobile Firefox is going that they’ve decided the spill the beans on some of the upcoming features in 2013.
The most important features, which the team is working on for 2013, is the private browsing mode and the ability to skin the web browser with themes. Read more »
After showing you the first Huawei Ascend D2 promo videos yesterday, today we have yet another one, showing the intricate process of creating the body of the smartphone out of a single block of aluminum.
Creating the metal unibody for the Huawei Ascend D2 reportedly involves 161 different manufacturing process. The end result however, is impressive, I admit. Read more »
The new Xperia Z was just announced here at CES, and Sony has been quick to release some a promo video showing off the impressive device.
Highlights of the Z include the a 5 inch 1080p display, 13 MP shooter capable of burst recording, on a stylish, waterproof design. Read more »
Sony has dubbed its new Xperia ZL handset the precision Full HD smartphone and made a video bragging about its build quality and attention to detail.
From the compact design of the 5″ freshly-announced device to the tempered protective glass the Xperia ZL is a looker. Read more »
With the Ascend D2 freshly announced, Huawei has posted two promo videos of the smartphone to get you even more excited.
In one of the videos the D2 is being showcased in some real-world scenarios like shooting videos and syncing with the cloud. Read more »