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Motorola Atrix drops by the office, we take it for a spin, pit it against the HTC Desire S and the iPhone 4

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We’ve been expecting this one for a long time. And it’s finally here. The Motorola Atrix has come to our office and we’re eagerly working on a full review.

The Moto Atrix means business with its dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor, 1GB worth of RAM and qHD (540×960) resolution. It’s a flagship by any standards and we’ll be testing whether it’s up to the task of competing with the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S II and LG Optimus 2X.

We actually have the Atrix 4G variety – that’s the model for the US market but there are no important differences between the two models – except perhaps the supported 3G bands.

We have a video demo and unboxing for you guys to look at while you wait for the review. Without any further ado, here it is. Read more »

Clash of the titans – HTC Sensation vs. Samsung Galaxy S II [TABLE]

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HTC Sensation has just been announced and it couldn’t sound juicer with its 1.2Ghz dual-core Snapdragon processor, 768MB of RAM, 4.3-inch resolution with qHD resolution of 560×940 pixels. Combine that with an 8MP auto-focus camera capable of capturing 1080p full HD videos and the Samsung Galaxy S II has a real rival coming up against it.

It all sounds intriguing, but let’s point the stage lights at the facts and let them talk for themselves. Read more »

Watch the Nokia E6 product manager talk about his baby

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It’s great day for Symbian as the Nokia E6 and Nokia X7 have just been announced. Naturally, with all the excitement come some video interviews.

Here’s one such interview with the Nokia E6 Product Manager getting all pumped up about his newly revealed baby. Read more »

Huawei shows an amazing concept for a phone, called Leaf

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I was under the impression that Huawei was focusing its mobile efforts mainly on Android phones until I ran into this creation of theirs, called Leaf.

In an era, where feature phones are on their way out of the major markets, the Chinese telecommunications giant commissioned the Swedish design studio Claesson Koivisto Rune to design a simple and attractive device, whose main goal is to bring mobile telephony back to basics. Read more »

Dungeon Defenders: Second Wave to be exclusively released on the XPERIA Play

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The sequel to the very popular console and mobile game Dungeon Defenders will be launched exclusively on the Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play first, announced the game publisher Trendy Entertainment.

Sony Ericsson couldn’t be happier to pioneer this game with its Playstation certified smartphone, as this will surely anchor big financial and market success for both companies. Read more »

Here’s how you drive a car using an XPERIA Arc (actually, three of them)

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Sony Ericsson came up with another brilliant way to advertise its new XPERIA lineup starting with an Arc video. They replaced all windows and windshields with tin sheets and then cut three holes for the XPERIA Arc screens.

It seems the two phones on the front windshield and the other on the driver’s window were enough for making this wild video: Read more »

The Japanese Sony Ericsson XPERIA Arc – Acro – may pack a Xenon flash

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In the past few days we stumbled upon leaked pictures of the Japanese version of XPERIA Arc called Acro. We decided to pass that news since it was headed to NTT DoCoMo only.

A picture taken with Sony Ericsson XPERIA Acro – you can see its back in the reflection

Well, the new leaked pictures of its back definitely caught our attention. It seems Sony Ericsson may have put a Xenon flash on the Acro – something many Arc users would have appreciated a lot. Read more »

HTC Desire S pays us a visit, we shoot a video

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The HTC Desire S has just arrived at our office. It’s our tradition to shoot brief demo videos ahead of the reviews, so you can bet this is exactly what we set off to do right off the bat.

HTC Desire S in hand

The Desire S is like a smaller and prettier version of the HTC Incredible S. It has exactly the same specifications like its bigger sibling besides the smaller screen and smaller imager. Read more »

Add an extra touch of professionalism to you Guerilla mobile filmmaking with Steadycam for iOS devices

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Want to shoot a high-speed pursuit from the passenger window of your car? Perhaps a chase scene on foot through city streets or maybe you just want smoother looking videos?

iPhone Stead Cam

Adding a touch of professionalism to any budding film makers shots, app developer Midnox have released SteadyCam Pro, promising “a professional film camera in your pocket”. Read more »

New Skype 5.3 for Windows brings improved video-calling from your PC to mobile devices

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Skype version 5.3 (for PC) is out and you can download it right away. It brings some bug fixes and a minor UI facelift, but most importantly improved video-calling to mobile devices, such as iOS and Android, among others.

Skype developers have shifted the weight of video-calling from the mobile devices to the PC, and as it does the heavier lifting, your mobile phone can send better quality video. This should create an overall smoother experience of PC-to-mobile video calls. Read more »

This is how you spot a retail Galaxy S II!

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Samsung decided recently to upgrade the upcoming Galaxy S II processor to 1.2GHz.

The retail unit of Galaxy S II

To make the change distinguishable on the outside as well, the company has added its logo above the display on all existing press shots. The change only took place yesterday, so you may have not even noticed it yet. Read more »

Atari brings its gaming hall of fame on the iOS

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Atari has just unleashed its Greatest Hits app, which offers 18 arcade classics and 82 Atari 2600 titles. The app is available for a free download and comes with one free game – Pong, of course.

The available games come in packs of four and each package costs a dollar. In case you want them all you’ll have to pay the bulk price of $15.

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Sony Ericsson wants YOU to vote how their future microUSB cables should look like

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Most phone manufacturers are very proactive on Facebook recently, reaching to their fans mainly for product advertising and news. Sony Ericsson is taking this initiative one step further, and asks its Facebook fans about how their future microUSB cables should look like.

As you can see in the photos above, there are three choices for you to consider – the straight connecting cable or the two that are top or bottom-angled. Read more »

HTC invites everyone to join them on 12 April for a London party, will probably announce HTC Sensation

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The rumor mill has been buzzing with talk about HTC’s event in London on 12 April. Everyone’s guessing that HTC will unveil the HTC Sensation (a.k.a. Pyramid). But everyone can stop guessing, since they are invited.

That’s right – if you’re in London next Tuesday and you are over 18, you can RSVP HTC’s Facebook invitation and join the party… Read more »

HTC Droid Incredible 2 press shots leak – headed for Verizon territory

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You may have heard of the upcoming HTC Droid Incredible 2. It’s pretty much the same as the GSM HTC Incredible S but it’s bound for Verizon’s CDMA network. Today we have its first press shots, which got our way unofficially.

Unfortunately, the shots don’t give us new info on its specs or availability. Read more »