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Nokia Lumia 610 hands-on video as produced by Nokia

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The Lumia 610 was just made official at the MWC Nokia press event, and a couple of videos have also been released.

The Lumia 610 is meant to push down the price point of Windows Phone and will come in white, black, cyan and magenta, and should be available in Q2 of this year. Read more »

Nokia Asha 202, 203 and 302 video ads are out

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Nokia has just released three videos for their new Asha phones, recently announced at their press event at MWC.

The new Ashas offer a bevy of extras for feature phones, including dual-SIM options, touchscreen, and full-QWERTY keyboards. Read more »

Nokia 808 PureView videos emerge, give details about its 41MP camera

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Nokia properly made us go WOW with their announcement of the 808 PureView and its 41MP camera sensor.

So, naturally, it’s time for Nokia to promote and to stop people from scratching their heads in wonder. Here are the 808 PureView promo videos. Read more »

Skype for Windows Phone beta is live

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Nokia just announced Skype for Windows Phone at their press event at MWC. The beta version is available now at the Windows Phone Marketplace, with a full release expected in April.

Skype for Windows Phone has been optimized for the Nokia Lumia 710 and 800, the HTC Titan and Radar, and the Samsung Focus S and Focus Flash, but should work on most phones running at least version 7.5 of WP. Read more »

Opera Mini Next and Opera Mobile 12 released

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Opera has released a new beta of the world’s most popular mobile browser, called the Opera Mini Next. This will give you a taste of some of the new features added in Opera Mini, which will arrive in the stable version later this year.

The changes you see will differ depending upon whether you have a feature phone or a smartphone. On feature phones, you will see a new homepage, along with your usual speed dial page. This new homepage will give you quick access to all your social networks and other information such as news, weather forecasts, sports, entertainment and more. The speed dial list is also updated and can now contain an infinite number of items. Read more »

Adobe releases Photoshop Touch for the iPad 2

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After an accidental launch yesterday, where the app was prematurely made available on the New Zealand app store and then pulled down, the iOS version of Photoshop Touch is now available worldwide on the App Store. It will, however, only work on the iPad 2 and also requires the presence of iOS 5.

This app is part of Adobe’s mobile suite of applications for the iOS, which also includes the Adobe Revel, Adobe Color Lava for Photoshop, Adobe Eazel for Photoshop, Adobe Nav for Photoshop and Adobe Photoshop Express, and lets you ‘combine images, apply professional effects, share results with friends and family through sites like Facebook, and more – all from the convenience of your iPad.’. Read more »

New HTC One series video ads are out en masse

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Currently, the HTC press event is ongoing at MWC, and we just just heard news of the new line of HTC phones, the One S, One V, One X, and One XL.

Highlights include Beats audio and enhanced camera capabilities for all four phones. Read more »

Here’s how Huawei’s Pegasus cellphone statue came into being

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In case you saw our earlier coverage from Huawei’s press conference, you must have noticed the seriously cool Pegasus statue outside the venue. It is made from Huawei handsets, and aims to tell the world that the Chinese giant is ready to play alongside the heavyweights on the market for smartphones and tablets.

The Pegasus statue is a seriously fascinating engineering achievement on its own, so Huawei have released a separate video to mark the occasion. Read more »

Here are the Xperia U and Xperia P promo videos

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Another minute has passed, and that means another MWC announcement. Yes, Sunday is hectic. Here are a couple of promo videos for the two recently announced Sony Xperia phones, the Xperia U and Xperia P.

The following videos just popped up on the official Sony site. Read more »

Watch the Huawei Ascend D quad promo video

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Huawei Ascend D quad just got announced, and now we have the flagship’s promo video for you. Having just hit YouTube, the clip features the handset, alongside the mythical Pegasus, built from the Chinese company’s smartphones.

The Huawei Ascend D quad packs a spec sheet, which is worthy of its ambitions. Read more »

CoPilot bringing free offline navigation to Android and iOS, what?

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We hardly believe what we’re seeing. SatNav apps are among the most expensive mobile applications here in Europe. CoPilot Live app has not been any different so far. It comes with $19.99 price tag for United States maps, and about €40 for the full Europe maps.

But all that is about to change, as CoPilot plans to offer its offline navigation app for free on Android and iOS. Read more »

LG’s new tagline: “LTE, it’s always LG”

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LG announced no less than six new phones throughout the week and are showcasing them all tonight at their pre-MWC LG Mobile Media Preview. And just to make sure no one missed how big they are staking on the LTE wireless technology, they created a new tagline for themeselves: “LTE, its always LG”. LG reportedly holds more LTE patents than any other mobile manufacturer in the world, so it makes sense that that they would want to stand behind their 4G technology in the long run.

As we all know, more phones also means more booth ladies to carry them all, which is a plus in everyone’s book.

Check out our hands-on from the pre-MWC LG Mobile Media Preview here.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 stops by our office, poses for the camera

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The just announced Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 was kind enough to come by our office on its way to the MWC shelves. The latest Samsung slate is supposed to bring the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich experience on the 10.1” screen, while keeping the price as reasonable as possible.

Before switching it on, you can barely tell the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 apart from its predecessor, but the actual user experience is quite different with the second gen slate. Read more »

This is what Windows 8 on the desktop should have looked like

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I don’t know about you guys but when I saw Metro UI for the first time on a desktop PC, the first word that came to my mind started with ‘W’ and ended with ‘TF’. Sure, Metro is a beautiful user interface but when put on a 22-inch monitor it looks terribly out of place and doesn’t feel right when operated with a mouse. It looks even worse when placed alongside the old Windows 7/Vista UI, which will also be part of Windows 8. I wished Microsoft had come up with a way to make the existing Windows 7/Vista UI look more like Metro instead of having them simultaneously in one OS.

Unfortunately, my wish was left unfulfilled by Windows 8. But there is a designer out there who took almost exactly what I had in mind and made a mockup out of it. This, according to me and that designer, is how Windows 8 should have looked like. Read more »

Updated Chrome Beta for Android adds support for more regions

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Chrome Beta browser for Android has received its first update. The biggest improvement is added support for more regions. The updated list now also includes Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Poland, India, Italy, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden and Switzerland. As before, however, the browser is only available on devices running Ice Cream Sandwich, and it’s going to stay that way.

Other changes include the addition of Android Beam support, which means you can now beam URLs to other NFC-enabled Android devices by simply touching them. Lastly, there are some bug fixes and some performance updates. Read more »