Unknown HTC Handset Surfaces
Feb21

Unknown HTC Handset Surfaces

Remember the HTC Incredible S from not too long ago, with its rotating capacitive buttons, 8MP camera and distinguishing back cover? Well, recently leaked pictures of an unknown HTC handset has us believing that the Incredible S is about to get replaced with an all new model. What specs does this handset boast? Sporting a 4.3” AMOLED screen with a front facing VGA camera, the unknown HTC handset looks very similar to other HTC...

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Nokia Lumia 800 bundle now available in the USA – priced for a king

The Nokia Lumia 800, which has made quite the impression on many reviewers and users across the globe, is finally available for purchase in the United States. This announcement makes good on Nokia’s CES promise that the device would be available through official channels stateside, but, like many things, comes with a few caveats. The good news is that the polycarbonate-bodied device is being offered unlocked and unbranded, as well as...

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Motorola advances with a schedule for the ICS update

With all brands starting to show their roadmap for the Android 4.0 ICS update, Motorola has come forward today with their own schedule. Motorola made known their updated schedule of the ICS update on their forums and we must admit that we were a little disappointed with it. The dates provided do not cover all the models that are going to receive the update and, for the ones we do know about, the release dates are only for Q2 and Q3 of...

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Belle’s Resemblance to Android: Identity Theft or Flattery?

As the first week of the official release of Symbian Belle comes to a close, many are finding hope again in Finnish mobile giant, Nokia. Belle, unlike past major OS updates by Nokia, was very organized and spontaneously available to most regions. Belle is altogether elegant and brings a few small but much-needed changes; including a pull-down notification page allowing an instant jump to different tasks, the option of having up to six...

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Cooking up a SGS2 ICS 4.0.3 ROM sensation.

One of the great advantages of the Android operating system is the ability to install different firmware versions on your Smartphone. These different flavours of firmware are called ROM's.  Detailed instructions after the jump. They are 'cooked up' by brilliant individuals known as 'ROM cooks', who take a standard Android OS and modify it to make the whole user experience better. Some cooks add personal touches such as better looking...

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The Little Known “Real” World of Custom ROM’s

The last time I checked, the internet was full of custom ROM para-mercenaries thinking they’re getting away with murder by developing and distributing these codes of sweetness without “permission” and so many users thinking they’re getting away with murder for using the custom ROM’s. A ROM (Read Only Memory) is the programming of any cell phone (yes, any, and not just smart phones) that tells the phone how to operate. The ROM, or...

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