Smartphones: Next big online shopping destination!

Global marketing and advertising research giant, Nielsen, today revealed the results of a survey stating that 29 percent of smartphone owners in U.S. use their phone for shopping related activities.  The survey conducted during the third quarter of 2011 discloses that top activity includes in-store price comparisons (38% of mobile shoppers), browsing products through their mobile web or apps (38%) and reading online product reviews...

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Nokia Windows Phone Shines in Europe

Though sales for Windows Phone 7 in the US have been practically non-existent, Finnish giant Nokia finds comfort in the knowledge that sales have been picking up in the European market. Looks like Nokia smartphones with Windows Phone 7 software have found love inEurope.  InAustria, the beautifully crafted Lumia 800 has been listed by European carrier Orangeas their best-seller. Similarly in London, sales for the said phone drove...

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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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