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We have long witnessed some juicy rumors about the upcoming HTC flagship device in the Android arena and now is the time to put these rumors to rest as we have hard facts about this highly anticipated device that some consider to be a worthy competitor to the upcoming Samsung Galaxy SIII. As most people in the industry believed HTC just announced the specifications of its soon to be released HTC OneX device. At the heart of this new baby is a recently released Tegra 3 SoC which we discussed about a lot in the past. Tegra 3 is actually Read More >


Over the last couple of weeks, we have seen a number of leaks for what appears to be an official Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich firmware update in the early builds and beta form for the Samsung Galaxy S2 (SII). Some of these firmware leaks we have covered here including the latest Beta Build I9100XXLPB leak of the ICS for our beloved SGS2. Judging from this latest leaked build of the official Android 4.0.3 firmware it seems that finally official release of this firmware from Samsung is not very far. This is because the latest leaked build seems very stable Read More >


A report from Daiwa Securities mentions that the highly anticipated “true” next-gen iPhone 5 will be released by Apple in June this year (2012) at WWDC (Worldwide Developers Conference). The same event at which Apple released the earlier iPhones except for the iPhone 4S for which it deviated from the tradition and was released few months later (Oct 2011) in the last year. Actually this rumor aligns well with some earlier reports/rumors were also pointing in the direction of summer release of the iPhone 5. If these rumors hold true than it implies a much shorter life-span for the iPhone Read More >


Samsung Galaxy SII has enjoyed immense success in the Android mobile market even more so than the original Galaxy S which started all the craze. This is partly because of the rave reviews it received from around the globe from many industry experts. Now year 2012 has started and it means that everyone is waiting for the successor to the highly successful Samsung flagship product to be released in a couple of months namely Samsung Galaxy SIII (S3). It was generally believed by most industry insiders that Samsung will announce its new Samsung Galaxy SIII (S3) on the Mobile World Read More >


Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is the latest update to the popular mobile OS from Google that originally featured with the Galaxy Nexus but is now being under active porting effort for a host of other popular devices from different manufacturers. Even the Android community is actively updating the popular open source firmware such as CyanogenMod and MIUI for ICS. I just spotted a slightly older but interesting article on CNET that talks about the upgrade path and release schedule of the Android 4.0 for the devices from Google, HTC, LG, Motorola, Samsung and Sony. Plans from the most vendors Read More >


Just a few days back, we reported about the Asus Transformer Prime as most likely being the first Android tablet to be released with the Tegra 3 (Kal-El) SoC from NVidia. Of course, the stunning feature of the Tegra 3 is that it will be industry first quad-core processor supporting some impressive power efficiency features as well to save the battery when heavy computation is not involved. Early leaked benchmarks already that performance wise any mobile device based on this SoC will crush the current high-end competition from the likes of Samsung Galaxy SII (S2) and other top Android devices. Read More >


Now as we know that Google will be releasing the Samsung Galaxy Nexus in just a matter of weeks this month (still no exact release date). Along this we will also get the taste of the Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) for the first time. Soon after the release of the Galaxy Nexus we can expect the release of the source code for the Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) to follow. As the time will pass by different Android device manufacturers will provide a more clear schedule for the roll out of the new updates for their respective Android devices. Read More >


Sony and Microsoft are set to lock horns once more with PlayStation 4 and Xbox respectively, in 2012. Sony’s PlayStation series have always recorded off the charts sales, and Microsoft’s retaliation in the form of Xbox failed to create any setback in the sales of PSs across the world. The latest version of PS, the uber popular PS 3 is reported to have sold more than 50 million units worldwide, since its entry into the global market in November 2006, as of March 2011. PS 4 is expected to be a stepped up version of PS 3 and most of Read More >


Windows, to the average citizen of the globe, is the synonym for “operating system”. Windows had, since its debut in 1984, established itself as a trend setter in the technological field. Widows Vista that was released towards the closing of 2006 remains to be the only OS that failed to perform laudable, and Windows 7 (which is often dubbed as an upgraded version of Windows Vista) salvaged the brand. Apple Mac OS X Snow Leopard had offered stiff competition to Windows 7, and the former has been recorded to have received a better response. However, Windows is not one to Read More >


As we know iOS 5 has already got jailbreak treatment on iPhone 4/3GS right from when Apple came with the first developer beta. And recently we had updated Redsn0w tool to jailbreak iOS 5 on the iPhone 4/3GS. Although this solution is still a tethered jailbreak but more recently we did found a good compromise in the form of a semi-tethered solution that allows to boot a tethered device although apps such as Safari, Mail and Cydia apps cannot be used, but still the core phone and messaging functionality is still available. iPad 2 users have been the most unlucky Read More >

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