Monthly Archives: September 2011

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The Samsung Galaxy Note phoneblet takes on our benchmark course

So, it’s here – it because we’re still not quite sure what to call the Samsung Galaxy Note. It’s too big to be a phone, a 5.3″ is quite a bit bigger than even the 4.65/4.7 inch screens we’ve been seeing lately.

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Watch the AT&T US version of Galaxy S II flip over for the camera [VIDEO]

Another day, another Samsung Galaxy S II visit in our office, folks. We have just received the AT&T version of the powerful Samsung droid today, and here come our initial impressions for you. The AT&T Galaxy S II is the closest relative to the I9100 from the U.S. trio. In terms of measures and appearance, […]

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ZTE announces the WP7 Mango-running Tania

Today is certainly an eventful day. First it was the two Samsung LTE phones for Korea, then came Huawei Honor followed by the Mango-running Samsung Omnia W and now it’s ZTE’s turn to announce a piece of hot hardware.

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Sandisk’s new mammoth 64GB microSDXC card undergoes some compatibility tests [VIDEO]

Only earlier this month Sandisk announced their latest offering for removable mobile storage, an impressive 64GB micro SDXC Ultra series number that was said to offer class 6 performance. That class 6 rating means we should see minimum write speeds of 6MB/s and theoretically, promising transfer speeds of up to 30MB/s. The news of the […]

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Windows Phone Mango update coming in a couple of weeks

The much anticipated WP 7.5 update – Mango is scheduled to start rolling out in a week or two says Eric Hautala (General Manager, Customer Experience Engineering at Microsoft).

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NVIDIA’s Kal-El quad-core chipset promises great power efficiency thanks to an extra core

NVIDIA’s Kal-El has a secret – the quad-core CPU actually has a fifth core, called a companion core. It’s a low-power core that is meant to handle background tasks while the phone is idle (e.g. syncing email, checking Twitter for new messages and so on). The switching between the different modes is handled by the […]

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Google+ enters beta with a bunch of new features, lets you sign up without invitation

Google+ has been around for about 3 months now but in field trial mode, which meant that you needed an invitation to join. But now it’s entered its beta stages and everyone can sing up for the social network project just by going to the web page of the service with no invitations required. The […]

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Nikon announces V1 and J1 mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras, priced upwards of $650

It seems Nikon has finally decided to join the mirrorless interchangeable lens bandwagon with the announcement of the Nikon V1 and J1 models. Both models feature a new CX-size 10.1 megapixel sensor with a 2.7x crop factor, 1080/30p video recording, 1200-fps slow motion capture mode, 3-inch LCD and an ISO range of 100-3200. The J1 […]

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We go hands-on with the HTC Rhyme, the cool accessories are here, too [HANDS-ON]

Another week, another HTC party – we didn’t even make it through the door when we were greeted by a lavender-colored Android miniature keychain. From then on, it was an easy guess that the HTC Rhyme is the guest of honor. The dock, wired headset and charm cable come in the box In the retail […]

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Street Fighter IV coming to Android in Q4, will debut on a new high-end LG droid with an HD screen

Street Fighter is coming to Android, thanks to a collaboration between LG and CAPCOM. LG’s CEO took the time to “HD” four times in four sentences, underlining “HD smartphone”.