Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini with NFC to launch this month

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If you’ve been looking at your options for a new phone, and have been considering a Galaxy S3 Mini, chances are you noticed the lack of NFC support in the current model. Later this month, however, that will change, and Samsung is launching an NFC-capable version in the UK this month. ...

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Sony Xperia Tablet Z now official, also shows off for the camera [video]

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Sony has officially announced the Sony Xperia Tablet Z, and it looks pretty slick. As far as specs, we’re looking at: 10.1-inch Android 4.1 1920 x 1200 display quad-core 1.5GHz processor 8-megapixel camera Backside illuminated sensor The tablet is only 6.9mm thick, making it, as far as we ...

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HTC M7 gets photographed in the wild

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The HTC M7 scene seems to be picking up steam as of late, what with two renders of the soon-to-be-announced smartphone. Just as the second one looks more legit than the first, the same could be said about this one. Really, what’s more real-looking than a photo? Oh yeah, well-crafted ...

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Samsung pokes fun at BlackBerry in latest ad campaign

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“This is business” A new ad campaign for Samsung landed on YouTube this past weekend so you might see an abridged version on television in the near term. You’ll see in the embedded clip below that Samsung doesn’t fear BlackBerry and its new (perhaps final?) push back ...

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Early details for Samsung Galaxy Tab 3, other models spill online

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The first details for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 have spilled online ahead of an expected first half 2013 announcement. According to SamMobile, Samsung will employ 3G and Wi-Fi variants of the familiar 7-inch and 10.1-inch experience.  Model numbers are already known –GT-P3200, GT-P3210, ...

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Now this is what the HTC M7 looks like

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An image surfaced earlier this which was alleged to be a render of the upcoming HTC M7. Reportedly the photo came from an early walkthrough video and was void of carrier branding.  At the time, it was the best, if not only, look at the device.  Not any longer. Our friends over at HTC Source... ...

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Sliding Messaging review: A simple take on messaging

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My name is Justin, and I’m a messaging app junkie. I constantly change messaging apps, test new ones for fun, and I’m never completely satisfied. I’ve somewhat settled on Handcent SMS over the last month or so, but I’m always open to trying out something new, which is ...

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T-Mobile holding a Valentine’s Day promo, rumor suggests (BRIEF)

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They say: …T-Mobile is planning a Valentine’s Day sale… Unfortunately, we don’t have any details to go on — but smart money would have us believe any sale would likely be focused on Value Plan offerings… T-Mobile is planning for a “blackout” period for the last two weeks of ...

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Nemo’s Reef app review

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Pick up where Finding Nemo left off and build the perfect reef for friends and new acquaintances.

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Google Handwrite updated with improved recognition, multi-character input, and more

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Google has updated their Handwrite feature within Google search. The update adds more functionality for defining similar characters, overlapping characters, and multi-character input for Chinese. These updates should help the user write faster and easier within Google Handwrite. The new ...

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Samsung Xcover 2 leaked, to be announced at MWC 2013?

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Samsung introduced a rugged Android powered phone last year that they dubbed the Galaxy Xcover. It was a decent Android phone with a good set of specs, and now it seems that Samsung is getting ready to launch its successor at Mobile World Congress 2013. The guys at SAMMOBILE got their hands on ...

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LG Optimus G Pro outed with 5-inch 1080p display

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We may have to wait until fall to see an Optimus G2 announcement but that doesn’t mean LG is sitting around twiddling their thumbs.  Word of an Optimus G Pro has made its way online, hinting that a big, beautiful smartphone experience could be right around the corner. Details picked up by ...

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Samsung confirms Jelly Bean updates for Galaxy Note 10.1, Galaxy Tab 2 series

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Samsung today confirmed that the Android 4.1 update is being deployed for the Galaxy Note 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 2. Both will benefit from the core improvements of Android 4.1 such as a more intuitive user interface, faster performance and response times across applications, and an overall ...

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LG Optimus G crosses 1 million sold threshold

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The LG Optimus G flagship handset has crossed the 1 million sold mark, according to the smartphone maker. Available in a number of markets around the globe since September, the phone is set to arrive in Europe and China later this month where it should pick up momentum. As a refresher, the ...

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Samsung tied to rumors of 5.8-inch Galaxy Fonblet

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Samsung will introduce a new 5.8-inch Android device for the European market, reports SamMobile. Known by a name of Galaxy Fonblet (yuck), it is allegedly built with a design similar to that of the Galaxy Player 5.8 media player. Details for the large GT-I9152 smartphone include dual-SIM ...

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