CyanogenMod 10 Brings Android 4.1 to ICS Users


There’s finally some great news for those waiting too long for a Jelly Bean update. A stable release of CyanogenMod 10 is available for download and it will bring Android 4.1.2 goodness on board. As of now, even if Android 4.2 has already arrived, only relatively a few devices receive Jelly Bean update. CyanogenMod is a custom Android version that’s based on AOSP source code and it has been (more…)

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini Review


The Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini is a budget version of the more expensive Galaxy S3 smartphone, with reduced hardware specs and a smaller display.

Design The S3 Mini looks like a smaller version of the Galaxy S3. At 111.5 grams, the phone is significantly lighter, while a bit thicker compared to the full size S3. The back of the S3 Mini is made from a rather flimsy white (more…)

Ainol Releases an Impressive, Affordable 10.1” Tablet


There’s currently a heated battle in the tablet market, especially with the release of Apple’s iPad 4, Microsoft’s Surface Tablet and Google’s Nexus 10 tablet. There are also hundreds of other tablet models released by dozens of vendors in the industry. A Chinese manufacturer, Ainol, released a new tablet model called the “Novo 10 Captain”, shortly after the release of “Novo 10 Hero”. All in all, the new Captain (more…)

Android 4.2 is Rolled Out to Nexus 7 and Galaxy Nexus


Google finally rolls out Android 4.2 update to Nexus 7 tablet and Galaxy Nexus smartphone. This important development was reported by way of an official page in Google+. The new OS version will come preinstalled on the Nexus 4 and Nexus 10. The market has shown so much interest on the new Nexus products. Google will be adding more Nexus model to its Google Play catalogue in coming weeks. (more…)

Samsung Asked Apple to Pay 20 Percent More for Its Mobile Processors


Samsung has applied a 20 percent price hike of its mobile processors, but implemented this policy only to one particular customer: Apple. Samsung is currently the only provider to supply various components to make iOS devices to work properly. When the South Korean technology giant asked for a price increase, Apple had no option but to accept. Cupertino has bought about 130 million mobile chips last year and to (more…)

Sony Xperia TX Review

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The Sony Xperia TX is an amazing piece of device with gorgeous design, with its curvy and pinched look.

Design Sony Xperia TX has the usual rectangular design that unfortunately seems flimsy enough. The whole handset tends to twist and creaks, when we apply some amount of pressure. Some users may think that buttons placement is a little bit strange; the physical camera shutter and volume rocker are (more…)

Trial Production of iPhone 5S Could Begin as Early as December This Year


Sources from China recently revealed something very interesting. Apparently, the next iPhone could come a lot faster than we currently believe. Apple may start the trial production of the iPhone 5 in December this year. Apple has recently gone ahead with the certification of components used on the iPhone 5S. If everything goes smoothly, the new phone may be produced as early as Q1 2013. If this is truly (more…)

Nokia Lumia 800 Review


The Lumia 800 is a significant milestone for Nokia as its first Windows Phone device. The phone borrows some elements from the ill-fated Nokia N9 and it is the company’s early attempts to revive itself from the huge decline.

Design Loyal fans should easily notice the distinct, Nokia’s classic design. As a good-looking smartphone, the Lumia 800 has an obvious signature flair to it, although the power button (more…)

Acer Iconia Tab A220 Appears on GLBenchmark


Some benchmarking tools have a real knack for detecting the existence of a device before the media find them. The GLBenchmark is one of them and it reveals a tablet with some really solid specs. Based on the benchmark data, the Acer Iconia Tab A220 should flaunt a display with 1280 x 752 pixels resolution, 1.3GHz Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core processor and Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean). In general, we (more…)

Sony C3602’s Existence is Revealed in NenaMark Benchmarks


Leaks on a new smartphone emerged recently and it goes by the name “C3602”, which is likely a preliminary model number. While not as flattering as the Odin and Yuga; the C3602 sports some solid specs for a mid-ranger. Benchmark data released by NenaMark revealed 1.5GHz dual-core processor, a display with HD resolution and Adreno 225 GPU. Along with the Odin and Yuga, the phone could be released as (more…)