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T-Mobile to release LG Optimus 2X as G2X?

03/11/2011, According to speculations online, the LG Optimus 2X will be making its way over to this side of the world – and will be sold by carrier, T-Mobile and will be rebranded as the G2X. And that’s not the biggest part of the news. Apparently T-Mobile...

WiFi-only Samsung Galaxy Tab arriving a little too late?

03/11/2011, Remember when we reported yesterday about Samsung releasing the new Galaxy Tab advert, and how we mentioned that the lack of a WiFi-only option were keeping a lot of people from purchasing it? Well it looks like some prayers have been answered. The folks...

Xperia Play gets a release date and price in the UK

03/11/2011, Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Play was officially launched too long ago, and we didn’t have any confirmed pricing details or dates previously until today. The Sony Ericsson PlayStation will be going on sale in the UK on March 31, for $800 (£500)...

Tegra 2 phones confirmed to support the Sony PlayStation Suite

03/11/2011, PlayStation Suite arriving on NVIDIA Tegra 2 phones. According to an announcement on the NVIDIA Tegra Zone news portal, Sony will be bringing their PlayStation Suite to Tegra 2 phones later this year. The PlayStation Suite is an app store that will sell...

Sprint Kyocera Echo Android phone passes the FCC

03/10/2011, It’s been some time since the Kyocera Echo was announced by Sprint, and according to the reports, the dual-screen Android smartphone has made its way through the offices of the FCC. This can only be a good sign and might mean that it won’t be...

Metro UI on your Android phone

03/10/2011, If there’s one thing a lot of people agree with about Windows Phone 7, it’s that Microsoft definitely got the design right. To date, there’s quite a number of Metro UI-inspired or copycat themes for non-WP7 phones on the market, and...

LG Revolution passes through the FCC

03/09/2011, It sure looks like every other 4G phone other than Verizon’s “first” 4G phone has been making any progress from initial announcement to becoming a reality. A new LG phone called the Revolution has just passed the FCC, leaving HTC fans...

Gingerbread with Sense 2.1 ROM on Desire Z and T-Mobile G2

03/09/2011, For those of you who can’t wait for HTC to release the official Gingerbread (Android 2.3) update for their Desire Z/G2 phones, you can now take things into your own hands and get the job done yourself. The folks from VillainROM have just released a...

Google Instant Preview now on mobiles

03/09/2011, Google’s nifty “instant previews” feature that was introduced to desktop browsers in November last year has finally made its way to the small screen on our mobile phones. Android (2.2 and above) and iOS (4.0 and above) users will get to...

iPhone 4 clone sports an Android logo

03/09/2011, The folks over at Shanzhai have recently reported about one of the coolest looking Android phones to date. Called the H2000 Android, this iPhone 4 lookalike could probably confuse you for an iPhone 4 from the front if you don’t look closely, but the...

Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo up for pre-order in Germany

03/09/2011, Sony Ericsson phones have been known to release in Europe before the rest of the world, and their Xperia Neo phone is no exception. The upcoming Android phone has been spotted for pre-order on a  German phone retailer’s website. Though a release...

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play available on eBay

03/08/2011, Want to get your hands on Sony Ericsson’s upcoming gaming Android phone before almost everyone else? Well if you’ve got the cash, all you need to do is head to eBay. A number of Xperia Play devices were given away at the GDC last week, and it...

Kik Messenger updated with group messaging and picture sharing

03/07/2011, Kik Messenger burst onto the scene about 5 months ago and since then it has garnered over 3 million users and is still growing every day. Despite RIM taking away some of their momentum with the recent lawsuit and removal from the BlackBerry App World, it...

Galaxy Tab 10.1 to arrive on time

03/07/2011, When the iPad 2 was announced last week, rumors started sprouting up, saying that Samsung felt that their Galaxy Tab successor was inadequate and they were going to improve it as well as re-evaluate the price of the upcoming Android tablet. Well it turns...