iPhone 5 to be launched 14th October in US, UK, France, Germany and Japan? (updated)
While the iPhone 5 has yet to be announced, many are already speculating about its launch date. The general consensus seems to be that the iPhone 5 will be announced in some time in October, although recent reports are suggesting that come this 4th October, the much awaited handset will be announced at an event which will be held at Apple’s Cupertino campus, but as far as launch dates are […]
DROID Bionic promo materials arrive – phone almost here?
Verizon doesn’t exactly have the best track record when it comes to releasing 4G phones on time (HTC Thunderbolt anyone?) and it looks like the Motorola Droid Bionic isn’t doing anything to help clear the carrier’s name. But we’ve got some good news for you anxious folk waiting for the phone’s arrival – promo materials for the phone have started arriving (T-shirts spotted by Android Central and promoo videos spotted […]
New BlackBerry release dates confirmed by Rogers
Yesterday we reported about the new BlackBerry Torch phones arriving on Telus’ network in Canada on August 15th. Well, thanks to a recent tweet from Rogers, it looks like the phones will be arriving even earlier than expected. According to the announcement made, the BlackBerry Bold 9900 will be available on August 10th, while the BlackBerry Torch 9810 will arrive on August 12th.So for those of you in Canada, you […]
Nokia N9 won't be available in America at launch
For those of you in the US waiting to get your hands on Nokia’s first (and last) MeeGo phone, the N9 – we’ve got some bad news for you. The folks over at Engadget recently got in touch with Nokia to determine a shipping date for the phone, and they’ve just received the terrible news: the N9 won’t be available in the USA – at least not at launch date, […]
Nokia N9 arrives in 49 days
The Nokia N9 is being released in 49 days. Yes, it’s true. And if you’re wondering how I found out, a quick visit to the Nokia N9 Swedish website will tell you. In fact, at the time of writing, we have 49 days, 5 hours, 44 minutes and 25 seconds left until the release of the Nokia N9, Nokia’s first (and last) commercially available MeeGo phone (the N950 is a […]
BlackBerry Torch 9860 arriving in the UK in August?
While BlackBerry Torch 9860 was announced yesterday by RIM, the company didn’t give a date to when the phone will go on sale. But now, thanks to the folks at Carphone Warehouse, a UK phone retailer, we have an idea to when the phone will arrive in the UK. According to the interest registration page, the BlackBerry Torch 9860 is expected to arrive in August 2011, though there is an […]
Next iPhone coming to US on September 5th?
Is the iPhone arriving in September 5th? According to the latest rumors published by iPhoneItalia, it received news from a “very reliable source” who claims that the next iPhone will be launched on Swisscom’s network in October 5th. Now that’s not the whole story. Apparently the October 5th date is the “rest of the world” date: one month after the US release date which is said to be September 5th. […]
Mac OS X Lion officially released
The day is finally here – after confirmation from Apple’s CFO Peter Oppenheimer yesterday, today will mark the release of the long awaited update to the Mac OS X operating system, Lion. Here’s what the update will bring, in case you needed a refresher:
Android 3.2 Honeycomb being delivered to tablet makers soon?
The next version of the Android operating system, Android 3.2 Honeycomb, is said to be on its way to tablet manufacturers by the end of this month of by early August according to some rumors online. This means that tablet manufacturers will soon be able to release tablets with the latest version of Android Honeycomb installed – which means we might start to see more 7″ Honeycomb tablets.Android 3.2 Honeycomb […]
Ustream for Android Honeycomb tablets released
Folks who love watching live content in the comfort of their own homes will be glad to know that Ustream is now available to them on their 10-inch Honeycomb tablets. In case you didn’t know, Ustream is an app that allows users to watch live videos (and regular videos) that have been recorded by other members of the Ustream community. It also allows you to shoot your own live videos […]
2012 Mini Cooper Coupe officially revealed
Mini has officially revealed the upcoming version of its iconic small car – the 2012 Mini Cooper Coupe. It is Mini’s first two-passenger variant of the car and is touted to be the fastest stock Mini ever. The car features a familiar face, but from its side, the familiar hatchback rear end of the vehicle is instantly noticeable, and in its place is a protruding boot with a retractable spoiler […]
Symbian Anna available for download in July
At the Nokia Connection 2011 event today, Nokia had more to announce than just the upcoming MeeGo N9 phone. The company hasn’t forgotten about its loyal Symbian customers as well. Nokia has announced that all existing Symbian^3 devices will be receiving the Symbian Anna update in July. This means users of the N8, C7, C6-01 and E7 will be getting breath of life in their phones. All new Symbian phones […]
Samsung to release NC215S solar-powered netbook in the US
While Samsung’s legal team is busy fending off Apple’s lawsuits, the company has been busy releasing other computers as well. Liliputing reports that Samsung has confirmed the release of its upcoming NC215S solar-powered netbook in the US next month. The lightweight computer features a 10.1″ 1024 x 600 matte display, 1GB of RAM, and a 1.66GHz Intel Atom N570 dual-core processor.But what’s special about this netbook is its lid that […]
Nokia Windows Phone 7 devices released in Europe first?
Folks in the US might be in for a disappointment if the following rumors turn out to be true. According to some reports online, the vice president of Nokia Europe mentioned that Nokia’s first Windows Phone 7 devices will be released in France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and the UK first; later this year. However, a Nokia spokeswoman, Anna Martin, refused to confirm his comments about the release of […]
Microsoft Kinect SDK officially released
We previously wrote about Microsoft releasing the official Kinect SDK today, and it looks like the rumors were spot on. Microsoft has released the beta version of the official Kinect SDK on the Microsoft Research website today. Designed for non-commercial use only, the Kinect SDK is targeted at researchers, academics and hobbyists (the folks who have been coming up with all sorts of DIY Kinect projects all this while). These […]
Acer Aspire Ethos laptops available this week
Remember the Acer Aspire Ethos laptops that were revealed last week? Yeah, the laptops with the detachable trackpads. Well, it looks like they’ll be arriving on our shores sooner than we thought. Acer has just issued a press release stating the arrival of the laptops sometime this week.The Acer Aspire Ethos AS8951G and AS5951G are versatile laptops designed for activities such as gaming, video streaming, to enjoying high-definition DVDs, photography […]
Mozilla Firefox 5 almost out the door
Firefox fans looking for a nice tasty update to their favorite web browser have something to look forward to next week. Mozilla released the Firefox 5 RC (Release Candidate) version of the browser yesterday (this is the step after beta and before the final release), and announced that it has plans to release the final version of the browser next week – assuming no major bugs are found or overhauls […]
Kinect Windows SDK arriving tomorrow?
Microsoft has previously made it known that it’ll be releasing the official Kinect SDK to developers sometime this year, but there hasn’t been any official date mentioned yet, until now. The official SDK that will allow Kinect developers to easily come up with more uses of the gaming motion controller, and find more creative ways to utilize the device has been reported to be arriving tomorrow. According to the folks […]
HTC Sensation 4G launching on June 8
Folks looking forward to get their hands on the HTC’s first dual-core phone, the HTC Sensation 4G won’t have to wait much longer. The folks over at TmoNews managed to get their hands on an internal screenshot showing the launch date of the HTC Sensation 4G: June 8.This lines up nicely with previous rumors about the June 8 release date as well, and if everything goes according to plan, that’s […]
Bing Maps SDK for iOS released
Microsoft sure is working hard on bringing Bing over to iOS; they seem to have something new for Apple’s platform every few weeks. The company has officially released the Bing Maps SDK for iOS developers. What this means is that developers will now be able to embed Bing Maps inside their apps.The Bing Maps SDK will enable all the usual features such as gesture-based interaction, adding pushpins, overlays and the […]