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HTC Wildfire C Android smartphone leaks out

A new lower-end smartphone is soon to be heading our way courtesy of HTC and is destined to be known in retail channels as the Wildfire C. Currently codenamed as the HTC Golf, it will come running with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich combined with HTC’s Sense 4.0 skin and …

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Google CEO talks up importance of sub-$250 Android tablets

This week Google CEO Larry Page answered a question about Google’s strategy going forward regarding Android tablets. Naturally, this is a topic of high interest to many considering increased retail strength and importance tablets from the green machine are enduring. Page is excited by the current Android tablets already available …

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HTC responds to One S chipped ceramic coating issues

One of the main features HTC pointed out to us all on their new black-coloured One S smartphone is its unique design process used in creating the phone’s body. The micro-arc oxidation process involves running 10,000 volts or energy across aircraft-grade aluminum, creating a ceramic like finish. A finish, according …

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HTC takes a beating on the stock exchange

Just 3 years ago, HTC was the industry’s darling. It had moved from clunky old designs to a a sleek new range of phones and was adding in ‘smart’ by the bucket-full. It’s just announced a 70% drop in first quarter profits. So what went wrong? Before 2007, you could …

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Samsung set to report $5Bn a quarter profit

Most companies on the planet do not turn over $5 billion a year. To be honest, most companies won’t turn over $5 billion over the entire course of their existence. Right now, things are bubbling up nicely for Samsung and its starting to bang in some serious numbers. KitGuru gives …

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HTC One series launching in the UK today

Today is the big launch day for HTC’s latest and greatest smartphones; the HTC One X and One S.  Beginning this morning you will be able to grab either the 4.7 inch, quad-core powered One X or the 4.3 inch, Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 powered smartphone from a variety of UK …

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Samsung opts to build $7Bn factory in China

The Korean need for national pride is about as strong as the Chinese need to be the world’s factory. So what happens when the immovable object (Koreas desire to do everything itself) meets the irresistible force (China’s need to do it for you)?  With the launch of Samsung’s next chip factory now …

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Google to sell tablets directly to customers?

We have already heard rumours of Google and Asus combining to sell a $199 Nexus tablet and Google may now be resorting to old ways to distribute products. Rumours have it that Google will open its own online store to sell tablets directly to customers. Just like the Nexus One, …

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Sony confirms Android 4.0 update for 11 phones

Sony's Xperia Ray will be getting its Android 4.0 update in April alongside the Xperia Arc S and

Last year, then Sony Ericsson and now Sony, confirmed that all 2011 Xperia smartphones will be getting an update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. This vital piece of information has yet to change but the update schedule for different devices has been changed up a bit. Sometime in the …

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Google begins to push out Android 4.0.4

Earlier today Google’s Jean-Baptiste Queru has given word that Android Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.4 will soon be available through the Android Open Source Project (AOSP). This build apparently brings about an incremental update with “a few hundred changes over Android 4.0.3,” although it is not yet clear what many of …

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Toshiba previews 13.3 inch Android 4.0 tablet

If you walk into an electronics store these days you (should) find a bunch of tablets on display near the laptops. If you’re curious as to what is offer you’ll find tablets mostly with screens roughly 10 inches in size such as the Asus Transformer Prime or the Apple iPad. …

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Sony announces Xperia sola smartphone

Sony has just announced its latest smartphone to follow the new Sony Xperia styling that has already been seen in the Xperia S, the Xpera sola. The NFC equipped Android smartphone will come bundled with two Xperia SmartTags. These can be configured to do things on the phone, such as …

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