April 22, 2012

Samsung Galaxy Note headed towards T-Mobile?


  A few documents unearthed by TMoNews seems to point towards a possible variant of Samsung’s Galaxy Note phablet on the Magenta network. What makes them think so? The model (SGH-T879) was initially claimed to be a variant of the SGH-i717, the AT&T Galaxy Note, in the Bluetooth SIG and WiFi Alliance documents. This has however been removed. Although the SGH-T8x9 is normally reserved for tablets, the Bluetooth documents call the device a phone. It’s a grey area, but … [Read more...]

Panasonic Eluga now available in Germany, headed to the UK April 24


The Panasonic Eluga, which launched last month in Japan, has made its way to Europe. The Android 2.3 handset that we first saw at Mobile World Congress is so far on sale only in Germany, but will makes its way to the UK by the end of the month. Folks interested in the Eluga can find it for as low as €399 depending on where they shop. The Eluga features a waterproof casing, 4.3-inch IPS display, and 1.5GHz dual-core CPU. The phone also carries NFC support. The phone will ship in the UK … [Read more...]

Toshiba Excite 10 visits the FCC headed for May release


The 10-inch entry in Toshiba’s new lineup of Ice Cream Sandwich tablets will be the first to hit shelves, and likewise is the first to find its way to the FCC. The quad-core Toshiba Excite 10 has been getting its pre-requisite certifications en route to a May release, when it will be available starting at $ 449.99 for the 16GB model. The tablet utilizes a Tegra 3 chipset coupled with 1GB of RAM, a 5MP rear and 1.3MP front-facing camera, and plenty of connectivity. The Excite 10 is fairly … [Read more...]

Linux Tycoon, “The Nerdiest MMO Ever Conceived,” Headed To Android With Online Play


  It appears that Linux Tycoon, "the world's premier 'Linux Distribution Building Simulation Game'," will be gaining online play soon, and (more importantly) is officially headed for Android (and iOS). In a blog post earlier today, Lunduke announced both of these exciting developments, and explained just how the game's new online capabilities will work: the mind behind "the nerdiest MMO ever conceived" will be releasing Linux Tycoon Server, allowing players to run their own "world" … [Read more...]

7-inch Ice Cream Sandwich “My Tablet” headed to consumers for under $150 later in April


I received the rare opportunity to speak with a source this afternoon that invited me to take a look at a prototype tablet that will soon be launching. It is not being launched by a major brand, carrier, or a major player in the industry, however that shouldn’t detour you from taking a few seconds to check it out. It will be called ‘My Tablet.’ The model I had a chance to take a look at was a pre-production 7-inch tablet. It will feature a 800 x 480 resolution mutli-touch capacitive … [Read more...]

HTC One X headed to Rogers sometime this month


Rogers is touting the launch of LTE in Calgary and Halifax, an exciting prospect for those residing in the two locales. A tidbit slipped in at the end of the press release announcing the network expansions should catch the attention of a far wider swath of Canadians. The HTC One X, which was previously only said to be launching this spring, will be hitting Rogers this month. A RedBoard post further confirms the news, stating that the One X will launch “over the next few weeks” alongside the … [Read more...]

Sony Xperia S headed to Canada on Rogers


Sony is shipping their latest flagship handset to carriers and retailers around the globe, and we can add Rogers in Canada to the list. A picture posted to the Sony Mobile Facebook page gives us as clear an indication as any. Given the timing, the Sony Xperia S should launch on the Canadian network in April. The phone features dual-core processing, a 720p display, and pretty awesome 12MP camera.     [via MobileSyrup] APFs … [Read more...]

Panasonic Eluga gets March 29 release date in Japan, headed to Europe in April


The Panasonic Eluga, a pleasant surprise from Mobile World Congress, will launch on Japan’s NTT DoCoMo on March 29th, and it will soon find its way to Europe. Panasonic is hoping to crack the international market after a series of releases tailored for Japan. The Eluga provides their best bet with a ever-so-stylish (and thin) 7.8mm design and a spec sheet that features a dual-core 1GHz CPU, 4.3-inch qHD display, and NFC support. As with most devices released in Japan, the Eluga is waterproof … [Read more...]

SIM-free LG Optimus L7 headed to the UK May 1, priced at £250


  The LG Optimus L7 will be making its UK debut on May 1st, in SIM-free form at least. The mid-range Ice Cream Sandwich will be offered for £254.98 and is currently available for pre-order via Unlocked Mobiles. For the price you get a 4.3-inch display at 480 x800 resolution, 5MP camera with LED flashi, and a 1GHz CPU packed into a stylish frame measuring in at a mere 8.7mm thick. The Optimus L7′s lower-specc’d sibling Optimus L3 will be available later this month. Availability … [Read more...]

Ice Cream Sandwich based LG Optimus L7 headed to Canada


During the onslaught of Mobile World Congress we got to see a ton of new devices. Many of them are spectacular, while some are just so-so. LG had quite the line-up on display and most of the big announcements came with ICS as the base OS. We were happy to hear that. One of such LG devices demoed, photoed and videod to the gills was the LG Optimus L series of device. According to a tipster at MobileSyrup, the Optimus L7 is on the road map to land in Canada on Rogers Wireless. The L7 wasn’t a … [Read more...]

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