Huawei Ascend D1 Quad

The Huawei Ascend D1 Quad is an impressive device, to say the least. It has a Huawei-made quad processor running at 1.5GHz and hit the Mobile World Congress with quite a splash. It was supposed to arrive on scene in the first half of 2012 to take the world by storm. But unfortunately, developing the K3V2 quad-core processor apparently was a lot more work than the company thought it would be, and they ran into several delays along the way. It’s now September 3rd and finally the time for the D1 Quad has come to IFA, with plans to arrive this year — way later than originally expected.

Acer smartphones

What do you think of when you hear the brand name Acer? Odds are that laptops and tablets are the first products that come to mind. They have a small presence in the smartphone world, but they certainly have room to grow. Acer hopes to change all of that. The company plans to strengthen its place in the phone market with six new devices. These new phones will launch in 2013, targeting Europe, China and Southeast Asia.


xda-developers, via Samsung-Updates, now offers interested users the latest Jelly Bean build for the Galaxy S3 – and we already showed you a variety of Galaxy S3 Jelly Bean leaks in the recent weeks that were dated back to July and August. Unfortunately, and just like its predecessors, this Jelly Bean update is only available to international Galaxy S3 owners, so don’t get all too excited.


The Team Win Recovery Project’s touch-based recovery, better known as TWRP Recovery, is a popular alternative to the widely used ClockworkMod Recovery (which also has a touch-based version). Being a custom recovery for Android, TWRP Recovery allows you to perform more dev-related tasks on your phone than stock custom recovery…

HTC Desire X

Wondering when the HTC Desire X will become available? Wonder no more, we have the first indication of when and for how much you will be able to get the new Desire X. A listing went up on the online shop, revealing the Desire X’ price and approximate availability date.