Non-removable batteries have a lot of pros and cons. According to the Germany’s Federal Environment Agency, the cons for the environment are enough to call a ban on sealed batteries.
If the latest report on the Asus PadFone 2′s European launch is accurate, buyers in Germany can expect to see the device touching down on December 1.
Google’s new Nexus products are almost ready to be launched, as we’re just a day away from November 13, the official release date for the Nexus 4 smartphone and the Nexus 10 tablet. And just in case you forgot, there are also new Nexus 7 flavors to go around also.
The Galaxy S3’s bumpy and sluggish Jelly Bean upgrade is more or less done and dusted, so it’s only natural to expect Sammy to move on to the next device that needs Android 4.1.
After Microsoft failed to get Motorola to pay their licensing fees following the first patent lawsuit, Microsoft went right ahead and filed a second one. This time, they are not only going after Motorola, but after Google Maps and Google itself. In the words of Jerry “The King” Lawler, this is going to be a slobberknocker.
German prosecutors are likely to drop a criminal probe into whether cars sent out to take photos for Google Street View illegally gathered more data than they were supposed to.
Despite not being in the headlines as much as the Apple-Samsung legal brawl, the patent fight between Motorola and Microsoft has been very eventful lately. In fact, if we wouldn’t want to keep our objective perspective on all these legal accusations and trials, we might say that the Moto-Microsoft conflict has got a little out of hand.
If you’re smitten by the Xperia T – perhaps after seeing that unboxing video that we just posted – and can’t wait to buy it, it looks like several stores are selling Sony’s latest flagship model early. Those in the UK, France, and Germany can get their wallet out now.
It’s not just Everything Everywhere customers in the UK that will get their hands on LTE-ready devices in the near future, as some German subscribers will also be able to buy a few smartphones, phablets and tablets sporting real 4G connectivity. The lists includes a variety of Samsung Android and Windows Phone devices such as the Galaxy S2, the Galaxy S3 the Galaxy Note 10.1 and the ATIV S.
In addition to not saying a word about the actual release dates of the Galaxy Note 2 phablet, Samsung also failed to unveil pricing details for the device. Sure, the Galaxy Note 2 will sell both unlocked and bundled with multi-year plans with carriers, so it’s harder for Samsung to mention the price during a general event. But it could have hinted at some price points for the various Galaxy Note 2 versions that will soon hit stores. Engadget has learned that Vodafone Germany plans to charge 640 Euros for the 16GB unlocked LTE version of the Galaxy Note 2,…