The first gadget to be unveiled by HTC at the IFA is a far from impressive budget-friendly phone which might get lost in the crowd if it won’t be priced correctly. The Desire X has been leaked for a while, has starred in a bunch of unofficial photos and has had an almost complete spec sheet since a couple of days ago. Here are press photos and confirmed specs.

HTC tablet

As much financial trouble as HTC might be in right now, it was very hard to believe that the tech giant will only unveil the Desire X at the last major tech event of 2012, so we were waiting for some kind of surprise for some time now. And quite the surprise it is, in the form of a rather original (and quirky) looking 10-inch tablet.

Sony Xperia J

The Sony Xperia J (formerly known as the ST26i), has now been thoroughly previewed by Russian website Aside from some precious info about the phone’s look, feel and screen, this preview also brings to the spotlight a few decent pics of the Xperia J.

IFA 2012

Although very little has been officially announced, with less than two weeks to go until the official IFA kick-off we have a good idea of what to expect from pretty much all of today’s Android “stars”. Here’s a quick rundown of what we suspect to see on show over in Berlin, Germany.


I personally, am extremely excited about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7. Packing the same display tech, Super AMOLED, that made the original Galaxy S has smash hit, it’s one of the more conveniently sized tablets around. Plus, it will feature incredible performance, courtesy of a 1.4GHz dual core processor. With so many manufacturers entering into the tablet space, it appears that Samsung’s strategy is in offering a diverse selection of sizes, good performance, and aesthetically pleasing, thin designs. Really though, with the Samsung Galaxy 7.7, it appears that Samsung is truly going all out, and the device will feature…


A new Android Honeycomb tablet computer is coming out just in time to make it to your Christmas shopping list. The LifeTab, as it’s currently called, is going to be part of Medion’s new line of mobile devices running on the Android platform. The company introduced the upcoming tablet in the recently concluded 51st IFA (Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin or less officially the “Berlin Radio Show”). This is no small debut as the IFA is considered to be one of the major international trade shows for consumer electronics. According to Medion’s representatives, their new tablet computer’s first release will be in the…

Today in Berlin at the IFA consumer electronics show, Samsung confirmed that the next iteration of Google’s Android OS will be called Honeycomb. Rumors have swirled for some time that the new OS would be called Honeycomb, which is expected to follow Gingerbread but now it’s much more official – though Google itself still hasn’t commented.

ViewSonic officially announced its new 7-inch Android tablet, the ViewPad 7, which also doubles as a smartphone.  The new device sports a massive 7-inch capacitive touchscreen for onscreen navigation and input as well as offering speedy 3G connectivity for voice and data.  The ViewPad 7 is backed by Android 2.2 Froyo and features a front facing VGA camera for internet calling and a 3mp shooter around back.  Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS, a USB port, and a microSD expansion card slot are also on-board. The ViewPad 7 from Viewsonic is expected retail for no more than ÂŁ350 ($539) when it goes on…