I’m sure HTC fans will remember this image. It’s the HTC 1 concept made a designer called Andrew Kim, who was obviously a big fan of HTC at the time, too. It got picked up by some major blogs, and became quite popular because it was a very interesting design compared to what was on the market in early 2010. It still does appeal, I believe, although it’s made a little outdated by its thickness. Even HTC doesn’t make phones that thick anymore, even though they’ve been lagging behind others in the past, when it comes to device thinness. Where…

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Asus is aware of the fact that they are trying to implement a paradigm shift in the realm of mobile technology. Unfortunately, change doesn’t happen overnight. That’s exactly the case with Asus. Perhaps you do remember the Asus Padfone, the half-tablet, half-smartphone that was first advertised last year. But it didn’t appeal much to us at first. After all, a phone that can be inserted into a tablet was unimaginable, and the thought of just didn’t make any sense. What was certain though is the fact that it was something radical, cool and interesting, judging from the advert that Asus…

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It’s funny how mobile manufacturers can get too overexcited at times, even up to the point of announcing their flagship devices way ahead of the time for a major event to happen, such as Mobile World Congress. On the contrary, perhaps, it’s all a part of the master plan. We are actually referring to LG, the South Korean consumer electronics giant who recently revealed their roster of devices for the Year of the Dragon. One of those is the Optimus 4X HD, a quad-core smartphone that is expected to launch in the U.S. via T-Mobile. Yes, if you’ve been digging…

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We initially speculated that Samsung will be revealing the Galaxy S3 at next month’s Mobile World Congress. However, Chris Ziegler (The Verge) and other German sites are reporting that the Android manufacturer will not be announcing the device in Barcelona. For many people, this is a complete surprise, especially since both the Galaxy Tab 10.1 and Galaxy S II first made a debut a day before last year’s MWC. So if you’re hoping to see the successor of the company’s flagship smartphone on February 27, you might end up disappointed. One of the reasons why experts believe the announcement of…

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This might be a little to early, since CES isn’t even over yet. But the next big event in Android takes place at the end of February in Barcelona, Mobile World Congress 2012. Today Sony started sending out invites for the event, which is pictured above, and it looks like we are going to see more Xperia phones announced at MWC next month. Mobile World Congress is February 27th – March 1, 2012 in Barcelona, Spain, and as always we will bring you all the latest from that event. In related news, a Tweet from Orange UK’s Conor Maples confirms that the…

An exciting new Google feature has been shown off at this year’s Mobile World Congress recently pairing Google Goggles and Google Translate to work together in a harmonious union.  The specific example shown in the video after the jump, has the demonstrator taking a picture of a German dinner menu with Google Goggles, and having it translate to English only seconds later.  Quite a cool concept that is still under development, but shows great promise. While Google Goggles is still working out the kinks in terms of accuracy, the translation service is working well and even supports text to speech…

While there certainly isn’t anything “mini” about it, the Dell Mini 5 is piquing interest everywhere with it’s in-between size of a phone and tablet PC.  During MWC today a few more interesting details have surfaced regarding some of the features of the phone that have been previously shrouded in mystery. The Mini 5 is set to launch on AT&T’s network with rumored future availability for T-Mobile.  It is said to be running something “newer than Android 1.6″ and some reports are saying Android 2.1.  It now officially totes a forward facing camera which will enable the device to perform…

Rumored to be announced at next month’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona Spain, the phone to the right is going by the codename of “Zeppelin”.  This makes little sense as this phone has also been going by that name and has been made very official as of late (although since ditching the Zeppelin title).  For now, we will call it the Motorola mystery until it’s formal announcement arrives.  Specifications are said to include MOTOBLUR running on 2.0 or 2.1, a 5 Megapixel camera, a 3.2-inch HVGA display, GPS, and touch sensitive buttons below the screen. The most interesting part of…

According to DigiTimes, Garmin-ASUS are planning to launch their first Android smartphone at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona in a little under four weeks. We have already brought you plenty of news regarding Garmin-ASUS and their Android plans. However, we cannot help but question the legitimacy of DigiTimes’ reports for the following reasons. It has already been well documented that Garmin-ASUS are looking to launch their first Android based device at the start of this year. With CES out of the way, the next biggest event in the mobile phone calendar is without question MWC. It goes without…

The Guardian online, a well connected and established UK newspaper, is reporting that Samsung will no longer showcase their highly anticipated Android based handsets at the Mobile World Congress starting next week in Barcelona. The phone apparently will not be unveiled until “the second half of this year” and its no-show at the MWC will leave many Android and mobile phone enthusiasts disappointed. According to the Guardian, the head of marketing for mobile devices at Samsung, Younghee Lee, has cautiously revealed that Samsung are working to an internal deadline for an Autumn/Winter release. As the number one manufacturer of mobile…