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Windows Phones compared in size (click for larger image) Those thinking of buying a new Windows Phone 8 (or WP7) in the near future should definitely check out the image above. A WPCentral reader made up the image where you can easily see a selection of Windows Phones compared in size. All Windows Phone 8s are included (ATIV S, 8X, 8S, Lumia 920, Lumia 820), with a few additional ones running Windows Phone 7 (Titan II, Focus S, Focus, Lumia 900, Lumia 800). The biggest surprise for me was how tall the Samsung ATIV S really is. What do...

Samsung Galaxy Note II event Samsung today sent a save the date for an event scheduled for October 24th in New York City. The S Pen in the invitation reveals that the event will be about the U.S. launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note II. The event is scheduled to begin at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time. I’ve just created a handy countdown timer to this event. Head over to this page for the timer and a timezone converter. Hit View Post to see a countdown timer ...

TIZEN 2.0 Roadmap Tizen.org just announced that the first Alpha release of Tizen 2.0 Magnolia is made available. The release includes the SDK and Source Code. Tizen 2.0 alpha has additional features, tools, and other improvements, including: Enhanced Web framework that provides better HTML5/W3C API support and more Tizen Device APIs Multi-process Webkit2-based Web Runtime which provides better security and reliability for Web applications Advanced HTML5 features such as video subtitles and captions, battery status API, screen orientation...

Wow. I’ve never been a huge fan of Samsung’s TouchWiz, but never did I think it actually would pose such a threat to a user’s data! For those that don’t know what TouchWiz is, it’s Samsung’s own vision of how a user interface should look like. Samsung adds this to every Android device it manufactures. Today, a bug in TouchWiz was made public that enables for websites to trigger a hard reset of a Galaxy device! If I was to implement  one line of code in this post, every single Galaxy owner reading this...

Samsung Galaxy Note II Samsung UK today announced that the Galaxy Note II will be available in the UK from Monday, October 1st. The device will be offered by all major UK networks, and via Carphone Warehouse and Phones4U. We’ll get two colors — Marble White and Titanium Grey. Hit View Post for Samsung’s press release. ...

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Samsung today started the rollout of Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean for the Galaxy S III in Poland. Now when the first Samsung smartphone has received the update, how about the other devices? In a list released by SamMobile, Samsung plans to update 11 smartphones and 4 tablets to Android 4.1.1. The following Samsung devices will get updated to Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean: Galaxy S III Galaxy S II Galaxy S II LTE Galaxy Note Galaxy S Advance Galaxy Chat Galaxy Ace 2 Galaxy Beam Galaxy Ace Plus Galaxy Mini 2 Galaxy S Duos Galaxy...

Samsung Galaxy S III Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (I9300XXDLIB/I9300OXFDLI1) First reports are flying in from Poland, where Samsung has apparently began the push of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean for the Galaxy S III. Users in Poland should be able to download software version I9300XXDLIB/I9300OXFDLI1 for the Galaxy S III. Changes in the update include: Better performance, thanks to Project Butter it’s even smoother and faster Reorganized settings menu 2 Homescreen modes New Notifications bar S Note instead of S Memo Google Now Resizable Pop-up...

One of the biggest selling points of the new Nokia Lumia 920 has been the PureView camera, which features something that Nokia calls Optical Image Stabilization (OIS). The lens is practically floating, resulting in better stabilization when shooting video and stills. There’s a Russian video posted on YouTube comparing image stabilization between the Nokia Lumia 920 and Samsung Galaxy S III. The two devices are strapped on a radio controlled car, both recording the same footage. The footage on the Nokia is much smoother and less...