The HTC J Butterfly is a Better Waterproof One M8!

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A new HTC J Butterfly becomes the next variant in the One M8 story! HTC and their new line up of One smart phones have been on a roll for a while now. Early last month the company’s quarterly check in posted positive results and putting the company in the black with a profit of ...

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Sony Expected to Launch Affordable Xperia E2 in 2014

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Sony set to release an ‘affordable’ Xperia E2 with 4G LTE connectivity sometime in 2014? You remember Sony right? Of course you do! How could one forget the awesomeness that is Xperia! Sony has been hard at work this year releasing a small handful of rather excellent Xperia devices. Most recently Sony launched the Xperia ...

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Sony’s Xperia Z1s Leaks, Suspected as a Global Z1f

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The Sony Xperia Z1S leaks as a suspected global Z1 Mini. Remember Sony? Of course you do, but you may have not realized the company makes some rather awesome smart phones and tablets. Sony is long known for quality electronics and their smart phone range fits into that level of excellence perfectly. Recently the company ...

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Press Renderings of the Verizon Bound Casio G’Zone Commando 4G LTE Surface

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The Casio Commando 4G LTE is Verizon bound! You may remember Casio from such products as a calculator watch and G’Zone time pieces, but if you have been living under a G’Zone Rock, the company also makes pretty awesome cell phones. The company took a page out of their own book by bringing the ruggedness ...

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The LG Optimus G Pro Ready For its Stateside Debut

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  LG’s Optimus G poses for the camera with At&t branding. Way back in September of last year the LG Optimus G train got started on its maiden voyage. Today marks a new destination for the series G handsets. September of last year LG introduced the LG Optimus G super phone to the Korean markets, it’s ...

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The Blackberry Meets its Demise in Japan

  The end of the Blackberry era hits Japan. In case you haven’t heard, Blackberry is back. While it seems cliché, they are indeed back with a new operating system and hardware. Before the launch of their new system and handsets the trouble equated with the company most certainly spelled demise. While the Z10 is doing ...

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Google’s Nexus 10 Tablet Now Available in Japan

The Nexus 10 is official in Japan! When phones and tablets become official and ultimately released, its easy to assume they will make their trip around the world on the scheduled release date. Unfortunately this is far from the case. When a device releases it usually to a specific market first, then it treks into ...

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Jelly Bean in Kid form? Meet the NTT DoCoMo Junior SH-05

Ever think your kid needs a powerful Android phone or just smart phone in general? Well, if you were living in the fast pace technological world of Japan, your answer could prove to be a simple, yes. Here stateside we like to dumb down the phones we pawn off as child friendly, but it looks ...

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The HTC M7 To Be Announced February 19th?

Where is HTC? Well if the invitations to their next even are any idea, they are hard at work! HTC is most definitely hard at work; however exactly they are cooking up is still a mystery. The company has recently taken the back burner position to Samsung in the battle of the Droid’s as their ...

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The LG Optimus G Pro Becomes Official for NTT DoCoMo

It was only last week where leaky details of a new variation of the Optimus G surfaced to the top of the rumor mill and today, the new LG Optimus G Pro becomes official. While LG continues to pump out the Optimus G and its ever famous cousin the Nexus 4 it seems like these ...

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Sony Xperia Tablet Z Becomes A Reality

  Nowadays, tablets come in all shapes and sizes. Some tablets are disguised as smart phones, while others prove to be perfect in size and shape. Over the course of CES Sony announced their Xperia Z and ZL smart phones to much fan fare. The two handsets are solid new contenders in the smart phone arena ...

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An LG Optimus G Pro Rendering and Specs Leak

For the most part, it’s hard to improve on perfection but cell phone manufacturers do it all the time. Sometimes, they offer up awesome, vast improvements while other attempts are not so graceful. The original LG Optimus G was announced in Korea back in August and slowly made its way into the states via the ...

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Fujitsu Set To Expand Raku-Raku Line West

  Do you remember the Samsung Jitterbug? No? That’s not really surprising. You may have seen an infomercial or two about the phone late night as you watch the tube in a state of hypnagogia. The small flip phone is just one of many different devices made with the elderly in mind. They sport big buttons ...

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The Samsung Galaxy S III Alpha to Release In Japan

  The Samsung Galaxy S III was announced in May and released in international markets later that month. In the short months it has been lurking around as a carrier option is has seemingly taken over the world. The Galaxy S III for American markets has been around since June and all markets together sold around ...

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Apple iPhone 4 Getting NFC Payment Abilities in Japan with ‘Stickers’

A sticker can turn an iPhone 4 into a portable, wireless credit card.

Japan’s iPhone 4s will receive the ability to function as mobile payment options through the magic of near field communication (NFC) in February 2011. Before you start clamoring for your own iPhone 4 to do the same, realize that Japanese carrier Softbank is relying on a third-party option to make its iPhone 4s NFC capable. ...

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