ZTE Pays Microsoft Around $27 for Each Windows Phone Made
Pegged at $27 per ZTE smartphone, TrustedReviews managed to get those licensing beans spilled at the glitzy London launch of the company's first Windows Phone, the ZTE Tania. The fee flies in the face of open-source Android, which requires no price to install on handsets.

HTC Desire HD

TELUS HTC Desire HD Upgrade to OS 2.3.5 Gingerbread Now Available to Download
TELUS HTC Desire HD users have been reporting in to us all day that an upgrade to OS 2.3.5 Gingerbread is now available to download. All the details are listed on the TELUS site.

250 Million Android Devices Activated, 11 Billion Apps Downloaded
During its Q4 earnings call today, Google announced some pretty impressive figures in terms of its reach in the mobile space. In addition to announcing the $10 billion that his company brought in last quarter, CEO Larry Page announced that there are now 250 million Android devices in the world and those users have downloaded a mind-boggling 11 billion applications from the Android Market.

Samsung Galaxy S II Sales Surpass 5 Million Units in South Korea
Samsung has sold more than 5 million units of its popular Galaxy S II smartphone in South Korea. The milestone was hit just five months after the phone’s launch. In October, Samsung announced that it had sold more than 30 million Galaxy S and Galaxy S II devices.