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Apple now requires iOS developers to use 64-bit code

Apple now requires iOS developers to use 64-bit code

21 October, 2014 | comments (7)

Ever since Apple unveiled the iPhone 5s, it has been keen to brag about the 64-bit support of the Apple A7 chip. Starting February, it will require developers to develop their apps to work on the 64-bit architecture as well as the 32-bit...

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Meizu MX4 gets a gold version, pre-orders start tomorrow

Meizu MX4 gets a gold version, pre-orders start tomorrow

21 October, 2014 | comments (2)

Looking to get an MX4 with a touch of extra bling? Meizu has you covered as the company has just announced a gold version of its latest flagship. The new variant was announced at a Flyme + YunOS presentation held in China today and pre-orders will...

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Latest Oppo N3 teaser confirms fingerprint scanner

Latest Oppo N3 teaser confirms fingerprint scanner

21 October, 2014 | comments (4)

Oppo keeps its N3 teaser campaign going and the latest image it has shared once again is once again about the rotating camera of its upcoming phablet. And while the precision optics are clearly the focal point, the most interesting bit is a bit...

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LG's Odin-powered phone coming this month, joining the G3 family

LG's Odin-powered phone coming this month, joining the G3 family

21 October, 2014 | comments (9)

LG's in-house chipset codenamed Odin has been in Rurmorland for two years already. As the rumors have it, the Odin smartphone was delayed numerous times due to overheating issues and production hiccups. According to the latest report though those...

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Apple announces financial results for Q4 of the fiscal 2014

Apple announces financial results for Q4 of the fiscal 2014

20 October, 2014 | comments (91)

Apple announced its financial results for Q4 of the fiscal 2014. The Cupertino giant took home a quarterly net profit of $8.5 billion or $1.42 per diluted share from $42.1 billion of revenue. Its gross margin for the quarter is 38%. The above...

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Lenovo will allegedly attempt to acquire BlackBerry this week

Lenovo will allegedly attempt to acquire BlackBerry this week

20 October, 2014 | comments (39)

According to a new report, Lenovo might make a bid for the BlackBerry at some point this week. The troubled Canadian manufacturer has been showing signs of resurgence over the past few weeks. Reportedly, Lenovo is willing to pay in the...


iPhone sales might reach record 62 million this quarter

iPhone sales might reach record 62 million this quarter

20 October, 2014 | comments (100)

According to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, Apple is on track to sell between 56.7 million and 62.7 million iPhones during the fourth quarter of 2014 (from October to December). Overall Wall Street estimates hover around 60 million. For...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Sprint LG G2 update has LTE and HD voice improvements

Sprint LG G2 update has LTE and HD voice improvements

20 October, 2014 | comments (6)

The LG G2 that's been sold by Sprint in the United States is now in the process of getting a new software update. This won't change the Android version the G2 is running, or anything like that. What it will do, though, according to the official...


Nexus 6 pre-orders confirmed to start on October 29

Nexus 6 pre-orders confirmed to start on October 29

20 October, 2014 | comments (34)

Google and Motorola unveiled the Nexus 6 phablet last week. During the blog post announcement, we were told that pre-orders for the device would start on October 29. And this date has just been confirmed by none other than the phone's listing in...


iOS 8.1 is now rolling out, ready to download and install

iOS 8.1 is now rolling out, ready to download and install

20 October, 2014 | comments (76)

Last week during its iPad-related event, Apple announced that iOS 8.1 would be out starting today. And the company has kept that promise, for the latest version of its mobile OS has already started rolling out to devices. If you have an iPhone,...

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OnePlus One pre-orders go live for one hour on October 27

OnePlus One pre-orders go live for one hour on October 27

20 October, 2014 | comments (28)

OnePlus announced its upcoming pre-order system for the One last month, when it only said it would roll out in October. And today the Chinese company has followed up with an actual date and time at which you'll be able to pre-order its first...

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Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 lands at AT&T on October 24

Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 lands at AT&T on October 24

20 October, 2014 | comments (2)

AT&T has just announced that it will start selling the Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 on October 24, which is this Friday. The handset will set you back $149.99 if you go with the traditional two-year contract. If you want to purchase it without the...

Tags: Samsung, Android, AT&T


Meizu MX4 with glossy white back cover shows up

Meizu MX4 with glossy white back cover shows up

20 October, 2014 | comments (13)

A couple of new photos reveal that Meizu is working to release a glossy white version of the Meizu MX4. According to GizChina a gold back cover is also planned to launch soon. The Meizu MX4 is by far the most premium-looking smartphone the...

Tags: Meizu, Android


HTC Desire 820 mini briefly appears on HTC China site

HTC Desire 820 mini briefly appears on HTC China site

20 October, 2014 | comments (20)

The HTC 820mu recently passed through TENAA but the company briefly featured the upcoming phone on its Chinese web store, giving us a glimpse of what's to come. We are looking at a low cost phone with 5" screen that will be called HTC Desire 820...

Tags: HTC, Android, Dual SIM


TENAA leaks 64-bit Huawei Honor 4X

TENAA leaks 64-bit Huawei Honor 4X

20 October, 2014 | comments (20)

Huawei's latest phone has leaked on China's TENAA with respectable specs and an very attractive rumored price tag. Destined to become Huawei's main weapon against rival Xiaomi's Redmi lineup the Honor Che1-CL20 (which will probably be called Honor...


Xiaomi Mi 4 and Mi Pad getting price cuts

Xiaomi Mi 4 and Mi Pad getting price cuts

20 October, 2014 | comments (23)

It seems that Xiaomi has reconsidered the prices of its Xiaomi Mi 4 flagship smartphone, the Xiaomi Mi Pad and the Xiaomi TV. Tmall, an online storefront of Xiaomi, has put question marks in the prices of those three, Xiaomi headphones and a battery...

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Lenovo K30-T midranger vists Chinese TENAA for certification

Lenovo K30-T midranger vists Chinese TENAA for certification

20 October, 2014 | comments (6)

Lenovo has reached to the Chinese TENAA for certification of its upcoming smartphone called K30-T. As a result, we get to see what the phone looks like and take a peek at its specs. The Lenovo K30-T is a midranger with a 5" IPS LCD 720p display,...

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Here are the droids confirmed to get 5.0 Lollipop so far

Here are the droids confirmed to get 5.0 Lollipop so far

19 October, 2014 | comments (171)

Google officially announced Android 5.0 Lollipop recently, and while that is great news and all, unless you are among the minority that is on Nexus or Google Play edition devices, what you are really looking for is when the OEMs, or the OEM of your...


Another press images of Motorola Droid Turbo leaks

Another press images of Motorola Droid Turbo leaks

19 October, 2014 | comments (48)

More press images of Motorola Droid Turbo made the rounds online. The high-end Android powerhouse for Verizon Wireless will make its debut in a little over a week, on October 28. In line with past leaks, the new image showcases the...


Meizu MX4 Pro leaks in black and white

Meizu MX4 Pro leaks in black and white

19 October, 2014 | comments (35)

The Meizu MX4 Pro will likely have to wait until November to make its public debut, but that doesn’t mean it will be keeping away from the spotlight until then. We got yet another leak, showing the upcoming flagship in its two color versions – black...

Tags: Meizu, Android, Rumors