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Samsung Galaxy S6 dimensions confirmed, port layout too

Samsung Galaxy S6 dimensions confirmed, port layout too

30 January, 2015 | comments (6)

The upcoming Samsung Galaxy S6 hasn't yet surfaced in live images, but based on numerous leaks, we can now paint a pretty accurate picture. Yet it seems that case manufacturers have precise details ahead of launch. After two rounds of case...


Full specs of Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 leak

Full specs of Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 leak

30 January, 2015 | comments (17)

The Xiaomi Redmi Note, released in March 2014, is due for a successor, and one is evidently in the works. A new listing on the site of Chinese agency TENAA reveals its appearance and insides. Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 The new generation...

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Exclusive: Samsung Galaxy XCover 3 photos and specs leak

Exclusive: Samsung Galaxy XCover 3 photos and specs leak

30 January, 2015 | comments (13)

Samsung has always aimed to have a few devices on every shelf, top to bottom. Outdoor-targeted smartphones are no exception, but the two most recent offerings, Galaxy S5 Active and Galaxy S4 Active, have been based on the respective flagships. The...

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Huawei P8 may be announced in mid-April, not at the MWC

Huawei P8 may be announced in mid-April, not at the MWC

30 January, 2015 | comments (5)

Huawei has a flagship in the works and a MWC event scheduled for March 1. New info suggests that the Huawei P8 will not be at that event though, instead it will be revealed on April 15 at a separate event in London. The company is mum on hardware...


Motorola Moto G 4G (2015) debuts in Brazil, already on sale

Motorola Moto G 4G (2015) debuts in Brazil, already on sale

30 January, 2015 | comments (13)

A LTE-enabled variant of the Moto G (2014) has been circulating in the rumor mill for quite some time now and now it's finally become a reality. Motorola has apparently opted out of an official announcement and instead the new handset crept up on us...

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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge hitting Malaysia in February

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge hitting Malaysia in February

30 January, 2015 | comments (7)

The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge is slowly spreading over more and more markets. It is now set for official launch in Malaysia, where it will be available starting February. To publicize its unconventional phablet offering, the Korean company has...

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Counterpoint: Apple actually topped Samsung in Q4, 2014

Counterpoint: Apple actually topped Samsung in Q4, 2014

30 January, 2015 | comments (50)

While we know that Q4, 2014 was a blockbuster quarter for Apple, which sold a whopping 74.5 million smartphones during the period, the question whether that was good enough for the Cupertino-based company to become the top smartphone vendor in the...

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Motorola has sold 3 million devices in India since Feb 2014

Motorola has sold 3 million devices in India since Feb 2014

30 January, 2015 | comments (19)

Back in February last year, Motorola made India’s largest e-commerce website Flipkart its exclusive online retail partner, and now, the Economic Times is reporting that the Lenovo-owned company has sold 3 million smartphones in the country since...

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OnePlus names its Android ROM 'Oxygen'

OnePlus names its Android ROM 'Oxygen'

30 January, 2015 | comments (21)

After things with Cyanogen went a bit sour, OnePlus announced that it is working on its own Android ROM for the OnePlus One. The company also released an alpha version, with a stable version arriving in February. The company has now announced...

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Alleged image of Samsung Galaxy S6 in a Spigen case leaks

Alleged image of Samsung Galaxy S6 in a Spigen case leaks

29 January, 2015 | comments (50)

Purported images of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S6 made the rounds online courtesy of Spigen. The Korean manufacturer of mobile accessories has already listed several cases for the yet to be announced smartphone on Amazon. The latest leaked...


Jolla Tablet returns to Indiegogo with 64GB of built-in memory

Jolla Tablet returns to Indiegogo with 64GB of built-in memory

29 January, 2015 | comments (17)

The Finnish manufacturer Jolla resumed the crowdsourcing campaign for its first ever Sailfish OS slate. The original Indiegogo campaign for the Jolla Tablet ended on December 9 last year with 480% funded. Jolla Tablet returns to Indiegogo...


WSJ: Microsoft will make an investment in Cyanogen

WSJ: Microsoft will make an investment in Cyanogen

29 January, 2015 | comments (50)

According to report in The Wall Street Journal, Microsoft will make an investment in Cyanogen Inc. The Redmond giant is expected to become a minority investor in a $70 million round of equity financing. The latest round of funding is said...


Xperia Z4 gets certified in Indonesia, may be out soon

Xperia Z4 gets certified in Indonesia, may be out soon

29 January, 2015 | comments (32)

Sony's upcoming Xperia Z4 smartphone may have just received the necessary certification from Postel, the Indonesian authority that deals with such things. Three Sony phone models have been given the all clear by Postel, one of which could in fact...

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Amosu's limited edition pink iPhone 6 isn't easy to look at

Amosu's limited edition pink iPhone 6 isn't easy to look at

29 January, 2015 | comments (14)

Amosu is known for its love of all things shiny and expensive, and for pairing those things with smartphones from time to time. The results are obviously not for mere mortals, but people who can afford to spend small fortunes on bespoke mobile...

Tags: Amosu, Apple, iOS


Two more Nokia N1 batches sell out, next one on Feb 26

Two more Nokia N1 batches sell out, next one on Feb 26

29 January, 2015 | comments (20)

The Nokia N1 continues its victorious march on Chinese territory, with two more weekly lots sold since we last updated you on January 15. Ever since the the tablet's launch in China on January 7, the batches have swiftly cleared the...

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Samsung's Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S Edge to support the Gear VR

Samsung's Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S Edge to support the Gear VR

29 January, 2015 | comments (9)

Samsung has been focused on promoting is Gear VR headset, bringing it to Sundance Film Festival and climbing on-board commercial flights. Aside from limited content, the widespread use of the Gear VR is hampered by the simple fact that it can only...

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SA: 1 billion Android devices shipped in 2014 alone

SA: 1 billion Android devices shipped in 2014 alone

29 January, 2015 | comments (63)

This quarter Apple reached an important milestone – it sold its billionth iOS device (that's since the first one). Meanwhile, 1 billion Androids shipped over the last year alone, as reported by Strategy Analytics. The analyst firm estimates 1.3...


LG admits initial Snapdragon 810 issues, says they are fixed now

LG admits initial Snapdragon 810 issues, says they are fixed now

29 January, 2015 | comments (37)

In another episode of the Snapdragon 810 saga we now witness LG's acknowledgement of issues faced with the chipset's "initial sample". The Korean company restates, however, that all problems have been resolved and the G Flex2 will get its timely...

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Huawei outlines 2015 plans, focuses on premium devices

Huawei outlines 2015 plans, focuses on premium devices

29 January, 2015 | comments (10)

Huawei held a presentation at its Shenzhen headquartes revealing its plans for the imminent future. "Premium" is the buzzword, and understandably so, as the recently published financial results indicate that mid- to high-end devices were key in the...

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Lenovo A6000 selling in bucketloads in India

Lenovo A6000 selling in bucketloads in India

29 January, 2015 | comments (75)

Lenovo has proudly announced that its recent flash sale of the A6000 budget-minded smartphone was a success, selling out 10,000 pieces in just 2 seconds. The marketing stunt, pioneered by Xiaomi and later adopted by emerging brand Yureka, has proven...

Tags: Lenovo, Android