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HTC doubles available Google Drive storage for new owners

HTC doubles available Google Drive storage for new owners

02 September, 2014 | comments (5)

HTC doubled the available Google Drive storage for new owners of its high-end and mid-range smartphones. Going forward, users will have 100GB available free of charge for two years. To redeem the offer, you need to simply launch the preloaded...

Tags: HTC, Android


Xiaomi sells 40,000 Redmi 1S units in India in 4.2 seconds

Xiaomi sells 40,000 Redmi 1S units in India in 4.2 seconds

02 September, 2014 | comments (16)

Here we go again. Xiaomi has continued its tradition of holding flash sales in India on Tuesdays. This time, though, it wasn't the Mi 3 on offer - rather, the much more affordable Redmi 1S. 40,000 units were sold in just 4.2 seconds. The...

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Nokia Lumia 830 may only have 10 MP camera

Nokia Lumia 830 may only have 10 MP camera

02 September, 2014 | comments (24)

This Thursday, Microsoft Mobile is set to unveil two new smartphones at its pre-IFA event in Berlin. The duo has been leaked pretty extensively so far, and we know they'll be the Lumia 830 and the Lumia 730. Regarding the former, we have so far...


BlackBerry Passport launch scheduled for September 24

BlackBerry Passport launch scheduled for September 24

02 September, 2014 | comments (26)

After many months of leaks and teasers, the odd-looking BlackBerry Passport is finally due to be launched on September 24, it seems. The Canadian company that makes it has just begun sending out invites for three events it will hold on that date,...

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Midrange Samsung Galaxy Alpha benchmarked with 64-bit SoC

Midrange Samsung Galaxy Alpha benchmarked with 64-bit SoC

02 September, 2014 | comments (15)

A new Samsung smartphone has been caught running GFXBench. And with that we get the list of its most important specs, thankfully. The handset has the model number SM-A5000, and this A-series has been rumored to be a new, upcoming line of Galaxy...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Alcatel unveils the OneTouch Flash phablet in Thailand

Alcatel unveils the OneTouch Flash phablet in Thailand

02 September, 2014 | comments (3)

The latest Alcatel smartphone to be announced is the OneTouch Flash. It was introduced in Thailand for the first time, at a special event. The Flash comes with a 5.5-inch 720p IPS touchscreen, a 13 MP rear camera with LED flash, and a 5 MP front...

Tags: Alcatel, Android


Meizu MX4 official with 5.36-inch display and octa-core chipset

Meizu MX4 official with 5.36-inch display and octa-core chipset

02 September, 2014 | comments (53)

The Meixu MX4 is now official. Coming in as a massive improvement over its MX3 predecessor, the new MX4 comes with a 5.36" IPS display of 1152x1920 resolution and Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Meizu advertises the new display as an industry first...

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Exclusive: 4.7

Exclusive: 4.7" Apple iPhone 6 snapped with a working display

02 September, 2014 | comments (111)

Yet more photos of the upcoming Apple iPhone 6 have arrived in our inbox. Thanks to our tipster, we can check out a powered-on iPhone 6 sitting on the iOS lockscreen. It's not really clear if this is the white or gold version of the iPhone 6...

Tags: Apple, iOS


The Moto G2 retail box caught in a retailer's warehouse

The Moto G2 retail box caught in a retailer's warehouse

02 September, 2014 | comments (19)

We received a photo of the Motorola Moto G's retail box no, not the old Moto G, the new one. That's right, it seems that Motorola will not be calling it the G2 (perhaps to avoid confusion with the LG G2). The box was snapped inside the...


Sticker with Sony Xperia Z3 specs allegedly reveals all

Sticker with Sony Xperia Z3 specs allegedly reveals all

02 September, 2014 | comments (46)

Sony scheduled its IFA event for tomorrow but we've already seen one big Xperia Z3 Compact leak and now its big bro is out in the open as well. A photo of a Sony Xperia Z3 with a sticker on it reveals all the juicy specs of the new waterproof...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Galaxy Note 4 to launch in Russia at last year's Note 3 price

Galaxy Note 4 to launch in Russia at last year's Note 3 price

02 September, 2014 | comments (29)

IFA is barely underway and we already see pricing info for many of the new gadgets yet to be announced trickling in. The latest tidbit comes from Russia's branch of Media Markt and it's about the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. The Senior Manager at the...


Alleged Sony Xperia Z3 Compact press shots make the rounds

Alleged Sony Xperia Z3 Compact press shots make the rounds

01 September, 2014 | comments (83)

Alleged press images of Sony Xperia Z3 Compact made the rounds online. The photos showcase the unannounced successor of the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact in all its glory. Unsurprisingly, the design of the upcoming device is quite similar to that...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Apple iPhone 6 gets disassembled before its official debut

Apple iPhone 6 gets disassembled before its official debut

01 September, 2014 | comments (125)

The yet to be announced Apple iPhone 6 followed the Sony Xperia Z3 example and got disassembled before its debut. The hotly anticipated handset got fully revealed in a YouTube video by Rozetked. In line with past leaks, the three-minute long...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy S Duos 3 surfaces in India

Samsung Galaxy S Duos 3 surfaces in India

01 September, 2014 | comments (51)

Samsung will probably make the Galaxy S Duos 3 official very soon, at least for the Indian market. That's because this device is already in stock at one Mumbai-based shop. This is the same outlet that leaked the existence of the Galaxy Ace NXT...

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The IFA 2014 week has started: here's what to expect

The IFA 2014 week has started: here's what to expect

01 September, 2014 | comments (29)

IFA week has begun so it's time to lay down the game plan - almost all major manufacturers are in Berlin and have exciting new devices to unveil. Hold on to your hats folks, this will be the busiest Wednesday and Thursday we've seen in...


Nokia Lumia 730 teasers are out, prepare for selfies

Nokia Lumia 730 teasers are out, prepare for selfies

01 September, 2014 | comments (59)

Microsoft will be announcing new Lumia smartphones in less than three days at IFA in Belin. We expect the Lumia 730 and Lumia 830 to go official on stage during the event. Meanwhile Microsoft has begun releasing teasers hinting the Nokia Lumia...


Brazilian prices for Motorola Moto X+1 and Moto G2 leak

Brazilian prices for Motorola Moto X+1 and Moto G2 leak

01 September, 2014 | comments (22)

The upcoming Motorola duo is getting priced around the world, now Brazil has chimed in. Someone managed to sneak a photo of an inventory system, which puts the Moto G2 at BRL 999 and the Moto X+1 at BRL 1,499. In dollars and euro the Moto G2...


Google to hold an event in India on September 15

Google to hold an event in India on September 15

01 September, 2014 | comments (15)

Google announced it is holding an event on September 15 in India after sending out press invites. The event is happening on Monday at 12AM with Google saying that more details will be revealed as the date draws near. The company is likely...

Tags: Google, Android


Alleged HTC Desire 820 leaks sporting a Snapdragon 615 chipset

Alleged HTC Desire 820 leaks sporting a Snapdragon 615 chipset

01 September, 2014 | comments (15)

HTC has been teasing its Desire 820 device on China's Weibo network for much of last month, including the revelation that it'll be the first device to sport Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 615 chipset, which is set to run on a 64-bit architecture. Now,...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Upcoming Gionee Elife S5.1 is the world's slimmest phone

Upcoming Gionee Elife S5.1 is the world's slimmest phone

01 September, 2014 | comments (31)

We first heard about the Gionee Elife S5.1 via its TENAA certification in July. It's a new intriguing smartphone with 4.8" AMOLED 720p display, a quad-core processor and 8MP camera. We even got a glimpse of its design. Today we have something...