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Lenovo Vibe X2 stars in hands-on photo shoot

Lenovo Vibe X2 stars in hands-on photo shoot

29 August, 2014 | comments (1)

Just yesterday the Lenovo Vibe X2 was spotted getting certified for sale in China by TENAA, the relevant authority for this purpose. That event yielded a few pictures of the device, but they were rather blurry and low quality. Today a new set of...

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Nokia Lumia 735 with LTE gets pictured in black and white

Nokia Lumia 735 with LTE gets pictured in black and white

29 August, 2014 | comments (9)

Next week Microsoft has a pre-IFA event scheduled in Berlin, during which it's widely been expected to unveil two new smartphones - the Lumia 830 and the Lumia 730. However, it turns out that a third device may join them - the Lumia 735. This is...


HTC Desire 820 may have a quad-core 64-bit CPU

HTC Desire 820 may have a quad-core 64-bit CPU

29 August, 2014 | comments (14)

HTC already unveiled one of the first Android smartphones with a 64-bit Snapdragon chipset, the Desire 510, but it's saving the higher-end phone for IFA. The HTC Desire 820 teasers initially suggested it will be the first phone with a 64-bit...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Kantar: Android takes a bite out of iOS in the US

Kantar: Android takes a bite out of iOS in the US

29 August, 2014 | comments (34)

The latest smartphone manufacturer sales metrics provided by consumer analytics firm Kantar Worldpanel show that Android has increased its US market share by over 11 points compared to last year, for the three month period ending in July. Most of...


Samsung Galaxy Note 4 stars in very short hands-on video

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 stars in very short hands-on video

29 August, 2014 | comments (50)

The rumor mill sees Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 teaser videos and raises a short hands-on video. The video comes from Vietnam and features the phablet in a dummy box that conceals its design. To the right of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is an S Pen...


Mysterious Motorola phone passes through FCC, could be the X+1

Mysterious Motorola phone passes through FCC, could be the X+1

29 August, 2014 | comments (14)

An unidentified Motorola device passed through the FCC yesterday. Not much is known about the device, except its dimensions, which measure around 140mm for the height and 72.6mm for the width. Considering the dimensions of the device and the...


Google Nexus 9 blasts through AnTuTu with LTE on board

Google Nexus 9 blasts through AnTuTu with LTE on board

28 August, 2014 | comments (53)

A couple of days after allowing us to catch a glimpse of its specs in CPU-Z, the yet to be announced Nexus 9 tablet showed up in the AnTuTu benchmark database. The HTC-made Android 5.0 tablet posted the impressive score of 45,923 in the popular...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Apple sends out invites for a September 9th event

Apple sends out invites for a September 9th event

28 August, 2014 | comments (131)

Apple has just sent invitations to the press for an upcoming event on September 9. The rumors have pinpointed the date already, so it is hardly a surprise. Apple is expected to unveil the worst-kept under wraps iPhone - the 4.7" iPhone 6. If...

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Xiaomi launches  Redmi 1S India sales with 40K units

Xiaomi launches Redmi 1S India sales with 40K units

28 August, 2014 | comments (42)

Xiaomi is set to unleash the Redmi 1S on September 2 in India. The company is continuing its partnership with online retailer Flipkart and now we learn that there will be 40,000 units available from the first day. That's not that many considering...

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Sony IFA teaser hints at three water-resistant devices

Sony IFA teaser hints at three water-resistant devices

28 August, 2014 | comments (51)

Sony put out a teaser video that proclaims "The time to Demand Great is coming." The video features a stylized flip clock that reveals four clues, which we've combined into the image below. The last one is easy enough – September 3 is when the...


Huawei Ascend Mate 7 spotted in the wild

Huawei Ascend Mate 7 spotted in the wild

28 August, 2014 | comments (39)

Huawei is still only giving us teasing glances at the new Ascend Mate 7 but we have leaked photos of the upcoming phablet to gawk at. The latest batch featrues "in the wild" photos rather than the photos taken by TENAA during the certification...


International HTC One (M8) for Windows got Wi-Fi certified

International HTC One (M8) for Windows got Wi-Fi certified

28 August, 2014 | comments (26)

The HTC One (M8) for Windows launched as a Verizon-exclusive but AT&T was quick to announce that this is a temporary exclusivity and put up a signup page. There's going to be an international version, which was certified with Euro LTE bands. The...


Lenovo X2 makes an appearance at TENAA ahead of IFA 2014

Lenovo X2 makes an appearance at TENAA ahead of IFA 2014

28 August, 2014 | comments (20)

An unannounced upper mid-range Android smartphone from Lenovo has appeared on the Chinese TENAA website. Dubbed the X2, the smartphone has passed certification in the country and has revealed a decent sounding specs sheet in the process. The...


Sony drops the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact name yet again

Sony drops the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact name yet again

27 August, 2014 | comments (19)

Once again, Sony accidentally dropped the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact name. This time around, the upcoming device’s moniker appeared on the official product page of Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet. The Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact name popped up in the...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


LG G Watch R gets unveiled with round P-OLED display

LG G Watch R gets unveiled with round P-OLED display

27 August, 2014 | comments (60)

After teasing it a couple of times, LG took the wraps off the decidedly premium G Watch R. The Android Wear device will be showcased at the company’s booth during the upcoming IFA convention in Berlin. The main feature of the LG G Watch is...

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Samsung Gear S smartwatch goes official with Tizen and 3G

Samsung Gear S smartwatch goes official with Tizen and 3G

27 August, 2014 | comments (72)

Samsung officially announced the Gear S smartwatch with 3G connectivity on board. The Tizen-based wearable device will begin rolling out in markets around the globe starting in October. Samsung Gear S official...

Tags: Samsung, Tizen


Official Samsung Galaxy Note 4 wallpaper leaks out

Official Samsung Galaxy Note 4 wallpaper leaks out

27 August, 2014 | comments (47)

The official Samsung Galaxy Note 4 wallpaper made the rounds online. The colorful image confirms the QHD (2560 x 1440 pixels) resolution of the upcoming phablet’s display. Samsung Galaxy Note 4 official wallpaper (click to view in full...

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Ascend P7 Sapphire Edition now official, hitting China soon

Ascend P7 Sapphire Edition now official, hitting China soon

27 August, 2014 | comments (24)

Yesterday, a Huawei executive confirmed the existence of the Ascend P7 sporting a sapphire display. He even showcased it during an interview. Today, the company's PR team was quick to follow on that action and make the smartphone official. Well,...

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Archos unveils two Android phones, one WP handset

Archos unveils two Android phones, one WP handset

27 August, 2014 | comments (9)

Archos put out one its traditional "here's what we'll announce" announcements. It details three phones, two tablets and additional gadgets that will be shown at IFA at the start of next month. Details for the first two Android phones are available...


LG Gx2 is G Vista for Asia, a 5.7

LG Gx2 is G Vista for Asia, a 5.7" phablet with LTE-A, laser focus

27 August, 2014 | comments (15)

The US-bound LG G Vista is going to Asia as the LG Gx2. It's a 5.7" phablet that replaces last year's LG Gx but with less impressive specs. The screen is an IPS LCD with 720p resolution and the processor is a 1.2GHz quad-core (most likely a...

Tags: LG, Android