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Motorola offers seperate leather and metal bands for the 360

Motorola offers seperate leather and metal bands for the 360

27 November, 2014 | comments (2)

Motorola has started offering standalone band purchases for the Moto 360. Now, you can buy additional bands from Motorola and they come in five options. You can choose from three 22mm leather options, including the standard black and stone...

Tags: Motorola, Android


LG appoints new mobile head in annual management restructuring

LG appoints new mobile head in annual management restructuring

27 November, 2014 | comments (7)

LG electronics has just appointed a new head of its mobile division. Juno Cho will be taking over the position of president and CEO of the division from Park Jong-Seok, who has been dealing with health problems, but will retain a supporting role in...

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Android 5.0 is now seeding to Nvidia Shield Tablet LTE

Android 5.0 is now seeding to Nvidia Shield Tablet LTE

26 November, 2014 | comments (4)

Android 5.0 Lollipop is now seeding to Nvidia Shield Tablet LTE over-the-air. The gaming hardware manufacturer delivered the news about the update on Twitter roughly a week after the Wi-Fi model got the same treatment. Better than ever:...

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Owners of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus use their iPads less

Owners of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus use their iPads less

26 November, 2014 | comments (31)

Users of Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus spend significantly less time with their iPads than owners of older iPhone models. The data that confirms the new state of affairs comes courtesy of the developers behind Pocket. The latter is a popular...

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Android One makes it to the UK with Karbonn's Sparkle V

Android One makes it to the UK with Karbonn's Sparkle V

26 November, 2014 | comments (14)

Starting today, you can purchase a Karbonn Sparkle V even if you're in the UK. This is interesting because this device is part of the Android One lineup which got official in India in September. Thus, the Sparkle V is the first Android One phone to...

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Xiaomi scales back international expansion until next year

Xiaomi scales back international expansion until next year

26 November, 2014 | comments (30)

Back in April, Xiaomi had big plans for 2014 in terms of expanding its reach internationally. The company then announced that it would enter ten new markets by the end of the year. These were supposed to be India, Brazil, Russia, Mexico, Malaysia,...

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Apple to discontinue production of iPhone 5C next year

Apple to discontinue production of iPhone 5C next year

26 November, 2014 | comments (39)

A report posted by Taiwan's Industrial and Commercial Times states that the iPhone 5c production will likely stop in the middle next year. The company did not cite any specific reason for the withdraw of the model, but dwindling interest seems...

Tags: Apple, iPhone


Unlocked version of 32GB Fire Phone now available for $199

Unlocked version of 32GB Fire Phone now available for $199

26 November, 2014 | comments (15)

Just a few weeks after admitting that it did not price the device correctly, Amazon has slashed the price of the unlocked version of 32GB Fire Phone to $199. The company is still including one year of free Amazon Prime (worth $99), a service...


Sony Xperia M2 and M2 Dual get a bump to Android 4.4.4

Sony Xperia M2 and M2 Dual get a bump to Android 4.4.4

26 November, 2014 | comments (27)

In mid-August the Sony Xperia M2 and Xperia M2 Dual made the jump to Android 4.4.2 KitKat and now Sony has nudged them to the last KitKat, 4.4.4. The version number jumps to 18.3.1.C.0.21 form the earlier 18.3.C.0.40. That old version introduced...


Lumia 535 officially announced in India to sell for $150

Lumia 535 officially announced in India to sell for $150

26 November, 2014 | comments (72)

Today Microsoft announced the arrival of the Lumia 535 to the Indian market. For its $150 price (INR 9,200) you get a 5" IPS LCD display a Snapdragon 200 CPU, 1 GB of RAM, as well as two 5 MP cameras, which as a whole is really good bang for the...


Android 5.0 Lollipop ROM for Sprint's Galaxy S5 leaks

Android 5.0 Lollipop ROM for Sprint's Galaxy S5 leaks

26 November, 2014 | comments (21)

It's been nearly a month since the last major Lollipop-related leak for the Samsung Galaxy S5 but that was only screenshots and a video demo. If you're really desperate to take Android 5.0 for a spin and have a Galaxy S5 from Sprint you can now...


Cyber Monday $140 discount on carrier unlocked Moto X

Cyber Monday $140 discount on carrier unlocked Moto X

26 November, 2014 | comments (9)

Motorola just announced a few sweet offers for Moto X, starting December 1. At precisely 11:00 AM CET be ready to hit their Cyber Monday landing page (at the source link below for $140 discount on a contract-free Moto X. In addition the nice folks...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Linshof i8 is an octa-core droid with extraordinary design

Linshof i8 is an octa-core droid with extraordinary design

26 November, 2014 | comments (96)

A new player is apparently joining the market with the announcement of an upcoming smartphone, named i8. The German company sent out a press release describing the rather interesting device as a "high-end hardware for a mid-ranged price". The...

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OnePlus One will launch in India on December 2

OnePlus One will launch in India on December 2

25 November, 2014 | comments (29)

OnePlus One will launch in India next week, on December 2. As we know already, the powerful yet affordable smartphone and its accessories will be exclusively sold through Amazon in the vast market. Official pricing in India for the...

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Sonim XP7 is the toughest Android LTE handset

Sonim XP7 is the toughest Android LTE handset

25 November, 2014 | comments (39)

The manufacturer of rugged smartphones Sonim took the wraps of the XP7 Android 4.4 KitKat smartphone. The newcomer is said to be the most rugged smartphone with 4G LTE connectivity on board. Sonim XP7 features shock and impact resistance...

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Sony will release fewer devices in bid to turn a profit

Sony will release fewer devices in bid to turn a profit

25 November, 2014 | comments (89)

Sony's not doing too well, at least in certain areas - mobile devices being one of those. So the company has decided to trim its lineup, in hopes to eventually make a profit. The loss-making corporation won't mind if sales take a hit, even by as...

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2014 could be the first year in which iPad sales decline

2014 could be the first year in which iPad sales decline

25 November, 2014 | comments (53)

2014 is on track to become the first year in which iPad sales decline when compared to the previous year. Despite the fact that Android tablets have gained a lot of traction recently, always eating away at Apple's market share in the tablet space,...

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Xiaomi Redmi Note to hit India on December 2

Xiaomi Redmi Note to hit India on December 2

25 November, 2014 | comments (21)

Xiaomi Redmi Note, a powerful yet affordable phablet, will be officially launching in India on December 2. Just like other Xiaomi models the stock will be limited and users will be able to buy it only if they have already registered their interest...

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Ubuntu powered Meizu MX4 to hit market early 2015

Ubuntu powered Meizu MX4 to hit market early 2015

25 November, 2014 | comments (39)

A strategic cooperation deal was signed today between Ubuntu and Meizu in the Chinese manufacturer's headquarters. The agreement sets joint goals to build and promote a new version of the Meizu's Flyme OS, which is based on Ubuntu touch software and...

Tags: Misc


New TouchWiz version may add theming support

New TouchWiz version may add theming support

25 November, 2014 | comments (48)

TouchWiz gets flamed a lot for its looks, but what if Samsung enabled themes? Sony has them, CyanogenMod has them, many Android customizations do they offer the ability to quickly change the look of the device and often goes beyond just changing...