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Hello from Barcelona, as we get ready for MWC 2015

Hello from Barcelona, as we get ready for MWC 2015

28 February, 2015 | comments (14)

Barcelona greeted us with warm and pleasant weather as we anticipate the Mobile World Congress 2015 kick-off. Technically, it starts Monday but many of the major players in the industry including Samsung and HTC are holding their pre-MWC press...

Tags: MWC 2015


Apple to seed iOS 8.2 next week, iOS 8.3 to follow shortly after

Apple to seed iOS 8.2 next week, iOS 8.3 to follow shortly after

28 February, 2015 | comments (4)

Apple might release the final version of iOS 8.2 to the general public as early as this Monday, as per a report by BGR. The last release was iOS 8.2 beta 5 at the start of February. iOS 8.3 is already in the works and is expected to have 4 beta...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Google might be in talk with Huawei for a 2015 Nexus phone

Google might be in talk with Huawei for a 2015 Nexus phone

28 February, 2015 | comments (41)

According to the latest set of rumors, Google may be partnering with a Chinese phone maker for the next generation Nexus smartphone. The Weibo source cited by GizChina from where the information originates shares that the phone will be ready later...


Sony Xperia E4g is already up for pre-order in the UK

Sony Xperia E4g is already up for pre-order in the UK

27 February, 2015 | comments (22)

Sony unveiled the Xperia E4g just a few days ago, as the 4G-capable version of the original Xperia E4. And today it's already up for pre-order at a few online retailers in the UK. For now, all of them are only offering the phone in SIM-free and...

Tags: Sony, Android


Top 10 trending phones of the week

Top 10 trending phones of the week

27 February, 2015 | comments (4)

Samsung continues to dominate the popularity rankings, now the top 9 devices are all Samsung (there were 8 last week). Not all Galaxy phones though, the Samsung Z1 still clings on to fame, though it slipped from 4th to 8th place. The Top 10...


Week 9 in review: MWC leaks, Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, One (M9)

Week 9 in review: MWC leaks, Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, One (M9)

27 February, 2015 | comments (0)

With MWC 2015 mere hours away everybody is naturally excited about the impending releases and interesting mobile innovations. This has been the general vibe for the last month or so, but things have really been getting heated during the last...


Here's what to expect from the Mobile World Congress 2015

Here's what to expect from the Mobile World Congress 2015

27 February, 2015 | comments (42)

The Mobile World Congress is one of the biggest events in the mobile industry and it's about to start this very Sunday. As usual, the event is held in sunny Barcelona, where key industry players will present their latest products. With so...

Tags: MWC 2015


You can catch the Microsoft MWC Monday event online

You can catch the Microsoft MWC Monday event online

27 February, 2015 | comments (21)

Microsoft is all set for the MWC 2015. The company has just revealed it will be holding a press conference Monday, March 2 early in the morning. More specifically, the Redmond company will be sharing its new products 8:30am CET (that's 1 March...


Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge renders offer a clear glimpse at the design

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge renders offer a clear glimpse at the design

27 February, 2015 | comments (100)

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge has been photographed in the wild, but a new cache of images has cropped up. They are clearly renders instead of actual photos, but the design appears to match the leaks we've seen so far. This makes them the clearest...


Galaxy S6 teaser from Sprint hints at March 26 launch

Galaxy S6 teaser from Sprint hints at March 26 launch

27 February, 2015 | comments (41)

We've seen the three shades of six appeal, but a verified Sprint employee posted a different teaser that shows both the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. Tucked into the lower right corner is a text reading "Offer ends 3/26/15" or in other...


Asus Zenfone 2 aces Antutu, scores above the 50K mark

Asus Zenfone 2 aces Antutu, scores above the 50K mark

27 February, 2015 | comments (64)

The Asus Zenfone 2 showed up in the Antutu database, posting impressive results. The 50401 figure in the screenshot is sufficient for the Zenfone 2 to inch ahead of the likes of Snapdragon 805 powered Samsung Galaxy Note 4, and Meizu MX4 with a...

Tags: Asus, Intel, Android


Sony Xperia M4 Aqua spotted ahead of its official unveiling

Sony Xperia M4 Aqua spotted ahead of its official unveiling

27 February, 2015 | comments (52)

A Sony Xperia M4 Aqua is expected to join the Xperia Z4 Tablet at the MWC announcement and though that's not for a couple of days, the phone couldn’t elude the paparazzi any longer. Two photos show a classic Xperia design with a lot of similarities...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Karbonn Titanium Dazzle with  5-inch display launched

Karbonn Titanium Dazzle with 5-inch display launched

27 February, 2015 | comments (15)

Indian smartphone manufacturer Karbonn has updated its Titanium line of devices with a new budget smartphone. Dubbed Titanium Dazzle, the handset comes in white golden and black colour options, and carries a price tag of INR 5,490 ($88). The...

Tags: Karbonn, Android


Here's how to watch Samsung and HTC's pre-MWC events live

Here's how to watch Samsung and HTC's pre-MWC events live

27 February, 2015 | comments (11)

Both Samsung and HTC have revealed the live streaming details of their respective pre-MWC events, which are scheduled to take place this Sunday in Barcelona, Spain. Samsung MWC 2015 livestream HTC will live stream the event on its...

Tags: Samsung, Htc, MWC


Panasonic's 64-bit Eluga U2 with Android Lollipop spotted online

Panasonic's 64-bit Eluga U2 with Android Lollipop spotted online

27 February, 2015 | comments (19)

Panasonic is ready to announce its first 64-bit mid-range handset - Eluga U2. As the successor of the Eluga U, this new handset comes with HD display and 4G LTE support (700/900/1800/2600 MHz). Eluga U2 is the company's first smartphone to...


Apple captures record 88.7% of smartphone profits

Apple captures record 88.7% of smartphone profits

27 February, 2015 | comments (220)

According to a latest report from market research firm Strategy Analytics, Apple iOS captured a record-high 88.7% global smartphone profit share in Q4, 2014, up from 70.5% in Q4 2013. On the other hand, Android took a record-low 11.3% profit...

Tags: Apple, Google, Android, iOS


Sony to reveal something 'slimmer, lighter, brighter' at MWC

Sony to reveal something 'slimmer, lighter, brighter' at MWC

27 February, 2015 | comments (57)

Sony has announced that it will reveal something "slimmer, lighter, brighter" at the upcoming Mobile World Congress (MWC), scheduled to kick off in Barcelona next week. The company posted a teaser image (see above) on Twitter showing a person...

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BlackBerry Classic Non Camera is up for pre-order at Verizon

BlackBerry Classic Non Camera is up for pre-order at Verizon

26 February, 2015 | comments (51)

Today the BlackBerry Classic is scheduled to become available for purchase online at Verizon. But what if you like the Classic yet your employer doesn't let you go to work with any devices containing cameras? The solution is the BlackBerry...


VAIO might enter the smartphone market with a new phone

VAIO might enter the smartphone market with a new phone

26 February, 2015 | comments (64)

As some of you might remember the VAIO brand was once part of Sony's vast enterprise, back when the company was enjoying its golden years. Ever since 2014 it has been in the hands of Japanese Industrial Partners (JIP), a move which at the time Sony...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Apple announces March 9 event, probably about the Watch

Apple announces March 9 event, probably about the Watch

26 February, 2015 | comments (31)

Apple's first wearable is on track to be released in April. Ahead of that, however, the company looks set to hold a special press event just for the Apple Watch. This will happen on March 9, as has just been revealed by Apple itself through an...

Tags: Apple