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Nokia Annual report shows steady rise and strong Q4 2014

Nokia Annual report shows steady rise and strong Q4 2014

29 January, 2015 | comments (1)

It comes as no surprise that Nokia is still recovering from the fairly recent restructuring, brought about by the acquisition of its devices & services units department by Microsoft. But while a lot of people might think the Finnish tech giant is...

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LG Mobile reports 16% increase in annual revenue in 2014

LG Mobile reports 16% increase in annual revenue in 2014

29 January, 2015 | comments (3)

It's been a hectic several weeks for accountants the world over, and after Apple boasted record numbers, now LG's figures have been published. LG Mobile Communications Company reports a $14.26B annual revenue, a steady 16% increase on a yearly...

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Apple ties Samsung as world's top smartphone vendor in Q4, 2014

Apple ties Samsung as world's top smartphone vendor in Q4, 2014

29 January, 2015 | comments (10)

Thanks to the record-smashing sales of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Apple has tied with Samsung to become the top smartphone vendor in the world in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to a Strategy Analytics report. The Cupertino-based...

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Alleged image of the second generation Moto E leaks

Alleged image of the second generation Moto E leaks

29 January, 2015 | comments (34)

Purported image of the second generation Moto E made the rounds online. The successor of Motorola Moto E XT1021 is expected to make its debut in the near future. The alleged press render gives us a clear look of the front and the back of the...


Samsung’s latest earnings report reveals declining profits

Samsung’s latest earnings report reveals declining profits

29 January, 2015 | comments (44)

Samsung released its earnings report for Q4 of the fiscal 2014. The Korean giant posted operating profit of 5.29 trillion won ( about $4.87 billion) from revenue of 52.73 trillion won ($48.6 billion. The results show a decline from the same...

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Galaxy J1 now official, listed on Samsung Malaysia website

Galaxy J1 now official, listed on Samsung Malaysia website

29 January, 2015 | comments (13)

Just a few hours after we gave you an exclusive sneak peek at the device’s photo and specs, the Samsung Galaxy J1 has been made official - it is now listed on the company’s Malaysia website. Pretty much in-line with what we’ve already noted,...

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Qualcomm confirms Snapdragon 810 snub by a “large customer”

Qualcomm confirms Snapdragon 810 snub by a “large customer”

29 January, 2015 | comments (39)

Qualcomm confirmed that the high-end Snapdragon 810 chip will not feature “in the upcoming design cycle of a large customer’s flagship device.” The San Diego-based chipmaker announced its first quarter results for the fiscal 2015. A series of...

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Midrange HTC One M8i is in the works, rumor claims

Midrange HTC One M8i is in the works, rumor claims

28 January, 2015 | comments (14)

If you've been wondering what other smartphones HTC has in the pipeline for this year aside from the One (M9), then you'll be very interested in this. According to a new (and yet unconfirmed) rumor, the Taiwanese mobile device maker is going to...

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Huawei Mate 7 Compact allegedly shown in live images

Huawei Mate 7 Compact allegedly shown in live images

28 January, 2015 | comments (11)

A couple of days ago we told you that Huawei might announce a new smartphone at MWC this March, namely the Mate 7 Compact. As its name clearly implies, this is going to be a smaller version of the already launched Mate 7 phablet. The Mate 7...

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Vodafone UK to offer the LG G Flex 2 starting March 19

Vodafone UK to offer the LG G Flex 2 starting March 19

28 January, 2015 | comments (2)

The LG G Flex 2 is indeed heading to Vodafone in the UK, just like we heard it would earlier this month. What's more, this particular operator will even be the exclusive seller of the bendy handset for the first six weeks of...

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Juniper Research: Phablets to claim a 20% market share by 2019

Juniper Research: Phablets to claim a 20% market share by 2019

28 January, 2015 | comments (10)

Market analyst Juniper Research has just published a report, stating that phablets will surpass one fifth of total smartphones shipped in 2019, with 400M large-screened pocket devices sold. The phablet term encompasses devices within the 5.5-6.9"...

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Meizu m1 note with Snapdragon 615 unveiled for China

Meizu m1 note with Snapdragon 615 unveiled for China

28 January, 2015 | comments (10)

Among the clamor of the Meizu m1 announcement today, a new version of its bigger brother, the m1 note, almost flew under the radar. The China Telecom dedicated variant packs a Snapdragon 615 chipset, as opposed to the Mediatek silicon of the regular...

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Galaxy A3 and A5 to be available in UK starting February 12

Galaxy A3 and A5 to be available in UK starting February 12

28 January, 2015 | comments (9)

Two representatives of Samsung's new metal A-series - the Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5 are apparently making their way to the UK market. The devices will be available starting February 12 from Samsung UK, as well as a number of retailers, like Carphone...

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ZTE Blade S6 brings LTE and Lollipop on a budget

ZTE Blade S6 brings LTE and Lollipop on a budget

28 January, 2015 | comments (5)

The ZTE Blade S6 was announced today and will be headed around the world to deliver dual-SIM LTE connectivity plus Lollipop on 64-bit power for people with a tight budget. The phone is built around a 5" IPS LCD with In-cell touch tech and 720p...

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Gigabyte introduces three new Android smartphones

Gigabyte introduces three new Android smartphones

28 January, 2015 | comments (5)

Gigabyte announced today a trio of new Android smartphones which cover the high-end, mid-range and entry-level market segments. They're the GSmart Guru GX, GSmart Mika MX and GSmart Roma RX, but let's kick things off with the GSmart Guru GX, the...

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HTC One (M9) and (M9) Plus official photos leak

HTC One (M9) and (M9) Plus official photos leak

28 January, 2015 | comments (145)

Weeks of leaks and rumors on the HTC One (M9) and One (M9) Plus have inevitably lead us to the first official images of the upcoming HTC flagship duo. The treat comes courtesy of notorious leakster Evan Blass on his twitter feed. The images...

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Asus Zenfone 2 to hit Malaysia as early Q2 2015

Asus Zenfone 2 to hit Malaysia as early Q2 2015

28 January, 2015 | comments (38)

The good news from Malaysia just keeps on coming. Yesterday we reported that Asus is releasing a new entry-level addition to its lineup - the Zenfone C. Now new information from the Taiwanese company states that the Asus Zenfone 2 could be available...

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iOS 9 running on iPhone 6 spotted in benchmark results

iOS 9 running on iPhone 6 spotted in benchmark results

28 January, 2015 | comments (50)

Apple typically announces new iOS versions at the WWDC, which is scheduled for June every year. While there's about four months to go, the first benchmark coming from an iOS 9 running on an iPhone 6 have hit the Basemark OS II...

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HTC launches Desire 526G+ dual sim in India

HTC launches Desire 526G+ dual sim in India

28 January, 2015 | comments (17)

HTC has launched a new budget phone in India. The Desire 526G+ has a 4.7-inch qHD display, octa-core 1.7GHz processor, 1GB RAM, 8/16GB internal memory with microSD card slot, 8 megapixel rear camera with 1080p video, 2 megapixel front camera with...

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HTC One (M8) gets Lollipop update in Europe

HTC One (M8) gets Lollipop update in Europe

28 January, 2015 | comments (93)

The HTC One (M8) is taking the Android 5.0 Lollipop update around the world and today it has disembarked on the Old Continent. The news comes from Senior Global Online Communications Manager, Jeff Gordon, who posted it on Twitter. Updates from...