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Upcoming Samsung Galaxy J1 (SM-J100) gets leaked specs

Upcoming Samsung Galaxy J1 (SM-J100) gets leaked specs

19 December, 2014 | comments (9)

After the already announced Galaxy A series, and the probably soon to be unveiled Galaxy E series, it looks like Samsung will launch the Galaxy J line. This is all part of the company's new plan to simplify its many, many smartphone offerings in the...

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Verizon rolls out Denim update to Lumia 822, 928, and Icon

Verizon rolls out Denim update to Lumia 822, 928, and Icon

19 December, 2014 | comments (3)

Over the last few days, Microsoft has finally started the rollout of its Lumia Denim update for Windows Phone 8.1 devices. First this happened in China, then followed by Europe and India. And now the new software is reaching the US, but only if your...


Meizu Blue Charm Note gets pictured at TENAA

Meizu Blue Charm Note gets pictured at TENAA

19 December, 2014 | comments (3)

Thanks to TENAA, the Chinese equivalent of the FCC, we may now have the first images actually depicting the upcoming Meizu Blue Charm Note. The handset is due for an official unveiling next week, perhaps along a smaller variant. In the meantime...

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Android 5.0.1 shown on the Note 4, Note Edge, and S5 LTE-A

Android 5.0.1 shown on the Note 4, Note Edge, and S5 LTE-A

19 December, 2014 | comments (10)

Just a couple of days ago we found out that Samsung would update the Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge directly to Android 5.0.1 Lollipop, without first giving them a bump to version 5.0.0 like the Galaxy S5. And now the newest build of Android...

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Sony Xperia E4 previewed before announcement

Sony Xperia E4 previewed before announcement

19 December, 2014 | comments (23)

The Sony Xperia E4 leaked in rich detail once before its official announcement, now there's an entire review out in the open. This includes screenshots, camera samples, benchmarks the full monty. The phone is larger than previous entries in the E...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Microsoft to fix Lumia 535 touch problems on December 27

Microsoft to fix Lumia 535 touch problems on December 27

19 December, 2014 | comments (10)

Microsoft Lumia 535 and its dual-SIM sibling have been plagued by touch issues since launch earlier this month. As it turned out lots of early adopters are complaining about improper multi-touch detection and the low touch sensitivity that results...


Samsung Galaxy S6 imported into India for testing

Samsung Galaxy S6 imported into India for testing

19 December, 2014 | comments (39)

With CES 2015 right around the corner, hype is naturally building around this year's flagship announcements. Samsung is unsurprisingly in the spotlight again as the Korean tech giant is said to unveil the next addition to the extremely successful...

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Android 5.1 Lollipop update allegedly coming in February 2015

Android 5.1 Lollipop update allegedly coming in February 2015

19 December, 2014 | comments (32)

Google freshly launched Android 5.0.1 update to fix minor bugs in its Nexus devices and now there are rumors floating around of the upcoming 5.1 release. According to information that's yet to be backed by solid evidence, the company is preparing...


Alleged Sony Xperia Z4 image appears in a leaked email

Alleged Sony Xperia Z4 image appears in a leaked email

18 December, 2014 | comments (106)

Alleged image of Sony’s upcoming Xperia Z4 flagship smartphone showed up in a leaked email. The latter was sent by the Sony Pictures Entertainment CEO as part of a product-placement proposal for the upcoming James Bond movie Spectre. The...

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Lumia Denim update arrives in Europe and India

Lumia Denim update arrives in Europe and India

18 December, 2014 | comments (36)

Yesterday Microsoft started rolling out the much anticipated Lumia Denim update for certain smartphones in China. Even though Denim was announced back in September, we weren't expecting it to reach Europe until next year, because of what one UK...


ZTE unveils fully voice-powered Star 2 smartphone

ZTE unveils fully voice-powered Star 2 smartphone

18 December, 2014 | comments (12)

ZTE has announced a new smartphone today. It's called the Star 2, and interestingly this is not the device we've seen getting certified for sale in China by TENAA only a few days ago. Design-wise, it's very close to its predecessor, the Star 1,...

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Samsung Galaxy S6 to use aluminum, have curved screen

Samsung Galaxy S6 to use aluminum, have curved screen

18 December, 2014 | comments (86)

As we get closer to the new year, a lot of rumors are starting to pop up regarding the next top of the line handset from Samsung, which will probably be called Galaxy S6. We've already had quite a few mumblings about this device, though, and it's...


13-inch Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet Ultra allegedly in the works

13-inch Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet Ultra allegedly in the works

18 December, 2014 | comments (58)

Sony is expected to launch the Z4 generation of its flagship devices soon and we've already seen initial rumors for the lot – the Xperia Z4, a compact version, a phablet version and a Z4 Tablet. A new rumor alleges that there will be one more...

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Gresso launches new luxury Android smartphone

Gresso launches new luxury Android smartphone

18 December, 2014 | comments (22)

The Swiss company Gresso has made a name for itself over the years in the realm of luxury technology. Its line of premium phones and accessories has now grown bigger with the addition of Gresso Regal Black Edition. The premium device has a metal...

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LG G3 in India is now getting Android 5.0 Lollipop update

LG G3 in India is now getting Android 5.0 Lollipop update

18 December, 2014 | comments (40)

The LG G3 is the company's flagship and naturally it is the first to get the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop treatment. The new firmware update kicked off in Korea earlier this month, followed by a plethora of countries throughout Europe - Austria, the...


Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Lollipop beta ROM leaks

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Lollipop beta ROM leaks

18 December, 2014 | comments (13)

A few days ago we saw a couple of screenshots that seemed to show a SM-N900U unit, which is an Exynos Galaxy Note 3 running Android 5.0 Lollipop. The almost incredible story was courtesy of a samsungviet.vn forum member, who allegedly got hold of...

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Micromax announces Yureka with Cyanogen OS 11 in India

Micromax announces Yureka with Cyanogen OS 11 in India

18 December, 2014 | comments (246)

Micromax has finally launched its much hyped Yureka smartphone, part of the new Yu series of phone made in collaboration with Cyanogen. The phone will be sold exclusively through Amazon India for Rs. 8,999 ($142). The Yureka has a 5.5-inch,...

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Amazon Fire Phone gets a major software update

Amazon Fire Phone gets a major software update

18 December, 2014 | comments (9)

Amazon has pushed a major software update (v3.6.5) for the Fire Phone that brings several new features, along with bug fixes, performance and battery life improvements. You can find the full list of changes below: Translate text and...

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BLU Studio 7.0 goes official with large screen and low price

BLU Studio 7.0 goes official with large screen and low price

17 December, 2014 | comments (29)

BLU took the wraps off the affordable Studio 7.0 tablet with 3G connectivity. Curiously, despite its considerable size, the Miami-based manufacturer calls the slate "the world's first 7-inch smartphone.” BLU Studio 7.0 packs a 7” display with...

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Microsoft starts rollout of Lumia Denim update in China

Microsoft starts rollout of Lumia Denim update in China

17 December, 2014 | comments (58)

The long awaited Lumia Denim update for Nokia Lumia smartphones has finally started rolling out, though only in China for now. The update was initially announced back in September, with its features getting detailed last month. However, at one point...