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Google Nexus 9 blasts through AnTuTu with LTE on board

Google Nexus 9 blasts through AnTuTu with LTE on board

28 August, 2014 | comments (6)

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...

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Apple sends out invites for a September 9th event

Apple sends out invites for a September 9th event

28 August, 2014 | comments (77)

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 (26)

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 (38)

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 (36)

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 (24)

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 (18)

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 (16)

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 (56)

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 (68)

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 (42)

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 (23)

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


Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 preview surfaces

Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 preview surfaces

27 August, 2014 | comments (28)

The Samsung Galaxy Mega 2, the latest iteration in the company's Mega phablet lineup, has shown up across various Asian tech sites after being quietly launched in various Asian markets like Malaysia last week. A preview of the device has surfaced on...

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New iPhone 6 images emerge, September 9 mentioned again

New iPhone 6 images emerge, September 9 mentioned again

26 August, 2014 | comments (143)

The Apple iPhone 6 rumors are starting to pour in frantically as the launch event nears. The latest one clings to the September 9 announcement date instead of the September 19 one and complements the statement with a list of the specs and a ton of...

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LG teases G Watch R in an image on Facebook

LG teases G Watch R in an image on Facebook

27 August, 2014 | comments (4)

We have gotten a sneak peek at LG's upcoming Android Wear smartwatch, apparently known as the G Watch R. The video LG released earlier didn't really show much, other than brag about the fact that it will have a full circle display (unlike the...

Tags: LG, Android


CPU-Z confirms 64-bit Tegra K1 SoC for Nexus 9

CPU-Z confirms 64-bit Tegra K1 SoC for Nexus 9

26 August, 2014 | comments (38)

While we've been waiting for HTC and Google to announce an 8.9" Nexus tablet we've been treated to more than one leak about the coveted Nexus 9. The latest one is from hardware-assessing app CPU-Z, which confirms the SoC in charge of the tablet is...


BlackBerry Passport detailed review appears ahead of launch

BlackBerry Passport detailed review appears ahead of launch

27 August, 2014 | comments (45)

BlackBerry plans to launch the Passport in September, but luckily for everyone who has been expecting it, a detailed review has surfaced before its debut. It comes courtesy our Czech colleagues from Mobilenet.cz and reveals just about everything...

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HTC Desire 510 goes official with mid-range specs and LTE

HTC Desire 510 goes official with mid-range specs and LTE

26 August, 2014 | comments (20)

HTC announced the Desire 510 smartphone. The newcomer combines mid-range specs and LTE connectivity. HTC Desire 510 features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chipset with 1.2GHz quad-core Cortex-A53 CPU and Adreno 306 GPU. That's the first 64-bit...

Tags: HTC, Android