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Jolla smartphone finally arrives in India, costs $270

Jolla smartphone finally arrives in India, costs $270

23 September, 2014 | comments (1)

The Jolla smartphone is finally available for purchase in India. The phone is currently exclusively available on Snapdeal, but we expect in the coming days to see a wider release on more retailers. The first 90 buyers of the Jolla smartphone will...

Tags: Jolla, Sailfish


Korean Samsung Galaxy S III receives Android 4.4.4 KitKat

Korean Samsung Galaxy S III receives Android 4.4.4 KitKat

23 September, 2014 | comments (14)

Samsung has issued a software update for the Korean version of the Galaxy S III (SHV-E210S), bumping it to Android 4.4.4 KitKat. The latest version of Android comes to the device ten months after it received Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. The...

Tags: Samsung, Android


DisplayMate proclaims iPhone 6 displays the 'Best performing LCD'

DisplayMate proclaims iPhone 6 displays the 'Best performing LCD'

23 September, 2014 | comments (99)

When it comes to displays, Apple has always had a great track record. It was the first smartphone manufacturer to start the high pixel density craze with the iPhone 4 Retina display and Apple's displays have usually been highly calibrated and color...

Tags: Apple, iOS


LG G3 Vigor will hit AT&T shelves on September 26

LG G3 Vigor will hit AT&T shelves on September 26

22 September, 2014 | comments (3)

As expected, AT&T announced pricing and availability of the LG G3 Vigor. The budget friendly smartphone will join the Samsung Galaxy Alpha on the carrier’s shelves this Friday, on September 26. The smartphone will be priced at $334.99 with...

Tags: LG, Android, AT&T


BlackBerry Passport priced, will go on sale this Wednesday

BlackBerry Passport priced, will go on sale this Wednesday

22 September, 2014 | comments (61)

After a teaser campaign spanning many months, BlackBerry is finally set to make the Passport official this Wednesday, on September 24. However, it turns out that we won't only see an announcement on that day - the device will actually go on sale...

Tags: BlackBerry


iPhone 6 sales reach record 10 million in first weekend

iPhone 6 sales reach record 10 million in first weekend

22 September, 2014 | comments (217)

Today, Apple has proudly announced that it sold over 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus units over the first weekend during which they were on sale. This apparently represents a new record for first-weekend iPhone sales, according to the...

Tags: Apple


Samsung Galaxy Alpha will be out at AT&T on September 26

Samsung Galaxy Alpha will be out at AT&T on September 26

22 September, 2014 | comments (13)

Just a few days ago we told you about the Samsung Galaxy Alpha being unofficially sold in the US by one online retailer. Back then we had no knowledge of the device heading to any of the US carriers, but today AT&T announced that it would be selling...

Tags: Samsung, Android, AT&T


Huawei announces very cheap Honor 4 Play with 4G

Huawei announces very cheap Honor 4 Play with 4G

22 September, 2014 | comments (16)

Over in its home country, Huawei unveiled the Honor 4 Play today. This smartphone comes very soon after the Chinese company announced the Honor 3C Play (which was back in August), but the new device has something the older one didn't: 4G LTE...

Tags: Huawei, Android


Samsung Galaxy A7 (SM-A700) enters India for R&D

Samsung Galaxy A7 (SM-A700) enters India for R&D

22 September, 2014 | comments (13)

The Samsung Galaxy A5 got pretty comprehensively leaked last week, with images showing it in the wild having been made public. We also found out that there would be a Galaxy A3 too, thanks to a user agent profile. But those two won't be the only...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Google working with HTC on an upcoming 9-inch tablet

Google working with HTC on an upcoming 9-inch tablet

22 September, 2014 | comments (45)

We have been hearing rumors of Google working with HTC over an upcoming Nexus tablet for months now. WSJ has now confirmed from its sources that the two companies are indeed working on a 9-inch tablet. According to the sources, Google...

Tags: HTC, Android


Multiple Google employees spotted running Android L on Nexus 4

Multiple Google employees spotted running Android L on Nexus 4

22 September, 2014 | comments (42)

After Google released the developer preview of the Android L on just the Nexus 5 and the Nexus 7, those using the older Nexus 4 were left in the cloud of uncertainty, wondering whether their phone will get the final version when it releases later...

Tags: Google, Android


LG makes its Wine Smart flip smartphone official in Korea

LG makes its Wine Smart flip smartphone official in Korea

22 September, 2014 | comments (53)

LG’s teaser of its Wine Smart device last week caught more than a few people by surprise, as clamshell phones have long since gone the way of the dinosaur with the emergence of smartphones. The Wine Smart is apparently the company’s attempt to...

Tags: LG, Android


Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 shows up on official Thailand site

Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 shows up on official Thailand site

21 September, 2014 | comments (33)

The Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 has popped up on Samsung's official website for Thailand where Samsung lists a lot of details along with product images and specs for the device. The Galaxy Mega 2 has been on sale in Malaysia and even Thailand for...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Rumor: Vivo Xplay 5 to be the first Snapdragon 810 phone

Rumor: Vivo Xplay 5 to be the first Snapdragon 810 phone

21 September, 2014 | comments (27)

According to Chinese tech analyst Pan Jiutang the Snapdragon 810 chipset may premiere in either the Oppo Find 9, Xiaomi Mi5 or Vivo Xplay 5 with the latter having the highest chance to come first when taking the launch cycles of the others in...


Counterclockwise: iPhone and iOS, Asus Glaxy 7

Counterclockwise: iPhone and iOS, Asus Glaxy 7

21 September, 2014 | comments (8)

Counterclockwise gives us an opportunity to look back at the past and reminisce about how different it was back then. Or as it turns out, that things tend to repeat year after year – Apple's iPhone and iOS release plan certainly follows a set...

Tags: Misc


Verizon enables Voice over LTE on the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Verizon enables Voice over LTE on the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

20 September, 2014 | comments (33)

Verizon has announced that it will be enabling Voice over LTE or VoLTE feature on the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Verizon launched its VoLTE network earlier this month and so far the only phones that could use it were the Samsung Galaxy S5 and...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Verizon


Motorola Moto 360 to get a gold version soon

Motorola Moto 360 to get a gold version soon

20 September, 2014 | comments (18)

The Motorola Moto 360 is the most sought after smartwatch currently on the market and chances it will remain like this at least until the IFA-announced devices hit the shelves. However the US company is hoping its first smart wearable will retain...


Week 37 in review: Oppo N3, Note 4, iPhone 6, Sony $1.2B loss

Week 37 in review: Oppo N3, Note 4, iPhone 6, Sony $1.2B loss

20 September, 2014 | comments (4)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. In the past Week 38 the Galaxy Note 4 pre-order and availability information surfaced. Additionally, DisplayMate praised the...


Apple details out-of-warranty repair costs for the iPhone 6 family

Apple details out-of-warranty repair costs for the iPhone 6 family

19 September, 2014 | comments (54)

Apple quietly detailed out-of-warranty repair costs for the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. The charges are separated into three categories – screen damage, battery and power, and other repairs. Replacing the display of an iPhone 6 will set...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Jolla’s smartphone will launch in India on September 23

Jolla’s smartphone will launch in India on September 23

19 September, 2014 | comments (47)

Jolla will officially begin selling its Sailfish OS smartphone in India in four days, on September 23. The Finnish company delivered the news on its official Facebook page. As initially announced, Jolla’s first handset will be offered on the...