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6" ZTE Olympia for T-Mobile has some specs leaked

22 July, 2014 | comments (3)

It looks like ZTE is working on a new handset for T-Mobile's exclusive benefit. Its codename is Olympia, and its model number will be Z970. The image you can see on the left shows it and has surfaced yesterday, while today more details about the...


Verizon had a great second quarter, its numbers are up

Verizon had a great second quarter, its numbers are up

22 July, 2014 | comments (3)

Verizon has posted its earnings report for the second quarter of this year (April-June), and things are looking very good for this particular carrier. All of the numbers it reported are up, some by a lot compared to last year's Q2. In fact, this is...

Tags: Verizon


Apple denies including privacy backdoors in iOS

Apple denies including privacy backdoors in iOS

22 July, 2014 | comments (22)

In a recent research paper which highlights back doors and surveillance mechanisms in iOS devices, security researcher Jonathan Zdziarski brought to light some potential issues with the mobile OS that could potentially be used to compromise user...

Tags: iOS, Rumors


Nvidia announces 8-inch Shield Tablet with Tegra K1 chipset

Nvidia announces 8-inch Shield Tablet with Tegra K1 chipset

22 July, 2014 | comments (23)

Nvidia officially announced today its long-awaited Shield Tablet. The slate is geared towards gamers and packs quite a punch with an 8" IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels and the company's monster Tegra K1 chipset. It's...

Tags: Nvidia, Android


O2 gets HTC One (M8) Glamor Red exclusively on August 4

O2 gets HTC One (M8) Glamor Red exclusively on August 4

22 July, 2014 | comments (6)

O2 is getting to exclusively offer the Glamour Red version of the HTC One (M8) in the UK. Currently, the carrier is offering the Amber Gold and Metal Grey color options and the new color option will be available on August 4. The red version...


Not-yet-official Nokia Lumia 530 shows up in Vietnam

Not-yet-official Nokia Lumia 530 shows up in Vietnam

22 July, 2014 | comments (21)

The yet to be announced Nokia Lumia 530 showed up at Vietnamese web shop Mainguyen. The store previously listed the Samsung Galaxy Core 2 Duos and Galaxy Pocket 2 before they were announced and the specs proved very accurate. If the new Nokia...


Next iPad Mini to get Air moniker and be 30% thinner

Next iPad Mini to get Air moniker and be 30% thinner

22 July, 2014 | comments (14)

The iPhone 6 isn't having the rumormill all for itself, as today the Chinese media has published reports for the upcoming iPad Mini 3 and a 12.9" iPad. As per the reports, the upcoming iPad Mini is going to be 30% thinner than its predecessor....

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Xiaomi Mi 3 sells out in India in under 40 minutes

Xiaomi Mi 3 sells out in India in under 40 minutes

22 July, 2014 | comments (41)

Xiaomi brought its lineup to India it sold out all available units of the Xiaomi Mi 3 in just 38 minutes and 50 seconds and is already setting up for the next batch. Registrations for the Mi 3 reached 100,000 yesterday, but it's not clear how many...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


LG G3 S goes on pre-order in UK, costs 378

LG G3 S goes on pre-order in UK, costs 378

22 July, 2014 | comments (4)

The recently announced LG G3 Beat, also known as LG G3 S in Europe, is now available on pre-order. The first retailer to launch such a campaign is UK's MobileFun. It's already listed the 8GB white flavor of the device. If you live in the UK you...

Tags: LG, Android


LG G3 LTE-A goes official with Snapdragon 805 inside

LG G3 LTE-A goes official with Snapdragon 805 inside

22 July, 2014 | comments (31)

LG has finally unveiled the G3 LTE-A. The device is going live for domestic Korean customers and will start selling on July 25, just as expected. The LG G3 LTE-A Cat 6 (previously referred to as LG G3 Prime) builds on the international G3...

Tags: LG, Android


Xiaomi announces the Mi 4 in China

Xiaomi announces the Mi 4 in China

22 July, 2014 | comments (58)

Xiaomi has announced the successor to their flagship Mi 3 smartphone, the Xiaomi Mi 4. The key features of the Mi 4 smartphone include a new Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 SoC with a quad-core 2.5GHz CPU, 3GB LP-DDR3 RAM, 16/64GB internal memory,...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Amazon's Fire Phone uses head-tracking for games

Amazon's Fire Phone uses head-tracking for games

21 July, 2014 | comments (10)

Amazon's Fire Phone is packed with a lot of interesting, never-seen-on-a-smartphone-before tech, but the big question was just how the online retail giant was going to utilize all of the phone's new fancy features? Well it looks like Amazon...

Tags: Android, Amazon


Mobile devices trump PCs in China

Mobile devices trump PCs in China

21 July, 2014 | comments (15)

Recent statistics reports in China show that more people are going online with mobile devices than they are with computers. Out of 632 million internet users in the country, 532 million (83%) of them were using their mobile phones to connect to the...

Tags: Misc


iPhone 6 may use Apple logo as notification light

iPhone 6 may use Apple logo as notification light

21 July, 2014 | comments (121)

Not a day goes by without a rumor or leak about the iPhone 6, and it's probably going to be this way all the way up to its official unveiling (which is bound to happen in September). This one, though, is an interesting detail - if it turns out to...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


HTC One Remix rumored to land at Verizon on July 24

HTC One Remix rumored to land at Verizon on July 24

21 July, 2014 | comments (2)

For some reason, Verizon decided to call its version of the HTC One Mini 2 the HTC One Remix. This phone first got leaked back in May, but so far it hasn't been made official by the carrier. That might change very soon, though. According to well...

Tags: Android, HTC, Verizon


iOS 8 beta 4 is now available for developers

iOS 8 beta 4 is now available for developers

21 July, 2014 | comments (20)

The fourth beta version of the upcoming iOS 8 is now ready for developers to download and play with. It comes around two weeks after the third beta saw the light of day, and as you might expect it brings with it many small improvements. If you...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Four new phones get leaked on their way to Virgin Mobile

Four new phones get leaked on their way to Virgin Mobile

21 July, 2014 | comments (9)

Virgin Mobile USA, one of Sprint's prepaid arms, is apparently going to add four additional smartphones to its roster in the near future. They are all shown in the leaked image below. From left to right, meet the LG Pulse, LG Unify, HTC Desire...

Tags: Android, LG, HTC, ZTE


Xiaomi Mi 3 scores 100,000 registrations in India

Xiaomi Mi 3 scores 100,000 registrations in India

21 July, 2014 | comments (105)

No less than 100,000 people have already registered to be able to purchase the Xiaomi Mi 3 when it goes on sale in India tomorrow. Earlier this month, the Chinese smartphone maker announced its entrance in India. And last week it started allowing...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Samsung Galaxy S5 Duos rolls to international markets

Samsung Galaxy S5 Duos rolls to international markets

21 July, 2014 | comments (21)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Duos LTE (carrying the model number G9009D) has been available in China since April and now it is rolling out to international markets as well. The first set of countries where the phone is now available are the United Arab...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Prestigio MultiPhone 8500 DUO and 8400 DUO hit Russia in August

Prestigio MultiPhone 8500 DUO and 8400 DUO hit Russia in August

21 July, 2014 | comments (10)

Prestigio showcased its Windows Phone duo in the beginning of June and now the phonemaker has detailed their availability in the Russian market. The MultiPhone 8500 DUO and MutliPhone 8400 DUO will start selling in the first half of August in black...