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Apple iPhone 6 won't meet demand until November

Apple iPhone 6 won't meet demand until November

16 September, 2014 | comments (14)

Apple's is on the verge of filling stores with its latest iPhone (the "smaller" iPhone 6) and as experience has taught us there is a lot of demand for the latest iGadget. But according to sources Apple will not be able to meet initial iPhone 6...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


LG teases Wine Smart, a flip smartphone

LG teases Wine Smart, a flip smartphone

16 September, 2014 | comments (4)

Smart flip phones are odd ducks, an attempt to rekindle the nearly extinct form factor. They never get much attention but LG will be introducing a specimen soon the LG Wine Smart. Wine is a series of flip phones available in the US, Canada but...

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Voice over LTE launches at Verizon, native video calls too

Voice over LTE launches at Verizon, native video calls too

15 September, 2014 | comments (12)

Today Verizon has turned on VoLTE (Voice over LTE) functionality across its network in the United States. This means you'll be able to make voice calls over Big Red's 4G network too, as up until now you would have been bumped onto its 3G network for...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has the best display as per DisplayMate

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has the best display as per DisplayMate

15 September, 2014 | comments (171)

DisplayMate, a renowned company specializing in display tests, has praised the Galaxy Note 4's AMOLED in a detailed review. The 5.7" 2560 x 1440 pixel display of the Note 4 packs a pixel density of 518ppi, but that's not its only feature as Samsung...

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Selfie-obsessed Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime leaks

Selfie-obsessed Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime leaks

15 September, 2014 | comments (26)

The selfie is easily the most popular genre of photo these days and Samsung may try to capitalize on that market with the Galaxy Grand Prime. Photos of the handset reveal its front-facing camera boasts 5MP resolution, a sizeable improvement over the...


Panasonic intros expensive Android phone with 1

Panasonic intros expensive Android phone with 1

15 September, 2014 | comments (65)

Panasonic gave up trying to make a name for itself selling smartphones in developed markets a while back, after the failure of its Eluga-branded devices. But now the company seems to want back in. Today at Photokina 2014 it introduced the Lumix...


Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus pre-orders exceed 4 million in 24h

Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus pre-orders exceed 4 million in 24h

15 September, 2014 | comments (203)

Apple unleashed the pre-order campaign for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on September 12 and now the company boasts four million orders have been made in the first 24 hours. The demand is more than Apple anticipated and as a result, while...

Tags: Apple, iOS


LG G3 Stylus goes on sale in Latin America and Central Asia

LG G3 Stylus goes on sale in Latin America and Central Asia

15 September, 2014 | comments (8)

The LG G3 Stylus is going on sale this week. The company will launch the phone initially in Brazil, as other countries in Latin America will follow soon after. Central Asia and the Commonwealth of Independent States nations will also be among the...

Tags: LG, Android


Galaxy Note 4 coming to the UK in mid-October, Note Edge is not

Galaxy Note 4 coming to the UK in mid-October, Note Edge is not

15 September, 2014 | comments (24)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 launch price and date for the UK were unveiled by local retailer Clove. The new phablet flagship will launch a month from now in the week that starts on October 13 and will cost 575 with VAT. That's slightly higher than...

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New Moto X gets $50 discount, now sold directly in the UK

New Moto X gets $50 discount, now sold directly in the UK

15 September, 2014 | comments (6)

The new Moto X (2014) pre-orders start tomorrow, but customers can also purchase an unlocked, Pure Edition of the phone. Normally, the latter costs $499, but students with an active .edu e-mail account can take advantage of a $50...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Google launches Android One in India with three new smartphones

Google launches Android One in India with three new smartphones

15 September, 2014 | comments (65)

After announcing it first back at I/O 2014, Google today finally launched the first Android One devices in India. The first three phones to be launched are the Karbon Sparkle V, Micromax Canvas A1, and Spice Dream UNO. The Dream UNO is the...

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Phones4U goes into administration after getting dropped by carriers

Phones4U goes into administration after getting dropped by carriers

15 September, 2014 | comments (41)

In a stunning development, high street UK mobile phone retailer Phones4U has gone into administration. This comes after both Vodafone and EE refused to extend their carrier contracts with Phones4U, effectively bringing an end to the retailer in its...

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Nokia 130 now available in China, Pakistan and Nigeria

Nokia 130 now available in China, Pakistan and Nigeria

15 September, 2014 | comments (26)

The first (and perhaps only) feature phone that Microsoft has unveiled, the Nokia 130, is now available in stores in China, Pakistan and Nigeria. The rollout to other countries will continue in the following weeks. The Nokia 130 has a recommended...

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Oppo N3 teaser confirms its name, next month announcement

Oppo N3 teaser confirms its name, next month announcement

15 September, 2014 | comments (6)

Oppo released a couple of teasers of its upcoming N3 camera-centric phone and today we are treated to a third one. This time it reveals more information about the phone's launch event. It will happen in Singapore next month, but Oppo hasn't...

Tags: Oppo, Android


Snapdeal announces Karbonn Sparkle V Android One phone

Snapdeal announces Karbonn Sparkle V Android One phone

15 September, 2014 | comments (21)

Google hasn't yet officially announced Android One devices but the respective online stores who will be selling these devices just can't wait. After Flipkart prematurely pulled the trigger on Spice Dream UNO, Snapdeal has now put up a product page...

Tags: Karbonn, Android


'Windows Phone' branding to be dropped in favor of just 'Windows'

'Windows Phone' branding to be dropped in favor of just 'Windows'

15 September, 2014 | comments (27)

Microsoft is currently in the process of scrapping the 'Windows Phone' name in favor of the simpler 'Windows'. Leaked documents that surfaced earlier stated this but leaked images of an upcoming device confirms this. An upcoming device by the...


Exclusive: Leaked Oppo N3 press images show rotating camera

Exclusive: Leaked Oppo N3 press images show rotating camera

15 September, 2014 | comments (99)

We first heard that the Oppo N3 is coming last week, when the company released an image teaser on its Facebook page. Now, thanks to an anonymous tipster, who we have very good reasons to trust, we get to see what it will look like. The images we...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


New Moto X pre-orders in the US will kick off on September 16

New Moto X pre-orders in the US will kick off on September 16

14 September, 2014 | comments (8)

Motorola spilled the beans on the new Moto X pre-order details in the United States. AT&T will begin taking orders for the smartphone this coming Tuesday, September 16. The on-contract pricing of the customizable smartphone is $99.99. More...

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First rumors of the HTC Eye surface, packs 5.2

First rumors of the HTC Eye surface, packs 5.2" FHD display

14 September, 2014 | comments (80)

Prominent leaker @upleaks has outed the first pieces of information regarding HTC's upcoming smartphone carrying the codename "Eye". According to the leak, the upcoming smartphone will be built around a 5.2" display with a 1080p resolution. As a...

Tags: HTC, Rumors


US carrier AT&T won't offer Wi-Fi calling until 2015

US carrier AT&T won't offer Wi-Fi calling until 2015

14 September, 2014 | comments (15)

Without a doubt, Wi-Fi calling is a nice perk to have on your phone. For one, it allows you to make regular GSM calls on your Wi-Fi network in regions where the cellular coverage is spotty and signal is bad. It also lets you make calls as if you are...

Tags: iOS, AT&T