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Sonim XP7 is the toughest Android LTE handset

Sonim XP7 is the toughest Android LTE handset

25 November, 2014 | comments (0)

The manufacturer of rugged smartphones Sonim took the wraps of the XP7 Android 4.4 KitKat smartphone. The newcomer is said to be the most rugged smartphone with 4G LTE connectivity on board. Sonim XP7 features shock and impact resistance...

Tags: Sonim, Android


Sony will release fewer devices in bid to turn a profit

Sony will release fewer devices in bid to turn a profit

25 November, 2014 | comments (38)

Sony's not doing too well, at least in certain areas - mobile devices being one of those. So the company has decided to trim its lineup, in hopes to eventually make a profit. The loss-making corporation won't mind if sales take a hit, even by as...

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2014 could be the first year in which iPad sales decline

2014 could be the first year in which iPad sales decline

25 November, 2014 | comments (28)

2014 is on track to become the first year in which iPad sales decline when compared to the previous year. Despite the fact that Android tablets have gained a lot of traction recently, always eating away at Apple's market share in the tablet space,...

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Xiaomi Redmi Note to hit India on December 2

Xiaomi Redmi Note to hit India on December 2

25 November, 2014 | comments (12)

Xiaomi Redmi Note, a powerful yet affordable phablet, will be officially launching in India on December 2. Just like other Xiaomi models the stock will be limited and users will be able to buy it only if they have already registered their interest...

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Ubuntu powered Meizu MX4 to hit market early 2015

Ubuntu powered Meizu MX4 to hit market early 2015

25 November, 2014 | comments (20)

A strategic cooperation deal was signed today between Ubuntu and Meizu in the Chinese manufacturer's headquarters. The agreement sets joint goals to build and promote a new version of the Meizu's Flyme OS, which is based on Ubuntu touch software and...

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New TouchWiz version may add theming support

New TouchWiz version may add theming support

25 November, 2014 | comments (38)

TouchWiz gets flamed a lot for its looks, but what if Samsung enabled themes? Sony has them, CyanogenMod has them, many Android customizations do they offer the ability to quickly change the look of the device and often goes beyond just changing...


Samsung Galaxy A5 debuts in China for $420

Samsung Galaxy A5 debuts in China for $420

25 November, 2014 | comments (36)

The dual-SIM version of the Samsung Galaxy A5 is now listed on the company's official website in China. It is selling for $420 (CNY 2,599). The price is a bit steep compared to the competition from Xiaomi and Meizu. The Meizu MX4 retails for $292...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Panasonic DMC-CM1 will go on sale in the UK on December 1

Panasonic DMC-CM1 will go on sale in the UK on December 1

24 November, 2014 | comments (29)

Panasonic announced that it will begin offering the DMC-CM1 smartphone in the United Kingdom on December 1. The Android handset features a highly capable 1 camera sensor, which is seven times larger than the typical smartphone solutions these days....


Android 5.0 is now seeding to Moto X (2014) for Verizon

Android 5.0 is now seeding to Moto X (2014) for Verizon

24 November, 2014 | comments (12)

Android 5.0 Lollipop is now seeding to Moto X (2014) for Verizon Wireless. The update arrives only a couple of days after soak test invites got out to Motorola Feedback Network participants. The latest Android build for the Moto X is in...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Samsung SM-E500F may be part of new E series

Samsung SM-E500F may be part of new E series

24 November, 2014 | comments (26)

Samsung has recently launched the Galaxy A series, comprising so far of the A3 and A5. Not long ago there were some mumblings saying that the Korean company likes the idea of using even more letters of the alphabet to describe some upcoming new...


Asus brings its Intel-based PadFone Mini to India

Asus brings its Intel-based PadFone Mini to India

24 November, 2014 | comments (6)

Asus has announced the PadFone Mini for India today. This is the same Intel-powered PadFone Mini which initially got official back in January, and has been on sale elsewhere for months. As all PadFones, we're looking at a smartphone that can be...

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Motorola Droid Turbo gets a blue version at Best Buy

Motorola Droid Turbo gets a blue version at Best Buy

24 November, 2014 | comments (8)

In case the original color variations of the Motorola Droid Turbo weren't interesting enough for you, then here's something you should consider: a blue model. That's right, there's a blue Droid Turbo now, to complement the black and red...


Xiaomi's upcoming cheap tablet will have LTE support

Xiaomi's upcoming cheap tablet will have LTE support

24 November, 2014 | comments (19)

Slowly but surely, we're getting ever closer to the launch of Xiaomi's next tablet, which should complement the already released Mi Pad 7.9 in the company's portfolio. This device first surfaced at the end of October via a benchmark listing, which...

Tags: Android, Xiaomi


BlackBerry Passport comes in white and red for the holidays

BlackBerry Passport comes in white and red for the holidays

24 November, 2014 | comments (9)

The BlackBerry Passport is now available in one more color - Red. The red color was only a rumor a few days ago when BlackBerry showed off the white one two days ago. Both color options come for users who are not sold on the black one and are...


British Telecom wants to acquire EE or O2 in the UK

British Telecom wants to acquire EE or O2 in the UK

24 November, 2014 | comments (20)

British Telecom is looking to purchase a UK carrier with its options being EE or O2. O2 was part of British Telecom back in 2001, but was sold and is now owned by Spain's Telefonica. It said there are currently "highly preliminary talks" regarding...


OnePlus teases its next device, is it OnePlus Two?

OnePlus teases its next device, is it OnePlus Two?

24 November, 2014 | comments (43)

OnePlus One is still a tough one to find and purchase, though it is regularly getting updates improving its Cyanogen ROM in all departments. And while some people are waiting the OnePlus One stock to catch up with demand, it seems OnePlus is already...


Apple looking to  ship over 71.5 million iPhones in Q4

Apple looking to ship over 71.5 million iPhones in Q4

24 November, 2014 | comments (16)

Apple will ship more than 71.5 million iPhones in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to a latest report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Kuo, who has a decent track record on Apple-related industry predictions, says that...


Samsung to counter shrinking profits with management changes

Samsung to counter shrinking profits with management changes

24 November, 2014 | comments (58)

Samsung's recent decline in revenue has led them to undertake some major damage control. After the planned reduction in the companies` mobile portfolio by as much as 30% as of next year the Korean giant is now faced with a possible management...

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WSJ: Galaxy S5 sold 4 million units less than the Galaxy S4

WSJ: Galaxy S5 sold 4 million units less than the Galaxy S4

24 November, 2014 | comments (123)

There have been sings that the Galaxy S5 was not living up to expectations since July analysts reported that the 2014 flagship sold 2 million units less in May compared to the Galaxy S4 for the same period after its launch. Weak quarterly results...


Oppo 3007 launches at TENAA with 4.7-inch 720p display

Oppo 3007 launches at TENAA with 4.7-inch 720p display

24 November, 2014 | comments (8)

The Oppo 3007 has popped up on Chinese certification authority TENAA revealing a mid-range variant of the Oppo Find 7. The phone is built around a 4.7" IPS display of 720p resolution and packs a 1.2GHz quad-core CPU and 1GB of RAM. The camera...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors