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AT&T's HTC One (M8) finally gets Eye Experience and VoLTE

AT&T's HTC One (M8) finally gets Eye Experience and VoLTE

26 January, 2015 | comments (0)

AT&T's version of the HTC One (M8) has started receiving a new software update today, according to official documentation from the carrier. This is apparently the same update that seemed to go out last week, but may have been pulled at some...


Upcoming Meizu M1 Mini teased in image outed by company VP

Upcoming Meizu M1 Mini teased in image outed by company VP

26 January, 2015 | comments (3)

We've been hearing about a smaller device meant to complement the Meizu M1 Note joining the company's portfolio since even before that model was unveiled. But after it was made official, rumors and leaks about a purported M1 Mini have intensified....

Tags: Meizu, Android


Samsung Exynos 7420 aces Geekbench 3.0

Samsung Exynos 7420 aces Geekbench 3.0

26 January, 2015 | comments (15)

The Samsung Exynos 7420 chipset has been tested in the Geekbench 3 benchmark, likely residing in a prototype Galaxy S6 unit. The SoC aced the benchmark test scoring 5478 and 1520 points in the multi-core and single-core tests,...

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Edged variant of Galaxy S6 could be called simply Galaxy S Edge

Edged variant of Galaxy S6 could be called simply Galaxy S Edge

26 January, 2015 | comments (11)

Samsung's next expected flagship device - the alleged Galaxy S6 has been generating a lot of buzz in the rumor mill. But besides the usual talk of more RAM, a better camera and whether it will be water resistant or not there is also another exciting...


Next OnePlus to arrive in Q3 2015, will be a numeric

Next OnePlus to arrive in Q3 2015, will be a numeric

26 January, 2015 | comments (15)

The sequel to the OnePlus One, the"flagship killer" of 2014, will likely be released later than some have hoped for. The cited reason is “manufacturing challenges with the Snapdragon 810”, Forbes reports. The smartphone's launch date has been...


Apple has sold more iPhones in China than in the US

Apple has sold more iPhones in China than in the US

26 January, 2015 | comments (31)

Apple is likely to announce soon that for the first time it sold more iPhones in China during 2014 than it did at home in the US. Analysts believe that this overtaking was made possible thanks to Apple's deal with China Mobile and the subsequent...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Huawei P8 leaks in live photos, specs revealed

Huawei P8 leaks in live photos, specs revealed

26 January, 2015 | comments (15)

The successor to the Huawei Ascend P7, the company's last flagship to bear the Ascend name, has popped up in some live images. What will likely be the Huawei P8 is revealed to the public, front and back. Huawei P8 live images It follows...


AT&T buys its second Mexican carrier, Nextel Mexico

AT&T buys its second Mexican carrier, Nextel Mexico

26 January, 2015 | comments (4)

AT&T is on a shopping spree in Mexico – it completed the acquisition of the country's third largest operator, Iusacell, just nine days ago and has already struck a deal with the second largest carrier, Nextel Mexico. Interestingly, the Iusacell...

Tags: AT&T, Misc


Huawei Mate7 compact likely to star at MWC 2015

Huawei Mate7 compact likely to star at MWC 2015

26 January, 2015 | comments (13)

As Mobile World Congress 2015 comes closer, rumors of what phone manufacturers have in store gain traction. The last one concerns Huawei and what the company has in mind for MWC 2015. According to HDBlog.it, we're going to see the company reveal a...


Three UK owner looking to acquire O2 UK

Three UK owner looking to acquire O2 UK

26 January, 2015 | comments (21)

Hong Kong-based Hutchison Whampoa is in talks to acquire its second UK carrier, O2. Currently owned by Spanish outfit Telefonica, O2 may go for £9.25 billion with up to £1 billion to be paid later. Hutchison already owns Three and the potential...

Tags: Three, O2


Samsung Galaxy E3, J3, J5 and J7 names already patented

Samsung Galaxy E3, J3, J5 and J7 names already patented

26 January, 2015 | comments (23)

Samsung is hard at work expanding its device lineup. During the last few months it became clear that the Korean tech giant is starting a brand new A-series lineup, an E-series, as well as a J-series. The A lineup already has two members- the Galaxy...


Updated Xiaomi Redmi 2 makes the rounds at TENAA

Updated Xiaomi Redmi 2 makes the rounds at TENAA

26 January, 2015 | comments (12)

Xiaomi's large success last year was in large part due to the manufacturer's latest device lineup with successful handsets like the Xiaomi Redmi 1S, Redmi Note and the Redmi 2. The latter is an extremely affordable device, priced at around $100....

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Vivo X5 Max L is slightly thicker at 5.1mm, packs a Mediatek SoC

Vivo X5 Max L is slightly thicker at 5.1mm, packs a Mediatek SoC

26 January, 2015 | comments (3)

Current record holder for slenderness in the smartphone world Vivo X5 Max is likely going to be dethroned this year by the recently announced Ivvi smartphone. Vivo, on the other hand, is set on spreading the thinness hype across its...

Tags: Vivo, Android


Motorola reenters Chinese market with Moto G, X and X Pro

Motorola reenters Chinese market with Moto G, X and X Pro

26 January, 2015 | comments (6)

The absence of Motorola on the dynamic and ever-growing Chinese market has surely been felt, considering that the brand has had a long and successful history of operation in that region. After the major Moto acquisition by Lenovo last year the...

Tags: Motorola, Android


A lower-priced Lumia 830 alternative in the works

A lower-priced Lumia 830 alternative in the works

26 January, 2015 | comments (25)

Microsoft is continuously expanding its smartphone portfolio, and after the low-end Lumia 435 and Lumia 532 of late, the midrange is due for a refreshment. The future smartphone with an model designation RM-1072 will be a cheaper alternative to the...


Samsung Galaxy Note Edge pre-orders start in Canada

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge pre-orders start in Canada

26 January, 2015 | comments (9)

The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, which launched in the US back in November, will be available in Canada soon. While there’s no word on the price and availability date, the device is up for pre-order on Best Buy, with the listing suggesting that both...

Tags: Samsung, Canada


Samsung tipped to be the main chipset supplier for next iPhone

Samsung tipped to be the main chipset supplier for next iPhone

26 January, 2015 | comments (63)

Around 75% of the application processors that would power the next generation iPhone will be supplied by Samsung, according to a report from South Korea's Maeil Business Newspaper, which cited unidentified sources in the semiconductor...

Tags: Samsung, Apple


Samsung will manufacture the Tizen-based Z1 in India

Samsung will manufacture the Tizen-based Z1 in India

25 January, 2015 | comments (13)

Samsung will manufacture the Tizen-based Z1 smartphone in India. The Korean giant launched the affordable device in the country earlier this month. The device’s manufacturing process will take place in Samsung’s Noida facility in India....

Tags: Samsung, Tizen


Walmart offers refurbished Apple iPhone 6 with $150 off

Walmart offers refurbished Apple iPhone 6 with $150 off

25 January, 2015 | comments (15)

Walmart is offering Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus with significant discount in the United States. Major US carrier versions of both devices are available with $150 off Apple’s regular price without contract. A refur16GB iPhone 6 is priced...

Tags: iPhone, iOS


Xiaomi-for-iPhone trade-in program reportedly in the works

Xiaomi-for-iPhone trade-in program reportedly in the works

25 January, 2015 | comments (61)

Xiaomi has a trade-in program for Apple iPhone users in the works. The word about the bold marketing stint arrived from an executive from the ambitious Chinese startup. Reportedly, iPhone 5s owners will be able to trade their device for the...

Tags: Xiaomi, Apple, Android, iOS