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Sony Xperia E3 gets a $60 price cut in the United States

Sony Xperia E3 gets a $60 price cut in the United States

21 October, 2014 | comments (2)

Sony Xperia E3 received a serious price cut in the United States. The entry-level LTE smartphone is available for $139.99 with no contract. The deal is offered by the online retailer Expansys. The new price tag is $60 less than the original...

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Samsung Galaxy Core Max goes official in China

Samsung Galaxy Core Max goes official in China

21 October, 2014 | comments (12)

Samsung launched the Galaxy Core Max in China. Sporting the model number SM-G5108Q. The dual-SIM smartphone combines mid-range specs and TouchWiz-ed Android 4.4 KitKat. Samsung Galaxy Core Max features 1.2GHz quad-core CPU, a gig of RAM,...

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iPad Air 2 benchmark reveals 3-core CPU and 2GB of RAM

iPad Air 2 benchmark reveals 3-core CPU and 2GB of RAM

21 October, 2014 | comments (42)

Apple iPad Air 2 made a trip to the popular Geekbench benchmark and revealed juicy bits about itself. The freshly announced full-size tablet from Cupertino sports 2GB of RAM and rather curious 3-core CPU. While 2GB of RAM are hardly a...

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iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 arrive at T-Mobile on October 29

iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 arrive at T-Mobile on October 29

21 October, 2014 | comments (4)

If you've been wondering just when you'll be able to purchase an iPad Air 2 or iPad Mini 3 from T-Mobile, the mystery has been solved today. The magenta carrier itself has unveiled both the pre-order date as well as the actual release date for...

Tags: Apple, iOS, T-Mobile


Dual-SIM Samsung Galaxy A3 visits the FCC sans 4G LTE

Dual-SIM Samsung Galaxy A3 visits the FCC sans 4G LTE

21 October, 2014 | comments (5)

Samsung's upcoming Galaxy A3, A5, and A7 smartphones have so far been leaked a lot. That said, none of them has gotten official yet, so to get information about these handsets we have to look to other sources. Take the FCC for example. The US...

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Nokia brand to be replaced with Microsoft Lumia

Nokia brand to be replaced with Microsoft Lumia

21 October, 2014 | comments (105)

If you've seen Microsoft's recent articles about Lumia you know it was coming. The Nokia brand has been phased out by calling the phones just "Lumia" and redirecting Nokia online properties to Microsoft.com. This rebranding effort will expand and...


Samsung unveils Galaxy S5 Plus with Snapdragon 805

Samsung unveils Galaxy S5 Plus with Snapdragon 805

21 October, 2014 | comments (59)

With a quiet whisper Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S5 Plus a Snapdragon 805 version of the company's 2014 flagship. This is the small late season upgrade, similar to the Galaxy S4 LTE-A that launched late last year. Just like its predecessor the new...

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Apple Watch the most anticipated wearable, PwC study finds

Apple Watch the most anticipated wearable, PwC study finds

21 October, 2014 | comments (35)

PricewaterhouseCoopers has published a study on the smart wearables market, which shows that the Apple Watch is the most hotly anticipated device. 59% of people questioned said they are looking forward to trying the first Apple smartwatch. A...

Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon


Apple now requires iOS developers to use 64-bit code

Apple now requires iOS developers to use 64-bit code

21 October, 2014 | comments (27)

Ever since Apple unveiled the iPhone 5s, it has been keen to brag about the 64-bit support of the Apple A7 chip. Starting February, it will require developers to develop their apps to work on the 64-bit architecture as well as the 32-bit...

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Meizu MX4 gets a gold version, pre-orders start tomorrow

Meizu MX4 gets a gold version, pre-orders start tomorrow

21 October, 2014 | comments (8)

Looking to get an MX4 with a touch of extra bling? Meizu has you covered as the company has just announced a gold version of its latest flagship. The new variant was announced at a Flyme + YunOS presentation held in China today and pre-orders will...

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Latest Oppo N3 teaser confirms fingerprint scanner

Latest Oppo N3 teaser confirms fingerprint scanner

21 October, 2014 | comments (8)

Oppo keeps its N3 teaser campaign going and the latest image it has shared once again is once again about the rotating camera of its upcoming phablet. And while the precision optics are clearly the focal point, the most interesting bit is a bit...

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LG's Odin-powered phone coming this month, joining the G3 family

LG's Odin-powered phone coming this month, joining the G3 family

21 October, 2014 | comments (18)

LG's in-house chipset codenamed Odin has been in Rurmorland for two years already. As the rumors have it, the Odin smartphone was delayed numerous times due to overheating issues and production hiccups. According to the latest report though those...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Apple announces financial results for Q4 of the fiscal 2014

Apple announces financial results for Q4 of the fiscal 2014

20 October, 2014 | comments (93)

Apple announced its financial results for Q4 of the fiscal 2014. The Cupertino giant took home a quarterly net profit of $8.5 billion or $1.42 per diluted share from $42.1 billion of revenue. Its gross margin for the quarter is 38%. The above...

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Lenovo will allegedly attempt to acquire BlackBerry this week

Lenovo will allegedly attempt to acquire BlackBerry this week

20 October, 2014 | comments (41)

According to a new report, Lenovo might make a bid for the BlackBerry at some point this week. The troubled Canadian manufacturer has been showing signs of resurgence over the past few weeks. Reportedly, Lenovo is willing to pay in the...


iPhone sales might reach record 62 million this quarter

iPhone sales might reach record 62 million this quarter

20 October, 2014 | comments (101)

According to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, Apple is on track to sell between 56.7 million and 62.7 million iPhones during the fourth quarter of 2014 (from October to December). Overall Wall Street estimates hover around 60 million. For...

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Sprint LG G2 update has LTE and HD voice improvements

Sprint LG G2 update has LTE and HD voice improvements

20 October, 2014 | comments (10)

The LG G2 that's been sold by Sprint in the United States is now in the process of getting a new software update. This won't change the Android version the G2 is running, or anything like that. What it will do, though, according to the official...


Nexus 6 pre-orders confirmed to start on October 29

Nexus 6 pre-orders confirmed to start on October 29

20 October, 2014 | comments (40)

Google and Motorola unveiled the Nexus 6 phablet last week. During the blog post announcement, we were told that pre-orders for the device would start on October 29. And this date has just been confirmed by none other than the phone's listing in...


iOS 8.1 is now rolling out, ready to download and install

iOS 8.1 is now rolling out, ready to download and install

20 October, 2014 | comments (94)

Last week during its iPad-related event, Apple announced that iOS 8.1 would be out starting today. And the company has kept that promise, for the latest version of its mobile OS has already started rolling out to devices. If you have an iPhone,...

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OnePlus One pre-orders go live for one hour on October 27

OnePlus One pre-orders go live for one hour on October 27

20 October, 2014 | comments (28)

OnePlus announced its upcoming pre-order system for the One last month, when it only said it would roll out in October. And today the Chinese company has followed up with an actual date and time at which you'll be able to pre-order its first...

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Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 lands at AT&T on October 24

Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 lands at AT&T on October 24

20 October, 2014 | comments (4)

AT&T has just announced that it will start selling the Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 on October 24, which is this Friday. The handset will set you back $149.99 if you go with the traditional two-year contract. If you want to purchase it without the...

Tags: Samsung, Android, AT&T