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Apple seeds iOS 8 beta 4 to developers, brings Tips app

Apple seeds iOS 8 beta 4 to developers, brings Tips app

22 July, 2014 | comments (0)

Quite expectedly, Apple began seeding Beta 4 of iOS 8 a few hours ago. The OTA update weighs about 300MB on the iPhone 5s and brings new features and performance improvements. The first thing we noticed after going through the update ourselves,...


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 (2)

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 (18)

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 (47)

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 (9)

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 (13)

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 (110)

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 (1)

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 (15)

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 (77)

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 (18)

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 (9)

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...


LG G3 Prime may launch in Korea on 25 July

LG G3 Prime may launch in Korea on 25 July

21 July, 2014 | comments (16)

If you're into the LG G3 but want more calculating muscle and over the top download speeds than look no further. The LG G3 Prime (or Cat 6) is on Korean media once again with news on a possible release date. According to the new reports, the LG...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Xiaomi Mi4 smartphone leaks in full, company denies metal back

Xiaomi Mi4 smartphone leaks in full, company denies metal back

21 July, 2014 | comments (40)

The Xiaomi Mi4 new flagship is coming out tomorrow, but thanks to a series of leaks we got to learn most there is to know about it a day early. A bunch of live photos surfaced today, along with detailed specs and even press renders of the...


Apple iPhone 6 tipped to launch on September 19

Apple iPhone 6 tipped to launch on September 19

21 July, 2014 | comments (57)

A promotional flyer for the upcoming Apple iPhone 6 has been posted by a Weibo user in China. It depicts two iPhone smartphones, a 4.7" and a 5.5" one, alongside their respective prices. A lot of rumors have suggested that Apple is considering to...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Huawei outs Ascend P7 Arsenal Edition smartphone

Huawei outs Ascend P7 Arsenal Edition smartphone

21 July, 2014 | comments (15)

Earlier this year, Huawei announced a new global partnership with prominent UK football club Arsenal, promising exclusive offers, content, and brand presence for Arsenal fans. The partnership apparently also includes specially-branded smartphones,...

Tags: Android, Huawei


Alleged Motorola Moto G successor leaks

Alleged Motorola Moto G successor leaks

20 July, 2014 | comments (39)

The Moto G is Motorola's most successful smartphone to date and has seen its fair share of upgrades in the form of the Moto G 4G and Dual-SIM variant but is yet to see it being replaced by a successor. Although this is bound to happen we were yet...


ZTE to make Google Now Launcher default on future phones

ZTE to make Google Now Launcher default on future phones

20 July, 2014 | comments (19)

Android’s customization is one of the OS’ biggest selling points over other mobile operating systems. However, sometimes, manufacturers really fudge up the Android experience with their software overlays. Delayed updates, cluttered menus, and...

Tags: Android, ZTE


Windows Phone 8.1 new lockscreen to be available soon

Windows Phone 8.1 new lockscreen to be available soon

20 July, 2014 | comments (59)

Although Windows Phone 8.1 has been out for a while now, there are still a few complementary features that weren’t included with the upgrade’s rollout. One of the more interesting promised features teased by Microsoft is a new lockscreen...