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HTC Desire 820 lands in India along with 820Q and 816G

HTC Desire 820 lands in India along with 820Q and 816G

23 September, 2014 | comments (5)

The HTC Desire 820 was announced for India today. The 64-bit recently unveiled mid-ranger will be joined in the subcontinent by a new quad-core variant called the Desire 820Q, as well as by a 3G-only iteration of the Desire 816, which is going to be...

Tags: HTC, Android


Samsung Galaxy Note 4 pre-orders sold out in South Korea

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 pre-orders sold out in South Korea

23 September, 2014 | comments (36)

Mere hours ago we told you about Samsung's plan of countering the great publicity (and great sales numbers) of Apple's two new smartphones by launching the Galaxy Note 4 phablet earlier than anticipated. The handset is due to become available in the...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Leaked images show Moto S back panel, Motorola Droid Turbo

Leaked images show Moto S back panel, Motorola Droid Turbo

23 September, 2014 | comments (16)

Sure, it's launched the new Moto X and Moto G only a few weeks ago, but Motorola apparently has more devices planned for this year. And today details about two of those have been leaked. First up we have the Droid Turbo. As its name implies, this...


Samsung acts on Apple threat, launches Galaxy Note 4 earlier

Samsung acts on Apple threat, launches Galaxy Note 4 earlier

23 September, 2014 | comments (144)

Apple has sold more than 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones in their opening weekend and Samsung isn't too pleased about the news. As a result, the company is moving the launch date for the Galaxy Note 4 forward. The phablet will...

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Apple iOS 8 reaches 46% of iDevices in less than a week

Apple iOS 8 reaches 46% of iDevices in less than a week

23 September, 2014 | comments (37)

It has been less than a week since Apple unleashed iOS 8 to the masses and already it's running on 46% of all iOS devices linked to the Apple App Store. The numbers are from the official Apple developer portal. Naturally, as iOS 8 numbers are...

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Oppo N3 teased with a space-grade metal construction

Oppo N3 teased with a space-grade metal construction

23 September, 2014 | comments (13)

The Oppo N3 is launching in October, but the company won't be missing the opportunity to do some more teasing until then. This latest iamge comes from Oppo's official Weibo account and suggests the N3 will be using some premium materials in its...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


Jolla smartphone finally arrives in India, costs $270

Jolla smartphone finally arrives in India, costs $270

23 September, 2014 | comments (33)

The Jolla smartphone is finally available for purchase in India. The phone is currently exclusively available on Snapdeal, but we expect in the coming days to see a wider release on more retailers. The first 90 buyers of the Jolla smartphone will...

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Apple Watch to have 512MB RAM, 4GB storage

Apple Watch to have 512MB RAM, 4GB storage

23 September, 2014 | comments (19)

A report out of investment research firm Cowen and Company has attempted to ascertain a more detailed look at the specifications of Apple's Watch with an examination of the device's supply chain. At this stage of production, it has been revealed the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Korean Samsung Galaxy S III receives Android 4.4.4 KitKat

Korean Samsung Galaxy S III receives Android 4.4.4 KitKat

23 September, 2014 | comments (52)

Samsung has issued a software update for the Korean version of the Galaxy S III (SHV-E210S), bumping it to Android 4.4.4 KitKat. The latest version of Android comes to the device ten months after it received Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. The...

Tags: Samsung, Android


DisplayMate proclaims iPhone 6 displays the 'Best performing LCD'

DisplayMate proclaims iPhone 6 displays the 'Best performing LCD'

23 September, 2014 | comments (173)

When it comes to displays, Apple has always had a great track record. It was the first smartphone manufacturer to start the high pixel density craze with the iPhone 4 Retina display and Apple's displays have usually been highly calibrated and color...

Tags: Apple, iOS


LG G3 Vigor will hit AT&T shelves on September 26

LG G3 Vigor will hit AT&T shelves on September 26

22 September, 2014 | comments (4)

As expected, AT&T announced pricing and availability of the LG G3 Vigor. The budget friendly smartphone will join the Samsung Galaxy Alpha on the carrier’s shelves this Friday, on September 26. The smartphone will be priced at $334.99 with...

Tags: LG, Android, AT&T


BlackBerry Passport priced, will go on sale this Wednesday

BlackBerry Passport priced, will go on sale this Wednesday

22 September, 2014 | comments (71)

After a teaser campaign spanning many months, BlackBerry is finally set to make the Passport official this Wednesday, on September 24. However, it turns out that we won't only see an announcement on that day - the device will actually go on sale...

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iPhone 6 sales reach record 10 million in first weekend

iPhone 6 sales reach record 10 million in first weekend

22 September, 2014 | comments (253)

Today, Apple has proudly announced that it sold over 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus units over the first weekend during which they were on sale. This apparently represents a new record for first-weekend iPhone sales, according to the...

Tags: Apple


Samsung Galaxy Alpha will be out at AT&T on September 26

Samsung Galaxy Alpha will be out at AT&T on September 26

22 September, 2014 | comments (14)

Just a few days ago we told you about the Samsung Galaxy Alpha being unofficially sold in the US by one online retailer. Back then we had no knowledge of the device heading to any of the US carriers, but today AT&T announced that it would be selling...

Tags: Samsung, Android, AT&T


Huawei announces very cheap Honor 4 Play with 4G

Huawei announces very cheap Honor 4 Play with 4G

22 September, 2014 | comments (16)

Over in its home country, Huawei unveiled the Honor 4 Play today. This smartphone comes very soon after the Chinese company announced the Honor 3C Play (which was back in August), but the new device has something the older one didn't: 4G LTE...

Tags: Huawei, Android


Samsung Galaxy A7 (SM-A700) enters India for R&D

Samsung Galaxy A7 (SM-A700) enters India for R&D

22 September, 2014 | comments (14)

The Samsung Galaxy A5 got pretty comprehensively leaked last week, with images showing it in the wild having been made public. We also found out that there would be a Galaxy A3 too, thanks to a user agent profile. But those two won't be the only...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Google working with HTC on an upcoming 9-inch tablet

Google working with HTC on an upcoming 9-inch tablet

22 September, 2014 | comments (45)

We have been hearing rumors of Google working with HTC over an upcoming Nexus tablet for months now. WSJ has now confirmed from its sources that the two companies are indeed working on a 9-inch tablet. According to the sources, Google...

Tags: HTC, Android


Multiple Google employees spotted running Android L on Nexus 4

Multiple Google employees spotted running Android L on Nexus 4

22 September, 2014 | comments (42)

After Google released the developer preview of the Android L on just the Nexus 5 and the Nexus 7, those using the older Nexus 4 were left in the cloud of uncertainty, wondering whether their phone will get the final version when it releases later...

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LG makes its Wine Smart flip smartphone official in Korea

LG makes its Wine Smart flip smartphone official in Korea

22 September, 2014 | comments (53)

LG’s teaser of its Wine Smart device last week caught more than a few people by surprise, as clamshell phones have long since gone the way of the dinosaur with the emergence of smartphones. The Wine Smart is apparently the company’s attempt to...

Tags: LG, Android


Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 shows up on official Thailand site

Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 shows up on official Thailand site

21 September, 2014 | comments (34)

The Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 has popped up on Samsung's official website for Thailand where Samsung lists a lot of details along with product images and specs for the device. The Galaxy Mega 2 has been on sale in Malaysia and even Thailand for...

Tags: Samsung, Android