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New photos size up the Galaxy Alpha against the iPhone 5s

New photos size up the Galaxy Alpha against the iPhone 5s

05 August, 2014 | comments (54)

The Samsung Galaxy Alpha leaks just keep on coming. The latest one is a double one including partial specifications as well as new photos. Courtesy of Twitter user @culeaks, we can now see the Samsung Galaxy Alpha compared with the iPhone 5s. The...


Samsung Galaxy Alpha UAProf shows at least five versions

Samsung Galaxy Alpha UAProf shows at least five versions

05 August, 2014 | comments (17)

The upcoming iPhone 6 rival, the Samsung Galaxy Alpha, has been leaking from every crack of the Internet – hands-on photos, pre-order price, you name it. Now the Samsung site hosts the User Agent profiles of no less than five versions of the...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to have a 5.5

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to have a 5.5" screen, ISOCELL camera

05 August, 2014 | comments (75)

A report coming out of China details the specifications of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and it contradicts some of the earlier rumors. For one, it states the screen of the new phablet will actually be smaller than that of its predecessor, going back to...


Motorola invites AT&T Moto X users to test preview build

Motorola invites AT&T Moto X users to test preview build

05 August, 2014 | comments (8)

Motorola is sending out mails to select users of the Motorola forums with an AT&T Moto X. The company is inviting these users to test a preview version of a software update for the phone. This is likely the 4.4.4 update as the AT&T Moto X is still...


Samsung Galaxy Alpha pre-order up before its announcement

Samsung Galaxy Alpha pre-order up before its announcement

04 August, 2014 | comments (33)

The Samsung Galaxy Alpha can now be pre-ordered in the U.K. ahead of its official unveiling. The Galaxy Alpha comes with a hefty price tag to match its metallic shell: £549. The listing doesn’t indicate when the phone will become available, but...


Kyocera Hydro Life is a tough phone for T-Mobile and Metro PCS

Kyocera Hydro Life is a tough phone for T-Mobile and Metro PCS

04 August, 2014 | comments (8)

Do you suffer from fragiphoniphobia? Do you not know what that is? If so, don't feel bad, because Kyocera just made up the word, which means, "the fear of fragile phones" to market it's new Hydro Life Android smartphone. The Hydro Life is...

Tags: Android, Kyocera


Xiaomi becomes No.1 in smartphone sales in China

Xiaomi becomes No.1 in smartphone sales in China

04 August, 2014 | comments (43)

According to well known market research firm Canalys, Xiaomi is now China's biggest smartphone maker. It managed to sell more devices than Samsung, which currently has to settle with second place. In the second quarter of this year (April to...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Kogan introduces low-cost Agora 4G in the UK

Kogan introduces low-cost Agora 4G in the UK

04 August, 2014 | comments (10)

Kogan, the Australian reseller, in association with BenQ has introduced its Agora 4G smartphone in the United Kingdom. The latest offering from company is said to be designed to offer high-end hardware experience at an affordable price tag. Kogan...

Tags: Android


Oppo teases N1 Mini with a 24MP Ultra HD camera

Oppo teases N1 Mini with a 24MP Ultra HD camera

04 August, 2014 | comments (14)

Oppo N1 Mini has been in our rumor mill for a very long time until Oppo decided to make it official in the end of May. Then we learnt the N1 Mini will be one pricey smartphone at CNY2,699 or $435. Today Oppo has released yet another teaser for...

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Samsung sends out UNPACKED invites for September 3

Samsung sends out UNPACKED invites for September 3

04 August, 2014 | comments (47)

Mark your calendars folks, the Samsung UNPACKED event is officially scheduled for September 3. The show will start pretty early on, 14:00 local time, but we'll be on site ready to report on all the new gadgets. The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will...

Tags: Samsung, Android


A mini version of the Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro surfaces

A mini version of the Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro surfaces

04 August, 2014 | comments (9)

The Lenovo Z2 Pro is apparently going to have a mini version. The phone is allegedly named the Vibe Z2 Pro Mini and has been caught on camera sitting next to its bigger brother. The Vibe Z2 Pro Mini sports the same logo, camera and flash...


LG G3 16GB undergoes a 10% price cut in Europe

LG G3 16GB undergoes a 10% price cut in Europe

04 August, 2014 | comments (15)

The 16GB version of the LG G3 is enjoying a cool price cut in Europe currently. In Russia, Germany and the UK, among others, the phone's price has been slashed by 10% on average. In the UK, CarphoneWarehouse is offering the phone with a £30;...

Tags: LG, Android


A set of photos shows Samsung Galaxy Alpha in its full glory

A set of photos shows Samsung Galaxy Alpha in its full glory

04 August, 2014 | comments (109)

A new set of Samsung Galaxy Alpha photos has appeared online. The phone is shown in its full glory, with the screen on as well as its metal sides. This isn't the first time the phone has leaked out. However, it's the first time we see it in...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Motorola Moto G 4G gets $40 price cut in the US

Motorola Moto G 4G gets $40 price cut in the US

04 August, 2014 | comments (10)

The Motorola Moto G 4G has been on sale in the US for almost two months so now is a great time for a discount – the phone normally goes for $220 but Best Buy has temporarily cut the price to $180. It's available in both black and white. That's...

Tags: Motorola, Android


iOS users spend seven times more time online than Android users

iOS users spend seven times more time online than Android users

03 August, 2014 | comments (125)

According to a report by Net Applications, iOS users are seven times more active online compared to Android users. Net Applications monitors over 40,000 websites to check the traffic from mobile devices and has found out that 44.62% of users...

Tags: iOS, Android


Week 31 in review: iPhone 6, Xperia Z3 Compact, Nokia X2

Week 31 in review: iPhone 6, Xperia Z3 Compact, Nokia X2

03 August, 2014 | comments (30)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 31 of 2014 saw a lot of rumors and interesting leaks, as well as speculation whether the Nokia X2 will live or...


LG releasing update for G Watch to fix corrosion issue

LG releasing update for G Watch to fix corrosion issue

03 August, 2014 | comments (26)

If you've purchased an LG G Watch recently, or were one of the lucky attendees at Google's I/O conference to get the wearable for free, you may have noticed that the device's bottom charging connectors are prone to corrosion. Users have...

Tags: LG, Android


Counterclockwise: iPhone rumors, Skype on WM, and the Nokia 500

Counterclockwise: iPhone rumors, Skype on WM, and the Nokia 500

01 August, 2014 | comments (4)

This weeks' edition of Counterclockwise has us looking back at several historic milestones for the likes of Skype, Samsung, Nokia, and Apple. Early August is typically the time when iPhone rumors start ramping up in anticipation of Apple's events,...


LG Optimus G Android 4.4 KitKat update reaches India

LG Optimus G Android 4.4 KitKat update reaches India

01 August, 2014 | comments (71)

The LG Optimus G launched to much fanfare a couple of years ago as the precursor and basis for the Nexus 4. Yet while Google's version of the handset has been kept up to date with Android versions as you'd expect, the Optimus G has been stuck on...


Sony Xperia T3 is now available in the UK too

Sony Xperia T3 is now available in the UK too

01 August, 2014 | comments (9)

It looks like the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini isn't the only smartphone to become available in the UK today. It's been joined by the Sony Xperia T3, which is exclusively sold by Carphone Warehouse. All three colors are already up for grabs - white,...

Tags: Android, Sony