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LG G4 Pro rumoured to be powered by Snapdragon 820 SoC

LG G4 Pro rumoured to be powered by Snapdragon 820 SoC

18 June, 2015 | comments (79)

Less than a week after there were reports that LG is considering a metal body for its next flagship smartphone - allegedly dubbed LG G4 Pro, alleged specs of the device have surfaced. According to a post on Chinese social media site Weibo,...

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Sony Xperia Z3+ now up for pre-order in Indonesia

Sony Xperia Z3+ now up for pre-order in Indonesia

18 June, 2015 | comments (22)

Just a day after there were reports that the Sony Xperia Z3+ could be launched in India next week, the device is now up for pre-order in Indonesia. The handset can be pre-ordered exclusively through online retailer DinoMarket, which is...

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Android 5.1 for both 1st and 2nd gen Moto X to roll out next week

Android 5.1 for both 1st and 2nd gen Moto X to roll out next week

18 June, 2015 | comments (57)

The Android 5.1 update for both the first and second-gen Moto X is currently undergoing soak testing in over a dozen markets, and if everything goes fine, full deployments will begin next week, according to Motorola's David Schuster. These...

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MetroPCS Lumia 640 said to cost just $39 after instant rebate

MetroPCS Lumia 640 said to cost just $39 after instant rebate

18 June, 2015 | comments (4)

The Microsoft Lumia 640 is set to arrive at MetroPCS stores on June 18, and will be officially launched by the prepaid carrier on June 22, according to a leaked internal memo (see image below) which was first accessed by WindowsCentral. As...


Samsung has a patch for the SwiftKey hack on the way

Samsung has a patch for the SwiftKey hack on the way

18 June, 2015 | comments (24)

Samsung has a patch for the SwiftKey vulnerability we told you about yesterday. The Korean giant will begin rolling out the security update in the next few days. The company will utilize its Knox security suite to deliver the patch. Samsung...

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BlackBerry Venice tipped to arrive in November with Snapdragon 808

BlackBerry Venice tipped to arrive in November with Snapdragon 808

17 June, 2015 | comments (63)

A new report shed light on the specs and the launch date of the upcoming BlackBerry flagship smartphone. Codenamed Venice, the previously rumored device is expected to arrive in November with Android OS on board. BlackBerry Venice will...


OnePlus 2 officially revealed to sport Snapdragon 810 SoC

OnePlus 2 officially revealed to sport Snapdragon 810 SoC

17 June, 2015 | comments (54)

It's now been officially revealed that the OnePlus 2 will come with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810 SoC. This isn't much of a surprise actually, since an alleged benchmark result for it accurately leaked the chipset being used. It also makes sense, since...

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Huawei Nexus phone allegedly confirmed by employee

Huawei Nexus phone allegedly confirmed by employee

17 June, 2015 | comments (19)

For many months now we've heard that Huawei might be working with Google on the next Nexus smartphone (or one of them, since LG may apparently develop the other model). And now a publication claims to have received confirmation that this is indeed...


16GB Xiaomi Mi 4 sees its price cut in India too

16GB Xiaomi Mi 4 sees its price cut in India too

17 June, 2015 | comments (17)

Last week Xiaomi decided to permanently make the 64GB Mi 4 cheaper in India, dropping its price from INR 21,999 to INR 19,999. However, the entry level 16GB model did not get a price cut at the same time. The last discount for the 16GB Mi 4 was...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 5 once again rumored to launch early

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 once again rumored to launch early

17 June, 2015 | comments (67)

A while back a few rumors started making the rounds, saying that Samsung would launch the Galaxy Note 5 earlier in the year than its predecessors - namely, in July. Samsung then officially denied that this is going to happen, and things went quiet...


Apple iPhone 6S to pack Force Touch display, stronger aluminum

Apple iPhone 6S to pack Force Touch display, stronger aluminum

17 June, 2015 | comments (78)

KGI Securities' Ming-Chi Kuo might be a name that doesn't ring a bell, but the guy has a good track record of guessing the next iPhones right, well before the official announcement. Today he supplied us with a new portion of details about the...

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T-Mobile begins selling Microsoft Lumia 640

T-Mobile begins selling Microsoft Lumia 640

17 June, 2015 | comments (7)

Nearly a week after a leaked internal memo revealed that the Microsoft Lumia 640 will be launched by T-Mobile on June 17, the carrier has started selling the device. As for the price, the handset carries a tag of $129.84 without any...


Microsoft Lumia 640 XL arrives at AT&T on June 26

Microsoft Lumia 640 XL arrives at AT&T on June 26

17 June, 2015 | comments (1)

The Microsoft Lumia 640 XL will land on AT&T on June 26. The 5.7" phablet will cost nothing upfront with a Next 24, 18 or 12 plan. Whichever plan you choose you end up paying a total of $250, except you might swap the phone for a new one...


Apple Watch in-store pickup now available worldwide

Apple Watch in-store pickup now available worldwide

17 June, 2015 | comments (14)

Apple Watch is available exclusively online since its launch in April. Apple just couldn’t produce as many Watches as people wanted, so it focused on delivering the first batches to its online customers only. Later Apple detailed the retail...

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Asus Zenfone 2 with 4GB RAM and 128GB storage debuts in Taiwan

Asus Zenfone 2 with 4GB RAM and 128GB storage debuts in Taiwan

17 June, 2015 | comments (27)

The Asus Zenfone 2 is available in quite a few different models with different screen resolution, chipsets and internal storage. The best spec'd among those is the Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML with 4GB RAM, which packs a 5.5" 1080p display, Intel Atom...

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Leak reveals Snapdragon 810-powered Oppo Find 9

Leak reveals Snapdragon 810-powered Oppo Find 9

17 June, 2015 | comments (22)

The successor to the Oppo Find 7 will most probably be called Find 9 and not Find 8. This was confirmed as the Find 9 was recently spotted in some promotional materials of Guangzhou Mobile's (a Chinese carrier) upcoming 4G LTE Cat.9...

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Xiaomi may omit the charger in future phone bundles

Xiaomi may omit the charger in future phone bundles

17 June, 2015 | comments (37)

Remember how the EU has been pushing for standardized chargers for smartphones for years to reduce environmental footprint due to having a separate charger for each new generation device you pick up? Well, the industry seems to have settled on the...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Samsung might stay away from in-house GPU for now

Samsung might stay away from in-house GPU for now

17 June, 2015 | comments (10)

Samsung has a lot to brag about on today's mobile scene. The Korean tech giant has managed to stay firmly on top of the ferociously-competitive market for quite some time now, so, it is definitely got a working formula for success. A big chunk of...

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Fairphone 2 unveiled, Android powered with modular design

Fairphone 2 unveiled, Android powered with modular design

17 June, 2015 | comments (16)

You may have heard of "blood diamonds," but conflict minerals are a problem for smartphones too. That's what Fairphone set to address in 2013 with a crowdfunding campaign, and now the Amsterdam-based company is back with the sequel. It's a highly...


Micromax to launch a flagship phone tomorrow

Micromax to launch a flagship phone tomorrow

17 June, 2015 | comments (35)

Micromax has sent out media invites for the launch of a flagship smartphone tomorrow in New Delhi, India. The invite image carries cryptic text - "Mystery prisoner found locked in. Can he escape his destiny?" Also there is mention of Jailbreak on...

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