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Nokia by Microsoft branding spotted on Lumia 830

Nokia by Microsoft branding spotted on Lumia 830

05 July, 2014 | comments (74)

A couple of days ago we showed you the first purported images depicting an upcoming mid-range Nokia smartphone. As this is supposedly going to serve as the successor to the Lumia 820 from 2012, we assume it will be called Lumia 830. Now it's been...


Sprint LG G3 confirmed to feature 3GB RAM

Sprint LG G3 confirmed to feature 3GB RAM

05 July, 2014 | comments (25)

Yesterday Sprint announced it will begin taking pre-orders for the LG G3 starting from July 11 and it will ship the smartphone a week later - on July 18. The carrier didn't specify the model, but various sources now confirm Sprint's upcoming LG G3...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Xiaomi sells 10 million MI-3 units, outs gold version

Xiaomi sells 10 million MI-3 units, outs gold version

05 July, 2014 | comments (27)

A few days after boasting that it's sold more smartphones in the first half of 2014 than during all of last year, Xiaomi has a new sales number to be proud of. The Chinese company has passed 10 million units sold for the MI-3, the flagship device...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Another spy shot of the Samsung Galaxy F appears

Another spy shot of the Samsung Galaxy F appears

05 July, 2014 | comments (40)

Wherever a Galaxy F goes, a photo of the visit is bound to leak. Yesterday we showed you a live image picturing the Galaxy F metal framing. Our insider source claimed the removable back is made of plastic, while the frame is identical with the...


Week 27 in review: Galaxy S5 mini, iOS 7.1.2, Galaxy F leak

Week 27 in review: Galaxy S5 mini, iOS 7.1.2, Galaxy F leak

05 July, 2014 | comments (2)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 27 of 2014 was marked by five new Galaxy smartphones, but also plenty of rumors about the new flagship wave coming in the...


ZTE wants you to guess the specs of the Nubia Z7

ZTE wants you to guess the specs of the Nubia Z7

04 July, 2014 | comments (29)

After the news from earlier today about a couple of Nubia-branded devices being certified in China, ZTE is once again in the spotlight. The Chinese company has chosen to keep teasing its upcoming Nubia Z7 smartphone, though it's done so by taking...

Tags: Android, ZTE


Pink HTC Desire 816 surfaces in Hong Kong

Pink HTC Desire 816 surfaces in Hong Kong

04 July, 2014 | comments (7)

If you want to purchase an HTC Desire 816 mid-range phablet but the current color palette doesn't satisfy you, then you'll be happy to know that a pink model has just been spotted in Hong Kong. This comes to complement the five other color...

Tags: Android, HTC


4G LTE reportedly arriving at Verizon prepaid on July 17

4G LTE reportedly arriving at Verizon prepaid on July 17

04 July, 2014 | comments (9)

In a development that's definitely been a very long time coming, Verizon may finally bring 4G LTE connectivity to its prepaid plans. This could happen on July 17, according to certain unnamed sources. On that date, Verizon's Allset prepaid plan...

Tags: Verizon


LG G3 coming to Canadian carriers on August 1

LG G3 coming to Canadian carriers on August 1

04 July, 2014 | comments (8)

LG released its QHD display-powered G3 flagship back in May in its home country of Korea, followed by an EMEA version last month. Now, LG Canada has reported that Canadian carriers will begin offering the LG G3 starting August 1. The...

Tags: LG, Android


Two unannounced ZTE Nubia phones hit Chinese TENAA

Two unannounced ZTE Nubia phones hit Chinese TENAA

04 July, 2014 | comments (2)

Two ZTE smartphones have been spotted at the Chinese TENAA (an equivalent to the FCC in the USA) carrying the model numbers NX507J and NX505J. Both have undergone the approval process of the Chinese authority a few weeks ago. Neither of the...

Tags: ZTE, Android, Rumors


Nokia Lumia 635 celebrates July 4 with a discount in the US

Nokia Lumia 635 celebrates July 4 with a discount in the US

04 July, 2014 | comments (9)

As a July 4 special the Home Shopping Network has the Nokia Lumia 635 for the price of $119.95 with a portable battery and car charger as bonus. The offer is good for a device locked to T-Mobile, but doesn't require a long-term...


LG G3 Beat, G3 Mini for AT&T, passes through FCC

LG G3 Beat, G3 Mini for AT&T, passes through FCC

04 July, 2014 | comments (6)

The LG G3 Beat or LG G3 Mini for AT&T may become official soon as it has just passed the FCC in the US. And while we learn some tidbits about the device having dual band Wi-Fi and LTE it's more important that it is labeled as having a 127.0mm...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy F first live photo appears, check it out

Samsung Galaxy F first live photo appears, check it out

04 July, 2014 | comments (76)

Samsung Galaxy F, the more premium version of the Galaxy S5 flagship, has been in the rumorlands since forever. All the rumors have a few things in common - a metal chassis, a QHD display and Snapdragon 805 chipset with 3GB of RAM. The Galaxy F...


BlackBerry CEO takes a dig at Android KNOX security

BlackBerry CEO takes a dig at Android KNOX security

04 July, 2014 | comments (74)

It's not everyday you see the BlackBerry CEO talk smack about its competitors but that's what John Chen has been doing since Google announced it will incorporating Samsung's KNOX technology in the next version of Android. Chen wrote a long...


HTC catches a break, posts net profit in Q2

HTC catches a break, posts net profit in Q2

03 July, 2014 | comments (40)

It looks like the tough times at HTC might be coming to an end. The Taiwanese manufacturer posted a net profit before tax of NT$2.76 billion (roughly $92 million) in Q2 which ended on June 30. HTC’s operating profit for the quarter was...

Tags: HTC, Android


Apple is #1 in US smartphone market share; Android top OS

Apple is #1 in US smartphone market share; Android top OS

03 July, 2014 | comments (76)

ComScore has gathered some metrics on US smartphone market share, and the company’s research reveals that Apple’s smartphones take up the majority of the US market, while Android is the top smartphone OS in the nation. By comScore’s...


Sprint's LG G3 out on July 18, pre-orders start a week earlier

Sprint's LG G3 out on July 18, pre-orders start a week earlier

03 July, 2014 | comments (6)

If you're in the US and your carrier of choice is Sprint, then here's something for you. The Now Network will officially start selling the LG G3 on July 18. Pre-orders for the device will start on July 11, so exactly one week before the launch....

Tags: Android, LG, Sprint


Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini goes up for pre-order in the UK

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini goes up for pre-order in the UK

03 July, 2014 | comments (10)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini became official just a couple of days ago, and now you can already pre-order one if you're in the UK. So far, only one retailer has announced a price for the handset. So if you absolutely must pre-order a Galaxy S5 Mini...

Tags: Android, Samsung


Oppo teases upcoming device with

Oppo teases upcoming device with "best audio quality"

03 July, 2014 | comments (76)

Oppo is apparently working on a new thing. Said thing will come with "the best audio quality excellence", as well as overall "high quality" (according to Google Translate). So what could this be? The only detail we have about it right now is the...

Tags: Android, Oppo


New iPhone 6 launch date rumored as front glass panel leaks

New iPhone 6 launch date rumored as front glass panel leaks

03 July, 2014 | comments (63)

The iPhone 6 rumors aren't going to stop anytime soon, but by now you've probably gotten used to that idea. From China today comes a new rumored announcement date, alongside a purported release date as well as pricing information (at least for...

Tags: Apple, Rumors