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Sony IFA 2014 invite out - smartphones and lens cameras

Sony IFA 2014 invite out - smartphones and lens cameras

07 August, 2014 | comments (42)

Sony is apparently about to send out its IFA 2014 invitations and one slipped to the world wide web revealing some snapshots of what Sony is aiming to show off. We see the side of what's hopefully the Xperia Z3, which is heavily rumored to make...

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Samsung's three-sided display allegedly enters production

Samsung's three-sided display allegedly enters production

07 August, 2014 | comments (77)

Patent drawing for a Samsung device with a three-sided screen go as far back as April but now a parts supplier for Samsung reports that the unique screen has entered production. This sounds like a good time to start making these if they'll end up...


Huawei Ascend P7 successor with a sapphire display in the works

Huawei Ascend P7 successor with a sapphire display in the works

07 August, 2014 | comments (30)

In an interview to the Chinese 21st Century Business Herald, Yu Chengdong, Huawei's Device Chairman revealed that the company is working to integrate a sapphire display in the successor of the Ascend P7. In fact, during the interview,...

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Samsung Galaxy Alpha approved by the FCC

Samsung Galaxy Alpha approved by the FCC

07 August, 2014 | comments (20)

The Samsung Galaxy Alpha got the stamp of approval from the FCC. It's the G850F version intended for Europe, the US will get three carrier-specific versions. The Galaxy Alpha measures 133 x 67mm according to FCC's measurements. For comparison a...


LG announces G3 A in South Korea

LG announces G3 A in South Korea

07 August, 2014 | comments (45)

LG has announced yet another variant of the G3 for the South Korean market. Called the G3 A, the device is a stripped down variant of the international G3. The G3 A has a 5.2-inch, 1080p display, Snapdragon 800 SoC with 2.26GHz quad-core CPU...

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Blu Products outs a quartet of affordable Studio smartphones

Blu Products outs a quartet of affordable Studio smartphones

06 August, 2014 | comments (14)

The Miami-based smartphone manufacturer Blu Products took the wraps off a quartet of affordable Studio smartphones. Blu Studio 5.0 C HD, Studio C Mini, Studio 5.0 C, and Studio 5.0 CE all feature MediaTek silicon and Android 4.4 KitKat. Most...

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T-Mobile's Sony Xperia Z1s finally gets KitKat update

T-Mobile's Sony Xperia Z1s finally gets KitKat update

06 August, 2014 | comments (28)

The internationally sold Sony Xperia Z1 started receiving its update to Android 4.4 KitKat back in March. T-Mobile's version of the phone, however, has so far been stuck on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. Thankfully that's changed today, since the KitKat...


LG G3 Stylus gets detailed, won't be high-end

LG G3 Stylus gets detailed, won't be high-end

06 August, 2014 | comments (26)

Yesterday the upcoming LG G3 Stylus got leaked by the Korean company itself, through a promotional video for the recently announced G3 Beat. And today we get a few actual details about LG's stylus-touting phablet. By all accounts, it looks like...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


XOLO 8X-1000 with HIVE official, coming to India next week

XOLO 8X-1000 with HIVE official, coming to India next week

06 August, 2014 | comments (100)

The XOLO 8X-1000 is now official with a 5" 720p display of 294ppi, 8MP Sony Exmor R camera with f/2.0 aperture, Mediatek MT6592M chipset with a true octa-core 1.4 GHz processor and a quad-core Mali-450MP4 graphics chip. There's also 2GB of RAM, 16GB...

Tags: Xolo, Android


Google Play store drops GPE smartphones for Android Wear

Google Play store drops GPE smartphones for Android Wear

06 August, 2014 | comments (9)

The Google Play Edition smartphones are out of the Play Store and in their place Google has the Nexus 5, 7 and 10 as well as LG's G Watch and Samsung's Gear Live - both running Android Wear OS. It seems Google is done with the HTC One, Samsung...

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Xiaomi announces the Redmi Note 4G with a Snapdragon 400

Xiaomi announces the Redmi Note 4G with a Snapdragon 400

06 August, 2014 | comments (34)

Xiaomi has launched the Redmi Note 4G, an LTE-enabled version of the Redmi Note launched back in March. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G features a Qualcomm MSM8928 Snapdragon 400 with a quad-core 1.6GHz CPU and 2GB of RAM. Its non-LTE sibling packs a...

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Sony Xperia Z3 spy shots show off the exterior

Sony Xperia Z3 spy shots show off the exterior

06 August, 2014 | comments (83)

A week ago we saw alleged photos of Sony Xperia Z3 Compact. Now the full set of photos has been uncovered but this time it's claimed to be the big Xperia Z3 instead. The Sony Xperia Z3 features the same external features as the current Z2 model –...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Apple and Samsung drop lawsuits outside the US

Apple and Samsung drop lawsuits outside the US

06 August, 2014 | comments (29)

In a surprising move, both Apple and Samsung have decided to drop the lawsuits between themselves outside the US. The companies haven't signed any licensing agreement, though, and the lawsuits within the US shall continue. The Apple vs....


Samsung’s Sept 3 Unpacked event will take place in three cities

Samsung’s Sept 3 Unpacked event will take place in three cities

05 August, 2014 | comments (48)

More details on Samsung’s upcoming Unpacked event on September 3 became available as official invites made their way to media members. It turns out that Unpacked Episode 2 will be held simultaneously in three cities – Berlin, Beijing, and New York....

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All-blue Samsung Galaxy S5 lands in the US on August 17

All-blue Samsung Galaxy S5 lands in the US on August 17

05 August, 2014 | comments (17)

Best Buy has just announced that it will exclusively sell an all-blue version of the Samsung Galaxy S5 starting on Sunday, August 17. The hue is still called Electric Blue, but unlike the color of the same name that's already available...

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Moto G2 possibly benchmarked, shows its specs

Moto G2 possibly benchmarked, shows its specs

05 August, 2014 | comments (73)

The Moto G was released last November, but it looks like there's already a successor for it on the way. An image allegedly showing the next Moto G (which we'll call G2 for simplicity's sake, even though the official name hasn't been confirmed yet)...

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Oppo N1 mini quietly launched, specs detailed

Oppo N1 mini quietly launched, specs detailed

05 August, 2014 | comments (21)

Oppo officially announced its N1 mini smartphone a couple of months ago. However, the company did not reveal any info on the hardware specifications and the availability details of the smartphone. Well, these details are no longer a mystery and as...

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Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro is official with a 6

Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro is official with a 6" QHD display

05 August, 2014 | comments (46)

Lenovo has officially unveiled its latest flagship, the Vibe Z2 Pro. The phone is the company's first to feature a 6" 2560 х 1440 pixel IPS display that's capable of outputting 500-nits brightness. Under the hood of the Vibe Z2 Pro ticks a...

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Xiaomi sells 15,000 Mi 3 units in 2 seconds in India

Xiaomi sells 15,000 Mi 3 units in 2 seconds in India

05 August, 2014 | comments (71)

You read that right – 2 seconds is what Xiaomi took to sell 15,000 Mi 3 units in India. The third flash sale, which took place on Flipkart was of very high interest and had more than 150,000 registrations before the start of the trade. If you...

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LG G3 Stylus spotted in official video

LG G3 Stylus spotted in official video

05 August, 2014 | comments (22)

A lengthy promo video for the LG G3 S (Beat) contains a spoiler for what's to come from the G3 family. The LG G3 Stylus is yet to be announced but as its name suggests it intends to tackle the Samsung Galaxy Note phablets (the Note 4 will be...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors