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Moto X (2014) makes its debut at Verizon tomorrow

Moto X (2014) makes its debut at Verizon tomorrow

25 September, 2014 | comments (15)

Verizon has announced that it will start selling the new Moto X (2014) tomorrow. The smartphone was already available, but only if you wanted to purchase it unlocked or with an AT&T contract. Starting on September 26, though, you can choose Big...


Apple iPad Pro rumored to come with Apple A8X chipset

Apple iPad Pro rumored to come with Apple A8X chipset

25 September, 2014 | comments (54)

A report from Taiwan suggests that Apple's long-rumored iPad Pro with a 12.9" display will be powered by an A8X chip. It'll be slightly more powerful than the current A8 chipset residing in the iPhone 6 duet and will also carry 2GB of...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


International Samsung Galaxy S III LTE receives Android  KitKat

International Samsung Galaxy S III LTE receives Android KitKat

25 September, 2014 | comments (25)

Following the launch of Android 4.4.4 KitKat for the Korean version of the Galaxy S III, Samsung is launching the very same update for the international LTE version of the phone (GT-I9305N). The software version of the update is I9305NXXUFNI4 and is...

Tags: Samsugn, Android


Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge benchmarked

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge benchmarked

25 September, 2014 | comments (60)

We saw it with previous generations of Galaxy flagships equalized scores despite very different chipsets. This year the Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge will come with either a Snapdragon 805 or an Exynos 5433 SoC and their AnTuTu scores are...

Tags: Samsugn, Android


Oppo confirms N3's lightweight aluminum-lithium frame

Oppo confirms N3's lightweight aluminum-lithium frame

25 September, 2014 | comments (36)

Oppo is continuing its Oppo N3 teaser campaign that thus far focuses on its unique aluminum-alloy body. The aluminum-lithium body will reportedly have one-third the density of stainless steel, making it very lightweight. The teaser image drives...

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Vertu Aster hits the FCC, shows its premium build

Vertu Aster hits the FCC, shows its premium build

25 September, 2014 | comments (20)

The Vertu Aster is the company's upcoming luxury Android smartphone, which is close to launch after it payed a visit to the US FCC and China's TENAA. The Aster looks a bit different than the Signature Touch unveiled a while back, but sports similar...

Tags: Vertu, Android


Apple apologizes for iOS 8.0.1 issue, offers a temporary solution

Apple apologizes for iOS 8.0.1 issue, offers a temporary solution

25 September, 2014 | comments (101)

Yesterday's iOS 8.0.1 update didn't quite go as planned. Although it featured some important bug fixes, including a fix for HealthKit, the update broke cellular and Touch ID functionality on the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Apple became quickly...

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HTC's action camera looks like a toy periscope

HTC's action camera looks like a toy periscope

25 September, 2014 | comments (19)

HTC has sent out invites for October 8 and we were hoping for a Nexus 9 tablet or maybe a water-proof selfie phone but it seems that all the company will unveil is an action camera like GoPro, Sony Action Cam, Contour and others. Unlike them,...

Tags: HTC, Misc


Alleged image and details of Nexus 6 make the rounds

Alleged image and details of Nexus 6 make the rounds

24 September, 2014 | comments (131)

Alleged image and details on the upcoming Nexus 6 made the rounds online. The Motorola device is said to go official next month, and hit the retail shelves a month later, in November. Also known as Motorola Shamu and Nexus X, the soon to be...


Apple released and quickly pulled out iOS 8.0.1 firmware update

Apple released and quickly pulled out iOS 8.0.1 firmware update

24 September, 2014 | comments (105)

Apple released and quickly pulled out iOS 8.0.1 firmware update. The reasons for the sudden halt of the update process were iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus reception and Touch ID issues, caused by the latest OS build. Apple iOS 8.0.1 was...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Samsung Galaxy A7, A5, and A3 get rumored prices

Samsung Galaxy A7, A5, and A3 get rumored prices

24 September, 2014 | comments (34)

Over the past week or so three new Samsung smartphones got leaked. These bear the model numbers SM-A300, SM-A500, and SM-A700, and they will probably launch as the Galaxy A3, Galaxy A5 (pictured below), and Galaxy A7, respectively. Now we have...


The sapphire cover and display on the Apple Watch cost $27 to make

The sapphire cover and display on the Apple Watch cost $27 to make

24 September, 2014 | comments (22)

The Apple Watch was made official by its maker not long ago, but the company did not go into much details about the wearable's specs. Thankfully, though, we have analysts for that. NPD DisplaySearch estimates that the version of the watch...

Tags: Apple


Samsung Galaxy Note Edge will be a limited edition concept

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge will be a limited edition concept

24 September, 2014 | comments (46)

In just a couple of days Samsung will start selling the Galaxy Note 4. But if you've been patiently waiting for the other Note that was unveiled at IFA earlier this month, you'll have to continue to be patient. According to a Samsung official,...

Tags: Android, Samsung


BlackBerry Passport launches today in the US, Canada and UK

BlackBerry Passport launches today in the US, Canada and UK

24 September, 2014 | comments (30)

The sales of the BlackBerry Passport start today, just as promised. The square screen smartphone hits Canada first with local carrier Telus claiming first dibs. Until October 1, it will run for $200 on a two-year contract, and after that, for...

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Apple iPhone 6 has a more secure TouchID than iPhone 5s

Apple iPhone 6 has a more secure TouchID than iPhone 5s

24 September, 2014 | comments (56)

Tech security blog Lookout's Marc Rogers has hacked the Apple iPhone 6's TouchID fingerprint scanner using a stolen print (his own), cyanocrylate (super glue) and fingerprint tape and has an interesting tale of the event. The same Marc Rogers...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Oppo N3 might feature a lithium alloy body

Oppo N3 might feature a lithium alloy body

24 September, 2014 | comments (26)

Another day, another hint of what we can expect from the Oppo N3 gets published by the Chinese company. The latest teaser goes a bit deeper than yesterday's words from Oppo that we can expect an aerospace grade material to feature in the N3...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


Microsoft Lumia 735 hits the UK on October 2

Microsoft Lumia 735 hits the UK on October 2

24 September, 2014 | comments (32)

Microsoft is launching the Lumia 735 in the UK starting October 2. The company didn't reveal a SIM-free price for the phone, only a base monthly price on contract - 20. Nokia Lumia 730 and 735 The phone is the first phone in the UK to run...


Samsung Galaxy Note 4 launches in two days, hits 140 countries

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 launches in two days, hits 140 countries

24 September, 2014 | comments (116)

Today Samsung held a "Galaxy Note 4 World Tour" in Seoul where the company detailed the availability of the phablet. The Galaxy Note 4 will officially launch in the country on September 26, just like a Samsung representative unofficially confirmed...

Tags: Samsung, Android


New Moto X launched in India, available exclusively on Flipkart

New Moto X launched in India, available exclusively on Flipkart

24 September, 2014 | comments (138)

Motorola has launched the second generation Moto X in India in partnership with Flipkart. The phone will be available exclusively on Flipkart starting midnight tonight (IST). Motorola will be selling the new Moto X in only the base 16GB...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Samsung Gear S will arrive in the United States this fall

Samsung Gear S will arrive in the United States this fall

23 September, 2014 | comments (22)

Samsung Gear S will make its way to the United States at some point this fall. The Korean giant announced the upcoming availability of its latest smartwatch. AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile will all offer the 3G-capable wearable device....

Tags: Samsung, Tizen