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Samsung Galaxy S5 mini official with 4.5

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini official with 4.5" screen, all S5 sensors

01 July, 2014 | comments (50)

Without much fanfare Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S5 mini. It grew slightly compared to its predecessor with a 4.5" screen, keeping within the reasonable limits of "mini". The specs aren't particularly high-end though it retains the trademark...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Moto G Google Play edition gets Android 4.4.4 update

Moto G Google Play edition gets Android 4.4.4 update

01 July, 2014 | comments (65)

While the standard version of Moto G sold by Motorola has been extremely popular, everyone seems to have forgotten about the Google Play edition of the phone sold in the US, including Motorola and Google. For whatever reason, the phone never...

Tags: Apple, iOS, OS X


Apple releases iOS 7.1.2 and OS X 10.9.4 updates

Apple releases iOS 7.1.2 and OS X 10.9.4 updates

01 July, 2014 | comments (79)

Apple has released the iOS 7.1.2 update. The update brings with it some bug fixes and security updates. The update includes: Improved iBeacon connectivity and stability Fixes a bug with data transfer for some 3rd party accessories,...

Tags: Apple, iOS, OS X


LG announces KitKat updates for older Optimus models

LG announces KitKat updates for older Optimus models

30 June, 2014 | comments (71)

LG Brazil, obviously not too busy caught up in World Cup festivities, announced on Facebook that several older model LG Optimus devices will receive Android 4.4.2 KitKat updates. This will bring them in line with their more recent descendants like...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


It took one second for Xiaomi to sell 10K RedMi Notes

It took one second for Xiaomi to sell 10K RedMi Notes

30 June, 2014 | comments (36)

Xiaomi has, for the lack of a better word, been killing it in the sales department, and the RedMi Note is just another crazy example of how in-demand the Chinese manufacturer's products are. The RedMi Note phablet managed to sell 10,000 units in...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 shows its specs in a benchmark

Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 shows its specs in a benchmark

30 June, 2014 | comments (26)

The successor to the original Galaxy Mega line is clearly in the works at Samsung. The Galaxy Mega 2 has had most of its important specs leaked because a pre-production unit has been put through the paces of a well known graphics...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung is testing a Galaxy S5 running Tizen

Samsung is testing a Galaxy S5 running Tizen

30 June, 2014 | comments (26)

Samsung finally made its first ever smartphone running Tizen official at the beginning of this month. That said, the Samsung Z may not be the only Tizen-powered handset to arrive from the Korean behemoth this year. According to an Indian import...

Tags: Samsung, Tizen


iPhone 6 dummy units roughly depict its design, rumor says

iPhone 6 dummy units roughly depict its design, rumor says

30 June, 2014 | comments (68)

As we get closer to the fall, more and more things about the upcoming Apple iPhone 6 get leaked. Over the past few weeks, we've seen many instances of dummy units getting photographed in various poses. Though while looking at those you may have...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy Ace 4 goes official

Samsung Galaxy Ace 4 goes official

30 June, 2014 | comments (21)

Samsung just unveiled the Galaxy Ace 4 with a 4.5" display, 1.0 GHz dual-core processor and TouchWiz Essence interface on top of Android 4.4 KitKat. TouchWiz Essence is a simplified part of the TouchWiz interface that should that we're yet to see...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung outs Galaxy Core II, Galaxy Young 2 and Galaxy Star 2

Samsung outs Galaxy Core II, Galaxy Young 2 and Galaxy Star 2

30 June, 2014 | comments (31)

Samsung announced today the Galaxy Core II, Galaxy Young 2 and Galaxy Star 2, the successors to some of the best-selling affordable droids last year. Samsung Galaxy Core II Samsung Galaxy Core II is the most powerful device among the newly...


Galaxy Note 3 updated with KNOX 2 and Download Booster

Galaxy Note 3 updated with KNOX 2 and Download Booster

30 June, 2014 | comments (32)

The UK Samsung Galaxy Note 3 running on Snapdragon 800 is getting a new firmware update. It doesn't bring a new Android version, but packs some of the TouchWiz features the Galaxy S5 introduced. The update, which hit the T-Mobile's Galaxy...


Samsung Galaxy S5 mini to go on sale mid-July

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini to go on sale mid-July

30 June, 2014 | comments (16)

According to a source close to Sammobile the anticipated Samsung Galaxy S5 mini will hit retail shelves around the middle of July. That's not far from now and makes us wonder if Samsung will unveil its new mini with style and a whole event or merely...


Samsung Galaxy Core Mini 4G for China Mobile goes official

Samsung Galaxy Core Mini 4G for China Mobile goes official

30 June, 2014 | comments (20)

Samsung China has unveiled the Galaxy Core Mini 4G, a portable single-SIM smartphone running Android 4.4 KitKat out of the box. The Samsung Galaxy Core Mini 4G featuers a 1.2GHz quad-core CPU and 1.5GB of RAM. The chipset, while not...

Tags: Samsung, Android


A leaked HTC roadmap details future firmware updates

A leaked HTC roadmap details future firmware updates

30 June, 2014 | comments (28)

We love leaked roadmaps. The popular tipster LlabTooFeR is giving us another spicy document detailing the upcoming firmware updates for the latest HTC smartphones. The recently announced and launched Android 4.4.4 KitKat revision will become...


LG G3 Beat leaks, is a mini G3 with a 5

LG G3 Beat leaks, is a mini G3 with a 5" screen

29 June, 2014 | comments (57)

The definition of the word "mini" in the mobile phone world is constantly evolving. Take the LG G3 Beat, that was just leaked, which is one such "mini" phone; but it packs a 5" screen. To put this into perspective, the Nexus 5 has a 4.95" display;...

Tags: LG, Android


Exclusive: Xolo prepping a new phone, will have a new Hive UI

Exclusive: Xolo prepping a new phone, will have a new Hive UI

30 June, 2014 | comments (43)

We just got hold of an image of Xolo’s upcoming flagship smartphone and our inside contact who is involved with the development has also sent us a screenshot of the company’s brand new UI that will debut on the new phone. Talking about the...

Tags: Xolo, Android


Nokia Lumia 930 up for pre-order in the Netherlands for €500

Nokia Lumia 930 up for pre-order in the Netherlands for €500

29 June, 2014 | comments (45)

The Nokia Lumia 930 was announced back in April but it's yet to launch in the Old continent. There are pre-orders in progress in multiple countries though, the latest to join the party is the Netherlands with the lowest price yet. This one isn't...


Blackberry Passport caught out and about

Blackberry Passport caught out and about

29 June, 2014 | comments (76)

There's been a lot of leaks and images of the Blackberry Passport recently, but not many shots of the device in the wild, until now. Not only did someone snap a picture of the Passport, but there's even a quick video clip showing the device's...


LG G3 may hit T-Mobile USA in mid-July

LG G3 may hit T-Mobile USA in mid-July

29 June, 2014 | comments (4)

"Inside sources" claim that T-Mobile USA is readying an Android trio for a mid-to-late July launch. The leader of the pack is LG's latest flagship, the LG G3, will arrive first on July 16 which undercuts the Verizon launch by a day. The LG G3...


Week 26 in review: Android L, Android One program, Nokia X2

Week 26 in review: Android L, Android One program, Nokia X2

27 June, 2014 | comments (4)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 26 of 2014 was yet another busy ride with plenty of new announcements so you are in for a long read. This week's...