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Latest Xiaomi Redmi revealed to be 5.5-inch Redmi Note

Latest Xiaomi Redmi revealed to be 5.5-inch Redmi Note

17 March, 2014 | comments (3)

Last week, we reported on the latest Xiaomi device in the Redmi series, also known as the Hongmi 2. Now, more information has been revealed about the Redmi, in that it will in fact be a 5.5-inch phablet known as the Redmi Note. The processor...


EU edges closer to the universal mobile phone charger

EU edges closer to the universal mobile phone charger

17 March, 2014 | comments (43)

Members of he EU Parliament have voted last week for an update to the radio equipment laws, which will introduce a common charger for mobile phones sold within the Union. The common charger is believed to reduce environmental waste and make life...


LG Lucid 3 VS876 for Verizon gets leaked

LG Lucid 3 VS876 for Verizon gets leaked

16 March, 2014 | comments (21)

evleaks has leaked yet another smartphone, this time the LG LG Lucid 3 (VS876) for Verizon. evleaks did not leak the specifications of the phone, we think it could be one of the F-Series phones that LG announced at MWC this year, specifically the...

Tags: LG, Android, Verizon


2014 week 10 in review: the news that you might have missed

2014 week 10 in review: the news that you might have missed

16 March, 2014 | comments (5)

This week's news highlights some of the anticipated March releases, namely the next One flagship from HTC, which has been leaking all over the place. Not to be left out, Samsung's own S5 flagship has also had several of its features detailed prior...

Tags: Misc


Samsung ATIV SE press image leaks out on Twitter

Samsung ATIV SE press image leaks out on Twitter

15 March, 2014 | comments (50)

An alleged press photo of Samsung ATIV SE made the rounds on Twitter, courtesy of @evleaks. Previously known as Samsung Huron, the Windows Phone handset is bound for Verizon Wireless in the United States. Update, March 22: @evleaks has released...


The Nokia X did not have 1 million pre-orders in China

The Nokia X did not have 1 million pre-orders in China

15 March, 2014 | comments (55)

It looks like the news that the Nokia X achieved 1 million pre-orders in China is false. RetailerJD.com set up a contest where participants could hit a “pre-order” button for a chance to win a Nokia X. The pre-orders didn't require you to...

Tags: Nokia, Android


Quad-core Samsung  Galaxy S3 Slim quietly launched

Quad-core Samsung Galaxy S3 Slim quietly launched

15 March, 2014 | comments (86)

Samsung has very quietly launched a new smartphone: the Samsung Galaxy S3 Slim in the Brazilian market. The name is a bit misleading, considering that the specs of the S3 Slim are some way below the original Galaxy S3. The phone is...

Tags: Samsung, Android


LG G Pro 2 getting a red color version 

LG G Pro 2 getting a red color version 

15 March, 2014 | comments (6)

LG G Pro 2 was unveiled in three colors - black, white and titanium. Now, the company is all set to introduce a new paintjob for its flagship phablet. According to LG Electronics Singapore, the G Pro 2 will also be available in Red hue soon after...

Tags: LG, Android


Leaked screenshots from the LG G3 have QHD resolution

Leaked screenshots from the LG G3 have QHD resolution

15 March, 2014 | comments (87)

A User Agent profile revealed the LG D850 will have a QHD screen (1,440 x 2,560), which are the same claims about the LG G3 and its 5.5” screen. We’re wary of QHD rumors (as many didn’t pan out), but now there are screenshots for proof. The...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


New Samsung Galaxy Beam spotted at Tenaa

New Samsung Galaxy Beam spotted at Tenaa

15 March, 2014 | comments (33)

Samsung’s Beam phones with built-in pico projectors never really caught on, but the company has another one in the works. The Samsung SM-G3858 builds on its predecessor while staying in the mid-range. The phone was certified by Tenaa, which is...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Counterclockwise: HTC HD2, Galaxy S4, Xperia Play

Counterclockwise: HTC HD2, Galaxy S4, Xperia Play

15 March, 2014 | comments (22)

Welcome to this week's edition of Counterclockwise – our weekly article that looks back in time at what happened in the last few years. Updates are a big issue this week, but we'll also look back at a true legend and scratch our heads at Sony's...

Tags: Misc


OnePlus One design sketches suggest aluminum unibody

OnePlus One design sketches suggest aluminum unibody

14 March, 2014 | comments (34)

OnePlus One just can't stay away from the public ahead of its announcement. The upcoming flagship is a regular in our news section both via officially shared information and various leaks. Today's leak spills the beans on the One's design and...


Nokia X scores 1 million pre-orders in China

Nokia X scores 1 million pre-orders in China

14 March, 2014 | comments (125)

Nokia's first Android smartphone, the Nokia X has been the talk of the town ever since its introduction at this year's Mobile World Congress. The Nokia X has already gone on sale in countries like India and Malaysia and the device was available for...

Tags: Nokia, Android


Samsung Galaxy S5 to launch on March 27 in Malaysia

Samsung Galaxy S5 to launch on March 27 in Malaysia

14 March, 2014 | comments (31)

Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S5 during the MWC in Barcelona last month. The flagship is going to become available internationally on April 11. As it turns out though some markets may be getting the Galaxy S5 even earlier. The three biggest...


Samsung CEO denies a more premium Galaxy S5 in the works

Samsung CEO denies a more premium Galaxy S5 in the works

14 March, 2014 | comments (87)

The rumors about an upcoming premium version of the newly announced Galaxy S5 flagship has emerged shortly after the official premiere. The new model was rumored to pack a 4K display and a metal body. In 2013 we saw similar rumors about an...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom to have a 19MP camera, 4.8

Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom to have a 19MP camera, 4.8" screen

14 March, 2014 | comments (73)

Samsung is going forward with the Zoom line of camera phones – the Galaxy S5 Zoom has arrived at the GFXBench database, revealing several key specs. The device has the model number SM-C115 and has been in testing since earlier this year. The...


Alleged images of iOS 8 show new applications

Alleged images of iOS 8 show new applications

14 March, 2014 | comments (65)

The alleged images of the next iteration of iOS have made an appearance, showing us what the iOS 8 mobile operating system might look like. According to the leaked screenshots, the iOS 8 will look a lot similar to the current version, featuring...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Live images of Oppo Find 7 appear ahead of its unveiling

Live images of Oppo Find 7 appear ahead of its unveiling

14 March, 2014 | comments (28)

Oppo's upcoming flagship, the Find 7 is probably one of the worst kept secrets in the tech industry. While the company's teasers have been revealing most of the details, we also have leaks pouring in regularly confirming almost all the aspects of...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


Samsung launches Galaxy S4 Black Edition in UK, costs £500

Samsung launches Galaxy S4 Black Edition in UK, costs £500

14 March, 2014 | comments (35)

Samsung introduced a new variant of its Galaxy S4 smartphone named Black Edition a month ago and the company had said that the device would go on sale in selected markets. One of those regions to offer the gorgeous looking new Galaxy S4 variant is...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Huawei will release a dual-OS device in the United States

Huawei will release a dual-OS device in the United States

13 March, 2014 | comments (42)

Huawei intends to release a hybrid smartphone which will boot Android and Windows Phone in the United States. The company’s chief marketing officer Shao Yang confirmed the plan in an interview with TrustedReviews. Huawei’s CMO offered no...