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Microsoft will skip WP8.1 GDR2 and jump to Windows Mobile 10

Microsoft will skip WP8.1 GDR2 and jump to Windows Mobile 10

12 January, 2015 | comments (65)

Industry inside sources claim that Microsoft will likely scrape the WP8.1 GDR2 update and jump straight to Windows Mobile 10, or Windows 10 Mobile preview as it is known. Participants in the beta testing program should be given access to the preview...


LG L70 spotted running Lollipop, it's a false alarm

LG L70 spotted running Lollipop, it's a false alarm

12 January, 2015 | comments (10)

LG was admirably quick with the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for its LG G3 flagship and it wasn’t much of a surprise when a Lollipop-running LG G2 showed up. But this is unexpected – the LG L70 D320, an entry-level phone with a lowly dual-core...

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HTC Desire 820 and Desire 620 launch in the UK and Germany

HTC Desire 820 and Desire 620 launch in the UK and Germany

12 January, 2015 | comments (4)

The HTC Desire 620 and Desire 820 have began selling in parts of Europe, namely the UK and Germany. The Desire 820 will be available to order from mid-January, while the Desire 620 will arrive in store shelves a week later. In the UK, the...

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Apple sold 500K iPhones in India in Q4 2014

Apple sold 500K iPhones in India in Q4 2014

12 January, 2015 | comments (44)

Apple sold around half a million units of its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones in India in the October-December quarter of 2014, according an Economics Times report. The devices were launched in the country in October last year. That’s...

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Nearly a million units of OnePlus One sold last year

Nearly a million units of OnePlus One sold last year

12 January, 2015 | comments (17)

A couple of months after OnePlus revealed that it has sold 500 thousand units of its OnePlus One smartphone, and is aiming to double that number by the end of 2014, the company seems to have achieved the goal, with co-founder Carl Pei revealing that...

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Samsung Galaxy A7 goes official with 6.3mm metal unibody

Samsung Galaxy A7 goes official with 6.3mm metal unibody

11 January, 2015 | comments (90)

Samsung Galaxy A7 is finally official. The metal-clad smartphone with optional dual-SIM functionality will be available at the end of Q1 this year in two different chipset configurations. The Galaxy A7 will feature a 64-bit Qualcomm...

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Upcoming Microsoft Lumia 435 gets certified in Brazil

Upcoming Microsoft Lumia 435 gets certified in Brazil

11 January, 2015 | comments (25)

Microsoft Lumia 435 made yet another unscheduled appearance. This time around the already leaked, upcoming budget smartphone passed through the Brazilian counterpart of the FCC called Anatel. The certification authority’s paperwork confirms...


Apple iOS 8.1.3 update will reportedly arrive this week

Apple iOS 8.1.3 update will reportedly arrive this week

11 January, 2015 | comments (42)

According to a new report, Apple will release iOS 8.1.3 to devices worldwide this week. Cupertino has already seeded iOS 8.1.3 build 12B460 to a number of retail employees for testing. Apple has not tested upcoming iOS builds with retail...

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Meizu to possibly announce three new devices on Jan 27?

Meizu to possibly announce three new devices on Jan 27?

11 January, 2015 | comments (11)

Hot on the heels of their high-end Meizu MX4 and Meizu MX4 Pro, and the M1 note (also known as Blue Charm Note), the Chinese phone manufacturer is getting ready to announce something new in the end of the month. A new teaser, posted on Ubuntu...

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Samsung still keen on making Windows Phone devices

Samsung still keen on making Windows Phone devices

11 January, 2015 | comments (20)

According to a report in Korea Times, Samsung is still keen on making Windows Phone devices. The Korean giant is considering rolling out affordable handsets that run Redmond’s mobile platform. Samsung has implemented “pilot programs on the...


Week 2 in review: Samsung A and E series, HTC Desire 826, Nokia N1

Week 2 in review: Samsung A and E series, HTC Desire 826, Nokia N1

11 January, 2015 | comments (3)

The past week has been a real busy one, with CES dominating the headlines. If you were busy, or did not manage to catch something from the Las Vegas event we have you covered with a recap, as well as an overview of the most popular phones and one...


Best tablets and smartwatches of CES 2015

Best tablets and smartwatches of CES 2015

09 January, 2015 | comments (7)

After the recap of the most popular phones, showcased at CES 2015 it is only fair that we adorn tablet and wearable devices with an equal portion of attention, just like we have been doing in our coverage. 2014 was definitely a dynamic year...

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These are the best phones of CES 2015

These are the best phones of CES 2015

09 January, 2015 | comments (59)

With CES 2015 drawing to a close it seems only logical that we take a look at what you, our readers thought to be the most exciting phones to make an appearance. Even though a lot of big players held back on their announcements for future device...

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Huawei G628 surfaces in China with 64-bit MediaTek SoC

Huawei G628 surfaces in China with 64-bit MediaTek SoC

10 January, 2015 | comments (9)

Huawei is working on a new midrange smartphone, which it will launch at least on the Chinese market. The G628 may make it to other countries as the Ascend G628, but nothing's certain just yet. The phone comes with less than stellar specs, but it...

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Android Lollipop update for LG G2 gets showcased on video

Android Lollipop update for LG G2 gets showcased on video

10 January, 2015 | comments (48)

LG was one of the first manufacturers to start rolling out Android 5.0 Lollipop last year, but so far the new software has only made it to the G3 - and only in certain places. That said, it definitely looks like LG isn't going to leave its previous...

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Samsung Galaxy E5 hits Russia on January 23

Samsung Galaxy E5 hits Russia on January 23

10 January, 2015 | comments (24)

Samsung Galaxy E3 and Galaxy E5 were announced on January 6 and the first market to get the mid-range duo was India. Both phones resembles the A series, though instead of metal they use polycarbonate. Galaxy E5 packs a 5" 720p Super AMOLED screen...

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24K gold plated iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus out in China

24K gold plated iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus out in China

10 January, 2015 | comments (30)

Gold is everywhere these days (in the mobile world that is). We're starting to see more and more 'gold' versions of smartphones, the latest being Microsoft's Lumia 930 and Lumia 830, which were just announced a couple of days ago. But those are...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Oppo U3 is now official, launches on January 14

Oppo U3 is now official, launches on January 14

10 January, 2015 | comments (15)

Oppo U3 has been in the news since last November, but it is just now the company has made the device official. It’s a capable 5.9" phablet with an octa-core processor and 13MP rear cam with 4x optical zoom. Oppo U3 is expected to draw lots of...

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Xiaomi to unveil the Redmi Note 2 on January 15, not Mi 5

Xiaomi to unveil the Redmi Note 2 on January 15, not Mi 5

10 January, 2015 | comments (49)

Xiaomi is holding an event on January 15, and so far the rumors have been pretty adamant that we should see the Mi 5 or Mi 4s unveiled on that occasion. Now though, things are becoming less clear. A pretty well known reseller of Chinese...

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Polaroid's new Selfie smartphone faces legal trouble with Oppo

Polaroid's new Selfie smartphone faces legal trouble with Oppo

09 January, 2015 | comments (62)

Following the hustle and bustle taking place at CES 2015, Polaroid somehow managed to slip through the cracks with its latest Selfie smartphone. The Polaroid Selfie rocks a familiar hardware design, which features a rotating 13MP camera. Image...

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