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Alleged Motorola Moto G successor leaks

Alleged Motorola Moto G successor leaks

20 July, 2014 | comments (44)

The Moto G is Motorola's most successful smartphone to date and has seen its fair share of upgrades in the form of the Moto G 4G and Dual-SIM variant but is yet to see it being replaced by a successor. Although this is bound to happen we were yet...


ZTE to make Google Now Launcher default on future phones

ZTE to make Google Now Launcher default on future phones

20 July, 2014 | comments (19)

Android’s customization is one of the OS’ biggest selling points over other mobile operating systems. However, sometimes, manufacturers really fudge up the Android experience with their software overlays. Delayed updates, cluttered menus, and...

Tags: Android, ZTE


Windows Phone 8.1 new lockscreen to be available soon

Windows Phone 8.1 new lockscreen to be available soon

20 July, 2014 | comments (60)

Although Windows Phone 8.1 has been out for a while now, there are still a few complementary features that weren’t included with the upgrade’s rollout. One of the more interesting promised features teased by Microsoft is a new lockscreen...


EU demands re-classification of games with in-app purchases

EU demands re-classification of games with in-app purchases

20 July, 2014 | comments (26)

In-app purchases are some of the trickiest, most annoying aspects of gaming today, and the phenomenon is becoming increasingly prevalent in the mobile landscape. Many business models of “free” games revolve around in-app purchases with sometimes key...

Tags: Google, Android, Apple, iOS


Xiaomi Mi 4 purportedly shown again in leaked pictures

Xiaomi Mi 4 purportedly shown again in leaked pictures

20 July, 2014 | comments (36)

Next week Xiaomi will hold an event during which it's going to unveil the Mi 4, its next flagship smartphone offering. The phone has so far been teased by the company's execs, and at one point in the past we've seen it in a couple of blurry...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


5mm-thick Gionee GN9005 passes TENAA certification

5mm-thick Gionee GN9005 passes TENAA certification

20 July, 2014 | comments (24)

Thin is in at Gionee - the Elife S5.5 flagship turned heads with its mere 5.55mm thickness, but TENAA has just certified a mid-range model that's even thinner. The Gionee GN9005 (not the final name, we're guessing) measures just 5mm thick! Not...

Tags: Gionee, Android


LG G3 on-contract price drops to $100 in the US

LG G3 on-contract price drops to $100 in the US

20 July, 2014 | comments (23)

The LG G3 flagship only just arrived in the US and it already has $100 cut off its on-contract price. The phone is available on AT&T, Verizon and Sprint, the three of which offer it at $200. Best Buy and Amazon, however, have dropped the upfront...


Counterclockwise: Anntenagate, LG BL40 Chocolate, Lumia 800

Counterclockwise: Anntenagate, LG BL40 Chocolate, Lumia 800

19 July, 2014 | comments (7)

Hello and welcome to this week's Counterclockwise – our series that looks back in time and brings you your weekly fix of nostalgia. The third week of July has hardly been the most action-packed historically, but it is among the leaders in...

Tags: Misc


BlackBerry Passport extensive hands-on video leaks

BlackBerry Passport extensive hands-on video leaks

19 July, 2014 | comments (57)

The upcoming BlackBerry Passport is certainly one of the most unorthodox devices currently in the rumor mill. Packing a square screen with a resolution of 1440 x 1440 pixels, the Passport is probably the last chance for the troubled company to save...


The Sony Xperia Z2 now available in the US for $700

The Sony Xperia Z2 now available in the US for $700

19 July, 2014 | comments (36)

The Sony Xperia Z1 and Z1 Compact certainly took their time before they became available on the US market, but that's not the case with the Sony Xperia Z2. Three months may sound like a lot, but it's the fastest US flagship launch by the Japanese...

Tags: Sony, Android


Jolla arriving in India in partnership with Snapdeal

Jolla arriving in India in partnership with Snapdeal

19 July, 2014 | comments (31)

Jolla has announced that it will soon be entering the Indian market in partnership with Snapdeal. The Indian retailer has an exclusive deal with the Finnish company to sell the Jolla phone in India. Jolla was formed in October 2011 by many of...


iPhone 6 sapphire crystal display cover gets an arrow shot at it

iPhone 6 sapphire crystal display cover gets an arrow shot at it

19 July, 2014 | comments (58)

The iPhone 6 display is a hot topic of discussion these days, not just because it will be larger than its predecessors but also because of the use of sapphire crystal for the display cover. We have seen the panel being put to test in a video...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Moto X now starts at $299.99 with promo code valid until July 23

Moto X now starts at $299.99 with promo code valid until July 23

19 July, 2014 | comments (13)

Motorola may be getting ready to unveil the much rumored Moto X+1 soon. And it would be about time, with almost a year passing since its predecessor was announced. Speaking of which, the Moto X can now be yours starting at $299.99 sans contract,...

Tags: Motorola, Android


HP Red gets benchmarked, sports 16

HP Red gets benchmarked, sports 16" screen and runs Android

19 July, 2014 | comments (25)

HP is currently in the process of testing a new Android device, though this isn't a low-end tablet like most of the company's such offerings in recent times. The HP Red has been put through the paces of GFXBench recently, and as a consequence we...

Tags: HP, Android


Week 29 in review: LG G3 S and Lumia Cyan update

Week 29 in review: LG G3 S and Lumia Cyan update

19 July, 2014 | comments (2)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 29 of 2014 wasn't as busy as the past few weeks, but it still brought us some cool hardware and brought news of several major...


Samsung Galaxy Note 4 home-baked app list leaks

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 home-baked app list leaks

18 July, 2014 | comments (85)

evleaks is at it again and this time the inside scoop are some interesting APKs for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 4 phablet. The APKs can give us a good hint at some upcoming features that'll be avaible on the phone. Some of these seem par the...


Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini Duos receives Android 4.4 KitKat

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini Duos receives Android 4.4 KitKat

18 July, 2014 | comments (130)

The plain, 'vanilla' Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini still hasn't been on the receiving end of the update to Android 4.4 KitKat. This despite the fact that the S4 Mini Black Edition started getting the new software in mid-June. And today it's the dual-SIM...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Three new LG phones surface, one could be the F60

Three new LG phones surface, one could be the F60

18 July, 2014 | comments (13)

Despite outing the G3 S (or G3 Beat) just yesterday, LG clearly isn't done with the launches of Android smartphones for the year. The Korean company is in fact working on at least three more handsets that should see the light of day at some point...

Tags: LG, Android


New Apple iPhone 6 images arrive, tell a familiar story

New Apple iPhone 6 images arrive, tell a familiar story

18 July, 2014 | comments (135)

The Apple iPhone 6 leak marathon continues and as the finish line approaches, everyone involved is picking up the pace. Today we get yet another batch of live photos showing the upcoming Apple smartphone in its white version. Apple iPhone...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


LG G3 S a.k.a. G3 Beat to cost €349 in Europe

LG G3 S a.k.a. G3 Beat to cost €349 in Europe

18 July, 2014 | comments (23)

Yesterday LG announced a lighter version of its LG G3 flagship called LG G3 Beat. It packs a 5" IPS HD display, runs on Snapdragon 400 chipset and features an 8MP camera with laser-assisted auto-focus. The LG G3 Beat utilizes the same design...

Tags: LG, Android