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Moto Maker is now up and running in the UK

Moto Maker is now up and running in the UK

17 September, 2014 | comments (10)

Motorola has launched the Moto Maker website in the UK. It supports Moto X (2014) model for now and allows you to fully customize your brand new smartphone. You can choose from 25 different rear panels, 2 base colors (black and white) and 10...

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Sony foresees $1.2 billion loss from its smartphone  business

Sony foresees $1.2 billion loss from its smartphone business

17 September, 2014 | comments (215)

Sony has shared some bad news regarding its financial quarter forecast. The company is expecting its losses to quadruple due to "impairment" in its smartphone business. More specifically, in the summer of 2014, the company reviewed its stance on the...

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Latest Oppo N3 leak shows a different design than before

Latest Oppo N3 leak shows a different design than before

17 September, 2014 | comments (21)

Couple of days ago, we showed you the design of the upcoming Oppo N3 that was sent to us by a tipster. Today, we are seeing another design, courtesy of SoyaCincau, which is completely different from the one we saw before. While our previous...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


Android Silver program allegedly put on hold by Google

Android Silver program allegedly put on hold by Google

16 September, 2014 | comments (29)

According to a report in The Information, Google’s Android Silver program for high-end smartphones has been put on hold. Allegedly, some employees of the search giant have expressed doubt about the venture’s success. The Information reported...

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ZTE ZMAX goes official for T-Mobile with 5.7

ZTE ZMAX goes official for T-Mobile with 5.7" display

16 September, 2014 | comments (8)

ZTE announced the ZMAX Android phablet for T-Mobile in the United States. The 5.7" budget-friendly handset will hit the carrier's shelves later this month, on September 24. It will be priced at $252 with no contract, or $10.50 monthly for 24 months....

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China Mobile could delay iPhone 6 launch until 2015

China Mobile could delay iPhone 6 launch until 2015

16 September, 2014 | comments (46)

The newly announced iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus may have received more than 4 million pre-orders in 24 hours, but the two devices are facing a delayed launch in China. At this point it's really unclear when the iPhone 6 will arrive in the world's...

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LG G3 Vigor (G3 S) is headed to both AT&T and Sprint

LG G3 Vigor (G3 S) is headed to both AT&T and Sprint

16 September, 2014 | comments (6)

It turns out that the HTC Desire 510 isn't the only new mid-range Android smartphone that Sprint will start selling this Friday, on September 19. It will be joined in the Now Network's portfolio by the LG G3 Vigor. This simply seems to be the G3...

Tags: Android, LG, Sprint, AT&T


HTC Desire 510 lands at Sprint on September 19

HTC Desire 510 lands at Sprint on September 19

16 September, 2014 | comments (5)

Sprint has announced that the HTC Desire 510 is officially coming to its stores. Furthermore, the launch will happen later this week - on Friday, September 19 to be precise. That's when you'll be able to get a Desire 510 from Sprint for $199.99...

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JR: Smartphones shipment to reach 1.2 billion in 2014

JR: Smartphones shipment to reach 1.2 billion in 2014

16 September, 2014 | comments (11)

Analyst company Juniper Research estimates that global smartphone shipments for 2014 will reach 1.2 billion units. That's a 19% increase compared to 2013 when global smartphone shipments were estimated at 985 million. The growth in smartphone...


Custom firmware brings iOS 7 features to really old iPhones

Custom firmware brings iOS 7 features to really old iPhones

16 September, 2014 | comments (34)

iOS has a growing developer community and while it's very far from the jungle of custom ROMs available for Android, here's a start. The Whited00r firmware brings iOS 7 look and feel to devices that are no longer supported by Apple. The supported...

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See the HTC One (M8) Champions League edition you can't buy

See the HTC One (M8) Champions League edition you can't buy

16 September, 2014 | comments (8)

HTC has launched a UEFA Champions League special edition One (M8), as the tournament Group stage is finally about to start. The phone sports the competition's logo at the back as well as the Champions League trophy below the company's logo. HTC...

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Sony launches Xperia E3 in India to tackle Moto G

Sony launches Xperia E3 in India to tackle Moto G

16 September, 2014 | comments (51)

The Sony Xperia E3, one of the company's IFA announcements, is coming to Indian customers as we speak. It will come in either single or dual-SIM options and cost 11,790 INR (€149) and 12,790 (€162) respectively. That puts it side-by-side with the...

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NFC on the iPhone 6 only works with Apple Pay

NFC on the iPhone 6 only works with Apple Pay

16 September, 2014 | comments (65)

The Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus come with NFC connectivity that makes the Apple Pay service work. However, that's just about what the connectivity protocol will be used to, at least in the beginning. This is confirmed by an Apple...

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Metal-clad Samsung SM-A500 to feature new TouchWiz interface

Metal-clad Samsung SM-A500 to feature new TouchWiz interface

16 September, 2014 | comments (20)

Reports of a more affordable variant of the Samsung Galaxy Alpha first surfaced last week. Back then we heard that Samsung was in development of an SM-A500 device for the midrange market. The latest news surrounding the device involves a 13MP...


Samsung Galaxy S5 Active hits Canada, Europe holds breath

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active hits Canada, Europe holds breath

16 September, 2014 | comments (8)

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active has finally broken the AT&T exclusivity, just as previously reported. The first country to get the smartphone after the States is Canada. The rugged smartphone is carried by all three major carriers - Bell, Rogers and...

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Apple iPhone 6 won't meet demand until November

Apple iPhone 6 won't meet demand until November

16 September, 2014 | comments (111)

Apple's is on the verge of filling stores with its latest iPhone (the "smaller" iPhone 6) and as experience has taught us there is a lot of demand for the latest iGadget. But according to sources Apple will not be able to meet initial iPhone 6...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


LG teases Wine Smart, a flip smartphone

LG teases Wine Smart, a flip smartphone

16 September, 2014 | comments (16)

Smart flip phones are odd ducks, an attempt to rekindle the nearly extinct form factor. They never get much attention but LG will be introducing a specimen soon – the LG Wine Smart. Wine is a series of flip phones available in the US, Canada but...

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Voice over LTE launches at Verizon, native video calls too

Voice over LTE launches at Verizon, native video calls too

15 September, 2014 | comments (14)

Today Verizon has turned on VoLTE (Voice over LTE) functionality across its network in the United States. This means you'll be able to make voice calls over Big Red's 4G network too, as up until now you would have been bumped onto its 3G network for...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has the best display as per DisplayMate

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has the best display as per DisplayMate

15 September, 2014 | comments (215)

DisplayMate, a renowned company specializing in display tests, has praised the Galaxy Note 4's AMOLED in a detailed review. The 5.7" 2560 x 1440 pixel display of the Note 4 packs a pixel density of 518ppi, but that's not its only feature as Samsung...

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Selfie-obsessed Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime leaks

Selfie-obsessed Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime leaks

15 September, 2014 | comments (40)

The selfie is easily the most popular genre of photo these days and Samsung may try to capitalize on that market with the Galaxy Grand Prime. Photos of the handset reveal its front-facing camera boasts 5MP resolution, a sizeable improvement over the...