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You can watch Sony's CES livestream from your couch

You can watch Sony's CES livestream from your couch

05 January, 2015 | comments (28)

Sony's CES 2015 campaign goes under the "Welcome to the New World" motto and soon the cryptic teaser videos will be replaced with a live stream. The event will be held at the Sony booth in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center for who...


Microsoft unveils Nokia 215 and 215 Dual SIM

Microsoft unveils Nokia 215 and 215 Dual SIM

05 January, 2015 | comments (50)

Microsoft still hasn’t given up on feature phones, the new phone even bears the Nokia name. The Nokia 215 comes in single and dual-SIM version and offers essential Internet connectivity plus amazing battery life for just $30 (with no contract, but...

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Limited Gold edition Lumia devices launching in China

Limited Gold edition Lumia devices launching in China

05 January, 2015 | comments (11)

Update: As it turns out, not one but two Lumia devices will be available in Gold - the left one (in the first image below) is the Lumia 930, while the right one is the Lumia 830. After China, they'll also be launched in other...


Samsung to reportedly showcase Galaxy S6 at CES this week

Samsung to reportedly showcase Galaxy S6 at CES this week

05 January, 2015 | comments (46)

Samsung will put on display its latest Galaxy S6 flagship during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week, according to a latest SamMobile report, which is in line with earlier rumors that we have heard in this regard. Aside...


NVIDIA announces Tegra X1 with 1 teraflop performance

NVIDIA announces Tegra X1 with 1 teraflop performance

05 January, 2015 | comments (73)

NVIDIA has announced their brand new mobile processor for 2015, the Tegra X1. The X1 is the first mobile processor in the world capable of 1 teraflop floating point performance, which almost puts it in the same league as desktop class GPU and...

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Huawei sales revenue hit $46 billion in 2014

Huawei sales revenue hit $46 billion in 2014

05 January, 2015 | comments (16)

Thanks to advances in cloud computing and higher demand for smart devices, Chinese manufacturer Huawei is expecting its 2014 sales revenue to rise by 15% to $46 billion. That was mentioned by CEO Ken Hu, who made the announcement in a New Year's...

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Acer Liquid Z410 debuts with LTE and €129 price tag

Acer Liquid Z410 debuts with LTE and €129 price tag

04 January, 2015 | comments (8)

The Taiwanese manufacturer Acer took the wraps off the budget-friendly Liquid Z410 smartphone. The newcomer boasts Cat. 4 LTE connectivity and €129 price tag. Acer Liquid Z410 packs 64-bit MediaTek MT6732 chipset with Mali-T760 GPU. The rest...

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Xiaomi sold more than 61 million phones in 2014

Xiaomi sold more than 61 million phones in 2014

04 January, 2015 | comments (19)

Xiaomi sold more than 61 million smartphones in 2014. The CEO of the $45 billion tech heavyweight, Lei Jun, delivered the good news in a letter to the company’s employees. The company’s sales have grown by a mind-boggling 227% compared to...

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Alleged photos of Samsung Galaxy S6 metal chassis leak

Alleged photos of Samsung Galaxy S6 metal chassis leak

04 January, 2015 | comments (59)

Alleged photos that showcase the metal chassis of Samsung Galaxy S6 made the rounds online. Samsung’s next Android smartphone flagship is expected to debut in the first quarter of this year - a launch during CES is highly unlikely at this point....


Xiaomi Redmi 2 official with dual-SIM 4G connectivity

Xiaomi Redmi 2 official with dual-SIM 4G connectivity

04 January, 2015 | comments (55)

Happy new year from Xiaomi - the most impressive newcomer unveiled the second version of its Redmi/Hongmi entry-level phone. The Xiaomi Redmi 2/Hongmi 2 comes with a a 4.7" 720p screen, 64-bit chipset and dual-SIM/dual-4G connectivity. As...


LG G Flex 2 leaks out before its scheduled announcement

LG G Flex 2 leaks out before its scheduled announcement

03 January, 2015 | comments (54)

LG G Flex 2 made an appearance before its scheduled announcement. A poster of the upcoming curved smartphone was caught on the CES show floor in Las Vegas. As you can see above, LG G Flex 2 has retained the same design as its predecessor....

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Xiaomi Redmi 2S leaks, sized up against the 1S

Xiaomi Redmi 2S leaks, sized up against the 1S

03 January, 2015 | comments (28)

2014 was a great year for Chinese maker Xiaomi, the company shooting from near irrelevance to third smartphone manufacturer globally. It appears that the company isn’t wasting any time celebrating though as it’s already preparing to release its next...


Archos announces a multitude of phones and tablets before CES

Archos announces a multitude of phones and tablets before CES

03 January, 2015 | comments (23)

Archos has announced a whole slew of new devices, including four smartphones and three tablets. The first of the lot is the Archos 50 Diamond, something we saw being announced earlier last year but wasn't going to be announced till 2015....

Tags: Archos, Android


Top 10 most popular reviews of 2014

Top 10 most popular reviews of 2014

03 January, 2015 | comments (22)

With 2014 just over it seems only natural that we take a look back at the devices that you, the readers, found most interesting in our reviews. It was definitely a strong year on both the iOS and Android front and unsurprisingly the flagship devices...

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Alcatel's OneTouch Pixi 3 series is OS-agnostic

Alcatel's OneTouch Pixi 3 series is OS-agnostic

02 January, 2015 | comments (20)

Its first smartwatch isn't the only thing Alcatel is talking about today. TCL, the Chinese company behind the brand, has also unveiled an upcoming line of smartphones called Pixi 3 - to succeed the original Pixi from 2013 and the Pixi 2 from last...


New Android Lollipop ROM leaks for international Note 3

New Android Lollipop ROM leaks for international Note 3

02 January, 2015 | comments (50)

It's not the first time we're witnessing an Android 5.0 Lollipop ROM for the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 but this time the firmware looks to be better suited as a daily driver. The ROM amounts to 1.1GB (usual for a Note 3 ROM) and requires a few...


Xolo unveils Q700 Club with IP55 certification, dual front speakers

Xolo unveils Q700 Club with IP55 certification, dual front speakers

02 January, 2015 | comments (18)

Just over a week after its Q900s Plus went on sale, Indian smartphone manufacturer XOLO has unveiled a new version of the device. Dubbed Q700 Club, the smartphone is listed on the company’s website at a price tag of INR 6,999...

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Top 10 most popular blog posts of 2014

Top 10 most popular blog posts of 2014

02 January, 2015 | comments (4)

The Year 2014 is now gone and it's time we take a look at what you liked best over our blog. This year was full of new devices, a plethora of flagships made it to the market and some of them surely turned not the jewels the companies had advertised...


Microsoft Lumia 1330/1335 appears with LTE-Advanced connectivity

Microsoft Lumia 1330/1335 appears with LTE-Advanced connectivity

01 January, 2015 | comments (58)

In the first day of the new year, the upcoming Microsoft Lumia 1330/1335 has made an appearance in China. The phone stars in a couple of photos revealing its size and general design. The phone is said to pack a 5.7" HD OLED display, making...


Happy New Year 2015 from our team and best wishes to all

Happy New Year 2015 from our team and best wishes to all

01 January, 2015 | comments (212)

With 2014 coming to an end we can't help but feel a little nostalgic and look back at what the past twelve months have brought us. We couldn't be happier with what we do and we have all of you, our loyal readers to thank for our success. The...

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