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Galaxy Note Edge with Swarovski crystals makes your eyes bleed

Galaxy Note Edge with Swarovski crystals makes your eyes bleed

05 February, 2015 | comments (28)

There is a Samsung Galaxy Note Edge exclusive limited edition that you probably don't want to be seen with. The special Note Edge model has 1800 shiny Swarovski crystals all over the back. The highlight of this limited Galaxy Note Edge...

Tags: Samsung, Android


HTC One (M9) leaked again, this time in a Dot View case

HTC One (M9) leaked again, this time in a Dot View case

05 February, 2015 | comments (32)

The HTC One (M9) is due to be officially announced at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in the beginning of March. Still, we're only a few leaks away from being able to draw a complete picture of the upcoming flagship. This next piece of the...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Gionee prepares an ultra-slim phone for MWC 2015

Gionee prepares an ultra-slim phone for MWC 2015

05 February, 2015 | comments (23)

Gionee has officially announced it is preparing to launch a new, ultra-slim smartphone at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in March. More specifically, the yet unnamed phone will be launched at Hall 8 on March 2015. "The race to make...

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Sony E2003/E2033 mid-ranger with 64-bit chipset uncovered

Sony E2003/E2033 mid-ranger with 64-bit chipset uncovered

05 February, 2015 | comments (18)

A new Sony mid-range phone is in the works, its existence given away by GFX Bench. The Sony E2003/E2033 looks like a successor to the Xperia E3 with a 4.6" qHD screen (540 x 960px) and a 64-bit MediaTek chipset. The chipset is MT6752 with four...

Tags: Sony, Android


Vertu Clous De Paris is a pricy Velentine's Day gift

Vertu Clous De Paris is a pricy Velentine's Day gift

05 February, 2015 | comments (22)

Around Valentine's Day we usually see a number of pink phones launching, but Vertu is too classy for that. Instead the Clous De Paris is made of Grade-5 titanium engraved with a guilloche pattern and upholstered with alligator skin crafted by French...

Tags: Vertu, Android


Lollipop update for Xperia Z2 and Z3 coming soon

Lollipop update for Xperia Z2 and Z3 coming soon

05 February, 2015 | comments (54)

Sony has regularly been criticized for its support policies, leaving behind mid-range models and taking its time with flagship updates. The entire Xperia Z lineup has been promised the Lollipop update, though, and the company is slowly...

Tags: Sony, Android


Snapdragon 618 and 620 specs leak, show Cortex-A72 cores

Snapdragon 618 and 620 specs leak, show Cortex-A72 cores

05 February, 2015 | comments (17)

Leaked specs for two upcoming Qualcomm chipsets, the Snapdragon 618 and 620, reveal they will use big.LITTLE setups with ARM's new Cortex-A72 core. The 620 has leaked previously, but with entirely different specs. According to the new leak, the...

Tags: Qualcomm, Rumors


20,000 Lenovo A6000 phones sold in 3 seconds

20,000 Lenovo A6000 phones sold in 3 seconds

05 February, 2015 | comments (61)

Lenovo conducted its second flash sale of the A6000 and it was as an unmitigated success. The affordable LTE-enabled smartphone went up for sale of Flipkart in India and 20,000 units were snatched in a matter of three seconds. This is becoming a...

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BT confirms EE acquisition in $19 billion deal

BT confirms EE acquisition in $19 billion deal

05 February, 2015 | comments (9)

Confirming rumours that had been circulating late last year, the British telecommunications giant BT has announced that it has agreed to acquire the UKs leading mobile carrier EE, effectively putting itself back into mobile services. The deal is...

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Lollipop update coming to Sprint's Galaxy S5 today

Lollipop update coming to Sprint's Galaxy S5 today

05 February, 2015 | comments (21)

Just a day after HTC confirmed that the Sprint HTC One (M7) will start receiving the Android 5.0 update today, it looks like the carrier's Galaxy S5 will get the update too. According to Samsung's official support page, the S5 Lollipop update...


Samsung refutes Canalys report, says still on top in India

Samsung refutes Canalys report, says still on top in India

05 February, 2015 | comments (57)

In an interesting turn of events, Samsung has dismissed the Canalys report that said Micromax has overtaken the South Korean company as the leading smartphone manufacturer in India. The tech giant has said that its still the number one player in...


HTC One (M9) leaks out dressed in gold

HTC One (M9) leaks out dressed in gold

04 February, 2015 | comments (71)

Live photos of the upcoming HTC One (M9) made the rounds online yet again. This time around, the upcoming flagship from the Taiwanese manufacturer posed for the camera in gold color scheme. Right in line with past leaks, the live photos once...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Android One devices in India to get Lollipop in the next few weeks

Android One devices in India to get Lollipop in the next few weeks

04 February, 2015 | comments (72)

The update to Lollipop for the three Android One devices available in India will finally be out "in the next few weeks". This is according to Google's Indian arm, so it's official as can be. Unfortunately though, this vague timeline is all we...


iOS overtakes Android in the US in Q4 2014, report says

iOS overtakes Android in the US in Q4 2014, report says

04 February, 2015 | comments (73)

If you needed more proof about how successful Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have been, especially in the US market, then this is going to be it. According to the analysts at Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, iOS has managed to take the lead from...

Tags: Android, iOS


Oppo R5 is now available for pre-order in the UK

Oppo R5 is now available for pre-order in the UK

04 February, 2015 | comments (10)

Oppo's brief world record holder for thinnest smartphone has shown up on Amazon's UK site and is now available for pre-order. The precious units are set to start shipping as early as February 20. The Oppo R5 is a stylish midrange offering,...

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Android 5.1 Lollipop is now official, changelog coming soon

Android 5.1 Lollipop is now official, changelog coming soon

04 February, 2015 | comments (52)

Android 5.1 Lollipop name has been creating quite a buzz over the social networks through the last few hours. The new version has appeared on various screenshots and its name and build numbers popped up through various logs. Google has already...

Tags: Google, Android


Sony Xperia Z4 to sport slim bezels and new speaker design

Sony Xperia Z4 to sport slim bezels and new speaker design

04 February, 2015 | comments (68)

The Sony Xperia Z4 is one of the less likely announcements expected to be seen at the MWC a few weeks from now, judging by the lack of tangible info on the device. A recent leak on Chinese social network Weibo, however, might force us to rethink...

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Xiaomi schedules event for February 12 in San Francisco

Xiaomi schedules event for February 12 in San Francisco

04 February, 2015 | comments (32)

Xiaomi may be the world's third-biggest smartphone maker, but most of its products never leave China. The company is reportedly looking to open up shop in India, but now the company is taking a trip to the US. There, in San Francisco...

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Leaked doc points to QHD screen on the LG G4

Leaked doc points to QHD screen on the LG G4

04 February, 2015 | comments (12)

There are two rumors about the LG G4 one claims a 3K display, another claims a QHD one (what some might call 2.5K). A third piece of evidence swings the vote in favor of QHD, this comes from a leaked XML file extracted from a Lollipop ROM. The...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Windows-powered One (M9) rumored, to be US exclusive

Windows-powered One (M9) rumored, to be US exclusive

04 February, 2015 | comments (13)

HTC Hima has been in the rumorland for quite a while, leaking with pictures, specs, camera samples and everything. It should be announced at the MWC in March in Barcelona as the HTC One (M9) and will be coming with a 5" 1080p display, Snapdragon 810...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors