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Android 4.4.4 KitKat now seeding to the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

Android 4.4.4 KitKat now seeding to the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

27 June, 2014 | comments (50)

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact is now getting Android 4.4.4 KitKat update. Google released 4.4.4 last week - it contains just a security patch for an OpenSSL bug, which would have allowed a man-in-the-middle attack. There are no new features. The OTA...


Walmart drops prices for the iPhone 5c and the 5s

Walmart drops prices for the iPhone 5c and the 5s

27 June, 2014 | comments (43)

Walmart has announced price drops on the iPhone 5c and the iPhone 5s. If you have been waiting to pick up either of these, you will now be saving up to $50. The 16GB iPhone 5c now costs $29, down from $49 before. The 16GB iPhone 5s now costs...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Samsung Galaxy Tab S Poland pricing revealed

Samsung Galaxy Tab S Poland pricing revealed

26 June, 2014 | comments (21)

Samsung Poland has released pricing information for its Galaxy Tab S line in a tweet: Ceny #GALAXYTabS w Polsce: 8,4" WiFi 16GB - 1599 PLN 8,4" LTE 16GB - 1999 PLN 10,5" WiFi 16GB - 1899 PLN 10,5" LTE 16GB - 2299 PLN— Samsung Polska...

Tags: Misc


Bellperre launches first customizable luxury phone

Bellperre launches first customizable luxury phone

26 June, 2014 | comments (36)

We've all seen the gold Apple iPhone and HTC One, made for people just looking for ways to spend their money. But for some even those aren't enough to set them apart from the masses. Luxury phonemaker Bellperre aims to take this a step further by...

Tags: Misc


XOLO Q1011 with Android 4.4 KitKat now out in India

XOLO Q1011 with Android 4.4 KitKat now out in India

26 June, 2014 | comments (13)

Indian phone maker XOLO has unveiled a new device today. The Q1011 may or may not serve as a follow-up to the Q1010, coming with a different design but mostly similar specs. One thing's for certain, though - the new handset is already up for grabs...

Tags: Android, XOLO


Hisense joins the Windows Phone club with Mira 6

Hisense joins the Windows Phone club with Mira 6

26 June, 2014 | comments (32)

It seems like a lot of new companies have joined the Windows Phone fray lately, despite the maker of that OS now having a hand in hardware through the Nokia acquisition. And today yet another OEM has announced its first ever Windows Phone. The...


Samsung Galaxy Note 4 tipped to have 12 MP OIS camera

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 tipped to have 12 MP OIS camera

26 June, 2014 | comments (46)

The latest report concerning the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 camera suggests that Samsung may be going for a thinner frame and optical image stabilization versus more megapixels. That translates to a 12 MP main camera with OIS which contradicts the...


iPhone 6 5.5-inch model to feature OIS and 128GB option

iPhone 6 5.5-inch model to feature OIS and 128GB option

26 June, 2014 | comments (134)

Given the sheer amount of leaks, it's near-confirmed that Apple will be releasing its next iPhone 6 with two screen variants, a 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch model. The latter is obviously in phablet territory, and the latest rumors indicate that Apple has...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


LG G3 arrives in the UK early, units ship tomorrow

LG G3 arrives in the UK early, units ship tomorrow

26 June, 2014 | comments (24)

The LG G3 officially launches tomorrow in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore, and the Philippines and reach Europe in July. However, UK retailers already have it in stock and will be shipping it to buyers doorsteps tomorrow. Carphone Warehouse...


LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live now on the Play Store

LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live now on the Play Store

26 June, 2014 | comments (13)

As promised, both the LG G Watch and the Samsung Gear Live are now available on the Play Store. The G Watch is priced at $229 and the Gear Live will cost you $199. You can order the G Watch in Black Titan or White Gold colors and it will ship...

Tags: Samsung, LG


Samsung's Q2 earnings report may fall short

Samsung's Q2 earnings report may fall short

25 June, 2014 | comments (84)

CFO of Samsung, Lee Sang Hoon, expects the company's second quarter financials to be "not that good". Samsung's projected earnings are $8.4 billion for Q2 2014. By comparison, Samsung earned 10.2 billion in Q3 2013. Reports indicate that the...

Tags: Samsung, Android


LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live specs confirmed

LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live specs confirmed

25 June, 2014 | comments (35)

This year's Google I/O developer conference has been the stage on which both LG's G Watch and Samsung's Gear Live smartwatches have finally become 100% official. And now, thankfully, both Korean giants have published full spec lists for their...

Tags: LG, Samsung, Android


HTC is working on bringing Android L to the One line fast

HTC is working on bringing Android L to the One line fast

25 June, 2014 | comments (51)

Google has just announced the Android L developer preview, which will become available to download tomorrow. However, the new version of the mobile OS will only be finalized in a few months, it seems. So it's going to be quite a wait until you'll...

Tags: HTC, Android


Android Wear features detailed at Google I/O

Android Wear features detailed at Google I/O

25 June, 2014 | comments (8)

Three months after its initial announcement, Google finally expanded on Android Wear, its smart wearable platform that will strive to dominate the smartwatch market. Recognizing that style is as important as functionality, Wear supports both square...

Tags: Google, Android


Google announces Android L developer preview

Google announces Android L developer preview

25 June, 2014 | comments (96)

In what is a change to its usual manner of handling new Android releases, Google has announced a developer preview of the upcoming Android L release. Previous the search giant would unveil a new version of its platform at the I/O event, making it...

Tags: Google, Android


Google launches Android One smartphone program

Google launches Android One smartphone program

25 June, 2014 | comments (55)

The first news of this year's Google I/O is a new initiative that the company calls Android One. The smartphone program strives to provide a unified feature set tailored-made for the market the phone is launching in. The first smartphone to...


Android grows to 315M phone shipments, 1B active users

Android grows to 315M phone shipments, 1B active users

25 June, 2014 | comments (21)

Sundar Pichai kicked off Google I/O with some raw numbers on the impressive growth of Android. The platform grew in the smartphone field it dominates, but also for the first time yet it powers over half of tablets. Q4 of last year alone saw 315...


Watch the Google I/O keynote speech live here

Watch the Google I/O keynote speech live here

25 June, 2014 | comments (13)

Google's annual developer conference - Google I/O - is starting in just under an hour and we have the livestream of the keynote speech waiting for you here. Google is expected to drop the latest major release of Android today. It's rumored to...


iPad Air 2 dummy stars in video alongside its predecessor

iPad Air 2 dummy stars in video alongside its predecessor

25 June, 2014 | comments (7)

After the iPhone 6 dummies became famous a little while ago, it's now time for the iPad Air 2 (or iPad 6) dummy to be showcased almost every day. Last week we saw the first pictures of it, and this time around it's actually starred in a video which...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple iPhone 6 pricing info from China promises a price drop

Apple iPhone 6 pricing info from China promises a price drop

25 June, 2014 | comments (56)

A report from China about the Apple iPhone 6 confirms the September 19 launch date (initially unveiled by German carrier Deutsche Telekom) and offers price for the 4.7" version of the upcoming iPhone. The 32GB version is slated to cost CNY 5,300...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors