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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 (59)

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,...

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HP Red gets benchmarked, sports 16

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

19 July, 2014 | comments (26)

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 (184)

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...

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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...

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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


Sony Xperia C3 Dual leaks out of China's TENAA cert

Sony Xperia C3 Dual leaks out of China's TENAA cert

18 July, 2014 | comments (9)

The Sony Xperia C3 Dual has today passed through China's equivalent of the FCC, the TENAA certification authority, with model number S55t. The presence of global LTE band support indicates that the device will likely be seeing a widespread...

Tags: Sony, Android


Spigen confirms Apple iPhone 6 design in a case listing

Spigen confirms Apple iPhone 6 design in a case listing

18 July, 2014 | comments (32)

Spigen is jumping the gun posting cases for unreleased smartphones yet again. This time, the case maker has uploaded a few of its transparent cases for the iPhone 6. Doing so, the company inadvertently (or not) confirms the design of the upcoming...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Google posts $16 billion revenue in Q2 2014 earnings report

Google posts $16 billion revenue in Q2 2014 earnings report

18 July, 2014 | comments (9)

Yesterday, Google posted its second quarter results, which reflected $16 billion in revenues - a 22% increase over the previous year. The company's operating income stood at $4.26 billion, which was also a 27% increase over last year. Of the...

Tags: Android, Google


Android Wear devices will have customizable watch faces

Android Wear devices will have customizable watch faces

18 July, 2014 | comments (19)

Fans of Android lord one thing over iOS users: out of the box customization. Android OS is touted as being more flexible and "open" than Apple's mobile operating system, so it doesn't come as a surprise to see that Android wear will support...

Tags: Android


Sapphire display to be limited to some iPhone 6 models

Sapphire display to be limited to some iPhone 6 models

17 July, 2014 | comments (78)

The iPhone 6 will have a sapphire display - this fact has been leaked and rumored countless times before. We've even seen the sapphire screen being put to the test, and surviving anything except a car running it over. But if you thought that all...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


ZTE sells 52,800 Nubia Z7 units in under five minutes

ZTE sells 52,800 Nubia Z7 units in under five minutes

17 July, 2014 | comments (11)

Xiaomi isn't the only Chinese smartphone maker that can boast about selling thousands or tens of thousands of devices in seconds or minutes - at least not anymore. Increasingly we've seen other companies such as Huawei and now ZTE adopt Xiaomi's...

Tags: Android, ZTE


Firefox OS expands in Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific

Firefox OS expands in Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific

17 July, 2014 | comments (6)

On its official blog, Mozilla today announced the plan for the expansion of its Firefox OS phones. Currently, there are seven smartphones running the OS - the LG Fireweb, ZTE Open C, ZTE Open, ZTE Open II, Alcatel One Touch Fire, One Touch Fire E,...

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Microsoft kills Nokia X Android phones, lays off 18,000 people

Microsoft kills Nokia X Android phones, lays off 18,000 people

17 July, 2014 | comments (274)

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced today in an email to employees that the company is preparing to layoff a total of 18,000 people within the next year. Additionally, Stephen Elop, chief of Microsoft devices, also announced that the Nokia...

Tags: HTC, Android