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Not all iOS 7 features will be coming to older iDevices

Not all iOS 7 features will be coming to older iDevices

11 June, 2013 | comments (332)

iOS 7 brings a plethora of new upgrades and improvements, and is by Apple's own admission the largest update since the introduction of the operating system. It introduced many features like camera filters, AirDrop cloud sharing, as well as updates...

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Galaxy Mega 6.3 masquerades as Note III in spy photo

Galaxy Mega 6.3 masquerades as Note III in spy photo

11 June, 2013 | comments (53)

We've been seeing leaked photos of a Samsung phone in launch box (basically black blocky plastic to conceal the final design), supposedly the Galaxy Note III. There's a new one out today, next to an old Nokia and another Samsung launch box. We...


Get your hands on the beta version of iOS 7 now

Get your hands on the beta version of iOS 7 now

11 June, 2013 | comments (59)

The latest build of Apples popular mobile operating system, iOS 7, is now available for download through Apple's developer portal. Naturally, you need a developer's account to get access to it. In case you missed it, Apple announced iOS 7...

Tags: Apple, iOS, iPhone


iOS 7 announced: new look, Siri, multitasking, toggles and more

iOS 7 announced: new look, Siri, multitasking, toggles and more

10 June, 2013 | comments (776)

Apple just updated both its platforms – we already saw the new Mac OS X, now it's time for iOS 7. It brings a ton of usability improvements, many of which we've found missing in iOS for quite a while now. New look and more capable...

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Official HTC Tiara photo leaks ahead of announcement

Official HTC Tiara photo leaks ahead of announcement

11 June, 2013 | comments (37)

The official image of the upcoming Windows Phone 8 smartphone, the HTC Tiara has leaked. The design of the HTC Tiara is quite similar to the HTC One SV and the specifications of the device lies between that of HTC Windows Phone 8S and the HTC...


AT&T announces an increased 24 months upgrade cycle

AT&T announces an increased 24 months upgrade cycle

10 June, 2013 | comments (11)

AT&T has officially announced its 24 month upgrade policy across all its wireless products and services. The latest change align with the device upgrade eligibility with their two-year standard agreement and the new policy is applicable to all the...

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Watch Apple's WWDC 2013 keynote speech live here

Watch Apple's WWDC 2013 keynote speech live here

10 June, 2013 | comments (55)

This year's Apple Worldwide Developer Conference is scheduled to start in a couple of hours with the keynote which should see the announcement of iOS 7, and Mac OS X 10.9. Apple has been notorious for not streaming its events live, but ever since...

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Sprint unveils 5

Sprint unveils 5" ZTE Vital with Jelly Bean and 13MP camera

10 June, 2013 | comments (16)

Sprint unveiled the ZTE-made Vital and will be releasing it on June 14 to its customers for $99.99 with a two-year deal after a $50 mail-in rebate. The smartphone is running on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean on a 5" IPS panel with a resolution of 1280...

Tags: ZTE, Android, Sprint


HTC might launch Butterfly S and Desire 600 on June 19

HTC might launch Butterfly S and Desire 600 on June 19

10 June, 2013 | comments (12)

HTC recently announced its dual-SIM Desire 600 with Sense 5 on board, but there was no word on the availability of the smartphone. The Taiwanese manufacturer might launch the Desire 600 smartphone along with the rumored Butterfly S on June 19, if...

Tags: HTC, Android


Huawei teases Ascend P6 in picture, shows video too

Huawei teases Ascend P6 in picture, shows video too

10 June, 2013 | comments (30)

Huawei seems to have taken one from the Samsung book of hyping upcoming devices and is going all out with the upcoming Ascend P6. The company has released a teaser pic of the droid sporting a clean white look and metal accents on the sides with a...

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Nokia Lumia 925 goes on sale, hits Germany first

Nokia Lumia 925 goes on sale, hits Germany first

10 June, 2013 | comments (38)

Almost a month after its announcement, the Lumia 925 has gone on sale. The Nokia Lumia 925 will start its roll-out in in Europe with a debut in Germany. Vodafone is one of the carriers there to carry the aluminum Lumia 925 by the end of June....


Oppo Find 5 Mini leaks, said to pack a 3.7

Oppo Find 5 Mini leaks, said to pack a 3.7" 720p screen

10 June, 2013 | comments (34)

After releasing the Find 5 and making it available to Europeans, Oppo looks to be on its way of releasing a smaller version of its flagship Android smartphone dubbed Oppo Find 5 Mini. The Oppo Find 5 Mini is said to feature the same design as...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumor


Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 goes official with Android 4.2 JB

Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 goes official with Android 4.2 JB

10 June, 2013 | comments (80)

Samsung has just announced the Galaxy Ace 3, its latest attempt at a mid-range Android smartphone. The Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 follows the spirit of the past generation of Ace devices and offers an attractive set of features and a Galaxy S4-inspired...

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Alleged prototype of Samsung Galaxy Note III appears

Alleged prototype of Samsung Galaxy Note III appears

09 June, 2013 | comments (221)

The next generation Galaxy Note III phablet has been in the rumorland for quite some time. Today, we see the first leak photo of a prototype device. Alleged images of Samsung Galaxy Note III The leaked images of the upcoming Galaxy...


A Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 S7270 mugshot surfaces online

A Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 S7270 mugshot surfaces online

09 June, 2013 | comments (45)

We already knew Samsung has the next generation of the Ace lineup in the pipeline and today we get a leak of a nicely looking official image. Samsung's Galaxy Ace line has always offered an excellent price-to-quality ratio. While all the people...


Alleged photos of iPhone 5S front panel show new sensor array

Alleged photos of iPhone 5S front panel show new sensor array

09 June, 2013 | comments (88)

Parts and pieces of the Apple iPhone 5S have been leaking quite a lot recently. The latest allegedly comes from an assembly line of a Foxconn subcontractor that makes the front panel of the next iPhone. The photos might not be genuine with the...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


Sony Xperia Z Google Edition allegedly in the works

Sony Xperia Z Google Edition allegedly in the works

08 June, 2013 | comments (48)

After Samsung and HTC, with their Galaxy S4 and One Google Edition respectively, it seems Sony is now getting ready to join the stock Android bandwagon. According to AndroidGeeks (and corroborated by Android Central), Sony is working on the...


Nokia officially announces Lumia 925T in China

Nokia officially announces Lumia 925T in China

08 June, 2013 | comments (20)

Nokia recently announced the Lumia 925 smartphone and now, the Finnish firm has officially unveiled its "T" variant in China. Nokia Lumia 925T is identical in terms of design to the international Lumia 925, and the specifications remain...


Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom pictured in an official photo

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom pictured in an official photo

08 June, 2013 | comments (167)

The first official photo of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom has surfaced courtesy of Sammobile. In addition, the cameraphone has appeared in live photos, showing its dedicated camera button from up close. The Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom (CM-101) looks...


Apple puts up '7' sign banners at WWDC, confirms next iOS version 

Apple puts up '7' sign banners at WWDC, confirms next iOS version 

07 June, 2013 | comments (133)

Apple is expected to announce its next iteration of iOS in its upcoming World Wide Developers Conference, which will kick start on June 10. Apple has begun to decorate its Moscone Center in San Francisco, the venue for WWDC 2013, and...

Tags: Apple, iOS