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Next-gen Samsung TouchWiz UI leaks

Next-gen Samsung TouchWiz UI leaks

07 January, 2014 | comments (94)

Thanks to @evleaks, we can now catch a glimpse of an upcoming smartphone user interface that Samsung is currently working on. A trio of leaked screenshots show a phone UI that looks like the next major version of the company's TouchWiz...


EXCLUSIVE: Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo leaks in detail

EXCLUSIVE: Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo leaks in detail

07 January, 2014 | comments (51)

We knew Samsung was working on a smartphone that sits right between the Galaxy Grand and the Galaxy Grand 2, but it was a mystery what exactly it will be. Now we know virtually all there is to know of the upcoming addition to the Galaxy Grand...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Windows Phones smartphones achieved record sales in Q4

Windows Phones smartphones achieved record sales in Q4

07 January, 2014 | comments (97)

Microsoft has announced that they've seen record sales of Windows Phone handsets during the holiday season. The tech super-giant had this to say: "We’ve seen record sales of Windows Phone this holiday worldwide, nearly doubling phone sales...


Moto G gets Android 4.4.2 KitKat update in the UK

Moto G gets Android 4.4.2 KitKat update in the UK

07 January, 2014 | comments (100)

The Motorola Moto G is quickly becoming the little smartphone that could. After the very positive reviews earlier, Moto G owners have something else to boast about. They are now the proud owners of an Android KitKat smartphone. Motorola just...


Sony Sirius to debut at MWC, not CES, new rumor says

Sony Sirius to debut at MWC, not CES, new rumor says

07 January, 2014 | comments (45)

Rumors hinted at a new Sony flagship at CES but the event came and went, with the only new phone (expectedly) being the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact. New rumors move the unveiling date of the Sony Sirius to the Mobile World Congress (held at the end of...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Sony Xperia Z1 Compact goes on pre-order in the UK

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact goes on pre-order in the UK

07 January, 2014 | comments (63)

The hotly anticipated Sony Xperia Z1 Compact is already drawing attention from carriers and phone stores. A couple of UK-based retailers have chimed in that they've started taking pre-orders. Phones4u offers the Xperia Z1 Compact on contract...


Nokia launches Lumia 1320 and Lumia 525 in India

Nokia launches Lumia 1320 and Lumia 525 in India

07 January, 2014 | comments (69)

Nokia has launched two new Lumia phones in India. The first is the Lumia 1320, which shortly follows the flagship Lumia 1520 launched last month. The Lumia 1320 is priced at INR 23,999 ($385). The Lumia 1320 has a 6.0-inch, 1280x720...


Samsung posts grim Q4 2013 earnings estimate

Samsung posts grim Q4 2013 earnings estimate

07 January, 2014 | comments (43)

Samsung has just published the preliminary earnings guidance, which should allow investors and journalists an early look into the financial performance of the company during the last calendar quarter of 2013. The Q4 operating profit was...

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Sony announces Xperia Z1S for T-Mobile in the US

Sony announces Xperia Z1S for T-Mobile in the US

07 January, 2014 | comments (16)

Along with the Xperia Z1 Compact, Sony also announced a new variant of the current Xperia Z1 sold internationally. Called the Xperia Z1S, the new model is nearly identical and is available exclusively through T-Mobile for American...

Tags: Sony, CES 2014


Sony announces miniature flagship Xperia Z1 Compact

Sony announces miniature flagship Xperia Z1 Compact

06 January, 2014 | comments (120)

Sony has just announced the Xperia Z1 Compact at CES 2014. Unlike most mini flagship variants, it features a specs sheet that doesn't compromise, and has almost identical specs to the Xperia Z1 flagship. Sony Xperia Z1 Compact official...

Tags: Sony, CES 2014


Samsung unveils Pro lines of Galaxy Note and Tab tablets

Samsung unveils Pro lines of Galaxy Note and Tab tablets

06 January, 2014 | comments (44)

The theme of Samsung's 2014 CES presentation was tablets – the company unveiled a total of four new tablets from two new lines, the Pro versions of the Galaxy Note and Galaxy Tab tablets. Their sizes range from 8.4" to 12.2", breaking past the...


Asus Zenphones unveiled, come in 4, 5 and 6 inches

Asus Zenphones unveiled, come in 4, 5 and 6 inches

06 January, 2014 | comments (52)

The teaser with the numbers 4, 5 and 6 has manifested into a trio of Intel Atom-powered devices with screens of exactly those sizes. They belong to the new Asus Zenfone line and all run Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (updateable to 4.4) with a new interface...


Catch up with the Sony CES 2014 press event right here

Catch up with the Sony CES 2014 press event right here

06 January, 2014 | comments (2)

CES 2014 is almost upon us, and as usual, many of the major players are set to hold their press conferences early. This year, there are hints of a mini version of their Sony Xperia Z1 flagship - dubbed the Xperia Z1S. You can see firsthand if...

Tags: Sony, CES 2014


Watch the Samsung CES 2014 press conference here

Watch the Samsung CES 2014 press conference here

06 January, 2014 | comments (9)

Samsung is about to start its press event at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The global market leader is expected to unveil a bunch of new products among different categories and you can watch all the action live here. Among...

Tags: Samsung, CES 2014


Asus announces PadFone X hybrid for AT&T

Asus announces PadFone X hybrid for AT&T

06 January, 2014 | comments (5)

The Asus PadFone lineup has so far evaded the USA but today Asus announced a new US-only model to finally take care of that. The Asus PadFone X is a combo of a 5-inch FullHD smartphone and a 9-inch FullHD tablet. As is customary for the...

Tags: Asus, CES 2014


Asus livestreams its Search for the incredible CES event

Asus livestreams its Search for the incredible CES event

06 January, 2014 | comments (1)

The Asus event at CES will be starting soon and you can watch it here when it does. That will be at 12PM PST (that's 8PM GMT). Before that happens though, let's take a quick peek at the rumor mill to see what to expect. The teasers from Asus...

Tags: Asus, CES 2014


AT&T to offer Sponsored Data and HD Voice

AT&T to offer Sponsored Data and HD Voice

06 January, 2014 | comments (1)

AT&T just announced that it will be offering two new services today, Sponsored Data and HD Voice. Sponsored data allows companies to pay for the data used on the products and services that they offer on mobile devices. Users will know when a company...

Tags: AT&T, CES 2014


Huawei Ascend Mate 2 4G goes official

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 4G goes official

06 January, 2014 | comments (8)

After several leaks the Huawei Ascend Mate 2 4G is now official. The phablet keeps the 6.1" 720p screen, but updates the chipset with more processing power and faster connectivity. The Ascend Mate 2 4G features a Snapdragon chipset with four CPU...


BlackBerry appoints Ron Louks as its new head of devices business

BlackBerry appoints Ron Louks as its new head of devices business

06 January, 2014 | comments (14)

Ever since Thorsten Heins stepped down as the CEO of the company, John S. Chen had taken his place for a brief period. Now, the struggling smartphone manufacturer has appointed Ron Louks as its head of devices business. The veteran will be...

Tags: BlackBerry


LG G Flex coming to the US on AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint

LG G Flex coming to the US on AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint

06 January, 2014 | comments (7)

The LG G Flex is certainly an attention-grabbing device but US users couldn’t get it – until now. LG has partnered with three US carriers to bring the unique phablet to a new market. The three carriers are AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint and they'll be...