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LG once again teases G2 prior to launch event

LG once again teases G2 prior to launch event

23 July, 2013 | comments (42)

Following the first tease of its upcoming G2 flagship, LG has again seen fit to spread the word of the anticipated Optimus G successor, alongside an official invite to the event. From what we know of the G2, it will feature an 5.2-inch 1080p...

Tags: LG, Android


Oppo Find 7 with 5

Oppo Find 7 with 5" 1080p screen, Snapdragon 800 to cost $700

23 July, 2013 | comments (60)

Oppo is working on an upgrade for the Find 5 called Find 7. Despite the name, the new handset will keep the 5" 1080p screen of its predecessor. However, there will be big change under the hood as the Find 7 moves to Snapdragon 800 with four...

Tags: Oppo, Android


20MP camera rocking Sony Xperia Honami pictured again

20MP camera rocking Sony Xperia Honami pictured again

23 July, 2013 | comments (157)

With alleged press shots, headlining 20MP camera and purported specifications now out in the wild, the Sony Xperia Honami has been leaked yet again in a bunch of a live photos. Those look to be the real deal, aligning nicely with previous live...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Exynos 5 Octa 5420 is 20% faster, set to star in the Galaxy Note III

Exynos 5 Octa 5420 is 20% faster, set to star in the Galaxy Note III

23 July, 2013 | comments (67)

Following the teaser last week, Samsung has finally unveiled the new Exynos 5 Octa chip and shared some more details about it. The new Exynos 5 Octa 5420, which is likely to power the Samsung Galaxy Note III, is retaining its ARM big.LITTLE...

Tags: Samsung, Misc


Nokia Lumia 625  brings a 4.7

Nokia Lumia 625 brings a 4.7" screen, LTE to the masses

23 July, 2013 | comments (112)

Nokia's teaser from yesterday promised something big for today and it delivered, sort of. The Nokia Lumia 625 is an entry-level Windows Phone 8 handset with a rather big (for the class) screen – 4.7". That's not groundbreaking, though as the...


HTC announces the Desire 500 in Taiwan

HTC announces the Desire 500 in Taiwan

23 July, 2013 | comments (16)

HTC has announced a new mid-range Android smartphone in Taiwan called the Desire 500. The phone is priced at a suggested retail price of NT$11,900 and will be launched exclusively through Taiwan Mobile on August 1. The Desire 500 looks...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Motorola X camera UI leaked in new screenshots

Motorola X camera UI leaked in new screenshots

23 July, 2013 | comments (23)

More leaks have surfaced of the upcoming the Motorola X smartphone, this time regarding the software on the device, specifically the camera software. As it can be seen from these screenshots, Motorola has gone for a brand new UI for the...


Nokia Lumia 625 leaks in full ahead of its launch

Nokia Lumia 625 leaks in full ahead of its launch

22 July, 2013 | comments (283)

Nokia teased a big announcement earlier today, that is expected to happen tomorrow morning. As luck would have it, we didn't even have to wait the whole long day to find out as the star of the show just leaked. The WP8 Lumia 625 smartphone photos...


Samsung Galaxy Note II with Snapdragon 600 surfaces

Samsung Galaxy Note II with Snapdragon 600 surfaces

22 July, 2013 | comments (56)

Samsung launched its second-generation Galaxy Note phablet last Fall and we are already waiting for its Galaxy Note III successor to come. It appears, though that the Koreans aren't done with their previous-gen phablet according to a leaked...


Analyst: Apple iPhone sales to hit 62 million in Q4

Analyst: Apple iPhone sales to hit 62 million in Q4

22 July, 2013 | comments (85)

Apple will be reporting its second-quarters results on Tuesday and the Cupertino giants are predicted to have sold 26 million units, according to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster. The analyst also estimates the iPhone sales to be just 24...

Tags: Apple, Misc


SIM card hacked,  could affect

SIM card hacked, could affect "millions of phones"

22 July, 2013 | comments (28)

German cryptographer Karsten Nohl claims to have broken the encryption standard on certain types of SIM cards. The exploit could allow a virus to be uploaded and then carry out payment system fraud, redirect and record calls, and more. Nohl says...

Tags: Misc


Nokia to announce something BIG tomorrow

Nokia to announce something BIG tomorrow

22 July, 2013 | comments (205)

Nokia has a big, BIG announcement for tomorrow and is giving us pretty short notice. Whatever it is, it will be unveiled tomorrow morning in London (9am UK time, 8am UTC). There's still plenty of time to guess, except all we have to go on is an...

Tags: Nokia


Samsung Galaxy S III spotted running Android 4.3

Samsung Galaxy S III spotted running Android 4.3

22 July, 2013 | comments (53)

According to leaked information from Samsung R&D in India, Samsung is simultaneously developing Jelly Bean 4.2.2 and 4.3.0 updates, and the former could be dropped altogether if Jelly Bean 4.3 is officially announced this week by Google. These...


HTC One mini lands in Germany and Austria in August for €450

HTC One mini lands in Germany and Austria in August for €450

22 July, 2013 | comments (28)

The HTC One mini availability and pricing info for Europe is trickling in – first the UK, now Germany and Austria. The phone will cost €450 off-contract when it starts shipping in August. Phone House lists the Stealth Black color version as...


Some analysts expect HTC One sales to slump by 40% in Q3

Some analysts expect HTC One sales to slump by 40% in Q3

22 July, 2013 | comments (52)

The HTC One sold well, despite some supply issues, and fairly quickly became a best-seller. The company was riding the wave of Ones, it was turning its fortunes around with revenues rising from March (when the One launched) through May. Then...

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Motorola X appears in white through a new press image

Motorola X appears in white through a new press image

21 July, 2013 | comments (118)

We already know that, Motorola X will be officially unveiled on August 1 in New York. The press image and specifications of the upcoming device from Motorola has already been leaked and we now have another press render, which shows the smartphone in...


Press image of Verizon's mid-range LG Enact surfaces

Press image of Verizon's mid-range LG Enact surfaces

21 July, 2013 | comments (12)

A new press image of the Verizon bound smartphone, dubbed as LG Enact has been leaked, courtesy of evleaks. The mid-range Android device with a model number VS890 is rumored to be announced with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on board. The LG Enact...


Verizon's Samsung Galaxy S4 shows up with a new paint job

Verizon's Samsung Galaxy S4 shows up with a new paint job

21 July, 2013 | comments (26)

Samsung launched its Galaxy S4 flagship smartphone in two color options - Black and White. The South Korean manufacturer recently added a bit more variety in the form of four new colors: Blue Arctic, Purple Mirage, Red Aurora, Brown Autumn and Pink...


Hi-res photos of the budget iPhone compare it to the iPhone 5

Hi-res photos of the budget iPhone compare it to the iPhone 5

20 July, 2013 | comments (127)

The rumor mill just won’t let it go - a brand new batch of “budget iPhone” photos has cropped up and it compare the (supposedly) upcoming device with the current iPhone 5. Many such photos have already been debunked. The budget iPhone is plastic,...

Tags: Apple, iPhone, Rumors


Galaxy S4 with Snapdragon 800 appears in AnTuTu tests again

Galaxy S4 with Snapdragon 800 appears in AnTuTu tests again

20 July, 2013 | comments (77)

Not content with just two versions of its Galaxy S4 flagship (Active, mini, zoom aside), Samsung created a third version - a South Korea-exclusive S4 with Snapdragon 800. We’re getting more and more indications that there will be an international...