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Sony outs Xperia C3 selfie phone - 5MP front snapper with LED flash

Sony outs Xperia C3 selfie phone - 5MP front snapper with LED flash

08 July, 2014 | comments (72)

Sony Xperia C3 is now official, just as Sony promised yesterday. It comes with a 5.5 IPS display of 720p resolution, enhanced with Sony's Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2 for better image quality. The Xperia C3 s powered by the Snapdragon 400 chipset with...

Tags: Sony, Android


Xiaomi launches the Mi 3 smartphone in India for $250

Xiaomi launches the Mi 3 smartphone in India for $250

08 July, 2014 | comments (118)

Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi has launched its first smartphone in the Indian market, the Xiaomi Mi 3. The phone is priced at ₹14,999 ($250) and will go on sale on July 15. The Xiaomi (pronounced 'shao-mee') Mi 3 is the company's flagship...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


iPhone 6 Sapphire display gets put to the test

iPhone 6 Sapphire display gets put to the test

07 July, 2014 | comments (123)

Turns out that Apple's purchase of sapphire crystal factories weren't in vain, because the iPhone 6's display is very, very durable. Or so it seems in a recently posted video that displays the 4.7" panel being put through scratch...

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Android Wear experiencing glitches with paid apps

Android Wear experiencing glitches with paid apps

07 July, 2014 | comments (9)

It looks like Android Wear devices aren't working properly with paid applications from the Google Play Store. Apps for the wearable devices are downloaded concurrently with the ones on the Play Store; they should all update automatically over...

Tags: Google, Android


Google will be sending its Tango phones into space

Google will be sending its Tango phones into space

07 July, 2014 | comments (16)

Google seems to have a penchant for launching its devices into orbit. First they did it with the Nexus S and One, and now, the search giant's Project Tango phone will be making its journey into the final frontier. The purpose behind Google's...

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New rumor outs battery capacity for both iPhone 6 models

New rumor outs battery capacity for both iPhone 6 models

07 July, 2014 | comments (66)

Lately we've been inundated with iPhone 6-related rumors, but not one of those spoke about how big the batteries in the upcoming smartphones would be. Until now, that is. Today the Chinese media is abuzz with word of the battery capacities for...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


LG G Watch goes on sale across the world today

LG G Watch goes on sale across the world today

07 July, 2014 | comments (14)

LG is proud to boast that its first smartwatch running Android Wear has gone on sale on a global scale. The G Watch should now be available both online and offline in the United States, Canada, France, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United...

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AT&T announces availability info for the LG G3 and G Watch

AT&T announces availability info for the LG G3 and G Watch

07 July, 2014 | comments (3)

The LG G3 is already available in some parts of the world (such as the UK, for example), and it's on its way to the US too. After Sprint last week, now AT&T has given us information about when it plans to release LG's newest flagship...

Tags: LG, Android, AT&T


Sony Xperia C3 breaks cover, teased as the first selfie phone

Sony Xperia C3 breaks cover, teased as the first selfie phone

07 July, 2014 | comments (41)

Sony confirmed today on its Twitter account that tomorrow it will announce a "selfie"-oriented smartphone. Luckily, we have a bit more information on what to expect. See your #selfies in a whole new light pic.twitter.com/UQJQIa44sI— Sony Xperia...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Nokia Lumia 930 goes on sale this week

Nokia Lumia 930 goes on sale this week

07 July, 2014 | comments (51)

Announced back in April and available for pre-order in multiples stores across Europe, the Nokia Lumia 930 will go on sale this week. It has a Recommended Retail Price of $600 – that's €450 / £350 – before taxes and subsidies. The new Windows...


Huawei Ascend D3 photo pops, HTC One Max raises eyebrows

Huawei Ascend D3 photo pops, HTC One Max raises eyebrows

07 July, 2014 | comments (34)

An unannounced Huawei smartphone showed up in a bunch of hands-on photos, and if it didn't sport the company's logo at the back, you would have a hard time telling it's not the HTC One Max. Allegedly, the phone you see below is the upcoming Ascend...


Motorola confirms Moto X and G will get Android L

Motorola confirms Moto X and G will get Android L

07 July, 2014 | comments (111)

Android L is still in the developer preview phase but companies are already vowing to bring it to their devices. Motorola smartphones have mostly pure Android and get very timely updates now Moto customer support is claiming that the Moto X and Moto...


Mid-range Lava Magnum X604 with 6

Mid-range Lava Magnum X604 with 6" display goes official

07 July, 2014 | comments (65)

Lava, the Indian smartphone manufacturer, has announced its first phablet – Magnum X604. The device sports a 6-inch IPS HD display and comes with Android 4.4.2 KitKat on board. The Magnum X604 is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor...

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Microsoft already testing the next build of Windows Phone 8.1

Microsoft already testing the next build of Windows Phone 8.1

07 July, 2014 | comments (14)

Microsoft is already working on the next build for its Windows Phone 8.1 operating system, according to the benchmarking site - WPBench. The data from the yardstick shows us a new build number 8.10.14130 for Windows Phone 8.1 while the current OS...


Nokia and Microsoft to allegedly launch Android-powered Lumia

Nokia and Microsoft to allegedly launch Android-powered Lumia

07 July, 2014 | comments (87)

In a rather bizarre turn of events, it seems Nokia and Microsoft are working on an Android-powered Lumia device. The information comes from evleaks, who revealed little more than the text in the following tweet. Big news: Android-powered Lumia...


Nokia Con event happens in Japan on July 27

Nokia Con event happens in Japan on July 27

06 July, 2014 | comments (42)

Windows Phone isn't really doing that well in Japan, and it never has. The situation is so dire, in fact, that Microsoft's mobile operating system may only have between 0 and 1% market share in that particular country. The software giant would...


WP8.1-based Nokia Cyan update rollout begins

WP8.1-based Nokia Cyan update rollout begins

06 July, 2014 | comments (91)

Windows Phone 8.1 is a major update and one we found to make a big difference to user experience. Couple it with Nokia’s large set of home-baked goodies and you get a software boost that can markedly improve your relationship with your...


Apple enlists VP of Tag Heuer for iWatch marketing

Apple enlists VP of Tag Heuer for iWatch marketing

05 July, 2014 | comments (66)

One of the biggest complaints consumers have with wearable devices is that they look like pieces of geek tech; they aren’t beautiful timepieces that you’d want to rock on your wrist 24/7. It looks like Apple is trying to change that with its...

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Xolo launches quad-core Q500s IPS and hexa-core Play 6X-1000

Xolo launches quad-core Q500s IPS and hexa-core Play 6X-1000

05 July, 2014 | comments (26)

Xolo announced two new smartphones - the budget Q500s IPS with a quad-core processor and the powerful Play 6X-1000 running on a hexa-core chip. Xolo Q500s IPS features a 4" IPS display of WVGA resolution and comes with two SIM slots. It is...

Tags: Xolo, Android


Nokia by Microsoft branding spotted on Lumia 830

Nokia by Microsoft branding spotted on Lumia 830

05 July, 2014 | comments (83)

A couple of days ago we showed you the first purported images depicting an upcoming mid-range Nokia smartphone. As this is supposedly going to serve as the successor to the Lumia 820 from 2012, we assume it will be called Lumia 830. Now it's been...