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Apple denies working with the NSA

Apple denies working with the NSA

02 January, 2014 | comments (55)

One of the big issues of 2013 was digital surveillance by the NSA – many tech companies were affected, including Apple as German magazine Der Spiegel reported just recently. Apple responded to the allegations saying the company has never worked with...

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Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo with 5” display tipped

Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo with 5” display tipped

01 January, 2014 | comments (32)

A word got out that Samsung will release another version of the popular and affordable Galaxy Grand. Dubbed Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo, the handset is said to sit below the Galaxy Grand 2 in the company’s smartphone range. The Samsung Galaxy...


Samsung launching metal Galaxy F along with S5

Samsung launching metal Galaxy F along with S5

01 January, 2014 | comments (122)

Do you love your Galaxy S4, but are envious of the HTC One's aluminum body? Well you're in luck, because Korean outlet, ETNews reported that Samsung plans to make a high end metal smartphone: the Galaxy F. The phone will be decked out with a metal...

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Moto X gets permanently priced at $399 off contract

Moto X gets permanently priced at $399 off contract

01 January, 2014 | comments (22)

After getting treated to a couple of substantial discounts recently, the Moto X received a permanent off contract price cut. The characterful Android 4.4 KitKat smartphone is now available for $399 for 16GB version without any carrier...

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Our team wishes you a Happy New Year 2014!

Our team wishes you a Happy New Year 2014!

01 January, 2014 | comments (165)

It's time to bid a farewell to the year 2013 and when we look back at our work in the past 12 months, we are proud of where they took us. Of course, the credit goes to you, our loyal readers for supporting us. According to the independent...

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Sony considers launching a WP device in 2014

Sony considers launching a WP device in 2014

31 December, 2013 | comments (163)

According to a report in The Information, Sony is planning to add another OS to its stable of mobile devices. The tech giant is allegedly considering the launch of a Windows Phone device in 2014. Reportedly, a future Sony smartphone running...


Moto G is coming to Verizon for $100 off-contract

Moto G is coming to Verizon for $100 off-contract

31 December, 2013 | comments (14)

Just when we thought that the price of the Moto G couldn't get any lower, it did just so. The handset's price tag got knocked down to $100, therefore making it the best spec'd Android phone for the money. Don't get too excited however, as...


Android 4.4 coming to 10 Micromax smartphones

Android 4.4 coming to 10 Micromax smartphones

31 December, 2013 | comments (65)

The Indian cell phone manufacturer Micromax doesn't immediately come to mind as a top player in the cell phone game, but it is sure putting forth an effort to keep its Android handsets up to date. An internal document reveals that the number 2...

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XOLO Q3000 goes official with 5.7” display and 4000mAh battery

XOLO Q3000 goes official with 5.7” display and 4000mAh battery

31 December, 2013 | comments (131)

The Indian manufacturer of mobile devices XOLO sent 2013 off by launching a new model. The company took the wraps off the XOLO Q3000 - a dual-SIM Android 4.2 Jelly Bean phablet with massive 5.7” FullHD IPS display. XOLO Q3000 press photos...

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NSA is able to install spyware on  all iPhones

NSA is able to install spyware on all iPhones

31 December, 2013 | comments (111)

A leaked NSA document proves that the agency is capable of easily deploying spyware on all iPhones and can have access to user data including SMS messages, contacts, and even a user's location by utilizing cell tower information. What's even scarier...

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Nokia wins an injunction against all HTC devices in Germany

Nokia wins an injunction against all HTC devices in Germany

30 December, 2013 | comments (60)

Another one of Nokia’s lawsuits against HTC in Germany ended favorably for the Finnish manufacturer. Nokia won a patent injunction against all Android devices of the Taiwanese manufacturer, including the trio of HTC One devices. HTC was found...

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LG reportedly sold three million G2 smartphones

LG reportedly sold three million G2 smartphones

30 December, 2013 | comments (99)

According to a report in Yonhap News quoting local analysts, LG has sold three million G2 smartphones globally since the device's launch. The latest sales number is higher than the previously reported two million units sold by the Korean...

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Huawei Ascend Mate 2 photos leaked

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 photos leaked

30 December, 2013 | comments (18)

We recently posted some pictures of the Ascend Mate 2 from less than ideal angles, but now there is an entire photo gallery dedicated to Huawei's upcoming phablet. Huawei Ascend Mate 2 The photographer was kind enough to take pictures...

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Samsung Galaxy Note Pro may be AT&T bound

Samsung Galaxy Note Pro may be AT&T bound

30 December, 2013 | comments (14)

AT&T may just get another tablet in its lineup, the Samsung Galaxy Note Pro. Evleaks uncovered the name and model number of the device, SM-P907A, however there isn't much else info to go on. But some footwork leads us to believe that it is indeed a...

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Nokia Lumia 635 Moneypenny to have LTE connectivity

Nokia Lumia 635 Moneypenny to have LTE connectivity

30 December, 2013 | comments (42)

Rumors surrounding the most recent Lumia smartphone in development, codenamed "Moneypenny," continue to come fast and fresh, and the latest one indicates that at least one of the Moneypenny variants will have support for 4G LTE. The leaked shot...


Nokia Lumia 525 goes on sale for $100 in China

Nokia Lumia 525 goes on sale for $100 in China

30 December, 2013 | comments (32)

The recently announced Lumia 525 (a version of the Lumia 520 with 1GB RAM) has just made it to select markets putting an end to our guessing about its price. The surprise is that it's got an even more cutthroat pricing than the Lumia 520 right out...


Samsung announces 4GB DDR4 mobile DRAM

Samsung announces 4GB DDR4 mobile DRAM

30 December, 2013 | comments (97)

Samsung has been working hard this holiday season and today announced its 8Gb (that's 1GB) LPDDR4 mobile DRAM chip. This is not only the industry first LPDDR4 mobile DRAM, but it's also the first mobile DRAM to fit such a high density (8 gigabits)...

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Asus teases 4-, 5-, and 6-inch smart devices for CES 2014

Asus teases 4-, 5-, and 6-inch smart devices for CES 2014

30 December, 2013 | comments (10)

In anticipation of 2014's first big trade show, Asus is looking to draw some hype to its anticipated smartphone announcements with a second CES teaser. Take a look: The balls raining down from the sky are labeled with the numbers 4, 5,...

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Samsung to release Galaxy Note 3 Lite by end of Q1 2014

Samsung to release Galaxy Note 3 Lite by end of Q1 2014

29 December, 2013 | comments (47)

We reported on rumors of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Lite a little while back. To refresh your memory, the Galaxy Note 3 Lite is Samsung's planned lower-end version of its popular Note smartphone. There were also talks of it being leaked in four...

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LG's Odin octa-core chip benchmarked by AnTuTu

LG's Odin octa-core chip benchmarked by AnTuTu

29 December, 2013 | comments (30)

LG's looking to start early in the octa-core chip race, and their processor has just been benchmarked by AnTuTu. The results are good, but not Snapdragon 800 good. It's quite on par with Samsung's octa-core Exynos chipset. Nicknamed the LG Odin,...

Tags: LG, Android