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Devices with Snapdragon 810 and 808 to come in H1 next year

Devices with Snapdragon 810 and 808 to come in H1 next year

29 September, 2014 | comments (42)

In April Qualcomm unveiled its flagship 64-bit chipsets - the Snapdragon 810 and 808. The Senior Director of Marketing at Qualcomm has confirmed that sample chipsets have been sent out to device manufacturers, the first launches should be in the...


Dual-SIM Meizu MX4 leaks with YunOS in tow

Dual-SIM Meizu MX4 leaks with YunOS in tow

28 September, 2014 | comments (5)

A photo and a bunch of screenshots of a dual-SIM Meizu MX4 have made their way to Weibo. The phone is purported to be the Meizu MX4 Mini and the screenshots reveal the phone is running a custom ROM made by retail giant Alibaba. Dubbed YunOS...


BlackBerry launches the Passport in India

BlackBerry launches the Passport in India

29 September, 2014 | comments (55)

BlackBerry has launched its newest smartphone, the BlackBerry Passport, in India. The phone is priced at a steep 49,990 INR ($813), about the same as most flagship Android phones and even more than the current iPhone 5s pricing in India. The...


Samsung Galaxy Note Edge gets priced in the UK

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge gets priced in the UK

28 September, 2014 | comments (27)

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge is now available for pre-order in the United Kingdom. The online retailer Clove is now taking pre-orders for the flagship phablet with curved display. As expected, the handset is anything but cheap - Clove is...


Huawei Honor Tablet debuts with 8” display and 3G

Huawei Honor Tablet debuts with 8” display and 3G

28 September, 2014 | comments (17)

Huawei quietly launched the 8” Honor Tablet in Malaysia. The budget-friendly 3G slate with metal-clad body will be available to pre-order on September 29 for RM. 599 (about $184). Huawei Honor Tablet features Qualcomm Snapdragon 200...


iPhone 6 sales in China tipped to begin on October 10

iPhone 6 sales in China tipped to begin on October 10

28 September, 2014 | comments (42)

According to a new report, Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus might go on sale in China on October 10. The devices’ launch in the vital consumer market is yet be officially confirmed. The October 10 sales launch was allegedly revealed in an...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


New Oppo N3 renders appear, Snapdragon 805 confirmed

New Oppo N3 renders appear, Snapdragon 805 confirmed

28 September, 2014 | comments (32)

Oppo N3 has been teased a few times already by Oppo. We know it will be announced this October in Singapore and it will come in two flavors - aluminum lithium alloy and stainless steel. You will be able to choose between the lightweight and...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


Counterclockwise, iPhone 5, iOS 7, Nokia 5800, Microsoft Kin

Counterclockwise, iPhone 5, iOS 7, Nokia 5800, Microsoft Kin

28 September, 2014 | comments (20)

Counterclockwise is our weekly look back in time at all the interesting things that happened during this week through the years. Late September has witnessed many great things but also a fair share of embarrassing failures, here are the most...

Tags: Misc


Sprint opens up Galaxy Note 4 pre-orders

Sprint opens up Galaxy Note 4 pre-orders

27 September, 2014 | comments (34)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is hitting the US on October 14, but you can already pre-order the phablet on both AT&T and T-Mobile. Starting yesterday Sprint has also joined the campaign, allowing you to pre-book your unit and make sure you will be...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Xiaomi gearing up to sell 100,000 units per week in India next month

Xiaomi gearing up to sell 100,000 units per week in India next month

27 September, 2014 | comments (45)

Xiaomi is gearing up for the festive season in India next month by increasing the availability of devices. Company Vice President Hugo Barra said the company is planning to make provisions to sell 100,000 units per week from the 60,000 they do...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Samsung launches the new Galaxy Alpha in India

Samsung launches the new Galaxy Alpha in India

27 September, 2014 | comments (68)

Samsung launched the new Galaxy Alpha smartphone in India today. The device is priced at ₹39,990 ($654). The Galaxy Alpha is Samsung's first smartphone after a while to have a metal-body. It uses an anodized aluminum frame with...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Week 39 in review: iPhone 6 Plus bending, Galaxy Note 4 launch

Week 39 in review: iPhone 6 Plus bending, Galaxy Note 4 launch

26 September, 2014 | comments (4)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major news of the week, which you might have missed. In Week 39 the spotlights were primarily on Apple again with the iPhone 6 Plus experiencing nasty bending issues. Many rival companies went...


The Korean manufacturer Pantech is now up for sale

The Korean manufacturer Pantech is now up for sale

26 September, 2014 | comments (26)

The maker of Android smartphones and tablets Pantech is now up for grabs. The third largest Korean hardware manufacturer and its creditors presented a plan for the sale procedure to the Seoul Central District Court. Bidders will have until...

Tags: Pantech, Android


Google tipped to require more of its apps on Android devices

Google tipped to require more of its apps on Android devices

26 September, 2014 | comments (71)

According to a report in The Information, Google will require more of its apps to be preloaded on Android devices. Confidential contracts obtained by the media have revealed the upcoming change. Allegedly, Google will require up to 20...


HTC M8 Eye with 13MP Duo Camera to land in October

HTC M8 Eye with 13MP Duo Camera to land in October

26 September, 2014 | comments (72)

According to a new rumor, we should see the smartphone codenamed HTC M8 Eye in stores before the end of October. This device is said to be nothing more than a One (M8) with a 13 MP Duo Camera on its rear. The 'vanilla' M8 has a 4 MP camera, in...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


LG smartwatch with SIM slot headed to Verizon

LG smartwatch with SIM slot headed to Verizon

26 September, 2014 | comments (6)

Since its perpetual competitor, Samsung, has already announced a smartwatch with a built-in SIM card slot for direct mobile data connectivity, you probably won't be surprised to find out that LG wants in on that game too. An LG VC100 passed...

Tags: LG, Android Wear


More details about the Samsung Galaxy A3 and A7 surface

More details about the Samsung Galaxy A3 and A7 surface

26 September, 2014 | comments (12)

The members in Samsung's soon to be unveiled A series of smartphones have been leaking a lot lately, and today is no different. While we already know pretty much everything about the mid-level model in this line, the Galaxy A5 (and we've even seen...


Sony schedules US event for October 9

Sony schedules US event for October 9

26 September, 2014 | comments (26)

Sony massively scaled back its US presence, which meant that getting the latest Xperia was a difficult task for US residents. But is the Japanese electronics giant staging a comeback? T-Mobile already confirmed that it will carry the Xperia Z3...

Tags: Sony, Android


BlackBerry shares rise as it reports unexpectedly small quarterly loss

BlackBerry shares rise as it reports unexpectedly small quarterly loss

26 September, 2014 | comments (32)

BlackBerry outed its financial results for the quarter ending on August 30 and the news aren't as bad as the company expected. It's still bleeding money, but because the loss is less than expected, the company's shares rose 5% today. Net...

Tags: BlackBerry


Xiaomi Mi 3 to make a return to India

Xiaomi Mi 3 to make a return to India

26 September, 2014 | comments (36)

The Xiaomi Mi 3 was a runaway success during its short stay in India earlier this year. The smartphone batches were selling out in seconds with thousands of people never managing to get the unit they wanted. That's why when the company announced...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android