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Galaxy S6 to ditch Snapdragon 810 over overheating fears

Galaxy S6 to ditch Snapdragon 810 over overheating fears

15 January, 2015 | comments (75)

Last month, there were reports that overheating issues with Snapdragon 810 SoC could delay next generation flagships, especially the Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S6 smartphone. Now the rumor mill is abuzz with reports that the South Korean company...


Samsung is reportedly in discussions to buy BlackBerry

Samsung is reportedly in discussions to buy BlackBerry

14 January, 2015 | comments (52)

Samsung is in talks to purchase BlackBerry. Reuters reports that executives from both companies have met last week to discuss the transaction. Update: Samsung also denied the report in a separate statement. The company clasified the rumor as...


New Xiaomi Note gets rumored size, price, and specs

New Xiaomi Note gets rumored size, price, and specs

14 January, 2015 | comments (20)

Tomorrow's Xiaomi event is going to bring us two new handsets, it seems. The Chinese smartphone maker itself has hinted at this through some of its teasers for the event, so that's pretty much certain. Just what those phones will be, however, has...


Dual-screen Yotaphone 2 to be released by T-Mobile

Dual-screen Yotaphone 2 to be released by T-Mobile

14 January, 2015 | comments (12)

Ever since it was originally unveiled back in February of last year, we've known that the Yotaphone 2 was eventually headed to the US market too. But it still hasn't made it. Thankfully though, a new rumor claims that this is now on track to happen...

Tags: Yotaphone, Rumors


HTC's Lollipop update schedule leaks, original One is next

HTC's Lollipop update schedule leaks, original One is next

14 January, 2015 | comments (28)

Yesterday the HTC One (M8) started receiving the update to Android 5.0 Lollipop in earnest, after the original rollout for the Google Play Edition units last month. Now the Developer Edition version joins in on the Lollipop fun - but not only that,...


Leaked images show two hues of purple coming to the Xperia Z3

Leaked images show two hues of purple coming to the Xperia Z3

14 January, 2015 | comments (25)

Purple had become a sort-of trademark color for Sony's premium Xperia Z line, until the Xperia Z3 came along and broke the streak. The fourth-gen Z flagship added Copper and Green to the traditional Black and White color options, but Purple may soon...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Apple Watch companion app for iPhone gets detailed

Apple Watch companion app for iPhone gets detailed

13 January, 2015 | comments (24)

Details on the upcoming Apple Watch companion app for iPhone made the rounds online. Still in the works, the application allows users to manage the settings of their wearable device from their smartphone. The iOS app reveals a number of...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Xiaomi Mi 5 images leak along with AnTuTu 5 score

Xiaomi Mi 5 images leak along with AnTuTu 5 score

13 January, 2015 | comments (28)

We got yet another leak connected to the yet unannounced Xiaomi Mi 5. It offers four images of what looks like the next flagship by the China-based maker running benchmark AnTuTu 4, which spills the beans on the device's innards. According to the...


Oppo R1C leaks in detail, may use sapphire glass

Oppo R1C leaks in detail, may use sapphire glass

12 January, 2015 | comments (20)

Oppo U3 has already made the news and it should be launched in China on January 14 - a day before the Xiaomi's big event for the Redmi Note 2 premiere. The Oppo U3's most notable feature is the 4x optical zoom on the rear 13MP camera. Today we...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


Galaxy S6 will come in two versions, new report confirms

Galaxy S6 will come in two versions, new report confirms

12 January, 2015 | comments (47)

The rumor mill on the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S6 is running at full speed. Although disappointingly no official word was heard at the recent CES 2015, Business Insider reports that the future flagship will indeed come in both regular and edge...

Tags: Samsung, Rumors


Microsoft will skip WP8.1 GDR2 and jump to Windows Mobile 10

Microsoft will skip WP8.1 GDR2 and jump to Windows Mobile 10

12 January, 2015 | comments (65)

Industry inside sources claim that Microsoft will likely scrape the WP8.1 GDR2 update and jump straight to Windows Mobile 10, or Windows 10 Mobile preview as it is known. Participants in the beta testing program should be given access to the preview...


Upcoming Microsoft Lumia 435 gets certified in Brazil

Upcoming Microsoft Lumia 435 gets certified in Brazil

11 January, 2015 | comments (25)

Microsoft Lumia 435 made yet another unscheduled appearance. This time around the already leaked, upcoming budget smartphone passed through the Brazilian counterpart of the FCC called Anatel. The certification authority’s paperwork confirms...


Apple iOS 8.1.3 update will reportedly arrive this week

Apple iOS 8.1.3 update will reportedly arrive this week

11 January, 2015 | comments (41)

According to a new report, Apple will release iOS 8.1.3 to devices worldwide this week. Cupertino has already seeded iOS 8.1.3 build 12B460 to a number of retail employees for testing. Apple has not tested upcoming iOS builds with retail...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Samsung still keen on making Windows Phone devices

Samsung still keen on making Windows Phone devices

11 January, 2015 | comments (20)

According to a report in Korea Times, Samsung is still keen on making Windows Phone devices. The Korean giant is considering rolling out affordable handsets that run Redmond’s mobile platform. Samsung has implemented “pilot programs on the...


Xiaomi's $65, LTE-enabled Android passes through TENAA

Xiaomi's $65, LTE-enabled Android passes through TENAA

09 January, 2015 | comments (25)

What's the cheapest LTE-enabled phone you can buy? The answer may be this (yet to be named) Xiaomi, which recently passed the certification process at TENAA. By the looks of it it's a variation of the new Xiaomi Redmi 2, but while that one costs CNY...


Sony to sell both FHD and QHD versions of the Xperia Z4

Sony to sell both FHD and QHD versions of the Xperia Z4

07 January, 2015 | comments (76)

Taiwanese ePrice has been a frequent source of rumors and the latest batch concerns the upcoming Sony Xperia Z4. According to an unnamed source, the next Sony flagship smartphone is going to be available in two versions - one with a 1080p display...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


HTC Hima may employ a MediaTek SoC, at least in China

HTC Hima may employ a MediaTek SoC, at least in China

06 January, 2015 | comments (25)

HTC's successor for the One (M8) from last year is clearly in the works, and it's allegedly codenamed Hima. We've known this for quite a while now, and we've even seen multiple rounds of leaked specs for this device. All of those did have one...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


New ZTE Nubia Z9 images confirm extremely slim bezels

New ZTE Nubia Z9 images confirm extremely slim bezels

06 January, 2015 | comments (20)

It’s not the first time we’ve seen alleged live photos of the successor to the ZTE Nubia Z7 but a new batch has just popped up. Sadly we didn't get any technical specs this time either. If you couldn’t tell that the home button is the...

Tags: ZTE, Android, Rumors


Curved Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge enters India for testing

Curved Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge enters India for testing

05 January, 2015 | comments (15)

Thanks to Indian import data website Zauba, we can see that Samsung has imported a prototype Galaxy S6 smartphone in India for R&D purposes. The phone is carrying the SM-G925F model number and costs around $710 (INR 44,909). The phone is...


Samsung to reportedly showcase Galaxy S6 at CES this week

Samsung to reportedly showcase Galaxy S6 at CES this week

05 January, 2015 | comments (46)

Samsung will put on display its latest Galaxy S6 flagship during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week, according to a latest SamMobile report, which is in line with earlier rumors that we have heard in this regard. Aside...