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Apple iPhone 6 to come with an improved TouchID sensor

Apple iPhone 6 to come with an improved TouchID sensor

17 July, 2014 | comments (22)

The TouchID fingerprint scanner was one of the key selling points of the Apple iPhone 5s and while its initial reception was mixed at best, the sheer number of devices to come with a fingerprint scanner since suggests it was a smart move. So it will...

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Analysts: Galaxy S5 sales trailing iPhone 5s, Galaxy S4

Analysts: Galaxy S5 sales trailing iPhone 5s, Galaxy S4

16 July, 2014 | comments (92)

Samsung had a weak Q2 this year and pointed its finger at cheap smartphones from China saying they've been eating into the company's profits. Seoul-based analyst agency Counterpoint feels there's more to the story – the new Galaxy S5 flagship has...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Sony Xperia Z3 gets approved by the FCC for the US market

Sony Xperia Z3 gets approved by the FCC for the US market

16 July, 2014 | comments (18)

The FCC posted yesterday its latest test completion of a Sony device with codename D6603, which according to Sony's model number convention should coincide with the Sony Xperia Z3. What's more interesting about this story's origin being from...

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Update: LG G3 S (aka G3 mini) user manual and photos surface

Update: LG G3 S (aka G3 mini) user manual and photos surface

16 July, 2014 | comments (22)

A leaked user manual of the upcoming LG G3 mini smartphone confirms that the device will be officially known as G3 S. The user manual of the G3 S that has been leaked, carries the model number D772V and is said to be the Vodafone version. Apart...

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Sharp & Apple in display production dispute

Sharp & Apple in display production dispute

14 July, 2014 | comments (102)

Sharp has been producing screens for Apple for quite some time now, so much so that an entire plant in Kameyama Japan is dedicated to making screens for the Cupertino-based tech company. Sharp is looking to produce screens for other companies,...

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Metal Samsung Galaxy Alpha may be unveiled in a month

Metal Samsung Galaxy Alpha may be unveiled in a month

14 July, 2014 | comments (45)

Rumors of a new, metal-clad Galaxy line are back, this time from South Korean site ETnews.com. The article is light on detail but cites industry insiders who claim the Samsung Galaxy Alpha will be unveiled on August 13. The Alpha line is intended...


Possible Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo gets benchmarked

Possible Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo gets benchmarked

14 July, 2014 | comments (24)

Samsung was expected to decorate its Galaxy S5 smartphone with usual spin-offs like the Active, mini, Zoom and the company did not disappoint us. In fact, it looks like we will be treated with one more Galaxy S5 variant in the form of Galaxy S5...


Samsung teases retina scanner, perhaps coming to Galaxy Note 4

Samsung teases retina scanner, perhaps coming to Galaxy Note 4

14 July, 2014 | comments (44)

Early Galaxy S5 rumors talked of a retina scanner but the finished device used a fingerprint scanner for its biometric security. Now Samsung is teasing the Galaxy Note 4 through its SamsungExynos Twitter account, showing a phablet-like device that...


LG G Vista for Verizon to go on sale July 18

LG G Vista for Verizon to go on sale July 18

13 July, 2014 | comments (8)

@evleaks has been outing numerous leaks of the upcoming LG G Vista for Verizon over the past couple of weeks. Today we got a new one and it revolves around an alleged release date of the device for this Friday. The smartphone, disclosed...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Alleged Sony Xperia Z3 sized up against the Galaxy Note

Alleged Sony Xperia Z3 sized up against the Galaxy Note

12 July, 2014 | comments (82)

We've already saw a plethora of leaked live pictures allegedly showing the upcoming Sony Xperia Z3 flagship expected to go official this Fall. We were even treated to some specs thanks to the first batch of photos - Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC chipset...

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Images of Sony Xperia Z3 surface, looks very similar to Z2

Images of Sony Xperia Z3 surface, looks very similar to Z2

12 July, 2014 | comments (62)

Sony’s upcoming flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z3 has appeared in a set of leaked images. The successor of the Xperia Z2 smartphone more or less features the same design language as the current model with minor changes. The leaked...

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Amazon Japan lists the iPhone 6, confirms dimensions, availability

Amazon Japan lists the iPhone 6, confirms dimensions, availability

12 July, 2014 | comments (121)

Apple’s upcoming iPhone has been making rounds in the rumorland for quite some time now. We have already seen a couple of mock-ups that hint towards a 4.7-inch display and today, we have yet another confirmation. Now Amazon Japan has jumped the...

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Apple A8 SoC in iPhone 6 rumored to come with 2 GHz CPU

Apple A8 SoC in iPhone 6 rumored to come with 2 GHz CPU

11 July, 2014 | comments (130)

Not one day goes by without a new rumor about Apple's upcoming smartphone - and today is no different. The focus of the newest purportedly leaked information is the Apple A8 SoC that will be employed by the iPhone 6. The chipset is said to be...

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Samsung Galaxy F is now Bluetooth certified, it seems

Samsung Galaxy F is now Bluetooth certified, it seems

11 July, 2014 | comments (32)

Samsung has churned out several Galaxy S5 versions already but it's not nearly done. The Samsung G901F received its Bluetooth certification and of course there are speculations that it's the mysterious Galaxy F. The Galaxy S5 model numbers are...


LG G Vista for Verizon has its specs leaked

LG G Vista for Verizon has its specs leaked

10 July, 2014 | comments (3)

The LG G Vista has been in the news (or rather, in the rumors) quite a bit lately, but so far only through a few leaked renders showing it. Now though, thanks to the latest leak, we have its most important specs to talk about. The...


 Alleged images of Nokia Lumia 530 surface

Alleged images of Nokia Lumia 530 surface

10 July, 2014 | comments (28)

The upcoming successor of the Lumia 520/525, one of the most popular Windows Phone smartphones ever, has made an appearance on Chinese social media. The images reveal that the device will make use of virtual on-screen keys instead of physical...


Verizon’s Big Red promo to offer 50% discount on smartphones

Verizon’s Big Red promo to offer 50% discount on smartphones

10 July, 2014 | comments (3)

Verizon will be allegedly announcing a new promotional campaign dubbed Big Red later today. The marketing effort will allow you to pick up a smartphone for half of its current price tag. According to a report, Verizon’s Big Red promo offer...


Dual SIM Nokia Lumia 530 certified by the FCC

Dual SIM Nokia Lumia 530 certified by the FCC

09 July, 2014 | comments (26)

Nokia is preparing to release its second dual-SIM Windows Phone handset, a version of the yet unannounced Nokia Lumia 530. The device (model name RM-1020) was certified by the FCC, which provides the telling diagram on the left (note the "SIM1"...


BlackBerry boasts about the Passport's square screen

BlackBerry boasts about the Passport's square screen

08 July, 2014 | comments (78)

Most smartphones this day follow a similar design format: a rectangular screen. The formula has worked so far, especially with all-touch screen devices, but this design hasn't really been challenged or altered in quite some time and has resulted in...


Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact to be in stores in September

Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact to be in stores in September

08 July, 2014 | comments (55)

Sony will out a new top of the line smartphone before the end of this year, and judging by its past actions that should happen during IFA in September. Just last week we heard that the 'full size' Z3 would be joined in Sony's portfolio by the Z3...

Tags: Android, Sony, Rumors