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Sony Mobile rises to number 2 phone maker in India

Sony Mobile rises to number 2 phone maker in India

06 April, 2014 | comments (84)

Guess who the number two cell phone manufacturer in India is. If you guessed Apple, or Nokia, or HTC, then you'd be wrong: it's Sony. Although Sony has been producing quality handsets and has been a presence in the mobile phone landscape, it...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 rumors alert

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 rumors alert

06 April, 2014 | comments (139)

Phablets are becoming more and more prevalent in the mobile landscape, with the Samsung Galaxy Note line being at the forefront of sales. If Samsung's past trends are any indication, then expect the Note 4 to be akin to the Galaxy S5 in terms of...

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Nokia Lumia 630 will be priced at 150 in Europe

Nokia Lumia 630 will be priced at 150 in Europe

06 April, 2014 | comments (29)

Nokia announced the Lumia 630 alongside the Lumia 930 at Microsoft's BUILD conference in San Francisco. The company revealed that its newest Windows Phone 8.1 smartphone will be rolling out to the European markets in May, but there was only...


Counterclockwise: HTC One X, Nokia E6, Windows Mobile

Counterclockwise: HTC One X, Nokia E6, Windows Mobile

06 April, 2014 | comments (18)

Welcome to this week's edition of Counterclockwise our weekly article that looks back in time at what happened in the last few years. This week it's a rollercoaster as predictions of future market share miss by a mile, while makers of smartphone...

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Blackberry Z3 shows up in a few live photos

Blackberry Z3 shows up in a few live photos

05 April, 2014 | comments (42)

A photo taken in Malaysia shows the BlackBerry Z3 inhabiting the same space as the Z10 and Z30. So what's so special about the Z3? Well it's the first BB handset to be produced by Foxconn (BlackBerry entered a five deal contract with the...


2014 W14 news in review: iPhone 6 rumors, new Samsung devices

2014 W14 news in review: iPhone 6 rumors, new Samsung devices

06 April, 2014 | comments (5)

Spring is officially upon us, and with the first week of April behind us the we are ready to give you all the news highlights, including a bunch of iPhone 6 rumors, some new Samsung devices, and the official announcement of Windows Phone 8.1 - and...

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Xolo Q1010i goes official with 5

Xolo Q1010i goes official with 5" 720p screen, 8MP camera

05 April, 2014 | comments (23)

Xolo has announced its latest smartphone, the Q1010i. The newest mid-range offering is aiming to bring excellent camera experience at an affordable price tag. The smartphone sports a 5-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels....

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Sony D5103 Xperia G pops up in Indonesia

Sony D5103 Xperia G pops up in Indonesia

05 April, 2014 | comments (28)

A Sony device that goes by the model name D5103, believed to be the upcoming Sony Xperia G, has popped up on Indonesian POSTEL website (the country's FCC equivalent). The leaked listing doesn't show much aside from the model name and the fact the...

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comScore: Apple and Android continue to dominate in the US

comScore: Apple and Android continue to dominate in the US

05 April, 2014 | comments (17)

The latest comScore report on the trends in the US smartphone industry for the three months ending in February, 2014 is out. As one can expect, Apple is the top smartphone manufacturer with 41.3% market share, while the global market leader,...


Sony outs SIM free Xperia Z1 with LTE in the US

Sony outs SIM free Xperia Z1 with LTE in the US

04 April, 2014 | comments (15)

So you want an Xperia Z1, but don't want to sign a contract? Not a problem, Sony's got your back. They've released an unlocked version of their popular Z1 handset that fully supports US LTE networks on both T-Mobile and AT&T's networks. It should...

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Tag Heuer Meridiist Infinite has perpetual power reserve

Tag Heuer Meridiist Infinite has perpetual power reserve

04 April, 2014 | comments (44)

Tag Heuer took the wraps off the latest member of the Meridiist range of luxury phones at Baselworld 2014. Dubbed Meridiist Infinite, the handset features perpetual power reserve it charges its own battery while in standby mode. Tag Heuer...

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Alleged HTC Butterfly S successor shows up in AnTuTu database

Alleged HTC Butterfly S successor shows up in AnTuTu database

04 April, 2014 | comments (29)

A mysterious HTC device with high-end specs made an appearance in the AnTuTu benchmark database. Carrying the model number 0PAJ3, the mysterious handset could be a successor to the HTC Butterfly S. HTC 0PAJ3 specs (click to enlarge) Listed...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 dual-SIM version hits China

Samsung Galaxy S5 dual-SIM version hits China

04 April, 2014 | comments (35)

In a move that will hardly surprise anyone, Samsung has expanded its Galaxy S5 lineup with the addition of a dual-SIM version. What made our eyebrows rise is the fact that the company chose to do so quietly and without even a press...

Tags: Misc, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom aces AnTuTu

Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom aces AnTuTu

04 April, 2014 | comments (36)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom can't get enough of the spotlight. It all started with some leaked specs and then we got to see it have its first identity crisis - going by the name K Zoom instead of S5 Zoom. The latest rumor installment comes...


Samsung to announce ATIV Core Windows Phone 8.1 midranger

Samsung to announce ATIV Core Windows Phone 8.1 midranger

04 April, 2014 | comments (24)

The ongoing Microsoft Build conference didn't have too much in the way of device announcements, and the smartphones that did get announced were understandably from Nokia's camp in the form of the Lumia 630 and 635. Samsung, however, is not one to be...


Samsung SM-G870A Galaxy S5 Active shows up again

Samsung SM-G870A Galaxy S5 Active shows up again

04 April, 2014 | comments (19)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Active is beginning to look more plausible by the leak. The latest one reveals a User Agent Profile with the SM-G870A model name and a 1080 x 1920 pixel resolution. This more or less eliminates the possibility the model name...


New leaked images of Huawei Ascend P7 prototype emerge

New leaked images of Huawei Ascend P7 prototype emerge

04 April, 2014 | comments (20)

The Huawei Ascend P7 has leaked numerous times already and there's no sign of the trend slowing down. Now the upcoming flagship from the Chinese manufacturer has been pictured again ahead of its impending May 7 release date. The leak...


Samsung ATIV SE quietly launches on Verizon

Samsung ATIV SE quietly launches on Verizon

04 April, 2014 | comments (13)

The Samsung ATIV SE is now a reality. After showing off some specs and a press photo we all assumed to see the device being unveiled at Microsoft's BUILD conference alongside the Lumia 630 and Lumia 930. It seems, however, that Samsung and Verizon...


QHD Samsung G906S appears, Snapdragon 805 in tow

QHD Samsung G906S appears, Snapdragon 805 in tow

04 April, 2014 | comments (67)

Samsung G906S popped up on GFXBench's device list just yesterday with a QHD display. Its benchmark score wasn't that impressive and there was no further information on the device. Well, a few hours later, GFXBench now also filled in the info tab...


Verizon opens up Galaxy S5 pre-orders, gives you two for $199

Verizon opens up Galaxy S5 pre-orders, gives you two for $199

04 April, 2014 | comments (8)

Finally hopping on the bandwagon after Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile and US Cellular have all had their say, Verizon is offering the Samsung Galaxy S5 on pre-order. The device will cost you $199.99 on a two-year deal, $599.99 sans commitment or for...