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3 GHz ARM processors to come by 2014

3 GHz ARM processors to come by 2014

09 July, 2013 | comments (168)

TSMC and GlobalFoundries, the global semiconductor foundries will be raising the bar of the processing power by 2014 as they are currently working on a 20nm chip for their next generation ARM based mobile processors. At present, 2.3 GHz...

Tags: ARM


SIM-free Samsung Galaxy S4 Active hits the UK, costs 486

SIM-free Samsung Galaxy S4 Active hits the UK, costs 486

09 July, 2013 | comments (42)

The SIM-free version of the water and dust proof Samsung Galaxy S4 Active has just gone on sale in the United Kingdom. The tough smartphone has been available through a few carriers for a few weeks now, but it's only now that you can get it without...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Galaxy Note III to be available in four versions

Samsung Galaxy Note III to be available in four versions

09 July, 2013 | comments (95)

Samsung Galaxy Note III is one of the most anticipated devices of the year so understandably it's getting its fair share of leaks and rumors. Now a particularly interesting report from the Korean publication ET News claims that the third-generation...

Tags: Samsung, Rumors


HTC Butterfly update brings Android 4.2.2 and Sense 5

HTC Butterfly update brings Android 4.2.2 and Sense 5

09 July, 2013 | comments (50)

The HTC Butterfly is catching up to its successors the One and the Butterfly S with an Android 4.2.2 update that's currently rolling out in Taiwan. The update brings Sense 5 with BlinkFeed and Video highlights as well as better AE/AF...

Tags: HTC, Android


Budget iPhone casing and iPhone 5S chassis captured

Budget iPhone casing and iPhone 5S chassis captured

09 July, 2013 | comments (159)

The purported images of the alleged budget iPhone just don't stop pouring in. This newest one comes from Taiwanese AppleDaily who also claims to have a shot of the iPhone 5S aluminum chassis. According to the latest hearsay, the budget iPhone...

Tags: Apple, iPhone, Rumors


Android in June 2013: Jelly Bean overtakes Gingerbread

Android in June 2013: Jelly Bean overtakes Gingerbread

09 July, 2013 | comments (31)

It's Android OS version stats time again and it's an end of an era the era of Gingerbread dominance. Jelly Bean (Android 4.1 and 4.2) finally did what ICS (4.0.x) never managed get more market share than Gingerbread. Gingerbread in its...


Apple seeds iOS 7 beta 3 to registered developers

Apple seeds iOS 7 beta 3 to registered developers

09 July, 2013 | comments (37)

Apple has started seeding the third version of the developer preview of iOS 7 to registered developers. If you have it installed on your device, you should have gotten a prompt to update it by now. As usual, there are several minor changes...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Nokia Lumia 1020 leaked press image reveals a trio of colors

Nokia Lumia 1020 leaked press image reveals a trio of colors

08 July, 2013 | comments (131)

A few days after we saw it wearing AT&T livery, the Nokia Lumia 1020 appeared in yet another press image. This time around, the Windows Phone 8 imaging powerhouse appeared free of carrier branding, and showcasing three colors - white, black, and...


HTC One Google Edition spotted at Bluetooth SIG with Android 4.3

HTC One Google Edition spotted at Bluetooth SIG with Android 4.3

08 July, 2013 | comments (35)

Traces of an HTC One Google Play Store edition running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean have been found over at the Bluetooth SIG. Carrying the model number PNG71xx_Android_4.3_G, the smartphone has undergone the certification process starting June 18 and has...

Tags: HTC, Android


Camera samples from 41MP Nokia Lumia 1020 (EOS) surface

Camera samples from 41MP Nokia Lumia 1020 (EOS) surface

08 July, 2013 | comments (209)

Joe Belfiore, manager at Microsoft's Windows Phone division, has posted several samples which contain EXIF data identifying the device used as the Nokia Lumia 1020. Lumia 1020 camera samples The Lumia 1020, which leaked numerous times by...


Kantar: iOS usage grows 3.5% in the US, gets closer to Android

Kantar: iOS usage grows 3.5% in the US, gets closer to Android

08 July, 2013 | comments (65)

A market research conducted by analyst company Kantar Worldpanel shows that iOS has grabbed 41.9% of the smartphone market in the US for the three-month period ending in May. That's an increase of 3.5 percent points over the same period of last...

Tags: Android, iOS, Misc


More LG Optimus G2 blurry shots leak ahead of launch

More LG Optimus G2 blurry shots leak ahead of launch

08 July, 2013 | comments (59)

Photos of the upcoming LG Optimus G2 have surfaced and while they are of pretty poor quality they still manage to portray how the company's upcoming flagship looks like. At the front, there's an obvious lack of both capacitive and physical...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


HTC Butterfly S goes on sale in some stores in the US, Taiwan

HTC Butterfly S goes on sale in some stores in the US, Taiwan

08 July, 2013 | comments (45)

The HTC Butterfly S is HTC's second flagship in a short period of time and it's already on sale. Those early prices are not cheap but only a few stores even offer it officially. One we found is Overseas Electronics the Butterfly S is available...

Tags: HTC, Android


Micromax launches Canvas 4 in India for $295

Micromax launches Canvas 4 in India for $295

08 July, 2013 | comments (420)

Micromax has launched the highly anticipated Canvas 4 in India. The phone was being teased for quite a while now and was even up for pre-order (without announcing the full price) but it was finally unveiled in an event today at New Delhi. The...


LG Optimus G2 coming on August 7, teaser reveals

LG Optimus G2 coming on August 7, teaser reveals

08 July, 2013 | comments (24)

We were checking our email inbox today and, oh joy, we've received an invite from LG for an August 7 event in New York. The invite tagline is Great 2 Have You, which clearly point to the star of the show - Great 2 Have You! There seems to be...

Tags: Android, LG


Official Intel statement denies Tizen's death rumors

Official Intel statement denies Tizen's death rumors

07 July, 2013 | comments (43)

Intel has posted a statement regarding the rumor that the Tizen OS, which is co-developed with Samsung, is dying. The rumor came from Eldar Murtazin, whose prediction record seems to have picked up another miss. Obviously, Intel hasn't been...

Tags: Tizen, Intel, Samsung


HTC One Android 4.2.2 update is now seeding globally

HTC One Android 4.2.2 update is now seeding globally

06 July, 2013 | comments (422)

The highly-anticipated Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update for HTC One is now seeding globally. The 400+MB update is rolling out to carrier-free HTC One devices across the world. The latest Android version brings a host of improvements and...

Tags: HTC, Android


Alleged images and video of budget Apple iPhone emerge

Alleged images and video of budget Apple iPhone emerge

06 July, 2013 | comments (161)

A slew of alleged images and video footage of Apple's much talked about budget iPhone made an appearance on the web. The photos look in line with the leaked colored shells from last week. The images reveal a svelte-looking handset with a 4"...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Motorola DROID MAXX for Verizon press image leaks out

Motorola DROID MAXX for Verizon press image leaks out

06 July, 2013 | comments (16)

Alleged press photo of the Motorola DROID MAXX for Verizon Wireless has made the rounds. The press photo appears to be in line with the Motorola DROID Ultra, whose live image we saw a few days back. The design the upcoming DROID MAXX looks...


Press image of ZTE Nubia Z5 Mini leaks ahead of launch

Press image of ZTE Nubia Z5 Mini leaks ahead of launch

05 July, 2013 | comments (36)

The press render of the ZTE Nubia Z5 Mini, the mini-variant of the ZTE Nubia Z5 has leaked ahead of its announcement. ZTE Nubia Z5 Mini is rumored to sport a 4.7-inch 720p display and the smartphone is said to feature a Snapdragon 600 chipset...

Tags: ZTE, Rumors