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Sony Xperia Z1S press render points to imminent announcement

Sony Xperia Z1S press render points to imminent announcement

06 January, 2014 | comments (47)

The famous @evleaks just can't stop delivering juicy pieces of info ahead of the upcoming CES expo. He just gave us a scoop of four Galaxy tablets that are about to go official and now he helps us look behind the curtain at Sony's. The...


NVIDIA announces Tegra K1 SoC for the mobile platform

NVIDIA announces Tegra K1 SoC for the mobile platform

06 January, 2014 | comments (47)

NVIDIA took to the stage today at CES to announce the next major release in its mobile SoC cycle. Called the Tegra K1, the new chip features some spectacular advancements over its predecessor and promises to bring console quality graphics to the...


Super tough Cat B100 featurephone goes official

Super tough Cat B100 featurephone goes official

05 January, 2014 | comments (23)

The trend of dust and waterproof phones continues with the latest announcement of Cat B100 ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Just like previous B15 model, the Cat B100 is also designed to withstand a 1.8 meter drop in up to one...

Tags: CES 2014


Apple working on a 5.7-inch iOS phablet

Apple working on a 5.7-inch iOS phablet

05 January, 2014 | comments (187)

According to an article posted on the Japanese version of Yahoo news, Apple plans to announce a whole new series of "big sized" iPhones, carrying a display of 5.7" or larger. These aren't to be confused with the iPhone 6, which has a planned...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Snapdragon 805-powered Sony Sirius to come at CES

Snapdragon 805-powered Sony Sirius to come at CES

05 January, 2014 | comments (109)

As we enter the cycle of next generation flagship products, rumors surrounding the new smartphones are coming in thick and fast. Sony is said to be planning to launch two flagship devices this year and one of them is rumored to show up at CES 2014,...


Beats sale helps HTC turn to profit in Q4

Beats sale helps HTC turn to profit in Q4

05 January, 2014 | comments (60)

HTC posted its Q4 report and the numbers are worse than expected with the company’s struggles in the market continuing. The Taiwanese recorded a second successive quarter of operating loss, bleeding $52 million through its core...

Tags: HTC


Samsung lowers Q4 earnings estimate due to weak US dollar

Samsung lowers Q4 earnings estimate due to weak US dollar

05 January, 2014 | comments (58)

We already know Samsung's shares are dropped 4.6% on estimates of lower operating profit, but Hyunwoo Doh from analyst company Jefferies & Co has further explained the company's situation. Part of the company's Q4 financial troubles come from...

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HTC M8 rumored to be called One+

HTC M8 rumored to be called One+

04 January, 2014 | comments (95)

Although it may not be the most original of names, HTC's newest flagship phone is rumored to be called the One+. Evleaks released details about HTC's M8 yesterday: namely that it will have a 4.9 inch Full HD display and a Snapdragon 800 processor...

Tags: HTC, Android


Corning can now make 3D Gorilla Glass for wearable tech

Corning can now make 3D Gorilla Glass for wearable tech

03 January, 2014 | comments (35)

Corning announced that it can produce Gorilla Glass three dimensionally. A new manufacturing technique allows the company to make the product conform to different shapes and designs without sacrificing its strength. Durability is...

Tags: Misc


Nokia Lumia 929 Icon appears wearing Incipio case

Nokia Lumia 929 Icon appears wearing Incipio case

03 January, 2014 | comments (76)

A purported Nokia smartphone allegedly being developed for US carrier Verizon has been spotted donning an Incipio case on the makers own site. The device is identified as the Nokia Icon, which has been confirmed as the codename for the upcoming...


AT&T will give T-Mobile users up to $450 if they switch

AT&T will give T-Mobile users up to $450 if they switch

03 January, 2014 | comments (21)

AT&T is starting an offensive on T-Mobile today, offering users up to $450 per line if they drop T-Mobile. Reaching the full $450 may be difficult, but it's still a very salient – and aggressive – offer from the bigger carrier. First, you can get...

Tags: AT&T, T-Mobile


Oppo Find 7's 5.5-inch 2K display pictured

Oppo Find 7's 5.5-inch 2K display pictured

03 January, 2014 | comments (51)

Last week (or should we say, last year), Oppo revealed details about its upcoming Find 7 flagship, which is slated to have a 5.5-inch screen of 2K (2560 x 1440 pixels) resolution. Now, several shots of what appear to be the Find 7's front panel have...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


MediaTek bringing LTE and Cortex-A15 big.LITTLE to CES

MediaTek bringing LTE and Cortex-A15 big.LITTLE to CES

03 January, 2014 | comments (18)

MediaTek is quickly establishing itself as one of the most popular chipset vendors but it has only been associated with value-for-money devices. What it's bringing to CES will help it break away from that image and even jump on the wearables...

Tags: MediaTek, Android


Acer Liquid Z5 goes official with a 5-inch display

Acer Liquid Z5 goes official with a 5-inch display

03 January, 2014 | comments (23)

Acer has unveiled Liquid Z5 - the successor of the very affordable Liquid Z3. The new Z5 model comes with a bigger 5" FWVGA TFT display, though it is powered by the same MediaTek MT6572 platform. The MT6572 is based on a dual-core 1.3GHz...


iPhone 6 to come in two sizes, Foxconn leaks claim

iPhone 6 to come in two sizes, Foxconn leaks claim

03 January, 2014 | comments (220)

Foxconn, the folks responsible for the production of Apple's iPhone, have oftentimes been the source of leaks either through actual employees or infiltrators. According to information coming out of China's Weibo platform, several Foxconn insiders...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


ZTE unveils CES lineup, Grand S II leads the charge

ZTE unveils CES lineup, Grand S II leads the charge

03 January, 2014 | comments (6)

CES officially starts next week but manufacturers are already unveiling new devices or rather pre-unveiling. ZTE showed five new pocketables and one wearable, plus a couple of miscellaneous devices, though details are scarce at the...

Tags: ZTE, Android, AT&T


LG G Flex for AT&T and T-Mobile official pictures leak

LG G Flex for AT&T and T-Mobile official pictures leak

03 January, 2014 | comments (4)

The notorious @evleaks has brought us yet another juicy leak. It's an official image of a two upcoming LG G Flex versions - one for AT&T and one for T-Mobile. LG G Flex was announced and launched first in Korea back in October, but later it...

Tags: LG, Android, AT&T, T-Mobile


Uninspiring HTC M8 preliminary specs surface

Uninspiring HTC M8 preliminary specs surface

03 January, 2014 | comments (63)

Preliminary specifications of the upcoming HTC M8 smartphone have leaked courtesy of evleaks giving us a better idea of what the Taiwanese are up to with their HTC One successor. In a previous leak of his, evleaks suggested the codenamed M8...

Tags: Archos, Android


Archos unveils a duo of affordable Helium series smartphones

Archos unveils a duo of affordable Helium series smartphones

02 January, 2014 | comments (8)

Archos took the wraps off a duo of affordable Android smartphones. The Archos 50 Helium 4G and 45 Helium 4G both offer Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and LTE connectivity on the cheap. Design-wise, the 50 and 45 Helium are nearly identical. Under the...

Tags: Archos, Android


Nokia waves final goodbye to MeeGo and Symbian

Nokia waves final goodbye to MeeGo and Symbian

02 January, 2014 | comments (198)

Nokia announced in October it will be ending all developer support for MeeGo and Symbian on January 1, 2014. Well, the deadline has passed and the Ovi Store won't accept any more apps. Nokia announced the end of the era via the official...

Tags: Nokia, Symbian, MeeGo