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Alleged LG Nexus 5 leaks through FCC in high-res photos

Alleged LG Nexus 5 leaks through FCC in high-res photos

12 September, 2013 | comments (85)

FCC has always been a good source to find bits of info on upcoming and unannounced phones, if you know where exactly to look. Well, the guys over at PhoneScoop hit the gold with the pictures of alleged LG Nexus 5 flagship. LG Nexus 5 This...

Tags: LG, Android, Google, Rumors


6-inch Nokia 1520 phablet to be announced on September 26

6-inch Nokia 1520 phablet to be announced on September 26

12 September, 2013 | comments (160)

Courtesy of yet another brilliant insider's info by notorious leakster evleaks comes today's info that Nokia will be announcing its next Lumia smartphone on September 26. Update: evleaks has just tweeted that Nokia 1520 phablet will pack a 20MP...


LG G2 now available in the US on AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon

LG G2 now available in the US on AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon

12 September, 2013 | comments (25)

LG G2 has just become available in the USA. Three major carriers - AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon - are now offering the new flagship of the Korean company. If you sign a two-year agreement with AT&T you can have the LG G2 for $199.99. You can...


Walmart to sell iPhone 5s for $189 or iPhone 5c for $79

Walmart to sell iPhone 5s for $189 or iPhone 5c for $79

12 September, 2013 | comments (32)

In a rare twist Walmart will be offering discounts on the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c at launch day. You can pre-order the iPhone 5c starting tomorrow, but you'll have to go to the store to pick it up. The iPhone 5s is only available in store. The...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Nokia Lumia 1020 UK pre-orders start today, launches on the 25th

Nokia Lumia 1020 UK pre-orders start today, launches on the 25th

12 September, 2013 | comments (47)

We bet you already know everything there is to know about the Nokia Lumia 1020 and its 41MP PureView camera with zoom and image stabilization. Well, the last unclear bit concerns availability and we heard that Nokia is officially launching the...


Dual-SIM Nokia Lumia 720 allegedly in development

Dual-SIM Nokia Lumia 720 allegedly in development

12 September, 2013 | comments (86)

The famous tipster evleaks says there is a chance Nokia is working on a dual-SIM Lumia 720. Unfortunately that's all we get at this point. Dual-SIM Lumia 720 may be on the way. @evleaks (@evleaks) September 11, 2013 If this turns out to be...


The iPhone 5c and 5s have bigger batteries than the iPhone 5

The iPhone 5c and 5s have bigger batteries than the iPhone 5

12 September, 2013 | comments (170)

Apple promised improved battery life for its new iPhone 5s and 5c, but other than endurance times for a few use cases, the company gave little info on the battery itself. Luckily, it's FCC's job to certify such aspects of a mobile device so now we...

Tags: Apple, iPhone


Samsung to add 64-bit CPUs to its 2014 flagships

Samsung to add 64-bit CPUs to its 2014 flagships

12 September, 2013 | comments (306)

Samsung's CEO JK Shin announced the company will start using 64-bit processors on its "next smartphones". This most probably means the 2014 flagships, such as the Galaxy S5, will be getting the new processors. This announcement follows hot on...

Tags: Samsung, Misc


Sony Xperia Z Ultra arrives a day earlier in the UK

Sony Xperia Z Ultra arrives a day earlier in the UK

12 September, 2013 | comments (10)

The Sony Xperia Z Ultra screen measures 6.4-inches in diagonal, which makes it borderline tablet, if you ask us, but below 7 inches, it still technically qualifies as a phablet. Categorization aside, our UK readers will be glad to know, that...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple addresses Touch ID security concerns, details protection

Apple addresses Touch ID security concerns, details protection

12 September, 2013 | comments (96)

While some were wowed by the fingerprint scanning Touch ID home button on the iPhone 5s others have a tough time feeling safe that Apple won't "accidentally" share their fingerprints with someone not meant to have access to them. So an Apple...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple iPhone 5s GPU tested, twice as fast as the iPhone 5 unit

Apple iPhone 5s GPU tested, twice as fast as the iPhone 5 unit

12 September, 2013 | comments (136)

Apple announced a brand new chipset for the iPhone 5s the Apple A7 and in traditional Apple fashion proceeded to give very little detail about it. The company promised 2x performance increase over the iPhone 5 in CPU and GPU performance (and 40x...

Tags: Apple, iOS, iPhone


Windows Phone 8.1 notification center revealed in new image

Windows Phone 8.1 notification center revealed in new image

12 September, 2013 | comments (50)

We have been hearing about a notification center in the upcoming version of Windows Phone for quite some time now. These new leaked photos give us a look at what that might look like. Windows Phone 8.1, as it will allegedly be called, will...


Motorola pushing 100k Moto X smartphones each week

Motorola pushing 100k Moto X smartphones each week

11 September, 2013 | comments (30)

The Motorola Moto X is now selling by the thousands - one hundred thousand that is, per week. The information comes courtesy of Reuters rather than from Motorola itself, but we're sure we'll get some solid official numbers...


Meizu: Software update to enable true-octa core on all Exynos 5s

Meizu: Software update to enable true-octa core on all Exynos 5s

11 September, 2013 | comments (56)

Samsung's Exynos 5 Octa chipsets available now on the market can't actually utilize all eight cores at the same time. Both 5410 and 5420 chips can use either the four Cortex-A7 cores or the four Cortex-A15 at a time. Samsung has decided to fix this...

Tags: Samsung, Misc


evleaks backtracks: LG D820 might still be the LG Nexus 5

evleaks backtracks: LG D820 might still be the LG Nexus 5

11 September, 2013 | comments (41)

Here is an interesting turn of events. First we got lots of rumors LG will be once again manufacturing the next Google smartphone - the Nexus 5. Then we get to see the LG D820 leaking through the FCC, so many people decided this is indeed the Nexus...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Apple iPhone 5s to cost more than its predecessor in Europe

Apple iPhone 5s to cost more than its predecessor in Europe

11 September, 2013 | comments (145)

Apple finally announced its next-generation iPhone along with the iPhone 5c at yesterday's event. Back at the event, the Cupertino guys announced the subsidized pricing of its newest smartphones in the United States, but didn't say anything about...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Tizen 3.0 spotted running on a Samsung Galaxy S III

Tizen 3.0 spotted running on a Samsung Galaxy S III

11 September, 2013 | comments (31)

It seems like it will take forever for Samsung to announce an actual smartphone running its Tizen platform. However, this doesn't stop the company from making new versions of its home brewed mobile operating system, as screenshots of the new Tizen...

Tags: Samsung, Tizen


Samsung Galaxy S4 Active with Snapdragon 800 in the works

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active with Snapdragon 800 in the works

11 September, 2013 | comments (46)

Word out of Korea is that a Snapdragon 800 version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active is in the works for release in the Korean market next month. The delayed release of the updated version is due to Samsung not wanting to interfere with sales...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Phone makers poke fun at Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c on Twitter

Phone makers poke fun at Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c on Twitter

11 September, 2013 | comments (150)

Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c announcement brought on a lot of mockery from other makers, who unleashed all their zingers on Twitter. Nokia, who started the colorful polycarbonate trend, was blushing after the 5c announcement: Thanks, #Apple ;)...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Oppo N1 aluminum frame teased, gives size reference

Oppo N1 aluminum frame teased, gives size reference

11 September, 2013 | comments (8)

The camera-centric Oppo N1's has been on somewhat of a leak roll these days. Today its aluminum frame is in focus, being held in an anonymous hand and giving us some reference to the device's design. Oppo N1 frame (click to enlarge) The device...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors