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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...

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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...

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Samsung unveils the Galaxy Camera 2 hybrid

Samsung unveils the Galaxy Camera 2 hybrid

02 January, 2014 | comments (38)

Samsung has just unveiled the successor of the Galaxy Camera - the Galaxy Camera 2. The upgrade includes new design, faster processor, double the RAM and storage, newer Android version and NFC connectivity. The Galaxy Camera 2 comes with a 1/2.3"...

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Samsung VP: Galaxy S5 to be announced at MWC 2014

Samsung VP: Galaxy S5 to be announced at MWC 2014

02 January, 2014 | comments (67)

With the flagship launch cycle about to start a new round, rumors surrounding Samsung's next flagship, the Galaxy S5, have intensified over the past several months. The most recent one comes by way of Samsung's VP and Head of Design Strategy,...


Jolla outsells iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s at Finnish carrier DNA

Jolla outsells iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s at Finnish carrier DNA

02 January, 2014 | comments (35)

Jolla began its retail journey in its home country Finland and a month later began selling across Europe. Initial sales data from Finnish carrier DNA, which is the only one to offer the Jolla smartphone at this point, shows that the phone is doing...

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Xiaomi sold 18.7 million smartphones in 2013

Xiaomi sold 18.7 million smartphones in 2013

02 January, 2014 | comments (24)

Occasionaly we report something like "Xiaomi sells X hundred thousand smartphones in Y minutes" but it turns out the young smartphone vendor did excellently for the whole year too. CEO Lei Jun posted on Sina Weibo that sales are up a whopping 160%...

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Galaxy Note 3 Lite UAprof reveals 720p screen

Galaxy Note 3 Lite UAprof reveals 720p screen

02 January, 2014 | comments (22)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Lite leaks continue as its alleged launch date approaches – the more affordable phablet is supposedly already being made in the factories and the LTE version will launch in Week 12 this year (that's mid-March). The User...


Samsung launches Galaxy Note 3 Rose Gold edition in Korea

Samsung launches Galaxy Note 3 Rose Gold edition in Korea

02 January, 2014 | comments (29)

Samsung recently unveiled two new colors of its Galaxy Note 3 flagship. This brings the total number of available color options for the phablet to five - Black, White, Pink, Red and Rose Gold. The Merlot Red edition of the Galaxy Note 3 went...

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Apple denies working with the NSA

Apple denies working with the NSA

02 January, 2014 | comments (55)

One of the big issues of 2013 was digital surveillance by the NSA – many tech companies were affected, including Apple as German magazine Der Spiegel reported just recently. Apple responded to the allegations saying the company has never worked with...

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Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo with 5” display tipped

Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo with 5” display tipped

01 January, 2014 | comments (32)

A word got out that Samsung will release another version of the popular and affordable Galaxy Grand. Dubbed Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo, the handset is said to sit below the Galaxy Grand 2 in the company’s smartphone range. The Samsung Galaxy...


Samsung launching metal Galaxy F along with S5

Samsung launching metal Galaxy F along with S5

01 January, 2014 | comments (122)

Do you love your Galaxy S4, but are envious of the HTC One's aluminum body? Well you're in luck, because Korean outlet, ETNews reported that Samsung plans to make a high end metal smartphone: the Galaxy F. The phone will be decked out with a metal...

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Moto X gets permanently priced at $399 off contract

Moto X gets permanently priced at $399 off contract

01 January, 2014 | comments (22)

After getting treated to a couple of substantial discounts recently, the Moto X received a permanent off contract price cut. The characterful Android 4.4 KitKat smartphone is now available for $399 for 16GB version without any carrier...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Our team wishes you a Happy New Year 2014!

Our team wishes you a Happy New Year 2014!

01 January, 2014 | comments (165)

It's time to bid a farewell to the year 2013 and when we look back at our work in the past 12 months, we are proud of where they took us. Of course, the credit goes to you, our loyal readers for supporting us. According to the independent...

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Sony considers launching a WP device in 2014

Sony considers launching a WP device in 2014

31 December, 2013 | comments (163)

According to a report in The Information, Sony is planning to add another OS to its stable of mobile devices. The tech giant is allegedly considering the launch of a Windows Phone device in 2014. Reportedly, a future Sony smartphone running...


Moto G is coming to Verizon for $100 off-contract

Moto G is coming to Verizon for $100 off-contract

31 December, 2013 | comments (14)

Just when we thought that the price of the Moto G couldn't get any lower, it did just so. The handset's price tag got knocked down to $100, therefore making it the best spec'd Android phone for the money. Don't get too excited however, as...


Android 4.4 coming to 10 Micromax smartphones

Android 4.4 coming to 10 Micromax smartphones

31 December, 2013 | comments (65)

The Indian cell phone manufacturer Micromax doesn't immediately come to mind as a top player in the cell phone game, but it is sure putting forth an effort to keep its Android handsets up to date. An internal document reveals that the number 2...

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XOLO Q3000 goes official with 5.7” display and 4000mAh battery

XOLO Q3000 goes official with 5.7” display and 4000mAh battery

31 December, 2013 | comments (131)

The Indian manufacturer of mobile devices XOLO sent 2013 off by launching a new model. The company took the wraps off the XOLO Q3000 - a dual-SIM Android 4.2 Jelly Bean phablet with massive 5.7” FullHD IPS display. XOLO Q3000 press photos...

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NSA is able to install spyware on  all iPhones

NSA is able to install spyware on all iPhones

31 December, 2013 | comments (111)

A leaked NSA document proves that the agency is capable of easily deploying spyware on all iPhones and can have access to user data including SMS messages, contacts, and even a user's location by utilizing cell tower information. What's even scarier...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Nokia wins an injunction against all HTC devices in Germany

Nokia wins an injunction against all HTC devices in Germany

30 December, 2013 | comments (60)

Another one of Nokia’s lawsuits against HTC in Germany ended favorably for the Finnish manufacturer. Nokia won a patent injunction against all Android devices of the Taiwanese manufacturer, including the trio of HTC One devices. HTC was found...

Tags: Nokia, HTC, Android