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Apple to give аll 2014 iPhones and iPads Touch ID sensors

Apple to give аll 2014 iPhones and iPads Touch ID sensors

27 May, 2014 | comments (46)

According to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo at KGI Securities, each new iPhone and iPad introduced in 2014 will tout a Touch ID fingerprint sensor. As a result of the push of the security feature, Apple is anticipated to ship 120 million Touch ID fingerprint...

Tags: Apple


Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro leaks with QHD screen, Snapdragon 801

Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro leaks with QHD screen, Snapdragon 801

27 May, 2014 | comments (33)

Lenovo's new flagship smartphone has been spotted in the wild. Going by Vibe Z2 Pro the phone sports a 6.0" display with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels (490 ppi pixel density) as well as an aluminum unibody that's just 7.7mm...

Tags: Lenovo, Android


International Galaxy S4 Active gets KitKat update

International Galaxy S4 Active gets KitKat update

27 May, 2014 | comments (34)

The Samsung I9295 Galaxy S4 Active, the international version of the IP67-certified flagship of 2013, is finally getting its Android 4.4.2 KitKat update as we speak. The update - software version I9295XXUCNE5 - is seeding across phones in the...


Sense 6 update starts rolling out for the HTC One M7

Sense 6 update starts rolling out for the HTC One M7

27 May, 2014 | comments (135)

HTC had confirmed that the HTC One M7 will indeed be getting the new Sense 6 UI from the One M8 by the end of this month. We reported couple of weeks back that the update had indeed began rolling out in the US on unlocked and developer...

Tags: HTC, Android


Latest LG G3 leak confirms packaging, UI design and features

Latest LG G3 leak confirms packaging, UI design and features

27 May, 2014 | comments (28)

We are now merely hours away from the official announcement of the LG G3 but the leaks haven't stopped surfacing. The latest leak shows the packaging of the G3, along with several images of the official web page that confirm some of the features we...

Tags: LG, Android


LG is the number 3 phone manufacturer in Q1 2014

LG is the number 3 phone manufacturer in Q1 2014

26 May, 2014 | comments (69)

LG has done enough to bump themselves up to number 3 in the world of cell phones. Sales for the company in the first quarter of 2014 have been good enough to nab LG the number 3 spot, which is a first for the Korean-based tech giant. So...

Tags: LG, Android


Apple tipped to bring home automation features to iPhone

Apple tipped to bring home automation features to iPhone

26 May, 2014 | comments (53)

According to a report in the Financial Times, Apple will bring home automation features to the iPhone family. The Cupertino giant is expected to showcase the new functionality at WWDC which kicks off next week, on June 2. The new...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Kantar: Android global growth continues, WP rises in Europe

Kantar: Android global growth continues, WP rises in Europe

26 May, 2014 | comments (62)

Market analyst company Kantar Worldpanel has posted its report on the smartphone market for the three months ending in April today. The data shows Android as the big winner, the Google OS being the biggest gainer in Europe, China and the US, whereas...


LG G3 specs confirmed by official LG site

LG G3 specs confirmed by official LG site

26 May, 2014 | comments (122)

LG's upcoming G3 flagship certainly has had its share of leaks over the past month, and it looks like we'll get one more ahead of tomorrow's expected launch. gsmhelpdesk.nl caught the LG G3 on the company's Dutch portal, complete with a full list...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


HTC M8 Ace Vogue revealed with pricing and launch date

HTC M8 Ace Vogue revealed with pricing and launch date

26 May, 2014 | comments (30)

Chinese ifanr has released a report suggesting the HTC One (M8) "Ace Vogue" (possibly a local version of the "Ace") might launch as soon as June 3. Additionally, the price of the plastic HTC One (M8) alternative is dubbed at approximately $481...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Samsung testing Android 4.4.3 on Galaxy S5 and Galaxy S4

Samsung testing Android 4.4.3 on Galaxy S5 and Galaxy S4

26 May, 2014 | comments (41)

The latest version of Android KitKat may still be a ways off, but that's not stopping Samsung from being hard at work integrating it into its Galaxy lineup. If the recent leaked internal update status report is to believed, it appears that the...


Lava announces Kitkat-powered Iris X1 mid-ranger

Lava announces Kitkat-powered Iris X1 mid-ranger

26 May, 2014 | comments (62)

Lava has announced its new mid-range offering dubbed Iris X1. The latest smartphone from the Indian manufacturer comes with Android 4.4.2 KitKat out of the box and a super attractive price tag to make up for the generally underwhelming...

Tags: Lava, Android


LG now seeding KitKat updates for L9 II and G Pro Lite

LG now seeding KitKat updates for L9 II and G Pro Lite

26 May, 2014 | comments (55)

Just as anticipated, LG has skipped the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update for the L9 II and G Pro Lite has released a software update straight to Android 4.4.2 KitKat. LG Italy's official Facebook page suggests the LG L9 II should start to...

Tags: LG, Android


Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime SM-G906 pops up in import docs

Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime SM-G906 pops up in import docs

26 May, 2014 | comments (15)

Import manifest reveals that the Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime (with a model number SM-G906) has arrived in Delhi Airport, India. The phone is coming from South Korea and is marked for testing and evaluation purposes. In the import document, the Galaxy...


LG QuickCircle Case detailed in photos

LG QuickCircle Case detailed in photos

26 May, 2014 | comments (29)

LG officially announced the QuickCircle Case for the LG G3, even though the phone has not been announced yet. Although that will happen tomorrow, for now we have hands-on images of the case. The case has a circular cutout in the front that...

Tags: LG, Android


Apple iPhone 6 dummy gets the video hands-on treatment

Apple iPhone 6 dummy gets the video hands-on treatment

26 May, 2014 | comments (75)

Remember the iPhone 6 dummy unit that leaked a few days ago? It got pictured and spilled the beans on the iPhone 6's footprint, design, screen size and resolution. We've already seen similar dummies leak dark gray and gold flavors...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


LG G3 claimed

LG G3 claimed "grip-able" in latest promo video

26 May, 2014 | comments (22)

LG has released a new promo video of the G3 proclaiming it as a "grip-able" phone. In the video, the company uses a generic model of a 5.5" smartphone fading it to the outlines of the LG G3 to act as a comparison. The video isn't as exciting...

Tags: LG, Android


LG G3 dummy unit appears in store ahead of its launch

LG G3 dummy unit appears in store ahead of its launch

25 May, 2014 | comments (81)

Another day, another LG G3 leak. We have already seen it all - press renders, live images, official accessories and what not? Today, we get to see the dummy unit of the upcoming LG G3 smartphone, which was spotted in a store in Korea. The images...

Tags: LG, Android


Apple asks for sales ban on Samsung devices

Apple asks for sales ban on Samsung devices

25 May, 2014 | comments (226)

Few weeks back, Apple won a case against Samsung, where the latter had to pay $119 million in fines for infringing on Apple's patents. However, Apple had originally asked for $2.2 billion in damages, which the court denied, and Apple will now be...

Tags: Apple, Samsugn


Canalys: Pebble leads smart wearable sector in Q1, 2014

Canalys: Pebble leads smart wearable sector in Q1, 2014

24 May, 2014 | comments (11)

2014 is said to be the year of the wearable devices as the industry embraces the newest trend. The market for the wearable tech is booming like never before and according to Canalys, there were 2.7 million wearable bands shipped across the globe in...

Tags: Samsung, Sony, Misc