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Snapdragon 210 with quad-core CPU and LTE goes official

Snapdragon 210 with quad-core CPU and LTE goes official

10 September, 2014 | comments (26)

Today Qualcomm announced its next generation affordable chipset - Snapdragon 210. Its key upgrades over the existing Snapdragon 200 include better Adreno 304 GPU, 1080p video capture and playback support, and LTE Cat.4 connectivity. These are...

Tags: Qualcomm, Misc


EE, Vodafone, and Three UK announce iPhone 6 pre-orders

EE, Vodafone, and Three UK announce iPhone 6 pre-orders

10 September, 2014 | comments (26)

UK carriers EE, Vodafone, and Three UK have announced today that they will offer the new iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus to buyers on pre-order before it officially goes on sale on September 19. All three carriers will start taking pre-orders on...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple seeds iOS 8 Gold Master to developers ahead of Sept 17

Apple seeds iOS 8 Gold Master to developers ahead of Sept 17

10 September, 2014 | comments (14)

Apple had a big day yesterday - it unveiled two new iPhones - iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. It also detailed the long rumored Apple Watch. And just as expected, Apple also announced the availability of the upcoming iOS 8 - September 17. The iOS 8...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple launching the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in India on October 17

Apple launching the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in India on October 17

10 September, 2014 | comments (87)

Apple will be launching the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in India next month. According to the Apple India website, both the phones will be launched on October 17. iPhones have had a bit of delayed release in India historically but over the...

Tags: Apple, iOS


AT&T will offer the Nokia Lumia 830 in the United States

AT&T will offer the Nokia Lumia 830 in the United States

09 September, 2014 | comments (21)

AT&T Wireless announced that it will officially carry Nokia Lumia 830 in the United States. The mid-range smartphone was announced last week in Berlin, during a Microsoft press event. Exact pricing and availability of the smartphone will be...


Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Watch coverage roundup

Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Watch coverage roundup

09 September, 2014 | comments (237)

Apple's event is over and matched the number of iPhones from last year the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus finally brought the long-awaited screen boost, but that's certainly not all there's to them. There was another device on stage too - the Apple...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple officially announces the iPhone 6 Plus with a 5.5

Apple officially announces the iPhone 6 Plus with a 5.5" display

09 September, 2014 | comments (586)

The Apple iPhone 6 Plus is now official. It's built around a 5.5" IPS LCD display with an Retina HD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels or, in other words 1080p). The pixel density is 400 ppi and iOS 8 has been tweaked to take full advantage of the...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple unveils the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 with Retina HD screen

Apple unveils the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 with Retina HD screen

09 September, 2014 | comments (296)

Tim Cook took the stage at the start of today's event and almost immediately announced the new iPhone 6. The Apple iPhone 6 is based on iPod touch looks and has a 4.7" screen. The screen is protected by "Ion-strengthened glass", which is curved...

Tags: Apple, iOS


SIM-free iPhone 6 prices: the two models start at 700 and 800

SIM-free iPhone 6 prices: the two models start at 700 and 800

09 September, 2014 | comments (104)

You sure didn't think that Apple's greatest iPhones this year will come cheap, did you? Both new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be available starting Sept 19 (US, UK, France, Germany, Canada, Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, and Singapore), but you...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple Watch - square sapphire display, gold option

Apple Watch - square sapphire display, gold option

09 September, 2014 | comments (213)

One more thing! The Apple Watch is real with a square screen and comes in 38mm and 42mm cases. There will be an 18 karat gold version but more affordable stainless steel and aluminum versions will be available too. The steel version will be...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple slashes old iPhone prices, iPhone 5c is now free, 5s - $99

Apple slashes old iPhone prices, iPhone 5c is now free, 5s - $99

09 September, 2014 | comments (18)

As customary after announcing a new flagship Apple has lowered the prices of the old generation iPhones. The extent of the cut is familiar as well - $100 off the price. The base 8GB flavor of the iPhone 5c now costs $0 on contract, while the 16GB...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Check out the livestream of Apple's iPhone event

Check out the livestream of Apple's iPhone event

09 September, 2014 | comments (80)

And so it begins Apple execs are probably rehearsing their talking points about the new iPhone (or iPhones, perhaps) and the live audience is getting ready to report on the event. For those at home, you can watch the official livestream but as...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Android 4.4.4 for Xperia Z, ZR, ZL, Tablet Z now officially seeding

Android 4.4.4 for Xperia Z, ZR, ZL, Tablet Z now officially seeding

09 September, 2014 | comments (83)

Earlier today we told you about Sony Xperia Z being treated with a new firmware update based on the latest available Android 4.4.4 revision. The update is now official for the entire Xperia Z lineup worldwide. Sony has announced on Twitter it...


Sprint Samsung Galaxy Note 3 gets Android 4.4.4 KitKat

Sprint Samsung Galaxy Note 3 gets Android 4.4.4 KitKat

09 September, 2014 | comments (31)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 may no longer be the latest Samsung phablet, but that certainly doesn't mean that it won't be enjoying the latest Android updates from the manufacturer, as US carrier Sprint has released the latest Android 4.4.4 KitKat...


Gold-plated iPhone 6 by Alexander Amosu now available

Gold-plated iPhone 6 by Alexander Amosu now available

09 September, 2014 | comments (38)

Apple will unveil the iPhone 6 in a few hours but if you have 2,400 to spend you can order one right now complete with 24ct Yellow and Rose gold plating by Alexander Amosu. The listing says the iPhone 6 will be out in 2 days and if you order by...

Tags: Apple, iOS


China Mobile jumps the gun with an ad of the two iPhone 6s models

China Mobile jumps the gun with an ad of the two iPhone 6s models

09 September, 2014 | comments (46)

China Mobile is already advertising the Apple iPhone 6 in its two varieties with a 4.7" and 5.5" display. A tipster sent us a photo of a carrier banner placed on a street in China. As you can see, this is the first time we see an official...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Sony Xperia Z is now getting Android 4.4.4 update

Sony Xperia Z is now getting Android 4.4.4 update

09 September, 2014 | comments (274)

Sony has begun seeding the Android 4.4.4 KitKat based firmware update to Sony Xperia Z. It is available in France, but it should soon roll out to all Xperia Z units worldwide. Sony Xperia Z has been running on Android 4.4.2 KitKat since May. Sony...


The Apple iPhone 6 event is tonight: here's the preview

The Apple iPhone 6 event is tonight: here's the preview

09 September, 2014 | comments (96)

We've been staring intently at the countdown timer for the Apple event, which starts in a few hours' time but before Apple exec take the stage it's time to summarize what we've seen of the upcoming handset and what (little) there is left...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


iPhone 6 specs, benchmark scores, and camera samples leak

iPhone 6 specs, benchmark scores, and camera samples leak

09 September, 2014 | comments (64)

We are less than 12 hours from the iPhone 6 launch event now and the leaks haven't stopped coming. The latest one show the phone's specifications, benchmark scores, and even some camera samples. In terms of specs, the 4.7-inch model is said to...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Galaxy Alpha hits UK on Sept 12, Canada on 26, Germany - 29

Galaxy Alpha hits UK on Sept 12, Canada on 26, Germany - 29

09 September, 2014 | comments (14)

Samsung Galaxy Alpha availability has been detailed for the UK, Germany and Canada. The slender Galaxy smartphone with a metal frame will be hitting all three countries within the next few weeks. The UK will be getting the Exynos octa-core model...

Tags: Samsung, Android