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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge German pre-orders launch

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge German pre-orders launch

11 September, 2014 | comments (127)

Want to be among the first to get the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 or Note Edge? If yes we have news for - good news and bad news. The cool part is that several German retailers have already launched their pre-order campaign, so you can book your unit...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Vodafone UK introduces HD voice calls, part of £1B investment

Vodafone UK introduces HD voice calls, part of £1B investment

11 September, 2014 | comments (30)

Vodafone has added HD voice calling technology across its network in the UK. The carrier's latest feature is part of its £1 billion investment in its services in 2014. Thanks to HD voice calling, both consumer and business users will get to...

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Oppo N3 gets a couple of teasers ahead of October launch

Oppo N3 gets a couple of teasers ahead of October launch

11 September, 2014 | comments (9)

Oppo has posted two teasers and while it hasn't clearly specified what they are for, the misplaced 3 on the old phone clearly points to an upcoming Oppo N3 smartphone. The cameraphone will replace the Oppo N1 (the company really dislikes even...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


Apple Watch to require daily charging

Apple Watch to require daily charging

11 September, 2014 | comments (112)

The Apple Watch finally became official this week during an Apple event that was one of the most elaborate yet. One big question that remained afterward, however, was battery life. Recently, Apple spokesman Nat Kerris revealed that the Watch...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


LTE Xiaomi Mi 4 goes on sale with China Mobile's TD-LTE support

LTE Xiaomi Mi 4 goes on sale with China Mobile's TD-LTE support

11 September, 2014 | comments (20)

The LTE version of the Xiaomi Mi 4 is now on sale in China. The phone is tailored to work on China Mobile's TD-LTE network only, so international launch with this radio is unlikely. The LTE Xiaomi Mi 4 retails for $326 (RMB 1999). Xiaomi...

Tags: Meizu, Android


Android in August: KitKat runs on a quarter of all devices

Android in August: KitKat runs on a quarter of all devices

10 September, 2014 | comments (46)

Google released its Android distribution report for the month of August. Unsurprisingly, Android 4.4 KitKat continues its march towards larger market share – it now runs on almost a quarter of all devices out there (24.5% to be precise). The...


HTC sends out invites for an October 8 press event

HTC sends out invites for an October 8 press event

10 September, 2014 | comments (49)

HTC sent out invites for an October 8 press event. The upcoming announcement will take place in New York City. There’s no word on what will the Taiwanese manufacturer reveal during the event. The invite carries the theme “Double...

Tags: HTC, Android


Cricket Wireless will offer HTC Desire 510 in the United States

Cricket Wireless will offer HTC Desire 510 in the United States

10 September, 2014 | comments (3)

Cricket Wireless announced that it will officially offer the HTC Desire 510 in the United States. The carrier will begin selling the budget-friendly LTE smartphone on September 19 online and in its stores, with 2,800 GameStop locations set to...

Tags: HTC, Android


Nokia brand gone soon, the

Nokia brand gone soon, the "Phone" in Windows Phone too

10 September, 2014 | comments (158)

This will probably not surprise many, but it looks like Microsoft is seriously planning on 'sunsetting' the Nokia brand. The software giant has so far continued to use the Nokia name for phones, most recently with the Lumia 830 and Lumia 730 that...


Verizon launches Android 4.4.4 KitKat for the Samsung Galaxy S5

Verizon launches Android 4.4.4 KitKat for the Samsung Galaxy S5

10 September, 2014 | comments (27)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 on Verizon is receiving an over-the-air update today bumping Android to version 4.4.4 KitKat. The update weighs 346MB and fixes an issue with Bluetooth audio. Hopefully, there won't be the occasional loss of audio when using...


Sony Xperia M, L and SP to stay at Jelly Bean

Sony Xperia M, L and SP to stay at Jelly Bean

10 September, 2014 | comments (175)

Sony has made the decision to pull the plug on three of its phones – the Xperia M (and M Dual), Xperia L and Xperia SP will not be updated anymore, leaving them at the current latest software version. For the Xperia M, Xperia M Dual and Xperia L...


Amosu Call of Diamond iPhone 6 has a giant diamond Apple logo

Amosu Call of Diamond iPhone 6 has a giant diamond Apple logo

10 September, 2014 | comments (61)

Alexander Amosu may have jumped the gun on the iPhone 6 announcement but he saved the big guns for today. An Apple iPhone 6 studded with 6,127 small diamonds and one massive diamond cut exactly to the shape of the Apple logo. The Apple logo is...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Misc


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