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Apple outs iOS 8.3 public beta along with developer release

Apple outs iOS 8.3 public beta along with developer release

12 March, 2015 | comments (17)

Apple has officially launched iOS 8.2 earlier this week, but the company hasn't stopped working on the next release of its mobile operating system either. We've already seen two beta versions of iOS 8.3 going out to developers, and today Apple...

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LG G4 Note phablet now rumored to be in the works

LG G4 Note phablet now rumored to be in the works

12 March, 2015 | comments (36)

Remember that top of the line LG smartphone that's supposed to launch in the second half of this year sporting higher-end specs than even the G4? It was hinted at by an LG exec earlier this month, though unfortunately no details about its specs were...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Verizon releases Sapphire Blue Ballistic Nylon Droid Turbo

Verizon releases Sapphire Blue Ballistic Nylon Droid Turbo

12 March, 2015 | comments (9)

Today Verizon has unveiled a new color variation for the Motorola Droid Turbo. This smartphone, like all Droid-branded devices before it, will only work on Verizon's network. It's also Motorola's current flagship smartphone on Big Red, being tied in...


Huawei's upcoming Kirin SoC's surface with possible specs

Huawei's upcoming Kirin SoC's surface with possible specs

12 March, 2015 | comments (17)

Huawei's own chipset line - Kirin has never really been trendy or widely-discussed. Unlike Qualcomm's and Intel's chips it does not have proprietary graphics and instead relies on ARM technology which often lagged behind in performance. This...

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LG G4 renders, cases confirm slightly curved screen

LG G4 renders, cases confirm slightly curved screen

12 March, 2015 | comments (40)

The LG G4 rumors are heating up in the rumor mill with suggestions that it will adopt a slight curve, similar to the LG G Flex2. Leaked renders of the device and now cases for it confirm that the LG G4 will indeed have a slightly curved screen,...

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ZTE Nubia Z9 hardware revealed, S810 inside

ZTE Nubia Z9 hardware revealed, S810 inside

12 March, 2015 | comments (13)

The follow-up to the ZTE Nubia Z7 flagship of last year has been showing up in supposed live images recently, though with some disconcerting differences. The final looks of the ZTE Nubia Z9 aren't officially known yet, but we appear to have obtained...

Tags: ZTE, Android


Microsoft Lumia 640 XL is up for preorder in Germany

Microsoft Lumia 640 XL is up for preorder in Germany

12 March, 2015 | comments (54)

As most of you surely remember, Microsoft announced two new Lumia devices at this year's MWC venue. The smaller Lumia 640 has been available for preorder for a week now in Germany, France, and the UK. Today the Lumia 640 XL has also popped up in an...

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New brown color for Samsung Galaxy S6 outed in UK

New brown color for Samsung Galaxy S6 outed in UK

12 March, 2015 | comments (69)

Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S6 duo in three common colors, plus a unique color for each. Now, however, we learn that the Samsung Galaxy S6 might be getting a second unique color option, at least in the UK. It's not quite official yet, but a Brown...


The VAIO Phone is now official, costs $420 in Japan

The VAIO Phone is now official, costs $420 in Japan

12 March, 2015 | comments (64)

VAIO Corporation, now 95-percent owned by Japan Industrial Partners, just unveiled its first foray into the smartphone market. Following an industry trend of naming simplicity in recent months, the device is plainly called the VAIO Phone. The...

Tags: Vaio, Android


Verizon now offers 4G LTE enabled Moto E (2015)

Verizon now offers 4G LTE enabled Moto E (2015)

12 March, 2015 | comments (6)

Verizon Wireless has quietly listed the LTE-packing Motorola Moto E (2015) on its website. The 3G model of the Moto E (2015) is already on sale in the US. Listed for $99 with no long-term contract, the new Moto E (2015) sounds like a very...


Xiaomi launches Redmi 2 at $112 for India

Xiaomi launches Redmi 2 at $112 for India

12 March, 2015 | comments (45)

After teasing with a contest, Xiaomi has formally announced the new Redmi 2 smartphone in India. The Redmi 2 features two 4G SIMs supporting dual-SIM configuration. For India, it supports both 4G LTE network with Band 3 and Band 40 on both the SIM...

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Xiaomi announces the Mi Pad tablet in India for $208

Xiaomi announces the Mi Pad tablet in India for $208

12 March, 2015 | comments (16)

Xiaomi has announced that the long awaited Mi Pad will be releasing in India. The company has priced the tablet at 12,999 INR ($208). The tablet will be available for purchase exclusively on Flipkart starting March 24 and won't require any...

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Apple Watch competitors get removed from company stores

Apple Watch competitors get removed from company stores

11 March, 2015 | comments (31)

Apple stopped offering a number of fitness bands from its retail stores. The move is interpreted as clearing the way for the soon to be available Apple Watch (the wearable will begin shipping on April 24). Popular fitness bands such as the...

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LG Nexus 5 is no longer available from Google

LG Nexus 5 is no longer available from Google

11 March, 2015 | comments (24)

LG Nexus 5 is no longer available to purchase from Google. Google’s 2013 flagship smartphone is not available in the brand new online store, which debuted alongside the second generation Chromebook Pixel. This means that going forward, users...

Tags: LG, Android


Full specs leak for upcoming Samsung Galaxy S6 Active

Full specs leak for upcoming Samsung Galaxy S6 Active

11 March, 2015 | comments (48)

The yet-unannounced Samsung Galaxy S6 Active has been in the news a lot over the past few days. First we discovered that its model number would be SM-G890 and that AT&T will sell it at some point. And yesterday we apparently stumbled upon its screen...


Motorola's Moto G 4G (2015) makes it to the UK

Motorola's Moto G 4G (2015) makes it to the UK

11 March, 2015 | comments (32)

Motorola's latest iteration of its Moto G smartphone is now officially up for grabs in the UK. We're talking about the Moto G 4G (2015), the successor to the original Moto G 4G from last year. Like the new 3G-only Moto G, the 2015 model with 4G...

Tags: Motorola, Android


HTC Desire 820s with MediaTek SoC hits Indian shops

HTC Desire 820s with MediaTek SoC hits Indian shops

11 March, 2015 | comments (20)

In November 2014 HTC unveiled the Desire 820s, a variation of the original Desire 820. So far the 820s has been on offer in China, but starting tomorrow you'll see it in phone shops across India too. The Desire 820s has a MediaTek chipset,...

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Verizon finally makes the Nexus 6 official, will be out tomorrow

Verizon finally makes the Nexus 6 official, will be out tomorrow

11 March, 2015 | comments (2)

After many rumors and leaks on the matter, today Verizon has finally decided to confirm that it will in fact sell the Motorola Nexus 6. What's more, the handset will become available tomorrow, so there's not a lot of waiting you need to do from this...


Samsung Galaxy Win 2 becomes official in Brazil

Samsung Galaxy Win 2 becomes official in Brazil

11 March, 2015 | comments (23)

The original Samsung Galaxy Win is almost two years old at this point, so the Korean company thought it would be a great idea to unveil a successor for it. So it did just that. The Galaxy Win 2 was officially announced in Brazil, where it was...

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Android Lollipop update for Galaxy S5 and S4 put on hold

Android Lollipop update for Galaxy S5 and S4 put on hold

11 March, 2015 | comments (161)

Samsung, like most major mobile players, has been keeping busy with the whole Lollipop update frenzy. Naturally, various delays and hiccups are expected, especially across devices in different regions. Samsung Norway, might have gotten into more...