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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 benchmark reveals specs

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 benchmark reveals specs

16 August, 2014 | comments (142)

The latest iteration in Samsung’s popular series of phablets, the Note 4, has gone through AnTuTu’s benchmark paces. The image of the test reveals some of the device’s technical specs. Much of it confirms what has already been rumored. According...


Moto X+1 front panel photographed out and about

Moto X+1 front panel photographed out and about

16 August, 2014 | comments (28)

The Moto X+1 is starting to leak a lot, now that we're getting ever closer to its September 4 unveiling date. Most recently, the next Motorola flagship smartphone had most of its specs confirmed by a benchmark. And now its purported front panel...


Meizu MX4 gets a leaked price, more details surface

Meizu MX4 gets a leaked price, more details surface

16 August, 2014 | comments (14)

The next flagship offering from Meizu could be closer to its official announcement than previously thought. According to the company's official Facebook page, August 18 is going to be a "splendid day" because of what Meizu will share then. This...

Tags: Meizu, Android, Rumors


More press shots of HTC One (M8) with WP 8.1 leak

More press shots of HTC One (M8) with WP 8.1 leak

16 August, 2014 | comments (29)

More press images of the yet to be revealed HTC One (M8) with Windows Phone 8.1 on board made the rounds online. The high-end device is expected to debut in a dew days, on August 19 in New York City. The latest batch of leaked photos...

Tags: Amazon, Android


Amazon releases new software update for the Fire

Amazon releases new software update for the Fire

16 August, 2014 | comments (4)

Amazon has released a new software update for the Fire that updates the OS to version 3.5.1. The update brings several new features, including: Quick Switch feature to quickly switch between open apps or to close them, which can be...

Tags: Amazon, Android


Xolo introduces Q510s – a $105 KitKat droid

Xolo introduces Q510s – a $105 KitKat droid

16 August, 2014 | comments (11)

Xolo has unveiled the latest member of its smartphone portfolio dubbed Q510s. Coming with a 4” WVGA IPS display and a MediaTek chipset, the handset is hardly going to make flagships shake with fear. However, it’s lowly INR 6,499 ($105) price tag...

Tags: Xolo, Android


Nokia Lumia 730 passes through the FCC

Nokia Lumia 730 passes through the FCC

16 August, 2014 | comments (30)

Microsoft has two Nokia Lumias in the works for IFA - both mid-rangers and both frequent visitors of the rumor mill. The Lumia 730 has passed the FCC tests (specifically the RM-1038 model) and the official docs include a nice schematic of the...


Counterclockwise: Lumia 825, Moto Nexus 5, Xiaomi, Beats

Counterclockwise: Lumia 825, Moto Nexus 5, Xiaomi, Beats

16 August, 2014 | comments (9)

Counterclockwise lets us reminisce about the past – the good, the bad and sometimes, yes, even the ugly. This time around we see a couple of phones that never launched last year but may be reborn. We also look at how much HTC undervalued Beats and...

Tags: Misc


More iPhone 6 photos leak, no big surprises

More iPhone 6 photos leak, no big surprises

15 August, 2014 | comments (146)

Even more photos of Apple's upcoming iPhone 6 are surfacing online. Some pics of the phone's outer casing suggest that even though the device will be sporting a 4.7” display, it'll still be usable with one hand. Steve Jobs' reluctance to...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Sony Xperia M2 gets its KitKat update starting today

Sony Xperia M2 gets its KitKat update starting today

15 August, 2014 | comments (32)

If you own a Sony Xperia M2, here's some good news for you. The update to Android 4.4 KitKat for this device has apparently started rolling out today. That said, it's still early in the update's life cycle, so it's only been spotted for carrier...


HTC One (E8) is headed to Sprint in the United States

HTC One (E8) is headed to Sprint in the United States

15 August, 2014 | comments (7)

HTC One (E8) is headed to Sprint Wireless in the United States. A promo video of the smartphone appeared on the wireless carrier’s official YouTube channel. The appearance of the polycarbonate handset in the United States is quite a...

Tags: HTC, Android


Mozilla Flame Firefox OS developer phone finally ships

Mozilla Flame Firefox OS developer phone finally ships

15 August, 2014 | comments (12)

Back in May, Mozilla started taking pre-orders for the Flame. This is a handset that's aimed primarily at developers, but also perhaps other people who are dying to try Mozilla's own mobile operating system, Firefox OS. And now the Flame has...

Tags: Firefox OS, Misc


Gold LG G3 launches at Vodafone UK, you can win one

Gold LG G3 launches at Vodafone UK, you can win one

15 August, 2014 | comments (7)

LG's arm in the UK has announced that the G3, its flagship offering at the moment, is now available at Vodafone in gold. This version joins the black one which was already on offer from the operator. To celebrate the launch, LG is giving you the...

Tags: LG, Android, Vodafone


Motorola Moto X+1 specs confirmed by GFXBenchmark

Motorola Moto X+1 specs confirmed by GFXBenchmark

15 August, 2014 | comments (46)

The upcoming Motorola Moto X+1 has gone through the GFXBenchmark test, which has confirmed its key specifications. The Moto X was criticized for not having flagship specifications, but it appears its successor will be a full-blown...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Qualcomm starts testing the Snapdragon 810 chipset

Qualcomm starts testing the Snapdragon 810 chipset

15 August, 2014 | comments (58)

Qualcomm announced its 64-bit Snapdragon 810 chipset back in April and thanks to a listing in the AnTuTu benchmark database, we can see it is currently undergoing testing. The platform has been placed into a prototype device with a 6.2" 2560x1600...


Nokia Lumia 830 stars in another photoshoot

Nokia Lumia 830 stars in another photoshoot

15 August, 2014 | comments (42)

The Nokia Lumia 830 will most likely be unveiled at IFA on September 4 but we've already amassed a large number of leaks for the upcoming mid-ranger. A new batch of photos gives us a peak at the sides of the phone, photos until now focused on the...


BlackBerry Passport smart keyboard demoed in a video

BlackBerry Passport smart keyboard demoed in a video

15 August, 2014 | comments (53)

The BlackBerry Passport will soon hit retail shelves, but Carphone Warehouse has jumped the gun and posted a video hands-on of the device. The video shows the BlackBerry Passport in detail and shows off its key features, some of which haven't been...

Tags: BlackBerry


Sony Xperia Z3 case by Baseus hits eBay

Sony Xperia Z3 case by Baseus hits eBay

15 August, 2014 | comments (13)

We've seen a batch of Sony Xperia Z3 photos, which featured a transparent case protecting the sides and back of the upcoming flagship. Now we have images of the case itself, which is made by Baseus. Baseus has been making cases for Sony, Samsung,...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


EE to offer Samsung Galaxy Alpha with 4G plans only

EE to offer Samsung Galaxy Alpha with 4G plans only

15 August, 2014 | comments (11)

The newly announced Samsung Galaxy Alpha is heading to another UK carrier very soon. Three UK has recently announced its partnership with Samsung to offer the Galaxy Alpha subsidized on contract. Now EE UK (the product of Orange and T-Mobile UK...

Tags: Samsung, Android


New Sprint CEO calls for price cuts starting next week

New Sprint CEO calls for price cuts starting next week

15 August, 2014 | comments (5)

Not even a week on the job and new Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure is already changing the company. He assembled the company's employees in the town hall to detail the changes that will start as soon as next week. The good news for subscribers is that...

Tags: Sprint