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PCB factory fire raises concern about Galaxy S5 availability

PCB factory fire raises concern about Galaxy S5 availability

10 March, 2014 | comments (63)

A huge fire destroyed a factory in Anseong, South Korea, which has been hired to manufacture PCBs (printed circuit boards) for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S5 flagship. The damage is estimated to be around $1 billion in equipment, despite the 287...

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The All New HTC One appears in a lengthy photo session

The All New HTC One appears in a lengthy photo session

09 March, 2014 | comments (74)

Today’s All New HTC One leak comes from China. An extensive photo gallery of the device appeared on the local social network Weibo. The photos showcase the device from different angles with China Mobile carrier branding. A few shots of the All...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


OnePlus One passes Antutu test with flying colors

OnePlus One passes Antutu test with flying colors

09 March, 2014 | comments (21)

The upcoming OnePlus One droid has made yet another appearance before its official announcement, paying the Antutu benchmark a visit. The most prominent member of the Cyanogen Mod team, the guys behind the handset’s ROM, shared a screenshots with...

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Samsung launches Galaxy S III mini Value Edition

Samsung launches Galaxy S III mini Value Edition

09 March, 2014 | comments (69)

Samsung has launched an updated version of its 17-month old Galaxy S III mini. It's called Samsung Galaxy S III mini Value Edition and is already on sale in the Netherlands. Samsung Galaxy S III mini Value Edition The Samsung Galaxy S III...

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Sony Xperia Z Ultra and HTC Butterfly S get Android KitKat

Sony Xperia Z Ultra and HTC Butterfly S get Android KitKat

09 March, 2014 | comments (34)

Two popular Android smartphones has been brought recently to the latest version of the OS - 4.4 KitKat. Sony has launched the official KitKat update for the Xperia Z Ultra phablet. The first device to get it is apparently the C6833 LTE model in...


More alleged 50MP Oppo Find 7 camera samples emerge

More alleged 50MP Oppo Find 7 camera samples emerge

08 March, 2014 | comments (73)

A number of 50MP camera samples allegedly captured by the upcoming Oppo Find 7 made the rounds online. The photos arrive hot on the heels of a leaked sample from earlier this week, which got us thinking about the upcoming device’s camera tech....

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


HTC All New One official flip cover leaks out on Twitter

HTC All New One official flip cover leaks out on Twitter

08 March, 2014 | comments (26)

The latest leaked press image of HTC’s upcoming All New One shows the device wearing a nicely-looking flip cover case. The photo appeared on Twitter, courtesy of @evleaks. As you can see above, the flip cover will allow users to neatly...

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2014 week 9 in review: the news that you might have missed

2014 week 9 in review: the news that you might have missed

08 March, 2014 | comments (10)

Going through last week's headlines you almost couldn't find a title without the word MWC somewhere in it. This week took on a different tone, as regional release dates and prices have taken the place of the bevy of new device announcements we saw...

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Oppo Find 7 leaks through Red Dot website

Oppo Find 7 leaks through Red Dot website

08 March, 2014 | comments (77)

Oppo will be announcing its Find 7 smartphone on March 19 but the Red Dot website already leaked the final design. The page has since been removed but not before we got a glimpse at the design. The Find 7 has a much more elegant and simple...

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Counterclockwise: Nokia 808 and Retina iPad appear, Android rises

Counterclockwise: Nokia 808 and Retina iPad appear, Android rises

08 March, 2014 | comments (23)

With the Mobile World Congress over, it's time to go back to Counterclockwise – our weekly article that looks back in time at what happened in the last few years. Few as in five or less, but as we'll see this small period of time is a millennium in...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 priced at €500 in India

Samsung Galaxy S5 priced at €500 in India

07 March, 2014 | comments (88)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 has reached India and in anticipation of that the price of its predecessor dropped sharply. The Galaxy S5 was shortly available for sale on Saholic but has since been removed. Anyway, the important thing – the price – is...

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T-Mobile Galaxy S5 sign-up page exceeds 300,000 people

T-Mobile Galaxy S5 sign-up page exceeds 300,000 people

07 March, 2014 | comments (43)

Some 300,000 people have signed up to receive updates on the T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S5 webpage. Users also got incentive to share their personal information with the carrier, which is giving away a free Galaxy S5 to a few lucky...


Windows Phone 8.5 is already in the works as WP 8.1 launch nears

Windows Phone 8.5 is already in the works as WP 8.1 launch nears

07 March, 2014 | comments (69)

The Windows Phone emulator has been very generous in providing under the hood information of Microsoft's mobile OS. Besides the countless clues regarding the scheduled for April update to Windows Phone 8, the emulator has obviously a lot more to...


New Nokia Lumia 630 press pic surfaces

New Nokia Lumia 630 press pic surfaces

07 March, 2014 | comments (48)

The Nokia Lumia 630 will give the entry-level segment of Nokia’s lineup a big boost. New rendered images give us the clearest look at the device to date and it could easily pass for one of the new Nokia X devices. While similar, the Lumia 630...


HTC One KitKat update suspended in the UK

HTC One KitKat update suspended in the UK

06 March, 2014 | comments (52)

An unknown number of users in the UK have reported undesirable behavior after installing the Android 4.4 KitKat update for the HTC One, which has resulted in the company temporarily suspending the OTA update. This comes quite a while after...


Game over: Samsung to pay Apple $930M, sales ban denied

Game over: Samsung to pay Apple $930M, sales ban denied

06 March, 2014 | comments (237)

Apple vs Samsung largest-scale patent lawsuit, taking place in the US, is now over. Apple was awarded just under $930 million in damages, but its request for judge Koh to ban the infringing products was denied. This means that Samsung is free to...

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HTC Desire 310 launching April 10 at €160

HTC Desire 310 launching April 10 at €160

06 March, 2014 | comments (19)

HTC unveiled the Desire 310 earlier this year – an affordable dual-SIM phone. Exact price and launch date weren’t known until now but HTC filled in the blanks – the Desire 310 will cost €160 and launch on April 10. The phone is an alternative...

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Nokia Lumia 930 coming on April 19

Nokia Lumia 930 coming on April 19

06 March, 2014 | comments (55)

Nokia announced its Android-powered phones at the Mobile World Congress, but the rumored Lumia 930 and Lumia 630/635 were nowhere to be seen. Nokia might be saving those for a separate event on April 19. News of the event comes from popular rumor...


LG L90 goes on sale today, starting with CIS countries

LG L90 goes on sale today, starting with CIS countries

06 March, 2014 | comments (8)

The new LG L III series, which includes the L40, L70, and L90 smartphones, comes one step closer to consumers as the L90 is set to go on sale in Russia and the surrounding Eurasian countries starting today. LG's L series of devices has long been...

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OnePlus One details surface, ships Q2 2014

OnePlus One details surface, ships Q2 2014

05 March, 2014 | comments (18)

Startup phonemaker OnePlus has done "Ask Me Anything" on Reddit opening themselves to questions from the public. As a result of it, some interesting details and tidbits have surfaced regarding the company's first phone dubbed simply One. The...

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