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LG G Flex coming to the US on AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint

LG G Flex coming to the US on AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint

06 January, 2014 | comments (7)

The LG G Flex is certainly an attention-grabbing device but US users couldn’t get it – until now. LG has partnered with three US carriers to bring the unique phablet to a new market. The three carriers are AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint and they'll be...


Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 unveiled early

Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 unveiled early

06 January, 2014 | comments (15)

A bit before the event itself, the Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 went live on the SamsungMobilePress website. The Android 4.4 KitKat powered tablet is very close to the Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) in terms of specs, though obviously it lacks the S Pen...


Watch the LG CES press conference replay

Watch the LG CES press conference replay

06 January, 2014 | comments (9)

LG is holding its own press conference at the start of CES 2014. Check out all the latest announcements from the Koreans as they happen. The thing is now over, but if you missed it you can still catch the replay below. The event brought the...

Tags: LG, CES 2014


T-Mobile buys spectrum worth $3.3B from Verizon

T-Mobile buys spectrum worth $3.3B from Verizon

06 January, 2014 | comments (2)

T-Mobile has expressed its desire to acquire the 700MHz A-Block low-band spectrum from Verizon. The carrier offers $2.365 billion in cash as well as $950 million worth of its own spectrum in northern California and Atlanta. This brings the total...

Tags: T-Mobile, Verizon


Alcatel unveils Android phone, phablet and two tablets

Alcatel unveils Android phone, phablet and two tablets

06 January, 2014 | comments (15)

Alcatel loves CES – each year the company brings several new devices to the expo and this year is no exception. A phone, a phablet and two tablets were unveiled at the trade show, all of them Android-powered. Alcatel One Touch POP C9 The...

Tags: Alcatel, Android


Samsung Galaxy S5 rumored to use Sharp's 2K display

Samsung Galaxy S5 rumored to use Sharp's 2K display

06 January, 2014 | comments (76)

According to a report by Chinese website Tencent, Samsung has decided not to use a Super AMOLED HD display panel for its Galaxy S5 flagship smartphone. Traditionally, ever since the first Galaxy S smartphone, Samsung has always preferred its own...


Samsung Galaxy Note Pro and Tab Pro leak ahead of release

Samsung Galaxy Note Pro and Tab Pro leak ahead of release

06 January, 2014 | comments (42)

The rumors for an upcoming 12.2-inch Samsung Galaxy Note have been around for quite some time, but it is just now we get to see the real deal. Apparently the slate will be going official at CES in a few hours since its massive banner is already on...


Sony Xperia Z1S press render points to imminent announcement

Sony Xperia Z1S press render points to imminent announcement

06 January, 2014 | comments (47)

The famous @evleaks just can't stop delivering juicy pieces of info ahead of the upcoming CES expo. He just gave us a scoop of four Galaxy tablets that are about to go official and now he helps us look behind the curtain at Sony's. The...


NVIDIA announces Tegra K1 SoC for the mobile platform

NVIDIA announces Tegra K1 SoC for the mobile platform

06 January, 2014 | comments (47)

NVIDIA took to the stage today at CES to announce the next major release in its mobile SoC cycle. Called the Tegra K1, the new chip features some spectacular advancements over its predecessor and promises to bring console quality graphics to the...


Super tough Cat B100 featurephone goes official

Super tough Cat B100 featurephone goes official

05 January, 2014 | comments (23)

The trend of dust and waterproof phones continues with the latest announcement of Cat B100 ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Just like previous B15 model, the Cat B100 is also designed to withstand a 1.8 meter drop in up to one...

Tags: CES 2014


Apple working on a 5.7-inch iOS phablet

Apple working on a 5.7-inch iOS phablet

05 January, 2014 | comments (187)

According to an article posted on the Japanese version of Yahoo news, Apple plans to announce a whole new series of "big sized" iPhones, carrying a display of 5.7" or larger. These aren't to be confused with the iPhone 6, which has a planned...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Snapdragon 805-powered Sony Sirius to come at CES

Snapdragon 805-powered Sony Sirius to come at CES

05 January, 2014 | comments (109)

As we enter the cycle of next generation flagship products, rumors surrounding the new smartphones are coming in thick and fast. Sony is said to be planning to launch two flagship devices this year and one of them is rumored to show up at CES 2014,...


Beats sale helps HTC turn to profit in Q4

Beats sale helps HTC turn to profit in Q4

05 January, 2014 | comments (60)

HTC posted its Q4 report and the numbers are worse than expected with the company’s struggles in the market continuing. The Taiwanese recorded a second successive quarter of operating loss, bleeding $52 million through its core...

Tags: HTC


Samsung lowers Q4 earnings estimate due to weak US dollar

Samsung lowers Q4 earnings estimate due to weak US dollar

05 January, 2014 | comments (58)

We already know Samsung's shares are dropped 4.6% on estimates of lower operating profit, but Hyunwoo Doh from analyst company Jefferies & Co has further explained the company's situation. Part of the company's Q4 financial troubles come from...

Tags: Samsung


HTC M8 rumored to be called One+

HTC M8 rumored to be called One+

04 January, 2014 | comments (95)

Although it may not be the most original of names, HTC's newest flagship phone is rumored to be called the One+. Evleaks released details about HTC's M8 yesterday: namely that it will have a 4.9 inch Full HD display and a Snapdragon 800 processor...

Tags: HTC, Android


Corning can now make 3D Gorilla Glass for wearable tech

Corning can now make 3D Gorilla Glass for wearable tech

03 January, 2014 | comments (35)

Corning announced that it can produce Gorilla Glass three dimensionally. A new manufacturing technique allows the company to make the product conform to different shapes and designs without sacrificing its strength. Durability is...

Tags: Misc


Nokia Lumia 929 Icon appears wearing Incipio case

Nokia Lumia 929 Icon appears wearing Incipio case

03 January, 2014 | comments (76)

A purported Nokia smartphone allegedly being developed for US carrier Verizon has been spotted donning an Incipio case on the makers own site. The device is identified as the Nokia Icon, which has been confirmed as the codename for the upcoming...


AT&T will give T-Mobile users up to $450 if they switch

AT&T will give T-Mobile users up to $450 if they switch

03 January, 2014 | comments (21)

AT&T is starting an offensive on T-Mobile today, offering users up to $450 per line if they drop T-Mobile. Reaching the full $450 may be difficult, but it's still a very salient – and aggressive – offer from the bigger carrier. First, you can get...

Tags: AT&T, T-Mobile


Oppo Find 7's 5.5-inch 2K display pictured

Oppo Find 7's 5.5-inch 2K display pictured

03 January, 2014 | comments (51)

Last week (or should we say, last year), Oppo revealed details about its upcoming Find 7 flagship, which is slated to have a 5.5-inch screen of 2K (2560 x 1440 pixels) resolution. Now, several shots of what appear to be the Find 7's front panel have...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


MediaTek bringing LTE and Cortex-A15 big.LITTLE to CES

MediaTek bringing LTE and Cortex-A15 big.LITTLE to CES

03 January, 2014 | comments (18)

MediaTek is quickly establishing itself as one of the most popular chipset vendors but it has only been associated with value-for-money devices. What it's bringing to CES will help it break away from that image and even jump on the wearables...

Tags: MediaTek, Android