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Samsung Galaxy S5 pre-orders in the UK to start on March 28

Samsung Galaxy S5 pre-orders in the UK to start on March 28

12 March, 2014 | comments (27)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 pre-orders are roving across Europe and its seems they'll hit the UK in a couple of weeks – the latest information says that Brits will be able to pre-order Samsung's new flagship starting March 28. The actual launch date is...


ZTE teases Nubia X6 with OIS camera and stereo speakers

ZTE teases Nubia X6 with OIS camera and stereo speakers

12 March, 2014 | comments (22)

The ZTE Nubia line is home to the company's flagship phones – powerful, slender and made of metal. The upcoming Nubia X6 is being teased on Weibo and promises to be on par with flagships from big makers. The latest image shows a side glimpse...

Tags: ZTE, Android


Images and video show Intel's Obsidian UI for Tizen

Images and video show Intel's Obsidian UI for Tizen

12 March, 2014 | comments (18)

Tizen gets mentioned mostly in association with Samsung – indeed the company has the only retail-ready devices – but Intel is the other big player. It turns out that the chipmaker has a reference device, codenamed Josephine, and its own UI, called...

Tags: Intel, Tizen


Sony Xperia E1 goes on sale in single and dual-SIM flavors

Sony Xperia E1 goes on sale in single and dual-SIM flavors

12 March, 2014 | comments (12)

Sony Xperia E1 is now available through various retailers in India. Both single and dual-SIM version are available for purchase in all three color flavors - black, white and purple. The black models are quickly running out of stock though, so if you...

Tags: Sony, Android


OnePlus One to have 5.5

OnePlus One to have 5.5" display, remain smaller than Xperia Z1

11 March, 2014 | comments (47)

OnePlus, a company composed primarily of former Oppo employees, has been fervently trying to get hype for its upcoming One flagship over the past several months. It's marketing the OnePlus One as an ultra-premium smartphone that'll beat many...


Exclusive: HTC One (2014) detailed specs and sales guide

Exclusive: HTC One (2014) detailed specs and sales guide

11 March, 2014 | comments (129)

The HTC All New One (2014), codenamed M8, is getting to be the worst kept secret in recent times. It's been leak after leak, the last one describing why there are two cameras on the back. There was also a lengthy video of it. Now we've got our...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Curved ZTE Grand S ext is the company's next flagship

Curved ZTE Grand S ext is the company's next flagship

11 March, 2014 | comments (15)

Two renders uploaded on RedDot21 website reveal ZTE's upcoming flagship - the Grand S ext. It has a curved body and should be build using Nano Molding Technology (NMT). The NMT basically injects plastic and metal together in the mold and the end...

Tags: ZTE, Android, Rumors


Oppo's Find 7 invites are the coolest

Oppo's Find 7 invites are the coolest

11 March, 2014 | comments (19)

Getting closer to the March 19 launch in Beijing, the official Oppo Find 7 invitations are out. They're pretty interesting and interactive. Oppo is sending out invites in the form of a box with a map to the place of launch, a QR code and a black...

Tags: Oppo, Android


EXCLUSIVE: here's why the HTC One 2014 has two cameras

EXCLUSIVE: here's why the HTC One 2014 has two cameras

11 March, 2014 | comments (108)

HTC experiments with cameras to set its One phones apart and The All New One will have two cameras but we didn’t know why until now. We have a photo of a Telstra (a big Australian carrier) brochure detailing the phone's feature and confirming the...

Tags: HTC, Android


Korean manufacturers petitioning against Nokia-Microsoft deal

Korean manufacturers petitioning against Nokia-Microsoft deal

11 March, 2014 | comments (50)

Ever since the announcement of the Microsoft-Nokia acquisition, many of us have been wondering what will happen to Nokia, and how will the 10 year licensing period on its patents work? Korean manufacturers are more than a little worried, and...

Tags: Microsoft, Nokia


UK Galaxy S4 and Note 3 now getting Android 4.4 KitKat

UK Galaxy S4 and Note 3 now getting Android 4.4 KitKat

11 March, 2014 | comments (97)

Samsung has started seeding the Android 4.4 KitKat update for the Galaxy S4 and the Galaxy Note 3 throughout the UK. The update is now available for all unlocked S4 and Note 3 handset, while those bound to a specific carrier will be getting the new...


HTC shares go up amid strong Desire 816 pre-orders

HTC shares go up amid strong Desire 816 pre-orders

11 March, 2014 | comments (36)

The newly-announced HTC Desire 816 has went on pre-order in China and it appears interest is pretty high. So high, in fact that it sent HTC's shares have up by 3.91%. The device saw around 450 thousand orders in the first three days of the...

Tags: HTC


This gold and diamond encrusted iPhone 5 can be yours for $1M

This gold and diamond encrusted iPhone 5 can be yours for $1M

11 March, 2014 | comments (48)

The Alchemist London team proves they have the philosopher's stone by turning an iPhone 5 (not 5s) into gold – a one-off gadget worth $1 million / £600K. The millionaire's gadget takes 5 months of handcrafting to produce and there will be only two...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Misc


Apple iOS 7.1 now seeding to iDevices, CarPlay in tow

Apple iOS 7.1 now seeding to iDevices, CarPlay in tow

10 March, 2014 | comments (138)

As expected, Apple has released iOS 7.1 update for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. The user interface changes are most noticeable and include tweaks to the phone dialer and the power off area, where Apple has opted for round UI elements....

Tags: Apple, iOS


HTC One (2014) stars in a new video

HTC One (2014) stars in a new video

10 March, 2014 | comments (57)

Yet another video of The All New HTC One has appeared, but it's not as detailed as the one that previously came out. Nevertheless, it shows the phone's SIM and microSD card slots as well the dual cameras at the back. Sadly, there's still no...

Tags: HTC, Android


Buy a government-secure BlackBerry for $2,770

Buy a government-secure BlackBerry for $2,770

10 March, 2014 | comments (45)

Blackberries are renowned for their high levels of security; this is why many corporations and government agencies, despite the fact the phones are lagging behind in terms of features, still use the handsets. But if you're a government agent,...


FHD Oppo Find 7 to cost under $500, key specs detailed

FHD Oppo Find 7 to cost under $500, key specs detailed

10 March, 2014 | comments (24)

We know that Oppo is being quite open regarding the Find 7's specifications and keeps little for the actual announcement of the phone at the end of the month. Earlier Oppo confirmed there will be two versions of the Find 7 and today the Chinese...

Tags: Oppo, Android


Nokia X available in India today, X+ and XL coming soon

Nokia X available in India today, X+ and XL coming soon

10 March, 2014 | comments (504)

Nokia just announced the availability of its first Android-powered product, the Nokia X, in India. India used to be a stronghold for Nokia but recently cheap Android-powered devices have been growing fast and eating into its share. The...

Tags: Nokia, Android


Leaked Pantech Vega Iron 2 is the first Snapdragon 805 smartphone

Leaked Pantech Vega Iron 2 is the first Snapdragon 805 smartphone

10 March, 2014 | comments (36)

The Snapdragon 805 chipset was announced a while ago with four Krait 450 cores running at 2.5GHz and Adreno 420 graphics. It is Qualcomm's best system-on-chip to date and is expected to premiere on the next generation of flagship...


Vodafone UK offers free 32-inch TV with Sony Xperia Z2 pre-order

Vodafone UK offers free 32-inch TV with Sony Xperia Z2 pre-order

10 March, 2014 | comments (36)

The UK has some of the best pre-order perks we've seen – if you thought the free Smart Watch 2 with a Sony Xperia Z1 Compact pre-order was cool, check out the Xperia Z2 pre-order deal from Vodafone. If you're one of the first 3,000 to...