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The iPhone 5c and 5s have bigger batteries than the iPhone 5

The iPhone 5c and 5s have bigger batteries than the iPhone 5

12 September, 2013 | comments (170)

Apple promised improved battery life for its new iPhone 5s and 5c, but other than endurance times for a few use cases, the company gave little info on the battery itself. Luckily, it's FCC's job to certify such aspects of a mobile device so now we...

Tags: Apple, iPhone


Samsung to add 64-bit CPUs to its 2014 flagships

Samsung to add 64-bit CPUs to its 2014 flagships

12 September, 2013 | comments (306)

Samsung's CEO JK Shin announced the company will start using 64-bit processors on its "next smartphones". This most probably means the 2014 flagships, such as the Galaxy S5, will be getting the new processors. This announcement follows hot on...

Tags: Samsung, Misc


Sony Xperia Z Ultra arrives a day earlier in the UK

Sony Xperia Z Ultra arrives a day earlier in the UK

12 September, 2013 | comments (10)

The Sony Xperia Z Ultra screen measures 6.4-inches in diagonal, which makes it borderline tablet, if you ask us, but below 7 inches, it still technically qualifies as a phablet. Categorization aside, our UK readers will be glad to know, that...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple addresses Touch ID security concerns, details protection

Apple addresses Touch ID security concerns, details protection

12 September, 2013 | comments (96)

While some were wowed by the fingerprint scanning Touch ID home button on the iPhone 5s others have a tough time feeling safe that Apple won't "accidentally" share their fingerprints with someone not meant to have access to them. So an Apple...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple iPhone 5s GPU tested, twice as fast as the iPhone 5 unit

Apple iPhone 5s GPU tested, twice as fast as the iPhone 5 unit

12 September, 2013 | comments (136)

Apple announced a brand new chipset for the iPhone 5s the Apple A7 and in traditional Apple fashion proceeded to give very little detail about it. The company promised 2x performance increase over the iPhone 5 in CPU and GPU performance (and 40x...

Tags: Apple, iOS, iPhone


Windows Phone 8.1 notification center revealed in new image

Windows Phone 8.1 notification center revealed in new image

12 September, 2013 | comments (50)

We have been hearing about a notification center in the upcoming version of Windows Phone for quite some time now. These new leaked photos give us a look at what that might look like. Windows Phone 8.1, as it will allegedly be called, will...


Motorola pushing 100k Moto X smartphones each week

Motorola pushing 100k Moto X smartphones each week

11 September, 2013 | comments (30)

The Motorola Moto X is now selling by the thousands - one hundred thousand that is, per week. The information comes courtesy of Reuters rather than from Motorola itself, but we're sure we'll get some solid official numbers...


Meizu: Software update to enable true-octa core on all Exynos 5s

Meizu: Software update to enable true-octa core on all Exynos 5s

11 September, 2013 | comments (56)

Samsung's Exynos 5 Octa chipsets available now on the market can't actually utilize all eight cores at the same time. Both 5410 and 5420 chips can use either the four Cortex-A7 cores or the four Cortex-A15 at a time. Samsung has decided to fix this...

Tags: Samsung, Misc


evleaks backtracks: LG D820 might still be the LG Nexus 5

evleaks backtracks: LG D820 might still be the LG Nexus 5

11 September, 2013 | comments (41)

Here is an interesting turn of events. First we got lots of rumors LG will be once again manufacturing the next Google smartphone - the Nexus 5. Then we get to see the LG D820 leaking through the FCC, so many people decided this is indeed the Nexus...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Apple iPhone 5s to cost more than its predecessor in Europe

Apple iPhone 5s to cost more than its predecessor in Europe

11 September, 2013 | comments (145)

Apple finally announced its next-generation iPhone along with the iPhone 5c at yesterday's event. Back at the event, the Cupertino guys announced the subsidized pricing of its newest smartphones in the United States, but didn't say anything about...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Tizen 3.0 spotted running on a Samsung Galaxy S III

Tizen 3.0 spotted running on a Samsung Galaxy S III

11 September, 2013 | comments (31)

It seems like it will take forever for Samsung to announce an actual smartphone running its Tizen platform. However, this doesn't stop the company from making new versions of its home brewed mobile operating system, as screenshots of the new Tizen...

Tags: Samsung, Tizen


Samsung Galaxy S4 Active with Snapdragon 800 in the works

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active with Snapdragon 800 in the works

11 September, 2013 | comments (46)

Word out of Korea is that a Snapdragon 800 version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active is in the works for release in the Korean market next month. The delayed release of the updated version is due to Samsung not wanting to interfere with sales...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Phone makers poke fun at Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c on Twitter

Phone makers poke fun at Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c on Twitter

11 September, 2013 | comments (150)

Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c announcement brought on a lot of mockery from other makers, who unleashed all their zingers on Twitter. Nokia, who started the colorful polycarbonate trend, was blushing after the 5c announcement: Thanks, #Apple ;)...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Oppo N1 aluminum frame teased, gives size reference

Oppo N1 aluminum frame teased, gives size reference

11 September, 2013 | comments (8)

The camera-centric Oppo N1's has been on somewhat of a leak roll these days. Today its aluminum frame is in focus, being held in an anonymous hand and giving us some reference to the device's design. Oppo N1 frame (click to enlarge) The device...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


ASUS to launch its updated PadFone Infinity on Sep 17

ASUS to launch its updated PadFone Infinity on Sep 17

11 September, 2013 | comments (7)

ASUS has started sending out media invites for a press event in Taipei. The Taiwanese manufacturer is expected to announce its updated PadFone Infinity there. The company's CEO Jerry Shen will be hosting the event to personally take the wraps off...

Tags: ASUS, Android


Apple event coverage overview: see what you might have missed

Apple event coverage overview: see what you might have missed

10 September, 2013 | comments (83)

Apple's event is over and brought double the number of iPhones than any previous event the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c (yes, the letter are lower case now). The high-end model, 5s, improves the chipset, camera and security (with a fingerprint...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple officially unveils the iPhone 5s, coming September 20

Apple officially unveils the iPhone 5s, coming September 20

10 September, 2013 | comments (529)

Just as expected, the newly introduced Apple iPhone 5s looks the same on the outside (if you don't count the new white with gold/champagne color option). It still has the same thin 7.6mm profile and it still weighs merely 112g. However it comes...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple unveils iPhone 5c - based on iPhone 5, $99 on contract

Apple unveils iPhone 5c - based on iPhone 5, $99 on contract

10 September, 2013 | comments (227)

Well, this comes as a surprise to no one Apple just announced the iPhone 5c. It's the more affordable of the two iPhones that debuted today. The smartphone lived up to the numerous leaks, combining iPhone 5 internals with a plastic outer shell...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple seeds iOS 7 Golden Master build to developers

Apple seeds iOS 7 Golden Master build to developers

10 September, 2013 | comments (19)

Apple released iOS 7 Golden Master build to developers today. The GM build is the final, non-beta version which will become available to the public next week, on September 18. Apple iOS 7 Golden Master is compatible with iPhone 4 and up,...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple iOS 7 updates kick off September 18

Apple iOS 7 updates kick off September 18

10 September, 2013 | comments (32)

Apple has just announced the iOS 7 update will become available on all compatible iGadgets on September 18. The update will be distributed for free, of course. The iOS 7 is compatible with iPhone 4 and above, iPad 2 and above, iPad mini and...

Tags: Apple, iOS