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Nokia Lumia 925 announced with aluminum frame, OIS camera

Nokia Lumia 925 announced with aluminum frame, OIS camera

14 May, 2013 | comments (210)

Nokia just announced its third phone in five days, its new WP8 flagship called Nokia Lumia 925. It's similar to the Lumia 920 and Verizon's Lumia 928 in that it packs an 8.7MP sensor with Optical Image Stabilization and f/2.0 aperture. The flash...


BB announces the BlackBerry Q5 for emerging markets

BB announces the BlackBerry Q5 for emerging markets

14 May, 2013 | comments (55)

The start of the BlackBerry Live 2013 annual conference today in Orlando, USA, saw the announcement of the BlackBerry Q5 - a QWERTY device for emerging markets. The Blackberry Q5 revolves around a 3.1-inch touchscreen and one of BlackBerry's...

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BlackBerry announces BlackBerry 10.1 OS update to Z10 owners

BlackBerry announces BlackBerry 10.1 OS update to Z10 owners

14 May, 2013 | comments (28)

We already knew it was coming, but as of today, it's as official as it gets. At the BlackBerry Live 2013 annual conference today, BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins announced the official availability of the BlackBerry 10.1 update to the BlackBerry Z10...

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74.4% of smartphones sold in Q1 run Android, gap to iOS widens

74.4% of smartphones sold in Q1 run Android, gap to iOS widens

14 May, 2013 | comments (104)

Analyst company Gartner has released its usual report outlining the sales of mobile phones in Q1 2013. Android keeps sitting comfortably at the top running on 3 out of 4 smartphones sold in the period. Out of 210 million smartphones sold in...


Dual-core Exynos 5210 allegedly confirmed for Galaxy S4 mini

Dual-core Exynos 5210 allegedly confirmed for Galaxy S4 mini

14 May, 2013 | comments (18)

The Galaxy line of devices is on a roll as of late and doesn't look as if it needs a breather. After the Galaxy S4 hit the ground running we've heard of a water-resistant Galaxy S4 Activ a camera-based Galaxy S4 Zoom (that might have 10x zoom) and...

Tags: Samsung, Android


WP8 Amber update to bring Smart Camera, FM radio to old Lumias

WP8 Amber update to bring Smart Camera, FM radio to old Lumias

14 May, 2013 | comments (48)

Nokia just announced the Lumia 925, which packs the Smart Camera app – the culmination of the company's acquisition of Scalado. The app will be released to current WP8 Lumias later on with a firmware update Nokia calls the Lumia Amber update. The...


Watch the Nokia London event live here

Watch the Nokia London event live here

14 May, 2013 | comments (24)

Nokia unveiled the Verizon-bound Lumia 928 a few days ago, and today the Finns are set to announce its international version - the Lumia 925. Stephen Elop is likely to take the stage in less than an hour and hold the first metal-clad Lumia...


AT&T to allegedly discontinue the HTC First due to poor sales

AT&T to allegedly discontinue the HTC First due to poor sales

14 May, 2013 | comments (44)

The first Facebook phone, it seems, has been a failure. Sales of the HTC First have been a disappointment, to the point where AT&T, the sole carrier of the device in the US, had to slash the price from $99 to $0.99 within a month of the phone's...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Official Nokia Lumia 925 photos emerge ahead of announcement

Official Nokia Lumia 925 photos emerge ahead of announcement

13 May, 2013 | comments (164)

The first official photo of the upcoming Nokia Lumia 925 has been posted on the now famous evleaks twitter account. Previously dubbed Catwalk, this is the first all-metal handset to come out of Nokia in a while. While nothing has been officially...


Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom camera sample leaks

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom camera sample leaks

13 May, 2013 | comments (29)

Rumors about the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom have been heating up lately, but we are still not 100% sure whether that's a smatphone with a zoom lens or it's a new Galaxy Camera, which uses the S4 name merely for marketing purposes. The device was...


Photos of the white Nexus 4 surface again ahead of Google I/O

Photos of the white Nexus 4 surface again ahead of Google I/O

13 May, 2013 | comments (20)

The white version of the LG Nexus 4 has posed for the camera once again after its extended photo shoot back in January. This time around, the photos aren't as clear or as many, but give enough reason to speculate on the phone's wider...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Activ certified by Bluetooth SIG, UA profile leaks

Samsung Galaxy S4 Activ certified by Bluetooth SIG, UA profile leaks

13 May, 2013 | comments (68)

The water-resistant S4 valiant dubbed Samsung I9295 Galaxy S4 Activ was just certified by the Bluetooth SIG and its user agent profile showed up on Samsung's site. The Bluetooth certification doesn’t give us much, not even a confirmation on the...


Samsung plans to offer 5G services by 2020

Samsung plans to offer 5G services by 2020

13 May, 2013 | comments (110)

Samsung, the South Korean manufacturer has successfully developed a core technology of the 5G network and the company is aiming to bring the service to consumers by 2020. The latest wireless technology will enable users to access faster data...

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Blue Arctic Samsung Galaxy S4 spotted in Japan

Blue Arctic Samsung Galaxy S4 spotted in Japan

13 May, 2013 | comments (34)

Samsung's fourth generation Galaxy S smartphone was launched with two color options - Black Mist and White Frost. The South Korean manufacturer's 2013 flagship might soon be available in a new color variant, though, according to a leaked...


Sony announces Xperia ZR waterproof smartphone

Sony announces Xperia ZR waterproof smartphone

13 May, 2013 | comments (140)

Sony has announced the younger sibling to the Xperia Z: the Xperia ZR. The Xperia ZR includes many of the Z's features in a smaller, more compact design. Just like the Xperia Z, the Xperia ZR is waterproof and dust-resistant. This time, Sony...


A teaser for Nokia's upcoming Lumia goes live on UK TV

A teaser for Nokia's upcoming Lumia goes live on UK TV

12 May, 2013 | comments (119)

A teaser of Nokia's yet to be announced Lumia smartphone made its way to UK TV. The twenty second teaser gives a glimpse of the upcoming handset's camera area on the back and promises "more than your eye can see." The few short glimpses of...


Images of unofficial Sony Xperia S39h smartphone surface

Images of unofficial Sony Xperia S39h smartphone surface

12 May, 2013 | comments (31)

Images of an unknown Sony Xperia handset with model number S39h have surfaced online. The model number indicates that the smartphone might be placed above the Xperia L, which comes with a 4.3-inch display. Images of Sony Xperia S39h...

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Oppo to launch its flagship smartphone in India

Oppo to launch its flagship smartphone in India

12 May, 2013 | comments (42)

Oppo, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer is said to be planning to launch its Find 5 flagship smartphone in India, according to a report from TheMobileIndian. Update 15 May: An Oppo representative got in touch with us and cleared out that...

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Alleged images of Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini leak

Alleged images of Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini leak

12 May, 2013 | comments (72)

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini has been rumored for quite some time and now, alleged images of the smartphone have surfaced online. The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is said to sport a 4.3-inch qHD Super AMOLED display with a pixel density of 256ppi....


New alleged image of the LG Optimus G2 surfaces

New alleged image of the LG Optimus G2 surfaces

11 May, 2013 | comments (73)

LG’s Optimus G served as the basis of the Nexus 4 and now the rumors suggest that the South Korean company is working on the successors of both. An alleged image of the Optimus G2 was posted on Twitter, which shows thinner bezels than the Optimus...

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