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Huawei Ascend Mate 2 pictures leak

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 pictures leak

27 December, 2013 | comments (8)

Someone's been snapping some pictures of Huawei's upcoming Mate 2 handset, and it being 2013, the photos ended up online. Although the shots are taken from less than ideal angles, they give a pretty good impression of the Mate 2's aesthetics. The...


Nokia Lumia 1320 premiers in China

Nokia Lumia 1320 premiers in China

27 December, 2013 | comments (62)

The Nokia Lumia 1320, Nokia's lower-powered Windows Phone phablet, is launching to customers in China today. And in the coming weeks people will find it in Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong and other countries. The Lumia 1320 is the more...


LG, HTC, Huawei set to lose market share due to low sales

LG, HTC, Huawei set to lose market share due to low sales

27 December, 2013 | comments (148)

According to mobile industry analysts cited by DigiTimes, a number of smartphone makers including LG, HTC and Huawei may be on track to lose valuable market share in 2014. This is a result of the steady, but overall low sales of the makers' flagship...

Tags: LG, HTC, Huawei, Android


Alcatel announces 2GHz octa-core Idol X+ for $330 in China

Alcatel announces 2GHz octa-core Idol X+ for $330 in China

26 December, 2013 | comments (36)

TCL has officially announced their newest flagship phone: the Idol X+, and its specs are very impressive. While you may not have heard the name, TCL is the Chinese phone manufacturer that owns and actively uses the Alcatel brand outside China. We...

Tags: Android, Alcatel


Oppo Find 7 to have a 5.5-inch screen with 2K resolution

Oppo Find 7 to have a 5.5-inch screen with 2K resolution

26 December, 2013 | comments (54)

As it became clear today, the upcoming Oppo Find 7 will have a 5.5-inch with the first ever 2K resolution display on a mobile phone. The resolution of 2560 x 1440px on a screen with a 5.5-inch diagonal adds for the whopping 538 pixels per...

Tags: Oppo, Android


LG may release a G-Arch smart watch and a sports band soon

LG may release a G-Arch smart watch and a sports band soon

26 December, 2013 | comments (25)

With Samsung making a big push to sell customers wearable devices to pair with their higher end devices, one would expect another certain South Korean manufacturer to jump in on bandwagon, too (cough, LG, cough cough). Rumor has it that, in...

Tags: LG, Android


Pepsi teams up with Oppo for a special edition N1

Pepsi teams up with Oppo for a special edition N1

26 December, 2013 | comments (14)

The marriage of soft drink beverages and smartphone technology seems a bit far-fetched to us. That hasn't stopped Pepsi from teaming up with Oppo to release their very own version of the N1. A Cyanogen Mod edition N1 makes total sense. The team...

Tags: Misc, Android


Vulnerability found in Samsung Knox Software

Vulnerability found in Samsung Knox Software

25 December, 2013 | comments (136)

The corporate world has made a substantial migration from the Blackberries of old to iOS and Android. In a scramble to pick up that corporate market share, Samsung created Knox, its own security software designed to fortify Google's OS, and make it...

Tags: Samsung, Android


NTT DoCoMo bound Tizen smartphone clears FCC

NTT DoCoMo bound Tizen smartphone clears FCC

25 December, 2013 | comments (25)

NTT DoCoMo could be the first carrier to offer a Tizen powered device. A smartphone powered by Samsung's own OS with model number SC-03F has obtained FCC certification. The SC-03F is rumored to feature design which is similar to the current...

Tags: Samsung, Tizen, Rumors


We wish you a Merry, Merry Christmas

We wish you a Merry, Merry Christmas

25 December, 2013 | comments (208)

We hope that you've accomplished everything you've set your mind on during that past year. If not, let 2014 be the year of your personal success. We wish you all the love in the world along with the peace to enjoy it. We ourselves have been...

Tags: Misc


Gold color HTC One Max hits the shelves in Taiwan

Gold color HTC One Max hits the shelves in Taiwan

25 December, 2013 | comments (15)

A gold color HTC One Max quietly launched in its homeland Taiwan. The new color scheme for the phablet joins the red and black versions which were released earlier this month. The phablet’s new color scheme is the same as the one of the...

Tags: HTC, Android


Gionee Elife E7 Mini goes official with 4.7

Gionee Elife E7 Mini goes official with 4.7" screen

24 December, 2013 | comments (53)

Gionee has officially announced the Mini variant of its flagship smartphone, the Elife E7. The E7 Mini comes with a rotatable camera module, which was first seen on the Oppo N1 a while ago. The folks at FoneArena have managed to get their hands on...


CyanogenMod Oppo N1 is now selling for $599

CyanogenMod Oppo N1 is now selling for $599

24 December, 2013 | comments (12)

Just as promised Oppo is now selling the CyanogenMod N1. The first CyanogenMod retail smartphone is going for $599, which was the initially expected price. In Europe, the smartphone is selling for €448 for the 16GB version. Just like the...

Tags: Oppo, Android


Apple iOS 7.1 beta 3 now in developers' hands, out in March

Apple iOS 7.1 beta 3 now in developers' hands, out in March

24 December, 2013 | comments (36)

According to a report by BGR Apple has commenced the distribution process of iOS 7.1 to developer partners. More specifically, the Cupertino company is currently seeding the Beta 3 version of iOS 7.1, which naturally brings bugfixes and new...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Nokia 'Moneypenny' leak hints at dual SIM Windows Phone

Nokia 'Moneypenny' leak hints at dual SIM Windows Phone

24 December, 2013 | comments (73)

The acquisition by Microsoft doesn't seem to have hindered Nokia at all as it continues to work on new devices. According to the latest leak by evleaks, Nokia is also working on a dual SIM Windows Phone 8 device. Codenamed 'Moneypenny', the...


HP rumored to unveil large-screen Android handsets this month

HP rumored to unveil large-screen Android handsets this month

23 December, 2013 | comments (23)

According to a new report, HP has plans to reenter the smartphone market. The electronics giant allegedly has plans to release large-screen Android smartphones by the end of the year. The six and seven inch devices are said to be headed to...

Tags: HP, Android, Rumors


Upcoming Geeksphone Revolution to feature an Intel CPU

Upcoming Geeksphone Revolution to feature an Intel CPU

23 December, 2013 | comments (24)

Geeksphone Revolution, the upcoming smartphone from the Spanish manufacturer, is said to be powered by an Intel Atom Z2560 processor clocked at 1.6 GHz. The current range of Geeksphone smartphones utilizes Qualcomm chipsets, though it looks like the...


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5" Oppo R1 goes official with 8MP F/2.0 rear camera

23 December, 2013 | comments (25)

Oppo has been teasing its R1 smartphone for a quite a while, and we even saw live images of the device a couple of days ago. Now, the Chinese manufacturer has officially announced the R1, a new addition to its mid-range smartphone club. Oppo R1...

Tags: Oppo, Android


Android 4.3 rolling out to Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Xperia Tablet Z

Android 4.3 rolling out to Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Xperia Tablet Z

23 December, 2013 | comments (760)

Sony announced its Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update whitelist a while ago and the update is now officially rolling out to Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR and Xperia Tablet Z. The Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update comes with a couple of new features...

Tags: Sony, Android


A Nokia Lumia 929 case put up for sale, complete with pictures

A Nokia Lumia 929 case put up for sale, complete with pictures

23 December, 2013 | comments (14)

Cellphone case makers often jump the gun on product announcements these days - the Nokia Lumia 929 is the latest phone to be exposed by one. It’s the Armor Stand case listed on Wireless Ground that is specifically for the unannounced Lumia 929 and...