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Sony unveils the Xperia Z2 with 4K video capture

Sony unveils the Xperia Z2 with 4K video capture

24 February, 2014 | comments (97)

Sony just announced the Xperia Z2 flagship, a refinement of last year's Xperia Z1. It has a 5.2" screen - a 1080p Triluminos IPS screen, with the same Bravia tech used in Sony's TV. The 20.7MP camera has been updated with 4K video recording...


Android-powered Nokia XL is official, costs €109

Android-powered Nokia XL is official, costs €109

24 February, 2014 | comments (186)

Much to everyone's surprise, Nokia announced a third addition to the Nokia X family - the 5" Nokia XL. The phone is made of plastic and at the back there's a 5MP snapper with LED flash. At the front, there's a 2MP camera perfect for Skype...


Nokia announces Android running Nokia X and Nokia X+

Nokia announces Android running Nokia X and Nokia X+

24 February, 2014 | comments (216)

Nokia announced its first Android-app running smartphones - the Nokia X and Nokia X+. The phones pack a 4" LCD display and come with Nokia and Microsoft app preloaded. The Nokia X, X+ and XL are powered by a 1GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon...


Nokia's Asha 230 is the most affordable touch Asha

Nokia's Asha 230 is the most affordable touch Asha

24 February, 2014 | comments (7)

Nokia unveiled the Asha 230 at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona - the device is a full-touch operated Asha, which will cost just €45. The Asha 230 has WhatsApp preinstalled, a Swype keyboard, Nokia's Fastlane homescreen for easy access...

Tags: Nokia, Asha, MWC 2014


Nokia announces Nokia 220, costs just €29

Nokia announces Nokia 220, costs just €29

24 February, 2014 | comments (18)

Nokia 220 is the first device Nokia has unveiled at the MWC 2014. It's an incredibly cheap web-connected feature phone with a 2.4" display, a 2MP camera and optional dual-SIM capabilities. Nokia 220 is internet-ready and comes with Facebook...

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Lenovo announces three new S-Series budget smartphones

Lenovo announces three new S-Series budget smartphones

24 February, 2014 | comments (8)

Lenovo has announced three budget smartphones at MWC 2014. The most expensive one of the bunch is the Lenovo S860, which has a 5.3-inch 720p IPS display, metal back, quad-core 1.3GHz MediaTek processor, 2GB of RAM, 8 megapixel rear camera, 1.6...


Nokia's MWC keynote is starting, watch it here

Nokia's MWC keynote is starting, watch it here

23 February, 2014 | comments (14)

The ducks have arrived – now we get to find out if they are Android ducks or if they flew here from Redmond. We're, of course, alluding to the Nokia X A110, which has gained notoriety as the Android-powered Nokia phone, seemingly in defiance of the...


Android 4.4 KitKat now available on AT&T LG G2

Android 4.4 KitKat now available on AT&T LG G2

24 February, 2014 | comments (10)

LG G2 on AT&T is now getting Android 4.4 KitKat treatment. AT&T has officially announced the news on its blog. The update is available over the air. Here is the official changelog: Improved user interface with Android 4.4 KitKat: The...

Tags: LG, Android, AT&T


Spreadtrum planning a $25 Firefox OS smartphone

Spreadtrum planning a $25 Firefox OS smartphone

23 February, 2014 | comments (45)

You heard that right. Spreadtrum and Mozilla are planning on releasing a smartphone that retails for $25. Spreadtrum is a cell phone manufacturer that isn't exactly known around the world, but it shares the same vision as Mozilla does: delivering...


Is this the Galaxy S5 that we see in the background?

Is this the Galaxy S5 that we see in the background?

23 February, 2014 | comments (73)

Samsung kicked off the MWC with the announcement of the Tizen-powered Galaxy Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo, but the star of the show will arrive tomorrow – the Galaxy S5. The upcoming flagship is presumably in Barcelona right now and was caught in a short...


Alcatel and ZTE launch a number of Firefox OS 1.3 devices

Alcatel and ZTE launch a number of Firefox OS 1.3 devices

23 February, 2014 | comments (9)

Alcatel and ZTE unveiled a host of Firefox OS devices with Qualcomm Snapdragon hardware. Alcatel One Touch Fire C, One Touch Fire E, One Touch Fire 7, One Touch Fire S and ZTE Open C and Open II feature entry-level and mid-range specs to go with...


Tizen spotted on a Samsung phone at the MWC

Tizen spotted on a Samsung phone at the MWC

23 February, 2014 | comments (18)

Samsung announced its new Tizen device – a smartwatch successor to the Android-powered Galaxy Gear. Was that it? Turns out it's not, not if you peek under the covers. An ExtremeTech writer spotted a Tizen-running Samsung phone at what seems to be...


Huawei announces thinnest 7-inch tablet, wearable too

Huawei announces thinnest 7-inch tablet, wearable too

23 February, 2014 | comments (20)

Kicking off its Mobile World Congress 2014 appearance Huawei has come out with the Ascend G6 smartphone, the world's thinnest 7" tablet in the face of the MediaPad X1, the 8" MediaPad M1 and the TalkBand B1 wristband wearable, which were all but...


MediaTek announces MT6732 64-bit chipset with LTE

MediaTek announces MT6732 64-bit chipset with LTE

23 February, 2014 | comments (22)

MediaTek announced MT6732 – a 64-bit chipset with category 4 (150Mb/s download) LTE connectivity. In addition to the new SoC, the semiconductor company unveiled MT6630 five-in-one combo connectivity SoC as well as Pump Express fast charging tech...


Press render of Nokia Lumia 630 leaks ahead of its unveiling

Press render of Nokia Lumia 630 leaks ahead of its unveiling

23 February, 2014 | comments (29)

The press image of the upcoming Nokia Lumia 630 smartphone has been leaked, courtesy of evleaks. Nokia's latest mid-range smartphone and the successor of the popular Lumia 620 will have on-screen buttons and supports third live tile column. If...


Microsoft: Windows Phone 8.1 update will arrive in spring

Microsoft: Windows Phone 8.1 update will arrive in spring

23 February, 2014 | comments (57)

Microsoft has announced that the much anticipated Windows Phone 8.1 update will arrive this spring. Joe Belfiore, the vice president and manager for Windows Phone Program Management, took to the stage at MWC to reveal that the update will support...


We've arrived at Barcelona, ready for MWC 2014

We've arrived at Barcelona, ready for MWC 2014

23 February, 2014 | comments (55)

We're in Barcelona right now, ready for all the upcoming announcements. There will be livestreams for many of the events, so you'll be able to watch with us. As always, we'll be providing hands-on impressions and photos with all the new...

Tags: MWC 2014


Alcatel announces Idol 2, Idol 2 Mini and OneTouch Pop Fit

Alcatel announces Idol 2, Idol 2 Mini and OneTouch Pop Fit

23 February, 2014 | comments (4)

Alcatel has announced three new smartphones: the Idol 2, the Idol 2 Mini and the OneTouch Pop Fit. The Alcatel Idol 2 has a 5.0-inch 720p IPS display, 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 8 megapixel rear camera, 1.3 megapixel front camera, NFC, LTE and...

Tags: Alcatel, Android


Two new Huawei smartphones and a smartband leak

Two new Huawei smartphones and a smartband leak

23 February, 2014 | comments (18)

Evleaks has leaked two new Huawei smartphones and a smartband on Twitter. One of them is the Huawei Ascent G6. The phone looks remarkably similar to the P6, with glass body and metal strip around the sides. No specifications are available but you...

Tags: Huawei, Android


Samsung announces Tizen-based Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo

Samsung announces Tizen-based Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo

23 February, 2014 | comments (59)

Samsung has brought some big changes with the latest additions of its Gear smartwatch lineup. Not only will the new devices be thinner and lighter than the original, but will also feature a special wearable version of Samsung’s Tizen OS rather than...

Tags: Samsung, Tizen