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Acer Liquid S2 pops up on GFX Bench, runs on Snapdragon 800

Acer Liquid S2 pops up on GFX Bench, runs on Snapdragon 800

28 August, 2013 | comments (19)

Acer Liquid S2 seems to be the company's next flagship device that will supposedly hit the shelves very soon. According to a leaked roadmap Acer Liquid S2 will run on a quad-core 2.3GHz processor and pack a 5.98" 1080p IPS display. The rest of...

Tags: Acer, Android, Rumors


Sony Xperia Z1 network license unveils new photos, more info

Sony Xperia Z1 network license unveils new photos, more info

28 August, 2013 | comments (55)

The Telecommunication Equipment Certification Center in China has given the Sony Xperia Z1 a network license allowing it to operate on the country's mobile networks. However, the Certification Center has also leaked four snapshots of the smartphone...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


BlackBerry Z30 shows up in yet another leaked video

BlackBerry Z30 shows up in yet another leaked video

28 August, 2013 | comments (31)

The BlackBerry Z30 (also known as the A10) has made its rounds several times through the rumor mill with plenty of leaked images and even a few videos. The latest video is of the fullHD variety and shows off the device from all sides - granted...


Nokia Asha 502 and Asha 503 with curved glass in the works

Nokia Asha 502 and Asha 503 with curved glass in the works

28 August, 2013 | comments (72)

Once again evleaks brings us some juicy information on phones that are yet to become official. This time it's about two upcoming Asha handsets previously rumored as Pegasus and Lanai. Nokia Pegasus / Nokia Lanai = Asha 502 / Asha 503...

Tags: Nokia, Asha, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy Note III front pictured next to Note II panel

Samsung Galaxy Note III front pictured next to Note II panel

28 August, 2013 | comments (209)

We got to see plenty of leaked photos of the front panel of the Samsung Galaxy Note III yesterday, but a new photo from today includes the front panel of the Galaxy Note II and puts things in perspective. After many different values for the...


Nokia Pro Camera installed on HTC 8X, mostly working

Nokia Pro Camera installed on HTC 8X, mostly working

28 August, 2013 | comments (12)

The Nokia Pro Camera app is reserved for the high-end phones of the Lumia line the 1020, 925, 928 and 920. However, there are ways, unofficial ways, to install the app on other Windows Phone handsets. The Windows Blog Italia demonstrates a way to...


Google gives the Nexus 4 a $100 price cut in the United States

Google gives the Nexus 4 a $100 price cut in the United States

27 August, 2013 | comments (79)

In a truly surprising fashion, Google gave the LG-made Nexus 4 smartphone a massive discount. The device is currently priced in the Google Play Store at a sweet $199 for the 8GB version, and $249 for a handset with 16GB of on-board memory. ...

Tags: LG, Android


Sony seeds new update for Xperia Z Ultra, brings X-Reality engine

Sony seeds new update for Xperia Z Ultra, brings X-Reality engine

27 August, 2013 | comments (68)

Sony is definitely doing great with the firmware updates lately. The latest one is already heading to the Xperia Z Ultra phablet users around the globe and brings some key improvements. Here is the unofficial changelog that early adopters...

Tags: Sony, Android


New HTC One Max details arrive, 2.1MP front cam confirmed

New HTC One Max details arrive, 2.1MP front cam confirmed

27 August, 2013 | comments (43)

HTC One Max announcement should happen in September at IFA, around the same time Samsung is going to unveil the Galaxy Note III. It seems, though, that HTC is having some trouble keeping the device under wraps as yet another bit of info about it...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


AT&T to offer Nokia Lumia 925 from September 13 for $99.99

AT&T to offer Nokia Lumia 925 from September 13 for $99.99

27 August, 2013 | comments (13)

After its premiere in the US on T-Mobile, the Nokia Lumia 925 will bring its Windows Phone prowess to AT&T customers. The smartphone's pre-orders campaign begins on August 28, with actual shipping starting on September 13. If you are interested you...


Nokia Bandit  6

Nokia Bandit 6" phablet to be called Lumia 1520

27 August, 2013 | comments (143)

Prolific source of insider info @evleaks posted that the Nokia Bandit will bear the retail name Nokia Lumia 1520. The Bandit is one of several leaked codenames and is most likely the 6" 1080p Windows Phone phablet we saw on a few occasions...


Alleged front panel of upcoming Galaxy Note 3 surfaces

Alleged front panel of upcoming Galaxy Note 3 surfaces

27 August, 2013 | comments (118)

The latest leaked images of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 show off what is allegedly the front panel of the devices. While no measurements were provided alongside the images, according to previous leaks the device is set to feature a 5.7-inch diagonal -...


Sony Xperia Z1 teaser video goes live, mockup confirms name

Sony Xperia Z1 teaser video goes live, mockup confirms name

27 August, 2013 | comments (87)

The first teaser video of Sony Xperia Z1 also known as Honami has just been published by the Japanese maker. Unfortunately the video is a combination of all teaser pictures we've seen so far and gives us no new details. Sony has already...

Tags: Sony, Android


New Jelly Bean firmware rolls out on Xperia S, SL, acro S

New Jelly Bean firmware rolls out on Xperia S, SL, acro S

27 August, 2013 | comments (82)

Just as promised Sony has now confirmed it is seeding a new 4.1 Jelly Bean firmware to the Xperia S, Xperia SL and Xperia acro S. It brings various improvements over the initial Jelly Bean release and is already available for download over-the-air...

Tags: Sony, Android


Apple iOS 7 to start seeding to users on September 10

Apple iOS 7 to start seeding to users on September 10

27 August, 2013 | comments (41)

Enough with those iPhone rumors, models, shells and parts. Let's talk about iOS 7 now. Apple unveiled the new OS back in June and promised to release it this fall. There is no official date though, just a few beta releases with the latest one...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy Note III to record 4K videos, support Hi-Fi sound

Samsung Galaxy Note III to record 4K videos, support Hi-Fi sound

27 August, 2013 | comments (83)

As the Samsung Galaxy Note III announcement nears, rumors about the upcoming phablet are getting more and more specific. According to the latest gossip the Galaxy Note III phablet will capable of doing 4K (UHD) video recording. The report comes from...


Moto X hits Verizon online on August 29, retail stores later

Moto X hits Verizon online on August 29, retail stores later

27 August, 2013 | comments (3)

AT&T is the first carrier to offer the Motorola's Moto X on August 23, but it won't take long before the handset pops up on Verizon's website. Verizon has just announced it will start selling the Motorola Moto X online on August 29, while the...


A bunch of new Sony Xperia Z1 (Honami) live photos arrive

A bunch of new Sony Xperia Z1 (Honami) live photos arrive

26 August, 2013 | comments (198)

Another day, another Honami leak. Today, Sony's highly anticipated flagship, the Xperia Z1 a.k.a. Honami, has leaked in a bunch of live shots, giving us an even better look of its design prior to its expected announcement on September 4. The...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Micromax outs Canvas Doodle 2 affordable quad-core droid

Micromax outs Canvas Doodle 2 affordable quad-core droid

26 August, 2013 | comments (82)

Micromax has unveiled the latest addition to its smartphone lineup, dubbed Canvas Doodle 2. The device will retail for INR19,990 (approximately $310) and will be available throughout India starting today. The Micromax Canvas Doodle 2 has a 5.7"...

Tags: Micromax, Android


LG Optimus L9 II now official with 4.7

LG Optimus L9 II now official with 4.7" screen, 1.4GHz dual-core CPU

26 August, 2013 | comments (43)

Following yesterday's leaked image promising an imminent announcement, the LG Optimus L9 II has been officially unveiled by LG in the Netherlands. The specs that have been confirmed by LG in the press release include a 4.7-inch True HD IPS...

Tags: LG, Android