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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...


Unannounced Sony devices surface in Postel and AnTuTu

Unannounced Sony devices surface in Postel and AnTuTu

23 December, 2013 | comments (45)

The Postel and AnTuTu stars have aligned for a sizeable Sony leak. Several device model numbers have hit Postel, the Indonesian wireless authority, - five phones and a tablet. They match up with model numbers in the AnTuTu benchmark...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Phablets to outsell small tablets in 2014

Phablets to outsell small tablets in 2014

23 December, 2013 | comments (39)

Long-term analyst in the field of smart technologies Bob O'Donnell, prior of IDC and now of his own TECHnalysis Research, has come out and said that phablets will outsell small tablets globally in the coming year. According to him phablets will...


Apple iPhone 5s and 5c will land on China Mobile on January 17

Apple iPhone 5s and 5c will land on China Mobile on January 17

22 December, 2013 | comments (19)

The long-awaited arrival of the Apple iPhone family on China Mobile got an official date. Apple’s iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c will hit the shelves of the largest carrier in the world on January 17, 2014. The two giants announced that they have...

Tags: Apple, iOS


CyanogenMod scores 10 million downloads

CyanogenMod scores 10 million downloads

22 December, 2013 | comments (47)

If you're a part the CyanogenMod team right now, you have to feel pretty good about yourself. The recently announced partnership with Oppo for a CyanogenMod edition N1 was followed by the custom Android ROM reaching over 10 million...

Tags: Android, Oppo


Untethered iOS 7 jailbreak goes live

Untethered iOS 7 jailbreak goes live

22 December, 2013 | comments (131)

evasi0n's iOS 6 jailbreak was one of the most popular tools to gain more control over your iDevices. However, Apple patched all the exploits that were used by evasi0n through its regular software updates. Now, evad3rs has released a new...

Tags: iOS, Misc


Nokia wins an injunction against HTC in Germany

Nokia wins an injunction against HTC in Germany

22 December, 2013 | comments (70)

HTC has managed to get itself in more legal trouble. According to the news coming from Germany, the Nokia has managed to get an injunction against HTC for infringing upon one of its key patents, which affects all HTC Android devices. This means that...

Tags: HTC, Nokia


HTC quietly announces Desire 400 dual-SIM with 4.3

HTC quietly announces Desire 400 dual-SIM with 4.3" screen

21 December, 2013 | comments (23)

HTC has quietly listed the Desire 400 dual SIM smartphone on a couple of its regional websites. The thing is the different sites have different versions of the specs of the smartphone. According to the Russian site the Desire 400 dual-SIM sports...

Tags: HTC, Android


Target promo drops  iPhone 5s and 5c prices by $50

Target promo drops iPhone 5s and 5c prices by $50

21 December, 2013 | comments (13)

Target is running a promo for the Apple iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c until December 24. The first generation iPad Mini along with the latest iPad Air are also getting discounts for last minute Christmas shoppers. The first part of the promo is only...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Android 4.3 makes its way to Verizon's Galaxy Note II

Android 4.3 makes its way to Verizon's Galaxy Note II

21 December, 2013 | comments (49)

Verizon has just outed the Android 4.3 update for the Samsung Galaxy Note II. Highlights for build VRUEMJ9 include Galaxy Gear smartwatch support, KNOX security features, and improved camera firmware. The update has been reported as now...

Tags: Android, Verizon


Gresso reveals Radical - Android-powered luxury smartphone

Gresso reveals Radical - Android-powered luxury smartphone

20 December, 2013 | comments (78)

Luxury phone maker Gresso is jumping on the Android bandwagon with the Radical limited edition smartphone. The Gresso Radical R1 is made of grade 5 titanium that is milled by high-tech machines for nine hours. The body is then handed off to...

Tags: Gresso, Android


BlackBerry Q3 financial results paint a grim picture

BlackBerry Q3 financial results paint a grim picture

20 December, 2013 | comments (62)

BlackBerry's Q2 2013 fiscal results were bad enough with $965 million in loss, but sadly, the Canadian phonemaker has reported the staggering $4.4 billion loss for Q3 2013. To make matters worse, the company's revenue is down as well. It's now $1.2...

Tags: BlackBerry


Kantar: Windows Phone holds position in November

Kantar: Windows Phone holds position in November

20 December, 2013 | comments (26)

Kantar has an early present for Microsoft – the preliminary smartphone OS market share numbers for November (check the October numbers here). Windows Phone continues to show a strong presence in Italy, where it held 15.6% of the sales for the month,...


Samsung unveils Galaxy S4 mini La Fleur edition

Samsung unveils Galaxy S4 mini La Fleur edition

20 December, 2013 | comments (27)

Samsung has a tradition of releasing special versions of some of its devices with floral patterns, the so called La Fleur editions. The latest edition to the line is the Galaxy S4 mini La Fleur, which follows in the footsteps of the S III mini from...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Oppo N1 with CyanogenMod goes on sale on December 24

Oppo N1 with CyanogenMod goes on sale on December 24

20 December, 2013 | comments (9)

The CyanogenMod Oppo N1 has officially passed Google's compatibility test suite. This is the first CyanogenMod device to do so and the achievement gives the phone access to the Google Play Store, where it can download apps...

Tags: Oppo, Google, Android


GDR3 with Lumia Black now seeding on AT&T Lumia 1020

GDR3 with Lumia Black now seeding on AT&T Lumia 1020

20 December, 2013 | comments (28)

Microsoft and Nokia has just launched the GDR3+Lumia Black firmware update for the Lumia 1020 cameraphone on the AT&T network. The whole process requires downloading five Microsoft and one Nokia update and will take a while before the installation...


Android 4.4.2 KitKat now rolling out for the Moto G

Android 4.4.2 KitKat now rolling out for the Moto G

20 December, 2013 | comments (52)

One of the cheapest and best value for money smartphones is getting a KitKat treat. Motorola has announced that it has begun rolling out the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for Moto G purchased from Motorola's website and Amazon in the US, with carrier...

Tags: Motorola, Android