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Nokia Lumia 810 and 822 to miss on the Lumia Black update

Nokia Lumia 810 and 822 to miss on the Lumia Black update

13 February, 2014 | comments (28)

We have some pretty awful news about T-Mobile and Verizon subscribers who have a Lumia 810 or 822. Apparently Nokia has completed the Lumia Black firmware update for the Lumia 810 and Lumia 822, but the carriers won't push it to the...


Gartner: smartphones outsold featurephones in 2013

Gartner: smartphones outsold featurephones in 2013

13 February, 2014 | comments (27)

According to analysts at Gartner, smartphones sales have exceeded featurephone sales for the first time in 2013. Smartphones accounted for 53.6% of sales in 2013, but in the fourth quarter alone they had a 57.6% share, showing their numbers are...


The iPhone 6 alleged pictures storming the internet are fake

The iPhone 6 alleged pictures storming the internet are fake

13 February, 2014 | comments (51)

A bunch of authentic looking photos of an alleged Apple iPhone 6 prototype have invaded the internet in just a few hours. They make the rounds on various websites, forums and social networks. The alleged iPhone 6 photos Those pictures...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Sony D6503 Sirius shows its UI features in a brief video

Sony D6503 Sirius shows its UI features in a brief video

12 February, 2014 | comments (30)

Sony’s upcoming D6503 Sirius Android flagship appeared yet again before its official announcement. This time around, the handset was shown off in a brief video. The two-minute long video clip showcases Android 4.4 KitKat on the device,...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


LG G Pro 2 goes official with 5.9

LG G Pro 2 goes official with 5.9" display and Android KitKat

12 February, 2014 | comments (104)

LG officially took the wraps off the G Pro 2 Android phablet in Korea. The successor of the Optimus G Pro features a larger 5.9” Full HD IPS display and feature-rich spec sheet. With a power/lock key and volume rocker located on its back, the...

Tags: LG, Android


Purported live photos of Apple iPhone 6 casing make the rounds

Purported live photos of Apple iPhone 6 casing make the rounds

12 February, 2014 | comments (73)

Live photos showing the alleged casing of the upcoming Apple iPhone 6 made the rounds on the web. The images give us a possible glimpse of Apple’s much awaited large-screen iPhone model. iPhone 6 alleged casing (click to...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Alleged LG G2 mini specs make an appearance on Twitter

Alleged LG G2 mini specs make an appearance on Twitter

12 February, 2014 | comments (14)

Shortly after the teaser for the upcoming LG G2 mini emerged, its alleged specs made the rounds on Twitter. The mini version of the LG G2 will go official in less than two weeks, on February 24. The LG G2 mini is tipped to feature Qualcomm...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Nokia Lumia Icon for Verizon Wireless finally goes official

Nokia Lumia Icon for Verizon Wireless finally goes official

12 February, 2014 | comments (30)

After leaving nothing to imagination thanks to numerous leaks, Nokia finally took the wraps off the Lumia Icon for Verizon Wireless. The LTE device with Windows Phone 8 will be available in the carrier’s retail stores on February 20 for $199.99 with...


Nokia to release Lumia 930 and 630/635

Nokia to release Lumia 930 and 630/635

12 February, 2014 | comments (72)

According to Nextleaks (another mobile phone rumor Twitter account, a la Evleaks), Nokia is planning to release the Lumia 930, 630, and 635 smartphones. They should be officially announced at Mobile World Congress, which begins on February...


LG G2 mini coming on February 24

LG G2 mini coming on February 24

12 February, 2014 | comments (67)

LG has just published a teaser for the LG G2 mini on its official Facebook page. It even features the back of the upcoming mini version of its flagship. LG will be unveiling the G2 mini on February 24 - the first day of the Mobile World Congress...

Tags: LG, Windows Phone


Oppo Find 7 will have two versions

Oppo Find 7 will have two versions

12 February, 2014 | comments (13)

While many phone manufacturers like to keep their cards close to their chest regarding upcoming flagships, Oppo feels it should be doing the opposite. Anyway, the company has released new Find 7 teaser image on its Weibo account detailing that fans...

Tags: Oppo, Android


New live photos of HTC One successor M8 surface

New live photos of HTC One successor M8 surface

12 February, 2014 | comments (71)

HTC One's successor codenamed M8 has leaked yet again. This time around we get to see some live shots of the upcoming flagship. Just as previous leaks have suggested, the smartphone features dual-camera setup at the back with a dual-LED...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Smartphone sales in China grow 21.9% QoQ, Samsung stays on top

Smartphone sales in China grow 21.9% QoQ, Samsung stays on top

12 February, 2014 | comments (46)

Digitimes has conducted its own research on the Chinese smartphone market in Q4, concluding that sales have grown 21.9% over the previous quarter. That's quite a leap, but compared to the same quarter of last year the sales are 15.9%...


Mid-range HTC Desire 8 press photo and specs leak

Mid-range HTC Desire 8 press photo and specs leak

12 February, 2014 | comments (24)

The first official photo of the as of yet unofficial HTC Desire 8 leaked courtesy of Chinese website MyDrivers. Some of the phone's specs also surfaced hinting the upper mid-range nature of the device. The HTC Desire 8 is rumored to feature...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy S5 screenshot reveals flat, circular icons

Samsung Galaxy S5 screenshot reveals flat, circular icons

12 February, 2014 | comments (145)

Samsung's new tablets feature flat, circular icons in for the toggles in their notification areas, quite similar to the ones from yesterday's teaser for the Unpacked 5 event from Samsung. There was always the possibility that those are for the...


Windows Phone 8.1 emulator demoed on video

Windows Phone 8.1 emulator demoed on video

12 February, 2014 | comments (46)

The Windows Phone 8.1 leaks are intensifying - we saw a ton of screenshots but seeing the OS on video is much more revealing. It's an early emulator build but it already shows some interesting things about Microsoft's new mobile OS. First off,...


Another alleged photo of HTC M8 makes the rounds on Twitter

Another alleged photo of HTC M8 makes the rounds on Twitter

11 February, 2014 | comments (41)

Another alleged live photo of the yet to be announced HTC M8 made the rounds on Twitter. The image shows the device tucked into a protective flip case which looks a lot like the original flip cover for the HTC One. The purported photo of the HTC...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy S5 tipped to come with bezel-free display

Samsung Galaxy S5 tipped to come with bezel-free display

11 February, 2014 | comments (107)

According to a report by The Korea Herald citing industry sources, the Samsung Galaxy S5 will launch with a bezel-free display. The Korean giant has reportedly been working on the technology since 2012. The yet to be revealed smartphone is...


Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 hits the UK

Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 hits the UK

11 February, 2014 | comments (14)

Live under the watchful glory of Her Majesty? Well if you do, you can now purchase the Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro for £349. What does your hard-earned cash get you? A Quad-Core Snapdragon 800 processor clocked at 2.3GHz, 2GB RAM, Android 4.4 Kit Kat...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Dual-OS Geeksphone Revolution pricing and availability confirmed

Dual-OS Geeksphone Revolution pricing and availability confirmed

11 February, 2014 | comments (18)

Details on the pricing and the official availability of the recently announced, dual-OS booting Geeksphone Revolution got out. The Intel-based smartphone will be available on February 20 for €289 ($394). The device’s manufacturer has hinted...