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Samsung announces Galaxy Core Advance with 4.7

Samsung announces Galaxy Core Advance with 4.7" screen

16 December, 2013 | comments (81)

Samsung has added yet another smartphone to its mid-range club and has extended its Galaxy Core lineup. The South Korean manufacturer has officially announced the Galaxy Core Advance, after unveiling Galaxy Core and Core Plus earlier this...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Huawei unveils dual-SIM Honor 3X phablet and Honor 3C phone

Huawei unveils dual-SIM Honor 3X phablet and Honor 3C phone

16 December, 2013 | comments (42)

Huawei put out a couple of Android-powered members of the Honor line. The first is a 5.5" phablet, the Honor 3X, while the other is a 5" smartphone, the Honor 3C. Both feature dual-SIM connectivity. Huawei Honor 3X The highlights of the Honor...


Android 4.3 rolling out to Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra

Android 4.3 rolling out to Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra

16 December, 2013 | comments (164)

Sony has started rolling out the Android 4.3 update for the Xperia Z1 and the Xperia Z Ultra (yep, that's Jelly Bean, not KitKat. That would arrive later.) The update brings with it all the changes that Google introduced with the 4.3 update along...

Tags: Sony, Android


LG GX goes official in Korea with 5.5 screen and Snapdragon 600

LG GX goes official in Korea with 5.5 screen and Snapdragon 600

15 December, 2013 | comments (31)

LG took the wraps off a new Android smartphone with a large display. The LG GX got announced in South Korea with a 5.5 1080p IPS display and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 chipset. A quick glance the specs of the LG GX reveals that the LTE device...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition gets Android 4.4.2

Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition gets Android 4.4.2

15 December, 2013 | comments (21)

A day after its HTC One and LG G Pad 8.3 relatives got the treatment, the Google Play Edition Samsung Galaxy S4 received an update to Android 4.4.2 KitKat. The new OS version is now seeding to the handset. The latest Android KitKat build...

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Apple iOS 7.1 beta 2 now seeding to developers

Apple iOS 7.1 beta 2 now seeding to developers

15 December, 2013 | comments (45)

The second beta version of the iOS 7.1 OS is now seeding to all the registered iOS developers. As usual, the newest firmware comes with several changes and bug fixes to enhance the overall performance. With the iOS 7.1 beta 2, we also get Touch...

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Samsung offered $1 billion by Microsoft to produce WP devices

Samsung offered $1 billion by Microsoft to produce WP devices

15 December, 2013 | comments (214)

Nokia Lumia series of smartphones accounts for 90% of the Windows Phone eco-system. The support from the other manufacturers like HTC, Huawei and Samsung in developing WP powered smartphones has been rather poor, which is a cause of concern for...


Nokia Lumia 525 on sale in Singapore for SG$249

Nokia Lumia 525 on sale in Singapore for SG$249

15 December, 2013 | comments (41)

Nokia's freshly announced, low-end Lumia 525 is now available in Nokia stores across Singapore. The handset is priced at SG$249. The key difference between the Lumia 525 and the 520 is the amount of RAM the devices are rocking - 1GB vs 512MB...


HTC One mini Android 4.3 update with Sense 5.5 is now seeding

HTC One mini Android 4.3 update with Sense 5.5 is now seeding

14 December, 2013 | comments (42)

HTC is now seeding Android 4.3 Jelly Bean to the One mini smartphone. The OS update also brings HTC Sense 5.5 to the metal-clad handset. The 630MB large update brings a host of improvements and tweaks to the HTC One mini. They include the...

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Windows Phone 8.1 Blue update to add on-screen nav buttons

Windows Phone 8.1 Blue update to add on-screen nav buttons

14 December, 2013 | comments (139)

On his Twitter account, renowned leakster @evleaks has shared a part of a screenshot from Windows Phone 8.1, which shows on-screen touch navigation buttons. Currently, the three-button combo of Back, Windows and Search keys aren't part of the user...


Sprint is considering a bid for T-Mobile

Sprint is considering a bid for T-Mobile

14 December, 2013 | comments (18)

The Wall Street Journal has published a report suggesting US carrier Sprint is working on making a bid for T-Mobile. According to the sources issuing the information, Sprint is currently researching and studying the regulations in order to launch a...


Goldgenie introduces full crystal iPhone 5s

Goldgenie introduces full crystal iPhone 5s

14 December, 2013 | comments (39)

Following the trio of gold Goldgenie iPhone 5s smartphones, the company has also unveiled a fourth one. Named the iPhone 5s Supernova, the special edition of Apple's latest smartphone is encrusted with Swarovski Crystals on the back and sides giving...

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HTC One, LG G Pad 8.3 GPE getting Android 4.4.2 KitKat

HTC One, LG G Pad 8.3 GPE getting Android 4.4.2 KitKat

14 December, 2013 | comments (15)

As you probably know Google recently unveiled a new polished release of the Android KitKat platform with the version number 4.4.2. And the good news is the update is already seeding to a couple of devices outside the Nexus family. The Google Play...

Tags: HTC, LG, Android


Qualcomm announces Steve Mollenkopf as its next CEO

Qualcomm announces Steve Mollenkopf as its next CEO

13 December, 2013 | comments (12)

Steve Mollenkopf, the current COO of Qualcomm will be the company's next CEO. The announcement comes a day after reports suggesting that Microsoft might be considering Mollenkopf as the potential successor to Steve Ballmer, who will be hanging his...

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Oppo Find 7 will not have a 5.7 inch screen

Oppo Find 7 will not have a 5.7 inch screen

13 December, 2013 | comments (17)

There have been rumors about the display size on the Oppo Find 7. We reported earlier that the upcoming flagship from the Chinese manufacturer may sport a 5.7" screen. There were some people who believed that the display would be 7", seeing as the...

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Google's Nexus 5 gets a hardware refresh

Google's Nexus 5 gets a hardware refresh

13 December, 2013 | comments (63)

The LG-made Nexus 5 flagship by Google has received some minor manufacturing adjustments that aim to improve upon its build quality. New Nexus 5s shipped will feature larger speaker and microphone holes along the bottom of the display, as well as...

Tags: Google, Android, LG


Black HTC One Max unveiled in Hong Kong

Black HTC One Max unveiled in Hong Kong

13 December, 2013 | comments (16)

While we'd really prefer seeing a Snapdagon 800-powered version, HTC gave us a new color option of its One Max phablet. Unveiled in Hong Kong is a black-colored HTC One Max. The device has appeared on the local market sporting a second color to...

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Sony's CES press conference scheduled for January 6

Sony's CES press conference scheduled for January 6

13 December, 2013 | comments (25)

New Year's Eve is approaching and with it time for celebration and, of course, CES. Today Sony confirmed its event will be held the day before CES officially kicks off on January 7. The Sony press conference will be held on January 6 (Monday) at...

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iPhone 5s become best selling handset across all US carriers

iPhone 5s become best selling handset across all US carriers

13 December, 2013 | comments (126)

We have already seen the iPhone 5s blazing the global sales charts, thanks to a strong showing in China. But the phone is doing even better back in Apple's home country, securing the top spot across all major US carriers. According to...

Tags: Apple, iOS


The UK injunction won by Nokia against HTC gets suspended

The UK injunction won by Nokia against HTC gets suspended

12 December, 2013 | comments (29)

HTC caught a break in its patent feud with Nokia in the UK. Slightly over a week after the initial judgment in the case, the Taiwanese manufacturer announced that it was granted a stay on the injunction against its products by the Court of Appeal in...

Tags: HTC, Nokia