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Qualcomm retracts its SVP's comment on Apple A7 chip

Qualcomm retracts its SVP's comment on Apple A7 chip

09 October, 2013 | comments (83)

Anand Chandrasekher, current Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Qualcomm said Apple's A7 64-bit processor was "a marketing gimmick" with "zero benefit" to consumers. Now a spokesperson for the chipmaker has addressed the comment to...

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LG G2 and Motorola Moto X get their on contract prices slashed

LG G2 and Motorola Moto X get their on contract prices slashed

09 October, 2013 | comments (15)

US customers who have been holding out on buying a Moto X or an LG G2 will be pleased to hear the on contract prices of both smartphones have dropped to $79 and $99, respectively. That's not bad considering they launched only recently and both were...


Samsung W2014 Snapdragon 800 clamshell leaks

Samsung W2014 Snapdragon 800 clamshell leaks

09 October, 2013 | comments (44)

Samsung is looking to bring the flip phone back, as it's outing another clamshell Android offering for China. The new smartphone reportedly has a powerful quad-core 2.3GHz Snapdragon 800 processor, and dual Super AMOLED screens to boot. The...


Lumia 1520 resolution and name confirmed by Nokia Device Link

Lumia 1520 resolution and name confirmed by Nokia Device Link

09 October, 2013 | comments (41)

We have heard enough rumors and seen several images of the upcoming Nokia Lumia 1520, slated to be announced officially later this month. One of the rumored specifications is the presence of a FullHD, 1920x1080 resolution display a first for any...


Samsung Galaxy Round with curved display goes official

Samsung Galaxy Round with curved display goes official

08 October, 2013 | comments (191)

Shortly after we saw it in leaked press images, Samsung took the wraps off the Galaxy Round – the world’s first smartphone with curved display. The peculiarly designed handset will be available in Korea on October 10. Undoubtedly, the...

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Sony Xperia Z1 rumored to get Android 4.4 update in November

Sony Xperia Z1 rumored to get Android 4.4 update in November

09 October, 2013 | comments (37)

It seems Sony is already working on the Android 4.4 update for the Xperia Z1 smartphone, according to the latest bit of rumor, the 4.4 update, named KitKat, will be released for the company's flagship device in November 7. It will then eventually be...

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Apple to hold an iPad unveiling event on October 22

Apple to hold an iPad unveiling event on October 22

09 October, 2013 | comments (22)

We have been hearing rumors of Apple holding an event some time this month to announce the remainder of the products for this year's holiday season. Although it's not official yet, both AllThingsD and The Loop have confirmed through their sources...

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Images of a Samsung smartphone with curved display leak out

Images of a Samsung smartphone with curved display leak out

08 October, 2013 | comments (59)

Alleged press images of the rumored Samsung smartphone with curved display leaked out, courtesy of @evleaks. The smartphone reportedly carries the model number SM-G910S and is said to be bound for its domestic market. The handset surely...


Screenshots of HTC Sense 5.5 surface, show its new features

Screenshots of HTC Sense 5.5 surface, show its new features

08 October, 2013 | comments (28)

HTC's Sense 5.0 was introduced seven months ago and we all knew that the new version was just around the corner. Well, the screenshots of the upcoming version 5.5 of Sense UI have been leaked, showing us the changes and the tweaks that are coming...

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Patent-infringing Samsung phones get an import ban in the US

Patent-infringing Samsung phones get an import ban in the US

08 October, 2013 | comments (77)

President Obama's administration (well the part of it that's working anyway) has decided to uphold ITC's import ban on several Samsung devices found to infringe on Apple patents. As a result, the Samsung Galaxy S II, Samsung Continuum and Transform...

Tags: Samsung, Apple, Misc


Tag Heuer Merediist 2 goes official, costs £3,300

Tag Heuer Merediist 2 goes official, costs £3,300

08 October, 2013 | comments (30)

Tag Heuer, which are known for producing some pretty great watches, has unveiled the Meridiist 2 phone. This is the company's third phone after Tag Heuer Racer and the first generation Meridiist that was launched way back in 2008. Tag Heuer...

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Nexus 5 release date and price leaked out of Japan

Nexus 5 release date and price leaked out of Japan

08 October, 2013 | comments (39)

The upcoming Google Nexus 5 has been leaked several times already, showing off what is expected to be the first Android 4.4 KitKat-running device. Now, new information out of Japanese retailer redstar reveals that the Nexus 5 will be hitting...


Specs of Motorola DVX surface, 4.5-inch display in tow

Specs of Motorola DVX surface, 4.5-inch display in tow

08 October, 2013 | comments (17)

The hardware specifications along with the alleged image of the Motorola's upcoming smartphone have surfaced. The handset is rumored to be an affordable alternative to the Moto X by the Google-owned company. Motorola DVX is said to come in...


Unofficial changelog reveals some new WP8 GDR3 features

Unofficial changelog reveals some new WP8 GDR3 features

08 October, 2013 | comments (57)

Some new changes to the upcoming Windows Phone 8 General Distribution Release 3 have surfaced along with information on Nokia's Bittersweet shimmer firmware. Aside from support for 1080p displays and more advanced chipsets, GDR 3 brings support...


Samsung Galaxy S4 mini and Galaxy Mega to get Android 4.4

Samsung Galaxy S4 mini and Galaxy Mega to get Android 4.4

08 October, 2013 | comments (52)

An internal Samsung KNOX document has revealed the company's update plans for some of its smartphones. The document in question shows a list of devices that are bound to get Samsung's security app pre-installed on them and the Galaxy S4 mini and...


HTC unveils limited edition gold One, charges £2,750 for it

HTC unveils limited edition gold One, charges £2,750 for it

08 October, 2013 | comments (24)

HTC has decided to join on the smartphone golden rush by making a special batch of five 18 carat gold One smartphones. This is the company's way of celebrating the 18th anniversary of the MOBO awards, which prize the best of UK's urban music...

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Nokia Lumia 1520 leaks in more live photos

Nokia Lumia 1520 leaks in more live photos

08 October, 2013 | comments (74)

The long rumored Nokia Lumia 1520 has leaked yet again via two new live shots. We already saw the phablet confirmed by various live pictures, a press image, even by an official Snapdragon tweet. We already know most of the Lumia 1520 key specs -...


LG announces curved battery for phones and wearable devices

LG announces curved battery for phones and wearable devices

08 October, 2013 | comments (33)

LG Chem (a battery manufacturer) is not square – no really, the company just announced they are breaking away from rectangular batteries. Those don't fit well into certain phone designs, like LG's own G2, which has a curved back. LG Chem has...

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Entry-level Samsung SGH-T399 Garda spotted

Entry-level Samsung SGH-T399 Garda spotted

08 October, 2013 | comments (17)

An upcoming entry-level device from Samsung has been pictured, the SGH-T399 also known as Garda. The image comes by way of evleaks, while there is some info on specs coming by way of GFXBench. Judging by the image, it's heading to T-Mobile in...


HTC sends out invites for Oct 16 event, One Max unveiling is close

HTC sends out invites for Oct 16 event, One Max unveiling is close

08 October, 2013 | comments (16)

The HTC One Max has refused to stay under wraps, leaking multiple times. The guessing game is almost over though as HTC has sent out invites to the announcement of the phablet. It seems HTC will hold multiple events on consecutive days to unveil the...

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