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Nokia Lumia 1020 now available in Europe, costs £600 in the UK

Nokia Lumia 1020 now available in Europe, costs £600 in the UK

19 September, 2013 | comments (19)

The Nokia Lumia 1020 has been available in the US for some time now, and has even had its on-contract price slashed already. In China, the phone has been available for over a month now with a price of $980 for an unlocked device. In Europe,...

Tags: Nokia, Microsoft


Tim Cook talks about new iPhones and company strategy in interview

Tim Cook talks about new iPhones and company strategy in interview

20 September, 2013 | comments (90)

Just two days after the launch of the new iPhones, Apple CEO Tim Cook sat down with Bloomberg Businessweek for a frank discussion regarding the new product launches, company strategy and talking about rival companies. He was also joined by the...


Stephen Elop will make over $25 million in his return to Microsoft

Stephen Elop will make over $25 million in his return to Microsoft

19 September, 2013 | comments (132)

Stephen Elop surely has a good reason to smile these days. According to a report in The New York Times, Nokia’s former CEO will make more than $25 million in his return to Microsoft after Nokia’s acquisition deal closes. Mr. Elop’s payout...

Tags: Nokia, Microsoft


Official specs of Jolla phone surface, will ship by end of 2013

Official specs of Jolla phone surface, will ship by end of 2013

19 September, 2013 | comments (79)

Ever since Jolla announced its first-generation smartphone, which was simply called Jolla, it has created a buzz among the tech enthusiasts with its simplicity. Back then, the company did not announce the specifications of the device, but these are...

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Nokia Android prototype reportedly is still into production

Nokia Android prototype reportedly is still into production

19 September, 2013 | comments (465)

Last week the New York Times revealed that Nokia has indeed worked on an Android smartphone as an alternative to the Microsoft partnership prior to the acquisition announcement. As it turns out, the Finns haven't completely scraped the Android...

Tags: Nokia, Android, Rumors


WSJ reports BlackBerry may lay off up to 40% of its employees

WSJ reports BlackBerry may lay off up to 40% of its employees

19 September, 2013 | comments (57)

BlackBerry has hit hard times and there's talk of selling the company (the board is looking into it), even the patent portfolio was apprized to $2-3 billion. Whether or not the BlackBerry board will sell, there will be massive layoffs first as the...


AT&T outs year-old Samsung Galaxy S III mini with LTE

AT&T outs year-old Samsung Galaxy S III mini with LTE

18 September, 2013 | comments (14)

Almost an year after its release in October last year, the Samsung Galaxy S III mini is finally making its first appearance on AT&T's network. The device is going on pre-order tomorrow and it will be shipping on September 27 for the symbolic price...

Tags: Samsung, Android


iOS 7 comes out today over the air and through iTunes

iOS 7 comes out today over the air and through iTunes

18 September, 2013 | comments (403)

Apple's iOS 7 went through its usual beta stages, then followed the Golden Master release, and as planned, today the new iOS will be seeding to those with iPhone 4, 4S and 5, iPad 2, 3, 4 and mini, as well as the iPod 5th generation. The update...

Tags: Apple, iOS


BlackBerry Z30 is now official, runs BB10.2 out of the box

BlackBerry Z30 is now official, runs BB10.2 out of the box

18 September, 2013 | comments (113)

BlackBerry has just announced the Z30 - the smartphone with the largest touchscreen it has even put into production. Moreover, it's the first BlackBerry to ship with the company's latest version of BB 10 OS. The BlackBerry Z30 is built...

Tags: BlackBerry


New HTC One Max photos confirm screen size, chipset

New HTC One Max photos confirm screen size, chipset

18 September, 2013 | comments (59)

The HTC One Max is back in the spotlight with new photos and a benchmark. In the photos, the yet unannounced HTC phablet is sized up against the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (perhaps its main rival) and the Note II. HTC One Max • AnTuTu 4...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Sony launches the Xperia Z1 smartphone in India

Sony launches the Xperia Z1 smartphone in India

18 September, 2013 | comments (127)

Sony today announced their flagship Android smartphone - the Xperia Z1 - in the Indian market. The phone is priced at ₹44,990 ($710) and is available starting today in black, white and purple. The Xperia Z1 has a 5.0-inch, 1920x1080...

Tags: Sony, Android


Nokia announces an event on October 22, is it the Lumia 1520?

Nokia announces an event on October 22, is it the Lumia 1520?

17 September, 2013 | comments (110)

Nokia has just announced via its Twitter feed that it's preparing for an announcement event on October 22. While the Finns haven't specified neither a place for the event, nor what they'll be announcing there, we are all anticipating the star of...


HTC One gold edition built by Gold Genie goes up for pre-order

HTC One gold edition built by Gold Genie goes up for pre-order

17 September, 2013 | comments (44)

The gold-colored shells of HTC One appeared in China a few days ago and we all thought that the Taiwanese manufacturer was preparing a "gold" edition of its flagship smartphone. Apparently, the HTC One in gold is indeed coming, but the device will...

Tags: HTC, Android


Retailers in the UK start shipping the Sony Xperia Z1 in black

Retailers in the UK start shipping the Sony Xperia Z1 in black

17 September, 2013 | comments (29)

If you're a UK resident and you want a spanking Sony Xperia Z1, then you might be in luck. The device is already in stock at retailers Clove, Handtec and Digital Phone Company. The device is readily available in black, while the white is expected to...

Tags: Sony, Android


Asus outs new PadFone Infinity, Snapdragon 800 inside

Asus outs new PadFone Infinity, Snapdragon 800 inside

17 September, 2013 | comments (22)

Asus has unveiled a new version of the PadFone Infinity flagship. The smartphone of the Infinity package retains its design and the 5.0" IPS 1080p display, but is now powered by Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 800 chipset with four Krait 400 cores...

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Nexus 5 specs get confirmed as an alleged press shot leaks

Nexus 5 specs get confirmed as an alleged press shot leaks

17 September, 2013 | comments (157)

An alleged official press photo of the Google Nexus 5 has surfaced after the smartphone made several appearances in the past weeks. The press shot of the Nexus 5 confirms the phone's exterior, while a good chunk of its specification sheet also...

Tags: Google, LG, Android, Rumors


LG Vu 3 to launch in October, new QuickView cases teased

LG Vu 3 to launch in October, new QuickView cases teased

17 September, 2013 | comments (32)

According to Korean media outlet etnews, LG is preparing to launch the Vu 3 in October as a direct rival to the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. In addition, LG has teased a couple of specially made cases for the phone hinting its almost ready for prime...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Samsung announces Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear in India

Samsung announces Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear in India

17 September, 2013 | comments (280)

Samsung has launched the highly anticipated Galaxy Note 3 smartphone in India along with its sidekick, the Galaxy Gear smartwatch. The flagship smartphone will set you back by a lofty ₹49,900 ($792), whereas the Galaxy Gear smartwatch comes at...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Google will no longer offer the Nexus 4 in the United States

Google will no longer offer the Nexus 4 in the United States

16 September, 2013 | comments (28)

According to a fresh report, the LG Nexus 4 has reached the end of the line in the United States. The smartphone is currently out of inventory in the Play Store and, according to The Verge, Google has no plans to restock it. The US Play...

Tags: LG, Android


Unannounced LG Nexus makes another unscheduled appearance

Unannounced LG Nexus makes another unscheduled appearance

16 September, 2013 | comments (55)

Hot on the heels of its FCC and Google campus visits, the highly anticipated next generation Nexus smartphone made yet another appearance. This time around, the LG-made handset got allegedly caught in live photos and video while exploring the bar...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors