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Android 4.4 KitKat now available for European HTC One

Android 4.4 KitKat now available for European HTC One

21 January, 2014 | comments (58)

The Google Play Edition of the HTC One got the latest Android 4.4 KitKat update in November and it was quickly followed by the Developer Edition of the handset and its US Unlocked units. However, until today large parts of Europe were stuck...


Apple relaunches outdated iPhone 4 in India

Apple relaunches outdated iPhone 4 in India

21 January, 2014 | comments (319)

Yes, you read that correctly. Apple is relaunching its popular iPhone 4 in the Indian market. The phone was all the rage back in 2010 but is now barely running iOS 7 on a single-core 1 GHz processor, 512 MB of RAM and lowly 8 gigs of...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Nokia Lumia 625 is now getting GDR3 and Lumia Black update

Nokia Lumia 625 is now getting GDR3 and Lumia Black update

21 January, 2014 | comments (79)

Microsoft and Nokia have already seeded the GDR3+Lumia Black update to Lumia 1020, 925, 920 and 820, while the Lumia 1520 is running it out of the box. As of today Lumia 625 has also joined the Lumia Black bandwagon. Nokia Lumia 625 phones in...


Samsung to unveil Galaxy S5 on February 23

Samsung to unveil Galaxy S5 on February 23

21 January, 2014 | comments (130)

The rumors surrounding the next generation Galaxy S smartphone are coming in thick and fast. Firstly, the device was tipped for a March release, which was even backed up by a statement from the company's VP, but we then had a Samsung executive...


Apple iOS 7.1 beta 4 now available to testing partners

Apple iOS 7.1 beta 4 now available to testing partners

21 January, 2014 | comments (30)

Apple is seeding the iOS 7.1 beta 4 to its testing partners. The previous beta iteration of iOS 7.1 was released almost a month ago in December, so it was about time we got a new one. The company is rumored to release two more versions of the...

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Motorola launching the Moto G in India this week

Motorola launching the Moto G in India this week

21 January, 2014 | comments (249)

Back when Motorola announced the Moto G smartphone, we had heard that India will be one of the countries to get Motorola's latest smartphone. Now, according to sources at BGR India, Motorola will be launching the Moto G in India some time this...

Tags: Motorola, Android


More Sony Xperia Sirius live photos and screenshots surface

More Sony Xperia Sirius live photos and screenshots surface

20 January, 2014 | comments (83)

The Sony Xperia D6503, rumored to be either the Xperia Z1L or the Xperia Z2 but for now codenamed Sirius, has been leaking all over the place these past few days. First there were some pictures of it and later we got a whole bunch of screenshots...

Tags: Sony, Android


LG G Flex will hit over twenty European markets next month

LG G Flex will hit over twenty European markets next month

20 January, 2014 | comments (14)

Hot on the heels of the AT&T pricing and availability announcement in the United States, LG spilled the beans on the European arrival of the curved G Flex. The phablet will officially make its way to over twenty European markets beginning next...

Tags: LG, Android


AT&T announces LG G Flex pre-order pricing and availability

AT&T announces LG G Flex pre-order pricing and availability

20 January, 2014 | comments (5)

Following Sprint’s announcement from last week, AT&T announced its own pricing and pre-order availability of the LG G Flex. AT&T customers will be able to claim their own curved phablet online or in store this Friday, on January 24. Like...

Tags: LG, Android


Samsung Galaxy S5 - no iris but fingerprint scanner

Samsung Galaxy S5 - no iris but fingerprint scanner

20 January, 2014 | comments (224)

According to reports from various industry sources Samsung has decided to skip the iris scanner for its upcoming Galaxy S5 flagship, but instead will focus on fingerprint scanning technology. According to a KoreanHerald source, who wished to...


HTC M8 to retain 1080p display resolution, user agent confirms

HTC M8 to retain 1080p display resolution, user agent confirms

20 January, 2014 | comments (62)

The HTC M8 leak marathon continues with an User Agent Profile coming straight from the HTC website. The successor to the popular HTC One didn't get too many of its specs listed there, but at least we got official confirmation of its screen...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


SK Telecom to introduce 300Mbps LTE-A this year

SK Telecom to introduce 300Mbps LTE-A this year

20 January, 2014 | comments (17)

Korean carrier SK Telecom plans to introduce its updated LTE-A network by the end of 2014, which will be capable of supporting speeds of up to 300Mbps. The carrier will be able to double the standard LTE-A speed of 150Mbps by utilizing its...

Tags: Misc


Exynos-based Samsung Galaxy Note 3 gets Android 4.4 KitKat

Exynos-based Samsung Galaxy Note 3 gets Android 4.4 KitKat

20 January, 2014 | comments (66)

The Android 4.4 KitKat firmware for the Snapdragon 800-powered Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is already seeding in Poland and even more countries will be getting it very soon. Today, just a week after the S800 ROM became official, the Exynos 5 Octa...


Apple could out a 4.7-inch iPhone 6 as early as June

Apple could out a 4.7-inch iPhone 6 as early as June

20 January, 2014 | comments (91)

Chinese analyst Sun Chyang Xu has reported that Apple plans to release an upcoming iPhone 6 model with a 4.7" screen this June, with production expected to get under way in May. Unfortunately, it will retain the 1136 x 640 pixel density of its...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Sony Xperia Z2 UI screenshots leak

Sony Xperia Z2 UI screenshots leak

20 January, 2014 | comments (74)

Sony is hard at work on its Xperia Z1 successor that should debut at the MWC in Barcelona next month. The alleged device is has the the codename Sirius, but should be called Xperia Z2 once it goes official. Just e few days ago we saw high-res...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Lumia 929 aka Icon caught on video

Lumia 929 aka Icon caught on video

20 January, 2014 | comments (16)

While Nokia is absurdly holding off announcing the Lumia 929, or Icon, the device has added a new leak to its portfolio. This time by means of a video on YouTube. The video is low on quality but compensates with usefulness by showing all of the...


XOLO Q700S announced with 4.5

XOLO Q700S announced with 4.5" display and quad-core CPU

20 January, 2014 | comments (26)

XOLO has launched the new Q700S smartphone in India. This budget Android phone has a 4.5-inch, 800x480 resolution IPS display, 1.3GHz quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 4GB internal memory with microSD card slot, 8 megapixel rear camera, VGA front...

Tags: XOLO, Android


Another screenshot of next-gen Samsung TouchWiz leaks

Another screenshot of next-gen Samsung TouchWiz leaks

19 January, 2014 | comments (120)

Roughly a couple of weeks after its first appearance, a new screenshot of Samsung’s next generation TouchWiz user interface made the rounds. Once again, the capture got out on Twitter thanks to @evleaks. The screenshot shows a revamped UI in the...


Nokia’s unannounced Lumia 929 goes on sale in China

Nokia’s unannounced Lumia 929 goes on sale in China

19 January, 2014 | comments (20)

In a truly bizarre fashion, the yet to be announced, Nokia Lumia 929 went on sale in China. The top-end Windows Phone device is currently available for purchase in the popular online marketplace TaoBao for ¥3800 ($628). Also known as Nokia...


Dual-SIM Moto G hits Malaysia too, priced at $210

Dual-SIM Moto G hits Malaysia too, priced at $210

19 January, 2014 | comments (68)

Just a day after the dual-SIM version of the Motorola Moto G went official in Australia, the phone has reached Malaysia. Thankfully, this time around, we also have a price for the phone. In Malaysia, the dual-SIM Motorola Moto G carries a...