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Analyst: Apple iPhone sales to hit 62 million in Q4

Analyst: Apple iPhone sales to hit 62 million in Q4

22 July, 2013 | comments (85)

Apple will be reporting its second-quarters results on Tuesday and the Cupertino giants are predicted to have sold 26 million units, according to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster. The analyst also estimates the iPhone sales to be just 24...

Tags: Apple, Misc


SIM card hacked,  could affect

SIM card hacked, could affect "millions of phones"

22 July, 2013 | comments (28)

German cryptographer Karsten Nohl claims to have broken the encryption standard on certain types of SIM cards. The exploit could allow a virus to be uploaded and then carry out payment system fraud, redirect and record calls, and more. Nohl says...

Tags: Misc


Nokia to announce something BIG tomorrow

Nokia to announce something BIG tomorrow

22 July, 2013 | comments (205)

Nokia has a big, BIG announcement for tomorrow and is giving us pretty short notice. Whatever it is, it will be unveiled tomorrow morning in London (9am UK time, 8am UTC). There's still plenty of time to guess, except all we have to go on is an...

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Samsung Galaxy S III spotted running Android 4.3

Samsung Galaxy S III spotted running Android 4.3

22 July, 2013 | comments (53)

According to leaked information from Samsung R&D in India, Samsung is simultaneously developing Jelly Bean 4.2.2 and 4.3.0 updates, and the former could be dropped altogether if Jelly Bean 4.3 is officially announced this week by Google. These...


HTC One mini lands in Germany and Austria in August for €450

HTC One mini lands in Germany and Austria in August for €450

22 July, 2013 | comments (28)

The HTC One mini availability and pricing info for Europe is trickling in – first the UK, now Germany and Austria. The phone will cost €450 off-contract when it starts shipping in August. Phone House lists the Stealth Black color version as...


Some analysts expect HTC One sales to slump by 40% in Q3

Some analysts expect HTC One sales to slump by 40% in Q3

22 July, 2013 | comments (52)

The HTC One sold well, despite some supply issues, and fairly quickly became a best-seller. The company was riding the wave of Ones, it was turning its fortunes around with revenues rising from March (when the One launched) through May. Then...

Tags: HTC, Android


Motorola X appears in white through a new press image

Motorola X appears in white through a new press image

21 July, 2013 | comments (118)

We already know that, Motorola X will be officially unveiled on August 1 in New York. The press image and specifications of the upcoming device from Motorola has already been leaked and we now have another press render, which shows the smartphone in...


Press image of Verizon's mid-range LG Enact surfaces

Press image of Verizon's mid-range LG Enact surfaces

21 July, 2013 | comments (12)

A new press image of the Verizon bound smartphone, dubbed as LG Enact has been leaked, courtesy of evleaks. The mid-range Android device with a model number VS890 is rumored to be announced with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on board. The LG Enact...


Verizon's Samsung Galaxy S4 shows up with a new paint job

Verizon's Samsung Galaxy S4 shows up with a new paint job

21 July, 2013 | comments (26)

Samsung launched its Galaxy S4 flagship smartphone in two color options - Black and White. The South Korean manufacturer recently added a bit more variety in the form of four new colors: Blue Arctic, Purple Mirage, Red Aurora, Brown Autumn and Pink...


Hi-res photos of the budget iPhone compare it to the iPhone 5

Hi-res photos of the budget iPhone compare it to the iPhone 5

20 July, 2013 | comments (127)

The rumor mill just won’t let it go - a brand new batch of “budget iPhone” photos has cropped up and it compare the (supposedly) upcoming device with the current iPhone 5. Many such photos have already been debunked. The budget iPhone is plastic,...

Tags: Apple, iPhone, Rumors


Galaxy S4 with Snapdragon 800 appears in AnTuTu tests again

Galaxy S4 with Snapdragon 800 appears in AnTuTu tests again

20 July, 2013 | comments (77)

Not content with just two versions of its Galaxy S4 flagship (Active, mini, zoom aside), Samsung created a third version - a South Korea-exclusive S4 with Snapdragon 800. We’re getting more and more indications that there will be an international...


Motorola X press image and specifications leak

Motorola X press image and specifications leak

20 July, 2013 | comments (89)

We are inching closer to the official launch of the Motorola X, slated to happen on August 1. Naturally, then, a few leaks are par for the course and we have not one but two today, in the form of a leaked press image as well as leaked...


Motorola Moto X will go official on August 1 in New York City

Motorola Moto X will go official on August 1 in New York City

19 July, 2013 | comments (50)

After leaving nothing to our imagination thanks to numerous leaks, the Motorola Moto X finally got a release date scheduled. The hotly anticipated smartphone will break cover on August 1st in New York City. The Moto X launch event invite (click...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Vodafone Germany to sell Nokia Lumia 1020 for €30 on contract

Vodafone Germany to sell Nokia Lumia 1020 for €30 on contract

19 July, 2013 | comments (111)

Nokia Lumia 1020 will go on sale in Europe this quarter and some retailers are already taking pre-orders. The German campaign started at the hefty €799 price tag, but now the price has fallen down to the slight more reasonable €699. And if you...


Galaxy Note II to skip Android 4.2.2 and go straight for 4.3

Galaxy Note II to skip Android 4.2.2 and go straight for 4.3

19 July, 2013 | comments (57)

Australian carrier Telstra has received a confirmation that the Samsung Galaxy Note II 4G model will skip Android 4.2.2 and will be updated straight to the 4.3 Jelly Bean. It doesn't seem to be a regional thing either - all Galaxy Note II units...


Black and red back of Motorola DROID Ultra MAXX leaks

Black and red back of Motorola DROID Ultra MAXX leaks

19 July, 2013 | comments (31)

We saw the Motorola DROID Ultra MAXX for the first time two weeks ago, but back then only its front panel was exposed. We now get to see the other side of the smartphone that will reportedly going to have specs identical to the Motorola DROID Ultra...


Samsung I9192 Galaxy S4 mini dual-SIM goes on sale

Samsung I9192 Galaxy S4 mini dual-SIM goes on sale

19 July, 2013 | comments (68)

The Samsung Galaxy S4 mini in its dual-SIM incarnation (I9192) is already on sale from multiple online stores in multiple countries. Amazon US carries the Galaxy S4 mini dual-SIM at $483, but there are only 20 units available at that price and...


Nokia updates its offline Maps Suite for Symbian

Nokia updates its offline Maps Suite for Symbian

19 July, 2013 | comments (73)

Nokia is holding strong to its commitment to devices running on the older Symbian mobile OS by updating its Maps Suite to reflect the most recent road updates and locations. New maps will have to be "cleaned" before the older ones are...

Tags: Nokia, Symbian


Google Q2: revenues up, 900M Androids, Moto still struggling

Google Q2: revenues up, 900M Androids, Moto still struggling

19 July, 2013 | comments (31)

Google, the golden child of the Internet, got some disappointing grades on its report card. The revenues for Q2 of this year are up 19% year on year to $14.1 billion, but come short of analysts' expectations of $14.4 billion. Income was $3.123...

Tags: Google, Android


Enhanced Exynos 5 Octa unveiled, on its way to Galaxy Note III

Enhanced Exynos 5 Octa unveiled, on its way to Galaxy Note III

18 July, 2013 | comments (229)

Samsung has just announced an enhanced version of its Exynos 5 Octa chipset. Currently the Octa chipset is available only on the I9500 Galaxy S4 flagship. The second generation Exynos 5 Octa might be called Exynos Evolved and will be officially...

Tags: Samsung, Misc