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Moto X hits AT&T stores as the Moto Maker site also goes live

Moto X hits AT&T stores as the Moto Maker site also goes live

23 August, 2013 | comments (23)

Motorola's recently announced Moto X flagship smartphone is the first to be developed entirely under Google's supervision. The smartphone is now available from AT&T in USA and the 16GB variant of the device costs you $199 and the 32GB unit is priced...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Steve Ballmer calls it quits, will retire in the next 12 months

Steve Ballmer calls it quits, will retire in the next 12 months

23 August, 2013 | comments (63)

Steve Ballmer has officially announced his decision to retire as the CEO of Microsoft in the next 12 months. However, Ballmer will continue to work until his successor is chosen and will then bid a farewell to a position that he held from January...

Tags: Microsoft, Misc


UK carrier EE retweets Sony's Xperia Z1 (Honami) teaser

UK carrier EE retweets Sony's Xperia Z1 (Honami) teaser

23 August, 2013 | comments (25)

Yesterday Sony took it to Twitter to promote the "smartphone everyone's been talking about," which the rumor mill unanimously agrees is the Xperia Honami or Xperia Z1. Today UK's EE retweeted that message, which is a strong hint the carrier will...

Tags: Sony, Android


Sony Xperia Z1 (Honami) flagship gets teased again

Sony Xperia Z1 (Honami) flagship gets teased again

23 August, 2013 | comments (88)

Following yesterday's teased Twitter image of the power button on the upcoming Xperia Z1 "Honami" flagship, the latest Facebook shot from Sony highlights the smartphone's underwater capabilities. The sheer amount of leaks surrounding the...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Rumor: Nokia testing GDR3 WP8 update, Notification Center in tow

Rumor: Nokia testing GDR3 WP8 update, Notification Center in tow

23 August, 2013 | comments (68)

With Microsoft expected to launch the Windows Phone 8 GDR3 update by the year's end, rumors regarding its features are starting to accumulate. The latest one suggests Nokia India is already testing the GDR3 update internally, especially the new...


New gold iPhone 5S photos show white accents and dual-LED flash

New gold iPhone 5S photos show white accents and dual-LED flash

23 August, 2013 | comments (50)

Apple's security policies seem to have become very lax because more and more photos of the two incoming iPhones are leaking and they are starting to look more and more convincing. A new batch of gold iPhone 5S photos have emerged, this time from a...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


HTC One and One Mini arrive on Verizon and AT&T respectively

HTC One and One Mini arrive on Verizon and AT&T respectively

23 August, 2013 | comments (6)

The HTC One has finally been released on Verizon in the US. If you are a fan of Verizon's network and have been waiting to get the One on your favorite network, you can now head over to Verizon's website and purchase the phone for $199.99 with a...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


A pair of new leaked videos show more iPhone 5C panels

A pair of new leaked videos show more iPhone 5C panels

22 August, 2013 | comments (52)

File this under rumors with a capital "R." While they may be a bit misleading in their titles, the latest iPhone 5C video leaks show off an "unboxing" of the device panels, as well as a "scratch test." This scratch test video doesn't really put...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


LG G2 pre-order price in Germany drops to 500

LG G2 pre-order price in Germany drops to 500

22 August, 2013 | comments (42)

Original info put the LG G2 price at 600 in Europe, but the phone just cropped up in Germany at MediaMarkt for 500 (this is for the 16GB version). The 32GB version is not available at that store, but the price initial difference was 30 (600 ...

Tags: LG, Android


Press shot of Apple iPhone 5C leaks

Press shot of Apple iPhone 5C leaks

22 August, 2013 | comments (83)

Thanks to a Romanian retailer, which sent a couple of photos to the Romanian publication Mobilissimo.ro, we get our first glimpse of what seems to be a press photo of one of Rumorland's prime citizens, the Apple iPhone 5C. The photo shows the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


IDC: Windows Phone climbs to second place in Latin America

IDC: Windows Phone climbs to second place in Latin America

22 August, 2013 | comments (144)

It seems that Windows Phone has found a home in Latin America, going from fourth place in Q1 this year to second place with a 12% growth according to numbers by IDC. In Mexico, Microsoft's mobile OS is second for a second quarter in a row and it has...


Sony teases Honami power button on Twitter, gets us excited

Sony teases Honami power button on Twitter, gets us excited

22 August, 2013 | comments (92)

Sony has gone to Twitter to tease its upcoming Honami smartphone. Accompanied by the hashtag #bestofSony comes an image of Sony's signature power button, complete with Sony's claims of precision engineering. Sony makes it pretty clear we're...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Nokia brings Lumia 925 and Lumia 625 smartphones to India

Nokia brings Lumia 925 and Lumia 625 smartphones to India

22 August, 2013 | comments (79)

Nokia has officially launched its Lumia 925 and Lumia 625 smartphones in India. The Nokia Lumia 925, the premium Windows Phone package that also features an 8.7MP camera with OIS at the back comes to you at a price tag of INR33,499 while the 620...


Ubuntu Edge campaign fails to meet its $32 million target

Ubuntu Edge campaign fails to meet its $32 million target

22 August, 2013 | comments (25)

The ambitious Ubuntu Edge smartphone project has met its untimely demise, at least as far as the Indiegogo campaign is concerned. Back in July, Canonical started a campaign to raise $32 million in 30 days for the Ubuntu Edge smartphone, a device...


LG Enact with slide-out QWERTY keypad goes official

LG Enact with slide-out QWERTY keypad goes official

22 August, 2013 | comments (24)

The press image of the Verizon bound LG Enact was leaked a couple of days ago and now, the Android powered slide-out QWERTY smartphone has been officially announced. The entry-level LG Enact comes with a 4-inch display of WVGA resolution. The...

Tags: LG, Verizon, Android


More photos of gold iPhone 5S leak, box of 128GB version spotted

More photos of gold iPhone 5S leak, box of 128GB version spotted

22 August, 2013 | comments (47)

The rumors that Apple will break its black and white only color scheme for the iPhone 5S are heating up with more and more photos hitting the web. The 128GB option that analysts think will happen with the upcoming iPhone generation became more...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Nokia 106 and 107 Dual SIM are official, to launch this quarter

Nokia 106 and 107 Dual SIM are official, to launch this quarter

21 August, 2013 | comments (50)

Nokia has just unveiled two new featurephones - the Nokia 106 and Nokia 107 Dual SIM. The former features quad-band GSM network support, while the latter is dual-band for both SIM cards. Both are built around a 1.8" 65k-color TFT display and run the...

Tags: Nokia


Dual-screen Samsung Galaxy Golden goes official

Dual-screen Samsung Galaxy Golden goes official

21 August, 2013 | comments (127)

Fresh off the press image leaks and the announcement of the Hennessy flip-phone Samsung has announced the Galaxy Golden. It employs the rare clamshell design and offers two 3.7" Super AMOLEDs along with a numpad. The device will cost KRW790,000...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Firefox OS-powered ZTE Open sells out on Ebay

Firefox OS-powered ZTE Open sells out on Ebay

21 August, 2013 | comments (29)

One of the first Firefox OS phones, the ZTE Open, took the unusual route of going up on sale on еБay. It was available in the US for $80 and in the UK for 60. Was because supplies have just run out. Mozilla has partnered with...

Tags: ZTE, Firefox OS


Samsung SM-Z9005 UAprof confirms 720p display, Krait CPU

Samsung SM-Z9005 UAprof confirms 720p display, Krait CPU

21 August, 2013 | comments (33)

The Samsung SM-Z9005 smartphone which started shipping to developers last week, has been visiting the Samsung website recently leaving valuable traces in the form of a User Agent Profile. It reports that the upcoming Tizen OS smartphone features a...

Tags: Samsung, Tizen, Rumors