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Android 4.3 update for HTC One now rolling out internationally

Android 4.3 update for HTC One now rolling out internationally

26 September, 2013 | comments (300)

If there's one thing you can give credit to HTC for, it's being quick with the Android update on the HTC One. After years of lagging behind Google with respect to the latest updates, the company has been consistently quick in delivering updates for...

Tags: HTC, Android


T-Mobile will no longer offer BlackBerry 10 devices in stores

T-Mobile will no longer offer BlackBerry 10 devices in stores

25 September, 2013 | comments (38)

T-Mobile US confirmed that it will no longer stock BlackBerry smartphones in its retail stores. Going forward, customers who wish to purchase a handset from the Canadian company will have it shipped to them instead. T-Mobile has taken the...

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Nokia tipped to unveil a total of six new devices on October 22

Nokia tipped to unveil a total of six new devices on October 22

25 September, 2013 | comments (148)

Nokia is holding an event dubbed Innovation Reinvented in Abu Dhabi on October 22 and according to sources close to the company's plans, the Finns are preparing to unveil a total of six devices. At least two of them are going to be "new...


Samsung to bring its first curved display smartphone in October

Samsung to bring its first curved display smartphone in October

25 September, 2013 | comments (112)

It appears that after all these years of development, curved displays are finally ready for prime time. According to some Samsung executives, the company has plans to introduce a curved display smartphone in October. However, the officials...

Tags: Samsung, Rumors


Alcatel One Touch Fierce and Evolve coming to T-Mobile

Alcatel One Touch Fierce and Evolve coming to T-Mobile

25 September, 2013 | comments (4)

Alcatel has officially announced that its two new affordable smartphones - One Touch Fierce and Evolve will be launching on T-Mobile. The One Touch Fierce and Evolve will be available across T-Mobile's retail stores from October 5. Alcatel Evolve...


Over 30 million Samsung Galaxy Note II units sold

Over 30 million Samsung Galaxy Note II units sold

25 September, 2013 | comments (73)

The Samsung Galaxy Note phablets are some of the best-selling smart devices around the original Note has around 10 million sales to date, while the outgoing Note II has reached 30 million. There numbers come from general manager of Samsung...

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Samsung to introduce new super-premium Galaxy F line

Samsung to introduce new super-premium Galaxy F line

25 September, 2013 | comments (207)

Word out of Korean news site ETNews is that Samsung is allegedly developing a new ultra-premium Galaxy F series to go alongside its well-known Galaxy S line. The first device in this series is slated to get introduced early next year. If the...


Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear now available

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear now available

25 September, 2013 | comments (81)

Samsung's big IFA 2013 announcements the Galaxy Note 3 phablet and the Galaxy Gear smartwatch are already on sale and some early-bird customers in the Netherlands already have them in (or on) their hands. In the Netherlands, an unlocked...

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HTC announces Android 4.3 for One coming this week

HTC announces Android 4.3 for One coming this week

24 September, 2013 | comments (53)

President of HTC America Jason Mackenzie posted on Twitter that the Android 4.3 and the latest version of Sense will hit HTC One Developer Edition smartphones starting this week. This will be followed by Canadian HTC One owners by the end of the...

Tags: HTC, Android


Sony Xperia M dual to go on sale by the end of September

Sony Xperia M dual to go on sale by the end of September

24 September, 2013 | comments (52)

Sony announced the Xperia M and Xperia M dual more than three months ago, but until now only the single SIM version was available on the market. Well, it looks like the wait for the dual-SIM variant, which is yet to make its first appearance is...

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LG confirms its target to sell 10 million G2 units

LG confirms its target to sell 10 million G2 units

24 September, 2013 | comments (49)

Recent rumors suggested that LG was aiming to sell 10 million units of its new flagship smartphone, the LG G2. Now, LG Taiwan official has confirmed that the company has indeed set a target of moving at least 10 million G2 units across the...

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Nokia's October 22 event gets a second teaser

Nokia's October 22 event gets a second teaser

24 September, 2013 | comments (46)

Nokia has once again gone to Twitter to tease its upcoming October 22 event and this time we got to learn its location. The venue will be Nokia World and the place is Abu Dhabi with the date being October 22. Nokia attached the hashtags...


Samsung ISOCELL image sensor likely to star in the Galaxy S5

Samsung ISOCELL image sensor likely to star in the Galaxy S5

24 September, 2013 | comments (64)

Samsung has unveiled its latest CMOS image sensor, promising substantially increased light sensitivity. Dubbed ISOCELL, Samsung says its new imager produces photos with higher color fidelity thanks to its improved control of electron absorption....

Tags: Samsung, Misc


iPhone 5s chipset detailed, 1.3GHz CPU, PowerVR Series 6 GPU

iPhone 5s chipset detailed, 1.3GHz CPU, PowerVR Series 6 GPU

24 September, 2013 | comments (255)

Thanks to the guys over Chipworks and their detailed inspection of the board of the iPhone 5s, we now know the full specifications of the chipset of Apple's latest flagship. As you probably know since day one, the new iPhone 5s runs on a new...

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HTC faces supply chain difficulties, expects poor Q3

HTC faces supply chain difficulties, expects poor Q3

24 September, 2013 | comments (44)

HTC is currently experiencing trouble related to the supply of its latest smartphone the One mini, according to sources close to the manufacturing process quoted by Reuters. More specifically, there is a shortage in the casing of the...

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HTC found to violate Nokia patents by US trade panel judge

HTC found to violate Nokia patents by US trade panel judge

23 September, 2013 | comments (55)

In a preliminary ruling for the US International Trade Commission, a judge concluded that HTC infringed two Nokia patents in manufacturing its products. ITC is scheduled to make a final decision on the case on January 23, 2014. The HTC...

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Low-cost BlackBerry handset codenamed Kopi leaks out

Low-cost BlackBerry handset codenamed Kopi leaks out

23 September, 2013 | comments (41)

Following the footsteps of the C-series device we saw a couple of days ago, another unannounced, low-cost BlackBerry 10 smartphone has made an unscheduled appearance. Codenamed Kopi, the upcoming smartphone offers a combination of a hardware QWERTY...


BlackBerry gets $4.7 billion buyout offer from Fairfax group

BlackBerry gets $4.7 billion buyout offer from Fairfax group

23 September, 2013 | comments (43)

BlackBerry hasn't had a great run in the recent times and the company has been losing ground rather quickly. The last few quarters have been rough for the once dominant Canadian tech company, and depleting market share has resulted in its Board of...

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Oppo N1 official camera samples emerge

Oppo N1 official camera samples emerge

23 September, 2013 | comments (36)

Oppo turned a few heads today at its unveiling in China of the new Oppo N1, where it introduced a 13MP camera capable of rotating 206-degrees from front to back. This means that your front-facing images should theoretically be just as good as...

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HTC allegedly working on an Octa-core version of HTC One

HTC allegedly working on an Octa-core version of HTC One

23 September, 2013 | comments (62)

HTC is allegedly working on an Octa-core variant of its current flagship smartphone, the HTC One. According to a new report, the upcoming version of the metallic beauty will also feature 3 GB of RAM. The HTC One with Octa-core processor is also said...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors