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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...

Tags: Apple


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...

Tags: HTC, Android


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...

Tags: HTC, Nokia


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...

Tags: BlackBerry


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...

Tags: Oppo, Android


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


Apple sells 9 million iPhone 5s and 5c units in first weekend

Apple sells 9 million iPhone 5s and 5c units in first weekend

23 September, 2013 | comments (242)

Apple prides itself on its opening weekend sales each year and there's always that word record somewhere to be found. This year Apple boasts 9 million sold iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c units in the first weekend. Apple didn't provide specifics on...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Oppo N1 is official with 5.9-inch fullHD display and Color OS

Oppo N1 is official with 5.9-inch fullHD display and Color OS

23 September, 2013 | comments (77)

Oppo has just announced its latest smartphone in a special event in Beijing, China. It's called the Oppo N1 and runs the latest version of the company's home-brewed Color OS based on Android 4.2. The Oppo N1 is built around a 5.9" IPS...

Tags: Oppo, Android


LG unveils Vu 3 with 4:3 screen, stylus and Snapdragon 800 chipset

LG unveils Vu 3 with 4:3 screen, stylus and Snapdragon 800 chipset

23 September, 2013 | comments (62)

LG had a phablet before the Optimus G Pro, the LG Optimus Vu, and two generations of it, at that. Now the company has put out its third iteration, and following its new naming convention it's just LG Vu 3 (no "Optimus"). The LG Vu 3 drops the...

Tags: LG, Android


BlackBerry’s co-founder rumored to consider a bid for the company

BlackBerry’s co-founder rumored to consider a bid for the company

22 September, 2013 | comments (34)

In lieu of the disastrous preliminary fiscal Q2 2014 results, a word got out about a surprising new potential option for the future of BlackBerry. According to The Wall Street Journal, Mike Lazaridis, the co-founder and former co-CEO of the...

Tags: Android, Rumors


Leaked Android 4.4 KitKat screenshots make the rounds

Leaked Android 4.4 KitKat screenshots make the rounds

22 September, 2013 | comments (148)

Alleged screenshots from Android 4.4 KitKat have emerged, potentially giving us a glimpse of some of the UI changes which the new OS has in store. The screen captures reveal redesigned phone dialer and messaging app. The screenshots reveal...

Tags: Android, Rumors


Nokia Lumia 929 for Verizon leaks out in alleged press image

Nokia Lumia 929 for Verizon leaks out in alleged press image

21 September, 2013 | comments (45)

After letting us catch a glimpse of its back last week, the upcoming Nokia smartphone headed for Verizon release made yet another appearance. The handset will allegedly launch on the Big Red before the end of this year as Nokia Lumia...


Alleged BlackBerry C-series smartphone surfaces

Alleged BlackBerry C-series smartphone surfaces

21 September, 2013 | comments (53)

A new BlackBerry 10 smartphone has appeared in the wild. The unannounced entry-level handset allegedly belongs to the C-series, also known as the Cafe series. The leaked smartphone, codenamed Americano, is rumored to sport a 4.2-inch LCD display...


Moto X Developer Edition for GSM networks is now available

Moto X Developer Edition for GSM networks is now available

21 September, 2013 | comments (28)

The GSM networks capable Moto X Developer Edition is now available for purchase directly from Motorola. The smartphone with unlocked bootloader is priced at $649 for a version with 32GB of built-in storage. The GSM Moto X Developer...

Tags: Motorola, Android


24-carat Apple iPhone 5s is now available, costs you $2853

24-carat Apple iPhone 5s is now available, costs you $2853

21 September, 2013 | comments (59)

Gold Genie, a company known for gold plating popular gadgets and smartphones recently came up with the gold edition of the HTC One. Now, the firm has built a 24-carat Apple iPhone 5s, which was officially announced a couple of days ago. The...

Tags: Apple, iOS


BlackBerry will cut 4,500 jobs, lose almost $1 billion in Q2

BlackBerry will cut 4,500 jobs, lose almost $1 billion in Q2

20 September, 2013 | comments (93)

In line with yesterday’s WSJ report, BlackBerry announced that it will cut 4,500 jobs as part of a plan to reduce its operating expenditures over the next year. Furthermore, the struggling Canadian company is expected to post a loss of almost $1...

Tags: BlackBerry


Will Oppo N1 be the first to get the CyanogenMod Inc. treatment?

Will Oppo N1 be the first to get the CyanogenMod Inc. treatment?

20 September, 2013 | comments (38)

The latest Oppo N1 teaser surely is the most interesting one to date. Instead of focusing on the upcoming Android smartphone’s design and features, the short YouTube clip features no other, but CyanogenMod’s founder Steve Kondik. As you...

Tags: Oppo, Android