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Samsung Galaxy S4 Active with Snapdragon 800 in the works

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active with Snapdragon 800 in the works

11 September, 2013 | comments (46)

Word out of Korea is that a Snapdragon 800 version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active is in the works for release in the Korean market next month. The delayed release of the updated version is due to Samsung not wanting to interfere with sales...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Phone makers poke fun at Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c on Twitter

Phone makers poke fun at Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c on Twitter

11 September, 2013 | comments (150)

Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c announcement brought on a lot of mockery from other makers, who unleashed all their zingers on Twitter. Nokia, who started the colorful polycarbonate trend, was blushing after the 5c announcement: Thanks, #Apple ;)...

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Oppo N1 aluminum frame teased, gives size reference

Oppo N1 aluminum frame teased, gives size reference

11 September, 2013 | comments (8)

The camera-centric Oppo N1's has been on somewhat of a leak roll these days. Today its aluminum frame is in focus, being held in an anonymous hand and giving us some reference to the device's design. Oppo N1 frame (click to enlarge) The device...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


ASUS to launch its updated PadFone Infinity on Sep 17

ASUS to launch its updated PadFone Infinity on Sep 17

11 September, 2013 | comments (7)

ASUS has started sending out media invites for a press event in Taipei. The Taiwanese manufacturer is expected to announce its updated PadFone Infinity there. The company's CEO Jerry Shen will be hosting the event to personally take the wraps off...

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Apple event coverage overview: see what you might have missed

Apple event coverage overview: see what you might have missed

10 September, 2013 | comments (83)

Apple's event is over and brought double the number of iPhones than any previous event – the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c (yes, the letter are lower case now). The high-end model, 5s, improves the chipset, camera and security (with a fingerprint...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple officially unveils the iPhone 5s, coming September 20

Apple officially unveils the iPhone 5s, coming September 20

10 September, 2013 | comments (529)

Just as expected, the newly introduced Apple iPhone 5s looks the same on the outside (if you don't count the new white with gold/champagne color option). It still has the same thin 7.6mm profile and it still weighs merely 112g. However it comes...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple unveils iPhone 5c - based on iPhone 5, $99 on contract

Apple unveils iPhone 5c - based on iPhone 5, $99 on contract

10 September, 2013 | comments (227)

Well, this comes as a surprise to no one – Apple just announced the iPhone 5c. It's the more affordable of the two iPhones that debuted today. The smartphone lived up to the numerous leaks, combining iPhone 5 internals with a plastic outer shell...

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Apple seeds iOS 7 Golden Master build to developers

Apple seeds iOS 7 Golden Master build to developers

10 September, 2013 | comments (19)

Apple released iOS 7 Golden Master build to developers today. The GM build is the final, non-beta version which will become available to the public next week, on September 18. Apple iOS 7 Golden Master is compatible with iPhone 4 and up,...

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Apple iOS 7 updates kick off September 18

Apple iOS 7 updates kick off September 18

10 September, 2013 | comments (32)

Apple has just announced the iOS 7 update will become available on all compatible iGadgets on September 18. The update will be distributed for free, of course. The iOS 7 is compatible with iPhone 4 and above, iPad 2 and above, iPad mini and...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Sony Xperia M lands in the US, priced at $249.99

Sony Xperia M lands in the US, priced at $249.99

10 September, 2013 | comments (20)

After its introduction across Europe and Asia, Sony Xperia M has now gone on sale in the United States. The mid-range smartphone is available through the official Sony online store and Newegg for a price tag of $249.99. Sony store currently...

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Motorola DROID 5 with hardware QWERTY, 4.3

Motorola DROID 5 with hardware QWERTY, 4.3" 720p screen leaks

10 September, 2013 | comments (52)

QWERTY-packing smartphones may be in for a bit of a revival as photos of the Motorola DROID 5 leaked along with some specs. In the photos, the DROID 5 is next to the Motorola Photon Q and the leaked specs make it out to be a small upgrade over the...


Samsung announces true octa-core for its Exynos chips

Samsung announces true octa-core for its Exynos chips

10 September, 2013 | comments (84)

After teasing it earlier, Samsung has unveiled the latest refresh to its Exynos 5 chipsets. Bringing what the Koreans call Heterogeneous Multi-Processing (HMP), the new Exynos 5 Octa big.LITTLE chip (that powers the likes of its Galaxy S4 flagship)...

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Snapdragon 800-packing Galaxy S4 I9506 rocks GFX Bench

Snapdragon 800-packing Galaxy S4 I9506 rocks GFX Bench

10 September, 2013 | comments (69)

The Samsung Galaxy S4 I9506 rocking a Snapdragon 800 chipset and Adreno 330 has cropped up again, this time on GFXBench's database and has posted pretty impressive scores. The device is the international version of the E330S Galaxy S4 LTE-A Korean...


iPhone 5S home button/Touch ID duo confirmed via manual

iPhone 5S home button/Touch ID duo confirmed via manual

10 September, 2013 | comments (65)

As the official iPhone event is just hours away the device's secrets become exposed one by one. From an alleged user manual of the upcoming flagship iPhone 5S comes the home button slash Touch ID sensor, which is said to be a fancy name for a...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Alleged live image and front panel of Xperia Z1 mini leak

Alleged live image and front panel of Xperia Z1 mini leak

10 September, 2013 | comments (64)

After the Sony Xperia Z1 (a.k.a. Honami) made the big splash at IFA 2013, it's now time to get back to the business of rumoring the mini version of the water resistant smartphone by Sony. In keeping with previous Xperia Z1 mini leaks, come two...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


IFA 2013 wrap-up: what made waves at this year's show 

IFA 2013 wrap-up: what made waves at this year's show 

10 September, 2013 | comments (22)

With the latest annual IFA trade fair coming to a close, it's come time for us to wrap up our own coverage. But before we say goodbye to Berlin for yet another year, let's take a look at all of the new mobile announcements that took place in...

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Working iPhone 5C handled in a short video

Working iPhone 5C handled in a short video

09 September, 2013 | comments (67)

CTech already published a specs sheet for the iPhone 5S, but it seems the site has also gotten hold of a 15 second video showing the cheaper iPhone 5C (recognized by its colored plastic sides) that shows the device being unlocked, a quick peek at...

Tags: Apple, iPhone, iOS, Rumors


Alleged iPhone 5S specs show only minor changes

Alleged iPhone 5S specs show only minor changes

09 September, 2013 | comments (192)

The much awaited Apple event is tomorrow, so it's time for final leaks. Chinese site CTech has dug up the specs of the iPhone 5S, the higher end of the two models expected to be announced tomorrow, and compared it to previous iPhones. Now, we...

Tags: Apple, iPhone, iOS, Rumors


WP8 GDR3 update caught on Nokia Lumia 920 Dev Edition

WP8 GDR3 update caught on Nokia Lumia 920 Dev Edition

09 September, 2013 | comments (41)

Some guy that chose to remain anonymous, claims he has bought the AT&T's Developer Edition of Nokia Lumia 920 from Craig's List and it was running on the upcoming WP8 GDR3 Bittersweet Shimmer update. He shot a video of the new features, while...


Samsung Galaxy Note sales pass the 38 million mark

Samsung Galaxy Note sales pass the 38 million mark

09 September, 2013 | comments (76)

We doubt that when Samsung took gamble with Galaxy Note phablet back in 2011, it imagined it will become quite the success it is today. In fact, the company has managed to sell more than 38 million Galaxy Note I and II devices already, making the...

Tags: Samsung, Android