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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...

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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


Nokia Lumia 1520 phablet shows up again in a close-up shot

Nokia Lumia 1520 phablet shows up again in a close-up shot

20 September, 2013 | comments (74)

Now that the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and the Sony Xperia Z1 announcements are out of the way, the next big unveiling to look forward to in the mobile industry is the upcoming Nokia Lumia 1520 phablet. The live images and the press render of the...


Live images of HTC One Mini in gold surface

Live images of HTC One Mini in gold surface

20 September, 2013 | comments (29)

A 24-carat gold version of the HTC's flagship smartphone is already up for grabs, but as it seems, we might soon see its Mini variant following the same path. Here are the first photos of the HTC One Mini in gold. These were sent to us by an...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Confirmed: Nokia Lumia 1520 will come with a Snapdragon 800

Confirmed: Nokia Lumia 1520 will come with a Snapdragon 800

20 September, 2013 | comments (38)

Nokia's upcoming phablet, the Lumia 1520 has been doing its rounds in the rumorland for quite some time now. We've only had rumors to rely on when it comes to the topic of what's packed under the hood of the 6-inch beast. Now, it's all but...


Official photo of the Nokia Asha 500 leaks ahead of announcement

Official photo of the Nokia Asha 500 leaks ahead of announcement

20 September, 2013 | comments (45)

The first official photo of the Nokia Asha 500 has just surfaced courtesy of evleaks. The leak doesn't provide more information of the upcoming Asha 500 other than the photo itself, so no specifications are available at this point. The...

Tags: Nokia


Apple iPhone 5s first availability wave hits, reported low supply

Apple iPhone 5s first availability wave hits, reported low supply

20 September, 2013 | comments (86)

The iPhone 5s is launching today in the US, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Japan, Singapore and the UK. The device can be bough from Apple's own retail stores in the US with a plan for Sprint, Verizon or AT&T or from T-Mobile...

Tags: Apple, iOS


New iOS 7 vulnerability lets you bypass the lockscreen

New iOS 7 vulnerability lets you bypass the lockscreen

20 September, 2013 | comments (58)

The latest version of Apple's mobile operating system, iOS 7, is already avaiable to iPhone and iPad users and we now hear of the first (fairly significant) userland exploit. This one lets people bypass the phone's passcode lockscreen via the...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Nokia Lumia 1020 now available in Europe, costs £600 in the UK

Nokia Lumia 1020 now available in Europe, costs £600 in the UK

19 September, 2013 | comments (19)

The Nokia Lumia 1020 has been available in the US for some time now, and has even had its on-contract price slashed already. In China, the phone has been available for over a month now with a price of $980 for an unlocked device. In Europe,...

Tags: Nokia, Microsoft


Tim Cook talks about new iPhones and company strategy in interview

Tim Cook talks about new iPhones and company strategy in interview

20 September, 2013 | comments (90)

Just two days after the launch of the new iPhones, Apple CEO Tim Cook sat down with Bloomberg Businessweek for a frank discussion regarding the new product launches, company strategy and talking about rival companies. He was also joined by the...


Stephen Elop will make over $25 million in his return to Microsoft

Stephen Elop will make over $25 million in his return to Microsoft

19 September, 2013 | comments (132)

Stephen Elop surely has a good reason to smile these days. According to a report in The New York Times, Nokia’s former CEO will make more than $25 million in his return to Microsoft after Nokia’s acquisition deal closes. Mr. Elop’s payout...

Tags: Nokia, Microsoft


Official specs of Jolla phone surface, will ship by end of 2013

Official specs of Jolla phone surface, will ship by end of 2013

19 September, 2013 | comments (79)

Ever since Jolla announced its first-generation smartphone, which was simply called Jolla, it has created a buzz among the tech enthusiasts with its simplicity. Back then, the company did not announce the specifications of the device, but these are...

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Nokia Android prototype reportedly is still into production

Nokia Android prototype reportedly is still into production

19 September, 2013 | comments (465)

Last week the New York Times revealed that Nokia has indeed worked on an Android smartphone as an alternative to the Microsoft partnership prior to the acquisition announcement. As it turns out, the Finns haven't completely scraped the Android...

Tags: Nokia, Android, Rumors


WSJ reports BlackBerry may lay off up to 40% of its employees

WSJ reports BlackBerry may lay off up to 40% of its employees

19 September, 2013 | comments (57)

BlackBerry has hit hard times and there's talk of selling the company (the board is looking into it), even the patent portfolio was apprized to $2-3 billion. Whether or not the BlackBerry board will sell, there will be massive layoffs first as the...


AT&T outs year-old Samsung Galaxy S III mini with LTE

AT&T outs year-old Samsung Galaxy S III mini with LTE

18 September, 2013 | comments (14)

Almost an year after its release in October last year, the Samsung Galaxy S III mini is finally making its first appearance on AT&T's network. The device is going on pre-order tomorrow and it will be shipping on September 27 for the symbolic price...

Tags: Samsung, Android


iOS 7 comes out today over the air and through iTunes

iOS 7 comes out today over the air and through iTunes

18 September, 2013 | comments (403)

Apple's iOS 7 went through its usual beta stages, then followed the Golden Master release, and as planned, today the new iOS will be seeding to those with iPhone 4, 4S and 5, iPad 2, 3, 4 and mini, as well as the iPod 5th generation. The update...

Tags: Apple, iOS


BlackBerry Z30 is now official, runs BB10.2 out of the box

BlackBerry Z30 is now official, runs BB10.2 out of the box

18 September, 2013 | comments (113)

BlackBerry has just announced the Z30 - the smartphone with the largest touchscreen it has even put into production. Moreover, it's the first BlackBerry to ship with the company's latest version of BB 10 OS. The BlackBerry Z30 is built...

Tags: BlackBerry