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Motorola announces Ara, a new modular phone concept

Motorola announces Ara, a new modular phone concept

29 October, 2013 | comments (144)

We have seen the ambitions Phonebloks concept in the past. But while the idea was definitely amazing, it was hard not to get cynical about its success, considering it was just guy with an idea trying to get the attention of companies around the...

Tags: Motorola


BlackBerry Z30 will hit the Verizon shelves in November

BlackBerry Z30 will hit the Verizon shelves in November

28 October, 2013 | comments (17)

Verizon Wireless announced pricing and availability of the BlackBerry Z30. The Canadian flagship smartphone will be available in November for $199.99 with a two-year contract, or 22.91 per month for 24 months for users who opt for the Verizon...

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Nexus 5 specs get revealed by Wind Mobile in Canada

Nexus 5 specs get revealed by Wind Mobile in Canada

28 October, 2013 | comments (53)

The latest LG Nexus 5 leak comes from Canada. The specs of the yet to be announced smartphone got revealed in a pre-registration page for the Canadian wireless carrier Wind Mobile. The sign-up page has subsequently been taken down. It...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Moto X gets treated to an off-contract price cut

Moto X gets treated to an off-contract price cut

28 October, 2013 | comments (13)

After having its on-contract price slashed last week, the Moto X got treated to another discount, this time attractive for those who don’t like carrier commitments. The colorful smartphone is now available for $479.99 for the 16GB version, and...

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Apple Q4 report: 33.8 million iPhones, 14.1 million iPads sold

Apple Q4 report: 33.8 million iPhones, 14.1 million iPads sold

28 October, 2013 | comments (70)

Apple has posted its financial report for Q4 of 2013 (that’s the quarter ending in September as the company has a shifter fiscal year). The company managed to exceed its own guidance of $34-37 billion in revenue, scoring $37.5 billion in total...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Financial


Samsung details Premium Suite updates for the US

Samsung details Premium Suite updates for the US

28 October, 2013 | comments (24)

Today Samsung US detailed the availability of the so-called Premium Suite updates for its former flagships. It will bring Android 4.3, Galaxy Gear smartwatch support, better Easy mode and Multi Windows multi-tasking plus new camera features and KNOX...

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China Mobile teases LTE network ahead of iPhone 5s launch

China Mobile teases LTE network ahead of iPhone 5s launch

28 October, 2013 | comments (6)

China Mobile has posted a teaser page of its upcoming 4G LTE network. The most popular carrier in China will also start offering the Apple iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C to complement the launch of its high-speed mobile network. According to the...

Tags: Apple, Misc


Nexus 5 goes on sale prematurely in the Netherlands

Nexus 5 goes on sale prematurely in the Netherlands

28 October, 2013 | comments (36)

Silly Nexus 5, you're not supposed to be out yet. Yet it is – Dutch online retailer Belsimpel has put up the yet-unannounced Google phone on sale already. The SIM-free is a hefty €460 but then Nexus devices are usually quite expensive when you don't...

Tags: LG, Android


Nokia Lumia 1020 price slashed by a third in China

Nokia Lumia 1020 price slashed by a third in China

28 October, 2013 | comments (38)

Nokia Lumia 1020 seems to be struggling to make a significant impact on the Chinese market. The first hints that its start was less than impressive was the fact that the phone didn't make it among the most popular WP handsets in the last two...


Samsung Galaxy S4 Active mini version in the works

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active mini version in the works

28 October, 2013 | comments (53)

The water-resistant Galaxy S4 Active released this summer ended up being a hit from Samsung, so much so that the Korean manufacturer is planning on releasing a mini version to follow in its footsteps. Much like the Galaxy S4 mini, the...


Nokia Lumia 929 sample photos leak

Nokia Lumia 929 sample photos leak

28 October, 2013 | comments (52)

Nokia went from 4.5" screens straight to 6", seemingly bypassing the 5" 1080p trend for Android phones. A leaked hands-on video of the Lumia 929 for Verizon (now taken down) showed that's not the case – the 929 is a 5" phone version of the 6" Lumia...


Nokia 1520 for AT&T spotted in black, red and white

Nokia 1520 for AT&T spotted in black, red and white

28 October, 2013 | comments (31)

The ever dripping evleaks has provided two more leaks for us, this time two carrier specific devices for AT&T and Verizon in the US. First is the Nokia Lumia 1520, which was announced last week at the Nokia World event in Abu Dhabi. AT&T is...


LG G Flex with curved OLED display goes official in Korea

LG G Flex with curved OLED display goes official in Korea

27 October, 2013 | comments (82)

LG officially took the wraps off the G Flex smartphone with curved display in Korea. The Android handset will hit all three major carriers in its homeland next month, where it will square off against the Samsung Galaxy Round. Naturally, the...

Tags: LG, Android


Android 4.3 for international Samsung Galaxy Note II leaks

Android 4.3 for international Samsung Galaxy Note II leaks

27 October, 2013 | comments (49)

Hot on the heels of yesterday’s AT&T version leak, an Android 4.3 test firmware for the international Samsung Galaxy Note II GT-N7100 made the rounds. Samsung is expected to begin rolling out the update to the end users at some point in November....


Nokia Lumia 929 for Verizon with 5” 1080 display leaks out

Nokia Lumia 929 for Verizon with 5” 1080 display leaks out

27 October, 2013 | comments (42)

After showing up in press images earlier this month, the Verizon-bound Nokia Lumia 929 made another unscheduled appearance. This time around the upcoming aluminum-clad smartphone popped up in a short hands-on video. The Nokia Lumia 929...


Nexus 5 leaks out yet again, this time in a press image

Nexus 5 leaks out yet again, this time in a press image

27 October, 2013 | comments (60)

The LG Nexus 5 continues its quest to become one of the most leaked smartphones before its announcement. A press image of the Android handset appeared on Twitter, unsurprisingly courtesy of @evleaks. The image should hardly catch anyone by...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Android 4.3 for AT&T Samsung Galaxy smartphones leaks

Android 4.3 for AT&T Samsung Galaxy smartphones leaks

26 October, 2013 | comments (71)

It appears that the Samsung Galaxy lineup on AT&T will soon be treated to an update to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. The latest Android firmware for the AT&T versions of the Galaxy S4, Galaxy S4 Active, Galaxy S III and the Galaxy Note II has made the...

Tags: Samsung, AT&T, Android


Nokia Lumia 1020 has its price slashed to $99.99 in the US

Nokia Lumia 1020 has its price slashed to $99.99 in the US

26 October, 2013 | comments (52)

Nokia Lumia 1020 saw another major price cut in the United States. The mobile photography powerhouse is now available for $99.99 for new AT&T customers who sign a two-year contract. The attractive deal is offered by Amazon. Existing AT&T...


Xolo to launch a 4G LTE enabled smartphone in India

Xolo to launch a 4G LTE enabled smartphone in India

26 October, 2013 | comments (63)

Xolo, one of the popular smartphone manufacturers in India will soon be coming up with a 4G LTE enabled smartphone, a first of its kind by the manufacturers in the country. Xolo's first 4G LTE smartphone will be dubbed as LT900 and the device is...

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Bluetooth certification for Nexus 4 with LTE appears

Bluetooth certification for Nexus 4 with LTE appears

26 October, 2013 | comments (13)

The Nexus 4 officially did not have LTE support, tough people found a way to enable the hidden 4G connectivity. That didn’t work too well, but recently we’ve been seeing rumors that a Nexus 4 LTE is in the works. A Bluetooth certification just...

Tags: LG, Android