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New Oppo N3 renders appear, Snapdragon 805 confirmed

New Oppo N3 renders appear, Snapdragon 805 confirmed

28 September, 2014 | comments (32)

Oppo N3 has been teased a few times already by Oppo. We know it will be announced this October in Singapore and it will come in two flavors - aluminum lithium alloy and stainless steel. You will be able to choose between the lightweight and...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


Counterclockwise, iPhone 5, iOS 7, Nokia 5800, Microsoft Kin

Counterclockwise, iPhone 5, iOS 7, Nokia 5800, Microsoft Kin

28 September, 2014 | comments (20)

Counterclockwise is our weekly look back in time at all the interesting things that happened during this week through the years. Late September has witnessed many great things but also a fair share of embarrassing failures, here are the most...

Tags: Misc


Sprint opens up Galaxy Note 4 pre-orders

Sprint opens up Galaxy Note 4 pre-orders

27 September, 2014 | comments (34)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is hitting the US on October 14, but you can already pre-order the phablet on both AT&T and T-Mobile. Starting yesterday Sprint has also joined the campaign, allowing you to pre-book your unit and make sure you will be...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Xiaomi gearing up to sell 100,000 units per week in India next month

Xiaomi gearing up to sell 100,000 units per week in India next month

27 September, 2014 | comments (45)

Xiaomi is gearing up for the festive season in India next month by increasing the availability of devices. Company Vice President Hugo Barra said the company is planning to make provisions to sell 100,000 units per week from the 60,000 they do...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Samsung launches the new Galaxy Alpha in India

Samsung launches the new Galaxy Alpha in India

27 September, 2014 | comments (68)

Samsung launched the new Galaxy Alpha smartphone in India today. The device is priced at ₹39,990 ($654). The Galaxy Alpha is Samsung's first smartphone after a while to have a metal-body. It uses an anodized aluminum frame with...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Week 39 in review: iPhone 6 Plus bending, Galaxy Note 4 launch

Week 39 in review: iPhone 6 Plus bending, Galaxy Note 4 launch

26 September, 2014 | comments (4)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major news of the week, which you might have missed. In Week 39 the spotlights were primarily on Apple again with the iPhone 6 Plus experiencing nasty bending issues. Many rival companies went...


The Korean manufacturer Pantech is now up for sale

The Korean manufacturer Pantech is now up for sale

26 September, 2014 | comments (26)

The maker of Android smartphones and tablets Pantech is now up for grabs. The third largest Korean hardware manufacturer and its creditors presented a plan for the sale procedure to the Seoul Central District Court. Bidders will have until...

Tags: Pantech, Android


Google tipped to require more of its apps on Android devices

Google tipped to require more of its apps on Android devices

26 September, 2014 | comments (71)

According to a report in The Information, Google will require more of its apps to be preloaded on Android devices. Confidential contracts obtained by the media have revealed the upcoming change. Allegedly, Google will require up to 20...


HTC M8 Eye with 13MP Duo Camera to land in October

HTC M8 Eye with 13MP Duo Camera to land in October

26 September, 2014 | comments (72)

According to a new rumor, we should see the smartphone codenamed HTC M8 Eye in stores before the end of October. This device is said to be nothing more than a One (M8) with a 13 MP Duo Camera on its rear. The 'vanilla' M8 has a 4 MP camera, in...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


LG smartwatch with SIM slot headed to Verizon

LG smartwatch with SIM slot headed to Verizon

26 September, 2014 | comments (6)

Since its perpetual competitor, Samsung, has already announced a smartwatch with a built-in SIM card slot for direct mobile data connectivity, you probably won't be surprised to find out that LG wants in on that game too. An LG VC100 passed...

Tags: LG, Android Wear


More details about the Samsung Galaxy A3 and A7 surface

More details about the Samsung Galaxy A3 and A7 surface

26 September, 2014 | comments (12)

The members in Samsung's soon to be unveiled A series of smartphones have been leaking a lot lately, and today is no different. While we already know pretty much everything about the mid-level model in this line, the Galaxy A5 (and we've even seen...


Sony schedules US event for October 9

Sony schedules US event for October 9

26 September, 2014 | comments (26)

Sony massively scaled back its US presence, which meant that getting the latest Xperia was a difficult task for US residents. But is the Japanese electronics giant staging a comeback? T-Mobile already confirmed that it will carry the Xperia Z3...

Tags: Sony, Android


BlackBerry shares rise as it reports unexpectedly small quarterly loss

BlackBerry shares rise as it reports unexpectedly small quarterly loss

26 September, 2014 | comments (32)

BlackBerry outed its financial results for the quarter ending on August 30 and the news aren't as bad as the company expected. It's still bleeding money, but because the loss is less than expected, the company's shares rose 5% today. Net...

Tags: BlackBerry


Xiaomi Mi 3 to make a return to India

Xiaomi Mi 3 to make a return to India

26 September, 2014 | comments (36)

The Xiaomi Mi 3 was a runaway success during its short stay in India earlier this year. The smartphone batches were selling out in seconds with thousands of people never managing to get the unit they wanted. That's why when the company announced...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Alleged Motorola Nexus 6 appears in a live photo next to the LG G3

Alleged Motorola Nexus 6 appears in a live photo next to the LG G3

26 September, 2014 | comments (107)

The Motorola Shamu, believed to be the upcoming Nexus 6 smarptohne, is starring in a live photo with the LG G3. The phone looks substantially larger than the G3, which carries a 5.5" display. This lends further credence to rumors that the Shamu is...


Oppo confirms upcoming N3 will also come in stainless steel

Oppo confirms upcoming N3 will also come in stainless steel

26 September, 2014 | comments (18)

Chinese manufacturer Oppo teased us earlier this week with an ad campaign hinting at a lightweight, space-grade aluminum chassis on its upcoming N3 flagship. The latest teaser posted by the company yesterday confirmed this, but it has now been...

Tags: Oppo, Android


Sony launches the Xperia Z3 and the Xperia Z3 Compact in India

Sony launches the Xperia Z3 and the Xperia Z3 Compact in India

26 September, 2014 | comments (80)

Sony has launched the new Xperia Z3 and the Xperia Z3 Compact in India. The two new models arrive not too long after the Xperia Z2 (May) and the Z1 Compact (February) were launched in the country. The new Xperia Z3 is priced at ₹51,990...

Tags: Sony, Android


Apple iOS 8.0.2 is now seeding to devices worldwide

Apple iOS 8.0.2 is now seeding to devices worldwide

25 September, 2014 | comments (80)

Slightly over 24 hours after the ill-fated iOS 8.0.1 update, Apple is seeding iOS 8.0.2 to compatible devices worldwide. As expected, the latest iOS build fixes the issues caused by its predecessor. In addition to providing remedy for the...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple iPhone 6 official sales kick off in a number of countries

Apple iPhone 6 official sales kick off in a number of countries

25 September, 2014 | comments (46)

Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus officially hit the shelves in over twenty new markets. Cupertino’s duo of smartphones was initially available in the United States, UK, France, Germany, Canada, Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, and...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Archos 45c Platinum and 50b Platinum handsets go on sale

Archos 45c Platinum and 50b Platinum handsets go on sale

25 September, 2014 | comments (8)

Archos unveiled the 45c Platinum and 50b Platinum Android 4.4 KitKat smartphones. The duo of entry-level devices is aimed at first-time smartphone buyers with a starting price tag of $99. Already available for sale, both smartphones offer...

Tags: Archos, Android