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New TouchWiz version may add theming support

New TouchWiz version may add theming support

25 November, 2014 | comments (48)

TouchWiz gets flamed a lot for its looks, but what if Samsung enabled themes? Sony has them, CyanogenMod has them, many Android customizations do – they offer the ability to quickly change the look of the device and often goes beyond just changing...


Samsung SM-E500F may be part of new E series

Samsung SM-E500F may be part of new E series

24 November, 2014 | comments (28)

Samsung has recently launched the Galaxy A series, comprising so far of the A3 and A5. Not long ago there were some mumblings saying that the Korean company likes the idea of using even more letters of the alphabet to describe some upcoming new...


OnePlus teases its next device, is it OnePlus Two?

OnePlus teases its next device, is it OnePlus Two?

24 November, 2014 | comments (45)

OnePlus One is still a tough one to find and purchase, though it is regularly getting updates improving its Cyanogen ROM in all departments. And while some people are waiting the OnePlus One stock to catch up with demand, it seems OnePlus is already...


WSJ: Galaxy S5 sold 4 million units less than the Galaxy S4

WSJ: Galaxy S5 sold 4 million units less than the Galaxy S4

24 November, 2014 | comments (126)

There have been sings that the Galaxy S5 was not living up to expectations since July – analysts reported that the 2014 flagship sold 2 million units less in May compared to the Galaxy S4 for the same period after its launch. Weak quarterly results...


Oppo 3007 launches at TENAA with 4.7-inch 720p display

Oppo 3007 launches at TENAA with 4.7-inch 720p display

24 November, 2014 | comments (8)

The Oppo 3007 has popped up on Chinese certification authority TENAA revealing a mid-range variant of the Oppo Find 7. The phone is built around a 4.7" IPS display of 720p resolution and packs a 1.2GHz quad-core CPU and 1GB of RAM. The camera...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


Front panel of unknown WP smartphone leaks, is it the 1030?

Front panel of unknown WP smartphone leaks, is it the 1030?

19 November, 2014 | comments (50)

The latest leak coming from China shows off a mysterious front panel of what appears to be a yet unannounced Windows Phone device. According to the source, the panel measures around 5" and could be meant as the front of the latest flagship to...


Huawei Ascend P8 gets first round of leaked specs

Huawei Ascend P8 gets first round of leaked specs

17 November, 2014 | comments (8)

The Huawei Ascend P7 has been on the market for a while now, and its maker is rumored to be already working on its successor. The Ascend P8 won't be unveiled this year. Rather, the soonest it could get official would be at CES 2015 in early...


Nokia is done with phones but has new product coming up

Nokia is done with phones but has new product coming up

17 November, 2014 | comments (83)

Nokia won't be returning to the handset industry - this was confirmed by Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri at a recent analyst meeting in London. He said that Nokia isn't "looking to a direct consumer return to handsets". He did add that Nokia "will return to...

Tags: Nokia, Rumors


Alleged photos of Sony Xperia Z4 digitizer emerge

Alleged photos of Sony Xperia Z4 digitizer emerge

16 November, 2014 | comments (115)

Alleged live photos showcasing the LCD touch digitizer of Sony’s upcoming Xperia Z4 made the rounds online. The component is showcased alongside its counterpart found in Sony Xperia Z3. Alleged LCD digitizer panel of Sony Xperia Z4 Past...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Xiaomi Mi3 5.0 Lollipop update in testing, release imminent

Xiaomi Mi3 5.0 Lollipop update in testing, release imminent

15 November, 2014 | comments (50)

Xiaomi is on a seriously hot streak lately, the company selling smartphones as fast as it can build it. Its attractively priced devices even helped it climb to the third spot globally even though the quality of the Chinese maker’s after-sale support...


iPhone 6 is selling three times better than iPhone 6 Plus

iPhone 6 is selling three times better than iPhone 6 Plus

14 November, 2014 | comments (118)

Although it's been selling a lot of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus units, Apple doesn't like to break down the numbers by model. So effectively we have no way of telling how many of those millions of units moved are iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus. Not an...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


Moto G Android 5.0 Lollipop soak test starts in India today

Moto G Android 5.0 Lollipop soak test starts in India today

14 November, 2014 | comments (987)

Motorola will commence the Android 5.0 Lollipop soak test for the Moto G today, as revealed by a company's representative. The company already released the official updates for the Moto G (2014) and Moto X(2014). The soak test for the...


Alleged Xiaomi Mi5 spy photos reveal bezel-free design

Alleged Xiaomi Mi5 spy photos reveal bezel-free design

14 November, 2014 | comments (42)

Possible Xiaomi Mi5 spy shots have surfaced showing the phone right from the production line. As you can see from the photos, the phone in question is clearly made by Xiaomi and features what looks to be a display that's larger than 5". The...


Asus may not reach its 2015 sales target because of Xiaomi

Asus may not reach its 2015 sales target because of Xiaomi

13 November, 2014 | comments (25)

Asus is expected to ship around 8 million smartphones this year, according to "Taiwan-based supply chain makers". The company's ZenFone line has proven quite successful in its home country, but also in Southeast Asia. It's now set on doing well in...

Tags: Android, Asus, Rumors


Meizu MX4 Pro stars in a new set of hands-on pictures

Meizu MX4 Pro stars in a new set of hands-on pictures

13 November, 2014 | comments (4)

Meizu is expected to finally unveil the MX4 Pro smartphone next week, on November 19 to be precise. Before that happens, though, we've got another batch of leaked photos allegedly showing the device in the wild. There have been many such leaks...

Tags: Android, Meizu, Rumors


Vivo teases 3.75mm thick X5 Max, explains how it got so thin

Vivo teases 3.75mm thick X5 Max, explains how it got so thin

13 November, 2014 | comments (49)

The Oppo R5 currently holds the title of "world's thinnest smartphone" at 4.85mm but that may not last long since the announcement of the Vivo X5 Max is drawing near. Also leaked images show the newcomer has a profile of only 3.75mm. The...

Tags: Vivo, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy S6 to pack next-gen UFS memory

Samsung Galaxy S6 to pack next-gen UFS memory

12 November, 2014 | comments (53)

Korean newspaper ETNews has outed a report citing a Samsung insider, who claims the company is going to use a next-gen NAND flash storage in the upcoming Galaxy S6. The storage technology in question is called UFS 2.0, which stands for Universal...


Rumors on Xperia Z4 promise sharper screens, better designs

Rumors on Xperia Z4 promise sharper screens, better designs

12 November, 2014 | comments (109)

Some previous rumors may suggest that Sony will be abandoning its two-flagships-per-year strategy, but rumors about the Xperia Z4 family have already started just months after the release of the Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact. Alleged insider info claims...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


ZTE Nubia Z9 possibly shown in leaked pictures

ZTE Nubia Z9 possibly shown in leaked pictures

11 November, 2014 | comments (16)

ZTE's Nubia Z7 line might get at least one successor in the near future. This could be called Nubia Z9, keeping with the Chinese company's way of doing things (it went from Z5 to Z7, after all). And it may have incredibly thin lateral bezels for its...

Tags: ZTE, Android, Rumors


Leak details where the Galaxy Note Edge will be sold

Leak details where the Galaxy Note Edge will be sold

10 November, 2014 | comments (47)

The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge may be a niche device, but it's one that's gotten a lot of people interested in it. On the other hand, Samsung's only confirmed its release in the US, Japan, and its home country of South Korea. Yet if you were...