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Tizen OS 2.3 screenshots reaveal a fresh new look

Tizen OS 2.3 screenshots reaveal a fresh new look

20 November, 2014 | comments (72)

New screenshots of Samsung's Tizen 2.3 have surfaced, courtesy of Tizen Indonesia. The latest version of Tizen OS looks a lot more colorful than before with updated icons. Samsung has also used bold color choices throughout the user...

Tags: Samsung, Intel, Tizen


WSJ: why Apple's iPhone sapphire plans fell through

WSJ: why Apple's iPhone sapphire plans fell through

20 November, 2014 | comments (33)

Did you know that Apple uses one fourth of the world's supply of sapphire, just to protect the cameras and fingerprint readers of its iPhones? This statistic gives you some insight in how monumental the task of covering the new large screens would...

Tags: Apple, Misc


HTC rolls out Eye Experience suite in India for the One (M8)

HTC rolls out Eye Experience suite in India for the One (M8)

20 November, 2014 | comments (9)

Following the Eye Experience update rollout in the US and Europe, HTC has started slowly seeding the update in Asia as well. We get reports from India that the Eye Experience software update weighs under 300MB and bumps the firmware version to...


Apple drops the “FREE” button of App Store apps and games

Apple drops the “FREE” button of App Store apps and games

19 November, 2014 | comments (35)

Apple dropped the “free” moniker from the apps and games in the App Store. Effective immediately, the “FREE” button on the apps and games that don’t require payment will make way to a “GET” replacement. The move acknowledges the in-app...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Nexus 9 LTE to arrive on T-Mobile in the US in early December

Nexus 9 LTE to arrive on T-Mobile in the US in early December

19 November, 2014 | comments (3)

T-Mobile announced that it will begin offering the LTE-capable HTC Nexus 9 in early December. The 64-bit Tegra K1-packing slate will be available with $0 down and 24 monthly payments of $24.99. Outright pricing of the LTE Nexus 9 is not...

Tags: HTC, Android


Samsung will make a foldable smartphone display in 2015

Samsung will make a foldable smartphone display in 2015

19 November, 2014 | comments (74)

Flexible displays are slowly but surely making their way into our lives - and mobile devices. The first step has been represented by panels bent during the production process, like those in the LG G Flex, Samsung Galaxy Round, and Galaxy Note...

Tags: Samsung


Android One phones will run Lollipop by end of January

Android One phones will run Lollipop by end of January

19 November, 2014 | comments (77)

This year Google launched the Android One initiative, which has so far been comprised of three smartphones: the Micromax Canvas A1, the Karbonn Sparkle V, and the Spice Dream Uno. These all have the exact same innards, which were specified by...


Lollipop update for Samsung Galaxy Note 3 showcased too

Lollipop update for Samsung Galaxy Note 3 showcased too

19 November, 2014 | comments (57)

Earlier we showed you the first leaked screenshots depicting what the Android 5.0 Lollipop update would look like on the HTC One (M8), and now it's Samsung's turn. From the Korean smartphone maker we've already had leaks showing us not one, but...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Lollipop with Sense 6 for the HTC One (M8) gets pictured

Lollipop with Sense 6 for the HTC One (M8) gets pictured

19 November, 2014 | comments (31)

HTC is due to upgrade the One Google Play Edition smartphones to Android 5.0 Lollipop this week - on Friday, the latest news claims. But what about the HTC Sense-infused version of the One (M8)? We already know the Taiwanese company will bring it...

Tags: HTC, Android


AT&T starts shipping the Nexus 6, T-Mobile now selling it  too

AT&T starts shipping the Nexus 6, T-Mobile now selling it too

19 November, 2014 | comments (4)

Just as promised the Motorola Nexus 6 has started shipping to AT&T customers. Meanwhile T-Mobile has started offering the Google pureblood smartphone to its customers. Those that pre-ordered the AT&T-branded Nexus 6 from AT&T have begun receiving...


Display Mate crowns Galaxy Note 4 display Best of the Best

Display Mate crowns Galaxy Note 4 display Best of the Best

19 November, 2014 | comments (67)

A couple of months ago Display Mate proclaimed the Apple iPhone 6 display as the "best-performing LCD", it has done more testing and now the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 earns the "best of the best" title. As part of a shootout it went up against the...


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 (48)

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...


Motorola Nexus 6 hits Germany with a base price of €599

Motorola Nexus 6 hits Germany with a base price of €599

19 November, 2014 | comments (14)

The Motorola Nexus 6 retail expansion continues in Europe and the latest country where the phone starts selling is Germany. There, pre-orders of the device are now available at Media Markt and Amazon Germany. The 32GB version of the phone...


HTC One (M8) and One (M7) GPE to get Lollipop this Friday

HTC One (M8) and One (M7) GPE to get Lollipop this Friday

19 November, 2014 | comments (27)

Last week, HTC promised the Android 5.0. Lollipop update for the Google Play Edition One (M8) and One (M7) would be coming early this week. Sadly, due to delays and unforeseen bugs, the update launch date has been pushed to this Friday. Mo...

Tags: HTC, Android


Meizu MX4 Pro is official with Samsung Exynos 5430 chipset

Meizu MX4 Pro is official with Samsung Exynos 5430 chipset

19 November, 2014 | comments (45)

At a dedicated launch party in China today, Meizu officially revealed the MX4 Pro. The phone is built around a 5.5" Sharp-made display boasting 2560 x 1536 pixel resolution. It features very narrow bezels, measuring just 2.8mm wide and boasts a...

Tags: Meizu, Android


Jolla announces Tablet, starts a crowd-funding campaign for it

Jolla announces Tablet, starts a crowd-funding campaign for it

19 November, 2014 | comments (41)

Jolla is also looking to make a tablet following Nokia's announcement yesterday. It's not a ready product though – Jolla is proud that it's "powered by people," which includes an IndieGoGo campaign. The campaign started today and is already 68% to...

Tags: Jolla


Microsoft Lumia 535 on pre-order in Germany for €120

Microsoft Lumia 535 on pre-order in Germany for €120

19 November, 2014 | comments (29)

The Microsoft Lumia 535 is the first post-Nokia brand phone and it's available for pre-order in Germany. The 535 is a 5" version of the entry-level Lumia 530 with some additional improvements. There's no LTE despite what final 5 digit suggests,...


Next iPhone to allegedly have a two-lens camera system

Next iPhone to allegedly have a two-lens camera system

19 November, 2014 | comments (78)

The next iPhone camera is going to be a doozy. According to John Gruber, Apple is working on a dual lens camera system for the rear camera of the next iPhone, which he heard "from a birdie of a birdie". "The specific thing I heard is that...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Over 50 million Lumia devices have been activated to date

Over 50 million Lumia devices have been activated to date

18 November, 2014 | comments (19)

Microsoft revealed that there are more than 50 million Lumia devices activated to date. The Redmond-based tech giant revealed the stat during a press event in Germany. The number includes all Windows Phone products since the inception of the...


Apple Watch display resolution revealed in WatchKit SDK

Apple Watch display resolution revealed in WatchKit SDK

18 November, 2014 | comments (20)

Apple released the highly anticipated WatchKit SDK to developers. The Apple Watch app development suite is available alongside iOS 8.2 Beta to registered app creators. As expected, WatchKit reveals quite a few juicy bits about the upcoming...

Tags: Apple, iOS