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BlackBerry Passport launches today in the US, Canada and UK

BlackBerry Passport launches today in the US, Canada and UK

24 September, 2014 | comments (29)

The sales of the BlackBerry Passport start today, just as promised. The square screen smartphone hits Canada first with local carrier Telus claiming first dibs. Until October 1, it will run for $200 on a two-year contract, and after that, for...

Tags: BlackBerry


Apple iPhone 6 has a more secure TouchID than iPhone 5s

Apple iPhone 6 has a more secure TouchID than iPhone 5s

24 September, 2014 | comments (56)

Tech security blog Lookout's Marc Rogers has hacked the Apple iPhone 6's TouchID fingerprint scanner using a stolen print (his own), cyanocrylate (super glue) and fingerprint tape and has an interesting tale of the event. The same Marc Rogers...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Oppo N3 might feature a lithium alloy body

Oppo N3 might feature a lithium alloy body

24 September, 2014 | comments (26)

Another day, another hint of what we can expect from the Oppo N3 gets published by the Chinese company. The latest teaser goes a bit deeper than yesterday's words from Oppo that we can expect an aerospace grade material to feature in the N3...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


Microsoft Lumia 735 hits the UK on October 2

Microsoft Lumia 735 hits the UK on October 2

24 September, 2014 | comments (32)

Microsoft is launching the Lumia 735 in the UK starting October 2. The company didn't reveal a SIM-free price for the phone, only a base monthly price on contract - £20. Nokia Lumia 730 and 735 The phone is the first phone in the UK to run...


Samsung Galaxy Note 4 launches in two days, hits 140 countries

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 launches in two days, hits 140 countries

24 September, 2014 | comments (115)

Today Samsung held a "Galaxy Note 4 World Tour" in Seoul where the company detailed the availability of the phablet. The Galaxy Note 4 will officially launch in the country on September 26, just like a Samsung representative unofficially confirmed...

Tags: Samsung, Android


New Moto X launched in India, available exclusively on Flipkart

New Moto X launched in India, available exclusively on Flipkart

24 September, 2014 | comments (132)

Motorola has launched the second generation Moto X in India in partnership with Flipkart. The phone will be available exclusively on Flipkart starting midnight tonight (IST). Motorola will be selling the new Moto X in only the base 16GB...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Samsung Gear S will arrive in the United States this fall

Samsung Gear S will arrive in the United States this fall

23 September, 2014 | comments (22)

Samsung Gear S will make its way to the United States at some point this fall. The Korean giant announced the upcoming availability of its latest smartwatch. AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile will all offer the 3G-capable wearable device....

Tags: Samsung, Tizen


Teardown analysis reveals iPhone 6 production costs

Teardown analysis reveals iPhone 6 production costs

23 September, 2014 | comments (64)

Hot on the heels of last week’s iFixit treatment, Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus became subject of a more detailed teardown analysis. Performed by the research firm HIS, the breakdown reveals estimates about the smartphones’ production costs, as...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple iPhone 6 Plus appears prone to accidental bending

Apple iPhone 6 Plus appears prone to accidental bending

23 September, 2014 | comments (477)

It appears that the Apple iPhone 6 Plus is prone to bending under typically benign circumstances. A number of reports around the web suggest that Cupertino’s first phablet has bent its chassis while sitting in a user’s front pocket. With the...

Tags: Apple, iOS


HTC Desire 820 lands in India along with 820Q and 816G

HTC Desire 820 lands in India along with 820Q and 816G

23 September, 2014 | comments (30)

The HTC Desire 820 was announced for India today. The 64-bit recently unveiled mid-ranger will be joined in the subcontinent by a new quad-core variant called the Desire 820Q, as well as by a 3G-only iteration of the Desire 816, which is going to be...

Tags: HTC, Android


Samsung Galaxy Note 4 pre-orders sold out in South Korea

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 pre-orders sold out in South Korea

23 September, 2014 | comments (58)

Mere hours ago we told you about Samsung's plan of countering the great publicity (and great sales numbers) of Apple's two new smartphones by launching the Galaxy Note 4 phablet earlier than anticipated. The handset is due to become available in the...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Leaked images show Moto S back panel, Motorola Droid Turbo

Leaked images show Moto S back panel, Motorola Droid Turbo

23 September, 2014 | comments (27)

Sure, it's launched the new Moto X and Moto G only a few weeks ago, but Motorola apparently has more devices planned for this year. And today details about two of those have been leaked. First up we have the Droid Turbo. As its name implies, this...


Samsung acts on Apple threat, launches Galaxy Note 4 earlier

Samsung acts on Apple threat, launches Galaxy Note 4 earlier

23 September, 2014 | comments (160)

Apple has sold more than 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones in their opening weekend and Samsung isn't too pleased about the news. As a result, the company is moving the launch date for the Galaxy Note 4 forward. The phablet will...

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Apple iOS 8 reaches 46% of iDevices in less than a week

Apple iOS 8 reaches 46% of iDevices in less than a week

23 September, 2014 | comments (45)

It has been less than a week since Apple unleashed iOS 8 to the masses and already it's running on 46% of all iOS devices linked to the Apple App Store. The numbers are from the official Apple developer portal. Naturally, as iOS 8 numbers are...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Oppo N3 teased with a space-grade metal construction

Oppo N3 teased with a space-grade metal construction

23 September, 2014 | comments (14)

The Oppo N3 is launching in October, but the company won't be missing the opportunity to do some more teasing until then. This latest iamge comes from Oppo's official Weibo account and suggests the N3 will be using some premium materials in its...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


Jolla smartphone finally arrives in India, costs $270

Jolla smartphone finally arrives in India, costs $270

23 September, 2014 | comments (39)

The Jolla smartphone is finally available for purchase in India. The phone is currently exclusively available on Snapdeal, but we expect in the coming days to see a wider release on more retailers. The first 90 buyers of the Jolla smartphone will...

Tags: Jolla, Sailfish


Apple Watch to have 512MB RAM, 4GB storage

Apple Watch to have 512MB RAM, 4GB storage

23 September, 2014 | comments (23)

A report out of investment research firm Cowen and Company has attempted to ascertain a more detailed look at the specifications of Apple's Watch with an examination of the device's supply chain. At this stage of production, it has been revealed the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Korean Samsung Galaxy S III receives Android 4.4.4 KitKat

Korean Samsung Galaxy S III receives Android 4.4.4 KitKat

23 September, 2014 | comments (59)

Samsung has issued a software update for the Korean version of the Galaxy S III (SHV-E210S), bumping it to Android 4.4.4 KitKat. The latest version of Android comes to the device ten months after it received Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. The...

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DisplayMate proclaims iPhone 6 displays the 'Best performing LCD'

DisplayMate proclaims iPhone 6 displays the 'Best performing LCD'

23 September, 2014 | comments (182)

When it comes to displays, Apple has always had a great track record. It was the first smartphone manufacturer to start the high pixel density craze with the iPhone 4 Retina display and Apple's displays have usually been highly calibrated and color...

Tags: Apple, iOS


LG G3 Vigor will hit AT&T shelves on September 26

LG G3 Vigor will hit AT&T shelves on September 26

22 September, 2014 | comments (4)

As expected, AT&T announced pricing and availability of the LG G3 Vigor. The budget friendly smartphone will join the Samsung Galaxy Alpha on the carrier’s shelves this Friday, on September 26. The smartphone will be priced at $334.99 with...

Tags: LG, Android, AT&T