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4.5-inch BlackBerry Kopi found in Vietnam

4.5-inch BlackBerry Kopi found in Vietnam

18 June, 2014 | comments (31)

BlackBerry may be down but it's not out of the running yet a new phone dubbed Kopi has made its way to a store in Vietnam. The new phone has as 4.5" screen, putting it between the 4.2" BlackBerry Z10 and the 5" BlackBerry Z30. The 4.5"...


4.7 and 5.5-inch iPhone dummies showcased in extensive video

4.7 and 5.5-inch iPhone dummies showcased in extensive video

18 June, 2014 | comments (49)

Jimmy Lin is many things singer, actor, racecar driver and apparently something of an iPhone technician. A photo posted on his Weibo account shows Mr. Lin working to replace the screen of a friend's iPhone 5s that was ran over by a car. A...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Oppo Find 7a gets a software update, brings voice unlock

Oppo Find 7a gets a software update, brings voice unlock

18 June, 2014 | comments (8)

Oppo is now seeding a firmware update to the Find 7a flagship smartphone. It is available over the air and weighs about 290MB. It will bring your Find 7a to ColorOS 1.2.1i, but the firmware is still based on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. Some of...


Apple seeds iOS 8 beta 2 to developers

Apple seeds iOS 8 beta 2 to developers

18 June, 2014 | comments (30)

Apple is now seeding the iOS 8 beta 2 to developers. It comes exactly two weeks after the Beta 1 went live and brings lots of bug fixes and a few new features. Some of the critical fixes include a working brightness slider, purchases are sorted...


Samsung announces Galaxy S5 LTE-A with a QHD screen

Samsung announces Galaxy S5 LTE-A with a QHD screen

18 June, 2014 | comments (86)

Four months after the launch of the original Galaxy S5, Samsung has launched a new updated version in South Korea. Called the Galaxy S5 LTE-A, the new phone features faster connectivity, higher resolution display and faster processor. The...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Sony Xperia T3 M50w seen at China's TENAA

Sony Xperia T3 M50w seen at China's TENAA

17 June, 2014 | comments (16)

China's FCC equivalent, the TENAA, has images of Sony's upcoming T3 M50w smartphone, along with some specs of the device. This is usually an indicator that the device will be hitting the Chinese market soon. Specs wise, the T3 isn't going to set...

Tags: Android, Sony, Rumors


Octa-core Micromax Canvas Gold A300 goes on sale

Octa-core Micromax Canvas Gold A300 goes on sale

17 June, 2014 | comments (49)

The newest Android device from Indian smartphone maker Micromax is available to order starting today. Strangely though, this has happened even though the Canvas Gold A300 hasn't been officially introduced yet. Sure, it got leaked last week, but...

Tags: Android, Micromax


iPad Air 2 dummy with Touch ID shown in many leaked images

iPad Air 2 dummy with Touch ID shown in many leaked images

17 June, 2014 | comments (19)

The leaked iPhone 6 dummies are everywhere these days, smiling for photo shoot after photo shoot. Now though, it's the iPad's turn to get its very own dummy out there. Starting a possible onslaught of iPad-related dummy leaks is today's trove of...

Tags: iOS, Apple


Rumor: The Amazon phone to be AT&T exclusive

Rumor: The Amazon phone to be AT&T exclusive

17 June, 2014 | comments (10)

Tomorrow is the day that Amazon is finally, and hopefully, unveiling its smartphone in Seattle but sadly all it takes is a day to ruin everything. According a report from the Wall Street Journal AT&T will claim exclusivity on the Amazon phone...


4.7-inch iPhone 6 leaks again, this time next to HTC One M8

4.7-inch iPhone 6 leaks again, this time next to HTC One M8

17 June, 2014 | comments (76)

Yet another day, yet another iPhone 6 leak. After being pictured by Taiwanese celebrity Jimmy Lin last week, the alleged iPhone 6 has again made an appearance. This time it's next to the new HTC One (M8) flagship. The device looks very...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Oppo Find 7 goes on preorder, ships in early July

Oppo Find 7 goes on preorder, ships in early July

17 June, 2014 | comments (23)

Oppo Find 7 pre-orders are now live and you can already reserve you Astro Black or White flavor. The smartphone will set you back $599 if you order it from within the USA or 479 if you are getting it via the EU store. Oppo Find 7 is the...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


European Union and South Korea partner up to develop 5G

European Union and South Korea partner up to develop 5G

17 June, 2014 | comments (67)

The European Commission and the South Korean Ministry of Science signed an agreement to "deepen discussions in the area of Net Futures". Together they will develop the next generation of mobile Internet dubbed 5G along with evaluating its impact...

Tags: Misc


You can now buy OnePlus One sans invites but with caveats

You can now buy OnePlus One sans invites but with caveats

16 June, 2014 | comments (141)

Last week, the OnePlus One should have started shipping to the first people who got invites to buy it. But there's now a way to get a One without the need to wait for an invite. The Chinese online retailer Oppomart claims to have OnePlus One...

Tags: OnePlus, Android


Huawei Mulan stars in a photo shoot, has fingerprint sensor

Huawei Mulan stars in a photo shoot, has fingerprint sensor

16 June, 2014 | comments (26)

The upcoming Huawei smartphone so, far known only by its codename Mulan, is in the news again, this time because it's been pictured in all its glory. No less than four shots of the handset have been made public on China's equivalent of Twitter,...

Tags: Huawei, Android


Samsung Galaxy Core 2 and Pocket 2 dual-SIMs leak [UPDATE]

Samsung Galaxy Core 2 and Pocket 2 dual-SIMs leak [UPDATE]

16 June, 2014 | comments (32)

Obviously not satisfied with the number of already available "Galaxy Pocket " and "Galaxy Core " versions, Samsung is working on sequels for both of these devices. Both showed up at Mainguyen, a Vietnamese web shop. Samsung G355H Galaxy Core 2...


Samsung Galaxy S5 Broadband LTE-A to launch this week?

Samsung Galaxy S5 Broadband LTE-A to launch this week?

16 June, 2014 | comments (20)

Info on a premium version of the Galaxy S5 keeps coming in but it fails to be consistent. The latest tidbit says Samsung will repeat the Galaxy S4 Advance / S4 LTE-A trick it did last year and release its flagship with a newer chipset. The device...


Motorola Moto G 4G now in stock in the US

Motorola Moto G 4G now in stock in the US

16 June, 2014 | comments (20)

The Motorola Moto G 4G is now in stock at Motorola's US website. The device is up for grabs in 8GB flavor for the promised $219 price. If the lowly storage bothers you, don't forget that the 4G LTE Moto G is the first to come out with a microSD...

Tags: Android, Motorola, LTE


Micromax unveils the Canvas Win W092 and W121 Windows Phones

Micromax unveils the Canvas Win W092 and W121 Windows Phones

16 June, 2014 | comments (54)

Micromax is among the latest manufacturers to become a Microsoft OEM partner. Windows Phone OS has become a very attractive choice since Microsoft made Windows OS free for devices under 9". So, after we saw Blu, Prestigio and Yezz showcasing...


Black Edition Galaxy S4 Mini LTE gets KitKat 4.4.2

Black Edition Galaxy S4 Mini LTE gets KitKat 4.4.2

15 June, 2014 | comments (39)

The Galaxy S4 Mini: Black Edition is only available in a few markets, but that hasn't stopped Samsung from rolling out a KitKat 4.4.2 update for the little dark and mysterious handset that could. This is interesting because even though the Black...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Alcatel One Touch D820 with QHD screen benchmarked

Alcatel One Touch D820 with QHD screen benchmarked

15 June, 2014 | comments (30)

Guess who's next in line to release a handset with a QHD (2560x1440) touchscreen? You may be surprised to learn that it's Alcatel, and not some bigger name. The smartphone maker that's owned by Chinese company TCL is apparently following in the...

Tags: Android, Alcatel