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Samsung Galaxy E5 (SM-E500) has a few specs revealed

Samsung Galaxy E5 (SM-E500) has a few specs revealed

09 December, 2014 | comments (20)

Samsung is working on a new Galaxy E series of smartphones, according to recent rumors and findings. So far two handsets have surfaced as part of this new line, the SM-E500 and the SM-E700. And until today we knew a bit more about the latter, since...

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HTC Desire 620 gets announced for Europe, out next year

HTC Desire 620 gets announced for Europe, out next year

09 December, 2014 | comments (14)

HTC first unveiled the Desire 620 in late November, but then it did so only for its home market of Taiwan. Now though, the handset has been announced for Europe, where it's set to land sometime during the first quarter of 2015 (so before the end of...

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Snapdragon 810-powered Galaxy Note 4 now in testing

Snapdragon 810-powered Galaxy Note 4 now in testing

09 December, 2014 | comments (78)

A rumor is currently circulating, stating that the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will soon be getting with a brand new chipset. The SoC in question is allegedly the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810. Samsung's flagship device currently comes in two hardware flavors -...

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Next Samsung Exynos SoC rumored to feature Cat.10 LTE

Next Samsung Exynos SoC rumored to feature Cat.10 LTE

09 December, 2014 | comments (20)

LTE Cat. 6 is quickly becoming the standard with new flagship handsets. It delivers quite respectable data speeds of up to 300Mbps on the downlink wherever capable enough networks are available. And while carriers still have a long way to go to...

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Kirin-powered Huawei Honor 4X gets listed before announcement

Kirin-powered Huawei Honor 4X gets listed before announcement

09 December, 2014 | comments (21)

According to an oizoioi report, a Kirin 620-powered version of the Huawei Honor 4X is now available for pre-sale. This is particularly interesting given the fact that the company hasn’t yet announced the device - a launch event is scheduled for...

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75,000 Xiaomi Redmi Notes to go on sale in India later today

75,000 Xiaomi Redmi Notes to go on sale in India later today

09 December, 2014 | comments (44)

The Xiaomi Redmi Note was temporarily on sale in India a week ago, but the 50,000 units lasted only 6 seconds. There's a new batch coming to Flipkart, this one a bit bigger – 75,000 units. You still need a registration before sale begins at 2pm...

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US Cellular offers Nexus 6 at $200 on contract, $660 off

US Cellular offers Nexus 6 at $200 on contract, $660 off

09 December, 2014 | comments (1)

US Cellular is now selling the Nexus 6, starting at $200 with a 2-year contract, the 64GB version is a $50 upgrade. You can also grab the device with a pre-paid SIM at $660, but 64GB storage will cost you an extra $70. AT&T has already started...


Android Studio sees version 1.0 - first stable release

Android Studio sees version 1.0 - first stable release

09 December, 2014 | comments (20)

The Android OS has come gone a long way since its modest early versions. Core libraries, features and mostly APIs receive constant updates and redesigns to utilize new and improved hardware and bring better experiences to the user. Android 5.0...

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BlackBerry Classic will be available in white color scheme

BlackBerry Classic will be available in white color scheme

08 December, 2014 | comments (31)

It appears that BlackBerry Classic will be available in white when it launches. A press image made the rounds online, showcasing the new color scheme of the smartphone. BlackBerry Classic is already available for pre-order in black for $449....


Upcoming ZTE Q7 mid-range phablet passes through TENAA

Upcoming ZTE Q7 mid-range phablet passes through TENAA

08 December, 2014 | comments (4)

A yet to be revealed ZTE Q7 passed through TENAA in China with design that strongly resembles that of iPhone 6 Plus. The upcoming mid-range smartphone will almost certainly not make it outside of its home market. ZTE Q7 features 5.5” 720p...

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Micromax Canvas Selfie goes official with 13MP front camera

Micromax Canvas Selfie goes official with 13MP front camera

08 December, 2014 | comments (70)

At a press event in India with tennis stars in attendance, Micromax took the wraps off the Canvas Selfie smartphone. As its name suggests, the dual-SIM handset is designed with self portraits in mind. Like the HTC Desire Eye, Micromax Canvas Selfie...

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HTC Hima's display allegedly leaked, could be 5.2-inch

HTC Hima's display allegedly leaked, could be 5.2-inch

08 December, 2014 | comments (44)

HTC's flagship offering for next year is apparently codenamed Hima. We've already heard a few things about it, and even a comprehensive spec list got leaked a while back. But one of the things on it may not have been accurate, if a new report is...

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OnePlus One actually won't get Cyanogen updates in India

OnePlus One actually won't get Cyanogen updates in India

08 December, 2014 | comments (77)

The saga of the software support for the OnePlus One in India seems to have finally come to a conclusion, but not in a good way for prospective owners of the device in the subcontinent. It turns out the situation is exactly like OnePlus said it...

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LG G Pro 3 reportedly axed as LG focuses on G4

LG G Pro 3 reportedly axed as LG focuses on G4

08 December, 2014 | comments (27)

The LG G Pro 2 was due for a successor in the coming months but it may not get it. Recent rumors suggest that the mobile division of the company, now under new leadership may steer away from the G Pro series and focus on the flagship LG G4. The...

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Lamborghini Tauri 88 smartphone runs Android, packs 20MP camera

Lamborghini Tauri 88 smartphone runs Android, packs 20MP camera

08 December, 2014 | comments (69)

You're getting into your Lamborghini and your phone rings – with the default iPhone ringtone. Well, that's embarrassing, a 16 year old school kid has one of those. To prevent future embarrassments you need something like the Tonino Lamborghini Tauri...

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Samsung Galaxy A7 passes FCC without LTE

Samsung Galaxy A7 passes FCC without LTE

08 December, 2014 | comments (13)

The Samsung Galaxy A7 has been sighted in a FCC filing with the model number SM-A700H and no LTE on board. This is the second time we catch a glimpse of the upcoming metal-clad smartphone by Samsung going through the FCC. The last time the filing...


Samsung Galaxy Core Prime (SM-G360) released in India

Samsung Galaxy Core Prime (SM-G360) released in India

08 December, 2014 | comments (65)

Although not officially, Samsung has released the Galaxy Core Prime SM-G360 in India. The entry-level Android device is now listed on eBay and Amazon.in at a price tag of INR9,380 ($151) and INR10,200 ($164), respectively. The device is...


Qualcomm says Snapdragon 810 on track for H1 release

Qualcomm says Snapdragon 810 on track for H1 release

08 December, 2014 | comments (57)

Last week we saw a rather disconcerting report put out by Business Korea regarding the new generation SoC by Qualcomm. The document commented on serious thermal issues and bugs with memory management that were likely to postpone the chip's arrival...

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Samsung starts rolling out Lollipop to Galaxy S5 in Korea

Samsung starts rolling out Lollipop to Galaxy S5 in Korea

08 December, 2014 | comments (32)

After several leaks Samsung has now started rolling out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the Galaxy S5 in Korea. The update is rolling out on all three major carriers, namely KT, SK Telecom and LG Uplus. We have talked about Samsung's...

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LG L25 specs leak, Snapdragon 400 and 720p display confirmed

LG L25 specs leak, Snapdragon 400 and 720p display confirmed

08 December, 2014 | comments (14)

Shortly after leaking a sketch of the LG LG25 and a couple of screenshots of it running Firefox OS, @upleaks has also outed the alleged specs of the phone. The LG LG25 shapes up to be one of the most powerful Firefox OS smartphones to...

Tags: LG, Firefox OS, Rumors