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Apple iPhone 6s to pack 2GB of LPDDR4 RAM

Apple iPhone 6s to pack 2GB of LPDDR4 RAM

15 January, 2015 | comments (105)

The latest set of rumors regarding the Apple iPhone 6s suggest that the company will using 2GB LPDDR4 memory. Previously, it was purported that Apple hasn't decided if it shouldn't stick with LPDDR3, since its 35% less expensive and its suppliers...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


TSMC reports great Q4 earnings thanks to strong Apple orders

TSMC reports great Q4 earnings thanks to strong Apple orders

15 January, 2015 | comments (1)

TSMC has announced its Q4 financial results, and it appears all is very good for the chip maker. The company reports that 2014 is its best year mainly because of the chip orders coming from Apple. Net profit for the quarter was $2.51 billion,...

Tags: TSMC, Apple


Nokia N1's impressive run continues, new batch sold out

Nokia N1's impressive run continues, new batch sold out

15 January, 2015 | comments (52)

Last week, when the Nokia N1 tablet went on sale in China, the first batch of 20,000 units sold out in only 4 minutes. The second batch went on sale today and it too sold out in minutes. Although there’s no word on the number of units that...

Tags: Nokia, Android


Pinnacle Africa launches a budget Windows Phone handset

Pinnacle Africa launches a budget Windows Phone handset

15 January, 2015 | comments (14)

Pinnacle Africa has just announced a new WP smartphone, dubbed Proline SP4. It's headed for the South African market and starting on January 30, the smartphone will be available in stores at a price of just ZAR999 ($87). The Windows Phone...


iOS 8.2 beta seeds to developers, brings Apple watch support

iOS 8.2 beta seeds to developers, brings Apple watch support

15 January, 2015 | comments (0)

Apple has recently seeded Mac OS X 10.10.2 beta to developers with various connectivity improvements. Today Apple has released the beta version of iOS 8.2 to the dev community. A further inspection of the next notable iOS release reveals...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Windows Phone 8.1 GDR2 update still alive, certified

Windows Phone 8.1 GDR2 update still alive, certified

15 January, 2015 | comments (17)

With all the Windows Phone 10 rumors going around, there was speculation that Microsoft will focus on bringing the major update and skip over the smaller WP8.1 GDR2 update. That seems to have been wrong as the Bluetooth SIG had issued a...


Galaxy S6 to ditch Snapdragon 810 over overheating fears

Galaxy S6 to ditch Snapdragon 810 over overheating fears

15 January, 2015 | comments (75)

Last month, there were reports that overheating issues with Snapdragon 810 SoC could delay next generation flagships, especially the Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S6 smartphone. Now the rumor mill is abuzz with reports that the South Korean company...


Xiaomi Mi Note Pro is official with QHD display, Snapdragon 810 SoC

Xiaomi Mi Note Pro is official with QHD display, Snapdragon 810 SoC

15 January, 2015 | comments (121)

Xiaomi Mi Note Pro looks just like the newly announced Mi Note - it uses a dual-glass design with a 2.5D front and 3D rear glass. The footprint remains the same as the standard Mi Note, but the Pro version brings a better 5.7" display and more...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Xiaomi announces new Mi Note phablet with 5.7-inch display

Xiaomi announces new Mi Note phablet with 5.7-inch display

15 January, 2015 | comments (61)

Xiaomi has finally announced its latest smartphone that it has been teasing for the past few days. The Xiaomi Mi Note is the company's latest flagship that it is using to compete against the Apple iPhone 6 Plus. The Mi Note is about the same...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Watch Xiaomi unveil its new devices

Watch Xiaomi unveil its new devices

15 January, 2015 | comments (9)

Xiaomi has hinted that it will have not one but two flagships announced tomorrow, however, the manufacturer made it clear that the Xiaomi Mi 5 will not be one of them, despite benchmark score and other leaks about it. What does this leave? The...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Google lays out details about Project Ara Spiral 2 prototype

Google lays out details about Project Ara Spiral 2 prototype

14 January, 2015 | comments (44)

Google took the wraps off the first Project Ara modular phone that will be commercially available at a dedicated developer conference. Dubbed Spiral 2, the handset will first launch in Puerto Rico in the second half of this year. The Project...


Samsung is reportedly in discussions to buy BlackBerry

Samsung is reportedly in discussions to buy BlackBerry

14 January, 2015 | comments (53)

Samsung is in talks to purchase BlackBerry. Reuters reports that executives from both companies have met last week to discuss the transaction. Update: Samsung also denied the report in a separate statement. The company clasified the rumor as...


New Xiaomi Note gets rumored size, price, and specs

New Xiaomi Note gets rumored size, price, and specs

14 January, 2015 | comments (20)

Tomorrow's Xiaomi event is going to bring us two new handsets, it seems. The Chinese smartphone maker itself has hinted at this through some of its teasers for the event, so that's pretty much certain. Just what those phones will be, however, has...


Dual-screen Yotaphone 2 to be released by T-Mobile

Dual-screen Yotaphone 2 to be released by T-Mobile

14 January, 2015 | comments (12)

Ever since it was originally unveiled back in February of last year, we've known that the Yotaphone 2 was eventually headed to the US market too. But it still hasn't made it. Thankfully though, a new rumor claims that this is now on track to happen...

Tags: Yotaphone, Rumors


HTC's Lollipop update schedule leaks, original One is next

HTC's Lollipop update schedule leaks, original One is next

14 January, 2015 | comments (38)

Yesterday the HTC One (M8) started receiving the update to Android 5.0 Lollipop in earnest, after the original rollout for the Google Play Edition units last month. Now the Developer Edition version joins in on the Lollipop fun - but not only that,...


Six smartphones debuted today - see if you have missed any

Six smartphones debuted today - see if you have missed any

14 January, 2015 | comments (12)

Today, on what was a seemingly uneventful day we saw the announcement of six new devices. Among them are four new entry-level Lumia handsets, well actually two - Lumia 435 and Lumia 532, just in both single and dual SIM variants. They will both...


Oppo Mirror 3 64-bit mid-ranger announced, costs $280

Oppo Mirror 3 64-bit mid-ranger announced, costs $280

14 January, 2015 | comments (14)

Oppo has been pretty hard at work recently and after we told you about the sapphire-crystal R1C, here's more info on the Mirror 3, the company's brand new entry into the lower midrange. The new smartphone packs a 64-bit Snapdragon 410 SoC, with a...

Tags: Apple, Ericsson


Leaked images show two hues of purple coming to the Xperia Z3

Leaked images show two hues of purple coming to the Xperia Z3

14 January, 2015 | comments (25)

Purple had become a sort-of trademark color for Sony's premium Xperia Z line, until the Xperia Z3 came along and broke the streak. The fourth-gen Z flagship added Copper and Green to the traditional Black and White color options, but Purple may soon...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


MediaTek predicts single-digit growth in tablet shipments in 2015

MediaTek predicts single-digit growth in tablet shipments in 2015

14 January, 2015 | comments (5)

MediaTek has issued a forecast suggesting tablet shipments are going to rise in 2015, but at a much slower pace than last year. More specifically, the chip maker is anticipating a single-digit growth rate for the tablet market this year with the...

Tags: iOS, Android, Windows


Galaxy Note 4 Lollipop manual appears, update imminent

Galaxy Note 4 Lollipop manual appears, update imminent

14 January, 2015 | comments (27)

Samsung has updated the user manual for the Galaxy Note 4 to reflect on the changes the Android 5.0.1 Lollipop update is bringing. The firmware update is anticipated to land some time this month and the latest manual is a strong indication that the...

Tags: Samsung, Android