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Oppo Find 7 to have a 5.5-inch screen with 2K resolution

Oppo Find 7 to have a 5.5-inch screen with 2K resolution

26 December, 2013 | comments (54)

As it became clear today, the upcoming Oppo Find 7 will have a 5.5-inch with the first ever 2K resolution display on a mobile phone. The resolution of 2560 x 1440px on a screen with a 5.5-inch diagonal adds for the whopping 538 pixels per...

Tags: Oppo, Android


LG may release a G-Arch smart watch and a sports band soon

LG may release a G-Arch smart watch and a sports band soon

26 December, 2013 | comments (25)

With Samsung making a big push to sell customers wearable devices to pair with their higher end devices, one would expect another certain South Korean manufacturer to jump in on bandwagon, too (cough, LG, cough cough). Rumor has it that, in...

Tags: LG, Android


Pepsi teams up with Oppo for a special edition N1

Pepsi teams up with Oppo for a special edition N1

26 December, 2013 | comments (14)

The marriage of soft drink beverages and smartphone technology seems a bit far-fetched to us. That hasn't stopped Pepsi from teaming up with Oppo to release their very own version of the N1. A Cyanogen Mod edition N1 makes total sense. The team...

Tags: Misc, Android


Vulnerability found in Samsung Knox Software

Vulnerability found in Samsung Knox Software

25 December, 2013 | comments (136)

The corporate world has made a substantial migration from the Blackberries of old to iOS and Android. In a scramble to pick up that corporate market share, Samsung created Knox, its own security software designed to fortify Google's OS, and make it...

Tags: Samsung, Android


NTT DoCoMo bound Tizen smartphone clears FCC

NTT DoCoMo bound Tizen smartphone clears FCC

25 December, 2013 | comments (25)

NTT DoCoMo could be the first carrier to offer a Tizen powered device. A smartphone powered by Samsung's own OS with model number SC-03F has obtained FCC certification. The SC-03F is rumored to feature design which is similar to the current...

Tags: Samsung, Tizen, Rumors


We wish you a Merry, Merry Christmas

We wish you a Merry, Merry Christmas

25 December, 2013 | comments (208)

We hope that you've accomplished everything you've set your mind on during that past year. If not, let 2014 be the year of your personal success. We wish you all the love in the world along with the peace to enjoy it. We ourselves have been...

Tags: Misc


Gold color HTC One Max hits the shelves in Taiwan

Gold color HTC One Max hits the shelves in Taiwan

25 December, 2013 | comments (15)

A gold color HTC One Max quietly launched in its homeland Taiwan. The new color scheme for the phablet joins the red and black versions which were released earlier this month. The phablet’s new color scheme is the same as the one of the...

Tags: HTC, Android


Gionee Elife E7 Mini goes official with 4.7

Gionee Elife E7 Mini goes official with 4.7" screen

24 December, 2013 | comments (50)

Gionee has officially announced the Mini variant of its flagship smartphone, the Elife E7. The E7 Mini comes with a rotatable camera module, which was first seen on the Oppo N1 a while ago. The folks at FoneArena have managed to get their hands on...


CyanogenMod Oppo N1 is now selling for $599

CyanogenMod Oppo N1 is now selling for $599

24 December, 2013 | comments (12)

Just as promised Oppo is now selling the CyanogenMod N1. The first CyanogenMod retail smartphone is going for $599, which was the initially expected price. In Europe, the smartphone is selling for €448 for the 16GB version. Just like the...

Tags: Oppo, Android


Apple iOS 7.1 beta 3 now in developers' hands, out in March

Apple iOS 7.1 beta 3 now in developers' hands, out in March

24 December, 2013 | comments (36)

According to a report by BGR Apple has commenced the distribution process of iOS 7.1 to developer partners. More specifically, the Cupertino company is currently seeding the Beta 3 version of iOS 7.1, which naturally brings bugfixes and new...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Nokia 'Moneypenny' leak hints at dual SIM Windows Phone

Nokia 'Moneypenny' leak hints at dual SIM Windows Phone

24 December, 2013 | comments (73)

The acquisition by Microsoft doesn't seem to have hindered Nokia at all as it continues to work on new devices. According to the latest leak by evleaks, Nokia is also working on a dual SIM Windows Phone 8 device. Codenamed 'Moneypenny', the...


HP rumored to unveil large-screen Android handsets this month

HP rumored to unveil large-screen Android handsets this month

23 December, 2013 | comments (23)

According to a new report, HP has plans to reenter the smartphone market. The electronics giant allegedly has plans to release large-screen Android smartphones by the end of the year. The six and seven inch devices are said to be headed to...

Tags: HP, Android, Rumors


Upcoming Geeksphone Revolution to feature an Intel CPU

Upcoming Geeksphone Revolution to feature an Intel CPU

23 December, 2013 | comments (24)

Geeksphone Revolution, the upcoming smartphone from the Spanish manufacturer, is said to be powered by an Intel Atom Z2560 processor clocked at 1.6 GHz. The current range of Geeksphone smartphones utilizes Qualcomm chipsets, though it looks like the...


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5" Oppo R1 goes official with 8MP F/2.0 rear camera

23 December, 2013 | comments (25)

Oppo has been teasing its R1 smartphone for a quite a while, and we even saw live images of the device a couple of days ago. Now, the Chinese manufacturer has officially announced the R1, a new addition to its mid-range smartphone club. Oppo R1...

Tags: Oppo, Android


Android 4.3 rolling out to Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Xperia Tablet Z

Android 4.3 rolling out to Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Xperia Tablet Z

23 December, 2013 | comments (757)

Sony announced its Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update whitelist a while ago and the update is now officially rolling out to Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR and Xperia Tablet Z. The Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update comes with a couple of new features...

Tags: Sony, Android


A Nokia Lumia 929 case put up for sale, complete with pictures

A Nokia Lumia 929 case put up for sale, complete with pictures

23 December, 2013 | comments (14)

Cellphone case makers often jump the gun on product announcements these days - the Nokia Lumia 929 is the latest phone to be exposed by one. It’s the Armor Stand case listed on Wireless Ground that is specifically for the unannounced Lumia 929 and...


Unannounced Sony devices surface in Postel and AnTuTu

Unannounced Sony devices surface in Postel and AnTuTu

23 December, 2013 | comments (45)

The Postel and AnTuTu stars have aligned for a sizeable Sony leak. Several device model numbers have hit Postel, the Indonesian wireless authority, - five phones and a tablet. They match up with model numbers in the AnTuTu benchmark...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Phablets to outsell small tablets in 2014

Phablets to outsell small tablets in 2014

23 December, 2013 | comments (39)

Long-term analyst in the field of smart technologies Bob O'Donnell, prior of IDC and now of his own TECHnalysis Research, has come out and said that phablets will outsell small tablets globally in the coming year. According to him phablets will...


Apple iPhone 5s and 5c will land on China Mobile on January 17

Apple iPhone 5s and 5c will land on China Mobile on January 17

22 December, 2013 | comments (19)

The long-awaited arrival of the Apple iPhone family on China Mobile got an official date. Apple’s iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c will hit the shelves of the largest carrier in the world on January 17, 2014. The two giants announced that they have...

Tags: Apple, iOS


CyanogenMod scores 10 million downloads

CyanogenMod scores 10 million downloads

22 December, 2013 | comments (47)

If you're a part the CyanogenMod team right now, you have to feel pretty good about yourself. The recently announced partnership with Oppo for a CyanogenMod edition N1 was followed by the custom Android ROM reaching over 10 million...

Tags: Android, Oppo