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Windows Phone 9 Preview expected in Q2 2015

Windows Phone 9 Preview expected in Q2 2015

22 May, 2014 | comments (75)

Windows Phone 8.1 is yet to gain traction and we already have some information regarding the upcoming Windows Phone 9 release. According to a leaked document revealing Microsoft's roadmap for 2015, the company plans to release a WP 9 Preview in Q2...


Samsung Master is a clamshell feature phone for South Korea

Samsung Master is a clamshell feature phone for South Korea

22 May, 2014 | comments (20)

Samsung unveiled another flip phone, but this one isn't Android-powered. Despite being a feature phone the Samsung Master borrows some of the trademark features of the company's flagships. This includes faux leather look, a pedometer and emergency...

Tags: Samsung, Android


HTC One (M8) gets a firmware update full of stability fixes

HTC One (M8) gets a firmware update full of stability fixes

22 May, 2014 | comments (30)

The HTC One (M8) is barely out the door, but it's already receiving its second firmware update. While the first one was only released to bring versions with no Extreme Power Saving mode up to speed, this one focuses on improving overall...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Active has an Active key, barometer

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active has an Active key, barometer

22 May, 2014 | comments (19)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Active that's been the star of several videos so far is back for more. The topic of the first video is the Active key – since capacitive touchscreens don't work underwater you need hardware buttons to operate the...


Galaxy S4 I9505 gets an update with Kids Mode and KNOX 2.0

Galaxy S4 I9505 gets an update with Kids Mode and KNOX 2.0

22 May, 2014 | comments (23)

Samsung has already rolled out Android 4.4 KitKat firmware to the Galaxy S4 (both I9500 and I9505 versions). It included new TouchWiz goodies we've seen before in the Galaxy Note 3, but it was lacking a few things like Kids Mode and KNOX 2.0. As it...


LG announces official G3 QuickCircle Case

LG announces official G3 QuickCircle Case

22 May, 2014 | comments (27)

LG has announced the official QuickCircle Case for the LG G3. If you're wondering when the LG G3 came out, it hasn't yet, and won't be till the 27th of this month. So oddly enough, we have this case before the official announcement of the...

Tags: LG, Android


ZTE's Nubia X6 phablet sells out in less than ten seconds

ZTE's Nubia X6 phablet sells out in less than ten seconds

21 May, 2014 | comments (17)

ZTE boasted that it sold out the first batch of Nubia X6 phablet units in less than ten seconds (9.8 to be precise). Curiously however, the Chinese manufacturer did not mention a specific number of units sold, thus leaving some room for...

Tags: ZTE, Android


Gold-painted Samsung Galaxy S5 hits all major US carriers

Gold-painted Samsung Galaxy S5 hits all major US carriers

21 May, 2014 | comments (41)

If you've been on the lookout for a Samsung Galaxy S5 in the US, but have so far failed to find one in the right color for you, you'll be glad to learn that you'll get another option starting from May 30. Today Samsung officially announced that this...

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LG G3 full specs leak ahead of announcement

LG G3 full specs leak ahead of announcement

21 May, 2014 | comments (150)

It's not like the LG G3 has been a particularly well kept secret. The smartphone, which is set to make its debut next week has appeared on camera multiple times, revealing much of its specs sheet in the process. Yet today, we've got a leak so...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Sony rolls out Android KitKat on Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Tablet Z

Sony rolls out Android KitKat on Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Tablet Z

21 May, 2014 | comments (1591)

Sony has just begun seeding the Android 4.4 KitKat firmware update for its last year Xperia lineup flagships. The update is going to reach all Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR and Xperia Tablet Z around the world very soon. Naturally, the roll out...


Qualcomm to release a smartwatch chipset this year

Qualcomm to release a smartwatch chipset this year

21 May, 2014 | comments (9)

Qualcomm has already launched its first smartwatch - the Toq. It is available on Amazon in black and white flavors and costs $250. Samsung is already offering its second generation of Gear wearables, LG and Motorola are warming up the market too...

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Samsung Galaxy S II and Galaxy Ace ban upheld in Netherlands

Samsung Galaxy S II and Galaxy Ace ban upheld in Netherlands

21 May, 2014 | comments (26)

A Dutch Appeals Court has upheld the sales ban ordered by a lower Dutch court in the far 2011, which banned the sales of Samsung Galaxy S II and Galaxy Ace in the Netherlands on grounds that they infringed on Apple patents. Upholding the sales...


Spigen unveils range of cases for the upcoming LG G3

Spigen unveils range of cases for the upcoming LG G3

21 May, 2014 | comments (13)

Case manufacturer Spigen has unveiled its range of cases for the yet to be announced LG G3 smartphone. The range includes three cases and two screen protectors. Of course what's important here is that it gives us yet another look at the...

Tags: LG, Android, Spigen


Samsung Galaxy S5 Active gets handled on video

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active gets handled on video

20 May, 2014 | comments (38)

The yet to be announced Samsung Galaxy S5 Active made an unscheduled appearance in a hands-on video. An AT&T version of the device with the model number SM-G870A (in line with past leaks) took part in a four-minute long clip. The brief video...


HTC One M8 Prime may have raised camera lens

HTC One M8 Prime may have raised camera lens

20 May, 2014 | comments (57)

There have been talks and rumors about the HTC One M8 Prime’s camera, especially for the Prime's released as being the time for HTC to “get it right” (the duo camera has received its fair share of criticism on both the HTC One and the current HTC...

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Nokia X2 has improved processor and storage

Nokia X2 has improved processor and storage

20 May, 2014 | comments (44)

Nokia’s initial Android offering, the Nokia X, didn’t really deliver much in the specs department. In fact, despite having Google’s OS on the device, it doesn’t have a Play Store and the handset does little to even suggest that it bears any...

Tags: Nokia, Android, Rumors


First HTC M8 Ace render leaks as the company teases curvy design

First HTC M8 Ace render leaks as the company teases curvy design

20 May, 2014 | comments (26)

Following a blurry photo of the HTC (M8) Ace's front, a render of the phone's back panel is now upon us. Thanks to the Chinese news outlet ifanr, we can catch a glimpse of what rumors suggest is a plastic variant of the One (M8). Made...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Virgin Mobile and Boost now sell Samsung Galaxy S5

Virgin Mobile and Boost now sell Samsung Galaxy S5

20 May, 2014 | comments (7)

As reported earlier, the Samsung Galaxy S5 is now available from Virgin Mobile. Additionally, Boost Mobile is also now offering the latest flagship smartphone from the current market leader. Virgin Mobile is asking for $600 for the unlocked...


LG G3 case reveals dimensions for the upcoming flagship

LG G3 case reveals dimensions for the upcoming flagship

20 May, 2014 | comments (76)

The LG G3 case leaks continue with a Spigen Slim Armor case. Among the many promo images for the new protective case are a couple that give the exact dimensions of the case. Using that as reference, we calculated the size of the LG G3. Here's a...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Exclusive: Samsung Galaxy Note 4 display detailed

Exclusive: Samsung Galaxy Note 4 display detailed

20 May, 2014 | comments (115)

We've been contacted by our source once again, who sent us a table detailing the upcoming Samsung phones and tablets. This time it includes a new device – the N910 T (Muscat), better known as the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. The expected model number...