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Huawei announces US pricing and availability of Ascend Mate2 4G

Huawei announces US pricing and availability of Ascend Mate2 4G

12 June, 2014 | comments (10)

Huawei announced US pricing and availability of the Ascend Mate2 4G phablet. The 6.1” LTE handset will be available to pre-order starting today at Huawei’s own brand new US online store GetHuawei.com. The Huawei Ascend Mate2 is priced at $299...

Tags: Huawei, Android


LG G Pad tablet series rollout begins, specs detailed

LG G Pad tablet series rollout begins, specs detailed

12 June, 2014 | comments (12)

Exactly one month ago, LG revealed three new additions to the G series of tablets, the G Pad 7.0, 8.0, and 10.1. The series itself was introduced late last year with the G Pad 8.3 - one of the company's first tablets in quite some time, and a robust...

Tags: LG, Android


Samsung Galaxy F pictured next to S5, has extra thin bezels

Samsung Galaxy F pictured next to S5, has extra thin bezels

12 June, 2014 | comments (66)

The Samsung Galaxy F (aka S5 Prime) is back in the news with a photo comparing it against its official Galaxy S5 sibling. The screen of the yet unannounced flagship will reportedly be bigger – 5.2" or 5.3" and have QHD resolution. What the photo...


Jolla's Sailfish OS update 8 coming in July, update 9 in Q3

Jolla's Sailfish OS update 8 coming in July, update 9 in Q3

12 June, 2014 | comments (14)

Jolla has just recently released the massive Sailfish OS update 6 and update 7 combo called Saapunki. It brought lots of new features, performance improvements and bug fixes. But if you think that the the Jolla team is now going to take a deserved...


Oppo R3 claims title of world's thinnest LTE phone

Oppo R3 claims title of world's thinnest LTE phone

12 June, 2014 | comments (12)

Oppo has announced the Oppo R3 in another edition of "world's thinnest phone" (we're looking at you Sony and your "slimmest 5.3-inch phone"). Anyway, the Oppo R3 claims the title of thinnest 4G LTE phone with its slender 6.3mm aluminum...

Tags: Oppo, Android


Verizon Galaxy Note II gets Android 4.4.2 KitKat

Verizon Galaxy Note II gets Android 4.4.2 KitKat

12 June, 2014 | comments (12)

Verizon has started rolling out the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for the Galaxy Note II. The update brings all the usual KitKat features, such as the updated lock screen, emoji support in keyboard, updated notification bar and all the under...


Micromax Canvas Entice A105 is now official

Micromax Canvas Entice A105 is now official

12 June, 2014 | comments (24)

Micromax brought us another smartphone today - the Micromax Canvas Entice A105. It's a low-end droid running KitKat OS on a 5" WVGA display. The Canvas Entice A105 is powered by the Broadcom's BCM23550 chipset with a quad-core 1.2GHz Cortex-A7...

Tags: Micromax, Android


Apple's redesigned iPhone 6 shown in leak

Apple's redesigned iPhone 6 shown in leak

11 June, 2014 | comments (131)

Reports are rampant that the iPhone 6 has gone into full scale production mode and to accompany the news are alleged photos of the completely assembled device. Leaks on new iPhone designs have happened in the past and they've been pretty...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


LG G3 to land at Verizon on July 17 after a week of pre-orders

LG G3 to land at Verizon on July 17 after a week of pre-orders

11 June, 2014 | comments (9)

The LG G3 will apparently become available at Verizon on July 17, following quite a long wait after its official unveiling in late May. The release date has surfaced thanks to a leaked screenshot purportedly showing an internal message from...


Samsung Galaxy Tab S leaks alongside Flip Covers

Samsung Galaxy Tab S leaks alongside Flip Covers

11 June, 2014 | comments (16)

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S is coming tomorrow at the Madison Square Garden's Tab Into Color event which Samsung is going to livestream for everyone interested. However, if you can't wait that long, you can get another glimpse of the Galaxy Tab S...


Apple iPhone 6 leaked by Taiwanese star Jimmy Lin

Apple iPhone 6 leaked by Taiwanese star Jimmy Lin

11 June, 2014 | comments (156)

Taiwanese singer/actor/race driver Jimmy Lin posted photos of himself holding the yet-unannounced iPhone 5c last year and now he's back with the new iPhone 6. We've seen plenty of leaks of the iPod Touch-inspired iPhone, but given Mr. Lin's track...

Tags: Apple, iOS


OpenSSL bug delays OnePlus One until further notice

OpenSSL bug delays OnePlus One until further notice

11 June, 2014 | comments (31)

The OnePlus One is a pretty sweet deal for $299 with a 5.5" FullHD display, Snapdragon 801, UHD video and the custom CyanogenMod 11S OS but getting one might not be as easy as we hoped. The phone is yet to ship to invitees and now we hear it has...

Tags: OnePlus, Android


Lumia 636/638 are first TD-LTE phones from Nokia in China

Lumia 636/638 are first TD-LTE phones from Nokia in China

11 June, 2014 | comments (29)

Nokia officially unveiled its first TD-LTE phones today – the Nokia Lumia 636/638. They are headed to China Unicom and China respectively, both at the price of CNY 1,300 ($210). The Lumia 638 went up on pre-order a couple of weeks ago at a slight...


LG G Watch specs leak ahead of release

LG G Watch specs leak ahead of release

11 June, 2014 | comments (10)

Back in March, we got word that LG was making a smartwatch that should be the first to run Google's newly announced Android Wear platform in Q2 release. While it obviously missed that target, it is now reported that the wearable will be the...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Galaxy Note 4 to have QHD screen, Sony OIS camera

Galaxy Note 4 to have QHD screen, Sony OIS camera

11 June, 2014 | comments (69)

Details of Samsung's upcoming devices leak on occasion but it's starting to become a mess – some devices seem to compete for the same segment and may indeed be the same device under a different name, while others may have been cancelled. After...


Samsung Galaxy S5 mini leaks in high-res pics, specs in tow

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini leaks in high-res pics, specs in tow

10 June, 2014 | comments (75)

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini has been in our rumor mill for quite a while, but today we are finally getting to see the real deal. We can got high-res live pictures of the S5 mini plus a comparison shot with its bigger Galaxy S5 sibling. Samsung...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung is going to livestream the Galaxy Tab S announcement

Samsung is going to livestream the Galaxy Tab S announcement

10 June, 2014 | comments (10)

Samsung announced today everyone will be able to enjoy the Galaxy Tab S event in New York on June 12. For those unable to attend, the Korean company will be live streaming on YouTube so everyone will be able to join the fun. The Tab Into...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Jolla major Saapunki update adds a ton of new features

Jolla major Saapunki update adds a ton of new features

10 June, 2014 | comments (16)

Jolla has begun rolling out the latest firmware update called Saapunki on its Jolla smartphone. It combines updates 6 and 7 and brings massive list of improvements to the Sailfish OS. Some of the Saapunki update's highlights...


Analyst: Apple to sell record 39m iPhones this quarter

Analyst: Apple to sell record 39m iPhones this quarter

10 June, 2014 | comments (53)

According to data from Morgan Stanley's AlphaWise Smartphone Tracker, which was sent in a note to investors, Apple is en route to score a record 39 million iPhones sold in the quarter ending this month. To put that in perspective Apple was able...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Samsung and LG may start making quantum dot screens

Samsung and LG may start making quantum dot screens

10 June, 2014 | comments (53)

Korean news agency ETNews is reporting that Samsung and LG are looking to start mass producing Quantum Dot displays. Quantum Dots promise a wider color gamut (by up to 50%) than rival OLED displays, combined with increased brightness and lower power...

Tags: LG, Samsung, Misc