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User agent profile confirms QHD display for Samsung Galaxy S6

User agent profile confirms QHD display for Samsung Galaxy S6

16 January, 2015 | comments (40)

While we're waiting for the Samsung Galaxy S6 to show up this quarter (hopefully around the Mobile World Congress) we're treated to the latest leak. The User Agent Profile for a SM-G920A has been found confirming some of the details we're keen to...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Xiaomi Mi 4 to launch in India on January 28

Xiaomi Mi 4 to launch in India on January 28

16 January, 2015 | comments (68)

Xiaomi has announced that it will be launching its last year's flagship device - the Mi 4 - in India on January 28. Unfortunately, no price was mentioned but we will update you on that as soon as that information is available. The Mi 4 has a...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


OnePlus One to get CM-based Android 5.0 next month

OnePlus One to get CM-based Android 5.0 next month

15 January, 2015 | comments (24)

Cyanogen founder Steve Kondik revealed that OnePlus One will receive stable Android 5.0 Lollipop update next month. The ROM will be based on CyanogenMod 12 build. The Cyanogen-based ROM will not be available to OnePlus One users in India. As...

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BlackBerry Classic is now available to buy in India

BlackBerry Classic is now available to buy in India

15 January, 2015 | comments (44)

For Indian lovers of that classic BlackBerry form factor, here's some good news. BlackBerry has finally decided to launch the Classic in the subcontinent today. Furthermore, the device is already available to buy, so you don't have to wait one...

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LG G4 rumored to come with 16MP camera, Snapdragon 810

LG G4 rumored to come with 16MP camera, Snapdragon 810

15 January, 2015 | comments (55)

This year's top Android smartphone from LG is probably going to be the G4, going by the naming convention the Korean company has been using for a few years now. This device should be unveiled in the coming months, but so far few details about it...

Tags: LG , Android, Rumors


Xiaomi Mi Note gets benchmarked, overtakes the Mi 4

Xiaomi Mi Note gets benchmarked, overtakes the Mi 4

15 January, 2015 | comments (14)

A few hours ago, Xiaomi took the wraps off its two new phablets - the Mi Note and the Mi Note Pro. While the latter comes with the best possible specs for this day and age, the "lower-end" Mi Note is probably worthy of flagship status too, despite...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


T-Mobile launches new Simply Prepaid plans

T-Mobile launches new Simply Prepaid plans

15 January, 2015 | comments (11)

To properly complement its rather successful Simple Choice postpaid plans, T-Mobile has today unveiled its new Simply Prepaid offer. The three plans that make it up are quite similar to the carrier's old Simple Choice Prepaid options, but they're...

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Bank of America says 1.1 million cards now use Apple Pay

Bank of America says 1.1 million cards now use Apple Pay

15 January, 2015 | comments (25)

Bank of America is one of the major partners for Apple Pay and alongside its financial results, the company revealed today that nearly 800,000 customers have started using Apple's new payment method. As a result, more than 1.1 million cards have...

Tags: Apple, iOS


ZTE Blade S6 leaks, iPhone 6 feels it's looking in a mirror

ZTE Blade S6 leaks, iPhone 6 feels it's looking in a mirror

15 January, 2015 | comments (22)

An online retailer has spilled new photos of the upcoming ZTE Blade S6. The phone passed through TENAA back in December under the ZTE Q7 model name and resembles the look of the iPhone 6 Plus. In addition to the single official-looking image...

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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...