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International pre-orders of Meizu MX4 are now live

International pre-orders of Meizu MX4 are now live

13 September, 2014 | comments (29)

The international pre-order books for the high-end Meizu MX4 have officially opened to a great deal of enthusiasm. According to Bai Yongxiang, the CEO of Meizu, the recently announced device has already gathered an impressive 7.7 million...

Tags: Meizu, Android


Week 37 in review: Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, Watch

Week 37 in review: Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, Watch

13 September, 2014 | comments (4)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 37 was all about Apple's big announcement event where the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Watch went official. Additionally,...


Unlocked and unbranded Moto X will be called Pure Edition

Unlocked and unbranded Moto X will be called Pure Edition

12 September, 2014 | comments (34)

Motorola will apparently call the unbranded and unlocked version of this year's Moto X the Pure Edition. "Pure" is a word that's so far been used quite a lot in relation to Android, but only by fans. "Pure Android" has come to mean a version of...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Oppo Find 5 and N1 will get Android 4.4 KitKat after all

Oppo Find 5 and N1 will get Android 4.4 KitKat after all

12 September, 2014 | comments (11)

Back in August we got word that Oppo's Find 5 wouldn't ever be officially updated to Android 4.4 KitKat. This info came from the Chinese company itself, though in the meantime it looks like it's changed its mind. That's because today it said that...

Tags: Oppo, Android


HTC to unveil a selfie phone and waterproof camera on Oct.8

HTC to unveil a selfie phone and waterproof camera on Oct.8

12 September, 2014 | comments (32)

A couple of days ago, HTC started sending out invites for an event it will hold on October 8. The invite itself (which you can see on the left) didn't reveal much about the gathering, except that it probably has something to do with cameras. Now...

Tags: HTC, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy Alpha is now available in the UK

Samsung Galaxy Alpha is now available in the UK

12 September, 2014 | comments (32)

Right on schedule, the Samsung Galaxy Alpha has become available to purchase in the UK. Although today is the official release date for the handset, not all retailers seem to have it in stock already. There are exceptions, though. For example, if...

Tags: Android, Samsung


iPhone 6 A8 GPU benchmark suggests it's behind the curve

iPhone 6 A8 GPU benchmark suggests it's behind the curve

12 September, 2014 | comments (281)

The first Apple iPhone 6 benchmark results have popped up and they're from the GPU testing Basemark X suite. The iPhone 6 scores 21,204 points, which is just marginally better than the score of its predecessor. The iPhone 5s manages a score of...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple iPhone 6 Plus stock depleted, iPhone 6 still holding up

Apple iPhone 6 Plus stock depleted, iPhone 6 still holding up

12 September, 2014 | comments (127)

As you know, today is the day Apple’s latest iPhone 6 smartphone duo went on pre-order. Booking your unit was hardly the smoothest experience, but despite the server hiccups Apple managed to go through the initially available iPhone 6 Plus...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Sony delivers Android 4.4.3 to Xperia T2 Ultra

Sony delivers Android 4.4.3 to Xperia T2 Ultra

12 September, 2014 | comments (27)

Just when it started to seem that Sony has sent all its software engineers on long vacation, we got the news that the company has released an update for one of its more recent smartphones. The Sony Xperia T2 Ultra, which got promoted to 4.4.2 KitKat...

Tags: Sony, Android


Sony gives up on Xperia C, won't release any more updates for it

Sony gives up on Xperia C, won't release any more updates for it

12 September, 2014 | comments (108)

It hasn't been a particularly strong for the previous gen Sony smartphones with the Xperia M, Xperia L and Xperia SP all being officially denied further updates. Now another smartphone joins the unfortunate list - the Sony Xpeia C. The...

Tags: Sony, Android


LG launches L Fino and L Bello in Latin America, Europe and Asia

LG launches L Fino and L Bello in Latin America, Europe and Asia

12 September, 2014 | comments (10)

LG announced the L Fino and L Bello entry-level smartphones a month ago and now the company is ready to unleash them to the market. The phones launch in Brazil this week with other countries in Latin America to follow soon. European and Asian...

Tags: LG, Android


Sony Xperia Z3 Compact on pre-order in the UK and Germany

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact on pre-order in the UK and Germany

12 September, 2014 | comments (28)

The Sony Xperia Z3 Compact has gone up on pre-order in the UK and Germany. The official Sony Mobile store in the UK offers it at a full retail price of £430 but there are much better deals out there already. Clove UK and Handtec offer the...

Tags: Sony, Android


iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus now on pre-order on Apple store

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus now on pre-order on Apple store

12 September, 2014 | comments (48)

The iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus are just about to go up for pre-order on the Apple Online Store in the US. If you have been waiting to purchase the phone, now is the time. The iPhone 6 is priced at $199, $299, and $399 for the 16, 64, and...

Tags: Apple, iOS


LG to announce a smaller G Flex 2 by the end of the year

LG to announce a smaller G Flex 2 by the end of the year

12 September, 2014 | comments (32)

Last year's LG G Flex didn't exactly take the world by storm. Although featuring a unique curved display, the high price and the massive size were reason enough for most people to stay away from it. But LG will be announcing a second...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


T-Mobile details pricing on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

T-Mobile details pricing on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

11 September, 2014 | comments (70)

T-Mobile announced pricing details of the Apple iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. The Big Magenta will have Cupertino’s smartphone duo available for pre-order tomorrow, on September 12. The 4.7” iPhone 6 will be available with $0 down and 24...

Tags: Apple, iOS, T-Mobile


T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S4 gets Android 4.4.4 KitKat

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S4 gets Android 4.4.4 KitKat

11 September, 2014 | comments (37)

It's Android 4.4.4 update season for Samsung smartphones sold by US carriers, it seems. Following in the footsteps of Sprint's Galaxy Note 3 and Verizon's Galaxy S5, it's now the turn of T-Mobile's Galaxy S4 to be updated. Android 4.4.4 is...


Microsoft-branded front panel for upcoming phone leaks

Microsoft-branded front panel for upcoming phone leaks

11 September, 2014 | comments (91)

Yesterday a report claimed Microsoft would soon be eliminating Nokia's brand from its phones. This would apparently first be noticed on the devices coming right before this year's holiday shopping season. And today we may be looking at the first...


Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge German pre-orders launch

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge German pre-orders launch

11 September, 2014 | comments (126)

Want to be among the first to get the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 or Note Edge? If yes we have news for - good news and bad news. The cool part is that several German retailers have already launched their pre-order campaign, so you can book your unit...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Vodafone UK introduces HD voice calls, part of £1B investment

Vodafone UK introduces HD voice calls, part of £1B investment

11 September, 2014 | comments (30)

Vodafone has added HD voice calling technology across its network in the UK. The carrier's latest feature is part of its £1 billion investment in its services in 2014. Thanks to HD voice calling, both consumer and business users will get to...

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Oppo N3 gets a couple of teasers ahead of October launch

Oppo N3 gets a couple of teasers ahead of October launch

11 September, 2014 | comments (9)

Oppo has posted two teasers and while it hasn't clearly specified what they are for, the misplaced 3 on the old phone clearly points to an upcoming Oppo N3 smartphone. The cameraphone will replace the Oppo N1 (the company really dislikes even...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors