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Apple iPad Air, iPad mini 2, and iPad mini get price cuts

Apple iPad Air, iPad mini 2, and iPad mini get price cuts

16 October, 2014 | comments (22)

Apple made the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 official today at a special event. This, however, doesn't mean that their respective predecessors will not be sold anymore. In fact, the original iPad Air from last year and the iPad mini with Retina...

Tags: Apple, iOS


iOS 8.1 unveiled on stage - Apple Pay, app permissions and more

iOS 8.1 unveiled on stage - Apple Pay, app permissions and more

16 October, 2014 | comments (17)

Apple event featured a long portion on new software and the highlight of that was the announcement of iOS 8.1. Apple Pay is, of course, the headlining feature but there's more. Apple has changed how apps are handled – users can now check the...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple's event is starting soon, here's the livestream

Apple's event is starting soon, here's the livestream

16 October, 2014 | comments (9)

Here we go again – Apple has another event starting up in its home base at Cupertino and lucky few go tickets to attend it live. Chances are you're not one of them but you can watch a livestream, or rather you have the opportunity to watch a...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Misc


Just on time: Apple iPad Air 2 images leak

Just on time: Apple iPad Air 2 images leak

16 October, 2014 | comments (14)

Just as Apple and fans are gearing up for the event that's taking place in a matter of minutes one Weibo user by the name of Mrlee has leaked two images of what looks like the Apple iPad Air 2. The images show an iPad with the same design but...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Tegra K1 (Denver) and Nexus 9 benchmarked

Tegra K1 (Denver) and Nexus 9 benchmarked

16 October, 2014 | comments (46)

The Tegra K1 comes in two versions – 32-bit and 64-bit – but they are more different than NVIDIA's naming scheme suggest. The one we've tested in the Xiaomi MiPad and that powers the NVIDIA Shield tablet is based on four Cortex-A15 cores. The...

Tags: HTC, NVIDIA, Android, Misc


Samsung Galaxy Note Edge to hit Russia and India this year

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge to hit Russia and India this year

16 October, 2014 | comments (20)

Samsung has made it clear that the Galaxy Note Edge is going to be a limited availability device, but at least two more markets may breathe a sigh of relief today. The company has said in an announcement the phone will start selling in India and...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Sony adds Xperia Z1, Z2, M2 to AOSP, unveils unified kernel

Sony adds Xperia Z1, Z2, M2 to AOSP, unveils unified kernel

16 October, 2014 | comments (13)

Sony is enhancing its reputation as a ROM-friendly maker. It added AOSP code for the Sony Xperia Z2, Xperia Z1 and Xperia M2 to the SonyXperiaDev GitHub. The company denied making AOSP ROMs and this indeed isn't it – the camera and the modem have...

Tags: Sony, Android, Misc


Apple's iPad event starts soon: what to expect

Apple's iPad event starts soon: what to expect

16 October, 2014 | comments (19)

October 16 is here and Apple's event is hours away. The two new iPads are the hotly anticipated announcements but we're also likely to see new iMacs, the chances of new MacBooks are lower according to the rumor mill. The event will be held in...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Misc, Rumors


Google Nexus 6 to launch in 28 countries this year

Google Nexus 6 to launch in 28 countries this year

16 October, 2014 | comments (43)

With the Nexus 6 now official, Motorola has detailed the phone's availability. The latest Nexus flagship is going to be available for purchase in 28 countries across Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific, including India. However, that's as far...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Live photo of Oppo N3 reveals a fingerprint reader on the back

Live photo of Oppo N3 reveals a fingerprint reader on the back

16 October, 2014 | comments (12)

We've seen numerous leaks about the Oppo N3, all of which focus on its camera – the rotating 16MP shooter is indeed the defining feature of the upcoming Oppo camera phone but the closely cropped teasers were concealing the fingerprint reader on the...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


HTC One, One (M8), One mini and mini 2 to get Android 5.0 Lollipop

HTC One, One (M8), One mini and mini 2 to get Android 5.0 Lollipop

16 October, 2014 | comments (61)

HTC has responded a lot of questions on Twitter about its plans about Android 5.0 Lollipop. The new version of the OS was detailed a while ago, but its official premiere was yesterday with the Motorola Nexus 6 and HTC Nexus 9...


Samsung announces the Exynos 7 Octa, is the old Exynos 5433

Samsung announces the Exynos 7 Octa, is the old Exynos 5433

16 October, 2014 | comments (26)

Samsung announced an interesting move today by renaming its Exynos 5433 chipset to the Exynos 7 Octa. The chipset is powering one of the versions of the Galaxy Note 4 and was previously known as the Exynos 5 Octa (5433). Apparently Samsung thought...

Tags: Samsung


The Nexus 6 is water resistant like the Moto X (2014)

The Nexus 6 is water resistant like the Moto X (2014)

16 October, 2014 | comments (58)

The Motorola-made Google Nexus 6 has been granted some water resistance, matching the Moto X (2014). And although Google doesn't point the water resistance out on its product page for the Nexus 6, Motorola does. Under "water resistance" on...


Samsung Galaxy S5 Google Play Edition pops up yet again

Samsung Galaxy S5 Google Play Edition pops up yet again

15 October, 2014 | comments (31)

Samsung Galaxy S5 Google Play made another cameo. This time around, the yet to be revealed smartphone appeared on the official Android page, which was updated to mark the launch of version 5.0 Lollipop. Samsung’s flagship smartphone with...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Puls by Will.i.am is a wearable that can make calls

Puls by Will.i.am is a wearable that can make calls

15 October, 2014 | comments (32)

As expected, the popular musician Will.i.am launched his own wearable device. Dubbed Puls, the bracelet-like gadget is presented as a smart cuff, not a run of the mill smartwatch. Puls by Will.i.am has 3G connectivity and a SIM card...

Tags: Misc


Lenovo will establish a new smartphone company in China

Lenovo will establish a new smartphone company in China

15 October, 2014 | comments (13)

Lenovo announced that it will establish a new company for smart devices in China. Set to open for business on April 1, 2015, the new venture by the Chinese tech giant will take on the likes of Xiaomi by focusing on an internet-based business...

Tags: Lenovo


Nexus 6 will be sold by AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile

Nexus 6 will be sold by AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile

15 October, 2014 | comments (17)

Motorola and Google made the Nexus 6 official earlier today, and we already know it's going to cost $649 if you choose to purchase the 32GB base model from the Play Store in unlocked form. Though if you were wondering about carrier support, this...


iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 get confirmed by Apple

iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 get confirmed by Apple

15 October, 2014 | comments (29)

Just as Google was busy announcing its new Nexus family, Apple managed to confirm the names of the two new tablets that it will introduce at its special event tomorrow. They will be the iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3, the latter being the successor...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Motorola details which of its devices will get Lollipop

Motorola details which of its devices will get Lollipop

15 October, 2014 | comments (53)

The Nexus 6 will be Motorola's first product to ship with Android 5.0 Lollipop preinstalled, but what about the smartphone maker's previous wares? Fret not, for Motorola plans on updating quite a few handsets to the latest version of Android. And...


Google Nexus 6 is official with 6-inch QHD screen and S805

Google Nexus 6 is official with 6-inch QHD screen and S805

15 October, 2014 | comments (234)

Without any sort of special event, Google has just announced the Motorola-made Nexus 6 smartphone running Android 5.0 Lollipop. The phone features a 6" 2560 x 1440 pixel display, which gives it a pixel density of 496ppi. The premium display...