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Apple iPhone 6 leaked by China Telecom

Apple iPhone 6 leaked by China Telecom

24 August, 2014 | comments (172)

The Apple iPhone 6 is hardly the best kept secret in the world with rumors about the upcoming flooding the internet lately. And while we have already accepted the fact that the Cupertino giant’s security measures aren’t what they once were, it’s...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Week 34 in review: Note 4 camera, iPhone 6, Sharp Aquos

Week 34 in review: Note 4 camera, iPhone 6, Sharp Aquos

24 August, 2014 | comments (0)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 34 was mainly about the Apple and Samsung, and their upcoming smartphones and phablet. There are also interesting and fresh...


Gionee outs a teaser for the world’s thinnest smartphone

Gionee outs a teaser for the world’s thinnest smartphone

23 August, 2014 | comments (56)

The Chinese manufacturer Gionee released a teaser for what appears to be the world’s slimmest smartphone. The yet to be revealed device is bound to be even thinner than the already ludicrously skinny Gionee Elife S5.5. Gionee's teaser (click to...

Tags: Gionee, Android


Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 quietly goes on sale in Malaysia

Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 quietly goes on sale in Malaysia

23 August, 2014 | comments (24)

It appears that the unannounced Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 has gone on sale in Malaysia. The authorized retailer SenHeng has listed the budget-friendly phablet as available in the country. Available in black or white color scheme, the handset...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Galaxy Alpha UK pre-orders to launch on August 28

Samsung Galaxy Alpha UK pre-orders to launch on August 28

23 August, 2014 | comments (35)

Samsung brought good news to Britons looking to get their hands on its latest smartphone flagship, the Galaxy Alpha. The handset will be going on pre-order next week with actual sales commencing in the middle of September. The exact date is...

Tags: Samsung, Android


New Lumia 830 leak confirms Microsoft Mobile branding

New Lumia 830 leak confirms Microsoft Mobile branding

23 August, 2014 | comments (55)

We are just under two weeks away from the Microsoft IFA event, where the Lumia 830 will go official and the rumor marathon is naturally picking up the pace. The latest leak comes from Brazil and consists of several live images of the...


Apple to replace faulty iPhone 5 batteries for free

Apple to replace faulty iPhone 5 batteries for free

23 August, 2014 | comments (52)

According to Apple, a small number of iPhone 5 sold between September 2012 and January 2013 are experiencing battery problems, where the users may experience reduced battery life, causing them to charge more frequently. Apple is now asking...

Tags: Apple, iOS


OnePlus is giving away 10,000 purchase invites for the One

OnePlus is giving away 10,000 purchase invites for the One

23 August, 2014 | comments (37)

The immensely popular One flagship from OnePlus has generated quite a lot of hype not just before but after its release. Thanks to is robust specs sheet at a very competitive off-contract price the smartphone has become quite the hit. It's become so...

Tags: OnePlus, Android


Counterclockwise: iPhone 5s, Xiaomi Mi 2, Nokia X3-02

Counterclockwise: iPhone 5s, Xiaomi Mi 2, Nokia X3-02

23 August, 2014 | comments (4)

Counterclockwise distills the good old times for our nostalgic readers and a history lessons for those who only recently became interested in phones. We'll be looking into events in late Augusts throughout the years, a time just before the launch of...

Tags: Misc


Alleged dimensions of 4.7” and 5.5” iPhone 6 prototypes leak

Alleged dimensions of 4.7” and 5.5” iPhone 6 prototypes leak

22 August, 2014 | comments (49)

Dimensions of prototypes of the long-rumored 4.7” and 5.5” iPhone 6 models were possibly revealed in leaked photos. Allegedly captured in a Foxconn manufacturing facility and in line with past leaks from the Apple contractor, the juicy computer...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


BlackBerry Passport specs get revealed in detail

BlackBerry Passport specs get revealed in detail

22 August, 2014 | comments (54)

The technical specifications of the BlackBerry Passport got revealed in full detail. The hardware QWERTY smartphone is expected to launch at some point next month. BlackBerry Passport will pack a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset with 2.2GHz...


Blue HTC One (E8) hits the shelves in Hong Kong

Blue HTC One (E8) hits the shelves in Hong Kong

22 August, 2014 | comments (3)

A blue color version of the HTC One (E8) has become available in Hong Kong. The new lick of paint comes with a matte finish. The new color shade joins the previously available white, black, and red versions of the smartphone. Pricing of the...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy Note 4 video teaser goes live

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 video teaser goes live

22 August, 2014 | comments (70)

Samsung released a video teaser of the upcoming Galaxy Note 4. The device will debut next month, on September 3 at a dedicated Unpacked event that will take place simultaneously in three cities. The teaser video is focused on the joys of...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Unannounced BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9983 appears

Unannounced BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9983 appears

22 August, 2014 | comments (20)

It appears that a sibling with hardware QWERTY keyboard will soon join the BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9982. Images and details on yet to be revealed BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9983 made the rounds online. Codenamed “Khan” the handset...


Apple iPhone 6 faces supply issues after last minute redesign

Apple iPhone 6 faces supply issues after last minute redesign

22 August, 2014 | comments (91)

According to sources inside the Apple supply chain who shared information with Reuters, suppliers are having troubles delivering enough screen units for the iPhone 6. The need to redesign a key component is to blame as it has disrupted the phone's...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Oppo Find 5 won't see Android 4.4 KitKat update

Oppo Find 5 won't see Android 4.4 KitKat update

22 August, 2014 | comments (27)

Sad news for Oppo Find 5 owners came in today, as the company confirmed it will not push an update to Android 4.4 KitKat. Qualcomm hasn't provided the hardware binaries for the Snapdragon APQ8064 chipset to run Android 4.4. Not all is lost,...

Tags: Oppo, Android


EU Galaxy S5 LTE-A firmware leaks, announcement imminent

EU Galaxy S5 LTE-A firmware leaks, announcement imminent

22 August, 2014 | comments (11)

Samsung has released the European Galaxy S5 LTE-A (SM-G901) firmware hinting at the phone's imminent announcement. The firmware is based on Android 4.4.4 KitKat and is available in the UK and Switzerland. As time passes, Samsung will roll it out to...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Android fragmentation report shows Samsung is still top dog

Android fragmentation report shows Samsung is still top dog

22 August, 2014 | comments (92)

The guys at OpenSignal thrive on smartphone statistics and once agin they took the time to plot Android fragmentation. It was a mammoth undertaking as the dominant smartphone platform has splintered in many different ways. First off is that...

Tags: Android


Oppo Neo 5 is official in Malaysia, starts selling next week

Oppo Neo 5 is official in Malaysia, starts selling next week

22 August, 2014 | comments (15)

Oppo has officially revealed the Neo 5, its latest affordable LTE smartphone, successor of the Oppo Neo. The company has significantly updated the internals with a Snapdragon 400 chipset with a 1.2GHz quad-core Cortex A7 CPU, 1GB of RAM and 4GB...

Tags: Oppo, Android


OnePlus One software update fixes touchscreen issue, sort of

OnePlus One software update fixes touchscreen issue, sort of

22 August, 2014 | comments (30)

OnePlus is rolling out an OTA update for the OnePlus One. The XNPH33R supposedly fixes the issue with the touchscreen that caused it to miss multiple inputs on the screen at once when they were close to each other. There was also a problem with the...

Tags: OnePlus, Android