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Samsung Galaxy S5 Duos rolls to international markets

Samsung Galaxy S5 Duos rolls to international markets

21 July, 2014 | comments (25)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Duos LTE (carrying the model number G9009D) has been available in China since April and now it is rolling out to international markets as well. The first set of countries where the phone is now available are the United Arab...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Prestigio MultiPhone 8500 DUO and 8400 DUO hit Russia in August

Prestigio MultiPhone 8500 DUO and 8400 DUO hit Russia in August

21 July, 2014 | comments (10)

Prestigio showcased its Windows Phone duo in the beginning of June and now the phonemaker has detailed their availability in the Russian market. The MultiPhone 8500 DUO and MutliPhone 8400 DUO will start selling in the first half of August in black...


LG G3 Prime may launch in Korea on 25 July

LG G3 Prime may launch in Korea on 25 July

21 July, 2014 | comments (17)

If you're into the LG G3 but want more calculating muscle and over the top download speeds than look no further. The LG G3 Prime (or Cat 6) is on Korean media once again with news on a possible release date. According to the new reports, the LG...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Xiaomi Mi4 smartphone leaks in full, company denies metal back

Xiaomi Mi4 smartphone leaks in full, company denies metal back

21 July, 2014 | comments (53)

The Xiaomi Mi4 new flagship is coming out tomorrow, but thanks to a series of leaks we got to learn most there is to know about it a day early. A bunch of live photos surfaced today, along with detailed specs and even press renders of the...


Apple iPhone 6 tipped to launch on September 19

Apple iPhone 6 tipped to launch on September 19

21 July, 2014 | comments (60)

A promotional flyer for the upcoming Apple iPhone 6 has been posted by a Weibo user in China. It depicts two iPhone smartphones, a 4.7" and a 5.5" one, alongside their respective prices. A lot of rumors have suggested that Apple is considering to...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Huawei outs Ascend P7 Arsenal Edition smartphone

Huawei outs Ascend P7 Arsenal Edition smartphone

21 July, 2014 | comments (17)

Earlier this year, Huawei announced a new global partnership with prominent UK football club Arsenal, promising exclusive offers, content, and brand presence for Arsenal fans. The partnership apparently also includes specially-branded smartphones,...

Tags: Android, Huawei


Alleged Motorola Moto G successor leaks

Alleged Motorola Moto G successor leaks

20 July, 2014 | comments (40)

The Moto G is Motorola's most successful smartphone to date and has seen its fair share of upgrades in the form of the Moto G 4G and Dual-SIM variant but is yet to see it being replaced by a successor. Although this is bound to happen we were yet...


ZTE to make Google Now Launcher default on future phones

ZTE to make Google Now Launcher default on future phones

20 July, 2014 | comments (19)

Android’s customization is one of the OS’ biggest selling points over other mobile operating systems. However, sometimes, manufacturers really fudge up the Android experience with their software overlays. Delayed updates, cluttered menus, and...

Tags: Android, ZTE


Windows Phone 8.1 new lockscreen to be available soon

Windows Phone 8.1 new lockscreen to be available soon

20 July, 2014 | comments (60)

Although Windows Phone 8.1 has been out for a while now, there are still a few complementary features that weren’t included with the upgrade’s rollout. One of the more interesting promised features teased by Microsoft is a new lockscreen...


EU demands re-classification of games with in-app purchases

EU demands re-classification of games with in-app purchases

20 July, 2014 | comments (26)

In-app purchases are some of the trickiest, most annoying aspects of gaming today, and the phenomenon is becoming increasingly prevalent in the mobile landscape. Many business models of “free” games revolve around in-app purchases with sometimes key...

Tags: Google, Android, Apple, iOS


Xiaomi Mi 4 purportedly shown again in leaked pictures

Xiaomi Mi 4 purportedly shown again in leaked pictures

20 July, 2014 | comments (35)

Next week Xiaomi will hold an event during which it's going to unveil the Mi 4, its next flagship smartphone offering. The phone has so far been teased by the company's execs, and at one point in the past we've seen it in a couple of blurry...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


5mm-thick Gionee GN9005 passes TENAA certification

5mm-thick Gionee GN9005 passes TENAA certification

20 July, 2014 | comments (23)

Thin is in at Gionee - the Elife S5.5 flagship turned heads with its mere 5.55mm thickness, but TENAA has just certified a mid-range model that's even thinner. The Gionee GN9005 (not the final name, we're guessing) measures just 5mm thick! Not...

Tags: Gionee, Android


LG G3 on-contract price drops to $100 in the US

LG G3 on-contract price drops to $100 in the US

20 July, 2014 | comments (23)

The LG G3 flagship only just arrived in the US and it already has $100 cut off its on-contract price. The phone is available on AT&T, Verizon and Sprint, the three of which offer it at $200. Best Buy and Amazon, however, have dropped the upfront...


Counterclockwise: Anntenagate, LG BL40 Chocolate, Lumia 800

Counterclockwise: Anntenagate, LG BL40 Chocolate, Lumia 800

19 July, 2014 | comments (7)

Hello and welcome to this week's Counterclockwise – our series that looks back in time and brings you your weekly fix of nostalgia. The third week of July has hardly been the most action-packed historically, but it is among the leaders in...

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BlackBerry Passport extensive hands-on video leaks

BlackBerry Passport extensive hands-on video leaks

19 July, 2014 | comments (55)

The upcoming BlackBerry Passport is certainly one of the most unorthodox devices currently in the rumor mill. Packing a square screen with a resolution of 1440 x 1440 pixels, the Passport is probably the last chance for the troubled company to save...


The Sony Xperia Z2 now available in the US for $700

The Sony Xperia Z2 now available in the US for $700

19 July, 2014 | comments (36)

The Sony Xperia Z1 and Z1 Compact certainly took their time before they became available on the US market, but that's not the case with the Sony Xperia Z2. Three months may sound like a lot, but it's the fastest US flagship launch by the Japanese...

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Jolla arriving in India in partnership with Snapdeal

Jolla arriving in India in partnership with Snapdeal

19 July, 2014 | comments (31)

Jolla has announced that it will soon be entering the Indian market in partnership with Snapdeal. The Indian retailer has an exclusive deal with the Finnish company to sell the Jolla phone in India. Jolla was formed in October 2011 by many of...


iPhone 6 sapphire crystal display cover gets an arrow shot at it

iPhone 6 sapphire crystal display cover gets an arrow shot at it

19 July, 2014 | comments (58)

The iPhone 6 display is a hot topic of discussion these days, not just because it will be larger than its predecessors but also because of the use of sapphire crystal for the display cover. We have seen the panel being put to test in a video...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Moto X now starts at $299.99 with promo code valid until July 23

Moto X now starts at $299.99 with promo code valid until July 23

19 July, 2014 | comments (13)

Motorola may be getting ready to unveil the much rumored Moto X+1 soon. And it would be about time, with almost a year passing since its predecessor was announced. Speaking of which, the Moto X can now be yours starting at $299.99 sans contract,...

Tags: Motorola, Android


HP Red gets benchmarked, sports 16

HP Red gets benchmarked, sports 16" screen and runs Android

19 July, 2014 | comments (25)

HP is currently in the process of testing a new Android device, though this isn't a low-end tablet like most of the company's such offerings in recent times. The HP Red has been put through the paces of GFXBench recently, and as a consequence we...

Tags: HP, Android