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Galaxy Note 4 with Snapdragon 810 confirmed by benchmark

Galaxy Note 4 with Snapdragon 810 confirmed by benchmark

12 December, 2014 | comments (47)

A rumor surfaced this Thursday, regarding the possibility of a Snapdragon 810 updated version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. Benchmark profiles appeared today on the popular website Geekbench and they seem to prove that a handset, with a model number...


Galaxy Note Edge hits UK, Vodafone gets exclusivity

Galaxy Note Edge hits UK, Vodafone gets exclusivity

12 December, 2014 | comments (12)

Just as anticipated, the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge is finally available for purchase in the UK. Until January 9, 2015, Vodafone will be selling the phone exclusively. Vodafone offers the Galaxy Note Edge only on contract and there's no...


Samsung unveils red Galaxy Note 4 for SK Telecom

Samsung unveils red Galaxy Note 4 for SK Telecom

12 December, 2014 | comments (3)

Same as last year Samsung is launching a festive red color version of its current Galaxy Note. The Velvet Red Galaxy Note 4 is available only for SK Telecom in South Korea. Samsung released a red color option for the international version too, but...


Xolo unveils Q900s Plus, claims it's the world's lightest phone

Xolo unveils Q900s Plus, claims it's the world's lightest phone

12 December, 2014 | comments (17)

Just a few months after launching the Q900s, Xolo has unveiled its successor, dubbed Q900s Plus, which the company claims is the “world’s lightest phone”. That's a rather strange statement as it weighs the same as its predecessor - 100 grams and...

Tags: Xolo, Android


Apple Online Store now supports PayPal in the US and UK

Apple Online Store now supports PayPal in the US and UK

12 December, 2014 | comments (6)

As of today the Apple Online Store in the USA and the United Kingdom has a new payment option - PayPal. In addition to payment with credit or debit cards, you can now complete your purchase with a PayPal transaction. There is more good news - in...

Tags: Apple, Misc


Huawei Ascend Mate7 Monarch edition marches in for $710

Huawei Ascend Mate7 Monarch edition marches in for $710

12 December, 2014 | comments (16)

Huawei releases today the Ascend Mate7 Monarch edition, which is a slightly more premium version of the regular phone. The majority of specifications remain the same as the original with a few improvements. The 6" 1080p display is now protected with...

Tags: Huawei, Android


Nexus 5 production stops, but you can still buy it

Nexus 5 production stops, but you can still buy it

12 December, 2014 | comments (24)

With the Nexus 6 already here to carry on the family legacy it is only natural that the days are numbered for the Nexus 5. But the LG Nexus 5 still has a lot of appeal as the last-available budget-oriented Nexus device, a long-standing tendency...

Tags: Nexus, Android, Google, LG


Cyanogen-powered Micromax Yu phone launches on Dec.18

Cyanogen-powered Micromax Yu phone launches on Dec.18

11 December, 2014 | comments (62)

Last month, Micromax officially announced its plans to create a new mobile device brand - Yu. The devices using this brand are to be sold online only, emulating the business models of Chinese companies such as Xiaomi and OnePlus. The first...

Tags: Micromax, Android


Samsung's upcoming Galaxy E5 and E7 have full specs leaked

Samsung's upcoming Galaxy E5 and E7 have full specs leaked

11 December, 2014 | comments (47)

Aside from the recently unveiled A series, Samsung is working on another new line of devices - this will be the Galaxy E series. Two handsets in it have been leaking a lot lately, namely the SM-E500 (Galaxy E5) and SM-E700 (Galaxy E7). We've...


Nexus 6 is available from the Play Store in the UK again

Nexus 6 is available from the Play Store in the UK again

11 December, 2014 | comments (13)

The Motorola Nexus 6 is once again out in the Google Play Store for the UK. You can order one, but there are caveats. First of all, only the blue 32GB model is actually available, while white units and ones with double that storage capacity are...


Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 SoC will support 450 Mbps LTE

Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 SoC will support 450 Mbps LTE

11 December, 2014 | comments (29)

It's already pretty clear that most of next year's flagship Android smartphones will be powered by Qualcomm's upcoming Snapdragon 810 chipset. A while back this was rumored to have encountered some issues, but the company making it has assured us...

Tags: Qualcomm


Apple Watch production issues resolved

Apple Watch production issues resolved

11 December, 2014 | comments (30)

A couple of interesting rumors about the future of Apple device releases have surfaced today. The information provided mostly by supply chain sources and summarized by Taiwan’s United Daily News concerns the production schedules of the Apple Watch...

Tags: Apple, iOS


64-bit Xiaomi passes the TENAA, is it the Redmi 2?

64-bit Xiaomi passes the TENAA, is it the Redmi 2?

11 December, 2014 | comments (23)

A new Xiaomi smartphone has passed through the TENAA with a couple of images and a peek at the specs. The device looks much like the Redmi 1S and could prove to be its successor - the Redmi 2. It's going to arrive with a 4.7" 720p display and a...


Meizu teasers promise a Dec 23 event, likely for the Blue Charm

Meizu teasers promise a Dec 23 event, likely for the Blue Charm

11 December, 2014 | comments (2)

Meizu has scheduled an announcement quite close to Christmas – December 23 – which will be held in Beijing. The company has officially released only tantalizing tidbits, but the rumor mill claims that Meizu is going after Xiaomi's Redmi 1S and Redmi...

Tags: Meizu, Android, Rumors


New photos of Lumia 1030 leak, device said to be here to stay

New photos of Lumia 1030 leak, device said to be here to stay

11 December, 2014 | comments (81)

A few interesting photos found their way to Baidu today. They show a Lumia prototype device, which is said to be the 1030 McLaren. Interestingly enough we saw very similar photos last month of what appears to be the same unit and perhaps even the...

Tags: Nokia


Nexus 9 now available in India on Amazon

Nexus 9 now available in India on Amazon

11 December, 2014 | comments (9)

If you're in India and have been waiting to get your hands on the Nexus 9, you can stop refreshing the Google Play Store because it is now available on Amazon. Although the tablet has been listed on the Play Store for almost a month now it...

Tags: HTC, Android


Samsung Galaxy Grand 3 makes a visit to TENAA in China

Samsung Galaxy Grand 3 makes a visit to TENAA in China

10 December, 2014 | comments (59)

The upcoming Samsung Galaxy Grand 3 made a visit to TENAA in China. The mid-range phablet is bound to make a debut in the near future. In line with past rumors, the Chinese regulator filing reveals that Samsung Galaxy Grand 3 packs 64-bit...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Apple and IBM launch the first wave of business apps of iOS

Apple and IBM launch the first wave of business apps of iOS

10 December, 2014 | comments (26)

Apple and IBM launched the first wave of MobileFirst business apps for iOS. The duo of tech giants entered into a global enterprise mobility partnership back in July. The first wave of solutions is available for banks, retail and insurance...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Verizon's Galaxy Note 4 is updated to support the Gear VR

Verizon's Galaxy Note 4 is updated to support the Gear VR

10 December, 2014 | comments (9)

Samsung started selling its Gear VR accessory a couple of days ago, but one little known thing is that carrier-customized versions of the Galaxy Note 4 won't work with it out of the box. They each need to receive a software update to enable using...


Samsung Galaxy A7 gets new round of leaked specs

Samsung Galaxy A7 gets new round of leaked specs

10 December, 2014 | comments (18)

So far, Samsung has only officially announced two smartphones in its new A series - the Galaxy A3 and the Galaxy A5. But they're going to be joined by the Galaxy A7 at some point, as has been made evident by a myriad of leaks over the past...