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Droid Turbo gets leaked press pics, official unveiling date

Droid Turbo gets leaked press pics, official unveiling date

14 October, 2014 | comments (29)

Verizon has just started sending out press invites for an event it will hold on October 28. As you can see, these plainly state that during that event the next Droid-branded handset will be unveiled. Furthermore, the carrier has recently...


Sprint leases existing customers an iPhone 6 for $5 per month

Sprint leases existing customers an iPhone 6 for $5 per month

14 October, 2014 | comments (15)

If you're already the carrier's customer, Sprint will now lease you an iPhone 6 for just $5 per month if you so wish. The iPhone 6 Plus can also be had, though for $10 each month. The arrangement is meant to keep existing customers happy, after a...

Tags: Sprint, Apple


Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 phablet will be powered by Snapdragon 615

Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 phablet will be powered by Snapdragon 615

14 October, 2014 | comments (17)

The successor to the Redmi Note is in the works – alleged back panels of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 have leaked alongside basic specs and price for the phablet. The Redmi Note 2 will keep the 5.5" screen though the bezels got bigger and the device now...


Huawei Honor Holly launches in India with a 5

Huawei Honor Holly launches in India with a 5" 720p display

14 October, 2014 | comments (34)

Huawei officially revealed the Honor Holly for the Indian market. With the affordable smartphone, the Chinese company is offering an alternative to the recently launched Android One initiative. Paying the $118 (INR 6,999) price for the...

Tags: Huawei, Android


Xiaomi Redmi 1S gets an update addressing RAM and heat issues

Xiaomi Redmi 1S gets an update addressing RAM and heat issues

14 October, 2014 | comments (41)

Xiaomi has pushed an over-the-air update for the Redmi 1S. The latest firmware version brings MIUI 5 v4.5 and brings a fix to several performance-related issues. One of the key issues that users report fixed is the occasional overheating of the...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Motorola Droid Turbo flexes Snapdragon 805 muscle

Motorola Droid Turbo flexes Snapdragon 805 muscle

14 October, 2014 | comments (30)

The Motorola Droid Turbo passed through another benchmark and this time left scores. The Droid Turbo is powered by a Snapdragon 805 chipset – four Krait 450 cores at 2.65GHz, 3GB RAM and Adreno 420 GPU. The phone runs Android 4.4.4 KitKat and has a...

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evleaks outs an official Google Nexus 6 press photo

evleaks outs an official Google Nexus 6 press photo

14 October, 2014 | comments (104)

Famous leak-agent @evleaks is officially retired, but in a sudden surge of nostalgia brought us a new leak. And not just any leak, as now we have the first official photo of the upcoming Nexus 6. The photo shows the Nexus 6 front panel and its...


Will.i.am smartwatch gets its announcement tomorrow

Will.i.am smartwatch gets its announcement tomorrow

14 October, 2014 | comments (23)

Musician and Intel's Director of Creative Innovation Will.i.am announced in April he is preparing to launch a smartwatch, but the product missed on its July launch. However, now Will.i.am says the watch is ready and has even demonstrated it live at...

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Dual-SIM Nokia RM-1090 with 5

Dual-SIM Nokia RM-1090 with 5" AMOLED gets FCC clearance

14 October, 2014 | comments (25)

A new Lumia device has been spotted in the wild and at the FCC. The Nokia RM-1090/RM-1091 is a dual-SIM Windows Phone device the size of the Lumia 830. According to the FCC reports in measures 139.9 x 71.1mm. AdDuplex spotted the unofficial...


Lenovo Sisley examined by TENAA, official specs revealed

Lenovo Sisley examined by TENAA, official specs revealed

14 October, 2014 | comments (16)

The Lenovo Sisley is, let's say, an homage to the iPhone 6 with a nearly identical design. It even has the same thickness – 6.9mm – though as we pointed out yesterday the camera doesn't protrude. There were some rumored specs to go with yesterday's...

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A plethora of Samsung Galaxy are getting Android 4.4.4 soon

A plethora of Samsung Galaxy are getting Android 4.4.4 soon

14 October, 2014 | comments (64)

Today we got some good news about the Samsung Galaxy owners worldwide. A leaked roadmap spilled the beans on the Samsung Android 4.4.4 KitKat update schedule. As the table reveals the 4.4.4 update has already been completed for the Galaxy S5,...


Oppo N3 camera detailed: 16MP 1/2.3-inch sensor

Oppo N3 camera detailed: 16MP 1/2.3-inch sensor

14 October, 2014 | comments (13)

The Oppo N3 details keep trickling and the latest piece of news comes from the company's CEO himself. In a Weibo post, Tony Chen says the 16MP sensor of the N3 will have the ample 1/2.3" size, which will result in higher quality images. He...

Tags: Oppo, Android


Samsung Galaxy Note 4 pre-orders kick-off in India

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 pre-orders kick-off in India

14 October, 2014 | comments (87)

The launch day map for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 proves increasingly inaccurate. It seemed to indicate that the flagship phablet will be available in India on October 10, however Samsung will only be holding an event today to unveil the...

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Xiaomi adds another former Google executive to its team

Xiaomi adds another former Google executive to its team

13 October, 2014 | comments (4)

The Chinese hardware manufacturer Xiaomi added another former Google executive to its team. Jai Mani was a strategy and analytics associate for Google Play during his days at the search giant. The new hire will lead Xiaomi’s product team...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Vertu for Bentley smartphone goes official

Vertu for Bentley smartphone goes official

13 October, 2014 | comments (37)

Vertu and Bentley announced a smartphone than marks the beginning of a five-year partnership. The ultra luxurious Vertu for Bentley handset will be available in a limited edition of 2,000 pieces at the company’s boutiques this month with a...

Tags: Vertu, Android


iPhone 6 pre-orders in China reportedly reach 20 million

iPhone 6 pre-orders in China reportedly reach 20 million

13 October, 2014 | comments (50)

According to a report from China, pre-orders for Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have reached 20 million. The Cupertino giant opened the books for its smartphone duo in the country a few days ago, on October 10. The report points at higher...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Unlocked Sony Xperia Z3 Compact can be ordered in the US

Unlocked Sony Xperia Z3 Compact can be ordered in the US

13 October, 2014 | comments (37)

If you're in the US and want to grab a Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, then this is for you. And that's especially true if you like to purchase your smartphones unlocked and without being tied to long-term contracts with carriers. Sony has now put...

Tags: Sony, Android


Xiaomi Mi 4 and Redmi Note to land in India within 60 days

Xiaomi Mi 4 and Redmi Note to land in India within 60 days

13 October, 2014 | comments (32)

Xiaomi has so far had great success in India, where it's been holding weekly flash sales for a while. However, the only two devices that the company has offered Indian buyers until now have been the Mi 3 and the Redmi 1S. Things will change soon,...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Sony Xperia Z3 for T-Mobile up for pre-order on October 15

Sony Xperia Z3 for T-Mobile up for pre-order on October 15

13 October, 2014 | comments (7)

After Verizon premiered the Sony Xperia Z3 under the name of Xperia Z3v its now time for T-Mobile to start selling the device. The US carrier announced a month ago that it will carry the device. The Sony Xperia Z3 is set to arrive in...


Huawei Honor 6 Extreme Edition is official with Kirin 928 chip

Huawei Honor 6 Extreme Edition is official with Kirin 928 chip

13 October, 2014 | comments (20)

At an event today in Beijing, Huawei officially unveiled the Honor 6 Extreme Edition packing the company's latest Kirin 928 chipset. Its comprised of an 2GHz octa-core CPU, 3GB of RAM and Mali T628MP4 GPU. We're yet to see how much faster the Kirin...

Tags: Huawei, Android