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TENAA reveals Sony Xperia Z3 specs

TENAA reveals Sony Xperia Z3 specs

21 August, 2014 | comments (67)

TENAA has certified the upcoming Sony Xperia Z3 and we now have a virtually complete specs sheet. And we still find very little upgrades over the Xperia Z2 model. The phone keeps the 5.2" IPS LCD with 1080p resolution but is marginally smaller....

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Samsung announces Galaxy S5 4G+ for Singapore

Samsung announces Galaxy S5 4G+ for Singapore

21 August, 2014 | comments (24)

Samsung has announced a new variant of the Galaxy S5, the Galaxy S5 4G+, which will be launched in Singapore. The phone will be available on August 23 on SingTel's new LTE-A network, which is also launching on the same day. The Galaxy S5 4G+...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo gets Android KitKat update

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo gets Android KitKat update

21 August, 2014 | comments (66)

Samsung has started rolling out the KitKat update for the Galaxy Note 3 Neo in India. The update bumps up the version number to 4.4.2. The update weighs in at around 495MB and can be downloaded OTA or through Samsung's desktop software -...

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LG announces a duo of affordable L Series smartphones

LG announces a duo of affordable L Series smartphones

20 August, 2014 | comments (42)

LG announced a duo of affordably L Series smartphones. The 3G-only LG L Fino and L Bello will be showcased by the Korean manufacturer during the upcoming IFA in Berlin. In line with the company’s new strategy, both devices will boot Android 4.4.2...

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IDC: tablets with telephony on board are selling briskly in Asia

IDC: tablets with telephony on board are selling briskly in Asia

20 August, 2014 | comments (15)

According to a report by IDC, tablet with telephony on board are selling briskly in Asia. The large-screen do it all devices are particularly popular in the Asia/Pacific region excluding Japan. The research company’s Worldwide Quarterly...

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OnePlus One India launch nears, new job listing suggests

OnePlus One India launch nears, new job listing suggests

20 August, 2014 | comments (19)

Last month we found out that OnePlus had plans to enter the increasingly crowded Indian smartphone market - though not much more than that transpired back then. The Chinese company said it received a lot of interest from India, and that it was...

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Unlocked ZTE Nubia 5S Mini goes on pre-order in the USA

Unlocked ZTE Nubia 5S Mini goes on pre-order in the USA

20 August, 2014 | comments (10)

ZTE's smartphones rarely make it to the United States. When they do, they're usually devoid of their original names, being sold as cheap own-brand smartphones by smaller carriers. That isn't the case this time around, though. ZTE is bringing the...

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New Huawei IFA teaser hints at Cat.6 LTE, fingerprint sensor

New Huawei IFA teaser hints at Cat.6 LTE, fingerprint sensor

20 August, 2014 | comments (19)

Like every other smartphone maker under the sun, Huawei will hold a pre-IFA press conference early next month too. This will happen on September 4, and we're expecting to see at least one new handset being announced there. A previous teaser...

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Sony Xperia C3 goes on sale, Russia is first to get it

Sony Xperia C3 goes on sale, Russia is first to get it

20 August, 2014 | comments (16)

The Sony Xperia C3, announced by Sony last month, and is touted as the first selfie-centric device from the Japanese manufacturer that comes with a 5MP front-facing camera and a wide range of social media extras. Today we learn that the...

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Xolo unveils the 4.5-inch Q610s with a sub-100 euro price tag

Xolo unveils the 4.5-inch Q610s with a sub-100 euro price tag

20 August, 2014 | comments (9)

Xolo has just unveiled the Q610s smartphone - a very affordable midrange offering. The smartphone has a 4.5" 480 x 854 display, MediaTek MT6582M with 1GB of RAM, quad-core 1.3GHz processor and Mali-400MP2 graphics chip, dual-SIM slots, 5MP camera...

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Leaked screenshot points to QHD display for Meizu MX4

Leaked screenshot points to QHD display for Meizu MX4

20 August, 2014 | comments (11)

A screenshot has leaked over in China and the source claims it belongs to the upcoming Meizu MX4. The screenshot shows a camera UI and was reportedly 1536 x 2502 in resolution pointing to QHD resolution for the Meizu MX4 screen. The issue is that...

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Sweet 3D models put iPhone 6 next to Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Sweet 3D models put iPhone 6 next to Samsung Galaxy Alpha

20 August, 2014 | comments (80)

We've seen plenty of iPhone 6 dummies though photos are usually of bad quality and don't compare Apple's new flagship to its main rivals. Well, perhaps the biggest challenger is out, the Samsung Galaxy Alpha, and thanks to the 3D modelling skills of...


Original HTC One is now receiving Android 4.4.3 in Europe

Original HTC One is now receiving Android 4.4.3 in Europe

19 August, 2014 | comments (49)

Following in the footsteps of the HTC One (M8), he original HTC One from 2013 is now apparently in the process of getting updated to Android 4.4.3 KitKat. This has started to happen in parts of Europe, with confirmed updates received in both...


Sharp Aquos Crystal for Sprint gets priced

Sharp Aquos Crystal for Sprint gets priced

19 August, 2014 | comments (72)

Yesterday the impressive-looking Sharp Aquos Crystal was announced for Japan, and back then we heard that it would be headed to Sprint in the USA, because that particular carrier is now owned by Japan's SoftBank. So here we are today, when Sprint...

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Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 specs leak

Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 specs leak

19 August, 2014 | comments (39)

It's been more than a year since Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Mega 5.8 and 6.3 and it's high time we see their successors on the market. The Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 has been around the rumor block time and again with hints of specs and shots but today...


Sony Xperia M2 Aqua adds IP68 certification to M2 formula

Sony Xperia M2 Aqua adds IP68 certification to M2 formula

19 August, 2014 | comments (52)

Sony has made water-resistance a sort of trademark for the Xperia line but that's a feature usually reserved for the upper class of phones. The new Sony Xperia M2 Aqua brings the highest dust and water resistance IP rating found on a smartphone,...

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HTC announces Butterfly 2 for South Asian markets

HTC announces Butterfly 2 for South Asian markets

19 August, 2014 | comments (49)

HTC has announced the Butterfly 2 for the Asian markets. The phone was previously launched on KDDI in Japan as the J Butterfly but will now be available in other Asian markets, including Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Singapore, and...

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LG will bring the G3 UX to low and mid-range devices

LG will bring the G3 UX to low and mid-range devices

18 August, 2014 | comments (37)

LG announced that it will bring the UX interface which debuted with the G3 to its mid-range and entry-level smartphones and tablets. The feature-rich Android customization will appear in most of the company’s devices later this year. The...

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HTC One (M8) for T-Mobile gets updated to Android 4.4.3

HTC One (M8) for T-Mobile gets updated to Android 4.4.3

18 August, 2014 | comments (9)

HTC One (M8) for T-Mobile in the United States got treated to an update to Android 4.4.3. Software build number 2.22.531.5 is now seeding to the Big Magenta-flavored handset. As expected, the update brings a host of improvements to the...

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Microsoft and Samsung discuss ending their patent feud

Microsoft and Samsung discuss ending their patent feud

18 August, 2014 | comments (26)

According to a report in The Korea Times, Microsoft and Samsung have begun discussions to end their patent feud. Earlier this month, the Redmond-based company took its Korean counterpart to court over patent royalty payments. The main...

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