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Samsung Galaxy Alpha is officially headed to Three UK

Samsung Galaxy Alpha is officially headed to Three UK

13 August, 2014 | comments (34)

A few hours ago Samsung finally decided to announce the Galaxy Alpha, its first metal-clad smartphone and the slimmest Galaxy device ever. This came after dozens of leaks told us everything we needed to know about the handset during the past few...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A may land in Europe this month

Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A may land in Europe this month

13 August, 2014 | comments (18)

Samsung may have just unveiled the metal-clad Galaxy Alpha earlier today, but apparently that's not the only new model headed to Europe soon. So far, the Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A has been confined to the company's home country of South Korea, but...

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Panasonic Eluga A launches in India with a 5-inch IPS display

Panasonic Eluga A launches in India with a 5-inch IPS display

13 August, 2014 | comments (17)

Panasonic has launched the Eluga A in India in hope to attract the attention of those seeking an affordable smartphone. The Panasonic Eluga A features a 5" IPS display of 854 x 480 pixel resolution (195 ppi). Under the hood, there's a 1.2GHz...


iPhone 6 now in validation testing, mass production imminent

iPhone 6 now in validation testing, mass production imminent

13 August, 2014 | comments (76)

A report from China, citing sources within Foxconn, suggests the iPhone 6 is currently undergoing the so called "product validation testing". This is the last step before a handset enters mass production and aims to detect potential issues with the...

Tags: Android, iOS, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy Alpha benchmarked

Samsung Galaxy Alpha benchmarked

12 August, 2014 | comments (32)

Samsung is expanding its flagship lineup with the newly official Samsung Galaxy Alpha and the rumored Galaxy S5 LTE-A version. Both are powered by the Exynos 5 Octa 5430 chipset, the one rumored to be at the heart of the Galaxy Note 4 too. The S5...


Nexus 6 flaunts Snapdragon 805 on AnTuTu

Nexus 6 flaunts Snapdragon 805 on AnTuTu

12 August, 2014 | comments (85)

Hot on the heels off an appearance on GFXBench flaunting a Nexus 6 name alongside its Motorola Shamu codename, it's now time for AnTuTu and we've got more details. The Motorola Shamu will not be opting for a Snapdragon 801 chip with Adreno 330...


Android in July: KitKat continues its march forward

Android in July: KitKat continues its march forward

13 August, 2014 | comments (17)

Google's Android distribution report for July is out and shows that Android 4.4 KitKat (API 19) is continuing its march forward with 20.9%. Last month it stood at 17.9% and the growth this month came at the expense of Ice Cream Sandwich and the...


Samsung Galaxy Alpha unveiled, has a metal frame

Samsung Galaxy Alpha unveiled, has a metal frame

12 August, 2014 | comments (199)

There will be no shared spotlight at IFA then, Samsung unveiled the premium Samsung Galaxy Alpha weeks before the scheduled Galaxy Note 4 announcement. The premium device has a metal frame exposed on the sides and a faux leather back similar to...

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TENAA certifies Samsung Galaxy Mega 2, confirms its specs

TENAA certifies Samsung Galaxy Mega 2, confirms its specs

12 August, 2014 | comments (17)

The Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 passed through the FCC and now it has gone trough the Chinese counterpart, TENAA. Unlike the FCC, TENAA publishes a more comprehensive report on the devices specifications. The phone guns after the Sony Xperia T2 with a...


OnePlus' Ladies First contest is blasted as sexist

OnePlus' Ladies First contest is blasted as sexist

12 August, 2014 | comments (38)

So OnePlus' phone, the One, is definitely receiving a lot of love on the internet for its top shelf specs at a fairly low price, so there are plenty of people waiting on line to buy one. Well OnePlus thought that it would generate some hype for its...

Tags: Android, Misc, OnePlus


A number of HTC Butterfly 2 photo leak out on Twitter

A number of HTC Butterfly 2 photo leak out on Twitter

12 August, 2014 | comments (16)

The yet to be revealed HTC Butterfly 2 leaked out in a number of press images on Twitter. The high-end Android smartphone is a version of the Japan-only, latest generation HTC J Butterfly, made for Asia-Pacific markets. The alleged images...

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Sony is working on a low-end 6.1-inch smartphone

Sony is working on a low-end 6.1-inch smartphone

12 August, 2014 | comments (47)

For the past couple of years in the mobile world we've pretty much gotten used to the general rule that high-end smartphones are bigger than lower-end ones. Sony looks set to change that perception, however. The company is working on a device...

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Xiaomi Redmi 1S with 4G LTE launches on August 16

Xiaomi Redmi 1S with 4G LTE launches on August 16

12 August, 2014 | comments (17)

Following the recently announced 4G LTE version of its Redmi Note affordable phablet, Xiaomi is getting ready to release an iteration of the Redmi 1S that also has high-speed networking enabled. The Redmi 1S 4G will become available in China on...

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Motorola Shamu (possible Nexus 6) gets benchmarked

Motorola Shamu (possible Nexus 6) gets benchmarked

12 August, 2014 | comments (24)

Last month we heard a rumor about Motorola making the next Nexus smartphone, and it bearing the codename Shamu. Now this exact device has apparently been benchmarked using GFXBench, and the results it achieved may give us an indication about some...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Nvidia launches Tegra K1 chipset in 64-bit flavor

Nvidia launches Tegra K1 chipset in 64-bit flavor

12 August, 2014 | comments (28)

Nvidia has officially released the 64-bit version of its Tegra K1 system-on-a-chip. The chipset is also known as Denver and is anticipated to be the company's first 64-bit one to have Android running on it. The 64-bit Tegra K1 is comprised of...

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Motorola doubles its sales in Q2, reaches 8.6 million

Motorola doubles its sales in Q2, reaches 8.6 million

12 August, 2014 | comments (21)

Google may not have succeeded in bringing Motorola back in the black before it gave up and sold it to Lenovo, but it certainly managed to put the company back on the smartphone map. Riding on the success that the Moto G has become and adding up the...

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Sony Xperia Z3 benchmark leaks, confirming Z2-like specs

Sony Xperia Z3 benchmark leaks, confirming Z2-like specs

12 August, 2014 | comments (58)

The Xperia Z3 is no stranger to our homepage, it's been the subject of several leaks already. It's certain that Sony will present it in the beginning of September as they traditionally unveil their latest flagship at the annual IFA expo. Today's...

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New Samsung Galaxy Alpha photos leak, benchmark score too

New Samsung Galaxy Alpha photos leak, benchmark score too

12 August, 2014 | comments (67)

Nearing its possible August 13 unveiling the Samsung Galaxy Alpha has leaked in a new series of photos. There's new information along with the photos that the device will make an appearance earlier than expected on the IFA fair in Berlin and make it...


Asus outs Android 4.4 for Padfone Infinity and Fonepad Note 6

Asus outs Android 4.4 for Padfone Infinity and Fonepad Note 6

12 August, 2014 | comments (8)

Asus announced that it is now seeding Android 4.4 KitKat update for the Padfone Infinity and Fonepad Note 6. The software update also brings along the company's latest ZenUI boasting refreshed visuals. The update isn't only about adding new...

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Huawei to hold a press conference on September 4

Huawei to hold a press conference on September 4

12 August, 2014 | comments (16)

Huawei has just sent out press invites for a September 4 event, just a day before IFA 2014 kicks off. The company's invite hints the number 7, leaving us to expect either the Ascend Mate 7 or the Ascend D7. The phone's name isn't known yet, but...

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