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AT&T expands coverage to Mexico with $2.5B Iusacell purchase

AT&T expands coverage to Mexico with $2.5B Iusacell purchase

08 November, 2014 | comments (9)

AT&T has decided to expand its reach beyond the US territory by agreeing to buy Mexican carrier Iusacell in a deal worth $2.5 billion. The purchase will create what AT&T calls “the first-ever North American mobile service area” and will bring the...

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Moto X (2014) 5.0 Lollipop update now seeding to testers

Moto X (2014) 5.0 Lollipop update now seeding to testers

08 November, 2014 | comments (40)

Over the past two years or so Motorola turned regular firmware updates into one its top priorities and has been making sure that all its current smartphones run the latest available version of Android. And by the looks of it, things won’t change...

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'Football Leather' Moto X (2014) now out at Verizon

'Football Leather' Moto X (2014) now out at Verizon

07 November, 2014 | comments (14)

Today, Verizon has officially unveiled a new color version for the Moto X (2014). It's got a fancy name, too: "Football Leather". It's a reddish hue, meant to make you think about (American) football when you look at it, since it's so close to the...


Samsung Galaxy Note 5 likely to feature a 4K 6-inch AMOLED

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 likely to feature a 4K 6-inch AMOLED

07 November, 2014 | comments (246)

Samsung has been teasing its development of a 4K AMOLED display for a long time now, but now a new piece of information suggests the first phone to brag with it is the Galaxy Note 5. According to a tip sent to PhoneArena, Samsung 4K AMOLED screen is...


New Moto smartphone with Snapdragon 410 now in testing

New Moto smartphone with Snapdragon 410 now in testing

07 November, 2014 | comments (44)

Motorola is testing a new mid-range device using the Geekbench testing suite. The phone, which we assume is either the new Moto E or Moto G, features the Snapdragon MSM8916, more popular as the Snapdragon 410. It features a 64-bit quad-core...


Samsung Galaxy S4 Lollipop build gets shown off on video

Samsung Galaxy S4 Lollipop build gets shown off on video

07 November, 2014 | comments (61)

We have seen an internal build of the Android 5.0 Lollipop running on the Samsung Galaxy S5, courtesy SamMobile. Now they have managed to get their hands on an internal Lollipop build for the older Galaxy S4, and have a video for us to see...

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Meizu working on Android 5.0 Lollipop update for its phones

Meizu working on Android 5.0 Lollipop update for its phones

07 November, 2014 | comments (6)

Meizu has already received the required files and is now working on updating its smartphone lineup to Android 5.0 Lollipop. The confirmation comes from Meizu's Flyme UI chief developer, who posted a screenshot of a command line interface showing...

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Microsoft to unveil new Lumia handset on November 11

Microsoft to unveil new Lumia handset on November 11

07 November, 2014 | comments (56)

Microsoft has just given us the date when we’ll see its first smartphone after the drop of the Nokia brand. Using the hashtag #MoreLumia, the company’s teaser confirms a new smartphone is on the way and it will break cover on November 11. The...


Nexus 6 now available on the Play Store in 12 additional countries

Nexus 6 now available on the Play Store in 12 additional countries

07 November, 2014 | comments (44)

If you have been living outside the US and have been itching to buy the new Nexus 6, Google has some good news for you. The Nexus 6 has gone live on 12 additional countries around the world, although it's not yet available for purchase. The...

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Samsung tipped to have a new series of smartphones on the way

Samsung tipped to have a new series of smartphones on the way

06 November, 2014 | comments (65)

According to a report in SamMobile, Samsung will soon launch a brand new smartphone series. The new lineup will allegedly feature single letter naming convention like the one seen in the newly launched Samsung Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5....


LG G watch R arrives in the Google Play store in the US

LG G watch R arrives in the Google Play store in the US

06 November, 2014 | comments (13)

LG G Watch R is now available in the Google Play store in the United States. The wearable device is listed in stock and will will leave the warehouse in 1-2 business days after a user orders it. With a price tag of $299.99, LG G Watch R is...

Tags: LG, Android Wear


Vivo's Xplay 3S successor has its specs leaked

Vivo's Xplay 3S successor has its specs leaked

06 November, 2014 | comments (12)

The recently outed X5 Max (with its insane 4.75 mm thickness) apparently isn't the only smartphone that Vivo is currently hard at work developing. A new leak from China details another device coming soon, and this is an even bigger phablet. Given...

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Lenovo's latest quarter result show record profit

Lenovo's latest quarter result show record profit

06 November, 2014 | comments (21)

Lenovo outed its financial report for the quarter ending in September 2014 and the news is great for the Chinese manufacturer. Out of $10.5 billion in revenue, the company made $262 million in profit. As of September 30, the company has $3.2 billion...

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500 thousand OnePlus Ones sold, 1 million by the end of the year

500 thousand OnePlus Ones sold, 1 million by the end of the year

06 November, 2014 | comments (28)

Despite issues with the pre-orders, OnePlus has managed to sell 500,000 of its OnePlus One smartphones. The number was revealed by co-founder Carl Pei, who said the company is targeting a million sales by the end of 2014. OnePlus isn't making...

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Screenshots of Android 5.0 Lollipop for LG G3 hit the web

Screenshots of Android 5.0 Lollipop for LG G3 hit the web

06 November, 2014 | comments (43)

LG is already busy working on the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for its Nexus devices, but it's also taking care of its current flagship, the LG G3. A working version of the new software fell in the hands of eager bloggers who posted several...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Lenovo launches the VIBE X2 for $325 in India

Lenovo launches the VIBE X2 for $325 in India

06 November, 2014 | comments (29)

Lenovo has launched the VIBE X2 in India. The phone is priced at Rs. 19,999 ($325). The Lenovo VIBE X2 has a 5.0-inch, 1920x1080 IPS display, octa-core MediaTek MT6596M with four Cortex-A17 cores clocked at 2.0GHz and four Cortex-A7 cores...

Tags: Lenovo, Android


Gionee Marathon M3 is official with a massive 5,000mAh battery

Gionee Marathon M3 is official with a massive 5,000mAh battery

06 November, 2014 | comments (46)

Gionee has unveiled the Marathon M3 smartphone, which is currently available for purchase in Inda. One of the key features of the Gionee Marathon M3 is its battery, a 5,000mAh monster, which the company estimates can last up to 32 hours of 3G talk...

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Nexus Android 5.0 rollout seemingly delayed due to bugs

Nexus Android 5.0 rollout seemingly delayed due to bugs

06 November, 2014 | comments (55)

Although Google never revealed the exact date for the Android 5.0 rollout for the Nexus devices, unofficial sources had claimed that it should commence on November 3. In case you haven't noticed, it's November 6 today. So what happened to the...

Tags: Google, Android


New malware affects Apple iOS devices in China

New malware affects Apple iOS devices in China

05 November, 2014 | comments (75)

Large number of Apple iOS devices in China have been affected by a new malware. Named WireLurker, it affects mobile devices through repackaged applications for Mac OS X. The bug has affected hundreds of thousands of users who have...

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Unlocked Sony Xperia Z3 officially arrives in the US

Unlocked Sony Xperia Z3 officially arrives in the US

05 November, 2014 | comments (23)

Sony Xperia Z3 is now available to purchase unlocked directly from Sony in the United States. Previously, the Japanese tech giant’s flagship was available only through on T-Mobile in the country. The factory unlocked version of Sony Xperia...

Tags: Sony, Android