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Nokia Lumia 520 has reached over 12 million activations

Nokia Lumia 520 has reached over 12 million activations

14 July, 2014 | comments (40)

The budget-friendly Nokia Lumia 520 has registered over 12 million activations to date. Microsoft announced the impressive milestone during today’s Worldwide Partner Conference keynote in Washington DC. The eight-digit number of activations...


Sharp & Apple in display production dispute

Sharp & Apple in display production dispute

14 July, 2014 | comments (102)

Sharp has been producing screens for Apple for quite some time now, so much so that an entire plant in Kameyama Japan is dedicated to making screens for the Cupertino-based tech company. Sharp is looking to produce screens for other companies,...

Tags: Sharp, Apple, Rumors


Samsung files for a patent on a new Galaxy Note S Pen feature

Samsung files for a patent on a new Galaxy Note S Pen feature

14 July, 2014 | comments (42)

Samsung has filled for a patent in its homeland Korea. The new feature, which the company is working on, will be intended for the Galaxy Note series. The new patent filling reveals that the South Korean manufacturer is working on a method to...

Tags: Samsung, Misc


Metal Samsung Galaxy Alpha may be unveiled in a month

Metal Samsung Galaxy Alpha may be unveiled in a month

14 July, 2014 | comments (45)

Rumors of a new, metal-clad Galaxy line are back, this time from South Korean site ETnews.com. The article is light on detail but cites industry insiders who claim the Samsung Galaxy Alpha will be unveiled on August 13. The Alpha line is intended...


Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 gets Android 4.4 KitKat

Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 gets Android 4.4 KitKat

14 July, 2014 | comments (230)

Samsung has begun rolling out Android 4.4 KitKat firmware for the Galaxy Grand 2 smartphone. The update includes all Android features up to version 4.4.2 plus updated TouchWiz launcher. The first market to get the update is India, where the...


Possible Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo gets benchmarked

Possible Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo gets benchmarked

14 July, 2014 | comments (24)

Samsung was expected to decorate its Galaxy S5 smartphone with usual spin-offs like the Active, mini, Zoom and the company did not disappoint us. In fact, it looks like we will be treated with one more Galaxy S5 variant in the form of Galaxy S5...


Xiaomi gives us a glimpse of its Mi 4 smartphone in a press invite

Xiaomi gives us a glimpse of its Mi 4 smartphone in a press invite

14 July, 2014 | comments (21)

Xiaomi’s president Lei Jun recently teased the company’s upcoming flagship smartphone on his Weibo account. Now, the Chinese manufacturer has confirmed that it will be hosting its annual product launch event at the Beijing National Convention Center...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Samsung teases retina scanner, perhaps coming to Galaxy Note 4

Samsung teases retina scanner, perhaps coming to Galaxy Note 4

14 July, 2014 | comments (44)

Early Galaxy S5 rumors talked of a retina scanner but the finished device used a fingerprint scanner for its biometric security. Now Samsung is teasing the Galaxy Note 4 through its SamsungExynos Twitter account, showing a phablet-like device that...


Nokia Lumia 1020 to allegedly reach End of Life in September

Nokia Lumia 1020 to allegedly reach End of Life in September

14 July, 2014 | comments (70)

It seems the Nokia Lumia 1020 is about to reach the end of the road. According to a tweet by evleaks, the phone will reach End of Life on September 14. Nokia launched the Lumia 1020 in July last year. As with any Windows Phone, the Lumia 1020...


Huawei Emotion 3.0 UI looks like iOS 7

Huawei Emotion 3.0 UI looks like iOS 7

13 July, 2014 | comments (59)

The aesthetic of Huawei's Emotion 3.0 UI has been leaked and it looks like the Chinese manufacturer has taken its design cues from Apple's iOS 7. The previous iterations of Huawei's Android skin are much more colorful and bombastic compared to...

Tags: Huawei, Android


Apple releases statement to Chinese security threats

Apple releases statement to Chinese security threats

13 July, 2014 | comments (38)

The Chinese government recently expressed concerns about iOS' Frequent Locations feature, calling the software a threat to national security. The feature tracks and logs a users' most frequently visited places; it could be a friend's house, the...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple iPhone 6 cloned before it is even released

Apple iPhone 6 cloned before it is even released

13 July, 2014 | comments (73)

Apple iPhones are always among the most popular smartphones in the market and that’s beyond any shadow of doubt. In the past there have been multiple iPhone clones and the tradition is going to continue with the iPhone 6 as...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Misc


Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini is now on pre-order in Germany and Poland

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini is now on pre-order in Germany and Poland

13 July, 2014 | comments (18)

After having gone up for pre-order in the UK earlier this month, the recently announced Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini is getting the same treatment in Germany. For now, it appears to be offered only by one retailer, though that's the very well known...

Tags: Samsung, Android


LG G Vista for Verizon to go on sale July 18

LG G Vista for Verizon to go on sale July 18

13 July, 2014 | comments (8)

@evleaks has been outing numerous leaks of the upcoming LG G Vista for Verizon over the past couple of weeks. Today we got a new one and it revolves around an alleged release date of the device for this Friday. The smartphone, disclosed...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Counterclockwise: Nokia N8 camera, exploding S3, Canvas 4

Counterclockwise: Nokia N8 camera, exploding S3, Canvas 4

13 July, 2014 | comments (17)

The second week of July has historically been witness to a wide range of device releases from many a manufacturer, including Samsung, LG, and Sony Ericsson. Also, former Nokia camera guru Damian Dinning talked about the 12MP shooter on their...

Tags: Misc


Alleged Sony Xperia Z3 sized up against the Galaxy Note

Alleged Sony Xperia Z3 sized up against the Galaxy Note

12 July, 2014 | comments (82)

We've already saw a plethora of leaked live pictures allegedly showing the upcoming Sony Xperia Z3 flagship expected to go official this Fall. We were even treated to some specs thanks to the first batch of photos - Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC chipset...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Nokia Lumia 930 plagued by a display issue, easy to fix

Nokia Lumia 930 plagued by a display issue, easy to fix

12 July, 2014 | comments (42)

Nokia Lumia 930 went on sale yesterday in the USA and across Europe. It is the company's latest flagship with a 5" 1080p AMOLED display with ClearBlack tech, Snapdragon 800 chipset and a 20MP camera with OIS. Many people already got their Nokia...


Images of Sony Xperia Z3 surface, looks very similar to Z2

Images of Sony Xperia Z3 surface, looks very similar to Z2

12 July, 2014 | comments (62)

Sony’s upcoming flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z3 has appeared in a set of leaked images. The successor of the Xperia Z2 smartphone more or less features the same design language as the current model with minor changes. The leaked...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


LG G3 now available from Sprint for $199.99

LG G3 now available from Sprint for $199.99

12 July, 2014 | comments (10)

Sprint is now offering the LG G3 smartphone in its brick and mortar stores. The carrier has started selling the smartphone a week before the device was actually expected to hit its stores. The LG G3 will cost you $199.99 with a new two year...

Tags: LG, Sprint, Android


Amazon Japan lists the iPhone 6, confirms dimensions, availability

Amazon Japan lists the iPhone 6, confirms dimensions, availability

12 July, 2014 | comments (121)

Apple’s upcoming iPhone has been making rounds in the rumorland for quite some time now. We have already seen a couple of mock-ups that hint towards a 4.7-inch display and today, we have yet another confirmation. Now Amazon Japan has jumped the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors