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Huawei Honor 6 gets updated interface in Europe

Huawei Honor 6 gets updated interface in Europe

19 January, 2015 | comments (12)

Huawei launched the Honor 6 last year, and it's slowly started selling it in more and more places ever since. The Honor 6 comes with pretty decent specs for this day and age - last year it would have been labeled a flagship undoubtedly. That said,...


Wood back covers for Xiaomi Mi 4 now available in China

Wood back covers for Xiaomi Mi 4 now available in China

19 January, 2015 | comments (4)

When Xiaomi announced the Mi 4 last summer, the Chinese smartphone maker also unveiled a handful of replacement back covers for it made out of wood. And now these have finally become available to purchase, at least in China. If you're there, own...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


LG H810 with QHD screen leaks, could be the new LG G4

LG H810 with QHD screen leaks, could be the new LG G4

19 January, 2015 | comments (36)

The world is waiting for LG's art piece of a smartphone, the curved G Flex2, to start shipping, but that obviously doesn't mean folks at the company are sitting on their hands. Expectedly, the Korean electronics giant is working on the successor to...

Tags: LG, Android


Meizu m1 mini to be unveiled on January 28

Meizu m1 mini to be unveiled on January 28

19 January, 2015 | comments (22)

In line with this months announcements from Oppo and Xiaomi, their compatriot Meizu is holding a press conference on January 28, titled "Connected". The event was made public on the company's official Weibo page. While we can only guess what stands...

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Sharp announces Aquos mini for Japan, flip-phone in tow

Sharp announces Aquos mini for Japan, flip-phone in tow

19 January, 2015 | comments (30)

Sharp is starting the new year early with a couple of Japan-exclusive phones. The interesting one in the duo is the Aquos mini - an Android 4.4 KitKat smartphone with a 4.5" IGZO 1080p screen with Sharp's EDGEST minimal bezel design. It has a...

Tags: Sharp, Android


Huawei is retiring the Ascend brand for future devices

Huawei is retiring the Ascend brand for future devices

19 January, 2015 | comments (16)

After years of using the Ascend brand for it's consumer mobile products resulting in 65 devices only in our database, it appears that Huawei has chosen to drop it for future products. The Ascend Mate7 flagship phablet may be the last to carry the...

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Samsung Galaxy S6 to have glass back panel, not metal unibody

Samsung Galaxy S6 to have glass back panel, not metal unibody

19 January, 2015 | comments (143)

Building the Galaxy S6 from the ground up has been Samsung's strategy all along following criticism of the lineup's lack of premium feel. A metal unibody was one way to go, and seemed confirmed by leaked images and supposed insider quotes. A...

Tags: Samsung


Galaxy Note 4 S-LTE launches this week, supports 450Mbps

Galaxy Note 4 S-LTE launches this week, supports 450Mbps

19 January, 2015 | comments (11)

Samsung is set to launch the Galaxy Note 4 S-LTE in a low-profile announcement later this week. The first phone to support Cat. 9 LTE for theoretical download speeds of up to 450Mbps will however be available only in its home market. The...

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Samsung J1 price revealed ahead of announcement

Samsung J1 price revealed ahead of announcement

19 January, 2015 | comments (10)

Keen on having strong presence in each segment, the Samsung has another member of it's budget club prepping for launch. The Samsung J1 is not yet officially announced but a photo and a price tag have popped up on a Russian online store. While...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Microsoft Lumia 1320 Denim update rollout begins

Microsoft Lumia 1320 Denim update rollout begins

19 January, 2015 | comments (21)

Shortly after Microsoft hinted at a wider Lumia Denim rollout a few days ago, the latest update for Windows Phone 8.1 started hitting the Lumia 1320. A reader of ours from Portugal shared the great news showing a snap of his phone prompting to...


Lava launches Iris Alfa 4.4 KitKat smartphone for $105

Lava launches Iris Alfa 4.4 KitKat smartphone for $105

19 January, 2015 | comments (6)

Lava's new droid costs only INR 6550 (around €90/$105) and brings the usual combination of midrange hardware and Android software. The Iris Alfa runs Android KitKat 4.4, 5" 854 x 480px IPS display, has a quad-core 1.2GHz processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB...

Tags: Lava, Android


Official Android 5.0.1 ROM for Samsung Galaxy S4 leaked

Official Android 5.0.1 ROM for Samsung Galaxy S4 leaked

19 January, 2015 | comments (29)

A new Lollipop ROM has leaked for the Samsung Galaxy S4 and this time it appears legitimate. The files were posted on a Chinese forum and unsurprisingly were quickly picked up by the XDA community and spread like wild fire. Lollipop on the Galaxy S4...

Tags: Samsung, Android


BlackBerry Classic gets real gold attire

BlackBerry Classic gets real gold attire

19 January, 2015 | comments (17)

BlackBerry's latest Classic, the aptly named basic pure BlackBerry, released last December, is getting the gold treatment. Vietnamese luxury brand Karalux is offering a 24K gold-plated edition of the phone for business professionals with a penchant...

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Microsoft shipped 500K Lumia 535 phones in India alone

Microsoft shipped 500K Lumia 535 phones in India alone

19 January, 2015 | comments (19)

Microsoft launched the Lumia 535 in India on November 27 and since then the device has been enjoying great market reception. According to the data from Zauba, a website tracking imports in India, a total of 502,468 Lumia 535 smartphones have been...


Now you can jailbreak iOS 8.1.2 devices using a Mac

Now you can jailbreak iOS 8.1.2 devices using a Mac

19 January, 2015 | comments (7)

Last month, TaiG released a jailbreak tool capable of jailbreaking iOS 8.1.2 devices. However, it only worked with Windows, meaning Mac users were out of luck. But that’s no longer the case as they can now jailbreak their iOS 8.1.2 devices with a...

Tags: ios, jailbreak


Unlocked HTC One (M8) receiving Lollipop update in Malaysia

Unlocked HTC One (M8) receiving Lollipop update in Malaysia

19 January, 2015 | comments (135)

Nearly a week ago, we reported that the unlocked version of the HTC One (M8) is in the process of getting Android 5.0, and now the update has started rolling out in Malaysia. The 650MB update brings along new multitasking and lock screens, as...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC to allegedly announce M9 and smartwatch at MWC 2015

HTC to allegedly announce M9 and smartwatch at MWC 2015

19 January, 2015 | comments (37)

HTC will be announcing its next flagship device, along with its smartwatch at MWC this year, according to Bloomberg. The phone, named M9, will pack a 20 megapixel camera on the back and an UltraPixel camera on the front, octa-core Snapdragon...

Tags: HTC, Android


OnePlus One will be available without invite on January 20

OnePlus One will be available without invite on January 20

18 January, 2015 | comments (51)

OnePlus One will be available to order without an invite on January 20. Both the 16GB and the 64GB version of the smartphone will be participate in the event. The Chinese manufacturer’s sale will only run for two hours. The event will take...

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Is this what Windows 10 looks like on phones?

Is this what Windows 10 looks like on phones?

18 January, 2015 | comments (98)

Three days before the announcement event few images have surfaced over in China and apparently show the new Windows 10 for Phone. The improvements here are group time headers - in the images below we can see Start and Office, new transparent tiles...


Sony Xperia Z4 allegedly certified at the FCC

Sony Xperia Z4 allegedly certified at the FCC

18 January, 2015 | comments (53)

A mysterious Sony device has passed through the Federal Communications Commission in the USA and the timing could very well mean it is the upcoming Sony Xperia Z4. Very little information is given in the listing leak but we do find out the device...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors