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Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom/K Zoom passes through the FCC

Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom/K Zoom passes through the FCC

13 April, 2014 | comments (21)

Now that the Samsung Galaxy S5 is out of the way, the next big things from the South Korean manufacturer will the usual spin offs like the Zoom, Active and Mini variants. The Galaxy S5 Zoom aka K Zoom has been making the rounds in the rumorland for...


Leaked APKs show Samsung Galaxy S5 Active coming

Leaked APKs show Samsung Galaxy S5 Active coming

13 April, 2014 | comments (22)

Samsung’s unannounced Galaxy S5 Active made an appearance yet again. An alleged list with 277 APK files, set for the upcoming smartphone made the rounds on Twitter, courtesy of @evleaks. Alleged Samsung Galaxy S5 Active APK list (click to...


Samsung Galaxy S5 first day sales break Galaxy S4’s record

Samsung Galaxy S5 first day sales break Galaxy S4’s record

13 April, 2014 | comments (235)

Filter this under non-surprising developments, but reports from Korea are saying that the Samsung Galaxy S5 has enjoyed quite some success on launch day. The new flagship has managed to set a new record for the company for launch day sales beating...

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Gionee Pioneer P4 briefly appears on Gionee India website

Gionee Pioneer P4 briefly appears on Gionee India website

12 April, 2014 | comments (156)

The Gionee Pioneer P4 briefly made an appearance on the Gionee India website, before the phone was officially launched. Since then it has been removed but not before Tech Gadgets managed to note down the specifications. The P4 has a 4.5-inch,...

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HTC One M8 in red headed to Verizon

HTC One M8 in red headed to Verizon

12 April, 2014 | comments (6)

According to a tweet by evleaks, the HTC One (M8) will have a new Glamor red version available on Verizon. Currently, the phone is offered in three color options: gunmetal grey, glacial silver and amber gold. Glamour Red HTC One M8 to Verizon.—...

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HTC sales materials leak: pits the One M8 against GS5

HTC sales materials leak: pits the One M8 against GS5

11 April, 2014 | comments (161)

HTC is campaigning hard to train sales associates to sway buyers from purchasing a Galaxy S5 and to get an HTC One M8 instead. If you take a look at a page from HTC’s latest training materials below, you’ll see that proving it’s better than the...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Developer Edition is headed to Verizon

Samsung Galaxy S5 Developer Edition is headed to Verizon

11 April, 2014 | comments (3)

A Developer Edition of the Samsung Galaxy S5 will make its way to Verizon Wireless in the near future. The upcoming handset has the model number ET-G900VMKA. As expected, the specs of the Samsung Galaxy S5 Developer Edition will the same as...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 also region-locked, here are the details

Samsung Galaxy S5 also region-locked, here are the details

11 April, 2014 | comments (81)

Just like the Galaxy Note 3 before it, the Samsung Galaxy S5 packs a region lock. To get rid of it, Galaxy S5 customers need not only to activate, but also make a cumulative calls over 5 minutes in their region before transferring and using it...

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Lenovo to out $130 Golden Warrior S8 octa-core smartphone

Lenovo to out $130 Golden Warrior S8 octa-core smartphone

11 April, 2014 | comments (41)

Promo shots of the upcoming Lenovo Golden Warrior S8 smartphone have emerged out of China, and what's more impressive than its octa-core MediaTek chipset is its alleged price of just $130. Even for the typically low-overhead Chinese...


LG G3 for Sprint leaks with a QHD display and 3GB of RAM

LG G3 for Sprint leaks with a QHD display and 3GB of RAM

11 April, 2014 | comments (73)

A User Agent Profile information of the LG G3 has appeared on Sprint's website. The phone carries a model number LS990, which further confirms it's the successor of the LG G2 (LS980 in North America). The file states the LG G3 will pack a...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


OnePlus One to be released in 16 countries

OnePlus One to be released in 16 countries

11 April, 2014 | comments (53)

OnePlus is continuing to tease its One smartphone, this time using Facebook as the outlet of choice. The company released a sneak picture detailing the countries it will release its smartphone in. Currently only Austria and Germany are uncovered...

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Samsung launches Galaxy S5 in 125 countries today

Samsung launches Galaxy S5 in 125 countries today

11 April, 2014 | comments (59)

Samsung's latest flagship is finally on sale, as today the device is available in 125 markets globally. This marks the largest launch of a Samsung smartphone ever - more than double that of the Galaxy S4, which initiated sales in 60 countries a year...

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Amazon sells HTC One M8 for $150 on Sprint and Verizon

Amazon sells HTC One M8 for $150 on Sprint and Verizon

10 April, 2014 | comments (9)

If you’re interested in having a two-year contract with Sprint or Verizon and have been fiending for the HTC One M8, then you may want to get your phone through Amazon. The online mega-giant retailer is offering HTC’s latest flagship for $150,...

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Samsung extends tablet market share to 23%, Apple still leads

Samsung extends tablet market share to 23%, Apple still leads

10 April, 2014 | comments (28)

According to a report in ZDNet Korea, Samsung increased its tablet market share to 23% in the first quarter this year. Unnamed senior executives from the Korean giant reveal that it shipped 14 million tablets during Q1. The above sales...

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Huawei Ascend P7 leaks again out of China

Huawei Ascend P7 leaks again out of China

10 April, 2014 | comments (22)

The oft-leaked Huawei Ascend P7 flagship has again made its way in front of cameras, this time out of Chinese certification authority Tenaa - China's equivalent of the US FCC. Typically, Tenaa leaks are the real deal, so it's safe to consider the...


Samsung Galaxy S5 gets stability update a day before launch

Samsung Galaxy S5 gets stability update a day before launch

10 April, 2014 | comments (34)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 launches globally tomorrow and you'll have an update waiting for your when you open up the box. The update is available now and weighs in at 30MB. It will push the software version to XXU1ANCE and is just a stability update,...


HTC One (M8) for Sprint is using Harman/Kardon speakers

HTC One (M8) for Sprint is using Harman/Kardon speakers

10 April, 2014 | comments (48)

HTC's affair with Beats ended a while back, but is the smartphone maker courting another popular audio company? Harman/Kardon is a hi-fi company that makes anything from headphones to car audio and it seems that Sprint's HTC One (M8) has BoomSound...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Slew of Sony Xperia Z phones get KitKat 4.4.2 bug fix

Slew of Sony Xperia Z phones get KitKat 4.4.2 bug fix

09 April, 2014 | comments (254)

Sony is now putting out a bug fix for the Xperia Z1, Xperia Z Ultra, and Xperia Z1 Compact; Firmware 14.3.A.0.757 takes the place of the former version (14.3.A.0.681). What does the new version fix? The sound issue that has been plaguing users...

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Alleged screenshot from LG G3 reveals flat Android UI

Alleged screenshot from LG G3 reveals flat Android UI

09 April, 2014 | comments (97)

Alleged screenshot captured from the yet to be announced LG G3 made the rounds online. The screen capture reveals that the next version of LG’s proprietary Android user interface will feature a flat look. Alleged LG G3 screenshot (click to...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Google releases official Project Ara Module Developers Kit

Google releases official Project Ara Module Developers Kit

09 April, 2014 | comments (57)

Google officially released its first Project Ara Module Developers Kit (MDK). The MDK gives a better understanding of the platform and provides developers with guidelines for creating components for the modular smartphone. The MDK...

Tags: Google, Android