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Apple iOS 8.1 beta 2 is now seeding to developers

Apple iOS 8.1 beta 2 is now seeding to developers

07 October, 2014 | comments (21)

Apple began seeding iOS 8.1 beta 2 to registered developers. The latest beta arrives in a tad over a week after the first one got out. Almost 57MB in size, the update brings bug fixes and improvements to the platform. The Bluetooth...

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HTC sheds light on its future plans for wearable devices

HTC sheds light on its future plans for wearable devices

07 October, 2014 | comments (6)

HTC executives shed some light on the company’s plans for a wearable device in a conversation with Re/code. In line with past rumors, the Taiwanese manufacturer confirmed that it will not enter the market for such products until next year....

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Meizu MX4 with Ubuntu Touch makes an appearance

Meizu MX4 with Ubuntu Touch makes an appearance

07 October, 2014 | comments (16)

Images of Meizu MX4 running Ubuntu Touch made the rounds online. By default, the high-end Chinese smartphone runs Android-based Flyme OS. There is no official information on future availability of the Linux-based OS for the smartphone just...


HTC Desire 612 outed by Verizon, available on October 9

HTC Desire 612 outed by Verizon, available on October 9

07 October, 2014 | comments (10)

AT&T is already selling the HTC Desire 610, and now Verizon wants in on that game. The carrier nicknamed 'Big Red' has taken to asking HTC for a slight redesign, however, and with that comes a new name too. Verizon will be offering the HTC Desire...

Tags: HTC, Android, Verizon


Samsung Galaxy A7 has 1080p screen, A5 out in November

Samsung Galaxy A7 has 1080p screen, A5 out in November

07 October, 2014 | comments (26)

Samsung's upcoming 'A series' of smartphones has been in the news a lot lately, with leaks coming left and right. This usually signifies an announcement arriving in the near future, and that could be just what's going to happen in this...


Moto 360 on pre-order in the UK at £200

Moto 360 on pre-order in the UK at £200

07 October, 2014 | comments (8)

Pre-orders for the Motorola Moto 360 smartwatch are underway in the United Kingdom. The first units may ship starting next month though various sites cite different time frames. Amazon UK has the Dark Chrome/Black Leather version at £200 and...


OnePlus One update brings RAW format, new audio codecs

OnePlus One update brings RAW format, new audio codecs

07 October, 2014 | comments (25)

The OnePlus One is now getting a massive OTA update. The new CyanogenMod firmware - CM 11S 38R - brings a plethora of new features, improvements and bug fixes. Notable upgrades in this firmware are the added RAW format in the Camera app,...


ZTE announces ZTE Grand XMax for Cricket

ZTE announces ZTE Grand XMax for Cricket

07 October, 2014 | comments (9)

ZTE and Cricket have joined forces to launch the Grand XMax. The phone is built around a 6" 720p display and is quite thin measuring just 7.8mm. Powering the phablet is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 chipset with a 1.2GHz quad-core CPU and 1GB...

Tags: ZTE, Android, Cricket


Details of the iPad Air 2 surface ahead of October 16 event

Details of the iPad Air 2 surface ahead of October 16 event

07 October, 2014 | comments (55)

New Apple iPad Air 2 details have surfaced originating from trusted sources within the Apple manufacturing chain. They reveal that the iPad Air 2 is going to be 0.5mm thinner than its predecessor due to a new display assembly. The Apple iPad Air...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy Alpha A5 and A3 return on video

Samsung Galaxy Alpha A5 and A3 return on video

07 October, 2014 | comments (20)

The Samsung Galaxy Alpha duo from Mexico is back, this time starring in a two minute video. We get a short tour of the hardware and a confirmation that the software is Android 4.4.4 KitKat with TouchWiz on top. The whole Alpha line will feature a...


Now official: LG Watch R  to go on sale in South Korea on October 14

Now official: LG Watch R to go on sale in South Korea on October 14

07 October, 2014 | comments (5)

LG has announced that it will be selling the G Watch R in South Korea starting October 14, one week from now. The company hasn't announce the date for international launch yet. The G Watch R is LG's second Android Wear watch after the G Watch...

Tags: LG, Android


Sony confirms 32GB storage for T-Mobile Xperia Z3

Sony confirms 32GB storage for T-Mobile Xperia Z3

07 October, 2014 | comments (19)

Sony Mobile US has posted the official page for T-Mobile's Xperia Z3. Unlike the international Z3 flagship, the one headed to T-Mobile US will feature 32GB internal storage. Don't you worry, microSD expansion is still available. Sony Xperia...


iPhone 6 and 6 Plus go on pre-order in India

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus go on pre-order in India

07 October, 2014 | comments (74)

The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus is now available in India. The country's top two online retailers - Flipkart and Amazon - have begun accepting pre-orders for both models in all their configurations. The phones will be delivered on October 17, which is the...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Samsung’s Q3 earnings guidance reveals declining profits

Samsung’s Q3 earnings guidance reveals declining profits

06 October, 2014 | comments (110)

Samsung announced its earnings guide for Q3 2014. The Korean giant expects a significant drop in profits over the same period last year – about 60% to be precise. The company expects to record profits of 4.1 trillion won (about $3.8 billion)...

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HTC USA outs a teaser for its event on October 8

HTC USA outs a teaser for its event on October 8

06 October, 2014 | comments (14)

HTC USA released a teaser for its upcoming event in New York City on October 8. The tweet brings the following message: “Don’t adjust your screen. Just focus on the date.” Don’t adjust your screen. Just focus on the date. #HTCLive...

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Gold BlackBerry Passport appears in live photos

Gold BlackBerry Passport appears in live photos

06 October, 2014 | comments (33)

A gold version of the BlackBerry Passport made the rounds in live photos. The images reveal BlackBerry’s freshly launched flagship with a frame covered by the precious metal. We don’t know yet if the luxuriously appointed version of the...


Sapphire crystal maker for Apple Watch goes bankrupt

Sapphire crystal maker for Apple Watch goes bankrupt

06 October, 2014 | comments (56)

In a bit of baffling news, GT Advanced has released a statement saying it is filing for bankruptcy under Chapter 11. GT Advanced, in case you didn't know, is the company tasked with making those sapphire crystal screen covers for the Apple...

Tags: Apple


HTC Nexus 9 has its name confirmed by Taiwan's FCC

HTC Nexus 9 has its name confirmed by Taiwan's FCC

06 October, 2014 | comments (14)

The next Nexus tablet will be made by HTC and will be called Nexus 9. This might not be new to you, but it's now been confirmed as fact by the NCC, Taiwan's equivalent of the FCC. Earlier today we told you that an HTC tablet with the model number...

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LG G Watch R to cost more than its square brother, sales start soon

LG G Watch R to cost more than its square brother, sales start soon

06 October, 2014 | comments (10)

According to ETNews and ZDNet Korea, LG is planning to launch the G Watch R in South Korea on October 14. However, a local online retailer is rumored to have stroke a deal with LG and offer the watch exclusively for a week, starting...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


AT&T launches the Moto G 4G this Friday

AT&T launches the Moto G 4G this Friday

06 October, 2014 | comments (2)

Better late than never, we suppose. AT&T just announced that it will start selling the Motorola Moto G 4G this Friday. To clear things up, that's the LTE-enabled version of the original Moto G, not a new version of the 2014 edition of Motorola's...