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Android 4.4.4 for Xperia Z, ZR, ZL, Tablet Z now officially seeding

Android 4.4.4 for Xperia Z, ZR, ZL, Tablet Z now officially seeding

09 September, 2014 | comments (76)

Earlier today we told you about Sony Xperia Z being treated with a new firmware update based on the latest available Android 4.4.4 revision. The update is now official for the entire Xperia Z lineup worldwide. Sony has announced on Twitter it...


Sprint Samsung Galaxy Note 3 gets Android 4.4.4 KitKat

Sprint Samsung Galaxy Note 3 gets Android 4.4.4 KitKat

09 September, 2014 | comments (30)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 may no longer be the latest Samsung phablet, but that certainly doesn't mean that it won't be enjoying the latest Android updates from the manufacturer, as US carrier Sprint has released the latest Android 4.4.4 KitKat...


Gold-plated iPhone 6 by Alexander Amosu now available

Gold-plated iPhone 6 by Alexander Amosu now available

09 September, 2014 | comments (38)

Apple will unveil the iPhone 6 in a few hours but if you have 2,400 to spend you can order one right now complete with 24ct Yellow and Rose gold plating by Alexander Amosu. The listing says the iPhone 6 will be out in 2 days and if you order by...

Tags: Apple, iOS


China Mobile jumps the gun with an ad of the two iPhone 6s models

China Mobile jumps the gun with an ad of the two iPhone 6s models

09 September, 2014 | comments (46)

China Mobile is already advertising the Apple iPhone 6 in its two varieties with a 4.7" and 5.5" display. A tipster sent us a photo of a carrier banner placed on a street in China. As you can see, this is the first time we see an official...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Sony Xperia Z is now getting Android 4.4.4 update

Sony Xperia Z is now getting Android 4.4.4 update

09 September, 2014 | comments (229)

Sony has begun seeding the Android 4.4.4 KitKat based firmware update to Sony Xperia Z. It is available in France, but it should soon roll out to all Xperia Z units worldwide. Sony Xperia Z has been running on Android 4.4.2 KitKat since May. Sony...


The Apple iPhone 6 event is tonight: here's the preview

The Apple iPhone 6 event is tonight: here's the preview

09 September, 2014 | comments (96)

We've been staring intently at the countdown timer for the Apple event, which starts in a few hours' time but before Apple exec take the stage it's time to summarize what we've seen of the upcoming handset and what (little) there is left...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


iPhone 6 specs, benchmark scores, and camera samples leak

iPhone 6 specs, benchmark scores, and camera samples leak

09 September, 2014 | comments (64)

We are less than 12 hours from the iPhone 6 launch event now and the leaks haven't stopped coming. The latest one show the phone's specifications, benchmark scores, and even some camera samples. In terms of specs, the 4.7-inch model is said to...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Galaxy Alpha hits UK on Sept 12, Canada on 26, Germany - 29

Galaxy Alpha hits UK on Sept 12, Canada on 26, Germany - 29

09 September, 2014 | comments (14)

Samsung Galaxy Alpha availability has been detailed for the UK, Germany and Canada. The slender Galaxy smartphone with a metal frame will be hitting all three countries within the next few weeks. The UK will be getting the Exynos octa-core model...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Micromax launches Canvas Nitro A310 in India

Micromax launches Canvas Nitro A310 in India

09 September, 2014 | comments (330)

Micromax has launched the new Canvas Nitro A310 in India in partnership with Snapdeal. The Canvas Nitro has a 5.0-inch, 1280x720 IPS LCD, MediaTek MT6595 SoC with octa-core 1.7GHz CPU and Mali 450 MP GPU, 2GB RAM, 8GB storage space with...

Tags: Micromax, Android


Purported details on Samsung SM-A500 smartphone leak out

Purported details on Samsung SM-A500 smartphone leak out

08 September, 2014 | comments (35)

It appears that Samsung Galaxy Alpha SM-G850 might soon have a more affordable sibling. Alleged specs on a yet to be announced Samsung SM-A500 smartphone made the rounds on the web. Reportedly, the abovementioned handset will be a mid-range...


Alleged Apple iPhone 6 specs revealed by China Mobile

Alleged Apple iPhone 6 specs revealed by China Mobile

08 September, 2014 | comments (104)

Less than a day before the official announcement, the alleged specs of the Apple iPhone 6 leaked out. The information was posted online by China Mobile the largest wireless carrier in the world. Curiously, the leaked specs of the hotly...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


iPhone 6 Plus to be the name of the 5.5-inch model

iPhone 6 Plus to be the name of the 5.5-inch model

08 September, 2014 | comments (76)

Tomorrow, as you may know, is the big day - Apple will hold an event during which it's widely expected to unveil two new iPhones. There will be a 4.7-inch model, and a bigger 5.5-inch phablet. These two have been rumored and leaked a lot over the...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


Meizu MX4 Pro specs allegedly leak, 4GB of RAM rumored

Meizu MX4 Pro specs allegedly leak, 4GB of RAM rumored

08 September, 2014 | comments (44)

Meizu unveiled the 'normal version' of its MX4 flagship smartphone at the beginning of this month. Yet there are more variants of the MX4 in the works - this has been known for quite a while through various leaks and rumors. At least an MX4 Pro is...

Tags: Meizu, Android, Rumors


Amazon Fire Phone launches in the UK and Germany on Sept 30

Amazon Fire Phone launches in the UK and Germany on Sept 30

08 September, 2014 | comments (14)

Amazon Fire Phone has been available for purchase in the USA for a while - it was announced last June and launched in July. The unique smartphone didn't make a huge impact on the market despite its interesting interface and services. According to a...

Tags: Amazon, Android


More iPhone 6 videos, including a clip of the 5.5

More iPhone 6 videos, including a clip of the 5.5" iPhone's battery

08 September, 2014 | comments (65)

Another day another iPhone 6 video. No, make that a lot of videos. We saw a few over the weekend but now the mother lode has been exposed with a ton of new videos. They are all short, under half a minute but if you can't wait till tomorrow to get...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy S5 Active coming soon to Europe, to cost 629

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active coming soon to Europe, to cost 629

08 September, 2014 | comments (23)

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active was launched exclusively on AT&T in May and it has only been available through the US carrier retail stores since. It seems the AT&T exclusivity is going to expire soon and the Galaxy S5 Active will be heading to...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Moto X with bamboo and leather back on pre-order in the UK

Moto X with bamboo and leather back on pre-order in the UK

08 September, 2014 | comments (10)

Last Friday we told you about the prices of Motorola's new gadgets for the UK market and the new Moto G is already available. The Moto X is yet to follow suit but you can now pre-order it with a bamboo or a leather back. The second-generation...


Microsoft Lumia 830 expected in India around October for $430

Microsoft Lumia 830 expected in India around October for $430

08 September, 2014 | comments (97)

Microsoft will be releasing the newly announced Lumia 830 in India soon. According to IBN, the phone will be released in the month of October for a price of INR26,000 ($430). The Lumia 830 is a mid-range smartphone but according to Microsoft...


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5.5" iPhone 6 to run iOS optimized for landscape apps

08 September, 2014 | comments (61)

The upcoming 5.5" Apple iPhone 6 will ship running iOS 8 and the company could potentially make use of the larger screen and make it run apps in landscape. Using the Apple SDK iOS simulator, developer Steven Troughton-Smith has managed to run it at...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


HTC to allegedly announce a MediaTek octa-core phablet

HTC to allegedly announce a MediaTek octa-core phablet

08 September, 2014 | comments (26)

HTC will allegedly be launching a new 5.5-inch smartphone, according to @upleaks. The current Desire 816. The new device will be similar to the existing HTC Desire 816, however, instead of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 SoC, the new device...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors