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Samsung Galaxy S6 to have 2,600 mAh battery, rumor says

Samsung Galaxy S6 to have 2,600 mAh battery, rumor says

16 February, 2015 | comments (72)

As we approach its big unveiling on March 1, more and more details about the Samsung Galaxy S6 are allegedly revealed. Today it's time to take a look at the upcoming flagship's battery capacity. According to some information coming from South...


BlackBerry Passport and Classic out at AT&T on February 20

BlackBerry Passport and Classic out at AT&T on February 20

16 February, 2015 | comments (9)

Today AT&T has surely made some BlackBerry fans happy. The carrier finally decided to unveil its release date for both the BlackBerry Passport and the Classic. It's going to be February 20, so we're just a few days away from these devices' debut at...

Tags: BlackBerry, AT&T


Sprint LG G3 in US now getting Lollipop OTA

Sprint LG G3 in US now getting Lollipop OTA

16 February, 2015 | comments (13)

News has come today that Sprint has started seeding Android 5.0 to its own LG G3 units. This is definitely good news for eager US users, as Lollipop has been around for the handset in Europe since December last year. This new update comes...


Tizen-running Samsung Z1 sells 100K units a month after launch

Tizen-running Samsung Z1 sells 100K units a month after launch

16 February, 2015 | comments (22)

Tizen had to repeat first grade a couple of times, but now it's finally on a phone, the Samsung Z1. The handset launched in mid-January this year and by the end of the month had sold 50,000 units. Since then the number had grown to 100,000. So...

Tags: Samsung, Tizen


HTC One (M9) leaked cases confirm lack of Duo camera

HTC One (M9) leaked cases confirm lack of Duo camera

16 February, 2015 | comments (19)

Case manufacturers have become a reliable source of intel on future smartphones, and Amazon is currently flooded with optional protection for the yet-to-be-announced HTC One (M9) flagship. Unlike the case with the Samsung Galaxy S6 where precise...

Tags: HTC, Android


Vertu SignatureTouch series expanded with Jet Red Gold

Vertu SignatureTouch series expanded with Jet Red Gold

16 February, 2015 | comments (11)

Little can be said about Vertu that hasn't already been said. Their exquisite take on extremely luxurious handsets has more or less transformed the company into a synonym for high stature. Their long history made them the most instantly recognizable...

Tags: Vertu, Android


Microsoft Indonesia is teasing Lumia 1330 on Facebook

Microsoft Indonesia is teasing Lumia 1330 on Facebook

16 February, 2015 | comments (16)

The Nokia Lumia 1330 is not exactly official, but Microsoft Indonesia is already teasing the mid-range Windows Phone phablet. It's advertising the dual-SIM connectivity, which will come in LTE and 3G versions. LTE-enabled dual-SIMs are rare, this...


Samsung Galaxy J1 4G with quad-core CPU is now official

Samsung Galaxy J1 4G with quad-core CPU is now official

16 February, 2015 | comments (21)

Samsung Galaxy J1 was announced about two weeks ago and is already available for purchase in India. Today, Samsung India announced an upgraded version of the device with faster CPU and 4G LTE support. We were tipped a while ago that more...

Tags: Samsung, Android


LG G4 to be unveiled in April, Korean media reports

LG G4 to be unveiled in April, Korean media reports

16 February, 2015 | comments (26)

The LG G4 was very much unlikely to be unveiled at the MWC a few weeks from now, and recent reports in Korean media leave no doubt about that. An LG insider is quoted saying that the successor to the QHD-packing G3 flagship has an April launch date...

Tags: LG


Specs of the HTC One M8i surface, Snapdragon 615 inside

Specs of the HTC One M8i surface, Snapdragon 615 inside

16 February, 2015 | comments (13)

The HTC One M9 and its launch are headlining the mobile press, but it seems the company will have more up its sleeve for MWC 2015. @upleaks has outed almost the entire spec sheet of the HTC One M8i, a mid-range alternative to the One (M8). As...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Meizu teases Ubuntu phone ahead of MWC event

Meizu teases Ubuntu phone ahead of MWC event

16 February, 2015 | comments (11)

Ubuntu on mobile phones has been a long standing project for Canonical and quite an ambitious one. Much like Microsoft and its new One Windows ideology, Canonical hatched the scheme for a unified cross-device application ecosystem long ago, but...

Tags: Meizu, Ubuntu, Rumors


HTC's upcoming flagship to be called HTC One M9?

HTC's upcoming flagship to be called HTC One M9?

16 February, 2015 | comments (14)

HTC's upcoming flagship, which we have been referring to as the HTC One (M9) until now, given that its predecessor was called the HTC One (M8), apparently carries the moniker "HTC One M9" (i.e., M9 without brackets). The name is mentioned...

Tags: HTC, Android


Samsung announces Exynos 7 Octa based on 14nm process

Samsung announces Exynos 7 Octa based on 14nm process

16 February, 2015 | comments (57)

Samsung has announced the industry first chip based on 14nm 3D FinFET processor. This is a marked improvement over the 20nm planar process used to manufacture the current generation Exynos 7 processor. According to Samsung, the new Exynos 7...

Tags: Samsung


LG Watch Urbane goes official with Android Wear on board

LG Watch Urbane goes official with Android Wear on board

15 February, 2015 | comments (16)

LG took the wraps off the high-end Watch Urbane timepiece. The smartwatch will be showcased during the upcoming MWC 2015 in Barcelona. LG Watch Urbane is a more upmarket version of the G Watch R. Thanks to narrower screen bezels, stainless...

Tags: LG, Android


Windows Phone 8.1 GDR2 appears in official documentation

Windows Phone 8.1 GDR2 appears in official documentation

15 February, 2015 | comments (11)

Windows Phone 8.1 GDR2 appeared in official OEM documentation. The Windows Phone update is expected to launch soon as developer preview for users running version 8.1 GDR1. Windows Phone 8.1 GDR2 will bring a couple of new features to the...


Huawei’s latest MWC teaser hints at an LTE smartwatch

Huawei’s latest MWC teaser hints at an LTE smartwatch

15 February, 2015 | comments (5)

Huawei’s released a couple of teasers for an upcoming MWC announcement. The cryptic images appeared on the tech giant’s official Weibo profile, with each carrying the punchline “Next is here.” The teaser appears to hint at an upcoming...

Tags: Huawei


Samsung to pay $15.7 million for infringing Bluetooth patents

Samsung to pay $15.7 million for infringing Bluetooth patents

15 February, 2015 | comments (35)

Patent woes for Samsung again as the company is ordered to pay $15.7 million in the latest dispute. The company has been found guilty on infringing the patents of company Rembrandt Wireless Technologies LP by the Harrison County federal...

Tags: Samsung, Misc


Samsung Galaxy A7 goes on sale in India for $491

Samsung Galaxy A7 goes on sale in India for $491

15 February, 2015 | comments (55)

Samsung has launched the new A7 in the Indian market. Unlike the A3 and the A5, which were announced with a formal launch event, the A7 was quietly made available without much fanfair. The phone is now available on the official Samsung India...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Nokia Lumia 520 now available for just $29 on eBay

Nokia Lumia 520 now available for just $29 on eBay

15 February, 2015 | comments (34)

The Nokia Lumia 520, which is the most popular Windows Phone device out there, is now available for just $29 on eBay. This translates into a discount of around 70% given the device's original price of $99.99. The online retailer is claiming...


Top 10 trending phones of the week

Top 10 trending phones of the week

15 February, 2015 | comments (30)

Mobile World Congress is approaching and it's becoming increasingly more obvious which smartphone is on top of the hotly anticipated list. There's no stopping the Samsung Galaxy S6 on its quest up the charts, and it's only the Galaxy A5 that's...