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Check out the Microsoft Build Conference livestream right here

Check out the Microsoft Build Conference livestream right here

02 April, 2014 | comments (7)

The Build conference is almost upon us, and Microsoft has dedicated a special site specifically for the event, including a live webstream. Check it out below. While this years' Build conference will certainly have a lot less of Steve Ballmer...


The Gresso Azimuth is a luxury dual-SIM phone that runs S40

The Gresso Azimuth is a luxury dual-SIM phone that runs S40

02 April, 2014 | comments (45)

This is the Gresso Azimuth. It's a dual-SIM phone running Series 40, it weighs 160 grams and is a whopping 14.5 mm thick. But that's not what's interesting about it. True to its name Gresso has made this one to be up there with the absolute best...

Tags: Gresso, S40


Vivo's next flagship smartphone detailed

Vivo's next flagship smartphone detailed

02 April, 2014 | comments (9)

Vivo has teased its upcoming flagship smartphone on the popular Chinese micro blogging platform Weibo. The successor of the recently launched Xplay 3S will be the first device in the new 'X-Series' of smartphones, which is said to be designed to...

Tags: Vivo, Android, Rumors


Nokia Lumia 930 official photo leaks, reveals four color options

Nokia Lumia 930 official photo leaks, reveals four color options

02 April, 2014 | comments (15)

Hot off the evleaks leak wagon, comes the first official photo of the Nokia Lumia 930. The Lumia 930 is rumored to be the global version of the Verizon-exclusive Lumia Icon and its design comes to support that. As the photo reveals, the back holds a...


Nokia Lumia 1820 to have QHD screen, Snapdragon 805 chipset

Nokia Lumia 1820 to have QHD screen, Snapdragon 805 chipset

02 April, 2014 | comments (44)

We've been hearing about a Nokia Lumia 1820 for a bit now, but here's the first concrete evidence – a Windows Phone 8 device under the name Qualcomm LiQUID hit the GFXBench database. The device was powered by Snapdragon 805, which uses new CPU...


Samsung Galaxy S5 mini to have 4.5

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini to have 4.5" 720p display, 8MP camera

02 April, 2014 | comments (81)

We all know Samsung is going to release mini and Zoom versions of its Galaxy S5 flagship, just like it did for the Galaxy S4 last year. There is even a rumor Samsung is prepping an Active version, but this is yet to be confirmed. The Galaxy S5...


Samsung Galaxy S5 sells well in Korea ahead of impending ban

Samsung Galaxy S5 sells well in Korea ahead of impending ban

02 April, 2014 | comments (21)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 went on sale last week despite the Korean manufacturer's wishes. The local carriers' hands were however forced due to a sales ban imposed for violating laws that regulate phone subsidies. The 45 day ban starts on April 5, so...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Sony Xperia Z2 hits Canada this May, US still waiting

Sony Xperia Z2 hits Canada this May, US still waiting

02 April, 2014 | comments (7)

The Sony Xperia Z2 is known to be available in Europe and parts of Asia and today we can count North America in the list of regions where Sony's flagship is going to sell. Bell Canada is going to start offering the device to its customers starting...

Tags: Sony, Android


Android in March: going from 4.2 JB straight to 4.4 KitKat

Android in March: going from 4.2 JB straight to 4.4 KitKat

02 April, 2014 | comments (19)

Another month, another Android platform distribution update by Google. The big news is that in March this year Android 4.4 KitKat has crossed the 5% mark, while everything pre-4.1 declined. Some vestigial Froyo devices still hang around at 1%,...


BlackBerry will not renew T-Mobile partnership after April 25

BlackBerry will not renew T-Mobile partnership after April 25

02 April, 2014 | comments (19)

T-Mobile and BlackBerry haven't been in the best of partnerships lately and it seems the phonemaker has taken things to the next level. BlackBerry has announced it will not renew its license to T-Mobile after it expires on April 25. This...


The iPhone 6 screens could enter production as early as May

The iPhone 6 screens could enter production as early as May

01 April, 2014 | comments (59)

Sources close to Apple's supply chain are saying the bigger screens for the upcoming iPhone 6 could enter production as early as next month. This would suggest an autumn unveil and launch for the next iPhone, following recent tradition. Said...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Samsung officially announces Galaxy Tab 4 7.0, 8.0 and 10.1

Samsung officially announces Galaxy Tab 4 7.0, 8.0 and 10.1

01 April, 2014 | comments (46)

Samsung was expected to unveil its Galaxy Tab 4 series at the MWC 2014, but it didn't happen. Now, however the company has taken care of that and has officially announced its new thinner and lighter Galaxy Tab 4 series consisting of three devices -...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Huawei Ascend P7 pictured in the wild

Huawei Ascend P7 pictured in the wild

01 April, 2014 | comments (18)

The Huawei Ascend P7 has had trouble staying a secret with leaks of its its back panel and specs circulating the web. And now to add even more details to the picture we have two spy shots from China's Weibo network. They show a prototype serving ...


Samsung Galaxy S5 hits the US ahead of schedule

Samsung Galaxy S5 hits the US ahead of schedule

01 April, 2014 | comments (36)

SK Telecom has launched the Samsung Galaxy S5 on March 27 in South Korea, way ahead of the official April 11 release date. There is a very good reason for the carrier to do so - it has an upcoming 45 day ban of acquiring new customers starting April...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Lava Iris 550Q is official, packs a 5.5

Lava Iris 550Q is official, packs a 5.5" 720p display

01 April, 2014 | comments (17)

Lava has announced its latest phablet the Iris 550Q. It packs a 5.5" IPS display of 720p resolution and is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core CPU and 1GB of RAM. The Iris 550Q comes with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean out of box and Lava is kind enough to...

Tags: Samsung, Android


HTC One (M8) now available in the UK in Gold

HTC One (M8) now available in the UK in Gold

01 April, 2014 | comments (9)

The HTC One (M8) launched in the UK and has moved into retailers sooner than expected - Carphone Warehouse will be shipping all color versions tomorrow, instead of April 7 as it originally announced. That makes it the only retailer to have the...

Tags: HTC, Android


Samsung to enlist Google's help in latest court battle with Apple

Samsung to enlist Google's help in latest court battle with Apple

01 April, 2014 | comments (77)

In its most recent court spat, Samsung will be looking to key Google engineers to testify in its favor, and provide evidence that Android was developed independently of iOS. Jury selection begins this week in the most recent of a long series...


Sony outs Android 4.3 update for Xperia M Dual

Sony outs Android 4.3 update for Xperia M Dual

01 April, 2014 | comments (149)

The Sony Xperia M dual can now enjoy Android 4.3 after the company has released the update via its Sony PC Companion. The 15.5.A.0.18 firmware update is currently being seeded in Brazil and parts of Europe. It clocks a bit over 770MB and...

Tags: Sony, Android


HTC Desire 316 appears on company's Chinese website

HTC Desire 316 appears on company's Chinese website

31 March, 2014 | comments (21)

HTC’s latest mid-range offering, the Desire 316, has popped up on HTCs Chinese website. The Taiwanese manufacturer’s Desire series has been doing well in Asian markets, so don’t be surprised if the Desire 316 is available only in the...

Tags: HTC, Android


Alleged specs and launch details of Samsung Ativ SE emerge

Alleged specs and launch details of Samsung Ativ SE emerge

31 March, 2014 | comments (20)

Purported specs and launch details for the upcoming Samsung Ativ SE made the rounds on the web. The Verizon-bound smartphone is rumored to launch at some point next month. The Samsung Ativ SE is tipped to feature Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 SoC,...