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Google Nexus 6 now available in the UK through O2

Google Nexus 6 now available in the UK through O2

04 December, 2014 | comments (12)

The Google Nexus 6, which was unveiled a couple of months ago, is finally available in the UK, where O2 has begun offering the smartphone through its sales channels. The smartphone is available on the company’s Refresh tariff, which allows...

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Samples from Huawei Honor 6 Plus show off dual camera

Samples from Huawei Honor 6 Plus show off dual camera

04 December, 2014 | comments (10)

Soon the HTC will get competition in the dual-camera market as the Huawei Honor 6 Plus is nearing its rumored launch date of December 16. To keep our interests piqued several camera samples, including comparison shots, made their way to the...


New photo of Ubuntu-powered Meizu MX4 emerges

New photo of Ubuntu-powered Meizu MX4 emerges

04 December, 2014 | comments (21)

Last week we mentioned that the release of an Ubuntu Touch version of the Meizu MX4 is now tantalizingly close. We should be seeing the new OS on the already familiar handset some time, early next year. Today we received an email with a new...

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Moto G first generation getting Lollipop update soon

Moto G first generation getting Lollipop update soon

04 December, 2014 | comments (133)

The Moto G 2nd Generation got the Lollipop update surprisingly quickly, quicker than some of the Nexus devices even. But the first generation owners may be feeling left out in the cold, especially considering it's not been long since they got their...

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Android 5.0 arrives on Samsung Galaxy S5 in Europe

Android 5.0 arrives on Samsung Galaxy S5 in Europe

03 December, 2014 | comments (63)

Android 5.0 Lollipop is now seeding to Samsung Galaxy S5 handsets in Europe. The exact device model to receive the new build is SM-G900F. As seen already, Samsung Galaxy S5 runs TouchWiz-ed version of Android 5.0, so the user experience will...

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Apple is on its way to a record quarter thanks to iPhone 6

Apple is on its way to a record quarter thanks to iPhone 6

03 December, 2014 | comments (103)

According to research data gathered by Kantar Worldpanel ComTech through the month of October, Apple is on its way to a record quarterly performance. Unsurprisingly, sales of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are the main reason for the impending...

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Second generation Moto E has its specs rumored

Second generation Moto E has its specs rumored

03 December, 2014 | comments (76)

There's already a second generation Moto G out there, so you might be expecting a successor for the even lower-priced Moto E to emerge any moment now. And you wouldn't be wrong, as it turns out. According to a new report from Greece, the...


Huawei releases a new octa-core Kirin 620 chipset

Huawei releases a new octa-core Kirin 620 chipset

03 December, 2014 | comments (18)

Today Huawei has introduced a new addition to its own processor family. The Huawei Kirin 620 system-on-a-chip is definitely not a top of the line chipset, but is nonetheless a solid performer, designed for mid-ranged devices. The CPU has a 64-bit...

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The incredibly thin Vivo X5 Max to be announced on December 10

The incredibly thin Vivo X5 Max to be announced on December 10

03 December, 2014 | comments (18)

Last month we saw the Vivo X5 Max make the rounds through TENAA and now it seems that the official announcement is drawing close. The Chinese device is set to break the record for the world's thinnest smartphone at only 4.75mm and dethrone the...

Tags: Android, Vivo


Reseller lists OnePlus Two ahead of launch, reveals some specs

Reseller lists OnePlus Two ahead of launch, reveals some specs

03 December, 2014 | comments (32)

Just a day after OnePlus confirmed that the company’s next smartphone, allegedly dubbed OnePlus Two, will be launched by Q3 of next year, Chinese resellers have started listing the device with complete specifications as well as...

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Asus X002 with 64-bit CPU and LTE uncovered

Asus X002 with 64-bit CPU and LTE uncovered

03 December, 2014 | comments (10)

Asus has had success with its Zenfone series and a new edition may have passed through TENAA and GFXBench. Known only as the Asus X002, the phone has a 5" 720p screen and a quad-core 64-bit processor. The phone runs Android 4.4.4 KitKat and is...

Tags: Asus, Android, Rumors


Android 5.0 Lollipop demonstrated on the Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Android 5.0 Lollipop demonstrated on the Samsung Galaxy Note 4

03 December, 2014 | comments (33)

We have seen Android 5.0 Lollipop being shown off before on the Galaxy S5 and the Galaxy S4. Now, SamMobile has managed to get their hands on the Lollipop ROM for the new Galaxy Note 4. If you have seen the images and videos for the S4 and S5...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 for Verizon gets Android 4.4.4 KitKat

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 for Verizon gets Android 4.4.4 KitKat

03 December, 2014 | comments (25)

Verizon unleashed Android 4.4.4 KitKat update for the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and while at it pushed a few bug fixes and some of its proprietary carrier apps. The update improves LTE data connectivity and touts enhanced voice performance. The...


Yotaphone 2 goes official in the UK, pre-orders start soon

Yotaphone 2 goes official in the UK, pre-orders start soon

03 December, 2014 | comments (21)

Now this is what the Amazon phone should have been – the Yotaphone 2 went official with a 5" 1080p AMOLED on the front and a 4.7" e-paper display on the back. The dual-screened phone should become available in the UK later today (no price or...


Ultra-thin Samsung Galaxy A7 passes through TENAA

Ultra-thin Samsung Galaxy A7 passes through TENAA

02 December, 2014 | comments (46)

Samsung Galaxy A7 made its way through TENAA in China. The upcoming smartphone is bound to become the Korean giant’s thinnest Galaxy smartphone to date. The visit at the Chinese regulator reveals that Samsung Galaxy A7 has physical measures...

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AT&T Galaxy Note 4 receives HD voice via firmware update

AT&T Galaxy Note 4 receives HD voice via firmware update

02 December, 2014 | comments (12)

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 for AT&T received a significant over-the-air firmware update. The new build sits a tad below 224MB in size and is based on Android 4.4.4 KitKat Firmware version N910AUCU1BNK3 brings several improvements to the carrier...

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The successor of OnePlus One will launch by Q3 of 2015

The successor of OnePlus One will launch by Q3 of 2015

02 December, 2014 | comments (22)

The successor of OnePlus One has been confirmed to launch by Q3 of next year according to the manufacturer’s global director Carl Pei. Unsurprisingly, the next generation handset is referred to as OnePlus Two. The latest word on the...

Tags: OnePlus, Android


Samsung Galaxy A3 and A5 prices in Netherlands, to arrive Q1 2015

Samsung Galaxy A3 and A5 prices in Netherlands, to arrive Q1 2015

02 December, 2014 | comments (30)

Samsung's new A series devices - Galaxy A3 and A5 mark a significant step towards satisfying customer desires for more metal on Samsung handsets. These eagerly anticipated phones are the first affordable smartphones, produced by the Korean giant...

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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge will ship by Dec 12 in the UK

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge will ship by Dec 12 in the UK

02 December, 2014 | comments (8)

Clove UK has had the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge on pre-order for over a month now, but doesn’t seem to actually be getting closer to shipping the unique phablet. Carphone Warehouse is the first UK retailer to come out with a delivery date – December...


IDC: WP share to double by 2018, Android and iOS to fall

IDC: WP share to double by 2018, Android and iOS to fall

02 December, 2014 | comments (53)

IDC has outed its traditional forecast report for the state of smartphone shipments for the next four years. This latest report comes as a amendment to the previous one issued in May, but you should still take it with a grain of salt considering the...