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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...

Tags: HTC, Android, Google


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...


TCL considers purchasing a stake in HTC

TCL considers purchasing a stake in HTC

06 October, 2014 | comments (9)

TCL Chairman Li Dongsheng has a post on his Weibo account in which he hints a possible tie-up between his company and HTC. In the post, Dongsheng expresses his admiration for Cher Wang, founder and chairman of HTC and suggests that both companies...

Tags: TLC, HTC, Rumors


Apple Watch delayed for February in limited quantity

Apple Watch delayed for February in limited quantity

06 October, 2014 | comments (32)

At its announcement event back in September, Apple announced that the Watch will be available early 2015, but Rosenblatt Securities analyst Brian Blair believes the company is having production issues. As a result, the Apple Watch won't go into mass...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


iPhone 6 popularity skyrockets, iOS 8 adoption is sluggish

iPhone 6 popularity skyrockets, iOS 8 adoption is sluggish

06 October, 2014 | comments (154)

How bad were the issues with iOS 8.0.1? Perhaps as bad as the iOS 5 rollout, when many people downloaded the hefty 800MB update only to find out it won't install (failing with an unhelpful "error 3200"). And they had to use an updated iTunes to make...

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Alleged HTC-made Nexus 9 gets FCC certification

Alleged HTC-made Nexus 9 gets FCC certification

06 October, 2014 | comments (7)

News about a rumored HTC Nexus 9 tablet has been relatively sparse since we first heard about a potential partnership with HTC earlier this summer. Now, following certification for the device from the US FCC authority, it appears that the Nexus 9 is...


HTC T1 back revealed, shows plastic body and Nexus logo

HTC T1 back revealed, shows plastic body and Nexus logo

06 October, 2014 | comments (11)

HTC's upcoming Nexus tablet for Google has leaked again in pictures. This time courtesy @upleaks, the latest image shows the back of the tablet. Contrary to some of the rumors, the T1 does not have a metal body but instead the same matte...

Tags: HTC, Android


Latest HTC Desire Eye photos reveal it in full

Latest HTC Desire Eye photos reveal it in full

06 October, 2014 | comments (24)

Latest batch of photos show the recently leaked HTC Desire Eye in all of its glory. The phone is tipped to pack a 13MP front-facing camera coupled with a dual-LED flash. The rear camera is also supposed to be a 13MP shooter complete with a yet...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Apple iPhone 6 will arrive in India on October 17

Apple iPhone 6 will arrive in India on October 17

05 October, 2014 | comments (64)

Sales of Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will kick off in India on October 17. Pre-orders of the duo of smartphones will begin this coming Tuesday, on October 7. Official pricing of the smartphones is yet to be revealed. Apple’s official...

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Samsung Galaxy Core Prime breaks cover, promises LTE

Samsung Galaxy Core Prime breaks cover, promises LTE

05 October, 2014 | comments (73)

Another Prime will soon follow in the footsteps of the selfie-centric Galaxy Grand Prime, the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime. While it's camera department is less impressive it seems like the new Core will compensate with LTE connectivity. Several...