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HP and Google discussed making an enterprise Nexus device

HP and Google discussed making an enterprise Nexus device

13 August, 2014 | comments (13)

According to report in The Information, HP and Google discussed making an enterprise-centric Nexus device. The two tech giants also talked over the past year about utilizing Google Now as a corporate tool. Google and HP primarily discussed...

Tags: HP, Google, Android, Rumors


T-Mobile will throttle your data if you abuse it

T-Mobile will throttle your data if you abuse it

13 August, 2014 | comments (32)

Tether with your T-Mobile plan all day long, torrenting files and streaming Netflix like there’s no tomorrow? Well we have some bad news for you. Beginning on August 17th, T-Mobile will start throttling the data speeds of power users who abuse the...


Samsung Galaxy Alpha is officially headed to Three UK

Samsung Galaxy Alpha is officially headed to Three UK

13 August, 2014 | comments (34)

A few hours ago Samsung finally decided to announce the Galaxy Alpha, its first metal-clad smartphone and the slimmest Galaxy device ever. This came after dozens of leaks told us everything we needed to know about the handset during the past few...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A may land in Europe this month

Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A may land in Europe this month

13 August, 2014 | comments (18)

Samsung may have just unveiled the metal-clad Galaxy Alpha earlier today, but apparently that's not the only new model headed to Europe soon. So far, the Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A has been confined to the company's home country of South Korea, but...

Tags: Samsung, Android


New production method  promises cheaper  flexible OLED screens

New production method  promises cheaper  flexible OLED screens

13 August, 2014 | comments (12)

A startup company called Kateeva promises to make the mass production flexible OLED screens cheaper and easier next year. The company has come up with a clever process to apply protective coating on OLEDs, and it's a lot faster, too. The...

Tags: Misc


Panasonic Eluga A launches in India with a 5-inch IPS display

Panasonic Eluga A launches in India with a 5-inch IPS display

13 August, 2014 | comments (17)

Panasonic has launched the Eluga A in India in hope to attract the attention of those seeking an affordable smartphone. The Panasonic Eluga A features a 5" IPS display of 854 x 480 pixel resolution (195 ppi). Under the hood, there's a 1.2GHz...


iPhone 6 now in validation testing, mass production imminent

iPhone 6 now in validation testing, mass production imminent

13 August, 2014 | comments (76)

A report from China, citing sources within Foxconn, suggests the iPhone 6 is currently undergoing the so called "product validation testing". This is the last step before a handset enters mass production and aims to detect potential issues with the...

Tags: Android, iOS, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy Alpha benchmarked

Samsung Galaxy Alpha benchmarked

12 August, 2014 | comments (32)

Samsung is expanding its flagship lineup with the newly official Samsung Galaxy Alpha and the rumored Galaxy S5 LTE-A version. Both are powered by the Exynos 5 Octa 5430 chipset, the one rumored to be at the heart of the Galaxy Note 4 too. The S5...


Nexus 6 flaunts Snapdragon 805 on AnTuTu

Nexus 6 flaunts Snapdragon 805 on AnTuTu

12 August, 2014 | comments (85)

Hot on the heels off an appearance on GFXBench flaunting a Nexus 6 name alongside its Motorola Shamu codename, it's now time for AnTuTu and we've got more details. The Motorola Shamu will not be opting for a Snapdragon 801 chip with Adreno 330...


Android in July: KitKat continues its march forward

Android in July: KitKat continues its march forward

13 August, 2014 | comments (17)

Google's Android distribution report for July is out and shows that Android 4.4 KitKat (API 19) is continuing its march forward with 20.9%. Last month it stood at 17.9% and the growth this month came at the expense of Ice Cream Sandwich and the...


Samsung Galaxy Alpha unveiled, has a metal frame

Samsung Galaxy Alpha unveiled, has a metal frame

12 August, 2014 | comments (199)

There will be no shared spotlight at IFA then, Samsung unveiled the premium Samsung Galaxy Alpha weeks before the scheduled Galaxy Note 4 announcement. The premium device has a metal frame exposed on the sides and a faux leather back similar to...

Tags: Samsung, Android


TENAA certifies Samsung Galaxy Mega 2, confirms its specs

TENAA certifies Samsung Galaxy Mega 2, confirms its specs

12 August, 2014 | comments (17)

The Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 passed through the FCC and now it has gone trough the Chinese counterpart, TENAA. Unlike the FCC, TENAA publishes a more comprehensive report on the devices specifications. The phone guns after the Sony Xperia T2 with a...


Nokia Lumia 530 launches in India for $120

Nokia Lumia 530 launches in India for $120

12 August, 2014 | comments (27)

The Nokia Lumia 530 has been officially launched in India through the Nokia online store in four color options - Black, Green, White and Orange. At the time of writing the Black model is out of stock. The price of the single SIM units was INR...


OnePlus' Ladies First contest is blasted as sexist

OnePlus' Ladies First contest is blasted as sexist

12 August, 2014 | comments (38)

So OnePlus' phone, the One, is definitely receiving a lot of love on the internet for its top shelf specs at a fairly low price, so there are plenty of people waiting on line to buy one. Well OnePlus thought that it would generate some hype for its...

Tags: Android, Misc, OnePlus


More Apple iPhone 6 images leaked by Spigen

More Apple iPhone 6 images leaked by Spigen

12 August, 2014 | comments (75)

More Apple iPhone 6 protective cases by Spigen appeared online. The Korean designer and manufacturer of mobile accessories has created a dedicated product page for the hotly anticipated smartphone. In addition to showing off the company’s...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


A number of HTC Butterfly 2 photo leak out on Twitter

A number of HTC Butterfly 2 photo leak out on Twitter

12 August, 2014 | comments (16)

The yet to be revealed HTC Butterfly 2 leaked out in a number of press images on Twitter. The high-end Android smartphone is a version of the Japan-only, latest generation HTC J Butterfly, made for Asia-Pacific markets. The alleged images...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Sony is working on a low-end 6.1-inch smartphone

Sony is working on a low-end 6.1-inch smartphone

12 August, 2014 | comments (47)

For the past couple of years in the mobile world we've pretty much gotten used to the general rule that high-end smartphones are bigger than lower-end ones. Sony looks set to change that perception, however. The company is working on a device...

Tags: Sony, Android


Xiaomi Redmi 1S with 4G LTE launches on August 16

Xiaomi Redmi 1S with 4G LTE launches on August 16

12 August, 2014 | comments (17)

Following the recently announced 4G LTE version of its Redmi Note affordable phablet, Xiaomi is getting ready to release an iteration of the Redmi 1S that also has high-speed networking enabled. The Redmi 1S 4G will become available in China on...

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First LTE-only phones will reach Verizon in 2016

First LTE-only phones will reach Verizon in 2016

12 August, 2014 | comments (10)

At an investor conference today, Verizon CFO Fran Shammo told the audience that the first phones to rely solely on the carrier's 4G LTE network for making voice calls are due to arrive in the first half of 2016. Before that, Verizon is getting...

Tags: Verizon


Motorola Shamu (possible Nexus 6) gets benchmarked

Motorola Shamu (possible Nexus 6) gets benchmarked

12 August, 2014 | comments (24)

Last month we heard a rumor about Motorola making the next Nexus smartphone, and it bearing the codename Shamu. Now this exact device has apparently been benchmarked using GFXBench, and the results it achieved may give us an indication about some...

Tags: Motorola, Android