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OnePlus One camera samples surface

OnePlus One camera samples surface

15 April, 2014 | comments (25)

The first camera samples taken with the OnePlus One are now available thanks to golden-hearted gal Kang Yi. She is the face of the Renmin University in China and has uploaded a bunch of photos taken with the upcoming OnePlus One smartphone. She...

Tags: OnePlus, Android


Samsung Galaxy S5 also region-locked, here are the details

Samsung Galaxy S5 also region-locked, here are the details

11 April, 2014 | comments (61)

Just like the Galaxy Note 3 before it, the Samsung Galaxy S5 packs a region lock. To get rid of it, Galaxy S5 customers need not only to activate, but also make a cumulative calls over 5 minutes in their region before transferring and using it...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom aces AnTuTu

Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom aces AnTuTu

04 April, 2014 | comments (35)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom can't get enough of the spotlight. It all started with some leaked specs and then we got to see it have its first identity crisis - going by the name K Zoom instead of S5 Zoom. The latest rumor installment comes...


Sketches show iPhone 6 design, rendering surface too

Sketches show iPhone 6 design, rendering surface too

31 March, 2014 | comments (75)

Leaked schematics of the rumored next iPhone 6 suggest two screen sizes and give out some specific dimensions for both models. The schematics come from Japanese Apple-centric Mac Otakara publication. The smaller model sports a 4.7" display and has...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Leaked diagram allegedly reveals the physical measures of iPhone 6

Leaked diagram allegedly reveals the physical measures of iPhone 6

28 March, 2014 | comments (77)

A leaked diagram which allegedly reveals the physical measures of the upcoming Apple iPhone 6 made the rounds on the web. Unsurprisingly, the document suggests that the next smartphone to come out of Cupertino will have a significantly larger...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


2.5GHz Asian HTC One (M8) meets 2.3GHz US version in AnTuTu

2.5GHz Asian HTC One (M8) meets 2.3GHz US version in AnTuTu

26 March, 2014 | comments (56)

Benchmarks of the HTC One (M8) have surfaced out of China, and have revealed a bit more about the performance of the Asian HTC One (M8). Running on the AC variant of the MSM8974 Snapdragon 801 processor, the Asian model comes with a 200MHz faster...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


LG G Pro 2 outsells LG G2, to get a price cut

LG G Pro 2 outsells LG G2, to get a price cut

24 March, 2014 | comments (23)

According to a Korean newspaper citing LG representative, the company has been selling the LG G Pro 2 like hot cakes in its home country. Despite the relatively high price tag of KRW999,000 or about $927, the phone is even outselling the LG G2, the...

Tags: LG, Android


HTC One 2014 pictured next to iPhone 5s, Galaxy S4 and LG G2

HTC One 2014 pictured next to iPhone 5s, Galaxy S4 and LG G2

19 March, 2014 | comments (70)

It seems like someone was able to get their hands on HTC's upcoming One flagship, and has even managed to shoot it next to some of the current competitor flagships (read. current, not upcoming). These include the Samsung Galaxy S4 and Note 3, Sony...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Note 3 gets KitKat 4.4.2 update

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Note 3 gets KitKat 4.4.2 update

05 March, 2014 | comments (87)

The international variant of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 already received its KitKat 4.4 update about a month and a half ago, but now it looks like T-Mobile USA will finally enjoy some update love. There have been reports from T-Mobile customers...

Tags: Samsung, Android


New HTC One Benchmark puts it ahead of Galaxy Note 3

New HTC One Benchmark puts it ahead of Galaxy Note 3

05 March, 2014 | comments (113)

As the official announcement date of the All New HTC One draws near, the phone's leaking intensifies. Today we have a photo showing an AnTuTu test completed on the upcoming HTC flagship, which shows the phone has managed to beat the Samsung Galaxy...

Tags: HTC, Android


Snapdragon 800-powered Galaxy Note 3 Neo launches in Korea

Snapdragon 800-powered Galaxy Note 3 Neo launches in Korea

04 March, 2014 | comments (15)

Samsung's official Korean website has announced the availability of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo. It has been on sale across the country since March 3. What's interesting though is the fact that the LTE-A version of the smartphone selling in...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung announces Exynos 5422 Octa and Exynos 5260 Hexa

Samsung announces Exynos 5422 Octa and Exynos 5260 Hexa

26 February, 2014 | comments (47)

It has begun a tradition Samsung to have its flagship smartphone utilize two types of chipsets. The Galaxy S4 was the first to get a Snapdragon and an Exynos version, followed by the Galaxy Note 3. Now the Galaxy S5 is getting a similar treatment as...

Tags: Samsung, MWC 2014


MWC: HTC One awarded Best Smartphone, iPad Air - best tablet

MWC: HTC One awarded Best Smartphone, iPad Air - best tablet

25 February, 2014 | comments (195)

The GSM Association organizes the annual Mobile World Congress and along with it the traditional Global Mobile Awards (its 19th edition this year). More than 175 independent analysts, journalists, academics and subject matter experts throughout the...

Tags: HTC, Apple, Nokia, LG, MWC 2014


Spigen case listing confirms two Samsung Galaxy S5 versions

Spigen case listing confirms two Samsung Galaxy S5 versions

21 February, 2014 | comments (126)

Five Spigen cases for the Samsung Galaxy S5 are now available for pre-order on Amazon's website. Interestingly enough, two of them aren't like the rest and show the Samsung Galaxy S5 with a physical Home button, whereas the others lack it. This...


Samsung unveils Android 4.4 update list, Galaxy S III missing

Samsung unveils Android 4.4 update list, Galaxy S III missing

20 February, 2014 | comments (310)

Samsung's US team released a list of devices that are getting the Android 4.4 KitKat update, putting their users' minds at ease. What about the international versions of the phones though? A blogger in Poland got in touch with a local Samsung...


Sprint Samsung Galaxy Note 3 now getting Android 4.4 KitKat

Sprint Samsung Galaxy Note 3 now getting Android 4.4 KitKat

20 February, 2014 | comments (32)

If you are using a Sprint-bound Samsung Galaxy Note 3, we have some great news for you. In case you didn't get the notification, the latest Android 4.4 KitKat firmware awaits you. The update is available over-the-air and is about 500MB in size....


Samsung US announces KitKat update plans, rollout starts today

Samsung US announces KitKat update plans, rollout starts today

18 February, 2014 | comments (139)

We have some great news for the Galaxy users in the USA! Samsung has announced the list of devices which will be updated with Android 4.4 KitKat. More than 15 Galaxy smartphones, phablets and tablets will get the KitKat treatment over the upcoming...


Galaxy Note 3 gets Red and Rose Gold options in the UK

Galaxy Note 3 gets Red and Rose Gold options in the UK

06 February, 2014 | comments (4)

The new Samsung Galaxy Note 3 color options continue their global tour and have now hit the UK. Those are the Red, Rose Gold White and Rose Gold Black. The first two are available from Carphone Warehouse and start at 32 a month on contract....


Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo hits Indonesia for $555

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo hits Indonesia for $555

04 February, 2014 | comments (33)

Indonesian retailer Indokom has put up the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo on sale. The phone carries a price tag of approximately $555 (IDR 6,799,000). Indikom hasn't specified if this is the price for the hexa-core LTE+/3G version of the Note 3 Neo or...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo gets priced in Germany

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo gets priced in Germany

31 January, 2014 | comments (22)

Less than 24 hours after going official, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo got a price tag. A German online retailer listed both versions of the phablet as available for pre-order. The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo LTE+ is priced at 529.90, while...

Tags: Samsung, Android