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Counterclockwise: Nokia N8 camera, exploding S3, Canvas 4

Counterclockwise: Nokia N8 camera, exploding S3, Canvas 4

13 July, 2014 | comments (17)

The second week of July has historically been witness to a wide range of device releases from many a manufacturer, including Samsung, LG, and Sony Ericsson. Also, former Nokia camera guru Damian Dinning talked about the 12MP shooter on their...

Tags: Misc


Verizon’s Big Red promo to offer 50% discount on smartphones

Verizon’s Big Red promo to offer 50% discount on smartphones

10 July, 2014 | comments (3)

Verizon will be allegedly announcing a new promotional campaign dubbed Big Red later today. The marketing effort will allow you to pick up a smartphone for half of its current price tag. According to a report, Verizon’s Big Red promo offer...


New rumor outs battery capacity for both iPhone 6 models

New rumor outs battery capacity for both iPhone 6 models

07 July, 2014 | comments (66)

Lately we've been inundated with iPhone 6-related rumors, but not one of those spoke about how big the batteries in the upcoming smartphones would be. Until now, that is. Today the Chinese media is abuzz with word of the battery capacities for...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


Galaxy Note 3 updated with KNOX 2 and Download Booster

Galaxy Note 3 updated with KNOX 2 and Download Booster

30 June, 2014 | comments (32)

The UK Samsung Galaxy Note 3 running on Snapdragon 800 is getting a new firmware update. It doesn't bring a new Android version, but packs some of the TouchWiz features the Galaxy S5 introduced. The update, which hit the T-Mobile's Galaxy...


Counterclockwise: Nokia N9, iPhone 4, Nexus 7, WP8

Counterclockwise: Nokia N9, iPhone 4, Nexus 7, WP8

28 June, 2014 | comments (20)

This is the new edition of Counterclockwise, where we'll be taking a look at all of the most significant news articles that happened during this week over the past several years. The last week of June has seen plenty of hardware announcements from...


Samsung Galaxy Note 4 tipped to have 12 MP OIS camera

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 tipped to have 12 MP OIS camera

26 June, 2014 | comments (46)

The latest report concerning the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 camera suggests that Samsung may be going for a thinner frame and optical image stabilization versus more megapixels. That translates to a 12 MP main camera with OIS which contradicts the...


Galaxy S5 and Note 3 almost ready for Android 4.4.3 updates

Galaxy S5 and Note 3 almost ready for Android 4.4.3 updates

20 June, 2014 | comments (68)

Samsung is apparently getting closer and closer to releasing its first software versions based on Android 4.4.3. The first devices to get an Android 4.4.3 build from the Korean company are going to be the Galaxy S5 and the Galaxy Note 3, it...

Tags: Android, Samsung


BlackBerry CEO shows off new Passport and Classic phones

BlackBerry CEO shows off new Passport and Classic phones

20 June, 2014 | comments (126)

BlackBerry unveiled an odd new device – the Passport. It has a square 4.5" screen with 1,440 x 1,440 resolution, essentially a QHD screen cropped to 1:1. Below the unusual screen is a rare sight these days, a three-row QWERTY keyboard. The...

Tags: BlackBerry


4.7 and 5.5-inch iPhone dummies showcased in extensive video

4.7 and 5.5-inch iPhone dummies showcased in extensive video

18 June, 2014 | comments (49)

Jimmy Lin is many things – singer, actor, racecar driver and apparently something of an iPhone technician. A photo posted on his Weibo account shows Mr. Lin working to replace the screen of a friend's iPhone 5s that was ran over by a car. A...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has 5.7-inch QHD screen confirmed

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has 5.7-inch QHD screen confirmed

14 June, 2014 | comments (88)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has seemingly been leaked yet again. The phablet is getting pretty comfortable with the spotlight, even if its official unveiling is still around three months out. A Samsung SM-N910A has entered India recently, its...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Galaxy S5 mini leaks in high-res pics, specs in tow

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini leaks in high-res pics, specs in tow

10 June, 2014 | comments (75)

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini has been in our rumor mill for quite a while, but today we are finally getting to see the real deal. We can got high-res live pictures of the S5 mini plus a comparison shot with its bigger Galaxy S5 sibling. Samsung...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Octa-core Huawei Kirin 920 chipset goes official

Octa-core Huawei Kirin 920 chipset goes official

06 June, 2014 | comments (40)

Huawei announced today its next generation chipset - the Kirin 920. It is based on ARM's big.LITTLE architecture and uses four Cortex-A15 and four Cortex-A7 cores capable of working simultaneously. The Cortex-A15 cores can be clocked from...

Tags: Huawei, Android, Misc


Huawei Mulan flagship and new Honor leak

Huawei Mulan flagship and new Honor leak

05 June, 2014 | comments (51)

A couple of new yet unannounced Huawei smartphones have hit the rumor mill today. We got photos and some key specs of the Chinese company's upcoming flagship codenamed Mulan as well as press renders of a new member of the Honor series. The leaked...


T-Mobile Galaxy Note 3 gets Download booster, Kids mode

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 3 gets Download booster, Kids mode

01 June, 2014 | comments (25)

T-Mobile USA's Samsung Galaxy Note 3 got its KitKat update in early March, but the phablet is now receiving an additional update, which adds a couple of Galaxy S5 features. The initial Android 4.4.2 update had a software version N900TUVUCNB4, while...


Apple launches 8GB iPhone 5c in India

Apple launches 8GB iPhone 5c in India

24 May, 2014 | comments (137)

You all know the iPhone 5c – it was supposed to become the long awaited cheap iPhone that will help Apple expand its reach and strengthen its presence in developing markets. Except that it wasn’t particularly cheap, which kinda ruined the whole...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Exclusive: Samsung Galaxy Note 4 display detailed

Exclusive: Samsung Galaxy Note 4 display detailed

20 May, 2014 | comments (113)

We've been contacted by our source once again, who sent us a table detailing the upcoming Samsung phones and tablets. This time it includes a new device – the N910 T (Muscat), better known as the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. The expected model number...


Samsung Galaxy W leaks in South Korea

Samsung Galaxy W leaks in South Korea

17 May, 2014 | comments (65)

A brochure for Korean carrier SK Telecom has leaked and it features an unannounced Samsung Galaxy W. The device looks very similar to the SM-T2558 (the Galaxy Tab line uses SM-T model designation) we reported a couple of weeks ago and is said to...


AMOLED screen-packing Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 leaks

AMOLED screen-packing Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 leaks

09 May, 2014 | comments (25)

We've heard rumors about this one before, but this time we get to see the real deal. The latest tablet by Samsung and its first in a while to pack an AMOLED screen has been caught in the wild by our old friend Mr Spycam. The slate's front panel...


Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo getting Pink and Red hues

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo getting Pink and Red hues

05 May, 2014 | comments (13)

An updated Samsung catalog for South Korea has revealed two new color choices for the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo. The phablet will soon hit its home market in pink and red flavors, but there's no further information on when exactly that will...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Huawei Ascend P7 pops in AnTuTu, Kirin 910 CPU gets tested

Huawei Ascend P7 pops in AnTuTu, Kirin 910 CPU gets tested

22 April, 2014 | comments (11)

The upcoming Huawei Ascend P7 just can't stay away from the internet. It has already leaked so many times that we probably know everything there is to know about the smartphone. The Ascend P7 has already leaked in many live pictures, various spy...