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Sony Xperia Z2 pips HTC One (M8) to benchmark crown

Sony Xperia Z2 pips HTC One (M8) to benchmark crown

25 March, 2014 | comments (66)

The Nokia Lumia 1520 was crowned "Best gaming device" at the beginning of the month but yesterday the HTC One (M8) stole that title and an even bigger one – it reached top place on Basemark OS II, which is an overall benchmark. That didn’t last...

Tags: Sony, Android


Nokia Lumia Icon for Verizon Wireless finally goes official

Nokia Lumia Icon for Verizon Wireless finally goes official

12 February, 2014 | comments (30)

After leaving nothing to imagination thanks to numerous leaks, Nokia finally took the wraps off the Lumia Icon for Verizon Wireless. The LTE device with Windows Phone 8 will be available in the carrier’s retail stores on February 20 for $199.99 with...


Nokia slashes €100 off the Lumia 1520 price in Russia

Nokia slashes €100 off the Lumia 1520 price in Russia

10 February, 2014 | comments (16)

Nokia Russia has slashed the price of the Lumia 1520. The phablet launched in November for RUB29,990. (€630), but it seems Nokia is unhappy with its sales so it has decided to give it a nice RUB5,000 price cut. If you live in Russia, you can now...


Nokia rolls out firmware update for the Lumia 1520

Nokia rolls out firmware update for the Lumia 1520

10 February, 2014 | comments (22)

Nokia has started rolling out a firmware update for their newest Lumia 1520 smartphone. The update brings the version number to 1028.3562.1402.00xx in EU and 1028.3534.1347.2001 in the US. Nokia hasn't really gone in-depth about the exact...


Samsung Galaxy S5 alleged 16MP camera sample leaks

Samsung Galaxy S5 alleged 16MP camera sample leaks

29 January, 2014 | comments (50)

An apparently test Flipboard account, @123fliptest, had posted a photo 20 days ago but suddenly that photo is garnering a lot of attention. And it's because of what's in the photo but of what's in the EXIF data. The camera that allegedly took the...


Nokia Lumia 1520 mini emerges in a duo of leaked photos

Nokia Lumia 1520 mini emerges in a duo of leaked photos

26 January, 2014 | comments (40)

The yet to be announced Nokia Lumia 1520v appeared in a duo of live photos. Also known as Nokia Lumia 1520 mini, the device is expected to bring the top-shelf specs of Nokia’s flagship phablet in a more compact for factor. The duo of...


HTC M8 to retain 1080p display resolution, user agent confirms

HTC M8 to retain 1080p display resolution, user agent confirms

20 January, 2014 | comments (62)

The HTC M8 leak marathon continues with an User Agent Profile coming straight from the HTC website. The successor to the popular HTC One didn't get too many of its specs listed there, but at least we got official confirmation of its screen...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


32GB Nokia Lumia 1520 AT&T goes on sale

32GB Nokia Lumia 1520 AT&T goes on sale

10 January, 2014 | comments (7)

AT&T has added the 32GB version of the Nokia Lumia 1520 phablet on its web store at $250 with contract. Note that only the black version has a 32GB option, while the red (which is selected by default), white and yellow ones do not. Anyway,...


Nokia Lumia 1520 32GB model coming to AT&T

Nokia Lumia 1520 32GB model coming to AT&T

08 January, 2014 | comments (20)

According to a report by WPCentral, AT&T is about to start offering a 32GB model of its Windows Phone 8 flagship - the Nokia Lumia 1520. So if you've been waiting for the 32GB version of the phablet on AT&T, you will be able to buy it starting...


Nokia Lumia 1520 now available for just $50 on contract

Nokia Lumia 1520 now available for just $50 on contract

28 December, 2013 | comments (319)

Judging by its performance in our Smartphone Champions League, the Nokia Lumia 1520 is a favorite to quite a few of our readers. And the great news to those of you based in the US is that the phablet is now available for the tempting $50 on contract...


Phablets to outsell small tablets in 2014

Phablets to outsell small tablets in 2014

23 December, 2013 | comments (39)

Long-term analyst in the field of smart technologies Bob O'Donnell, prior of IDC and now of his own TECHnalysis Research, has come out and said that phablets will outsell small tablets globally in the coming year. According to him phablets will...


Verizon HTC One Max now on sale, $299 on contract

Verizon HTC One Max now on sale, $299 on contract

21 November, 2013 | comments (7)

The HTC One Max is now available for purchase on Verizon's network. The carrier is offering HTC's phablet for $299 on a 2-year contract. If you'd like to purchase the phone without commitment to the carrier, the price is $599. The phone is also...

Tags: HTC, Android, Verizon


Nokia Lumia 1520 UK pricing detailed

Nokia Lumia 1520 UK pricing detailed

21 November, 2013 | comments (28)

The Nokia Lumia 1520 has already went on sale in France and the device will soon be available in the United Kingdom. The 6-inch phablet from Nokia has been listed in UK's Carphone Warehouse website letting us know more on its UK...


Nokia Lumia 1520 sales begin, Europe gets first dibs

Nokia Lumia 1520 sales begin, Europe gets first dibs

19 November, 2013 | comments (91)

Nokia's first phablet, the Lumia 1520, has just gone on sale in its first market, France. The device will be hitting the stores of Hong Kong, Italy, Russia and the United States later this week. The pricing of the Lumia 1520 will vary by markets,...


Nokia Lumia 929 said to hit Verizon Wireless on November 21

Nokia Lumia 929 said to hit Verizon Wireless on November 21

18 November, 2013 | comments (25)

A word got out that the yet to be announced Nokia Lumia 929 is going to hit the Verizon shelves this week, on November 21. The Windows Phone 8 powerhouse is rumored to launch alongside the Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet. The Nokia Lumia 929...


AT&T sale sees iPhone 5s and Lumia 1520 prices drop to $99

AT&T sale sees iPhone 5s and Lumia 1520 prices drop to $99

16 November, 2013 | comments (108)

AT&T has started a sale on its website, slashing the prices of a number of hot smartphones. The Apple iPhone 5s and 5c got price cuts and so did the Lumia lineup offered by the carrier. Several Samsung smartphones also got discounted, but...

Tags: Apple, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, AT&T


Microsoft announces Nokia Lumia 1520 pre-orders

Microsoft announces Nokia Lumia 1520 pre-orders

08 November, 2013 | comments (85)

A couple of days ago AT&T detailed its Nokia Lumia 1520 launch plans and today it's Microsoft's turn. The Redmond company has officially detailed the Lumia 1520 availability and launched a pre-order campaign for the phablet. Microsoft is...


The Nokia Lumia 1520 makes its way to AT&T for $199 on contract

The Nokia Lumia 1520 makes its way to AT&T for $199 on contract

06 November, 2013 | comments (54)

AT&T has begun accepting preorders for the Nokia Lumia 1520, asking $199 for it if you sign a contract. Without contract, the device will set you back $549. The Lumia 1520 was announced last month at Nokia World 2013, marking the company's...


Verizon-bound Nokia Lumia 929 leaks in high-res photos

Verizon-bound Nokia Lumia 929 leaks in high-res photos

04 November, 2013 | comments (74)

The Nokia Lumia 929 entered rumorland a month ago via a press images. Then we saw a hands-on video (already taken down by the user) and even a camera sample from its PureView camera. Today we get to see the first real and high-res photos of the...


Nokia Lumia 1020 price slashed by a third in China

Nokia Lumia 1020 price slashed by a third in China

28 October, 2013 | comments (38)

Nokia Lumia 1020 seems to be struggling to make a significant impact on the Chinese market. The first hints that its start was less than impressive was the fact that the phone didn't make it among the most popular WP handsets in the last two...