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Sharp 304SH comes with 5.2

Sharp 304SH comes with 5.2" 1080p screen, ultra slim bezels

24 April, 2014 | comments (8)

Sharp has announced the AQUOS Xx 304SH destined to arrive on carrier SoftBank Mobile in Japan. The phone features a 5.2" 1080p display in a very compact body resulting in a screen-to-body ratio of 79% (take that, LG). The AQUOS Xx 304SH...

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Samsung Galaxy Beam2 announced in China

Samsung Galaxy Beam2 announced in China

24 April, 2014 | comments (7)

Samsung Galaxy Beam2 recently appeared on Tenna, the Chinese certification agency and now, the smartphone has been officially listed on the company's website. The Samsung Galaxy Beam2 carries the model number SM-G3858 and improves the specs on...

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Galaxy S5 outsells iPhone 5s over launch weekend

Galaxy S5 outsells iPhone 5s over launch weekend

24 April, 2014 | comments (33)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 scored more sales in its launch weekend than the iPhone 5s in its respective period. More specifically, the Galaxy S5 snug 25% and 18% of the smartphone market share in the USA and Canada for that period. The iPhone 5s did...


Verizon-bound red HTC One (M8) and Kyocera Brigadier leaked

Verizon-bound red HTC One (M8) and Kyocera Brigadier leaked

24 April, 2014 | comments (2)

Verizon will be carrying a red HTC One (M8) version, according to a tweet from the popular tipster @evleaks. However, it remains to be seen if the Big Red is going to exclusively offer the new paintjob or if it's going to be available with other...


HTC One (M8) gets treated to a minor software update

HTC One (M8) gets treated to a minor software update

24 April, 2014 | comments (2)

The recently launched HTC One (M8) is getting a minor software update. The new firmware brings Extreme Power Saving Mode and enhances the performance of the camera and gallery apps. Even though the Extreme Power Saving Mode was announced at...

Tags: HTC, Android


Apple announces better than expected fiscal Q2 2014 earnings

Apple announces better than expected fiscal Q2 2014 earnings

23 April, 2014 | comments (29)

Apple announced its financial results for the fiscal Q2 of 2014. The Cupertino giant beat the expectations by posting net profit of $10.2 billion, or $11.62 per diluted share from $45.6 billion of revenue. The above results are higher than...

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Xiaomi will sell its smartphones in ten new markets this year

Xiaomi will sell its smartphones in ten new markets this year

23 April, 2014 | comments (34)

Xiaomi announced its plans to enter ten new market this year. The Chinese manufacturer’s founder and CEO Lei Jun delivered the news at a press conference in Beijing. Xiaomi will begin sales in large developing markets such as India, Brazil,...

Tags: Android, Samsung


Samsung to make a 7-inch smartphone

Samsung to make a 7-inch smartphone

23 April, 2014 | comments (122)

Smartphone screens keep getting bigger and bigger. Phablets push the boundaries of pocket-friendliness (let’s be honest, that threshold has been crossed a long time ago), but now Samsung is looking to create a 7” handset to usher us into an era of...

Tags: Android, Samsung


HTC Droid DNA to get Android 4.4, Sense 5.5 tomorrow

HTC Droid DNA to get Android 4.4, Sense 5.5 tomorrow

23 April, 2014 | comments (12)

HTC unveiled the Droid DNA in late November 2012 with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and Sense 4.0. The smartphone has since been updated to 4.3 Jelly Bean and Sense 5, but starting tomorrow it will get yet another major update. The update will bring...

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Motorola sold 6.5 million devices worldwide in Q1 2014

Motorola sold 6.5 million devices worldwide in Q1 2014

23 April, 2014 | comments (39)

Senior vice president of product management at Motorola Rick Osterloh announced in a tweet that the company has shipped 6.5 million devices globally for Q1 2014. The Moto X and Moto G have been getting warm reception worldwide, with the Moto G named...

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Lumia 930 and Lumia 630 EU price and availability revealed

Lumia 930 and Lumia 630 EU price and availability revealed

23 April, 2014 | comments (29)

The latest Windows Phone handsets from Nokia have already arrived at European retailers. The Lumia 930 and Lumia 630 are available for pre-order in Germany right now and better yet, we have pricing and availability info. The Nokia Lumia 930 new...


OnePlus One is official, runs custom CyanogenMod 11S

OnePlus One is official, runs custom CyanogenMod 11S

23 April, 2014 | comments (196)

Finally after months of teasing and releasing details one bit at a time, OnePlus announces the One - its first Android smartphone. In terms of specifications, there's little surprise. The OnePlus One features the Qualcomm Snapdragon 801...

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New Samsung Galaxy K Zoom photos pop up, cases in tow

New Samsung Galaxy K Zoom photos pop up, cases in tow

23 April, 2014 | comments (27)

A new photo of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy K Zoom (formerly known as the Galaxy S5 Zoom) has surfaced, showing the back of the device. Still, you can clearly see the back cover sports the perforated leather-imitating pattern of the Galaxy...


First week Galaxy S5 sales account for 0.7% of all Androids

First week Galaxy S5 sales account for 0.7% of all Androids

23 April, 2014 | comments (49)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 launched globally on April 11 and just a week later it grew to represent 0.7% of all active Android phones, says analyst firm Localytics. This compares to the 1.1% of all active iPhones that the iPhone 5s managed in its first...

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Apple iOS 7.1.1 is now seeding, brings minor improvements

Apple iOS 7.1.1 is now seeding, brings minor improvements

22 April, 2014 | comments (53)

Apple quietly released iOS 7.1.1. As its number suggests, the latest firmware update from Cupertino brings minor improvements, security and bug fixes. The new OS update is 26.1MB large. It improves Touch ID fingerprint recognition, fixes a...

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Google will help Samsung’s defense in its trial against Apple

Google will help Samsung’s defense in its trial against Apple

22 April, 2014 | comments (71)

Google will aid Samsung’s legal defense in the currently ongoing trial against Apple as part of a contractual obligation between the two tech behemoths. A Google lawyer who testified during the currently going trial revealed the arrangement. ...

Tags: Google, Apple, Android, iOS


Amazon’s phone will be all about the tilt

Amazon’s phone will be all about the tilt

22 April, 2014 | comments (17)

Although Amazon’s upcoming phone will be running Android, the online retailing mega-giant is taking lots of steps to provide a uniquely Amazon experience with their maiden handset. This includes not only heavily skinning the interface so that it...

Tags: Misc, Android


EXCLUSIVE: LG G3 screenies show new Optimus UI, QHD res

EXCLUSIVE: LG G3 screenies show new Optimus UI, QHD res

22 April, 2014 | comments (122)

We just got hold of a few new screenshots taken directly from the LG G3. They not only show how the latest Optimus user interface is going to look like, but also confirm the phone indeed features a QHD resolution display (2560x1440 pixels). These...

Tags: LG, Android, Exclusive


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 (8)

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...


 Samsung Project KQ may be the premium Galaxy S5

Samsung Project KQ may be the premium Galaxy S5

22 April, 2014 | comments (30)

We've long heard of a more premium version of the Galaxy S5. Newly leaked source code suggests that there is indeed such smartphone and it's in advanced stages of development. The evidence, obtained by SamMobile suggests the project is named...