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LG G3 S goes on pre-order in UK, costs €378

LG G3 S goes on pre-order in UK, costs €378

22 July, 2014 | comments (4)

The recently announced LG G3 Beat, also known as LG G3 S in Europe, is now available on pre-order. The first retailer to launch such a campaign is UK's MobileFun. It's already listed the 8GB white flavor of the device. If you live in the UK you...

Tags: LG, Android


LG G3 LTE-A goes official with Snapdragon 805 inside

LG G3 LTE-A goes official with Snapdragon 805 inside

22 July, 2014 | comments (38)

LG has finally unveiled the G3 LTE-A. The device is going live for domestic Korean customers and will start selling on July 25, just as expected. The LG G3 LTE-A Cat 6 (previously referred to as LG G3 Prime) builds on the international G3...

Tags: LG, Android


Xiaomi announces the Mi 4 in China

Xiaomi announces the Mi 4 in China

22 July, 2014 | comments (69)

Xiaomi has announced the successor to their flagship Mi 3 smartphone, the Xiaomi Mi 4. The key features of the Mi 4 smartphone include a new Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 SoC with a quad-core 2.5GHz CPU, 3GB LP-DDR3 RAM, 16/64GB internal memory,...

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Amazon's Fire Phone uses head-tracking for games

Amazon's Fire Phone uses head-tracking for games

21 July, 2014 | comments (11)

Amazon's Fire Phone is packed with a lot of interesting, never-seen-on-a-smartphone-before tech, but the big question was just how the online retail giant was going to utilize all of the phone's new fancy features? Well it looks like Amazon...

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HTC One Remix rumored to land at Verizon on July 24

HTC One Remix rumored to land at Verizon on July 24

21 July, 2014 | comments (2)

For some reason, Verizon decided to call its version of the HTC One Mini 2 the HTC One Remix. This phone first got leaked back in May, but so far it hasn't been made official by the carrier. That might change very soon, though. According to well...

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Four new phones get leaked on their way to Virgin Mobile

Four new phones get leaked on their way to Virgin Mobile

21 July, 2014 | comments (9)

Virgin Mobile USA, one of Sprint's prepaid arms, is apparently going to add four additional smartphones to its roster in the near future. They are all shown in the leaked image below. From left to right, meet the LG Pulse, LG Unify, HTC Desire...

Tags: Android, LG, HTC, ZTE


Xiaomi Mi 3 scores 100,000 registrations in India

Xiaomi Mi 3 scores 100,000 registrations in India

21 July, 2014 | comments (150)

No less than 100,000 people have already registered to be able to purchase the Xiaomi Mi 3 when it goes on sale in India tomorrow. Earlier this month, the Chinese smartphone maker announced its entrance in India. And last week it started allowing...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Samsung Galaxy S5 Duos rolls to international markets

Samsung Galaxy S5 Duos rolls to international markets

21 July, 2014 | comments (25)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Duos LTE (carrying the model number G9009D) has been available in China since April and now it is rolling out to international markets as well. The first set of countries where the phone is now available are the United Arab...

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LG G3 Prime may launch in Korea on 25 July

LG G3 Prime may launch in Korea on 25 July

21 July, 2014 | comments (17)

If you're into the LG G3 but want more calculating muscle and over the top download speeds than look no further. The LG G3 Prime (or Cat 6) is on Korean media once again with news on a possible release date. According to the new reports, the LG...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Xiaomi Mi4 smartphone leaks in full, company denies metal back

Xiaomi Mi4 smartphone leaks in full, company denies metal back

21 July, 2014 | comments (56)

The Xiaomi Mi4 new flagship is coming out tomorrow, but thanks to a series of leaks we got to learn most there is to know about it a day early. A bunch of live photos surfaced today, along with detailed specs and even press renders of the...


Huawei outs Ascend P7 Arsenal Edition smartphone

Huawei outs Ascend P7 Arsenal Edition smartphone

21 July, 2014 | comments (24)

Earlier this year, Huawei announced a new global partnership with prominent UK football club Arsenal, promising exclusive offers, content, and brand presence for Arsenal fans. The partnership apparently also includes specially-branded smartphones,...

Tags: Android, Huawei


Alleged Motorola Moto G successor leaks

Alleged Motorola Moto G successor leaks

20 July, 2014 | comments (44)

The Moto G is Motorola's most successful smartphone to date and has seen its fair share of upgrades in the form of the Moto G 4G and Dual-SIM variant but is yet to see it being replaced by a successor. Although this is bound to happen we were yet...


ZTE to make Google Now Launcher default on future phones

ZTE to make Google Now Launcher default on future phones

20 July, 2014 | comments (19)

Android’s customization is one of the OS’ biggest selling points over other mobile operating systems. However, sometimes, manufacturers really fudge up the Android experience with their software overlays. Delayed updates, cluttered menus, and...

Tags: Android, ZTE


EU demands re-classification of games with in-app purchases

EU demands re-classification of games with in-app purchases

20 July, 2014 | comments (26)

In-app purchases are some of the trickiest, most annoying aspects of gaming today, and the phenomenon is becoming increasingly prevalent in the mobile landscape. Many business models of “free” games revolve around in-app purchases with sometimes key...

Tags: Google, Android, Apple, iOS


Xiaomi Mi 4 purportedly shown again in leaked pictures

Xiaomi Mi 4 purportedly shown again in leaked pictures

20 July, 2014 | comments (36)

Next week Xiaomi will hold an event during which it's going to unveil the Mi 4, its next flagship smartphone offering. The phone has so far been teased by the company's execs, and at one point in the past we've seen it in a couple of blurry...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


5mm-thick Gionee GN9005 passes TENAA certification

5mm-thick Gionee GN9005 passes TENAA certification

20 July, 2014 | comments (24)

Thin is in at Gionee - the Elife S5.5 flagship turned heads with its mere 5.55mm thickness, but TENAA has just certified a mid-range model that's even thinner. The Gionee GN9005 (not the final name, we're guessing) measures just 5mm thick! Not...

Tags: Gionee, Android


LG G3 on-contract price drops to $100 in the US

LG G3 on-contract price drops to $100 in the US

20 July, 2014 | comments (23)

The LG G3 flagship only just arrived in the US and it already has $100 cut off its on-contract price. The phone is available on AT&T, Verizon and Sprint, the three of which offer it at $200. Best Buy and Amazon, however, have dropped the upfront...


The Sony Xperia Z2 now available in the US for $700

The Sony Xperia Z2 now available in the US for $700

19 July, 2014 | comments (36)

The Sony Xperia Z1 and Z1 Compact certainly took their time before they became available on the US market, but that's not the case with the Sony Xperia Z2. Three months may sound like a lot, but it's the fastest US flagship launch by the Japanese...

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Moto X now starts at $299.99 with promo code valid until July 23

Moto X now starts at $299.99 with promo code valid until July 23

19 July, 2014 | comments (13)

Motorola may be getting ready to unveil the much rumored Moto X+1 soon. And it would be about time, with almost a year passing since its predecessor was announced. Speaking of which, the Moto X can now be yours starting at $299.99 sans contract,...

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HP Red gets benchmarked, sports 16

HP Red gets benchmarked, sports 16" screen and runs Android

19 July, 2014 | comments (26)

HP is currently in the process of testing a new Android device, though this isn't a low-end tablet like most of the company's such offerings in recent times. The HP Red has been put through the paces of GFXBench recently, and as a consequence we...

Tags: HP, Android