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HTC sales fall again despite love for the One M8

HTC sales fall again despite love for the One M8

03 June, 2014 | comments (88)

The month of May brings some grim news for HTC, as the Taiwanese manufacturer suffered a dip in sales, despite seeing signs of positive growth in March and April. The launch of the HTC One M8 looked like it would reverse the downward trend that...

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Vertu Signature Touch goes official with high specs and price

Vertu Signature Touch goes official with high specs and price

03 June, 2014 | comments (85)

The manufacturer of luxury smartphones Vertu took the wraps off its latest creation, the Signature Touch. The Android KitKat device packs high-end specs and the usual whopping price tag which kicks off at a cool 6,750 (about $11,300) Vertu...

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Samsung SM-G906 Galaxy S5 Prime certified in Korea

Samsung SM-G906 Galaxy S5 Prime certified in Korea

03 June, 2014 | comments (49)

Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime has been rumored since the official launch of the Galaxy S5 flagship. The pieces of the puzzle we have so far suggest it will go official under the SM-G906 model number. We already saw it leak via import docs, Bluetooth...


HTC One (E8) to cost just $450 in China

HTC One (E8) to cost just $450 in China

03 June, 2014 | comments (34)

The HTC One (E8), previously known as One M8 Ace became official earlier today. It's essentially a One (M8) version with a plastic body and 13 MP camera like the ones in the Desire 816 and HTC One mini 2. What we didn't know is how much we would be...

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LG G3 outsells the Samsung Galaxy S5 in Korea

LG G3 outsells the Samsung Galaxy S5 in Korea

03 June, 2014 | comments (139)

Knowing where the two companies stand in the smartphone manufacturer pecking order, you'd expect the Samsung flagship to outsell its LG competitor by a comfortable margin, regardless of how good each of the devices is. And while that is most...

Tags: LG, Samsung, Android


Sony unveils 7mm thick Xperia T3 with 5.3

Sony unveils 7mm thick Xperia T3 with 5.3" screen and LTE

03 June, 2014 | comments (56)

Sony unveiled "the slimmest 5.3-inch phone," the Xperia T3. It measures 7mm thick, not the thinnest ever but still impressive for a mid-ranger of this class. It shares a lot of similarities with the Xperia T2 Ultra, but is more compact. The Sony...

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HTC One (E8) announced with Snapdragon 801, plastic body

HTC One (E8) announced with Snapdragon 801, plastic body

03 June, 2014 | comments (60)

HTC re-unveiled the One Vogue Edition (M8 Ace), this time for a worldwide audience and under a simpler name HTC One (E8). That's right, consumers will have to pay attention to the stuff in brackets or they risk getting a rather different...

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T-Mobile releases Android 4.4.3 update for Nexus 4, 5 and 7

T-Mobile releases Android 4.4.3 update for Nexus 4, 5 and 7

03 June, 2014 | comments (14)

T-Mobile has announced that it will be rolling out the Android 4.4.3 update for the Nexus 4, the Nexus 5 and the Nexus 7. As you can tell from the version number, it is a minor update that mostly concentrates on bug fixes and performance...


AT&T gets two new Samsung LTE tablets

AT&T gets two new Samsung LTE tablets

02 June, 2014 | comments (2)

AT&T has broadened its roster of LTE capable tablets, adding two new Samsung models. They are actually the first mobile provider to offer the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1. You can pick it up for $379.99 with a two year contract or pay $24 a month...

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Sony teases its next flagship device ahead of Apple's WWDC

Sony teases its next flagship device ahead of Apple's WWDC

02 June, 2014 | comments (55)

While Apple is prepping to announce its iOS 8, and maybe its iPhone 6 too, Sony released a teaser about its next flagship device. The teaser shows a picture of an incredibly thin Xperia smartphone or a phablet, while the text of the tweet says...

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 leaks in official and live pictures

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 leaks in official and live pictures

02 June, 2014 | comments (13)

Samsung is expected to announce a new lineup of tablets on June 12 in New York. The purported slates should come in two flavors - 8.4" and 10.5" - both with AMOLED screens of 2560 x 1600 pixel resolution. We've already seen the Galaxy Tab S 10.5...


UK pre-orders for LG G3 now open at 500 / 615

UK pre-orders for LG G3 now open at 500 / 615

02 June, 2014 | comments (20)

European stores are getting ready to launch LG's new cutting-edge flagship, the LG G3. The UK should get it first, all phones report they expect the first stock in early July, while continental Europe should get it later in the month. Clove...

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ASUS PadFone X  goes global as PadFone S, MeMO Pad 7 debuts

ASUS PadFone X goes global as PadFone S, MeMO Pad 7 debuts

02 June, 2014 | comments (6)

ASUS has shown a lot of devices over at Computex, many of which we've known all about since as early as CES in January. The company is showing its PadFone X smartphone with a portable tablet but is also promising the device to launch across the...

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Samsung launches 7-inch Galaxy W smartphone in Korea

Samsung launches 7-inch Galaxy W smartphone in Korea

02 June, 2014 | comments (117)

Samsung has launched the 7-inch Galaxy W smartphone, its biggest smartphone to date. The phone is essentially a Galaxy Tab but with thinner bezels to make it easier to grip with one hand. Despite the size, the Galaxy W does not exactly come...

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Oppo announces R6007, is essentially the Find 7 mini

Oppo announces R6007, is essentially the Find 7 mini

01 June, 2014 | comments (15)

A couple of days back, Oppo announced the Oppi N1 Mini, a smaller variant of the Oppo N1. Today, the company has announced the Oppo R6007. Although the name does not say it as such, the R6007 is essentially the Find 7 Mini. The Oppo R6007 has...

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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...


More Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 images leak

More Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 images leak

01 June, 2014 | comments (15)

Official images of the Samsung's new generation AMOLED tablet, the Galaxy Tab S 10.5, have leaked, showing the tablet from all sides. We've already seen several photos of the device in the wild that revealed details like the new style faux leather...


Acer unveils five smartphones, a tablet and a smartband

Acer unveils five smartphones, a tablet and a smartband

31 May, 2014 | comments (28)

Acer has gone rampant and unveiled a slew of new device before their expected Computex 2014 debut (starting June 3). Those devices include the Acer Liquid X1, E700, E600, Liquid Jade and Liquid Z200 smartphones, the Liquid Leap smartband and the...

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Counterclockwise: Apple iPhone 4, Asus Padfone, Nokia Oro

Counterclockwise: Apple iPhone 4, Asus Padfone, Nokia Oro

31 May, 2014 | comments (9)

After a short break our Counterclockwise series is making a return. This is our weekly article that looks back in time at what happened over the same seven days in the last few years. So sit tight for your weekly dose of...


Motorola will close its Texas plant by end of 2014

Motorola will close its Texas plant by end of 2014

30 May, 2014 | comments (60)

One of the main selling points of the Moto X when it debuted was that the phone was completely made in America. Motorola, in anticipation of the upcoming phone, created a plant in Texas for the purpose of manufacturing its flagship...

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