NFC chip spotted in rumored iPhone 6 schematic

NFC chip spotted in rumored iPhone 6 schematic

NEWS  /  19 Aug 2014  /  1 weeks ago

Every year, there are rumors that Apple will add Near Field Communication (NFC) technology to the iPhone. Apparently, 2014 isn't any different, with a new leaked wiring schematic from Chinese repair firm, GeekBar, indicating the presence of an NXP PN65V NFC chip on Apple's upcoming iPhone 6.

Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen is back with Swing Copters

Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen is back with Swing Copters

NEWS  /  19 Aug 2014  /  1 weeks ago

Ready to get frustrated again? Dong Nguyen, the creator of the infamous Flappy Bird game, is back with a new game called Swing Copters.

Samsung Galaxy K Zoom review

Samsung Galaxy K Zoom takes smartphone imaging performance up a notch

REVIEW  /  15 Aug 2014

Samsung's Galaxy K Zoom follows up on the premise of the Galaxy S4 Zoom to offer a camera-specialized smartphone that's better than the average smartphone shooter. The new K Zoom offers far better specs and in a much sleeker body while still maintaining the 10x optical zoom feature of its predecessor. Find out how the new pocket shooter fares in our use.

Oppo N1 Mini and Neo 5 available in Singapore from August 16

Oppo N1 Mini and Neo 5 available in Singapore from August 16

NEWS  /  15 Aug 2014  /  2 weeks ago

Oppo Singapore announced that the 5-inch N1 Mini and 4.5-inch Neo 5 smartphones will be available for purchase at SingTel exclusive retailers, M1 exclusive distributors and authorized Oppo retailers from August 16.

Specs of Motorola Nexus 6 leaked: 5.2-inch QHD display, Snapdragon 805 and 3GB RAM

Specs of Motorola Nexus 6 leaked: 5.2-inch QHD display, Snapdragon 805 and 3GB RAM

NEWS  /  14 Aug 2014  /  2 weeks ago

AnTuTu benchmark scores have revealed the specs of Google's upcoming Nexus phone which is believed to be manufactured by Motorola.

Samsung unveils 4.7-inch Galaxy Alpha, coming to Singapore in Q3 (Updated)

Samsung unveils 4.7-inch Galaxy Alpha, coming to Singapore in Q3 (Updated)

NEWS  /  13 Aug 2014  /  2 weeks ago

Samsung just unveiled the Galaxy Alpha smartphone with a new design approach. Its key features include a metal frame, a tactile soft back cover, a 6.7mm thin chassis and a 4.7-inch HD Super AMOLED display.

Nokia Lumia 930 review

Nokia's Lumia 930 is Windows Phone's strongest competitor yet

REVIEW  /  13 Aug 2014

The Lumia 930 is the first flagship release to come out after Microsoft's buyout of Nokia. With an aluminum build, Full HD 5-inch OLED display, a much improved OS, 20MP PureView camera, and an SRP lower than other flagship devices, it looks like a strong competitor. But is it enough to make you want a Windows Phone?

ZTE Blade VEC 4G review

Newcomer ZTE Blade VEC 4G challenges budget 4G smartphones

REVIEW  /  13 Aug 2014

ZTE enters the crowded and competitive smartphone market in Singapore with three models, of which the Blade VEC 4G is the flagship product. Besides its attractive price tag of S$299, can the Blade VEC 4G impress us over its competitors? We tell you in this review.

ZTE launches three smartphones in Singapore, available from August 16

ZTE launches three smartphones in Singapore, available from August 16

NEWS  /  13 Aug 2014  /  2 weeks ago

ZTE today announced the launch of three smartphones - the Blade VEC 4G, the Blade L2 and the KIS 3 - in Singapore. They will be available for purchase from August 16.

Xiaomi unveils Redmi 1S 4G with Android 4.4 KitKat and 2,200mAh battery

Xiaomi unveils Redmi 1S 4G with Android 4.4 KitKat and 2,200mAh battery

NEWS  /  12 Aug 2014  /  2 weeks ago

Xiaomi just unveiled the 4G variant of the Redmi 1S. It will go on sale in China from August 16 at a retail price of 699 yuan (estimated S$141).

SingTel offers exclusive high-speed Wi-Fi connectivity to its subscribers

SingTel offers exclusive high-speed Wi-Fi connectivity to its subscribers

NEWS  /  12 Aug 2014  /  2 weeks ago

SingTel has just announced the launch of new mobile plans named "Combo" that will replace the existing Flexi plans. The new plans will include access to newly installed SingTel Wi-Fi hotspots across the island and a permanent waiver of subscription costs for 4G services. More details after the jump.

HTC Desire 510 listed on IDA's website, first HTC phone with a 64-bit processor?

HTC Desire 510 listed on IDA's website, first HTC phone with a 64-bit processor?

NEWS  /  12 Aug 2014  /  2 weeks ago

A yet-to-be announced HTC Desire model is listed on the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA)'s website. In addition, recent reports claim that this Desire model could be the first HTC phone to be powered by a 64-bit processor.

Microsoft teases camera-focused smartphone at IFA 2014?

Microsoft teases camera-focused smartphone at IFA 2014?

NEWS  /  12 Aug 2014  /  2 weeks ago

Microsoft has released a teaser poster for the unveiling of a new phone(s) on 4th September at IFA 2014 in Berlin this year. The poster includes a not-so-subtly hidden Lumia 1020-style camera module in the text, as well as a mention of 'face time'. Could this be a selfie-orientated Windows Phone?

Is this the actual retail box of the Apple iPhone 6?

Is this the actual retail box of the Apple iPhone 6?

NEWS  /  12 Aug 2014  /  2 weeks ago

TechRadar received several photos of an alleged retail box for the Apple iPhone 6. Is this the actual retail box of the iPhone 6 or just one of the many clone knock offs in China? Read on to decide for yourself.

Photos and retail box of Samsung Galaxy Note 4 leaked, reveals metallic frame

Photos and retail box of Samsung Galaxy Note 4 leaked, reveals metallic frame

NEWS  /  12 Aug 2014  /  2 weeks ago

GSMArena claimed to have received exclusive photos of Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Note 4. In addition, PhoneArena also obtained a photo of its retail package. Hit the link to find out more.

HTC One (M8) for Windows specs "confirmed"

HTC One (M8) for Windows specs "confirmed"

NEWS  /  12 Aug 2014  /  2 weeks ago

We know the HTC One (M8) for Windows Phone looks just like its Android counterpart, but what about its specs? Well, Windows Phone Central has confirmed most of them, and let us just say, no one should be surprised.

Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A listed on IDA's website, imminent launch in Singapore?

Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A listed on IDA's website, imminent launch in Singapore?

NEWS  /  11 Aug 2014  /  3 weeks ago

Another variant of the Galaxy S5 family is spotted on the Equipment Search List of the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA)'s website. A launch in Singapore could be imminent.

Security firm shows Xiaomi smartphones secretly stealing your data (Updated)

Security firm shows Xiaomi smartphones secretly stealing your data (Updated)

NEWS  /  11 Aug 2014  /  3 weeks ago

Finnish security firm F-Secure has published a blog detailing how a brand new Xiaomi RedMi 1S smartphone silently uploaded a users' phone number, the network being used, the phone's IMEI number, as well as the phone's entire list of contacts to a Xiaomi server.

Microsoft Unveils S$40 Nokia 130, the most affordable phone with video and music player

Microsoft Unveils S$40 Nokia 130, the most affordable phone with video and music player

NEWS  /  11 Aug 2014  /  3 weeks ago

Microsoft just unveiled the world's most affordable phone, the Nokia 130. Priced at just €19, the Nokia 130 has a 1.8-inch color display, a 1,020mAh battery, a microSD memory card slot and runs on Series 30+ mobile platform.

A feature on ASUS ZenFone 5 (2GB RAM)

Shootout: ASUS ZenFone 5 vs. HTC Desire 616 vs. Xiaomi Redmi 1S

FEATURE  /  11 Aug 2014

Dual-SIM smartphones are gaining in popularity because they usually come with decent specs and they aren't terribly expensive too. In this shootout, we round up three such devices - ASUS ZenFone 5, HTC Desire 616, and Xiaomi Redmi 1S - to see which one offers the best bang for the buck.

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