Apple's rumored 5.5-inch iPhone 6 could get a more powerful processor

Apple's rumored 5.5-inch iPhone 6 could get a more powerful processor

NEWS  /  05 Aug 2014  /  2 weeks ago

An analyst from Cowen & Co. believes that the rumored 5.5-inch iPhone 6 would be given a faster processor than the smaller 4.7-inch model.

New photos of Samsung Galaxy Alpha leaked, shows off iPhone-like design

New photos of Samsung Galaxy Alpha leaked, shows off iPhone-like design

NEWS  /  04 Aug 2014  /  2 weeks ago

A new set of photos revealed the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Alpha in its full glory. Not surprisingly, the Galaxy Alpha has a design similar to the Apple iPhone 5S. Hit the link to find out more.

This is what the HTC One for Windows Phone looks like

This is what the HTC One for Windows Phone looks like

NEWS  /  04 Aug 2014  /  2 weeks ago

Move over Nokia Lumia 930, a new 5-inch Windows Phone flagship is (almost) in town.

Samsung schedules Unpacked event on September 3, likely to launch Galaxy Note 4

Samsung schedules Unpacked event on September 3, likely to launch Galaxy Note 4

NEWS  /  04 Aug 2014  /  2 weeks ago

Samsung has sent out media invites for an Unpacked event on September 3 at IFA 2014 where it is likely to launch the Galaxy Note 4.

Flappy bird returns...but only on the Amazon Fire TV

Flappy bird returns...but only on the Amazon Fire TV

NEWS  /  04 Aug 2014  /  2 weeks ago

Deemed as too addictive by its creator, Flappy Bird is back to frustrate more users, but only on the Amazon Fire TV box.

Microsoft sues Samsung over patent royalty payment issues

Microsoft sues Samsung over patent royalty payment issues

NEWS  /  04 Aug 2014  /  2 weeks ago

Microsoft filed a lawsuit against Samsung for its failure to pay royalties on time and with accrued late payment interest. Apparently, Samsung cited "a fundamental disagreement" for doing so, which forced Microsoft to take legal action. Hit the link to find out more.

Nokia XL Dual SIM review

Nokia XL is a dead on arrival experiment

REVIEW  /  03 Aug 2014

The premise sounded great - a Nokia phone running an Android OS variant, but appears to work like a Windows Phone device. The Nokia XL is the largest of the Nokia X series with a 5-inch screen, but can the Microsoft-forked version of Android compete with other budget phones, including the company's own Lumia devices? We give you the lowdown and why it might have been a mistake.

Xiaomi responds to allegations that its phones are sending personal data to Chinese servers secretly

Xiaomi responds to allegations that its phones are sending personal data to Chinese servers secretly

NEWS  /  01 Aug 2014  /  3 weeks ago

In a nutshell, Xiaomi says that's not true. More details after the jump.

Feeling stressed without your phone? You may be suffering from nomophobia

Feeling stressed without your phone? You may be suffering from nomophobia

NEWS  /  01 Aug 2014  /  3 weeks ago

If you feel desperate, panicky or stressed without your smartphone, you may be suffering from nomophobia. It is a clinical name for smartphone addiction.

Apple cutting more than a quarter of Beats team

Apple cutting more than a quarter of Beats team

NEWS  /  01 Aug 2014  /  3 weeks ago

As part of its pending acquisition of Beats Electronics, Apple has begun transitioning Beats employees to the Apple brand, however roughly 200 of Beats' 700 positions will only be temporary at Apple and will be phased out over the next few months.

Apple said to unveil iPhone 6 on September 16, hit retail shelves on October 14?

Apple said to unveil iPhone 6 on September 16, hit retail shelves on October 14?

NEWS  /  01 Aug 2014  /  3 weeks ago

MacRumors reports that Apple is planning a launch event for the iPhone 6 on September 16 with retail availability slated for October 14.

Samsung to launch two new high-end smartphones soon to reverse falling sales

Samsung to launch two new high-end smartphones soon to reverse falling sales

NEWS  /  01 Aug 2014  /  3 weeks ago

Kim Hyun-Joon, a senior vice president at Samsung's mobile-communications business revealed to investors during an earnings call that the company plans to launch two new high-end smartphones in the next six months to stem falling sales and maintain its lead in the smartphone market.

Samsung to announce the Galaxy Note 4 on September 3?

Samsung to announce the Galaxy Note 4 on September 3?

NEWS  /  01 Aug 2014  /  3 weeks ago

The Korea Times published a report claiming that Samsung will unveil the Galaxy Note 4 on September 3. The upcoming phablet is said to sport better specs than the Galaxy S5.

HTC's new J Butterfly is waterproof One (M8) in disguise, available only in Japan

HTC's new J Butterfly is waterproof One (M8) in disguise, available only in Japan

NEWS  /  31 Jul 2014  /  3 weeks ago

KDDI,a Japanese telco unveiled a new HTC model, the J Butterfly which is actually a waterproof One (M8) in disguise.

Microsoft announces Windows Phone 8.1 Update; developers to get preview next week

Microsoft announces Windows Phone 8.1 Update; developers to get preview next week

NEWS  /  31 Jul 2014  /  3 weeks ago

Microsoft has announced the very first update to Windows Phone 8.1. Is Cortana finally coming to Singapore? Sadly, not yet. But there are other features to look forward to, like folder support on the Start screen.

HTC schedules press event on August 19, possible launch of One (M8) for Windows

HTC schedules press event on August 19, possible launch of One (M8) for Windows

NEWS  /  31 Jul 2014  /  3 weeks ago

GSMArena reports that HTC has sent out press invites for a launch event in New York City on August 19. It is likely to launch the One (M8) with Windows Phone 8.1.

Samsung Galaxy Ace 4 LTE available in Singapore from August 2 for S$268

Samsung Galaxy Ace 4 LTE available in Singapore from August 2 for S$268

NEWS  /  30 Jul 2014  /  3 weeks ago

Samsung Singapore today announced that the Galaxy Ace 4 LTE will be available for purchase from August 2 at a retail price of S$268 (without line contract and inclusive of GST). Hit the link to find out more about its specs.

Xiaomi's first batch of Mi 4 phones sold out in China under 40 seconds

Xiaomi's first batch of Mi 4 phones sold out in China under 40 seconds

NEWS  /  30 Jul 2014  /  3 weeks ago

Xiaomi announced yesterday that its first batch of Mi 4 smartphones sold out in China under 40 seconds although it did not reveal how many units were available.

Cortana and Siri battle it out in Microsoft's latest ad

Cortana and Siri battle it out in Microsoft's latest ad

NEWS  /  30 Jul 2014  /  3 weeks ago

Microsoft and Apple have a long history of taking shots at each other (remember I'm a Mac?), and Microsoft's latest TV spot continues that proud tradition.

Drivers in the UK must surrender their mobile phones after an accident

Drivers in the UK must surrender their mobile phones after an accident

NEWS  /  30 Jul 2014  /  3 weeks ago

Officers in the UK will now ask drivers who were involved in an accident to surrender their mobile phones as part of a crackdown aimed at cutting down accidents caused by calling and texting while driving.

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