Samsung to announce the Galaxy Note 4 on September 3?

Samsung to announce the Galaxy Note 4 on September 3?

NEWS  /  01 Aug 2014  /  4 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  /  4 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  /  4 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  /  4 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  /  4 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  /  4 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  /  4 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  /  4 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.

Google working with Motorola on a 5.9-inch Nexus phablet?

Google working with Motorola on a 5.9-inch Nexus phablet?

NEWS  /  30 Jul 2014  /  4 weeks ago

Multiple sources told The Information that Motorola will be manufacturing the next Nexus device, which is said to be a 5.9-inch phablet.

Instagram releases one-touch photo and video messaging app, Bolt

Instagram releases one-touch photo and video messaging app, Bolt

NEWS  /  30 Jul 2014  /  4 weeks ago

Instagram's newest app, Bolt, lets you capture and send pictures and videos to friends with a single tap. It's available to you if you're living in Singapore, South Africa or New Zealand; the rest of the world will have to wait though. Hit the link for more details.

Customize your Windows Phone 8.1 lockscreen with Live Lock Screen Beta app

Customize your Windows Phone 8.1 lockscreen with Live Lock Screen Beta app

NEWS  /  29 Jul 2014  /  4 weeks ago

The officially commissioned Live Lock Screen app lets you choose from six lock screen layouts to add a distinctive look to your Windows Phone. It's pretty cool; but being beta software, it also has its fair share of bugs.

HTC One (E8) review

HTC One (E8) - A discounted M8?

REVIEW  /  26 Jul 2014

HTC has proven that it is able to pump in more metal into its flagship smartphone, the One (M8), and made it one of the best designed smartphones in the market. What's the next challenge? Moulding the One (M8) in a plastic shell. Here's what we think of its plastic variant, the One (E8).

ASUS PadFone Mini available in Singapore from July 26 for S$399

ASUS PadFone Mini available in Singapore from July 26 for S$399

NEWS  /  25 Jul 2014  /  5 weeks ago

ASUS Singapore announced that the 4-inch PadFone Mini will be available at M1 and StarHub stores, ASUS brand stores at Funan IT Mall, Sim Lim Square, Vivocity and its official online store from July 26.

ASUS ZenFone 6 review

ASUS ZenFone 6 - Big phone, big performance

REVIEW  /  24 Jul 2014

As the big brother of the ZenFone series, the ASUS ZenFone 6 packs the best specs such as an Intel Atom dual-core 2.0GHz processor, 16GB storage, 13MP camera and a large 3,300mAh battery. Is the ZenFone 6 worth getting over the ZenFone 5 and other competing phablets? We find out in this review.

Photos and specs of Samsung Galaxy Alpha smartphone leaked

Photos and specs of Samsung Galaxy Alpha smartphone leaked

NEWS  /  24 Jul 2014  /  5 weeks ago

SamMobile obtained exclusive photos and specs of Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Alpha smartphone. Contrary to earlier reports, the Galaxy Alpha is said to be sold as another variant of the Galaxy S5 family.

Listings by XtremeGuard suggest four different Apple iPhone 6 models for 2014

Listings by XtremeGuard suggest four different Apple iPhone 6 models for 2014

NEWS  /  24 Jul 2014  /  5 weeks ago

XtremeGuard, which manufactures screen protectors, full body skins and shields for mobile devices, have listings for four different iPhone 6 models.

Microsoft unveils the 4-inch Lumia 530, its most affordable Lumia to date

Microsoft unveils the 4-inch Lumia 530, its most affordable Lumia to date

NEWS  /  24 Jul 2014  /  5 weeks ago

Microsoft Devices Group announced the Lumia 530, its most affordable Lumia to date with a price tag of below 100 euros. It is available in both single-SIM 3G and dual-SIM 3G models.

Apple releases third quarter earnings report: iPhones up, iPads down

Apple releases third quarter earnings report: iPhones up, iPads down

NEWS  /  23 Jul 2014  /  5 weeks ago

Apple has released its third quarter earnings report, with the company announcing $37.4 billion in revenue, even with iPad sales figures sliding downwards.

LG unveils G3 LTE-A with Snapdragon 805 and LTE CAT 6 support for South Korea

LG unveils G3 LTE-A with Snapdragon 805 and LTE CAT 6 support for South Korea

NEWS  /  23 Jul 2014  /  5 weeks ago

LG Electronics just announced an upgraded version of the G3 smartphone in South Korea. Known as the G3 LTE-A, the device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 quad-core 2.5GHz processor with support for LTE CAT 6 speeds of up to 225Mbps.

Xiaomi unveils 5-inch Mi 4 smartphone, priced at S$400 (16GB) and S$500 (64GB)

Xiaomi unveils 5-inch Mi 4 smartphone, priced at S$400 (16GB) and S$500 (64GB)

NEWS  /  22 Jul 2014  /  5 weeks ago

Xiaomi officially unveiled the Mi 4 flagship smartphone at a launch event in Beijing. Hit the link to find out what's new in the Mi 4.

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