Saturday, 18 October 2014

HTC launches One (M8 EYE), Desire EYE, and RE in India

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HTC has launched a bevy of devices in India. The first of the lot is the new HTC One (M8 EYE), which was recently launched in China. The M8 EYE is essentially the same as the M8 but replaces the 4 UltraPixel camera on the back with 13 megapixel camera. The HTC One (M8 EYE) is priced at Rs. 38,990.

Three UK will carry the new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3

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Apple iPad pre-orders start today and the UK is in the first wave of launches. You can get a 4G-enabled iPad Air 2 or iPad mini 3 from the UK section of the Apple store (they'll ship by next Friday) but in terms of carriers Three UK is the first to announce it will offer the tablet too.
There are no prices as of yet, but the official no-contract pricing starts at £500 for the Apple iPad Air 2Wi-Fi + Wireless and £420 for the iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi + Wireless. Be warned through, the new mini is a tiny, tiny upgrade (all you really get is Touch ID), so you might be better off picking up an iPad mini 2 at £340.

New Android Lollipop developer preview and SDK now out

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Google has now outed updated Android 5.0 Lollipop preview images for both the Nexus 5 and the 2013 Nexus 7. The new developer preview is based on build LPX13D.
The original developer preview for what was then only known as Android L was announced back in June. The images were updated once in the meantime, in August, when they received support for Google Fit.

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

HTC Desire 510 lands at Sprint on September 19

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Sprint has announced that the HTC Desire 510 is officially coming to its stores. Furthermore, the launch will happen later this week - on Friday, September 19 to be precise.

That's when you'll be able to get a Desire 510 from Sprint for $199.99 outright (plus taxes). Alternatively, you can go the route of Sprint's Easy Pay installment scheme, which lets you shell out $0 (plus tax) upfront, then followed by 24 monthly payments of $8.34.

Custom firmware brings iOS 7 features to really old iPhones

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iOS has a growing developer community and while it's very far from the jungle of custom ROMs available for Android, here's a start. The Whited00r firmware brings iOS 7 look and feel to devices that are no longer supported by Apple.
The supported devices include the original iPhone, the iPhone 3G, the first and second-generation iPod touch. The related Grayd00r project supports the third-get iPod Touch and the original iPad.

Monday, 28 July 2014

iPhone 6 orders could lead to 10% price hike by other OEMs

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Recent reports had suggested that Apple has ordered a record 70 million to 80 million units of its upcoming iPhone 6 smartphone. Now, the Chinese media predicts that the unprecedented iPhone 6 order could lead to 5% to 10% price hike on competitive models by other OEMs.

Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1 update to bring folders on Start screen

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Microsoft is readying the first update to Windows Phone 8.1 already. The company has started detailing what the new features of WP8.1 GDR1 are and has obtained more information on what those will be.

Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Apple tipped to bring home automation features to iPhone

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According to a report in the Financial Times, Apple will bring home automation features to the iPhonefamily. The Cupertino giant is expected to showcase the new functionality at WWDC which kicks off next week, on June 2.
The new functionality will allow iOS users to control home features such as security systems, lighting fixtures, and appliances. NFC, a long-rumored feature which is set to arrive in the next iPhone could be utilized to connect the handset with the aforementioned home fixtures.

Apple to give аll 2014 iPhones and iPads Touch ID sensors

By on 08:22
According to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo at KGI Securities, each new iPhone and iPad introduced in 2014 will tout a Touch ID fingerprint sensor. As a result of the push of the security feature, Apple is anticipated to ship 120 million Touch ID fingerprint sensors in 2014.

Wednesday, 7 May 2014

ASUS PadFone gets laptop mode again

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Remember the days of transformer devices? The Motorola Atrix started it off with their laptop dock (which wasn’t that hot of a seller) and then ASUS stepped up their game with the PadFone; which was a smartphone, tablet, and laptop all-in-one.
For a while though, the PadFone dropped the laptop functionality, and it looks like ASUS has decided to bring it back with their upcoming PadFone devices.

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini picture leaks, heart rate sensor is gone

By on 05:28
Samsung Galaxy S5 mini has just leaked via the company's official UK webpage. Apparently this is either a placeholder that is already removed or the link is accessible only by users with the appropriate credentials.

HTC One (M8) gets a special Captain America edition

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HTC in association with Marvel has announced a limited edition HTC One (M8) smartphone with the S.H.I.E.L.D logo engraved on the back of the device.

Sunday, 16 March 2014

Alleged images of iOS 8 show new applications

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The alleged images of the next iteration of iOS have made an appearance, showing us what the iOS 8 mobile operating system might look like.

The Nokia X did not have 1 million pre-orders in China

By on 09:39
It looks like the news that the Nokia X achieved 1 million pre-orders in China is false. set up a contest where participants could hit a “pre-order” button for a chance to win a Nokia X. The pre-orders didn't require you to register with the site or put any money down, which is not the norm for China.

Saturday, 1 March 2014

Sony Xperia M2 pricing details revealed in Netherlands

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Details on the pricing of the freshly announced Sony Xperia M2 made the rounds in Netherlands. The mid-range device is said to launch in April for €289.
The smartphone will be offered with free multimedia content when available. It will include three Sony Pictures movie downloads and a free month of Music Unlimited streaming which gives access to over 25 million songs.
Sony Xperia M2 features a 4.8” qHD display and Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 SoC, tucked into a sleek-looking body with the same design as that of the company’s high-end Android devices. You can find out more about the device in our MWC hands-on.

The all new HTC One leaks out wearing AT&T branding

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The highly anticipated HTC One successor made yet another unscheduled appearance on Twitter. This time around @evleaks posted a press image of the upcoming smartphone with AT&T branding.

Google targets $50 entry price tag for Project Ara smartphone

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According to a report in Time, Google’s project Ara smartphone could arrive in early 2015 with an entry price tag of $50. The search giant retained the team behind the project when it sold Motorola to Lenovolast month.

Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 Unpacked event scheduled for February 24

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Samsung announced the time and date of its next Unpacked event. The Korean giant’s next major mobile product announcement will take place this month, on February 24 in Barcelona, right at the MWC kickoff.

Microsoft offers to buy your old smartphone or tablet for $250

By on 08:23
Microsoft is currently running two promotions that might be of interest to people looking to get a new device and get rid of an old one.
The first one is a trade-in deal that can net you up to $250 worth of store credit if you trade in an old smartphone or a tablet. There are serious restrictions though – first of, the deal is for US Microsoft stores (including Puerto Rico) and Canada.