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  • Moto X+1: metal build, material options, 3D screen, and rear button

    1 September 2014, 4:31 pm

    The Moto X+1 has leaked enough times now that when the handset is actually launched in three days' time we will already know most of the things there is to know about it. However, a new detailed shot of the Moto X+1 from TKNews throws up plenty of fresh…
  • HTC smartwatch coming this month

    1 September 2014, 11:48 am

    HTC has announced no plans for the IFA trade show this week, but some reports suggest the company will release its first ever wearable smartwatch at the event. However, Chinese leak expert @Upleaks says that HTC will skip IFA and will instead launch its…
  • Sony has two wearable products for IFA

    1 September 2014, 11:03 am

    Sony has been open about some its IFA line up, while other products from the company have outright leaked. Last week the company issued an image on its website that showed an unknown wearable, which led to speculation that a SmartWatch 3 would land at the…
  • Apple planning NFC competitor with finance heavyweights

    1 September 2014, 10:45 am

    We have heard plenty of rumours about the iPhone 6 arriving with NFC for contactless payment, which would make Apple very late to this method. Cupertino has long held out against NFC while all of its rivals on Android and beyond have included the technology.…
  • Device guide for IFA

    1 September 2014, 10:16 am

    Last week we brought you a guide to IFA and what the companies had planned, but with the Berlin trade show just around the corner we thought we should look at some of the devices rolling out later this week. So, without further ado, here is our device guide…
  • Nokia updates Z Launcher

    30 August 2014, 6:52 pm

    Nokia actually no longer making hardware is not an easy thing to take, after-all, this was the company that dominated the mobile scene for years and was one of its leading lights in the early years. However, Nokia sold its devices division to Microsoft earlier…
  • Samsung's Android KitKat plans

    30 August 2014, 4:41 pm

    Samsung has detailed its Android KitKat plans for a slew of devices, bringing version 4.4.2 to a bunch of its products and confirming Android 4.4.3 and 4.4.4 for others. The Korean company is often slower than some of its rivals (for example, both HTC and…
  • Apple to appeal Samsung sales ban decision

    30 August 2014, 11:58 am

    Apple's legal battle with Samsung shows no signs of stopping as Cupertino is still unhappy with the terms of its victory over the Korean giant. The long saga took a new twist this week after a decision was made to deny Apple's request for a sales ban on…
  • OnePlus says the One will launch fully in October

    30 August 2014, 11:22 am

    OnePlus has said that its much talked about One smartphone will move off an invitation only sales strategy to full launch in October, which means you can color us sceptical. Read the full story here.
  • Sprint starts offering the HTC One E8

    30 August 2014, 11:18 am

    Sprint has confirmed that the HTC One E8 will be arriving for its customers and the handset is available now on the third largest carrier in the US. The E8 is in some ways a watered down version of the HTC One M8 flagship, featuring plenty of flagship specs…
  • ZTE schedules a product launch in New York on Sept 16th

    30 August 2014, 11:17 am

    While Huawei will be rolling out new products at IFA, fellow Chinese giant ZTE will not have a large presence at the Berlin based trade show. However, that does not mean the company has nothing to launch in the coming weeks, but instead ZTE will host a…
  • Moto RAZR M rebranded as the Motorola Luge on Verizon

    29 August 2014, 1:03 pm

    We told you earlier in the week about a new Motorola device that would be launching on Verizon called the Moto Luge. Judging by the image from a leaked Best Buy sales page and the provided information, we guessed that the device would not be a brand new…
  • AT&T HTC One M8 gets Android 4.4.3

    29 August 2014, 12:27 pm

    A little late to the party maybe, but AT&T has finally announced that it is updating HTC One M8 devices on its network to Android 4.4.3. Of course, that still places the AT&T One M8 behind the actual latest and greatest version of Google?s platform, Android…
  • Apple to launch iWatch next week?

    29 August 2014, 10:33 am

    A story emerged yesterday that said that Apple would launch its first wearable alongside the iPhone 6 in just over a week's time. We held off on this one because there have been so many twists and turns in the iWatch saga, but the rumour is gathering pace as…
  • Sony teases IFA Xperia Z3 line up

    29 August 2014, 9:44 am

    Sony's Xperia Z3 smartphone flagship will launch at IFA next week, there have been enough monumental leaks surrounding the device to know that. However, Sony has managed to just about keep the other devices it will roll out in Berlin under wraps, with only the…
  • LG G Watch R to be expensive, arrives in October

    29 August 2014, 8:23 am

    LG officially unveiled the G Watch R a couple of days ago, the company's second smartwatch and one of the first wearable products in its niche to have a round face. On design alone, the G Watch R instantly became one of the most desirable smartwatches…
  • HTC's budget Desire 510

    28 August 2014, 4:24 pm

    HTC has been expanding its product lines of late and is likely to continue doing so with the upcoming Nexus 8 tablet for Google and a HTC smartwatch. However, before the company ties up those high end products, it is focusing on something a bit more affordable…
  • Make calls with Samsung's Galaxy Gear S

    28 August 2014, 11:46 am

    LG won't be the only Korean company launching a new smartwatch at IFA next week as Samsung will also be rolling out the Galaxy Gear S (not Solo as we reported yesterday). This wearable is arguably the most elegant Samsung has made so far, while it comes with…
  • LG details the G Watch R

    28 August 2014, 9:39 am

    Rather than wait until the IFA trade show in Berlin next week, LG has decided to shed some light on its upcoming G Watch R by detailing its specs. This is nothing new for the Korean company as it has been showing off products before their official launch all…
  • New ScarePackage Ransomware hits Android

    28 August 2014, 9:16 am

    We have heard plenty about Android's security (or lack of it) in recent times, but Google's platform is under the spotlight again today. A new form of ransomware known as "ScarePackage" has been targeting Android devices and in the last 40 days has hit 900,000…
  • Archos details new range of smartphone and tablets

    27 August 2014, 6:37 pm

    IFA is less than a week away and the companies are already rolling into town for the Berlin event; the latest to take its place is Archos. The French company that largely specialises in lower end budget devices is not having a big reveal at the event, but has…
  • Samsung to launch new SIM enabled wearable at IFA

    27 August 2014, 12:25 pm

    When a new mobile oriented event arrives, we are not content with just seeing what smartphones and tablets are released as the wearable market is now making its presence felt. No company has done more to pad out the smart watch market than Samsung, but then…
  • Tim Cook expects iPad growth

    27 August 2014, 9:24 am

    Apple recorded some pretty stellar financial results last month when the company revealed that record amounts of iPhones had been sold, while Cupertino's Mac business grew too. With profit and revenue soaring, it is easy to focus on what's going right over at…
  • Daily Burn: LG lacks style but has a stylus, Nexus 6 flexes its muscles, and Blackberry on the right…

    26 August 2014, 8:26 pm

    Is Blackberry finished or is it turning around? Is LG in love with its G3 flagship a little too much? And how will the Nexus 6 be affordable? Read the full story here.
  • China planning its own mobile platform

    26 August 2014, 7:49 pm

    Just about every brand wants to make it big in China, except for the Chinese ones who are big there and want to have success everywhere else. Every company from Microsoft to Apple and from Sony to Samsung wants to crack the Chinese market because the rewards…
  • Android L to arrive in India next month

    26 August 2014, 6:56 pm

    At Google's I/O event back in June, the company had an awful lot of Android to talk about, such as Android Auto, Android Wear, and of course the full mobile Android L. There was so much to chat about and so much aftermath to wade through that we had almost…
  • Sprint issues Android 4.4.4 for the Moto X

    26 August 2014, 5:10 pm

    Sprint has confirmed that the Moto X variant that it carries will now be getting the update to Android 4.4.4, bringing the latest released version of Google's mobile platform to Motorola's 2013 flagship. It is a timely bump as the new Moto X+1 is expected to…
  • Samsung to launch Galaxy Alpha series

    26 August 2014, 4:37 pm

    Samsung has recently launched the Galaxy Alpha, the company's first smartphone made from premium materials. Of course, when we say premium we mean metal, but either way the Alpha stands as a one of a kind in Samsung's range. Not for long though as some device…
  • Blackberry's leaked roadmap is not bad news

    26 August 2014, 4:02 pm

    I had a chat to a rather successful Blackberry employee from the advertising team recently via email and she was extremely positive about the company's future. I was honest in saying that I did not see the optimism, but her later replies shed some light on the…
  • Nexus 6 specs show up on benchmark

    26 August 2014, 1:03 pm

    A new leak of the Motorola built Nexus 6 has revealed that the device will be the most powerful ever to have Google's branding, while it is also the most powerful Motorola has ever built. However, some reports today suggest the handset may get a different…

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