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  • 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…
  • LG shows off the G3 Stylus

    26 August 2014, 11:48 am

    LG unveiled the latest variant of its G3 range a few weeks ago in the form of the G3 Stylus, and that handset has now been officially rolled out, giving us the lowdown on its specs and design. While it was thought this handset would be a true phablet…
  • Huawei to launch Ascend P7 with sapphire glass

    26 August 2014, 8:08 am

    Corning, the company behind the Gorilla Glass that is found on just about every decent smartphone would have you believe that sapphire glass is not a threat. The company even created a video showing how Gorilla Glass is better than sapphire, that's how not…
  • Daily Burn: Sony going under, Motorola going gimmicky, and Firefox going spicy

    25 August 2014, 7:45 pm

    With IFA just around the corner, the smartphone and tablet arena is heating up as rumours, leaks, official information and more stream out. With a week until the Berlin based trade show, expect the Daily Burn to be on fire with all the latest news and gossip…
  • Rumour roundup: Sony, Xperia Z3 and beyond

    25 August 2014, 7:36 pm

    Sony suffered a catastrophic leak last week when its upcoming Xperia Z3 smartphone flagship was entirely laid bare by a regulatory body. The specs, dimensions, and design of the device were completely exposed, leaving the company with an IFA launch event that…
  • Moto X+1 to get 3D screen

    25 August 2014, 6:29 pm

    You thought you knew all there is to know about the upcoming Moto X+1? Well, think again because yet another bit of information has emerged about the handset, although this one can be filed in the rumour pile for the time being. A press quality render of the…
  • Desire 820 is HTC's 64-bit smartphone

    25 August 2014, 5:24 pm

    We brought you news a couple of weeks ago that HTC is readying itself to launch its first 64-bit smartphone, but it would be a budget handset. Not much was revealed about the device known then as the A11, but it now seems that it will be called the Desire 820…
  • $38 Firefox FX 1 arrives in India

    25 August 2014, 4:20 pm

    The Firefox OS has not exploded into a new sensation in the market, but it has arguably fulfilled its remit, to deliver low cost entry level devices to those who may otherwise not even get the chance to own a smartphone. It is hard to argue against Firefox…
  • Microsoft's Lumia 830 shown in new render

    25 August 2014, 12:03 pm

    The Nokia/Microsoft Lumia 830 is set to land at the IFA trade show in Berlin in one week?s time and will be a mid-range effort that is likely to appeal to those in emerging markets. Of course, those looking to get on the Windows Phone platform anywhere in the…
  • Most people do not download apps

    25 August 2014, 11:21 am

    ComScore has been picking over the finer details of the mobile industry again and this time turned the spotlight on apps to find some interesting conclusions. The company totted the number of app downloads per month and found that a large percentage of mobile…
  • Sony to give more handsets the power to swim

    25 August 2014, 9:29 am

    Sony was the first company to really embrace waterproofing its smartphones when it launched the Xperia Z flagship at the start of last year. Since then other companies have waterproofed their handsets, but Sony has been improving its water protected flagships…
  • Moto Luge heading to Verizon as probably Moto G variant

    25 August 2014, 8:19 am

    Motorola has a pretty busy end of the year ahead as the company could be releasing up to eight new smartphones to the market. You can even add a ninth to that as the American brand is teaming up with Verizon to launch the Moto Luge, a handset that will be…

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