At an event today, Motorola and Verizon have officially announced a 5.2-inch Droid Turbo. The main feature of the phone is fast charging capability that can get 8 hours of battery life in just 15 minutes. It will be available from Verizon on Thursday.
Samsung has introduced two A series smartphones, the A3 and A5. The new Galaxy devices are meant for younger customers, and both the A3 and A5 are available in a variety of colors. The devices are made primarily of metal, and they come in at under 7mm for
Along with the N3 smartphone, Oppo was also preparing another smartphone. While we didn't have any details about the second device, the company has officially announced it today. The Oppo R5 is the world's new thinnest smartphone, measuring only 4.85 mm.
Windows Phone 8.1 update comes with a dozen new features and is worth updating your phone to it. While the update was already rolling in the US according to reports, it looks like users in Europe also got it recently, at least those in Germany and Italy.
BlackBerry is rolling out the updated BBM app for Android, iOS and BlackBerry 10 across the globe. The new update adds a Snapchat-inspired ephemeral messaging feature into BBM. You can set the duration for which messages and pictures in a chat will remain visible.
Xiaomi announced last night that 100,000 units of its budget handset, the Redmi 1S, will go on sale on Flipkart next week. The Redmi 1S is priced at just Rs. 5,999 ($100), and gives you a very high bang for buck. It's specifications are like that of phones priced twice.
Looking to buy The Evil Within on PC, but haven't been able to make up your mind? Bethesda and Tango Gameworks has left everyone pleasantly surprised by releasing a massive 8.9 GB demo of the PC version of The Evil Within for Halloween. The demo lets you play 3 chapters
Unknown Worlds has released Natural Selection 2: Combat on Steam. Developed by Faultline Games, NS2: Combat started out as a mod, but is now available as a standalone title for $14.99. At present, under a special promotion, it is selling for $13.49 (10% discount).
HP teamed up with a fashion designer to produce its first Smartwatch. The MB Chronowing has been created by renowned designer Michael Bastian, but engineered by the folks working at HP. It's more of a traditional watch than a Smartwatch, but HP's added a few features.
The MPAA has officially banned Google Glass and Galaxy Gear from theaters. It is a well known fact that the Motion Picture Association of America is outright against piracy, and their updated regulations that specifically target Google Glass and Galaxy Gear reminds us.
Walmart will be offering the Nintendo 2DS at a discounted rate on November 3, which is the coming Monday. To get into the sale, you'll have to head over to Walmart's website after 12am PT and participate. So if you want a $129 for $79 next week, keep your eyes open.
The NCC's documents have revealed that HTC will soon unveil a new Desire Smartphone. The HTC Desire 620 was spotted in the NCC's database, which is Taiwan's equivalent of the FCC in the US. There are two variants in the works - Desire 620u and Desire 620h.
Sony's financial report for Q3 2014 (which includes the months of July, August and September) has revealed that the Mobile Communications division has brought in a hefty 176 billion Yen ($1.58 billion) loss to the company. Ouch! Sony sold 9.9 million Xperias.
Gresso, a luxury Smartphone maker from Russia, has announced the Regal 1. This beautifully designed luxury Smartphone comes with a 5-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) display with Gorilla Glass, 8 MP rear and 5 MP front cameras, 2 GB RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.
The Galaxy Note 4 is one of the best phablets at the market right now, but if you want something unique and have enough money then this is for you. Samsung has launched a 24k Gold Edition Galaxy Note 4 in Vietnam that will cost you no less than $2,000.
Ubisoft has revealed the PC system requirements for running their upcoming open-world driving title, The Crew. Coming to PC on 2nd December, The Crew has a very modest base and recommended system requirements. A 64-bit Windows OS is the base requisite here, mind you.
After Oppo announced two new smartphones today, it's Huawei's turn. The company has announced a mid-range Honor 4X smartphone in China. The smartphone is available for pre-orders from the company's official website for CNY 1,299, which is around $210.
LG is launching the G3 Dual-LTE in Russia this month. The LG G3 Dual-LTE is basically a dual-SIM version of the G3, only that both SIM slots offer LTE connectivity (as the name aptly suggests). Apart from that, the spec sheet is entirely identical to that of the G3.
OnePlus may soon introduce a yellow colored StyleSwap back cover for its flagship (and only) Smartphone. StyleSwap is basically a fancy way of saying that the OnePlus One has interchangeable back covers, but the company never rolled them out to the masses.
HTC is definitely on the road to recovery. After posting a decent $92 million profit last quarter, mainly due to strong sales of the HTC One M8, the Taiwanese firm has posted a smaller $19 million profit for this quarter. Although profits have dropped sharply.
Despite having flopped terribly, Amazon will not kill off the Fire Phone dream. In their Q3 2014 earnings report, Amazon revealed that they have incurred losses to the tune of $170 million, of which unsold Fire Phone inventory makes up for $83 million.
In their latest earnings report, Sony has revealed that PS4 sales have been outstanding, bringing in $2.8 billion or 310 billion Yen for the company. That's an 83% growth since last year. Impressive, right? The company, as a whole, lost $770 million.
Google has added in-app searching to its voice-search software for Android. This means, if the app supports the new feature, one can simply ask (an example) "Ok, Google, search for flights in MakeMyTrip" which will open the MakeMyTrip app and search for flights.
Take-Two's financial report for the second quarter confirms that BioShock Infinite: The Complete Edition will be released on November 4th. However, this release date only applies to the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 version of the game. There's no mention of PC.
Rovio has released the Android version of its next Angry Birds title. Angry Birds Transformers features Autobirds who can turn into cars and shoot laser beams. To save Piggy Island, the Autobirds will have to team up with their arch enemies, the Deceptihogs, and work.
Lenovo has announced the Windows 8.1 running variant of its Yoga Tablet 2 Pro. Introduced earlier in October, the Windows based model is identical to the Android variant, with the same hardware and set of specifications. The only differences are pricing and software.
Pre-orders for the Nexus 6, which were supposed to begin from November 3rd in Europe, have been pushed back to a much later date. The delay is about two weeks, so pre-orders will eventually kick-off from November 18th. Note that you will only be able to pre-order it.
Google has kicked off the sale of its new Nexus Smartphone in the US. It looks like the Nexus 6 sales have picked up very well, with the phablet selling out within a couple of hours itself. This is despite the fact that the Nexus 6 is the pretty expensive.
Xiaomi has done it. The phone maker from China, who came into existence four years ago in 2010, and entered the market only three years back in 2011, is now the world's third largest Smartphone manufacturer, according to IDC. Their growth numbers are amazing.
The Wall Street Journal reports the FCC is very close to re-classifying internet service providers as partial common carriers, thereby subjecting them to harsher net neutrality laws. Since the re-classification would not make the ISPs entirely common carriers, there
Although still not yet officially announced, HP has listed two new business tablets on its official website. The tablets are removed by now, but thanks to Notebook Italia, we have a few pictures of HP's upcoming tablets along with possible specifications.
Several references to the Galaxy Note 10.1 (2015) model have appeared on Samsung's official website. The Galaxy Note 10.1 (2015) is mentioned alongside the current Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) model, so you can rule out any human error from their side. That's all we know.
PhoneArena, having tested the new Apple iPad Mini 3, reports that its battery life falls terribly short of expectations. Both the new iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 have smaller batteries than their predecessors. However, while the iPad Air 2 posted a decent battery life.
Amazon UK has confirmed it had to postpone Nexus 9 to December 15th. Initially, the HTC-manufactured Nexus 9 tablet was planned to launch on November 3rd, but there are still no details regarding the setback and those who pre-order it will just have to wait.
With the new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3, Apple introduced the Apple SIM, which is one SIM card that allows you to switch between networks whenever you want without having to commit to a specific carrier. Though the idea is really good, AT&T has different plans.
Amazon senior VP of devices David Limp says that one of the main causes of the Fire Phone's low sales figure was bad pricing. The Fire Phone was originally available starting at $199, but it then dropped to just $99 a couple months later. Limp says the original price
The latest earnings report from Samsung was far from impressive, and lower profits were the result of smaller handset sales during the third quarter. Samsung Senior VP Kim Hyun-joon now says the company will be "fundamentally reforming" its smartphone business to
The global smartphone market has grown 25 percent year-over-year, according to the latest report from IDC. The report shows that the market has seen a massive jump in total smartphone shipments during Q3 when compared to the same time period in 2013.
Pre-orders have begun for the Nexus 6 smartphone on Google Play. Due to traffic or general problems with the site, there are a variety of issues that people have encountered. While the phone is available, there have been reports of glitches, particularly when customers
Last week, we reported about the Galaxy Note 4 Developer Edition for Verizon and that is preparing for a launch by the end of this week. As promised, the company has listed the phablet on its online store and if you want to purchase it you'll have to pay $699.
The Evil Within did very well during its first week on all four consoles in Japan. Stats from Media Create show the game came out on top during the week, and Monster Hunter was in second place. Across all platforms, The Evil Within saw 124,144 unit sales, and the
The Season Pass for the upcoming Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has been announced alongside the release of a new trailer for the game. Sledgehammer Games and Activision confirmed the existence of a DLC Season Pass, and it turns out the pass will cost $50.
Free roaming will not be permitted in missions in Metal Gear Solid V, even though the game features an open-world that generally allows for more exploration than previous games in the franchise. Hideo Kojima has revealed players will not be able to go
The new Sid Meier's Civilization title, Beyond Earth, is this week's best selling PC game in the UK and Steam. Topping both UK Game Charts and Steam charts together is quite some feat, especially for a strategy game. But we can say that this was expected.
Microsoft is going on the offensive. After debuting the Xbox One with Kinect for $499 last year, and later coming out with a $399 package minus Kinect, the Redmond giant has announced that the Xbox One will cost just $350 next month (next week, to be precise).