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BLU Advance 4.0 And BLU Studio 5.0 Smartphones Unveiled

12/18/2013, We have seen our fair share of smartphones that hail from BLU in the past, and this time around, here are a couple more devices that you might just want to check out if you want a highly affordable Android-powered device that does not really skimp on the...

Smartphone PIN Spotted Using Camera And Microphone

11/11/2013, Every smartphone has one basic security feature – that is, the PIN number which the user inputs whenever the smartphone boots up. Of course, there are other security features to check out as well, such as a pattern unlock, or in select cases,...

Micromax Canvas Turbo Announced

10/24/2013, Are all smartphones created equal? Not really, but sometimes, there are always cheaper alternatives out there which would be close in terms of hardware and specifications as other more popular branded names, and I guess you can always lump the likes of...

Much i5 Android Smartphone Features Physical Gaming Controls

10/09/2013, The landscape of mobile gaming has definitely changed over the years, as we have seen dedicated devices such as the Nintendo DS as well as Sony PSP end up on the periphery more and more. After all, casual gaming on smartphones and tablets have picked up...

QSAlpha Quasar IV Cipherphone Launched

09/26/2013, Now here is a handset that paranoid androids will definitely fall in love with – the Quasar IV Cipherphone from the folks over at QSAlpha. The Quasar IV Cipherphone is said to deliver unprecedented security, and it is hoped that the Indiegogo...

Coolpad Magview 4 Is A Chinese-Made Flagship Smartphone

09/24/2013, Fancy a spanking new smartphone that will duke it out with the best of them? Well, here we are with a made in China model, which is the Coolpad Magview 4. Of course, it goes without saying that something like this is not going to make the world of...

Smartphones Overtake Feature Phone Sales

08/14/2013, The day has finally arrived, the straw that broke the feature phone’s back is now on the “winning side”. I am referring to total sales figures of smartphones as well as feature phones. Needless to say, today marks the first time in the history of...

Arirang Is A North Korean Smartphone (Rumor)

08/11/2013, When it comes to the world of smartphones, you could say that South Korean manufacturers such as LG, Samsung and Pantech have come an extremely long way since their early days of foraying into this highly competitive market. Back when Samsung’s phones...

Panasonic To Quit The Smartphone Market (Rumor)

08/06/2013, Earlier this month, we brought you word that NEC has decided to quit the highly competitive market for good, although they will continue to have their interests represented in the tablet world. It seems that fellow Japanese company, Panasonic, too, has...

NEC Quits Making Smartphones, Maintains Tablet Market

08/01/2013, Sometime slightly after the middle of this month, we did report that NEC would be kissing goodbye to the smartphone market, and this is because NEC’s smartphone division did not perform well enough to warrant the justification of its existence. For...