21% Of Smartphones Shipped In Q3 2013 Are Phablets

A couple of years ago, Samsung took the wraps off the original Samsung Galaxy Note. The device featured a 5.3” display which at that time was considered to be massive, at least for a phone. The term “phablet” has since been coined (although Samsung wants to change it). Many had expressed their opinion that such devices were a novelty and it would not catch on, but fast forward to 2013, […]


AT&T Offering 50% Off Several Devices Priced Under $199

So we reported that AT&T was offering the Nokia Lumia 1520 at $99, which was essentially the price of the device if it were at 50% off. Well it turns out that the deal applies not just to the Lumia 1520, but a handful of other brand new devices as well, such as the Apple iPhone 5c. It turns out that AT&T is offering a 50% deal via its online […]


BlackBerry Wants Your Help Designing New BBM Emoticons

Emoticons are used daily when we chat over instant messenger, with some messengers coming bundled with their own set of emoticons instead of relying on third-party alternatives. BBM is one of them and the messenger platform has had its own set of emoticons that they have been using for a while now. However if you think that some of the emoticons are dated, or perhaps could use a couple of […]


Nokia Lumia 929 Rumored For 21st November Release

It’s been a couple of weeks since we heard about the Nokia Lumia 929 whose leaked photos suggested that the handset would be arriving on Verizon in the near future. Well thanks to recent rumors, it has now been hinted that perhaps the device will be making its way onto Verizon’s network come 21st of November, which looks to be a day earlier than the Lumia 1520 which is pegged […]


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Samsung ATIV S Windows Phone 8 GDR3 Update Being Rolled Out

The GDR3 update is the latest Windows Phone 8 update that brings a number of improvements and enhancements. This update has already been rolled out for a few WP8 devices, and now Samsung’s flagship device is finally receiving it. That’s right, Samsung ATIV S, which is the only flagship Windows Phone 8 device from the Korean manufacturer, is now receiving the WP8 GDR3 update. The biggest improvement that GDR3 brings […]


Galaxy Note 2 Android 4.3 XXUEMK4 Build Leaked

It was reported earlier this week that Samsung may start rolling out the Android 4.3 update for Galaxy Note 2 in the near future. Apparently the final build has already reached Samsung service centers, which might mean that an OTA update release just might be around the corner. While Samsung hasn’t released the update as yet, the Galaxy Note 2 Android 4.3 XXUEMK4 build has leaked online. November 10th is […]


BlackBerry Z50 And Q30 Flagship Smartphones Rumored

In recent months we haven’t heard a lot of rumors about future BlackBerry smartphones, that’s because almost all speculation was focused on BlackBerry’s future in the business. Since that has died down a bit now, we’ve finally beginning to hear whispers about expected product. Last week we heard that the company might be working on mid-range devices in its C-Series lineup. The latest rumors suggests that BlackBerry Z50 and Q30 […]


Moto G Compatible With T-Mobile Surfaces At The FCC

After an endless string of rumors and leaks, Motorola finally announced the Moto G smartphone earlier this week. While the smartphone has already been released in Brazil and the UK, it won’t be making an appearance Stateside until early next year. Verizon has already confirmed that it will offer the Moto G on prepaid in Q1, 2014. New FCC filings indicate that there might be a T-Mobile compatible Moto G model […]


Pegatron iPhone 5c Production Reportedly Down To Just 80,000 Units Per Day

Its not like there haven’t already been many rumors about how the iPhone 5c is not performing as well as Apple might have hoped. It has consistently been rumored by news outlets as well as market analysts that the iPhone 5c sales are weak, particularly in emerging markets, where it was expected to shine. It has also been rumored many times that as a result of weak demand, Apple has […]


AT&T Lumia 1520 Price Reduced To $99 At Online Store

AT&T is going to release the Nokia Lumia 1520 on November 22nd. The carrier is already taking pre-orders for the phablet which was originally priced $199.99 with a two year contract. For a limited time, the carrier has reduced Lumia 1520 price to $99.99 with a standard two year contract. The phablet is also available through the Microsoft Store and Redmond is offering free app credit with every purchase. AT&T’s newly […]


Sony Xperia Z1S Poses Beside Xperia Z1 In Leaked Picture

The Sony Xperia Z1S has been flirting with us for quite some time now, but it is still not known when this smartphone is going to be announced. It is believed to be the international variant of the Xperia Z1 f which Sony launched in Japan last month. The Xperia Z1 f is basically a “mini” variant of the Xperia Z1, but unlike most “mini” variants, the Z1 f doesn’t […]


HTC One Google Play Edition Android 4.4 Update Might Be Released Soon

Android enthusiasts around the world wait patiently for the latest firmware update to be rolled out for their devices. Google has already released Android 4.4 KitKat for its Nexus devices, the next in line are the Google Play Edition variants of the HTC One and the Galaxy S4. Google Play Edition handsets receive the update directly from Google, just like Nexus devices. HTC has announced via Twitter that it has delivered […]


Nokia Lumia 1520 Already Being Sold At Several AT&T Locations

Nokia unveiled its latest phablet at Nokia World 2013 in Abu Dhabi last month. The Lumia 1520 had already been leaked quite a few times prior to its launch and it appears that the device is already being sold at several AT&T locations in the U.S. The carrier’s official release date of the Lumia 1520 is November 22nd, but a number of customers have been able to purchase the device […]


Huawei Ascend P6 Set To Receive Android 4.4 KitKat

The Huawei Ascend P6, a smartphone which was first released to the masses sometime in the middle of this year, did arrive with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean in tow back then. However, all was not all peaches and cream with the Huawei Ascend P6 after its launch. Since the handset came in an extremely slim form factor, the older generation quad-core processor that ran under the hood found it difficult […]