MOBILITY NIGERIA

  • Will Nokia Inc One Day Buy Back Their Mobile Division?

    Will Nokia Inc One Day Buy Back Their Mobile Division?

    I read through a number of Windows Phone fan blogs yesterday and found that there are Windows Phone fans who strongly feel that Microsoft has no future in the hardware business and that we can expect the death of Lumia range of phones. Here is one su…
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 8:00am -
  • Pre-order Your TECNO Phantom Z Right Away!

    Pre-order Your TECNO Phantom Z Right Away!

    TECNO Mobile is giving you a chance to pre-order the new Octa-core Phantom Z at the price of N57,800 only. You will be able to pay at the point of pickup in any of the centres available in all local governments across Lagos. Other benefits of pre-ord…
    - 15 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 6:15am -
  • Nokia Lumia 530 Specifications

    Nokia Lumia 530 Specifications

    Technology GSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz DL: EGPRS 236.8 kbps 3G: 900 MHz, 2100 MHz DL: 21.1 Mbps 4G: No SIM Type: Micro SIM, Single and Dual SIM variants OS: Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Cyan Design Dimensions: 119.7 x 62.3 x 11.7 mm Weight: 129g Di…
    - 22 hours ago, 23 Jul 14, 11:15pm -
  • Anybody, even a child, can reset your Google account password

    Anybody, even a child, can reset your Google account password

    A story was recently posted on a social network called Reddit by one of its users about how his kid changed his Google account password without any stress and went ahead to purchase an app from the Play Store. Here’s the story from the Redditor. I…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 11:15pm -
  • “Checkout” Visa’s new online payment system

    “Checkout” Visa’s new online payment system

    Its all about the battle for who has the easiest online payment system and for we the users off course this only gives us a wider range of choice to choose from as Visa has joined the likes of Amazon, Google Wallet and Mastercard’s Masterpass as it…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 9:22am -
  • SOLO S450 Specifications

    SOLO S450 Specifications

    Technology GSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 3G: 900, 2100 MHz 4G: No SIM Type: Mini-SIM; Dual SIM OS: Android 4.2.4 Jelly Bean Design Dimensions: 131.5 x 66.5 x 10.5 mm Weight: * Display: 4.5-inch IPS Hardware Processor Type: Dual Core 1.3GHz Processor…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 6:47am -
  • The Virtual SIM Card Is Here: Forerunner Of noSIM?

    The Virtual SIM Card Is Here: Forerunner Of noSIM?

    Back in October 2012, I wrote the article, SIM, microSIM, nanoSIM, noSIM. In that article, I said: From the standard SIM card, to microSIM, to nanoSIM, we see a progression of miniaturization of the SIM card. Ultimately, the SIM card might have to di…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 7:44am -
  • Bing and Cortana to help students with academic work

    Bing and Cortana to help students with academic work

    Microsoft are reportedly working on integrating academic data into Bing search results. Cortana, Windows Phone’s virtual assistant, is powered by Bing. This new integration means that Cortana will be able to help students out with their academic wo…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 7:14am -

MOBILE NEWS

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MOBILE TECH NEWS

  • Useful BlackBerry Apps For Tax Filing

    Useful BlackBerry Apps For Tax Filing

      With the financial year coming to a close and the tax filing to be completed for individuals by 31st July, BlackBerry has selected some smartphone apps that will be your guide for tax filing. According to BlackBerry, these apps are : TAX Calculato…
    - 9 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 12:56pm -
  • Samsung To Promote Internet Adoption Amongst Women In India In Collaboration With Google & Aircel

    Samsung To Promote Internet Adoption Amongst Women In India In Collaboration With Google & Aircel

    Samsung Electronics has joined hands with Aircel, one of India’s leading innovative mobile service providers, and Google’s Helping Women Get Online (HWGO) initiative to open up the world of the Internet to more women in India. As per the statemen…
    - 10 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 12:05pm -
  • Gionee ELife E7 Mini Being Upgraded To Android KitKat 4.4.2 In India

    Gionee ELife E7 Mini Being Upgraded To Android KitKat 4.4.2 In India

    Chinese handsets maker has announced that their Elife E7 Mini can be upgraded now to Android KitKat 4.4.2 OS in India. This upgrade will have to be done manually via flash tools and will also be available directly at any of the Gionee Service center…
    - 10 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 11:33am -
  • Oplus Launches XonPhone 5 With 5 Inch HD Display & Android KitKat At Rs. 7,999

    Oplus Launches XonPhone 5 With 5 Inch HD Display & Android KitKat At Rs. 7,999

    Oplus India, subsidiary of Oplus Taiwan, has launched today its XonPhone 5 smartphone, which will be sold exclusively on the one of the largest online marketplace Snapdeal.com for Rs. 7,999. XonPhone 5 is available in silver, grey and gold colour op…
    - 11 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 10:42am -
  • Benq Launches RL2460HT Monitor For Gaming At Rs. 17,500

    Benq Launches RL2460HT Monitor For Gaming At Rs. 17,500

    BenQ has launched its fully optimized RL2460HT monitor for high-speed PC and console gaming at Rs. 17,500. The new RL2460HT has been specifically optimized for real-time strategy (RTS), first-person shooter (FPS) console games such as the all-new Ca…
    - 16 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 5:21am -
  • Spice Stellar 526 & Stellar 526 With Android 4.4 KitKat Launched

    Spice Stellar 526 & Stellar 526 With Android 4.4 KitKat Launched

    Indian handsets maker Spice has launched two more smartphones running on Android KitKat 4.4.2 OS. These smartphones are Stellar 526 and Stellar 522 at Rs. 11,499 and Rs. 8,999, respectively. The Stellar 526 is the company’s first Hexa Core powere…
    - 19 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 2:56am -
  • Panasonic Launches T41, P41, P61 Smartphones With Android KitKat

    Panasonic Launches T41, P41, P61 Smartphones With Android KitKat

    Panasonic India launched today three new smartphones- T41, P41 and P61 running on the Android KitKat 4.4.2 OS. These three smartphones support Dual-SIM, and are driven by Quad core 1.3GHz processor. The company has not provided the details of the c…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Jul 14, 4:20pm -

CRAZIEST GADGETS

  • Finnish Grill House

    Finnish Grill House

    Finnish Grill House Check out our Craziest Gadgets Shop for unique gifts!
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  • Death Star Rug: That’s No Moon!

    Death Star Rug: That’s No Moon!

    Death Star Rug: That’s No Moon! Check out our Craziest Gadgets Shop for unique gifts!
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  • Geeky Bookmark

    Geeky Bookmark

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    - 8 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 11:17pm -
  • Aroma Fork Adds Scents to Your Food

    Aroma Fork Adds Scents to Your Food

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    - 10 days ago, 14 Jul 14, 9:18pm -
  • Sneakers On a Power Line Lighting

    Sneakers On a Power Line Lighting

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    - 13 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 6:39pm -
  • Clean Cup Portable Beer Pong Ball Washer

    Clean Cup Portable Beer Pong Ball Washer

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    - 14 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 6:54pm -
  • Superman Caped Boxer Briefs

    Superman Caped Boxer Briefs

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    - 21 days ago, 3 Jul 14, 4:08pm -
  • Helmet with Built in Fan

    Helmet with Built in Fan

    Helmet with Built in Fan Check out our Craziest Gadgets Shop for unique gifts!
    - 21 days ago, 3 Jul 14, 3:38pm -
  • Decaf is for Wimps!

    Decaf is for Wimps!

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    - 22 days ago, 2 Jul 14, 6:56pm -
  • Ice Pop Phone Case

    Ice Pop Phone Case

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GADGETS AND GIZMOS

  • Karcher K4 Compact Pressure Washer Review

    Karcher K4 Compact Pressure Washer Review

    Karcher have been at the forefront of power washer and pressure cleaners for years, yet I’ve never reviewed one, until now. Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been thoroughly testing the Karcher K4 compact …Karcher K4 Compact Pressure Washer Re…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 5:30pm -
  • 3D Printing Gives BMW Workers an Extra Strong Thumb

    3D Printing Gives BMW Workers an Extra Strong Thumb

    A novel idea to reduce stress in workers’ joints is being tried out at a BMW production plant in Germany.The Munich factory has given out 3D printed thumbs to workers, for them to use while …3D Printing Gives BMW Workers an Extra Strong Thumb i…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 12:54pm -
  • Google’s “Right to Forget” Links Re-instated

    Google’s “Right to Forget” Links Re-instated

    The controversy caused by the removal of many links from Google has led to some of them now being reinstated.The issue came about thanks to the internet giant starting to comply with the European …Google’s “Right to Forget” Links Re-instated…
    - 15 days ago, 9 Jul 14, 12:15pm -
  • The Microsoft Smartwatch Might Appear in October

    The Microsoft Smartwatch Might Appear in October

    Rumours about the supposed released of the new Microsoft smartwatch are heating up, with October said to be when we can expect it so in shops.Of course, we have heard about the possibility of …The Microsoft Smartwatch Might Appear in October is a…
    - 16 days ago, 9 Jul 14, 8:05am -
  • Will Android TV Fare Better Than Google TV?

    Will Android TV Fare Better Than Google TV?

    Google TV looked like a good idea when it was first announced a few year ago so what went wrong? More importantly, what has changed since then to make Android TV from Google something that …Will Android TV Fare Better Than Google TV? is a post from…
    - 16 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 12:07pm -
  • Facebook Controversy over Secret Emotions Study

    Facebook Controversy over Secret Emotions Study

    A controversial and secret Facebook experiment has led to criticism of the social media giant.The psychology experiment by Facebook involved them manipulating news items, which were then seen by close to 700,000 people who …Facebook Controversy ov…
    - 16 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 12:03pm -
  • Yo App Is Massively Popular but Has Security Issues

    Yo App Is Massively Popular but Has Security Issues

    The new messaging app Yo has turned out to be an unexpected runaway success. Let’s face it; all it lets you do is send a message with the word “Yo”.Despite the limited nature of …Yo App Is Massively Popular but Has Security Issues is a post…
    - 17 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 8:02am -
  • Android and Windows Phones to Get Kill Switches Added to Them

    Android and Windows Phones to Get Kill Switches Added to Them

    It has been reported that both Google and Microsoft will be adding kill switch functionality to their future phones.This change would ensure that Android and Windows phones could be made utterly useless if they …Android and Windows Phones to Get K…
    - 17 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 10:00pm -
  • Charge Your Gadgets before Flying to the US from Heathrow

    Charge Your Gadgets before Flying to the US from Heathrow

    If you are planning to fly from Heathrow Airport for your summer holidays then there is a good chance that you are going to be taking some of your favourite gadgets away with you.We …Charge Your Gadgets before Flying to the US from Heathrow is a p…
    - 17 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 8:15pm -
  • Where Are the Most Powerful Computers in the World?

    Where Are the Most Powerful Computers in the World?

    The release of the twice yearly list of the 500 most powerful computers in the world is always pretty interesting. This year, it is again a supercomputer from China that tops the list, for the …Where Are the Most Powerful Computers in the World? is…
    - 31 days ago, 23 Jun 14, 5:53pm -

MOBILE CRUNCH

PHONE ARENA

  • NewGoogle releases Chrome 37 beta for Android

    Google releases Chrome 37 beta for Android

    Google has released the beta version of Chrome 37 for Android. The browser should be available from the Google Play Store later today. Chrome 37 beta includes the Material Design updates, a simplified sign-in, plenty of bug fixes and performance impr…
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 7:52pm -
  • New photos of Sony Xperia Z3 leak, revealing thin 7mm profile

    New photos of Sony Xperia Z3 leak, revealing thin 7mm profile

    The Sony Xperia Z3 is quickly becoming one of the most leaked handsets around. As part of Sony's plan to release a new flagship model every 6 months, we expect to see the device unveiled in September, where it will most likely be going up against a t…
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 6:11pm -
  • Samsung Galaxy Alpha to sport a 4.8-inch 720p screen?

    Samsung Galaxy Alpha to sport a 4.8-inch 720p screen?

    First seen yesterday in lots of live images, Samsung’s unannounced Galaxy Alpha may not be the high-end device that some were expecting it to be. According to SamMobile, which updated a previous report, the Galaxy Alpha sports a 4.8-inch display wi…
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 5:47pm -
  • Motorola hosts Back To School sale, offers the Moto X 64GB for $374.99

    Motorola hosts Back To School sale, offers the Moto X 64GB for $374.99

    Not long after releasing a 64GB version of its Moto X smartphone, Motorola is now hosting a Back To School sale, which allows US customers to buy a Moto X 64GB for just $374.99 (down from the original $499.99 price). As it did many times in the past,…
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 3:50pm -
  • Best iPhone camera, photo and video editing apps (2014 edition)

    Best iPhone camera, photo and video editing apps (2014 edition)

    The iPhone has evolved to be a fantastic camera, but you can get even more out of it and develop your own photographic style with a few apps handy.Camera replacement: ProCamera 7 ($3.99, on sale now for $0.99)ProCamera 7 is a surprisingly simple cam…
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 3:20pm -
  • New, funny video promotes Samsung's Experience Shops

    New, funny video promotes Samsung's Experience Shops

    In case you didn’t know, as of last year Samsung has more than 1,400 Experience Shops across the US, all located in Best Buy stores. To remind us of the benefits that a Samsung Experience Shop can provide, Samsung today released a funny commercial.…
    - 7 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 2:37pm -
  • OnePlus One receives Android 4.4.4 KitKat

    OnePlus One receives Android 4.4.4 KitKat

    The elusive OnePlus One handsets are known to come with a custom build of highly acclaimed CyanogenMod 11. The custom ROM provides a mindboggling number of options for the user to change the way the UI looks and acts, in line with OnePlus CEO Pete La…
    - 7 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 2:23pm -
  • Microsoft takes a jab at Nokia Lumia 530's rivals in the first video ad for the smartphone

    Microsoft takes a jab at Nokia Lumia 530's rivals in the first video ad for the smartphone

    Yesterday, Microsoft lifted the veil off of its latest affordable performer, the Nokia Lumia 530, which will have to compete on a pretty crowded and tough market. Just as we pointed out in our specs comparison, the Motorola Moto E is doomed to be one…
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 2:06pm -
  • Facebook to start cashing in on Messenger?

    Facebook to start cashing in on Messenger?

    Almost 2 months ago, Facebook hired PayPal president David Marcus as VP for its Messaging unit. Mr. Marcus is one who built his success through the usage and development of mobile payment programs. That begged the question – is Facebook about to st…
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 2:01pm -
  • HTC One (M8) in red and pink coming to the UK

    HTC One (M8) in red and pink coming to the UK

    First the good news – the rumored pink and red variants of the HTC One (M8) are now official, and they look beautiful, we must say. What's more, they're going to launch pretty soon, in just a couple of weeks. As for the not-so-good news, it appears…
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 1:46pm -
  • Surf the Internet from your Android Wear smartwatch? Now possible via this new app

    Surf the Internet from your Android Wear smartwatch? Now possible via this new app

    Hey, smartwatch owners! Have you ever looked at the screen of your Android Wear device and thought "I wish I could browse webpages on this"? No? Well, never mind – thanks to developer appfour – there is now a Wear Internet Browser out.It connects…
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 1:36pm -
  • ChoreMonster arrives for Android to put fun in kids' tasks, and help exasperated parents

    ChoreMonster arrives for Android to put fun in kids' tasks, and help exasperated parents

    Everyone with kids knows how hard it is to make them do anything that doesn't involve fun and distraction, and still, chores have to be done on a daily basis. Enter ChoreMoster - a popular kid-friendly task manager that's been on iOS for a while, and…
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 1:20pm -
  • AnTuTu announces the world's top 10 best performers for Q2 2014

    AnTuTu announces the world's top 10 best performers for Q2 2014

    It's fair to say that the community is split, at least as far as synthetic benchmarks, like AnTuTu, are concerned. Many consider these nothing more than bragging points, while some (and we agree partially) see these for they are -- crude predictors o…
    - 9 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 1:04pm -
  • Facebook had 341 million mobile-only active users during Q2 2014

    Facebook had 341 million mobile-only active users during Q2 2014

    Facebook, the social network that almost everybody loves to hate, but eventually logs into at the end of the day, just revealed that among its 1.32 billion monthly active users, 399 million users have only accesses the social network through their mo…
    - 9 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 12:41pm -
  • Looking to blast some tunes? Check out these 8 Android players

    Looking to blast some tunes? Check out these 8 Android players

    Are you looking to blast some tunes through your smartphone's loudspeaker or your earphones? You'll need a music player for that, and it's probably safe to say that the one available on your device by default is nothing more than 'acceptable'.Indeed,…
    - 9 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 12:14pm -
  • Apple iPad Air 2 rumor round-up: design, specs, price and release date

    Apple iPad Air 2 rumor round-up: design, specs, price and release date

    New iPad models are coming before the year's end – that's one thing we're pretty sure about. It is a safe assumption to make given the fact that Apple has been refreshing its tablet lineup at least once a year. What we have zero clue about, howeve…
    - 10 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 12:06pm -
  • Apple to launch their own wallet app?

    Apple to launch their own wallet app?

    Apple hasn't been hasty about jumping on the mobile payments bandwagon. However, with Google Wallet's steady growth and the recent introduction of Amazon's Firefly app on the Fire Phone, Cupertinians have reportedly decided it is time to focus on a w…
    - 10 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 11:51am -
  • Which chat app are you using?

    Which chat app are you using?

    The chat revolution is not only about chat anymore, though - some of the best Android messaging apps are veritable social networks, complete with profile pages, status messages, media comments and sharing, as well as a smorgasbord of features like gr…
    - 10 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 11:16am -
  • Get these premium Android apps and games while they're still discounted

    Get these premium Android apps and games while they're still discounted

    There's nothing better than a premium mobile app that has broken the price tag chains and has gone free (well, apart from an enjoyable back massage at one of the spas on the Bora Bora island, but we digress). Yesterday we told you about several iOS a…
    - 11 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 10:53am -
  • White BlackBerry Passport confirmed, will have "porcelain-like" back panel

    White BlackBerry Passport confirmed, will have "porcelain-like" back panel

    BlackBerry's Donny Halliwell published this really nice photo of a white BlackBerry Passport, hereby confirming that the odd and very original square-shaped QWERTY phone will also appear in white. Not just plain white, mind you, but according to BB P…
    - 13 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 9:10am -
  • Phones with 1 TB of memory coming down the pipe thanks to shovel-ready resistive RAM tech

    Phones with 1 TB of memory coming down the pipe thanks to shovel-ready resistive RAM tech

    How about carrying all your photos, your music collection and all seasons of our favorite TV series with you at all times, wrapped conveniently in your smartphone delivery system? Deal. Huge storage capacities for our mobile devices are in the pipeli…
    - 13 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 9:05am -
  • Update to Google Maps for iOS and Android includes new contextually aware "Explore" button

    Update to Google Maps for iOS and Android includes new contextually aware "Explore" button

    Starting sometime this week, an update to the iOS and Android versions of Google Maps will have something new on the bottom right corner of the screen. This new "Explore" button will let you know everything that is around your area, including activit…
    - 13 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 8:56am -
  • How to import SIM contacts to any Android phone

    How to import SIM contacts to any Android phone

    If you're new to smartphones and Android in particular, at first it's likely that you'll feel overwhelmed. Regardless of how much better Google has gotten at offering a simplistic interface that requires little prior knowledge to make sense of, that'…
    - 13 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 8:41am -
  • How to automatically message your contacts before your battery completely runs out

    How to automatically message your contacts before your battery completely runs out

    Have you been looking for a hassle-free way to alert your contacts that your battery is about to run out? Your Android phone lets you do that with the Last Message app. Developed by Fat Brain, it's available for free in the Google Play store, so clic…
    - 13 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 8:32am -
  • Modern Combat 5: Blackout for iPhone, iPad and Android is here: $6.99 and no in-app purchases

    Modern Combat 5: Blackout for iPhone, iPad and Android is here: $6.99 and no in-app purchases

    Modern Combat 5: Blackout is finally out for iPhone, iPad and Android. The fifth instalment in the Modern Combat first-person shooter series comes with even better graphics than before, a rich, story-driven single-player mode, as well as a fun multip…
    - 13 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 8:19am -
  • LG scores a record-breaking quarter, seemingly confirms even more LG G3 variations

    LG scores a record-breaking quarter, seemingly confirms even more LG G3 variations

    Just as it was speculated several months ago, LG's second financial quarter was more than good for the company. It seems that the tech giant has scored some pretty good results during the previous trimester, as it has sold roughly 14.5 million smartp…
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 8:08am -
  • Nokia reports a decline in Q2 operating earnings

    Nokia reports a decline in Q2 operating earnings

    Nokia reported earnings for the second quarter of 2014, and for the period from April through June, the company made non-IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) operating profits of 281 million EUR ($378 million USD). That is a decline fro…
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 7:50am -
  • Poll results: Which Android mobile browser do you use?

    Poll results: Which Android mobile browser do you use?

    With browsing being such a characteristic past time when it comes to smartphones, it felt only logical that we should poll you on the browser app you've chosen (or stuck with). Indeed, there are dozens of alternatives to the default browser that come…
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 7:21am -
  • Apple iPad used in trick shot where bullet is fired at a machete, splitting it in half

    Apple iPad used in trick shot where bullet is fired at a machete, splitting it in half

    We've seen the Apple iPad used in various ways, but this just might be a first. With inspiration from the movie Lucy, which is about a woman who gains full access to her brain, a guy fires a .22 caliber gun at a machete with the blade facing the shoo…
    - 15 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 7:06am -
  • Click it and I Note it: Microsoft's latest video ad for the Surface Pro 3 is excessively peculiar

    Click it and I Note it: Microsoft's latest video ad for the Surface Pro 3 is excessively peculiar

    Yesterday, we presented you a pick of some downright funny and entertaining smartphone commercials. Two Microsoft-made commercials found its way to the curated pick, but if we were to write today, Redmond would have been represented by the total of t…
    - 15 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 7:00am -
  • Simpsons World will bring all of Springfield to your device this October

    Simpsons World will bring all of Springfield to your device this October

    The syndication rights to The Simpsons was a huge prize, and FXX is planning to get back every dollar spent on purchasing the rights. The official number hasn't been released, but it is estimated that FXX spent anywhere from $550 million to $1 billio…
    - 15 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 6:40am -
  • Collection of data by mobile health apps worries FTC commissioner Brill

    Collection of data by mobile health apps worries FTC commissioner Brill

    With Apple and Google making a big push toward mining health related data using mobile apps, FTC Commissioner Julie Brill spoke out about her fears related to the practice on Wednesday. After a panel discussion on Capitol Hill, Brill told Reuters tha…
    - 17 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 4:37am -
  • Circle November 11th on your calendar for the second annual Samsung Developers Conference

    Circle November 11th on your calendar for the second annual Samsung Developers Conference

    The Moscone Center will once again be hosting another gathering of developers. After being the venue for Apple's WWDC and Google's Google I/O, the San Francisco conference center will host the Samsung Developers Conference from November 11th through…
    - 18 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 3:25am -
  • Microsoft says Surface Pro 3 is selling faster than previous models

    Microsoft says Surface Pro 3 is selling faster than previous models

    When Microsoft announced its quarterly earnings yesterday, the company mentioned that the Surface division had brought in $409 million in revenue for the quarter, which was certainly an impressive number. But, it turns out the Surface Pro 3 is doing…
    - 18 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 3:16am -
  • Sony's ultra-thin Xperia T3 launches in India, free Sony Smartband included

    Sony's ultra-thin Xperia T3 launches in India, free Sony Smartband included

    Already released in Hong Kong, Sony’s Xperia T3 is slowly but surely making its way to other countries, and the next to get it will be India - the world’s second largest mobile market. Sony today officially introduced the Xperia T3 in India, whe…
    - 19 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 2:19am -
  • Samsung can't catch up with demand for the Samsung Galaxy S5 Alpha?

    Samsung can't catch up with demand for the Samsung Galaxy S5 Alpha?

    When the Samsung Galaxy S5 was released during MWC 2014, disappointment was felt throughout the smartphone world. What happened to the 1440 x 2560 resolution screen? And once again, the device was made from plastic. But Samsung decided that it could…
    - 20 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 2:03am -
  • AT&T earnings show over 1M new net subscribers for Q2 2014

    AT&T earnings show over 1M new net subscribers for Q2 2014

    Q2 2014 quarterly earnings call season marches on. Yesterday, we got the word from Verizon, Microsoft, and Apple, who all posted overall good quarters, and now we're hearing from AT&T. AT&T is also reporting solid numbers with earnings per share beat…
    - 21 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 1:09am -
  • Acer Liquid Jade Plus and Liquid Leap will be launched in August

    Acer Liquid Jade Plus and Liquid Leap will be launched in August

    Acer announced the 7.5mm-thin Liquid Jade smartphone at the end of May, saying that it would launch it in the third quarter of the year. The handset hasn’t been released yet, but we now have details about an Acer Liquid Jade Plus, which is essenti…
    - 21 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 12:17am -
  • Apple may be working with others, like Swatch, to build multiple iWatches

    Apple may be working with others, like Swatch, to build multiple iWatches

    This is starting to get pretty weird. We're still getting used to the more expanded Apple device lineups and opening up of iOS, and now there is a new rumor that Apple might even be outsourcing the hardware manufacturing for some extra iWatch devices…
    - 22 hours ago, 23 Jul 14, 11:35pm -
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 Alpha live photos show up, 4.7-inch display apparently confirmed

    Samsung Galaxy S5 Alpha live photos show up, 4.7-inch display apparently confirmed

    Ladies and gentlemen, it appears that we can now take a look at the unannounced Samsung Galaxy S5 Alpha (aka Galaxy S5 F), which is expected to be Sammy’s next premium smartphone. Live photos that allegedly present the Galaxy Alpha have been unvei…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Jul 14, 9:06pm -
  • Marvel Unlimited brings 15,000 comics to your device for just 99 cents

    Marvel Unlimited brings 15,000 comics to your device for just 99 cents

    If you're a comic book person, there is almost nothing better than being able to tear through a big stretch of comics on your tablet, whenever you want. Now, Marvel wants to make that process even easier by offering a sizable discount on its all-you-…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Jul 14, 8:46pm -
  • HTC: no, we didn't show our future smartwatch in our recent Design video

    HTC: no, we didn't show our future smartwatch in our recent Design video

    A couple of days ago, we told you about an HTC promo video that may have revealed the design of the company’s very first smartwatch. However, it turns out that the watch seen in said video isn’t a real product. HTC’s official statement regardin…
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  • Report: Apple to hold mid-September event to unveil the Apple iPhone 6

    Report: Apple to hold mid-September event to unveil the Apple iPhone 6

    According to a report published on Wednesday, Apple is planning to hold an event in the middle of September to unveil the Apple iPhone 6. At the same time, there will be more information released about iOS 8. A keynote address will be held during the…
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  • Update to Skype for Android will let the app scan your address book, looking for Skype users

    Update to Skype for Android will let the app scan your address book, looking for Skype users

    Do you really know how many of the people in your phone's address book have Skype accounts? It could be useful information to know. A new update, to Skype 5.0 for Android, will let Skype go through the address book on your phone, looking for matches…
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  • Confirmed: T-Mobile to offer customers the just announced Nokia Lumia 530

    Confirmed: T-Mobile to offer customers the just announced Nokia Lumia 530

    With Nokia introducing the entry level Nokia Lumia 530 this morning, along with a dual SIM variation, T-Mobile has already piped up to announce that it will be offering the device to its customers. The Nokia Lumia 530 is the sequel to the wildly popu…
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  • Amazon Fire Phone unboxing

    Amazon Fire Phone unboxing

    If you’ve come across Amazon’s web site in the last few days, then you know exactly what they’ve been advertising a lot of late. There should be no surprise at all to see the Amazon Fire Phone in the face of shoppers on its site, as we’re nea…
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  • HTC One Remix (One mini 2) launches at Verizon on July 24, costs as much as the One M8

    HTC One Remix (One mini 2) launches at Verizon on July 24, costs as much as the One M8

    Verizon today finally announced the HTC One Remix, a smartphone that first showed up back in May. The One Remix is nothing more than a renamed HTC One mini 2, so it’s targeted at users who may want some of the features of the One M8 flagship, but i…
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  • Some Sony Xperia Z3 specs apparently confirmed by @evleaks

    Some Sony Xperia Z3 specs apparently confirmed by @evleaks

    Lately, we’ve heard a lot about Sony’s next-generation high-end Xperia smartphone: the Xperia Z3. While Sony obviously doesn’t want to confirm the existence of the Z3 yet, reliable leakster @evleaks allegedly knows some of the specs the handset…
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  • The best Android browsers, 2014 edition: design, features, and performance

    The best Android browsers, 2014 edition: design, features, and performance

    PrefaceThree months from now, it will be a full year since we last took it upon ourselves to explore and compare mobile browsers in depth. This time around, we'll be kicking things into a higher gear. Heck, it's probably fair to say that this is a wh…
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  • Fleksy receives new premium themes, interface overhaul, and more than a dozen new languages

    Fleksy receives new premium themes, interface overhaul, and more than a dozen new languages

    Fleksy, one of the rather popular 3rd-party keyboards for Android, has received a nifty and quite appealing update, which brings it to version 3.0. In line with the popular SwiftKey, which went free and received a ton of new features over a month ago…
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