MOBILITY NIGERIA

  • HTC One (M8 Eye): End of the UltraPixel hype?

    HTC One (M8 Eye): End of the UltraPixel hype?

    The HTC One (M8 Eye) is an exact duplicate of the HTC One (M8), but with the 4 megapixel “UltrPixel” camera in the M8 replaced with a 13 megapixel unit. Finally, and hopefully, HTC is listening to the market. Yes; megapixels are not all that dete…
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  • Rapper, Hi Beezle, provides a peek of BlackBerry Z3 running OS10.3

    Rapper, Hi Beezle, provides a peek of BlackBerry Z3 running OS10.3

    MOBILITY.ng has quite a rich variety of followers, from students to doctors, accountants and even musicians. Rap musician and tech enthusiast, Ib ‘Hi Beezle’ Sam-Epelle, is a long-standing mobilista. He sent in this review providing an early peek…
    - 15 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 9:48am -
  • Moverick went riding with Uber in Lagos (Review)

    Moverick went riding with Uber in Lagos (Review)

    This weekend, I gave Uber a try. If the name is new to you, Uber is a service that aims to seamlessly help you request a cab ride and pay via a mobile phone app. The Uber app is available for Android, Windows Phone, and iPhone. I was able to try out…
    - 17 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 7:33am -
  • Photos from Google House Nigeria with Samsung Galaxy K zoom

    Photos from Google House Nigeria with Samsung Galaxy K zoom

    I was invited to Africa’s first ever Google House event, Google House Nigeria last week. It was a series of practical and engaging demonstrations of how to use Google services in everyday scenarios at home – in the bedroom, living room, kitchen,…
    - 18 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 6:56am -
  • Look: Here’s the first smartphone that was named “Passport”

    Look: Here’s the first smartphone that was named “Passport”

    Yes; you heard that right. The first Passport was not a BlackBerry. Incidentally, the first Passport was a QWERTY smartphone too, but by a different manufacturer. It was a smartphone released in 2009 by – guess – Huawei. Behold the Huawei G6600 P…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Oct 14, 10:12pm -
  • Gionee M3 leaked with 5000mAh battery

    Gionee M3 leaked with 5000mAh battery

    Less than a year after the release of Gionee M2 with a monster battery of 4200mAh. Gionee India are reportedly working on a successor to the M2. The Gionee M3 comes with a bigger 5000mAh battery,  better display and full OTG support. Here’s a pict…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Oct 14, 8:22am -
  • What Informs Your Phone Recommendations?
    What informs the phone you recommend for people? An aunt of mine needed a phone. She saw a Lumia 520, liked it and asked for my opinion, I gave her a go-ahead. Today she is enjoying her phone, hardly having any reason to call me- the family tech supp…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Oct 14, 5:50am -
  • Motorola Nexus 6 specifications

    Motorola Nexus 6 specifications

    Technology GSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz DL: EDGE, 107.0 kbps;  EGPRS 296.0 kbps; 3G: 800, 850, 900, 1700, 1800, 1900, 2100 MHz DL: DC-HSDPA  42 Mbps; HSDPA 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; 4G: LTE 700, 800, 850, 1700, 1800, 2100, 2600 – 50 Mbps UL, 30…
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MOBILE NEWS

MOBILE TECH NEWS

  • UC Browser Collaboates With e-Commerce Giants For Diwali Shopping

    UC Browser Collaboates With e-Commerce Giants For Diwali Shopping

    To enable consumers to get the best possible deals during the ongoing Diwali shopping spree, UCWeb, a leading mobile service provider, has announced  its collaboration with top Indian e-commerce giants such as Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal, Myntra, Ja…
    - 10 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 2:13pm -
  • Philips Xenium X2566 With Large Font Size For Senior Citizenss Launched At Rs. 3,800

    Philips Xenium X2566 With Large Font Size For Senior Citizenss Launched At Rs. 3,800

    Philips mobile has launched today Philips Xenium X2566 feature phone designed especially for Senior Citizens. This phone comes with features such as large font size, long lasting battery life and SOS function.  Philips X2566 is priced at Rs 3, 80…
    - 11 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 1:45pm -
  • HTC Desire EYE With 13MP Front & Rear Cameras Will Be Available In India In November

    HTC Desire EYE With 13MP Front & Rear Cameras Will Be Available In India In November

    At an event in Mumbai last week, HTC has announced that its HTC Desire Eye smartphone will be sold exclusively by Amazon.in and would be available in India in the month of November. HTC has not revealed the priced of this smrtphone, which will be ann…
    - 17 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 7:40am -
  • HTC Desire 516C Dual Sim With 5 Inch QHD Launched At Rs. 12,990

    HTC Desire 516C Dual Sim With 5 Inch QHD Launched At Rs. 12,990

    Besides other smartphones and RE camera, HTC has also launched in India its budget smartphone HTC Desire 516C, which is a dual sim and CDMA-enabled version of the successful HTC Desire 516 dual sim. HTC Desire 516C is priced Rs. 12,990 and will be s…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Oct 14, 11:55am -
  • Vodafone Flash Sale Offers 80% Off On Data & Talktime For Two Days

    Vodafone Flash Sale Offers 80% Off On Data & Talktime For Two Days

      Vodafone India has announced the launch of “Bumper Two Day Diwali Flash Sale”, which will be available on the 19th and 20th October. Depending on their usage, pre-paid customers can enjoy upto 80% off on various segments like Internet, SMS, V…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Oct 14, 9:49am -
  • HTC RE Camera Launched In India At Rs. 9,990

    HTC RE Camera Launched In India At Rs. 9,990

    Besides various smartphones, HTC has also launched in India its unusually named HTC RE camera, which is claimed to be photography innovation by the company. This camera will be sold exclusively by Snapdeal.com in India at an introductory promotional…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Oct 14, 9:31am -
  • HTC One (M8 Eye) With 13MP Duo Camera Launched at Rs. 38,990

    HTC One (M8 Eye) With 13MP Duo Camera Launched at Rs. 38,990

    HTC of Taiwan has launched in India HTC One (M8 Eye) smartphone which is the latest addition to the HTC One family comes. The HTC One (M8 Eye) is priced at Rs. 38,990 and will be available from the next week in Gunmetal Gray color only. The unique…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Oct 14, 8:08am -

CRAZIEST GADGETS

  • Amazing Roller Coaster Costume

    Amazing Roller Coaster Costume

    Amazing Roller Coaster Costume Check out our Craziest Gadgets Shop for unique gifts!
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  • Submarine Sports Car

    Submarine Sports Car

    Submarine Sports Car Check out our Craziest Gadgets Shop for unique gifts!
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  • This Mask is the Biggest Piece of Crap

    This Mask is the Biggest Piece of Crap

    This Mask is the Biggest Piece of Crap Check out our Craziest Gadgets Shop for unique gifts!
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  • Plankton Pot Strainer

    Plankton Pot Strainer

    Plankton Pot Strainer Check out our Craziest Gadgets Shop for unique gifts!
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  • USB Lie Detector Test

    USB Lie Detector Test

    USB Lie Detector Test Check out our Craziest Gadgets Shop for unique gifts!
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  • Howling Inflatable Haunted House

    Howling Inflatable Haunted House

    Howling Inflatable Haunted House Check out our Craziest Gadgets Shop for unique gifts!
    - 11 days ago, 9 Oct 14, 6:38pm -
  • Plush Narwhal USB Heated Slippers

    Plush Narwhal USB Heated Slippers

    The unicorn of the sea can be the unicorn of your feet. With these Plush Narwhal Slippers you get that toasty warmth in both your heart (from seeing such a cute animal) and in your feet. That’s because these slippers are heated! Just plug them in…
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  • Pet Collar with a Laser Pointer

    Pet Collar with a Laser Pointer

    Pet Collar with a Laser Pointer Check out our Craziest Gadgets Shop for unique gifts!
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  • Motorcycle Tire Swing

    Motorcycle Tire Swing

    Motorcycle Tire Swing Check out our Craziest Gadgets Shop for unique gifts!
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  • Smartphone Projector

    Smartphone Projector

    Smartphone Projector Check out our Craziest Gadgets Shop for unique gifts!
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GADGETS AND GIZMOS

  • How Much Do Guys Love Their Phones? A Lot

    How Much Do Guys Love Their Phones? A Lot

    We already know by now that mobile phones are very important to most people these days. However, a new survey has revealed just how much men love them. The answer is that they love them …How Much Do Guys Love Their Phones? A Lot is a post from: Gad…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 8:15am -
  • LG Brings Out Retro Style Flip Phone

    LG Brings Out Retro Style Flip Phone

    Flip phones aren’t as common as they used to be, but they still hold a certain amount of sway with people who want a bit of retro phone style in their lives.Its good news …LG Brings Out Retro Style Flip Phone is a post from: Gadgets and gizmos
    - 28 days ago, 22 Sep 14, 4:08pm -
  • The World’s First 512GB SD Card Released

    The World’s First 512GB SD Card Released

    The biggest SD memory card to ever be released has been brought out by the SanDisk firm.It holds a whopping great 512GB of storage space and is the size of a postage stamp. The …The World’s First 512GB SD Card Released is a post from: Gadgets an…
    - 29 days ago, 21 Sep 14, 5:55pm -
  • Sega Launches Sandbox Arcade Game

    Sega Launches Sandbox Arcade Game

    Wouldn’t the world of gaming be a lot better if it included a bit more sand? Sure, you might never have thought of this before but once you do you’ll see that it makes sense.…Sega Launches Sandbox Arcade Game is a post from: Gadgets and gizmos
    - 31 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 3:46pm -
  • Could the Budget Android One Change the Future of Budget Smartphones?

    Could the Budget Android One Change the Future of Budget Smartphones?

    Could a bright new future be lying ahead for low cost smartphones? The first of the Android One budget devices is now on sale in India and may pave the way for a wave of …Could the Budget Android One Change the Future of Budget Smartphones? is a po…
    - 32 days ago, 18 Sep 14, 3:42pm -
  • BlackBerry Q20 Model Photos Leaked

    BlackBerry Q20 Model Photos Leaked

    The latest BlackBerry device to hit the news is the upcoming model called Q20 but widely known as the BlackBerry Classic.A series of leaked images have given us an idea of what to expect …BlackBerry Q20 Model Photos Leaked is a post from: Gadgets…
    - 34 days ago, 16 Sep 14, 2:10pm -
  • The Umbrella App That Helps You Make Friends

    The Umbrella App That Helps You Make Friends

    Have you ever considered whether you could use your umbrella a way of meeting new friends? No, you probably haven’t.Sheltering from the rain under a brolly is typically a solitary pursuit but a Honk …The Umbrella App That Helps You Make Friends…
    - 35 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 2:07pm -
  • The Robotic Printer that Delivers to Your Desk

    The Robotic Printer that Delivers to Your Desk

    Printing used to be a fairly dull thing to do but it’s getting rather more exciting these days, isn’t it?While 3D printing rightly takes a lot of the attention now, how would you like …The Robotic Printer that Delivers to Your Desk is a post f…
    - 38 days ago, 12 Sep 14, 4:24pm -
  • Microsoft Messenger Reaches the End of the Road

    Microsoft Messenger Reaches the End of the Road

    So, it’s the end at last, is it? It’s been an interesting last 15 years but Microsoft’s Windows Live Messenger is finally reaching the end of the road.Not too long ago anyone who had …Microsoft Messenger Reaches the End of the Road is a post…
    - 39 days ago, 12 Sep 14, 8:20am -
  • Does Social Media Make You Trust People Less?

    Does Social Media Make You Trust People Less?

    If you enjoy using social media sites then is it something that you think is a good thing for your life or not? There have been a number of interesting studies on the effects of …Does Social Media Make You Trust People Less? is a post from: Gadgets…
    - 39 days ago, 11 Sep 14, 5:00pm -

MOBILE CRUNCH

  • NewApple CEO Tim Cook Addresses The iPad’s Continued Lack Of Sales Growth

    Apple CEO Tim Cook Addresses The iPad’s Continued Lack Of Sales Growth

     During today’s earnings call for Apple’s fiscal Q4 2014, CEO Tim Cook took time to address the iPad’s performance at length. Cook referred to a lot of the general kinds of negative feeling around iPad performance circulating around media and…
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  • What You Need To Know To Get Started With Apple Pay

    What You Need To Know To Get Started With Apple Pay

     Apple Pay is now available for anyone to use, provided they’ve got all the prerequisites, both for physical stores and for online transactions. But you can’t just walk up to your local brick-and-mortar store and wave your iPhone and walk out wi…
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  • OnePlus’ Impressive $299 Smartphone Will Finally Go On Sale To All — But Only For An Hour

    OnePlus’ Impressive $299 Smartphone Will Finally Go On Sale To All — But Only For An Hour

     If you’ve been in the market for OnePlus One, the hugely impressive $299 Android smartphone that is available by invite only — thus far — then your luck is in. The startup has announced that it will make its first smartphone available to al…
    - 7 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 5:37pm -
  • iOS 8.1 With Apple Pay Now Available, Here’s What Else It Brings To Your iPhone And iPad

    iOS 8.1 With Apple Pay Now Available, Here’s What Else It Brings To Your iPhone And iPad

     Apple’s iOS 8.1 arrives today, and it brings with it some impressive new abilities. First and foremost, at least in terms of its long-term impact, is probably the introduction of Apple Pay, the new mobile payment solution built into iPhone 6 and…
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 4:58pm -
  • Deeplink Rolls Out Developer Tools That Make Apps More Interoperable

    Deeplink Rolls Out Developer Tools That Make Apps More Interoperable

     Mobile deeplinking company, Deeplink is focused on making native applications on smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices function more like the web, in the sense that you should be able tap your way in between apps similar to the way you can…
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 4:52pm -
  • Giftgaming Gives You Power-Ups In Exchange For…Giving You Real-World Discounts

    Giftgaming Gives You Power-Ups In Exchange For…Giving You Real-World Discounts

     Giftgaming is a win-win-win that helps you win. Advertisers get exposure, developers get paid, and you get free virtual goods in mobile games plus coupons for discounts on meatspace purchases. Today, Giftgaming launched its service onstage at the T…
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 4:09pm -
  • Microsoft Wants You To Doodle As You Scoot

    Microsoft Wants You To Doodle As You Scoot

     If you own a Windows Phone, and you use Skype, and you are willing to update the Skype app on your Windows Phone, and you want to update the Skype app on your Windows Phone so that you can use the new Skype for Windows Phone feature, today is a pre…
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 4:01pm -
  • Europe’s Sign2Pay Launches To Simplify Mobile Debit Payments And Oil The Wheels Of M-Commerce

    Europe’s Sign2Pay Launches To Simplify Mobile Debit Payments And Oil The Wheels Of M-Commerce

     Mobile payments startup Sign2Pay, launching today here in London at TechCrunch Disrupt Europe, is aiming to improve low conversion rates on mobile devices by simplifying and streamlining the payment process for debit card transactions. Read More
    - 10 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 2:18pm -
  • Android Lollipop Easter Egg Casts Andy The Android As Flappy Bird

    Android Lollipop Easter Egg Casts Andy The Android As Flappy Bird

     Android 5.0 Lollipop is coming soon, and shipping on Google’s new Nexus hardware, but a newly discovered Easter Egg in the build is already available in the developer preview. The hidden, fun feature in Android 5 is accessible via the Settings me…
    - 12 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 12:15pm -
  • Inside The Spotify – Echo Nest Skunkworks

    Inside The Spotify – Echo Nest Skunkworks

     Truffle Pig is just one of the new musical inventions dreamed up at the sonic skunkworks born from Spotify’s $100 million acquisition of The Echo Nest. Deep inside Spotify’s New York headquarters, the team gave me a peek how the combined compa…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Oct 14, 2:38pm -
  • Twitter’s Music Strategy: No App, Just Better Listening

    Twitter’s Music Strategy: No App, Just Better Listening

     Music is a special kind of content, and people discover it on Twitter. That’s why building a music experience outside the main Twitter app was a boondoggle, and treating music like any other piece of media within Twitter sells it short. These in…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 4:33pm -
  • Jolla Does Angry Birds Themed Android Launcher To Fling Its Sailfish OS Further

    Jolla Does Angry Birds Themed Android Launcher To Fling Its Sailfish OS Further

     Jolla, the Finnish smartphone startup that expanded the MeeGo open source project into its own Sailfish OS, has released its first Android launcher — to give users of Google’s mobile platform a taster of what its alternative OS has to offer. Re…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 2:24pm -
  • The Current State Of The Apple SIM, And Its Possible Future

    The Current State Of The Apple SIM, And Its Possible Future

     Apple unveiled new gadgets on stage today, but they didn’t discuss one of its most interesting new innovations – the Apple SIM. As detailed earlier by TechCrunch, the new SIM card lets you switch between participating carriers, which include AT…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 1:24am -
  • Apple Announces Too Many iPads

    Apple Announces Too Many iPads

     If you’re in the market to buy a new iPad, your choices just became dizzying. As expected, Apple announced new iPads this morning at its news conference in Cupertino, but it didn’t retire some of its older products to make way for the additions…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 7:51pm -
  • Apple Built A SIM Card That Lets You Switch Between AT&T, Sprint, And T-Mobile

    Apple Built A SIM Card That Lets You Switch Between AT&T, Sprint, And T-Mobile

     Whoaaa — here’s an interesting bit that went unmentioned in today’s Apple announcement: Apple has seemingly built a SIM card that lets you swap between AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile without having to swap it out (or, more likely, track down/purc…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 7:28pm -
  • Twitpic Couldn’t Find An Acquirer, Will Shut Down After All On Oct 25th

    Twitpic Couldn’t Find An Acquirer, Will Shut Down After All On Oct 25th

     The reports of Twitpic’s survival were greatly exaggerated. Despite claiming it had found an acquirer to save it from death following a trademark complaint from Twitter, the photo sharing service today announced that didn’t happen and it’s ga…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 7:06pm -
  • Hands On With The iPad Air 2

    Hands On With The iPad Air 2

     The new iPad Air feels a lot like the old iPad Air, and that’s a good thing, But it’s amazing the difference that shaving just a little more off of the thickness of the device can do, in terms of its overall presence in the hand. This iPad Air…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 7:05pm -
  • Live From Apple’s iPad, Mac And OS X Event

    Live From Apple’s iPad, Mac And OS X Event

     Today’s the day for Apple’s special October event, at which we’ll most likely see the launch of new iPads, new Macs and OS X Yosemite, the latest version of Apple’s Mac operating system. The event is happening live from Apple’s own Cupert…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 4:56pm -
  • GoldieBlox, The Toymaker Trying To Get Girls Hooked On Engineering, Goes Digital With New iOS App

    GoldieBlox, The Toymaker Trying To Get Girls Hooked On Engineering, Goes Digital With New iOS App

     GoldieBlox, the San Francisco Bay Area startup focused on building toys for girls aimed at getting them hooked on engineering, has this morning taken its first steps into the digital realm with the debut of a new iOS application – the company’…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 4:46pm -
  • Osmo Raises $12 Million For Its Hardware-Based iPad Game For Kids

    Osmo Raises $12 Million For Its Hardware-Based iPad Game For Kids

     Osmo, the iPad-powered gaming device built by former Googlers (and dads) as a way to turn tablets into more “hands-on” toys, has raised $12 million in Series A funding, the company is announcing today. The round was led by Accel Partners’ Ric…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 3:59pm -

PHONE ARENA

  • NewSamsung Galaxy Note Edge will be launched on October 23 (only in Japan)

    Samsung Galaxy Note Edge will be launched on October 23 (only in Japan)

    Earlier this October, Samsung said that its Galaxy Note Edge would be available starting this month, without providing an exact launch date. Now, thanks to NTT DoCoMo - Japan’s largest mobile carrier - we know that the Edge will be released on Octo…
    - 7 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 12:22am -
  • NewAndroid 5.0 certified for both Nexus 7 tablets, release on track

    Android 5.0 certified for both Nexus 7 tablets, release on track

    We know that Android 5.0 Lollipop is on the way soon. Google said last week that the update would be coming to Nexus devices "in the coming weeks", and the SDK and preview images for the Nexus 5 and 7 (2013) have already been released. Now, we're see…
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  • NewiPhone 6 selling six times better than 6 Plus, but Plus is more engaging

    iPhone 6 selling six times better than 6 Plus, but Plus is more engaging

    Apple's Q4 results have been announced, and the numbers are looking great. They are even more impressive when you consider that those results only include about two weeks of sales for the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. New devices always cause a spike in s…
    - 40 mins ago, 20 Oct 14, 11:49pm -
  • NewOne Plus One pre-order period lasts for one-hour on October 27th

    One Plus One pre-order period lasts for one-hour on October 27th

    Pre-orders for the OnePlus One will take place starting next Monday, October 27th. Previously, the only way to purchase the device was to obtain an invitation from the manufacturer. OnePlus used this method in order to keep track of supply and demand…
    - 1 hour ago, 20 Oct 14, 11:22pm -
  • NewPre-orders for Nexus 6 to officially begin October 29

    Pre-orders for Nexus 6 to officially begin October 29

    Google has quietly placed a pre-order date for the new Nexus 6 smartphone in Google Play, and that time is a short-but-long 9 days away. Set your reminders to log-in, and check Google Play on October 29th to place a pre-order for either a 32GB Nexus…
    - 1 hour ago, 20 Oct 14, 11:01pm -
  • NewThis is what Google Play Music will look like with Material design

    This is what Google Play Music will look like with Material design

    Although Google has been rolling out Material design updates to various apps, there are still plenty of Google apps that won't be getting the new UI overhaul until the Android 5.0 update has officially dropped. And, while that hasn't happened, many o…
    - 3 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 9:37pm -
  • Apple's fourth quarter beats Street expectations; 39.3 million iPhones sold

    Apple's fourth quarter beats Street expectations; 39.3 million iPhones sold

    Apple has released its earnings numbers for the fiscal fourth quarter. The company beat expectations by netting $8.5 billion for the three month period. That worked out to $1.42 a share, beating Wall Street expectations of $1.31. At $42.1 billion, re…
    - 3 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 8:59pm -
  • Fingerprint scanner appears on photo of Oppo N3?

    Fingerprint scanner appears on photo of Oppo N3?

    The Oppo N3 is expected to be officially announced on October 29th. We've already revealed that this handset will feature a swiveling 13MP camera that allows you to quickly switch from taking a photo of your family and friends, to snapping a 13MP sel…
    - 5 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 7:51pm -
  • iOS 8.1 is available now, brings back the camera roll and enables Apple Pay

    iOS 8.1 is available now, brings back the camera roll and enables Apple Pay

    iOS users, rejoice! Apple has just released iOS 8.1, so if you're an owner of an iPhone 4s, iPad 2, iPad mini, or anything newer than these, be sure to visit your Settings app today in order to get what could be considered the first major update with…
    - 5 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 7:28pm -
  • Apple seeks to cut Beats Music monthly subscription rate in half

    Apple seeks to cut Beats Music monthly subscription rate in half

    There have been reports recently that Apple is in talks with record labels, seeking to lower the royalties it pays them for streaming music. The goal in Cupertino, is for Apple to slice in half the price it charges for streaming tunes with Beats Musi…
    - 7 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 5:51pm -
  • Samsung's 6-inch Galaxy Mega 2 launches on AT&T this week

    Samsung's 6-inch Galaxy Mega 2 launches on AT&T this week

    Released not long ago in a few Asian markets, the Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 is officially coming to the US. AT&T today announced that it would sell the new Mega later this week, starting October 24.AT&T will offer customers various ways to pay for the Me…
    - 7 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 5:09pm -
  • 6 iPad Air 2 alternatives worth the sweat of your brow

    6 iPad Air 2 alternatives worth the sweat of your brow

    The iPad Air 2 might be the best iPad ever, but it certainly isn't the be-all and end-all of tablets everywhere. If you are dead set on buying Apple's hero tab, go ahead - you are making a fine purchase. But if you'd like to make a better educated d…
    - 9 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 2:59pm -
  • The iPad Air 2, the Google Nexus 6, and the latest Droid Turbo leaks: weekly news round-up

    The iPad Air 2, the Google Nexus 6, and the latest Droid Turbo leaks: weekly news round-up

    To say that the past week was a busy one would be an understatement, but we're not complaining as the days behind us were filled with excitement. One of last week's highlight events was the announcement of the iPad Air 2, Apple's sixth-generation iPa…
    - 10 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 2:58pm -
  • Report: Lenovo to make a bid for resurgent BlackBerry

    Report: Lenovo to make a bid for resurgent BlackBerry

    Lenovo hasn't even finished consuming Motorola yet, and already there is talk that the company is looking at BlackBerry. Talk about Lenovo hooking up with BlackBerry started all the way back in January 2013. That is when the Chinese manufacturer's CF…
    - 10 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 2:49pm -
  • Unleashing the full power of Android 5.0 Lollipop camera: see the difference between lossless raw (DNG) vs JPEG

    Unleashing the full power of Android 5.0 Lollipop camera: see the difference between lossless raw (DNG) vs JPEG

    Android 5.0 Lollipop comes with a very noticeable visual overhaul, but it's the little changes under the hood that really make this upgrade huge. After long years of offering very limited access to the camera feed to developers, Google has finally op…
    - 10 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 2:32pm -
  • LG about to introduce a wacky concept phone that has "moods"

    LG about to introduce a wacky concept phone that has "moods"

    LG has just teased a brand new concept phone that it will be announcing at this year's World IT Show 2014, held in Busan, Korea, between October 20 and October 23. There is not much to know about the device, aside from its name – LG AKA – and the…
    - 10 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 2:04pm -
  • How to shoot DNG (lossless raw) photographs along with JPEG on Android 5.0 Lollipop

    How to shoot DNG (lossless raw) photographs along with JPEG on Android 5.0 Lollipop

    Android 5.0 Lollipop brings a big overhaul to the look and feel of Google’s operating system on the outside, but there are some major changes under the hood. Camera in particular benefits most from the changes as Google has upgraded the API from a…
    - 11 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 1:55pm -
  • Cyanogenmod powered Micromax phone rumors say it's going to be a powerful phablet

    Cyanogenmod powered Micromax phone rumors say it's going to be a powerful phablet

    A couple of weeks ago, we heard about Cyanogen Inc. partnering up with India's largest phone OEM – Micromax, in order to help deliver a Cyanogenmod powered device to the market, much like it did with Oppo and OnePlus before. The move comes in the w…
    - 11 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 1:30pm -
  • Poll: Evolution of Android - which major update changed the face of the platform most significantly?

    Poll: Evolution of Android - which major update changed the face of the platform most significantly?

    Since its debut on the consumer market all the way back in 2008, Android has gone through numerous changes -- so many, in fact, that even we, who do this thing for a living, had to refer to the change logs during the years. In any case, we started ou…
    - 12 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 12:50pm -
  • Google now lets you join multiplayer sessions with players near you

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    Huawei's 64-bit Honor 4X passes through Chinese telecoms, priced agressively to combat Xiaomi

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    Google's updated Gmail app will support Yahoo and Outlook accounts

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    Poll results: Which one of this year's 6-inchers would you buy?

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    Sting makes classic phone ringtones sound awesome, listen to his version of Marimba and the Nokia tune

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    Mobile Olympics: phones with the best battery life

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    How to install the Google Keyboard 4.0 from Android Lollipop on your device right now

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    Android 5.0 Lollipop wallpapers: see the full pack here

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    ARCHOS VR may be the cheapest VR goggles yet

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    ai.type is a predicative keyboard app fit for the iOS 8 era

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  • Android Mascot becomes Flappy Bird clone in Android 5.0 Easter Egg

    Android Mascot becomes Flappy Bird clone in Android 5.0 Easter Egg

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    New Android Lollipop screenshots emerge, updates for Nexus devices start November 3

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    The dual-display Samsung Galaxy Golden 2 clamshell leaks in a couple of photos

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    Humor: What might a dating site for Apple products look like?

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    How to completely remove an app from your apps list in Google Play Store

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  • Twitter audio cards allow you to listen to music without leaving the Twitter app

    Twitter audio cards allow you to listen to music without leaving the Twitter app

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  • Obama signs executive order to get the government ready for mobile payments faster

    Obama signs executive order to get the government ready for mobile payments faster

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    Smartphones with 4K video recording - just how many of them are there?

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    Infographic helps you decide which Apple iPad model you should buy

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    Fitbit Surge is a $249 smartwatch coming from the fitness band producer

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  • How to use an Android phone as a compass

    How to use an Android phone as a compass

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  • Motorola wants you to work for them, produces recruitment video to attract talent

    Motorola wants you to work for them, produces recruitment video to attract talent

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  • Microsoft smartwatch to launch soon?

    Microsoft smartwatch to launch soon?

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  • 5 best YouTube app alternatives for Android

    5 best YouTube app alternatives for Android

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  • How to take a screenshot on the Samsung Galaxy Note 4

    How to take a screenshot on the Samsung Galaxy Note 4

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  • Sprint's Samsung Galaxy Note Edge visits the FCC

    Sprint's Samsung Galaxy Note Edge visits the FCC

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  • Did you know: 4K vs 1080p, chroma sub-sampling and why you should record in 4K even if your TV does not support it yet

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  • Best sports games for Android and iPhone (2014 edition)

    Best sports games for Android and iPhone (2014 edition)

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  • Google video walks through where we are with speech recognition, and where we'll go next

    Google video walks through where we are with speech recognition, and where we'll go next

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  • Google files with FCC to test "Fiber-like" wireless service

    Google files with FCC to test "Fiber-like" wireless service

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