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  • by | March 27, 2014 4:53 AM

    On April 2, Nokia will unveil more Windows Phones, as the company itself has teased the event using the #moreLumia hashtag. Since it coincides with Microsoft's Build conference, we're likely to see an upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 device (or maybe more), but there's no word on whether we should expect a high end or a lower end phone (though multiple devices is still a possibility). According to the latest from @evleaks, T-Mobile Windows Phone fans should soon expect a Nokia device to land on Magenta's line-up. The codename mentioned is "Monarch". This T-Mobile Nokia Monarch could very well be ...

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  • by | March 27, 2014 2:56 AM

    We've met the LG G2 mini in person with the occasion of this year's MWC, and we got to experience, first hand, a phone that is neither mini, nor G2. It features either a 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm, or 1.7GHz quad-core Nvidia Tegra 4i processor (for the LATAM LTE version), a 4.7-inch qHD display with a resolution of 960 x 540, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of storage, either an 8.0 or a 13.0MP (for the LATAM LTE version) shooter, 1.3MP front facer, and a 2,440mAh battery. If you like the phone, expect it to be available next month. The LG G2 mini is coming in April to CIS countries, after which it ...

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  • by | March 25, 2014 12:25 PM

    Update: We're live The day we've been waiting for has finally arrived: HTC is announcing its 2014 flagship, the One follow-up. Despite all the leaks we've seen, and that there's little new HTC can tell us, we're excited to see yet another flagship being launched, joining the Samsung Galaxy S 5, Sony Xperia Z2, Oppo Find 7, and the rest. We'll have extensive coverage on the 2014 HTC One, and we're going to bring you our first impressions, live, in our usual Editorial Roundtable. We're sitting down to tell you what we think, what we like, what we don't like, and analyze the device inside ...

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  • by | March 25, 2014 5:00 AM

    The HTC M8 leaks again, just as we were wondering what else is there to say at the event that would surprise us. This time around, following up on yesterday's hands-on video leaked (in German), we're seeing the M8 being compared to its predecessor, the 2013 flagship, the M7. Embedded below, for your viewing pleasure, is a video coming from TechSmartt on YouTube. The comparison looks at similarities and differences in design, hardware, software, and performance. The official unveiling event happens later in the day, but this video should get you through the waiting. Enjoy all nine minutes ...

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  • by | March 25, 2014 4:51 AM

    LG has taken it's Knock-On from the G2 to the next level, as we've seen the new Knock Code in action with the occasion of our G Pro 2 hands-on video in Barcelona (alongside the G2 mini, F Series and L Series devices). This new way of unlocking the device is able to recognize one of close to 80,000 combinations of tapping the screen to life. Next month (April), LG will start bringing Knock Code to other devices in its portfolio, via a software update. The G2 and G Flex are specifically being mentioned in the press release, however, with the wording "in specific countries". Two to eight ...

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  • by | March 24, 2014 5:39 AM

    On September 3, 2013, Microsoft and Nokia announced a deal through which the Finnish manufacturer's Devices and Services division has been acquired by the Redmond-based software giant. After internal consents from the board, there were still a couple of hurdles in the deal's way, mostly represented by regulatory approvals. Nokia announced that next month, April, is when it expects "the sale of substantially all of its Devices & Services business to Microsoft". This will arrive just a tad late compared to the initial Microsoft-Nokia deal forecast of the acquisition closing within the ...

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  • by | March 24, 2014 1:16 AM

    March 25 is the day HTC is expected to release the 2014 follow-up for the HTC One, and even without today's leak, we were wondering what else is there that HTC can say in order to surprise us. The phone, and its features, related aspects, have been leaked extensively over the past couple of weeks, but today we're seeing a full 14-minute video hands-on of the yet unannounced device. It is German, so if you don't happen to speak the language, you'll have to settle for the video footage itself. Apparently the phone is being called "HTC One" and not "The New HTC One", at least that's what's ...

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  • by | March 23, 2014 2:30 AM

    Saying that Verizon was late to the HTC One party back in 2013 is a slight understatement, as the flagship made its way to Big Red months after landing on its competitors' line-up. However, this year, we've seen a lot of 2014 HTC One leaks, and, from those, there were many involving Verizon, whether that's renders with the phone wearing the carrier logo, a retail box, or the most recent leak. There might be an explanation to that, as, according to a recent report citing "trusted" sources, Verizon will have a "couple of weeks" of exclusivity for the 2014 flagship. The phone will reportedly ...

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  • by | March 20, 2014 3:13 AM

    There have been a lot of rumors concerning a future possible 8-inch Nexus tablet in the past, and, according to recent reports, it might be closer to the 9-inch form factor, at 8.9-inches in diagonal. Said rumors talk about an end-of-April timeframe, but a recent report mentions volume production for the 9-incher for July/August, for the Nexus 7 (2013) follow-up. "The expectation is [that] this will be a lower volume product, carrying a premium price tag to support the specifications", claims the report, which also mentions "high-performance" specifications. Google's Nexus line-up isn't ...

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  • by | March 20, 2014 3:05 AM

    If you haven't checked out our Samsung Galaxy TabPRO 8.4 review by now, go check it out. Chances are that many of its internals will be inherited by a an upcoming model that has just recently popped up on a benchmark website. We're talking about the Samsung SM-T700, and, it will hopefully feature an AMOLED display (wishful thinking). As for the specs listed, we're looking at an 8.4-inch form-factor with a 2560 x 1600 resolution display. Samsung's own Exynos 5 Octa processor is also being listed, clocking at 1.9GHz, in addition to 1.7GB (2?) of RAM, 11GB (16?) of storage, and a 7 ...

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  • by | March 20, 2014 2:51 AM

    The next iteration of Windows Phone, codenamed Blue, and with version number 8.1, is expected to be unveiled at the Build event happening soon. While many of its upcoming features have been leaked online, rumored, or unofficially unveiled, there might still be some surprises (or at least we're hoping) waiting for us. Heading over to the source link below, you will land on the official Windows Phone page (its Features section, to be more specific). At the top left, you can choose to see Windows Phone 8, or Windows Phone 8.1 features. Of course, the Windows Phone 8.1 link will take you to an ...

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  • by | March 16, 2014 1:51 AM

    You know it's Sunday because of all the leaks that are popping up to get us through the weekend. After seeing the LG Lucid 3, we're now treated to a leaked official press render of another upcoming Verizon phone, this time running another OS, and made by another manufacturer. In case you forgot, there was a so-called Samsung Huron that was making the headlines not so long ago, and apparently the device above is just that. Called the Samsung ATIV SE, it is undoubtedly a follow-up to the 2012 ATIV S, with slight tweaks to the design (more Galaxy S4-ish, if you will). Aside from the usual ...

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  • by | March 16, 2014 1:44 AM

    Almost a year ago Verizon announced the LG Lucid 2, which was really LG's Optimus F5 tailored to suit the carrier's needs. Since it's been a almost a year, the network operator is probably planning on bringing a new model to its line-up, and the phone above appears to be just that. According to @evleaks, we're looking at the LG Lucid 3. With model number VS876, the Lucid 3 is expected to be a mid-ranger device with the usual Verizon logos and a Samsung-like home button. The overall design of the phone has been tweaked a little and it's more in line with (actually we're almost convinced it ...

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  • by | March 15, 2014 1:56 AM

    Microsoft Office for iPad has been rumored for quite some time, and, according to the latest bits mentioning the software package, it is expected to debut mid-this-year. However, according to a recent Reuters report, many (individuals and companies) are tired of waiting for the official release and are moving to other offerings. If the news agency's sources are right, Microsoft already has a fully working/final version of its Microsoft Office for iPhone and iPad suites. It is just a matter of releasing it, and that will eventually come down to Satya Nadella's decision. "Certainly, interest ...

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  • by | March 15, 2014 1:44 AM

    The Sprint HTC 8XT is a "midrange phone in flagship clothing"; that's the tagline of our full review, but even as a midrange, it is a smartphone by definition, running on Microsoft's Windows Phone mobile platform. Sprint apparently doesn't agree with that assessment and has demoted the HTC 8XT, as seen in the image above. Placed under "basic phones", right next to a Samsung, three Kyocera, and an LG device, the Sprint HTC 8XT is undoubtedly the highest end among them, when it comes to the user experience. Is this Sprint's way of saying "nobody buys this phone" or is the Now Network trying, ...

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