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Rumour: IPhone 6 Reportedly Arriving On September 9

Written by Shaheryar on 07 August 2014 at 13:24
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Hardware

The next line of the iPhone family might just only be a month away, as rumours suggest that the great reveal event for the new iPhone 6 flagship will most likely take place on September 9, a date close to Apple's previous big releases.

The successor to the iPhone 5s will most likely feature a liquid metal design with a 64-Bit Quad Core A8 processor developed by Samsung. It has been reported that there will be 2 variants of the phone to suit the customers; one with a screen size of 4.7" and one with a 5.5" display. The screen is reportedly being built by Sapphire Crystal  for extra durability and to insure the screen will withstand most accidents.

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Xiaomi Releases Redmi Note 4G With Snapdragon Chipset

Written by Katie on 06 August 2014 at 14:44
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Hardware

Xiaomi has unveiled the Redmi Note 4G, a LTE-enabled version of the highly popular Redmi Note launched by the company back in March.

Although the model is identical to its sibling, LTE is not the only difference between the phone versions. The Redmi Note 4G packs ever so slightly different specs, including a different chipset…

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BioShock for iOS Landing Later This Summer

Written by Katie on 05 August 2014 at 10:00
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Games

We’ve known for a while that Bioshock publisher 2K games had something on the cards after it posted a Bioshock 1 teaser image just over a week ago. Yesterday, the publisher confirmed that the seven year old game will be winging its way to mobile by the end of this summer.

2K also revealed that the iOS version of the game will be a full port of the critically acclaimed title, with no changes save optimisation work for mobile devices.

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iOS Users Spend Seven Times More Time Mobile Browsing Than Android Users

Written by Katie on 04 August 2014 at 11:04
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New data has emerged suggesting that the average iOS user is around seven times more active online when compared to smart phone users.

Web data analyst site Net Applications has monitored over 40,000 websites checking traffic from smart phones and mobile devices, discovering that iOS devices make up 44.19% of mobile traffic in comparison to Android’s 44.62%. When taking into account Android’s vastly larger user base, that shows a significant swing in terms of relative activity online.

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T-Mobile Releases Low-End Samsung Galaxy Avant For Just Over 200 USD

Written by Katie on 31 July 2014 at 12:56
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T-Mobile has just officially released a new low-mid range Samsung smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy Avant.

The phone is effectively an improved version of the Samsung Galaxy Core LTE, and will retail for $216 or free and $9 a month for two years…

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Blackberry To Buy Secusmart As Part Of Security-Oriented Focus

Written by Katie on 30 July 2014 at 10:34
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Blackberry has struggled in consumer markets for some time now, but there’s one area of the smartphone market where the company continues to thrive; providing secure smartphones for government employees and others for whom security is paramount.

Now, it looks like this dominance in the area of secure phone tech is set to continue, as CEO John Chen announced that the Canadian tech firm has agreed to purchase German security company Secusmart, with whom they have worked since 2009…

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Samsung Delay Tizen Powered Samsung Z Indefinitely

Written by Katie on 29 July 2014 at 10:06
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Hardware

The Samsung Z was supposed to be the first ever smartphone to run Tizen, and had been slated to launch in Russia early this month.

However, with no sign of the Tizen powered Samsung Z, there’s been plenty of speculation on the status of that phone, with the general assumption that the model had been delayed. Samsung has now spoken out to confirm this rumour, and it looks like the Samsung Z might be pushed back indefinitely…

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Nokia Lumia 530 and 530 Dual Sim Hardware Specifications

Written by Katie on 23 July 2014 at 14:20
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Hardware Specs

The Nokia Lumia 530  and 530 Dual Sim are now official, and they are a pretty modest upgrade on parent model the Nokia Lumia 520.

It’s pretty low end in terms of pricing as we’d expect; the model is slated for an August release at €85 or $115 before taxes or subsidies. However, in terms of the hardware itself, the Lumia 530 isn’t offering all that much of a boost over its predecessor…

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Xiaomi Unveils New Mi 4 Flagship Smartphone

Written by Katie on 22 July 2014 at 11:32
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Xiaomi has announced its newest flagship phone model and successor to the Mi 3 smartphone, the Xiaomi Mi 4.

The company - which has a huge market share in China and looks to be a force to be reckoned with in the coming years - unveiled its newest smartphone at a huge event in Beijing; a slick, metal framed device with high end hardware and a custom Android skin…

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LG G3 S Pictured With New Specs Rumours

Written by Katie on 16 July 2014 at 16:43
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Hardware Specs

We’ve seen most of the “mini” versions of big-brand smartphones emerge already this year, and now it seems it’s the turn of the LG G3 mini, or rather the LG G3 S, as it seems to be officially named.

A leaked user manual bearing the model number D772V has appeared for the phone, as well as some new images and rumoured size and weight of the model…

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