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OnePlus One; The “2014 Flagship Killer” from just $299

You might not have heard of OnePlus brand before, but their debut smartphone just might pique your interest. After much hype and rumors, OnePlus officially unveiled their killer debut phone called “The One”, with enough strength to take on the current flagship smartphones. Specifications:   It also sports a load of other features like NFC, 4G LTE, option to have ... Read More »

Facebook Buys WhatsApp for $19 Billion

Facebook WhatsApp

In a shocking turn of events today, Facebook has decided to buy the cross-platform messaging service WhatsApp. Anyone with a smartphone will be familiar with WhatsApp whether they use it or not. It’s simply a messaging app which uses Broadband to send messages instead of one’s mobile network. In other words; “Free SMS”, particularly extra special for people who wish to ... Read More »

Flappy Bird is being removed

Flappy Bird

For the past two weeks, you might have noticed the phenomena of a small indie game going big. The social networks being flooded with scores and complaints of how ‘difficult’ Flappy Bird is. The game was simple; tap-tap-tap to make the bird fly and avoid those Mario pipes, yet made many people want to throw their smart phones out (please ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S5 Specification and Price [Rumor]

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According to speculations, the upcoming flagship phone by Samsung is going to be a best seller for sure and will release in early February 2014. While the  Samsung Galaxy S4 utilized a  plastic form factor which was not exactly up to the standard of the iPhone 5S or the HTC One, Samsung however will utilize aluminium to build the galaxy S5. Coming to ... Read More »

Microsoft buys Nokia’s Handset Division

Microsoft buys Nokia

After over 30 years in the mobile development industry, Nokia, the Finnish mobile giant is handing over itself to Microsoft in a deal of $7.2 Billion. Nokia CEO, Stephen Elop, once a head of business division at Microsoft, will now be returning. There are even rumors circulating that Elop will be the next Microsoft CEO replacing Steve Balmer, who has announced his departure ... Read More »

A Cheap Version of iPhone ‘5C’ Confirmed?

Plastic iPhone 5C

Although not the point, but a lot of people know about the poor conditions of Chinese workers in factories which manufacture iPhones i.e Foxconn and Pegatron. Few people from a China-based labor rights organization did an undercover inspection to find out the working conditions in the factory by interviewing workers. While being there, they saw the new iPhones in production ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S4 Reveal

Samsung Galaxy S4

Yesterday, Samsung officially announced one of the worst kept secrets of the 21st century; the Galaxy S4. If you were expecting an even bigger phone than the previous Samsung flagship phone, the Galaxy S3 and expecting it to breath fire, or come with a skateboarding option, then you’re in for a disappointment. Because Galaxy S4 looks exactly the same as ... Read More »

Leaked Samsung Galaxy S4 Screenshot shows some Great New Features

Samsung Galaxy S4

A set of leaked screenshots by GSM Israel reveals some truly interesting features which will be available for Samsung’s next-gen smartphone Galaxy S4 and will also be available for Samsung’s current Galaxy S3 through a firmware update. So, how interesting are these features? Smart Stay - Not a new feature exactly, but just in case you don’t know. Does this happen to you that you’re ... Read More »

Brazilian iPhone! Powered by…Android?

Gradiente Neo One

  You read it right. I’m just as confused as you are. An iPhone powered by Android, what a joke. Seems that a local Brazilian manufacturer going by the name of IGB Electronics SA are planning to sell Android phones with the IPHONE name (with a capital I). According to IGB, they applied for exclusive rights to the IPHONE name in ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S3 Reportedly Receiving Jelly Bean OS

Galaxy S3

According to reports circulating around, the newly launched smartphone Samsung Galaxy SIII is going to get Android 4.1 version named Jelly Bean near the end of this year. The phone comes with Ice Cream Sandwitch OS (4.0) however rumors are there that it would be one of first few handsets to receive the next version of Android dubbed Jelly Bean. ... Read More »