Nokia May Have a Trojan Horse for Microsoft

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Nokia fans were upset when Microsoft alum Stephen Elop was hired as CEO to lead the company, resulting in a radical departure from the Symbian and MeeGo (formerly Maemo) platforms and a marriage to Microsoft’s nascent Windows Phone operating system. Avid Finns and Nokians called Elop a Trojan horse sent from Microsoft to convert the […]

Samsung Galaxy S5 Skipping Mobile World Congress

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It looks like Samsung may not be launching its next generation Galaxy S5 flagship next month at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Instead, the company may be launching the much anticipated and coveted Galaxy S5 at a private event in mid-March. “Samsung to hold its next Global launch in London,” a tweet from @flapic read, citing […]

HP Speculated to Re-Enter Smartphone Market With New Phablet

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A new HP Slate 6 Voice Tab is now listed over at the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) awaiting certification which could suggest that the PC-maker is planning a re-entry into the smartphone market with what looks to be a 6-inch phablet. HP had not released a smartphone on any platform since the company had […]

Can Apple Out-Phablet Samsung With 5.7-Inch iPhone 6?

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Apple is now said to be working on two models of the next-generation iPhone that will be released later this year, likely around the fall timeline. According to these Foxconn employee insiders, Apple will be working on one iPhone model with a larger 4.7-inch display while a second model will come with a 5.7-inch screen. […]

LG G Flex Press Shots Bring Bendable Goodness to AT&T, T-Mobile

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Though official U.S. availability through carrier channels has not been announced yet for LG’s flexible display G Flex smartphone, leaked press shots for the phone shows off that the device could arrive on AT&T Mobility and T-Mobile USA. Still, at this point, we don’t have an official announcement date nor availability timeline for the phone […]

AT&T to Try to Un-Carrier T-Mobile With Switching Credit

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T-Mobile stunned the wireless industry in 2013 with its un-carrier initiative, which included contract-free plans, non-subsidized phones in exchange for cheaper monthly rate plans, and affordable international roaming. It seems that T-Mobile’s progress may have struck a nerve with larger rival AT&T as the latter is rumored to offer a $200 credit for T-Mobile customers […]

Design the Constraint for Apple’s iWatch Smartwatch

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For a company that is known for its design, it may be surprising to hear that Apple is facing difficulties in the design process for its rumored iWatch, a wearable smartwatch. According to a report on DigiTimes, the problem with the design rests in how companies like Apple are applying surface treatments on the metal injection […]

HTC Two (M8) Specs All But Confirmed

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After launching an impressive HTC One in 2013 which received praises from many in the mobile industry, we’re now wondering what is next for HTC. If all the recent signs are correct, that will be the HTC One Two, or HTC Two, codenamed the HTC M8. Multiple reports, rumors, and even pictures of this new […]

iPhone 6: What We Know So Far

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The iPhone 5s has only been out for a few months, but talk about the next model is already kicking in high gear as we make our way into 2014. We have no idea what Apple has in store for the next-generation iPhone, but leaks, rumors and concepts are already being thrown around. Unfortunately, it’s […]

Verizon Moto G Rumored at $100

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Earlier this year Motorola shocked many by announcing an all-new approach to smartphones. Of course we’re talking about the impressive Moto G offering excellent specs, customization options, and more all for just $179. We knew Verizon and many US carriers had plans to offer the extremely wallet-friendly Moto X in early 2014, but a new […]

LG, HTC Continue to Chase Apple’s Gold in 2014

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Following the early success of the biometric fingerprint reader on Apple’s iPhone 5s, it appears that Android rivals LG and HTC will continue to chase after Apple’s gold in the new year. Reportedly, both Android smartphone manufacturers may utilize a similar design on their rumored HTC One 2 and LG G3 flagships in 2014 with […]

LG Prepping Galaxy S5 Rival in Rumored Fall G3

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After rumors surfaced that Samsung may be working on a phone with a whopping QHD resolution Galaxy S5, it looks like South Korean rival LG may be prepping its own Android competitor in the form of the LG G3, a device that will succeed the current LG G2 flagship today. The LG G3 is speculated […]

HTC Two (M8) Rumor Roundup: What We Know So Far

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This year HTC changed everything regarding how they looked at smartphones. Instead of flooding the market with a few top-tier options and a slew of budget devices, we received one single flagship smartphone. HTC stuck to its guns, and delivered a quality smartphone that many can comfortably call the best smartphone of 2013. The HTC […]

Will iWatch’s Proximity-Based Wireless Charging Make It to the iPhone 6?

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A new report out of China is suggesting that one of the killer features of Apple’s much rumored smartwatch could be the proximity-based wireless charging solution that the Cupertino, California company is designing for the iWatch. The device is now believed to be coming to the market in the fall of 2014, likely around the […]

Samsung: Can Microsoft Steal Android’s Most Valuable Partner

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Samsung may have been Google’s most valuable partner when it first built Android, and one whose Galaxy brand is synonymous with Google’s platform in marketing campaigns, but recent rumored rifts between the two partners could create an opening for Microsoft to swoop in and steal Samsung’s love. In addition to a rumor of a revamped […]

Rumored LG G2 Mini Promises Powerful Specs in More Compact Footprint

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Miniature sized phones that resemble larger flagships seem to be the trend this year, with HTC and Samsung leading the pack with the “mini” versions of their HTC One and Galaxy S4 models respectively, and it looks like rival LG will be following suit with an LG G2 mini. As LG has not announced the […]

Will Samsung’s Galaxy S5 Come with TouchID Rival for Easy Log-In?

Samsung is reportedly chasing Apple’s iPhone 5s’ TouchID biometric authentication sensor with its own version, which is said to debut in 2014. As Samsung makes two flagship lines of smartphones–a Galaxy S debut in the sprint and a Galaxy Note refresh in the fall–it’s still too early to know if the TouchID fingerprint sensor rival […]

Apple’s Rumored Larger iPad to Out-Retina Current Models

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Though Apple has long led the high resolution display charge with its Retina Display, a marketing term that debuted on the iPhone 4, screen resolutions on the company’s current Retina Display iPad Air and iPad mini are being outpaced by Android rivals. It’s now rumored that Apple will be experimenting with pushing the display resolution […]

Samsung Working on a 20-Megapixel Camera for Galaxy S6, Note 4

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Samsung’s research and development team is working on a 20-megapixel camera sensor that is reportedly made for the company’s new flagship smartphones. The sensors may not be available until the second half of 2014 or into early 2015 at the soonest, and it is reported by ET News that these camera sensors would be making their […]