Lumnia 925 and Xperia Z Launching July 14 on T-Mobile

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July 14 will be a big launch day for U.S. carrier T-Mobile as there will be two high-end devices that will become available to customers on that date. According to leaked internal documents obtained by TmoNews, it appears that the flagship Nokia Lumia 925 with Windows Phone 8 will launch on July 14 alongside the waterproof […]

Nokia Launching 41-Megapixel Lumia EOS PureView as Lumia 1020?

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It looks like with the Nokia event quickly approaching in New York City, we’re learning more about the rumored Lumia EOS, which is widely speculated to debut at that venue. The PureView Windows Phone smartphone is speculated to carry a large sensor that’s capable of resolving 41 megapixels in image capture. According to famed Twitter […]

Nokia Lumia 925 Launching on T-Mobile by Mid-July?

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T-Mobile USA may soon be getting its own flagship Lumia Windows Phone smartphone from Nokia in the form of the Lumia 925. The handset is now rumored to be launching around the mid-July timeline according to the latest tips. A tipster had leaked to WM Power User that the flagship Windows Phone smartphone will be […]

Sony to Refresh Xperia Z with Snapdragon 800 Processor

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Following Samsung’s lead in refreshing its Galaxy S4 flagship with Qualcomm’s beefy Snapdragon 800 processor, it appears that Sony may be doing the same with its Xperia Z smartphone. Though Sony Mobile Communications hasn’t offered any information on an Xperia Z powered by the Snapdragon 800 chipset, famed leakster @EldarMurtazin had turned to Twitter to announce […]

Facebook Reader is a Flipboard, HTC BlinkFeed Competitor

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After an unsuccessful attempt at conquering the mobile space with the Facebook Home launcher UI on the HTC First, Facebook may be working on a second UI that will allow users to quickly access status updates, wall posts, and news feeds. According to the Wall Street Journal, the project is called Facebook Reader, and the interface […]

LG Planning International Event in August

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In a “save the date” email, LG informed members of the press that the electronics giant will be hosting an international event on August 7th. The event is centered around mobile products, though the phone-maker did not give any hints as to what will be shown off or announced at that time. “LG Mobile Communications […]

Pegatron: “Cheap iPhone” Will Still Be Expensively Priced

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Alleviating some investor concerns, Pegatron CEO told shareholders that Apple’s highly anticipated cheap iPhone, which is slated to arrive this fall, will still not be priced as inexpensively as some of the Android handsets on the market today. In a report by China Times, the Pegatron CEO noted that while the model will be less expensive […]

Microsoft, Nokia No Longer in Talks to Merge

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Microsoft had long denied that it was ever in talks to acquire struggling smartphone-maker Nokia, but the two had been repeatedly rumored to be in talks to do just that. A new report on the Wall Street Journal now is saying that the talks to merge have ended. The two partners had ended what were […]

Microsoft to Add to Confusion and Make Multiple Variants of Surface RT Tablets?

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It looks like upcoming versions of Microsoft’s Surface RT tablet, a slate computing device that runs the company’s ARM-based Windows RT operating system, may come in multiple different variants supporting multiple processors. While the initial Surface RT that’s still being sold today is shipping exclusively with NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 processor, a future version of the […]

Exclusive: LG Working on Phone With Always On Voice Commands for 2014

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Three different sources who are familiar with the situation revealed to Gotta Be Mobile that LG will be launching a new Android smartphone with always-on voice commands in 2014. However, unlike the voice commands employed by digital assistant services like Apple’s Siri or the Google Now search, LG will be implementing voice command more broadly for […]

Up to 4 New BlackBerry Models to Launch By End of Year

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Smartphone-maker BlackBerry may launch an additional 3 to 4 smartphone models by the end of 2013 according to a new report. The new models would be in addition to the BlackBerry Z10, the BlackBerry Q10, and a more budget-friendly BlackBerry Q5 that were already announced. Though the news source originates with DigiTimes, a publication that has […]

Sony Honami Xperia Phone Brings Interchangeable Lenses to Smartphones?

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If the leaked specs sheet is accurate for the Sony i1 smartphone, which has a Honami code name and will likely debut with the Japanese electronics-maker’s Xperia consumer branding, then we may see interchangeable lenses go mainstream on an Android smartphone. Sony appears to be leveraging its consumer Cybershot branding to tackle Nokia’s PureView imaging […]

New Specs for Moto X Leaked

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Specs for the Moto X smartphone have been leaked by famed Twitter user @evleaks, which if true would reveal a more modest Motorola Android smartphone. The new leaked specs deviate from prior speculations that we’ve heard, and it’s unclear if the new leaks are accurate, but we’ll be keeping an eye out for any changes ahead […]

Two New Nokia Phablets Rumored, One With Lytro-Style Camera

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Nokia is now rumored to be working on two upcoming Lumia phablet models, one of which will be released this fall and the second will bring more advanced specs for a launch in February 2014, likely around the time of the Mobile World Congress trade show. These models would be among the first phablets for […]

iOS Phablet With 5.7-Inch Display Rumored to Take on Galaxy Note 3

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Apple is now rumored to be considering a smartphone with an even larger 5.7-inch display for next year. The device’s large screen real estate would classify this as a phablet and would position Apple to more closely compete against Samsung’s popular Galaxy Note series with its larger, yet still pocketable and portable footprint. A phablet […]

Samsung Eyes Prosumer Market With Mirrorless Galaxy Camera 2

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After having launched an Android-powered point-and-shoot digital camera in the form of the Galaxy Camera, which is available in the U.S. with carriers AT&T Mobility and Verizon Wireless, Samsung may be going after the prosumer and enthusiast photography market with its Galaxy Camera 2. The camera model has been making the rumor rounds recently, bearing […]