Motorola’s 8 smartphones by the end of the year
Aug21

Motorola’s 8 smartphones by the end of the year

Motorola will have a very busy end of 2014 as the company could be planning on releasing as many as eight smartphones to the market. On top of that, the company is also releasing its Moto 360 wearable smart watch during September, while there are also persistent rumours of a Motorola tablet. However, with eight smartphones on the way, the end of the year will be the company's busiest yet, so let's have a look at the potential...

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Qualcomm tests the Snapdragon 810
Aug16

Qualcomm tests the Snapdragon 810

Qualcomm is arguably the biggest name in the mobile chip market, with its processers used in hundreds of devices. Its top line Snapdragon chipsets are placed in just about every flagship out there, especially on the Android platform and having the latest version before a rival has become something to brag about. For example, Samsung hit back at LG's success with the G3 flagship (packing a Snapdragon 801) by launching the Galaxy S5...

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Samsung is the go to brand for carriers and retailers
Aug11

Samsung is the go to brand for carriers and retailers

Kantar Worldpanel does all sorts of research to discover the state of the mobile industry in the United States. Its latest piece will give Samsung fans (not to mention the company itself) some happy reading as Kantar has found that carriers and retailers in the US recommend Samsung smartphones more often than they do rivals, including Apple. Indeed, the research by Kantar found that 63% of consumers asked who have bought a new handset...

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Amazon’s Fire Phone First Impressions
Aug07

Amazon’s Fire Phone First Impressions

A few days back I got the new Amazon Fire Phone in the mail to demo from AT&T and while I haven't used it enough to do a full review I will give you an overall impression of this device right now. Let's dive in to head shall we?  Let's start with the hardware on this device. While some reviewers knock it for being "uninspired" I rather like it. It has got some weight to it and feels sturdy in the hand, while the back is glass,...

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Sony to launch Xperia Z3 at IFA
Aug07

Sony to launch Xperia Z3 at IFA

Sony has scheduled its press conference for the IFA event in Berlin and will launch a new device September 3rd, the same day Samsung will launch the Galaxy Note 4. The invite for the press event shows that the company is launching a new smartphone, while there also seems to be a few peripherals due to land. The image shows a smartphone corner, which suggests the Japanese giant will be launching a new handset at IFA. That device is...

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