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    Sprint issues Android 4.4.4 for the Moto X

    Sprint has confirmed that the Moto X variant that it carries will now be getting the update to Android 4.4.4, bringing the latest released version of Google's mobile platform to Motorola's 2013 flagship. It is a timely bump as the new Moto X+1 is expected to land on September 4th and that will probably be running Android 4.4.4 from launch. More

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    Samsung to launch Galaxy Alpha series

    Samsung has recently launched the Galaxy Alpha, the company's first smartphone made from premium materials. Of course, when we say premium we mean metal, but either way the Alpha stands as a one of a kind in Samsung's range. Not for long though as some device codenames point to a new series being built around the Alpha. More

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    Blackberry's leaked roadmap is not bad news

    I had a chat to a rather successful Blackberry employee from the advertising team recently via email and she was extremely positive about the company's future. I was honest in saying that I did not see the optimism, but her later replies shed some light on the general plan of the company moving forward and I can say now, there is a reason why investors are coming back to the Canadian company. More

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    Nexus 6 specs show up on benchmark

    A new leak of the Motorola built Nexus 6 has revealed that the device will be the most powerful ever to have Google's branding, while it is also the most powerful Motorola has ever built. However, some reports today suggest the handset may get a different moniker, a one we are familiar with already. More

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    LG shows off the G3 Stylus

    LG unveiled the latest variant of its G3 range a few weeks ago in the form of the G3 Stylus, and that handset has now been officially rolled out, giving us the lowdown on its specs and design. While it was thought this handset would be a true phablet alternative, it is actually the same size as the G3 flagship and is very much a budget addition to LG's market leading device. More

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    Huawei to launch Ascend P7 with sapphire glass

    Corning, the company behind the Gorilla Glass that is found on just about every decent smartphone would have you believe that sapphire glass is not a threat. The company even created a video showing how Gorilla Glass is better than sapphire, that's how not worried Corning is. However, it seems more companies are willing to use sapphire and Chinese company Huawei is the latest. More

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    Daily Burn: Sony going under, Motorola going gimmicky, and Firefox going spicy

    With IFA just around the corner, the smartphone and tablet arena is heating up as rumours, leaks, official information and more stream out. With a week until the Berlin based trade show, expect the Daily Burn to be on fire with all the latest news and gossip from this world of mobile. More

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    Rumour roundup: Sony, Xperia Z3 and beyond

    Sony suffered a catastrophic leak last week when its upcoming Xperia Z3 smartphone flagship was entirely laid bare by a regulatory body. The specs, dimensions, and design of the device were completely exposed, leaving the company with an IFA launch event that would now be a little de ja vu like. However, perhaps the Japanese company has a few more surprises up its sleeve, so here?s the IFA rumour roundup for Sony. More

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    Moto X+1 to get 3D screen

    You thought you knew all there is to know about the upcoming Moto X+1? Well, think again because yet another bit of information has emerged about the handset, although this one can be filed in the rumour pile for the time being. A press quality render of the handset, leaked specs by a retailer, and even material options for the rear case have all ensured that the Moto X+1 is far from a rumour anymore, but the device still has a few secrets it seems. More

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    Desire 820 is HTC's 64-bit smartphone

    We brought you news a couple of weeks ago that HTC is readying itself to launch its first 64-bit smartphone, but it would be a budget handset. Not much was revealed about the device known then as the A11, but it now seems that it will be called the Desire 820 and it will launched early in September, possibly even at HTC's IFA event next week. More

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    $38 Firefox FX 1 arrives in India

    The Firefox OS has not exploded into a new sensation in the market, but it has arguably fulfilled its remit, to deliver low cost entry level devices to those who may otherwise not even get the chance to own a smartphone. It is hard to argue against Firefox hardware, even in the face of other entry level devices like the Motorola Moto E and the Nokia Lumia 520. The latest mega affordable addition to the Firefox toting market has arrived today in the form of the Spice Fire One Mi ? FX 1. More

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    Microsoft's Lumia 830 shown in new render

    The Nokia/Microsoft Lumia 830 is set to land at the IFA trade show in Berlin in one week?s time and will be a mid-range effort that is likely to appeal to those in emerging markets. Of course, those looking to get on the Windows Phone platform anywhere in the world will be able to get the Lumia 830 at a relatively decent price. Today the smartphone has shown up next to what is arguably the daddy of the Lumia range, the 930. More

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    Most people do not download apps

    ComScore has been picking over the finer details of the mobile industry again and this time turned the spotlight on apps to find some interesting conclusions. The company totted the number of app downloads per month and found that a large percentage of mobile users actually didn?t download any apps... not one... nothing. More

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    Sony to give more handsets the power to swim

    Sony was the first company to really embrace waterproofing its smartphones when it launched the Xperia Z flagship at the start of last year. Since then other companies have waterproofed their handsets, but Sony has been improving its water protected flagships since the Z right up to the current Xperia Z2. More

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    Moto Luge heading to Verizon as probably Moto G variant

    Motorola has a pretty busy end of the year ahead as the company could be releasing up to eight new smartphones to the market. You can even add a ninth to that as the American brand is teaming up with Verizon to launch the Moto Luge, a handset that will be launched on August 28th. More




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