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OnePlus says the One will launch fully in October
By Luke Jones on Saturday August 30, 2014

OnePlus has said that its much talked about One smartphone will move off an invitation only sales strategy to full launch in October, which means you can color us sceptical.

ZTE schedules a product launch in New York on Sept 16th
By Luke Jones on Saturday August 30, 2014

While Huawei will be rolling out new products at IFA, fellow Chinese giant ZTE will not have a large presence at the Berlin based trade show. However, that does not mean the company has nothing to launch in the coming weeks, but instead ZTE will host a standalone press event in New York on September 16th.

Moto RAZR M rebranded as the Motorola Luge on Verizon
By Luke Jones on Friday August 29, 2014

We told you earlier in the week about a new Motorola device that would be launching on Verizon called the Moto Luge. Judging by the image from a leaked Best Buy sales page and the provided information, we guessed that the device would not be a brand new handset but would either be a Moto X variant or a Moto G LTE exclusive for Verizon.

Sony teases IFA Xperia Z3 line up
By Luke Jones on Friday August 29, 2014

Sony's Xperia Z3 smartphone flagship will launch at IFA next week, there have been enough monumental leaks surrounding the device to know that. However, Sony has managed to just about keep the other devices it will roll out in Berlin under wraps, with only the odd scrap of information escaping. The Japanese company has today released its own teaser for IFA that shows three new devices will be launched.

HTC's budget Desire 510
By Luke Jones on Thursday August 28, 2014

HTC has been expanding its product lines of late and is likely to continue doing so with the upcoming Nexus 8 tablet for Google and a HTC smartwatch. However, before the company ties up those high end products, it is focusing on something a bit more affordable with the Desire 510, a handset it launched yesterday and has been showing off today.

Archos details new range of smartphone and tablets
By Luke Jones on Wednesday August 27, 2014

IFA is less than a week away and the companies are already rolling into town for the Berlin event; the latest to take its place is Archos. The French company that largely specialises in lower end budget devices is not having a big reveal at the event, but has instead been showing off what it will launch on the floor of the trade show.

Daily Burn: LG lacks style but has a stylus, Nexus 6 flexes its muscles, and Blackberry on the right road
By admin on Tuesday August 26, 2014

Is Blackberry finished or is it turning around? Is LG in love with its G3 flagship a little too much? And how will the Nexus 6 be affordable?

Samsung to launch Galaxy Alpha series
By Luke Jones on Tuesday August 26, 2014

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.

Blackberry's leaked roadmap is not bad news
By Luke Jones on Tuesday August 26, 2014

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.

Nexus 6 specs show up on benchmark
By Luke Jones on Tuesday August 26, 2014

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.