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LG-Made Nexus: In October with 3D Camera and Android M?

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So far there have been countless reports to suggest that this year Google will release two Nexus smartphones which will be manufactured by Huawei and LG respectively. Not much is known about these mysterious devices, but according to a new report from Korea, LG’s next Nexus device will fit in the premium market, it will be running Android M out …

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Moto X 2015: New Camera Features Revealed By Leak?

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If you’ve missed out on the mobile blogosphere’s major happenings throughout these past couple of weeks, what you might be interested in finding out is that Motorola seems to be working hard at releasing a new Moto X. Several leaks have already hinted at the smartphone’s design and hardware specifications (fingerprint scanner: yay or nay?), while Motorola itself indirectly confirmed …

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Xiaomi’s Mi5 and HTC J Butterfly Also Affected By Snapdragon 810 Woes?

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After the Sony Xperia Z4 / Z3+ assaulted the headlines several days ago for all the wrong reasons (read: CPU overheating issues), the problematic Snapdragon 810 SoC seems to have made two more victims, namely Xiaomi and HTC. According to a couple of fresh reports from Asia, the Xiaomi Mi5 might be delayed because of Qualcomm’s latest chipset, which might end …

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Samsung Galaxy Note 5: USB 3.1 Type-C, UFS 2.0 Flash, No 4K Display (Rumors)

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Like we’ve said before, now that the H1 2015 flagships are out and about, it’s open season for rumors and leaks regarding the main contenders that will come out in the second half of the year, mainly from September onwards. And with the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 being one of the most anticipated devices, it’s no wonder that the rumor/report/leak …

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iPhone 6s: 7000 Series Aluminum Build Indirectly Confirmed By Catcher?

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Catcher Technologies Co. – one of Apple’s biggest suppliers of metal cases – recently discussed its financial status and told investors that the company forecasts higher revenues in the next quarter thanks to “smoother production” as well as “strong orders for metal casings for new projects“. In addition, Catcher’s CEO (Allen Horng), added that while sales this month will drop …

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Snapdragon 810: Japanese Carrier Officially Acknowledges Overheating Issues

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Assuming you haven’t been living on Mars for the past 6 months or so, you should be aware of most happenings surrounding Qualcomm’s controversial Snapdragon 810 SoC. It all started last December when the first reports concerning the chipset’s alleged overheating and throttling issues emerged. from that point on, things escalated and the story became more intricate as time went …

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LG Releases Disney Themed SD801 Smartphone With Swarovski Cover

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This week LG released a brand new smartphone in Japan which, by the looks of it, will remain an NTT Docomo exclusive. What’s interesting about this new contender, and the reason why we’re bringing it to your attention, is the fact that it is the eight smartphone in the carrier’s “Disney Mobile” line-up which seems to be pretty big in …

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LG Releases Disney Themed SD801 Smartphone With Swarovski Cover

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This week LG released a brand new smartphone in Japan which, by the looks of it, will remain an NTT Docomo exclusive. What’s interesting about this new contender, and the reason why we’re bringing it to your attention, is the fact that it is the eight smartphone in the carrier’s “Disney Mobile” line-up which seems to be pretty big in …

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Xiaomi’s President: “Xiaomi Will Acquire BlackBerry” [Updated]

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[Update] It looks like Mr. Bin Lin actually asked people not to spread rumors like “Xiaomi will buy BlackBerry”. Thanks go out to Xiaomi’s communication department for clearing things up. Like some of you might know, not long ago, a certain rumor was claiming that a number of companies were targeting BlackBerry for acquisition, with Microsoft and Xiaomi being mentioned …

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Pac Crest: Samsung Galaxy S6/Edge Selling Slower Than Galaxy S5

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The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are two of the most impressive handsets created by Korea’s largest smartphone manufacturer. They’ve been built from the ground up as a brand new generation of devices initially (referred to as “Project Zero”) and they represent Samsung’s response to the increasingly populated premium market. In addition, 2015 was the first year when Samsung released …

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Apple and Samsung Supplier To Invest $260 Mln In 3D Curved Glass

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With more smartphone makers getting ready to adopt 3D curved glass for their future devices, certain part suppliers are bound to have a bigger revenue than others. Now, one of the companies who might turn a considerable profit on the production of 3D curved glass panels is China’s Blue Synopsys. If the name sounds familiar, that’s because Blue Synopsys is …

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Samsung and HTC Cutting Flagship Orders by 16% and 30% Respectively (Rumor)

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At the moment there are two contradictory point of views regarding the market performance of Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. On one hand, we have the rumors and analysts claiming that Samsung’s flagship duo is not performing quite so well as the company expected (some are even claiming that the S6 has been outperformed by last year’s Galaxy …

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LG G5 To Feature Iris Recognition Tech?

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Iris recognition tech has great potential to be the next best thing in the mobile world. The buzz around this technology started a couple of years ago, when rumors were claiming that Samsung and LG were preparing to give their upcoming flagships at the time (Galaxy S5 and LG G3 respectively) iris recognition capabilities. However, according to the same rumor …

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J.K. Shin Shoots Down Recent Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Rumors

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Lately we’ve been hearing a lot of rumors regarding the recently released Samsung Galaxy S6 and the upcoming Galaxy Note 5. On short, not long ago word on the street was that the Samsung Galaxy S6 hasn’t been doing all that great in terms of sales figures. Even more recently, fresh reports from Korea claimed that Samsung might be releasing …

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Xiaomi Wants Its Own Custom-Designed Chipset, Partners With Leadcore

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More and more smartphone manufacturers seem to build their own chipsets nowadays, and according to a new report Xiaomi will soon do the same. Seeing how the first three smartphone vendors in China all rely on in-house developed SoCs (those being Apple, Huawei and Samsung), Xiaomi will apparently start building its own mobile processors in order to decrease its dependency on …

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AUO To Supply Panels For Next 4-inch iPhone, To Ship In Q1 2016?

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Last year, Apple joined the market trend when it finally decided to step out of its comfort zone and manufacture a newer generation of iPhones boasting larger displays (4.7 and 5.5-inch diagonals respectively). This decision seems to have paid off tenfold, but this hasn’t stopped the industry from generating new rumors regarding the company’s alleged plans to re-join the small-screen …

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iPhone 6s Camera: RGBW Technology, 12MP Sony Sensor (Rumor)

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We start the week off with a fresh series of rumors targeting none other than the highly-anticipated iPhone 6s line-up. As the title above reveals, these fresh rumors indicate that the aforementioned device will be released with a 12 MP Sony sensor in tow, which will make use of Sony’s RGBW technology for improved performance in low-light conditions. The same …

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Trendforce: iPhone 6s – New LED Backlight, No 16GB Model, LPDDR4 Memory

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It looks like the iPhone 6s-related rumors have started to pour in at an accelerated rate. Earlier today we have discussed one possible timeline for Apple’s upcoming flagship phones, which pegs them for an August announcement followed by a September (early?) release. Now another report was issued by the research firm TrendForce, which seems to have gained numerous bits of information regarding …

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iPhone 6s To Be Released In August Thanks To Better Than Expected Yield?

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Well, that’s something you don’t hear everyday! As probably all of you who have been keeping an eye on Apple-related news over the years know, almost every year there are multiple reports stemming from supply chain sources (or analysts) claiming that Apple and its suppliers are facing yield issues with various components for the next gen iPhones or iPads (not …

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iPad Pro Coming Next Year, Apple To Use New Touch Panel Material?

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The iPad Pro is perhaps one of the most elusive gadgets expected to come out of Apple’s factory gates, especially since the tablet market outside the iOS ecosystem grew tremendously throughout the past couple of years or so. Nevertheless, many Apple enthusiasts expect the iPad Pro to win over the market and wow prospective customers with new tech and a …

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LG-Made Nexus: In October with 3D Camera and Android M?

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So far there have been countless reports to suggest that this year Google will release two Nexus smartphones which will be manufactured by Huawei and LG respectively. Not much is known about these mysterious devices, but according to a new report from Korea, LG’s next Nexus device will fit in the premium market, it will be running Android M out …

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Moto X 2015: New Camera Features Revealed By Leak?

In #all, #android, #breaking, #motorola by Mihai MateiLeave a Comment

If you’ve missed out on the mobile blogosphere’s major happenings throughout these past couple of weeks, what you might be interested in finding out is that Motorola seems to be working hard at releasing a new Moto X. Several leaks have already hinted at the smartphone’s design and hardware specifications (fingerprint scanner: yay or nay?), while Motorola itself indirectly confirmed …

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Xiaomi’s Mi5 and HTC J Butterfly Also Affected By Snapdragon 810 Woes?

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After the Sony Xperia Z4 / Z3+ assaulted the headlines several days ago for all the wrong reasons (read: CPU overheating issues), the problematic Snapdragon 810 SoC seems to have made two more victims, namely Xiaomi and HTC. According to a couple of fresh reports from Asia, the Xiaomi Mi5 might be delayed because of Qualcomm’s latest chipset, which might end …

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Samsung Galaxy Note 5: USB 3.1 Type-C, UFS 2.0 Flash, No 4K Display (Rumors)

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Like we’ve said before, now that the H1 2015 flagships are out and about, it’s open season for rumors and leaks regarding the main contenders that will come out in the second half of the year, mainly from September onwards. And with the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 being one of the most anticipated devices, it’s no wonder that the rumor/report/leak …

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iPhone 6s: 7000 Series Aluminum Build Indirectly Confirmed By Catcher?

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Catcher Technologies Co. – one of Apple’s biggest suppliers of metal cases – recently discussed its financial status and told investors that the company forecasts higher revenues in the next quarter thanks to “smoother production” as well as “strong orders for metal casings for new projects“. In addition, Catcher’s CEO (Allen Horng), added that while sales this month will drop …

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Snapdragon 810: Japanese Carrier Officially Acknowledges Overheating Issues

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Assuming you haven’t been living on Mars for the past 6 months or so, you should be aware of most happenings surrounding Qualcomm’s controversial Snapdragon 810 SoC. It all started last December when the first reports concerning the chipset’s alleged overheating and throttling issues emerged. from that point on, things escalated and the story became more intricate as time went …

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LG Releases Disney Themed SD801 Smartphone With Swarovski Cover

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This week LG released a brand new smartphone in Japan which, by the looks of it, will remain an NTT Docomo exclusive. What’s interesting about this new contender, and the reason why we’re bringing it to your attention, is the fact that it is the eight smartphone in the carrier’s “Disney Mobile” line-up which seems to be pretty big in …

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Oppo R7 Metal Unibody Officially Confirmed, Coming May 20th?

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Lately we’ve been talking a lot about the upcoming Oppo R7. The handset has been officially teased for a May release, we’ve seen it’s bezelless tech in action, and the company even confirmed some of its features (bezelless, 2.5D display glass, metallic chassis). All in all, you should have a general idea of how the Oppo R7 will look like. …

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Vivo Teases X5Pro With Iris Scanner On Board

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During the last couple of weeks, Vivo has been quite busy teasing its upcoming smartphone dubbed Vivo X5Pro. If you’re somewhat familiar with Vivo’s history, you’re probably thinking that the X5Pro won’t be a flagship, given its name (Vivo usually publishes flagships under the XPlay brand). And while you’re probably right, given that the smartphone in question will be powered …

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Oppo Officially Confirms Bezelles R7, Metallic Build, 2.5D Display

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The Oppo R7 has lately been doing heavy rounds in online publications, and for good reason, since it might be one of the very first handsets to come with a truly bezelles display. We’ve seen Oppo’s bezelles technology in action several times and it was only yesterday that the Chinese company confirmed that the smartphone will see the light of …

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OPPO’s Bezelless Upcoming Smartphone Gets Caught On Video

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Throughout these past several weeks there have been numerous leaks and rumors flying around in regards to the alleged Oppo R5 successor. We’re referring of course to the bezelless smartphone that made the rounds in a handful of leaked pictures and even on camera. The handset in question captivated everyone’s attention thanks to its design. Using a relatively simple technology …

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Insider – LG G4: Powered By Snapdragon 808, SD 810 Still Plagued By Overheating

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It was only yesterday when a GFX listing showed, what was believed by many to be a slightly less powerful variant of, the highly anticipated LG G4 being powered by a Snapdragon 808 SoC (System-on-a-Chip) and today new reports coming from LG’s homeland are claiming that this was, in fact, none-other than LG’s upcoming flagship. Bummer, right? According to KoreaTimes, …

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LG G4 Release Date: End of April, Expected To Be A Gamechanger For LG (Rumor)

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According to the Korean media, LG will release its highly anticipated flagship phone, the LG G4, sometime at the end of April. The same industry sources are “confirming” (if we can call it that) that the smartphone will come with a curved display (Quad HD resolution, in the 5-inch range), just like some of the previously leaked LG G4 cases …

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LG G4 Might Not Come With A Metal Case, While G4 Note Will Probably Rock One

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After several years of sticking to plastic materials, in 2014 Samsung took a very important step in the evolution of its premium smartphone line-up and released the first handsets featuring metal frames and higher build quality. These efforts eventually led to the creation of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge – two smartphones that have been very well received …

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Talk About New LG-Made Nexus Smartphone Reignites As Google Visits LG’s HQ and Affiliates

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One of the reasons why Nexus smartphones can be more exciting than the rest of Android devices is because Google doesn’t stick to one hardware manufacturer. The first Nexus handset was created by HTC, followed by two devices by Samsung and two from LG. The latest model in the series was manufactured by Motorola, and recently there have been rumors …

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Active: FCC Cleared, AT&T Release Date: Soon?

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Starting with the Galaxy S4, Samsung has started releasing rugged versions of its flagship. This was a most welcomed decision by those who needed better protection for their smartphones and a device that actually packs a punch – it’s no secret that until 2 or 3 years ago rugged smartphones were totally underpowered, sacrificing hardware prowess for better protection. It …

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Samsung – The Only Chip-maker To Expand Investments In 2015?

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With the release of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, the company’s proprietary Exynos SoC is going stronger than ever and Sammy is increasingly becoming one of the world’s leading chipset manufacturers and suppliers. Nevertheless it looks like the company’s efforts to win over the chipset market won’t stop anytime soon, as according to the Korean media Samsung will …

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Samsung Pay To Go Live In US and South Korea In The Second Half of 2015

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The launch of the Samsung Galaxy S6 marked an important step in the company’s evolution, not only because the flagship in question was a fresh take on the premium market, but also due to the fact that Sammy introduced a good number of new technologies along with it. One of these fresh additions comes in the form of Samsung Pay …

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Samsung To Start Using Dual Cameras In Its Smartphones In 2016

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Today, the Samsung Electro-Mechanics Q1 2015 earnings report meeting took place in Seoul, South Korea, where the company apparently reported a 60.8 billion won increase in operating profits, up 303% from Q1 2014. This whopping increase in profit is partly due to the increasing demand for smartphone components manufactured by Samsung and its branches, including 16 MP cameras with optical image …

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Samsung’s Custom Core AP: A Direct Competitor To Apple’s Cyclone and Qualcomm’s Kyro?

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Back in March, we came across a series of new reports that rekindled the topic of Samsung building an application processor with its own custom core. As most of you know, while Samsung relied on its Exynos SoC line-up for many years now, these in-house developed chipsets contain ARM’s own Cortex cores, so unlike Apple and partly Qualcomm, Samsung has …

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Samsung Needs 8 Mil Flexible Panels Monthly For The Galaxy S7, To Ramp Up Investment (Rumor)

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Samsung Display keeps on doing whatever it knows best, and at the moment this seems to translate into “preparing for the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S7″. According to a fresh series of reports from the company’s homeland, Samsung Display was supposed to invest big into expanding its A3 factory (which focuses solely on manufacturing flexible panels), as soon as …

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Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 edge US Pre-orders: More Than Double vs Galaxy S5 (Rumor)

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The Samsung Galaxy S5 was somewhat of a disappointment for the Korean tech giant, as many prospective customers found it to be the same yearly bloated TouchWiz experience wrapped in a polycarbonate case. Nevertheless, while the SGS5 did not sell as good as Samsung initially expected, the series’ momentum helped in promoting the device on the market and tragedy was …

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