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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 Watch In-Store Availability To Be Announced At WWDC (Rumor)

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As probably most of you are aware of, since its launch, the Apple Watch hasn’t been available in the company’s retail stores (only online). This can be attributed to both high demand and the famous yield problems Apple and its suppliers have been struggling with. However, it looks like the situation is about to change. If a couple of days …

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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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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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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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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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Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Release Date Scheduled For End Of July?

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Samsung is bound to expand its Galaxy Note line-up with a brand new model later this year, and if history is any indication, the device should be introduced at IFA 2015 sometime in late August or early September. But things might not go according to Samsung’s usual M.O. and if we are to believe a new report from the company’s homeland, …

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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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Analyst: Snapdragon 818 Rumors Are Complete Rubbish

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As some of you might be aware of, a new rumor emerged yesterday in regards to Qualcomm’s alleged plans for its SoC line-up. Word was that the company is working on a so-called Snapdragon 818 SoC boasting a 10-core architecture, possibly aimed at MediaTek’s own deca-core processor: the Helio X20. Unfortunately, we already came across fresh reports claiming that the …

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New Leak Shows Bezelless Oppo R7 Plus W Fingerprint Sensor

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These days, Oppo R7 must be one of the most talked about devices. We’ve seen it’s magnesium alloy back not long ago, and a confirmation from Oppo that it will come with a bezelless display (although the latest leaks have casted doubts on this particular feature), 2.5D glass display and metallic unibody. However, what most don’t know is that there …

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JOLED To Supply Apple With OLED Displays For Future iPad Line-ups?

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OLED displays are slowly becoming the new standard for premium mobile devices, and chances are that the technology will eventually replace LCDs in most areas. This is the reason why numerous display suppliers now focus on increasing their OLED production capacity, and it’s also the reason why JOLED (Japan OLED) was founded in mid-2014. Interestingly enough, a fresh report from …

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Apple To Use Oxide TFTs On Next Gen iPads, LG Display Reacts (Rumor)

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We start the week off with a series of new reports concerning the next-gen iPad and LG Display’s involvement in the development of Apple’s products. Apparently, the Korean display manufacturer already started investing in its 8th generation P8-P9 production line for oxide TFT located in Paju. The reason why LG Display is making these advancements is because the next-gen iPad …

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Rumor: Apple Watch Monthly Production Target Cut In Half (Display and Assembling Issues)

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As we get closer to Apple Watch’s market debut we continue to come across reports concerning various low yield issues that may lead to limited market availability. About a couple of weeks ago it was rumored that Apple’s initial Watch shipment will consist in 3 million units. Softly afterwards we received word that Quanta has a very low defect-free rate …

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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]

In #all, #android, #breaking, #china rising by Vlad AndriciLeave a Comment

[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 Watch In-Store Availability To Be Announced At WWDC (Rumor)

In #all, #apple, #breaking, #wearables by Vlad AndriciLeave a Comment

As probably most of you are aware of, since its launch, the Apple Watch hasn’t been available in the company’s retail stores (only online). This can be attributed to both high demand and the famous yield problems Apple and its suppliers have been struggling with. However, it looks like the situation is about to change. If a couple of days …

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

In #all, #android, #breaking, #htc, #samsung by Vlad AndriciLeave a Comment

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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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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Huawei Ascend P8 Promotional Material Leaks, No Fingerprint Rec Sensor In Sight

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Throughout these past several weeks, the Huawei Ascend P8 became an increasingly hot topic of discussion in the mobile world, all thanks to numerous leaks giving out chunks of information regarding the smartphone’s characteristics. The time for rumors will soon come to an end though, and many of our questions will be answered tomorrow in London where the Huawei Ascend …

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With 2 Million Pre-ordered Units In China, The ZenFone 2 Shapes Up To Be Quite A Hit

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Not long ago, we were telling you that ASUS has raised its smartphone sales goal for 2015 to 30 million units. At first, anyone would say this is a very ambitious goal, especially considering that ASUS sold “just” 8.5 million smartphones in 2014. However, last year’s ZenFone proved to be an unexpected success, with ASUS struggling to meet demand, while …

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ASUS ZenFone 3 To Feature A Fingerprint Recognition Sensor?

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The ASUS ZenFone 2 was unveiled earlier this month, but despite the fact that the handset in question is very much fresh out the oven, questions about the ZenFone 3 already emerged and ASUS’ CEO Jerry Shen already disclosed to the Chinese press some of the company’s plans for the very next flagship in the series. More specifically, it seems …

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Samsung To Triple The Original Galaxy S6 Edge Production Volume?

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Although the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge was released in relatively smaller quantities, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge might very well become one of the Korean company’s main series of flagship phones. The handset has yet to see the light of day commercially, but reportedly ever since its official unveiling at MWC 2015, an increasing number of global cellphone retailers and …

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Samsung: 14nm AP Yield Issues, To Soon Become Qualcomm’s Main Supplier (Rumors)

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While Samsung and TSMC seem to gear up for Apple’s A9 / A9X chipsets, market analysts continue to try and predict each company’s involvement in the matter. There seem to be two main schools of thought though, as some analysts believe that TSMC will get the lion’s share, whereas others seem more confident in Samsung’s ability to produce 14 nm …

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