This is not a joke! Nokia X has just arrived at HQ and joined our review queue. The Finns’ first Android-based handset running on the so-called Nokia X Software Platform is quite interesting indeed, so naturally we gave it our traditional hands-on treatment.
Nokia X platform is based on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, with Microsoft services in its core replacing Google’s, plus a proprietary lightweight and Asha-like launcher. Read more »
HTC One (M8) is now official with 5″ 1080p display, Snapdragon 801 chipset, dual UltraPixel rear cameras and Android 4.4 KitKat plus HTC Sense 6.0. The device is already on sale across several markets with many more expected to get it in the following days.
We managed to grab an HTC One (M8) unit and took it for a quick spin. As tradition dictates unboxing and UI demo are your first treat of the day. Read more »
Our review of Nokia Lumia Icon is completed and live on our homepage. Naturally, it is now time we share the complete breakdown of our standardized battery test.
Nokia Lumia Icon runs on the Snapdragon 800 chipset and features a 5″ 1080p AMOLED display. We’ve already met with the Lumia 1520, which shares most of its internal and that one did amazing on our test – so we’ve kind of expected some great numbers from Icon too. Read more »
It was just a few days ago when Google announced the Android Wear OS optimized for smartwatches and other wearable devices. LG and Motorola were first to announce Android Wear-based smartwatches, but Google promises even more are on the way.
Today LG UK released a teaser picture of the LG G Watch on its official Twitter account. Read more »
Epic has been working on the new Unreal Engine 4 since 2003. UE4 entered its final stages of development in 2012 when it was made available for licensees.
Now, two years later, at the Game Developers Conference, Epic has finally launched the Unreal Engine 4 and its first stable release is already available to the developers. Read more »
Amazon’s Appstore is celebrating its third birthday today. Naturally such occasions deserve gifts and Amazon is giving plenty of free apps today.
You can have $50 worth of apps today for free, but hurry up because the offer will expire in a few hours. Read more »
Jolla has recently confirmed a Sailfish OS ROM is in the works and will become available for various devices later this year. A few smartphones were even showcased over the MWC 2014 running on the Sailfish OS.
Now you can see for yourself where the project is going. A Jolla developer has released a 3-minute walkthrough video of Sailfish running on Samsung I9305 Galaxy S III LTE. Read more »
Pebble has probably never even dreamed of raising 100 times the funding it wanted on Kickstarter a while ago. The first Pebble smartwatches entered mass production in January 2013 and begun shipping the same month.
But did you ever wonder how many Pebbles were sold to date? As it turns out Pebble has shipped more than 400,000 Pebbles worldwide since its launch and the number is growing by the minute. Read more »
Microsoft has almost spilled the beans on the upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 update. Recently it updated the Windows Phone store compatibility section with the Windows Phone 8.1 name thus confirming its official name.
Today Microsoft has updated its official Windows Phone website with “Windows Phone 8.1 Features” section. Read more »
Oppo Find 7 went official yesterday in two versions – one with a 1080p display and one with QHD (2560 x 1440 pixels) screen. While the QHD model will hit the stores in two or three months, the 1080p edition has already gone one sale and is available to everyone who wants to purchase it right now for $480 in China.
Well, we imagine lots of people has already bought Find 7 smartphones, because the hands-on videos have already started popping on YouTube. Read more »
Amazon has slashed $70 off the Certified Refurbished Kindle Fire HD 8.9 slate and you now can get it for just $129. You can place your order right now and get the tablet on your doorstep as early as tomorrow.
The promotion is available only in the US and will last until the end of the day. Read more »
Today Sony UK has tweeted its Xperia Z2 comes with “award-winning camera technology” and just an hour later Nokia UK has challenged itto a #Cameraduel.
Nokia’s picture includes the Finns’ best cameraphone to date – the Lumia 1020, of course. Read more »
The new Mac Pro from late 2013 supports only Windows 8 and above installation via Boot Camp. Apple has updated the Boot Camp requirements on its support webpage and the latest generation Mac Pro is the first to drop Windows 7 support.
This means if you want to install Windows 7 you won’t have such an option. You’ll have Windows 8, 8.1 or later version of the Microsoft’s OS. Read more »
Today Apple announced the availability of an 8GB iPhone 5c. The flavor is already available for purchase and costs €549 – just €50 less than its 16GB sibling. This is quite unattractive pricing considering the phone comes with year and a half old hardware and still costs good €100 more than the 32GB Samsung Galaxy Note 3.
Anyway, we are not the only one to dislike the Apple’s overpriced gadget. Finnish manufacturer Nokia grabbed the opportunity and used it to make fun of the 8GB iPhone 5c over Twitter. Read more »
CyanogenMod 11 Nightly builds are now available for the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact. This is the first CyanogenMod treatment the Xperia Z1 Compact is getting since its launch earlier this year.
CyanogenMod 11 is based on the latest Android 4.4.2 KitKat version. The custom ROM weighs about 250MB and you can have it right now. Read more »