Details and screenshots of the upcoming Cortana virtual assistant for Windows Phone made the rounds. Microsoft’s answer to Siri will debut with Windows Phone 8.1.
Cortana is tipped to replace the Bing search functionality in Windows Phone 8.1. Read more »
The Start Screen of Windows Phone 8.1 will be customizable with background images. Several leaked screenshots revealed the upcoming WP feature and its settings screen.
The new customization option will not be enabled by default. Read more »
A press image of the next generation Samsung Chromebook made the rounds on Twitter, courtesy of @evleaks. The photo reveals that the upcoming device will feature the same look as the Korean giant’s latest smartphones and tablets.
Allegedly named Samsung Chromebook 2, the yet to be revealed gadget totes the same stitched faux leather finish as the Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy Tab Pro family, etc. Read more »
HTC has released a video that teases their upcoming HTC One handset.
The next HTC flagship phone should be making its debut on March 25th in New York. Read more »
There’s just one day left until the Nokia X is shown to the world, and Nokia is letting the world know.
How? With the latest in their Green Duck teaser series which has been popping up on Vine. Read more »
A Google-made smartwatch has been living in Rumorland for quite a while now, but the hotly anticipated accessory might finally debut at the company I/O developer’s conference that kicks off on June 25.
According to the notorious tipster evleaks, the upcoming wearable from Google will be manufactured by LG. Read more »
Nokia continues the green duck teasing of their X Android smartphone. This time, we see a wall of cell phones barely able to hold back a flood.
Expect the full reveal to occur during Mobile World Congress, which starts on February 24th in Barcelona. As always, we’ll be providing up to-the-minute information on the event and all of its news and releases. Read more »
Sony has tweeted out an image (shown below) of processed film, lots of sticky note paper and scribbles with the promise that “Something extraordinary is coming…”.
While we cannot gather much from the laconic image what we can guess at is that the something in question is coming in a couple of days at the Mobile World Congress and could very well turn out to be the Xperia Z2. Perhaps the numerous colorful props in the image would indicate a black, white, red, purple, yellow and pink color option, or perhaps we’re looking too much into it? Read more »
Huawei MediaPad X1 has leaked yet again. This time we get to see the slate in its full glory thanks to a bunch of high resolution photos.
Huawei MediaPad X1 has been tipped numerous times before. We saw it photographed in the wild next to the upcoming and still unannounced Ascend P7, then it got certified in China with pretty detailed specs. Read more »
Borrowing a page out of Windows Phone’s book, the newest installment of Samsung’s Galaxy flagship lineup will reportedly feature a new Kids Mode parental control feature.
Kids Mode takes after Kids Corner in WP8, and will give you a special limited access user account for when you want to lend your Galaxy S5 to a child or someone else. Read more »
Thanks to a new Windows Phone 8.1 SDK leak we can see that Redmond devs are planning to include a universal search feature in the next Windows Phone release.
A recent leak revealed theme and start menu customizations, which adds another line to the long line of expected improvements. Read more »
According to a Bloomberg source close to HTC, the Taiwanese company is aiming to show off three wearable devices to carrier representatives at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week. One of them is a smartwatch prototype based on Qualcomm’s Toq, the other a smartwatch which will rely heavily on Google Now and finally a bracelet targeted at music lovers.
The source reveals that HTC will likely keep said three devices under wraps from the public eye and only showcase them privately for now – bummer! Read more »
Nokia’s Vine account joined in on the teasing of Nokia’s upcoming Mobile World Congress event. After yesterday’s teaser images from Weibo, today’s vine isn’t all that revealing but it uses the characteristic green that has become associated with the Nokia X A110 (Normandy).
Yesterday it was monkeys, today ducks. Where’s Nokia going with all the cartoony animals? Read more »
According to a report in USA Today, the upcoming refresh of the Samsung Galaxy Gear will boot Tizen OS. The Korean giant is widely expected to launch its next generation smartwatch alongside the Samsung Galaxy S5 next week, on February 24.
Reportedly, the upcoming smartwatch will feature new HTML5 version of Tizen. Read more »
A new WP 8.1 SDK leak points to fingerprint scanner support in the next OS update, which should put Windows Phone level with iOS and Android.
Also there will be some sort of Start and Theme customization options but it’s unknown what those will be, perhaps the option to finally choose a background wallpaper like in Windows 8.1 on desktop? Finally there’s some leaked information on how WP 8.1 will handle messaging on dual-SIM smartphones. Read more »