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Alleged redesigned Apple earphones spotted in Vietnam

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It seems Apple is in the process of upgrading their iconic white earphones. I use ‘iconic’ only to describe the design, because when it comes to sound quality they sound about as good as a doctor’s stethoscope.

The pair you see above were spotted in Vietnam, the country famous for leaking Apple products well before launch (among other things). Read more »

3G Nexus 7 said to arrive in around six weeks

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The Nexus 7 is pretty much the best Android tablet available in the market right because it does so much for so little. But in order to reach that low price point some compromises had to be made, which included having no 3G connectivity at launch.

But it seems that will soon be remedied, as apparently a 3G model of the Nexus 7 is on its way. According to Paul O’Brien at MoDaCo, a 3G version of the Nexus 7 will launching in six weeks from now. The rest of the specifications are said to be identical to the current Nexus 7 tablet. Read more »

Nokia announces Purity Pro wireless Bluetooth headset

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Last year Nokia announced a couple of audio products as part of the new Nokia Purity range, designed in collaboration with Monster Cable, known for their famous Beats by Dr. Dre range of audio products. That range now has a new member, in the form of the Nokia Purity Pro Wireless Stereo headset.

The Purity Pro is a wireless stereo headset that uses Bluetooth for audio transmission, although you can also hook it up using a cable if your battery runs out. The Purity Pro has NFC built-in, so you can tap your Nokia phone with NFC to pair instantly or you can use the traditional pairing method. It also features active noise cancellation that cancels out the background noise. Read more »

‘Bastion’ for iPad game review

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To RPG fans, the game Bastion is no stranger. Released back in 2011 for the Xbox and PC and eventually for Chrome, OS X and Ubuntu, the game was an instant hit with gamers and critics alike.

Developers Supergiant Games have now brought the same experience to mobile and the game is now exclusively available on the iPad. We decided to take a look. Read more »

CONFIRMED: Samsung Galaxy Camera has Corning Gorilla Glass 2 protection

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We knew the Samsung Galaxy Camera screen is guarded by the Gorilla Glass since its announcement. But the official press information didn’t say anything on the type of the Corning product used.

That’s why we decided to ask Samsung’s representatives at IFA about the protective layer over the Super Clear LCD screen on the Android-powered camera. Read more »

Here’s the full breakdown of Motorola Atrix HD’s battery life test

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The Motorola Atrix HD entered our battery test track right after we crowned our new champion – the GSM flavored, Android ICS booting Motorola RAZR MAXX. The AT&T exclusive device packs a truly impressive spec sheet, but is powered by a relatively modest 1780mAh. That’s why we were cautious with our expectations towards the Kevlar dressed handset.

The Motorola Atrix HD did fairly well in the telephony section of the battery trial. Read more »

Get great discount on iOS and Android games on occasion of Labor Day

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While America gets ready to celebrate Labor Day on September 3, you should get your wallet ready cause here comes another sale for games on iOS and Android.

The following titles are on sale right now, with the sale lasting through the weekend till Monday. So make sure you take advantage of the offer as soon as you can. Do note that some of the discounts may not be available in all regions. Read more »

Apple introduces Content Dispute system for the App Store

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The App Store is not without its share of copycat apps. Often you will see developers trying to rip-off a successful app or game by having a similar name, icon or UI and try to benefit from someone else’s success.

For a long time, developers of popular apps could do little but watch copies of their app or game appear on the store. But now Apple has come up with a new Content Dispute system that might just put an end to this situation. Read more »

Samsung Galaxy Camera extended hands-on

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Today we got the chance to sit down with Samsung’s team and have a more thorough look at its recently announced products.

First off, it was the Samsung Galaxy Camera. We tried it first-hand without the messy wires and we’re quite happy with how it felt. It has 21x optical zoom and at its widest end, the lens has an ultra wide angle of 23mm in 35mm terms and there’s a back-lit sensor behind it, which is impressive enough combo, even without counting the Android smart functionality. Read more »

We meet the LG Optimus L9, here are some live shots

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The LG Optimus L9, which was announced at the IFA, is a mid-ranger that aims to bring solid smartphone functionality, good styling and reasonable price tag in one package.

The Optimus L9 fella is home to a 4.7-inch qHD IPS display, a 1GHz dual-core processor, a 5MP camera and 4GB internal storage. Read more »

Here is what the Samsung Galaxy Note II N7100 flip case looks like

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The newly announced Galaxy Note II not only borrows design cues from the Galaxy S III best-seller, but it’s also going to have an official flip case accessory similar to that of its sibling.

The flip case is identical (though bigger) to the Galaxy S III flip case, but has the Note II paintjobs – Marble White or Titanium Gray. Read more »

We give the HTC Desire X the hands-on treatment, live photos inside

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The HTC Desire X got to spend some quality time in the hands of our IFA 2012 ninjas and we’ve got the pictures here.

The phone is HTC’s latest midrange offering and features a 4″ Super LCD at the front, a 5 MP snapper on the back, Android ICS 4.0.4 with the latest Sense 4.1. Read more »

We go hands-on with Lenovo IdeaTab S2110, A2109 and A2107 Android tablets

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Lenovo is offering several new tablets at this years’ IFA, and we’ve decided to give you the quick lowdown on each of them.

The IdeaTab A2107, IdeaTab A2109, and IdeaTab S2110 are all Android ICS tablets designed for various market segments. Read more »

HP announces Envy X2 Windows 8 tablet with keyboard dock, we take it for a spin

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HP’s most interesting announcement at IFA this year is the Envy X2 – a Windows 8-based tablet with a keyboard dock.

The Envy X2 slate features an 11.6-inch IPS touchscreen with 400-nit brightness and 1366x768px resolution. It’s powered by Intel’s Clover Trail processor and comes with 8MP camera and 64GB internal memory. There is support for Beats Audio as well. Read more »

Purported images of new Kindle and Kindle Fire leak

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The Verge has discovered what are allegedly the images of the upcoming Kindle and Kindle Fire update. Let’s start with the Kindle Fire first.

It is being said that the next generation Kindle Fire will be sold in two sizes, 7-inch and 10-inch and the image you see above could be either one of them. There is another image that shows a different, wide-screen aspect ratio. Read more »