ZTE will pre-load its Android 4.4 smartphones with Google Now launcher. ZTE Blade Vec 4G the first to have the launcher

ZTE has announced that its smartphones running on Android 4.4 KitKat will have pre-loaded the Google Now launcher. In fact, the first smartphone to have that launcher, is ZTE Blade Vec 4G. Until now, Google Now launcher, which is a home-screen replacement app from Google, was only available on Nexus and Google Play Edition devices. The launcher is very customizable

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Goophone will release its own iWatch clone

Just a few days ago, Goophone, the Chinese manufacturer known for its clones, announced the release of its new smartphone, Goophone i6, with its name inspired by the iPhone 6. Now the company announced via its official blog, that it is about to launch an iWatch clone, codenamed Goophone C1, even before Apple launches its own. The smartwatch will be

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Micromax Canvas Fire 2 launched in India

It has been a flurry of budget phones in India, if you ask me. It all started with the Moto G, then Moto E, then the Xiaomi Mi3 and a million phones in between! Earlier today, Micromax surprisingly launched the Canvas Fire 2, successor to the initial Canvas Fire smartphone from the maker. Specifications 4.5-inch FWVGA screen 1.3GHz quad-core CPU

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Blackview Crown launched with octa-core CPU and 2GB RAM

Another powerful octa-core smartphone went on sale in China in the form of the Blackview Crown. Quite an interesting name for a phone, I must say! The phone is launched at a very lucrative price point of just $180 in China, and as mentioned before, comes with an octa-core CPU from MediaTek and 2GB of RAM, making it a very

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64GB Xiaomi Mipad goes on sale in China

Its been two months since Xiaomi released their first ever large screen, i.e., tablet device, the Xiaomi Mipad. Earlier today, this device got a revamp in the form of an expanded memory variant. The Xiaomi Mipad was only available in 16GB until now, and today onwards, the device will be available in the 64GB avatar as well. It happens to

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“Mi4 won’t have stainless steel body”. Xiaomi co-founder confirms

Xiaomi‘s co-founder, Lei Jun, confirmed via its Weibo page that Mi4 will not have a stainless steel back. Invitations on sheet steel send a few days ago, for the event on July 22, have given the impression that Mi4 will indeed have a body made of steel. Most likely, the phone will based on a stainless steel chassis or frame,

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NVIDIA Shield tablet image leaked

Thank to @evleaks, an image of the NVIDIA Shield tablet was leaked. The image reveals the front panel of the tablet, while its design looks like a lot to last year’s NVIDIA Tegra Note. There are speakers line in the bottom and top of the display, along with a front-facing camera The NVIDIA Shield its rumored to have a 7.9-inch

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Sony Xperia T2 Ultra, Xperia E1 and Xperia M2 to get Android 4.4 KitKat

Sony Mobile has announced via its official blog that Android 4.4 KitKat update seeding OTA will be available to owners of Xperia T2 Ultra and Xperia T2 Ultra Dual in the coming weeks depending on the country and carrier. Changes include a refreshed UI, compatibility with Sony SmartWear devices, performance improvements and enhancements to the Status Bar and Quick Setting

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Obi Octopus S520 launched in India

Another octa-core smarpthone went on sale in India earlier today. This time, it comes from the infant maker, Obi. Obi is popular for being headed by an ex-Apple CEO. But, does the phone have it to sell in scores? Specifications 5-inch HD screen 1.7GHz octa-core CPU 1GB RAM 8GB ROM 8 mega-pixel rear camera 2 mega-pixel front camera Android v4.4

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LTE enabled Zopo ZP520 leaks in a hands on video

Zopo has been active with making LTE phones lately, we think. After launching an affordable unit with the latest 4G technology, the Chinese manufacturer has apparently not had enough. Leaked earlier today in a video did the Zopo ZP520, a smartphone that has again been touted to sport the LTE tech. WATCH THE VIDEO HERE! Specifications 5.5-inch qHD display 1.3GHz

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