Author: Ian Furlong

Nexus 4 out of stock as more Nexus 5 pictures appear

The US Google Play Store is now reporting that both the 8GB and 16GB versions of the Nexus 4 is out of stock. The UK site, however, is still showing stock of the 16GB version so grab one quick. Does this mean the Nexus 5 is getting close …

Samsung CEO states their devices to have 64-bit chip too.

Following the announcement of Apple’s iPhone 5s, which has new 64-bit A7 CPU, Samsung boss JK Shin has told the Korean press that its future handsets will also include 64-bit chipset too. Acording to the Korea Times, the Samsung co-CEO confirmed that “our next smartphones will have 64-bit …

Nexus 5 specs arrive at the FCC?

If you watch the unveil of the KitKat statue (if that’s the right word for it), someone at the Googleplex was spotted using an unknown Nexus branded device. That device was presumed to be the Nexus 5 and now it’s arrived at the FCC for regulatory approval. Luckily …

More leaked pictures of the iPhone 5c

The well known source of reliable leaks, Evleaks, has today posted on their Twitter page these pictures of the rumoured iPhone 5c. He has also posted an image from Case Mate as well showing a case and the phone. Said to be announced on 10th September not long …

Vodafone to sell their share of Verizon Wireless

Vodafone UK has owned a big chunk (45 percent) of American carrier Verizon Wireless since 1999, but that is now about to change. Verizon has confirmed the rumour that they will be buying all of the Vodafone stake in the wireless division of the company. The cost? A …

Alcatel announce two new devices

Alcatel has announced two new Android-powered smartphones in their One Touch Idol line — the One Touch S and the One Touch Mini. Both these devices will both launch with Android 4.2, and be offered as Quad-band GSM models for operators the world over. Specs … One Touch …

Rumour – T-Mobile USA to stop stocking BB10 handsets

Now this is really one of those “take with a pinch of salt rumours”, but if true it’s another nail in the Blackberry coffin. A T-Mobile USA employee has claimed that the carrier will no longer be stocking Blackberry’s latest Z10 and Q10 smartphones, and all buyers will …

LG officially announces the G Pad 8.3 tablet

LG this morning has announced the already sort-of announced G Pad 8.3 Android tablet. It’ll be formally introduced this (next) week at the IFA conference in Berlin. The G Pad has 8.3-inch display at 1920×1200 resolution (for 273 pixels per inch). That’s a little larger than our current …

New Asus Transformer Revealed Next Week ?

According to this teaser from the Asus Facebook page it looks like we might be seeing a new tablet in just a few short days. Not much is known other than what we see here, which in the top right hand corner shows what is clearly the standard …

Samsung Smartwatch Pictures Leaked

Venture Beat have leaked pictures of a prototype of Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Gear smart watch. Leaked specs for the watch is said to be about 3-inches diagonally, with an OLED display and a 4MP camera and speakers built into the strap. On the function side, the watch is …

Note 3 Coming To Three UK 16th September ?

The Galaxy Note 3 is rumoured to make its debut at Samsung’s IFA 2013 presentation, next week Sep 4th and a leaked carrier inventory system screen shows us Samsung doesn’t have much longer to announce the device. The above image leaked by Engadget, is purportedly from carrier Three …

Apple To Offer Trade In Against The Shiny New iPhone (in the US)

If you are waiting for the rumored September launch of the next iPhone and you’ve got an iPhone 3G or newer, Apple wants to buy your old phone back. The iPhone Reuse and Recycle programme will begin on 30 August at select US Apple Stores but will roll-out …

Update to 2013 Nexus 7, to fix touchscreen issues

Google is today pushing out its first post-release update for the 2013 Nexus 7. Google’s Paul Wilcox confirmed on the company’s product forums that new firmware is indeed rolling out to fix touchscreen sensitivity issues reported by some Nexus 7 owners: As a couple of you have mentioned, …

LG Vu III specs leak out

Remember the oddly shaped LG Optimus Vu devices with the 4:3 aspect ratio? Well LG is purportedly planning a new edition with a larger display and more powerful internals for later this year. As with LG G2, the Vu III will drop the “Optimus” branding and pick up …

LG G2 UK Pre-orders expected late September

Looking to get an LG G2 without getting shot in the process? Independent retailer Clove Technology is first with a pre-order listing, showing the G2 priced at a surprisingly reasonable £468 including VAT (£390 exc. VAT), not cheap but a flagship device, it’s around £100 less than the …

20 People Shot Trying To Bag Free LG G2

In a less than ideal start to LG’s marketing efforts for its new G2 smartphone, twenty people were injured at a recent promotional event in South Korea. According to the Korea Times, the event in Seoul saw balloons filled with coupons redeemable for a free LG G2 released …

Want a white Nexus 4? No Worries

Despite never receiving and official British launch, online tech retailer Expansys has a stock of white Nexus 4 for sale. Expansys states in their listing that this is an EU product supplied with a UK AC adaptor, and now it’s no longer available from Google Play in the …

Worldwide Availability For The Optimus G Pro

While the Optimus G Pro (we mentioned here) has been available since February in LG’s home country of Korea, it has made a slow but steady march out to other countries around the world and is ready to reach a whole lot more in Q3. LG is announcing …

Goodbye Google Latitude

Alongside today’s Google Maps for Android news, the company has confirmed that Latitude, its location-sharing service, will be closing from Aug. 9. The shutdown affects Latitude in its entirety — on the web, Android, iOs, through badges and the Latitude API. Closure affects Latitude on Android, iOS, the …

Ultra Fast 64GB MicroSD Card

Global leader in flash memory storage solutions, and memory manufacturer SanDisk has a new product in their line of microSD cards, the SanDisk Extreme microSDHC and microSDXC UHS-I cards. These cards have been designed for users who need fast storage for their smart phone, tablet or camera, the …