Category Archives: Tech

Vivo Xshot Review – My top pick for 2014 so far!

Posted on in Android, Launch, news, Phones, Reviews, Tech, Video, Vivo | 32 comments
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The Vivo Xshot is the newest phone in the current Vivo lineup. The handset is interesting as it isn’t designed to be a flagship model, it’s a camera centric device, but with the features it has on offer it is easily capable of mixing it up with the best of the best.

Lenovo Vibe Z2, aka K920, receives network license

Posted on in Launch, Lenovo, news, Phones, Tech, Tenaa | 3 comments
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Lenovo’s K920 has been sighted at the Chinese Ministry of Communication, which can only mean one thing! The latest flagship Lenovo is ready for launch!

MIUI V6 leaked screenshots show us the new Xiaomi UI

Posted on in Android, Launch, news, Phones, ROM, Tech, Xiaomi | 7 comments
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MIUI V6 leaked screenshots show us the new Xiaomi UI

5.9-inch Nexus on the way?

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, news | 6 comments
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While the Nexus program has seen some powerful phones and potent tablets, there essentially hasn’t ever been a phablet in the scheme, something which might change very soon!

Coolpad 8675-HD receives Tenaa certification

Posted on in Android, Launch, news, Phones, Tech | 3 comments
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What does the body and spec of a phone look like of a 44,785 point Antutu monster? Well here it is, and shockingly it is a another Mediatek phone.

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Is this the first glimpse of the Meizu MX4?

Posted on in Meizu, news, Phones, Tech, Video | 5 comments
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A video posted on the official Meizu Facebook page could be the first glimpse of the upcoming Meizu MX4 flagship smartphone!

Kirin 920 powered 5.5-inch Huawei C199 spotted at TENAA

Posted on in Huawei, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones | 1 comment
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Another Huawei phone, this time one with a metal chassis, has been spotted at TENAA while being certified. How far could launch be?

FreakTab devs churn out their first bit of hardware, the Freakbox

Posted on in Android, news, Tech | 5 comments
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A group of devs from popular community FreakTab have gone on to make their on Android TV box, the Freakbox that will retail for $149!

Asus Zenfone 5 or Xiaomi Mi3? What specs are more important?

Posted on in news, Phones, Tech, Xiaomi | 18 comments
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It might seem odd that we are talking about two phones that were launched sometime ago, but with international launches just starting in some markets the choice between the Asus Zenfone 5 or Xiaomi Mi3 is a very real one.

Allwinner 64-bit processors coming to market this year

Posted on in Android, Launch, news, Tech | 1 comment
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Chip maker Allwinner are planning to launch their 64-bit chips this year, based on new ARMv8 architecture.

OnePlus One receives stock Android 4.4.4 ROM

Posted on in Android, Launch, news, OnePlus, Phones, Tech | 1 comment
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If you are looking for a more natural Android experience from your OnePlus One, there is now an official stock ROM based on Android 4.4.4 available for the phone.

Removing the rear of the Xiaomi Mi4 is super easy!

Posted on in news, Phones, Tech, Xiaomi | 7 comments
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If you have a OnePlus One, you might be strugling to remove the rear of the phone, but Xiaomi Mi4 buyers will have an relatively easy time switching their style swap covers.

Mystery Coolpad explodes on to Antutu with 44,785 points! First MT6595?

Posted on in Benchmarks, CoolPad, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Tech | 16 comments
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Coolpad have leaked an Antutu benchmark score from a mystery device showing an amazing score of 44,785 points.

Lenovo smart glass spotted, will cost $1300

Posted on in Android, Launch, Lenovo, news, Phones, Tech, Wearable | 0 comments
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The patents and rumours have been confirmed as true as China’s Lenovo have shown off their very own Smart Glasses in Beijing.

Bluboo X2 review, a very cheap octacore for only $150

Posted on in Android, Phones, Reviews, Tech | 7 comments
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The old saying goes, “if it’s sounds too good to be true it probably is”, and usually this is correct for most things, but there are “exceptions to every rule” and the $150 octacore Bluboo X2 is certainly one of them!

Gionee Elife E7 mini gets Android v4.4.2 KitKat

Posted on in Android, Gionee, news, Phones | 0 comments
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Following the hordes of MediaTek-based phone makers that have been announcing KitKat upgrades for their devices, China’s Gionee today outed Android KitKat for the swivel-camera E7 mini.

Xiaomi Mi4 early benchmarks

Posted on in Android, Benchmarks, news, Phones, Tech, Xiaomi | 5 comments
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If you were hoping for a 40,000 point beast with the Xiaomi Mi4, then you might be in for a little surprise as benchmarks show slightly lower scores.

Open Thread: Was the Xiaomi Mi4 launch Amazing or Disappointing?

Posted on in Android, Launch, news, Phones, Tech, Xiaomi | 45 comments
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The smoke has settled the images are out, we have poured over specs, so what do we think of the Xiaomi Mi4, and in fact the launch as a whole?

Xiaomi Mi Band launched and it costs only $13

Posted on in Launch, news, Tech, Wearable, Xiaomi | 5 comments
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As well as launching their first ever 4G LTE smartphone, Xiaomi also released their first ever wearable today, the Xiaomi Mi Band!

Xiaomi Mi4 launched! Specifications and details!

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, Tech, Xiaomi | 49 comments
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The Xiaomi launch is over and as predicted, and leaked the star of the show was the all new Xiaomi Mi4 flagship phone. So let’s take a look at what the Mi4 has to offer.