Category Archives: Tech

Xiaomi M2 spotted at CES!

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xiaomi m2 spotted at CES

The Xiaomi M2 is still in high demand in China, with supply problems and disappointed fans left in the phones wake, however does the appearance of the M2 at CES hint at the company’s international ambitions? There have been rumours that Beijing based Xiaomi are looking to enter markets outside of China, with the most […]

LG 5.5-inch 1080p Screen Headed for Galaxy Note 3?

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We’re already seen one 5.5-inch 1080p phone on show at CES, the Intel equipped Lenovo K900, but it won’t be the only phone with this awesome screen for much longer!

Samsung aiming to supply more chips to Chinese phone makers!

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Now that Samsung and Apple have parted ways, the Korean electronics giant is looking to Chinese phone makers to bring their factories up to capacity again. Since the iPhone launched, Samsung have been an integral partner with Apple producing components for the iOS phone and subsequently the iPad and iPod. But the partnership is no […]

Archos GamePad at CES: Video

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archos gamepad hands on

The Archos GamePad has been in the works for almost half a year now, but if you happen to be at CES this week you get a peek at the much anticipated Android portable gaming device.

The Hisense U958 is the most disappointing quad-core phone of CES

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Chinese white goods and TV maker Hisense are taking a few lessons from their phone making rivals and have released the companies first quad-core phone, the Hisense U958, but don’t get too excited as it’s a bit of a sheep in wolves clothing! The feature which is really going to draw buyers in to the […]

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Rockchips RK3188 quad-core chip aimed at mid-range retina display tablets

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If you have ever used a Chinese tablet then the chances are it uses one of Rockchips processor’s. We tested the Pipo M1 last year with a quad-core Rockchips CPU and it was great! And for 2013 the Chinese chip maker has the new RK3188 ready for launch.

Samsung shows off Youm Flexible OLED display at CES

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Still no sign of new Samsung phones at CES, but they are announcing (and showing off) plenty of great mobile technology such as the Youm Flexible OLED display.

Samsung unveils Exynos 5 Octa CPU, 8-core Galaxy S4 on the way?

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exyno 5 octa 8-core CPU

Although Samsung’s Galaxy S4 or Note 3 have been spotted at CES (yet) we can have a good guess that those next gen handsets are going to be rocking Samsung’s new 8-core Exynos 5 Octa processor.

Huawei already hinting at Huawei Ascend D3 and Mate 2!

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huawei hinting at ascend d3 and mate 2

The mobile phone industry is a fast moving beast, but even we get surprised by the speed new technology gets introduced but today’s comments by Huawei Device chairman Richard Yu might haven been a little premature. After successfully launching the largest Android phone on the planet (but not for long) along with the flagship Ascend […]

MIUI celebrates 10 million users with the Miuilove campaign

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MIUI have managed to reach another impressive milestone this week. The company now have 10 million MIUI users and to celebrate have created the charitable MIUILove Campaign.

Which Chinese phone? THL W7, Huawei Honor 2 or Newman N2?

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which chinese phone

There are literally hundreds of great Android phones on the market today, and with more launching daily it can become difficult when trying to choose one. Today, I’m going to take a look at 3 popular models to help find the best for your needs.

Alcatel One Touch Tab 8 HD arrives at CES

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alcatel one touch tab 8

This year at CES 2013, Alcatel had numerous tablets to show-off that were mostly 7″  but if you want to get a bigger screen but with almost the same specs as the 7″ tablets well Alcatel also unveiled an 8″ tablet called the Alcatel One Touch Tab 8 HD. The Alcatel One Touch Tab 8 […]

Lenovo K900 becomes first Intel Clover Trail smart-phone with 5.5-inch display and 6.9mm body!

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Do you remember last week when we broke the news that Lenovo would be unveiling an intel powered Android phone to compete with the Galaxy Note 2? Well it turns out we are right as the Lenovo K900 has just been unveiled!

Beidou planning 3 quad-core Beidou Little Pepper Phones?

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Beidou recently teamed up with ZTE to launch the U950, a 999 Yuan quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 phone bearing the Little Pepper brand name, but like all Little Pepper phones the trail and turned cold only to appear again with more interesting details! Beidou originally launched the world’s cheapest dual-core phone, the Little Pepper dual-core, […]

Acer Iconia B1 tablet will cost $155, launching later this month

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acer iconia b tablet pricing

Acer made the bold move yesterday to launch the Iconia B1 yesterday, a low-cost 7-inch tablet to rival Asus and Google’s Nexus 7. From the comments of Acer and their reps yesterday we knew the Iconia B1 would be headed to various markets in the coming months, and at an affordable price point, but we […]

SkyCross Unveils 12-band Tunable Antenna for Multiband 4G LTE! And It’s awesome!

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In the old days (i.e. as recently as 2009), in most markets mobile carriers belligerently locked their phones so you couldn’t use the devices you paid for on any network but their own. Over time, government stepped in and some jurisdictions asked (for  example, Hong Kong) and many jurisdictions forced (i.e. America) carriers to unlock their phones either. In […]

Lenovo A280T spy photos show quad-core MT6589 benchmarks

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lenovo a820t quad-core mt6589 leaked screen shots

We’ve been hearing reports that Lenovo were testing quad-core Mt6589 phones and now we have more proof thanks to these hands on photos showing the upcoming Lenovo A280T! From the specs of the Levnovo A280T we can see the phone is a smaller 4.5-inch phone (which believe it or not phone makers there is still […]

ZTE planning Nubia Z7 with 6.3-inch 2560 x 1440 display, 128GB storage and 8-core CPU!!

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leaked images of 8-core Nubai z7 with 6.3-inch display

The CES launch of the 6.1-inch Huawei Ascend Mate also marked the time I thought to myself “phones can’t get any bigger”, but just hours later I’m forced to eat my words as ZTE are planning a 6.3-inch Nubia Z7! ZTE started 2013 with the launch of a new flagship brand and exciting new quad-core, […]

ZTE U930 HD runs a dual-core Nvida Tegra 2 for budget HD performance

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updated zte u930 hd

ZTE aren’t only launching a horde of great large screen phablets in China and at CES this week, but they are also giving older models a bit of a HD makeover! ZTE have had the U930, a 4.5-inch Android phone, on sale in China for sometime now but it was starting to look a bit […]

Gaoxinqi announces 5.7-inch phone with quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3

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gaoxinqi f1 nvidia tegra 3 quad-core phone

The Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core chipset has been around for a while now, and as prices have dropped it has enabled users to get quad-core power at affordable prices. However, Gaoxinqi have gone a step further and produced a low-cost high performing 5.7-inch phone with the chip! The Gaoxinqi F1 is look a lot like […]