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November 11, 2014

Project Ara pushes on, shows off a new working module

During a press preview held last weekend over in New York City, Google gave an update on what have been the latest developments for the smartphone that many are eagerly looking forward to – the unique Project Ara. They also showcased a new module that could very well open up new possibilities for the device. Continue Reading

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September 17, 2014

Graphed: Flagship Smartphone Announcement Calendar

Almost all the flagship smartphones are already out and announced for this year, except the Nexus if Google does plan on unveiling one. Nevertheless, we took the effort of compiling the announcements of major flagship smartphones from companies across three iterations and we graphed them to give you a better look at when companies announce their best smartphones. Continue Reading

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August 22, 2014

Starmobile drops prices and offers freebies on 9 Androids

We have just received update from Starmobile that they’re giving discounts to 9 of their Android devices that come with selected freebies as a way of early Christmas shopping. Continue Reading

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May 25, 2014

Windows Phone 8.1 file manager coming this June

One of the promises coming to Windows Phone 8.1 update is a built-in file manager. Though, current users of WP8.1 do not see this feature on their Windows-powered smartphone. According to an admin reply via forum, this feature will be known as “Files.”

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April 27, 2014

Sharp Aquos 304SH smartphone, Full HD with razor-thin bezels

Sharp is reported to launch a new model under the Aquos line that might appeal to those who are picky when it comes to their viewing preferences. The Aquos Xx 304SH sports a 5.2-inch 1920 x 1080 display with bezels that are extremely thin. This smartphone isn’t all for show since it’s IPX5/IPX7 certification also makes it water-resistant and dust proof. Continue Reading

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April 14, 2014

Amazon’s smartphone with four cameras for 3D holograms

It has been long-rumored that Amazon will be coming out with a new smartphone and one of its main features is the four front-facing cameras that produces hologram-like images without the use of 3D glasses. Continue Reading

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March 27, 2014

DIY smartphone Project Ara: What are your specs?

So we’ve seen Samsung’s Galaxy S5 flagship phone. There’s also Sony’s Xperia Z2 and even the All-new HTC One. With these companies giving us a set of fixed specs, I say forget about all the hoopla for a second and instead, you tell us what you want to see in your smartphone when Google’s DIY Project Ara comes to fruition. Continue Reading

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March 12, 2014

OnePlus One smartphone fits 5.5” display in 5” body

OnePlus has been raving on an upcoming smartphone that is determined to beat popular main players in terms of innovations. The latest update on the OnePlus One involves its Full HD 5.5-inch JDI display to fit inside a 5-inch body. Continue Reading

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March 02, 2014

Google’s Project Ara, DIY smartphone starting $50

The build-yourself smartphone that’s being groomed by Google, Project Ara, is about to have its first developer conference in a few months. It was also reported that the basic device may be available next year with a $50 starting price. Continue Reading

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February 27, 2014

Boeing’s Android spyphone self-destructs

Boeing has been reported to have a smartphone that old school James Bond could have used. Codenamed “Black“, the Android-running smartphone has a special mechanism that self-destructs when opened by force, and will be sold only for government and security agents. Continue Reading

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February 25, 2014

Privacy-focused Blackphone official specs and pricing

We’ve previously reported about the smartphone that focuses primarily on its user’s privacy. Now, as it was announced at MWC, the Blackphone‘s specs has been unveiled together with its official price. Continue Reading

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February 18, 2014

Micromax Splash, midrange IP67-certified smartphone?

Micromax, an Indian consumer electronics company, has been rumored to be working on Splash — a water- and dust-proof mid-range smartphone.
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February 15, 2014

Google intros ‘relationships’ option in Voice Search

With Google‘s update for Android smartphones, the company has announced that it will be introducing a new feature that lets users voice search a contact by simply saying their relationship to him/her.

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March 06, 2013

IDC: Smartphones will outship feature phones this year

Based on their recent research, International Data Corporation (IDC) has reasons to believe that smartphones will overtake the feature phone (aka dumbphones) shipments for the first time this year and will continue to do so for the next succeeding years.

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April 18, 2008

Palm Centro hits Manila and Disappoints

The most anticipated $99 Palm Centro has arrived in Philippine stores. It’s supposed to be a cheap full-featured smartphone that will revive Palm’s dying foothold of the market. The announcement yesterday sparked some excitement among avid Palm followers only to be doused soon after the price was revealed.

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