Samsung Galaxy Note 3 officially unveiled

I’m sure it will come as no surprise to readers of our blog, that Samsung officially unveiled the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, their third generation phablet. The Galaxy Note series started with a 5.3 inch display and with the Note 2, Samsung increased the size to 5.5 inches. With the Note 3, Samsung have once again increased the screen size. This time around, the Galaxy phablet features a 5.7 inch display and despite offering more screen real estate, the Galaxy Note 3 isn’t any wider than ... Continue Reading →

Sony officially unveil Xperia Z1

After all the rumors, the Sony Xperia Z1 is now official. We’d heard many rumors about this smartphone, mostly going under the name of Honami but, with the official announcement comes the handsets official name and of course specifications. The Sony Xperia Z1 features a TRILUMINOS 5 inch display with a 1980 x 1080 resolution, 2.2 GHz Snapdragon 800 quad core processor, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal memory with a microSD card slot. The best feature of Sony’s latest handset however is ... Continue Reading →

Galaxy Note 3 to include fingerprint scanner

It’s a rumor that had surfaced a while back about the Note 3 but, the the idea of a fingerprint scanner on the Note 3 was quickly quashed. Until now that is. Samsung are yet to officially announce the Note 3, that won’t be for another hour or so but, a Samsung employee has apparently confirmed that the Note 3 will feature a fingerprint scanner. The employee is said to work at Samsung’s R&D center and the employee has stated that there will be a fingerprint scanner on the back ... Continue Reading →

UK network Three to begin selling Note 3 and Xperia Z1 this month

As we get ready for Samsung’s Unpacked event where they will be announcing the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Sony’s pre-IFA event, where the company will announce the Xperia Z1 (codenamed Honami), a list of handsets sold by Three UK and their availability has surfaced. In the list we see several handsets which are already out in the UK and indicated by the availability has being “Now” but, more interestingly Samsung’s next phablet, the Samsung Note 3 along with the Sony ... Continue Reading →

Apple event confirmed for September 10th

Apple have begun sending out their invites for their next press event and it falls on September 10th. Apple are expected to announce the next generation iPhone at the event which will most likely be called the iPhone 5S. As well as their main iPhone, there have been numerous rumors and leaks surrounding a cheaper, budget iPhone dubbed the iPhone 5C. At the event, Apple are likely to announce their lower end iPhone as well. The invite that they’ve sent out is very colorful and matches the look ... Continue Reading →

Budget iPhone 5C colored shells shown off in video

There are several rumors floating around suggesting that as well as announcing the next generation iPhone which is likely to be dubbed the iPhone 5S, Apple will also be releasing a budget version of the iPhone which has taken the name iPhone 5C. Instead of the usual black or white options, the iPhone 5C will be, according to rumors, available in a variety of colors, much like the latest iPod Touch range. A video has appeared online which shows off the casing shells of the iPhone 5C in it’s ... Continue Reading →

Sony post official image of upcoming Honami handset

Sony are set to release the much leaked Sony Honami on September 4th. There have been numerous leaks about the handset and now Sony have posted an official teaser image of the phone. Of course, Sony don’t specifically mention which handset it is their showing off. All they say is “It’s the smartphone everyone’s been talking about… not long now #bestofSony”. The Honami however is of course a handset that has been talked about loads and one that we won’t have to wait ... Continue Reading →

Belkin Snap Folio Note 2 case reviewed

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 may be just around the corner but, I’m still loving my almost year old Galaxy Note 2 and have pretty much had the same case since I first got it, the Momax Core case which I reviewed last year. I’ve now had the chance to review the Belkin Snap Folio case for the Note 2, a case that I was also looking at when I received the Momax case. Both cases are quite similar in that the phone sits in the back part of the case and the case covers the screen. Similarly the ... Continue Reading →

Pictures of budget iPhone 5C leak

There are rumors circulating that when Apple announce their next generation iPhone which is likely to carry the moniker of iPhone 5S, they will also announce a low cost budget version. Currently the most likely name for the budget version iPhone is the iPhone 5C. Clear images of the iPhone 5C have now leaked out and give a real good look at what a budget version of the iPhone will look like. The images we have right now are of the iPhone 5C in white but, it’s rumored that the iPhone 5C will ... Continue Reading →

LG G2 will be available from all four major US carriers, no Google edition

At the LG event yesterday in New York, LG announced their latest and greatest handset the LG G2. Specs wise it’s a fantastic phone and there’s already a lot of buzz for it so US readers will be pleased to know that the handset will be released on all four major US carriers: Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile. Unfortunately none of the carriers have a release date for the LG G2 as of yet, nor do they have any pricing information. All we know right now is that the handset will be released ... Continue Reading →