Samsung rejects rumours of early Galaxy Note 5 launch

Published by on May 21st, 2015, No Comments


This being the tech world, rumours are always abound leaving small titbits of interesting info on the internet – whether they are true or not. They problem has become that many page hit-seekers have started making up fake rumours for to gain an audience they don’t deserve. Luckily we the tech journo community have weeded out the fakes from the greats. (more…)

Rumours surface of possible early iPhone 6S launch

Published by on May 19th, 2015, No Comments

appleGetting your nose in front of the competition in the smartphone market is crucial to build your customer base. But this can also have a negative side. Take the Sony Xperia range as an example.Due to their crazy almost 6-month release schedule in the recent past the company hasn’t been able to truly innovate with their products.

A few days ago news surfaced that Samsung could be looking to get a leg up on Apple by launching the Galaxy Note 5 as soon as July. Now however more rumors indicate that Apple could be planning an early launch of its own, introducing the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus in August. What’s the rush? (more…)

Microsoft set to release new Windows 10 for phones preview

Published by on May 13th, 2015, No Comments

microsoftMicrosoft has been on a preview spree the last couple of weeks. Recently the tech giant released a downloadable preview of the new Office 2016. Now though, after a less than stellar reception of Windows 10 for phones a few weeks ago, Microsoft may be ready to release a preview of an improved build of the OS.

This release was anticipated to reach the Microsoft Insider program last week, but as it turns out, it might happen until this week. (more…)

New iPhone 6s rumours: 12MP camera, new rose gold model

Published by on May 12th, 2015, No Comments


As the iPhone rumour mill once again begins to turn, new details have emerged pegging a host of improvements over Apple’s incumbent smartphone, the iPhone 6.

Specifically, rumours pinpoint that the 6s will arrive in a new rose gold colour option, sport a 12 megapixel camera, and carry 2 gigabytes of RAM, among other details.


Qualcomm working on 10-core processor

Published by on May 12th, 2015, No Comments

qualcommIt almost feels like CPU power doubles every couple of years. Technology has advanced at a rapid pace in the smartphone market and everyone wants to provide the latest and greatest chips to get a slice of the lucrative mobile industry.

After the recent disappointment of the Snapdragon 810 processor, Qualcomm is reportedly working on a brand spanking new Snapdragon 818 processor which has a few tricks up its sleeve… (more…)

Qualcomm exec dismisses Snapdragon 810 overheating rumors

Published by on May 7th, 2015, No Comments

OMGEX-Qualcomm-Snapdragon-810For the past couple of years the engine behind some of the most popular smartphone flagships has come from the Qualcomm Snapdragon range. Whilst the new Snapdragon 810 chip powers the likes of the HTC One M9, the company is seeing decreasing amounts of top tier devices opting for the newest Snapdragon model.

This is a large turn around in fortunes from a year ago where Qualcomm processors were found in nearly all of the flagship Android smartphones. Is there a specific problem with the new Snapdragon 810 processor? (more…)

Rumour: iPod refresh imminent

Published by on Apr 23rd, 2015, No Comments


According to recent reports, a source closely linked to Apple’s product plans has cited that the Cupertino company’s iPod lineup – specifically, the iPod touch – are expected to be updated later this year.

While the source in question couldn’t state with certainty, the rumour suggests that Apple might retain the 4″ screen size that is present on the current iPod touch model.


Nokia planning to make phones again (in 2016)

Published by on Apr 21st, 2015, 12 Comments


Many people thought that we had seen the last of Nokia when they sold its Lumia devices business to Microsoft. Luckily that’s not the case – we have already seen the Nokia N1 Android tablet being released last year, and now news comes that they will be re-entering the smartphone game. (more…)