Rumours

Report: Google looking to purchase Twitch

Report: Google looking to purchase Twitch

Reports are coming out from the Wall Street Journal and Variety that Google is looking to acquire live video-streaming service Twitch, and integrate it with its YouTube service. The reports, which seem to come from two sources close to the talks between both companies, indicate that the discussions are still in their early stages and nothing is yet concrete about[Read More…]

by 10:24 pm on May 19, 2014 1 comment News, Rumours
Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime purportedly shown off

Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime purportedly shown off

Pictures claiming to be of the rumoured Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime in the wild have cropped up over the weekend. The pictures show off the phones design which appears to be similar to that of the current Galaxy S5, but with a metallic band surrounding the phone. The hardware is rumoured to include a fairly significant upgrade, including a 5.2″[Read More…]

by 11:28 am on May 19, 2014 1 comment Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
Samsung set to announce the Galaxy S5 Prime in June for US$880 (AUD$938.83)

Samsung set to announce the Galaxy S5 Prime in June for US$880 (AUD$938.83)

Earlier this week we reported that Samsung was rumoured to be launching the Galaxy S5 Prime in Korea in five different colours, well it seems the rumours are true according to a post from The Droid Guy (TDG). According to The Droid Guy, a source close to the Korean company revealed to a South Korean publication, Naver, that Samsung’s first[Read More…]

by 3:00 pm on May 17, 2014 2 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
Galaxy S5 Prime to launch in Korea in five different colours

Galaxy S5 Prime to launch in Korea in five different colours

The rumoured Galaxy S5 Prime, model # SM-G906 is headed to Korea, according to EvLeaks. The handset, which is rumoured to be launching in June is said to improve on the recently launched Galaxy S5 hardware by introducing a higher resolution screen. The Galaxy S5 Prime, will launch in Black, White, Gold, Blue, and Sweet Pink – similar to what[Read More…]

by 5:54 am on May 16, 2014 0 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
LG G Pad 7″ checks in with Antutu – mid-range tablet specs onboard

LG G Pad 7″ checks in with Antutu – mid-range tablet specs onboard

The announcement of three new LG tablets on Monday caught many off guard and the initial announcement was fairly light on hardware details for any of the tablets in the new G Pad lineup. But it appears that the 7″ G Pad has dropped past AnTuTu benchmarks to check out how it fares against the competition, and in the process[Read More…]

by 6:17 am on May 15, 2014 1 comment Manufacturer, Rumours, Tablets
Nexus 6 and Nexus 8 names purportedly show up in Chromium code review

Nexus 6 and Nexus 8 names purportedly show up in Chromium code review

Google might be getting a little sloppy in their security, at least where leaks about upcoming Nexus devices are concerned. After showing the Nexus like code-name flounder in the Chrome bug tracker last week, overnight the names Nexus 6 and Nexus 8 have shown up in a Chromium Code review. Take this with a massive grain of salt, but the[Read More…]

by 1:24 pm on May 14, 2014 3 comments Phones, Rumours, Tablets
Motorola Moto G appears on Amazon with universal LTE

Motorola Moto G appears on Amazon with universal LTE

The Motorola Moto G is undoubtedly a decent, if not low spec, handset, but one of the features most people probably missed was LTE; it was notably absent. While this probably contributes to the better than average battery life on the Moto G, it also contributes to slower data speeds, and consternation amongst geeks. However, it seems as if Motorola[Read More…]

by 1:44 pm on May 13, 2014 2 comments News, Phones, Rumours
HTC Sense TV update suggests IR blaster in new devices

HTC Sense TV update suggests IR blaster in new devices

Yesterday, my HTC One received an update to the Sense TV app. I’m running a Sense 6 build on my phone, so the update came through the Play Store, and one thing in the changelog stood out to me–‘Fix UI layout for devices with different resolutions’. Out of HTC’s released devices, only the One M7 and M8 and the One[Read More…]

by 10:43 am on May 10, 2014 1 comment Phones, Rumours
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini to emerge as the Galaxy S5 Dx

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini to emerge as the Galaxy S5 Dx

The Galaxy S5 has been on the market since last month, yet we know that there will eventually be a Galaxy S5 Mini. But after the Galaxy S5 Zoom was renamed to the Galaxy K Zoom, the chances of it being named something quite different increased. The screenshot below, purportedly from the UK Samsung website, is now circulating the internet[Read More…]

by 12:38 am on May 8, 2014 1 comment Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
Rumour: HTC to be working on a bigger brother to the One M8

Rumour: HTC to be working on a bigger brother to the One M8

That’s right, HTC may be working on a 5.5″ Quad HD (1440×2560 pixels) brother to the One M8, which is currently going by the name “One M8 Prime”. This rumour that was leaked to HTCSoku, includes a number of unconfirmed specifications that may be featured in the final device. This rumour also suggests that the One M8 Prime will be[Read More…]

by 5:38 pm on May 7, 2014 0 comments News, Rumours