Rumours

Nexus 6 render appears online courtesy of @evleaks

Nexus 6 render appears online courtesy of @evleaks

The Nexus 6 is imminent and despite quite a depressing week, Evan Blass, best known by his online twitter handle @evleaks, has blasted out a leak worthy of Nexus season – the Nexus 6. The leak shows off the Android L design with new icons we first saw in a post from Android Police which confirmed the Nexus 6. There[Read More…]

by 12:31 am on October 15, 2014 10 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
Rumour: HTC Nexus 9 to launch October 15th for US$399

Rumour: HTC Nexus 9 to launch October 15th for US$399

October is definitely Nexus season and the rumours are flying thick and fast. Specs, launch and release dates and now prices are being thrown around, with Bright Side of News reporting all four pieces of information have been confirmed by their source. According to BSN, the HTC built Nexus 9 will be announced on the 15th of October, before becoming[Read More…]

by 8:57 am on October 11, 2014 11 comments Manufacturer, Rumours, Tablets
Redditor claims to have had hands-on time with Nexus 6 – confirms 5.9″ screen and CPU details

Redditor claims to have had hands-on time with Nexus 6 – confirms 5.9″ screen and CPU details

The Nexus 6 is coming soon and it’s apparently in the hands of some carrier staff, with a user on reddit claiming to have had hands-on time with the device. He’s posted screenshots of the CPUID screenshots from the phone on Twitter as proof and is answering questions – vaguely, so as not to out his friend – on the[Read More…]

by 7:50 pm on October 9, 2014 17 comments Phones, Rumours
Rumoured monster phablet from Sony hits the AnTuTu treadmill, struts its stuff

Rumoured monster phablet from Sony hits the AnTuTu treadmill, struts its stuff

It looks like Sony has been busy in Dr. Frankenstein’s lab. New benchmarks have surfaced via AnTuTu of a device dubbed the Xperia Z3X, and the specs are rather beastly. According to the AnTuTu benchmark, Sony have managed to shoehorn a 6.2″ screen with QHD (2,560 x 1,440) resolution and a gargantuan 4GB of RAM into this rumoured successor to the[Read More…]

by 8:27 pm on October 7, 2014 8 comments News, Phones, Rumours
Motorola Nexus X “Shamu” shows up on Geekbench offering decent Multi-Core benchmarks

Motorola Nexus X “Shamu” shows up on Geekbench offering decent Multi-Core benchmarks

Nexus 6. Nexus X. Shamu. They’re the key words we’re looking for at the moment regarding Google’s next phone launch and you take what information you see regarding them generally with a grain of salt. This time a device claiming to be the Nexus X “Shamu” has been benchmarked on Geekbench and if it is the next Nexus phone, it[Read More…]

by 6:11 am on October 7, 2014 5 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
Google rumoured to be looking at developing a WhatsApp style messaging system

Google rumoured to be looking at developing a WhatsApp style messaging system

Remember when Google basically merged all their messaging clients – Google Talk, Drive Chat, etc – into one client called Hangouts? Well, according to a rumour, they might be looking into developing a new one, but based on the WhatsApp model, where a Google sign-in would not be required. The rumour which stems from the Economic Times of India, is[Read More…]

by 8:38 am on October 4, 2014 3 comments Google Services, Rumours
Specs for the HTC Desire ‘Eye’ selfie phone apparently leaked

Specs for the HTC Desire ‘Eye’ selfie phone apparently leaked

The HTC ‘Double Exposure’ event on the 8th of October is rumoured to be to launching their GoPro style action camera the ReCamera, as well as a selfie style phone with, obviously an emphasis on the front-facing camera. Leaker @Upleaks, has apparently come across some of the features for the phone and released them on twitter last night. The phone[Read More…]

by 7:59 am on October 4, 2014 0 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
Nexus 6 appears to appear in the wild

Nexus 6 appears to appear in the wild

We had a sneak peak at the Nexus 6 the other day, but it seems that it’s busted out of its confines and made an appearance out in public as well, as shown in the photograph above. What do we know? Not much. The photos, courtesy of Android Police, show that the phone is in a snap-on case of some[Read More…]

by 7:15 am on October 2, 2014 6 comments News, Phones, Rumours
Rumour – Next LG smartwatch may work independently from smartphone

Rumour – Next LG smartwatch may work independently from smartphone

The LG G Watch R has not even officially arrived in Australia and rumours of yet another LG smartwatch have surfaced. We have already seen the original LG G Watch as reviewed by Daniel and the Moto 360 is due here in October/November, so it’s a bit of a surprise to see another LG smartwatch possibly on the horizon. FCC[Read More…]

by 5:07 pm on September 27, 2014 3 comments Manufacturer, Rumours, Smartwatch
Does this photo show Motorla’s Shamu, the next Nexus?

Does this photo show Motorla’s Shamu, the next Nexus?

It seems only yesterday that we reported on Motorola’s Shamu, which is lining up to be the next Nexus device in the form of a mooted Nexus 6. Oh wait. It was only yesterday. Today we’ve got another photo of the Shamu, and this time it shows us  some updated kernel specs. Let’s break it down. The photo above, originally posted[Read More…]

by 9:00 am on September 27, 2014 2 comments News, Phones, Rumours