Rumours

Rumour:Android 4.4 to aim at low-end devices as well as wearables, TV and NFC

Rumour:Android 4.4 to aim at low-end devices as well as wearables, TV and NFC

According to a leaked document that was sourced by Amir Efrati from Jessicalessin.com the upcoming version of Android will be aiming at a few things in particular – low-end phones, TV, wearable computing and NFC. The document which is reported to be shared with Google hardware partners lists the very hot new consumer range of wearable computing, with Kit Kat[Read More…]

by 5:49 pm on October 31, 2013 0 comments NFC, OS Update, Rumours
Google Helpouts to launch on 5 November

Google Helpouts to launch on 5 November

On the back of this morning’s Google Hangouts news, it looks like the Google Helpouts service (discussed in August of this year) is now much closer to reality, with a mooted 5 November 2013 launch date. If Helpouts sounds unfamiliar to you, don’t worry. Google (somewhat quietly) announced Helpouts back in August. The basic premise is that it’s a different[Read More…]

by 4:05 pm on October 30, 2013 0 comments Apps, News, Rumours
Rumour: Samsung Galaxy S5 to have 4GB RAM, 64-bit CPU

Rumour: Samsung Galaxy S5 to have 4GB RAM, 64-bit CPU

How good are rumours? They give us something to dream about while we wait for devices (*cough*Nexus 5*cough*) to launch. In the rumourmill today are some tidbits about the Galaxy S5; it may be a good 6 months off, but that hasn’t stopped Korean media from reporting that Samsung will aim to put 4GB of RAM into the device along[Read More…]

by 12:34 pm on October 30, 2013 14 comments Phones, Rumours
Google’s own smartwatch centred around Google Now to launch within months

Google’s own smartwatch centred around Google Now to launch within months

According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, Google’s acquisition of WiMM Labs will bear fruit within months, with the launch of its own smartwatch centred around Google Now’s at-a-glance services. The Journal’s source indicated that the watch will be able to communicate with other devices such as your phone — this likely for tethering in order to gain[Read More…]

by 9:57 pm on October 29, 2013 2 comments Rumours, Smartwatch
Nexus 5 in white press render leaks with rumoured November 1st launch date

Nexus 5 in white press render leaks with rumoured November 1st launch date

As shown in this leak below from serial leaker @evleaks, the tradition started with the Nexus S and continued through the next two Nexus phones, the white Nexus 5 will again be a Panda Nexus with a black front and white rear, eschewing the all white render which appeared on a Chinese site a week ago. In white. 11/1. pic.twitter.com/5SSmtTGUg7[Read More…]

by 5:41 am on October 28, 2013 9 comments Phones, Rumours
Leaked shots of the Alcatel onetouch Pop 7 tablet

Leaked shots of the Alcatel onetouch Pop 7 tablet

A new 7 inch tablet from Alcatel has leaked. The Alcatel onetouch Pop 7 is a white tablet with colourful cases in red, pink, yellow and blue. Nothing is known of the specifications, but we can see that it has front and rear cameras, on screen navigation buttons and runs Android underneath Alcatel’s user interface. If this tablet stays true[Read More…]

by 12:57 pm on October 27, 2013 1 comment Rumours, Tablets
Samsung Galaxy S5 might be powered by a 64-bit Exynos SoC after all

Samsung Galaxy S5 might be powered by a 64-bit Exynos SoC after all

Not to be outdone by Apple’s 64-bit CPU inside the iPhone 5s, Samsung is looking to power its next-gen flagship device, the Galaxy S5, with an Exynos 64-bit SoC of their own. Korean media is reporting that Samsung have completed the “most complex tasks of the development process and is now dealing with technicalities and logistics.” This is positive news[Read More…]

by 3:54 pm on October 26, 2013 7 comments Phones, Rumours
Rumour: Nexus 5 to launch on Google Play on October 31st

Rumour: Nexus 5 to launch on Google Play on October 31st

We’re all getting a little antsy regarding a launch of the Nexus 5, we’ve seen it over and over again – mostly ‘accidentally’ from the official source – we’ve seen it’s internals and externals multiple times and we even know a starting price; but we don’t have an official release date yet. What we do have is rumours, and today[Read More…]

by 11:59 am on October 26, 2013 9 comments Phones, Rumours
Nexus 4 LTE Version Coming Soon?

Nexus 4 LTE Version Coming Soon?

With all the rumours of the Nexus 5 circling lately you could be excused for missing the occasional rumour regarding a Nexus 4 LTE version coming soon that will sit alongside the upcoming Nexus 5 as a budget model for those either not requiring the grunt of a Nexus 5 or just want an affordable phone. We have seen the[Read More…]

by 11:43 am on October 26, 2013 2 comments Phones, Rumours
Samsung patents its own fitness “Google Glass”

Samsung patents its own fitness “Google Glass”

Samsung has recently dived into wearable devices, such as the Galaxy Gear smart watch. Samsung has now been approved a patent in South Korea for a Google Glass type of eyeware for the FitBit generation. The device will have a forward projecting camera onto a small screen, with in-built earphones and a curious micro-USB link. According to the patent filings,[Read More…]

by 6:29 am on October 25, 2013 4 comments Accessories, News, Rumours