Home button to house fingerprint sensor on Samsung Galaxy S5

Home button to house fingerprint sensor on Samsung Galaxy S5
Ahead of its launch at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2014, new leaks have suggested that Samsung's upcoming flagship mobile phone will sport a fingerprint scanner.According to Sammobile, the Samsung Galaxy S5 will feature fingerprint technology, despite various concerns about privacy issues.The website's sources not only 'confirmed' the existence of the technology but also said that it would be placed behind the home button -…

Listing shows budget-friendly Nokia-Android phone

Listing shows budget-friendly Nokia-Android phone
The Nokia-Android mobile phone has been the topic of various rumours over the past few weeks, but now we have seen the first details emerge online.A Vietnamese website MaiNguyen has listed the handset and leaked a number of details about the upcoming smartphone. According to the document, which has since been taken down from the site, Nokia's X Android device will carry a 1GHz dual-core…

BlackBerry to release handset this year?

BlackBerry to release handset this year?
Mobile phone manufacturer BlackBerry has been struggling to make a success of its recent handsets, with shares dwindling. However, new reports suggest that the company has far from given up.According to Pocket-lint, the Canadian manufacturer is preparing to release a 64-bit octa-core processor smartphone, which will be released in September 2014.Having recently acquired a new boss, the company could be starting a new strategy of…

Sony Xperia Z2 leaks running KitKat

Sony Xperia Z2 leaks running KitKat
Ahead of a potential release at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2014 at the end of February, a new leak has been published featuring the handset.A video has emerged of a device claiming to be the Sony Xperia Z2, the fully working smartphone appears to be running Google's latest version of its Android operating system - KitKat.Leaked by Twitter user @recny0722, the footage shows the…

Nokia to release more Android phones?

Nokia to release more Android phones?
Although the Nokia Normandy has dominated the rumour mill lately, new reports suggest that there could be more Android mobile phones from the company.According to a source from Artesyn Technologies, the Microsoft-owned manufacturer will be releasing more smartphones running rival Google's operating system. The same insider claims that these handsets will include a number of high-end smartphones.The upcoming range of Android-running devices will arrive between…

Apple to ditch sapphire-crystal display?

Apple to ditch sapphire-crystal display?
Previous rumours have suggested that Apple is all prepared to put sapphire-crystal displays in its future mobile phone. However, new reports indicate that this plan could be abandoned because of the expense of doing so.The earlier speculation followed a patent, which described the use of an extra-resilient material on the iPhone screen. This led many to assume  Apple would be crafting resilient displays made of…

Has the HTC One 2 leaked again?

Has the HTC One 2 leaked again?
Mobile phone manufacturers are often criticised for not innovating enough in terms of design and software. However, if new image leaks are to be believed, HTC has updated its handset rather than completely changing it.New pictures, leaked by Twitter user @htcfamily_ru, claim to show the design of the HTC One 2 but there isn't any striking difference between it and the current HTC One. Although this…

MWC to see Nokia ‘Normandy’ handset?

MWC to see Nokia ‘Normandy’ handset?
The long-awaited Nokia-Android mobile phone could arrive at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) which is just around the corner.Nokia's Android-running smartphone has been in the rumour mill for a while, but when Microsoft spent billions of dollars to buy the phone maker, it was up in the air about whether the handset would arrive. Many thought the last thing the Windows giant would want is…