Android 4.3 starts to roll-out to HTC One

Android 4.3 starts to roll-out to HTC One
Many HTC One users have been eagerly waiting for the latest mobile phone update to arrive. However, it appears that Android 4.3 has now started to roll-out to these devices.Only the international, unlocked version of the device is currently being updated, however, it may not be good news for all HTC One owners.Jason Mackenzie, HTC America president, tweeted "Unlocked out! Carrier skus coming, but will…

HTC One Max to go head-to-head with new iPad?

HTC One Max to go head-to-head with new iPad?
People may not have to wait that long to get their hands on HTC's brand new super-sized mobile phone. However, the company could face some competition for the news headlines, according to Phone Arena.It is thought that the HTC One Max will be released on October 15th, the same date that Apple is expected to unveil its brand new iPad mini 2. It also appears…

Samsung to abandon fingerprint scanner

Samsung to abandon fingerprint scanner
Samsung has reportedly abandoned any plans to introduce a fingerprint scanner into its upcoming mobile phones.An official from the company told the Korea Herald that the company is "not yet developing the technology" for any of its upcoming handsets which would include the heavily-anticipated Samsung Galaxy S5.It's unclear whether this has anything to do with the various security and privacy issues that have been associated…

New camera features on HTC One Max?

New camera features on HTC One Max?
A few pictures have emerged which indicate the HTC One Max may have some brand new camera features that other mobile phones from the company have lacked.It's already thought that the unannounced phablet will bring the same UltraPixel technology, which HTC claims is much better than other cameras. However, the leak indicates that the handset will also bring new elements.The HTC One Max will feature…

Nokia Abu Dhabi set for October 22nd

Nokia Abu Dhabi set for October 22nd
Nokia previously tweeted an image teasing users that, potentially, a new mobile phone would be on the way.However, the Finnish firm has now confirmed that it will be hosting an event in the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Abu Dhabi on October 22nd.Apart from this though, details are still fairly vague, though many are expecting the Nokia Lumia 1520 to make its first…

BlackBerry launches budget Kopi device

BlackBerry launches budget Kopi device
BlackBerry has been facing some tough times as the mobile phone company has gradually lost more and more of its share of the market. However, news broke earlier this week that a billion dollar deal to save the firm has been agreed.The company has also released plans to launch a brand new budget-friendly device, the BlackBerry Kopi, according to BGR. The website got its hands…

Mazuma Mobile shortlisted for sustainable accolade

Mazuma Mobile shortlisted for sustainable accolade
Mazuma Mobile has been shortlisted for an award for its innovative work to offer customers an environmentally-friendly way to sell their old phones. The nomination, by Sustainia, reflects the fact the progress that the company has made in the industry and the impact of reusing secondhand handsets can have in markets around the world.Mazuma Mobile has been nominated for The Sustainia Award, which selects brands in…

Apple has best ever launch weekend

Apple has best ever launch weekend
It seems that, despite losing its dominant share of the smartphone market, people around the world still can't wait to get their hands on brand new Apple mobile phones.The company has announced that the latest iPhone launch has broken records for the firm, with more than nine million handsets being sold over its debuting weekend. According to Apple, the successful release of the iPhone 5S…