Samsung Galaxy Note 3 unveiled

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 unveiled
Samsung has finally debuted the mobile phone which it's boss calls "lighter, slimmer, larger, faster and longer lasting than previous generations".The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 measures 5.7 inches putting it comfortably on the phablet market and brings the latest version of Jelly Bean 4.3.  It also brings a 13-megapixel camera on the back which is capable of ultra-HD video. This is accompanied by a two-megapixel…

Microsoft buy Nokia

Microsoft buy Nokia
It has been announced that Microsoft has bought Nokia's mobile phone business for 5.4 billion euros (AU$7.9 billion). This will also involve the Finnish firm moving all its patents and mapping services to the Windows giant.Of course, the two companies have done business before as Nokia's Lumia handsets all run the Windows Phone operating system, which is designed by Microsoft. It's thought that the purchase…

New iPhones have separate September releases

New iPhones have separate September releases
Apple has made its September 10th event official by sending out invitations to the press promising to brighten up their day with maybe one or two of its mobile phones.It's almost certain that the company will reveal the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C on this date and rumours now indicate that the two devices will be released on September 20th and September 27th, respectively.According to…

HTC Desire 300 arrives

HTC Desire 300 arrives
HTC has released its next mobile phone, but this device is less of a high flyer and is aimed more towards the budget-friendly audiences than its premium HTC One handset.The 4.3-inch device will sport a 1GHz Snapdragon processor and will also offer BlinkFeed as standard, which is bound to keep the social media savvy people happy. It will also bring an Android operating system and…

BlackBerry’s BBM arrives for Android and iPhone, sort of

BlackBerry’s BBM arrives for Android and iPhone, sort of
BlackBerry announced on its website that its BBM messaging service was available for Android and iPhone mobile phones. However, it seems the release was a little premature as the software doesn't appear to be ready to launch yet.The Canadian manufacturer took the "BBM for Android and iPhone is here" message down shortly after it released the news, according to the dedicated site CrackBerry. It appears…

Samsung Galaxy S5 to bring metal case?

Samsung Galaxy S5 to bring metal case?
Reports indicate that Samsung may be rethinking the materials for its next mobile phone by switching its well-trusted polycarbonate case for a full-metal one on its Galaxy S5.According to Korean site ETNews, the next Galaxy flagship handset will have a metal chassis. This would be a strategic move from the company as many users were disappointed that the Samsung Galaxy S4 brought the same polycarbonate…

Samsung Galaxy Gear may offer 6GB and 8GB variants

Samsung Galaxy Gear may offer 6GB and 8GB variants
With the number of days left until the start of the IFA 2013 event quickly dwindling, the amount of rumours about mobile phone companies are increasing.It's almost definite that Samsung will be using this event to unveil its smartwatch device - the Galaxy Gear. However, the latest rumour indicates that the technology could arrive with both 6GB and 8GB storage option available.According to a report…

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to capture ultra HD video?

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to capture ultra HD video?
Another rumour has added weight to the suggestion that the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will be capable of capturing premium video footage for a mobile phone.The industry IFA 2013 event is just days away and so it's not unusual that rumours have started to come in thick and fast as the countdown begins. The latest suggestion indicates that the phablet will be able to capture…