Sony Xperia ZU reaches high on benchmarks

Sony Xperia ZU reaches high on benchmarks
People were expecting the Sony Xperia ZU to be a fast mobile phone, but recent benchmark figures indicate that it will be more powerful than anyone had predicted.The 6.3-inch handset is thought to carry a quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor, but the benchmark figures suggest that it will be the most-powerful device we've seen, hitting an astonishing 32,173 AnTuTu points, according to Esato.If the figures are…

Cheap iPhone could arrive by August

Cheap iPhone could arrive by August
Apple's budget-friendly mobile phone may be here sooner than we had thought, with rumours indicating it could arrive by August this year.The cheap iPhone has been rumoured since the beginning of the year but, according to Digitimes, the handset could be just around the corner.Pegatron, the Taiwanese manufacturer, has been given orders for the budget-friendly iPhone, which it plans to start shipping by August.It is…

HTC Butterfly S

HTC Butterfly S
An image has leaked online of HTC's unreleased mobile phone, the Butterfly S, which seems to look quite a lot like its predecessor if the pictures are to be believed.The handset has the company's front-facing Boomsound speakers and Ultrapixel technology in the camera, which we have seen in the firm's flagship HTC One.However, unlike the high-end smartphone, the HTC Butterfly S has a body made…

Samsung Galaxy Pocket Neo goes online

Samsung Galaxy Pocket Neo goes online
Samsung's dual-SIM mobile phone, dubbed the Samsung Galaxy Pocket Neo, has emerged online with a price tag for the first time.Digital retailer Infibeam is selling the new 3-inch Galaxy model for Rs. 7,130 (AU$130). The budget-friendly handset also sports a 850MHz processor with 512MB of RAM.The touchscreen device also carries 4GB of internal storage, which can be bulked up to 32GB with a microSD card.…

Apple could launch mega handset

Apple could launch mega handset
Apple could be looking to add a mega-sized device to its iPhone mobile phone range, according to rumours.It is thought that the company would release both a 4.7-inch and a 5.7-inch device alongside a cheaper AU$99 handset, which will come in a variety of bright colours, according to Reuters.This could be a move by the firm to try and chip away at Samsung's domination in…

Ebay user indicates notification leak for Windows Phone

Ebay user indicates notification leak for Windows Phone
Microsoft may have a notification centre in store for its future mobile phones as a test-build of the operating system seems to have surfaced.When a Reddit user bought a Nokia Lumia 920 off Ebay they were surprised to see it seemed to be loaded with a test-build version of the Windows Phone operating system.The auction-site user claims the device has a unreleased version of the…

Samsung releases Galaxy Ace 3

Samsung releases Galaxy Ace 3
Samsung has released yet another mobile phone from its Galaxy range of models with the Samsung Galaxy Ace 3.Arriving in both 3G and 4G variants, the four-inch handset also sports a modest 1.2GHz dual-core processor and 1GB of RAM.Completing the mid-range device is the handset's five-megapixel camera accompanied by a LED flash. It also carries some exciting new features from Samsung that will allow the…

Apple’s new iOS 7 is revealed at WWDC

Apple’s new iOS 7 is revealed at WWDC
The next operating system for mobile phones from Apple has been a topic of conversation for a long time, but yesterday (June 10th) iOS 7 was finally revealed.Apple has been criticised by rivals, like BlackBerry's Thorsten Heins, for not being able to innovate and the iPhone company's chief executive said this software update would be the "biggest change" since it released the original iPhone back…