App Spotlight: BBM for Windows Phone

App Spotlight: BBM for Windows Phone

Once upon a time, there were three giants in the mobile industry as far as platforms were concerned. Nokia and Symbian dominated the smartphone landscape in most of the world, but ...

HTC One E8 Review

HTC One E8 Review

A few weeks after the all-metal HTC One M8 was announced, there were rumors that the Taiwanese company was working on a cheaper version, that would have similar specs but a polycar ...

Jawbone Era Review

Jawbone Era Review

Jawbone is very much a company that was built on the business of Bluetooth headsets, and the Era is their newest flagship product. The first thing that one notices about the Era is ...

Nokia Portable Wireless Charger DC-50 Review

Nokia Portable Wireless Charger DC-50 Review

The Nokia Portable Wireless Charging Plate (DC-50) is a sweet little accessory that I've been looking forward to checking out for a while now. Announced at Nokia World 2013 late la ...

Nokia Lumia 930 Unboxing [Video]

Nokia Lumia 930 Unboxing [Video]

It's no secret that the Lumia 930 has absolutely piqued my interest in the past few weeks, and a fluorescent orange specimen has finally crossed my review desk. You could think of ...

Nokia Treasure Tag Review

Nokia Treasure Tag Review

The Nokia Treasure Tag (WS-2) was announced a while ago but it finally launched over at my side of the planet about a month ago. The Treasure Tag is a tiny, cute little box that yo ...

First Look: Nokia X Software Platform v1.2

First Look: Nokia X Software Platform v1.2

Although it recently came to light that Microsoft Devices, the phone manufacturer that used to be known as Nokia, is slated to be shelving all future Android-powered Nokia devices ...

Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 Updated; Dev Preview 1520 Receives Cyan

Microsoft pushed out the second update today to the crazily-named Windows Phone 8.1 Update Developer Preview. This brings the OS version to 8.10.14157.200 I'm not quite sure what this changes but, hey! at least MS is going all out to ensure their new "we got this" image. MS also fixed an issue with Dev Preview phones that was preventing them from receiving the Cyan update. So, if you've got a phone running ...

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UnleashTV Episode 89: The One with the One that runs Windows Phone

It's Sunday, which means it's time for you to check out UnleashTV, our weekly video podcast where we discuss and debate the big news of the week, as covered here on UnleashThePhones. The One with the One that runs Windows Phone News Rundown:- Devices HTC launches Butterfly 2 in Japan [engadget] LG launches the hilariously-named L Fino and L Bello [engadget] Sharp launches the AQUOS Crystal on Sprint in the ...

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UnleashTV Episode 88: The One with the metal bits

It's Sunday, which means it's time for you to check out UnleashTV, our weekly video podcast where we discuss and debate the big news of the week, as covered here on UnleashThePhones. The One with the metal bits: News Rundown:- Samsung launches the Galaxy Alpha, a mid-range phone with some metal bits HTC launches its Zoe app in beta form [engadget] No WP8.1 for the HTC 8S (reason being low internal memory) [ ...

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Samsung Galaxy Alpha finally officially announced

The Samsung Galaxy Alpha was finally announced today, the company's new metal-touting smartphone. The Galaxy Alpha features a 4.7 inch Super AMOLED HD display, a Samsung Exynos Octa-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal memory, 12 megapixel rear camera, 2.1 megapixel front facing camera, LTE-A support, fingerprint sensor, heartrate sensor, and a 1860 mAh battery. All that and it runs Android 4.4.4 wi ...

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Oppo N1 mini Launched in India at Rs 26,990

The Oppo N1 mini launched in India today, at a price of Rs 26,990. The N1 mini also features a 13 megapixel swivel camera like it's bigger brother, which can be used as a rear camera as well as a front facing camera. Apart from that, there's a 5 inch 1280×720 pixels display, a Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor clocked at 1.6GHz with an Adreno 305 GPU, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal memory (no microsD card sl ...

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Nokia 130 Announced: 36 days standby, $25 pricetag

The Nokia 130 was announced today, a new S40 S30 mobile phone that's designed for folks that want a simple first phone or maybe even a backup phone. The Nokia 130 features a 1.8 inch color display, inherent coloring, a built-in flashlight, SD card slot, and 36 days of standby time (or 16 hours of video playback or 46 hours of music playback). There's also Nokia's Bluetooth SLAM technology to make sharing me ...

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Smartphone Buying Guide For India: August 2014 Edition

Ever so often, people quiz us as to what we think of various phones irrespective of their price, even though they really do not intend to buy one. In fact, they do so every month, just to get an idea of the market. To cater to all such queries, we decided to compile a Smartphone Buying Guide recommending one phone for price segments we drew up for the sake of convenience. If you’ve ever wondered “What Phone ...

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Pebble’s smartwatch now available in pink, blue & neon green

Pebble just announced a new limited edition run of their original smartwatch in three fresh new colors: Fly Blue, Fresh Green and Hot Pink. The new colors are way more fun than the black or white original Pebble colors, and way less formal than the Silver or Black Pebble Steel colors, and are targeted towards a younger crowd. Just like on the original Pebble, you can swap the watchbands on the limited editi ...

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All Android 4.1 (or Newer) devices can now install the Google Now Launcher

The Google Now launcher that debuted on the Nexus 5 was released just for Nexus devices running Android 4.4 KitKat back in February, but the search giant has now released the popular minimalistic launcher for any Android device, as long as it is running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, or newer. To install the new launcher you can download it right from the Google Play Store. As stated by +Android: Today we're relea ...

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LG G3 Stylus leaked in Promo Video, Possible Galaxy Note Competitor

LG has a great phone with the LG G3 and the smaller LG G3 Beat but apparently they're going to have a larger Galaxy Note competitor, stylus and all, aptly called the LG G3 Stylus. The phone was leaked in an official promo video from LG for the Beat, showing off a larger version of the G3 with a stylus, similar to the size of the LG G Pro. This might finally be LG's answer to their Korean rival's second flag ...

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How to activate Cortana Alpha in India, Australia & Canada

Earlier today, Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 started rolling out to Windows Phone users who were on the previous developer preview, bringing a whole bunch of new things from Live Folders to Bluetooth Tethering support. The update also brings Cortana Alpha support for users in India, Australia and Canada. Activating it is a bit tricky though, as Cortana will not work with all settings on the same region, since ...

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Video: Apple’s New iPhone 5s Ad is all about ‘Dreams’

Apple has released another new iPhone 5s commercial in the same "you’re more powerful than you think" theme as their recent ones. In the new commercial, Apple shows off how the iPhone is being used by people with different professions around the world, and the various apps and accessories that allow for it. Check out the one minute video, right below: With the power of iPhone 5s, you're more powerful than y ...

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