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For a lot of people, the Samsung Galaxy SIV and the iPhone 5 are the hottest smartphones in the market. But for those looking for something that’s a little different, then it doesn’t hurt to check out what the other manufacturers are currently offering. For example, we present the Acer Liquid C1 as a possible alternative to the Samsung Galaxy SIV and the iPhone 5. Granted, the Acer Liquid C1 is smaller than the…

As if today’s big reveal of the Playstation 4 wasn’t awesome enough, we’ve also gotten confirmation that the Diablo franchise is making a console comeback. Blizzard made an appearance at today’s Sony Playstation 4 event and confirmed that Diablo III, the smash action-RPG hit, is indeed making its way to the Playstation 3 and the Playstation 4. Chris Metzen, Blizzard’s senior VP of story and franchise development, said that “Blizzard and Sony have entered into…

For weeks, we’ve been getting leaks about the supposed design of the PS4 controller, teasing us about what we have to look forward to when Sony finally makes the big reveal. Today, we can finally put an end to all that speculation because we have our first glimpse of the PS4’s controller — the Dualshock 4. The PS4 controller’s overall form factor doesn’t look that much different from its predecessor but it does feature…

After months of waiting, Sony finally gave us a peek at the future of gaming console with the Playstation 4 during a live Feb. 20 event. Forget what you’ve heard; the next-gen console from Sony is not going to be called “Orbis” and will instead stick with the naming convention we’ve all grown to love. During the event, Sony;s Andrew House said that the Sony Playstation 4 will give create “experiences that surpass gamers’ wildest…

LG Optimus G Pro Debuts LG has just unveiled its latest flagship smartphone and it is a doozy! Check out the LG Optimus G Pro! If you’ve been thinking about getting a phabelt but for some reason have been holding off, then you may have made the right decision. Check out what this 5.5-inch wonder from LG has to offer: 5.5-inch IPS LCD display with full HD 1080p resolution, 400ppi Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 Krait 1.7GHz…

If like us, you’ve also been looking forward to Samsung’s latest tablet offering, the Galaxy Note 8.0, then you may be happy to know that we’ve gotten word as to how much the device will potentially cost. Bulgarian website tablet.bg reveals that the Galaxy Note 8.0, which people are expecting to be available sometime in March, will have a starting price of 699 Bulgarian leva or 359 euros for the Wi-Fi only version. That translates…

Just because the Galaxy Note 2 is now king of the phablet domain doesn’t mean its predecessor has been forgotten. In fact, we’ve got great news for people who have decided to stick with the Galaxy Note devices — Samsung has just released an Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for your smartphone/tablet hybrid! According to Sammobile, Galaxy Note should get their Jelly Bean 4.1.2 updates soon. The roll-out is being done in stages though so…

We previously shared some leaked renders of the rumored next flagship smartphone from Taiwanese manufacturer HTC. Today, we’ve got confirmation that the new device is indeed real and it’s coming out soon. Excited to find out what the HTC One is running under its hood? We’ve got the specs right here: 4.7-inch 1080p full HD display @ 1920×1080 pixels, 468ppi Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 1.7GHz quad-core 2GB RAM 4 megapixel UltraPixel Camera 32GB, 64GB internal…

The Galaxy brand has a been a bit of a godsend for Samsung. It probably one of the reasons why they attached it to a new line of cameras that they unveiled last year. However, the Samsung Galaxy Camera didn’t exactly set the world on fire. Now, it looks like the Korean manufacturer wants to try again by releasing a ‘Wi-Fi only’ version. However, those expecting a complete overhaul of the Samsung Galaxy camera…

The iPhone mini rumor is one that just won’t die and now, Topeka Capital analyst Brian White has thrown his two cents in and believes that a lower-price iPhone is one that we’ll see in 2013. According to a Feb. 11 Forbes report, White said that he is “confident” that Apple will launch a less expensive iPhone this year, perhaps as early as June. The device may be called the iPhone mini or the…

The Xperia Z can count battery life in its “win” column, following a Feb. 11 report from Android Authority, citing a Russian Twitter account, which says that the next big thing from Sony “outperforms” a lot of solid devices in terms of longevity. The Xperia Z comes with a 2330 mAh battery that translates to a whopping 11 hours of talk time and up to 550 hours of standby time, based on Sony’s estimates. Now,…

Reports have been pouring it that HTC is hard at work on its next flagship phone, currently known as the HTC One. Now, we have word that renowned tipster @evleaks has just shared what that device may just look like. Android Central reports: “This morning notorious Twitter leaker Evleaks posted the above image, claiming it is the forthcoming HTC One. The new flagship from HTC, formerly known as the ‘M7,’ looks in this render to be an…

apparently, not all tablets are going the mini route. Just ask Asus which debuted a larger, 10-inch counterpart to its budget Asus MeMO Pad — the Asus MeMO Pad Smart. People who may be looking to own a full-sized tablet may be happy to know that Asus is releasing a new 10-inch tablet that just might have what their looking for at a price point that’s certainly reasnoable. According to a Feb. 11 Yugatech report,…