OnePlus One Gets Benchmarked

The OnePlus One will launch later this month, the team behind this new CyanogenMod smartphone will make the device official at a press conference on the 23rd of April.

We already know a number of the specifications on the new OnePlus One, and now the handset has appeared in the AnTuTu benchmarks, and it appears to perform well against other devices.

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T-Mobile Puts An End To Domestic Overage Fees

US mobile carrier T-Mobile announced yesterday more changes to its uncarrier offerings, the company will no longer automatically charge people overage charges.

The company also recently announced their new Simple Starter Plan, and their new Operation Tablet Freedom, which means that they are offering LTE tablets for the price of WiFi only models.

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Vivo Xshot Will Feature 24 Megapixel Camera with OIS

Vivo is working to be working on a new smartphone that may be turn out to be quite attractive for photography enthusiasts.

The device is not officially announced yet, but we’ve heard about it a couple of times before. It will launch as Vivo Xshot, and is expected to come with a 24MP camera with optical image stabilization and a large f/1.8 aperture which is higher then a majority camera-centric smartphones available in the market.

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OnePlus One First Image Leaked

OnePlus One is one of the highly anticipated handset to hit retail this year. The device is set to launch on April 23rd, and the company has dropped a few teasers about what the handset will bring at the table in terms of specifications.

We haven’t seen any leaked image of the handset until now. Recently, a user posted an image of the OnePlus One handset, with a never settle back panel of the device, suggesting it might be an early prototype of the device.

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Google’s Project Ara To Launch In January 2015

Google recently announce the Project Ara MDK (Modular Developer Kit), and now we have some information on when the first Project Ara device is expected to launch.

Paul Eremenko is the head of Project Ara, and he recently told an audience at Google’s first Project Ara developer conference when they can expect to see the first device.

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OnePlus One vs Sony Xperia Z2

The OnePlus One team are stepping up their marketing effort before the device gets official on the 23rd of April, we have already seen the handset compared to the Samsung Galaxy S5, and now we have it compared to the Sony Xperia Z2.

The photo below shows the OnePlus One vs the Sony Xperia @, and the two handsets specifications are compared side by side.

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Share Google+ Auto Backup Photos Easily Through Gmail

Smartphones are becoming an integral part of our daily routine. We don’t only use them to make calls, send messages or check emails. It’s also used as a camera, since it’s one of the most important component of the smartphones these days.

If you’re an Android user with Auto Backup feature enabled, there’s some good news for you. Now, you can easily insert your photos from your phone to Gmail messages on the web.

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Windows Phone 8.1 GDR2 To Bring Support for 2K Resolution

Microsoft released their latest Windows Phone 8.1 operating system at the Build 2014 conference, and is expected to hit the existing devices in the coming months.

Earlier, it was revealed the operating system will get two GDR updates this year, GDR1 and GDR 2, which will be released in the second half of the year. According to a new report, the new Windows Phone 8.1 GDR2 Update will bring support for 2K resolutions for Windows Phone handsets.

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Fingerprint Scanner Hacked (Video)

Samsung ¬†introduced an additional security feature, the fingerprint sensor in the Galaxy S5, which can also be used to make Paypal payments as well. Paypal announced the service is active in 25 countries — unfortunately, Verizon disabled the service on their Galaxy S5 variant.

It’s bee less than a week since the device went on sale, and it has been hacked already. This also puts the Paypal payment system at risk of being used by hackers to make payments.

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An Image of the Purported Amazon Smartphone Leaked

We’ve heard countless number of times that Amazon is working on a smartphone that will launch in the coming months. Some rumors hinted the launch could take place in June, but there’s no word from Amazon about it.

Many have thought it’s just a rumor, but today, we got our first sneak peak at the first Amazon smartphone, thanks to the folks at BGR.

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