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After countless teasers and free positive press thanks to the marketing team behind the lean OnePlus One team, the device was unveiled early today as expected. It is the company’s first smartphone and also its flagship device for the foreseeable future and from the foregoing, this is likely the most interesting smartphone launch since the Find 7. Coincidentally,...

LG has not hidden its plans for a smartwatch and has been clear since the day Google announced Android Wear to the world. The company has also made it official in the last few hours that the G Watch will also arrive in Champagne Gold. The G Watch is bound to go on sell for $300 later in the year unless otherwise stated and will be one of the first Android Wear powered...

Google’s Project Ara is an attempt to reinvent the cellphone as we know it. Instead of a slab of glass and metal that you have no ability to upgrade, save for buying a new device, the Project Ara is an attempt to launch a phone where all of the main components are interchangeable via modules that click in and out, attaching via electro-permanent magnets. Google’s...

We are not done with first half 2014 flagships yet. We have seen the rest get announced from HTC, Samsung, Sony, Nokia and Oppo among others, but Huawei and LG are yet to show us their 2014 driver. This is going to be the Huawei Ascend P7. We fetched a date and location from from this Slovakian blog who have it that the country of love, France will host the P7 unveil....

Leaked image of the Galaxy K Last year, Samsung unveiled a camera centric device bearing the name of its then flagship, the Galaxy S4. The Galaxy S4 Zoom and its 16 megapixel camera was expected to get an upgrade this year in the form of the Galaxy S5 Zoom and like before, expected to borrow the latest Samsung flagship’s name despite having little or nothing...

Welcome to the future. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has unveiled a bike wheel that turns a bicycle into an electric hybrid vehicle.The new innovation was designed SENSEable City lab at MIT and the project was sponsored by the Mayor of Copenhagen, Denmark, hence its name the Copenhagen Wheel. The Copenhagen Wheel The Copenhagen Wheel is a simple...

Google Glass has created a lot of airwaves since it came up on the tech scene. But a quiet war takes place between the tech colossus and the US trademark office. The latter does not see the reason for Google to trademark the word “Glass”. One of the objections raised by the trademark office is that Google’s product mainly consists of titanium and...

Just 5 days before the Galaxy S5 hits the shelves which is expected to be in 150 countries concurrently, Samsung today announced the Dual-SIM Galaxy S5 for China. China is a market that can afford to have their own custom device without needing for market scale of the same sue to the huge market it is. Now this Galaxy S5 is Dual SIM with one SIM card carrying support...

With Nokia clearly dominating the Windows Phone sales charts and said to account for upto 90% of all Windows Phone devices according to AdDuplex, there’s been speculation that most of the other players may find it difficult to stick with Microsoft’s mobile platform. However, with complaints like licencing fees that several OEMs (eeer Huawei & co)...

As previously rumoured and leaked, the new Lumias we all expected were unveiled at Build 2014 not necessarily at the #moreLumia event but at Microsoft’s Build keynote. Nokia CEO and incoming Microsoft Executive Vice President for the Microsoft Devices Group, Steven Elop, took the stage to announce the three devices: one high end model and two mid-range models. The...

Nokia has already teased that they will have an announcement to make during this year’s Microsoft Build event starting today. We are now beyond rumours as we are just hours before the announcement that we’ve waited for for the last few weeks. Nokia is expected to announce the Lumia 930 which is touted to be the global variant of the much awesome Lumia...

We knew this was coming. It is almost a year since Samsung released the Galaxy Tab 3 lineup so it made perfect sense that we saw @evleaks state the obvious complete with press renders: that the Galaxy Tab 4 line of tablets was on the way. The Galaxy Tab 4 lineup is now official and just like last year’s, comes in 7, 8 and 10.1 inch flavours. The spec sheet...

The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has resorted to the use of surveillance drones to curb the poaching of elephants and rhinos in Kenya’s National Parks.  Speaking at a press conference yesterday at the KWS Headquarters in Nairobi, the KWS Deputy Director of Security, Julius Kimani, said the surveillance drones are already being considered for acquisition but appealed...

Samsung’s fourth range of Galaxy Tablets will be coming out quite soon if we are to go with the press renders that have already leaked. This is thanks to the usual guys EVLeaks guy. The design looks like it had a spruce up with the metallic design frame given a different look. It’s now a thin edge on the front with the rest of sides taking the colour...

If you happen to follow mobile tech news like your life depends on it like some of us do then the device that was announced today simultaneously in New York City and London by Taiwanese device maker HTC is not a surprise. It is not one of HTC’s best kept secret and could easily win if a competition for worst kept secrets of 2014 was held right now. That won’t...

Nokia device refresh rate is one of the fastest and Only Samsung rivals that. The Espoo now turned Redmond company is known for releasing several devices a year and covering virtually every segment in device range from the basic dumb phone to the highest end DSLR-rival cameraphones. Now word on the street is that Nokia will be unveiling their next range of devices...

Oculus Rift Dev Kit 2 has just been announced at this year’s GDC (Game Developers Conference), one year after the original product was launched. Pre-orders for the DK2 are now open with a stated price of $350. This is the last development kit as the company prepares to release consumer versions of the virtual reality (VR) headset. The DK2 features a low persistence...

One of the main reasons why the first generation Gear smartwatch from Samsung did not gain much traction was the pricing. Many hoped that Samsung will finally address the pricing issue with its new smartwatches, the Gears but apparently that won’t be explicitly the case for the much beefier Gear 2. Samsung had promised that the Gear won’t leave a dent...

We’ve heard and expected so much in the run up to today’s unveiling of Oppo’s latest flagship, the Find 7. We’ve not been disappointed. The Oppo Find 7 is all that we expected it to be. A looker. Check. Beastly specifications. Check. Oppo Find 7 is not the first smartphone in the world to pack a QHD display as many may be pointing out. That...

Infinix is a largely unknown mobile phone company that has made inroads in Nigeria and now Kenya. Following hotly in the footsteps of Tecno that has been in the market only recently converted to smartphone from dumb phones, Infinix targets the entry level and mid range markets in Kenya. These two bring an assault to the market leaders Samsung and Nokia which have...

At SXSW, a week and several days ago, Android boss Sundar Pichai promised us that Google will be releasing an SDK for wearables in a fortnight. That has happened with the announcement of Android Wear and a developer preview of the same today. What is Android Wear? This is Google’s platform for wearables. In short, all manufacturers out there who are working...