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[01 Mar]    Two New Lumia 640 Models Discovered After Microsoft Leak 

Lumia-535_Back_OrangeA few pieces of data point to two new Lumia models, the 640 and 640 XL, a pair of low-end phones that should be announced tomorrow morning. The device specs were posted on NokiaPowerUser and point to a 5-inch 640 device as well something called the 640 XL which should be slightly bigger and follow the Lumia 1320. Both will have front and rear-facing cameras and the usual candy-colored… Read More


[27 Feb]    TC AppleCast 6: Apple Invites Us All To Watch The Watch 

TC-applecast16-9This week Apple dropped an invite to a special event on March 9, and everyone forgot Mobile World Congress was even happening. The event will likely focus on the Apple Watch, which is set for an April retail debut, and which Apple has been talking about since it unveiled the wearable wrist computer back at its iPhone event last September. We’re expecting to get firm details on store… Read More


[27 Feb]    Tim Cook Says Apple Watch Could Replace Your Car Keys, And That’s Just The Start 

0910_apple-iwatch_2000x1125-1940x1091Apple CEO Tim Cook is doing a tour in part to help prepare the world for the launch of the Apple Watch, which is likely going to be the start of the show at a special event on Monday March 9 at the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco. He spoke to The Telegraph about the company’s first smart wearable, and in that interview he talked about what will motivate a purchase decision for the… Read More


[27 Feb]    Boostcase For iPhone 6 Review: Modular Power Helps Save Face 

IMG_8362The iPhone 6 charging cases are arriving, and Boostcase has returned with its modular design, offering additional battery life when you want it, and a slim protective shell when you don’t. It’s a clever take on the usual static bulky mass, and it does what it promises to, extending your device’s battery life by a non-trivial amount for those times when you need your smartphone… Read More


[27 Feb]    Ericsson Sues Apple Over Patent Licensing, Seeks To Block iPhone And iPad Sales 

ericsson-hq-08Ericsson, the pioneering wireless technology company that holds many patents related to cellular network connectivity, has filed suit against Apple both with the International Trade Commission (ITC) and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, claiming violation of 41 patents that apply to both the iPhone and iPad. These include essential patents related to 2G and LTE tech,… Read More