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Lenovo is in the process of acquiring US-based Motorola, but, if a source is to believed, the Chinese firm will be making an offer to buy Canadian phone maker BlackBerry. This rumour comes from a source talking to Benzinga. According to the site, A source familiar with the matter, has told Benzinga that China s Lenovo Group Limited (OTC: LNVGY) could make an offer to acquire Canadian mobile communications company, BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ: BBRY), as early as this week. The source said Lenovo s first offer would be $15.00 per share, with a deal ultimately getting done around $18.00 per share. Back in January of 2013, Wong Wai Ming, Lenovo s CFO, said that Lenovo was interested in acquiring BlackBerry (known as RIM (Research In Motion) at the time). Later during that year, according to reports, the Canadian government blocked a potential deal between the two tech firms, after fears that the deal posed a national security risk. Neither Lenovo nor BlackBerry have confirmed or denied the ru


The Google Nexus 6 smartphone made by Motorola will available for pre-order in the US on the 29th of October. According to the Nexus 6 s product page on Google Play US, the Midnight Blue colour option will be available for pre-order starting on the 29th of October in the US. The 32GB version will set US buyers back $649 (around £402), while the 64GB version will cost $699 (around £433). Note that if you try to check out the link provided you will get this message from Google: Sorry! Devices on Google Play is not available in your country yet. We re working to bring devices to more countries as quickly as possible. Please check back again soon. So what does this mean? Will the Google Nexus 6 be available in the UK at the same time as the US? This is less likely to happen. It s highly likely that the smartphone will be available in the UK weeks after its US release. The good thing, however, is that both O2 and Vodafone have confirmed to offer the smartphone. So it is sure to arrive in

Google Nexus 6 to be available for pre-order in the US on October 29

Google Nexus 6 to be available for pre-order in the US on October 29

The Google Nexus 6 smartphone made by Motorola will available for pre-order in the US on the 29th of October.

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According to the Nexus 6’s product page on Google Play US, the “Midnight Blue” colour option will be available for pre-order starting on the 29th of October in the US. The 32GB version will set US buyers back $649 (around £402), while the 64GB version will cost $699 (around £433). Note…

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LG is no stranger to concept phones, hence the LG G Flex, the Korean phone maker s flexible smartphone. Now, on its Korean-speaking website, LG is teasing a new concept phone called the AKA that is costomisable and shows its moods or emotions. Check out the GIF below. Smartphones that can be customised according to your personal taste is not new, but a smartphone that shows emotions is a unique concept. The GIF you see above shows the LG AKA in a protective case. However, what catches our attention are the eyes that show the smartphones various moods. According to LG, the handset s emotion will change depending on how it it used. Factors that determine the smartphone s mood include alarm, apps used, music listened to, and more. LG will be officially announcing the AKA at World IT Show 2014, which kicks off in Busan, Korea. The trade show will be held from the 20th to the 23rd of October. Unfortunately, other than the peering eyes, not much has been revealed about this new smartphone.

Source claims Lenovo to bid for BlackBerry

Source claims Lenovo to bid for BlackBerry

Lenovo is in the process of acquiring US-based Motorola, but, if a source is to believed, the Chinese firm will be making an offer to buy Canadian phone maker BlackBerry.

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This rumour comes from a source talking to Benzinga. According to the site, “A source familiar with the matter, has told Benzinga that China’s Lenovo Group Limited(OTC: LNVGY) could make an offer to acquire Canadian mobile…

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LG teases moody ‘AKA’ concept phone

LG teases moody ‘AKA’ concept phone

LG is no stranger to concept phones, hence the LG G Flex, the Korean phone maker’s flexible smartphone. Now, on its Korean-speaking website, LG is teasing a new concept phone called the “AKA” that is “costomisable” and shows its moods or emotions. Check out the GIF below.

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Smartphones that can be customised according to your personal taste is not new, but a smartphone that shows emotions is a…

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TENAA is the Chinese equivalent of the FCC in the US, which means it the agency that certifies devices to be sold in China. It is also a source of information for yet to be announced smartphones. In this case, it is the dual-screen flip phone (or clamshell), the Samsung Galaxy Golden 2. The images you see above come from TENAA s database, which also comes with a few of the device s specs. The Galaxy Golden 2 s specs is nothing like its predecessor, which specs is nothing worth mentioning. Going back to the Golden 2, it sports dual 3.9-inch Super AMOLED screens (external and internal) with resolutions of 720


A second colour scheme in Nokia s new Lumia 830 range has now been released, the new Nokia Lumia 830 has already been called the affordable flagship phone as it offers many of the same features as the Nokia Lumia 930 but with a far cheaper price tag. Compare the cheapest contract deals today for the Orange Nokia Lumia 830 and buy at the best prices. Nokia Lumia 830 Orange UK s Cheapest Deals Joining the recently released black edition, the orange Lumia 830 offers all of the same great features encased in its metal frame and orange finished back casing, prices are almost identical as well which is great news for those lovers of funky coloured phones! The current cheapest contract deal to include a free Nokia Lumia 830 in orange is priced at just £21 line rental a month on Tesco Mobile, also included in the package are 250 minutes of calls, 5000 text messages and 500MB of data to use each month. This may not be enough for some users and the most popular contract tariff is actually on

TENAA leaks dual-screen Samsung Galaxy Golden 2 flip phone

TENAA leaks dual-screen Samsung Galaxy Golden 2 flip phone

TENAA is the Chinese equivalent of the FCC in the US, which means it the agency that certifies devices to be sold in China. It is also a source of information for yet to be announced smartphones. In this case, it is the dual-screen flip phone (or clamshell), the Samsung Galaxy Golden 2.

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The images you see above come from TENAA’s database, which also comes with a few of the device’s specs.

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The Apple iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 are now available for pre-order. However, deciding between the two may be putting you in a tight spot. Fortunately, Forbes has published an infographic to help you decide which iPad is best for you. Before anything else, the prices shown in the infographic are in US dollars. For reference, we ve provided the new iPads price list below. iPad Mini 3: Wi-Fi: 16GB £319 64GB £399 128GB £479 Wi-Fi + Cellular: 16GB £419 64GB £499 128GB £579 iPad Air 2: Wi-Fi: 16GB £399 64GB £479 128GB £559 Wi-Fi + Cellular: 16GB £499 64GB £579 128GB £659 Here s the infographic: The iPad Mini 3 s specs is relatively the same with its predecessor the iPad Mini with Retina Display. The only difference is that the current mini iPad sports Touch ID. The iPad Air 2, on the other hand, is a huge improvement compared to its predecessor the iPad Air. Aside from being 18% thinner and sporting Touch ID, it comes with the A8X chip under the hood. This processor is 40% mor