iWatch won’t set sales charts alight, says analyst

Sales of the Apple iWatch will be modest compared with the company’s other product lines, an analyst predicts, despite claims that wearable tech is the next big thing. Apple’s first-ever venture into wearable technology was greeted in some quarters as just the fillip the company needs after recording its first drop in profits for a decade during the first quarter…

Apple iWatch: new trademark filings revealed

Apple appears to be making a concerted effort to trademark the iWatch brand around the globe, with the Cupertino company filing applications in three more countries. Law firms in Mexico, Taiwan and Turkey have all submitted plans from Apple to the relevant authorities to ensure it has first dibs on the iWatch name. Those moves come after it was revealed…

Qualcomm shows us what life would be like without mobile phones (video)

Qualcomm has created an amusing viral video to give us a hint of what our lives would be like without our smartphones. Highlighting emails, video, tweeting, gaming, tunes and updating your profile (Facebook, basically), each action we essentially perform on our devices each and every day is turned into a funny skit. Our particular fave is the amazing one-player Angry…

Nokia Asha smartphones receive a major software update

Nokia has started the rollout of a major software update for its Nokia Asha touch devices and the update brings few exciting new features and functions to the featurephone lineup. The update comes with enhanced support for mail for exchange, a dedicated YouTube launcher and improved social experiences. Some features will remain specific to different models, but the update with…

Apple iWatch: 5 key rivals to Cupertino’s future effort

The Apple iWatch remains a glint in the eye of every Cupertino fanboy and fanatic. But the unannounced timepiece is already having a huge effect on the tech world, with mobile makers clamouring to beat Tim Cook and co to the punch with their own versions. In fact, the first wave has already arrived, with Sony leading the charge. Here…

HTC One has little impact on HTC’s recovery efforts as profits fall 83 percent

The hope was that the HTC One would jumpstart HTC’s flagging sales and increase the companies global revenues. HTC today reported its earnings for the second quarter of 2013 and revealed that its profits have increased, but the rise has been below expectations and performance in previous years. HTC reported a profit of NT $1.25 billion (US $41.6 million) in…

Official Intel statement denies Tizen’s death rumors

Intel has posted a statement regarding the rumor that the Tizen OS, which is co-developed with Samsung, is dying. The rumor came from Eldar Murtazin, whose prediction record seems to have picked up another miss. Obviously, Intel hasn’t been all too pleased with such information floating around the web and has posted the following statement, cited by TizenExperts.com. Intel is…

Google smartwatch plans revealed

Google is hard at work on its own smartwatch, with insiders claiming it could even hit shelves by the end of 2013. ‘People familiar with the matter’ have told the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) that Google is working on the timepiece in direct response to Apple’s plans for its own iWatch. While specs are not yet clear, it’s a safe…

First Motorola DROID Ultra camera samples pops up

The first camera snapshots taken with the Motorola DROID Ultra has appeared thanks to evleaks. This is the first time that we get to see the smartphone’s camera in action. The leakster did a good job of snatching an official photo of the phone’s front and back, too. Here’s the camera samples themselves. Note, that this isn’t the full resolution….

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