Leak says deca-core Mediatek Helio X30 to feature Cortex A35 cores


Having been known to manufacture processors for budget and mid-range devices, MediaTek is finally gearing up to make its presence felt among high-end segment too. Rumor has it that the company is already set to announce the successor to the world’s first deca-core chipset, the X20, which is yet to hit the market.

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Is BlackBerry already preparing its next Android phone?


BlackBerry might not stop at just one Android phone. Right on the heels of the Priv, BlackBerry is seemingly preparing another Android phone. This one, codenamed Vienna, has an always-present physical keyboard that really resembles any classic device produced by the Waterloo-based company. The Priv is different in that its physical keyboard is only accessible when sliding the display upward.

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Samsung has begun developing firmware for the Galaxy S7


As we head deeper into November, it’s customary for rumours and leaks about Samsung’s next big thing to start making the rounds. This year, it is the Galaxy S7, which some believe will launch earlier than usual, possibly in February or even January. Today’s news that Samsung has begun firmware development for the next edition in the Galaxy S series may lend some credence to the belief. Read more

Leaked images show off the design of Samsung’s second generation Galaxy A3 and A5

galaxy a3 a5 leakSome new photos have leaked showcasing the design of Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy A3 and A5. The original A3, A5, and A7 phones fit into Samsung’s midrange portfolio, and that’s probably where we’ll see the second generation devices sit, too.

The biggest takeaway here is that the Galaxy A3 and A5, if these leaked photos end up being accurate, both look like the Galaxy S6. Samsung really make a great looking phone with the S6, so it makes sense to see the design trickle down to other devices like this. Read more

Samsung rumoured to be developing an entry-level fitness tracker with ‘Triathlon’ codename

Samsung Gear Fit

Samsung recently revealed its stylish new Gear S2 smartwatch running the Tizen operating system, garnering positive reviews along the way. Naturally the high-end market isn’t quite enough for the South Korean electronics giant, as it is allegedly looking at fleshing out its entry-level offerings in the wearables department. According to a report by SamMobile, Samsung is busy developing a health and fitness tracker, with model number SM-R150. Read more