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HTC Desire 610 also launched by AT&T today

HTC Desire 610 also launched by AT&T today

25 July, 2014 | comments (0)

The Amazon Fire Phone isn't the only handset that's become available at AT&T today. The HTC Desire 610 joins it in the carrier's portfolio, as anticipated last week when it first got listed on AT&T's website. And now it's due to be out too. To...

Tags: HTC, Android, AT&T


Amazon's Fire Phone is now available for $199.99

Amazon's Fire Phone is now available for $199.99

25 July, 2014 | comments (3)

The Amazon Fire Phone is now available for purchase, either from the retailer itself or from AT&T. The price you have to pay is $199.99 if you want to get it through a classic two-year contract arrangement with the carrier. Though if that...

Tags: Amazon, Android, AT&T


Alleged Motorola Moto X+1 prototype photographed

Alleged Motorola Moto X+1 prototype photographed

25 July, 2014 | comments (14)

New Alleged photos of the Motorola Moto X+1 have surfaced alongside detailed information regarding the phone's specifications. The photos received by AndroidPolice.com show the phone in its full glory with a custom wooden back. According to...


Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 passes through FCC

Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 passes through FCC

25 July, 2014 | comments (13)

Despite numerous leaks of the Samsung Galaxy Mega 2, we have still not glimpsed the rumored upcoming phablet in the flesh. The latest FCC certification, however, brings the device one step closer to reality, revealing dimensions and connectivity...


Motorola Moto G on Verizon receives Android 4.4.4 KitKat

Motorola Moto G on Verizon receives Android 4.4.4 KitKat

25 July, 2014 | comments (10)

The Google Play Store version of the Moto G already received an update to Android 4.4.4 KitKat and now the company announced it's time for Verizon users to start getting it too. The OTA update should be seeding now to Verizon Moto G phones starting...


Metal Huawei C199 with 5.5-inch screen passes TENAA certification

Metal Huawei C199 with 5.5-inch screen passes TENAA certification

25 July, 2014 | comments (5)

A metal-clad Huawei C199 got its certification from the Chinese wireless authority TENAA. It packs a 5.5" 720p screen and is powered by a homebrewed HiSilicon Kirin 920 chipset. The chipset is based on ARM's big.LITTLE design with four Cortex-A15...

Tags: Huawei, Android


Octa-core Samsung G900H Galaxy S5 gets a performance update too

Octa-core Samsung G900H Galaxy S5 gets a performance update too

25 July, 2014 | comments (14)

The octa-core Samsung G900H Galaxy S5 is getting the same 200MB update that its Snapdragon-based twin received yesterday. The update has a rather short change log – "improved performance" – but no details on how and what got faster. The update will...


Latest Chrome beta hints at Android L being version 4.5

Latest Chrome beta hints at Android L being version 4.5

25 July, 2014 | comments (15)

Ever since Google announced Android L at Google I/O last month, speculations ran wild as to not only what L will end up being called (Lollipop seems to be the fan favorite), but also what version number it will sport. The latest Chrome beta 37...


Samsung launches Galaxy TabQ with 7” display in China

Samsung launches Galaxy TabQ with 7” display in China

25 July, 2014 | comments (14)

Samsung has officially launched its mid-range Galaxy TabQ tablet in the Chinese land. The tablet will be compatible with China Mobile and China Unicom. The Galaxy TabQ sports a 7-inch TFT display with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. The tablet...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 LTE-A now getting KitKat

Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 LTE-A now getting KitKat

24 July, 2014 | comments (17)

Today the time has finally come for the update to Android 4.4 KitKat to reach the internationally sold Samsung GT-I9506. This, you may remember, is a Galaxy S4 variant that launched last fall sporting the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset, as opposed...


AT&T misses estimates for its second quarter results

AT&T misses estimates for its second quarter results

24 July, 2014 | comments (3)

It's time for AT&T to let its investors know how it's performed over the course of the second quarter of this year (April to June, that is). And unlike what Verizon reported, things aren't all rosy in this case. AT&T managed to miss analysts'...

Tags: AT&T


Lenovo to unveil its K920 flagship on August 5

Lenovo to unveil its K920 flagship on August 5

24 July, 2014 | comments (35)

Lenovo is all set to unveil its latest flagship smartphone, the K920. Wang Yan, the company’s marketing general manager has posted a teaser image on his Weibo account that gives us a glimpse of the smartphone. The teaser image confirms the...

Tags: Lenovo, Android


Samsung Galaxy Alpha leaks in another set of images

Samsung Galaxy Alpha leaks in another set of images

24 July, 2014 | comments (46)

Samsung Galaxy Alpha leaked just a few hours ago in its first live images. The source also shed some light on the specs - a 4.7" Super AMOLED display, LTE-enabled Exynos chipset, 32GB non-expandable storage, fingerprint and hear-rate sensors, Galaxy...


HTC One (M8) now available in Red and Pink in the UK

HTC One (M8) now available in Red and Pink in the UK

24 July, 2014 | comments (4)

HTC One (M8) was officially announced in Silver and Black color options and now, the smartphone will be available in two more color options – Red and Pink in the UK. The Red variant will be exclusive to O2, starting from August 7 with...

Tags: HTC, Android


Another image of the Sony Xperia Z3 leaks

Another image of the Sony Xperia Z3 leaks

24 July, 2014 | comments (54)

Two new images have leaked showing the alleged Sony Xperia Z3, currently a rumored future flagship prospect for the Japanese company. While the images don't really reveal much about the phone's innards they show the exterior and it looks the same...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


HTC One (M8) receives Android 4.4.3 KitKat update

HTC One (M8) receives Android 4.4.3 KitKat update

24 July, 2014 | comments (12)

HTC's Vice President of Management, Mo Versi, has posted a tweet saying that the HTC One (M8) Android 4.4.3 OTA update will arrive "late next week." The update will be available to the international unlocked version of the phone as well as its...

Tags: HTC, Android


Broadcom pulling out of cellular baseband business

Broadcom pulling out of cellular baseband business

24 July, 2014 | comments (6)

The mobile market is losing another big player – Broadcom has announced that it will wind down its cellular baseband business. The company previously considered a sale, but settled on shutting down the business, which "minimizes the ongoing losses...

Tags: Misc


Sony Xperia Z3 hits the FCC in Japan and International flavors

Sony Xperia Z3 hits the FCC in Japan and International flavors

24 July, 2014 | comments (31)

The Sony Xperia Z3 has payed a visit to the FCC where it has successfully undergone certification. The phone has also passed its Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and NFC certification processes. The Xperia Z3 has entered the FCC doors with the codename...

Tags: Sony, Android


Allwinner announces its first 64-bit chipset

Allwinner announces its first 64-bit chipset

24 July, 2014 | comments (14)

Allwinner announced that it will be launching its first 64-bit chipset by the end of the year. A 64-bit version of Android is ready and will be shown running on the Juno development platform at the Hong Kong Electronics Fair in October. Details...

Tags: Misc, Android


Samsung Galaxy Alpha leaks, comes with a 4.7

Samsung Galaxy Alpha leaks, comes with a 4.7" display

24 July, 2014 | comments (60)

Samsung Galaxy Alpha has recently joined our rumor mill via a small leaked photo. What we knew is the Alpha smartphone has metallic iPhone-like frame and plastic rear cover. The specs also differed from the constantly leaking Galaxy F - the Galaxy...