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LG G Flex pre-orders begin on Sprint in the United States

LG G Flex pre-orders begin on Sprint in the United States

16 January, 2014 | comments (24)

Sprint Wireless in the United States opened the pre-order books for the curved LG G Flex. The 6” top-end Android phablet is priced at $299.99 with a two-year contract. Customers who pre-order the quirky handset can expect to have it in...

Tags: LG, Android


Sony Xperia E1 and Xperia T2 Ultra to hit the UK this spring

Sony Xperia E1 and Xperia T2 Ultra to hit the UK this spring

16 January, 2014 | comments (11)

Even though Sony didn't shed any light on the pricing and availability of the newly announced affordable Xperia E1 and mid-range phablet Xperia T2 Ultra, some information on their UK arrival became available. According to a UK retailer's...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Screenshots reveal Nokia Normandy user interface

Screenshots reveal Nokia Normandy user interface

16 January, 2014 | comments (125)

Fresh Nokia Normandy information made the rounds on Twitter thanks to @evleaks. The latest pieces of the puzzle are a couple of screenshots revealing the potential user interface of the phone. With live photos and press renders out and about,...

Tags: Nokia, Android, Rumors


Sony will release Android 4.3  for the SP, T, TX and V this month

Sony will release Android 4.3 for the SP, T, TX and V this month

16 January, 2014 | comments (74)

Owners of the Sony Xperia SP, Xperia T, Xperia TX and Xperia V have grown impatient waiting for their Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update and have pressured Sony to release more information. As a result, Sony has announced on one of its Twitter accounts,...

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Samsung has sold 10 million Galaxy Note units in Korea

Samsung has sold 10 million Galaxy Note units in Korea

16 January, 2014 | comments (69)

Samsung has just passed a milestone in its domestic market - South Korea. The manufacturer has achieved 10 million Samsung Galaxy Note units sold in its home country. The milestone was achieved in just three years since the inception of the...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung unveils Galaxy Tab 3 Lite 7.0

Samsung unveils Galaxy Tab 3 Lite 7.0

16 January, 2014 | comments (24)

We're not saying that Samsung has announced the same tablet four times in a row but it's hard to deny that the new Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite 7.0 is almost the same as the regular Tab 3 7.0, which in turn was almost the same as the Tab 2 7.0, itself...

Tags: Samsung, Android


LG announces red and gold versions of G2

LG announces red and gold versions of G2

16 January, 2014 | comments (20)

The gold-painted LG G2 leaked a couple of days ago, but as it turns out it wasn't the only new color the Korean manufacturer has been working on. The company officially announced two new limited edition colors for its flagship smartphone - Red and...

Tags: LG, Android


International LG G2 won’t be getting Android KitKat this month

International LG G2 won’t be getting Android KitKat this month

15 January, 2014 | comments (81)

It turns out that the international version of the LG G2 might not be getting an update to Android 4.4 KitKat this month. In a new tweet, LG Mobile Saudi Arabia apologized for releasing wrong information earlier today. We apologize for the...

Tags: LG, Android


Sony Xperia Z1 Compact hits China as Z1 Colorful Edition

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact hits China as Z1 Colorful Edition

15 January, 2014 | comments (45)

Sony has announced the Xperia Z1 Compact for China. It will be oddly called Xperia Z1 Colorful Edition instead of Compact, but the rest is pretty much. The specs of the Xperia Z1 Colorful Edition are similar to those of its global sibling - a...

Tags: Sony, Android


Blackphone unveiled, gives you full control over your privacy

Blackphone unveiled, gives you full control over your privacy

15 January, 2014 | comments (55)

One of the biggest problems in recent times is the digital surveillance by that invades our personal privacy. Well, with the upcoming smartphone named Blackphone, you can breathe a sigh of relief. Silent Circle in association with Geeksphone has...


Mid-range Oppo Neo now official, costs $215

Mid-range Oppo Neo now official, costs $215

15 January, 2014 | comments (20)

After yesterday's tease of the upcoming Oppo Neo, the Indonesian branch of the Chinese phonemaker just made the phone official. The Oppo Neo is built around a 4.5" IPS LCD display, which is extra sensitive and is capable of detecting touches even...

Tags: Oppo, Android


Sony Xperia E1 to cost  €140, T2 Ultra will go for €400

Sony Xperia E1 to cost €140, T2 Ultra will go for €400

14 January, 2014 | comments (42)

Sony announced two budget-minded devices – the Xperia E1 and Xperia T2 Ultra – both of which have optional dual-SIM versions. However, the company neglected the most important part – how much do they cost? It seems that the entry-level handset,...


Android 4.3 now available on AT&T's Galaxy S4 Active

Android 4.3 now available on AT&T's Galaxy S4 Active

14 January, 2014 | comments (21)

Samsung is now seeding the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update for the AT&T's Galaxy S4 Active. The update is available both via Kies and over the air and weighs about 770MB. The Android 4.3 firmware update brings Galaxy Gear support, Knox security,...


HP Slate6 VoiceTab and Slate7 VoiceTab go official

HP Slate6 VoiceTab and Slate7 VoiceTab go official

14 January, 2014 | comments (37)

We already knew that HP was working on its own phablet and tablet duo and today, the company has official announced the two new devices. The first one is a phablet that is named Slate6 VoiceTab and the second one is a tablet, which is dubbed Slate7...

Tags: HP, Android


It's official: international LG G2 KitKat rollout starts this month

It's official: international LG G2 KitKat rollout starts this month

14 January, 2014 | comments (36)

LG Mobile's official Twitter account for Saudi Arabia has confirmed that the Android 4.4 KitKat update will arrive for the local LG G2 smartphones by the end of this month. This marks the beginning of the update rollout we knew was coming in this...


Moto G Google Play edition is now available for $179

Moto G Google Play edition is now available for $179

14 January, 2014 | comments (32)

A Google Play edition of Motorola’s budget-friendly Moto G quietly became available for purchase in the United States. The characterful smartphone with stock Android is priced at $179 for the 8GB version and $199 for a device with 16GB of built-in...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Huawei announces dual-SIM B199 with 5.5

Huawei announces dual-SIM B199 with 5.5" screen

14 January, 2014 | comments (29)

Huawei announced the B199 dual-SIM Android smartphone as a successor to the A199, which debuted last April. Just like its predecessor the B199 has dual-SIM support with CDMA/GSM dual stand-by. What's interesting is that the B199 packs a large...


Gold LG G2 to launch in Taiwan soon

Gold LG G2 to launch in Taiwan soon

14 January, 2014 | comments (31)

It seems LG G2 will be the next flagship to get a golden paintjob. You see those are coming back in fashion after the iPhone 5s revived the golden flavors. HTC and Samsung also have gold version of their flagships and now it's LG's turn to join the...

Tags: LG, Android


Another Samsung exec: No Galaxy S5 at the MWC

Another Samsung exec: No Galaxy S5 at the MWC

14 January, 2014 | comments (34)

Samsung execs seem to have gotten their wires crossed or maybe something changed in the last few days as now ZDNet Korea is reporting that a Samsung executive stated that the Galaxy S5 will not be announced at the MWC. This contradicts what another...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Oppo teases Neo smartphone with 4.5-inch screen

Oppo teases Neo smartphone with 4.5-inch screen

14 January, 2014 | comments (12)

Oppo is cooking the Find 7 phablet but it seems to be a smaller device in the pipeline too. The Oppo Neo (Neo is a popular choice of name recently for some reason), which had its name and basic specs revealed by a teaser on Oppo Indonesia's fan...

Tags: Oppo, Android