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Samsung now sells 1 million mobile devices <i>per day</i>

Samsung now sells 1 million mobile devices per day

29 October, 2013 | comments (74)

David Eun, executive vice president at Samsung, revealed today at Samsung's Developer Conference that Samsung sells some 1 million mobile devices every day. This includes smartphones, tablets, and anything that can be considered mobile. Eun's...

Tags: Android, Samsung


Samsung Galaxy Note 3 gets a bug-squashing update

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 gets a bug-squashing update

29 October, 2013 | comments (54)

The Snapdragon 800-version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is getting an over-the-air firmware update. It weighs 116MB and should be available to all SIM-free and unlocked N9005 models any moment now. According to the official changelog the update...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Nexus 5 specs get revealed by Wind Mobile in Canada

Nexus 5 specs get revealed by Wind Mobile in Canada

28 October, 2013 | comments (53)

The latest LG Nexus 5 leak comes from Canada. The specs of the yet to be announced smartphone got revealed in a pre-registration page for the Canadian wireless carrier Wind Mobile. The sign-up page has subsequently been taken down. It...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Moto X gets treated to an off-contract price cut

Moto X gets treated to an off-contract price cut

28 October, 2013 | comments (13)

After having its on-contract price slashed last week, the Moto X got treated to another discount, this time attractive for those who don’t like carrier commitments. The colorful smartphone is now available for $479.99 for the 16GB version, and...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Samsung details Premium Suite updates for the US

Samsung details Premium Suite updates for the US

28 October, 2013 | comments (24)

Today Samsung US detailed the availability of the so-called Premium Suite updates for its former flagships. It will bring Android 4.3, Galaxy Gear smartwatch support, better Easy mode and Multi Windows multi-tasking plus new camera features and KNOX...

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Nexus 5 goes on sale prematurely in the Netherlands

Nexus 5 goes on sale prematurely in the Netherlands

28 October, 2013 | comments (36)

Silly Nexus 5, you're not supposed to be out yet. Yet it is – Dutch online retailer Belsimpel has put up the yet-unannounced Google phone on sale already. The SIM-free is a hefty €460 but then Nexus devices are usually quite expensive when you don't...

Tags: LG, Android


Samsung Galaxy S4 Active mini version in the works

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active mini version in the works

28 October, 2013 | comments (53)

The water-resistant Galaxy S4 Active released this summer ended up being a hit from Samsung, so much so that the Korean manufacturer is planning on releasing a mini version to follow in its footsteps. Much like the Galaxy S4 mini, the...


LG G Flex with curved OLED display goes official in Korea

LG G Flex with curved OLED display goes official in Korea

27 October, 2013 | comments (82)

LG officially took the wraps off the G Flex smartphone with curved display in Korea. The Android handset will hit all three major carriers in its homeland next month, where it will square off against the Samsung Galaxy Round. Naturally, the...

Tags: LG, Android


Android 4.3 for international Samsung Galaxy Note II leaks

Android 4.3 for international Samsung Galaxy Note II leaks

27 October, 2013 | comments (49)

Hot on the heels of yesterday’s AT&T version leak, an Android 4.3 test firmware for the international Samsung Galaxy Note II GT-N7100 made the rounds. Samsung is expected to begin rolling out the update to the end users at some point in November....


Nexus 5 leaks out yet again, this time in a press image

Nexus 5 leaks out yet again, this time in a press image

27 October, 2013 | comments (60)

The LG Nexus 5 continues its quest to become one of the most leaked smartphones before its announcement. A press image of the Android handset appeared on Twitter, unsurprisingly courtesy of @evleaks. The image should hardly catch anyone by...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Android 4.3 for AT&T Samsung Galaxy smartphones leaks

Android 4.3 for AT&T Samsung Galaxy smartphones leaks

26 October, 2013 | comments (71)

It appears that the Samsung Galaxy lineup on AT&T will soon be treated to an update to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. The latest Android firmware for the AT&T versions of the Galaxy S4, Galaxy S4 Active, Galaxy S III and the Galaxy Note II has made the...

Tags: Samsung, AT&T, Android


Xolo to launch a 4G LTE enabled smartphone in India

Xolo to launch a 4G LTE enabled smartphone in India

26 October, 2013 | comments (63)

Xolo, one of the popular smartphone manufacturers in India will soon be coming up with a 4G LTE enabled smartphone, a first of its kind by the manufacturers in the country. Xolo's first 4G LTE smartphone will be dubbed as LT900 and the device is...

Tags: Xolo, Android


Bluetooth certification for Nexus 4 with LTE appears

Bluetooth certification for Nexus 4 with LTE appears

26 October, 2013 | comments (13)

The Nexus 4 officially did not have LTE support, tough people found a way to enable the hidden 4G connectivity. That didn’t work too well, but recently we’ve been seeing rumors that a Nexus 4 LTE is in the works. A Bluetooth certification just...

Tags: LG, Android


Micromax will release devices in Russia and Romania this year

Micromax will release devices in Russia and Romania this year

25 October, 2013 | comments (91)

The Indian manufacturer of Android smartphones Micromax will launch its devices in Russia and Romania by the end of this year. Already a top-tier performer in its home market, the company aims to become a global hardware brand according to its...

Tags: Micromax, Android


Motorola Moto X  down to $99.99 on contract

Motorola Moto X down to $99.99 on contract

25 October, 2013 | comments (19)

Motorola and three of its carrier partners - AT&T, Sprint and US Cellular - are now offering the Moto X for just $99.99 with a 2-year contract. That's exactly $100 lower than the original asking price of the US-assembled smartphone. US Cellular...


LG G Flex aces AnTuTu, has 720p screen to thank

LG G Flex aces AnTuTu, has 720p screen to thank

25 October, 2013 | comments (30)

LG G Flex showed its curved face for the first time two weeks ago on a leaked press image. Two days ago we sat the smartphone appearing in a demo video and a bunch of live shots. LG G Flex live photos Today we got to see the LG G Flex run...

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LG G Pad 8.3 LTE version appears on Amazon

LG G Pad 8.3 LTE version appears on Amazon

25 October, 2013 | comments (8)

LG announced the G Pad 8.3 slate at IFA back in September. There were no details on an LTE version back then and all LG said was that it's under consideration. Amazon DE seems to have some info though, spilling the beans on an upcoming...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


International HTC One receiving Android 4.3 update

International HTC One receiving Android 4.3 update

25 October, 2013 | comments (158)

Continuing their exemplary pace for the HTC One updates, HTC has now started rolling out the Android 4.3 update for the international variant. The update brings many changes, which you can see in the screenshot above. The important one here...

Tags: HTC, Android


Sony Xperia Z1S (aka Z1 mini) spotted in the wild [UPDATED]

Sony Xperia Z1S (aka Z1 mini) spotted in the wild [UPDATED]

25 October, 2013 | comments (46)

At an exhibition of Sony headphones an interesting, unidentified phone appeared – could it be the Sony Xperia Z1S? If you've missed the rumors, the Z1S is supposed to be the international version of the Xperia Z1 f (also called Z1 mini...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


1080p Micromax Canvas Turbo goes official

1080p Micromax Canvas Turbo goes official

24 October, 2013 | comments (241)

Today Micromax announced the Canvas Turbo. The smartphone comes with a 5.0-inch 1080p IPS CGS (Continuous Grain Silicon) display made by Sharp and is powered by a quad-core processor. The actual chipset inside the Canvas Turbo is MT6589T with...