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Latest Oppo Find 7 teaser confirms two display versions

Latest Oppo Find 7 teaser confirms two display versions

04 March, 2014 | comments (28)

The latest Oppo Find 7 teaser officially confirmed that the device will be available with two different display resolutions. As previously rumored they include Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) and QHD (2560 x 1440 pixels). Oppo Find 7 latest batch...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


LG G Flex to get 4K video recording as part of KitKat update

LG G Flex to get 4K video recording as part of KitKat update

04 March, 2014 | comments (59)

An anonymous tip containing a leaked User Agent profile of the LG G Flex suggest the phone is going to get 4K video recording as part of its Android 4.4 KitKat update. A screenshot of the User Agent profile in question reveals all the video...

Tags: LG, Android


Snapdragon 800-powered Galaxy Note 3 Neo launches in Korea

Snapdragon 800-powered Galaxy Note 3 Neo launches in Korea

04 March, 2014 | comments (16)

Samsung's official Korean website has announced the availability of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo. It has been on sale across the country since March 3. What's interesting though is the fact that the LTE-A version of the smartphone selling in...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung reportedly had issues with Galaxy S5 production

Samsung reportedly had issues with Galaxy S5 production

04 March, 2014 | comments (120)

According to a new report, it seems Samsung was having some trouble putting together its new Galaxy S5. The pain point was the fingerprint scanner, or rather the lack of supplier for it. Samsung was reportedly planning on having a fingerprint...

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Karbonn Mobiles tipped to launch dual-OS smartphone

Karbonn Mobiles tipped to launch dual-OS smartphone

03 March, 2014 | comments (38)

According to a report in The Times of India, the local manufacturer Karbonn Mobiles will release a dual-OS smartphone. Set to launch in June, the handset will bring Android and Windows Phone under the same roof. Karbonn Mobile has signed a...


LG G Flex wins iF Design Award 2014

LG G Flex wins iF Design Award 2014

03 March, 2014 | comments (62)

The LG G Flex smartphone was one of the winners of the iF Design Awards, getting a Gold Award along with 74 other products this year. According to LG, "The G Flex was commended by iF judges for implementing a new approach to the smartphone interface...

Tags: LG, Android


Leaked image suggests Oppo Find 7 will have 50 megapixel camera

Leaked image suggests Oppo Find 7 will have 50 megapixel camera

03 March, 2014 | comments (137)

It seems Oppo is turning the dial all the way to eleven with the upcoming Oppo Find 7. After mentioning a 5.5-inch, 2560x1440 resolution display in one of the teaser images in the past (along with a 5.0-inch, 1920x1080 version) and running the new...

Tags: Oppo, Android


HTC M8 makes an appearance in a lengthy hands-on video

HTC M8 makes an appearance in a lengthy hands-on video

02 March, 2014 | comments (104)

HTC M8 appeared in an extensive hands-on video. The original source of the video has taken the minute down, though thanks to another crafty YouTube user, we still have a chance to catch a glimpse of the device. The twelve-minute long clip...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Sony Xperia M2 pricing details revealed in Netherlands

Sony Xperia M2 pricing details revealed in Netherlands

28 February, 2014 | comments (105)

Details on the pricing of the freshly announced Sony Xperia M2 made the rounds in Netherlands. The mid-range device is said to launch in April for 289. The smartphone will be offered with free multimedia content when available. It will...

Tags: Sony, Android


The all new HTC One leaks out wearing AT&T branding

The all new HTC One leaks out wearing AT&T branding

28 February, 2014 | comments (116)

The highly anticipated HTC One successor made yet another unscheduled appearance on Twitter. This time around @evleaks posted a press image of the upcoming smartphone with AT&T branding. The newly leaked image shows the HTC M8 with an...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Asus announces KitKat update schedule for the PadFone lineup

Asus announces KitKat update schedule for the PadFone lineup

28 February, 2014 | comments (19)

Asus has announced its plans to upgrade the latest PadFone devices with Android 4.4 KitKat. The update will not only bring your device to the latest Android version, but will also install the latest Asus Zen UI. So, the compatible PadFones to get...


HTC Desire 816 will reportedly cost below $300 in China

HTC Desire 816 will reportedly cost below $300 in China

27 February, 2014 | comments (44)

According to a report in Chinese online media, the freshly announced HTC Desire 816 will cost below $300 when launched. Allegedly, the phablet will be priced at 1799 (about $294) when it goes on sale in China in the near future. Should...

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Third-party apps can use Samsung's fingerprint scanner

Third-party apps can use Samsung's fingerprint scanner

27 February, 2014 | comments (74)

In a not so surprising move Samsung released its latest flagship with a fingerprint scanner just as rumors suggested. The home button on the Galaxy S5 does more than just unlocking the phone though. Samsung is also providing its fingerprint...


Sony Xperia Z2 will only be the flagship for six months more

Sony Xperia Z2 will only be the flagship for six months more

27 February, 2014 | comments (168)

Speaking to Japanese K-Tai.Impress Sony Mobile's Creative Director, Director of Product Planning and UX General Manager, Yoshiro Kurozumi, addresses the early rise to the throne by the Xperia Z2 and why he thinks a half a year upgrade cycle is a...

Tags: Sony, Android


Samsung Huron for Verizon to be called ATIV SE

Samsung Huron for Verizon to be called ATIV SE

27 February, 2014 | comments (11)

Samsung Huron for Verizon has been confirmed via the GFXBenchmark's database and @evleaks tweets. Huron is supposed to be a Windows Phone 8.1 running device headed to Verizon this spring. According to the latest info, courtesy once again of...


Google announces Project Ara conference on April 15-16

Google announces Project Ara conference on April 15-16

27 February, 2014 | comments (46)

Google is keenly working on Project Ara, a new endeavor to build a modular smartphone, which was started while Motorola was part of the company, and Google has scheduled an Ara Developers' Conference on April 15-16. The event will take place...

Tags: Google, Android


Carrier SFR reveals KitKat update plans for LG G2, Xperia phones

Carrier SFR reveals KitKat update plans for LG G2, Xperia phones

27 February, 2014 | comments (31)

French carrier SFR has posted the Android 4.4 KitKat update plans for the LG G2 and the flagship Sony Xperia phones. The 4.4.2 update for LG's flagship will arrive over the air on March 3. Note that the KitKat update for the AT&T G2 and Korean G2...


Boeing Black is a highly secure and modular Android smartphone

Boeing Black is a highly secure and modular Android smartphone

27 February, 2014 | comments (53)

Boeing has announced a new Android smartphone called the Boeing Black with security and modular design in mind. The hardware and the software on the phone is built from the grounds up for securely storing and transmitting data especially for the US...

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Nokia X series phones won't reach the US, Canada, Korea, or Japan

Nokia X series phones won't reach the US, Canada, Korea, or Japan

26 February, 2014 | comments (73)

Jussi Nevanlinna, VP for Mobile Phone marketing, officially confirmed for Nokia Conversations that the three devices, which make up Nokia's X series, won't be available in the US, Canada, Korea, and Japan. Jussi Nevanlinna, VP for Mobile Phone...

Tags: Nokia, Android


Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet is available for pre-order, here are the prices

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet is available for pre-order, here are the prices

26 February, 2014 | comments (30)

Following in the footsteps of the Xperia Z2, the Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet is available for pre-order. We made the rounds and collected the prices of the tablet around Europe. The launch date will be in April, the same time frame as the the Z2...

Tags: Sony, Android