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Samsung Galaxy Round briefly becomes available overseas

Samsung Galaxy Round briefly becomes available overseas

07 November, 2013 | comments (24)

The Samsung Galaxy Round was the second announced and the first released curved smartphone on the market. Like its LG G Flex rival, the Galaxy Round was recently announced and released in Korea. And while LG's curved phone will make its way to...

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2014 Samsung flagships to have 16 MP ISOCELL cameras

2014 Samsung flagships to have 16 MP ISOCELL cameras

07 November, 2013 | comments (61)

Coming from the same Samsung Analyst Day 2013 conference call that brought us information on Samsung's next-generation processing plans and 100,000,000 Galaxy S's and Notes selling in 2013, we get information regarding the 2014 Samsung flagships...

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LG G Flex hits Korea on November 12

LG G Flex hits Korea on November 12

06 November, 2013 | comments (47)

LG has unveiled the official release date of the G Flex curved smartphone for Korea - November 12. Its major rival - Samsung Galaxy Round is already available though in extremely limited quantities. The LG G Flex is different from the Galaxy...

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Apple tops US smartphone OEMs while Android still leads

Apple tops US smartphone OEMs while Android still leads

06 November, 2013 | comments (39)

The latest comScore report for the three month period ending in in September has Apple solidifying its role as the number one smartphone OEM in the US with a 0.7 point increase to 40.6%. Samsung also enjoyed its own 1.2 point increase over the...

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Android 4.4 ROM for the T-Mobile US Motorola Moto X on XDA

Android 4.4 ROM for the T-Mobile US Motorola Moto X on XDA

06 November, 2013 | comments (6)

Just a few days ago Motorola was among the first to announce it will update its most recent phones (Moto X included) to Android 4.4 KitKat. The schedule is yet to be revealed, but the first leaked Android 4.4 ROM for T-Mobile's Moto X is now...

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Samsung to ship 100M Notes and Galaxy's in 2013, refocus software

Samsung to ship 100M Notes and Galaxy's in 2013, refocus software

06 November, 2013 | comments (83)

Samsung's heads held a conference call with investors and gave interesting insight into the company's near future. For example, Lee Sang-hoon, President and CFO, thinks the industry is shifting from a hardware race into a software one. This...

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ZTE announces the Grand S Flex for the European market

ZTE announces the Grand S Flex for the European market

05 November, 2013 | comments (14)

ZTE has officially announced the Grand S Flex smartphone for the European market. ZTE's newest addition has a stylish look with its thin and clear lines running around the bezel. The Grand S Flex measures 145 x 70 x 8.9mm and weighs about...

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Android 4.3 update now seeding to HTC One's in the UK

Android 4.3 update now seeding to HTC One's in the UK

05 November, 2013 | comments (73)

The international version of the HTC One has already received the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean upgrades, but the users in the UK had to wait a bit longer. However, the new firmware upgrades for the device is now seeding across the country. There's...

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HTC posts loss in Q3, predicts declining revenue in Q4

HTC posts loss in Q3, predicts declining revenue in Q4

05 November, 2013 | comments (112)

HTC's unaudited report for the third quarter of this year pointed to the first quarterly loss in the company's history. The final report confirms that and doesn’t paint a rosy picture for Q4 either. The company's revenue for Q3 this year was $1.6...

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LG offering developers a device for 30 days to test their apps

LG offering developers a device for 30 days to test their apps

05 November, 2013 | comments (20)

Looking for an Android device to test your app on but don't have access to the latest hardware? If you live in US or Canada, LG has got you covered. Android developers in the above mentioned areas can now sign up for LG's developer program to...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom goes official on AT&T Wireless

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom goes official on AT&T Wireless

04 November, 2013 | comments (26)

A few of weeks after its unscheduled appearance on Twitter, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom went official for AT&T in the United States. The device will be available on November 8 for $199.99 with a two-year contract, or $25 a month through AT&T Next....

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Motorola posts teaser page for upcoming Moto G midranger

Motorola posts teaser page for upcoming Moto G midranger

04 November, 2013 | comments (27)

The Moto G existence has officially been confirmed by Motorola and Google but all we're getting right now is a teaser. The official announcement will take place on November 13, which is next Wednesday. Check out the teaser page here. We...

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Official Android 4.3 for Samsung Galaxy S III rolling out now

Official Android 4.3 for Samsung Galaxy S III rolling out now

04 November, 2013 | comments (137)

It was just yesterday that the unofficial Android 4.3 update for the Samsung Galaxy S III leaked. It looked like the real deal but the ROM lacked KNOX security support and widgets were still using the old TouchWiz design. Today this very same...

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Android 4.3 for Samsung Galaxy S III leaks

Android 4.3 for Samsung Galaxy S III leaks

03 November, 2013 | comments (76)

Samsung has committed to bringing Android 4.3 Jelly Bean to its Galaxy S III former flagship and the rollout should start in a few weeks’ time. If you know your way around flashing a ROM manually, though, you don’t even have to wait that long as a...

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New Samsung W2014 flip phone runs Snapdragon 800 processor

New Samsung W2014 flip phone runs Snapdragon 800 processor

02 November, 2013 | comments (113)

After the Galaxy Golden, Samsung has announced a new high-end Android-based flip phone, called the W2014. Samsung has partnered with China Telecom to make this handset for the 'Heart of the World' charity concert. The W2014 is the fastest...

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Android in October 2013: Jelly Bean crosses the 50% mark

Android in October 2013: Jelly Bean crosses the 50% mark

02 November, 2013 | comments (34)

Google detailed the state of Android OS versions in October and it's has shown that Jelly Bean has passed the 50% adoption rate mark. The three JB releases have all gained ground at the expense of the outdated versions. 2.3 Gingerbread still...


Motorola Moto G specs and pricing confirmed

Motorola Moto G specs and pricing confirmed

01 November, 2013 | comments (65)

Motorola's upcoming midrange Moto G smartphone has been hinted at several times over the past few days, first as a phantom reference on Motorola's homepage next to the Moto X, then last night from @evleaks. Now, we've got a fresh promo card from...


SA: Android takes a 81% slice of the Q3 smartphone pie

SA: Android takes a 81% slice of the Q3 smartphone pie

01 November, 2013 | comments (96)

The analysts over at Strategy Analytics has posted a report on the global smartphone shipments for Q3 2013. For the period, over 251 million smartphones have been shipped worldwide. This marks a significant growth of 45% on an annual basis -...


Black Nexus 5 16GB out of stock, others ship with delays

Black Nexus 5 16GB out of stock, others ship with delays

01 November, 2013 | comments (72)

The Google Play Store was out of Nexus 5 16GB stock a couple of hours after the device was officially announced. The 16GB units are still out of stock in the US Play Store. There are 32GB units available – both Black and White – but the bad news...

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HTC bringing Android 4.4 to all the HTC One in the US in 90 days

HTC bringing Android 4.4 to all the HTC One in the US in 90 days

01 November, 2013 | comments (43)

HTC has shown remarkable commitment to the HTC One regarding the software updates, eschewing traditional notions that OEMs don't update their phones in a timely manner. Sticking to that commitment, HTC has now announced that it will be updating the...

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